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Dauphin Street Beer Fest
Saturday, August 24, 6-9 p.m. Over 25 taverns and restaurants welcome participants to sample over 80 different craft brews and imports from all over the world! For more information, www.beerfestmobile.com.
Business Expo 2019
Thursday, August 22, 10 a.m. – 3p.m. Mobile Convention Center. Hosted by the Mobile Chamber of Commerce, join us for the area’s largest business-to-business trade show. More than 200 companies showcasing latest products and services. For more information find us @MobileChamber.
“A Legacy of Five Families”
Thursday, August 22, 5:30 p.m. Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. Conducted by Monica Tapper (teacher, author, historian and docent at the Mansion) this presentation will enlighten everyone about the Mansion, its inhabitants and provide perspective on Mobile as a development city. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets https://www.brownpapertickets/event/4296926 . For questions, please call 251-471-6364.
Road Scholar to speak at FPL
Thursday, August 22, 2 p.m. Foley Public Library. Dr. Alan Brown, professor of English at the University of West Alabama and Road Scholar with the Alabama Humanities Foundation, will give a presentation entitled “The Evolution of the Miracle Worker.” Brown will illustrate his presentation with a short slideshow that illustrates Keller’s long life and with clips from the 1957 Playhouse 90 broadcast, the 1962 theatrical film, and the 1979 and 2000 made-for-TV films to show how different directors and actors have re-imagined Keller’s life to suit their times and the demands of the cinema. For more information visit www.foleylibrary.org.
New Mobilians’ Card & Game Party
Thursday, August 22, 2019, 9:30am – 2:00pm at West Mobile Regional Library, Grelot Rd. $15.00 includes lunch. Reservation required- 251-401-1245
Thursday, August 22, 7-10 p.m. at the James P. Nix Center 1 Bayou Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532. Live music from JR Owen. For more information call 251-928-2835.
Africatown community meeting
Friday, August 23, 5-7 p.m. at Hope Community Center (850 Edwards Street). This event is part of the “Renew Alabama Environmental Justice Tour,” an initiative to build a statewide platform for environmental and climate justice by bringing together faith leaders, youth, frontline communities, and organizations throughout Alabama. The event is FREE and includes dinner and door prizes. To register or learn more, visit bit.ly/EJmobile.
“Still Standing – Elton John Tribute”
Friday, August 23, 5 p.m. at Coastal Alabama Community College’s Halstead Amphitheater. Join us for the first in the series Live at Five. Bring a chairs/coolers. Minimum $5 artist donation.
Movie night at The Fort
Saturday, August 24, 7 p.m. The FORT Container Park (Spanish Fort). Join us for a viewing of “The Secret Life of Pets.” Bring blankets and lawn chairs. For more information find us on Facebook @theFORTcp.
Tuesday, August 27, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join us for the grand opening of Maple Street Biscuit Company (5054 Old Shell Rd. Mobile). For more information find us on Facebook @MapleStreetMobile.
ACCW Call meeting
Wednesday, August 28, at Corpus Christi Parish. Registration is 9:15 a.m. followed by meeting at 9:45 a.m. and Mass 11:14 a.m. Lunch $13.00 (immediately following Mass). Contact Carlee Russell (251) 533-4771 or Betty Robertson (251) 423-5138 by August 26th for reservations.
“Journey Into Midnight: A Glimpse at the Elusive Giant Squid”
Thursday, August 29, 6 – 7 p.m. at Fairhope Public Library. Dr. Megan McCall, STEAM Coordinator at Bayside Academy, who witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime discovery as part of a recent research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico. McCall will explore how she was on board as one of the only giant squid ever seen in the Western Hemisphere, and only the second on Earth, was captured on film. For more information please visit http://fairhopelibrary.org/index.php/calendar/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cool Club Cookout
Friday, August 23, 6:30 p.m. Moe’s Bar B Que Downtown. Enjoy live music and silent auction at this fundraiser for “Dance Without Limits Foundation.” $30 per person for all you can eat BBQ and 2 drink tickets. Proceeds benefit Dance Without Limits, funding scholarships and specialized equipment for our students with special needs.
“Miles for Medicine”
Saturday, August 24, Langan Park. Join us for the annual “Miles for Medicine 5K and Fun Run” to support the Lions Club at South Alabama. This family-friendly event will include food, music, trophies & give-aways. Bring any used eyeglasses to be recycled. See http://bit.ly/Miles4Meds2019.
Saturday, August 24 at 8 p.m. at Cedar Street Social Club. Live music from Venom 80’s cover band at Cedar Street Social Club. $10 cover benefits Lifelines Counseling Services. 21+ event only.
“God Spay the Queen”
Sunday, August 25, 11a.m. – 2 p.m. Off the Hook Marina & Grill. Join us for Sunday Brunch and support Save-a-Stray. Vendors, raffles, games, $5 Mimosa Pitcher and live music by Elaine Petty. Wear your favorite fancy hat, crown or tiara. Proceeds used to spay/neuter homeless cats and dogs in Mobile County. To donate and for more information visit saveastray.org.
“Matilda the Musical”
Now through September 1 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse. For more information, tickets and full 2019-2020 schedule find us on Facebook @JoeJeffersonPlayers.
Open House @PACT
Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m. Join us for The PACT’s Open House for the fall semester. Come meet our staff, tour the facility, get information about our programs and register for fall classes. For more information, email email@example.com or go to www.thepactmobile.com.
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
Now thru August 25, Chickasaw Civic Theatre. Set in London in 1907, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder centers on Monty Navarro, a penniless clerk who is informed after the death of his mother that he is ninth in line to inherit the earldom of Highhurst, controlled by the wealthy D’Ysquith banking family. Book & Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, Music & Lyrics by Steven Lutvak. Visit cctshows.com for showtimes and tickets.
U.S. Space Program photo exhibit
Now through August 31, Ben May Main Library. Enjoy a photo exhibit exploring the birth of the American Space Program up to the Apollo 11.
“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, History Museum of Mobile. 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.
Mobile BayBears v. Chattanooga
August 21 – 22 Hank Aaron Stadium. For tickets and more information visit www.milb.com/mobile.
Pop culture trivia
Wednesday, August 21, 6 p.m. Iron Hand Brewing.
Bingo at Cortlandt’s
Thursday, August 22, 8 p.m. Join us for Rock & Roll Bingo at Cortlandts Pizza Pub. Find us on Facebook @cortlandts.
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.
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
S econd 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.
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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