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Enjoy a Free Friday Night at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport on July 28.
Enjoy a Free Friday Night at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport on July 28. Sun Herald file photo

Please submit your event information online. Go to calendar.sunherald.com and click on Add Event. The submission deadline for print is noon Monday for publication in Friday’s Marquee entertainment guide.

Friday

Summer Celebration

Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. $1 for members,$2 for nonmembers. Family Fun Day includes kayaking, sun print crafts, make-and-take slime station, water activities, seed paper bookmarks, ice cube painting, scavenger hunt. 228-475-0825. pascagoulariver.audubon.org/events/family-fun-day

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Kids Create!

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. Bring the kids to create their own fantastic design with our buffet of craft supplies. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-noon

Borgen Project Information Event

Gulfport Public Library, 1708 25th Ave., Gulfport. Information event on internship and volunteer opportunities with The Borgen Project, a nonprofit organization advocating for stronger legislation to put an end to global poverty. 228-871-7171.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Summer knitting classes

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. Friday knitting classes for beginners to advanced. Free patterns, ideas for other projects. No prerequisites but basic supplies needed: knitting needles and yarn. Registration required. 228-875-1193.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tour of Ocean Springs

Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $20 adult, $10 children under 8. Join Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel for a sightseeing tour of Ocean Springs. Visit historic districts, beach front and harbor areas. Wildlife viewing and bird watching opportunities. Reservations required. 228-334-5466. www.islanderoutfitters.com

2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibit

Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Winners of Mississippi’s Junior Duck Stamp Contest in an art exhibit in the Moss Point Fine Art Gallery. The Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest is the culmination of the Junior Duck Stamp educational program that teaches wetland and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. On display through July. 228-475-0825. pascagoulariver.audubon.org/events/junior-duck-stamp-art-exhibit-opening-reception

4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Third Fridays

Downtown Pascagoula, Delmas Avenue, Pascagoula. Third Fridays features live music, local artist, activities, and community partner booths. Downtown stores and restaurants are open with sales and specials.

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

‘Mississippi Encyclopedia’

Pass Books & Cat Island Coffeehouse, 300 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. Meet and hear co-editor Ted Ownby and Gulf Coast “Mississippi Encyclopedia” contributors Leah Holmes, Brooke Butler and Deanne Stephens Nuwer. Ownby and the contributors will speak and answer questions at 6 p.m. 228-222-4827. passbooksonline.com

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

“All Shook Up”

Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. $19.50 - $22.50. A jukebox musical with Elvis Presley music and with a book by Joe DiPietro. It’s 1955, and into a square little town somewhere in the Midwest rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets. Directed by Chuck White. 228-388-6258. centerstagebiloxi.org

7:30 p.m.

Cinema by the Shore

Jones Park, Jones Park Drive, Gulfport. Free. Pre-activities start at 6:30 p.m.; movie (“The Secret Life of Pets”) starts at 8 p.m. www.gulfport-ms.gov

8 p.m.-10 p.m.

AARP Safe Driving Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Workbook costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Four-hour course designed to show seniors how they must adjust their driving habits as they get older. Topics include defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. Registration, details: 228-452-4596 or email at passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Deer Island Kayak Tour

Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $35 adult or $25 child under 12 includes kayak, paddle, life vest, basic instruction, and guide service. Wildlife viewing with birding opportunities. Learn about the natural, cultural history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Everything included: kayak, paddle, life vest, instruction, guide service. Reservations required. 228-334-5466. www.islanderoutfitters.com

9 a.m.-noon

Saturday

Around the World in Hour

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Free. “Around the World in an Hour” every Saturday in June and July. Discover popular travel documentaries on the big screen. Refreshments provided.

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Gulf Coast Writers Association

East Biloxi Library, 580 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Writers group meeting with results of officer election.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Third Annual Library-Con

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57, Vancleave. Free Admission. Celebrate the heroes and villains of sci-fi, fantasy, comics, games, graphic novels, and gaming. Join in role-playing game demos, card game demos, chess lessons, cosplay, magical and mythical miniature painting, introduction to Anime, Manga and Manya drawing demonstrations. www.jgrls.org

Noon-4 p.m.

Music on the Lawn

Gautier City Hall, 3330 U.S. 90, Gautier. Free. Mississippi songwriters will take to the stage, with performances by Double Dee, Tim Rogers, Taylor Craven, Derek Norsworthy and Robert Ragno. Bring lawn chairs. 228-497-8000. www.gautier-ms.gov

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Bay Ratz Marching Battery Benefit

McDonald Park, 421 Carroll Ave., Bay St. Louis. Yard sale benefiting the Bay Ratz Marching Battery. 228-466-8951. www.bayratzmarchingbattery.com

7 a.m.

Farmers Market

Moss Point Welcome Center, 5500 Main St., Moss Point. Fresh produce and a mix of crafts, baked goods, live plants and more. www.cityofmosspoint.org

7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Volunteer Work Day

34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center, 808 34th Street, Gulfport. 34th Street Holistic Gardens volunteers will be working in the Gardens to fill boxes and maintain the garden grounds. Children should be supervised. www.34thstreetgardens.com

8 a.m.-11 a.m.

The Farmers Market at Long Beach

Farmers Market at Long Beach on the Town Green, Jeff Davis Ave. and 4th St., Long Beach. Local honey, local fruits and vegetables in season, jams, jellies, pickles, dip mixes, herbs, beeswax candles and lip balm, free-range chicken and duck eggs, frozen Cajun foods, goat’s milk soap, annual and perennial bedding plants, hanging baskets, breads, muffins, cookies, pastries and more. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 a.m.-noon

Long Beach Farmers Market

First United Methodist Church, 208 Pine St., Long Beach. State Certified Farmers Market featuring local produce, baked goods dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey. www.longbeachfarmersmarket.org

8:30 a.m.-noon

Long Beach Farmers Market

Long Beach Farmers’ Market, 115 W. 1st St., Long Beach. Local produce, baked goods, dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey.

8:30 a.m.-noon

Traveling/Evacuating with Your Pet

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Free. For those considering getting a pet, have acquired a new pet, or want to add to your existing pet family. Led by pet professionals. Learn about traveling or evacuating with your pet. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Monday

Hollywood in Your Home

Pass Christian Historical Society, 201 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Pass Christian Historical Society monthly luncheon. Richard Ward, film historian, will speak on technology and form of entertainment films sold and rented directly to owners of 16mm and 8mm home-movie projectors. Early projectors available for viewing. Reservations required: 228-452-7254 or email president@passhistory.org. www.passhistory.org

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Quilting Club

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free. The Vancleave Quilting Bees meet Mondays. Anyone age 14 and up interested in quilting is invited to attend. www.jgrls.org

3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Tuesday

Beaded Jewelry Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $25 members, $35 nonmembers. Learn techniques to design and create jewelry using crystals, glass, wood, ceramic beads; natural stones, cultured pearls, sterling silver and pewter charms, pendants. Tools and supplies are provided and included in the fee. Instructor: Shirley Cahela. No class July 4. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=beaded-jewelry-making

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Teen Movie at Library

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. A special summer movie about a group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, and who harness their abilities in order to save the world. Popcorn and drink served. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

2 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

Backyard Barbecue

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $35. From Scratch Cooking menu includes cheeseburgers on the grill, potato salad, baked beans and make your own ice cream sundae. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

4:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance Classes

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80. Learn the waltz, foxtrot, swing, rumba, and cha-cha. Eight consecutive weeks. 228-324-3730.

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Tablet Q&A

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Andy Collins with Mississippi State Extension Service will teach a digital literacy class giving a basic overview of tablets, followed by questions and answers. Reservations required: 228-452-4596 or email at passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Advanced ballroom dance classes

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80. Eight consecutive weeks starting July 19. 228-324-3730.

6 p.m.

Intro to Microsoft Word

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Learn how to create documents, such as letters, flyers, reports and newsletters, as well as how to save and file documents, change fonts and sizes, and mmore. Beginners, as well as those who need a refresher. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s. Registration required. Call 228-467-5282 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Monday, July 24. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

9 a.m.-noon

Thursday

Warrior Pride Band Booster Blood Drive

D’Iberville High School, 15625 Lamey Bridge Road, D’Iberville. Community Red Cross blood drive hosted by the Warrior Pride Band Boosters. Inside the D’Iberville High School Band Hall, west side of the campus. Schedule appointment: jbrown@harrison.k12.ms.us; visit www.redcrossblood.org; or call 1-800-RED CROS. Event code: DIBERVILLEBOOSTERS. 228-392-2678.

Noon-5 p.m.

Beginner Basic Sewing

Sew Happy, 7198 Beatline Road, Long Beach. $250. Learn all the parts and accessories, cleaning and maintaining your sewing machine, and making several beginner projects. Techniques include: how to sew in a straight line, overlock stitching, inserting a zipper, how to choose and purchase fabric, cutting fabric, following a pattern. Cost includes a new sewing machine, beginner supplies, and the materials for each project and snacks and lunch.Thursday, June 27th, 2017 @ 5:30-8pFriday, June 28th, 2017 @5:30-8pSaturday, June 29th, 2017 @10-2p 228-206-6509. www.sewhappyonline.com/event/beginner-basics-sewing-workshop/

5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Jane Golden

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. Reading and Discussion program is free. Book signing and discussion with Biloxi native and world traveler Jane Golden, who will read excerpts of her fictional travel mysteries, “Secrets in the Vines” and “Danube Defiance.” Also will provide a sneak peek in to the third novel in her Eastern European Mystery Series. 228-875-1193. www.JGRLS.org

6 p.m.

Wine and Women Book Discussion

Private home, 541 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. Free. The One Book, One Pass 2017 selection is “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race” by Jesmyn Ward. Book discussions and programs will be held throughout the community, culminating in the author presentation on Oct. 18. Women are invited for a Wine and Women Book Discussion; men will have their own discussion at a later date. Copies available for check out at the Pass Christian Library. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Intermediate Ballroom Dance Lessons

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80. Classes will be held eight consecutive weeks 228-324-3730.

7:30 p.m.

Oil Painting with Frank Janca

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $235. Learn fundamentals of oil painting or explore advanced techniques. All experience levels. Class will focus on a variety of subject matter. Registration required: georgeohr.org or 228-374-5547. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

9:30 a.m.-noon

Friday

Social Media After Death

East Hancock County Library, 4545 Shepherd Square, Diamondhead. We all enjoy our social media accounts, as well as our email. But have you considered what will happen to all this information in the event of your passing? Learn what you need to do now as part of your estate planning. Registration required. Call 228-255-4800 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Thursday, July 27. 228-255-4800. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Free Friday Nights

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Free. Treat friends and family members to a night at the museum. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Diverse City Divas

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $20 members, $25 nonmembers. A Las Vegas style female and celebrity impersonator show. Featuring tributes to Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Joan Crawford, Prince, Cher, Whitney Houston and others. Directed by Rafe O’Neal. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=july-2017-diverse-city-divas

8 p.m.-10 p.m.

Intro to Microsoft Excel

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. With this versatile program, you will learn how to create, save and print basic spreadsheets. Practice changing fonts, inserting and adjusting rows and columns, entering data, and much more.Even if you have taken this course before, you are welcome to take it again as a refresher. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. Call 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 26. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

9 a.m.-noon

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