Community Calendar

Monday-Friday, May 15-19

• Landmark of DeSoto in Horn Lake will have special daily events during Nursing Home Week. On May 17 at 2 p.m., the well known blues singer Nellie Travis will perform.

Tuesday, May 16

• EmployAbility Job Fair (to promote the hiring of Mississippians with disabilities) at the Southaven Arena from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. No admission, free to public. For more information, visit

Wednesday, May 17

• Olive Branch Genealogy Club will meet from noon to 2 p.m., at the Elmwood Cemetery Chapel (824 S. Dudley) for a short lecture on Elmwood with a tour to follow. All are welcome. Meetings are on the third Wednesdays, except December, at the Olive Branch Library. Call 662-895-4365 or find us on Facebook for complete details.

• Quarterly Luncheon with keynote speaker Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register online $25 members, $35 for non-members.

Tuesday, May 23

• Parkway Baptist Church, 50 N. Parkway in Hernando is hosting an AARP Safe Driver Class from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the church. All materials needed will be furnished. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. A certificate will be given at the end of class which can be used to for a discount on your auto insurance. The certificate is good for three years. Call Tom Styers at 662-449-3839 to register.

Free senior transportation for Hernando seniors ages 50+, Monday – Saturday.

• Trips to the Hernando Farmers Market call 662-429-9092. Trips to the Gale Center for weekly Young at Heart Senior Activities and Lee Summit Park. Monthly trips to the Shephard’s Center, Young at Heart Senior Luncheon and Movies to Malco Theater. For more info, call 662-416-3065




• The Hernando Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m., first and third Mondays at AC’s Steakhouse. For more information, call 662-280-8875.

• The DeSoto Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol meets weekly at the Pleasant Hill Fire Station in Olive Branch. Go to or for more information.


• Olive Branch Rotary Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Olive Branch Country Club. Lunch provided. Visit: or call 662-895-2190.


• The Hernando Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays in the second-floor meeting room at Hernando Library. For more information, call 662-429-4439.

• Olive Branch Civitan Club meets first and third Wednesdays at noon at McAlister’s Deli. For information, call 662-895-7736.


• The Southaven Rotary Club  meets  first and third Thursdays at noon at the Holiday Inn in Southaven.

• South Branch Lions Club meets on first and third Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Sweetpea’s Table, Hwy. 305 in Olive Branch. For info, call 901-238-8001.

• Golden Branches, Olive Branch senior citizens group meets at 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Senior Center, 8800 College Street.

Call 662-890-7182.

• Hernando Lions Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month, call 662-429-9092.


• Grief recovery group for friends and family of heroin overdose victims every Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8089 Hwy. 51 N., Southaven.


• House of Grace offers support group meetings Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. to noon. Email or call  662-342-1432.

• The Olive Branch Humane Society hosts animal adoption days from 1 to 4 p.m. at Animal Haven, 7140 Hwy. 178,. For information, call 662-895-5328.

Gale Center events presented by Hernando Recreation Dept

• Arthritis Classes - Mondays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

• Exercise Senior Style - Thursdays at 9 a.m.

• Line Dancing - Thursdays at 10 a.m. (No class the third Thursday of every month)

• Young at Heart meets monthly — every third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

• Walking — Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m.

• Hook and Needle Club - meets every second Monday of the month, please call ahead to participate 662-429-2688.

• Mahjong — meets Tuesdays at noon. Call Sheila 901-484-2940 if interested in participating.



Saturday, May 20

• Community Singing at Cedar View Baptist Church (3300 Hwy. 305, Olive Branch) featuring Glad Heart at 6 p.m. For more information,call 662-95-2661 or 662-895-5967.

• Jackson Chapel will hold a yard sale at 2231 Grays Creek Road from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside and out, weather permitting.

Saturday, May 27

• Jackson Chapel will present a gospel singing featuring Mrs. C. and her Bluegdrass Friends at 2231 Grays Creek Road. Love offering will be taken and refreshments served.

Wednesday, June 21 through 23

• VBS “Ocean Commotion” at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Olive Branch from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Meal at 5:30 with VBS activities from 6-8 p.m. for ages four-years through adult. For more information, call 662-895-2323.

First Saturday every month

• Graceland Christian Church , 2126 E.Stateline Rd., Southaven offers a Clothes Closet for the community. We have free clothes for anyone that would benefit from them. We are proud to announce we are now open the first Saturday of every month from 9 am until noon. So now we will be available to help others every month. We have men, woman and children’s clothes and shoes.