Now until Mar. 10th United Way $100,000 Payday Ticket sales are being sold for $100 each. Tickets are available at several banks and businesses -- as well as by phone and online. For more details, call 601-545-7141.
Now until Mar. 18th Hattiesburg Arts Council: Birdhouse Contest The arts council invites all to enter this contest. Birdhouse entries will be on display at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center March 23; results will be released that afternoon -- following a presentation from Felder Rushing.
Now until Mar. 31st Wayne Co. Extension Service: Crocheting Classes Whether you are a beginner or know a little about crocheting you are welcome to join this crochet classes. Meetings are every first and third Monday at the Wayne County Extension Office at 4:30 p.m. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Every Friday from now until Apr. 12th Tax Preparation The Laurel-Jones County Library System is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the AARP again this year to offer free tax assistance and preparation. The Tax Aid will be held every Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Senior citizens, low-income, and disabled individuals/families will be given precedence. Services are offered on a first come, first serve basis. Please make sure that you bring all of the following items: Social Security cards for all individuals that are being claimed on return, prior year’s return, picture IDs, all tax related forms such as pension and Social Security Statements, W2s, etc.
For more details, call 601-428-4313.
Now until Apr. 30th The Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention: Donation Drive When a sexual assault survivor completes a forensic exam the hospital, their personal clothes are obtained for evidence. It is an important first step in the healing process for them to leave the hospital wearing new, clean undergarments.
The Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention is coordinating a donation drive. Please bring new undergarments in all sizes for male and female, including children. To find out more about drop-off locations, call 601-264-7777.
Feb. 16th Ellisville Mardi Gras Parade Presented by R&A's French Quarter Grill, the parade starts at 6 p.m. For more details, call 601-477-2246.
Starting Feb. 19th Jasper County Master Gardeners Annual Training Takes place at the Jasper County Extension Office in Bay Springs. Training dates are every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. from February 19 through March 26. The registration fee is $80. For more details, call 601-764-2314.
Starting Feb. 19th Wayne County Master Gardeners: Annual Training Takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from February 19th through March 26th from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Through this program, individuals are trained and certified in consumer horticulture and related areas. The registration fee is $100.00 that covers all curricula that will be provided along with association dues to the Wayne County Master Gardener’s and the Mississippi Master Gardener State Association. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Feb. 19th Wayne Co. Extension Service: Free 4-H Family Movie Night Starts at 6 p.m. in the Wayne County-Waynesboro Library Conference Room. The movie for this month will be "The Grinch". Tickets can be picked up at the Wayne County Extension Service or the library. First State Bank will have popcorn for 50¢ each and 4-H will have Huggies/water for 50¢ each. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
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