• 6 p.m. — Overeaters Anonymous meets at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in the Guild Room. There are no dues or fees and is open to men and women. Call 226-0556 or (850) 545-4037.


• 12:15 p.m. — The Thomasville Rotary Club meets at the Plaza.

• 5:45 p.m. — Early bird Bingo games, sponsored by the Kouncil Club of Thomasville, are at St. Augustine Catholic Church social hall. Regular Bingo sessions begin at 6:45. Prizes awarded and proceeds go to local charities of southwest Georgia.


• 12:30 p.m. — Thomasville Kiwanis Club meets at the Plaza Restaurant.


• The residents of Holly Springs Subdivision will be hosting their annual Luminary Display on Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing all evening. Holly Springs is located near the intersection of U.S. 19 North and Ga. Hwy. 202. In case of rain the event will be held on the following Monday, Dec. 17.

• The Thomasville Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is holding its annual Christmas Tea from 3 to 6 p.m., Dec. 13 at Roll-A-Long. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased at the door. For information, visit thomasville.georgiastatedar.org.

• An important exhibition of paintings, prints and sculpture, from the 17th through the 20th centuries, entitled “Working Like A Dog,” will be on view at Pebble Hill Plantation Museum, Thomasville, today through April 29. Works by some of the most celebrated American and British sporting, animal and wildlife artists in history will be represented in the exhibition — Henry Alken Sr., Frank Wootton, Maud Earl, H.B Chalon, James Hardy Jr., Francis Barlow and Gustav Muss Arnolt. The exhibition will be on loan from the historic Genesee Museum in Mumford, New York and celebrates man’s best friend, dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds — at work and play — hunting, retrieving, herding, racing and guarding through paintings, prints and sculpture.

• Disabled American Veterans, L.A.W. Chapter 59 and Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of the month in the conference room at the Thomas County Public Library. For information, contact Dennis McGill Jr. commander at (229) 403-7515.

• Kindred Hospice Bereavement Support Groups meet at 10:30 a.m., the second Tuesday of the month at Scott Senior Center in Thomasville and at 10:30 a.m., the second Monday of the month at First Baptist Church in Pelham, 177 Church St. Call Ron McCaskill at (229) 246-6330.

• The narcotics/vice division of the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office is accepting old or unused prescription medications from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at 921 Smith Ave. The contents of the pill bottle should be emptied into a resealable plastic bag. Leave liquids, gels or creams in the original container and place into a resealable plastic bag. Scratch out all personal identification. Injectables, syringes, any item used for diabetic tests, inhalers and thermometers will not be accepted. Please call 225-3300.

• Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Christ-based recovery program meeting every Tuesday at Victory Fellowship Church. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., followed by a meal at 6 with a large group meeting at 6:45 and at 7:45 are small group meetings. The church is located at 19150 U.S. Hwy. 19 N, Thomasville.

• Bingo will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Weston YMCA.

• Members of the executive board of Douglass High School Alumni Association Inc. meet every fourth Monday of every month at 6 p.m., at Douglass High School in the Social Room No. 12. For info, call (229) 224-7113.

• The regular monthly board meeting of Thomas County Department of Family and Children Services is at 8:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at 460 Smith Ave.

• Oak Street Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Parish Hall at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 515 Oak St.

• The Thomasville/Thomas County Homeless Coalition meets the third Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Housing and Resource Center, 125 Lester St. For more information, call Sharon Edwards, (229) 289-0032.

• The Thomas County Democratic Party meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month in the Thomas County Library’s Flipper Room. The meeting is open to the public.

•The Parents Advocacy meeting will be held on Mondays, 6 p.m., at the Frederick Douglass Complex Library. All who have a vested interest in the Thomasville City Schools system and taxpayers are encouraged to attend.