Local Events

WHAT'S HAPPENING for January (Updated Jan. 31)

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VFW Post 6731 breakfast: 8-11 a.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

Banana pancake breakfast: 9-11 a.m., Ocean Springs Elks Lodge, 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $8.

Waveland Nereids parade: 1 p.m., begins at the Drinkwater Road and U.S. 90 intersection and travels down U.S. 90 to Auderer Road.

5 Star Country Legend Tribute Show: 2 p.m., Center Stage Biloxi. Cost: $15. Features Joe Norman Chunn, Bob Case, Keith Hoda, Dianne Foxx, Gerald Songe and Bob Guidry.

"Boeing Boeing": 2 p.m. Jan. 31, 8 p.m. Feb. 4-6, Biloxi Little Theatre, 220 Lee St. Cost: $15 general admission; $12 seniors, students and military. Details and tickets: 432-8543 or 4blt.org.

"The Ransom of Red Chief": 2 p.m., Bay St. Louis Little Theatre, 398 Blaize Ave. Cost: $15 adults; $10 seniors, veterans, military and students; and $8 ages 12 and younger. Details: 467-9024 or bsllt.org.

"Sleuth": 2 p.m., Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. Cost: $15 general admission; $12 seniors, military; $10 students, children. Details and tickets: 864-7983 or gulfportlittletheatre.net.

Auditions for "Pinkalicious -- The Musical": 2-5 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Designed for kindergarten through 12th grade. Production dates are March 15-18. Details: 897-6039.

Storm surge barrier meeting: 3 p.m., Diamondhead Community Center. To discuss how a new concept in storm surge barriers can be applied to Bay St. Louis and Biloxi Bay. Designed to familiarize local residents with what may be possible in protecting ourselves from future Hurricane Katrina disasters. Details: 224-1567.