YMCA begins belly dancing classes (calendar events)


YMCA tee ball, minor league registration

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi — The YMCA says, “Take me to the ball game.” The Spring 2014 Youth Starter Ball, for ages 3-6; and minor league Coach Pitch, ages 6-10; registration is now until February 12. Fee for members is $40 and fee for non-members is $60. Fees are non-refundable. Each player receives a jersey. Gloves are not provided. Training set up by the coach. Games will take place at Freedom Field on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, March 8 through April 12.

The Blossman Family YMCA is located at 1810 Government St. For details, call 228-875-5050.

The session of the International Children’s Summer Villages begins on Friday

BILOXI, Mississippi – International Children’s Summer Villages activity sessions are held Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson Davis Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for those wishing to travel during the summer of 2014 For details, call 228-324-6460 or 228-861-7852.

Meeting of submarine veterans on Saturday

BILOXI, Mississippi – USSVI Base Tullibee and Base Tullibee Submarines will hold their monthly meeting, Saturday at 11 a.m., at the Biloxi Yacht Club, 408 Beach Blvd. All U-boat veterans and their spouses or guests are welcome to attend. Everyone is reminded that the minutes of the previous meeting are posted on the Tullibee website http://www.ussvi.org/base/Tullibee.asp.

The Pascagoula library offers an introduction to chair yoga

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — The Pascagoula Public Library is hosting a free “Introduction to Chair Yoga” class with local instructor Shawn Chappell. The course is scheduled for Monday at 1 p.m. in the library meeting room.

Chappell is a registered yoga instructor and teaches at several locations around Pascagoula. This is a limited, low impact class and is designed for people who may work daily at a desk or those with physical limitations. Class sizes limited to the first 30 teens or adults to register.

Call the library at 228-769-3060, ext. 1 or visit 3214 rue Pascagoula near downtown.

2014 MS Gulf Coast YMCA Reunion Monday

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi – YMCA members are invited to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Blossman Family YMCA, Active Adult Building, 1810 Government St. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 228-875-5050.

Beginning of YMCA belly dancing classes

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi — Join the YMCA for belly dancing lessons today. There will be a class preview night on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Classes begin a six-week program on February 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Monday. The cost of the course is $70 for YMCA members and $85 for non-members.

Aurora is a professional belly dancer and instructor on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She specializes in the Egyptian cabaret style and masters props such as veil, double veil, sword and palm torches.

The Blossman Family YMCA is located at 1810 Government St. For details, call 228-875-5050.

Free Diabetes Management Session Scheduled at Pascagoula Library

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — The Pascagoula Public Library is offering free diabetes management information on Friday, January 31, from 1 to 3 p.m., led by Certified Diabetes Educator Linda Gwaltney.

Sessions will include information from healthcare professionals and tips for better diabetes management. A1C and its effects on blood sugar, meal planning and exercise, medical tests, medications and the importance of checking blood sugar will also be offered. The sessions are reserved for people aged 18 or over.

For more information, call the library at 228-769-3060, ext. 1 or visit 3214 rue Pascagoula near downtown.

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