George County High School's Career Explosion: 8-11 a.m., 9284 Old Mississippi 63, Lucedale. Learn about the latest job opportunities information about many local companies. Free.
Ocean Springs Church Women meeting: 9 and 10 a.m., 800 Porter Ave. "Through the Early Years of Mental Health and Developmental Disability Programming in Jackson and George Counties" presentation. Details: 697-6750.
Harrison Republican Women meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Southern Golf Course Club House, Gulfport. Speaker: Biloxi Mayor "FoFo" Gilich, State Supreme Court Justice Dawn Beam and Mayor Billy Hewes Cost: $15 buffet lunch. RSVP required. Details: 380-7053.
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Biloxi Kiwanis Club meeting: Noon, DoubleTree by Hilton, 940 Beach Blvd.
Red Cross blood drive: 2-7 p.m., Pass Christian High School, 720 W. North St. Details: 800-733-2767.
At Ease Gang meeting: 7 a.m., Treasure Bay Casino, Infinity Buffet, 1980 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Coffee. Details: 806-4453.
Technology Tuesday: 10 a.m.-noon at St. Martin Public Library and 1-3 p.m. at Ocean Springs Public Library. Led by computer trainer Kim Harvey. Details: 769-3060 Ext. 238.
Authors and Characters: 11:45 a.m., Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90. Thomas E. Simmons will discuss "By Accident of Birth." Lunch available for $10. Reservations required. Details: 467-5282.
Small Garden classes: 5:30 p.m. March 1, 8 and 15, Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57. Local farmer Jackie Smith will present three beginner classes on creating small gardens. Details: 826-5857.
Vancleave Youth Baseball League meeting: 6 p.m., baseball fields on Ball Park Road.
Evening of Bunco: 6 p.m., Gateway United Methodist Church, 16020 S. Swan Road, Gulfport. Cost: $20. Dinner and prizes. Details: 832-0135.
Journey through Italy cooking class: 6-8:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $30-35. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.
Eighth annual Taste of Jackson County: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pelican Landing Conference Center, 6217 Mississippi 613, Moss Point. Cost: $40. Must be 21 years and older. Details: 762-3391.
VFW Post 6731 meeting: 7 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville.
"Love, Loss and What I Wore": 7 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $12 nonmembers, $10 members. Adult language. Details: 818-2878.
Gulf Coast Symphony Guild meeting: 10 a.m., 7433 Menge Ave., Pass Christian. Guests welcome.
Gulf Coast Cancer Support group: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 5700 Lawson Ave., Gulfport. Details: 669-9102.
Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority meeting: 2 p.m. on third floor of terminal, Gulfport. Details: 863-5951, ext. 3027.
Lenten Soup Suppers: 5:30 p.m., Victor Lutheran Church, 2755 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. Service of Healing. Details: 875-2446.
Computer programming class for kids: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ocean Springs Library. Bring laptop with latest version of Flash installed. Ages 12 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. Details: 875-1193.
King of the Hill test and tune: 6 p.m. gates open and test and tune, 9 p.m. eliminations, Gulfport Dragway, 17085 Racetrack Road. Cost: $25 car and driver, $8 spectators, $5 ages 10 and younger.
Harrison County Utility Authority Board meeting: 8:30 a.m., Intraplex Industrial Park, 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport.
Art Festival: 9-11 a.m. Biloxi VA Medical Center, Recreation Hall, Building 17. Celebration in art, creative writing, dance, drama and music. Details: 233-7348.
"Fifty Years of Fine Art" reception: Noon, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis campus, Fine Arts gallery, Gulfport. Features a variety of artistic media, including paintings, drawing, photography, ceramics and more. Exhibit will be on display through March 24. Details: 897-3909.
High Tea wrap-up party: 4 p.m., Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57. Attendees should dress in favorite period costume and enjoy traditional high tea refreshments. Seating limited. Details: 826-5857.
"Something New, Something Old" opening reception: 5-8 p.m., Art House, 921 Cash Alley, Ocean Springs. Features Rita Meadows. Details: 875-9285.
Line dancing classes: 6-7:30 p.m. March 3, 17, 24, and 31, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Ericka Nicholson for all ages. Details: 769-3060.
"The Wiz": 7 p.m. March 3-5 and 2 p.m. March 6, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston campus, Malone Hall Auditorium. Cost: $10 adults and $5 students and children. Details: 601-928-6369.
Yoga at the Museum: 6-7:30 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $5. Suitable for all levels. Led by Moira Anderson of River Rock Yoga. Details: 374-5547.
Diabetes Management Information: 10 a.m.-noon, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Linda Gwaltney, certified diabetes educator. Sessions include information from health care professionals and advice for better diabetes management. Details: 769-3060 Ext. 1.
Fried fish dinners: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through March 18, St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, 3521 19th St., Gulfport. Cost: $9. Delivery available for 10 or more dinners.
Lenten seafood dinners: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays through March 18 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Biloxi. Cost: $7 per plate. Details: 435-0007.
Human Trafficking: Noon-1 p.m., Jubilee Center, 4322 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Speaker: Renee Davis of Gulf Coast Women's Center for Nonviolence. Cost: $10 per person with lunch included. Details: 392-4288.
Biloxi Boat Show: Noon-8 p.m. March 4, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. March 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 6, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi. The show features 2016 models of boats, motors, personal watercrafts and marine accessories. Details/tickets: 251-377-6328.
Lenten fish fry (buffet style): 4-7 p.m. Fridays until March 18, St. Ann's Catholic Church, Mississippi 53, Lizana. Cost: $13 adults and $7 children.
Fry-Day Lenten Fish Fry: 4-7 p.m. Fridays until March 18, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Presentation Hall, 2414 17th St., Gulfport. Presented by St. John Men's Club. Cost: $8. Proceeds benefit Presentation Hall kitchen. Details: 864-2272.
Lenten seafood dinners: 5-7 p.m. Fridays through March 18 at Blessed Seelos Catholic Church, 360 Lameuse St., Biloxi. Cost: $6 per plate. Details: 860-5077.
First Friday: 5-8 p.m., Biloxi Main Street. Specials, live entertainment and more. Details: 435-6339.
Lenten seafood dinners: 5-8 p.m. Fridays through March 18, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 2090 Pass Road, Biloxi. Cost: $7 adults, $4 children. Details: 388-3887.
VFW Post 6731 steak night: 6-8 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.
Grilled steak/fish dinner: 6:30-8 p.m., Ocean Springs Elks Lodge, 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $12 fish and $18 steak.
Tougaloo College choir concert: 7 p.m., New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 255 Main St., Biloxi. Free. Donations accepted. The choir will travel to Houston following this concert. Details: 896-7673.
"Aladdin Jr.": 7 p.m. March 4-5 and 2 p.m. March 6, Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. Cost: $15 general admission, $12 seniors, military and $10 students with ID and children. Details: gulfportlittletheatre.net or 864-7983.
Friday Night Dinner Dance: 7:30 p.m. March 4, 11, 18 and 25, Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $6 dinner and $10 dance. Details: 324-3730.
Bring it to the Bay Half Marathon Relay and 5K: 7:30 a.m., begins at Main Street and Beach Boulevard, Bay St. Louis. Raising funds for local law enforcement in Hancock and Harrison counties. Details: 466-5732.
Walk Mississippi: 9 a.m., Fort Maurepas State Park, Ocean Springs. Proceeds benefit Mississippi research and other services. Details: 205-879-8546.
Introduction to Calligraphy: 9 a.m.-noon, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Cost: $40 per person. Details: 872-3164.
Benefit Fundraiser for Jennie House: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., VFW 4526, 15206 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Silent auction, arts and crafts, concessions and door prizes. Details: 669-0047.
Spring Song--Birding by Sound and Sight: 10 a.m., Pascagoula River Audubon Center. Free.
Jewelry class: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Gallery 782, 782 Water St., Biloxi. Features Julie Boudreaux designing earrings. Use of a tool kit and silverware is included in cost. Cost: $30. Details: 504-578-8192.
27th Avenue Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, between 13th and 14th downtown Gulfport. Features local growers, producer and artists. Details: 596-2496.
Fourth annual St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Harper McCaughan Town Green, Long Beach. Carnival rides, music, vendors and food. Parade begins at 2 p.m. Presented by Irish American Society of Long Beach. Details: 697-3868.
Linux, Liberty and Why You Should Care: 11 a.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Food, free Linux DVDs, door prizes, experts present and hands-on time with demo computers. Presented by Science Cafe on the Coast and the South Mississippi Linux Users. Details: 214-3467.
Fourth annual Oyster Throwdown: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Knock Knock Lounge, U.S. 90, Waveland. Proceeds benefit Hope Haven Children's Services. Live music, silent auction, and more. Cost: $15 ages 13 and older and $6 for ages 6-12.
Yoga at River Rock: 1-2 p.m. family, 2:30-3:30 p.m. young dancers, River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $20 family yoga, $10 yoga for young dancers. Details: 818-4522.
Spring gallery exhibit: 1-3 p.m., Crosby Arboretum, Picayune. Refreshments. Details: 601-799-2311.
Spring Game Days: 1-4 p.m. March 5 and 19, Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57. Role-playing games, trading games like Pokemon, chess, digital games and board games. Refreshments. Details: 826-5857.
Daughter of American Revolution Gulf Coast Chapter afternoon tea: 2-4 p.m., Coast Electric Power Association, Multipurpose Room, 14082 U.S. 49, Gulfport. Details: 832-0137.
Gulf Coast Stamp Club meeting: 2:30 p.m., St. Martin Community Center, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd. Member John Wright will lead discussion about stamp topics.
Ninth annual Ivy and Pearl Affair: 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. court presentation, Jackson County Civic Center. Theme: An Enchanted Evening of Elegant Pearls. Presented by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Theta Zeta Omega Chapter. Details/tickets: Tzo1908@gmail.com.
Full breakfast: 9-11 a.m., Ocean Springs Elks Lodge, 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $7.
Yoga at River Rock: 1-1:30 p.m. wee-tots yoga, 2-3 p.m. tween yoga, 3:30-4:30 p.m. yoga for kids, River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C, Ocean Springs. Cost: $8 wee-tots yoga, $10 tween yoga, $10 yoga for kids. Details: 818-4522.
Community Concert: 2:30 p.m., Biloxi Saenger Theatre, 170 Reynoir. Tammy Turnage, David Delk and Maria Turnage. Details: 243-3940.
American Legion Post 119's Chili Cookoff: 2 p.m., 12320 Ashley Drive N., Suite A, Gulfport. Cost: $5 public sampling. Details: 206-3201.
Gulf Coast Winter Classic Grand Prix: 2 p.m. Sundays through March 20, Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Free to spectators.
Bibletones Quartet performance: 6 p.m., Ramsey Hills Baptist Church, 13300 Joe Batt Road, Ocean Springs. Details: 392-1752 or 326-6107.