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A Dozen Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day has spread throughout the world. Originating in Ireland, March 17 was spent at church and with family, celebrating the teachings of Christianity. When the Irish emigrated to the United States and Canada, the festivities evolved to the wearing of the green, watching parades, and eating corned beef and cabbage. In recent years, countries as far away as Japan and Russia started celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, proving you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy their holiday. 

Summer Camp Homesickness: It’s Normal!

Summertime means freedom from school, with opportunities for new and wonderful experiences! A week or so in a camp with the excitement of canoeing, archery, crafts, and hiking delights the adventuresome spirits of seven-year-olds leaving home for the first time. With a lodge full of new friends, campfire songs, and the excitement of being out in nature … how could life possibly be better? 

So … what’s this weird aching in the stomach, and strange feelings of emptiness all about? 

Racin' for the Seed 2017 Duathlon and 5K

Racin' for the Seed 2017 is scheduled for 8:00 am on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Lakeshore Park, and is a fundraiser for the ministry of The Mustard Seed. Come be a part of something special!

Racin’ for the Seed is a 5K run/walk followed by a 14.6 mile bike and 1 mile run/walk. Participants can register as an individual for the 5K run/walk or as an individual or relay team for the full Duathlon.

Vacationing Via “The List” - Using the Mississippi List to Eat, Stay, and Play

March. It’s already March. Where are you going for vacation this year? (insert Jeopardy theme) It’s okay if that decision hasn’t been made yet. It’s even more okay if the budget is requiring a close-to-home agenda. Staycations are ideal for so many families. And now, deciding where to go and what to do just got easier. 

2017 Family Favorites

Calendar of Events - Jackson Metro

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Calendar of Events, Northeast MS

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Calendar of Events - Pinebelt

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