GENERAL INTEREST

“One Mobile” project open house
The city of Mobile is hosting an open house to give citizens their first look at the “One Mobile” project funded by the TIGER grant award. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the International Trade Center, 250 N. Water St. Walk-ins are welcome from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

“Coffee with a Cop”
“Coffee with a Cop” brings police officers and the community they serve together — over coffee — to discuss issues and learn more about each other. Thursday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. at Carpe Diem, 4072 Old Shell Road.

Fairhope Film Fest
Four days of brilliant, entertaining and award-winning films screened in various venues in Fairhope, Nov. 10-13. For more information and tickets, visit www.fairhopefilmfestival.org.

Veterans Day Program
The city of Daphne and Daphne High School will host a Veterans Day celebration, Thursday, Nov. 10, at 9:45 a.m. in the Daphne High School gymnasium. For additional information, please contact the city of Daphne at 251-621-9000.

Veterans Day Parade
On Friday, Nov. 11, Mobile’s Veterans Day Parade will step off from the Mobile Civic Center at 10 a.m. The parade will travel along Canal Street to Broad Street and return by way of Dauphin, Washington and Government streets.

Veterans Day luncheon
The Mobile Bay Area Veterans Commission will host a luncheon at Fort Whiting on Friday, Nov. 11, beginning at noon with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $18; call 251-431-8621 or email nfunderburk@mobilechamber.com to confirm whether space is available.

Veterans Holiday Weekend Celebration
American Legion Post 199 will host a free celebration beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at 700 S. Mobile St. in Fairhope. BBQ pork or chicken plates cost $12. A concert begins at 3 p.m. on the Legion Beach stage.

Stockton Sawmill Days
Celebrate the early logging and sawmill days of the South Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at beautiful Live Oak Landing in Stockton, Alabama. For more information or to purchase tickets visit stocktonsawmilldays.org or call 251-937-3738.

Children of the World
Children of the World will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the grand opening of a new office and a block party Saturday, Nov. 12, from 2-5 p.m. at 22787 U.S. Highway 98, Fairhope. For more information and to RSVP, contact call 251-990-3550, ext. 1.

Rabies clinic
The Mobile County Health Department provides rabies shots for cats, dogs and ferrets during a weekend clinic at Pet Supplies Plus, 803 Hillcrest Road, 1:30-4 p.m. The cost is $8. For more information call 251-690-8823.

“Serve Protect Reward”
Pet Supplies Plus, 803 Hillcrest Road, is sponsoring a “Serve Protect Reward” event Saturday, Nov. 12, 9-11 a.m., featuring a meet-and-greet with officers of the City of Mobile K-9 units. For more information, call 251-343-9702.

Barre3 Mobile in Bellingrath
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is collaborating with barre3 Mobile to present a fall workout series in the gardens on the first three Saturdays of November, 10-11 a.m. For details, call 251-973-2217 or visit bellingrath.org.

Magnolia Cemetery tours
Magnolia Cemetery continues its free tours on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19, each focusing on a different theme. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately two hours. Reservations are recommended. Call 251-208-7307 or 251-432-8672.

Cascading Chrysanthemums
Bellingrath Gardens and Home features the 53rd annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums, now through Nov. 19. For details visit www.bellingrath.org.

Farmer’s market
West Mobile Farmer’s Market features locally grown produce every Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. through Nov. 24, at 6101 Grelot Road. For information, call 251-342-0462 or 251-767-7526.

League of Women Voters luncheon
Dr. Scott Liebertz, assistant professor of political science and criminal justice at the University of South Alabama, will be the speaker Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Mobile Marriott, 3101 Airport Blvd. Please RSVP to Jane Gordon at 251-402-3321.

Brown Bag Concert
Join Catt’s Brown Bag Lunch every Wednesday in Bienville Square (Mobile), Thursday in Mayday Park (Daphne) and Friday at Windmill Market (Fairhope). Concerts start at 11:30 a.m. For more information visit radioavalon.com.

Volunteer opportunity
United Way of Southwest Alabama’s 2-1-1 needs volunteers in the call center. Shifts are available weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you are interested please call Chalisse at 251-431-5100 or email cpeltier@lifelinesmobile.org to schedule an interview.

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.

Addiction counseling
If you know someone who is struggling with drug addiction, get them the help they need. Call 1-800-431-1754 or visit DrugAbuseSolution.com.


FUNDRAISERS

Junior League Christmas Jubilee
A holiday market featuring more than 100 merchants from around the country will be under one roof at the Mobile Convention Center, Nov. 9-12. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Mobile. For tickets and more information, visit www.juniorleaguemobile.org.

Hargrove Foundation gala
The Hargrove Foundation will host its second annual gala on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. at The Admiral Hotel in downtown Mobile. Tickets may be purchased online for $175 per person or $1,200 for a table of eight. For more information, call 251-375-5948.

Fall bazaar
St. Francis Episcopal Church ECW, 401 Key St. on Dauphin Island, will host its annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For further information contact Daena Myers at 251-391-4558.

MCMA benefit
Mobile Country Music Association will host a building fund benefit Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at MCMA Concert Hall, 310 S. Craft Highway in Chickasaw. Free entry but donations are accepted. For more information, call 251-457-0762.


ARTS

Mobile Mystery Dinners
Mobile Mystery Dinners will perform “Unhappy Hour” Friday, Nov. 11, at the Mobile Carnival Museum. Tickets include dinner and unlimited wine. The fun begins at 7 p.m. Advance reservations are required; call 251-338-5441.

“The Producers”
The Joe Jefferson Players present “The Producers,” Mel Brooks’ 12-time Tony Award-winning comedy. Through Nov. 20 at 11 S. Carlen St. For more information or tickets, visit joejeffersonplayers.com or call 251-865-7398.

Live from Avalon
Come to Mobile Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. for a concert in Bernheim Hall, 701 Government St. This week’s performance is by the Mulligan Brothers. For tickets and more information, visit livefromavalon.com.

LoDa Artwalk
Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicious foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk. From 6-9 p.m. in the Lower Dauphin Street district.


MUSEUMS

“Filming the Camps”
The History Museum of Mobile will offer the 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.

Tea for Two
Tuesday afternoons at 2 p.m. the Fairhope Museum of History hosts a tea and a lecture on Fairhope history. The Nov. 15 speaker will be Kenneth E. Niemeyer. For more information call 251-929-1471.

“Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World”
Through Jan. 1, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center features a guitar exhibit with 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

Live On Adam 5K and Fun Run
The Live On Adam Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 1K Fun Run is Saturday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m. All events will be held at the Sea Lab Discovery Hall, 101 Bienville Blvd., Dauphin Island For more information, contact Jason Clark at liveonadam@gmail.com or go to LiveOnAdam.org.

Christmas Nights of Lights 5K and Fun Run
On Thursday, Nov 10, at 6 p.m., United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile will host the Christmas Nights of Lights 5K and Fun Run at Hank Aaron Stadium. Visit raceroster.com/9287 or ucpmobile.org for more info on this unique run through the magical light display.

Puzzle Piece Flash Dash
The Autism Society of Alabama and the Learning Tree’s Puzzle Piece Flash Dash 5K and Fun Run is Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at 1176 Azalea Road. For more information and tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

Gears and Beers
The Gears and Beers Ride 2016 is a fundraiser hosted by the LoDa Bier Garten Saturday, Nov. 12, to benefit the Delta Bike Project. The ride begins at 7:30 a.m. at 251 Dauphin St. For more information and to register, visit gearsandbeersridemobile.com.

Mobile Heart Walk
The Mobile Heart Walk, benefiting the American Heart Association, will take place Nov. 12 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center. Please visit the Mobile Heart Walk website at www.mobileheartwalk.org for more information.

Jake Peavy Golf Classic
The 5th annual Charity Golf Classic will be held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile. Registration is at 8 a.m. and includes breakfast at the clubhouse. For more information visit jakepeavyfoundation.org.

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 or visit communityactivates.com.

Beginner belly dancing for women
Every Tuesday through Dec. 13, come learn to belly dance at Palmer Pillans Middle School. For more information, call 251-208-1662.

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, 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 be invigorated as they 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 from 7-9:30 p.m., at Via! Health, Fitness & Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. For more information email 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., at Fitzpen Place, 11247 State Highway 31 in Spanish Fort. For more information, email cassief13@aol.com.


WORKSHOPS

Making holiday memories
Mobile County Extension Office is offering a holiday workshop Friday, Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Jon Archer Center, 1070 Schillinger Road N. Includes gifts, crafts and holiday menu ideas. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 251-574-8445.


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.