Community Calendar for the week of May 11, 2014

May 10, 2014 11:02:03 PM

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Today 

 

Mother's Day concert -- The Columbus Choral Society presents "A Musical Treat for Mom" at 2 p.m. at the Columbus Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Enjoy refreshments and a post-concert set by Honeyboy & Boots. Admission is $5. Additional donations are welcome; all proceeds benefit the Choral Society's June trip to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 14 

 

Luncheon with Books -- The Friends of Bryan Public Library, 338 Commerce St. in West Point, host West Point author Bobby Cole at noon. Cole will discuss his third novel, "The Rented Mule." Lunch is provided by the Friends for a $6 donation. For more information, contact the library, 662-494-4872. 

 

 

 

Thursday, May 15 

 

Regional Business After Hours -- A Golden Triangle-wide Business After Hours is 5-7 p.m. at The Ritz, 125 Commerce St., downtown West Point. The Shane Tubbs Band entertains. For more information, contact the Growth Alliance, 662-494-5121. 

 

 

 

Saturday, May 17  

 

Friends' pre-sale -- Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library hold a members-only pre-sale book sale from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the library at 314 Seventh St. N. For $5 Friends members may fill a supplied paper bag with books. Join up ($12 single membership) and participate. For more information, contact Sandy Imes, 618-444-2591 or Jo Shumake, 662-328-1927. 

 

West Point Art Walk -- The West Point Main Street Association and West Point/Clay County Arts Council present the second annual Art Walk in downtown West Point from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit numerous local and regional artists as they sell their wares.  

 

 

 

Friday, May 23 

 

"The British Are Coming" -- The Columbus Arts Council presents an open mic night featuring area musicians and songs related to the British music invasion. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door, at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Call 662-328-2787 for tickets or information, or if you would like to perform. 

 

Thursday, May 29  

 

West Point Farmers' Market -- The West Point Farmers' Market opens for the season Thursdays from 4-7 p.m. at the Mossy Oak Pavilion on Highway 45 Alternate.  

 

 

 

Monday, May 26 

 

Memorial Day observance -- The Greater Starkville Development Partnership Military Affairs Committee will host a Memorial Day observance at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse in Starkville at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the GSDP, 662-323-3322. 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 1 

 

"Glass Menagerie" auditions -- Auditions for the Tennessee Williams Tribute fall production of "The Glass Menagerie" begin at 2:30 p.m. in the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 318 College St., Columbus. Present a two-to-five minute play section of your choosing, or read from scripts provided. The play will be presented Sept. 8-10 and Sept. 12-13 at Mississippi University for Women. For more information, contact Brenda Caradine, 662-328-5413. 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 7 

 

Library Water Science Day -- The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library launches its Summer Library Program with a fun Water Science Day from 1-3 p.m. for children 6 and older in front of the library, 314 Seventh St. N. For more information, contact the library, 662-329-5300.