GENERAL INTEREST

Saenger film series
Saenger Theatre is once again showcasing a Summer Classic Movie Series featuring hit movies and film musicals every Sunday. This week’s movie is “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.” $6 per adult; $3 per child 12 and under and for seniors 60 and over. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., film at 3 p.m. Questions? Call 251-533-6253.

Beekeeping on the Gulf Coast
Bellingrath Gardens and Home’s Wonderful Wednesdays resume July 13 with a presentation by Rebekah Hargraves, president of the Baldwin County Beekeeper Association. Time: 10:30 a.m. in the Magnolia Café. $13 for adults, $7.50 for ages 5-12, free to members and ages 4 and younger. For details or to register call 251-973-2217, ext. 112.

Summer outdoor farmer’s market
The city of Fairhope hosts an outdoor farmer’s market Thursday evenings through July 9 from 3-6 p.m., behind the Fairhope Public Library on Bancroft Street downtown. For general information or information about becoming a vendor, call 251-929-1466.

Summer Movie Series
The city of Fairhope’s Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series are the first Thursdays of each month at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 7 is “Minions.” Family friendly and alcohol free. For more information call 251-929-1466.

West End Movie Night
Every Thursday and Friday join enjoy a film on the West End of Dauphin Island. Bring chairs, blankets and bug spray (just in case). Snack vendor will be on site. Admission is free and movies start at dusk. This week’s movies are “Free Willy” and “Dennis the Menace.”

Midtown Optimist Club
Join Midtown Optimist Club every Tuesday at noon for a luncheon at Azalea City Golf Course. This week’s speaker is the Mobile Police Officer of the Month. For reservations and more information please call 251-348-3542.

West Mobile Farmer’s Market
West Mobile Farmer’s Market is sponsored by Christ United Methodist Church every Tuesday and Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 6101 Grelot Road. The market features locally grown produce, seafood, baked goods and other items. For more information call 251-342-0462.

Market on the Square
Market on the Square runs from 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through July 30 in Mobile’s Cathedral Square. Locally grown tomatoes, potatoes, sweet corn, cantaloupes, watermelons, plants and flowers, seafood, baked goods, handcrafted goods and more.

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. The Northern Gulf Institute presents conversations about all things scientific in the Gulf of Mexico region. For more information call 251-861-2141.


FUNDRAISER

Strike Out Domestic Violence
Friday, July 8, join Penelope House at the Mobile BayBears game. Pledge $20 for each strikeout by a BayBears pitcher so we can strike out domestic violence in our community. Call 251-342-2809 for more information or to make a pledge.

Brushes and Bubbly
Artist Suzy Laney will be instructing on abstract painting. Mimosas and brunch will be served. Lots of great door prizes and a raffle! Cost is $35 and includes a brunch from Moe’s BBQ, Mimosas and painting. Benefits Lifelines Counseling Services. Sign up now by visiting eventbrite.com.


ARTS

Art Camp
Daphne Art Center is offering Art Camp, two sessions each day. Choose from the 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. session. Classes offer a variety of art activities for kids — painting, drawing, writing storybooks and more. Daphne Art Center is located at 1704 6th St. Call for registration or information, 251-586-8096.


MUSEUMS

Learning Lunch
History Museum of Mobile’s Learning Lunch series will feature local author and historian John Sledge Wednesday, July 13, at noon in the museum auditorium. Sledge will share research for his upcoming book on Civil War battles in Alabama. For more information call 251-208-7510.

Tea for Two
Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m., the Fairhope Museum of History hosts a tea and a lecture on Fairhope history. The July 12 speaker will be Fran Morley, who will present her program “Mothers, Teachers and Suffragists: Early Women of Fairhope.” For more information call 251-929-1471.

Mobile Medical Museum exhibit
Mobile Medical Museum will present “Healing Women: Medical History from a Female Perspective” at the Mary Elizabeth and Bernard Rodning Gallery of Art, Marx Library, University of South Alabama. For more information call 251-415-1109 or visit mobilemedicalmuseum.org.

“Every Object Has a Story”
Museum staff members thoughtfully chose a collection of seldom-seen objects to showcase some of the unique treasures in the History Museum of Mobile’s vault. “Every Object Has a Story” will run through July. For more information about the exhibit contact Lori McDuffie, atrockholdl@historymuseumofmobile.com or 251-208-7420.

“Treasures of NOAA’s Ark”
Visitors to GulfQuest can discover how NOAA charts seas, protects and conserves the nation’s marine resources, and detects potential hurricanes and tsunamis. This exhibit also highlights past and present pioneers who made significant contributions to our understanding of shore, sea and sky. For more information visit gulfquest.org or call 251-436-8901.

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

Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are back in action for a 20th season of MiLB Double-A baseball at Mobile’s Hank Aaron Stadium. After wrapping up a home stand against Pensacola, on July 9 the team takes on Mississippi for five more home games. For more information or tickets call 251-479-BEAR.

Ballroom dance
Azalea Ballroom Dance Club hosts dances with live music the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 7-9:30 p.m., $10 admission. Beginners are welcome. At Via! Health, Fitness & Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St., Mobile. For more information email Cindy Youngblood, cyoungblood9278@gmail.com, 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. Admission is $10. Beginners are welcome. Fitzpen Place, 11247 State Highway 31, Spanish Fort. For more information email Cassie Fishbein at cassief13@aol.com.

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

Sunset yoga for charity
Join Thrive Yoga & Massage at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Friday evening through October at the Henry George Park overlooking the Fairhope pier. All classes will be by donation and all proceeds go to charity. Bring your mat. All classes are beginner friendly. Well-behaved kids and pets are welcome.


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.

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.

Mobile City Council: Tuesdays at Government Plaza, 205 Government St. Pre-council meeting begins at 9 a.m.; council meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. www.cityofmobile.org.

Mobile Planning Commission: First and third Thursdays at 2 p.m., 205 Government St., www.urban.cityofmobile.org.

Orange Beach City Council: First and third Tuesdays at 5 p.m., 4099 Orange Beach Blvd. www.cityoforangebeach.com.

Prichard City Council: Every Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 216 E. Prichard Ave. www.thecityofprichard.org.