Aug. 26th Dog Days 5K/Two Mile Walk Takes place at Kamper Park starting at 6:45am with registration; the run/walk starts at 7:30am. Proceeds benefit Hub City Service Dogs, an organization that pairs dogs with people who have PTSD, diabetes and other medical issues.
Aug. 28th Sewing Club The next meeting starts at 4:00pm at the Wayne County Extension Office. Everyone is invited to join us whether you want to learn to sew or already do some sewing on your own. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Aug. 28th (register by Aug. 25th) Pesticide Applicator Training Class Starts at 6:00pm at the Lamar County Extension Office in Purvis.
Pesticide applicator certification is a legal requirement for anyone using restricted-use pesticides in any situation or manner. A $20 fee is charged for taking the exam.
For more details, call 601-794-3910.
Sep. 1st Laurel First United Methodist Church: First Friday Prayer Luncheon Starts at noon in the church's fellowship hall. The church is located at 420 North 5th Avenue.
For more details, call the church at 601-425-1474.
Sep. 3rd-5th Mt. Zion Burnt Bridge Baptist Church: Revival Starts with services September 3 at 10:30am and 1:00pm and continues September 4 and 5 at 7:00 each night. The church is located on Burnt Bridge Road just off Highway 589 South -- six miles south of Highway 98 West. For more details, call 601-549-8372 or 601-516-2020.
Sep. 9th (register by Aug. 30th) Being Money Smart Starts at 8:00am at the Wayne County Vocational Center. Workshops will focus on fighting fraud, building credit scores, financing education and many other money matters. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Sep. 12th Sales and Marketing Professionals – Pine Belt Meets at Hattiesburg's Lake Terrace Convention Center. Networking and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., program begins at noon. Guest speaker is Dr. Bill Smith, a recently retired Southern Miss College of Business marketing professor; his presentation will focus on “Marketing When Everything is Changing”. Cost for guests is $15.
Sep. 16th Immersion Center: Redneck Festival Takes place from 10:00am-5:00pm at 1201 Bilbo Road in Baxterville. There will be live entertainment, activities, and food. Proceeds benefit the Immersion Center, a non-profit Christian Outreach Center that provides programs to people of all ages. For more details, or to set up a booth, call 601-674-6101.
Oct. 7th, Nov. 11th Hunter Education Certification Class Takes place from 8:00am-6:00pm at the Wayne County Extension Office. Visit the MDWFP's website (link is below this sentence) to register online and for more details.
Domestic Violence If you are a victim of abuse or know someone who is, call the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, toll free at 1-800-649-1092 for help. All calls will be confidential.