Thursday, Jan. 30
“Invisible Vegan” — Healing Springs Farmacy Mississippi presents the film “Invisible Vegan” at 4:30 p.m. at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, 314 Seventh St. N., followed by a plant-based dinner at 5:30 p.m. RSVP by email to email@example.com.
Gordy Forum — The spring Gordy Honors College Forum series at Mississippi University for Women opens with Shennette Garrett-Scott of the University of Mississippi speaking on the struggle of black women in the state to participate in the suffrage movement and exercise their right to vote. The free program is 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium on campus.
Friday, Jan. 31
Guest artists masterclass — The W’s Department of Music presents a masterclass with soprano Leah Stewart-Hill and pianist David Hill at noon in Poindexter Hall on campus. Free.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Change Your Mind, Change What Matters — This “first Saturdays” lunch-n-learn series about plant-based eating kicks off from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the YMCA in downtown Columbus, 602 Second Avenue N., presented by Healing Springs Farmacy MS. Free to the community. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Feb. 8
Natural Health Expo — From fitness and foods to integrative care, this expo organized by the Homestead Education Center takes place at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 607 Hospital Road, in Starkville from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., connecting community residents with local resources for establishing and maintaining long-term health. For more information, go to thehomesteadcenter.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Science Night at the Museums — Hosted by MSU Museums and Galleries, this family-friendly night-out from 5:30-8:30 p.m. features museum tours, science demos and fun activities free to all ages at Hilbun Hall, Harned Hall and Cobb Institute of Archaeology, all on Lee Boulevard on the MSU campus. For more information visit museums.msstate.edu.
Friday, Feb. 14
Lee Foundation Valentine’s Day Gala — Specialty desserts and elegant florals are center stage as the Stephen D. Lee Foundation hosts its 10th annual Valentine’s Day Gala from 7-10 p.m. at the Stephen D. Lee Home, 316 Seventh St. N., Columbus. For information and reservations, contact Eulalie Davis, 662-328-3088.
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