-Nov. 5-

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2005

n Sweet Potato Festival

The Greenville Optimist Club will host the Sweet Potato Festival from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Butler County Fairgrounds. The festival will feature Old Time 7 Shape Singing, the latest music by Top DJ and the Greenville High School Ensamble.

n Church Concert

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The Workmen Quartet with J.G. Whitfield will appear in concert at Loves Way United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Nov. 5. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Admission is free, but an offering will be taken. The church is located on Butler County Road 15, which is 5 miles north of Alabama State Highway 106.

n Dan River Reunion

The Dan River reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 in room 1 at Beeland Park. Bring a basket of good food and something to drink.

n Anniversary Performance

The GA-ANA Theatre will celebrate its 6-year anniversary of its re-opening with a 7 p.m. performance by the CopperCreek Country Band on Nov. 5. There will also be other performances during the celebration. Admission is $6 per person and concessions will be sold. Call 376-9019 or 382-7959 for more information.

n Turkey Shoot

The Friendship Industry Welcome Volunteer Fire Department will have a turkey shoot at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the firehouse on Highway 106 East near Georgiana.

n Blue Jean Dance

Sistas on the Move will host a Blue Jean Dance at 9 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Butler County Fairground building. See any member for tickets or pay at the door.

-Nov. 7-

n Hunter Safety

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College's Greenville campus will have a hunter safety course 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9. The course is free of charge. Call 383-6705 to register.

n Discover Stamping

Discover the fun of rubber stamping with instructor Dale Winters every Monday evening at the Greenville YMCA. The class will be held each Monday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-Dec. 12 and a second session Jan. 9-Feb. 13. The class will allow you to create your own cards, gifts and tags, decorate scrapbooks and work on home d\u00E9cor. The cost is $25 per session. Call 382-0550 to enroll.

-Nov. 8-

n Auburn vs. Alabama Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will have an Auburn vs. Alabama blood drive from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Red Cross bus in front of Greenville City Hall. A photo ID is required to donate.

n Lurleen B. Wallace Community College's Greenville campus will host a book review of The Thanksgiving Visitor from 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. The book review will be led by Dr. Mike Daniel. The fee will be $10 per person. Call 383-6705 to register.

-Nov. 10-

n Lurleen B. Wallace Community College's Greenville campus will host a cultural diversity workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 10. The course is free of charge. Call 383-6705 to register.

n Veteran's Day Program

Greenville High School will conduct a Veteran's Day program starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 10 in the Greenville High School auditorium to honor all veterans who served in U.S. military. Retired U.S. Army Col. Eric O. Cates will be the featured speaker. A reception will be held following the program to honor those veterans present. All veterans in the area are invited to attend the program and reception. Those veterans wishing to attend are asked to call 382-2608 or 382-0416 by Nov. 9.

-Nov. 12-

n Georgiana Jubilee

The Jubilee Music Trio will be headlining a gospel singing at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Calvary Baptist Church in Georgiana. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

-Nov. 13-

n Gospel Meeting

The County Line Church of Christ will have a gospel meeting Nov. 13-16 at the church in Honoraville. Sunday services will begin at 10 a.m. with Richard Sport as one of the guest speakers. The meeting continues at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16 with a different speaker each night. The public is invited to attend.

n Revival Service

The House of Prayer Holiness Church will have its annual revival services Nov. 13-18. Minister Burnett Jones will serve as speaker Nov. 13-14, and Bishop M. Linda Brown and Apostle Bell will be the featured speaker Nov. 15-18. Everyone is encouraged and invited to attend.

-Nov. 15-

n Retirement Tea

The Butler County Board of Education will host a tea in honor of the retired employees of the Butler County School System at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the central office boardroom. Please RSVP by calling 382-2665.

-Nov. 17-

n Board of Education Meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will hold it regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the central office boardroom at 215 Administrative Drive in Greenville. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

-Dec. 2-

n Lowndes Heritage Books

The Lowndes Heritage books have arrived and can be picked up from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2 and from 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 3 at the First Lowndes Bank in Hayneville.

-Ongoing Announcements-

n County Commission

The meeting time for the Butler County Commission's regularly scheduled second-Monday meetings has been changed from 10 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Workshops for each regularly scheduled meeting will still be held on the prior Thursday at 6 p.m.

n Athletic Club Meeting

The public is invited to participate in the weekly scheduled Greenville High Athletic Club meetings at 6 p.m. each Monday in the high school cafeteria. The public is encouraged to attend and share ideas toward building a championship-level athletic department.

n 21st Century Afterschool Program

The Butler County Board of Education will be offering a 21st Century Afterschool Program for K-8th grade students Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. at W.O. Parmer, Greenville Elementary, and at the Education and Community Center for Greenville Middle School students.

Certified teachers assist with homework and offer learning activities which are fun and educational. Tuition is $25 per month. Registration forms are available at each of the sites.

Classes begin Aug. 10. Contact Gerry Adair or Amy Bryan at 382-2665 for more information.

n GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3- to 4-year-old daycare program for 2005-2006 school year.

For more information, call Pat Gibson or Glinda Parmer at 382-2608 ext. 5 or 382-2665.

n Greenville Lions Club

The Greenville Lions Club meets every Monday at the Boys & Girls Club at noon.

Those interested should call 382-8000.

n Prayer Breakfast

The Lowndes-Butler County first Wednesday prayer breakfast is held at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Priester's Pecans in Fort Deposit.

All who are interested in praying for our community and are seeking Christian fellowship are encouraged to attend. Call Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.

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