Thanksgiving feast for special needs this weekend

The city’s Parks & Recreation Department will host its annual Special Needs and Family Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday at the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., all ages with physical and mental disabilities and their families are invited to enjoy an meal filled with all the dressings.  Among the items to be served are fried and baked turkey, turkey dressing, green beans and mash potatoes with cranberry sauce.

“This is a nice way for families to get together, give thanks and have fun,” Parks & Recreation Director Cheryl Bell said. 

Door prizes, a D.J. and carnival-type games also will be part of the festivities.  The free event is co-sponsored by Oran Caravan No. 67, the international Order of Alambra and the Asgard Motorcycle Club.
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Also this weekend: Carrot Top and plenty of music

Carrot Top will bring his unique style of humor to the Beau Rivage, Rodney Atkins will belt out country songs at the Hard Rock, and legendary Travis Tritt and The Doobie Brothers perform in separate concerts at the IP. 
See a complete line up of events


News and notes

Holiday events: Your guide to the Christmas holiday happenings in Biloxi is now online. Posted on the home page of the city website, the list will continuously keep you updated on the holiday events.  Visit the listing now by clicking here.  

Traffic advisory: Multiple paving projects are underway throughout the city.  See a complete list, posted on the traffic page of the city website, by clicking here

Drive cautiously: Back Bay Boulevard has been paved and opened to traffic, offering an alternate route between I-110 and Point Cadet. However, construction workers are landscaping in center and roadside medians, prompting intermittent lane closures and lane shifts.  Motorists should use caution and adhere to the 15 mph speed limit. 

Popp’s Ferry bridge work:  The Popp’s Ferry bridge will have intermittent lane closings at the span Saturday 6:30 until 11 a.m. while workers make minor repairs to the steel grate. Motorists should use caution in the area.