VEC to Host Gourd Progra

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) adjacent to Enid Lake will host a Gourd Program on Saturday, September 23 at 2 p.m.

Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to create bird houses and decorations with fall harvest and holiday themes.

The program is free with the price of admission. Supplies are provided, and space is limited. Admission is $2.50 for adults ages 18-59, and $2.00 for youth ages 3-17 and adults over the age of 60. For additional information or to pre-register for the event, call the VEC at (662) 563-8068.

The VEC is part of the MDWFP North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55.

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