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Events in the Pine Belt this week

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It is the last week of March. Easter has passed and spring is in the air. Take a look at some of the events happening around the Pine Belt this week. 

Tuesday, March 29 

-Story Time Celebration, a program for babies up to 2 years old, at the Hattiesburg Public Library from 11 - 11:30 a.m.

-Philosophical Fridays: “Resurrecting Apartheid: From Ferguson to the Voting Booth to the Border” at the University of Southern Mississippi's Bennett Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m.

-Dance for Film at the University of Southern Mississippi's Theatre and Dance Building Studio 115 beginning at 7:30 p.m. $5 general admission at the door.

Wednesday, March 30

-Story Time Celebration, a program for babies up to 2 years old, at the Hattiesburg Public Library from 10 - 10:30 a.m.

-Women and War Film Series to feature "Heaven and Earth" at the University of Southern Mississippi's International Center, room 101, beginning at 6 p.m.

-The Harlem Globetrotters will be playing at the University of Southern Mississippi's Reed Green Coliseum beginning at 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 31

-Petal Story Time at the Hattiesburg Public Library from 10 - 10:30 a.m.

-Movie Night at Southern Prohibition Brewery showing "Coming to America" beginning at 6:30 p.m. Movie and a brewery tour costs $12 at the door.

Saturday, April 2

-Southern Geek Fest, Hattiesburg's First Comic Con, will be held all weekend at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center

-HubFest will take place in downtown Hattiesburg, with Extra Table's Over The Edge, the opening of the Lucky Rabbit for April and the opening of the new Weekender store in downtown.

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