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@starkvilledai­ 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

◆”The In-Laws” Stage­play— Alexan­der the Great Pro­duc­tions will present “The In-Laws” at 7:30 p.m. April 13 and 15 at the Sport­splex. The play is fam­ily-friendly, and tick­ets cost $10 for adults, $3 for chil­dren, and $5 for stu­dents, se­nior cit­i­zens and mil­i­tary/vet­er­ans.

◆Starkville-MSU Sym­phony Cho­rus Con­cert—The Starkville – MSU Sym­phony cho­rus will present a spring con­cert on April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at Trin­ity Pres­by­te­rian Church. In­cluded in the pro­gram will be guest soloist singing ex­cerpts from Broad­way mu­si­cals. The event will be fun for the whole fam­ily and free to the pub­lic. Con­duc­tor will be Dr. Doug Brown­ing as­sisted by James Allen.


◆ Ro­tary — The Starkville Ro­tary Club meets at 11:45 a.m. at the Starkville Coun­try Club

◆ 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 Mon­dayThurs­day 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 P.M. at the J.L. King Cen­ter. Cindy Melby will be the Fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

◆ Grand­par­ents Rais­ing Grand­chil­dren — Grand­par­ents Rais­ing Grand­chil­dren pro­gram will be ev­ery Mon­day at 10:30-11 a.m. at Emer­son Fam­ily Care Cen­ter.

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

◆ Ok­tibbeha County Repub­li­cans— The Ok­tibbeha County Repub­li­cans will host a fo­rum for all six Repub­li­can can­di­dates for the third con­gres­sional dis­trict race at 6 p.m. in the Ok­tibbeha County Chancery Court­room. The fo­rum is open to the pub­lic.

◆ Starkville Dis­trict Meet­ing — Peter’s Rock Tem­ple Church Of God In Christ is host­ing the Starkville Dis­trict Meet­ing will con­vene on April 16-18 at 7 p.m. nightly. The out­line is as fol­lows: Mon­day, Bishop T. T. Scott - State Pre­sid­ing Bishop of North­ern, MS guest speaker; Tues­day, Pas­tor Ruby Hol­land of Mem­phis, TN- Guest Speaker; Wed­nes­day Su­per­in­tend Joseph Hawkins of Columbus, MS Speaker. The pu­bic is in­vited to at­tend, please call our church of­fice for more in­for­ma­tion at 662-323-5119


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

◆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.

◆Ac­tive Par­ent­ing Classes— Ac­tive Par­ent­ing classes will be ev­ery Tues­day at 11 a.m.-noon at Emer­son Fam­ily Cen­ter. Dar­lene Hin­ton will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor.

◆SHS Class of 1983 Re­union— The dead­line to reg­is­ter for the Starkville High School Class of 1983 re­union is May 1. The re­union will be June 15-17. For reg­is­tra­tion in­for­ma­tion please email Sandy May­nard at stmayn@bell­south. net.

◆Golden Tri­an­gle Civil War Round Ta­ble— The Golden Tri­an­gle Civil War Round Ta­ble meets at 7 p.m. April 10 at 106 Mi­ley Rd. Terry Win­schel, 35-year vet­eran of the Na­tional Parks Ser­vice will dis­cuss “I Am Too Late: Joseph E. John­ston and the Fall of Vicks­burg.” Vis­i­tors wel­come.

◆Starkville Ki­wa­nis— Starkville Ki­wa­nis club will meet for a business meet­ing (strate­gic plan­ning) April 17 at noon at the Hilton Garden Inn. All mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

◆ Stu­dent Play­writ­ing, Di­rect­ing, Act­ing Show­case— Hon­ors Sem­i­nar in Fine Arts stu­dents present Stu­dent Play­writ­ing, Di­rect­ing, Act­ing Show­case April 17 at 7 p.m. in Griffis Fo­rum Room. Free ad­mis­sion.

◆ Starkville New­com­ers and Friends— The Starkville New­com­ers’ & Friends will meet April 17 at 10:30 a. m. in the Mis­sis­sippi room of the Cadence Bank in Main Street, Starkville. En­ter through the dou­ble doors of the bank from the large park­ing lot be­hind the bank. The speaker will be Kim­berly Woodruff, DVM, who will speak on the pro­gram Home­ward Bound, for the place­ment of an­i­mals. All in the Starkville area are wel­come.


◆ 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.act­shhs. org or con­tact Robert Bishop at 617-5049 or rb1901@bell­ Dead­line is April 25.

◆ Ulysses S. Grant Pres­i­den­tial Li­brary and Frank and Vir­ginia Wil­liams Col­lec­tion of Lin­col­ni­ana – On April 18, at 2 PM on the 4th floor of the Mitchell Memorial Li­brary, MSU, there will be a meet­ing for any­one who wishes to vol­un­teer in the Grant and Lin­coln gal­leries. For in­for­ma­tion, call 662-325-4552.


◆ 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”

◆Spring Lec­ture Se­ries — The Ok­tibbeha County Her­itage Mu­seum will host environmental ar­chae­ol­o­gist Dr. Evan Pea­cock at 6 p.m. April 19 for the Spring Lec­ture Se­ries and ro­tat­ing exhibit. Re­fresh­ments pro­vided.

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