Local Events

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Bring your dog out to Hiller Park on Saturday, Oct. 14 for Mutts for Pink, an all-mutt show raising money for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.
Bring your dog out to Hiller Park on Saturday, Oct. 14 for Mutts for Pink, an all-mutt show raising money for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. MCT

Please submit your event information online. Go to calendar.sunherald.com and click on Add Event. The submission deadline for print is noon Monday for publication in Friday’s Marquee entertainment guide.

Friday

Harrison County Senior Pickleball

Lobouy Hurricane Shelter, 9509 Lobouy Road, Pass Christian. Free for all seniors 55 and older. Free lessons. Great exercise for seniors.

1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Second Friday Book Club

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Free. Discussion topic: “The Fix” by David Baldacci. 228-255-1724.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Coffee with Friends-Shadowz Paranormal

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Shadowz Paranormal Investigations is a team from Biloxi and Knoxville, Tennessee, formed to research and investigate claims of the paranormal, anomalous and unexplained. Learn about the equipment they use in their research. Details: 228-452-4596 or email at passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Second Friday Book Club

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Discussion topic: “The Fix” by David Baldacci. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-noon

Children’s Story Hour

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. Children’s Story Hour is for children 0-5 years of age. Programs include reading, crafts and fun. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Mudslingers

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. See if clay is your new hobby. Create two pots to keep, and they will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Can be shipped out of town. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limit: 10 students per session. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Women Entrepreneurs: Unleashing Your Creative Side

Knight Nonprofit Center, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. $25 Chamber members, $35 general admission. Women Entrepreneurs, a program organized by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Inc., is a forum focused on sharing resources, mentoring, educating, and supporting women of all ages. Comprised of professional and entrepreneurial women, WE provides guidance to enrich business while networking and creating lasting connections over a lunch program. Cecelia Shabazz, with The Focus Group, will be speaker. RSVP is required to attend. 228-284-2449. https://mscoastchamber.com/events/details/women-entrepreneurs-unleashing-your-creative-side-4757

11:30 a.m.

Fiber Arts classes

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. No charge; supplies needed. The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host free Fiber Arts classes for adults on four dates in October. Learn new techniques with instructor Maryanne Anthony. For beginning to advanced knitters. Several free patterns and ideas for other projects will be shared. No prerequisites. Needed supplies are knitting needles and one skein of light color, bulky weight yarn. Registration required: 228-875-1193. www.jgrls.org

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

2017 Wizard World Comic Con Biloxi

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $39.95 - $299; kids 10 and under free. Matt Ryan, Craig Parker, Gareth David-Lloyd, Naoko Mori, Holly Marie Combs and Thomas Ian Nicholas are among celebrities and industry professionals at the 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Biloxi. Pop culture: movies, comics, cosplay, video gaming, television, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Also, live entertainment throughout extended evening hours, gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with celebrities, movie screenings hosted by stars and directors. 228-594-3700. wizd.me/BiloxiPR

4 p.m.-9 p.m.

Sewing Paint Party

Sew Happy, 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. $35. Does your sewing space need some wall art? With guidance from the Twisted Canvas, participants will create sewing art at a painting party. Light hors d’oeuvres; BYOB. Registration: 228-206-6509. 228-206-6509. https://www.sewhappyonline.com/event/sew-happy-painting-party/

6 p.m.-8 a.m.

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. Couples will play on pottery wheels. Instructors will help you create two bowls to keep; they will be glazed and fired. Work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Fall into the Arts with the Mary C.

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $50 event only, $100 event plus Art Drawdown. Fundraising event that brings together music, fine art and the culinary arts for a one-night block party. Music by The Mulligan Brothers, a food tasting featuring Julian Brunt and an Art Drawdown. Ticket price includes admission to the show, food tasting and one complementary beverage (beer/wine). Art Drawdown ticket allows entry into the event, food tasting, two complementary beverages and a piece of art. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=october-2017-fall-arts-mary-c

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

‘Once on This Island, Jr.’

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $10 per person. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” and presented by WINGS Performing Arts. Caribbean-style score celebrates music, love, hope and life. Ti Moune, a young girl on a tropical island, falls in love with Daniel and is aided by the gods of earth, water and love in her quest to be with him.228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct 13; 3 p.m.-5 p.m., 7 p.m.-9 -p.m. Oct. 14; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15

Sounds of Joy

Northwood Church, 14281 O’Neal Road, Gulfport. Free. Free Southern gospel quartet music concert. See www.sojquartet.com. Details: 228-832-5100. 228-832-5100. www.sojquartet.com

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Mulligan Brothers Concert

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $18 nonmembers. The Mulligan Brothers is an Americana folk-rock band from Mobile. Members are Ross Newell, Greg DeLuca, Ben Leininger and Melody Duncan. The Mulligan Brothers have released two albums, “The Mulligan Brothers” and “Via Portland” and will soon release the “Live from The Netherlands” album. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=october-2017-mulligan-brothers-concert

7:30 p.m.

Amour Danzar Dinner Dances

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dinner $6, dance $10. Amour Danzar hosts a dinner dance every Friday night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $6 dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., $10 dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 228-324-3730. amourdanzar@att.net

7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

Book Giveaway Fundraiser

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College — Jefferson Davis Campus, 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport. Phi Theta Kappa is hosting its three-day “Buck-A-Book” book giveaway fundraiser. Textbooks, fiction, nonfiction, or books on history, politics, art, travel, science. Take as many you want, as long as you give a donation. In the MGCCC central commons, inside the main front entrance to the campus. 228-896-3355.

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday

Paranormal 101 Class with MGCParanormal.org

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $30 per person. Learn the basics of paranormal history, equipment used scientific advances and investigative techniques, and view paranormal evidence captured. 228-818-2878. www.MGCParanormal.org

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

MS Gulf Coast Daylily Society

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free. October meeting of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Daylily Society with featured speaker Nicole DeVito from Florida.

1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Wire Wrap Bracelet Sterling Silver

Gallery 782, 782 Water St., Biloxi. $40. Learn to make an arrow sterling silver bracelet with 2.5 mm sterling silver beads. No experience necessary. Cost includes materials and use of tools to complete project.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Aullovus Support Group Event

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. National American Miss Mississippi Junior Teen Sarah Beth Pierce will discuss Aullovus, a support group especially for teens whose siblings have special needs. Details: 228-875-1193. 228-875-1193. www.JGRLS.org

10 a.m.-noon

Back Bay Mission Free Health Fair

Back Bay Mission, 1012 Division St., Biloxi. Includes flu shots, health screenings and blood pressure check. Mobile unit from Coastal Family Health will be available. Doctors, pharmacists and health vendors will offer information. Bilingual assistance (Spanish and Vietnamese) available. 228-432-0301.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fall Festival

Diamondhead Community Church, 5301 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead. Free. Families can enjoy food, games, cake walk, pumpkin carving,chili cook-off and more. 228-255-5556.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Stone County BBQ & Blues

Blaylock Park, 320 E. College Ave., Wiggins. Cost of food. Third Annual BBQ & Blues Competition. Over $5,000 in cash prizes and awards. A Barbecue Competitors Alliance (BCA) sanctioned event. More than 30 teams to compete. Backyard aficionados go head-to-head Friday evening. Blues music; bring lawn chairs. stonecounty.com

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

St. James Fall Festival

St. James Church, 366 Cowan Road, Gulfport. Free. Annual Fall Festival: food, kids games and rides; $5,000 and $10,000 raffle; silent auction, white elephant sale, live entertainment, Saturday and Sunday. 228-896-6059.

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 14, 15

Halloween Ceramic Pumpkins

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $13. A Clay Babies class; little ones can play with real clay. Children will make and paint their own pumpkins and can glaze them in any color of the rainbow. Older children are welcome if a younger sibling is enrolled. Work will be ready to pick up in one week. Pre-registration is required. Class limit: 12 per session. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

10:30 a.m.-noon

Cognitive Creative Arts Therapeutic Sessions

East Biloxi Library, 580 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Free. Artist Angela Watson Sartin Collier, aka Urbanrose, will discuss using creative art as a healing agent for patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s and brain injuries. She will share her experiences working with her mother Clara Watson and showcase some of the artwork they created together.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Level 1 Improv Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $80 members, $90 nonmembers. The introductory course to improv will focus on the fundamentals of building a scene, the three “rules” of improv, and engaging in group mentality. Level emphasizes getting out of one’s head, listening to your scene partners, and discovering the basics of what makes a scene happen. In the four weeks of this class, you will learn scene work, character work, the differences of short form and long form improv, and how to discover and cultivate your own personal “style” of improvisation. Instructor: Tyler Howard. Registration deadline for October sessions is Sept. 30. Registration deadline for November and Dec. 2 sessions is Nov. 4. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=level-one-improv-class

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Teen Sewing Class

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. During Teen Read Week, interested teens can learn the basics of machine sewing. In this first of three sessions, teens will sew a cuddly critter to give to classrooms at a local preschool. Teens are asked to fill out a volunteer form to attend this free workshop. Some sewing machines will be available. If you have a machine, you may bring your own. Reservations required: 228-875-1193. 228-875-1193. www.jgrls.org

2 p.m.

Teen Read Week Cosplay event

St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi. no charge. Teens may dress up for Teen Read Week Cosplay with friends in a favorite Anime/Magna (or other character) to celebrate. Costume contest along with games, door prizes, snacks. Intended for students age 12 and up. Details: 228-392-3250. 228-392-3250. www.jgrls.org

2 p.m.

Mississippi Poetry Society, South Branch meeting

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Poetry reading and critique session. Holiday Anthology will be available for distribution and sale. Light refreshments are served, followed by a short program and business meeting. Public invited.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Perkinston Chapter #376 O.E.S. Fish Fry

J.L. Power Lodge, 280 Old Hwy. 49, Perkinston. $8 adult, $5 children 10 and under. Fish fry fundraiser for Perkinston Chapter #376 O.E.S.

3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Second Saturday in Bay St Louis

Downtown Bay St. Louis, 200 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Monthly event sponsored by the Old Town Merchants Association. www.baystlouisoldtown.com

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Farmers Market

Moss Point Welcome Center, 5500 Main St., Moss Point. Fresh, healthy produce and a mix of crafts, baked goods, live plants and more. www.cityofmosspoint.org

7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Thomas Rhett

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $22.75-$51.75, plus Ticketmaster fees. Thomas Rhett, from Valdosta, Ga., is son of country songwriter Rhett Atkins. He followed his 2013 debut album, “It Goes Like This,” with 2015’s “Tangled Up.” 228-594-3700. www.mscoastcoliseum.com/events

7 p.m.

7th Annual Bras Across the River

Pelican Landing Conference Center, 6217 Hwy 613, Moss Point. $15 registration and T-shirt. Hosted by Singing River Federal Credit Union. Thousands of bras will be strung across the Moss Point bridge to raise awareness for breast cancer. T-shirts, pink-themed debit cards and other items to raise funds. 228-475-1406. www.srfcu.org

8 a.m.

Kickball for a Cause Tournament

Long Beach Ball Fields, 764-788 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. $100 for team of 12. Kickball tournament, presented by Team Walker-Frost, is raising money for local charities and St. Vincent de Paul School. The tournament will be at Long Beach Girls Softball fields at 788 Klondyke. Ages 12 and up allowed to be on the team; 12 players per team. Details: Angie Johnson 228-297-9298 or Queenrosalie16@gmail.com. www.longbeachcarnival.com

8 a.m.

Pascagoula Second Saturday Bike Ride

Beach Park, 600 City Park St., Pascagoula. Enjoy a scenic ride along Pascagoula’s Historic Bike Trail. Now offering two rides. 8 a.m. ride will cover 12-18 miles at a pace of 12-15mph. 10 a.m. ride will cover 2-6 miles at a pace of less than 10 mph. 228-938-2356.

8 a.m.-10 a.m., 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Volunteer Day

34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center, 808 34th Street, Gulfport. Help in the 34th Street Community Garden. Wear appropriate, comfortable clothes (long pants, closed toe shoes, etc.) and bring hats, sunscreen, gloves, and gardening tools. General cleanup, learning about compost, building compost bins, “bumping up” seedlings into larger pots, other activities. A family-friendly event.

8 a.m.-11 a.m.

The Farmers Market at Long Beach

Farmers Market at Long Beach on the Town Green, Jeff Davis Ave. and 4th St., Long Beach. Local honey, local fruits and vegetables in season, jams, jellies, pickles, dip mixes, herbs, beeswax candles and lip balm, free-range chicken and duck eggs, frozen Cajun foods, goat’s milk soap, annual and perennial bedding plants, hanging baskets, breads, muffins, cookies, pastries, gourd decor, pralines, dog treats, hot tamales, teas, boiled peanuts, shrimp, beef and more. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com. Follow on Facebook at The Farmers Market at Long Beach. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 a.m.-noon

Long Beach Farmers Market

First United Methodist Church, 208 Pine St., Long Beach. State Certified Farmers Market featuring local produce, baked goods dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey. www.longbeachfarmersmarket.org

8:30 a.m.-noon

Long Beach Farmers Market

Long Beach Farmers’ Market, 115 W. 1st St., Long Beach. Local produce, baked goods, dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey.

8:30 a.m.-noon

Mutts for Pink

Hiller Park Recreation Area, Atkinson Road, Biloxi. $5 per event entered. An all-mutt dog show raising money for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. The dog show events include an (almost) one-mile fun run with your dog, cutest dog, ugliest dog, costume contest, agility course, dog training sessions. Raffle, food and drink.

9 a.m.-noon

Sunday

Wine Down Weekend with a Cause 2

Black Tie White Rose Events, 6616 Rose Farm Road, Ocean Springs. Free. Wine Down Weekend with a Cause 2 is a fundraising event to support local charities Adrienne’s House and Real Men Wear Pink (a Making Strides team). Female-owned businesses offer shopping and networking opportunities. All proceeds from 50/50 raffle, door prize tickets, silent auction items and T-shirt sales will go to the charities. https://www.facebook.com/events/135801227005987/

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Old Fashioned Tent Revival

Davis Family Store, 6167 W. DeSoto St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Truth Evangelistic Ministries is presenting this meeting for Emmanuel Baptist Church of Bay St. Louis. The tent will be at Davis Family Store. 228-463-0966.

7 p.m. Oct. 15-Oct. 20

Monday

Weekly Crochet Club

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free; bring own supplies. Open to any experience level. Instructor: Teresa Busby. Learn new ideas and techniques. Beginners will discover the fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence. Bring supplies: a selection of yarn and choice of crochet hooks.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, 730 E. Beach Blvd., Long Beach. 50 cents to $50. Held on the South Lawn of the Gulf Park campus, the Pumpkin Patch will open daily, weather permitting, and will feature a free photo area and craft area. Swan gourds, winged gourds and pumpkins of all sizes will be on sale from 50 cents to $50. Kid’s costume contest 11:30 a.m. Oct. 21; photographer on site from 10 a.m.-noon. 228-865-4500.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 16-31

Children’s Story Hour

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Children’s Story Hour for children up to 5 years of age. The program includes stories, crafts and fun. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Discover Your Inner Artist

Hobby Lobby, 2649 Pass Road, Biloxi. $15 per two-hour session. Art class in oil or acrylics. 228-222-0180.

Noon-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Halloween Costume / Cosplay Workshop

Sew Happy, 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. Free to attend. Plan out and create favorite costumes on Mondays in October. Take advantage of sewing and crafting knowledge, and maybe share some tricks of your own to make cloaks, sew costumes, and create props. All levels of sewing. 228-206-6509. www.sewhappyonline.com/event/halloween-costumecosplay-5/

5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Reiki healing program

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Free. Adults are invited to hear Pat and Darla Shannon at a demonstration of how the healing touch of Reiki can alleviate pain and stress in daily life. Class size limited; registration required no later than the Friday before. Call 228-497-4531. www.jgrls.org

6 p.m.

Grief Recovery Support Group

Rodenberg Church of Christ, 173 Rodenberg Ave., Biloxi. $20 one-time cost for workbook. Griefshare is a nondenominational group; features Biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. Session every Monday at 6 p.m. until Nov. 6. 228-432-7372. n/a

6 p.m.

Tuesday

Bridge Lessons for Beginners

Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse, 14069 4th St., Gulfport. Free for first four weeks; $10 per lesson after that. Lessons for beginning bridge players will be held weekly at the Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse. 228-539-1253. gulfcoastbridge.bridgesite.org/

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

George Ohr Pottery on the Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $13. Home-school clay art class in October focuses on ceramic objects from history. Includes short lesson and discussion of the historical period. Students are encouraged to look up information about the period before class for inspiration. Must preregister for class 24 hours in advance. Oct. 17: George Ohr Pottery on the Wheel (late 19th century); Oct. 24: Moroccan Pattern Plates (medieval North Africa/Muslim Spain). Class limit: 15. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Knitting & More @ Your Library

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Basic knitting and advanced techniques will be taught. Beginners will be provided needles. More advanced knitters may bring an exisiting project. Registration required: 228-467-5282. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-noon

Children’s Story Hour

Pearlington Public Library, 6096 First Ave., Pearlington. Children’s Story Hours, for children up to 5 years of age, are held to encourage a love of reading. Programs include reading, crafts an fun. 228-533-0755. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Beaded Jewelry Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $25 Members, $35 Non-Members. Learn techniques to design and create jewelry using crystals, glass, wood, ceramic beads; natural stones, cultured pearls, sterling silver and pewter charms, pendants. Tools and supplies are provided and included in the fee. Instructor: Shirley Cahela. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=beaded-jewelry-making

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Kids Can Sew!

Sew Happy, 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. $10 each class, $30 for four. This afterschool program is for ages 8 years old and up. Each student will receive all the materials needed to complete their project. Students encouraged to bring own sewing machine, or reserve one of the shop’s. Each student must be signed up for the class by 10 on the Tuesday of class. Students who have never sewn, arrive at 3:45 p.m. to go over machine basics, or call to schedule an available time. Give us a call, come by, or message us on Facebook to reserve a spot. 228-206-6509. https://www.sewhappyonline.com/product/kids-can-sew-after-school-program/

4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Terror-iffic Tuesday Movies

Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St., Moss Point. No charge. Patrons can watch popular films from the Halloweentown series. Parents or guardians must be present for children under 8 years of age. Refreshments will also be provided by the Friends of the Library. Details: 228-475-7462. www.jgrls.org

5 p.m.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220. Class focuses on throwing larger pieces, making handles, spouts, and lidded vessels. Addresses altering techniques and creating and designing more difficult forms like oval casserole dishes, pitchers, lidded jars, and bottles. Basic throwing skills required. Class fee includes one 25 pound bag of clay and all glazes, class firings, and instruction. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Coast Chorale Rehearsal

Main Street United Methodist Church, 162 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Fall season rehearsals have begun for Coast Chorale, a civic choral ensemble. All singers welcome. Details: Allen Henson at 228-324-8213. 228-467-4538. www.coastchorale.org

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Hegwood Biloxi Community Market

Biloxi Farmers’ Market — Charles R. Hegwood Community Market, 949 W. Howard Ave., Biloxi. Charles R. Hegwood Biloxi Community Market, under the I-110 overpass at Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Year round market, open on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. Fresh produce, plants honey, jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods, crafts. 724-320-4817.

7 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17 and 19

Beginning Ballroom Dance Class

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. 8 lessons for $80. Only the first 24 callers can get in for eight-week class. Most popular dance steps such as the fox trot, waltz, rumba, cha cha and swing. Barbra will call everyone back to tell them on which Tuesday night, the first class begins. Details: 228-324-3730. 228-324-3730. Amour Danzar events@gmail.com

7:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Vancleave Community Health Fair & Flu Shots

Vancleave Community Center, 5125 Ballpark Road, Vancleave. Free. Resources such as home health and hospice, proper nutrition, funeral and estate planning, food stamps, safety alerts, dialysis information, sitter services and Medicaid waivers will be on hand. Flu shots given. Details: 228-596-0407. 228-826-4689.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Wednesday

Home School Jr. Chef: Making Halloween Treats

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Chef Cheri Hiers teaches children the basic skills required in the kitchen. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=october-2017-home-school-jr-chef-making-halloween-treats

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Knitting 101

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Open knitting lessons on Wednesdays. Knitting needles and yarn available for those without supplies. Details: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Beginning Hand-Building

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student; $20 materials fee. Introduces students to fundamentals of working with clay off the pottery wheel. Students will learn about pinching, slab work, coiling, and combining forms. Each week a technique is introduced and a project is assigned for completion. Class fee includes all instruction, glazing, firing costs and one 25 lb bag of clay. Class size limited to 10. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Wire Wrap Workshop

Gallery 782, 782 Water St., Biloxi. $40. Learn to make a pair of sterling silver wire-wrapped hoop earrings with three pairs of interchangeable dangles. Price includes materials and use of tools to complete project.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Grown Folks’ Art at the Biloxi Library

East Biloxi Library, 580 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Free. A creative art program for adults that explores different techniques and styles. Created for beginners; no experience or talent necessary. All supplies provided. This week: Edward Munch’s “The Scream.”

10 a.m.-noon

Children’s Story Hour

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Children’s Story Hour is for children 0-5 years of age. It teaches children a love of reading. Programs include reading, crafts and fun. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Gmail and Google Tools

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Find out how much more there is to your Gmail account when you click on the square/dots icon on the top right hand side of the Google page. Learn what each of these apps mean and what they can do for your. Bring your laptop or tablet and Gmail password. Registration required: 228-255-4800 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Lymphedema Education

Singing River Health System Neuroscience Center, 3603 Bienville Boulevard, Ocean Springs. Free. A certified lymphedema specialist reviews lymphedema signs and symptons and how to manage them. 228-818-9620

4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Mudslingers

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. See if clay is your new hobby. Create two pots to keep; they will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Works can be shipped out of town. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limit: 10 students per session. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Gulfport Table Tennis Club

Herbert Wilson Recreation Center, 3225 Hancock Ave., Gulfport. Free. Gulfport Table Tennis Club is open to the public and free to play. Great exercise for seniors. All levels of competition welcome. 228-868-5777.

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Author Presentation by Jesmyn Ward

Randolph Center, 315 Clark Ave., Pass Christian. Free. The One Book, One Pass 2017 selection is “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race” by Jesmyn Ward, a native of DeLisle and one of the 2017 MacArthur Fellows. The Author Presentation is Oct. 18. The moderator is Jerry Mitchell from the Clarion Ledger in Jackson. Details: 228-452-4596 passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Thursday

Children’s Story Hour

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Children’s Story Hour is for children 0-5 years of age. Programs include reading, crafts and fun. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Wildlife Damage Management Workshop

Mississippi State University Extension, 856 Hwy. 90. Suite B, Bay St. Louis. free to current CFWA members; $10 each nonmembers; $20 individuals, $30 couples to include membership. Hosted by the Hancock/Harrison County Forestry & Wildlife Association. Guest speaker: Jackie Fox with the USDA, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, who will discuss nuisance animals and damage, effects on desirable and endangered species, control methods, and resources available. Registration 5:30 p.m.; program at 6; jambalaya meal provided. The event is free to current CFWA members, $10 per individuals (non-membership), or $20 for singles and $30 for couples which include a CFWA membership. Preregistration required: 228-865-4227 or email tim.ray@msstate.edu. 228-467-5456.

5:30 p.m.

Bienville Toastmasters

The Junction Coworking, 796 Howard Ave., Suite A, Biloxi. Bienville Toastmasters meets every Thursday. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. Details: Michael, 228-235-5046. 228-207-4806.

5:45 p.m.

Third Thursday Family Art Night

Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St., Biloxi. $7 per person. Every Third Thursday is Family Art Night at The Salvation Army Kroc Center. Bring the whole family and create family projects. 228-207-1218. https://krocsales.sauss.net/#/bi/search/1/family

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Toastmasters

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center,, 10298 Express Dr., Gulfport. Regular meeting. Toastmaster’s mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning environment in which members have the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills. Details: 228-234-5198. 228-897-4360. mississippigulfcoasttoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org/

6 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Six-week introductory pottery class. Learn fundamentals of wheel throwing, including the making of cylinders, bowls, and cups with handles. Basic introduction to glazing. Class fee includes one 25-pound bag of clay. Class size limited to 10. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $20-$58, Ticketmaster fees. Academy Award-winning film is transformed into a live adventure on ice. 228-594-3700. www.mscoastcoliseum.com/events/family-events

7 p.m. Oct. 19, 20

Songs and Stories Radio Show present Sugarcane Jane

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Free;donations welcomed. Songs and Stories Radio Show is recorded with a live studio audience. Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford draw from roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, jazz, and rock. 228-818-2878.

7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Broken Rainbow for Children

First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. $30 per family for 10-week session. Broken Rainbow is a 10-week program for children ages 7 to 12 who are having difficulty dealing with a divorce or death in their family. Call to register: 228-229-6851. 228-863-0047. www.fumc-gulfport.org

7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Intermediate/Advance Argentine Tango Classes

Argentine Tango — Howard Avenue, 632 Howard Ave., Biloxi. $10. Improve your tango and learn new steps, choreography. 228-332-0291.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Grief Recovery Workshop

First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. $30 for 10-week session. For those dealing with emotional issues that follow the death of a loved one. In addition to hearing speakers, participants share loss experiences and discuss grief issues with the goal of beginning to live again. 228-863-0047. www.fumc-gulfport.org

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Oil Painting with Frank Janca

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $235. Designed for all experience levels. Learn fundamentals of oil painting or explore advanced techniques. Class will focus on a variety of subject matter, including still life and floral composition. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

9:30 a.m.-noon

Friday

Bridge Tournament

Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse, 14069 4th St., Gulfport. $11 per session; two sessions per day. Enjoy several days of bridge playing in a tournament. All players are welcome. Group available for beginners. 228-539-1253. gulfcoastbridge.bridgesite.org/

10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Spooky Cinema

Gulfport Sportsplex, 17200 16th St., Gulfport. The movie being shown is “Monster House.” Costume contest lineup 6:15 p.m.; movie begins at dusk. National Night Out Against Crime events will also begin at 6 p.m.

6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Not-So-Scary Halloween Cooking Class and Party

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $12.50 per person. A spooky cooking extravaganza at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center to celebrate Halloween. Come dressed in your costume for costume parade and enjoy spooky crafts. Menu: Frightful fruit kabobs, Mummy dogs, Wicked Witch cupcakes, Ghoulish punch. Advance registration required at www.lmdc.org or by calling 228-897-6039. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Chocolate for Dinner

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Learn ways to cook with chocolate. Menu: White Chocolate Chili Shrimp on Tart Fruit; Butternut Squash & Cacao Soup; Chocolate Pasta & Grilled Pork w/ Dark Cherry Sauce; Dark Chocolate Brownie Trifle. Instructor: Chef Cheri Hiers. Registration deadline: Oct. 18. Price includes two alcoholic beverages. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=october-2017-chocolate-dinner

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

AARP Safe Driving Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. $15 for AARP members, $20 nonmembers. Seniors invited to attend four-hour course designed to show how they must adjust their driving habits as they get older. Topics include defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. All instructors are volunteers. Registration, details: 452-4596 or 228-432-7816 or email at passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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