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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 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 English School of Dance at 8:30 a.m., followed by a corn shucking contest at 9 a.m. at Columbus' Hitching Lot Farmers' Market. 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.
Thursday, July 4
Fourth of July fireworks -- Columbus Air Force Base presents a Grand FIreworks Show on the East Bank of the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam in Columbus. Children's activities begin late afternoon, with fireworks about a half-hour after dark. Food vendors will be on hand.
fireworks -- Plantation Pointe Retirement Community hosts a fireworks display at dark on its grounds just east of Highway 82 East, between Highway 50 and Lehmberg Road in Columbus, weather permitting. Free parking is available. Lawn chairs, coolers and soft drinks are welcome; no glass containers. For more information, contact Jan McCafferty, 662-241-0001.
Starkville fireworks -- Starkville Parks and Recreation hosts children's activities beginning at 4 p.m., followed by a fireworks show after dark at 405 Lynn Lane. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, call Parks and Recreation, 662-323-2294.
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