Mar. 22nd The Wilbank Singers Peforming at 7 p.m. at Pentecostal Tabernacle of Hattiesburg (7179 Hwy. 49 North). Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. For more details, call 601-268-4673.
Mar. 23rd Midtown Minion 5K Run Starts at 7 a.m. at Thames Elementary School, located at 2900 Jamestown Road in Hattiesburg. The school's PTA presents this annual race. Proceeds benefit plans to improve the school and community playground area.
Mar. 23rd Annual James C. and Sarah Marie Broome Gospel Concert Starts at 7 p.m. at Stuart Memorial Auditorium (939 Old Salt Road; five miles west of Sumrall). Featured artists will be Crossbridge with a live band, and soloist Shawn Huhn. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. For more details, call 601-758-4873.
Mar. 23rd Choices Clinic of Laurel: 5K/2-Mile Walk and Fun Day Takes place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Gardiner Park in Laurel. Registration starts at 8 a.m.
Mar. 25th Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Class Starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Extension Office. There will be a $20 fee for this class (check or money order; office cannot accept cash) the night of the training. Please call to pre-register in order to have the materials ready for the class. For more details or to pre-register, call 601-735-2243.
Mar. 27th Jasper County Spring Yard & Garden Expo Coordinated by Jasper County Master Gardeners, the expo takes place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Jasper County Extension Office in Bay Springs.
Dr. Gary Bachman, renowned Southern gardening expert, will be the expo's guest speakerg. There will be 16 vendor and business booths with lots of items for sale. Lunch can be purchased on sight and there will be lots and lots of door prizes.
There is no admission charge and everyone is welcome. For more details, call 601-764-2314.
Mar. 28th Jones County Republican Women: Evening Social Takes place at The Laurel-Jones County Library (530 Commerce Street, Laurel). Social start at 5 p.m.; speakers start at 5:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be David McRae, candidate for State Treasurer, and Perry Parker, candidate for Public Service Commissioner-Southern District. For more details, call 601-422-7575.
Mar. 30th Magnolia Cruisers 20th Anniversary Car Show Takes place in the parking lot of South Central Place in Laurel. Registration starts at 8 a.m. The event also features door prizes, raffles, food and more. All proceeds benefit the Make A Wish Foundation of Mississippi. For more details, call 601-270-7723.
Mar. 31st (register by Mar. 17th) Walk through the Old Testament This class takes place March 31 from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Taylorsville (125 MS-37). Ages First Grade through adult are invited to attend. Cost is $10 per person for materials, starting at Third Grade. Childcare will be available and refreshments will be provided. To register, call by March 17 at 601-785-4747.
Apr. 3rd Council of Garden Clubs of Laurel and Jones County: Blue Star Ceremony Starts at 10 a.m. at Laurel City Hall. The Blue Star Memorial program honors veterans and active military men and women by placing Blue Stars along the highways of the United States, national cemeteries, parks, veterans' facilities and other public buildings. The council cordially invites all veterans, active military and the public to honor those who have and are serving us so bravely.