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To have your announcement posted in this space and aired on our stations,
please e-mail calendar@thepinebelt.com or send a fax to 601-545-8199 or 601-649-8199.

Please include in the announcement when and where your event
takes place as well as a phone number we can pass along to the public.

Also, please send us your information at least two weeks ahead of the event.

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  • Ongoing United Blood Services The need for blood donations never stops. The Hattiesburg center, located on 805 South 28th Avenue, is open Mondays 8:00am-4:00pm, Tuesdays 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesdays 8:00am-5:00pm, Fridays 8:00am-4:00pm, Saturdays 8:00am-2:00pm and Sundays 11:00am to 3:00pm (closed Thursdays). For more details, call 601-264-0743.

    www.unitedbloodservices.org


    Ongoing UBS Blood Drive in Laurel Takes place the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the Cameron Center in Laurel (711 North 10th Avenue). For more details, call 601-264-0743.

    www.unitedbloodservices.org


  • Ongoing B.E. Murph Senior Center The center, located on North 10th Avenue in Laurel next to The Cameron Center, offers classes for senior adults on exercise, computing, jewelry making and more. For more details, call 601-428-6142.

    www.laurelretirement.com

    www.laurelms.com/travel-tourism/retirement/


  • Now until June 1st Sign-ups for Showchoir and Choral Camp Open to teachers, future music educators who are college-age, junior high students who are entering 7th grade (at least 12 years of age), and high school students (including graduating seniors).

    The camp takes place June 10 through 16 on the main Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss. Click/tap on the web link below this sentence for more details.

    www.usm.edu/music/showchoir-camp


  • Now until June 30th Cogongrass Herbicide Treatments Private landowners in Forrest and Lamar counties may be eligible for free cogongrass herbicide treatments. This program is made available by a grant from the USDA Forest Service.

    To download the application: http://bit.ly/CogonApp2018

    Learn how to identify cogongrass: http://bit.ly/IDCogongrass

    For more details on the cogongrass control program: http://www.mfc.ms.gov/cogongrass-control-program


  • Now until July 8th Southern Miss: Summer Musical Theatre Camp Registration The Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience is specifically designed for developing acting, singing and dancing skills for ages 8-15. No experience needed. Campers will perform "Giants in the Sky" in July at Southern Miss' main Hattiesburg campus. For an application, call 601-266-6442.

    E-mail: robin.aronson@usm.edu

    @MidsummerMusicalTheatre


  • Select dates until July 24th Forrest County Extension Office Will host monthly computer classes beginning with Intro to Excel on February 27. The remaining classes are Advance Excel on March 20, Intro to Microsoft Word on April 24, Microsoft PowerPoint on May 15, Mail Merge in Microsoft Word on June 19, and Creating Forms in Microsoft Word on July 24.

    All classes start at 9 a.m. To register call 601-545-6083.


  • Now until Aug. 31st Safe Grilling Tips Grilling is popular this time of year. Blossman Gas & Appliance has five safety tips to prepare your propane grill for summer to help you enjoy a safe and happy grilling season.

    1. Always keep the top open when lighting a grill.

    2. Never pour accelerant on the grill.

    3. Never use matches or lighters to check for leaks.

    4. When finished, turn off the burner controls and close the cylinder valve. 

    5. Make sure the grill is turned off.

    Visit www.blossmangas.com for more details.


  • Now until Sep. 9th Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! On exhibit at the MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson). Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and $4 for youth (3-18). For more details, call 601-576-6000.

    www.mdwfp.com/museum

    @msnaturalscience

    @MSScienceMuseum

    @MSScienceMuseum


  • May 26th Jones County Genealogical and Historical Organization Meets at 10 a.m. at the Laurel/Jones County Library (530 Commerce Street, Laurel).


    May 26th American Legion in Petal: Dance Contest Starts at 8 p.m. at 791 South Main Street. For more details, call 601-428-4775.


  • Editor's Note

    For more events, please click on the second arrow button from the right.  The two central arrow buttons will advance this calendar backward and forward one page.

    If you're looking for the ongoing events we talk about, they're listed at or near the end of our calendar. The best thing to do is click on the rightmost arrow button below. 

    Also, please click here for the concert calendar from Alive 96.5's website for Gospel sings and Christian concerts.

    For garage, rummage and yard sales, please visit thepinebelt.com's Swap Shop.

    Thanks for letting B95, Rock 104, KZ94.3, Alive 96.5, 97.7 The Groove and thepinebelt.com serve you.

    Doug Morris
    doug@pinebeltradio.com