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Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian and Lauderdale County public, private, faith-based and home schools:
• Poplar Spring Elementary Giving Feast, 9 a.m., school auditorium. Now in its 27th year, the Giving Feast benefit Wesley House Community Center. During the month, students have brought new toys and bikes, which will be given to those in need through Wesley House.
Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7445, unless otherwise noted:
Jan. 6, 2014
• MCC reopens for spring registration.
• Continuing Education session, Emergency First Response. Classes also scheduled for Jan. 13 and 20.
• GED Registration, from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Chapel Activity Room. FMI: Angela Tharp, (601) 484-8796.
• GED Registration, from 9 a.m.-noon, Chapel Activity Room. FMI: Angela Tharp, (601) 484-8796.
• GED Registration, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Chapel Activity Room. FMI: Angela Tharp, (601) 484-8796.
• Spring classes begin. FMI: Angela Payne, (601) 481-1357.
• Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Observance Celebration, 1 p.m., McCain Theater, Ivy Hall. FMI: Rhonda Smith, (601) 484-8645.
• Workforce Development: Cabinetry and Woodworking,
• Workforce Development: Welding/Pipefitting.
• Continuing Education: Classical Ballet.
• College closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes resume Jan. 21.