Tuesday, January 21

Gilliam Complex will hold “Father and Daughter Day.” When: 10 a.m. Where: Gilliam Complex. Details: All fathers, grandfathers, uncles and the public are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 455-6900.

Amanda Elzy High School and Amanda Elzy Junior High School will hold a parents meeting and bingo. When: 5 p.m. Where: In the Parent Center. Details: For more information, call Patricia Dunlap, parent liaison, at 374-7073 or 459-8034.

Thursday, January 23

Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold Quick Bites program “4-H Opportunities in 2020.” When: Noon. Where: Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office, 309 W. Market St. Details: Cobie Rutherford, 4-H Youth Development Extension instructor, will speak.

Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition will offer a free Financial Education Boot Camp. When: 5:30-8 p.m. Where: Samuel Chapel United Methodist Church, 208 Lincoln St., Itta Bena. Details: Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. This is the second meeting of a five-week financial education training. The boot camp will also be held Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13. Those who attend will learn how to get their finances on track, reduce debt, start saving, establish or re-establish credit, identify financial tools and identify community resources. There will be refreshments and door prizes. To register, call Latah Holloway at 662-887-4852, Donna Murry at 897-3025 or Clifton Williams at 247-5238.

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold an opening reception for “Stones in my Pathway: Photographs of Mississippi Blues Culture” by Bill Steber. When: 5-7 p.m. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: The event will include refreshments and live music by blues musician Ben Wiley Payton.

Greenwood Dialysis Support Group will meet. When: 6 p.m. Where: Conference room 1A at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, 1401 River Road. Details: Meetings will be held every three months. Light refreshments will be served. This is a patient-driven support group. The mission of the group is to provide a comfortable environment where issues relating to kidney disease can be discussed. The group is also open to family, caregivers and friends of those who are on dialysis. For more information, call Lisa Moore at 453-5208.

Greenwood-Leflore Autism Spectrum Society (G.L.A.S.S.) will hold its quarterly support meeting. When: 6 p.m. Where: Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, 402 U.S. 82 W. Details: The presenters will be Grady D. Watt, a regional oral health consultant with the Mississippi Department of Health, who will speak on “The Importance of Oral Health,” and Elizabeth O’Brien, occupational therapist with the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District, who will speak on “Occupational Therapy: Here to Help.” For more information, call Miranda Hodge at 299-3846 or Kassie Carter at 392-4664.

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, a Mississippi Department of Health peer counselor, will speak on “What Have You Heard About Infant Feeding?” For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.

Saturday, January 25

Les Douze Femmes Elite Social Club will host its “2020 Oratorical Contest/Scholarship Workshop” for youth in grades 4-12. When: 2 p.m. Where: Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Miller Road, Itta Bena. Details: In addition to the oratorical presentation on “Youth Focusing on the Effects of Social and Political Actions on Their Lives in the 21st Century,” presenters will hold a workshop for high school students on how to find and apply for college scholarships. For more information, call Dorrise Baker at 254-7361 or Katherine Barner at 254-9214.

Tuesday, January 28

Diabetes Support Group will meet. When: 5:15 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s conference room 1A. Details: Angela Jones of the Greenwood Leflore Diabetes Education Center will be facilitating an open discussion session on “Setting Goals to Control Diabetes in 2020.” For more information, call the Diabetes Education Center at 459-1438.

Thursday, January 30

Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold Quick Bites program “Cooking for a Crowd: A Focus on Food Safety.” When: Noon. Where: Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office, 309 W. Market St. Details: Dr. Courtney Crist, assistant Extension professor of food science, nutrition and health promotion, will speak. This session will provide information about food safety practices for cooking large volumes of food for the public and safe purchasing, storage, preparation and service for a crowd.

Amanda Elzy High School and Amanda Elzy Junior High School will hold a Parent Advisory Council (P.A.C.) meeting. When: 5 p.m. Where: In the Parent Center. Details: Door prizes will be given away. For more information, call Patricia Dunlap, parent liaison, at 374-7073 or 459-8034.

Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition will offer a free Financial Education Boot Camp. When: 5:30-8 p.m. Where: Samuel Chapel United Methodist Church, 208 Lincoln St., Itta Bena. Details: Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. This is the third meeting of a five-week financial education training. The boot camp will also be held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13. Those who attend will learn how to get their finances on track, reduce debt, start saving, establish or re-establish credit, identify financial tools and identify community resources. There will be refreshments and door prizes. To register, call Latah Holloway at 662-887-4852, Donna Murry at 897-3025 or Clifton Williams at 247-5238.

Friday, January 31

Gilliam Complex will hold a County Council meeting. When: Noon. Where: Gilliam Complex. Details: Drake’s BBQ will cater. Those attending should RSVP by Friday, Jan. 24. For more information, call Gilliam Complex at 455-6900.

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