GENERAL INTEREST

Christmas classic movies
Mobile’s Saenger Theatre will screen “Scrooged,” Thursday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m., and “White Christmas,” Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before. $6 for adults, $3 under 12. For more information, call 251-208-2452.

Snow & Movie Night
The city of Daphne hosts Snow & Movie Night at Lott Park, 2039 Main St., Dec. 16, 4-7 p.m. Snow at 4 p.m., movies begin at 6 p.m. Santa photos from 5-7 p.m. Bring your chairs or blankets.

Bottle Creek Indian Mound trip
Blakeley State Park will host a tour of the Bottle Creek Mounds site Saturday, Dec. 17, at 9:30 a.m. Adventurers will board the Delta Explorer from the Lower Bryant Landing. For more information, go to www.blakeleypark.com.

Winter Wonderland
The city of Mobile’s Winter Wonderland will feature snow, photos with Santa Claus and last-minute Christmas gifts in Cathedral Square. The Polar Express will deliver visitors to Bienville Square for kids’ activities. Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

President-elect Donald Trump
President-elect Donald Trump is coming to Mobile as a part of his ongoing “thank you” tour. The rally is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. More info at donaldjtrump.com/schedule.

SantaCon 2016
A free pub crawl for Santas starting at O’Daly’s at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17. Crawls to Pat’s, Brickyard and B-Bob’s. Bring a toy and receive drink specials and raffle ticket.

Hayley’s 25th anniversary Block Party
Hayley’s is partnering with Feeding the Gulf Coast for the biggest block party Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. adjacent to the bar. Bring five or more non-perishable items to receive a ticket for 10 percent off your bar tab. Live music and more.

The Merry Market
Ladies’ Night & The Merry Market is a monthly event hosted at The Merry Widow, featuring arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing, desserts, bath products and more. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 6-10 p.m. For more information, contact [email protected].

“It’s a Wonderful Life”
The Crescent Theater, 208 Dauphin St., is showing “It’s a Wonderful Life” Dec. 21-22 at 11 a.m. For more information or tickets call 251-438-2005.

Socks for Seniors
Connie Hudson Senior Center is accepting donations of socks for its senior citizen members. All donations must be dropped off by Monday, Dec. 19, at 3201 Hillcrest Road. For more information, call 251-602-4963.

Magic Christmas in Lights
Bellingrath Gardens and Home’s 21st season of Magic Christmas in Lights will run 5-9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31. For details or to order tickets, visit www.bellingrath.org.

Riverside Ice
Riverside Ice will be open at Cooper Riverside Park in Mobile until Jan. 14. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. Every Tuesday, each child accompanied by at least one adult will be admitted for free. For more information, visit www.RiversideIce.com

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. For more information, call 251-861-2141.

Midtown Optimist Club
Join Midtown Optimist Club every Wednesday at noon for lunch at Azalea City Golf Course. For reservations and more information, please call 251-348-3542.

Toastmasters
Do you want to learn how 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

Tree of Lights
This holiday season, a special tree will once again be displayed in the Thomas Hospital lobby to recognize and remember the special people in our lives during the holiday season. For an order form or more information, please call 251-279-1686.


ARTS

Tuba Christmas
Come to Cooper Riverside Park Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. for a tuba-euphonium choir. With questions or to register to join, contact [email protected] or tubachristmas.com.

Christmas concert & birthday party
St. Mark United Methodist Church presents “Celebrate the Gift” Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. Afterward, children will host a Birthday Party for Jesus, with a live nativity, caroling and gifts. Free and open to the public, 439 Azalea Road, Mobile. For more information, visit stmarkmobile.com.

Tidings of Love
Gloria Dei Chorale and Chamber Orchestra will present “Tidings of Love,” on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 4156 Burma Road, Mobile. For more information, contact Marian at 251-533-9810.

Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas
The Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas concert features Vince Guaraldi’s classic soundtrack to the animated “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” TSaturday, Dec. 17; doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit mobilesaenger.com.


MUSEUMS

Live at the Museum
Molly Thomas will perform original music Thursday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive. $10 admission, wine and beer by donation. For more information, call 251-208-5200.

“Filming the Camps”
The History Museum of Mobile will exhibit “Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg” through Jan. 16. The exhibit features the stories of three film directors as they documented Nazi atrocities during World War II. For more information, visit museumofmobile.com.

Holiday Extravaganza
The History Museum of Mobile’s Holiday Extravaganza is Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Gavin at 251-301-0273.

Tea for Two
Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m. the Fairhope Museum of History hosts a tea with a lecture on Fairhope history. The Dec. 20 speaker will be Charles Scovill. For more information, call 251-929-1471.

Little Discoveries
Outside the Box: This “Little Discovery” in the Exploreum’s Wharf of Wonder aimed at children 6 and under explores how innovation and creativity can lead to a world of possibilities starting with a simple cardboard box. Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Call 251-208-6893 or email [email protected] for more information.

“Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World”
Through Jan. 1, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center features a hands-on gallery and more than 60 guitars on display. There is also a rock photography exhibit by Janet Macoska. For information, call 251-208-6893 or visit exploreum.com.

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. For more information, call 251-208-5200.


SPORTING EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

Exercise classes
Palmer Pillans Middle School hosts a wide variety of exercise classes, including ballroom dance, boxing and more. For more information, call 251-463-7980.

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

Holy yoga
Tamara William leads a lunchtime holy yoga at the Steeple on St. Francis every Wednesday. The cost is $15. Participants will connect with Christ in mind, body and spirit. For more information, call 251-656-3269.

Ballroom dance
Azalea Ballroom Dance Club hosts dances with live music 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 Fitzpen Place, 11247 State Highway 31 in Spanish Fort. Email [email protected].


WORKSHOPS

Understanding Credit and Credit Reports
Workshop designed to help you understand creditworthiness and all aspects of your personal credit report. Monday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Register at Lifelines/Consumer Credit Counseling office, 705 Oak Circle Drive E., Mobile. Call 251-602-0011.


PUBLIC MEETINGS

Baldwin County Commission: First and third Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., 322 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette. Work sessions 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.

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.