Thursdays Hattiesburg Farmers Market Takes place from 3:00pm-6:00pm at Town Square Park (corner of Main Street and Buschman Street, downtown Hattiesburg). Find fresh, local produce as well as humanely raised meats, dairy products, prepared foods, canned goods and much more. For more details, call 601-527-6141.
Thursdays The Mad Hatters Volunteer Service Meets at the Jones County Extension Office in Laurel on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00. This group teaches the art of crocheting and donates chemotherapy caps to hospitals and clinics in the Pine Belt area. New members are always welcome. For more details, call 601-428-5201.
Now until Apr. 29th (closed Apr. 27th) Disaster Assistance to Residents Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding Will be offered at the Hot Coffee Community Center (1859 Hwy. 532, Mt. Olive) by the Small Business Administration to those affected by recent severe weather in Covington, Forrest, Jefferson Davis Jones, Lamar, Simpson and Smith Counties. For more details, call 1-800-659-2955 (for deaf and hard-of-hearing, 1-800-877-8339)
Now until Apr. 30th Katrina Exhibit A new art exhibit is now on display inside the terminal at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport located on the first floor next to the front entrance across from baggage claim area. The exhibit features “Katrina”, a 12 foot tall horse sculpture made from over 1,500 pieces of driftwood recovered after the nation’s worst natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina. For more details, call 1-228-863-5951 ext. 3036.
Now until Apr. 30th NWS Peace Program Is seeking caring families to host a high school foreign exchange student for 5-12 months. Students come with medical insurance and spending money. You only need to provide a loving home, care and guidance, three meals a day, and a bed to sleep in. For more detail, call, toll free, 1-866-846-3977.
Apr. 24th-27th; May 2nd-3rd Laurel Little Theatre presents "9 to 5: The Musical" Performances take place at the Arabian Theatre in downtown Laurel. Call 601-428-0140 for reservations the week of the show.
Apr. 24th 90th Annual Y Day Celebration Takes place from 8:00am-6:00pm at the YWCO in downtown Laurel. A delicious lunch will be served in the tea room from 11:00am-1:00pm. Cost is $6.50 under 60, $5.00 for senior citizens and $4.50 for children. All takeouts will be $6.50.
The annual Y Day raises funds to be able to continue serving the community. A silent auction will end at 5:30pm.
There will also be a raffle for a metal Fleur de Lis park bench and a firepit. Tickets are $2.00 and may be purchased at the Y or from any Y member. The drawing will be held at the end of the day.
For more details, call 601-428-5694.
Apr. 25th Hattiesburg Jaycees' Fundraiser Floyd's Grill is making chicken philly and steak philly sandwich plates for $10 a plate from 10:30am-2:00pm. Every plate includes one side, a cookie, and a drink. Pick yours up at 208 Hutchinson Avenue or get free delivery with orders of 5 or more. For more info, call 601-466-5287.
Apr. 25th Bedtime Stories and Snacks Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee will serve as special guest reader at this annual event -- starting at 6:00pm at the Laurel-Jones County Library. Children are invited to wear their pajamas and enjoy bedtime stories followed by cookies and milk. This program is free and open to the public. For more details, call 601-428-4313 ext. 106.
Apr. 26th Asbury Church's 5K for Relay Starts at 7:15am with registration at Petal High School. Race begins at 8:00am. Proceeds benefit ACS and Relay for Life. For more details, call 601-325-0834.
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