June 29th, July 20th, Aug. 12th Calhoun Jets: Football Registration for Grades K5-7th Takes place at the Calhoun Community Center on June 29 and July 20 from 5:30pm-7:30pm each evening -- with a third day of registration following on August 12 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Cost per player is $55 for flag and $80 for pee wee and youth. Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate to registration.
June 30th Water Day: Purvis Public Library's Summer Reading Program Event Kids' water day for ages 0-12 will be from 10:00am-1:00pm. Teens' water day for ages 13-19 follows from 2:00pm-5:00pm.
There will be a water slide, bouncy house, kiddie pool, sprinkler, and Slip N' Slide. Admission is free. The Friends of Purvis Public Library will be selling snacks.
July 2nd Let Freedom Ring SThis patriotic musical celebration takes place at the 10:30 a.m. worship service at 19th Avenue Baptist Church (501 N. 19th Ave., Hattiesburg). The event is a tribute to all armed forces, first responders and civil servants. For more details, call the church at 601-583-4846.
July 3rd Summer Celebration and Fireworks Spectacular Starts at 6:30pm at Taylorsville Town Park. The event includes food, fun, music and games. There will also be a live concert by 84 West at 8:00pm and fireworks at 9:00pm. For more details, contact the Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce.
July 7th Laurel First United Methodist Church: First Friday Prayer Luncheon Starts at noon in the church's fellowship hall. The church is located at 420 North 5th Avenue. For more details, call the church at 601-425-1474.
July 10th-12th Grace Covenant Church: Vacation Bible School Under the theme of "Superheroes of the Bible", this VBS starts at 5:30pm for children (Nursery-6th grade). Dress up like your favorite superhero each night. For more details, call 601-323-4831.
July 10th-14th VBS in Laurel First-Trinity Presbyterian, Immaculate Conception, Laurel First United Methodist and St. John's Episcopal Churches are teaming up for a Vacation Bible School. This year's joint VBS will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church (541 North 5th Avenue; 601-428-7252).
July 11th Mad Hatter Tea Party and Storytime Starts at 11:30am at the Purvis Public Library (122 Shelby Speights Drive). All ages welcome. This is a free event. Kids are encouraged to dress up. For more details, call 601-794-6291.
July 13th Lamar County Historical and Genealogical Society Meets at 4:00pm at the Purvis Public Library (122 Shelby Speights Drive). Ms. Ernestine Thompson will be the guest speaker discussing the infamous Purvis Tornado. For more details, call 601-794-6291.
July 15th Corinth Baptist Church: Homecoming Services Start at 10:30am at the church (321 County Road 33, Heidelberg). Bro. Scott Smith will present the morning worship service. A fellowship meal follows after the services. For more details, call 601-341-9124 or 601-787-3828.