Art exhibit

TUPELO - Tupelo Public Schools Children's Art Show, Shared Treasures, is on display through Sunday, April 1 at the Gum Tree Museum of Art. A reception will be from 1 until 3 p.m. Sunday.



TUPELO - Bingo for Seniors at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lee County Library. (662) 841-9029.


OXFORD - The 90-member Bulgarian State Opera will perform Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida" at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $27, $24 and $12. (662) 915-7411.

Lunching with books

TUPELO - U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills will review his book, "Twice Told Tombigbee Tales," at noon Wednesday at the Lee County Library's Lunching with Books.

Book signing

TUPELO - Louis Rowles will sign copies of "Ida Claire Teaches Us To Care" and "Chickens Dance in the Moonlight" from noon until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Reed's Gum Tree Bookstore.

Toying with Science'

TUPELO - Tupelo Community Theatre will host Garry Krinsky and "Toying with Science," a fast-paced dynamic program combining circus skills, mime and original music with the exploration of gravity, leverage, fulcrums and simple machines at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lyric Theatre. Free. (662) 844-1935.


PONTOTOC - North Pontotoc High School Theatre Department will present "A Pirate's Life for Me" at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the gym. General admission tickets are $5 at door. Advanced reserved seating $6 by calling (662) 231-8256.


TUPELO - Smith, Harper-Morgan Rodeo will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at BancorpSouth Arena. Friday tickets are $10, $14, $18, plus service charge; Saturday tickets are $12, $16, $20 at box office, arena outlets. (662) 841-6528.


TUPELO - Tupelo Ballet and Alabama Ballet, under the direction of Wes Chapman and Sharon Long, will present "Swan Lake" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Tupelo Civic Auditorium. Tickets are $15 to $20. (662) 844-1928.

Live music

PONTOTOC - The Porch Rockers will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Java John's, 1 South Main St.

Easter Bunny

SALTILLO - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday at John's Place, Highway 145 North. $5 includes breakfast, photo and goodie bag.

Show choir

TUPELO - Splash, Tupelo Middle School's show choir, will present "Night Blues, Day Grooves" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Monday, April 2 and Tuesday, April 3 at Tupelo Civic Auditorium. Admission is $5. (662) 840-8780.

Classical concert

NEW ALBANY - The adult choirs of the New Albany Presbyterian Church and First United Methodist Church, accompanied by the chamber orchestra, will present selections by Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Haydn and Handel in "A Classical Celebration of Easter" at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist church. Free.

Big red dog

TUPELO - Clifford the Big Red Dog will appear in a musical adventure at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 and noon, Wednesday, April 4 at BancorpSouth Arena. Tickets at (662) 841-6528 or


TUPELO - MercyMe will bring its Coming Up To Breathe tour, with special guests Audio Adrenaline and introducing Aaron Shust, to BancorpSouth Arena at 7 p.m. Friday, April 6. Tickets are $50, $30, $20 and $15. (662) 841-6528.

Horse show

AMORY - All gaited horse show will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Amory Livestock Pavilion. Spotted/solid flat shod and padded walking/racking classes. Cash awards. Admission is $3; ages six and younger free. (662) 640-8762.


CORINTH - Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, featuring Kurt Angle, Christian Cage, Abysee, Rhino, A.J. Styles and more, begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at Crossroads Arena. Tickets are $15 to $50 at box office, or (662) 287-7779.

Art show

OKOLONA - Save Okolona Society Fine Arts Show, featuring work by Helene Fielder, Carolyn Watson, Joyce Vinson, Jean Payne, Ray Fielder, Charles Watson and Robert Shinn, will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Elaine Hancock Home, 112 Prairie St. Free. (662) 447-5913.

And more É

For the Daily Journal's complete listing of area entertainment, museums and parks, read the "Scene" section each Thursday.

School menus

Lee County Schools

Today: Sloppy joe, chicken nuggets with yeast roll or salad assortment; black-eyed peas or mashed potatoes with gravy; fresh fruit or chilled peach slices; chocolate cake; milk.

Tupelo Schools

Today: Crispy baked chicken nuggets, lasagna Italiano with wheat roll, or tuna salad plate; creamed potatoes with gravy, broccoli rice casserole or baby carrots with ranch dip; chilled tropical fruit mix, fresh fruit or fruit juice; chocolate or vanilla pudding with topping; milk.

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