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Things to do this week in South Mississippi: Nov. 6-12

Marine veteran Dale Wirick, who served in Vietnam, attended the 2016 Jackson County Veterans Day ceremony at the Moss Point Veterans Memorial Monument. This year’s ceremony is at 11 a.m. Nov. 11. This is one of several events across the Coast this coming weekend recognizing the contributions and sacrifices of veterans.
Marine veteran Dale Wirick, who served in Vietnam, attended the 2016 Jackson County Veterans Day ceremony at the Moss Point Veterans Memorial Monument. This year’s ceremony is at 11 a.m. Nov. 11. This is one of several events across the Coast this coming weekend recognizing the contributions and sacrifices of veterans. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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Monday

Pet Food and Supply Drive

Ocean Springs Fire Dept. Central Station, 3820 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. Ocean Springs Lions Club Coast-wide pet food and supply drive honoring Sophia Myers. Visit Facebook page for dropoff locations in Harrison, Jackson counties. 228-875-4063. www.facebook.com/oslionsclubpetproject/

Weekly Crochet Club

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free; bring own supplies. Open to any experience level.

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. Register: 228-497-4531.

10 a.m.-noon

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. Nov. 6, 9

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. 228-432-7372.

6 p.m.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus, 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport. Free. For 65th season of George F. Handel’s "The Messiah." Details: Ed Cake, 228-324-9292. 228-896-3355. new.messiahchorus.org

6 p.m.-8 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. Production dates: Feb: 20, 22 and 23-25. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

7:30 p.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. 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. Nov. 7, Radioactive Art: Marie Curie’s 150th Birthday. 228-374-5547.

10 a.m.-noon

Lapsit Storytime

Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 228-769-3060.

11 a.m.

Authors & Characters

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. Reservations: 228-467-5282.

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. Instructor will incorporate gentle yoga with extended stretching, relaxation, meditation. Registration: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com.

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. 228-374-5547.

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

All You Need to Know About Dogs

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. 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. Open on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. 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. Fox trot, waltz, rumba, cha cha and swing. 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. Free. Open knitting lessons on Wednesdays. Details: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596.

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. 228-374-5547.

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Every Wednesday morning. 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. For up to 5 years of age. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

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

Gallery 782 New Location

Gallery 782, 773 Jackson Ave., Biloxi. Gallery 782 has moved one block north to 773 Jackson Ave., Biloxi. Ribbon cutting, reception. 228-436-7782.

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cypress Resume

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Learn about online tool Cypress Resume for creating a professional resume. Registration required: 228-255-1724.

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. Military spouses, women in military will be recognized and can receive lunch discount. 228-284-2449. www.wowgulfcoast.com

Noon-1 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance, 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. At 6:45, Country Western begins, ending at 7:30. 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. Class will begin at 6 p.m. and last 2-3 hours. 228-206-6509.

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. All levels. 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. 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.

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

Thursday Lunch and Learn

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. 228-818-2878.

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. 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 Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Weekly program for grades 6 through 12. This week: Thanksgiving games.

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. 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 a race through the Forbidden Forest. 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. 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, 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. Make glitter jars during the free November craft event. 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 Street, Gulfport. Ruthie Taylor Murdock will present "Mississippiana: Trivia and Interesting Facts." Open to the public. 228-861-6600.

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. 228-374-5547.

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Grief Recovery Workshop

First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. $30 for 10-week session. 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 singers and songwriters. 228-388-6258. centerstagebiloxi.org

7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12

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. 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. Observe artist Jeff Brown work on the wheel and talk about his journey as an artist and clay instructor. 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. 228-255-1724. hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

PCYC 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. Nov. 10-11

Gem, Mineral, Jewelry Show

Jackson County Civic Center, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula. Sponsored by Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society. Purchase items and supplies, learn about lapidary arts and crafts. 228-826-5330. www.mgcgms.org

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 10-11, 10 a.m.-5p.m. Nov. 12

Children’s Story Hour

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. Children’s Story Hours, for children up to 5 years of age. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info

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

Diabetes Resources for Older Adults

Good Deeds Community Center, 15101 Madison St., Gulfport. Free. Free lunch for all attendees. diabetes.org/seniors

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Friday Lunch and Learn

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. 228-818-2878.

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. 601-928-5211. www.mgccc.edu

Noon

Perkinston Concert Choir

St. Mary Catholic Church, 8343 Woolmarket Road, Biloxi. Free. The MGCCC Perkinston Concert Choir will perform a Veterans Day concert. 228-392-1999. mcccc.edu

6:30 p.m.

‘Wonderland’

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $10 per ticket. WINGS Performing Arts presents "Wonderland," exploring the challenges of autism. Suitable for middle school and up. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 10, 11; 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. Nov. 12

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. 228-324-3730. amourdanzar@att.net

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

‘Annie’

Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave., Gulfport. $16 General Admission, $13 Seniors & Military, $11 Children & Students. Family-friendly musical. Reservations recommended: Gulfport Little Theatre Box Office, 228-864-7983 or online at gulfportlittletheatre.org.

7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Nov. 10-11, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12

AFRH Open House

The Armed Forces Retirement Home, 1800 Beach Drive, Gulfport. Free. Armed Forces Retirement Home Veterans Day Celebration and Open House. Gates open 8:30 a.m. Opening ceremony 9:30 am. Keynote speaker: former NASA Apollo 13 Astronaut Fred Haise Jr. 228-897-4429. www.afrh.gov

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday

Cookie Decorating Workshop

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $25 members, $30 nonmembers. Chef Robin Pate. 228-818-2878.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Veterans Day Car Show

Warrior Stadium at D’Iberville Junior High, 3320 Warrior Drive, D’Iberville. $30 registration fee; free to enjoy event. Open show; anything can come. Food, drinks, live DJ, games, raffle, prizes. All proceeds will benefit veterans. 228-207-3553.

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jackson County Veterans Day Program

Veterans Memorial Monument, Downtown Moss Point, Moss Point. Free. Sponsored by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Theme: "Freedom Is Not Free." 228-762-3391.

11 a.m.

St. Elizabeth Seton Altar Society

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 4900 Riley Road, Ocean Springs. $1 and up. Christmas Sale will be held at Fannon Hall across from the church. Details: 228-875-0654. 228-875-0654.

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Nov. 12

Cooley Annual 5K Run/walk

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Jackson County Campus, 2300 U.S. 90, Gautier. $25-$35. Memorial 5k fun run fundraiser for the Sean M. Cooley Citizen Soldier Nursing Scholarship honoring Sean Cooley, a fallen soldier. 228-497-9602. seancooleynursingscholarship.com

3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Pier Walk

Ken Combs Pier, Courthouse Road and U.S. 90, Gulfport. Gulf Coast Public Safety Feed the Needy will be on site accepting tax deductible monetary donations. Checks preferred. www.facebook.com/PierWalk

4 p.m.

BSL Second Saturday

Downtown Bay St. Louis, 200 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Gallery openings, shop and restaurant specials and live music. Music and specials 4 p.m.-8 p.m. www.baystlouisoldtown.com

4 p.m.-8 p.m.

‘A Death in the Family’

Terror on the Coast/The Warehouse, 3420 Giles Road, Gulfport. $50 per person. Alexis Theatre will present "A Death in the Family" at The Warehouse in Gulfport. See the show and solve the crime, enjoy a catered dinner. $50 per person plus tax/tip. Rated PG. 228-326-1405. www.alexistheatre.com

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Farmers Market

Moss Point Welcome Center, 5500 Main St., Moss Point. www.cityofmosspoint.org

7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Pascagoula Bike Ride

Beach Park, 600 City Park St., Pascagoula. 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.

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. 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. www.longbeachfarmersmarket.org

8:30 a.m.-noon

Long Beach Farmers Market

Long Beach Farmers’ Market, 115 W. 1st St., Long Beach.

8:30 a.m.-noon

Fall Fiber Show and Workshop

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. The Dyed-in-the-Wool Weavers and Spinners Guild. Wide array of handwoven fiber items on display through Nov. 30. Weaving Workshop Nov. 11 and 12. 228-452-4596.

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Workshop with Jeff Brown

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $85. Primary focus will be making vessels. As a group, students will then focus on making vessel forms that can be altered and stacked both on and off the wheel. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Celtic Music Festival, Highland Games

Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Road, Gulfport. 12 and under free; seniors & military $8 (per day); adults $10 (per day); 2-day pass $15. 228-832-8620. mshighlandsandislands.org

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12

Sunday

‘At the Movies’

Calvary Chapel Bay St. Louis, 317 Reese St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Experience "At the Movies," where church and movies meet. calvarychapelbsl.com

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

Friends & Family Day

Morning Star Baptist Church, 2050 Thornton Ave., Gulfport. Family & Friends Day worship service. 228-863-8526.

10:30 a.m.

Vintage Motorcycle Show

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free admission to the public; $10 to register first bike, $5 per additional bike. Trophies for the first 3 places in each class plus a best of show. Registration from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Judging starts at 1:15 p.m with awards at 3 p.m. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

St. Patrick Open House

St. Patrick Catholic High School, 18300 St. Patrick Road, Biloxi. St. Patrick Catholic High School will open its doors to all interested in learning more about the school. 228-702-0500.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

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