AROUND TOWN AN­NOUNCE­MENT POLI­CIES

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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 in Around Town on Sun­days only. One-time events will run as usual in Around Town Mon­day through Fri­day.

◆ Starkville Area Rust Club—The Starkville Area Rust Club meets each se­cond Sun­day of the month at 4 p.m. at Griffin United Methodist Church. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 323-7920.

◆ Un­lim­ited Com­mu­nity Agri­cul­tural Co­op­er­a­tive—UCAC meets ev­ery fourth Satur­day of the month at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post #240, on Pat Sta­tion Road. The pur­pose of UCAC is to keep small farm­ers and landown­ers in­formed of the op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able to help their en­ter­prises.

◆ ICS Pre-School Re­cruit­ment—Par­ents in­ter­ested in in­for­ma­tion con­cern­ing the ap­pli­ca­tion process for en­roll­ment at the In­sti­tute of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices (ICS) Head­S­tart can call 662-252-1582 ext 149. There are no fees for fam­i­lies en­rolling their chil­dren in Head­S­tart.

◆ Mother’s Morn­ing Out—Lit­tle Hearts Learn­ing Cen­ter will host Mother's Morn­ing Out on Satur­days from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Break­fast and a snack is in­cluded. En­roll­ment is open at this time. For more in­for­ma­tion call 323-5682 and ask for Danielle.

◆ Life in Your Years—The “Life in Your Years” is a free group for adults pre­sented by Chris­tian Changes Coun­sel­ing and Re­cov­ery Cen­ter. Par­tic­i­pants will process the strug­gles and re­wards of ag­ing in a sup­port­ive en­vi­ron­ment. The group will meet Thurs­days at noon. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pre-regis­ter call 662-3381880.

◆ Ac­tive Par­ent­ing Classes—Emer­son Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of­fers free par­ent­ing ses­sions ev­ery Tues­day 11 a.m. at 1504 Louisville Street. Con­tact Hours Pro­vided. Please call 662-320-4607.

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Repub­li­can Meet­ing—Ok­tibbeha County Repub­li­can Meet­ing is held on the se­cond Mon­day of each month at 6 p.m. at Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning and De­vel­op­ment Con­fer­ence Room. Pub­lic is in­vited.

◆ OCTS Hen­der­son High School Schol­ar­ship Fund—OCTS Hen­der­son High School Schol­ar­ship Fund, Inc. meets ev­ery first Mon­day night of the month at 6 p.m. at the Sport­splex. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Bobby Bard­well at 323-7199.

◆ Al-Anon meet­ing—The Starkville group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tues­days at Epis­co­pal Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion. En­ter back park­ing lot from N. Mont­gomery St. Call 662-323-1692, 662-418-5535 or 601-663-5682 for in­for­ma­tion.

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Con­ser­va­tive Coali­tion—The Ok­tibbeha County Con­ser­va­tive Coali­tion will meet each first Mon­day of the month at 7 p.m. at McAlis­ter's “Coach's Cor­ner.” The Con­ser­va­tive Coali­tion is open to all con­ser­va­tives who want to make a dif­fer­ence, be­gin­ning right here in our county.

◆ Help for Home­less Stu­dents—Project HELP as­sists stu­dents in the Starkville Ok­tibbeha School District by pro­vid­ing school uni­forms, school sup­plies, per­sonal hy­giene items, and other sup­ports as needed. Call Tom­mie Vance at 662-615-0033 to re­fer a fam­ily, re­quest as­sis­tance, or pro­vide sup­port/do­na­tions.

◆ Line danc­ing—The Starkville Sport­splex will host evening line danc­ing in its ac­tiv­i­ties room. Line danc­ing is held 5:30-7 p.m. on Mon­days. All lev­els are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Con­nie at 662-418-7012. Cost is $5 per per­son.

◆ Cre­ative Ways of Teach­ing—New Cen­tury Chris­tian Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry will be of­fer­ing a class in Cre­ative Ways of Teach­ing Sun­day School and Bi­ble School Lessons. Call Ann Wil­liams at 662-4183930 to sign up.

◆ Con­flict Res­o­lu­tion Classes—The Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of North­east Mis­sis­sippi of­fers free con­flict res­o­lu­tion classes ev­ery Mon­day at 9 a.m. at the Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning and De­vel­op­ment District. Please call 662-251-1861 for more de­tails.

◆ Ef­fec­tive Par­ent­ing Classes—The Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of North­east Mis­sis­sippi of­fers free ef­fec­tive par­ent­ing classes ev­ery Mon­day at 10 a.m. at the Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning and De­vel­op­ment District. Please call 662-251-1861 for more de­tails.

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Demo­cratic Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee meet­ings—Ok­tibbeha County Demo­cratic Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee meets on the fourth Tues­day of each month at 6 p.m. in the County Court­house. All mem­bers and guests are in­vited to at­tend. For more call Al­bert Gore, 662-694-1782

◆ Line Danc­ing Class (FREE) — Line Danc­ing class (FREE) ev­ery Tues­day from 12:30-1:30 at the Starkville Sport­splex Ac­tiv­ity room. Dances range from, Be­gin­ner to In­ter­me­di­ate. Ev­ery­one is wel­come . For more in­for­ma­tion call Kim Stevens 662-312-7763 or email Amy Lear at jnalear@ya­hoo.com

◆ Free Coun­try Line Danc­ing — Classes ev­ery Wed­nes­day at the Travis Out­law Cen­ter on Lynn Lane in Starkville. An ad­vanced class is held at noon, and a be­gin­ner class is held at 1 p.m. Men and women are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate. Come have fun

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Her­itage Mu­seum—The Ok­tibbeha County Her­itage Mu­seum, 206 Fel­low­ship Street is open Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day from 1-4 p.m. To ar­range a group tour call the mu­seum at 323-0211.

◆ Gen­tle Yoga—Bring a mat and join the free gen­tle yoga classes at Trin­ity Pres­by­te­rian Church, 607 Hos­pi­tal Road. Classes meet on Tues­days and Thurs­days, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in the fel­low­ship hall.

◆ Par­ent­ing Classes—J.L. King Cen­ter of­fers free par­ent­ing ses­sions ev­ery Thurs­day 11 a.m.

◆ NAACP Meet­ing—Ok­tibbeha County Branch of the NAACP monthly meet­ing are held ev­ery se­cond Thurs­day at 6 p.m. at Ok­tibbeha County Court­house Main St. Con­tact pres­i­dent Chris Tay­lor 662-6173671 or Willie E. Thomas Sr. 662-4189687 for in­for­ma­tion.

◆ Clover Leaf Gar­den Club Meet­ing—The Clover Leaf Gar­den Club meets the first Wed­nes­day of the month at 1 p.m. at the Starkville Sport­splex. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 323-3497.

◆ ABE/GED Classes—Free ABE/GED classes are of­fered at the Emer­son Fam­ily School and the J.L. King Cen­ter. Emer­son classes are from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon­day through Thurs­day and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri­day and are held at 1504 Louisville Street. J.L King classes are from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon­day-Thurs­day and are held at 700 Long Street. Call 324-4183 or 324-6913 re­spec­tively for more in­for­ma­tion.

◆ Sto­ry­time—Maben Pub­lic Li­brary will have sto­ry­time at 10 a.m. on Fri­days. Lots of fun ac­tiv­i­ties along with a story with Ms. Mary. Chil­dren ages 3-6 are in­vited!

◆ Cow Tales—The Chick-fil-A on Hwy 12 holds Cow Tales at 9 a.m. ev­ery Thurs­day. There are sto­ries, ac­tiv­i­ties, and crafts for kids six and un­der. The event is free.

◆ BrainMin­ders Pup­pet Show— Starkville Pi­lot Club of­fers a BrainMin­ders Pup­pet Show for groups of 25 or fewer chil­dren. The show lasts 15 min­utes and teaches chil­dren about head/brain safety. Chil­dren re­ceive a free ac­tiv­ity book which re­in­forces the show's safety mes­sages. To sched­ule a pup­pet show, con­tact Lisa Long at LLLONG89@hot­mail.com.

◆ Dul­cimer and More So­ci­ety—The Dul­cimer & More So­ci­ety meets from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. ev­ery first, se­cond, fourth and fifth Thurs­day in the Starkville Sport­splex ac­tiv­i­ties room. They play at 10 a.m. on the fourth Satur­days at the Car­ring­ton Nurs­ing Home. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 662-323-6290.

◆ Writ­ing group—The Starkville Writer's Group meets the first and third Satur­day of the month at 10 a.m. in the up­stairs area of the Book Mart & Cafe in down­town Starkville. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact De­bra Wolf at dkwolf1970@ gmail.com or call 662-323-8152.

◆ Square danc­ing—Danc­ing and in­struc­tion on ba­sic steps ev­ery Mon­day 7-9 p.m. at the Sport­plex An­nex, 405 Lynn Lane. En­joy learn­ing with our caller and friendly help from ex­pe­ri­enced dancers. Fol­low the cov­ered walk to the small build­ing. Look us up on Face­book “Jolly Squares”.

◆ Youth Orches­tra—Golden Tri­an­gle Re­gional Youth Orches­tra meets Mon­day nights from 6-7:15 p.m. Mem­ber­ship is open to stu­dents who are at Suzuki Vol. 4 play­ing level (vi­o­lin/vi­ola) or Suzuki Vol. 3 play level (cello/bass). For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Shandy Phillips at shandy. phillips1@gmail.com.

◆ Line danc­ing—The Starkville Sport­splex will host af­ter­noon line danc­ing in its ac­tiv­i­ties room. Be­gin­ners-2 Line danc­ing is held noon - 1 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Lisa at 662-323-2294.

◆ Rule 62: Al­co­holics Anony­mous meet­ings—The Rule 62 Group of Al­co­holics Anony­mous meets at 10 a.m. Satur­days at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. A women's only meet­ing is held 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sun­days. Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to use the of­fice en­trance off the rear park­ing lot. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 662-418-1843.

◆ Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery—Fel­low­ship Bap­tist Church hosts Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery ev­ery Tues­day at 1491 Frye Rd. in Starkville. A light meal starts at 6 p.m. and the pro­gram be­gins at 6:45 p.m. Child care ser­vices are pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 662-320-9988 or 662-295-0823.

◆ Al­co­holics Anony­mous—The Starkville A.A. Group meets six days per week down­stairs at the Epis­co­pal Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion. Call 327-8941 or visit www.starkvil­leaa.org for sched­ules and more in­for­ma­tion.

◆ PEO Chap­ter N meet­ing—The PEO Chap­ter N meet­ing is held 9 a.m. the se­cond Thurs­day of each month. PEO is an or­ga­ni­za­tion of women help­ing women reach for the stars. For more in­for­ma­tion about monthly meet­ings con­tact Bob­bie Wal­ton at 662-323-5108.

◆ Se­nior Cen­ter ac­tiv­i­ties—The Starkville Se­nior En­rich­ment Cen­ter on Mi­ley Drive hosts Party Bridge Mon­days and Fri­days at 1 p.m. Se­nior Game Days are Tues­days and Thurs­days at 1 p.m. On Wed­nes­days stitch, craft and chat with Marie any­time be­tween 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion call 662-324-1965.

◆ Health work­shops—A se­ries of free work­shops on health and fit­ness for all ages will be held on the first and third Mon­days of each month at West Ok­tibbeha County High School at 39 Tim­ber­wolf Drive in Maben at 5 p.m. Call 662-242-7962.

◆ SLCE Can­cer Sup­port Group—The SCLE Can­cer Sup­port Group will meet ev­ery first Thurs­day of the month at 6 p.m. at OCH Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter in the Com­mu­nity Room. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Ada Rich-Wil­liams 662323-8775 or 601-527-1553 or Jan­ice McGee 662-242-8070.

◆ PROJECT CLASS—PROJECT CLASS is seek­ing vol­un­teers who wish to make a dif­fer­ence in the life of a young stu­dent by prac­tic­ing read­ing and arith­metic with them in a one-on-one ses­sion for one hour per week. Call 662-323-3322.

◆ Casse­role Kitchen—The Casse­role Kitchen serves free meals to any­one in need from 6-6:30 p.m. Tues­days and Thurs­days in the Fel­low­ship Hall (ground floor) of First Pres­by­te­rian Church. Lunch is served on Satur­days at 11:30 a.m. at the Epis­co­pal Church. Call 662-312-2175.

◆ Tu­tor­ing — New Cen­tury Men­tor­ing & Tu­tor­ing Sum­mer Pro­gram, Mon­day through Fri­day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. For stu­dents pre-K through sixth grade. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 662-418 3930.

◆ Vol­un­teer Starkville—Vol­un­teer Starkville can help any­one find vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties that match their in­ter­ests and can as­sist or­ga­ni­za­tions in their vol­un­teer re­cruit­ment ef­forts at no cost.Con­tact VS to­day by phone (662) 268-2865 or email at info@vol­un­teer­starkville.org, and visit the VS web­site at www.vol­un­teer­starkville.org.

◆ Vol­un­teer with Gen­tiva Hospice— Gen­tiva Hospice is look­ing for dy­namic vol­un­teers to join our team. Vol­un­teers can do­nate as lit­tle as one hour per week or much more. Also, we are look­ing for Vet­eran vol­un­teers for our “We Honor Veter­ans” pro­gram. Con­tact Angie Ruth at 662615-1519 or An­gella.Ruth@gen­tiva.com

◆ Disas­ter Ac­tion Team—Amer­i­can Red Cross is seek­ing vol­un­teers to join the Disas­ter Ac­tion Teams (DAT) to re­spond to dis­as­ters. Train­ing is re­quired and pro­vided by Amer­i­can Red Cross. In­ter­ested vol­un­teers may con­tact Ni­cholas Gar­bacz at 842-6101 or ni­cholas.gar­nacz@red­cross.org.

◆ Cri­sis line vol­un­teer—Con­tact Helpline seeks vol­un­teers to take phone line shifts in four- to eight-hour seg­ments an­swer­ing the Cri­sis lines. Vol­un­teers must at­tend a com­pre­hen­sive cri­sis train­ing class. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Kat Speed at 327-2968 or con­tact­gtrvista@ca­bleone.net.

◆ Food and cloth­ing min­istry—The Rock Hill United Methodist Church will hold a free cloth­ing and canned food min­istry from 8-11 a.m. each Tues­day, Thurs­day and Satur­day. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Donna Poe at 323-8871 or Pastor Jerome Wil­son at 312-2935.

◆ NAACP Youth Meet­ing—The NAACP Youth Coun­cil will meet ev­ery se­cond Thurs­day at the Court House at 6 p.m., along with the Ok­tibbeha County NAACP meet­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion call Youth Ad­vi­sory Shavell Rice at 4187132.

◆ Child­birth Classes—Emer­son Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of­fers free child­birth classes each Tues­day in Fe­bru­ary, June and Oc­to­ber. Call Emer­son at 662-320-4607 to regis­ter.

◆ OSERVS—CPR/AED cer­ti­fi­ca­tion classes will be held the third Tues­day of ev­ery month, start­ing at 5:30 p.m. in the OSERVS board room. Classes will ac­co­mi­date a max­i­mum of 8 stu­dents. All must pre-regis­ter by call­ing 662-384-2200. The cost in $25, and lo­cated at 501 High­way 12 West.

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