July 23rd-28th Oak Grove Youth Football: Registration Register online at OakGroveYouthFootball.com or in person at one of the following locations.
\ July 23, 24, 26, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. each night, Mill Creek Community Center, 4403 Old Hwy. 11
\ July 25, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Oak Grove Community Center, 4956 Old Hwy. 11
\ July 28, 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Temple Baptist Church fields
Call 601-297-8713 for more details. Must have birth certificate and payment. Cash, credit, or check will be accepted.
July 28th Trivia Night: Millennial Edition Hosted by the Petal Jaycees, the trivia night takes place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Southern Canvas (500 Old Richton Road in Petal). This event is open to the public and free of charge. Concessions will be sold and the winning team will receive a gift card.
July 30th-Aug. 4th Christ Only Ministries: Restoration Gospel Tent Crusade Takes place at 1853 Evelyn Gandy Parkway. Services start at 7 p.m. each night.
August 1 is youth night. Jeff Bates will give his personal testimony August 3. A sing will begin August 4 at 6 p.m. An offering will be accepted each night.
July 31st Local Foods Venture Workshop Takes place from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.at the Forrest County Extension Office (952 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg). This workshop will cover all the bases for someone needing access to capital for a local foods venture. Topics will range from working with a bank on financing, to understanding funding resources and farm programs, and to basic grant writing.
Pre-registration is necessary and the registration fee is $35. Lunch is included. For more details, call 601-545-6083.
Aug. 3rd 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.
Aug. 4th American Legion, Post 146 in Petal: Country and Western Night Takes place from 8 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. at the post, located at 791 South Main Street. Put on your best duds and join us for a barrel of fun. Dust off your hat and boots, and shine that belt buckle because there will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place best dressed winners.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for karaoke. Southern Justice will be the entertainment. For more details, call 601-582-4306.
Aug. 5th Mt. Olive United Methodist Church: Homecoming Takes place at the church, located on Highway 29 south of Ellisville in the Whitfield Community of Ovett. The service begins at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Salter. There will be a covered dish luncheon afterwards. For more details, call 601-344-7114.
Aug. 6th Computer Class for Senior CitizensTakes place from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the B.E. Murph Center, located at 715 North 10th Avenue in Laurel. Seating is limited. 601-428-6142.
Aug. 7th National Night Out in Petal Hosted by the Petal Police and Fire Departments, the night out takes place from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Hinton Park (formerly known as Relay Park). The event will feature a chance to touch an emergency vehicle. The fire department will also be grilling free hamburgers and hotdogs, while supplies last. For more details, call 601-912-2341.
Aug. 14th Crocheting Class Starts at 10 a.m. at the B.E. Murph Center, located at 715 North 10th Avenue in Laurel. For more details, call 601-428-6142.