Tuesday, December 3
Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School Board will meet. When: 5 p.m. Where: Central Office, 401 Howard St.
The Department of Fine Arts at Mississippi Valley State University will present its annual “O Holy Night” Christmas concert, featuring the University Choir and Valley Singers, under the direction of Brandon Cash. When: 7 p.m. Where: First Baptist Church, 500 W. Washington St., Greenwood.
Wednesday, December 4
Greenwood Voters League will meet. When: 7 p.m. Where: Elks Hall, 106 E. Scott St. Details: Members and supporters are asked to attend to help prepare for the 53rd Annual Banquet, which will be held Dec. 13 at the Leflore County Civic Center.
Thursday, December 5
Mission Mississippi of Leflore County will hold its December prayer breakfast. When: 6:45 a.m. Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church. Details: The event will include food, fellowship and prayer.
The Department of Fine Arts at Mississippi Valley State University will hold a senior art exhibition opening reception, featuring works by graduating seniors Angel Lett and Michelle Hart. When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: Johnston Gallery, located in the Walter Sillers Fine Arts Center.
Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold Quick Bites program “Tis the Season.” When: Noon. Where: Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office, 309 W. Market St. Details: Lynette McDougald will provide tips on holiday decorating. Holiday designs will include evergreens, faux fruit and fun holiday picks. She will create a base that will last throughout the season so that fresh items can be moved in and out.
Leflore Rehabilitation will hold a Professional Health Fair and Community Open House. When: 3-6 p.m. Where: Leflore Rehabilitation, third floor of Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Details: The public is invited to tour the inpatient rehab facility and celebrate the holiday season. Free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings will be available. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the event or questions about setting up a booth, call 451-7578 or 299-5213.
The Leflore County 4-H Cloverbud Club will meet. When: 5:30 p.m. Where: At the Extension office, 309 W. Market St. Details: The 4-H Cloverbud Club is open to children ages 5 to 7.
Friday, December 6
The Annual Roy Martin Delta Band Festival & Christmas Parade will be held. When: 5 p.m. Where: Downtown Greenwood and Grand Boulevard. Details: Registration is available for bands, mascots, floats, walking or dancing units, vehicle or other parade entries. For more information, call the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce at 453-4152 or visit www.greenwoodmschamber.com.
Saturday, December 7
Kiwanis Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast. When: 7-10:30 a.m. Where: Bankston Elementary School cafeteria. Details: Tickets are available from any Kiwanis Club member. A ticket is $7 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under.
Health Chat will be held. When: 10-11 a.m. Where: Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road. Details: Dr. John F. Lucas III of Greenwood Leflore Hospital will share his knowledge of and personal success with the keto diet. For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.
The Carrollton/North Carrollton Christmas Parade will be held. When: 3 p.m. Details: This year’s parade theme is “A Marvelous Christmas.” Parade entry forms are available at Anderson’s Pharmacy, Kozy Kitchen and City Hall, all in North Carrollton; and the Carroll County MSU Extension Service Office and the Tax Assessor and Chancery Clerk’s offices, all in Carrollton. For more information, call Anna Irwin at 385-0186 or Glenda Jenkins at the Extension office at 237-6926.
The Harrison Delta Community Singers will practice. When: 4 p.m. Where: Wesley United Methodist Church, 800 Howard St. Details: All members are urged to attend.
Sunday, December 8
The Harrison Delta Community Singers will present a Christmas concert. When: 6 p.m. Where: Wesley United Methodist Church, 800 Howard St. Details: The concert theme is “A Musical Celebrating the Birth of Christ, Who was Born to Save the World.” Songs will be performed in a variety of styles, such as traditional, classical, spiritual and contemporary gospel. This event is sponsored by the Wesley United Methodist Women’s Ministry.
Greenwood Little Theatre will hold auditions for “The Outsiders.” When: 3-5 p.m. Where: Craig Performing Arts Center on the campus of Pillow Academy. Details: Roles include 10 males (ages 15 to 25) and six females (ages 15 to 21). The few adult roles will be cast within the production crew of the play. All those trying out should read the classic book “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton or watch the movie prior to auditions. Production dates are March 26-29.
Tuesday, December 10
Cherokee Rose Garden Club will hold its Christmas open house. When: 5-7:30 p.m. Details: Houses that will be open for this year’s tour include the home of Suzanna Mullins, the home of Patty Beck and the Vance House (Barry and Debbie Bordelon). Also included in this year’s open house is a tour of the Christmas trees on display at the Masonic Lodge in Carrollton. Refreshments will be provided. Tickets can be purchased at the mayor’s office at Carrollton Town Hall.
Wednesday, December 11
The Greenwood-Leflore County Chapter of Jackson State University Alumni Association will meet. When: 5:30 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital, conference room 1C, 1401 River Road.