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.


◆ 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 Mon­dayThurs­day 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.

◆ 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.

◆Starkville Du­pli­cate Bridge— Starkville Du­pli­cate Bridge, 12:30 on Mon­day. ACBL sanc­tioned game. St. Luke Lutheran Church, 704 S. Louisville Street. All level of play­ers wel­come. Ques­tions, 662-425-0075.


◆ 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.

◆Starkville Ki­wa­nis— Ki­wa­nis will meet June 5 at the Hil­ton Gar­den Inn. at noon. The speaker will be Dr. Brent Foun­tain, MSU Ex­ten­sion Ser­vice on Sum­mer outdoor cook­ing and food safety


◆CPR/AED Class— CPR/AED Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion class May 30 at 3 p.m. in the OSERVS office at 501 HWY 12 in Starkville. The cost for first time at­ten­dees is $30. Call 662-341-0287 to reg­is­ter or to re­ceive ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion.


◆ 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”

◆NARFE Meet­ing — The Na­tional Ac­tive & Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees As­so­ci­a­tion will meet May 24 at the Hil­ton Gar­den Inn on High­way 12 East in Starkville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. The guest speaker will be Dr. Bob Fuller, newly named Col­lege of Ed­u­ca­tion co­or­di­na­tor at Mis­sis­sippi State Univer­sity for the new Starkville Ok­tibbeha School District Part­ner­ship School at Miss. State. All ac­tive and re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees are en­cour­aged to at­tend.


◆ESL Classes— Emer­son Fam­ily School will give English as a Sec­ond Lan­guage classes ev­ery Fri­day at 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Ha Nguyen will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor. ◆


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 Park­erMcGill staff

◆Com­pany Re­u­nion - Amer­i­can Bosch, AMBAC, United Tech­nolo­gies, John­son Elec­tric and for­mer em­ploy­ers to have a re­u­nion and lunch, be­gin­ning 10:30 un­til 1 p.m. June 2 at Ranch House Diner at 807 Alabama St., Colum­bus.

◆Master Gar­dener Plant Sale - Ok­tibbeha County Master Gar­den­ers will host their plant sale from 7:3010:30 a.m. May 26 at the Starkville Com­mu­nity Mar­ket at Fire Sta­tion Park. Pro­ceeds go to MSU Hor­ti­cul­ture Schol­ar­ships and MGV Pro­grams/Projects.

◆Healthy Wealthy and Wise Health Fair — Healthy Wealthy and Wise Health Fair pre­sented by Al­pha Kappa Al­pha, Inc. will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2 at the Starkville Sport­splex fea­ture­ing free screen­ings and give­aways and a free on­site health class with Jen­nifer Gra­ham at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

◆COCO Awards Pro­gram— 4th An­nual awards pro­gram will be June 2 at the COCO Cen­ter at 6 p.m. Donors will be hon­ored, and the Irene and David Rogers memorial schol­ar­ship re­cip­i­ents will be awarded. Two $500 schol­ar­ships will be given to grad­u­at­ing high school se­niors. Starkville High School JROTC will post the col­ors. The pro­gram is open to the pub­lic.

◆SHS Class of 1968 Re­u­nion — The Starkville High School Class of 1968 will hold their 50th class re­u­nion June 2. A pic­nic style lunch will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the FBC Out­reach Cen­ter. An evening din­ner and pro­gram will be held at the Mill at 6 p.m. with tours of SHS, MSU ath­letic fa­cil­i­ties, Mitchell Memorial Li­brary and the Ok­tibbeha County Her­itage Mu­seum.


◆ 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

◆ Amer­i­can Le­gion Post #240 — Amer­i­can Le­gion Post #240 will have its monthly meet­ing at 5 p.m. May 20 at the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post #240 build­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Ron­ald Out­law at (662) 4184273 or Cur­tis Snell at (662) 648-0244.

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