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

◆ Unity Park Nom­i­na­tions — The Unity Park Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee will ac­cept nom­i­na­tions for 2018 hon­orees who have con­trib­uted to civil rights in Ok­tibbeha County from Oct. 1 - Nov. 15. Hon­orees will be an­nounced in a cer­e­mony at the park Jan.

15. Sub­mit nom­i­na­tions on­line at starkville­u­ni­ty­park@ya­hoo.com or in writ­ing at 108 Grand Ridge Road, Starkville. For guide­lines visit starkville­u­ni­ty­park.com

◆ Do­na­tions for Home­less Stu­dents — Starkville Ok­tibbeha School District’s Project HELP is seek­ing do­na­tions of hy­giene sup­plies, school sup­plies, school uni­forms (new or used in good con­di­tion), socks and un­der­gar­ments for home­less stu­dents. Do­na­tions may be dropped off at Emer­son Fam­ily School, 1504 Louisville Street. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Tom­mie Vance 615-0033

◆ DYW In­ter­est Meet­ing — Dis­tin­guished Young Women of Starkville will have an in­ter­est meet­ing Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church for Class of 2019 Ju­niors look­ing for schol­ar­ship funds to help pave the way to a col­lege/univer­sity. This is an op­por­tu­nity to make friends from across the county and earn schol­ar­ship funds. Ap­ply on­line at www.starkville. ms.Distin­guishedYW.org

Mon­day

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◆ 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 Mon­day- Thurs­day from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Kayla Pratt will be the In­struc­tor

◆ OCFDW Meet­ing — The Oc­to­ber meet­ing of the Ok­tibbeha County Fed­er­a­tion of Demo­cratic Women (OCFDW) will be Oct. 16th, 6:00p.m. in the large court­room on the sec­ond floor of the county Court­house. Speaker is Bran­don E. Pres­ley, Pub­lic Ser­vice Com­mis­sioner for the North­ern District of Mis­sis­sippi. For more in­for­ma­tion call Karen Lee 312-7104 or Ever­lyn John­son 324-5778

Tues­day

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

◆ Ki­wa­nis — Starkville Ki­wa­nis Club will meet Oct. 17 at noon at the Hil­ton Gar­den Inn. Dr. Ge­off Denny, MSU Trail Gar­den, will be the guest speaker. Guests are wel­come

◆ 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. sToast­mas­ters is a club that helps mem­bers im­prove their pub­lic speak­ing and lead­er­ship skills in a pos­i­tive at­mos­phere. Come join us

◆ New­com­ers & Friends’ Meet­ing — New­com­ers’ & Friends will meet on Oct. 17th, 10:30 a.m., Mis­sis­sippi Room of Ca­dence Bank, en­ter on Jack­son Street. Pro­gram is “Fall Fash­ion Tips” from Sis­ter’s Fine Cloth­ing. All are wel­come

◆ Child­birth Classes — Emer­son Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of­fers free child­birth classes in Oc­to­ber. Tues­day Oct. 17 Hav­i­lah Cou­vil­lion, RN, MSN, will dis­cuss Re­lax­ation Tech­niques for L&D and Ex­er­cises. Call Emer­son (662-320-4607) to reg­is­ter. Free child­care and snacks pro­vided. Time 5:30 7:30 pm.

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

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”

◆ Au­dobon So­ci­ety — The Ok­tibbeha Audubon So­ci­ety will meet Oct. 12 at 7:00pm in MSU’s Clay Lyle En­to­mol­ogy Build­ing. Dr. Jeff Har­ris will present “eBird a Plat­form for Record­ing and Shar­ing Bird­ing Ob­ser­va­tions and Check­lists.” The pub­lic is in­vited

◆ 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 662-617-3671 or Wil­lie E. Thomas Sr. 662-418-9687 for in­for­ma­tion

◆ HEHC Meet­ing — Home Econ­o­mists in Home & Com­mu­nity will meet Oct. 19, 9:30am, at the Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning De­vel­op­ment Agency, 106 Mi­ley Dr. The pro­gram “Strate­gies for Suc­cess­ful Ag­ing and Mem­ory” will be pre­sented by Dr. Deborah Eakin. Any­one with a de­gree in Hu­man Sci­ences is en­cour­aged to at­tend. Call He­lenSue Par­rish at 3241683 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion

Fri­day

◆ No events at this time

Satur­day

◆ Al­co­holics Anony­mous — Al­co­holics Anony­mous will now meet ev­ery Satur­day at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic

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