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Summer Classic Movies
Beginning Thursday, July 11, 7 p.m. at the Mobile Saenger. “A Star is Born” (1976) will begin the series. For upcoming shows, visit www.mobilesaenger.com.
Summer Sky at Bellingrath
Wednesday, July 10, 7 – 9 p.m. Led by members of the University of South Alabama Department of Physics, guests will gather on the Great Lawn to view the night sky. Telescopes will be set up to view planets and constellations. Guests are encouraged to bring binoculars and flashlights. Reservations are requested. Visit bellingrath.org.
Friday, July 12, 6 p.m. in Downtown Mobile. Enjoy local art, artists, galleries, and other great venues. For more information visit https://mobilearts.org/art-walk-2/
Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard in Fairhope is hosting a grand reopening July 12-13, with a ribbon cutting, square dancing and $1 and $2 specials on ice and gelatis both days. 420 Eastern Shore Shopping Center. Call 251-517-7472.
Super Adoption Day
Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m. at the Exploreum. Hosted by Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), this event is in conjunction with the summer IMAX Dome feature film, “Superpower Dogs.” Those who finalize the adoption process with ARF will also get a free one year family membership to the Exploreum.
Evening cruise with Sledge
Saturday, July 13, Historic Blakeley State Park. Departing at 6.m. for three-house cruise across the Mobile-Tensaw Delta with historian and author John Sledge. For tickets and more information go to www.blakeleypark.com/events or call 251.626.0798.
Blue Angels Air Show
Saturday, July 13, Pensacola Beach. For more information on Blue Angels Week, please visit https://visitpensacolabeach.com/whats-happening-blue-angels/
July 13, 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Ben May Main Library. Come meet author and architectural historian, John Sledge. John will discuss his latest book, The Mobile River, the life and history of this important and often overlooked waterway and the people who lived and traveled it. For more information, please call 494-2172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“What’s New in DNA”
Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. Foley Public Library. Professional genealogist and DNA expert Kristina Clever will explain the newest tools and how they can help family historians understand their relationships. Hosted by the Baldwin County Genealogical society, meetings are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.baldwingenealogy.org for more information.
Saturday, July 13, 6 – 10 p.m. Join us for Moon Pies, Popcorn and Sodas in the Armbrecht/Briskman Meeting Room and then head into Bernheim Hall at 6:30 p.m. for a special screening of the documentary, Apollo 11. Following the film screening, if weather permits, the Mobile Astronomical Society will set up their telescopes for a Moon viewing. For more information, please call 340-1458.
Market at the Pillars
Sunday, July 14, 12 p.m. Shop local farmers, crafters, bakers and makers. Local eats and live music. Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar. Pet friendly and kid approved.
Council committee meeting
Councilman Joel Daves has announced an ad hoc council committee will meet on Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. to continue the discussion regarding the process and procedures by which the city disposes of city owned real estate. In addition to Councilman Daves, who serves as chair, Councilman Fred Richardson and Councilwoman Gina Gregory are members of the committee.
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 a.m., Bellingrath Gardens. Join Executive Director Bill Barrick as he shares insights into his distinguished, 40-year career in public gardens management. Friday, July 19, will be his last official day of employment with Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Reservations requested. Free for members $14.00 for adults, $8.00 for children ages 5-12, no charge for children ages 4 and younger.
“Plastic free” happy hour
Thursday, July 18, 6-9 p.m. at OK Bicycle Shop. Mobile Baykeepers & Plastic Free Gulf Coast will be on hand for questions as Mobile’s first “Bay Friendly” restaurant shows support by going plastic free and using all biodegradable products to help community and environment. Live music and drink specials.
Night Market at The Fort
Thursday, July 18, The FORT Container Park – Spanish Fort. A fun evening of shopping local makers, bakers, crafters, and artists. For more information visit thefortpark.com.
Christmas in July
Friday, July 19, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Grounds. Enjoy shopping many boutiques and businesses from the Mobile and surrounding areas all while supporting Whatever Ministry whose purpose is to empower young girls and women by helping them find their true beauty, value, and purpose. Food trucks, shopping, photos with Santa for the littles and more. Tickets $5 – $15 available at eventbrite.com.
Children’s safety camp
July 15 through 19 and July 22 through 26, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Students will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in personal safety education. Special guests include Mobile Police Department Specialized Units, Mobile Fire Rescue Department, K-9 Task Force, and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Flotilla. Other topics taught will be internet safety & social media, bullying, personal safety, and outdoor safety. Parents can register their children online by visiting the lifelinesmobile.org.
Compassionate Friends of Mobile
Every second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. in Room 207 of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, corner of Dauphin and Catherine streets (Mobile). CFM is a support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. Call 251-721-2209 or visit compassionatefriendsmobile.org.
Lupus Support Group Meeting
Every third Saturday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Providence Hospital in Moorer Conference Room #1. Sponsored by Hats & Heels Inc. Visit hatsandhealsinc.org.
Heart & Soul Book Club Meeting
Every fourth Saturday, 4-5:30 p.m., Mobile West Regional Library. Contact Cassandra at email@example.com.
“Urban Wild” at ACAC
Now at Alabama Contemporary Art Center. Urban Wild is an exhibition that looks for the diversity of art that is practiced throughout the streets, highways, and dirt roads of the South. Twenty-four artists from a number of disciplines who’s work reflects the social environment, culture, and sub-cultures of life in the South. Visit Alabamacontemporary.org for details.
“Sensational Sixties: Fashions from a Defining Decade”
Now through August 18, Mobile Museum of Art. Features 1960s fashions from haute couture to hippies. Go to historymuseumofmobile.com for details.
“Science Fiction Science Future”
Now through September 2 at The Exploreum. Engaging exhibits enable visitors to develop a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow. For detail to to www.exploreum.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. 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile. Call 251-208-5200.
Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament
Saturday, July 13, Dauphin Island. Children 15 years and younger. For more information visit https://adsfr.com/rmyat/.
86th Annual ADSFR
July 19 – 21, Dauphin Island, Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. The 3-day event features 30 categories with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all categories. One Master Angler is also awarded along with cash prizes for King Mackerel, Speckled Trout and Big Game Jackpots. For more information and tickets visit www.adsfr.com
The City of Gulf Shores will host the Summer Yoga Series at Gulf Place Public Beach. Yoga classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the last Friday of the month May thru August. Classes are free and open to the public. For more information about the Summer Yoga Series, contact the Gulf Shores Recreation Department at 251-968-9824 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/yoga.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Stott’s Park (N. Demetroplis & Cottage Hill. Call 463-7980 or 208-1610 for more info.
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Open to public. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. (Mobile), 251-478-3311.
Adult skate night
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.
Boating knowledge, safety class
Mobile Sail & Power Squadron is offering its boating knowledge and safety classes on July 11 and 13 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Springhill Avenue Methodist Church. For additional information, Larry Lartigue email “firstname.lastname@example.org” or 251 583-6163.
2019 South Alabama Non-Profit Summit
Wednesday, July 24, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., University of South Alabama Student Center. For non-profit leaders, this year’s Summit includes a plenary on the 2020 Census, a Funders Forum, and four tracks of professional development feature twelve concurrent sessions. $60 registration fee or $50 for South Alabama Coalition of Non-Profit members. To register or join the SACNP visit www.sacnp.org.
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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