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Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal investigators explore the cemetery at Beauvoir in Biloxi in August 2014. Members of Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal will speak at the Vancleave Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 and demonstrate equipment they use. They’ll also conduct a mini-investigation of the library.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal investigators explore the cemetery at Beauvoir in Biloxi in August 2014. Members of Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal will speak at the Vancleave Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 and demonstrate equipment they use. They’ll also conduct a mini-investigation of the library. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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

Pet Food and Supply Drive

Ocean Springs Fire Dept. Central Station, 3820 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. The Ocean Springs Lions Club has organized “All Creatures Big and Small,” a Coast-wide pet food and supply drive honoring Sophia Myers and her birthday Nov. 13. Drop off locations in Harrison and Jackson counties include Prestige Auto Sales, Pampered Pets and Ocean Springs Fire Department-Main in Ocean Springs; Gulf Coast Veterinary Clinic in Biloxi; Gautier City Hall; First Baptist Church Pascagoula. All donations and monetary gifts go to The Jackson County Animal Shelter. 228-875-4063. www.facebook.com/oslionsclubpetproject/

All day

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.

Coffee with Friends- Johnnie Bernhard

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Johnnie Bernhard’s historical fiction novel “A Good Girl” received top 10 finalist recognition in the 2015 Faulkner-Wisdom Competition and a nominee in the 2018 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. Details: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

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

Friday Morning Stained Glass Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $200 members, $210 nonmembers. Join Pam Coppola and learn beginning, intermediate and advanced techniques to making stained glass. Registration deadline for Nov. 3 to Dec. 8 classes is Oct. 27. Cost includes $50 supply fee. 228-818-2878. friday-morning-stained-glass-class-beginning-intermediate-advanced

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Children’s Story Hour

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. Children’s Story Hours, for children up to 5 years of age, are held to encourage a love of reading. Programs include reading, crafts and fun. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info

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

Friday Lunch and Learn at Becky’s Kitchen

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $16 nonmembers. Menu: Black-eye Peas with Smoked Ham, Grit Cakes, Tomato Jam, Chess Pie 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=lunch-learn-friday-49

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

First Fridays Downtown Biloxi

Almost Circle Gallery, 128 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. Free. First Friday in the Downtown Biloxi’s Arts District off Rue Magnolia and Water Street. Galleries, shops and eateries offer treats, special deals. Free to the public; parking available next to Mary Mahoney’s and Magnolia Hotel. https://www.facebook.com/FFDowntownBiloxi/

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

‘Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown’ Family Cooking Class

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $12.50 per person. Menu includes Pigs in Linus’ Christmas blanket, Sally’s Snack Stix, Snoopy’s “not really” Snow Dip, Charlie Brown’s Christmas lights cupcakes, and Lucy’s Holiday Lemonade. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

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

An Autumn Date Night

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Instructor: Cheri Hiers. Menu: Roasted Cabbage Wedge with Sweet Mustard Sauce, Fresh Baked Rye Bread, Dry Rubbed Flank Steak with Smoky Tomato Butter; Brown Butter Orzo Risotto w/ Asparagus; Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie. Price includes two alcoholic beverages. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=november-2017-autumn-date-night

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 will spend two hours playing on our pottery wheels. Create two pots 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. www.georgeohr.org/product/date-night-pottery-wheel-friday-november-3-600-800-pm/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

‘Blood Country’ Film

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $10. “Blood Country” tells the true story of events which took place in and around Lawrence County, Mississippi, in 1884, based on the short story “The Outlaw, the Sheriff and the Governor” by Robert E. Jones. The film is about a man accused of killing his brother and the sheriff who has to bring him to justice. Features actor Jeremy London, an Ocean Springs resident, and other talent from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=november-2017-blood-country

7 p.m.

p’ARTtake Fall Fine Art Exhibit, Sale

Ocean Springs Community Center, 512 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. Opening reception for the 46th annual p’ARTtake Fall Fine Art Exhibit and Sale, sponsored by the Ocean Springs Art Association. The show will remain open through Nov. 11. The exhibition will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 28-Nov. 3 and Nov. 9-11; noon-4 p.m. Nov. 8; and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. during the Peter Anderson Festival, Nov. 4 and 5. The show will be closed Nov. 6 and 7. Judge will be Allen Chen. Details: Monique Moniot Greathouse, osaafallshow@gmail.com. 228-875-4236. www.oceanspringsartassociation.org

7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Benefit Program for Howard Rutland

First Baptist Church of Lyman, 14321 Old Hwy. 49, Gulfport. Benefit program for gospel music promoter and 47-year member of Bibletones, who suffered a stroke in August. Featured groups: The Bibletones Quartet, Hickory Ridge, The Gospel Melody Quartet, Brent Warr and others. 228-832-2159.

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

‘Drinking Habits’

Randolph Center, 315 Clark Ave., Pass Christian. $15. Presented by Pass Christian Theatre Project. Story of two nuns who decide to secretly make and sell wine behind the back of Mother Superior when their tiny convent falls on hard times. Opening night includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and complementary glass of wine, water or soda. Additional concessions available. Information, reservations: 228-452-3315, amy@passmainstreet.com, or pctp.brownpapertickets.com. PCTP is a program of work of Pass Christian Main Street Foundation. www.pctp.brownpapertickets.com

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 3-4, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5

Youth-Sponsored Fundraiser/Garage Sale

Private Home — Handsboro Church Garage Sale, 5101 Washington Ave., Gulfport. No admission charge. 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.

7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3-4

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.

Gulfport Little Theatre’s ’Annie’

Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave., Gulfport. $16 general admission, $13 seniors and military, $11 children and students. Family-friendly musical based on the popular stories of “Little Orphan Annie.” Multi-generational cast of more than 80 performers from across the Coast. Reservations recommended: Gulfport Little Theatre Box Office, 228-864-7983 or online at gulfportlittletheatre.org. 228-864-7983. www.gulfportlittletheatre.org

7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Nov. 3-4, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Nov. 10

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. Nov. 3-4, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5

Mert’s Satsumas

Mert’s Satsumas, 14380 Duckworth Road, Gulfport. $20 bucket. Mert’s Satsumas will open you-pick Nov. 3. Will continue Fridays and Saturdays for the remainder of the fruit season (weather permitting). Bring 5-gallon buckets, clippers; wear protective clothing, toe covered shoes. Young children need supervision. 228-831-2936.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 3, 4, 10

Saturday

Clay Babies: Ceramic Cornucopia

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $15. Little ones can play with real clay. Children will make and paint their own cornucopia overflowing with colorful fruits of the harvest. Older children are welcome in this class if a younger sibling is enrolled. Work will be ready to pick up in one week. Pre-registration required. 228-374-5547.

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Paranormal Investigations

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. No charge. Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal Investigations will share short evidence clips then take guests through steps to debunk or validate a suspected haunting. They will demonstrate equipment used and discuss experiences. Includes a mini-investigation of the library using infrared DVR cameras and hand-held K-II’s. Details: 228-826-5857. www.jgrls.org

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Wire Wrap Workshop

Gallery 782, 782 Water St., Biloxi. $40. Learn to make a sterling silver wire-wrapped bracelet with crystals. No prior experience is necessary. Price includes materials and use of tools to complete project.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

4th Annual Kids Safety Fair

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Free. Presented by JZ 94.5 and Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Interactive activities for kids, information for adults, safety tips, prizes and more. Come dressed as your favorite superhero for parade, prizes. Details: 228-897-6039. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

10 a.m.-2 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. Work can be shipped out of town. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limit: 10 students. 228-374-5547.

10:30 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 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.

‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Auditions

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Auditions are open to children 6th grade and up and parents. All roles are open for audition. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater or classical song. May use accompaniment tracks or sing a cappella. Prepare a 1-minute monologue and be ready to read from the script. Production dates: Feb: 20, 22 and 23-25. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

2 p.m.-5 p.m. Nov 4, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6

Farmers Market

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

7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Sasha Ferreira Concert

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. Ferreria, a faculty member of the Winter School of Music at William Carey University in Hattiesburg and and a teacher in the Gulfport School District, began his violin studies in Havana, Cuba. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=november-2017-sasha-ferreira-concert

7 p.m.

David Phelps Journey of Faith Tour

First Baptist Church, 902 Live Oak Ave., Pascagoula. Tickets range from $20-30, with VIP $50. David Phelps will bring his ministry to First Baptist Church of Pascagoula with the Journey of Faith Tour. Details: 228-762-2343. Tickets: www.itickets.com/ or charge by phone 800-965-9324. 228-762-2343.

7 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.

Christian Missionary Baptist Church Giveaway

Christian Missionary Baptist Church, 4113 Harrison Drive, Gulfport. Free. Giveaway of household items, clothing and toys. 228-863-1680.

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

Sunday

Long Beach Veterans Day Parade and Concert

Long Beach Town Green, Jeff Davis Ave., Long Beach. Long Beach Veterans Day Parade and Concert on the Town Green is sponsored by the Long Beach First United Methodist Church. Parade featuring veterans groups, active military, community and youth service organizations, will roll down Jeff Davis Avenue. School and church choirs and soloists will provide a patriotic concert at the Town Green shortly after the parade. Free refreshments, face painting, card making activity for military members in partnership with Operation Gratitude. Details: Susan Taylor at 228-332-1083 or at the.taylor.family@hotmail.com. 228-697-3868.

1 p.m.

‘At the Movies’ at Calvary Chapel Bay St Louis

Calvary Chapel Bay St. Louis, 317 Reese St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Experience “At the Movies,” where church and movies meet. Four-week series dives into some of Hollywood’s biggest hits to unpack spiritual truths. Free popcorn, cold drinks. calvarychapelbsl.com

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

Bethel Lutheran Church Oktoberfest

Bethel Lutheran Church, 2521 Pass Road, Biloxi. $10 adults, $5 children 5-10, free for children under 5. Oktoberfest, silent auction 228-388-1226. www.bethellutheran.com

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

Beginning Crochet classes

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Introduction is free ($5 for materials). Instructor Teresa Busby will teach new ideas, techniques. Learn fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence. May bring own supplies: selection of yarn and crochet hooks (basic hook, yarn available for $5). Call 228-497-4531 to register prior to class date or for information. www.jgrls.org

10 a.m.-noon

Jackson County Republican Women’s Club

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jackson County Campus, 2300 U.S. 90, Gautier. The Jackson County Republican Women’s Club meets the first Monday of each month at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College-Jackson County Campus, Gautier. The public is invited. Lunch will begin at 11:30 am with the program at noon. Email jcrw1@hotmail.com for more info. 228-497-9602.

11:30 a.m.-1 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.

Essential Oils Workshop

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. No charge for information ($5 materials for kit). Essential Oils for Beginners workshop. Learn how to use aromatherapy. Those attending will learn how to choose and create a custom essential oil blend specific to you to take with you. $5 materials fee for the “make and take” sample. Space is limited; call 228-497-4531 to register prior to class date. www.jgrls.org

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus Rehearsals

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus, 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport. The Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus 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.

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.

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.

Art in Mind

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free. The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art and Alzheimer’s Mississippi have partnered for an art program designed to provide meaningful social engagement for individuals with early-to mid-stage dementia. The aim is to make art accessible to people with Alzheimer’s or related dementia and provide a meaningful experience that helps participants connect with art. Planned activities include an experience in the Museum’s galleries and a hands-on component in the classroom. Registration: Rhea Miner at 228-374-5547 or curator@georgeohr.org 228-374-5547.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Computer 101

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Tuesday

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.

Clay Art Academy for Home-School

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $100 for 4-week session. Class is designed with home-schooled students in mind. November classes, all 10 a.m.-noon, will focus on historical events and look at them with an artistic eye. Tuition must be paid for the full-four week session one week in advance of the first class. Preregister with a $25 deposit to save a spot in the class session. Nov. 7, Radioactive Art: Marie Curie’s 150th Birthday; Nov. 14, Through the Eyes of Claude Monet; Nov. 21, Tales of Reciprocity: Character Development; Nov. 28, Interpreting Native American Art. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/clay-art-academy-home-school-tuesdays-november-7-28-1000-1200-pm/

10 a.m.-noon

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.

Lapsit Storytime

Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Youth services assistants will present a special storytime and activities event for parents with babies and toddlers. Parents and their children will enjoy an interactive time reading together, singing, and moving along with stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 228-769-3060. www.jgrls.org

11 a.m.

Authors & Characters @ Your Library

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Bill Loehfelm will discuss his newest book in the Devil series, “The Devil’s Muse.” Lunch available for $10 for the program, payable at the door. Reservations required: 228-467-5282. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

Adult Art Club

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Monthly arts, crafts event for adults. This month’s creation: autumn centerpieces.

5 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Holiday Relaxation Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free (donations accepted for instructional costs). Instructor will incorporate gentle yoga with extended stretching, relaxation, meditation. An 8-week series (no Nov. 21 class). Wear comfortable clothes, bring exercise mat. The cost is free, but donations will be accepted for instructional costs. Registration, information: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Class focuses on throwing larger pieces, making handles, spouts, lidded vessels. Addresses altering techniques and creating and designing more difficult forms like oval casserole dishes, pitchers, lidded jars, bottles. Basic throwing skills required. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and all glazes, class firings, instruction. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/intermediate-wheel-throwing-tuesdays-november-7-december-19/

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

All You Need to Know About Dogs

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Learn what it takes to successfully meet your dog’s needs and how to make owning a dog fun for the whole family. Program presented by Kathleen Markey, certified dog trainer from Bay Area Dogs Solution. 228-452-4596. harrison.lib.ms.us

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

Coast Chorale rehearsal

Main Street United Methodist Church, 162 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Coast Chorale (a civic Choral ensemble) fall rehearsals. All singers are welcome. 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.

Intermediate/Advance Argentine Tango Lessons with Kim

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.

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.

Tai Chi @The Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. All ages. Socks recommended.

9 a.m.-10 a.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 Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Six-week introductory pottery wheel class. Students will learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing, including making cylinders, bowls, and cups with handles. Basic introduction to glazing and work with cone 6 oxidation and cone 10 reduction glazes. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-wheel-throwing-wednesdays-november-8-december-20-100-400-pm/

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Killing You Sweetly: Sugar in Your Diet

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. Presented by health and physical education educator Kenny Guess. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Every Wednesday morning. Read books, sing songs, dance, and make a craft. This week’s theme: “The Letter G.”

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Children’s Story Hour

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Children’s Story Hours, for children up to 5 years of age, are held to encourage 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

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Learn about online tool Cypress Resume for creating a professional resume. Free your Hancock County Library card. Welcome to bring brown bag lunch. Registration required: 228-255-1724. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

12 p.m.-1 p.m.

W.O.W. Testimony Lunch

Knight Nonprofit Center, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. Free to attend; $10 catered lunch. Women of Wisdom luncheon with testimonies. In honor of Veterans Day, military spouses and women in military will be recognized and can receive lunch discount; RSVP to wowgulfcoast@aol.com, to receive 20 percent off lunch. Menu: Mexican Fiesta. 228-284-2449. www.wowgulfcoast.com

Noon-1 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance and Country Western Swing

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80 for 8 lessons. Beginning Ballroom Dance class will start at 6 p.m. and end at 6:45 p.m. Most popular dance steps like the fox trot, waltz, rumba, cha cha and swing. At 6:45, Country Western begins, ending at 7:30. Both classes will run for eight weeks. 228-324-3730. amourdanzarevents@gmail.com

6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Sewing for Home Decorating

Sew Happy, 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. $20 per class, $60 for all 4. Class will begin at 6 p.m. and last 2-3 hours. Materials provided; students will bring sewing machine, basic sewing tools, and white thread. Students also can reserve machines. Schedule: Nov. 8 - Give Thanks Pillow Sham and “Hey Y’all” Mississippi Door Hanger; Nov. 15 - Casserole Dish Carrier and Vintage Bread Basket Warmer; Nov. - Ruffled Burlap Christmas Tree Skirt. 228-206-6509. https://www.sewhappyonline.com/product/home-decorating-series/

6 p.m.-8:30 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.

Computers 102

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Thursday

Wire Wrap Workshop

My Bead Hangout, 9259-C Woolmarket Road, Biloxi. $40. Learn to make an adjustable wire wrapped ring with beads. Select either gold filled or sterling silver wire. Price includes materials, use of tools to complete project. 228-243-3447.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Children’s Story Hour

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Children’s Story Hours for children up to 5 years of age. The program includes stories, crafts and fun. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

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

Thursday Lunch and Learn in Becky’s Kitchen

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $16 nonmembers. Menu: Sauteed Shrimp, Savory French Toast, Cajun Hollandaise, Roasted Asparagus, Dark Chocolate Brownie. Menu subject to change. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=lunch-learn-thursday-48

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

Matinee in the Bay Movie

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Twelve-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

*teen thursday* @Orange Grove Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Weekly program for grades 6 through 12. Crafts, book discussions, games. This week: Thanksgiving games. Some games involve food; contact the library for allergy information.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Chair Massage Program

St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi. no charge. Sign up for a free session for the Blue Cliff Chair Massage program. Register for an appointment prior to this event by calling the library at 228-392-3250. Walk-ins welcome to participate after those who register. Space is limited due to time restraints. 228-392-3250. www.jgrls.org

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

Pearlington Afternoon Movie

Pearlington Public Library, 6096 First Ave., Pearlington. A mysterious map sends Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest, leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. 228-533-0755. www.hancocklibraries.info

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Mississippi Purple Day

Downtown Bay St. Louis, 200 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Brighten the Night is a free epilepsy awareness walk. A 1-mile walk, love lanterns (lit in honor of those lost to SUDEP), music, free entertainment, raffle and prizes. epilepsy-ms.org/mississippipurpleday/

5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Bienville Toastmasters

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

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

Sensory Crafts

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. no charge. Make glitter jars during the free November craft event. Hands-on crafts geared toward parents of children with disabilities such as ASD, ADHD, anxiety, SPD, or other sensory related issues. Intended for ages 8 and up with parental supervision. Supplies will be furnished; space is limited. Sign-up is required before the event date: 228-875-1193. 228-875-1193. www.jgrls.org

6 p.m.

Historical Society of Gulfport

West Side Community Center, 4006 8th St., Gulfport. Speaker: Ruthie Taylor Murdock, who will present “Mississippiana: Trivia and Interesting Facts.” Event open to the public. 228-861-6600. historicalsocietyofgulfport.org

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Beginning Hand-building in Clay

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. No prior experience required for this six-week introductory hand-building pottery class. Students will learn the fundamentals of working with clay: pinching, coiling, and slabs will be used to construct functional pottery forms like mugs, trays, and casseroles. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay, tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-handbuilding-thursdays-november-9-december-21-600-900-pm/

6 p.m.-9 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.

‘Mississippi Saturday Night!’

Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. $24.50 general admission; $21.50 for seniors, students, military, first responders. “Mississippi Saturday Night!” is a jukebox musical celebrating the state’s legendary singers and songwriters, including Jimmy Buffett, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bobby Gentry, Elvis Presley, Tammy Wynette, Conway Twitty, Faith Hill and LeAnne Rimes. Celebrating the state’s 200th birthday. 228-388-6258. centerstagebiloxi.org

7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10

Tai Chi @The Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. All ages. Socks recommended.

9 a.m.-10 a.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

Throw and Tell with Jeff Brown

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free. Our monthly outreach series is free to the public. Please come and enjoy a peaceful morning in the studio as we observe artist Jeff Brown work on the wheel and talk about his journey as an artist and clay instructor. Bring a notebook and a friend! 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Second Friday Book Club

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Free. Meets the second Friday of each month. Anyone interested in reading is welcome to attend. Books are chosen from the best sellers list that are available from the library. 228-255-1724. hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

21st Pass Christian Yacht Club Holiday Boutique

Pass Christian Yacht Club, 120 S. Market Street, Pass Christian. $5 admission. More than 21 shops and artists, door prizes, restaurant. Free parking. Open to the public. 228-452-2571. passchristianyachtclub.org

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Diabetes Resources for Older Adults

Good Deeds Community Center, 15101 Madison St., Gulfport. Free. Part of The American Diabetes Association and CVS Health2017 Diabetes Educational Boot Camp Series. Learn more about diabetes self management and engage in nutrition education and physical activities. Free lunch for all attendees. diabetes.org/seniors

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Friday Lunch and Learn in Becky’s Kitchen

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $16 nonmembers. Instructor: Cheri Hiers. Menu: Herb and White Wine Roasted Chicken, Brown Butter Orzo, Grilled Vegetables, Lemon Rosemary Cookies (menu subject to change). 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=lunch-learn-friday-50

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

MGCCC Veterans Day Tribute

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Perkinston Campus, 51 Main St., Perkinston. Free. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston Campus at the flag pole. Ceremonial raising of the flag by a military color guard, performances by Mississippi Sound and the Perkette Dance Team and a Band of Gold parade. Employee/Student Military Honor Wall and a Fallen Soldier Table in Heidelberg Hall (cafeteria) that will be displayed throughout the month. “Honoring Our Veterans: Past & Present” display in the Learning Resource Center and A Shadow Soldiers Under the Oaks display on exhibition through November. 601-928-5211. www.mgccc.edu

Noon

‘Wonderland’

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $10 per ticket. WINGS Performing Arts presents “Wonderland,” a new hip-hop play that explores the challenges of autism and celebrates those who are different but not less. Framed loosely by “Alice in Wonderland.” Suitable for middle school and up. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

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