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Kayakers race toward the finish line during a past Pink Paddle Kayak Race in Biloxi. The 6th Annual Pink Paddle Race will be held Saturday, July 29.
Kayakers race toward the finish line during a past Pink Paddle Kayak Race in Biloxi. The 6th Annual Pink Paddle Race will be held Saturday, July 29. amccoy@sunherald.com

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 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.

Volunteer brunch

American Red Cross, 612 E. Pass Road, Gulfport. Free; ages 16 and up. Monthly volunteer breakfast; hear volunteer opportunities with the Red Cross. 228-896-4511.

10 a.m.-noon

Sightseeing Tour of Ocean Springs

Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $20 adults, $10 children under 8. Tour “City of Discovery” to learn about the cultural and natural history of Ocean Springs. Hear stories of the seafood industry, the art community and the past of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Reservations required: 228-257-1708. www.islanderoutfitters.com

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

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. Friday, June 28, 5:30-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 10, a.m.-2 p.m. 228-206-6509. www.sewhappyonline.com/event/beginner-basics-sewing-workshop/

5:30 p.m.-8 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.

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

8 p.m.-10 p.m.

Deer Island Kayak Tour

Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $35 adult, $25 child under 12. Wildlife viewing with plenty of birding opportunities. Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Everything Included kayak, paddle, life vest, instruction, guide service. Reservations required: 228-257-1708. www.islanderoutfitters.com

9 a.m.-noon

Amour Danzar Friday night dinner dances

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dinner $6, dance $10. Amour Danzar hosts a dinner dance every Friday night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $6 dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., $10 Dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 228-324-3730. amourdanzar@att.net

7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

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.

Gallery Talk with Ruth Miller

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free. Join exhibiting artist Ruth Miller for a discussion on her artistic resume, influences and inspiration behind “Thinking Art Into Being: Contemporary Embroideries.” Q&A and light refreshments provided. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Denim and Pearls Affair

Gulfport Visitor Center, 720 E. Beach Blvd., Gulfport. $40-55. Fourth annual scholarship fundraiser hosted by the Upsilon Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and federally designated L.I.F.T. Mississippi Gulf Coast Charitable Organization (MS GCCO). 228-382-2719. bit.ly/uco2017dp

3 p.m.-8 p.m.

Pot Luck, Sock Hop

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $20 per person. Amour Danzar hosts a pot luck and 1950s-’70s pot luck and sock hop. 228-324-3730. amour danzar@att.net

6:30 p.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 Day

34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center, 808 34th Street, Gulfport. Help in the 34th Street Community Garden. Wear appropriate, comfortable clothes (long pants, closed toe shoes, etc.) and bring hats, sunscreen, gloves, and gardening tools. General cleanup, learning about compost, building compost bins, “bumping up” seedlings into larger pots, other activities. A family-friendly event.

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. We are a State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 a.m.-noon

Pink Paddle Race

Ocean Springs Yacht Club, 100 Front Beach Drive, and Biloxi Yacht Club, 408 Beach Blvd. $45-$50. The 6th Annual Pink Paddle Race is an “anything that paddles” charity race benefiting Pink Heart Funds. Party, live music following. Do the race alone or in tandem. Race starts at 10 a.m. at the Ocean Springs Yacht Club and ends at Biloxi Yacht Club. Several categories. www.webscorer.com

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Sunday

Family FunDay, Food Drive and Paw Patrol

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Paw Patrol will be cheering on the Shuckers and greeting fans. Fans will have the opportunity to get autographs from Shuckers players prior to each Sunday home game. Canned food drive; donate five canned foods and receive a Shuckers Shop coupon at the gates. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-jacksonville-jumbo-shrimp-biloxi-mississippi-07-30-2017/event/1B005258D8ED84E5

5:05 p.m.-8:05 p.m.

Auditions for ‘Sordid Lives’

Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave., Gulfport. 0. Written by Del Shores; directed by William Keith Gregory II. Production dates: Sept. 22 - 24, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1. Dark comedy. When Peggy, a good Christian woman, hits her head on the sink and bleeds to death after tripping over her lover’s wooden legs in a motel room, chaos erupts in Winters, Texas. This play contains adult situations and is not suitable for children. Casting six males (late 20s to late 40s, one age open) and six females (early 40s to mid-50s, one age open). 228-864-7983. www.gulfportlittletheatre.org

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

Monday

Auditions for ‘Biloxi Blues’

Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. Need six men ages 18 to a young looking 30; and two women, one age 18-25 and one age 20-35 (hooker). Show dates are Sept. 14-24. 228-388-6258. centerstagebiloxi.org

6:30 p.m.

Back to School Prayer Service

Magnolia Park Elementary School, 3500 Government St., Ocean Springs. Free. Ocean Springs’ annual community back-to-school prayer service; local clergy representing a broad spectrum of the city’s faith community will lead the service. St. Paul United Methodist Church will an offering at the service for Backpack Buddies. Details: Rev. MJ Kirby: mj@stpaulos.org or 228-875-5701. 228-875-4263. stpaulos.org

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Military Monday at MGM Park

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. The Biloxi Shuckers honor servicemen and women by sporting military-themed jerseys throughout each Monday home game. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-jacksonville-jumbo-shrimp-biloxi-mississippi-07-31-2017/event/1B005258D96B85C3

6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.

Ocean Springs Church Women

St. Paul United Methodist Church - Downtown Campus, 800 Porter Ave., Ocean Springs. Fellowship with refreshments at 9 a.m. in the Wesson Building; program begins at 10. Speaker Lynette Curry will discuss P.E.O., a philanthropic education organization that that provides grants, scholarships and loans to women. 228-875-5701.

9 a.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. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=beaded-jewelry-making

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

Family Movie Matinee

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Animated blue cuties race through the Forbidden Forest. You might even catch a glimpse of one in the Children’s Wing. Movie is rated PG and runs 1 hour, 30 minutes. 228-452-4596. harrison.lib.ms.us/staff/

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student. Class focuses on throwing larger pieces, making handles, spouts, and lidded vessels. Addresses altering techniques and creating and designing more difficult forms like oval casserole dishes, pitchers, lidded jars, and bottles. Basic throwing skills required. Class fee includes all instruction, glazing, and firing costs. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Two-For-Tuesday at MGM Park

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-jacksonville-jumbo-shrimp-biloxi-mississippi-08-01-2017/event/1B005258D9D285F2

6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.

Hegwood Biloxi Community Market

Downtown Biloxi Farmers’ Market, 949 W. Howard Ave, Biloxi. Charles R. Hegwood Biloxi Community Market, under the I-110 overpass.

7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance Classes

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

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Six-week introductory pottery class. Learn fundamentals of wheel throwing, including the making of cylinders, bowls, and cups with handles. Basic introduction to glazing. Class fee includes one 25-pound bag of clay. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Coffee Club with Cree Cantrell

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free. Spend an hour learning about financial markets and investing while discussing current economic events. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Advanced ballroom dance classes

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

6 p.m.

All You Can Eat Wednesday

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. All-You-Can-Eat ticket $20; season ticket holders have option to upgrade ticket for $10. 228-233-3465.

6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.

Thursday

Bienville Toastmasters

The Junction Coworking, 796 Howard Ave., Suite A, Biloxi. Bienville Toastmasters meets every Thursday. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. 228-207-4806.

Beginning Handbuilding in Functional Pottery

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Six-week introductory hand-building pottery class. Learn fundamentals of working off pottery wheel, to include working with pinch pots, coils and slabs. Also, basic introduction to glazing and work with cone 6 glazes. Fee includes one 25-pound bag of clay and a basic tool kit. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Thirsty Thursday, Service Industry Night

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Celebrating Gulf Coast chefs, bartenders, servers and other service industry professionals. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-jacksonville-jumbo-shrimp-biloxi-mississippi-08-03-2017/event/1B005258DD2887C9

6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.

‘Guys and Dolls’

Randolph Center, 315 Clark Ave., Pass Christian. 20.00. Frank Loesser’s musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love. For more information, and to buy tickets, visit www.pctp.brownpapertickets.com or call the box office at 228-452-3315. pctp.brownpapertickets.com

7 p.m.-9:30 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

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per student. Two-hour class for couples. Create two bowls to keep; work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Snacks, drinks welcomed. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Amour Danzar Friday night dinner dances

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dinner $6, dance $10. Amour Danzar hosts a dinner dance every Friday night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $6 dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., $10 dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 228-324-3730. amourdanzar@att.net

7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

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