|Red, White and Jackson
|June 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-9 p.m.
Smith Park and Old Capitol Museum
The Electric Company LIVE
Join in the fifth annual Red, White, and Jackson for food and music and Smith Park and a grand firework display that evening at the Old Capitol Museum. Free. For more information, call 601-948-7575.
June 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Drive
Join Mississippi Public Broadcasting for a summer reading party with the Electric Company featuring Shock. Free. For more information, call 601-432-6434 or visit their website.
June 30, 7 p.m.
Jam out to the sounds of New Edition in their 30th Year Reunion Tour featuring After 7. Tickets start at $36. For more information, visit Ticketmaster.
Its Time To Take Out The Trash
June 30, 8 p.m.
This drama-comedy follows the life of a troubled young woman looking who faces some funny but chaotic obstacles on her road to redemption. The stage play stars Cadillac Records' LeCourtney Young-Harness, WRBJ 97.7 FM's DJ Unpredictable, Celebrity Make Up Artist J-Struktur, and featuring Sunday's Best Winner 2010 and Grammy Award Winning Gospel Artist LeAndria Johnson. Tickets are $25.
Thalia Mara Hall, 255 Pascagoula Street
Ever Wonder Why and How Birds Sing?
July 3, noon-1 p.m.
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Join Dr. Adam Rohnke; Extension Wildlife Associate, Mississippi State University Extension Service to learn about bird vocalizations, which vary from very simple calls like the honk of Canada Goose to the complex song of the Wood Thrush. There are many biological and environmental reasons for these differences in song and call complexity among different bird species. The lecture will discuss these reasons including mechanics, the purpose of song, types of song and calls, dialects and much more. For more information, call 601-576-6000.