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Tour of Ocean Springs
Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $20 adult, $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. 228-334-5466. www.islanderoutfitters.com
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
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.
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. email@example.com
7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
Cinema by the Shore
Jones Park, Jones Park Drive, Gulfport. Free. Pre-activities at 6:30 p.m.; Movie (“Sing”) at dusk (7:45 p.m.). www.gulfport-ms.gov
7:45 p.m.-10 p.m.
Bird Watching Tour
Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $40 person. Take a 14-passenger sightseeing shuttle bus for a morning of bird watching along the Mississippi Coastal Birding Trail. Suitable for beginners, novice and experienced bird watchers. Reservations required: 228-257-1708. Rate includes transportation, interpretive naturalist/guide and complimentary gift. 228-334-5466. www.islanderoutfitters.com
Deer Island Kayak Tour
Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $35 adult or $25 child under 12. Wildlife viewing with 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. 228-334-5466. www.islanderoutfitters.com
Solar Day @ Your Library
Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Information by WWXV-25 meteorologist Ryan Mahan to find our why this particular eclipse is nicknamed The All-American Eclipse. Safe viewing glasses will be given to each attendee, along with safe viewing guidelines. They are also available at all five branches. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info
An Eclipse to Remember
Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. In collaboration with NASA Stennis Space Center. What is a solar eclipse? Where can you see it? How can you look at it and more will be discusssed. For all ages. Details: 228 452-4596 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. www.harrison.lib.ms.us
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. See if clay is your new hobby. Create two pots to keep. Works can be shipped out of town. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limited to 10 students. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org
Solar Eclipse Preparation Workshop
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Included in Museum admission. Hands-on activities and take-aways to help kids and families prepare for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse; door prizes and snacks. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org
Disabled American Veterans Welcome Home
Disabled American Veterans, 2600 23rd Ave., Gulfport. Bring a covered dish. Party at DAV5. 228-871-5463. www.facebook.com/DAV-Chapter-5-448022245289998
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
CALB Membership Party
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 720 E. Beach Blvd., Long Beach. $25. Carnival Association of Long Beach, a nonprofit 501c3, charitable organization, will hold its Announcement / Membership Party. Find out who will be CALB King and Queen candidates for 2017-2018 Carnival Season. Light hors d’oeurves, beer and wine will be provided. Membership is open to anyone the age of 21 and over and is $25 per person. 228-863-1610. www.longbeachcarnival.com
Potluck Hawaiian Dinner Dance
Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $20 for people who attend Friday night Dinner Dance on Aug. 18 or first time attendees, $25 for regulars. Party begins at 6:30 p.m.; potluck dinner at 7 followed by dancing until 10. Dancers encouraged to wear Hawaiian shirts or grass skirts, if possible. Everyone attending must bring a covered dish to share. Reservations required: 228-324-3730. 228-324-3730. amour email@example.com
6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
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.
Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $20 nonmembers. The Alabama Gulf Coast-based husband and wife duo of Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford draws from a deep well of roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, jazz, and rock. Listeners can expect mostly acoustic sounds. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=august-2017-sugarcane-jane-concert
34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center, 808 34th St., 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. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/
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
Long Beach Farmers Market
Long Beach Farmers’ Market, 115 W. 1st St., Long Beach. Local produce, baked goods, dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey.
Jr. Chef Day Camp
Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Join Chef Cheri Hiers for this hands-on class. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=jr-chef-day-camp
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Classic Arms Gun & Knife Show
Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $9 adults, $2 children 6-11, active military $1 off admission with ID. Buy, sell, trade, browse. Displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria, and related items. 228-594-3700. www.capgunshows.com
9 a.m.-5 p.m., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Weekly Crochet Club
Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Miss. 57, Vancleave. Free; bring own supplies. Open to any experience level. Instructor: Teresa Busby. Learn new ideas and techniques. Beginners will discover the fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence. Bring supplies: a selection of yarn and choice of crochet hooks.
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Computer Emergency Preparedness
Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Have a plan of action for technology devices when faced with an emergency situation. Registration required: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Aug. 18. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Facebook for business and nonprofits
Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. Using social media for marketing can help small businesses reach more customers. Registration required: 467-5282. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes
Solar Eclipse Watch Party
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. included with museum admission. Lynn Meadows will host a Solar Eclipse Watch Party as the partial eclipse will pass over the location at 1:31 p.m. Bring your own solar viewer; some viewers available to safely view the eclipse. Activities are included with museum admission. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Swing Ballroom Dance Lessons
Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Pascagoula. Free. Lessons on Mondays in August in the meeting room. Adults learn basic dance moves to jazz, R&B and upbeat classical music, use dance styles of swing and ballroom. Instructor: Montrelle Ramey. Sign up at front desk or call 228-769-3060. 228-769-3060. www.jgrls.org
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Auditions for ‘Annie’
Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave., Gulfport. 0. Open audition for the full musical production with more than 50 roles for males and females ages 6 and up. Come prepared with a 1-minute musical selection; no a capella auditions. Can bring CD accompaniment with no vocals, or mp3 or sheet music. Accompanist will be available. Actors should be prepared to do a cold reading from the script. Directed by Cal Walters; music direction by Cherie Cruso Ruff. Show will run Nov. 3-19. School performances are possible one weekday during the run. Details: www.gulfportlittletheatre.org, or 251-689-7167 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 228-864-7983. www.gulfportlittletheatre.org
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Military Monday at MGM Park
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Biloxi Shuckers vs. Mobile BayBears. All active and retired military will be able to purchase $7 Reserved Level tickets with valid ID. The Shuckers will wear military-themed jerseys during each Monday home game to salute servicemen and women. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-mobile-baybears-biloxi-mississippi-08-21-2017/event/1B005258E01B8A3E?artistid=
6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.
Oil Painting Made Simple
Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $200 members, $210 nonmembers. Learn the principles of oil painting in an experimental way. All levels welcome. Learn fundamentals of color mixing, composition, paint application, brush work, creating the illusion of light and depth, and creating texture. Students will develop their personal styles and complete a painting. Instructor: Monique Moniot Greathouse. Registration deadline: Aug. 1. Fee does not include supplies. Eight-week course. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Homeschool Clay Class
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $13 per person. Clay class for children with projects featuring a different clay technique each week. Parents must register in advance. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
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.
In a Hot Minute
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $35. Adult cooking class. A series of classes based on a cookbook Julian Brunt and Kim Wilson are writing. The cookbook is designed for people on the go. This week’s menu will feature four recipes using rice and the rice cooker. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org
5:05 p.m.-8 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.
Coast Chorale rehearsal
Main Street United Methodist Church, 162 Main St., Bay St. Louis. Free. Coast Chorale (a civic choral ensemble) fall rehearsals. All singers are welcome. 228-467-4538. www.coastchorale.org
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sci-Fi Night & Two-For-Tuesday
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Shuckers vs. BayBears. Shuckers offer $2 Polk’s Hot Dogs on Tuesday nights. It’s Sci-Fi Night at the ballpark; come dressed as your favorite sci-fi character. Sci-Fi Night will include themed games and promotional giveaways. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-mobile-baybears-biloxi-mississippi-08-22-2017/event/1B005258E0858AA6?artistid=
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.
Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Open knitting lessons on Wednesdays. Knitting needles and yarn available for those without supplies. Details: 228-452-4596 or email@example.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
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.
Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Lessen the chances of compromised technology by implementing basic safeguards. Registration required: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Aug. 21. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Digital Literacy Class
Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Instructor: Andy Collins with Mississippi State Extension Service. Topic: “Cloud 101.” Increase efficiency and productivity by getting familiar with cloud computing. Learn how to create and share documents. Class size limited. To reserve a spot, call the library: 228-452-4596 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Advanced ballroom dance classes
Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80. Eight consecutive weeks starting July 19. 228-324-3730.
All-You-Can-Eat Wednesday & Ocean Springs Night
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Shuckers vs. BayBears. All-you-can-eat buffet in Left Field Terrace. The All-You-Can-Eat ticket is $20; season ticket holders can upgrade for $10. Ocean Springs officials will throw out the first pitches. Mayor Shea Dobson, Adlerman Rickey Authement and Board President Scott Wells will be on the mound before the game. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-mobile-baybears-biloxi-mississippi-08-23-2017/event/1B005258E1538ADC?artistid=
6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.
One Book One Pass Movie Night
Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Movie night in August will be a partnership with the One Book One Pass Community reading project. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Bring own snacks (microwave provided). Denzel Washington directed and stars in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which centers on a black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh. Rated PG-13. Details: 228-452-4596. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Birds, Bees, Bats and Butterflies
Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. Free. Master Gardener Wanda Freeland will discuss the wonder, function, characteristics and habits of these pollinators. 228-475-0825. www.pascagoulariver.audubon.org
10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Basic computer skills class. Bring own laptop or use one of the library’s. Registration required: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register is Aug. 23. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes
The Junction Coworking, 796 Howard Ave., Suite A, Biloxi. Bienville Toastmasters meets every Thursday. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. Details: Michael, 228-235-5046. 228-207-4806.
Cub Scouts Kick Off Event
First United Methodist Church, 208 Pine St., Long Beach. Cub Scout Pack 321, chartered by First United Methodist Church in Long Beach, is hosting a kick off event to start the new Scouting year. Boys from first through fifth grade and their parents are invited to this “Top Gun”-themed event with activities and information.
6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
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 & Football Night
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Shuckers vs. BayBears. Thirsty Thursday presented by Yuengling- MS Gulf Coast, Coca-Cola and Kicker 108. Jesse Hill Music will be performing live on the concourse when the gates open at 5:30 p.m. Football Night at MGM Park features Irving Spikes (Miami Dolphins), Deandre Brown (USM, Philadelphia Eagles) and Bryant Lavender (USA) will all be at the mound for the first pitches, followed by signing autographs and greeting Shuckers fans. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-mobile-baybears-biloxi-mississippi-08-24-2017/event/1B005258E1E78B59?artistid=
6:35 p.m.-9:35 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.
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.
Date Night on Pottery Wheel
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per student. Class for couples. Instructors will help you create two bowls to keep. Work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes you can get dirty. Snacks and drinks welcomed. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Shuckers Beach Towel Giveaway
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7 - $50. Shuckers vs. BayBears. First 1,500 fans through the gates beginning at 5:30 will receive a Shuckers beach towel. The Fur Circus visits MGM Park, and Magnolia Bayou performs live as gates open. 228-233-3465. https://www1.ticketmaster.com/biloxi-shuckers-vs-mobile-baybears-biloxi-mississippi-08-25-2017/event/1B005258E2348B83?artistid=
6:35 p.m.-9:35 p.m.
Intro to Excel
Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Learn how to create, save and print basic spreadsheets. Practice changing fonts, inserting and adjusting rows and columns. Class also available as a refresher. Registration required: 228-255-1724 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes