February 20

Girl Power for Good!
Terri Fedonczak is an award winning certified Martha Beck Life coach, parent/teen counselor and author who wants to live in a world where children recognize their own power and choose to use it for good – and she is making it happen! The problem is too big for one person to make a difference.” I break it down to one girl making one choice to use her girl power for good. Terri Fedonczak will be on with Kelly Jones at 12:30 on Thursday, 2/20 on LOCAL 15/UTV44/WeatherNation
WPMI-TV/WJTC-TV.

Futures Project
The Futures Project is an exhibition that examines future possibilities for the Gulf Coast, featuring work by emerging and established visual artists of international stature. The exhibition will be at Centre for the Living Arts, Space 301 (301 Conti St) Through Wed, Feb 28. Wed – Sat, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun, noon – 5 p.m.; Fri, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Admission for members is free; nonmembers: adults/ $5; seniors and students/ $3; children under 12/ free. Contact: 251-208-5671 or www.centreforthelivingarts.com for more information.

Quilts Through History
Quilts by three Master Quilters – Linda Dyken, Joan Dodici and Carolyn Kimble with Azalea City Quilters’ Guild with Mobile Historical Preservation Society will quilts on display and a chance to win the Stars of Freedom Quilt with a donation of a $1. The event will take place at Oakleigh Historic Home (350 Oakleigh Pl) and the Cox-Deasy Home. The Quilts will only be on display until March 1. Contact 251-432-6161 or visit www.historicmobile.org for more information.

Schoolfest: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
A condensed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s comedy will be offered Thursday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.; Friday and Wednesday , 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Playhouse-in-the-Park (4851 Museum Dr) Contact 251-422-0079 or visit www.playhouseinthepark.org in more information.

Recycle, Redefine Your Jewelry Workshop
Bring your jewelry box full of bling, baubles and treasures and learn to create your own fabulous wearable art. We will provide additional beads, chains, baubles to incorporate into your work. You will take home unique, one of a kind jewelry. Register online at www.esartcenter.com or call 928-2228, ext 107.


February 21

Opening: All My Sons
University of South Alabama presents the play All My Sons by Arthur Miller. The play will begin at 7:30 p.m. University of South Alabama campus, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. General admission is $14; USA faculty/staff and senior citizens is $12; students $10. Contact 251-460-6306 for more information.

Baseball: SHC vs. UM
The Spring Hill Badgers baseball team will face crosstown rival the University of Mobile Rams in an SSAC match at historic Stan Galle Field starting at 3 p.m.

Relief Printmaking Workshop
Explore the basics of creating original multiples through relief printmaking with artist Janet Hinton. $75 + $15 supply fee. Bring a sack lunch! 9a.m.-4p.m.Register today: (251) 928-2228 Ext 107 or www.esartcenter.com


February 22

Overtones
“Group discussion on philosophy and culture of sound. Jive and rap and whisper and listen about the unseen vibrational reality we are immersed in, react to, and spread like magic. Crosstalk is encouraged. Anyone and any ideas welcome. Discussion is not focused on music or technical information unless ya’ll really wanna get into that (we can).” The discussion will be Saturday 3 p.m. at The Hive (561 St Francis St).

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
A condensed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s comedy will be preformed at Playhouse –in-the-Park Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2:30 p.m. Admission for adults: $15; students & senior citizens: $12. Contact: 251-602-0630 or www.playhouseinthepark.org for more information.

Kids Studio: Abstract Art
Children ages 6-13 will learn about abstract art and be given prompts to create their own abstract paintings. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Centre for the Living Arts, free with admission. Call Brennan Gibson at 208- 5658 or email [email protected] to sign up.

Leather and Lace Ball
Blues Traven will be having their annual Leather and Lace Ball. Johnny Barbato and the Lucky Dogs will be playing and all donations will go to St. Mary’s Home.


February 23

Gulf Coast Half Marathon
LuLu’s is the best place to kick off those New Year’s resolutions. Join them for “Gulf Coast Half Marathon” on Sunday. LuLu’s is the start and finish of the race, so you know what that means: The almost famous post-race party complete with good food, cold drinks and great music!! Enjoy entertainment from Kyle and Karl from 9:15am – noon.

LEGO-Mania!
Come share the fun, use your imagination and challenge your building skills with the Lego block party at the Mobile Public Library, Ben May Main Library (701 Government Street) 1:30 – 3 p.m. The event is for all ages; an adult must accompany children under six.

Jasper String Quartet
Winner of the 2012 Cleveland Quartet Award, Jasper String Quartet will preform at the University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. Contact 251-476-8794 or visit www.mobilechambermusic.org for more information.

Book Signing
Author Michael Piafsky will be signing and discussing his new book All The Happiness You Deserve at Page & Palette, the discussion will start at 3 p.m.

Open Studio
Artists at work; complimentary mimosas; works by more than 60 area artists on display. Sun, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cathedral Square Gallery (612 Dauphin St)


February 24

Auditions for Cinderella
The Playhouse-in-the-Park is proud to present an enchanting new musical fantasy based on the traditional fairy tale favorite. A cast of youth singers, dancers, and actors, along with exquisite scenery, costumes, and special effects, will make this an exciting event! Join Cinderella as she finds her way to the heart of Prince Charming and learns about life and true love along the way. Auditions are open for ages 5 through mid 20’s, and those auditioning should be prepared to sing a 30-second song of their choice. Call 251-602-0630 or visit www.playhouseinthepark.org if you need further information. Auditions will be held 6:30-8 p.m.

Mystery Monday
Join the Mobile Public Library Parkway branch for an afternoon of free arts and crafts, games, music and more, for children ages 6-14. The fun begins at 3:15 p.m. Contact 251-470-7766/www.mplonline.org

Book Signing
Author Lincoln Paine will be signing his new book The Sea & Civilization at Page & Palette 2p.m. till 4 p.m. The Sea & Civilization is a monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world’s waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.


February 25

Wish Granter Training
Volunteers are needed to help grant wishes to local Mobile area children. This training gives you all of the how-to but does not commit you to move forward. We hope to see you there! Meet us at the Education Building, CWEB2 Education Building, Atlantis Room, 1700 Center St., Mobile, AL at 6 p.m. Contact: Sarah Hall-205-440-1936 or [email protected] for more information.

Discovery Tuesday
Join the Mobile Public Library Semmes branch for an afternoon music, cooking, games and more, for children ages 8-14. The fun begins at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 251-645-6840/ www.mplonline.org

Night Of Classical Masters
University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts/ School of Music and School of Worship Leadership presents the 40-voice Concert Chorale with a professional orchestra. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at Dauphin Way United Methodist Church. Admission is $5. Contact: 251-442-2383/ www.umobile.edu

Moving On, Moving Up – A Tribute To Legends: Joyce Sylvester
Pianist Robert Holm and narrator Jane Williamson pay tribute legendary Joyce Sylvester at the University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Contact: 251-460-6136/ www.southalabama.edu/music


February 26

Auditions for Cinderella
The Playhouse-in-the-Park is proud to present an enchanting new musical fantasy based on the traditional fairy tale favorite. A cast of youth singers, dancers, and actors, along with exquisite scenery, costumes, and special effects, will make this an exciting event! Join Cinderella as she finds her way to the heart of Prince Charming and learns about life and true love along the way. Auditions are open for ages 5 through mid 20’s, and those auditioning should be prepared to sing a 30-second song of their choice. Call 251-602-0630 or visit www.playhouseinthepark.org if you need further information. Auditions will be held 6:30-8 p.m.

Winter Wednesdays
Camellias, Bobby Green will share tips on growing camellias and suggestions of the most interesting varieties for the area; camellias will be available for sale the session begins at 10:30 a.m. Bellingrath Gardens and Home Admission for members is free; nonmembers/ $12 (includes Gardens admission) Reservations requested.

Pre-K Studio: Play With Paint
Children ages 3-5 will play and experiment with paint to create mini masterpieces. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Centre for the Living Arts, free with admission. Call Brennan Gibson at 208- 5658 or email [email protected] to sign up.