Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

February 2007

Cooking Workshop: What To Eat During The Week, Simple And Tasty Meals Sure To Please

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation presents the third in a series of cooking workshops led by Kristin Gluck of …By Request, Unique Pick-up Foods.  The class, What to Eat During the Week, Simple and Tasty Meals Sure to Please, will be held in the SCHF Academy Building on Tuesday, February 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and again in the evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A class that has all kinds in mind: empty nesters, busy mom's, newlyweds, and singles; this class will have a meal for you. The class will offer quick mix and match items to accommodate your busy lifestyle. Meals will be good enough to serve any night of the week and healthy enough to eat every night of the week.

Kristin Gluck enjoys creating foods with interesting flavor combinations using fresh and healthy ingredients.  Gluck will be offering seasonal cooking workshops over the course of the year at SCHF.

Reservations are required for the class.  The fee for the class is $25 for SCHF members and $30 for non-members.  Space is limited, so call today!

To register or for more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Ballroom Dance

The SCHF offers monthly ballroom dance classes. James Frechette, owner of Applause Dance Factory in Ridgeland, teaches classes in ballroom, Latin, swing and many other styles of dance.

Class will meet Sundays, February 11 and 25 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Academy Building.

Both individuals and couples are welcomed. The fee is $20 per person for each two hour session. For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Concert: To Vicksburg, With Love

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is pleased to partner with Pi Alpha Kappa Sorority to present a special Valentine’s Concert and Luncheon. To Vicksburg, with Love, a musical celebration and luncheon will include entertainment ranging from Elvis, to Gospel, to Broadway.

The entertainment will be provided by Daniel and Julie Lee of Hattiesburg, Mississippi at noon on Tuesday, February 13 in the SCHF Auditorium.

Daniel and Julie Lee have an extensive music background and musical training. They love singing all styles of music, and look forward to singing for the wonderful people in Vicksburg.

The $10 fee for the performance may be paid at the door and includes lunch. Reservations are required.

For more information, or for reservations, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Pi Alpha Kappa began in 1948 in Fort Worth, Texas. A group of women banded together to form a society to promote growth and self-improvement throughout their lives. PAK chapters were established throughout the United States, bringing cultural and educational programs to their members.

The Vicksburg Chapter of PAK is pleased to offer this performance and luncheon for the community to enjoy.

Mardi Gras Mask Workshop

SCHF will host a Mardi Gras Mask Workshop for children on Saturday, February 17.

The class is open to any child age 5 or older. The workshop will be held in the SCHF Academy Building from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., just before the annual Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Vicksburg.

Join us to create a fun and colorful mask before enjoying the parade at 2:00 p.m. The workshop is a great way for kids of all ages to celebrate the Mardi Gras holiday in a fun and creative way. Plus, those new mask might just attract more beads at the parade.

Students will enjoy mask making fun followed by a traditional King Cake snack!

Please make plans to join us for this special workshop. The $10 fee for the class covers all supplies and snacks. Space is limited, so call today.

For more information, or for reservations, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Ian Hominick In Concert

Internationally known pianist, Ian Hominick, will return to Vicksburg and present a concert in the SCHF Auditorium on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm.

An active soloist, accompanist, adjudicator and teacher, Dr. Hominick maintains a busy schedule of concerts and piano masterclasses. He is currently with the piano faculty at the University of Mississippi.

The performance is presented in conjunction with the Vicksburg Music Teachers Association.

There is no fee to attend the concert, but donations will be accepted at the door.

For more information, please contact the SCHF office, at 601-631-2997.

Southern Book Club

The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. The group focuses on Southern authors and subjects, but is open to any good read. Book and author suggestions are welcomed.

For February, the Southern Book Club will discuss Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28. (Note the temporary date change to the 4th Wednesday in February.)

Please call the SCHF office for meeting location or for more information.

River Kids After School

The River Kids After School Arts Program has just begun, but we have a few spaces still available.

River Kids Art is on Thursdays from 3:45 to 5:00 and is open to any child from 1st grade to 6th grade. The program is offered free of charge thanks to the Mississippi Arts Commission, SCHF members, corporate sponsors and the City of Vicksburg.

For the spring semester, children will be drawing, painting, sculpting, weaving, and working on several ceramic projects. They will study art forms from around the globe!

Every Tuesday this spring, SCHF has added an after school show choir for children from 1st grade to 6th grade. There is no charge for the program. Children will learn basic music, vocal skills, and choreography.

For more information, or to register, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or stop by the office at 1302 Adams Street anytime.

For more information about activities, membership, or rentals, please call or stop by the SCHF office, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS  39180, 601-631-2997.

1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: 601-631-2997
Fax: 601-631-3734

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