By Leslie Criss
TO DO TODAY
n TUPELO – Gamers Night will be from 5 until 7:30 p.m. today at the Lee County Library. (662) 841-9029.
n NETTLETON – The Nettleton Library Summer Reading Program will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at the Nettleton United Methodist Church Christian Life Center. Program will be on the Nathez Trace Parkway by Rangers Amy Genke and Yolanda Ray. (662) 963-2011.
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n For the Daily Journal’s complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the “Scene” section each Thursday. For a listing for the upcoming week, see Sunday’s Living section.
MeetingsStephanie Rebman 6/9/10
n The Lee County Republican Club will meet today at Todd’s Downtown Deli on Spring Street in Tupelo. Food and fellowship will begin at 6 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. Mississippi Republican state chairman Brad White will be the featured speaker at the meeting. The Lee County Republican Club is a group of local residents who seek to promote conservative values and ideas in politics. The meeting is open to all who share those views. For more information, contact Tony at (662) 397-3758 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
n The Gravlee Neighborhood Association will meet at 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Inspirational Community Baptist Church at 405 Clayton St. in Tupelo.
n The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Tupelo will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Tupelo. The speaker will be Paul Harkins with Lee County 911. For more information, call (662) 840-0787.
n American Legion Post 49 in Tupelo has a membership meeting at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month upstairs at the Post. Call (662) 842-9231.
n American Legion Post 25 in Amory meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Veterans Hut at Concord and Veterans Legion Drive. Meetings are open to the public. Call (662) 315-4035.
n The Association of Information Technology Professionals, North Mississippi Chapter, meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Tupelo Country Club. www.aitp-northms.org.
n Biggersville Dulcimer Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Biggersville Pentecostal Church on Hwy. 45 N., Biggersville. Call (662) 287-1054.
n Boone Country Dulcimers meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the Landmark Community Assisted Living Center in the old high school at 701 W. Church St., Booneville. Call (662) 728-5448 or e-mail email@example.com.
n The Burton Volunteer Fire Department meets the third Thursday of each month.
n Chickasaw Dulcimer Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Houston Presbyterian Church, 224 W. Washington St., Houston. Call (662) 448-6151 or (662) 456-3937.
n Concerned Citizens of Chickasaw County meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Macedonia M.B. Church at Buena Vista. Call (662) 456-3355.
n Dixi-Trix Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday at the Bel-Air Center, 2107 Country Club Road in Tupelo. Call Gloria Holcomb at (662) 489-9922 or 321-1760.
n The Fairfield Dulcimer Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Fairfield Presbyterian church in Blue Springs. For more information, call (662) 534-8822.
n Gamblers Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. every Monday at Lee Acres Church of Christ Annex, 1400 Lawndale Drive in Tupelo. Call Jerry at (662) 316-2219.
n Grand Slam Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Bel-Air Center in Tupelo. Call Betty Martin at (662) 862-3388 or Virginia Gordon at (662) 842-6092.
n The Marine Corps League, G.H. Vaughn Detachment, meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month. Call (662) 272-5292 or (662) 327-4016.
n Mission Mississippi needs at noon every Thursday at the Lifechangers Worship and Training Center at 634 N. Church St. in Okolona. The group meets to build relationships and break down denominational and racial barriers. Call Patsy Gregory at (662) 401-0715.
n The Northeast Mississippi Bird Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Saltillo Small Animal Hospital. Call Joy Bailey at (662) 844-5800.
n Pontotoc Ridge Dulcimer Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Pontotoc Library. Call (662) 489-2922.
n Praise Seekers is an interdenominational interracial fellowship of women who gather to praise Jesus Christ while encouraging each other. The fellowship meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at a different church. Call Tricia Lambert at (662) 728-7709 after 4:30 p.m.
n The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Salvation Army, 527 Carnation St., Tupelo. Call (662) 840-0811.
n The Society for Creative Anachronisms is a nonprofit group that re-enacts the middle ages and educates its members in all things medieval. SCA meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Ballard Park in Tupelo, except for the first Tuesday which is reserved for business meetings offsite. Call Robert Langford at (662) 871-0184.
n Toastmasters meets at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Shoney’s in Tupelo. Toastmasters provides opportunities to develop skills in listening, thinking, speaking and leadership. Call (662) 842-1198 or 438-7664.
n The Tupelo Ballroom Dance Club meets from 7 to 7:50 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at The Dance Studio at 108 N. Spring St., next to Sprint Print. The dances, which are at the beginning level, are free and open to the public. Call Cynda Robertson at (662) 322-9310.
n Tupelo Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. every Sunday and at 1 p.m. every Friday at the Bel-Air Center in Tupelo. Call Betty Martin at (662) 862-3388, Suzi Rogers at (662) 680-5570 or Janice Foxx at (662) 840-4306.
n Tupelo Ladies Civitan Club meets at noon the first and third Tuesday of each month at McAllister’s. Call Lyvonne Berry at (662) 680-1492.
n Tupelo Luncheon Civitan Club meets at noon every Thursday at the Summit Convention Center. Call “The Sheilias” at (662) 841-9133 for more information.
n Tupelo Parks and Recreation Department’s Young at Heart Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Bel-Air Center in Tupelo. In months with five Thursdays, the group doesn’t meet on the fifth. It’s open for those age 50 and older. The meeting includes a potluck dinner, music and dancing. $4 at the door. No smoking or drinking allowed. Call (662) 841-6440 or (662) 587-3514.
n Tupelo Women’s Club meets the third Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church in Tupelo.
n USGBC, North Mississippi Branch, meets the third Friday of each month. For more information, visit the blog at firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail email@example.com.
n The Vietnam Veterans of America, Mississippi Ray Strength Chapter 842, meets at 4 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Vietnam Veterans Building at 920 E. Main St. in Tupelo. Call (662) 960-8040 or (662) 256-0510.
n YES Ministries’ Support Group for Families in Crisis meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Lee County Baptist Missions Building at 2508 S. Gloster St. Anyone with loved ones in prison, jail, drug rehab, mental health facilities or in other area of crisis are invited to share in the group meeting. Each meeting includes a potluck meal, special speakers and special music. Call (662) 685-4424 or Bro. Marc Howard at (662) 566-1700 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.