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School's Out Holiday Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 21-23 and 28-30, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $35 per day and $200 for six-day camp. Pottery, baking, gift making, arts and crafts and more. Designed for kindergarten to fifth grade. Space is limited. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.
Holiday movie marathon: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 21-22, East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road, Hurley. Hot chocolate, coffee and snacks. Details: 588-6263.
Winter break game day: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 21-23, Ina Thompson Moss Point Library. Play board games and video games. Hot chocolate, coffee and snacks. Details: 475-7462.
Line dancing classes: 6 p.m. Dec. 21 and 28, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Ericka Nicholson. All ages welcome. Details: 769-3060.
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.
Ice skating: 6 and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 21-23; 3:30, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 26; 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m. Dec. 27; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 28-31, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi. Tickets include admission and skate rental while supplies last. Purchase tickets in person at the box office 30 minutes before each session. Details/tickets: 594-3707.
American Legion Post 42's Christmas Party: 6:30 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, Wesson Hall, Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs. Trading of gifts. Ladies should bring a gift for other ladies and the men should bring one to be exchanged for the men; no more than $10. Details: 875-5233.
Belles and Buoys Half Way Dance: 7-9 p.m., Lyman Senior Citizen Center, 14592 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Caller and instructor Ted and Nancy Kennedy from Grand Bay, Ala. Details: 363-2622.
East Central Harrison County Public Utility District meeting: 8:30 a.m., Offices of Hopkins, Barvie and Hopkins, 2701 24th Ave., Gulfport.
Cookies for Santa: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. For ages 6-12. Cost: $10. Registration deadline is Dec. 20. Details: 818-2878.
Family movie matinee: 2 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Free. Details: 452-4596.
Santa's story time: 5:30-7 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Bring the kids in their favorite pajamas to take photos with Santa. Enjoy stories, games, cookies and cider. Details: 769-3060.
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. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will also feature 3 p.m. performances.
Feed My Sheep's Christmas lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 2615 19th St., Gulfport. The soup kitchen will be closed Christmas Day.
Gulf Coast Public Safety Feed the Needy Program: 8 a.m., Lyman Community Center, 13472 U.S. 49, Gulfport, for volunteers to arrive to help package and deliver meals; deliveries will begin at 9 a.m. To order a meal, call one of the sponsoring agencies: Biloxi Police Department, 385-3033; D'Iberville Police Department, 396-4252; Gulfport Police Department, 868-5703; Gulfport Fire Department, 868-5950; Harrison County Sheriff's Department, 896-0606; Long Beach Police Department, 865-1981; and Pass Christian Police Department, 452-3302. To make a donation, call Lt. Mike Shaw at 868-5703, or mail monetary donations to Gulf Coast Law Enforcement Feed the Needy, Attn: Lt. Mike Shaw, 2220 15th St., Gulfport, MS 39501.
Gulf Coast Rescue Mission annual Christmas meal: Noon-4 p.m., 2750 Mission Lane, Biloxi, off DeBuys Road. Take-out meals available. Volunteers welcomed. Details: 388-3884 or 388-6364.
Ocean Springs Elks Lodge's omelet breakfast: 9-11 a.m., 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $8. Presented by Ladies Auxiliary.
Red Cross blood drive: Noon-6 p.m. Dec. 29-30 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31, Edgewater Mall, 2600 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. All donors will receive a T-shirt while supplies last. Details: 1-800-733-2767.
Countdown to Noon: 10 a.m.-noon, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Music, snacks, New Year's craft, falling confetti and ball drop at noon. Included with museum admission. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.
The House Katz performance/New Year's Eve Show: 8 p.m. doors open and 9 p.m. show begins, 100 Men Hall, 303 Union St., Bay St. Louis. Cost: $40. Includes reserved seating, hor d'oevres buffet and champagne toast. Details: 342-5570.
Bib Band, New Year's Eve Dance: 8 p.m., Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Features 12-piece Blue Stars Orchestra. Champagne and party favors provided. Cost: $40 per person. Bring your own food and drinks. Details: 324-3730.