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

◆ Be­gin­ner Yoga Work­shop — Fire­fly will host a be­gin­ner yoga work­shop from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m March 4. $25 per per­son.


◆ 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.

◆ Work Keys Info Ses­sion and Prac­tice — 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.

◆ Friends of the Li­brary Book Sale — The Starkville Pub­lic Li­brary Friends of the Li­brary monthly book sale will be held March 5 from Noon - 6 p.m. All ‘Sales Room' non­fic­tion books will be $1, and a spe­cial col­lec­tion of diet and fit­ness books will be fea­tured at half price. As al­ways a large col­lec­tion of both hard­back and pa­per­backs will be avail­able at nom­i­nal prices


◆ 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.

◆ 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 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 — 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.

◆ Bark-B-Que! — The Lit­tle Dooey, at 100 Fel­low­ship Street, is host­ing a fundraiser on March 1. Ok­tibbeha County Hu­mane So­ci­ety will re­ceive $1 from every large BBQ combo sold. Avail­able for dine in or carry out! Stop by and meet our adopt­able dogs!

◆ Break­fast with the Bull­dogs — Break­fast with the Bull­dogs will be March 1 at 7:30 a.m. at Starkville Cafe. Speaker will be Colonel (Re­tired) Stephen P. Lux­ion, Deputy Di­rec­tor of the AS­SURE (Al­liance for Sys­tem Safety of UAS through Re­search Ex­cel­lence) pro­gram . The break­fast is Dutch treat. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Carol Moss Read at car­ol­[email protected]­ or call 662-312-0637.

◆ Town and Coun­try Gar­den Club — The Starkville Town and Coun­try Gar­den Club will meet March 1 at 9:30 at the home of Melanie McNeel. Sam McLe­more of Boun­ti­ful Har­vest Farms will present the pro­gram.


◆ 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.

◆Chil­dren’s Yoga at Fire­fly— Chil­dren's yoga will be March 2 at Fire­fly to cel­e­brate Dr. Seuss's birth­day while par­ents have a date from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. $20 per child.

◆Nox◆bee Na­ture Se­ries— The next Na­ture Se­ries will be held March 1 at 6:30 in the Refuge Visi­tor Cen­ter. Chelsea Gilliland of MSU's Wildlife, Fish­eries, and Aqua­cul­ture Depart­ment will present “Res­i­dents, Mi­grants, or Both? Eval­u­at­ing Move­ment of Pad­dle­fish in a Reg­u­lated Sys­tem”. The pub­lic is in­vited.

◆Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha Chap­ter of DAR— Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha Chap­ter of DAR will meet March 1 at 2 p.m. in the Mis­sis­sippi Room of Ca­dence Bank. If you're in­ter­ested in be­com­ing a mem­ber, please at­tend or email [email protected]­daed­


◆ 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

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

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