Island Methodists host Thanksgiving Day dinner

The St. George Island United Methodist Church will host their annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner at 12:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Bring a covered dish to share.  Turkey and ham are provided.

The church is located at 201 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island.  For further information call the church office 927-2088.

‘Family Portrait’ DVDs now available

A DVD of Barry Hand’s “The Family Portrait,” which was performed at the Dixie Theatre in August, is now available. The hour-long DVD includes the entire production of the show, and costs $15. For more information, call 850-276-2550 or email


Sacred Heart hospital guild holds Dec. 2-7 holiday sale

The spirit of the holidays will come alive in the main hallway of Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf as the hospital’s Volunteer Guild hosts its third annual Christmas Spectacular Sunday through Friday, Dec. 2-7.

Guests of the spectacular will discover unique holiday decorations, tree ornaments, manger scenes, angels, gift items, holiday games, festive toys, and table décor. The event hours will be Sunday from 11 a.m. -2 p.m., Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. -2 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Santa is scheduled to arrive at 5 p.m. Friday for milk and cookies.

The Sacred Heart Gift Shop is a non-profit fundraising program operated by the Sacred Heart Hospital Volunteer Guild. Proceeds generated from the Gift Shop and this sale will support services at Sacred Heart. For more information about the volunteer guild, contact Paula Pickett, Guild membership chair, at (850) 227-7535 or visit

For more information about the Gift Shop or the holiday sale, please call the volunteer desk at (850) 229-5788.