Family/Kids

Donate Stuffed Animals Friday in Ocean Springs

Click the image above to view larger. The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA has partnered with Jackson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Inc. to collect toys for children who have been adopted from the local foster care system. CASA will be collecting large...

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FABLAB Summer Camp Dates Are Set!

Click the image above to view larger. A FABLAB consists of a suite of digital fabrication and rapid prototyping machines, including a large computer numerical control (CNC) router (the ShopBot), a vinyl cutter, a laser engraver, an electronics work bench, a 3D...

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held on April 28th

The Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA is holding a free community event, in conjunction with the Junior Auxillary of Biloxi/Ocean Springs, to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active all summer long. Healthy Kids Day® is the YMCA’s national initiative to...

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Spring Arts Festival: Herb, Garden & Art

The annual Spring Arts Festival in downtown Ocean Springs celebrated its 25th year last weekend. Over 150 vendors participated and, while the numbers are still being calculated, it is estimated to have had around 15,000 visitors. The event is looked forward to each...

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FABLAB Jackson County opening Thursday in Vancleave

Chevron and the FAB Foundation will host the grand opening of FABLAB Jackson County in Vancleave on Thursday, March 15 at 11 a.m. The FABLAB is a nonprofit digital fabrication laboratory that encourages students and aspiring inventors in the community to play, create,...

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ROCK U 2 Dance/Theater Saturday Lab No. 1

Come and take some fun dance/movement-based classes on Saturday February 3 at Rock U 2 with Summer Baldwin and Michelle Bryant for our first monthly Saturday Lab!  These workshops are for kids to study new genres of dance other than their weekly classes; stress relief...

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Mission Accomplished for “Operation: Candy Cane”

Click the image above to view larger. Click the image above to view larger. This year’s “Operation: Candy Cane,” sponsored by the XYZ Employee Network at the Pascagoula Refinery, provided gifts for many children in the Jackson County and Mobile areas to help make...

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October Means Family Fun at MGCCC Campuses

Click the image above to view larger. October is a busy month at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.  Football games, tailgate cookouts and Homecoming (Saturday, October 28, at the Perkinston Campus) are only a few of the activities taking place on campus....

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Refinery Reps Help With B&GC Gala

Click the image above to view larger. Volunteers with the Pascagoula Refinery’s Black Employee Network (BEN) lent a helping hand during the 20th annual Boys & Girls Club “Steak and Steak” fundraiser. The event brings together children who participate in local Boys...

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Volunteers Walk to Fight Heart Disease

Click the image above to view larger. Nearly 50 volunteers from Chevron spent a Saturday morning raising money and awareness for heart disease at the 2017 Jackson County Heart Walk on March 18. One member of the Chevron team has even had heart disease affect him...

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