The No. 11 Ole Miss Rebels baseball team (20-6 overall, 4-2 SEC) will look to take their third-straight SEC series this weekend when they host Tennessee (13-13, 0-6) for a three-game series beginning today at 6:30 p.m. (April 2, 2010, Page 6A)
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connection, a weekly recovery support group for people living with mental illness, will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Magnolia Room of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. People learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer encouragement and understanding. For more Information, call NAMI Mississippi at 1-800-357-0388. (April 2, 2010)
Meets at 5 p.m. Monday in the Oxford City Hall courtroom for a preliminary conference about property located on Jefferson Avenue. (April 2, 2010)
Will meet for breakfast from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ole Miss Catering banquet suite located at 123 Heritage Drive. This week’s meeting will feature the Group Study Exchange team members from Korea. GSE offers young professionals the opportunity to visit a foreign country to study its culture and how their vocation is practiced in that culture. Guests are invited to attend. To RSVP for this event, e-mail email@example.com or call Scott Thompson at 816-9898. For more information, visit www.oxford-olemissrotary.com. (April 2, 2010)
BancorpSouth is co-sponsoring the Oxford Credit Seminar, a free workshop offering financial advice and tips on the basics of credit management Saturday, April 10, at the Powerhouse Arts Center from 9 a.m. until noon. The seminar is designed to help attendees learn how to handle finances and avoid bankruptcy and/or foreclosure. Among the topics slated to be covered are consumer credit, budgeting and home buying. For more information, call 281-3774. (April 2, 2010)
Those who want to get a head start on the Easter festivities can go to the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library for a puppet show and Easter egg hunt that will begin at 10 a.m. Friday. The egg hunt will follow the show for children 6 years old and younger. There will be a separate area for toddlers. About 120 children will search for 500 eggs, including the golden egg which contains a special prize. Children can compete to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar and refreshments will be served after the event. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (April 2, 2010)
The VFW Post 4100 in Water Valley hosts a night of bingo Friday. The first games start at 7. Players must be at least 18 years old. (April 2, 2010)
The VFW will host karaoke singing and dancing every Friday night at the Veterans Building across from the State Veterans Home. Doors open at 6 and singing and dancing starts at 7. Use one of their disks or bring your own. Food and drinks available. Admission is $5. The public is invited. (April 2, 2010)
The Mississippians, the University of Mississippi’s principal student jazz ensemble, is slated to present its annual spring concert Thursday, April 15, at Nutt Auditorium.
A second concert is scheduled Friday, April 16, at the Jackson Academy Performing Arts Center in Jackson.
The ensemble is to perform the music of Duke Ellington and Count Basie along with works by contemporary composers Rob McConnell, Charles Mingus, Theloneous Monk and others.
Admission to the April 15 concert on campus is free to the public. Admission to the April 16 concert in Jackson is $5 at the door. (April 2, 2010)
Members of Rivers Hill Church of Christ prepared and served meals Wednesday for the homeless and needy in Oxford.
Of the estimated 200 homeless and/or needy individuals in town, 65 came to get a hot meal at this first-time outreach mission of the church. (April 1, 2010, Page 1)