AROUND TOWN AN­NOUNCE­MENT POLI­CIES

Starkville Daily News - - AROUND TOWN -

The Around Town cal­en­dar is a free ser­vice of­fered by the Starkville Daily News. The cal­en­dars runs daily as space al­lows. An­nounce­ments should be sub­mit­ted via e-mail to life@ starkvilledai­lynews.com by 2 p.m. the day prior to pub­li­ca­tion and be no more than 50 words in length. Re­li­gious events will be listed Satur­days on the Faith page. Re­cur­ring events will run on Sun­days only. One-time events will run Mon­day through Fri­day.

Sun­day

◆ NSDAR Cel­e­brate Con­sti­tu­tion Week — The Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha Chap­ter, NSDAR, en­cour­ages you to ring bells at 3:00 p.m. CST on Sept. 17, cel­e­brat­ing Con­sti­tu­tion Week. Ge­orge W. Bush de­clared the in­cep­tion of Con­sti­tu­tion Week as Septem­ber 17-23 in 2002. NSDAR ed­u­cates the pub­lic about the Con­sti­tu­tion, adopted by the Amer­i­can Congress of the Con­fed­er­a­tion on Sept. 17, 1787

Mon­day

◆ Ro­tary — The Starkville Ro­tary Club meets at 11:45 a.m. at the Starkville Coun­try Club

◆ Respite Care — Emer­son fam­ily cen­ter will host free child­care for fam­i­lies for ages 8 weeks to 5 years while par­ents at­tend Doc­tor’s Ap­point­ments, Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes, Gro­cery Shop­ping, Job In­ter­views etc. Mon­dayThurs­day 8 a.m. to noon

◆ Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes — Ages 16 and Older, Earn your High School Equiv­a­lency, Mon­day-Thurs­day from 8:00 a.m. - noon at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Tempe O’ Nan will be the In­struc­tor at JL King and Laura Thur­mond and Jean Ann Fox­worth will be the In­struc­tor for Emer­son

◆ Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice — Ages 16 and Older, Key to Find­ing Gain­ful Em­ploy­ment on Mon­day-Thurs­day from 8:00 a.m.-noon at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Shak­ila Seals will be the In­struc­tor

◆ After­school Clubs — Art, Fit­ness, Life Skills, Home­work Help, Lit­er­acy clubs will meet Mon­dayThurs­day from 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Kayla Pratt will be the In­struc­tor

◆ Cre­ate Your Own In­come — Skills in Clean­ing and Wash­ing will be taught Sept. 18 and 25 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Cindy Melby will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Com­puter Classes — Learn ba­sic skills, key­board/ mouse, in­ter­net brows­ing, cre­ate email ac­count at Emer­son Fam­ily School Sept. 18 and 25 from 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Hakran Kim will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Dis­trict 5 VFD Meet­ing — The Dis­trict 5 Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment An­nual Meet­ing will be held at 6 P.M. on Sept. 18 at the Ok­toc Fire Sta­tion. All res­i­dents of the Dis­trict are en­cour­aged to at­tend to hear about the depart­ment’s ac­com­plish­ments and to elect board mem­bers

Tues­day

◆ Casse­role Kitchen — The First Pres­by­te­rian Church a casse­role kitchen ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day at 6:00 p.m.

◆ Ki­wa­nis — Starkville Ki­wa­nis Club meet Sept. 19 at noon at the Hil­ton Gar­den Inn. Guest speaker will be Ches Fedrick, MSU Base­ball Sta­dium Ren­o­va­tion

◆ Emer­son Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. Th­ese events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes On­line and Face To Face, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice and After­school Clubs. De­tails are listed un­der “Mon­day”

◆ Toast­mas­ters — Toast­mas­ters meets ev­ery Tues­day from 6-7:00 pm in the Con­fer­ence Room on the first floor of the Sport­splex. Toast­mas­ters is a club that helps mem­bers im­prove their pub­lic speak­ing and lead­er­ship skills in a pos­i­tive at­mos­phere. Come join us

◆ Ac­tive Par­ent­ing — Emer­son Fam­ily School will host Sidestep­ping Power Strug­gles Sept. 19, and 26 from 11:00 a.m. to noon. El­marie Carr Brooks will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Waste­water Meet­ing — East Ok­tibbeha Waste­water Board of Di­rec­tors will hold its monthly meet­ing on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Of­fices of Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning and De­vel­op­ment Dis­trict

◆ Par­ent Cafe — Let’s talk about life’s chal­lenges on Sept. 19 and 26 from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Emer­son Fam­ily School. Tammy Tubbs will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege “Pot of Gold” — MSU’s Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege presents the out­door pro­duc­tion of THE POT OF GOLD, a Ro­man com­edy by Plau­tus, Sept. 26 and 27, Griffis Hall pa­tio, 6:00 p.m. as part of the Lyceum se­ries. Free Ad­mis­sion. Bring din­ner and a chair, we’ll pro­vide a Ro­man com­edy for dessert! In­for­ma­tion: 662-325-2522. Di­rected by Dr. Donna L. Clevinger

Wed­nes­day

◆ Emer­son Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. Th­ese events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes On­line and Face To Face, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice and After­school Clubs. De­tails are listed un­der “Mon­day”

◆ Emer­son Com­mu­nity Story Time — Preschool­ers are in­vited to Emer­son Fam­ily School ev­ery week from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. There will be an ac­tiv­ity af­ter read­ing chil­dren will re­ceive free books. Faye Parker and Evan Carter McClel­land will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tors

◆ Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege “Pot of Gold” — MSU’s Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege presents the out­door pro­duc­tion of THE POT OF GOLD, a Ro­man com­edy by Plau­tus, Sept. 26 and 27, Griffis Hall pa­tio, 6:00 p.m. as part of the Lyceum se­ries. Free Ad­mis­sion. Bring din­ner and a chair, we’ll pro­vide a Ro­man com­edy for dessert! In­for­ma­tion: 662-325-2522. Di­rected by Dr. Donna L. Clevinger

◆ Fa­ther­hood Ini­tia­tive/ Fi­nan­cial Man­age­ment — Roles Of A Fa­ther: Money Is­sues, Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and more will be cov­ered at Boyd Chapel U.M. Church in Stur­gis on Sept. 20 and 27 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Ethen Gille­spie will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor. To pre-reg­is­ter call 3204607

◆ Fa­ther­hood Ini­tia­tive/ Fi­nan­cial Man­age­ment — Roles Of A Fa­ther: Money Is­sues, Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and more will be dis­cussed at Yah­weh Church on 16Sec­tion Road Sept. 20 and 27 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Ethen Gille­spie will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor. To pre-reg­is­ter call 3204607

Thurs­day

◆ Casse­role Kitchen — The First Pres­by­te­rian Church a casse­role kitchen ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day at 6:00 p.m.

◆ Emer­son Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. Th­ese events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes On­line and Face To Face, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice and After­school Clubs. De­tails are listed un­der “Mon­day”

◆ English as Sec­ond Lan­guage (ESL) — Come learn how to speak English, learn new Cul­tures, meet friends etc. Sept. 14,21 and 28 from 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. at Emer­son Fam­ily School. Ha Nguyen will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Ac­tive Par­ent­ing — Un­der­stand­ing and Redi­rect­ing Be­hav­ior will be dis­cussed along with Build­ing Courage and Self Es­teem on Sept. 14,21 and 28 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. De­bra Austin will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Com­puter Classes — Ba­sic Com­puter Skills will be taught at the J.L. King Cen­ter Sept. 14,21 and 28 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Alexus Giles will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor

◆ Cre­ate Your Own In­come — Ages 16 and Older, learn Life Skill:Sewing/Al­ter­ation as an In­come. Meet­ings will be Sept. 14,21 and 28 from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at the J.L King Cen­ter. Linda Clark will be the In­struc­tor

◆ Fos­ter Par­ent Sup­port Group — Emer­son Fam­ily School will host Taste and See New Proven Child Rear­ing Skills on Sept. 14,21 and 28 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Bar­bara Cul­ber­son and Jan Pet­tus will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tors

◆ Ok­tibbeha Mas­ter Gar­den­ers — The Ok­tibbeha Mas­ter Gar­den­ers will have its monthly meet­ing 10 a.m. Sept. 14 at the County Ex­ten­sion Of­fice. Steve Rea­gan, Nox­ubee Na­tional Wildlife Refuge Man­ager, will be the pro­gram pre­sen­ter

◆ Books and Au­thors — The Friends of the Starkville Li­brary will kick off the se­ries with Char­lie Spillers, an ex-ma­rine, for­mer un­der­cover agent, at noon Sept. 14 (re­fresh­ments at 11:30.) Spillers will dis­cuss his book “Con­fes­sions of an Un­der­cover Agent: Ad­ven­tures, Close Calls, and The Toll of a Dou­ble Life.” The pub­lic is in­vited to this free event

◆ Art in Pub­lic Places — SAAC’s new AB­STRACT SHOW kicks off Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. with a re­cep­tion in the lobby of the Greater Starkville De­vel­op­ment Part­ner­ship. The AB­STRACT Show artists are pro­vided a pub­lic space to sell se­lected works. The show runs un­til Nov. 6

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Audubon So­ci­ety Meet­ing — The Ok­tibbeha Audubon So­ci­ety will meet Sept. 14 at 7 pm in MSU’s Clay Lyle En­to­mol­ogy Build­ing. Dr. Bill Parker will re­late his whale watch­ing ex­pe­ri­ences. The pub­lic is wel­come

◆ WWI Spe­cial Col­lec­tions at MSU — Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the John Gr­isham Room of Mitchell Memo­rial Li­brary vet­er­ans par­tic­i­pate in the read­ing and dis­cus­sion of cor­re­spon­dence from sol­diers dur­ing World War I. This cor­re­spon­dence is from the Spe­cial Col­lec­tions of Mis­sis­sippi State Univer­sity Li­braries

◆ Mem­ory and Ag­ing Sem­i­nar — Sept. 21, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., this free sem­i­nar will be in Tully Au­di­to­rium in Thomp­son Hall. Dr. Deb­o­rah K. Eakin, mem­ory and ag­ing re­searcher at MSU, will present ways to im­prove your mem­ory as you age. Top­ics in­clude re­mem­ber­ing names, deal­ing with wordfind­ing is­sues, re­mem­ber­ing lists, and dis­tin­guish­ing nor­mal from de­men­tia-re­lated mem­ory fail­ures

◆ Mis­sis­sippi Step Up For Kids — State and Lo­cal Politi­cians are in­vited to this free fam­ily event Free Fam­ily Event at Emer­son Fam­ily School Sept. 28 from 4:30 p.m.-6:00p.m. There will be Free T-Shirts, Hats, Ban­dana, Food and School Sup­plies

◆ Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege “Plau­tus On­stage” — MSU’s Shack­ouls Hon­ors Col­lege presents a pub­lic Lec­ture en­ti­tled: “Laugh­ing with the Ro­mans: Plau­tus On­stage” as part of its Clas­si­cal Week cel­e­bra­tion, Sept.

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