List of city and community Katrina observances

Several city and community events are scheduled to mark the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which is on Saturday, Aug. 29.

East Biloxi walk: On Friday, Aug. 28, the Catholic churches of east Biloxi will conduct the fourth annual Katrina walk. Transportation will be provided from St. Michael’s to Our Mother of Sorrows at 4 p.m. The walk will begin at 5 p.m. from Our Mother of Sorrows and end at St. Michael’s at 8 p.m. Prayer will be at Blessed Seelos and the Vietnamese Martyrs Church.

Katrina memorial: The city will hold a Katrina memorial observance on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 8 a.m. on the Biloxi Town Green. The 30-minute ceremony, which will involve several clergy members, will be capped by the unveiling of Marlin’s marlin, a Marlin Miller sculpture created from a standing dead oak on the north side of the Town Green, near the Katrina memorial.

Walking on Water: The second annual Walking on Water Bridge Walk and Canned Food Drive” takes place Saturday, Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon. The public is invited to walk the Biloxi Bay Bridge, and walkers are asked to bring donations of canned goods to help replenish and support local food pantries. Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and others. Over 700 walkers participated in the inaugural event in 2008 with over 2,000 canned good collected. For details: Adele Lyons, 228-896-2802 or 228-313-3841.

Katrina & Biloxi: The city and Cable One will air “Katrina & Biloxi,” the city’s award-winning documentary on Cable One Cable 13 at 8:30 a.m., 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. To see a postcard about the “Katrina & Biloxi” cablecast, click here.

Katrina online: To see the city’s online Katrina section, which includes photos and video, click here.