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 [email protected]­ 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.


◆ 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

◆ Fam­ily Life Skills — Fam­ily life skills class will be Fe­bru­ary 25 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M at the Sand Hills Apart­ment Com­plex. Gayle Glenn will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.


◆ 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

◆ EMCC Launch Pad — EMMC Launch Pad of­fers free classes in Adult Ed­u­ca­tion, Workkeys Prep, ACT Prep, Em­ploy­a­bil­ity Skills Train­ing, and Ba­sic Skills Train­ing. We of­fer free test vouch­ers and other in­cen­tives for qual­i­fy­ing stu­dents. Classes are of­fered Mon­day- Thurs­day in morn­ing, af­ter­noon, or evening. PLEASE CALL 662-243-1985 for more in­for­ma­tion.

◆ Adult Lit­er­acy/GED/Diploma classes — Earn your High School Equiv­a­lency for ages 16 and older on Mon­day - Thurs­day 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. at J.L. King Cen­ter, 700 Long Street. Tempe O'Nan will be the In­struc­tor.

◆ Anger Man­age­ment classes — Anger man­age­ment classes will be Mon­days 9:30 A.M.11:00 P.M at the Golden Tri­an­gle Plan­ning and De­vel­op­ment. Gayle Glenn will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

— Key To Find­ing Gain­ful Em­ploy­ment for ages 16 and Older on Mon­day-Thurs­day 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. at J.L. King Cen­ter. Tempe O'Nan will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

◆ Fam­ily Life Skills Train­ing — Laun­dry Love Ladies on Mon­days at 10:00 A.M.12:00 the J.L. King Cen­ter. Cindy Melby will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice Tues­day

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

◆ CWJC Train­ing — Chris­tian Women's Job Corps, Golden Tri­an­gle is of­fer­ing job and life skills train­ing in classes Jan. 23 through April. This free faith-based pro­gram pro­vides in­struc­tion in ba­sic com­puter skills, com­mu­ni­ca­tions, re­sume' writ­ing, in­ter­view prepa­ra­tion, money man­age­ment, Bi­ble study and much more. For ad­di­tional de­tails, call 662-772-3016. Ori­en­ta­tion is Jan 18.

◆Emer­son School Child­birth Classes— Emer­son School will host free child­birth classes 5:3-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 (Nu­tri­tion for Mother and Baby with Jacque­line Hodges, MS, RDN, LD) and March 6 (In­fant and Child Care with Katie Buys, DNP, FNP, MHP). Snacks and child­care will be pro­vided.

◆Starkville Ki­wa­nis— Starkville Ki­wa­nis Club will meet Feb. 27 at noon at The Hil­ton Gar­den Inn. The speaker will be Mike McGill, co-owner of Parker-McGill Auto. Guests are wel­come.

◆Healthy Liv­ing Classes— Healthy Liv­ing classes will be on Tues­days from 10:45 A.M.-12:00 P.M. at Emer­son Fam­ily School. Gayle Glenn will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

◆Comp◆ter classes— Com­puter classes will be Tues­days from 1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Hakran Kim will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor. ◆


OCTS/HHS Schol­ar­ship Ap­pli­ca­tions — The Ok­tibbeha County Train­ing School/Hen­der­son High School Schol­ar­ship ap­pli­ca­tions are due. It is open to high school se­niors in the SOCSD plan­ning to fur­ther their ed­u­ca­tion be­yond high school. Se­niors want­ing to ap­ply can con­tact their school's guid­ance coun­selor, visit www.act­ or con­tact Robert Bishop at 617-5049 or [email protected]­ Dead­line is April 25.

◆Yo◆th De­vel­op­ment Pro­gram— In­ter­net and Tech­nol­ogy youth de­vel­op­ment prgram will be Fe­bru­ary 28 at 4:30 P.M.-5:50 P.M. Gayle Glenn will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.


◆ 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”

◆Mag­no­lia Film Fes­ti­val— The 21st Mag­no­lia Film Fes­ti­val will be March 1-3 at Hol­ly­wood Pre­mier Cin­e­mas.

◆NARFE Meet­ing— The Na­tional Ac­tive & Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees (NARFE) will meet Feb. 22 at the Hil­ton Gar­den Inn on Hwy. 12 east.. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.. The guest speaker will be Dr. Su­san Seal, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of MSU's Cen­ter for Dis­tance Ed­u­ca­tion. All re­tired and ac­tive Fed­eral em­ploy­ees are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

◆Sess◆ms Com­mu­nity Cen­ter As­so­ci­a­tion— The Ses­sums Com­mu­nity Ceme­tery As­so­ci­a­tion will hold its quar­terly meet­ing on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Austin Church of Christ Ho­li­ness USA lo­cated on Turkey Creek Rd. in the Ses­sums Com­mu­nity. All mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend. If you have any ques­tions, please con­tact Emma Con­ley at (662)323-7530.

◆ AARP — The Starkville Chap­ter #165 of AARP will hold its next monthly meet­ing March 1,at 10 a.m. in the Mis­sis­sippi Room of Ca­dence Bank on Main Street. The pro­gram speaker is y mayor Lynn Spruill. AARP mem­bers and non- mem­bers are wel­come to at­tend. Please en­ter the Bank Build­ing through the back park­ing lot doors. For in­for­ma­tion on AARP and/or the pro­gram, please con­tact Ruth de la Cruz, 324–1424.

◆ Book Mart & Cafe book sign­ing — Au­thor John T. Edge will be sig­ing copies of his book “The Pot­likker Pa­pers”, a col­lec­tion of sto­ries about the South and its food, from 4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Book Mart and Cafe.

◆ Book Mart & Cafe book sign­ing — Mis­sis­sippi State Univer­sity grad­u­ate Joe Lee will sign copies of his new Oak­dale se­ries sus­pense novel, 40 Days, at The Book Mart and Café on March 8 at 3 p.m. First-edi­tion, signed copies are $24.95 plus tax.


◆Mag­no­lia Film Fes­ti­val— The 21st Mag­no­lia Film Fes­ti­val will be March 1-3 at Hol­ly­wood Pre­mier Cin­e­mas.

◆Starkville-MSU Sym­phony Chil­drens Pro­gram— Starkville-MSU Sym­phony will host a free con­cert at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at Lee Hall.


◆ 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 Parker-McGill — 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 Parker-McGill 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 at­co­cen­

◆ Down­ton Abbey Af­fair — StarkvilleMSU Sym­phony Asso. presents Down­ton Abbey Af­fair fundraiser at 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at

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