Community calendar 12/20/17

Elf training continues this week at county libraries

The Kemper Newton County Regional Library System will again be hosting elf training for kids ages 5-12 in December. Children will be able to learn skills to be ready to assist Santa as honorary elves this holiday season.

Activities will include designing their own wrapping paper, creating a unique holiday ornament, decorating and eating cookies and enjoying a special interactive story.

The Union library session will be from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 and the Decatur library session will be from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21.

For more information, call 601-774-9297.

Relay for Life announces meeting dates

The Relay for Life planning committee has announced five meeting dates for this 2018.  The dates are:

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 (Bank night).

For more information, call 601-562-4830.

Ministry hosts support groups

Free Indeed Ministries, 110 Main St., Union, is hosting weekly addiction support groups sponsored by Mending Broken Lives ministries at 7-8 p.m. every Tuesday night.

For more information, call Teresa Talbert at 601-697-9015, or Jennifer Wilkerson at 601-253-6758.

Email announcements to dthompson@­newton­countyappeal.com.