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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, 




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, 






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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