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Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per student, will hopd Couples Pottery Night Friday. Couples will create two bowls to keep. Work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Snacks and drinks are welcome. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per student, will hopd Couples Pottery Night Friday. Couples will create two bowls to keep. Work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Snacks and drinks are welcome. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org Sun Herald File

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

Second Friday Book Club

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Free. Meets the second Friday of each month. Anyone interested in reading is welcome to attend. Books are chosen from the best sellers list that are available from the library. 228-255-1724. hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-11 a.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 to tour the “City of Discovery.” Learn about the cultural and natural history. Wildlife viewing and bird-watching opportunities. 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.

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per student. Couples will create two bowls to keep. Work is ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Snacks and drinks are welcome. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Tennessee Smokies at Biloxi Shuckers

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $7-$22, not including Ticketmaster fees. The Biloxi Shuckers will take on the visiting team Tennessee Smokies in this minor league matchup. 228-233-3465.

6:35 p.m.

‘Guys and Dolls’

Randolph Center, 315 Clark Ave., Pass Christian. $20 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.

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.

Pascagoula Movie Under the Stars

Beach Park, 600 City Park St., Pascagoula. Free. Concessions available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket. Rain out location will be the Pascagoula Recreation Center. 228-938-2356.

8:15 p.m.

Deer Island Kayak Tour

Islander Outfitters Tours & Travel, 929 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $35 adult or $25 child under 12. Kayak tour of this coastal preserve includes 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

9 a.m.-noon

Saturday

Make a Clay Flower Vase

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $15 per person. At Family Clay Play Saturday, students will be given templates to make flower vases which can be customized using molds and studio tools. Studio has texture mats, stamps, cutting tools for working side by side. All work will be glazed and ready to pick up in two weeks. 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

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

Mother & Daughter Self Protection Class

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. No charge. Presented by Gulf Coast Aikido. Self defense for women with hands-on maneuvers from Sensei Juanita Burt and Sensei Novelle Price to help women protect themselves from attack. Certified by the Center for Non-Violence. Wear casual clothing; those unable to participate may watch and learn. For adults and students in grades 6 and up; students must be accompanied by an adult. To register: 228-826-5857. www.jgrls.org

Noon-3 p.m.

Artist Talk

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. Trailer McQuilkin has been experimenting with methods of creating metal wildflower sculpture since 1969. In this talk, McQuilkin will take the audience through his process and provide insight into his work. 228-872-3164.

2 p.m.

Marbled Pots Crafting

St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd., St. Martin. No charge. Adults age 17 and up. Use nail polish to decorate clay pots for home or garden. All supplies furnished. Seating limited; registration required: 228-392-3250. 228-392-3250. www.jgrls.org

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

Afternoon of Piano

Bible Fellowship Church, 7030 Menge Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Local pianists Christopher Cunningham and Gabriella Loiacano will give a joint recital. Selections by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin, and Bartok. 228-586-1879. www.hamschool.com

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Second Saturday Artwalk

Old Town Bay St. Louis, Historic District, Bay St. Louis. Free. Old Town stays lively all day, with many merchants and restaurants offering specials. The pace picks up from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., when gallery openings and live music keep the streets humming with activity. 228-463-9222. www.baystlouisoldtown.com/2nd-saturday-artwalk.html

4 p.m.-8 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.

Kindred Spirits - A WAMA Celebration of Fine Arts

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Free. Reading and book signing with Johnnie Bernhard, Kendall Dunkelburg, Leif Anderson and Kim Davis. Welcome and introduction by John Anderson. Child friendly; light refreshments. 228-872-3164.

7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Second Saturday Bike Ride

Beach Park, 600 City Park St., Pascagoula. Enjoy a scenic ride along Pascagoula’s Historic Bike Trail. Now offering two rides. 8 a.m. ride will cover 12-18 miles at a pace of 12-15mph; 10 a.m. ride will cover 2-6 miles at a pace of less than 10 mph. 228-938-2356.

8 a.m.-10 a.m., 10 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. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 a.m.-noon

Benefit Yard Sale

American Legion Post 139, 645 Green Meadow Road, Bay St. Louis. Indoor fundraiser for programs supported by Clement R. Bontemps American Legion Auxiliary Unit 139 in Bay St. Louis. All proceeds go to their work with veterans, active military and their families. Lunch also will be available for sale. 228-467-9000.

8 a.m.-2 p.m.

About Boating Safely

U.S. Coast Guard Station — USCG, 108 Singing River Island, Pascagoula. $15-$35. A class covering required safety equipment, trailering, boat handling and operation, and “rules of the road” for the general public.

8 a.m.-4 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

Summer Comedy Jam

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $35-$85. Featuring headliner Michael Blackson, with Famous Amos, Scott Haynes, Boris Rillos Johnson, Cornelius White and Niki Coleman. Michael 228-594-3700. www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B0052BE15AB7C5E

8:30 p.m.

Sunday

Music by Chuck Tippit

American Legion Post 139, 645 Green Meadow Road, Bay St. Louis. Champagne jazz brunch. 228-467-9000.

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Monday

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.

Pre-school Story Hour

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Children’s story hours are designed for newborn to children five years. Programs are designed to create a love of reading. Include readings, crafts and fun. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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.

Tuesday

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. 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.

Pre-school Story Hour

Pearlington Public Library, 6096 First Ave., Pearlington. Library story hours are designed for children newborn to five years. Programs include reading, crafts and fun. 228-533-0755. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 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 Class

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. $35. One in a series of classes called “In a Hot Minute,” based on a cookbook Julian Brunt and Kim Wilson are writing. The cookbook is designed for people on the go. This week’s class features four quick pasta dishes. 228-897-6039. www.lmdc.org

5 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.

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.

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

8 a.m.-noon

Wednesday

Knitting 101

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 passchristianlibrary@gmail.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.

Pre-school Story Hour

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. For children newborn to five years to create a love of reading. Include readings, crafts and fun. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Navigating Windows 10

Waveland Public Library, 345 Coleman Ave., Waveland. Learn features of the desktop, aero and taskbar, then personalize your desktop and settings. Bring your own Windows 10 laptop or tablet and your Windows ID and password. Registration required: 228-467-9240 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Deadline to register: Aug. 14. 228-467-9240. www.hancocklibraries.info/digital-literacy-classes

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

Garden Class-Wildflowers

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Christian Stephenson, Hancock County Extension agent, will present “Wildflowers.” Information on how to establish wildflower plantings as well as information on variety selection and care of wildflowers for the home landscape. Details: 452-4596 or email passchristianlibrary@gmail.com 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

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

Advanced ballroom dance classes

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

6 p.m.

Ethnic Identity and Academic Success

Marsha Barbour Community Center, 6815 Kiln DeLisle Road, Pass Christian. Free. Part of the One Book One Pass community programs a “TED” Talk with a Panel Discussion will be on “Ethnic Identity and Academic Success.” The TED Talk will be presented by USM student Jamion Burney. This year’s One Book One Pass selection is “The Fire This Time” by Coast native Jesmyn Ward. Copies are available for check out at the Pass Christian Library. 228-255-3773. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

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

Thursday

3rd Thursday Bicycle Ride and Dine

Harper McCaughan Town Green, 301 Jeff Davis Ave., Long Beach. Free. Community ride open to everyone. Easy 5-mile loop through downtown Long Beach followed by optional Dutch treat dinner stop at end of ride. Helmets and bike required. 228-297-6166.

6 p.m.

Catch More Fish with Science

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, 703 E. Beach Drive, Ocean Springs. $30. Captain Sonny Schindler of Shore Thing Charters and Paul Grammer from USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory teach on catching more redfish. gcrl.usm.edu/mec/fishing.seminars.php

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Wes Anderson Themed Art Show

Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. $15 nonmembers; $10 members. “I Produced a Hip Art Show, I’m Not Sweating It” is a community art show featuring works by local artists based on characters and themes from Wes Anderson films. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Light appetizers and themed cocktails served. 228-872-3164.

6 p.m.-8:30 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 six 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.

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.

Friday

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.

Cinema by the Shore 2017

Jones Park, Jones Park Drive, Gulfport. Free. Pre-activities begin 6:30 p.m.; Movie (“Sing”) at dusk ( 7:45 p.m.). www.gulfport-ms.gov

7:45 p.m.-10 p.m.

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