Wednesday, February 12
Zeta Amicae Auxiliary of Itta Bena Theta Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will hold a Healthy Heart seminar/workshop in recognition of American Heart Month. When: Noon. Where: Cottonwood Glenn, 1307 Plantation Drive. Details: There will be refreshments, and door prizes will be given away. For more information, call Pearline Ramsey at 515-1668.
The Greenwood-Leflore Ministerial Association will meet. When: Noon. Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 804 E. Park Ave. Details: Lunch will be served.
Delta & Hills Parkinson’s Support Group will meet. When: 3 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s conference room 1A. Details: This support group meeting is open to Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers. Susan Bassham, Rock Steady Boxing affiliate/coach, and John Patton, CPT, Rock Steady Boxing coach, will discuss Rock Steady Boxing, which is an exercise program designed to improve the mobility, balance and strength of people fighting Parkinson’s. For more information, call Richard Beattie at 392-4100.
Thursday, February 13
Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold Quick Bites program “Cook Once, Eat Twice.” When: Noon. Where: Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office, 309 W. Market St. Details: Natasha Haynes, a Rankin County Extension agent, will talk about how to plan meals ahead.
Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will offer a sewing class. When: 2-4 p.m. Where: Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office, 309 W. Market St. Details: For more information, call 453-6803. Space is limited.
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 last meeting of a five-week financial education training. 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, February 14
Gilliam Head Start will hold its Love Day program. When: 9:30 a.m. Where: At the center. Details: All parents, grandparents and community representatives are encouraged to attend. For more information, call the center at 455-6900.
Leflore County Soil & Water Conservation District will observe Arbor Day with a tree seedling giveaway. When: 10 a.m. Where: 517 Brentwood Ave. (Eastgate Shopping Center by Big Star on U.S. 82 East) Details: The tree seedlings will be given away by the Leflore County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Crepe myrtle, sawtooth oak and redbud trees will be available.
Saturday, February 15
Leflore County Democratic Executive Committee Precinct Caucuses will be held. When: 10 a.m. Where: At each county voting facility. Details: Delegates and alternates will be elected to participate in the county convention. For more information, call Robert Sims at 453-2665.
Zeta Amicae Auxiliary of Itta Bena Theta Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will hold a Founders Day celebration. When: 1:30 p.m., reaffirmation service; 2 p.m., Founders Day program. Where: Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce. Details: To RSVP, call 453-0184.
Sunday, February 16
The Holmes County Chapter of Mississippi Valley State University Alumni Association will meet. When: 3 p.m. Where: Harvester Restaurant, Lexington. Details: All alumni and friends of MVSU are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Ennis B. Rucker at 662-528-1508.
Wednesday, February 19
Gilliam Head Start will hold a Black History Month program and parents meeting. When: 10 a.m. Where: At the center. Details: All parents and community representatives are encouraged to attend.
Thursday, February 20
Greenwood Leflore Hospital will hold a health fair for Heart Health Month. When: 9 a.m.-noon. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s conference rooms 1A-C. Details: The event will include heart health education and free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Fine Arts at Mississippi Valley State University will present a student recital. When: 11 a.m. Where: In the Little Theater of the Walter Sillers Fine Arts Center.
The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold a jewelry making workshop. When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: The cost to attend is $25. During this class for adults and older teens, participants will learn to make necklaces, bracelets and earrings. All materials and tools are provided, but participants must bring reading glasses if needed. Pre-registration and payment are required to hold a spot in the class. For more information, contact Robin Person at email@example.com or 515-0490.
Saturday, February 22
The Museum of the Mississippi Delta will hold “Ancient Egypt: More Than Mummies,” a continuing education unit class for K-12 teachers. When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Where: At the museum, 1608 U.S. 82 W. Details: There is a $25 class fee and a $20 CEU fee. The class looks at the history of ancient Egypt, its rulers, lives of common people, religion, food, clothing and more. This class is worth 0.5 CEUs. For more information or to pre-register, contact Robin Person at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-0490.