Upcoming Events for Hattiesburg, Laurel and The Surrounding Areas

February 11: Jones County Junior College’s Office of Student Affairs will be hosting its annual Black History Celebration on Thursday, February 11, at 10:15 a.m. in the JCJC Fine Arts Auditorium.  The program’s theme, “’An Education that Makes a Difference,” will feature singer, songwriter, radio host, motivational speaker, author and Forrest County Justice Court Judge, Gay Polk-Payton to be the guest speaker.  The public is invited to this free event to hear Payton speaking on how her varied education has impacted her life.

February 12: 3rd Annual Casino Night Fundraiser from the Laurel Jr. Auxiliary will be held at Studio 550 in Downtown Laurel from 7pm-12 am.  Gaming, dinner, dancing, and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person. To purchase tickets see any JA member or call 601-422-3614.

February 13: Perry Central High School will hold a baseball  camp from 9am-12pm for kids K-6th grade. Cost is $30, and pre-register by February 5 to receive a t-shirt for the camp. Late registration is at 8 am the day of the camp.  For more information, contact Head Coach Josh Anderson at 601-319-9307.

February 13: The Oak Grove Theatre Department will host Princesses & Pirates, a fundraiser for their trip to national competition.  10 am. Oak Grove High School. Bring your little prince, pirate, Jedi, or princess for a photo op with with favorite characters including Anna and Elsa; Cinderella; Jasmine; Jedi; and many more. Have a cupcake and take pictures with your camera or phone. Cost is $10 per child.

February 20: 2nd Annual Frosty Frolic 5K and 1 mile Fun Run. The Junior Auxiliary of Laurel is hosting it’s second annual 5k Run/Walk and 1 mile Fun Run to raise monies to support our service projects that serve the children in Laurel & Jones County. 8am-1pm. For more info, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/MS/Laurel/2ndAnnualFrostyFrolic5kRunWalkand1mileFunRun.

February 20: Second Annual Habitat Heroes Flag Football Games. Hattiesburg High School. Hattiesburg Police vs. Hattiesburg Fire Department. 10 am-4pm with main event beginning at 2 pm. $10 per person; 8 and under free. Proceeds benefit Hattiesburg Habitat for Humanity.

February 27: 2nd Annual Children’s Center Classic 10k, 5k, and One Mile Fun Run.  Pride Field- Southern Miss Campus. Race packet pick-up and onsite registration at 7:00 a.m. Races begin at 8:00 a.m. For more info, go to childrenscenterclassic.com.

March 5: Crowns for a Cure will be held at the Petal HS Performing Arts Center as a fundraiser for Relay for Life.  All contestants receiving an award will be eligible to compete in the state pageant in Sumrall  in August 2016.  Ages 0-18. Entry fee is $35.  Everyone can enter no matter where they live. For more info, call Macy at 601-530-2991 or email Macy.Mitchell@eagles.usm.edu.

 

 

 

Contact us with your events:  Email jill@telesouth.com; call 601-264-5185; or fax 601-264-6237. 

 

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