Rx for a Cause
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy of Mobile will host the Jazz and Cocktails — Rx for a Cause fundraiser June 21, 5:30-9 p.m. at Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin St. This year’s fundraiser will benefit the mission of Ozanam Pharmacy to provide prescription assistance to those in our area with limited incomes and no insurance. Tickets can be purchased online at eventbrite.com, at the door or at Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy, 109 S. Cedar St. in Mobile. Call 251-721-0458.


GENERAL INTEREST

Mobile Bay “Green Drinks”
Join us for happy hour at Alchemy Tavern, Wednesday, June 20, 5 p.m. with environmentally minded folks. Mike Reynolds, director of Share the Beach, will speak. Come learn about sea turtles and this volunteer program. Find us on Facebook @MobileBayGreenDrinks.

“Tea for Two”
Fairhope Museum of History’s “Tea for Two” program continues on Thursday, June 21, at 2 p.m. Come enjoy a cup of organic Oolong Fairhope tea and view the “Curtis Willard Film.” In 1962, Willard was working at WALA-TV and had the only television camera in town. Going through shops and schools, he made a “movie” of the incredible scenes of old Fairhope. Call 251-929-1474.

Kids Days in Bienville
Join us in Bienville Square on Thursdays in June from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for this free event featuring make-and-take crafts, storytime by the Mobile County Library and a chance to visit the library’s bookmobile, Uncle Joe’s Rolling Zoo, kids karaoke, the Dauphin Island SeaLab’s hands-on traveling exhibit, Sunshine the Clown and friends with balloon crafts and a chance to play with pirates! Visit ncsmobile.org.

MPD community meetings
During the month of June, the Mobile Police Department will hold a community meeting in each of its four precinct areas. Next meetings are June 21, 6 p.m., at Trinity Gardens Community Center, 2668 Berkley Ave., and June 26, 6 p.m., at Tillman’s Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Road.

DYW Meet and Greet
Distinguished Young Women Meet and Greet at The Shoppes at Bel Air (JC Penney wing) will be on Friday, June 22, 4-7 p.m. DYW contestants will join us at The Shoppes for a fun-filled evening featuring craft stations, hands-on activities and autographs from all 52 of the state’s representatives. Call 251-375-1297.

Book signing
National conservative columnist Quin Hillyer will sign copies of his novel “Mad Jones, Heretic” at Carpe Diem coffee house, 4072 Old Shell Road, Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to noon. “Mad Jones” will be available for purchase; it’s literary fiction, a satire on modern media, politics and religion, set largely in Mobile.

First Responders BBQ
All first responders are invited Saturday, June 23, noon to 3 p.m., to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2921 Airport Blvd. (at Sage) for a “thank you” BBQ. Call 251-471-5451.

DI family movie series
Join us at Dauphin Island’s West End Beach for free family movie nights. Thursday, June 21, “Paddington 2” and Friday, June 22, “Smurfs, The Lost Village.” Visit dauphinislandtourism.com for the complete summer lineup.

Future Forecaster auditions
Hosted by WKRG and the History Museum of Mobile, bring your weather- enthusiastic 6-to-12-year-old child to a fun-filled day at the Museum on Friday, June 22, 10 a.m. Four winners will be chosen to be featured in July as a Future Forecaster during WKRG’s evening news. For more information, contact TRobbins@wkrg.com.

Free Friday Coworking Days
The Exchange 202 is hosting a Free Coworking Friday on June 22 for anyone who wants to try coworking. Bring your computer, business cards and a good attitude. For more information about Exchange 202, visit exchange202.com.

“Dial ‘M’ for Marriage”
Join us for Mobile Mystery Dinners’ performance of “Dial ‘M’ for Marriage” on Saturday, June 23, at 7 p.m., at Central Presbyterian Church. Advance reservations required. Visit mobilemysterydinners.com or call 251-865-7398 for information.

Living History Crew Drill
The Living History Crews from the USS Alabama and USS Drum will be at Battleship Park for their drills Saturday, June 23, at 8 a.m. See history come to life as these historical re-enactors portray life during World War II. Call to battle stations and the popular airplane attack will be at 1 p.m., weather permitting. Visit ussalabama.com for more information.

MarketPlace
Come out to Mobile Botanical Gardens’ “MarketPlace” (located at the end of the parking lot) and get some great plants for your garden Saturday, June 23, beginning at 9 a.m. Plant experts will be on hand to answer any questions and give advice. Visit mbgrebloomshop.com.

Pet adoption
The Friends of the Mobile Animal Shelter will host an adoption event Saturday, June 23, at B&B Pet Stop. There will be lots of adoptable pets, all are spayed/neutered, have age-appropriate shots, are microchipped and on heartworm preventative. Adoption fees vary based on the medical care required. Visit adoptapetmobile.org.

Drum Circle for Teens & Tweens
The Daphne Library Summer Reading Program will offer a free drum circle workshop on Tuesday, June 26, at 3:30 p.m for teens and tweens. Plan to join us at the Daphne Recreation Department for an exciting musical experience. Pre-registration is required. Call 251-621-2818, ext. 211, to register.

Art After Hours
Learn more about Mobile’s thriving arts community at Mobile Arts Council’s newest event, Art After Hours, on Tuesday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. This month’s event is hosted by Mobile Carnival Museum. Enjoy complimentary wine and delicious appetizers from Sylvia’s Biscuits and Po’boys as you learn more about Mobile’s cultural history. Find us on Facebook @MobileArtsCouncil.

Growing Cascade Mums at Bellingrath Gardens and Home
See what goes into putting on the largest outdoor display of cascading mums in the country on Wednesday, June 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Chuck Owens, Bellingrath’s horticulturist, will show guests how the team cultivates chrysanthemums and lead a behind-the-scenes tour through Bellingrath’s mum-growing operation. Participants will receive a mum and directions for growing their own cascades. Reservations requested; to reserve, call 251-459-8864. For details, visit bellingrath.org.

Community Blood Drive
The city of Fairhope will host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 27, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fairhope Public Utilities Warehouse, 555 S. Section St. Sponsored by LifeSouth Community Blood Services, which needs all blood types on an emergency basis. Call 251-929-1466.

Wet ’N Wild Wednesdays
Join us for this summer’s Wet ‘N Wild Wednesday on June 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at W.O. Lott Park in Daphne. Wear your swimsuits, bring your towels and pack your lunch to join us for this free water fun event. Call Daphne Parks & Recreation, 251-621-3703.


FUNDRAISERS

Ben Walls Memorial Jam
Join us Sunday, June 24, at The Garage starting at noon for the the Ben Walls Memorial Jam annual fundraiser to help a local cancer fighter. This year’s recipient is Theresa Faulkner Pyle. Music all day, silent auction and raffles, and free crawfish while they last. See our Facebook page, “Ben Walls Memorial Jam,” or benwallsmemorialjam.com.

Chelsea Prince fundraiser
Please join us at The Bar downtown Wednesday, June 20, at 8 p.m. in support of Chelsea Prince, who is fighting ovarian cancer. We will have great drink specials, a live DJ, corn hole and beer pong. A $5 cover at the door and any donations will be given to Chelsea for assistance with treatment costs.

Hope Cup
The 6th annual USA Mitchell Cancer Institute Hope Cup will be held Thursday, June 21, at Steelwood Country Club. Registration begins at 10 a.m. followed by lunch, prizes on each hole and a putting contest. Contact bramsey@southalabama.edu or call 251-460-6209.

Palmer Williams Group Gala
The 2nd annual gala hosted by the Palmer Williams Group features a fundraising dinner with special guest Cornelius Bennett, former Alabama linebacker and former Buffalo Bills All-Star. Guests are invited to attend dinner, bid on auction items of football memorabilia and join in an intimate VIP reception on Friday, June 22, at The Battle House Renaissance Hotel in downtown Mobile. Tickets can be purchased online at palmerwilliamsgroup.org or at select Greer’s locations.


ARTS

“1984”
Theatre Explorers Post 149 presents George Orwell’s “1984,” opening Friday, June 22, at Chickasaw Theatre for four performances, ending with Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Find us on Facebook @ExplorerPost149.

“Wit & Wrath: The Life & Times of Dorothy Parker”
Join us at Bernheim Hall Saturday, June 23, 2 p.m. for this one-woman show written and performed by Claudia Baumgarten and directed by Diana E.H. Shortes. “Wit & Wrath” is literary homage to Parker, the most widely read and quoted woman of the 1920s. Admission is free, with light refreshments following the performance. Call 251-208-7097.

“Dream Big”
Around the world, engineers are pushing the limits of ingenuity and innovation in unexpected, imaginative and amazing ways. “Dream Big: Engineering Our World,” a giant-screen IMAX film at the Exploreum about engineering, takes viewers on a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds. Call 251-208-6893 or visit explore.com for showtimes. 

“Pump Boys and Dinettes”
The University of Alabama’s theater department presents the “Pump Boys” of the local gas station and their neighbors, the “Dinettes” of the Double Cupp Diner coming together for an evening of lively country and western music. Showtimes are June 20-24, 26-29 at 8 p.m. at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W. 2nd St., Gulf Shores). Admission costs $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Call 251-968-6721 or visit sbct.biz.

Music in the Park
Enjoy a free concert in the Pavilion at Town Center Park in Spanish Fort every Friday through August. Friday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m. will be Dave and Kathy. For more information on the entire summer lineup, visit spanishfortcenter.com.


MUSEUMS

“Water’s Extreme Journey”
An exciting quest that transforms “you” into a drop of water entering a watershed as you travel from watershed to oceans while learning how clean choices keep our drops healthy and moving toward a clean ocean. Open daily through Sept. 3 at the Gulf Coast Exploreum. Visit exploreum.com for details. 

“Ice Age Imperials”
Explore “Ice Age Imperials” at the History Museum of Mobile until Aug. 26. Imagine traveling 20,000 years into the past, when fierce cats, enormous mastodons and wooly mammoths, 6-foot-tall beavers and other giant creatures roamed the land and every day was a struggle for survival. Visit historymuseumofmobile.com or call 251-301-0266.

Thursdays at MMoA
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Mobile Museum of Art offers free admission to all Mobile County residents. No reservations are necessary. MMoA is at 4850 Museum Drive. Call 251-208-5200.


SPORTING EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

BayBears vs. Tennessee Smokies
The Mobile BayBears will open a six-game series on Thursday, June 21, against the Tennessee Smokies. Visit mobilebaybears.com for game times and ticket information.

AFC Mobile vs. Alexandria FC
AFC Mobile, a member of the Gulf Coast Premier League, hosts Alexandria FC at Lipscomb Athletic Complex, 3610 Michael Blvd, Mobile, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. For tickets and information visit afcmobile.net.

Yoga on Tap
Join us Tuesday, June 26, 6-7 p.m. for a free yoga class at Serda Brewing with Michelle Daoust. Find us on Facebook @serdabrewing.

Table Tennis Club
Join us Mondays, 5:30-8 p.m., and Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. (adults only), at Laun Park (5401 Windmill Drive) starting the week of June 4. Mike Ho, Baker High School table tennis coach, will help everyone with their game. Paddles provided or bring your own. All levels welcome; $1 at the door. Call 251-463-7980.


WORKSHOPS

SAMWC workshop
Join the South Alabama Mental Wellness Conference Steering Committee and speakers for the next chapter in the journey to create a trauma-informed community network. Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Prodisee Pantry. Registration and breakfast start at 8 a.m. Fee is $25 per person at www.EVENTBRITE.com. Contact 251-404-3924.

Healing through Mindful Movement
In this workshop, we will move from a place of internal communication and connection, move from ease, rather than muscling through. Saturday, June 23, at Soul Shine Yoga in Fairhope beginning at 1 p.m. Find us on Facebook @soulshineliving.

Legal Pitfalls of Small Businesses
Join the Women’s Business Alliance for our monthly networking luncheon at Dauphin’s on June 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jennifer S. Holifield will teach us about legal pitfalls of small businesses and how to avoid them. Find us on Facebook @WBAofAL.


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., Robertsdalewww.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.

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 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

Mobile City Council: Tuesdays at Government Plaza, 205 Government St. Pre-council meeting begins at 9 a.m.; council meeting begins at 10:30 a.m.www.cityofmobile.org.

Mobile Planning Commission: First and third Thursdays at 2 p.m.205 Government St., www.urban.cityofmobile.org.

Orange Beach City Council: First and third Tuesdays at 5 p.m.4099 Orange Beach Blvd., www.cityoforangebeach.com.

Prichard City Council: Every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.216 E. Prichard Ave., www.thecityofprichard.org.

Satsuma City Council: First and third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 5464 Old Highway 43 Satsuma, AL 36572, 251-675-1440.