Calendar of Events

The Potter’s Hand August 23 12:00-1:00 @ Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public. A lump of clay in a potter’s hand can become a beautiful, useful vessel. Lee Ann Williamson, Executive Director of Christian World Missions will use the potter’s wheel to illustrate not only how to make pottery, but also in what ways the techniques apply to how we are shaped throughout life. Farmers Market

August 24 3:00-7:00pm at corner of Main & Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Ashley Peeples Fondren will present a cooking demonstration – more info on time later.

If you have extra vegetables to sell, call Juli Hughes at 285-6337. There is no vendor fee to sell.

Fish Fry Fundraiser August 25 Bywy Fire Department invites everyone to a Fish Fry fundraiser on Saturday, August 25 at 5 p.m. Come get your 3 piece fish plate with slaw, hush puppies and fries for $7.

Conducting Camera Surveys of White-Tailed Deer Aug. 28 A seminar on Conducting Camera Surveys of White-Tailed Deer will be held Tuesday, August 28 at 6:30pm at the Choctaw County Extension Office. William McKinley, Deer Biologist with Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, via interactive video, will discuss when to conduct a camera survey, site selection and preparation, monitoring and checking the cameras, how to conduct the photo analysis and calculate population estimates and how to use survey data to meet your management goals. One hour CFE credit will be offered. There is no charge, but registration is required by calling 285-6337.

The Nelons in Concert Sept. 16 The Nelons will be in concert at Ackerman Church of God on Sunday, September 16 at 6PM. There is no charge for admission, but a love offering will be received. The church is located at 8162 MS Hwy. 12 in Ackerman. Call 662-744-5240, 662-285-8912 or 662-552-7726 for more information. Rev. Greg Chamblee is Pastor. Full Circle Knitting/Crocheting Group

Location: Choctaw County Extension Office Full Circle Knitting/Crocheting group meets every Tuesday from 9 a.m.- Noon. Beginners through experts are invited to attend. Bring your needles and yarn. Want to help out with a community service project, but can’t attend? Contact us at 285-6337 for other ways you can help.

Yarn Spinners Book Club Location: Choctaw County Extension Office. Yarn Spinners Book Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM until Noon. For more information, call 285-6337.