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Friday

Anointed Temple A.O.H. Church of God Ministerial Council

Anointed Temple AOH Church of God, 3475 34th Ave., Gulfport. The Anointed Temple A.O.H. Church of God, 2017 Mississippi, Louisiana & Texas Ministerial Council. Worship services, workshops will begin at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 13-Dec. 16. Hon. Bishop Jonathan Tate giving his Annual Address at 11 a.m. Dec. 17. Details: Elder Reginald Middleton, 228-323-8744 228-863-7998.

10 a.m., 7 p.m.

‘Last Jedi’ Movie Release Party

Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St., Moss Point. Free. Celebrate the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with a screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library in the meeting room.

2:30 p.m.

Friday Night Demo Dinner with the Chef

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Instructor: Chef Cheri Hiers. Menu: Cheddar Cheese Cookies, Seafood and Spinach, White Wine Cream Sauce, Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi, Cranberry and Dark Chocolate Brownie Trifle. Price includes two adult beverages. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=december-2017-friday-night-demo-dinner-chef

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Senior Dance

East Jackson County Community Center, 9313 Old Stage Road, Moss Point. $5. Senior dance with Mississippi Southern country band. No alcohol; no smoking. Primarily for seniors but open to all ages. 228-623-3613.

7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Old Fashioned Musical Celebration of Christmas

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $10 members and students, $15 nonmembers. The Ocean Springs Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and Lessye Moore Handbell Choir will present a musical celebration of Christmas. Tickets available online at themaryc.org. 228-818-2878. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=december-2017-old-fashioned-musical-celebration-christmas

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

Winter Watercolor Workshops

Bellande Court, 648 Bellande Ave., Ocean Springs. $45. Morning or afternoon mini watercolor sessions. Drawings on wc paper provided. Bring set of Prang watercolor pans and 2 brushes, one round 10 or 12 and one flat quarter inch. Call The Pink Rooster/Gallery Garbo, 228-875-1218, to book. Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon, Adirondack Chair on Beach with Gulls; 1-4 p.m., Snow Birds in Hats; Dec.15, 9 a.m. -noon, Boat and Water; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Romantic Girl; Dec.16, 9 a.m.-noon, Nutcracker Ballet; 1 p.m.-4 p.m.Child with Red Wagon; Dec.22, 9 a.m.-noon, Seashells; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Flowers; Dec.29, 9 a.m.-noon, Rooster; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Farmers’ Market. pinkroosterartgallery.com

9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

7th Annual Pet Remembrance Memorial Tree

A Pet’s Memory Pet Funeral Home & Crematory, 1520 28th St., Gulfport. Free. Bring a picture of your pet for a Pet Remembrance Memorial Tree during business hours in December: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Refreshments will be served noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 9. 228-863-7389. www.apetsmemorycremation.com

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Nina and Pinta on Tour

Biloxi Schooner Pier Complex, 367 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $8.50 adults; $7.50 seniors; $6 students (5-16). Replica Columbus ships will be in port. Both ships tour together to education the public and school children on a caravel, a type of Portuguese ship used by Columbus and other early explorers. Guided tours can be arranged. 228-435-6320. www.maritimemuseum.org

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday

Dolphin Cruise at Gulfport Harbor

Pan Isles Ship Island Excursions, P.O. Box 1467, Gulfport. $19 adults, $15 children; $17 seniors, military. Two-hour cruise along the Mississippi shoreline, in search of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Includes a visit through the state container ship harbor. Reservations recommended through website. Meet at Ship Island Ferry Dock in Gulfport Yacht Harbor. 866-466-7386. www.msshipisland.com

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Sit, Stay, Read! Children’s Reading Program

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Visiting Pet Teams of South Mississippi program provides a fun way for children to improve their communication and reading skills while visiting with a four-legged friend. Reading sessions usually last for 30 minutes. Children are rewarded with bookmarks, stickers or pencils for participating. Children must not be afraid of or be allergic to animals. No need to pre-register. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Details: 228 452-4596 or email passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. harrison.lib.ms.us

10 a.m.-noon

Mudslingers

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; they will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limit: 10 students. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/mudslingers-saturday-december-16/

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

Family Movie Saturday

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. The movie is the story of social media’s popular emoji characters and is rated PG. Light refreshments and a popcorn provided. Bring your own snacks and folding chair or blanket. 228-875-1193.

2 p.m.

Family Search Workshop

Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. Volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will show how to use FamilySearch.org to locate information about family history. They will also provide four-generation charts at no charge to record the information. One-on-one help available after the session. Bring as much information as possible on family history: specific names, dates, birth certificates, military papers, and places. Registration suggested: 228-875-1193. 228-875-1193. familysearch.org

2 p.m.-4 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.

Belles & Buoys Square Dance

Lyman Senior Center, 14592 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $10. Square dancing. 228-832-2606. bellesandbuoys.webs.com/

7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.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, gourd decor, pralines, dog treats, hot tamales, teas, boiled peanuts, shrimp, beef and more. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com Follow on Facebook at The Farmers Market at Long Beach. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 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

Jr. Chef Day Camp

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Has your child shown an interest in cooking? Jr. Chef Day Camp is a start. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=jr-chef-day-camp

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Toy and Clothing Giveaway

First United Gospel Assembly, 2000 28th St., Gulfport. Free. A toy and clothing giveaway to all who have a need. No registration required. 228-867-1984.

9 a.m.-noon

Sunday

Gingerbread House Family Decorating Workshop

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $30 per family. Decorate a gingerbread house together with your family. Fresh, unassembled gingerbread house pieces, frosting and all of the edible decorations supplied. Hot cocoa, cookies, and holiday music. Space is limited. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Monday

Unique Crochet Club classes

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free. Instructor: Teresa Busby. Learn fundamentals and to crochet with confidence. Bring supplies: a selection of yarn and crochet hooks. Space limited; register at 228-826-5857 or visit the library.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Discover Your Inner Artist

Hobby Lobby, 2649 Pass Road, Biloxi. $15 per two-hour session. Art class in oil or acrylics. 228-222-0180.

Noon-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Ocean Springs Table Tennis

Ryan Youth Center, 726 Pine Drive, Ocean Springs. $2. Fee of $2 per person to cover use of building. 228-875-4236. facebook.com/OSTableTennis/

6 p.m.

Facebook 101

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Tuesday

Beaded Jewelry Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $25 members, $35 nonmembers. Students will learn different techniques to design and create beautiful jewelry using Swarovski and Czech crystals, glass, wood, ceramic beads; natural stones, cultured pearls, sterling silver and pewter charms, pendants. All tools, supplies provided and included in fee. Instructor: Shirley Cahela. Registration deadline is one week prior to class. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=beaded-jewelry-making

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

Video Gaming Sessions

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Monthly program where gamers can learn about video games, from their history to tips and tricks of game play. Also have a chance to play some of the games we discuss. For ages 13 and up.

5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Getting Dinner Ready Workshop

Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St., Moss Point. Free. MSU Extension Service coordinator Terri Thompson discusses basic nutrition for families. Workshop is intended for adults. Seating is limited; call the library to reserve a seat: 228-475-7462.

6 p.m.

Holiday Relaxation Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free (donations accepted for instructional costs). Instructor will incorporate gentle yoga with extended stretching, relaxation, meditation. An 8-week series (no Nov. 21 class). Wear comfortable clothes, bring exercise mat. Registration, information: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Class focuses on throwing larger pieces, making handles, spouts, lidded vessels. Addresses altering techniques and creating and designing more difficult forms like oval casserole dishes, pitchers, lidded jars, bottles. Basic throwing skills required. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and all glazes, class firings, instruction. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/intermediate-wheel-throwing-tuesdays-november-7-december-19/

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Hegwood Biloxi Community Market

Biloxi Farmers’ Market — Charles R. Hegwood Community Market, 949 W. Howard Ave., Biloxi. Charles R. Hegwood Biloxi Community Market, under the I-110 overpass at Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Year round market, open on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. Fresh produce, plants honey, jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods, crafts. 724-320-4817.

7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Intermediate/Beginners Argentine Tango Lessons with Kim

Argentine Tango — Howard Avenue, 632 Howard Ave., Biloxi. $10. Improve your tango and learn new steps, choreography. 228-332-0291.

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

Tai Chi @The Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. All ages. Socks recommended.

9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Wednesday

Knitting 101 Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Open knitting lessons on Wednesdays. Knitting needles and yarn available for those who want to learn but don’t have the supplies. 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 wheel class. Students will learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing, including making cylinders, bowls, and cups with handles. Basic introduction to glazing and work with cone 6 oxidation and cone 10 reduction glazes. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-wheel-throwing-wednesdays-november-8-december-20-100-400-pm/

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. For ages 2 to 5. Read books, sing songs, dance, and make a craft. This week’s theme is “Christmas.”.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Biloxi Chapter, NSDAR Meeting/Luncheon

Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Biloxi Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meets on the third Wednesday of the month, October-May. Prospective members welcome. Christmas luncheon. For further information and to RSVP, email carol.walters4668@gmail.com.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Art Exploration for Kids Wednesdays

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $105 per student per month for members, $115 per student per month for nonmembers. Students will explore a range of media and learn to use them in instructor guided projects. Painting, print making, pastels and collage project. All supplies and materials are provided. Instructor: Carmen Lugo. Registration deadline: Nov. 29. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=art-exploration-kids-wednesday-class

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance and Country Western Swing

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Rd., Gulfport. $80 for 8 lessons. Beginning Ballroom Dance class will start at 6 p.m. and end at 6:45 p.m. Most popular dance steps like the fox trot, waltz, rumba, cha cha and swing. At 6:45, Country Western begins, ending at 7:30. Both classes will run for eight weeks. 228-324-3730. amourdanzarevents@gmail.com

6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Teen Drawing & Painting Wednesday Classes

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $105 per student per month members, $115 per student per month nonmembers. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting. All supplies, materials provided. Instructor: Carmen Lugo. Registration deadline for December: Nov. 29. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=teen-drawing-painting-wednesday-class-2

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

David Thomas Roberts at Mary C.

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 cash or check at the door. Contemporary classical composer-pianist and recording artist David Thomas Roberts, a native of Jackson County, will perform a program of his original piano compositions. 228-818-2878. www.DavidThomasRoberts.com

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Jr. Chef 3-Day Holiday Camp

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $125 members, $135 nonmembers. Up and coming young chefs will spend three days chopping, baking, mixing and cooking. Holiday Camp Recipes: Dec. 20, Christmas Breakfast (Christmas Tree Pancake Stacks Decorated with Blueberries, Strawberry Syrup, and Whip Cream, Bacon Wrapped Potato Wedges and Tomato and Mushroom Egg Bakes); Dec. 21, Holiday Feast (Cornish Game Hen, Dressing, Cauliflower Mash, Gravy, Glazed Carrots, Shortbread Cookies); Dec. 22, Holiday Appetizers (Grinch Kabobs, Cheddar Cheese Cookies, Cheese Balls, Spinach Puffs, Holiday Party Meatballs, Oreo Truffles). 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=december-2017-jr-chef-3-day-holiday-camp

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Blogging 101

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

WAMA Children’s Christmas Workshops

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $20. Two three-hour workshops for kids in 5th to 7th grade. Learn basic drawing and composition techniques and make several projects, including a Christmas card block print. Sign up: 228-872-3164 or educate@walterandersonmuseum.org. Workshops will be offered on the 20th and 21st 228-872-3164. www.walterandersonmuseum.org/page/calendar

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thursday

Kids and Dogs Camp

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Kids can learn how to form a special relationship with their dog. Kathleen Markey, certified dog trainer, will teach skills to make owning a dog fun and rewarding. Kids must be 8 to 13 years old. Dogs must be 3 months or older, friendly around people and other dogs, and current with their medical records. Parents must register both the child and the dog by emailing bayareadogsolutions@gmail.com. Space is limited to eight dogs. Details: 228 452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. harrison.lib.ms.us

1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

*teen thursday* @Orange Grove Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Weekly program for grades 6 through 12. Crafts, book discussions, games. This week: making ornaments.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Bienville Toastmasters

The Meeting Place, 770 Water St., Biloxi. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. Details: Michael, 228-235-5046. 228-207-0663.

5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Teen Drawing & Painting Thursdays

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $105 member fee per student per month; $115 nonmember fee per student per month. Learn fundamentals of drawing and painting. Instructor: Carmen Lugo. Dec. 7, 14, 21 registration deadline is Nov. 30; Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 registration deadline is Dec. 28. All supplies, materials provided. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=teen-drawing-painting-thursday-class

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Learn To Make Croatian Pusharatas

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $50 members, $60 nonmembers. Instructor: Chef Robin Pate. Learn how to make Croatian Pusharatas in this hands-on class. Each student will take home 3 dozen pusharatas. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=december-2017-learn-make-perfect-croatian-pusharatas

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Beginning Hand-building in Clay

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. No prior experience required for this six-week introductory hand-building pottery class. Students will learn the fundamentals of working with clay: pinching, coiling, and slabs will be used to construct functional pottery forms like mugs, trays, and casseroles. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay, tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-handbuilding-thursdays-november-9-december-21-600-900-pm/

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Trivia Night for Ocean Springs Boys & Girls Club

Greenhouse on Porter, 404 Porter Ave., Ocean Springs. $5 per person. This week’s trivia entry fees will be donated to the Ocean Springs Boys and Girls Club. Entry fees are $5 per person, up to six people on a team. 228-238-5680. https://www.facebook.com/events/1728053647489502/

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Friday

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. Couples spend two hours playing on pottery wheels. Create two bowls to keep; they will be glazed and fired. Work ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/date-night-on-the-pottery-wheel-saturday-december-30-600-800-pm/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

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