Upcoming Events for Hattiesburg, Laurel and The Surrounding Areas

April 30: Splash of Color 5k/1 mile Fun Run Saturday, April 30th @ 9 AM. Begins and ends at JCJC stadium. You will get colorful! Contact Sabrina Sagers at ssagers9462@jcjc.edu for more info! Family friendly.

Teddy Bear Bike Ride Join us for a fun event to raise funds for Kids Hub Child Advocacy Center. Ride will begin and end at Hattiesburg Cycles. Take off is at 9 AM. Cost is $30 per bike and the donation of a teddy bear. Registration fee includes one lunch plate from Mugshots and additional plates can be purchased for $10.
To reserve your spot, contact us at 601-909-6294 or info@kidshubms.com

Open HS/JR Bass Tournament Lake Bogue Homa, April 30. Safelight-2:30 PM. $50.00 per team. Pay at the ramp on the day of the tournament. For more info, contact Jay Fairchild @ 601-408-6816 or Kim Ainsworth @ 601-517-3328

Garden Mama LIVE: Saturday, April 30 from 8-10 AM @ Waterflow Productions in Purvis MS.

April 30-May 1: PetSense Adopt-A-Thon to benefit SCAR and ARL PetSense of Laurel will hold its National Adopt-A-Thon April 30-May 1. To keep everyone entertained, there will be raffles, food, drinks, face painting, DJ and music, and a reptile booth. Jitters Coffeehouse will also be on hand. Mr. Silly Socks will be there May 1 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Southern Cross Animal Rescue and Laurel Jones County Animal Rescue League will have dogs and cats available for adoption. All monies raised during the two-day event will go to SCAR and ARL. The Adopt-A-Thon’s hours are Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1 from noon – 5 p.m. For more information, call Amanda at 601-577-4731 or PetSense at 601-649-3210.

May 4: Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents Into The Woods May 4-7 @ 7:30 PM. May 8 @ 2 PM. University of Southern Mississippi’s Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

 May 14: Salute! Sacred Heart 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Live auction, cash prizes, food, wine and craft beer tasting. Proceeds benefit Sacred Heart Catholic School PTO. For more information, call 601-606-0196. 402 Rebecca Ave, Hattiesburg.

Keg and Barrel Crawfish Cook Off Benefit May 14 @ 11 AM. Teams are required to cook two sacks of crawfish. There will be a 1st-3rd place award as well as the “People’s Choice.” The “Best Addition” award will go to the best corn, potato, sausage, pineapple, sprouts or side you add to the crawfish. Proceeds will go to the BJ Deen/ Liquori Tate Memorial Scholarship via the Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation.

A Run in Their Boots 5K The Jones County Junior College Magnolia GOLD Program is hosting its first 5K benefit run on Saturday, May 14, to assist the Wounded Minutemen of Mississippi. The 5K run/walk will be held on the JCJC campus with registration at the Bobcat Stadium at 7 a.m. and the race beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $30 for participants registering through race-day and $25 for walkers registering through the day of the event. T-Shirts will be provided on a first-come first-served basis.

May 21: Deen-Tate End of Watch Ride The Hattiesburg Cycles 2nd annual Deen-Tate ride to benefit the Deen-Tate memorial scholarship fund for our 7 county area will be on Saturday May 21st. Registration 8a-10a. KSU at 1030a

Hunks in Heels A womanless beauty pageant and silent auction. Saturday, May 21 @ 6:00 PM. Petal Civic Center. Proceeds benefiting the Petal Police Department “Shop with a Cop” program.

Day with the Deputies Fundraiser for Stone County Sheriff’s Department Safety Equipment for Deputies. Saturday, May 21 @ Pine Burr Golf Club, Wiggins MS. Golf Tournament @ 8 AM. Chicken and Burger plate lunches @ 1 PM. Crawfish plates and Live music @ 6PM-Until. Entertainment by Mississippi Fault Line and Luck of the Draw.

June 6-8: JCJC ACT Prep Camp High school students entering their sophomore year and older next fall are encouraged to participate. The three-day camp, June 6, through 8, includes instruction from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and is prior to the national ACT test on June 11. The cost for the ACT Prep Camp is $150 and includes a copy of the book, “The Princeton Review” ACT prep book, test taking strategies, 15-hours of instruction in four content areas and lunch.  The deadline to register for the ACT test is May 6, and the deadline to register for the ACT Prep Camp at JCJC is May 20.  To request an ACT camp registration form, call Jamie Williams at 601-477-4030 or email her at: jamie.williams@jcjc.edu.

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


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