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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 26)

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Ice skating: 6 and 8:30 p.m. Nov. 26; 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 29, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi. Tickets include admission and skate rental while supplies last. Purchase tickets in person at the box office 30 minutes before each session. Details/tickets: 594-3707.


Clay Magnets: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $5 per magnet. Designed for all ages. Using ceramic medallions, attendees will paint acrylics with feathers, glitter and ribbons. Details: 374-5547.

American Red Cross blood drive: Noon-5 p.m., Lowe's, 9020 Mississippi 603, Hancock County. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Free Friday Night: 5-8 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport.

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

Friday Night dance: 7:30-8 p.m. dinner served and 8-10 p.m. dancing, Amour Danzar, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $10 dance and $6 dinner. Details: 324-3730.


Mississippi Coast Marathon: 8 a.m., Stennis Space Center. Details: 313-0183.

Charity Golf Tournament: 8 a.m., Keesler Air Force Base, Bay Breeze Golf Course, Biloxi. Featuring former NFL wide receiver Yancey Thigpen. Open to all players. Four-man scramble. Cost:$50 per person and $200 per team. Prizes for longest drive for men and women. Proceeds benefit Fisher House. Details: 872-0606.

Long Beach Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon, corner of Church Avenue and First Street (in parking lot of First United Methodist Church, 208 Pine St.). Variety of sustainably grown local produce, artisan breads and more. Live acoustic music.

Gulf Coast Bocce League: 9 a.m., Woolmarket Bocce Courts, 16320 Old Woolmarket Road. Learn to play; all ages welcome. Details: 396-4602.

Epilepsy Awareness Got Purp? Walk: 9 a.m.-noon, Harrison Central High School, Lyman. In honor of "Lance Supa Villain Carter." Proceeds benefit Epilepsy Foundation and Lance Michael Carter Foundation's high school music scholarship. Details: 365-0207.

Jammies and Jingles with Mrs. Claus pancake breakfast: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Cost: $25 for one parent and one child, $5 for each additional child. Details: 897-6039.

27th Avenue Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., between 13th and 14th streets in downtown Gulfport. Features local growers, producers and artists. Details: 596-2496.

Gratitude vases: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or 2-3 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $13 per vase. Designed for ages 8 and older. Details: 374-5547.

Shop local: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Town, Bay St. Louis.

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


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

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

31st annual Asgard Toy Run Charity Motorcycle Ride: 10 a.m. leave Kapp's Hideaway in Kiln and ride to Gulfport Dragway, 11 a.m. travel to Gautier Chevron Station and noon, Home Depot, Cedar Lake Road, Biloxi. From Home Depot, ride to Knights of Columbus on Water Street in Biloxi. Party at 2 p.m. at Harley Shop on Cedar Lake Road, Biloxi. Live entertainment, Food, beer and more. Details: 392-8281.

Bobby Lyons benefit fundraiser: Noon, French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Music, food, silent auction and more. Details: 436-6472.

Children rally: 1:30-3:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Long Beach, 300 N. Cleveland Ave. Information booths, music, door prizes, guest speakers and more. Details: 861-0007.

"Aladdin Jr." auditions: 3-6 p.m. Nov. 29, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 30, Gulfport Little Theater, 2600 13th Ave. Roles available for ages 5-18. Participants should bring a CD and prepare a song from one to two minutes long.

Tango Night at the Ohr: 5-9 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Introductory class at 5 p.m. No experience needed. Details: 374-5547.


Harrison County Republican Women meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Southern Golf Course, 2000 Beach Drive, Gulfport. Lunch: $15.

Jackson County Utility Authority meeting: 4 p.m., Authority's Witchen Administration Building, 1225 Jackson Ave., Pascagoula.

"Cinderella" auditions: 4-6 p.m., Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. Roles available for students from ages 5 to 18. Production is Dec. 15-17. Details: 388-6258.

American Legion Post 1992 steak night: 6-8 p.m., 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Cost. $17. Details: 497-6422.


At Ease Gang meeting: 7 a.m., Treasure Bay Casino, 1980 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Speaker: Master Sgt. Jason Cooksey, recruiter with the Mississippi Air National Guard. Details: 806-4453.

AARP Driver safety class: 9 a.m., Singing River Hospital, 2809 Denny Ave., Pascagoula. Cost: $15 members and $20 nonmembers. Class may result in auto insurance premium reductions. Details: 861-3199.

Data Management in Excel class: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Led by John Giesemann of Mississippi State University Extension Center for Technology Outreach. Class size is limited. Preregistration encouraged. Details: 452-4596.

Preschool and toddler series: 10-11:15 a.m. Dec. 1, 8 and 15, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. For ages 2-5. Activities include reading, singing, walking, creating and crafting. Cost: $3 non-member child and $12 child for series. Maximum of two children per adult. Free for members. Themes: Water, Fish, Food Chains, Frogs and Winter. Details: 475-0825 Ext. 4.

Book signing: Noon-3 p.m., Pearl River Community College, 101 Mississippi 11 N, Poplarville. Whitney Miller signs cookbook, "New Southern Table". Cost: $26.99 book.

Hancock County Library System Board of Trustees meeting: 3 p.m., Bay St. Louis Library. Discussion of the closing of East Hancock Library in Diamondhead.

Project Management Institute Mississippi, Gulf Coast Chapter meeting: 5:30 p.m. cocktails and 6-8 p.m. dinner, Bull's Restaurant, 300 Jeff Davis Ave., Long Beach. Details: 366-6360.

Igniting the Fire-- Getting to Zero: 6-7:30 p.m., Lighthouse Park, 1050 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. World AIDS Day Awareness and Remembrance event will feature First Missionary Baptist Church Handsboro Choir.

Isomalt class with Sidney Galpern: 6-9 p.m., Cheeky Monkey Cake Co. and Simi Cakes and Confections, 3516 Sangani Blvd. Suite H, D'Iberville. Cost: $85 with all supplies included. Students learn how to create hand-sculpted bows and molded brooches. Details: 396-0946.

Coast Big Band Christmas concerts: 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Randolph Community Center, 315 Clark Ave., Pass Christian. Tickets: $20, available at The Purple Pelican, 116 Davis Ave. or by calling 760-0323. Presented by the Pass Christian Theatre Project. Details: 452-3315.


Holiday Bow Making Class: 10 a.m., East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road. Led by Colleene McNeese and Carolyn Kimble. Registration suggested. Details: 588-6263.

New Tweens yoga class: 4:15-5:15 p.m. Wednesdays, River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C, Ocean Springs. Led by Summer Baldwin. Ages 9-12. Cost: $65 for five-class pass, $120 for 10-class pass and $15 single class.

Kids Street Christmas: 5-7 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Santa, ornaments, cookies, face painting and performance by WINGS Performing Arts. Details: 897-6039.

Holiday Block Printing: 6-9 p.m., Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Details: 872-3164.