GENERAL INTEREST

Citywide yard sale
Chickasaw Neighborhood Yard Sale is scheduled for March 31 and April 1, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with 41 homes participating. For a list and map, call 251-452-6467.

Book signing
Page & Palette, 32 S. Section St. in Fairhope, will be hosting mystery novelist Charles Salzberg Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. Salzberg is the author of the acclaimed Henry Swann series; his latest is “Swann’s Way Out.” Visit pageandpalette.com.

Classic Car Show
Enjoy a display of hundreds of vintage and classic automobiles Saturday, April 1, at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Registration begins at 8 a.m., judging 9-11 a.m. To register a car, visit the Mobile Bay Mustang Club’s website, mobilebaymustangclub.org. For more information, visit www.bellingrath.org.

Fairhope Walking Tours
Join Museum Director Donnie Barrett for a walking tour of Fairhope on Saturday, April 1, at 10 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

Port of One
Port of One is a citywide worship event coming to the Saenger Theatre at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Featuring Bethel Music, local artists, Pastor Joe Johnson, Mardye Mar and Bridge Community Worship. www.portofone.org.

Hope for Healing
Victory Health Partners’ Hope for Healing Celebration Dinner is Tuesday, April 4, at 5:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel. The keynote speaker is New York Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield. Visit www.victoryhealth.org.

Brown Bag in Bienville
Every Wednesday now through May 5, join friends in Mobile’s Bienville Square from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for lunch and live music.

Free salon services
Remington College’s cosmetology program will provide prom-bound students free haircuts, updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup at 4368 Downtowner Loop S. in Mobile, Friday, March 31, and Friday, April 7. Call 251-342-4848.

Dauphin Island Boardwalk Talks
Boardwalk Talks are held the first and third Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, 101 Bienville Blvd. Call 251-861-2141.

Midtown Optimist Club
Join Midtown Optimist Club every Wednesday at noon for lunch at Azalea City Golf Course. Call 251-348-3542.

Toastmasters
Do you want to deliver a speech like a pro or gain leadership skills to advance your career? Toastmasters International meets regularly at six locations in Mobile and Baldwin counties. Visit www.toastmasters.org for more information.


FUNDRAISERS

Erin Go Pawfest
Join us at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club or the 8th annual Erin Go Paw Fest, a dog-friendly, family-friendly street party on Saturday, April 1, 2-5 p.m. Visit adoptapetmobile.org.

Green Dress Run
Join Friends of Mobile Animal Shelter for a 5K run and 2-mile K9 Walk on Saturday, April 1, at 2 p.m. in conjunction with Erin Go Pawfest at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club. Visit eventbrite.com.

Wine, Women and Shoes
Thursday, March 30, 6-9 p.m., Alabama Contemporary Art Center will host a night of fundraising for Camp Rap-A-Hope. Visit facebook.com/WWSmobile.

Firkin Fest
The 4th annual Firkin Festival will be held on Saturday, April 1, starting at 2:30 p.m. at Moe’s Original BBQ, 701 Springhill Ave. Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the festival indulges craft beer lovers including novices and aficionados alike. Call 251-470-7427.

“Footsteps of a Southern Lady”
Assistance League of Mobile is sponsoring its signature fundraiser, “Footsteps of a Southern Lady,” on Thursday, March 30, at noon. Phyllis Hoffman DePiano, president and CEO of Hoffman Media in Birmingham, will be the guest speaker. Visit www.assistanceleague.org.


ARTS

Celebrate jazz
The Jazz Studio, a program of the Mobile Big Band Society Inc., proudly presents its second annual musical tribute, “A Salute to Youth Jazz Bands” on Saturday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Ben May Main Library. Admission is $25 for adults and $10 for students.

Spanish Moss Miniature Art Show
This 7th annual miniature art show runs until April 1 at Southern Art and Framing, 4693 Airport Blvd. Magnifying glasses are available. Email [email protected].

“Sordid Lives”
The play runs weekends through April 9 at Mobile Theatre Guild, 14 N. Lafayette St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Visit mobiletheatreguild.org or call 251-433-7513.

“Much Ado About Nothing”
Joe Jefferson Players present Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on March 31 and April 1 at 8 p.m. and April 2 at 2 p.m. JJP is located at 11 S. Carlen St. Call 251-471-1534.

Lenten music
Christ Church Cathedral will host its “Meditation and Music in the Church” luncheon on Wednesday, April 5, at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapter House, 115 S. Conception St. Abigail Walker will present the Lenten concert.

Last Friday Art Night
Dauphin Island Art Gallery is where it’s happening on the Island on the last Friday of each month. Last Friday Art Night features local art and history, food, beverages, music and socializing. Dauphin Island Art Gallery is located at 918 Bienville Blvd. For more information call 251-861-3300.


MUSEUMS

Colonial Day at the Fort
See what life was like in Colonial Mobile on Friday, March 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Conde. Free admission. Call 251-301-0270.

“Windows of the Sea”
Dauphin Island Sea Lab announces a permanent exhibit at the Estuarium, “Windows to the Sea.” Visit disl.org

“Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure”
A new, highly interactive exhibit at GulfQuest features more than 500 authentic artifacts recovered from deep-ocean shipwrecks. Visit www.gulfquest.org.

“Christenberry: In Alabama”
On the occasion of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration, this exhibit honors artist William Christenberry’s exploration of themes related to his native state. Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive. Adults $12, seniors $10, active military and students $8, children under 6 free. Through June 4. Call 251-208-5200.

“Faces of Africa”
The History Museum of Mobile exhibit “Faces of Africa: A Mystical View of Tribal Heritage” runs through Monday, July 31. Call 251-208-7420.

“Drugs: Costs and Consequences”
The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration team up to present a powerful interactive exhibit of the effects of drugs on individuals and society. Through August. Visit exploreum.com.

Fairhope’s founding
There is quite a story behind Fairhope’s founding in 1894. Learn more at the Fairhope Museum of History, 24 N. Section St. The museum is open daily (except Sunday and Monday) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 251-929-1471.

Little Discoveries
“Outside the Box,” aimed at children 6 and under, explores how innovation and creativity can lead to a world of possibilities, starting with a simple cardboard box. Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Call 251-208-6893 or email [email protected].

Thursdays at MMoA
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Mobile Museum of Art offers free admission to all visitors. No reservations are necessary. MMoA is at 4850 Museum Drive. Call 251-208-5200.


SPORTING EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

Tai Chi
Beginner Tai Chi classes are being offered in Stirling Hall (behind All Saints Episcopal Church, 151 S. Ann St., Mobile) every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Classes may be joined at any time. Email [email protected].

Bridge lessons
The Mobile Bridge Center offers free bridge lessons each Tuesday at 6 p.m. at 1510 University Blvd. Arrive a few minutes early to register. Call the Bridge Center at 251-666-2147, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fitness classes
New fitness classes are in progress at Palmer Pillans Middle School: Tone It Up! Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-6:15 p.m. and Yoga for Fitness & Relaxation, Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call 251-463-7980 or go communityactivitiesprogram.com.

Dance classes
New dance classes are in progress at Palmer Pillans Middle School: Belly Dancing for Beginners, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m.; Basic Ballroom, Monday, 6:30-8 p.m.; Beyond Basic Ballroom, Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. To register or for more information, call 251-463-7980 or go to: communityactivitiesprogram.com.

Ballroom dance
Azalea Ballroom Dance Club hosts dances the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m. at Via Health, Fitness & Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. Email [email protected], call 251-623-9183 or visit www.azaleaballroomdanceclub.com.

Ballroom dance
The Moonlight Chasse Ballroom Dance Society hosts dances the first and third Monday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m. at Hot Wheels Skating Rink in Daphne. Email [email protected]


WORKSHOPS

Genealogy class
Genealogy for beginners is offered at Palmer Pillans Middle School. Call 251-463-7980 or visit communityactivitiesprogram.com.


PUBLIC MEETINGS

Baldwin County Commission: First and third Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., 322 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette. Work sessions are the second and fourth Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. rotating between Bay Minette, the Foley Satellite Courthouse, the Fairhope Satellite Courthouse and the Baldwin County Central Annex Building in Robertsdale. www.baldwincountyal.gov

Baldwin County Planning Commission: First Thursday at 6 p.m., 22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale, www.baldwincountyal.gov.

Bayou La Batre City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 13785 S. Wintzell Ave., www.cityofbayoulabatre.com.

Chickasaw City Council: Second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m., 224 N. Craft Highway, 251-452-6450.

Citronelle City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., 19135 Main St., 251-866-7973.

Creola City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 6 p.m., 190 Dead Lake Road, #A, 251-675-8142.

Daphne City Council: First and third Monday at 6:30 p.m., 1705 Main St. Work sessions are the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., www.daphneal.com.

Dauphin Island Town Council: First and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m., 1011 Bienville Blvd., www.townofdauphinisland.org.

Elberta Town Council: Third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the town hall. Workshop meeting on the second Tuesday. townofelberta.com.

Fairhope City Council: Second and fourth Monday at 6 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Work sessions are held before each council meeting at 4:30 p.m., www.cofairhope.com.

Fairhope Planning Commission: First Monday at 5 p.m., 161 N. Section St. For more information visit www.cofairhope.com.

Foley City Council: First and third Monday at 5:30 p.m., 407 E. Laurel Ave. Work sessions begin at 4 p.m., www.cityoffoley.org.

Gulf Shores City Council: Second and fourth Mondays at 4 p.m., 1905 W. First St., www.gulfshoresal.gov.