Ongoing Mississippi Forestry Commission The MFC has a new wildfire reporting phone number for the public to call in Mississippi: 1-833-MFC-FIRE (1-833-632-3473). Previously, numbers were broken down by geographic areas of the state. The new wildfire reporting number will allow the public to quickly report wildfires statewide to the Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Central Dispatch Center, which will dispatch the necessary wildfire suppression resources to the appropriate location.
Ongoing/until all slots filled Laurel Little Theatre's Kids' Camp The camp will run for a full week of workshops, rehearsals and performances of "Shrek Jr.: The Musical" from May 24 until June 3. The camp is open to students entering first through tenth grades next fall. Visit LaurelLittleTheatre.com to complete the online registration.
Ongoing United Blood Services The need for blood donations never stops. The Hattiesburg center, located on 805 South 28th Avenue, is open Mondays 8:00am-4:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesdays 8:00am-5:00pm, Fridays 8:00am-4:00pm, Saturdays 8:00am-2:00pm and Sundays 11:00am to 3:00pm (closed Thursdays). For more details, call 601-264-0743.
Ongoing UBS Blood Drive in Laurel Takes place the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the Cameron Center in Laurel (711 North 10th Avenue). For more details, call 601-264-0743.
Ongoing B.E. Murph Senior Center The center, located on North 10th Avenue in Laurel next to The Cameron Center, offers classes for senior adults on exercise, computing, jewelry making and more. For more details, call 601-428-6142.
Now until June 1st Sign-ups for Showchoir and Choral Camp Open to teachers, future music educators who are college-age, junior high students who are entering 7th grade (at least 12 years of age), and high school students (including graduating seniors).
The camp takes place June 10 through 16 on the main Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss. Click/tap on the web link below this sentence for more details.
Now until July 8th Southern Miss: Summer Musical Theatre Camp Registration The Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience is specifically designed for developing acting, singing and dancing skills for ages 8-15. No experience needed. Campers will perform "Giants in the Sky" in July at Southern Miss' main Hattiesburg campus. For an application, call 601-266-6442.
Select dates until July 24th Forrest County Extension Office Will host monthly computer classes beginning with Intro to Excel on February 27. The remaining classes are Advance Excel on March 20, Intro to Microsoft Word on April 24, Microsoft PowerPoint on May 15, Mail Merge in Microsoft Word on June 19, and Creating Forms in Microsoft Word on July 24.
All classes start at 9 a.m. To register call 601-545-6083.
Apr. 21st Miles for Michael This benefit silent auction and bike/Jeep/hot rod ride starts at 8 a.m. at the parking lot of Hellfighters in Laurel. The cost of the ride is $20.00 per person and $10 for each additional rider. Proceeds benefit the medical expenses of Michael Braddock, a terminally ill brain cancer patient. For more details, call 601-470-4542 or 601-428-4313 ext.106.
Apr. 21st (in case of rain, event will be rescheduled for Apr. 28th) Wings Over Wiggins Takes place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Dean Griffin Memorial Airport in Wiggins, located across from the fairgrounds.
Admission is free. Attendees can enter a raffle for a chance to ride in an historic Stearman bi-plane (raffle at 12:30). Attendees can also buy a ticket for a guaranteed ride ($50 for 20 minutes) on a Diamond DA40.
For more details, call 228-669-8777.
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