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Have you wanted to try raised bed gardening? Master Gardener Charles Courtney will speak on raised beds at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point on Oct. 26.
Have you wanted to try raised bed gardening? Master Gardener Charles Courtney will speak on raised beds at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point on Oct. 26. 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

Resume 101 class

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Free. Class suggested for high school students, new college graduates, those re-entering the workforce after an absence, or ready to change jobs.How to use Microsoft Office to create a professional resume, how to get your resume read and what to include, look at sample resumes, cover letters, and find Internet resources, and Get answers to specific Word document questions. Registration required: 228-497-4531. www.jgrls.org

1 p.m.

Harrison County Senior Pickleball

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 228-875-1193. www.jgrls.org

11:30 a.m.-1 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 on 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.

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. Couples spend two hours playing on pottery wheels. Instructors will help create two bowls to keep; they will be glazed and fired. Work 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.

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.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $20-$58, Ticketmaster fees. The film is transformed into a live adventure on ice. Audiences will be transported to the world of Arendelle and its characters. 228-594-3700. www.mscoastcoliseum.com/events/family-events

7 p.m.

Amour Danzar Friday Night 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.

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.

Saturday

Shadowz Paranormal ghost hunters

St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi. Free. Members of Shadowz Paranormal Investigations, a chapter of Crossroads Paranormal, will showcase tools of the trade and stories from past cases. This event is intended for those age 12 and up. Details: 228-392-3250. 228-392-3250. www.jgrls.org

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Sit Stay Read for children

Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Children will enjoy reading all types of storybooks to therapy dogs from Visiting Pet Teams of South Mississippi. Sit Stay Read! children read one-on-one to licensed pet therapy dogs to help improve their reading skills. Children must be accompanied by parent, grandparent or adult guardian. Details: 228-769-3060, ext. #1. 228-769-3060. www.jgrls.org

10 a.m.-noon

Sit, Stay, Read

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Visiting Pet Teams of South Mississippi program provides a fun way for children to improve their communication and reading skills while visiting with a four-legged friend. Motivation for the children to practice their reading. Every third Saturday. Reading sessions usually last for 30 minutes. Children must not be afraid of or be allergic to animals. No need to pre-register. Children must be accomplished by a parent. Details: 228-452-4596 or email passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. harrison.lib.ms.us/staff/

10 a.m.-noon

Hancock County CASA’s Touch-A-Truck Event

Hancock County Government Annex, 854 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Free. Allows children the opportunity to explore large vehicles and learn about the occupations that get to use these vehicles daily. Food, drinks and giveaways. 228-344-0419. www.casahancockcounty.org

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Cigars in the Pass, 124 Davis Ave., Pass Christian. Hosted by Mexican Gulf Lodge #64 Free and Accepted Masons Prince Hall Affiliate of Pass Christian. Benefits Zayen Williams, 14, who was diagnosed with aplastic anemia and does not have a matching donor in his family. Healthy people between the ages of 18 and 44 are needed to test. Testing consists of some paperwork and a mouth swab. Free lunch for everyone who tests. Entertainment will be provided. 228-452-9534.

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Remaking Raiders! Filmmaking Workshop

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Free. Eric Zala will share a true local story of a fan remake journey. Public screening of “Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation,” followed by “Remaking Raiders.” Followed by a Q&A with Zala and the audience, and in the afternoon, a discussion of DIY filmmaking. The workshop is open to students and parents interested in creating a film. Details: 228-897-6039. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

10 a.m.-4 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. 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.

Our Lady of Fatima School Halloween Carnival

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, 320 Jim Money Road, Biloxi. Free admission; arm band and ticket prices. Rides, inflatables, knockerball, carnival game booths, pony rides, food, vendors, live entertainment. 228-388-3602. www.olfschool.com

11 a.m.-7 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.

8th Annual Blessing of the Animals

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 1904 Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi. Free. 8th Annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony. Six dozen butterflies will be released in honor of all of pets who have passed away. Bring your pet, picture of your pet or your pet’s urn. Pets must be on a leash or carrier. Donations and supplies will be collected for a local 501(c)3-nonprofit rescue group. 228-594-2100. www.apetsmemorycremation.com

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Cookies & Canvas

Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St., Biloxi. $20 per person. Snack on cookies while painting on your canvas. Each class is taught one step and one bite at a time to learn the entire process. 228-207-1218.

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

Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society Annual Buddy Walk

Gulfport Sportsplex, 17200 16th St., Gulfport. Donations accepted. Buddy Walk to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. www.gcdss.org

2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Familympics

Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St., Biloxi. Entry fee $2 per person age 13 and up. Familympics is open to ages 4 years and up. Entry fee for participants and spectators is $2 per person 13 years and up. Proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army Kroc Center. To register family, competitors can send an email to Familympics@wjzd.com with their name, phone number, and names and ages of members participating. Details: 228-896-5307 or www.wjzd.com. Vendor spaces, sponsorship: Tamara Wingerter at 228-896-5307 ext. 118. 228-207-1218. www.wjzd.com

2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Autumnal Candle Holder

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $15 per project. Create and paint an autumnal candle holder with colored leaves. Suitable for ages 10 and up and all skill levels. All clay, glazes, and firing are included in the class fee. Wear suitable clothes for a clay studio, and be ready to pick up work in two weeks. Works also can be shipped. Instructor: Karen Anderson. Class limit: 15 per session. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/classes/

2:30 p.m.-4 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.

Belles & Buoys Square Dance

Lyman Senior Center, 14592 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $10 for quarterly dance. Square dancing 228-832-2606.

7:30 p.m.-10 p.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

Christmas Craft and Bake Sale

Woolmarket Prime of Life Center, 16320 Old Woolmarket Road, Biloxi. Woolmarket Prime of Life Center Christmas Craft and Bake Sale. 228-392-7332.

8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

At the Lanes! Bowling Tournament

Spanish Trail Lanes, 2909 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. $25 per team member. Support the Youth Chapter of the United Way for Jackson & George Counties by participating in their fundraiser. 228-497-2822. atthelanes.eventbrite.com

9 a.m.-noon

Fifth Annual Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour

Historic Griffin Cemetery Tours, West End of Dantzler St., Moss Point. Free parking and admission; donations accepted. Learn about the history of Moss Point and meet some of the families that made Moss Point their home. Parking: Turn right at the gates of the cemetery. Enter the cemetery gates and sign-in with a greeter to receive a brochure of what to expect from tours. Golf carts are available for those needing assistance. Guided tours will be every hour from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. (except at noon). Committee members will be dressed in costumes. Free water available at the exit table. Donations accepted for future tours.

9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Gautier Mullet & Music Fest

Mullet and Music Fest Grounds, Dolphin Drive North, Gautier. Free admission, parking. Country music artist Ronnie McDowell will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Entertainment and fun for the family. GautierMulletFest.org

9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Basic Pet First Aid

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Know what to do in an emergency to act quickly and potentially save your pet’s life. Participants will build their own first aid kit and learn how to do a diagnostic massage. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Sunday

Jeffrey Siegel of Chosen People Ministries

Lighthouse Full Gospel Fellowship, 12161 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Free; love offering will be accepted. Jeff Siegel is a Jewish believer in Jesus as the Messiah. He will share on the Fall Feasts of Israel. 228-832-0500. www.lighthousefellowshipgulfport.org

10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Long Beach Historical Society

Long Beach Historical Society, 645 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. Twentieth anniversary party. www.lbhistoricalsociety.org

2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Fall 2017 Concert

Gulfport High School Auditorium, 100 Perry Street, Gulfport. $5 suggested donation. The Gulf Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra will host their Fall 2017 Concert in the Gulfport High School Auditorium. Under the guidance of Daniel Martinez, the Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra is dedicated to the orchestral training of students in grades 8-12. The 51 members of Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra are selected by audition. 228-896-7525. www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

3 p.m.-4 p.m.

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.

Children’s Story Hour

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Children’s Story Hours 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.

‘Engineering Marvel-The Seawall’

Pass Christian Historical Society, 201 E. Scenic Dr., Pass Christian. Lunch $10 members, $12 nonmembers. Pass Christian Historical Society monthly luncheon. Philip Shaw will give a presentation on “Engineering Marvel-The Seawall.” Call 228-452-7254 or email president@passhistory.org to make reservations. All proceeds benefit Pass Christian Historical Society. www.passhistory.org

Noon-1:30 p.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 Rd., 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.

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.

Ocean Springs Table Tennis

Ryan Youth Center, 726 Pine Drive, Ocean Springs. $2. Fee of $2 per person to cover use of building. 228-875-4236. facebook.com/OSTableTennis/

6 p.m.

Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus Rehearsals

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus, 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport. The Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus will begin rehearsals for the 65th season of George F. Handel’s “The Messiah.” Rehearsals each Monday at 6 p.m. Auditions not necessary. Schimer edition of “The Messiah” is used. Performances Dec. 1 at Nativity BVM in Biloxi; Dec. 2 at Mary C. in Ocean Springs; Dec. 3 at Westminster Presbyterian in Gulfport. Details: Ed Cake, 228-324-9292. 228-896-3355.

6 p.m.

Halloween Safety Program

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Bring the kids dressed in their costumes to learn all about Halloween safety. Halloween storytelling, crafts, refreshments and a visit from a local policeman about safety tips. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Microsoft Excel 101, 201

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Two classes on Microsoft Excel. The 101 morning class, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, gives basic instruction in creating and using simple spreadsheets. Practice changing fonts, inserting rows and columns and much more. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s. In the 201 afternoon class, from 1 to 4 p.m., build on what you learned in Excel 101, or expand your basic knowledge. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Oct. 20. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

9:30 a.m.-noon, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Tuesday

Home-School Clay Art Class

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $13. Class specifically designed with home-schooled students in mind. Classes include a short lesson and discussion of the historical period the object is from. Students are encouraged to look up information about the period before class for inspiration. Students must preregister for class 24 hours in advance to give instructors time to prepare materials. This class focus: 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.

Bridge Lessons for Beginners

Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse, 14069 4th St., Gulfport. Free for first 4 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.

Digital Literacy Classes

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Andy Collins with Mississippi State Extension Service will teach two digital literacy classes at the Pass Christian Public Library on Oct. 24. Computer Housekeeping will be 10-11:30 a.m. This class addresses cleaning out the junk that is slowing your computer down. Facebook For Small Businesses and Nonprofits will be 1-3:30 p.m. This class teaches using a Facebook page to promote your business, engage customers, and discover new followers and markets. However, class sizes are limited. Reservations: 228-452-4596. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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 nonmembers. 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.

AARP Veterans Town Hall

Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Free. Veterans may bring one guest. Lunch will be served. The event will feature information about caregiving, financial security, fraud prevention and other topics important to veterans. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs also will be available to answer questions. To RSVP, call 1-877-926-8300. aarp.cvent.com/d/65q369/4W

11 a.m.-1:30 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.

Keep Calm and Yell Bingo

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Free. Adults 17 and older will enjoy bingo and be able to win prizes and socialize with others. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Gautier Public Library. Details: 228-497-4531. www.JGRLS.org

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

Salute to the Military

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $60 civilians and retired military; individual tickets: $50 uniformed military; $600 Military Sponsored & Reserved Tables; $1,000 Corporate Sponsorship; $2,000 Presenting Sponsorship. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Inc. presents its 39th annual Salute to the Military to thank those in uniform for their service to the nation and the Coast communities. 228-594-3700. https://mscoastchamber.com/events/details/39th-annual-salute-to-the-military-4653

6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Halloween Safety Program

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Bring the kids dressed in their costumes to learn all about Halloween safety. Halloween storytelling, crafts, refreshments, and a visit from a local policeman about safety tips. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-7 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.

Container Gardening

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Learn about container gardening from Christian Stephenson, Hancock County Extension agent. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

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

Beginning Ballroom Dance Class

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Eight 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.

Wednesday

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.

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. All supplies provided. Several papercraft techniques will be used to create a three dimensional pumpkin centerpiece from old book pages.

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.

Lunch and Learn: Cypress Resume

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Library staff will demonstrate an online tool for crafting a resume, free with Hancock County Library Card. Participants may bring brown bag lunch. Registration required: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register: Oct. 24. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

Noon-1 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. Can ship work 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.

Thursday

Raised bed gardening

Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Free. Master Gardener Charles Courtney will discuss and demonstrate the fun and functionality of a creating and maintaining a beautiful and prolific raised bed garden. 228-475-0825. www.pascagoulariver.audubon.org

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Taters for Tots Lunch Box

Jackson County CASA, 4903 Telephone Road, Pascagoula. $10. Jackson County CASA fundraiser. Lunch box includes loaded baked potato, cup of chili and cookie. Delivery available for orders of 10 or more. 228-762-7370. www.jccasa.net

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Chidlren’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.

Getting the Most Out of Pinterest

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Pinterest is a tool for finding and saving your favorite ideas in one creative, free on-line site. Learn how to get the most out of your searches and organize the results like a pro. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s. Registration required by Oct. 25: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

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

O’Horror-ble Game Night

Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Adults are invited to dress in costume. The evening begins with a five-part challenge: starting off with Finish That Horror Story, guests will complete a short story, followed by Name That Monster, Guess What’s Gross and Horror Pictionary. Other events will include picking the winner of the costume contest. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 16 and older. Details: 228-769-3225. 228-769-3060. www.jgrls.org

5:30 p.m.

Bienville Toastmasters

The Meeting Place, 770 Water St., Biloxi. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. Details: Michael, 228-235-5046. 228-207-0663.

5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Pearlington Trunk or Treat

Pearlington Public Library, 6096 First Ave., Pearlington. Bring the kids dressed in their Halloween costumes for the Pearlington Public Library’s Halloween Trunk or Treat. Refreshments. 228-533-0755. www.hancocklibraries.info

6 p.m.-8 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.

2nd Annual Odd Ball

Almost Circle Gallery, 128 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. $12-$29. Interactive art experience and out of the ordinary art bash. Interactive art, food, refreshments, music, costume contest. www.almostcircle.com

7 p.m.-10 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.

Laundry and Bourbon / Lone Star

Biloxi Little Theatre, 220 Lee St., Biloxi. $18 general admission, $15 student/senior/military. Directed by Ryan Reinike, these complementary one-act comedies star (Laundry and Bourbon) Melissa Hall-Reinike, BreAnne Murdock and Lauren Simpson; (Lone Star) James M. Taylor, Sean Maurer and Mark Williams. “Laundry & Bourbon” is a dark comedy about the themes of love, marriage and fidelity in a small Texas town. The companion “Lone Star” features brothers Ray and Roy drinking and hanging outside a local bar. Roy discusses his marital problems, his Vietnam experiences and his extramarital activities. Mature audiences only. Contains scenes of a sexual nature and some strong language. 228-432-8543. 4blt.org

8 p.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 26-27

Downtown Biloxi Community Market Festival

Biloxi Farmers’ Market — Charles R. Hegwood Community Market, 949 W. Howard Ave., Biloxi. Free. Biloxi Main Street’s Pumpkin Palooza Fun. Farmers market vendors, entertainment featuring Amber Dawn, hourly giveaways. Plants, fruit and vegetable baskets, cookbooks, homemade goods and more. Hamburgers and hot dogs. Details: 228-435-6339 or email kmiller@biloxi.ms.us, 724-320-4817. mainstreetbiloxi.com

9 a.m.-1 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

Moveable Vietnam Memorial Wall

Diamondhead City Hall, 5000 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead. Free. The Moveable Vietnam Memorial Wall will be viewable in front of the Diamondhead City Hall 24 hours a day, starting the afternoon of Oct. 26, and guarded by the Seabees. Members of VFW Post 2880 and any other volunteers will be available to assist visitors in the daily operation of the wall. Dedication 9 a.m. Oct. 27. Details: Pat Laird, 228-255-5017. 228-222-4626.

3 p.m.

Friday

Mixed Media: Focus on Image Transfer Techniques

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $115 members, $125 nonmembers. Discover new ways to add texture and mystery to painterly compositions with a variety of image transfer techniques. Drawing on varied sources such as personal snapshots, found images or old family photographs, students will learn how to skillfully blend these images into a painterly surface, creating expressive and evocative compositions. Emphasis will be placed on class demonstrations combined with individualized instruction as students become proficient with each technique. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=october-2017-mixed-media-focus-image-transfer-techniques

Noon-4 p.m.

Free Friday Nights

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Free admission. Treat friends and family members to a night at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Youth-Sponsored Fundraiser/Garage Sale

Private Home — Handsboro Church Garage Sale, 5101 Washington Ave., Gulfport. varies. Off-site fundraiser/garage sale for Handsboro Baptist Church’s youth mission camp and outreach ministries. Collectibles, seasonal, furniture, tools, musical equipment, jewelry. No early birders. 228-896-3796. none

7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Health Fair and Flu shots

Brookdale Assisted Living, 2120 Enterprise Drive, Biloxi. Free. Health fair for the public with resources on home health, hospice, dialysis, senior resources, flu shots, door prizes and refreshments. For flu shots, bring insurance card. 228-388-0946.

9 a.m.-noon

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