Local Events

This Week events in South Mississippi: June 13-19

RACHEL WALDHOLZ/KCAWDick 'Lefty' O'Neal, former Biloxi Dodgers Negro Leagues pitcher, will speak at Friday's luncheon series at noon as part of the Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.
RACHEL WALDHOLZ/KCAWDick 'Lefty' O'Neal, former Biloxi Dodgers Negro Leagues pitcher, will speak at Friday's luncheon series at noon as part of the Our Love Affair with Baseball exhibit at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.

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.

Summer Fair: 5-10 p.m. June 13-17, 1-11 p.m. June 18 and 1-10 p.m. June 19, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi. Rides, live music, shows, contest and entertainments. Admission is free for children 11 and younger and adults Sunday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday cost is $5 for ages 13 and older. Details: 594-3700.

Art and science of barbecue: 5:30 p.m., Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library. Led by author Jim Matthews. Barbecue benefits and healthy cooking. Details: 467-5282.

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.

Bee Buddies meeting: 6 p.m., 789 Ceasar Road in tan metal building, Picayune. Led by Jef Harris. Details: 601-215-6313.

American Legion Post 1992 meeting: 7-8:30 p.m. election and 7-8 p.m. general meeting, 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.

BraVeau performance: Through Aug. 7, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi. Shows: 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; no shows on Fridays. BraVeau is DreamCast Entertainment's new cirque-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 ticketmaster.com or beaurivage.com. A family pack of four tickets is available for $40 (offer code BraVeau). Advance reservations required and package pricing is based on availability.

TUESDAY

West Jackson County Utility District Board of Commissioners: 9 a.m., district office, 7312 Rose Farm Road, Ocean Springs. Details: 872-3898.

Gulf Coast Newcomers luncheon: 11 a.m. social hour and noon meeting and luncheon, Great Southern Club at Hancock Bank, 2510 14th St., Gulfport. Cost: $15. Reservations encouraged. Presented by Mayhone Elder Law. Details: 273-0070.

Parkinson's support group: 11:30 a.m., Beauvoir Methodist Church, 2113 E. Pass Road, Biloxi. Speaker: Brenda Love. Program: Benefits of mindfulness and meditation. Details: 896-3075.

Flag Day flag retirement ceremony with American Legion Post 1992: 5:30-7:30 p.m., 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.

Flag Day -- Commemorate the Flag: 6 p.m., American Legion Post 119, 12320 Ashley Drive. N. Suite A, Gulfport. Details: 206-3201.

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.

Orange Grove Kiwanis Club meeting: 6 p.m., Golden Corral, U.S. 49, Gulfport. Details: 860-3311.

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

WEDNESDAY

East Central Harrison County Public Utility District meeting: 8:30 a.m., Office of Hopkins, Barvie and Hopkins, 2701 24th Ave., Gulfport.

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

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet: 6 p.m., Island View Casino Resort, Beach Tower Ballroom, 3300 W. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Honoree is Maj. Gen. Mark A. Brown, commander, Second Air Force, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi. Theme: Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice. Details: 596-1682.

Coast Young Professionals 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.

THURSDAY

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

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

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.

Third Thursday Jam with Bluegrass Hand Pickers: 5-7 p.m., 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. Proceeds benefit Pink Heart Funds. Details: 222-4245.

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

"32 Notable Mississippi Women": 6 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. An exhibit of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Details: 769-3078.

Bicycle Ride and Dine: 6 p.m., Long Beach Town Green, Jeff Davis Avenue and Third Street. Bring bike and helmet for 5-mile loop. All ages. Optional Dutch treat dinner stop at end of the ride. Details: 297-7229.

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 of "A City Moving Forward."

Catch More Speckled Trout: 6-8 p.m., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus, Hardy Hall. Led by Dave Dippold and Captain Ronnie Daniels. Sponsored by Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. Details: 818-8833.

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

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.

FRIDAY

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.

Book signing and discussion: 2-4 p.m., Lucedale/George County Public Library, 507 Oak St., Lucedale. Features Lisa Yonge Lacy and "A Promise on Brushy Creek." Details: 601-947-2123.

Summer Broadway Bootcamp presents "Cinderella": 4:30 p.m. June 17 and noon June 18, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $5. Led by Cliff Thompson. Details: 818-2878.

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.

Inaugural "Holliedays" Memorial Fishing Tournament: Captains meet at lugger, 6 p.m. June 17; kids tournament, 10 a.m.-noon, June 18; tournament scales open 3-6 p.m. June 18 and awards 6:30 p.m., Biloxi Boardwalk Marina, 200 Eighth St. Kids will fish off Dock A. Live entertainment, silent auction and more. Cost: $80 per angler. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. Details: holliedays.org.

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

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

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

Motivational speaking: 7 p.m., Holiday Inn and Suites, 1301 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Details: 596-182

"The King and I": 7 p.m. June 17-18, 2 p.m. June 19, 7 p.m. June 25, 2 p.m. June 26, Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. Admission: $15. Tickets/reservations: 864-7983 or gulfportlittletheatre.org.

"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.SATURDAY

Long Beach Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon, June 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.

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.

Adult Summer Reading Program: 10:30 a.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by Jim Matthews. Covering history of barbecue and basics of outdoor cooking. Details: 452-4596.

"Grease" auditions: 1-4 p.m. June 18, 6-8 p.m. June 19, Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. Details: 251-689-7167.

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

SUNDAY

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

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