Tuesday, July 16

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold Summer Discovery class “Ancient Egypt.” When: 10 a.m.-noon, ages 5-7; and 1-3 p.m., ages 7-9. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: Students will learn about the ancient language of hieroglyphs and make Egyptian masks. Classes are limited to 10 students. The fee is $20 for members of the museum and $30 for non-members. For more information, call 453-0925.

The Board of Trustees of Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District will meet. When: 5 p.m. Where: Central Office, 401 Howard St.

Wednesday, July 17

Greenwood Voters League will meet. When: 7 p.m. Where: Elks Hall, 106 E. Scott St. Details: Speakers will be Jim Hood, Democratic candidate for governor, and Rickey Cole, Democratic candidate for agriculture commissioner.

Thursday, July 18

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold Summer Discovery class “Dinosaurs.” When: 10 a.m.-noon, ages 5-7; and 1-3 p.m., ages 7-9. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: Students will learn about dinosaurs through a series of hands-on activities. Children will have an opportunity to touch fossils that are more than 50 million years old. Classes are limited to 10 students. The fee is $20 for members of the museum and $30 for non-members. For more information, call 453-0925.

Saturday, July 20

Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market will be open. When: 8 a.m.-noon. Where: Rail Spike Park Pavilion, on the corner of Main and Johnson streets.

Amanda Elzy High School Class of 1978 will hold a Day of Remembrance. When: 5:30 p.m. Where: Rail Spike Park, next to the pavilion (behind Goldberg’s). Details: Balloons will be released in honor of deceased class members. All Amanda Elzy Class of 1978 members are encouraged to participate. For more information, call 451-7658 or 897-4345.

Black Hawk Singing will be held. When: 6 p.m. Where: Black Hawk School House, Black Hawk. Details: The event will feature the Cuomo Sisters and the Black Hawk String Band and friends. The Black Hawk Homemakers Club will provide the concessions.

Tuesday, July 23

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold Summer Discovery class “Native Americans.” When: 10 a.m.-noon, ages 5-7; and 1-3 p.m., ages 7-9. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: Students will discover the difference between Native American tribes with special attention to Mississippi’s native tribes. There will be a series of special activities about how these ancient and contemporary Indians lived. Classes are limited to 10 students. The fee is $20 for members of the museum and $30 for non-members. For more information, call 453-0925.

Diabetes Support Group will meet. When: 5:15 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital in conference room 1A. Details: Shirley Blanton of Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s Leflore Rehab unit will discuss “Diabetic Retinopathy.” For more information, call the Diabetes Education Center at 459-1438.

Thursday, July 25

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold Summer Discovery class “Can You Dig It?” When: 10 a.m.-noon, ages 5-7; and 1-3 p.m., ages 7-9. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: This class teaches students how archaeologists discover what is underground. A mock dig will be supervised by an archaeologist. Classes are limited to 10 students. The fee is $20 for members of the museum and $30 for non-members. For more information, call 453-0925.

Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold a Quick Bites program on “Unparalleled Design.” When: Noon. Where: 309 W. Market St. Details: The presenter will be Lynette McDougald, instructor of Plant and Soil Sciences. Parallel systems design is a very specific and stylized floral design with vertical or horizontal placements.

Infant Feeding Strategy Course will be held. When: 6 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s large conference room (next to Café Leflore). Details: Christine Powell, peer counselor with the Mississippi Department of Health, will discuss “Breastfeeding Information and Tips.” For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.

Saturday, July 27

Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market will be open. When: 8 a.m.-noon. Where: Rail Spike Park Pavilion, on the corner of Main and Johnson streets.

Saturday, August 3

Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market will be open. When: 8 a.m.-noon. Where: Rail Spike Park Pavilion, on the corner of Main and Johnson streets.

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Bikes, Blues & Bayous cycling event. When: Rides begin at 7 a.m. Where: Front Street. Details: There will be a 62-mile “metric century” route and 46- and 22-mile routes. For more information, visit www.bikesbluesbayous.com.

Books, Bags & BBQ will be held. When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: Greenwood Community & Recreational Center, 600 Elm St. Details: The free event will include a back-to-school giveaway, food, games and more. Books, Bags & BBQ is being sponsored by Families First for Mississippi and the Greenwood Community & Recreational Center. To make a donation, call Families First at 451-5397.

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