Apr. 17th Concert, Cars, and Crawdads Takes place at the Spiritual Life Center in Petal (708 East Central Avenue). Event begins at 9 a.m., car show judging from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Winner announced at 2 p.m. For more details, call 601-270-0725 or 601-297-5494.
Apr. 18th Strawberry Science Sunday No need for a microscope or petri dish to enjoy the science fun that will be in store at Hattiesburg Zoo's first Science Day of 2021 on April 18 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. All supplies needed will be provided. There is no additional charge to participate in Science Sunday. Regular Zoo admission prices do apply.
Apr. 18th Petal Jaycees: Blood Drive Takes place from noon until 4 p.m. at the Petal Walmart. To sign up, call 601-410-6751.
Apr. 18th Jones College's Concert Choir Will perform an Easter concert at 7 p.m. at Salem Heights Baptist Church in Laurel. Call the college at 601-477-4203 for more details.
Apr. 22nd Southern Civitan The next meeting takes place from noon until 1 p.m. at The Laurel Country Club (2011 Highway 84, Laurel).
The guest speaker will be Dr. Jerry Alliston from the Institute for Disability Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi. Guests and media are welcome.
For more details, call 601-422-7575.
Apr. 23rd, May 21st Laurel Main Street: Wine Down Takes place from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. throughout downtown Laurel. More than 30 businesses will be open late for a fun night on the down. Visit Laurel Main Street's website, which we're linking just below this sentence, for more details.
Apr. 23rd Arc of the Pine Belt Region: Golf Tournament Starts at 1 p.m. at Dixie Golf Club of Laurel. Sponsorships start at $100. Four-man scramble teams available at $300.
Proceeds benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Jones, Covington, Jasper, Smith, and Wayne Counties. For more details, call 601-606-8709.
Apr. 24th Ellisville Garden Club Plant Sale Takes place from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the corner of Front and West Holly Streets in downtown Ellisville. Come browse through a wide selection of pass-a-long plants straight from the yards of local gardeners. All proceeds benefit the new Ellisville playground.
Apr. 24th WOW: Wings Over Wiggins Takes place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Dean Griffin Memorial Airport in Wiggins. The event includes sky divers, RC aircraft and more.
Food will be available for sale. Proceeds benefit Gateway Christian Academy in Wiggins.
For more details, call 228-669-8777.
Apr. 24th National Healthy Kids Day A local celebration takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the parking lot of the YMCA of Southeast Mississippi (3719 Veterans Memorial Drive in Hattiesburg). This community-wide event will serve as the local launch of Mississippi United.