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Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale
Friends of West Florida Public Library, a non-profit support organization of the West Florida Public Library, will hold its Big Spring Book Sale from April 29 to May 1 at the downtown Main Library, 239 N. Spring Street. Thousands of hardcover, paperback, and collectible books will be available for purchase, plus a variety of DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and other items. Friday, April 29, is Preview Day of the Book Sale. From 3pm to 7pm, Friends of WFPL members get exclusive early access to the Book Sale. Non-members can pay $5 admission to take part in Preview Day. Memberships can be purchased at the door. On Saturday, April 30, the Book Sale will be open from 9am to 5pm, with free admission for all shoppers and reduced prices. Sunday, May 1 is the final day of the Book Sale, with free admission and the popular $5 Bag Sale from noon to 3pm. For just $5, you can get as much as will fit in a brown paper grocery bag. (Please don’t bring oversized bags from home.) Payment by cash or check is preferred. Credit cards are accepted for sales of $20 or more. All profits are used to support the West Florida Public Library branches and programs. For more information about the Book Sale or to become a Friends member, visit friendsofwfpl.org.

Jay Pro Rodeo
The 14th Annual Jay Pro Rodeo will be held at 8:00 P.M., on April 29th and 30th at the Ted May Arena in Jay. The 3R Rodeo Company from Jemison, Alabama will entertain the crowd with rodeo action including pro bull riding, saddle broncs, calf and team roping, steer wrestling, and women’s breakaway and barrel racing. For the little ones, there’s the calf scramble and more! Be sure and bring your appetite because there will be plenty of food at the concession stand and local vendors. Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for children twelve and under. All proceeds benefit area youth programs such as the Jay High Student Government Association. Parking is free, and the arena is a half mile east of the red light on Highway 4 in Jay. For more information, contact Frederick Barrow at (850) 288-0634.

Ernest Ward Middle School Cheerleader Try-outs
Ernest Ward Middle school will hold cheerleader try-outs on Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m. at the Ernest Ward gym. Clinic dates will be Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m until 10 a.m.; Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, May 4 from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. and Thursday, May 5 from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m. Students interested in trying out for cheer should pick up a cheer packet at Ernest Ward in the front office. Packet will not be sent to elementary schools. All candidates must meet all requirements outlined in the packet. A complete physical is required before students can participate.

Vendors Needed For Quintette May Day Festival
Vendors are needed for the Quintette Community Park May Day Festival On May 7. Vendor space is $50. For more information, contact Jackie Weaden at (850) 968-6941.

St. Mary’s Spring Arts & Crafts Show Vendors Needed
Vendors, artists and crafters are needed to participate in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Arts and Crafts Fair on Friday, May 6, noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. This event will be held at the historic church located at 6849 Oak Street, Milton. Showcase your custom jewelry, art, woodcrafts, candles and other creative handiwork. Inside booth space is available for $40 for both days and includes one six-foot table. Outside booths are $20 for one day and $35 for both. Set up is Friday, May 6 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Space is limited. Use of electricity is available for $5. For a vendor application, contact the church at (850) 623-2905 or email stmarysmiltonflorida@gmail.com.

New Bethel Baptist Church Women’s Conference
New Bethel Baptist Church will host a Women’s Conference on May 13, from 5 p.m until 7:30 p.m. and May 14, from 12 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served Friday evening and lunch and dinner are included on Saturday. Special guest speakers include Becky McCullough, Sandi Van Dyke, and Larissa Hemley. Special guest singers include Becky McCullough and Hillary Hendricks. Admission is free. RSVP to Angie Pennell at (850) 776-0441. New Bethel Baptist Church is located at 10995 Chumuckla Hwy in Jay.

Branden Penegar Memorial Car Show
The 3rd Annual GUMC Youth Branden Penegar Memorial Car Show will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Gonzalez United Methodist Church located at 2026 Pauline St.in Cantonment. Registration is from 8-11 a.m. Plaque presentations at 1p.m. Goodie bags, door prizes, food and fun. Proceeds will benefit the youth of Gonzalez Methodist Church. For more information call (850) 393-3035 or (850) 232-1044.

Master’s Voice In Concert at Enon Baptist Church
Enon Baptist Church will host award winning quartet, Master’s Voice, in concert on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. The church is located at 7121 Hwy. 97A in Walnut Hill.

North Escambia Bee Association Meetings
The North Escambia Bee Association holds their monthly meetings at the Molino Community Complex on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are for both experienced and inexperienced beekeepers who want to stay current on modern beekeeping practices. There is a covered dish supper for those that want to participate. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the scheduled topics about bees. For more information, call Mike Weber at (850) 712-1061 or Danny Woods at (850) 777-4129.

Weight Watcher Class
Molino Weight Watcher Class meets each on Monday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Hwy 29 Molino. Weigh in 6-6:30 p.m. Class 6:30-7p.m. For more information Sandra @ 572-4310.

Enon Baptist Church Cemetery
Those with relatives buried in the Enon Baptist Church Cemetery are asked to make a donation for upkeep and mowing, Checks should be mailed to church treasurer Roy Thomas at 8530 Highway 97A, Walnut Hill, FL 32568.

Molino Zumba Classes
Zumba classes are being offered at the Molino Community Center Wednesday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. First visit is $5, then $3 each session. Contact Sabrina at zumbafitnesssabrina@gmail.com or on Facebook at ZUMBA Fitness by Sabrina Brown.

Atmore Masonic Lodge Meetings
The Atmore Masonic Lodge #549 meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Dinner is at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

Century Caregiver Support
Council on Aging of West Florida hosts a Century Caregiver Support Group meeting on the third Thursday of each month a 6 p.m. at Century Care Center. There is no cost and the public is invited. County residency is not required to attend.

Cub Scout Meeting Molino
Cub Scout Pack 430 meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Cub scouts is for boys 1st grade or age 6 up to 5th grade. For more information, call pack secretary Megan Walters at (850) 777-0143 or email at familyofwalters@gmail.com

Century Masonic Lodge
Century Masonic Lodge # 213 F&AM meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month. Dinner at 6 p.m, meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Molino Masonic Lodge
Molino Masonic Lodge # 210 F&AM meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month. Dinner at 6 p.m, meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Molino Homemakers Club
The Molino Homemakers Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Highway 29, Molino. Anyone is welcome to join. Membership is $5 per year.

Bratt-Godwin Cemetery
The Bratt-Godwin Cemetery has an immediate need for funds to continue the mowing and upkeep of the cemetery. Please send donations to Bratt-Godwin Cemetery, c/o Fay Faircloth, 5190 N. Hwy 99, Century, FL 32535.