TUPELO – The 2009 Azalea Tour, sponsored by East Heights Garden Club, will continue through April

Azalea tour
n TUPELO – The 2009 Azalea Tour, sponsored by East Heights Garden Club, will continue through April. The tour begins at the Elvis Presley birthplace. Follow the Azalea Tour markers through East Tupelo and pick up tour maps at the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau and the birthplace. (662) 844-4485 or 871-1384.
n NEW ALBANY – Students from East Union, West Union, Ingomar and Myrtle schools will join for a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” at 2 p.m. today at the Magnolia Civic Center. Tickets are $10 adults; $5 students. (662) 534-1960.
n FULTON – The ICC Spring Choral Concert, featuring the ICC Choir, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Auditorium on the ICC Fulton campus. Free. (662) 862-8244.
n TUPELO – Bingo for Seniors will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lee County Library.
Networking at Noon
n TUPELO – Cellular South Networking at Noon will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday at BancorpSouth Conference Center. The speaker is Mandi Stanley, who will present “Hair-on-Fire! Presentation Skills: What You Must Know Before Your Next Business Presentation.” $12. Reservations recommended. (662) 841-6598.
Book lunch
n NEW ALBANY – The Union County Library will host the April Luncheon with Books at noon Tuesday. Danny McKenzie will talk about his book, “A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed.” The annual Golden Book Award will be presented. Refreshments.
Jazz band, dinner
n BOONEVILLE – Northeast Mississippi Community College will host A Blast from the Past, the 2009 Jazz Band Dinner, at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Claude Wright Room of the Haney Union on campus. $20 per person. (662) 720-7340.
Jazz band concert
n FULTON – The ICC Jazz Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Auditorium on campus. Free. (662) 862-8244.
Book lunch
n TUPELO – Bonnie Webb will review “The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty” at noon, Wednesday for Lunching with Books at the Lee County Library. This is the Mississippi Reads book for 2009. Mississippi Reads is a statewide reading project.
For kids
n TUPELO – Ramona’s Look-alike Contest for Children will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Lee County Library. Walk the runway in jeans, T-shirt, tennis shoes and Ramona hair style.
Peace, love, dance
n TUPELO – Tupelo Middle School’s show choir Splash will present “Peace. Love. Dance.” at 7 p.m. Friday, and at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 in advance; $6 at door. (662) 842-4209.
n AMORY – Amory High School theatre department will present “The Wiz” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26. Tickets are $10. (662) 256-5753.
Gospel singing
n HOUSTON – Gospel singing featuring The Revelations and The Spokesmen Quartet will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at New Parkersburg Baptist Church. Food and fellowship after singing. Love offering taken. (662) 568-2594.
Living history
n TUPELO – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations Saturday at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitors Center. Free. (662) 680-4026.
n TUPELO – Heloise, of Heloise’s Hints, will be the guest speaker for the Helen Foster Lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lee County Library.
And more …
n For the Daily Journal’s complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the “Scene” section each Thursday. For a listing of daily events, see Page 3A in each day’s Journal.
School menus
Lee County Schools
Menus for April 20-24
n Monday: Fish nuggets, sloppy joe on bun or salad assortment; baked beans or french fries; chilled fruit or fresh fruit; milk.
n Tuesday: Beef taco with soft tortilla, turkey and cheese wrap, or salad assortment; spicy fries or California vegetables; rosy applesauce or fresh fruit; Texas toast; Rice Krispie Treat; milk.
n Wednesday: Chili cheese Fritos, chicken patty sandwich or salad assortment; tossed salad with dressing or seasoned green beans; blushing chilled pears or fresh fruit; assorted gelatin; milk.
n Thursday: Stromboli supreme, hot dog or salad assortment; whole kernel corn or quick baked potatoes; chilled peach slices or fresh fruit; milk.
n Friday: Pizza, manager’s choice entree or salad assortment; green peas or cheesy broccoli; chilled fruit or fresh fruit; chocolate pudding; milk.
Tupelo Public Schools
Menus for April 20-24
n Monday: Chicken fajita nachos with salsa, hamburger or cheeseburger, or chicken or tuna salad plate with crackers; Mexicali corn, corn on the cob or baby carrots with ranch dips; tropical fruit, fresh fruit or fruit juice; Krispy Treat; milk.
n Tuesday: Hot ham and Swiss on kaiser roll, lasagna Italiano or grilled chicken salad with crackers; Texas toast; baked crinkle fries or garden salad with fat-free dressing; chilled peaches, fresh apple wedges or fruit juice; milk.
n Wednesday: Stuffed crust or cheese pizza, chicken tenders salad with crackers or Huntington chicken; whole wheat roll; baked seasoned fries, fresh vegetables with ranch dip, or vegetable beef soup; fresh fruit, fruit juice or blushing pears; milk.
n Thursday: Soft taco supreme with salsa, manager’s choice entree, or chef salad with crackers; whole wheat roll; baked potato rounds or seasoned green peas and carrots; fresh fruit, fruit juice or chilled mixed fruit; blueberry cobbler; milk.
n Friday: Chicken parmesan sub sandwich, tuna salad on whole wheat and baked Doritos or Sunchips, or loaded baked potato plate with crackers; baked potato or seasoned green beans; fresh fruit, fruit fruit or chilled pineapple and grapes; milk.

Leslie Criss

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