Local Events

What's Happening for December 7-8

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Remember Pearl Harbor Day: 8:30 a.m., VFW Post 2434, 289 Veterans Ave., Biloxi. The public is invited. Details: 343-0260.

Youth Symphony Christmas Concert: 6 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Details: 818-2878.

Community meeting: 6 p.m., 19th Street Community Center, Gulfport. Hosted by the 33rd Avenue Alumni Association, the Quarters Group and the Concerned Citizens Coalition. Attend to find out the official status of 33rd Avenue High School.

Men's Club meeting: 6 p.m., Handsboro United Methodist Church, 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Recognizing the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Details: 896-7264.

Christmas at Beauvoir: 6-8 p.m. Saturdays through Thursdays, through Dec. 31, Beauvoir, 2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Enjoy the gardens and Christmas lights. Cost: $5 per car. Details: 388-4400.

American Legion Post 1992 Ladies Auxiliary meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.

American Legion Post 1992 Riders meeting: 7-8 p.m., 3824 Old Spaish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.


Pancake Day: 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Elks Lodge, 303 Krebs Ave, Pascagoula. Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Pascagoula. Cost: $5.

Preschool and toddler series: 10-11:15 a.m. Dec. 8 and 15, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. For ages 2-5. Activities include reading, singing, walking, creating and crafting. Cost: $3 nonmembers, $12 per child for series. Maximum of two children per adult. Free for members. Themes: water, fish, food chains, frogs and winter. Details: 475-0825, ext. 4.

AARP 569 meeting: 11:30 a.m., Sicily's, U.S. 49, Gulfport. Speakers: Emily Gadia and Vernor Walker of the Red Cross. Details: 297-0116.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group meeting: 11:30 a.m., Beauvoir Methodist Church, 2113 E. Pass Road, Biloxi. Details: 896-3075.

Port of Gulfport Expansion Project Draft Environmental public meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m. informal open house to become familiar with proposed project and 6:30 p.m. meeting begins, Gulfport Marriott, 1600 E. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Meeting will be held to provide information about the proposed project and to receive public input and comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Detaisl: 251-690-2505.

VFW Post 6731 Ladies Auxiliary meeting: 6 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

VFW Post 2434 meeting: 6 p.m., 289 Veterans Ave., Biloxi. Details; 343-0260.

The Legend of Santa Gator puppet show: 6 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library. Puppets, stories and songs.

Nutcracker Christmas: 6 p.m., Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave. Santa Claus and refreshments.

Christmas Family Fun Night: 6-7 p.m., Orange Grove Library, Gulfport. Stories, Christmas music, hot chocolate, crafts, cookies and a special visit from Mrs. Claus.

Bienville Toastmasters meeting: 6:30 p.m., Boomtown Casino, second floor, welcome room, Biloxi. Public speaking and leadership skills. Details: 235-5046.

Santa & Friends on Ice: 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 3 and 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 27, Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi. Professional skaters and other performers present seasonal classics. Snowfall at every show. Tickets start at $12.95 plus tax and service charge. Military Appreciation performances, 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 5-6; and tickets for service members are four for $30 with military ID and available for purchase at Beau Rivage box office. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will also feature 3 p.m. performances.

Coast Big Band Holiday Show: 7:30 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $12.50. Includes 20-piece big band orchestra with a mix of dance, pop tunes, Latin tunes, jazz standards, soulful and vocals. Details: 818-2878 or themaryc.org.