Halloween events on Town Green, at Hiller Park

Main Street Biloxi will host a “drive-in” movie and Halloween events Saturday evening on the Biloxi Town Green, and a rain-delayed Halloween at Hiller Park is scheduled to take place on Tuesday.

At the Town Green, a Halloween costume contest for children ages 12 and under will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, with trick or treating at 5:30, followed by presentation of the movie “Monster House” on an outdoor screen at dusk.

Admission to the affair: one canned food item for Loaves & Fishes. A concession stand will sell hamburgers, hotdogs, popcorn and soft drinks.

To print a flyer for the event, click here.

Halloween at Hiller Park: Halloween at Hiller Park, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 at the softball fields, is open to children ages 3 to 12.

Space walks will be set up and carnival games will be conducted between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Contest games will begin at 6:30 p.m. The games include the egg hunt for ages 3 to 5, broom stick race for ages 6 to 8, sack race for ages 9 to 10, and pumpkin race for 11 to 12. A costume contest will begin at 7 p.m.

Council to meet Tuesday afternoon

The Biloxi City Council will face an agenda of more than two dozen issues when council members gather Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at City Hall.

Among the measures: re-zoning of 33 acres to multi-family residential at the north end of Debuys Road, consideration of $45,000 in budgeted funding for social service agencies and events, and the purchase of more than $100,000 in equipment for the Police and Fire departments.

A proposal to amend the city’s noise ordinance is also on the agenda.

To see the complete agenda and available resolutions, click here.

News and notes

Weekend preview: Rick Springfield performs this evening at the Hard Rock, and the Temps and Four Tops are at the Beau. To see the weekend entertainment lineup, click here.

Brashier work: Two contractors have been given the green light by the city to begin work on the Brashier Road improvement project. Warren Paving Co. and J. Levens Builders have been given 280 days – until Aug. 6, 2009 — to complete the project, which involves road widening and other improvements.

Traffic work: The city’s Public Works Department each weekday publishes an online listing of road work underway throughout the city. To see today’s report, click here.