Nov. 13th CANOPY Children's Solutions: Therapeutic Foster Care Informational Meeting Starts at 6 p.m. at 105 Asbury Circle, Suite A, in Hattiesburg. CANOPY is searching for families who can provide nurturing homes for foster children. For more details, call 601-264-7079 x1589 or 601-606-0208.
Nov. 14th Jones County Republican Women Meets at noon at The Gables Event Center, 1919 Bush Dairy Road, Laurel. Guest speaker is State Senator Angela Burks Hill. For more details, call 601-422-7575.
Nov. 14th Fundraiser for Anniston Nicole Strickland Presented by Carter's Jewelry in Petal and Petal's Chamber of Commerce, the fundraiser starts at 6 p.m. at Sullivan's Barn in Eastabuchie. The event will have a low-country shrimp boil, live band and auction.
Tickets are $20 each for all you can eat. Tickets can be purchased at Carter's Jewelers, Bob Palmer's Buick GMC in Laurel or by calling 601-520-6171.
Proceeds benefit the family of Anniston Nicole Strickland, who is the young daughter of a Forrest County sheriff's deputy.
Nov. 15th Wayne County Forestry Association The next meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Waynesboro City Auditorium. Guest speaker is George Bassi, executive director of the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art; he'll talk about the history of the forestry industry. If you plan on attending, please pre-register by calling the Wayne County Extension Office at 601-735-2243.
Nov. 17th City of Laurel Parks and Recreation: Youth Basketball Camp This free camp takes place from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the L.T. Ellis Center (610 Munson Street).
Nov. 17th Stringer Alpaca Festival Takes place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at A Stroka Gene-Us Alpacas (383 County Road 155 in Stringer). Come pet and feed the alpacas and learn how their hair is made into yarn.
Nov. 19th-20th City of Laurel Parks and Recreation: Youth Cheer/Dance Camp This free camp takes place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the L.T. Ellis Center (610 Munson Street).
Nov. 19th Family Movie Day The Wayne County Extension Office presents "Incredibles 2" at noon at the Waynesboro – Wayne County Library. Organizers will have a pizza party with for all that attend compliments of the library. Free tickets can be picked up at the library or at the extension office. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Nov. 26th St. Baldrick's Foundation Head-shaving Fundraiser Takes place from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Ed's Burger Joint (3800 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg). Ed's will donate ten percent of the evening's proceeds to the foundation, which is a childhood cancer organization.
Dec. 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.