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WHAT'S HAPPENING for June (Updated JUNE 3)

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FRIDAY

Pelican Cluster All-Breed Dog Show: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3-5, Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. More than 800 dogs. Co-hosted by the Riverside West Kennel Club of Greater New Orleans and the Northlake Kennel Club of Covington, La. Free. Space limitations and vendors will be available. Details: akc.org.

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 luncheon series: 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.

First Friday at Lazy Magnolia: 5-8 p.m., 7030 Roscoe-Turner Road, Kiln. Tickets: $15 at the door. Admission includes beer samples, tour and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Alzheimer's Mississippi. Details: 467-2727 Ext. 152.

Steak night: 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 6731, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

Friday Night Dinners: 6-8 p.m. June 3, 10, 17 and 24, French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Cost: $8-$10. Live entertainment. Details: 436-6472.

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

VA Vet Center's outreach campaign: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 1108 Avcrad Hangar, Gulfport. Free counseling services. Details: 388-9938.

20th annual Senior Fair and Expo: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Picayune High School Gymnasium, 800 Fifth Ave. Exhibitors will be from life, health and long-term care insurance; variety of health-care providers; housing; home health services; and home repairs and modifications. Details: 601-798-4835.

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.

24th annual Soap Box Derby: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown Moss Point. For ages 7-17 who build their engine-less cars from kits bought from a designated supplier. Details: 938-4855.

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.

McHenry Birthday Celebration: 1-4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 219 2nd St., Wiggins. Library, gazebo, cake and ice cream.

Gulf Coast Stamp Club meeting: 2:30 p.m., St. Martin Community Center, 15004 LeMoyne Blvd. Program: Gulfpex 2016 recap and member's collection.

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.

Ocean Springs Live summer concert series: 5 p.m.-until, Rosetti Park, located between Church Avenue and Cox Avenue, downtown. Features Blackwater Brass at 5 p.m. and Cyril Neville's Royal Southern Brotherhood at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Steak night: 6 p.m. June 4, 11, 18 and 25, Biloxi Elks Lodge 606, 1178 Beach Blvd. Live entertainment. Cost: $18 ribeyes and $20 T-bones. Details: 374-0606.

St. Martin Reunion Social: 6-9 p.m. social and 9 p.m.-midnight, dance, Lemoyne Boulevard. 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.

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

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.

SUNDAY

Breakfast plates: 8-11 a.m. June 5, 12, 19 and 26, VFW Post 6731, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

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

Ride aboard a schooner for Blessing of the Fleet: 12:30 p.m., Schooner Pier Complex, 367 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $30 per person. Schooner returns to dock. Refreshments. Tickets sold first come, first serve. Presented by Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum. Details: 435-6320.

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

ACT Summer Boot Camp: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Pearl River Community College, Science Building, Poplarville. Cost: $45 includes study guide and lunch. Led by Jennifer Seal, vice president and ACT prep specialist. Details: 601-403-1379.

"Snow White" auditions: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. Ages 5-18. Details: 388-6258.

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.

French Club Women's Auxiliary meeting: 6 p.m., French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Details: 436-6472.

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

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

TUESDAY

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.

BraVeau performance: Through Aug. 7, except Fridays, at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi. Shows: 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. BraVeau is DreamCast Entertainment's new cirquue-style show. Tickets are $12.95, $16.95 and $24.95 plus tax and service fees, and available for purchase by phone at 888-566-7469 or online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.beaurivage.com. A family four pack of tickets is available for $40 (offer code BraVeau). Advance reservations required and package pricing is based on availability.

VFW Post 6731 meeting: 7 p.m., 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

Hebrew reading classes: Beginners class, 7-8:30 p.m. June 7-July 5 and advanced class, June 9-July 7, Chabad of Southern Mississippi, 1648 Wiltshire Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $60 includes textbooks and materials. Details: 596-5755.

WEDNESDAY

Open house at Long Beach Historical Society: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 645 Klondyke Road.

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.

French Club Men's meeting: 7 p.m., French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Details: 436-6472.

Movie Night at Harper McCaughan Town Green: "Surf's Up," 7:45 p.m., Jeff Davis Avenue, Long Beach. Presented by Pools & More. Details: 297-6166.

THURSDAY

Diabetes Management session: 10 a.m., Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave. Led by Linda Gwalney, certified diabetes educator.

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

Open-knitting sessions: 2 p.m. Thursdays through July 14, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Details: 452-4596.

Meetings with American Legion Post 1992: 5 p.m. house committee meeting and 6 p.m. executive committee meeting, 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.

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

Pedal in the Pass: 6 p.m., Pass Christian War Memorial Park. Optional dutch treat dinner after the ride. Bikes and helmets required. All ages welcome. Details: 760-0165.

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 luncheon series: Noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Jim Howarth, former San Francisco Giants 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. 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 12

Fellowship Breakfast: 8 a.m.-noon, Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Biloxi. Cost: $7 adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Details: 435-0007.

JUNE 13

Digital marketing class: Noon, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis campus, Hospitality Resort Center, 420 DeBuys Road, Biloxi. Speaker: Eric Oliver of Future Design Group. Cost: $15 members and $25 nonmembers. Details: 436-7533.

Taste of Ballroom -- Urban Style: 6 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by Ben Gibson. Learn basics of urban and "Detroit-style" ballroom dance. No experience required. Details: 452-4596.

JUNE 14

Grow Your Mind -- STEM: 5:30 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Gautier Sylvan Learning Center will demonstrate a series of STEM classes. Limited to 45 students and designed for ages 8-11. Details: 769-3060 Ext. 1.

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

JUNE 15

Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala: 6:30 p.m. doors open and 7:30 p.m. program begins, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Biloxi. Cost: $40 per person. Photo station, hor d'oeuvres, music and more. Details: 604-0014.

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

"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.

Songs and Stories Radio Show: 7-8 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Features Double Dee. Details: 818-2878.

JUNE 17

Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit luncheon series: 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.

Ninth annual Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art Gala: 5:30-8 p.m., 1300 24th Ave. Features Elizabeth "Betsi" Burgess and Dusty Domino. Details: 225-933-3725.

Fish plates: 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 6731, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

"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

Fourth annual Christian Collegiate Academy Golf Tournament: 7:30 a.m., Grand Bear, Gulfport. Shotgun starts, awards and lunch. Details: 832-4585.

Sacred Pause Workshops: 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Soothing the Nervous System Yoga System and 1-3:30 p.m. Sacred Pause, Resting and Stopping Compassion and Kindness, River Rock Yoga and Pilates, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C, Ocean Springs. Cost: $15 nervous system class and $35 sacred pause class. Details: 365-3191.

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 luncheon series: 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.

Country fried steak dinners: 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 6731, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Details: 392-1152.

"Celebrate America" performance: 8 p.m. June 24-25 and 3 p.m. June 26, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $20 adults and $15 children and military. Details: 818-2878.

JUNE 25

Special Olympics: 9 a.m., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park campus, Long Beach. Details:214-3400.

Port of Gulfport's Community Tours: 9 a.m.-noon, board Coast Transit Authority shuttle bus in front of Hancock Bank, 2510 14th St., downtown Gulfport. Tours expected to last 30 minutes.

JUNE 27

Red Cross blood drive: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 27 at Edgewater Mall, 2600 Beach Blvd., Biloxi; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 28 at Hollywood Casino and Resort, 711 Hollywood Blvd., Bay St. Louis; and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 29 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 2300 U.S. 90, Gautier. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Lonnie Holley and his band with Marshall Ruffin and Ben Sollee: 7:30 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Tickets: $18 nonmembers and $16 members. Details: 818-2878.

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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