“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.
Teen summer reading
Now through June 30 at Daphne Public Library. Area teens are invited to participate in “A Universe of Stories” reading program. Reading for prizes and enjoy art, science and cooking workshops along with special movie showtimes. For more information visit www.daphneal.com.
“Hops Production in Alabama”
Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Iron Hand Brewing. The first in our BeerTalk series will feature Joe Kemble, Ed Sikora and Kassie Conner of Auburn University. Co-hosted by local home-brew group Knights of the Hop Table. For more information contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Kids Gulf Discovery Day”
Wednesday, June 12, 9 a.m. – noon at Bellingrath Gardens. Learn about the wildlife and ecology of the Gulf Coast from a variety of environmental organizations including the Raptor Road Show on the Great Lawn, courtesy of the Environmental Studies Center; guided cruises on Fowl River with WildNative Delta Safaris; and the Discovery Hall Touch Tables with scientists from the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. For more information visit bellingrath.org.
Fairhope Farmers Market
Thursday, June 13, 3 p.m. Fairhope Public Library.
Glow in the Park
Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m. at Fairhope Community Park. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic (no alcohol or glass). Free popcorn and glow-in-the-dark necklaces before the movie.
Men’s Health Month
Thursday, June 13, 8 – 11:30 a.m. Free health screenings at 3 locations: Fox 10 News (1501 Satchel Paige Dr.), Charles White Family Health Center (990 Cody Rd.), and Loxley Family Medical Center (1083 E. Relham Dr.). For more information contact Kathy Perry at (251) 436-7632.
Friday, June 14, 6 – 9 p.m. Artists, makers and musicians throughout Downtown Mobile.
Celebrate Flag Day
Friday, June 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. West Regional Library. Join members of the Mobile Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Mobile Public Library for crafts, games and snacks. Discover historical facts surrounding the American flag and don’t be surprised if Betsy Ross makes an appearance as well! For more information, please call 421-5650.
USS Drum Crewmen’s reunion
Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. at Battleship Memorial Park. Event includes a Memorial service, association luncheon, and tour of WWII submarine for families and friends. For more information please call 251-433-2703, or visit our website at www.ussalabama.com.
Saturday/Sunday, June 15 & 16 at The Grounds (1035 Cody Rd N.) Features live animals from around the world. For more information visit www.Repticon.com.
Meet the author
Saturday, June 15, 1 – 3 p.m. at West Regional Library. Come meet New York Times bestselling author, Mary Alice Monroe as she introduces her latest work, “The Summer of Guests.” Book sales and signing. For more information please call 251-494-2298.
Starbucks Blood Drive
Sunday, June 16, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Starbucks – Government Street (at Catherine). All donors will receive a free $10 Starbucks gift card and free wellness checkup.
The Fort movie night
Tuesday, June 18, 7 p.m. at The FORT Container Park, Spanish Fort. Bring blankets and chairs come see “The Greatest Showman.” Popcorn and candy for sale. For more information visit thefortpark.com.
“Attracting Pollinators to the Garden”
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Bellingrath Gardens. Pollinators are experiencing a serious decline across the country. Jack LeCroy, an Urban Regional Extension Agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, will give an overview of best practices to attract and protect bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Visit bellingrath.org or call 251-459-8864 to register.
Lutheran World’s Missionary League
Register now for the national meeting June 19-22 at the Mobile Convention Center at Lmml.org/2019-convention. Call Christina Gibson, Local Representative at Thrivent Financial for more information, 251-259-5009.
Friday, June 21, 6:30 p.m. at Historic Blakeley State Park. Join us for an outing on the waters of the lower Delta. Tickets: $29 for adults, $19 for children 6-12. For more information or to reserve a seat visit www.blakeleypark.com/events or call 251-626-0798.
“A Ray of Hope Neighborhood BBQ”
Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Zirlott Park (Padgett Switch Rd., Bayou La Batre). Barbecue tasting $10, Dinners $5, Fish Sandwich and Drink $5.
Juneteenth celebration festival/market
Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Robert L. Hope Community Center (850 Edwards St., Mobile). performances by: Babalawo Fasola Odunade & Egbe Orisa Ifa Temple Drumline. The Chakra Dance Theater of New Orleans. J. Simon, Yo Jonesy, Entrigue, The C-City Ryderz and more. For more information visit www.juneteenthmob.com
Living History evening tours
Tuesdays in June, 6-8 p.m. at Fort Morgan Historic Site. History comes to life as historians and staff dressed in period clothing show what it was like to live on Fort Morgan during the Civil War, WWI and WWII along with weapon demonstrations and artillery shoots. For tickets and more information go to Fort-Morgan.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.
“Hip Hop for Hope”
Friday, June 14, 6:30 p.m. at The Steeple on St. Francis. Come support “Dance Without Limits” a local organization that offer dance classes exclusively for the special needs community. Admission is $10 per person ($15 at the door if space available).
Father’s Day Crawfish Boil
Sunday, June 16, 4 – 6 p.m. at Kazoola’s Eatery (558 Dauphin Street), Cost $10 per person/$15 per couple. Raffle baskets valued at $140. All proceeds will benefit Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy. For more information call 251-721-0458.
Thursday, June 20, 6 – 9 p.m. at The Steeple. Presented by Mobile Ballet with special salsa dance performances, wine/beer, heavy appetizers, cigar bar and music by Roman Street. Proceeds to benefit the programs of Mobile Ballet. For more information visit mobileballet.org.
Crawfish and Cornhole
Saturday, June 23, 2 p.m. at Stewartfield on the Spring Hill College campus (rescheduled from June 8). Join us for a tournament benefitting “Dwell Mobile.” Music by Fat Man Squeeze. Tickets $30 which includes entrance, and all you can eat crawfish. Cash bar available. For more information visit www.dwellmobile.org.
June 7 through 23 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse. Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker and a professional meddler and her next match will be for herself. For more information and tickets visit http://joejeffersonplayers.com/
Now through end of June at the Marx Library – University of South Alabama. A diverse look at our city on the bay.
Tuesday thru Sunday, now through June 28. The University of Alabama’s theatre department follows the journey of Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie as they form their band “Forever Plaid” before they meet a tragic ending from which they return via the holes in the ozone for one final performance. For showtimes and tickets go to SummerTide.org.
“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.
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.
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.
Thursday, June 13, 1:30 p.m. Ben May Main Library. James Roberson, Regional SHIP/SMP Coordinator with the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission/Area Agency on Aging will discuss available Medicare programs. Registration is strongly encouraged but not required. For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Slave Ancestral Research”
Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ben May Main Library. The workshop will guide the participants through the difficulties specific to slave ancestral research. Please bring your genealogical research with you and learn how to overcome this brick wall. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 251-494-2172 or email email@example.com.
Small business workshop
Monday, June 17, 5 – 7 p.m. at Ben Main Main Library. Facilitator is Gina Goree Hitchens, RICP, MBA with GHG Financial Planning Inc. Registration is encouraged. For more details and to register please call 251-340-1458 or email: jsigler@mplonlineorg.
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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