LUNCHING WITH BOOKS: Bonnie Webb will review "The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty" at noon Wednesday, April 22 for Lunching with Books at the Lee County Library

Wednesday, April 22
LUNCHING WITH BOOKS: Bonnie Webb will review “The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty” at noon Wednesday, April 22 for Lunching with Books at the Lee County Library.
Thursday, April 23
HISTORICAL SOCIETY: World War II veteran Eugene Spearman will present the next program for the Northeast Mississippi Historical and Genealogical Society at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23 in the Lee County Library. Spearman served in the Air Force during World War II and has been a participant in the society’s oral history program. Open to the public. Call Susie Dent, 844-2307, or email, for more information.
Friday-Sunday, April 24-26
BRIDGE TOURNAMENT: Tupelo will host the North Mississippi Grand National Team Finals and Sectional Tournament Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26 at the Summit Convention Center. Games at 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. on Sunday. Prospective players must be a member of the American Contract Bridge League. For more information contact Betty Martin at (662) 862-3388 or at
TMS SPLASH!: Tupelo Middle School’s show choir SPLASH! presents amp”Peace. Love. Dance.amp” Tupelo Civic Auditorium. 7 p.m. Friday, April 24; 7 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25; Tickets: $5 in advance; $6 at the door. Tickets are available from any SPLASH! member or by calling 842-4209.
RATLIFF CLEAN UP/WORK DAY: The Ratliff community clean up/work day will be 9 a.m. Saturday, April 25, beginning at the community center. Bring a hoe, shovel or rake. Ratliff RCDC members will serve lunch. Call John McFerrin, 282-7143, or Janet Hinds, 282-7313, for more information.
BRIM BRUNCH: Tupelo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will have its Annual Brim Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at St. Paul Christian Life Center. Tickets are $15 for ages and 11-older, $7.50 for ages 10-under All proceeds go toward Delta Gems/ Delta Academy. The 2009 scholarship recipients will be recognized. Come enjoy a morning of fun, food and hat modeling. Tickets can be purchased from any sorority member or can be purchased at the door. For more information, call 566-4003 or 680-5695.
THS THEATRE: Tupelo High School Theatre Department will present “Once Upon a Matress,” the adapation of the classic fairy tale, amp”The Princess and the Pea.” Performances are April 23, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth Liveakos Auditorium in the THS Performing Arts Center. All tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.
Monday, April 27
BEGINNER SEWING CLASS: The Lee County Extension Service is offering a four-week adult beginner sewing class on Mondays beginning April 27. Nancy Bruce, a retired home economics teacher, will be the instructor. Classes at 6 p.m. in the MSU Extension Office, 5338 Cliff Gookin. Class size limited. Call 841-9000 to reserve a spot.
Tuesday, April 28
MIRACLE MAKER BLAST: The event benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28 at the BancorpSouth Conference Center-Hilton Garden Inn. A 1950s-theme celebration with food, entertainment, silent auction and balloon launch, as well as the Mississippi Miracle Family of the Year from the families involved in the “A Family Affair” campaign. Tickets are $40 for adults, $15 for children and the event is free for children under 10. Call Connie Haygood at 348-5505 for more information.
Friday, May 1
RED CROSS GOLF: The Northeast Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross will host its annual golf tournament at the Pontotoc Country Club. Four-person scramble, $65 per player. Prizes to first three teams. Longest drive and closest to the pin competition. Complimentary lunch. Sponsorships available. Entry deadline April 29. Call 842-6101 to register or for more information.


David Wheeler

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