Meridian Events Round-Up

 

WILL YOU BE READY TO ROLL?

 

This evening, Monday, June 14, the City of Meridian will host a Town Hall Meeting focused on the community’s upcoming transition to Fully-Automated Waste Collection. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Compass Public Charter High School located at 2511 W. Cherry Lane.

 

Come learn from the experts everything you need to know to be ready for the transition in July! Bring your questions, or just listen in!!

 

* Why Meridian is upgrading to this new technology

 

* What will be different and what will remain the same with your trash and recycling services

 

* How to properly fill and place your wheeled trash and recycling carts

 

* How recycling might help you pay lower monthly fees for your waste collection

 

GET A MOOOOOVE ON TO DAIRY DAYS!  

 

Plan to celebrate our community’s heritage at the 81st Annual Meridian Dairy Days this Tuesday through Saturday (June 15-19), presented by the Meridian Chamber of Commerce and the Meridian Dairy Show Board.

 

Highlights include a pancake feed, a free symphony concert in the park, a festival marketplace, the Real Dairy Parade, farm animal displays, a princess contest, and so much more!

 

For a complete schedule of all the festivities, visitwww.dairydays.org.

 

ENJOY HOT JAZZ IN THE COOL SHADE

 

Renowned jazz vibraphonist Steve Hobbs will be the featured performer at a free outdoor jazz concert to be held Saturday evening, June 19, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in Meridian City Hall’s outdoor amphitheatre and plaza. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, and friends for a mellow and enjoyable evening.

 

This concert is the first of three summertime shows in the Meridian Arts Commission’s Concerts on Broadway Series, sponsored by the University of Phoenix. Two additional concerts will feature the Kings of Swing on July 17, and the Meridian Symphony Orchestra on August 21st.

 

ON THE RUN

 

Entries are now being accepted for the annual Barn Sour Fun Run & Walk presented by the Meridian Parks & Recreation Department.

 

This event features a 10k run, a 6k run/walk, and a 1 mile fun run. The fun begins Saturday, June 26, at Settlers Park, located near the corner of Meridian & Ustick Roads.

 

For more information or to register, call 888-3579 or go online towww.bluecirclesports.com.

 

CATCH A FRIDAY NIGHT FLICK

 

Each Friday night, CableOne Movie Night in Meridian presents a free family-friendly movie on a giant outdoor inflatable screen in Settlers Park. The movie always begins at dusk and is absolutely free to attend! Bring along your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks – or plan to visit the nearby concession stand for popcorn, ice cream treats, and other goodies.

 

To check the movie schedule, go towww.meridiancity.org and click on the Parks & Recreation Department link or call 888-3759.