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WHAT'S HAPPENING for May (Updated MAY 18)

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WEDNESDAY

Red Cross blood drive: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, 4500 13th St. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Harrison County Utility Authority Board meeting: 9 a.m., Intraplex Industrial Park, 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport. Details: 868-8752.

Commission on Marine Resources meeting: 9 a.m., 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi.

VA2K Walk and Roll: 9-9:30 a.m. and 10-10:30 a.m., Biloxi VA Campus, 400 Veterans Ave. Donations accepted to support homeless veterans. Details: 523-4396.

Harrison County Emergency Communications Commission meeting: 10 a.m., 1st Judicial District Courthouse, EOC conference room, 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport. Details: 831-0760.

Free Senior Information Fair: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., outside at the Depot, 1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis. Food, beverages, entertainment, information booths and health screenings. Bring lawn chairs. Sponsored by the SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council, Hancock County Sheriff's Office. To host a table/details: 209-8729.

Nursing job fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System, 400 Veterans Blvd. Building 31.

CPR training class: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Infinity Science Center, One Discovery Circle, Pearlington. Free.

Daughters of the American Revolution Biloxi Chapter Spring Picnic: 11 a.m., Lighthouse Park, U.S. 90, Biloxi. Bring a chair and covered dish to share. Speaker: Leah Bray, wildlife ecologist and conservation planner

Daughters of the American Revolution Gulf Coast Chapter Spring Picnic: 11:30 a.m., 22119 Clark Lane, Gulfport, Details: 832-0137.

Gulf Coast Cancer Support Group meeting: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 5700 Lawson Ave., Gulfport. Details: 669-9102.

Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority meeting: 2 p.m., third floor of airport terminal.

College Ready program: 2 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library. Ninth-12th grade students are invited to attend and learn about getting ready for college. Refreshments. Details/registration: 769-3060.

Biloxi Elks Lodge 606 meeting: 7 p.m., 1178 Beach Blvd. Details: 374-0606.

THURSDAY

Red Cross blood drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Moss Point High School, 4913 Weems St. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Boys and Girls Club of Gulf Coast 50th anniversary: 8:30 a.m., Biloxi Visitors Center. Features state Sen. Tommy Gollott, past board members and presidents.

Bald and Beautiful: 10 a.m., Healing Hands Mission, 1073 Acadian Drive, Gulfport. Lunch. Followed by WIN Support Win-Women's Inspirational Networking support group. Details: 575-8299.

American Legion po-boy lunches: Noon-3 p.m., Joe Graham Post 119, 12320 Ashley Drive N., Suite A, Gulfport. Deliveries available on five or more orders from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $8. Details: 206-3201.

Lawns! educational program: 1:30 p.m., Pass Christian Public Libary, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by Christian Stephenson, Hancock County Extension agent. Details: 452-4596.

Sweet Science workshop: 4-6 p.m., Lucedale Public Library. Enjoy science experiments using candy. Details: 947-2123.

Hope, Chest and Max Coffee Jam: 5-7 p.m., 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. Live music, free food and homemade jam. Local artist and vendors gather to jam. Platinum Pony Boutique will be 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Details: 575-8299.

Community Bicycle Ride and Dine: 6 p.m., Long Beach Town Green, Jeff Davis Avenue and 3rd Street. Bring helmet and bike for five-mile loop through town. All ages welcome. Optional Dutch treat dinner stop at the end. Details: 297-7229.

Line-dancing classes: 6-7:30 p.m. May 19 and 26, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Ericka Nicholson. Details: 769-3060.

Running for Red Snapper: 6-8 p.m., Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Caylor Auditorium, 703 E. Beach Drive, Ocean Springs. Led by Jeff Lotz, Trevor Moncrief and Capt. Jay Trochesset. Cost details/registration: 818-8833 or by email to marine.education@usm.edu

How to Develop a Business Plan class: 6-8 p.m., The Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

Fifth annual Words and Music Community Culture Series/Speed Theater "The Birdcage": 7 p.m., Pass Christian City Court Building, 111 Hiern Ave. Speed theater is a variation on Reader's Theater which is a style of theater in which actors do not memorize their lines. Details: 452-4596.

Broken Rainbow workshop: 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. For children ages 6-12 dealing with a divorce or death in the family. Cost: $30 for 10-week workshop. Details: 229-6851.

Divorce Recovery workshop: 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. Cost: $30 for 10-week workshop. Details: 229-6851.

Songs and Stories Radio Show featuring Brandon Green: 7-9 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St,, Ocean Springs. Presented by R&B Feder Foundation. Details: 818-2878.

"We Gather Together," Stone County's centennial play: 7 p.m. May 19 and 21; 2 p.m. May 22, Malone Hall Theater, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston campus. To celebrate its centennial year, Stone County will tell its 100-year story through a play. Presented by The Telling Trees. Advance tickets: $10 adults, $5 ages 12 and younger. Free to children ages 3 and younger. At-the-door tickets: $15 adults. Details/tickets: stonecounty.com.

"Come Back To The 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean": 8 p.m. May 19-21, Biloxi Little Theatre, 220 Lee St. Cost: $15 general admission; $12 seniors, students and military. Details/tickets: 432-8543 or 4blt.org.

"If It's Monday, It Must Be Murder": 8 p.m. May 19-21, 2 p.m. May 22, Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. Cost: $15 adults; $12 seniors and military; $10 students and children. Details/tickets: gulfportlittletheatre.org.

FRIDAY

Small Business Resource Conference: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Seminars on protecting intellectual property, funding sources for a company and setting up a company for success, using advertising and social media programs to build a business. Meet local lenders and more. Details: 392-9741.

Fallen Officer's Remembrance: 10 a.m., in front of Robert J. Curry Public Center, 2220 15th St., Gulfport. Hosted by Gulfport Police Department.

Coffee with Friends: 10 a.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. With Will Koolsbergen with Pass Christian Community Theater Project. Details: 452-4596.

Red Cross blood drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Navy Federal Credit Union, 15214 Crossroads Parkway, Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Ceramics class with pottery wheel: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 20-21, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Ceramics Studio, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $25. Designed for ages 14 years old and older. Make two clay pots. Class size limited to 9. Details: 374-5547.

"Our Love Affair with Baseball" All-Star Luncheon Series: Noon-1 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Guest speaker: J. Con Maloney. Cost: $10. Details/tickets: 374-5547 or georgeohr.org.

Nature Photography workshop: 3-8 p.m., Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 6005 Bayou Heron Road, Moss Point. Theme: Adventure Quencher. Led by Robert Smith. Attendees are encouraged to bring a camera and brown-bag lunch. Free for ages 15 and older. Class size limited to 24. Details: 475-7047.

Old Timers' Day: 4 p.m., Stennis Space Center, Cypress House pavilion. Former and current Stennis employees are invited to attend. Retirees and a guest are invited at no charge. Current employees: $5 admission. Details: 688-3898.

Singing River Art Association Spring Art Show reception: 5:30 p.m., River Gallery, downtown Pascagoula. Artists are invited to enter the judged competition by bringing artwork to gallery.

VFW Post 6731 fish plates: 6-8 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-0861.

Friday Night Dinner: 6-8 p.m. May 20 and 27, French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Cost: $8-$10. Details: 436-6472.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 grilled dinner: 6:30-8 p.m., 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $18 steak, $12 fish.

Cinema by the Shore: 6:30 p.m. activities begin and 7:45 p.m. movie begins, Jones Park, Gulfport. Features rides on the Minion Mobile and other activities. Features the movie "Minions."

Friday Night Dinner Dance: 7:30-10 p.m. May 20 and 27, Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dinner begins 7:45 p.m. and dance begins at 8:15 p.m. Cost: $6 dinner and $10 casual dance. Details: 324-3730.

SATURDAY

Flagship Festival: 7:30 a.m., River Park, 4100 Clark St., Pascagoula. Includes American Heart Association Jackson County Heart Walk at 8:30, Coastal Conservation Association Kid's Fishing Rodeo at 9, all-day kayak rentals, boat tours of the river, Blessing of the Fleet at 4, twilight kayak paddle, barbeque contest, live entertainment and more. Presented by City of Pascagoula.

American Heart Association's Jackson County Heart Walk: 8 a.m., River Front Park, 4100 Clark St., Pascagoula. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. Details/registration: 219-0222.

Day with the Deputies Music & Food Festival fundraiser: 8 a.m. golf tournament, 1 p.m. lunch, 6 p.m. crawfish and music, Pine Burr Golf Club, Wiggins. Live entertainment, meet the deputies, bounce houses, games and more. Proceeds will provide safety equipment for the Stone County Sheriff's Department.

American Legion Post 33 breakfast: 8-11 a.m. May 21 and 28, 1126 Judge Sekul Ave., Biloxi. Cost: $6.

Neighborhood Outreach/Community Awareness Day: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Martin Luther King Park, Herlihy St., Waveland. Event will feature emergency agencies including Waveland Police Department, Fire Department and Litter Control/Code Compliance, American Medical Response Ambulance and Ocshner Rescue 1 Helicopter. Food, entertainment.

Habitat Walk: 10-11 a.m., Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Road, Picayune. Explore native plants and their pollinators. Cost: $5 nonmembers and free to members. Details: 601-799-2311.

International Migratory Bird Day: 10-11:30 a.m. May 21, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Features Molly Folkerts. Details: 475-0825.

Sit, Stay and Read!: 10 a.m.-noon, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Reading sessions last 30 minutes with students reading to pets of Visiting Pet Teams of South Missisippi. Details: 452-4596.

Randy Pierce book signing: 10 a.m.-noon, Lucedale Public Library. Randy Pierce will sign and discuss "The Peter Bay." Details: 601-947-2123.

Second annual Flying Event at Million Air: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Stennis International Airport, Kiln. Event also will feature exhibition wheelchair basketball and softball, children activities and more. Presented by Operation People Reaching Outrageous Potential. Details: 601-624-4400.

Spinal screenings: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 12100 U.S. 49, suite 698, Gulfport. For all ages. Details: 216-9163.

Billy Creel Memorial Gulf Coast Wooden and Classic Boat Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 21-22, Schooner Pier Complex, 367 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features wooden yachts, sail aboard Biloxi Schooner, craft booths, food, castnet throwing contest, music and more. Details: 435-6320.

New artist welcoming: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hillyer House, 920 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Features Alex North.

Hands Across the Sand!: Noon, Ken Combs Pier, intersection of U.S. 90 and Courthouse Road, Gulfport. Come support a clean energy future. Details: 233-4734.

Storytime and book signing: Noon-4 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Features Joyce Crotchett. Included with museum admission. Details: 897-6039.

Inaugural Rubber Duck Derby: Noon-4 p.m., The Dock Bar & Grill, Gulfport. Adopt a duck for $5. Ducks will be available for adoption at a variety of locations across the Coast prior to derby day. A minimum of 5,000 Derby Ducks will be released into Gulfport Lake as they "race" to the finish line. Prizes, live entertainment, children's activities. Adoptable dogs will attend. Presented by Tired Dog Rescue, a nonprofit organization in Gulfport that rescues neglected, abused and stray dogs. Details: Tireddogrescue.com.

Gumbo Cook-off: 1 p.m. judging and 2 p.m. public sampling that includes attendee's favorite bowl, Joe Graham Post 119, 12320 Ashley Drive, Suite E, Gulfport. Presented by American Legion Post 119. Cost: $5 entry fee. Prizes for first, second and third places. One can enter more than once but only one entry per person can win. Details: 206-3201.

Butterfly and Moth Gardening: 1-2:30 p.m., Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Road, Picayune. Cost: $5 nonmembers and free to members. Details: 601-799-2311.

Let's Go Fly a Kite with Chris Baker: 1-3 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Details: 897-6039.

Raising Chickens and Rabbits workshop: 2 p.m., Vancleave Public Library. Learn the basics of raising chickens and rabbits. Details/registration: 826-5857.

Restorative Yoga to Balance the Chakras Workshop: 2-5 p.m., River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C., Ocean Springs. Led by Lyn Cheney and Amy Gandy. Cost: $35 or $30 before May 9.

Introduction to Qigong: 2:30-4:30 p.m. May 21 and 28, Shanti Yoga and Counseling, Gulfport. Qigong is a holistic system of self-healing techniques and meditation. Details: 284-2337.

Celebration of Poetry: 3-5 p.m., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park campus, Hardy Hall, Long Beach. Intended as an exposition of the State and National Poetry Out Loud poetry recitation contest created by the National Education Association and for the State by the Mississippi Arts Commission.

Buffet on the Bayou -- Celebration of Wild Food and Foraging: 4-6 p.m., Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Features Mark LaSalle, who will identify wild edible plants that will be featured during the meal. Cost: $60 per individual and $100 per couple. Details: 475-0825.

Steak night: 6 p.m. May 21 and 28, Biloxi Elks Lodge 606, 1178 Beach Blvd. Cost: $18 ribeyes and $20 T-bones. Live entertainment. Details: 374-0606.

West Coast Swing dance lessons: 6-6:45 p.m. dance structure, 6:45-7:30 p.m. eight-count whip patterns and chaining, 7:30-8:15 p.m. showboat steps, Amour Danzar, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $10, structure; $10, patterns; $15 showboat steps. Instructor: Jim Dolan. Details/reservations: 324-3730.

Saturday night dance: 7 p.m.-until, May 21, French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Live entertainment. Cost: $10 single and $18 couple. Details: 436-6472.

SUNDAY

VFW Post 6731 breakfast: 8-11 a.m. May 22 and 29, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

Red Cross blood drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Right2Ride Bike Ride/Race: 8:45 a.m., River Park, 4100 Clark St., Pascagoula. Eight-mile fun ride and 40-mile bicycle race; advanced registration required. Entry fee $40 for race (must be 16 or older), $25 for fun ride.

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

"We Gather Together -- Stone's County's Centennial" Play: 2 p.m. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston campus, Malone Hall Theatre. Tickets: $10 adults in advance and $5 children age 12 years old and younger. $15 adults at the door. Children 3 years old and younger admitted free. Presented by Telling Trees.

4th Sunday at 4 p.m.: 4 p.m. music begins and 5 p.m. art and reception, Christ Episcopal Church, 912 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis. Features violinist Sasha Ferreira and pianist Theresa Sanchez and artwork of Julie A. Nelson. Details: 467-0106.

Gulf Coast Writers Association meeting: 6 p.m., McElroy's Restaurant, 705 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. Speaker: Christian writer Teena Myers. Details: 596-7217.

Comedy Crackup: 6:30 p.m. doors open and 8 p.m. show starts, Level Nightclub, 820 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Features T-Ray Sanders, Jermaine "Funnymaine" Johnson, Comedian C. Richaude and Whodi. Cost: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Music by DJ Al Reese. Details: 727-410-5159.

Alabama in concert: 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi. Special guest: Love & Theft. Reserved seats. Tickets: Ticketmaster.com, Coliseum box office or 800-745-3000.

MONDAY

May luncheon: Noon, Pass Christian Historical Society, 201 E. Scenic Drive. Program: Fundamentals of Archaeology and Local Artifacts and Excavations with Edmund Boudreaux from the Gulf Coast Archaeologcial Society. Cost: $10 lunch for members and $12 nonmembers. Details: 452-4714.

Red Cross blood drive: 1 -6 p.m., Edgewater Mall, 2600 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

TUESDAY

Harrison County Development Commission board meeting: 8:15 a.m., 12281 Intraplex Parkway, Gulfport. Details: 896-5020.

Powerpoint computer class: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by John Giesemann from MSU Extension Center for Technology Outreach. Class size limited. Details: 452-4596.

Homeschool Clay Play: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1:30-3 p.m. May 24 and 31, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Ceramics Studio, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $12 per child/per project. Designed for ages 6 years old and older. Class size limit will be 15 students per session. Classes include: May 3, Painting on Fabric; May 10: Making Handmade Paper; May 17, Making Handmade Books; May 24, Carving Tiles in Ceramics; May 31, Mixed Media Robot Sculptures. Details: 374-5547.

Book signing: 6 p.m., Ina Thompson Moss Point Library. Features Schledia Phillips, native author of "Wildflowers." Details: 327-1197.

Adult Summer Reading Program: 6 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Topic: How to make sushi. Led by Steve DeWitt. Details: 452-4596.

Southern Style Entertaining with Chef Maria Vieages: 6-8:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $30-35. Details: 897-6039.

MAY 25

Fifth annual Eagles under the Oaks Charity Golf Tournament: 8:30-10 a.m. registration and breakfast, 11 a.m. shotgun start, The Oaks Golf Club, Pass Christian. Proceeds benefit wounded combat veterans of South Mississippi.

Red Cross blood drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Stennis Space Center, Aerojet-Rocketdyne, Leonard Kimble Road, Building 9101. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Family Sushi Class by Steve DeWitt: 2 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Space is limited. Details: 452-4596.

MAY 26

Mississippi State Port Authority board meeting: 8:30 a.m., Great Southern Club, Gulfport. Details: 865-4300.

Biloxi Farmers Market Festival: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., downtown Biloxi. Features farmer market vendors, entertainment by Ty Taylor, cake celebrations and hourly giveaways. Details: 435-6339.

Lunch and Learn featuring Jim Matthews: 11:30 a.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Details: 818-2878.

Cooking demonstrations: Noon, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Details: 493-3365.

Red Cross blood drive: 2-7 p.m., Young Men's Business Club, Dantzler St., Moss Point. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Seventh annual Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off: 6 p.m., Climb CDC Warehouse, downtown Gulfport. Guests will watch as Mississippi's top chefs compete in live cooking challenges and are judged by a panel of culinary professionals. Cost: $29 per person and $50 per couple. VIP tables are available. Details: 601-852-3463.

Cash Flow Projections for your Business Plan class: 6-8 p.m., The Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

MAY 27

Out of School Summer Bash: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Gruich Community Center, 591 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Presented by Phi Alpha Beta and Biloxi Community Ambassador Association, the event is for middle and high school students and parents are also welcome. In addition to music, food, prizes and entertainment, college representatives and scholarship info will be available. Tickets: $5 pre-purchase, and $7 at the door; includes lunch. Tickets: See any PAB or BCAA member. Details: 270-872-7759.

"Our Love Affair with Baseball" All-Star Luncheon Series: Noon-1 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Guest speaker: Gary Sarnoff. Cost: $10. Details/tickets: 374-5547 or georgeohr.org.

34th annual Memorial Day Blowout: Noon-until, May 27, 9 a.m.-until, May 28, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. May 29 and 9 a.m. May 30, Gulfport Dragway, 17085 Racetrack Road. Street racing, live music, Daisy Dukes contest, prizes, bikini contests, tattoo contest, stunt bike contest and more. Cost: $40 per person for all weekend and $20 camper/RV/golf cart, $10 car/truck and $20 Sunday only. Details: 392-8281.

Family Movie Matinee: 2 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Details: 452-4596.

Free Friday at Lynn Meadows: 5-8 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport.

St. Clare Seafood Festival: 5-11 p.m. May 27 and noon-11 p.m. May 28-89, St. Clare Catholic Church, 236 S. Beach Blvd., Waveland. Features 5K race, car show, live entertainment, dance teams, fireworks and more.

VFW Post 6731 country-fried steak dinner: 6-8 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 spaghetti dinner: 6-8 p.m., 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $10.

NOLA Favorites with Chef Maria Vieages: 6-8 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $38 members and $48 nonmembers. Details: 818-2878.

5 Star Country Legends Tribute Show: 7 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St,, Ocean Springs. Features Joe Norman Chunn, Bob Case, Keith Hoda, Di Anne Foxx, Gerald Songe and Bob Guidry. Cost: $15 members and $20 nonmembers.

MAY 28

Art House sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 921 Cash Alley, downtown Ocean Springs. Fundraising event will include art and art related supplies, antiques and more. Details: 875-9285.

Annual Daylily Society Show: 9 a.m., Edgewater Mall, Biloxi. Plant sale begins at 9 a.m. About 200 entries expected. Details: 826-5596.

37th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 29, Joppa Shrine Temple, 13280 Shriners Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $5 adults and free to children under age 12. Enjoy demonstrations, exhibits, vendors, activities and more. Details: 251-937-3529.

Mississippi Frogs and Toads: 10-11:30 a.m., Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Features Molly Folkerts. Details: 475-0825.

Saturday Family Day in the Studio: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 2-4 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Ceramics Studio, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $13 per person. All ages welcome. Class size limited to 20. Details: 374-5547.

12th annual Daylily Show: 1-4 p.m., Edgewater Mall in front of Dillard's, Biloxi. Plant sales begin at 10 a.m. Growers desiring to enter flower exhibit must arrive between 8-10 a.m. Details: 475-8012.

Crawfish Cookoff: 1-5 p.m., D'Iberville Moose Lodge, 5145 W. Gay Road. Registration open May 1-20. Enter: $50 for team of four. Attend: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Details: 243-6037.

Protein Knife Skills: 3-6 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $50 members and $60 nonmembers. With Chef Cheri. Details: 818-2878.

Shrimp platter meal: 5-7 p.m., Joe Graham Post 119, 12320 Ashley Drive, Suite A, Gulfport. Cost: $15.

Flora-Bama 50th Anniversary The Documentary: 7:30 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St,, Ocean Springs. Cost: $10 members and $12 nonmembers.

MAY 29

Red Cross blood drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1026 East Central Ave., Wiggins. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Crawfish Cookoff: 1-5 p.m., D'Iberville Moose Lodge, 5145 W. Gay Road. Registration through May 20. Cost: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Details: 392-2465, 518-3050 and 243-6037.

MAY 30

Memorial Day Ceremony: 7:30 a.m., Jones Park, Barksdale Pavilion, Gulfport. VFW Post 2539 and city of Gulfport will conduct ceremony to honor nation's deceased military veterans. Details: 313-1048.

Red Cross blood drive: 1-6 p.m., Wal-Mart, 11228 Old Highway 63, Lucedale. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

MAY 31

Veterans breakfast: 9 a.m., McElroy's, 705 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. Free to veterans. Presented by Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home. Details: 872-2699.

Technology at your Fingertips: 10 a.m. tablets for seniors and 1 p.m. Facebook events and ads, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Class size is limited. Details: 452-4596.

Science Cafe: 6-7:30 p.m., Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Dining Hall, 703 E. Beach Drive, Ocean Springs. Refreshments. Theme: A Life Among the Dolphins. Presenter: Jeff Siegel, scientist, author, musician, teacher and marine biologist. Details: 872-4213.

Mexican Cooking class with Melissa Cooper Brumfield: 6-8:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $30-35. Details: 897-6039.

Hand-building class with extruded clay (class one of eight): 6-9 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Ceramics Studio, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $35 members and $38.50 nonmembers. Designed for beginners ages 14 years old and older. Class size limited to 10. Details: 374-5547

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