What's happening for february (updated feb. 16) _ sunherald

Support Our Troops Fundraiser Blues Show: 6 p. m. door opens and 8 p. m. show starts, VFW Post 3373, 4724 Vega St., Pascagoula. Cost: $10 tickets at door. $75 VIP tables. Seating for 10. Live entertainment by Charlie Rogers and Friends Vlues Band, Kenny Webb and Honky Tonk Memories Band, Last Chance. Details: 769-8387 or 239-5427. Treehouse Montessori Christian School open house: 5:30-6:30 p. m., 921 Ocean Ave., Ocean Springs. Details: 990-4630. Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority meeting: 2 p. m. on third floor of terminal, Gulfport.

Details: 863-5951 Ext. 3027. TULLIBEE Submarine Veterans meeting: 11 a. m., Biloxi

Yacht Club, 408 Beach Blvd. Social Security Benefits program: 2 p. m., Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane. Features Sal Crespo, certified financial planner. Registration encouraged. Details: 497-4531. Blood drive: 9 a. m.-3 p. m. Feb. 24 and 10 a. m.-6 p. m. Feb. 25, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis, Gymnasium. Donations aid four patients at Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson. Details: 601-528-8993. “… And the Ball and All”: 8 p. m. Feb. 19; 2 and 8 p. m. Feb. 20; 2 p. m. Feb. 21, Biloxi Little Theatre, 220 Lee Street.

Cost: $20 general admission; $15 students, military and seniors. Details/tickets: 432-8543 or 4blt. org. Meet the Artist: 9 a. m., Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, 115 First St., Biloxi. Meet and greet the family of artist Joe Moran and enjoy French bread and coffee.

Reservations/details: 435-6320. South Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers meeting: Noon, Cast Iron Cafe, Mississippi 57. Presentation will be provided by British Petroleum on Hazardous Operations. Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport Authority meeting: 1 p. m. at the airport. Details: 863-5951. Harrison County Utility Authority board meeting: 9 a. m., Intraplex Industrial Park, 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport. Walter’s Night on the Red Carpet: 5-9 p. m. Oscar evvent featuring trivia, champagne and a real red carpet, Walter Anderson of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs.

Cost: $20 nonmembers and $10 members. Details: 872-3164. Daughters of the American Revolution Biloxi Chapter meeting: 11 a. m., Mary Mahoney’s Restaurant, 116 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi. Details: 875-5464. Pass Christian Historical Society luncheon: Noon, 201 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. Speaker David Plater will discuss the butlers of Iberville Parish and Pass Christian.

Cost: $10 members, $12 nonmembers. Details: 452-4714. Digital camera classes: 9 a. m.-noon “Using Your Digital Camera”; and 1-4 p. m. “Editing Digital Photos with Picasa,” Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Class size limited. Details: 452-4596. Wetland Animals Super Saturday: 10 a. m.-1 p. m., Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center, 1415 Skip St., Pascagoula. Exhibitors: Wild at Heart Rescue, Grand May National Estuarine Research Reserve, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, Scranton’s Nature Center and more. The Center’s themed rooms will also be open. Free. Details: 938-6491. Daughters of the American Revolution Gulf Coast Chapter meeting: 11:30 a. m., Panda Palace, Crossroads Shopping Center, Gulfport.

Details: 821-0137. First Living History Museum Series: 5-8 p. m., Ohr-O’Keefe Museum, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Poetry, living wax museum performers, artwork and live entertainment by Bobbi Rae. Details: 323-3008 or 546-1631. Breakfast with Mayor Moran: 8-9 a. m., Mosaic Tapas Restaurant, 1010 Government St., Ocean Springs. Details: 875-4424. Book presentation: 6 p. m., Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave. Led by T. F. Straight, author of “The Stories My Foremothers Told Me.” Details: 875-1193. Mother and Son Date Night: 5-7 p. m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 575 Division St., Biloxi. Games, dinner, crafts, dancing and more. Cost: $20 for each parent and one child. $5 for each additional child.

Details/registration: 207-1218. Coast Transit Authority’s Whistle Stop celebration: 10 a. m.-2 p. m., Biloxi Transit Center, 333 Debuys Road. Celebrate the arrival of Amtrak. The Biloxi Transit Center will be inaccessible during the event, but there will be an alternate transfer point under the I-110 overpass on Howard Avenue. Commission on Marine Resources meeting: 9 a. m., 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi.