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.

Daily:

Thursday, Aug. 8

• 10 a.m. - Groundbreaking for PJ’s Coffee in Meridian, 5145 Hwy. 39N in Meridian.

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

• 5:45 p.m. - Bariatric Surgery Support Group will meet at Meridian Weight Management Center for those who have previously had bariatric surgery or are preparing for bariatric surgery. FMI: 601-696-6736.

Monday, Aug. 12

• 10 a.m.-noon - Joint Camp for those scheduled for joint replacement surgery at Anderson-North Auditorium - what to expect during/after surgery. The class is offered every other Monday. Lunch is provided for the patient and caregiver. FMI: 601-553-6924.

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

• 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

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

Wednesday, Aug. 14

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

Thursday, Aug. 15

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade DIY Ceramic Unicorn Banks at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library - Genealogy 2-3 p.m. 601-693-6771.

• 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.

• 7 p.m. - David Phelps Family Band Stories & Songs in concert at the Temple Theatre. Join David, Callie, and Maggie Beth Phelps for a unique night of music, stories, and family legacy. Tickets go on sale July 25. Call the Temple Theatre box office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F, $30 for reserved seats and $20 general admission.

Monday, Aug. 19

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

Tuesday, Aug. 20

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

Wednesday, Aug. 21

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

Thursday, Aug. 22

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

• 6-9 p.m. - 10th Annual Sporting Clays for Character at the Hamasa Temple Shrine, 5516 Dale Dr., in Marion. Dress casual - dinner and spirits by Pretty Presentations. Live and silent auction (all sponsors, shooters, spouses/guests invited. FMI: Call Ken Kercheval, 601-693-6757 or Ken.Kercheval@scouting.org.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 24

• 3:30 p.m. - Friends will gather at Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Park for a day of fellowship, food, picking and grinning. 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. Clarkdale School first road to the right, go down 3 or 4 miles CR 358.

Monday, Aug. 26

• 10 a.m.-noon - Joint Camp for those scheduled for joint replacement surgery at Anderson-North Auditorium - what to expect during/after surgery. The class is offered every other Monday. Lunch is provided for patient and caregiver. FMI: 601-553-6924.•

• 11 a.m. - Adult DIY Mini Pallet Coaster at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

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

Wednesday, Aug. 28

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

Thursday, Aug. 29

• 4:30 p.m. - K-6th Grade DIY Canvas Drawstring Bags at the Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library. 601-693-6771.

Thursday, Sept. 5

• 5 p.m. - The Greater Meridian Chapter of Miss. Valley State University Alumni will have its meeting at the Council of Organizations Building, 814-45th Ave. We are asking all alumni in Meridian and surrounding counties to attend as we prepare for the fiscal year events. FMI: 601-350-0255.

Saturday, Sept. 21

• 9 a.m.-5 p.m. - Caitlin Sollie Powell Benefit Shoot at the Meridian Public Safety and Training Facility. This will be a fun day filled with various shooting events such as unknown distance, heads up Steel challenge, 3-Gun, Skeet shoot, a tactical battle, and more. Vendors on site and lots of prizes to raffle off. All proceeds will go to Caitlin Sollie Powell to help with her fight against cancer.

 

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