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Community calendar for the week of June 9, 2013

 

Dispatch Staff Report

 

Wednesday, June 12 

 

Table Talk -- The Friends of 

 

the Columbus-Lowndes Public 

 

Library and the Hitching Lot 

 

Farmers' Market present veteran 

 

food journalist and Jackson native 

 

Susan Puckett talking about her 

 

latest cookbook, "Eat Drink Delta" 

 

at Table Talk: A Casual Visit with 

 

Books. Bring lunch at 11:30 

 

a.m. to socialize; iced tea will be 

 

provided. The free program begins 

 

promptly at noon at the library 

 

at 314 Seventh St. N. For more 

 

information, contact the library, 

 

662-329-5300. 

 

Bryan Library Noon Tunes 

 

-- Bring lunch and spend mid-day 

 

listening to live music at the Bryan 

 

Public Library, 338 Commerce St., 

 

West Point, from noon to 1 p.m. For 

 

more information, contact the library, 

 

662-494-4872. 

 

 

 

Friday and Saturday, 

 

June 14-15 

 

Juneteenth -- This celebration of 

 

African-American emancipation offers 

 

speakers, music, food and activities 

 

at Sim Scott Park in Columbus. For 

 

more information, call 662-329-5871. 

 

 

 

Saturday June 15 

 

Farmers' markets -- Young 

 

fiddler Aidan Dunkelberg is scheduled 

 

to entertain at Columbus' Hitching 

 

Lot Farmers' Market, open 7-10 a.m. 

 

at Second Avenue and Second Street 

 

North. At the Starkville Community 

 

Market, open 7:30-10:30 a.m. on 

 

East Lampkin Street, catch Chef Jay 

 

Yates of The Veranda and his culinary 

 

demo with tomatoes. The West Point 

 

Farmers' Market is open Thursdays 

 

4-7 p.m. at the Mossy Oak Pavilion. 

 

Music at MUW -- Mississippi 

 

University for Women's Department 

 

of Music and the National Association 

 

of Composers/USA present 

 

a New Music Concert at 3 p.m. at 

 

Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus. 

 

The program is free and open to the 

 

public. For more information, contact 

 

the department, 662-241-6399. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 19 

 

Table Talk -- Table Talk: A Casual 

 

Visit with Books presents "Sushi 

 

Secrets" cookbook author and former 

 

Starkville restaurateur Marisa Baggett 

 

at noon at the Columbus-Lowndes 

 

Public Library. Bring lunch at 

 

11:30 a.m. to socialize; iced tea is 

 

provided. For more information, contact 

 

the library, 662-329-5300. 

 

 

 

Thursday, June 20 

 

Sounds of Summer -- Don't 

 

forget the lawn chairs and blankets 

 

for a free concert by Keith and Margie 

 

Brown at the Columbus Riverwalk 

 

from 7-9 p.m. Cold beverages and 

 

food will be available for purchase. 

 

No pets or coolers, please. For more 

 

information, contact Main Street 

 

Columbus, 662-328-6305. 

 

 

 

Thursday and Saturday, 

 

June 20, 22 

 

Library Book Sale -- The 

 

Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes 

 

Public Library host a book sale June 

 

20 from 10:30 to 5:30 p.m., and 

 

June 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 

 

p.m. at the library located at 314 

 

Seventh St. N. For more information, 

 

contact the library, 662-329-5300. 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 22 

 

Farmers' markets -- Don't 

 

miss the corn shucking contest at 

 

Columbus' Hitching Lot Farmers' 

 

Market at 9 a.m., preceded by the 

 

English School of Dance at 8:30 

 

a.m. At the Starkville Community 

 

Market, Kandiace Gray presents a 

 

container gardening demo at 8:30 

 

a.m., plus "Ask the Plant Dr." with 

 

Clarissa Balbalian.

 

 

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