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Local Digest

By Staff
July 31, 2001
Books-A-Million hosts Harry Potter celebration
Books-A-Million will host a Harry Potter birthday celebration today at 5:30 p.m., at Bonita Lakes Crossing. The party coincides with the release of the new Harry Potter Movie Poster Book.
A costume contest will be held for children dressed as Quidditch characters. The event will also include a movie poster art contest; children should draw what they think the movie poster should look like.
The store is at 1187 Bonita Lakes Circle, across from Bonita Lakes Mall.
Union to host Country Day'
Union's 25th annual Country Day will be Aug. 25, in downtown Union. The program will be preceded by the Antique Car Parade.
A talent show will be 7 p.m. Aug. 17 in Union City Park. Acts must be country or gospel in origin and a $10 entry fee is required.
Owners of antiques cars are asked to preregister by calling Union Chamber of Commerce office at 774-9586.
Junior Miss tickets on sale
Tickets are on sale now for the Mississippi Junior Miss Program, Thursday-Saturday at the Temple Theater in downtown Meridian.
Reserved seat packages for all three nights are $30 each, while general admission packages for all three nights are $20 each. General admission tickets for each day are $5 for Thursday, $8 for Friday and $10 for Saturday.
For information, call the box office at 693-5353 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.