Local Events

This Week events in South Mississippi: June 6-12

AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDThere are numerous local fresh produce and products, such as these herbs, at area farmers markets. The Long Beach Farmers Market will be open at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDThere are numerous local fresh produce and products, such as these herbs, at area farmers markets. The Long Beach Farmers Market will be open at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. SUN HERALD


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.


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.


Understanding Medicare seminar: 10 a.m., Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St. Led by Jodey and Monica Andress, Medicare educators. Details: 475-7462.

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. Recap Mississippi legislative session with Watson speaking on 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 Women Resource Center and new or gently worn shoes for Caleb project. Details: 424-0098.

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

Mississippi Coast Military Officers Association meeting: 5 p.m. social and 6 p.m. dinner and program. Keesler Air Force Base, Bay Breeze Event Center, Biloxi. Speaker: Dr. George Kotti, physician. Details: 818-9611.

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.


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 lJacob 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 . Bikes and helmets required. 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. Sponsored by Historical Society of Gulfport. Refreshments.

Line-dancing class: 6-7:30 p.m. June 9, 23 and 30, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Ericka Nicholson. All ages welcome. Details: 769-3060.

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


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. Must be made by 5 p.m. Thursday before 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.

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

Joppa steak night: 6-8 p.m., Joppa Shrine Center, 13280 Shriners Blvd., Biloxi.

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


Long Beach Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon, June 11, 18 and 25, downtown at corner of Church Avenue and First Street. Details: 234-8732.

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


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