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Published 9:50 pm Saturday, November 24, 2012

Free events set at HCC

Hinds Community College, Raymond and Utica campuses, has scheduled free events for December.

• Through Dec. 5 — HCC faculty members art exhibit, New Works, New Discoveries, Marie Hull Gallery, Raymond Campus; gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

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• 7 p.m. Dec. 3 — Fall Choir Concert, Cain-Cochran Hall, Raymond Campus

• 12:45-2 p.m. Dec. 5 — Annual Christmas Choir Concert, Fine Arts Complex, Utica Campus

For more information, call 601-857-3322.

Socks for Seniors seeking coordinators

The Socks for Seniors Campaign is seeking local area coordinators to help with collecting socks to be distributed to elderly in area nursing homes around the holidays. For more information, visit

Mississippi Chorus to hold concert

The Mississippi Chorus has planned a concert for 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5301 Old Canton Road, Jackson. From Heaven on High: Festive Music for Christmas will feature Artistic Director Michael Hrivnak, The Mississippi Girlchoir, members from The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, baritone soloist Randy Langley, organist David O’Steen and The Mississippi Chorus Chamber Singers. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $18 for seniors and $5 for students with a student I.D. and may be purchased online at or at the door. For more information, call 601-278-3351 or visit

Lighting the Way set in Hattiesburg

The 6th annual Lighting the Way for the Holidays is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg. The free event includes the 61st annual Chi Omega Songfest scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Reed Green Coliseum, a photo booth with holiday props, pictures with Santa, ornament decorating, holiday games with prizes, hot chocolate, chili and holiday music. For more information, call 601-266-5568.

USM ensemble to hold free concert

The University of Southern Mississippi Wind Ensemble has scheduled a free concert for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus in Bennett Auditorium. The concert, under the direction of Dr. Catherine Rand, will feature a work for wind ensemble by composer Paul Dooley. For more information, call 601-266-4990.