Birds and brews
Thursday, June 27, 5 – 7 p.m. at The Pascagoula River Audubon Center (Moss Point, MS). A quarterly happy-hour event featuring a variety of beer, wine and light snacks. A guided walk showcases the local critters and plants, followed by a light (but competitive) game of nature trivia that is complete with prizes for the winning team. For tickets and more information please visit pascagoula.audubon.org
“Attracting Pollinators to the Garden”
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Bellingrath Gardens. Pollinators are experiencing a serious decline across the country. Jack LeCroy, an Urban Regional Extension Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will give an overview of best practices to attract and protect bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Visit bellingrath.org or call 251-459-8864 to register.
Night Market at The Fort
Thursday, June 20, 5:30 p.m. at The FORT Container Park in Spanish Fort. Local makers, bakers, crafters and artists.
Cookies and canvases
Thursday, June 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Shoppes at Bel Air. Join us in fountain area as we beat the summer heat and paint. We will be painting beach paintings on canvases followed with chocolate chip cookies. Ages 6-14 are welcome. For more information visit www.theshoppesatbelair.com
Friday, June 21, 6:30 p.m. at Historic Blakeley State Park. Join us for an outing on the waters of the lower Delta. Tickets: $29 for adults, $19 for children 6-12. For more information or to reserve a seat visit www.blakeleypark.com/events or call 251-626-0798.
DYW meet and greet
Saturday, June 22, 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the main entrance of the Shoppes at Bel Air. Come meet the Distinguished Young Women Class of 2019. Free kid’s fair and photo booth, games and crafts. For more information visit www.theshoppesatbelair.com
“A Ray of Hope Neighborhood BBQ”
Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Zirlott Park (Padgett Switch Rd., Bayou La Batre). Barbecue tasting $10, Dinners $5, Fish Sandwich and Drink $5.
Juneteenth celebration festival/market
Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Robert L. Hope Community Center (850 Edwards St., Mobile). performances by: Babalawo Fasola Odunade & Egbe Orisa Ifa Temple Drumline. The Chakra Dance Theater of New Orleans. J. Simon, Yo Jonesy, Entrigue, The C-City Ryderz and more. For more information visit www.juneteenthmob.com
Oliver “sneak peek”
Sunday, June 23, 4 – 6 p.m. at Playhouse in the Park. Come see some musical numbers from our summer production of “Oliver” and bid on some incredible items at our silent auction. Donations are welcome and tax exempt.
Market on the Hill
Sunday, June 23, 12 p.m. at Spring Hill College. Shop local vendors including fresh produce and meats, baked goods, crafts, art and jewelry. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paint party at Bellingrath
Wednesday, June 26, 6 – 8 p.m. Paint your favorite Bellingrath Gardens scenes and flowers on a 12 x 16 canvas during this special evening paint party with artists Renee Wallace and Janie Brown. All supplies are included. To register, or for details, email email@example.com, or call 251-459-8868.
Community input meeting
Thursday, June 27, 5 – 6 p.m. at the Adult Activity Center (260 Clubhouse Dr.) in Gulf Shores. Meeting will be for the future plans of Kids Park Playground. For more information regarding the Community Input Meeting, please contact Matt Young by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 251-968-9826.
Living History evening tours
Tuesdays in June, 6-8 p.m. at Fort Morgan Historic Site. History comes to life as historians and staff dressed in period clothing show what it was like to live on Fort Morgan during the Civil War, WWI and WWII along with weapon demonstrations and artillery shoots. For tickets and more information go to Fort-Morgan.org.
Compassionate Friends of Mobile
Every second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. in Room 207 of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, corner of Dauphin and Catherine streets (Mobile). CFM is a support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. Call 251-721-2209 or visit compassionatefriendsmobile.org.
Lupus Support Group Meeting
Every third Saturday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Providence Hospital in Moorer Conference Room #1. Sponsored by Hats & Heels Inc. Visit hatsandhealsinc.org.
Heart & Soul Book Club Meeting
Every fourth Saturday, 4-5:30 p.m., Mobile West Regional Library. Contact Cassandra at email@example.com.
Thursday, June 20, 6 – 9 p.m. at The Steeple. Presented by Mobile Ballet with special salsa dance performances, wine/beer, heavy appetizers, cigar bar and music by Roman Street. Proceeds to benefit the programs of Mobile Ballet. For more information visit mobileballet.org.
Crawfish and Cornhole
Saturday, June 23, 2 p.m. at Stewartfield on the Spring Hill College campus (rescheduled from June 8). Join us for a tournament benefiting “Dwell Mobile.” Music by Fat Man Squeeze. Tickets $30 which includes entrance, and all you can eat crawfish. Cash bar available. For more information visit www.dwellmobile.org.
Palmer Williams Group gala
Thursday, June 27, 5 p.m. at The Battlehouse Renaissance Hotel. Palmer Williams Group invites guests to attend dinner with emcee Lance Crawford, where two area high school seniors will receive $500 scholarships. Guests will be able to bid on auction items of football memorabilia. Photo opportunities with former Alabama and Auburn football players, including Antonio Langham, Derrick Lassic, Willie Anderson, Sam Shade, Willie Gaston, Jake Coker, Jesse McCovery and Antonio Coleman. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/third-annual-benefit-gala-dinner-with-david-and-sherman-tickets-59823664190?aff=erelexpmlt
Now through 23 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse. Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker and a professional meddler and her next match will be for herself. For more information and tickets visit http://joejeffersonplayers.com/
“Frozen Jr.” auditions
Monday/Tuesday, June 24 & 25, 6 p.m. at The Pact. Visit thepactmobile.com for more information and to download the audition packet.
Tuesday thru Sunday, now through June 28. The University of Alabama’s theatre department follows the journey of Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie as they form their band “Forever Plaid” before they meet a tragic ending from which they return via the holes in the ozone for one final performance. For showtimes and tickets go to SummerTide.org.
“Urban Wild” at ACAC
Now at Alabama Contemporary Art Center. Urban Wild is an exhibition that looks for the diversity of art that is practiced throughout the streets, highways, and dirt roads of the South. Twenty-four artists from a number of disciplines who’s work reflects the social environment, culture, and sub-cultures of life in the South. Visit Alabamacontemporary.org for details.
“Sensational Sixties: Fashions from a Defining Decade”
Now through August 18, Mobile Museum of Art. Features 1960s fashions from haute couture to hippies. Go to historymuseumofmobile.com for details.
“Science Fiction Science Future”
Now through September 2 at The Exploreum. Engaging exhibits enable visitors to develop a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow. For detail to to www.exploreum.com.
Thursdays at MMoA
Every Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Mobile Museum of Art offers free admission to all Mobile County residents. No reservations necessary. 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile. Call 251-208-5200.
AFC Mobile v. Hattiesburg FC
Saturday, June 22, 7 p.m. at Lipscomb Field. Tickets are $10 and kids 12 and under are free.
The City of Gulf Shores will host the Summer Yoga Series at Gulf Place Public Beach. Yoga classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Friday of the month May thru August. Classes are free and open to the public. For more information about the Summer Yoga Series, contact the Gulf Shores Recreation Department at 251-968-9824 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/yoga.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Stott’s Park (N. Demetroplis & Cottage Hill. Call 463-7980 or 208-1610 for more info.
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Open to public. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. (Mobile), 251-478-3311.
Adult skate night
Second and fourth Sundays of each month, 8-10:30 p.m. at Dreamland Skate Center (5672 Three Notch Road, Mobile) with DJ Beaux, $5. Call 251-661-6997.
Safe sitter class w/CPR
Friday, June 21, 8 a.m. at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. Designed to prepare students in grades 6 – 8 to be safe when home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. The instructor-led class will have games and role-playing exercises. Students will use manikins to practice rescue skills. For more information find us on Facebook @usacwhospital.
Indigo dyeing and Shibori
Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Mobile Museum of Art. Learn the fundamentals of the ancient practice of indigo dyeing, along with the historic pattern making process known as shibori. Materials will be provided. Students will leave with dyed cotton fabric, dyed goods from home, and a handout detailing the dye process. For more information and tickets go to www.mobilemuseumofart.com.
Boating knowledge, safety class
The Period Bay Power Squadron is offering its boating knowledge and safety class on Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Lillian Recreational Park. For additional information, call Richard Carson at (251) 980-1536.
Baldwin County Commission: First and third Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., 322 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette. Work sessions are 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, baldwincountyal.gov.
Baldwin County Planning Commission: First Thursday at 6 p.m., 22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale, baldwincountyal.gov.
Bayou La Batre City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 13785 S. Wintzell Ave., 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 second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., daphneal.com.
Dauphin Island Town Council: First and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m., 1011 Bienville Blvd., 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 held before each council meeting at 4:30 p.m., cofairhope.com.
Fairhope Planning Commission: First Monday at 5 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Visit 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.; cityoffoley.org.
Gulf Shores City Council: Second and fourth Mondays at 4 p.m., 1905 W. First St., gulfshoresal.gov.
Mobile City Council: Tuesdays at Government Plaza, 205 Government St. Pre-council meeting at 9 a.m.; council meeting at 10:30 a.m., cityofmobile.org.
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