Please e-mail all calendar briefs to calendar@themeridianstar.com. Calendar items are listed by date and it may take a while before an event submitted weeks in advance appears in the paper.

F.Y.I.

• The Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library will be closed July 4, 5, 6, for Independence Day.

• The Veterans food pantry is still open to all honorably discharged veterans and widows of veterans at the DAV Bldg. 4101 19th St. Open Tuesday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. POC Patti Lindner at 601-485-1813.

• The Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc. provides transportation to Fresenius Dialysis on Highway 39 in Meridian and transportation to MIDD on College Dr. in Meridian, Monday-Saturday from 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m. FMI: Please contact Delphine Gaines, Transportation Coordinator, at 601-934-1911 Cell; 601-485-1214 Office; or 601-483-4838 Leave a message.

• Eden Foundation, an outreach to the community. The crisis hotline is available 24 hours a day 601-453-4946.

• Lauderdale County Veteran Service Office at 1827 23rd Ave. is open from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8-11 a.m. on Friday. Call for appointment. Walk-ins welcome. FMI: Jesse Barnett 601-482-9811.

• Lunch Bunch AA meets at Firehouse, 3753 19th Street Monday-Saturday, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

• VFW Post 79 - Monthly Post members meetings are every 2nd Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. along with the VFW Auxiliary. We want to announce that we do rent our facility for wedding’s, birthday parties, anniversaries, etc. Rental fees: $250 plus $45 clean up fee for main hall and $75 plus $45 clean up fee for Auxiliary room. We also have a large outdoor area with a covered grilling gazebo with wood burning grills. FMI: Michael Alexander Commander at Post, 601-485-4042, or cell, 601-604-1496 and David Davis Adjutant/Quartermaster at Post, 601-485-4042 or cell, 601-604-0027.

• Happy Hour AA meets at Firehouse daily from 5:30-6:30, 3753 19th Street.

• Big Book AA meets at Alliance, 5000 Highway 39 North Sunday-Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Friday/Sunday, 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Friday/Saturday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

• Quitman Serenity AA meets Tuesday/Thursday 7-8 p.m. and 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday at 205 Kirkland Drive.

Weekly:

Monday

• Noon-1 p.m. - The Diabetes Prayer and Support Group meets the second Monday of every month in the private dining room hospital cafeteria at Rush Foundation Hospital. Bring your lunch. FMI: Contact Debbie Lane RN at 601-703-9681. debbie.lane@rushhealth.com.

• Noon - The Meridian First Ladies Civitan Club meets every second and fourth Monday of each month at noon in the Rush Hospital Private Dining Room on the third floor.

• 12:15 p.m. - The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the Meridian Activity Center. FMI: 601-479-4925.

• 5:30-8 p.m. - Civil Air Patrol MS 102 Composite Squadron at Key Field ANG Base. FMI: georgetpurvis@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/montgomerycompositesquadron.

• 6 p.m. - The Lauderdale County Democratic Party meets on the first Monday of each month through July at the Lauderdale County Courthouse Annex. FMI: 601-880-9591.

• 6:30-8 p.m., Monday, Celebrate Recovery group meets at NorthPark Church, 7770 Highway 39 North. FMI: 601-482-1322 or www.facebook.com/northparkchurch.net.

Tuesday

• 12 p.m. - Meridian Civitan Club meets in the Rush Hospital Private Dining Room. (except every fifth Tuesday), FMI: 601-938-6409.

• 12 p.m. - Meridian Exchange Club meets at Red Lobster. FMI: 601-479-3954.

• 12 p.m. - Meridian Downtown Optimist Club meets at Western Sizzlin’. FMI: 601-693-2336.

• 12:45 p.m. - The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the Meridian Activity Center. FMI: 601-479-4925.

• 12-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Refuge Christian Recovery, a meeting for women whose loved ones suffer from alcohol and drugs, meets at First Presbyterian Church, Founders Room, 905 23rd Ave. FMI: Charlie 601-917-6277.

• 5:30 p.m. Rotary Club of East Mississippi – Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at The Daily Grind.

• 5-6:30 p.m. - NAMI Meridian would like to invite any adult diagnosed with a mental illness to join the Connection Support Group at the Wesley House Community Center, 1520 8th Ave. NAMI stands for National Alliance on Mental Illness and is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and supporting those living with mental illness and their families. A Family Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at the same time and place. FMI: Call 601-917-1474 or 601-527-3734. NAMI Meridian Affiliate’s email address is namimeridian@gmail.com and mailing address is PO Box 8563, Meridian, MS 39303.

• 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday, Al-Anon meetings at Firehouse, 3753 19th St.

• 6:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of the month, Disabled American Veterans Ch. 56 meets at 4101 19th St. Food pantry available 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. FMI: Commander Dan Ward 601-485-1813.

Thursday

• 11:30 a.m. - Meridian Lions Club meets at Rush Hospital Cafeteria. FMI: 662-693-1103.

• 12:45 p.m. - The Queen City Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the Meridian Activity Center. FMI: 601-479-4925.

• 6 p.m. - Thursday Vino and Van Gogh meet at the Meridian Museum of Art. FMI: 601-693-1501.

• 5:30 p.m., 2nd Thursday of the month, American Legion Post 257 meets at Temple Theater Ballroom. Fellowship followed by a meeting of both the Legion and Auxiliary. FMI: David Sloan 601-481-3949.

Friday

• Longino Center Dance, Pecan Ave. behind Longino Fire Department in Philadelphia, open every Friday/Saturday night from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Admission $8. Live music, free cokes/water, family atmosphere. FMI: Sam 601-728-0313.

Daily:

Saturday, June 29

• 11 a.m. - Meehan Day at Meehan Volunteer Fire Department. The benefit raises money for fire turnout geaer. On sale will be Boston butts for $30 and barbecue plates for $8. To order Boston butts, call Margie Blackwell, 601-938-0443 or Wayne Robinson, 601-934-6389.

• 11 a.m.-4 p.m. - The National Council of Meridianites Convention and Picnic will celebrate its 53rd annual picnic at Highland Park.

• 2-6 p.m. - Meet Buzz Lightyear at Skate Odyssey Meridian. Admission $6, Sk8rental $3.

Monday, July 1

• 11 a.m. - Adult DIY Space Totes at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

• 6-8 p.m. Childbirth classes in the Maternal/Newborn Education Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center. FMI: Call 601-553-6123 or 601-553-6126.

Tuesday, July 2

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler Name Rocket Ship - 3 p.m., K-6 Space Sand Art Craft - 4:30 p.m. Chess Club all at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

• 6-8 p.m. - Tobacco Cessation Class at Anderson Regional Medical Center. FMI: Call 601-485-5081.

Wednesday, July 3

• 3 p.m. - Young Adults (7-12th Grade) DIY Galaxy Lights at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Thursday, July 4

• 10 a.m. - The Kemper County Chamber of Commerce along with the Kemper Historical Society will have its July 4th celebration at the Kemper County Courthouse. There will be a presentation of the Sonny Montgomery Patriotic Award immediately followed by the unveiling of the new Rubin Kemper historical marker on the east side of the courthouse.

• Noon - Freedom Fest 2019 hosted by Causeyville Baseball Field and Community Club. The day will include a Miss Freedom Fest pageant, talent show, BBQ cook-off contest, games, inflatables, water slides, live music, and fireworks.

Saturday, July 6

• 8 a.m.-1 p.m. - Earth’s Bounty at Singing Brakeman Park.

Sunday, July 7

• Reconciliation Sunday in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy - Local pastors are encouraged to lead congregation in prayer for reconciliation.

Monday, July 8

• 10:30 a.m.-noon - Free Lemonade and music at Dumont Plaza in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy.

• 11 a.m. - Adult Coloring - Begin turning in Reading Logs at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

• Noon-1 p.m. - The Diabetes Prayer and Support Group meets the second Monday of every month in the private dining room hospital cafeteria at Rush Foundation Hospital. Bring your lunch. FMI: Contact Debbie Lane RN at 601-703-9681. debbie.lane@rushhealth.com.

6-8 p.m. Childbirth classes in the Maternal/Newborn Education Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center. FMI: Call 601-553-6123 or 601-553-6126.

Tuesday, July 9

• 10 a.m. - Baby/Toddler DIY Space Fuzzy Magnets - 3 p.m., K-6 DIY Telescope - 4:30 p.m., Chess Club meets.

Wednesday, July 10

• 11:45 a.m. - Rev. Charlie J. Miller Memorial Luncheon at Union Station with speaker Pastor Ben Stears, NorthPark Church in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy. $15 adults/$7 students.

• 3 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12th Grade) DIY Solar System Necklace at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Thursday, July 11

• 3 p.m. - Movie Day for all ages: Guardians of the Galaxy at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Magnolia Health at 2:30 p.m.

Friday, July 12

• 6:45 a.m. - Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at City Hall in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy. Guest speaker will be Pastor Fred Luter, Franklin Avenue Baptist, New Orleans - donations accepted at the door.

• 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Mission Mississippi Hour of Dialogue at City Hall. Facilitator Neddie Winters, Mission MS President in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy.

Saturday, July 13

• 11 a.m. - Memorial Motorcycle Ride led by the Queen City Cruisers from Lockheed to Forest Lawn Cemetery in observance of the 12th Annual Reconciliation Celebration commemorating the 16th Anniversary of the 2003 Lockheed tragedy.

Monday, July 15

• 10-11:30 a.m. - Portfolio Preparation at the Meridian Museum of Art for ages 13-17. For more information or to register, please visit our website and the Youth Programs link or email, meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net or 601-693-1501. Classes will continue through Friday, July 19.

• 11 a.m. - Adult Cosmic Bath Bombs at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

• 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Drawing and Painting at the Meridian Museum of Art for ages 13-17. For more information or to register, please visit our website and the Youth Programs link or email, meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net or 601-693-1501. Classes will continue through Friday, July 19.

• 1:30-3 p.m. - Pottery (Wheel Thrown) at the Meridian Museum of Art for ages 13-17. For more information or to register, please visit our website and the Youth Programs link or email, meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net or 601-693-1501. Classes will continue through Friday, July 19.

• 6-8 p.m. Childbirth classes in the Maternal/Newborn Education Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center. FMI: Call 601-553-6123 or 601-553-6126.

Tuesday, July 16

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

• 5:30-7 p.m. - Stroke Support Group Meeting at Anderson South Board Room.

Wednesday, July 17

• 3 p.m. - Inky the Clown is coming to town at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Thursday, July 18

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m. - United Way of East Mississippi’s Stuff the Bus at Raising Cane’s and Bonita Lakes Mall. Please bring donations of school supplies, new or gently used uniforms, monetary donations.

• 2-4 p.m. - Fund Day (Free Snow Cones) at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. Genealogy meets at 2-3 p.m.

Monday, July 20

• Noon - Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Back to School Give Away at the Council of Organizations Building - First come, first serve. Register to win ($1 drawing) a free Hewlett Packard Printer. Free food until gone.

Sunday, July 21

• 2 p.m. - Sucarnochee Revue - Sunday Matinee at the Historic Temple Theatre featuring live music from all genres hosted by renown singer-songwriter Jacky Jack White. Tickets $10 at the door; kids under 12 just a $1.

Monday, July 22

• 11 a.m. - Adult Bingo at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

• 5:30-7 p.m. - Vacation Bible School at St Patrick Catholic Church, 2601 Davis St., Meridian, Kindergarten-5th grades. Free with offering accepted. Registration is available at the church office, or call 601-693-1321, ext. 5 for more information. July 22-25.

• 6-8 p.m. - Newborn Care Class at Maternal/Newborn Education Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

Tuesday, July 23

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

• 5:30-7 p.m. - Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting in the Anderson South Boardroom. FMI: 601-703-5477.

Wednesday, July 24

• 3 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12th Grade) Game Day at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Thursday, July 25

• 1-4:30 p.m. - Carousel Day 2019 at Highland Park - hosted by The Lucile Rosenbaum Dentzel Carousel. Come and enjoy the ride on an American pastime.

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6 DIY Ladybug Craft at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Monday, July 29

• 11 a.m. - Adult Pick a Craft Day at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Tuesday, July 30

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

Wednesday, July 31

• 3 p.m. - Young Adults (7th-12th Grade) at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library.

Monday, Aug. 5

• 6-8 p.m. - Infant CPR Class in the Maternal/Newborn Education Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center. FMI: 601-553-6123.

Monday, Aug. 12

• Noon-1 p.m. - The Diabetes Prayer and Support Group meets the second Monday of every month in the private dining room hospital cafeteria at Rush Foundation Hospital. Bring your lunch. FMI: Contact Debbie Lane RN at 601-703-9681. debbie.lane@rushhealth.com.

Friday, Aug. 23

• 8 a.m. - Care Lodge and Alliance Health Center present Care Lodge 25th Annual Conference “Building Resilience in Children & Those Who Champion Their Success” featuring Keynote Speaker Dave Pelzer at the MSU Riley Center. Conference fee: $75, Register by Monday, Aug. 12. To register: Call or email Cindy Dyess, 601-581-9918 or cindy.dyess@uhsinc.com.

• 7:30 p.m. - MSU Riley Center’s 2019 Spring/Summer Performing Arts Series presents Lonestar. Tickets on sale at the MSU Riley Center Box Office, 601-696-2200 and on the website, www.msurileycenter.com. $64,$58.

 

React to this story:

0
0
0
0
0

Recommended for you