Local Events

WHAT'S HAPPENING for June (Updated MAY 31)

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WEDNESDAY

Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra Guild's annual luncheon: 11 a.m., Pass Christian Yacht Club, 120 S. Market St., Pass Christian. Lunch followed by awards and installation of officers for 2016-17. Cost: $25. Details: 896-9347.

Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority meeting: 2 p.m., 14035 L Airport Road, Gulfport. Details: 863-5951.

Think Like an Entrepreneur: 6-8 p.m., The Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

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

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Summer Library Program kickoff event: 11 a.m., East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road, Hurley. Face painting, popcorn, storytime, games and more. Details: 588-6263.

Yoga with Moira: 6-7:30 p.m., Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Led by Moira Anderson, owner and director of River Rock Yoga and Pilates. Cost: $5. Bring your own mat. Details: 872-3164.

Sizzlin Sopranos concert: 7 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Features Kate Fleming Sawyer and Jacqueline Coale. Cost: $15 members and $17 nonmembers. Details: 818-2878.

FRIDAY

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

Coffee with Friends -- Audubon Coastal Bird Stewardship program: 10 a.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Details: 452-4596.

What's in your Medicine Cabinet?: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Moss Point River Front Community Center, 4500 Denny St. Presented by Jackson County Triad and the City of Moss Point. Speaker: Clarence Dubose, We Care Hospice and Pharmacy. Discussing diabetes, immunizations, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, arthritis and Alzheimer's. Continental breakfast, door prizes and lunch provided. Free. Details: 205-0907.

Lunch and Learn: Noon-1 p.m., Jubilee Center, 4322 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Cost: $10 per person and includes lunch. Speaker: Jeff Taylor, city of D'Iberville economic development director. Details: 392-4288.

Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit: Noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Barry Lyons of Biloxi, a World Series champion player, manager and broadcaster who was instrumental in bringing minor league baseball to Biloxi. Make reservations at georgeohr.org or call 374-5547. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. the Thursday before each luncheon.

"Reflections of the Gulf Coast" art exhibition: 5 p.m., Gallery 782, 782 Water St., Biloxi. Features local photographer George Perina. Details: 436-7782.

Family Movie Night: 6:30 p.m., St. James Catholic Church, Parish Center, 366 Cowan Road, Gulfport. Theme: God is not Dead.

Grilled steak dinners: 6:30-8 p.m., Ocean Springs Elks, 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $18 grilled steaks and $12 grilled fish.

Fifth annual Words and Music Community Culture Series Concert: 7 p.m., Pass Christian City Hall Courtyard, 111 Hiern Ave. Features Crooked Creek String Band, four-piece that plays bluegrass and variety of other musical genres on guitar, banjo, mandolin, Dobro and bass. Details: 452-4596.

Friday Night Dinner: 7:30 p.m. dinner, Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Casual dress dance will follow the dinner. Cost: $6 dinner and $10 dance. Details: 324-3730.

"Night of the Living Dead": 7:30 p.m. June 3, all-you-can-eat concession stand, 7:30 p.m. June 4 and 3 p.m. June 5, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Details: 897-6039.

SATURDAY

Open registration for Classic Car, Bike and Truck Show: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, Bay St. Louis. Pre-registration: $20 early bird. Registration: $25. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, prizes, music and more. Vendor booth are available for crafts. Details: 344-0358.

Long Beach Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, downtown at corner of Church Avenue and First Street. Features sustainably grown local produce, artisan breads, honey, dairy, eggs and more. Details: 234-8732.

Miles for Mary C: 8:30 a.m. 5K run begins, one-mile run 9:30 a.m., bike ride 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. food, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Kid activities, raffles and more. Details: 818-2878.

Shoreline Dreams: 10 a.m., Ocean Springs Municipal Library. Paint an iconic coastal scene using mixed media with artist Laurie Brenden.

Gulf Coast Spiders: 10-11:30 a.m., Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Led by Mark LaSalle, center director. Details: 475-0825.

Red, White and Blueberry Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., L&N Depot Plaza, downtown Ocean Springs. Free vanilla ice cream, cooking demonstrations, blueberry recipes, dishes and more. Details: 875-4424.

Book signing: 5-6:30 p.m., Pass Books/Cat Island Coffeehouse, 300 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. Features Martha Ertman, author of "Love's Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families." Details: 222-4827.

Summer concert series: 5 p.m.-until, Rosetti Park, located between Church Avenue and Cox Avenue, downtown Ocean Springs. Features Ocean Springs Live and Blackwater Brass.

St. Martin Reunion Social: 6-9 p.m. social and 9 p.m.-midnight, dance, Lemoyne Boulevard, Biloxi. Designed for classes from 1940 to 2013. Cost: $10 person before May 31 and $15 person after May 31 or at the door. Casual attire. Must be 21 years old and older, BYOB, bring a snack to share with others. Details: 392-1939.

Casino Royale: 6-10 p.m., Frank Gruich Community Center, 591 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Cost: $25 per person. Musical entertainment, food, games and door prizes. Must be 21 years and older. Proceeds benefit the Women's Center for Nonviolence. Details: 436-3809.

Hancock North Central High School 30-year reunion: 7 p.m., Long Fellow Center, Bay St. Louis. Details: 332-1638.

Pre-Father's Day and Juneteenth Edition -- Spoken Word and Poetry: 8 p.m. doors open and 8:45 p.m. showtime, Da Wall, 3370 C. Ave., Gulfport. Details: 669-5668.

Iron Vix meets Fiercely Fit: 8:30 p.m., Jones Park, Gulfport. Led by Nisha Skeith and Nikita McInnis. No equipment needed. Free evening fitness meet-up.

SUNDAY

Full breakfast: 9-11 a.m., Ocean Springs Elks, 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $7.

Student Appreciation Party: 4:30 p.m. dinner and 5:30-6 p.m. minging among friends, 6-7:30 p.m. ballroom dancing, Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. All former students are invited to attend free fish fry and dance. Call the information number for attendance details. Details: 324-3730.

MONDAY

Summer Reading Program: 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Waveland Public Library; Tuesdays at Pearlinton Public Library; Wednesdays at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library; Thursdays at the Kiln Public Library from June 6-30. For the toddlers, newborn to five years age, library will host the Rubber Ducky Program. Details: 467-5282.

Gardening class--beneficial insects: 1:30 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by Christian Stephenson, Hancock County extension agent. Details: 452-4596.

A Wealth of Health: 6 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library. Health fair with local health professionals. Information for all age groups.

JUNE 7

At Ease Gang meeting: 7 a.m., Treasure Bay Casino, Infinity Buffet, 1980 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Speaker: Jonathan Daniels, executive director of the Mississippi State Port Authority. Details: 806-4453.

Adult Health Fair: 12:30-5:30 p.m., East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road, Hurley. Information on hospice care diet, exercise, sleep, pulmonary health and more. Features health-care professionals. Details: 588-6263.

Plant swap: 6 p.m., Ina Thompson Moss Point Library. Swap plants with other attendees. Learn from Master Gardener Gail Hogue as she presents tips about caring for plants.

JUNE 8

Jackson County Republican Club meeting: 11:30 a.m. lunch and noon, meeting, La Fiesta Brava Restaurant, U.S. 90, 4505 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs. Speakers: Sens. Michael Watson and Brice Wiggins and Rep. Hank Zuber. Topics will recap 2016 Mississippi legislative session with Watson speaking on the issue of BP money.

Women of Wisdom Pow Wow luncheon: Noon, Lyman Community Center, U.S. 49, Gulfport. Speaker: Jeana Weiss-Mitchell. Lunch cost: $10. Bring baby wipes and diapers for the Women Resource Center and new or gently worn shoes for the Caleb project. Details: 424-0098.

Color Me Calm Adult Coloring: 4-6 p.m., Gautier Public Library.

Adult Summer reading program: 6:30 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Learn Zentangle Fun, meditative process of creating art. No experience required. Class is open to adults. Class size limited. Details: 452-4596.

JUNE 9

Exercise your Creativity with Art: 2 p.m., Lucedale/George County Public Library. Arts and crafts fair with local artist and teacher Jacob Havard.

Exercise your Support -- Alzheimer's Education: 5:30 p.m., Vancleave Public Library. Led by Melora Jackson, MS DHS dementia care trainer.

Report on the Project to Preserve the Mississippi City Cemetery and Show and Tell: 6-7 p.m., West Side Community Center, 4006 Eighth St., Gulfport. Participants are asked to bring an object related to the history of Gulfport. Sponsored by Historical Society of Gulfport. Refreshments.

Spaghetti dinner by House Committee: 6-8 p.m., Ocean Springs Elks, 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $8 adults and $4 kids.

JUNE 10

Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit: Noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Jim Howarth, former major league baseball outfielder and retired Hancock Bank executive. Make reservations at georgeohr.org or call 374-5547. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. the Thursday before each luncheon.

Fried fish dinners: 5 p.m., Southern Star Masonic Lodge, 546 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. Cost: $11 five pieces and $7 three pieces.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road Kids cooking class: 6-7:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $12.50 per person. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.

Bubba Chicken dinner: 6:30-8 p.m., Ocean Springs Elks, 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $10.

JUNE 11

Blast Off with Reading with Mississippi Public Broadcasting: 1 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Engage in hands-on literacy and math activities with giveaway. Free with museum admission. Details: 897-6039.

JUNE 15

"Man of La Mancha": 7 p.m. June 15-18 and 2 p.m. June 19, Pass Christian Theatre Project, Randolph Center, 315 Clark Ave. Cost: $20. Reservations recommended as seating is limited. Details: 452-3315 or pctp.brownpapertickets.com.

JUNE 16

Summer Jamboree: 10 a.m-2 p.m., Jones Park, Barksdale Pavilion, Gulfport. Event will be geared towards children and adults with special needs. There will be games, bounce house, balloons, face painting, imagination playground, local organizations with hands-on activities, snowballs/popsicles and hot dog lunches. Details: 868-5881.

Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce membership meeting: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Pool Pavilion.

Moss Point State of the City address: 6 p.m., Pelican Landing Conference Center. Mayor Billy Broomfield will update city's progress and share his vision for the future with the theme "A City Moving Forward".

Starting a Business -- First Steps: 6-8 p.m., The Innovation Center, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

On the Green celebration and ribbon cutting: 4-7 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Refreshments, music and more. Details: lmdc.org or 897-6039.

JUNE 17

Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit: Noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Dick "Lefty" O'Neal, former Biloxi Dodgers "Negro Leagues" pitcher, U.S. Air Force retiree, historian, speaker, scout and author. Make reservations at georgeohr.org or call 374-5547. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. the Thursday before each luncheon.

"Disney's Mulan Jr.": 7 p.m. June 17 and 3 p.m. June 18, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Presented by WINGS Performing Arts. Cost: $7 students and $10 seniors, military and $13 general admission. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.

JUNE 18

Storybook Ball: 6:30 p.m., Corks and Cleavers, 1308 27th Ave., Gulfport. Special father-daughter dance, gourmet food, games and dancing. Each child will get a printed photo with favorite character. Cost: $35.50 per person. Details: 447-8364.

JUNE 23

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

JUNE 24

Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit: Noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Darryl Strawberry, 17-year major league baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Giants and Yankees) and ordained minister. Make reservations at georgeohr.org or call 374-5547. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. the Thursday before each luncheon.

Free Friday Night: 5-8 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Details: 897-6039.

JUNE 30

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

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