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Adopt a cat for $9 during special event
From June 21-30 Community Animal Rescue and Adoption is participating in the nationwide cat adoption event, 9 Lives for $9. During this time, the usual $75 cat adoption fee will be reduced to $9. All cats will be spayed/neutered and vaccinated. CARA will also host an open house from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 960 N. Flag Chapel Road, Jackson, with light refreshments and tours of the cattery. Details, carams.org or (601) 922-7575.
Radio Clubs to test emergency skills
The Jackson and Central Mississippi Amateur Radio Clubs will participate in the American Radio Relay League 2013 Field Day from 1 p.m. Saturday to 1 p.m. Sundayto test their emergency skills. JARC will be set up between Bass Pro Shops and Sam’s Club in Pearl, and CMARC will be in a building next to River Oaks Hospital in Flowood.
The public may stop by and talk to the operators and check out the latest digital and satellite equipment, as well as the old standby communications equipment, including Morse code. Details, msham.org, (601) 372-1270 or (601) 906-8299.
Come out for Civil War Relic Show
Brandon’s second interactive Civil War Relic Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Brandon City Hall, 1473 W. Government St. Free admission. A program on Holt Collier is set for 5:30-6:15 p.m. Saturday. Details, contact Tim Cupit, (769) 234-2966 or email@example.com, or visit www.scv265.com.
Butler to speak at TRIAD meeting
A TRIAD (The Right Information and Direction) meeting will be held at 10 a.m. June 25 at the Madison Justice Complex. This month’s speaker will be Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler. Details, firstname.lastname@example.org or (601) 317-9756.
Car Park Rock set in Jackson Saturday
Car Park Rock, a benefit for Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, will be held from 7-11 p.m. Saturday on the roof of Parking at One Jackson Place on Amite Street in downtown Jackson. Event will feature music from the ’50s-’80s by the Geezers, Scott Albert Johnson, Magnolia Roller Vixens, adult drinks and diner food and floats. Tickets: $35 in advance at (601) 960-1565 or email@example.com.
Come talk about European vehicles
A Renaissance Euro Summit, where European auto and motorcycle owners come together to discuss world automotive and cycle events, is set for 5-7 p.m. Sunday in front of Mint the Restaurant in Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland. Come, park and go as you like. Special dinner menu available at Mint. Details or reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karaoke contest set for June 25
In conjunction with the 2013 Celebrate America Balloon Glow, set for July 4 near Northpark mall in Ridgeland, a karaoke contest will be held June 25-27 in Northpark’s Center Court. The winner has the opportunity to open the evening’s entertainment on July 4 from the main stage. Preliminary karaoke rounds are 6:30-9 p.m. June 25-26 with the finals set for 6:30 p.m. June 27. Registration fee is $25. To preregister, contact Angela at (601) 566-0951 or email@example.com.
Symphony presents final concert
Mississippi Wind Symphony presents final concert of 2013 season at 7:30 p.m. June 25, in the Clinton High School Auditorium. Guest conductor is Catherine Rand, director of bands at the University of Southern Mississippi. The concert is free. Details, (601) 925-3439.