Community calendar for the week of July 17

This Week

Afternoon at the Movies

Union Public Library presents Afternoon at the Movies Thursday, July 11 and 25, with doors opening at 1 p.m. Admission is free, and a snack will be provided. For more information, call 601-774-5096 or visit @KNRLS on Facebook.

Meet and Greet for

Dr. Glenda Nickson

The Newton Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join them in welcoming Dr. Glenda Nickson as the Superintendent of Newton Municipal School District with a Meet and Greet  5-6 p.m.Tuesday, July 23, at the Historic Newton Depot. For more information, call the Newton Chamber of Commerce at 601-683-2201.

Nicholson Family Reunion

The Nicholson Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 20 at Rock Branch Baptist Church, with fellowship beginning at 10:30 a.m. and lunch beginning at noon. Bring old family pictures and stories to tell. For more information, contact Bruce “Sonny” Nicholson at 901-212-7846.

Newton County MSU Alumni Meeting

The Newton County Chapter of the Mississippi State Alumni Association will meet at 6 p.m. July 18, at the Union Station Fish House. All alumni, friends of MSU and Bulldog fans are invited to attend.


Back to School Extravaganza hosted by Newton County

Newton County will be hosting a Back to School Extravaganza will take place on July 27 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Newton County Show Barn. There will be fun and back to school supplies and admission is free. For more information about this event, contact Karen Harris at 601-513-8709.

End of Summer Concert

at the Roxy

The Newton Chamber of Commerce and the Newton Theatre Company invite the community for a FREE concert 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, August 16, at the Roxy Theater. Featuring a variety of musical acts and performers, this concert is a great family friendly activity. Being a friend and enjoy the evening. For more information, call the Newton Chamber of Commerce at 601-683-2201.



Union Public Library

Children’s Story Time

The Union Public Library will host a Children’s Story Time each Friday at 10 a.m. All children are invited to attend.

Hope Missions

Volunteer Opportunity

Hope Missions Newton Store is soliciting volunteers to assist with merchandise cleanup, stocking, sorting, cleaning, organizing and even building projects. This would be a great opportunity for community service credit. We are located at 117 N. Main St., the old Strebeck location. For more information call 601-627-9857.

Hope Missions

Pantry Donations

Hope Missions Newton Store, at 117 N. Main St., is restocking the pantry. We are very low on canned meat and canned greens. Please help us to meet community needs. For more information or to arrange a donation, call 601-627-9857.

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