August 7

Thursdays at the Museum
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. the Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, offers free admission to all visitors. Join MMOA each week to experience the museum in new and exciting ways throughout the year. No reservations necessary.

Movie: Say Anything
A noble underachiever meets a beautiful valedictorian and falls in love the summer before she goes away to college. Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, 6 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments provided. Contact Glenn Bingham at 251-208-5205 for more information.

Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears verse the Tennessee Smokies at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd. Duck Dynasty Night. Opening pitch at 7:05 p.m. Tickets available online at

August 8

ArtRide is a special edition of ArtWalk to raise awareness of and celebrate cycling in our community. A number of galleries and venues will display bike-related art, and there will be activities involving cycling, including an exhibition of bike polo, a fashion show, the unveiling of a bike mural at Delta Bike Project and a Bike Trail featuring decorated bikes at different locations. Mobilians on Bikes will cycle to LoDa, meeting at 6 p.m. at Cream & Sugar Café, 351-B George St.

August 9

Pet Adoption
The Haven will hold an adoption at Petsmart in the Eastern Shore Shopping Plaza, 10200 Eastern Shore Blvd., Spanish Fort. The adoption will start at 9 a.m. with animals that are current on vaccinations, spayed/neutered and micro-chipped. The adopter receives the animal’s medical records, a free bag of Science Diet food, a free pet training DVD and free 30 days of pet health insurance. $90 for dogs and $65 for cats. For more information call 251-929-3980 or visit

Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears verse the Tennessee Smokies at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd. Guinness Book of World Records Night. Opening pitch at 6:05 p.m. Tickets available online at

August 10

Weddings to Brag About
Bridal show featuring food, music and entertainment. Vendors and event planners on hand, with the area’s best bridal and formal shops. Thousands of dollars worth of door prizes and a grand prize of a free wedding, reception and honeymoon. Fashion Show at 3:30 p.m. $10 admission at the door. Register at:

Open Studio
Come enjoy complimentary mimosas as artists work at the Cathedral Square Gallery, 612 Dauphin St. There will also be works by more than 60 area artists on display. For more information call 251-694-0278.

August 11

Line Dancing
The Springhill Avenue Community Center hosts line dancing every week throughout the summer. Mondays 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m. and Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon. Classes are free and open to all ages. 1151 Springhill Ave.

August 12

Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a nonprofit, weekly weight loss support group. Learn how to lose weight successfully with no immediate obligation to join. Tuesday mornings, 9:30 a.m. Christ United Methodist Church, The Christ Center, Room C-201, 6101 Grelot Road, Mobile. For more information call 251-753-0755 or 251-447-2179 or visit

Chickasabogue Two Mile Run/Walk
Run or walk a certified course organized by the Port City Pacers, 6:30 p.m., Chickasabogue Park. Pre-register by Aug. 12 in person at McCoy Outdoor or Run-N-Tri in Mobile or until noon Aug.11 at Running Wild in Fairhope. Race day registration on-site until 6:15 p.m. Post-race party with grilled food, covered dishes, beverages. Grand Prix, Corporate Cup, and State Record awards will be given out. For more information call 251-473-7223 or visit

August 13

Learning Lunch: “The Battle of Mobile Bay” Documentary
Bring your lunch and enjoy the documentary film, “The Battle of Mobile Bay.” Filmmaker Michael Marr will be present for a discussion. Beverages are provided. Learning Lunch starts at noon at the History Museum of Mobile, 111 Royal St. For more information contact Scotty at 251-208-7246

Tour Space 301
Tours of the Main Gallery and Fabrication Hall are every Wednesday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Centre for the Living Arts/Space 301, 301 Conti St. Tours included with the price of admission. Call 215-208-5671 or visit for more information.