“Bioarchaeology of the Enslaved”
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 5-6 p.m., USA Marx Library. Lecture by Dr. Jaime Ullinger (Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut) on what human skeletons reveal about individuals’ lives and deaths. See @marxlibrary on Facebook.
Democratic Caucus Listening Tour
Mobile-area Democratic legislators will host a town hall Thursday, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m. at Williamson High School (1567 E. Dublin St., Mobile) to learn citizens’ priorities and concerns ahead of the next legislative session. Visit @ALHouseDems on Facebook.
Kirk Cameron Live
Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile. Join Cameron for a conversation about what matters to us most as husbands, wives and parents. Visit dwbc.org.
Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise
Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. aboard the Perdido Queen. A riverboat captain and a necklace disappear under questionable circumstances. Visit perdidoqueen.com/murder-mystery-dinner-cruise.
Tea for $2
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2-3 p.m., Fairhope Museum of History. Don Kilbourne of the Mind Performance Center will discuss a comprehensive approach to brain disorders and brain restorative procedures.Call 251-929-1471 or visit fairhopeal.gov.
Coastal Alabama Business Chamber Night of Celebration
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m., Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Chamber member tickets cost $50, include two drink tickets (beer/wine) and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Visit mygulfcoastchamber.com.
Cardiorespiratory Care Open House
Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., USA Health Sciences Building, HAHN 3093. Contact email@example.com or 251-445-9284.
Go Red Gulf Coast
Join Infirmary Health and FOX10 for a FREE full cholesterol screening, blood pressure and weight check. Friday, Feb. 22, 8-11 a.m. at FOX10 News (1501 Satchel Paige Drive, Mobile), Thomas Fitness Center (212 Hospital Drive, Fairhope) and North Baldwin Fitness Center (2115 Hand Ave., Bay Minette). Free to first 100 people at Mobile, Fairhope locations; first 50 free at Bay Minette.
Blakeley Cruise, Tree Seedling Giveaway
Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. at Historic Blakeley State Park. For details visit the events page at blakeleypark.com.
Iron Elite bike show
Saturday, Feb. 23, noon at Mobile Bay Harley-Davidson. Celebrate Harley’s African-American Riders. Bike show, gift cards, Matt McCoy on music, free beer (21+) and grilled lunch. Find us on Facebook @mobilebayharley.
Karyn Tunks book signing
Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m. at Page and Palette in Fairhope. Tunks will read the story “Mardi Gras in Alabama” before the parade begins at 3 p.m.
Dauphin Island for snowbirds
Saturday, Feb. 23, 9-11 a.m. Camellia-grafting demonstration in Cadillac Square. Visit townofdauphinisland.org.
MCHD rabies clinics
The Mobile County Health Department offers low-cost rabies shots for dogs, cats and ferrets. Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Dauphin Island Town Hall (1101 Bienville Blvd.). $8-10, cash only. Visit mchd.org.
2B Choices Prenatal, Parenting Classes
Monday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church (13790 S. Wintzell Ave., Bayou La Batre). Parents with a child under 24 months and pregnant women can stop in anytime. Classes the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Contact Kathryn at 251-343-4636.
Columbus ships at The Wharf
Replicas of Columbus’ ships the Pinta and the Niña are at The Wharf in Orange Beach through Monday, Feb. 25. Walk-aboard, self-guided tours; $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and $6.50 for students ages 5-16; 4 and under free. Visit ninapinta.org.
Winter Wednesdays at Bellingrath
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. “Flowers for Mom: Honoring an Alzheimer’s Journey.” Artist and photographer Elmore Demott, a great-niece of Walter Bellingrath, will discuss her artistic response to her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Call 251-459-8727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mardi Gras learning lunch
Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon at The History Museum of Mobile. “The Mother of Mystics and All Her Children” presented by Steve Joynt, author and Mardi Gras historian. Call 251-301-0270 or email email@example.com.
Remington College Career Fair
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to noon, 828 Downtowner Loop, Mobile. Call 251-544-1519 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rainbow Mobile and MedPride & Allies Health Forum
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. at USA’s Student Center in the Terrace Room. Planned Parenthood will open a discussion on sexual health maintenance, AIDS Alabama South will offer free HIV testing and there will be education about sexual assault and domestic violence. Light refreshments provided.
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Orange Beach Seafood Festival
Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. at The Wharf in support of the Orange Beach Sports Association, featuring a full day of food, 130 artists from throughout the South and music on two stages. Find us on Facebook @orangebeach.
Miracle on the Bay Parade
Monday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. iHeartRadio is hosting the inaugural Miracle on the Bay Parade benefiting St Jude. For details visit 95ksj.iheart.com/content/2019-01-08-iheartradio-miracle-on-the-bay-parade-benefiting-st-jude.
“Many More Miles”
For the 16th year, Baldwin Bone & Joint is hosting a community project to collect shoes for Wings of Life homeless outreach programs and for, the first year, Family Promise of Baldwin County. Gently used athletic shoes accepted through March 23. For more information and drop-off locations, visit baldwinboneandjoint.com.
Watoto Children’s Choir
Wednesday, Feb, 20, 7 p.m. at 3 Circle Church (10274 State Highway 104, Fairhope). For a complete list of local performances, visit watoto.com. Free admittance.
UM Chamber Opera in English: “The Consul”
Feb. 22, 7 p.m. and Feb. 24, 2 p.m. at Murphy High School Auditorium, Mobile. Directed by Dr. Patrick Jacobs, director of opera, University of Mobile. Tickets at itickets.com
Master class with Heidi Blickenstaff
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m. at The PACT. Each participant is to prepare at least two full songs. Participant spots are limited. Master class is for grades 5-12. Contact Jacob Rowe at Jacob@thepactmobile.com
USA Clarinet Day
Saturday, Feb. 23, 4 p.m. at Laidlaw Recital Hall. Dr. Victor Chavez will present a clarinet recital with works by Francis Poulenc, Carl Maria von Weber and Felix Mendelssohn. Free to the public. Visit southalabama.edu/music.
Local artists and authors are collaborating to make a film based on the novel “Beyond the Myst: Lost Years of King Arthur.” Open auditions are Feb. 23 at the Copper Kettle Tea Bar in Foley, 2-5 p.m. All ages and backgrounds. Email Shari Prestwood, email@example.com.
Winter Choral Concert at USA
Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. at USA’s Laidlaw Recital Hall. Concert featuring ensembles in music spanning historical eras, styles and languages. Tickets sold at door only. Visit southalabama.edu/music.
UM “Night of the Classical Masters”
Feb. 26, 7 p.m. at Alabama School of Mathematics & Science, Mobile. Conducted by Dr. Al Miller, dean, Alabama School of the Arts, University of Mobile. Free admission.
USA Symphony Band Winter Concert
Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. at USA’s Laidlaw Recital Hall. USA Symphony will open with “Allegro Barbaro” by Béla Bartok. Tickets sold at door only. Visit southalabama.edu/music.
“The Undersea Well”
Jane Cassidy manipulates various technologies, such as speakers and projectors, and fuses light and sound to form meditative environments filled with visual music. Mobile Museum of Art; call 251-208-5200 or visit mobilemuseumofart.com.
Alabama bicentennial murals
Through Feb. 23 at Eastern Shore Art Center. Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher has created nine murals for the state’s bicentennial, two of which are being displayed for the very first time. Visit esartcenter.org.
Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition
Mobile’s Ben May Main Library is hosting a retrospective of original works by Maurice Sendak, best known for his 1963 children’s classic, “Where the Wild Things Are.” Through Monday, March 25. Call 251-494-2298 or visit mobilepubliclibrary.org.
“Parading through Time”
Roll through four centuries of Mardi Gras history with Mobile’s Carnival traditions, mystic societies and more. Through April 20, History Museum of Mobile. Visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
Thursdays at MMoA
Every Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Mobile Museum of Art offers free admission to all Mobile County residents. No reservations necessary. MMoA is at 4850 Museum Drive. Call 251-208-5200.
Mitternight Park Pool Club (off University and Moffett in Mobile) is open Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., for those interested in playing pool and bumper pool. Instructor available. Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Laun Park Table Tennis Club (off Cottage Hill and Demetropolis in Mobile) is open Mondays and Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., for all interested in playing table tennis. Coach available. Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Stott’s Studio (off Cottage Hill and North Demetropolis in Mobile) is offering Piyo Stretch (relaxing Pilates and yoga) and Piyo Tone (toning Pilates and yoga plus weights). Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Open to the public. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. in Mobile, 251-478-3311.
West Coast Swing in Fairhope
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope. Hosted by Pensacola Dance Society. Call 850-503-9978.
Adult skate night
The second and fourth Sundays of each month, 8-10:30 p.m. at Dreamland Skate Center (5672 Three Notch Road, Mobile) with DJ Beaux, $5. Call 251-661-6997.
Spring Foundation classes
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. at Stewartfield on Spring Hill College campus. Build relationships with resettled refugees and other immigrants, help them gain skills necessary to rebuild their lives. Visit dwellmobile.org.
Floral 101 class
Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. at LUSH Home Garden Event. Take home a beautiful arrangement you create with the help of our lead floral designer. Class costs $65, includes the arrangement you take home, snacks and drinks. Call 251-473-6121.
Weaving on a 3-foot triangle loom
Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. at Humming Star Alpacas, Silverhill. Learn the art of continuous-strand weaving while creating a beautiful shawl to wear home. Email Cheryl @hsalpacas.centurylink.net or text 251-214-8224.
Baldwin County Commission: First and third Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., 322 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette. Work sessions are 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, baldwincountyal.gov.
Baldwin County Planning Commission: First Thursday at 6 p.m., 22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale, baldwincountyal.gov.
Bayou La Batre City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 13785 S. Wintzell Ave., 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 second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., daphneal.com.
Dauphin Island Town Council: First and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m., 1011 Bienville Blvd., townofdauphinisland.org.
Elberta Town Council: Third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the town hall. Workshop meeting on the second Tuesday, townofelberta.com.
Fairhope City Council: Second and fourth Monday at 6 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Work sessions held before each council meeting at 4:30 p.m., cofairhope.com.
Fairhope Planning Commission: First Monday at 5 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Visit 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.; cityoffoley.org.
Gulf Shores City Council: Second and fourth Mondays at 4 p.m., 1905 W. First St., gulfshoresal.gov.
Mobile City Council: Tuesdays at Government Plaza, 205 Government St. Pre-council meeting at 9 a.m.; council meeting at 10:30 a.m., cityofmobile.org.
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