Hancock County CASA will celebrate Mardi Gras with a gala ball on Saturday. This year's theme is "Unmasking Our Children's Potential." The gala will include dinner, entertainment, a silent auction and the crowning of this year's king and queen. The ball is Jan. 13 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Bay St. Louis Community Center. Tickets are $40. All proceeds will benefit CASA, which advocates for abused and neglected children in the county.