Business calendar of events for Oct. 28

Thursday: 5 p.m. Biloxi Bay Chamber "Boo Connects" Halloween Block Party at Colonial Park, 2318 Pass Road, Biloxi.

Thursday: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Coast Young Professionals Halloween Social, Mosaic Restaurant & Bar, 1310 27th Ave., Gulfport

Thursday: 12:15-1 p.m. College of Business Lunch and Learn at University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus, Fleming Education Center, Long Beach. Speaker is Frank Wilem, co-founder and chief executive officer of Triton Systems Inc. and CEO of The Wilem Group. Lunch provided.

Friday: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Speed Networking, a "speed dating" for business. Admission is $20 for members of Coast Chamber of Commerce. Knight Nonprofit Center, Seaway Road, Gulfport. Details: 604-0014

Friday: 5-7 p.m. Ribbon cutting for Pearl Peterman's Theatre On Tap & Ballet, 833 U.S. 90, Hancock Square, Bay St. Louis