Bama Baby Bringing School Supplies, Free Music To Hometown Sunday

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Daily:

Tuesday, July 31

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 9:30 a.m. - Political Speaking at Founders Square at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds - Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band at 1 p.m. - Horse Racing at 2 p.m. - Cake Walk at 4 p.m. - The Sister Hazel Show at 8 p.m. - Dance - Music by Pinnishook at 9:30 p.m.

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler STEM - Chess Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

• 8:30 a.m. - Lauderdale County School District Convocation at MSU Meridian Kahlmus Auditorium. Speaker Dr. David Lee from Hattiesburg.

• 9 a.m. - Political Speaking at Founders Square at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds - Meridian Day Program at 11 a.m. - Youth Talent Contest at 3 p.m. - The Corey Smith Show at the Grandstand at 8 p.m.

• 11:30 a.m. - NARFE meeting at Ronnie’s Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Ave., Philadelphia.

• 4:30 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12 Grade) Sand Art Bottles at the Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Aug. 2

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 9 a.m. - Political Speaking at Founders Square at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds - Philadelphia Hometown Proud Program at 11:15 a.m. - The Chris Lane Show at the Grandstand at 8 p.m.

• 2 p.m. - East Central Community College will hold its first Preview Day for dual credit high school students on the campus in Decatur. The Preview Day is designed to introduce high school students to ECCC and college life. Sign-in will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Huff Auditorium. FMI: Contact Dr. Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction, at 601-635-6203 or thouston@eccc.edu.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade STEM (Storm in a Jar) at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

• 5 p.m. - MSU-Riley Center Season Announcement Fall/Winter Performing Arts Series at the MSU Riley Center Stage. Season tickets giveaway - must be present to win.

• 6 p.m. - The Jerry Wentworth Detachment #1101 of the Marine Corps League will meet at the VFW Post #79, 5614 Old Hwy. 80W. The Ladies Auxiliary will meet at the same time and place. Raffle tickets are for sale $10 Chance at Glock Gun. For tickets call 601-917-1474.

• 7 p.m. - Water Ways: Ebbs & Flows of Mississippi History at Soule` Steam Works. Free admission to the exhibit and presentation. FMI: 601-693-9905.

Friday, Aug. 3

• 8 p.m. - The Granger Smith Show, featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds - Weather permitting fireworks show by Big Pop Fireworks. 2018 NCF closes including Midway and all Concessions.

• 8 p.m. - Meridian’s Moonlight Run at Northeast Park. FMI: Contact Charlie Turner at 601-485-1802.

Saturday, Aug. 4

• 8 a.m.-1 p.m. - Earth’s Bounty at Singing Brakeman Park. Fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, jams, jellies, breads, and more!

• 8 a.m.-1 p.m. - Meridian Art Walk, 1901 Front St., Meridian.

• 9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Investigative Theatre with Tiffany McGehee At The Max - A Devised Theatre Workshop to gather people’s true stories and compile them into a new work. It is recommended for students ages 16+ - $30 members, $36 non-members. Registration required. 601-581-1550.

• 9 a.m.-5 p.m. - Join us for Meridian Day at The Max - There will be games on the lawn, food trucks, free snacks, and reduced admission prices, free photo booth - $5 adults, $1 youth 6-17, free for children 5 and under.

• 3 p.m. - Beauty and the Beast at the Temple Theatre in downtown Meridian. Available now free passes for all children 12 years and younger (when accompanied by a paid adult admission) at The Meridian Pilot Travel Center, 1555 Tommy Webb Road, (I 20/59 Exit 151). Doors open at 2 p.m. Adult admission $5.

Sunday, Aug. 5

• 3 p.m. - Beauty and the Beast at the Temple Theatre in downtown Meridian. Available now Free passes for all children 12 years and younger (when accompanied by a paid adult admission) at The Meridian Pilot Travel Center, 1555 Tommy Webb Rd, (I 20/59 Exit 151). Doors open at 2 p.m. Adult admission $5.

Monday, Aug. 6

• 9 a.m.-10 a.m. - Mini Maestros at The Max - a program for toddlers and their caregivers. Free and open to the public. Registration required.

• 11 a.m. - Adult DIY Sun Catchers at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

• 5 p.m. - A special called meeting of the Board of Education of Lauderdale County School District will be held in the Boardroom at 301 46th Court, 2nd Floor, Meridian.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler No David Goes To School Craft at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Chess Club meets at 4:30 p.m. 601-693-6771.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

• 9 a.m. - East Central Community College Warrior Final Warrior Wednesday Orientation in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium for new and transfer students for the Fall 2018 term. Students can sign in for the sessions at 8:30 a.m. FMI: Contact Dr. Randall Lee, vice president for student services, at 601-635-6204 or rlee@eccc.edu.

• 4:30 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12 Grade) STEM (Ice Cream in a Bag) at the Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Aug. 9

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. - The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the Meridian DAV Chapter 56, 4101 19th St. (Highland Park). FMI: 601-364-7178.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade Root Beer Float Day at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Saturday, Aug. 11

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Back 2 School Bash at Highland Park - Free event - Free school supplies, food, prizes, music, and more! FMI: 601-485-1802.

• 3 p.m. - Jasper County Branch NAACP Meeting at William Chapter UM Church, Hwy. 503, Vossburg, Miss.

Monday, Aug. 13

• 9 a.m.-10 a.m. - Mini Maestros at The Max - a program for toddlers and their caregivers. Free and open to the public. Registration required.

• 11 a.m. - Adult Coloring at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

• 6:30-9 p.m. - Open Auditions for Singin’ In The Rain at the Meridian Little Theatre. Those auditioning should bring music for and be prepared to sing approximately 30 seconds of a song. The audition will also require a brief dance audition and cold reading from the script. FMI: 601-482-6371.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler Paper Plate Farm Animals at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Chess Club meets at 4:30 p.m. 601-693-6771.

• 5 p.m. - A special called meeting of the Board of Education of Lauderdale County School District will be held in the Boardroom at 301 46th Court, 2nd Floor, Meridian.

• 6-7 p.m. - Lauderdale County Youth Services Community Meeting at 31st Missionary Baptist Church, 3411 20th St., Meridian.

• 7-8 p.m. - The Max launches it Exhibits After Hours with a presentation by Marty Gamblin, Director of the Hall of Fame and Walk of Fame. For members only! Admission is limited to 25. Free for members. Light refreshments. Register for the event. 601-581-1550.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

• 4:30 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12 Grade) Game Day at the Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Aug. 16

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 8 a.m.-5 p.m. - Care Lodge 24th annual Conference at the MSU Riley Center. Fees/Admissions - Pre-Registration is required. http://www.carelodge.com/about-us/upcoming-events/care-lodge-24th-annual-conference/. FMI: Contact Sara Smith outreachpr@bellsouth.net. or 601-482-8719.

• 10 a.m. - Family Counseling Services, PLLC Ribbon Cutting at 1205 22nd Ave.

• 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Brown Bag Lunch at The Max - Enjoy lunch with live music by Meridian’s own Richelle Putnam at the Citizens National Bank Courtyard at The Max. Free and open to the public.

• 4:30-6 p.m. - Vital Care Business After Hours, 1501 23rd Ave.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade Sun Catcher Craft at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771. Genealogy 2-3 p.m.

• 5:30-7 p.m. - First time home buyer or those who have not purchased a home in a while will have the opportunity to attend an event at the East Mississippi Realtors’ Office, 4927 Hwy. 493 (next to Mugshots). There will be a panel of speakers to address concerns - a Realtor, an Attorney, a Loan Officer, Home Inspector, an Appraiser, and a Termite Inspector. FMI: 601-485-7113.

• 6 p.m. - The International Singing Brakeman Association (TISBA) Hospitality Night will be at The Red Roof Inn, Suite B, located at 2219 South Frontage Rd. Please bring a dish to share. We will eat at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. FMI: Glyn Jones, 601-581-1601.

Friday, Aug. 17

• 7 p.m.- Gospel Quartet, “Triumphant” with special guests 2nd Mile will present an inspirational evening of song and praise at the historic Meridian Temple Theatre.

Saturday, Aug. 18

• 10 a.m. - East Mississippi Community College to host the Golden Triangle Comic-Con at the Trotter Convention Center, 402 2nd Ave. North, Columbus, Miss. Website: https://gtcomiccon.com.

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Back 2 School Bash at Magnolia Park/Velma Young Center. Free event with free school supplies, food, prizes, music, and more! 601-485-1802.

• 1 p.m. - The Porterville Consolidated School Reunion Committee will have its last meeting, at the new community center on the Old Rock Rd., Porterville, to make final arrangements and to collect final reunion fees for the banquet and picnic Aug.31-Sept.1 at the Boys and Girls Club, Meridian. FMI: 662-476-5768.

• 6-10 p.m. - MUM’s Free Live Music, at Meridian Underground. FMI: 601-485-1363.

• 7 p.m. - David Phelps - A Journey of Faith Tour at the historic Temple Theatre. For ticket purchase information call Ken Rainey at 601-934-1033.

• 7:30 p.m. - KC and the Sunshine Band perform at the MSU Riley Center. Call the box office at 601-696-2200 for tickets: $64, $58.

Monday, Aug. 20

• 9 a.m.-10 a.m. - Mini Maestros at The Max - a program for toddlers and their caregivers. Free and open to the public. Registration required. 601-581-1550.

• 11 a.m. - Adult Wine Glass Lamp at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Tuesday, Aug. 21

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler Tooth Fairy Craft at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Chess Club meets at 4:30 p.m. 601-693-6771.

Wednesday, Aug. 22

• 4:30 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12 Grade) DIY Dream Catchers at the Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Aug. 23

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade LEGO Day at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

• 6 p.m. - Power of the Purse at the MSU Riley Center. Sneak Peek 5:30-6 p.m. FMI: Call 601-693-2732. Tickets $30. Proceeds to benefit United Way of East Mississippi Imagination Library.

Saturday, Aug. 25

• 10 a.m. - Registration for Meridian Parks and Recreation Youth Flag Football at Q.V. Sykes Field - Boys ages 6-8 and 9-10. Register at the parks and recreation office or on-site at player evaluations. Deadline to register is Aug. 28. FMI: Contact Shimeka Robinson at 601-485-1802.

• Noon-8 p.m. - 2018 SummerFest and Chili Cook-Off (previously known as Meridian Day Festival.) Free family fun featuring pony rides, petting zoo, bouncy house, face painting, art display, carnival games, chili cook-off, live entertainment, and a beer tent. FMI or applications, contact stilllookn4me@gmail.com or 601-479-6841.

• 3:30 p.m. - Friends will gather at Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Park for a day of fellowship, food, pickin’, and grinnin’. Bring a covered dish for supper at 6 p.m. then hang around for some bluegrass music with possible banjo, mandolin, guitar, and fiddle players. FMI: 601-644-3701. Admission is free.

• 6:30-9:30 p.m. - Hall of Fame Ceremony at The Max - The celebrations begin at 6:30 p.m. with the artists’ Walk of Fame star unveiling (open to the public), immediately followed by the Hall of Fame Award Ceremony and Reception (ticketed events). After the reception, The Max will host a free concert on the Citizen’s National Bank courtyard. Buy your tickets now. Seating is limited. $50 each. 601-581-1550 x 31.

• 7-11 p.m. - The Meridian High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th Class Reunion at the Holiday Inn, North Frontage Rd., Meridian. FMI: 601-917-6519.

Monday, Aug. 27

• 9 a.m.-10 a.m. - Mini Maestros at The Max - a program for toddlers and their caregivers. Free and open to the public. Registration required. 601-581-1550.

• 11 a.m. - Adult DIY Leaf Bowl at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler Colorful Dog Day at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Chess Club meets at 4:30 p.m. 601-693-6771.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

• 4:30 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12 Grade) Glass Bead Candle Holder at the Meridian Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Aug. 30

• 7 a.m. - Yoga at The Max - Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Leslie Lee of Elegance Ballroom for an hour-long yoga class on Tuesdays and Thursdays - $5 members, $7 non-members.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade Paper Bag Kite at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Source : http://www.meridianstar.com/news/local_news/community-calendar/article_ee2ee709-b40a-5e90-a06f-c9cb00ac0d58.html

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