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 at 615-0033

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. Mon­day-Thurs­day 8 a.m. to noon

◆ Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes — Ages 16 and Older, Earn your High School Equiv­a­lency, Mon­day-Thurs­day from 8 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 Mon­dayThurs­day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Emer­son Fam­ily School

◆ 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

◆ Tu­tor­ing — Emer­son Fam­ily School will host tu­tor­ing for stu­dents Mon­dayThurs­day from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mis­sis­sippi State Stu­dents will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tors

◆ Starkville Com­mu­nity Blood Drive — Mis­sis­sippi Blood Ser­vices will host Starkville Com­mu­nity Blood drive from noon-6 p.m. Nov. 20 at Vow­ell’s park­ing lot. Donors re­cieve a t-shirt and can check their choles­terol. Donors must be 16 or older, weigh over 110 lbs. and have a valid ID. Visit ms­blood.com or call (888) 90-BLOOD (902-5663) for in­for­ma­tion.

Tues­day

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

◆ Emer­son and J.L. King Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School and the J.L. King Cen­ter is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. These events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice, Af­ter­school Clubs, Tu­tor­ing and Com­puter Classes. 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.

◆Ki­wa­nis— Starkville Ki­wa­nis Club will meet Novem­ber 21 at noon at the Hilton Gar­den Inn. Charles Yar­brough, Starkville Fire Chief, will be the speaker. Guests are wel­come.

Wed­nes­day

◆ Emer­son and J.L. King Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School and the J.L. King Cen­ter is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. These events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice, Af­ter­school Clubs, Tu­tor­ing and Com­puter Classes. 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

◆ Starkville Lu­pus Sup­port Group — The Starkville Lu­pus Sup­port Group will meet Nov. 15 at Har­vey’s at 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact: Letha John­son: (662)648-9963

◆ Plates for Pups — From 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Nov. 15, The Lit­tle Dooey’s will do­nate $1 for ev­ery large BBQ combo sold to the Ok­tibbeha County Hu­mane So­ci­ety. Spon­sored by the Day One Lead­er­ship Pro­gram at MSU.

Thurs­day

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

◆ Emer­son and J.L. King Events — Emer­son Fam­ily School and the J.L. King Cen­ter is host­ing events Mon­day through Thurs­day. These events in­clude Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Classes, Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice, Af­ter­school Clubs, Tu­tor­ing and Com­puter Classes. De­tails are listed un­der “Mon­day”

◆ Home Econ­o­mists in Home and Com­mu­nity — Home Econ­o­mists in Home & Com­mu­nity will meet Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Golden Tri­an­gle & De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter, 106 Mi­ley Dr. The pro­gram, “Ex­cel by Five” will be pre­sented by MS Ellen Good­man. Any­one with a de­gree in Hu­man Sci­ence is en­cour­aged to at­tend. Call He­lenSue Par­rish at 3241683 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

◆ NARFE— The Na­tional Ac­tive & Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees (NARFE) will meet on Nov. 16 at the Hilton Gar­den Inn on Hwy. 12 East in Starkville. The doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s speaker will be Nancy Woodruff who serves on the Board of the Mis­sis­sippi Food Coun­cil. She will present a pro­gram on “Sus­tain­ing Mis­sis­sippi Com­mu­ni­ties With Lo­cal Food.” Fed­eral and Ac­tive Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

◆ WNA and FUMC — World Neigh­bors As­so­ci­a­tion (WNA) and the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) are spon­sor­ing Thanks­giv­ing Din­ner for in­ter­na­tional stu­dents and their fam­i­lies. The din­ner will be held on Thanks­giv­ing Day, Nov. 23 at noon in the Fam­ily Life Cen­ter of FUMC.

◆ 9th An­nual Mil­i­tary Char­ity Dance Recital— The 9th An­nual Mil­i­tary Char­ity Dance Recital “Hon­or­ing Our Veter­ans” will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at First United Methodist Fel­low­ship Hall. Free event; do­na­tions ac­cepted to ben­e­fit lo­cal veter­ans. E-mail photos of lo­cal veter­ans for a slideshow to kmgcre­ations­dance@gmail. com by Nov. 15.

Fri­day

◆ Starkville New­com­ers and Friends — Starkville New­com­ers & Friends will have a lunch meet­ing at the new Cappe’s in the Park, pre­vi­ously The Cake Box. The speaker will be Dr. Ar­mando de la Cruz who will dis­cuss his au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, Sons of the Ori­en­tal Sea. There will be books for sale. Meet­ing will be on Nov. 17. This change is to avoid a meet­ing dur­ing Thanks­giv­ing week. If driv­ing, meet at Cappe’s at 11 am. If car pool­ing, meet at the usual bank lo­ca­tion at 10:30 am. RSVP to Mary Martha at 662-418-5114 or mag­no­lia­mary189@gmail. com no later than 6:00 p.m. Nov. 15.

◆ Black Tie Night of El­e­gance — The Dis­tin­guished Gents of the Ris­ing Star Lodge 31 will present the Black Tie Night of El­e­gance Af­fair fea­tur­ing DJ Love Bone Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. Tick­ets are $15 in ad­vance, $20 at the door and VIP Ta­bles are $75. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact 662-769-0071

Satur­day

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

◆ Casse­role Kitchen — The Epis­co­pal Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion hosts a casse­role kitchen ev­ery Satur­day at Par­ish hall at 11:30 a.m.

◆ On the Grill at Park­erMcGill — Parker-McGill Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will host a weekly “On the Grill” ev­ery Satur­day. Free food will be pro­vided and vis­i­tors can meet the Park­erMcGill staff

◆ COCO Flea Mar­ket — Flea Mar­ket from 6 AM ev­ery 1st Satur­day of the month at COCO Cen­ter lo­cated at 13608 high­way 182 Starkville, MS. Come and shop. Booths are avail­able for ven­dors. Con­tact Sarah Smith at 662-769-5759 or Ethel Shine at 662-323-9482 or visit the web­site at www.co­co­cen­ter.org

◆ Pup’s Night Out — Ok­tibbeha County Hu­mane So­ci­ety pre­sents Pup’s Night Out fea­tur­ing The Se­cret Life of Pets 6-8 p.m. Nov. 18 at McKee Park. Open ad­mis­sion and all dogs must be on leash.

◆ Starkville-MSU Sym­phony — On Nov. 18th, 7:30p.m. at Lee Hall, the sym­phony will present their Criss Con­cert. Rose Sebba will play the piano. We will en­joy mu­sic by Mozart (Piano Con­certo 21 in C Ma­jor) and Cheru­bini’s Re­quiem In C Mi­nor. Barry Kopetz will con­duct and Gary Pack­wood will con­duct the MSU State Singers and Sym­phony Cho­rus

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