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 [email protected] 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.

Mon­day

◆ 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.

◆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.

Tues­day

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

◆Starkville Ki­wa­nis— Starkville Ki­wa­nis Club will meet July 24 at noon at The Hil­ton Gar­den Inn. Our speaker will be Raj Shau­nak, EMCC Com­mu­ni­ver­sity. Guest are wel­come. ◆

Thurs­day

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

◆Street Re­nam­ing Cer­e­mony — West Main Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion has worked to get one of the streets in their neigh­bor­hood re­named for one of the res­i­dents who is a World War II vet­eran and was re­cently named as an Honorary Tuskegee Air­man. The street will be re­named to Roo­sevelt Tay­lor Sr. Dr. and the cer­e­mony will be July 19 at 10 a.m. in front of his home at 103 Beattie St.

Fri­day

◆Comm◆nity Story Time — Com­mu­nity Story Time takes place ev­ery Fri­day at 10 a.m. at Emer­son Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter.

◆Danc­ing in the Park— KMG Cre­ations Dance, Fit­ness and Pro­duc­tions hosts 9th An­nual Danc­ing in the Park Cel­e­brat­ing Na­tional Dance Day and Pro­mot­ing Dis­abil­ity Aware­ness through Dance and Mu­sic on Satur­day, July 28 at McKee Park 9a.m.1p.m. Free event for the fam­ily. BRING LAWN CHAIRS! Free lunch while sup­plies last. Dis­abil­ity aware­ness walk at 9a.m. En­ter­tain­ment starts at 10a.m. Meet and Greet at Cen­tral Sta­tion Grill Fri­day, July 27 8p.m.-10p.m. ◆

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 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.

◆ Nox­ubee Refuge Ca­noe Day — Nox­ubee Na­tional Wildlife Refuge (13723 Bluff Lake Road, Brooksville) is hav­ing a free ca­noe day on Satur­day July 21, start­ing at 9:00 am and ten­ta­tively planned to con­tinue un­til 3:00 pm (pend­ing rain and heat). Ca­noes and kayaks will be avail­able for use on Bluff Lake dur­ing this time. Vis­i­tors can bring their own life vests if they wish, but pad­dles and life vests are pro­vided. If any­one would like to vol­un­teer in get­ting the event set up or taken down, they can con­tact the refuge of­fice at 662-323-5548

◆Starkville Ki­wa­nis Golf Tour­na­ment— The Starkville Ki­wa­nis 4th An­nual Golf Tour­na­ment will be July 28 at the MSU Golf Course. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Ex­cel By 5 at the Emer­son School. Dead­line to reg­is­ter is July 26. Con­tact Richard Switzer at 615-1461 or Clay Tay­lor at 312-3069 for more in­for­ma­tion.

◆Back to School Bash— Rock­hill U.M. Church will host a Back to School Bash start­ing at 11 a.m. July 28. Par­ents must be pre­sent with the child to get more than one back­pack, and cloth­ing sup­plies are lim­ited.

◆Denim and Di­a­monds— Ok­tibbeha County Her­itage Mu­seum fundraiser Denim and Di­a­monds will be 6:30 p.m. Au­gust

18. Tick­ets are $40 per per­son and avail­able at Book Mart, from board mem­bers and the GSDP.

◆Back to School Bash and Color Run— Back to School Bash and Color Tun to raise money for lo­cal schools in need of ex­tra funds will be Au­gust 4at Mathis­ton Park from 8 a.m.-un­til. In­flat­able jumpers, ven­dors, and a Color Run. $5 en­try, $45 to en­ter color run (in­cludes t-shirt), $25 to be­come a ven­dor. Con­tact Anna Hightower for more in­for­ma­tion (662) 552-9719.

◆Danc­ing in the Park— KMG Cre­ations Dance, Fit­ness and Pro­duc­tions hosts 9th An­nual Danc­ing in the Park Cel­e­brat­ing Na­tional Dance Day and Pro­mot­ing Dis­abil­ity Aware­ness through Dance and Mu­sic on Satur­day, July 28 at McKee Park 9a.m.-1p.m. Free event for the fam­ily. BRING LAWN CHAIRS! Free lunch while sup­plies last. Dis­abil­ity aware­ness walk at 9a.m. En­ter­tain­ment starts at 10a.m. Meet and Greet at Cen­tral Sta­tion Grill Fri­day, July 27 8p.m.-10p.m.

Sun­day

◆ 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.

(Photo by Ryan Phillips, SDN)

Starkville Util­i­ties briefly closed the north­bound lane at Spring Street and High­way 12 by Chick-fil-A on Tues­day to re­pair a leak­ing wa­ter main. The tem­po­rary clo­sure caused traf­fic de­lays dur­ing the day and work near the in­ter­sec­tion was ex­pected to con­tinue on Wed­nes­day.

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