St Mary Crawfish & Bluegrass Extravaganza
Saturday, 3:30 – 8 p.m. at St Mary’s Parish (Mobile). Hosted by Knights of Columbus. Music by Fat Man Squeeze, Phil & Foster, and more. All you can Eat $20 (Pre Sale Only), $25 (Day of Event) , $15 kids age 13-18, Under 12 is free. Purchase tickets here! https://form.jotform.com/72744746199168
Sewer Utilities Informational Meeting
Thursday, May 16, 4 – 8 p.m. at the Baldwin County Central Annex Auditorium (22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale). County will provide information and display educational materials regarding their operations to the general public. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ronald J. Cink, Baldwin County Budget Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or (251) 580-1646.
Catt’s Brown Bag Concerts
Thursday, May 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Mayday Park (Daphne) with Grayson Capps. Wednesday, May 22, 11:30 a.m – 1 p.m. at Bienville Square with Light Travelers.
Hangout Music Festival
Friday-Sunday, May 17 thru 19 at Gulf Shore Public Beach. Three days of live music from nationally-recognized performers, carnival rides, seafood and more. For tickets and details go to www.HangoutMusicFest.com.
“Next of Kin”
Friday, May 17, 6:30 p.m. at Bellingrath Hall (Corner of Ann & Dauphin Streets). Mobile Mystery Dinner. Advanced reservations required. Call 251.865.7398 for tickets and more information.
Friday, May 17, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. Scientists and attendees will discuss the role of stormwater drainage on tidal creeks along the northern Gulf of Mexico. The discussion will help shape a new research study. Representatives from local municipalities, government agencies, academic institutions, planning/engineering firms and others are encouraged to attend. The deadline for registration is May 10, and space is limited. Contact Eric Sparks at email@example.com for more information.
Memorial Day concert
Baldwin Pops Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. at Spanish Fort Pavillion.
Prince of Peace lawn party
Saturday/Sunday, May 18-19. Yard sale, food and fun. Prince of Peace Catholic Church (454 Charleston St., Mobile). For more information call 251.433.1454.
STEM with DISL
Saturday, May 18, 2 p.m. at a Ben May Main Library. Remotely operated vehicles (ROV’s) are underwater robots that are widely used in marine science research, exploration and industry and are great tools to explore STEM. Join the Dauphin Island Sea Lab as they share their ROV outreach exhibit with us. We will build, drive and fly ROV’s in their traveling pool. For more information, please call 251.494.2271.
Alabama’s 15th annual Blue Star Salute Celebration
Saturday, May 18 at Battleship Memorial Park. The day’s event will honor those who serve, have served, and those who have fallen in military service. Events will begin at 7:00 a.m. with the 5K Memorial Run and Walk honoring Alabama’s fallen heroes, the 151st Alabama National Guard Band will provide a patriotic concert at 9:00 a.m., and The Blue Star Salute Celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m. featuring keynote speaker Admiral Kent Davis commissioner of the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs. Special recognition will be given to the families of all those who have lost their lives in military service since 9/11 from the state of Alabama. For more information visit their website http://www.armedforcesdaymobile.com or the Blue Star Salute Foundation web site https://bluestarsalute.org/
Sunset concert series
Sunday, May 19, 6 p.m. at Bayfront Park Pavillion (Daphne) with Mobile Big Band Society.
Farmer’s and vendor’s market
Sunday, May 19, 12-4 p.m. at Spring Hill College. Food trucks, baked goods, fresh eggs, homemade jellies, jams and salsas, veggies, art, homemade socks and bowties, upcycled bags, homemade soaps and lotions, local honey, healthy pet treats and more. For more information find us on Facebook @sprhill.
Neigborhoods on Tap
Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7 p.m. at POST (571 Dauphin St.) Hosted by Restore Mobile, join us for a free event with beer and burgers. Learn about the work Restore Mobile is doing to preserve and energize Mobile’s historic neighborhoods. For more information visit restore mobile.org.
Lua Theme Cabaret dance
Thursday, May 23, 7 – 10 p.m. at James P. Nix Center (Fairhope). Member $5, Guest $9. For more information please call 251.928. 2835.
Memorial Day concert
Baldwin Pops Friday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. at Foley Heritage Park.
Pepsi Ball Drop at The Wharf
Friday, May 24, 5-9 p.m. Begin summer season with a 5,000-beach ball drop (including a safe, child-friendly area to grab beach balls), surf simulator, bubble zone, bounce house, animals, live entertainment and prizes. Admission is free. Visit ALWharf.com for details.
Living History Memorial Day Tribute
Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Fort Morgan Historic Site (110 Hwy 180, Gulf Shores). Includes a wreath laying ceremony in remembrance of the Tecumseh, living history groups spanning from the War of 1812 to WWII, guided tours, weapon demonstrations, artillery firing, and a photo gallery of WWI and WWII service members. For more information go to Fort-Morgan.org.
Baldwin County Memorial Day Flag Relay
Monday, May 27th. For the past nine years, runners have escorted flags in Baldwin County on Memorial Day to honor it’s fallen heroes. Additionally, signs will be placed along the route to honor fallen service members. Following the run, the signs will be collected and redistributed accordingly. For more information on the Baldwin County Run Group, please contact Elizabeth York @ 251-533-1323 or firstname.lastname@example.org / Tyler York @ 251-979-4804 or email@example.com / “Memorial Day Flag Relay Baldwin County” on Facebook.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd Annual Jazz & Cocktails RX for a Cause
Thursday, May 16, 5:30 p.m. at Azalea Manor. Silent auction, live music, raffles and giveaways, and cash bar. All proceeds to benefit Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy. Tickets: $65 for couples/$35 person. Tickets can be purchased at www.ozanampharmacy.org or at the door.
Sip and Save Lives
Friday, May 17, 6 p.m. at Red or White. Presented by Lexus of Mobile for the American Cancer Society. Donation of $25 at the door or purchase tickets online at www.vintageaffairmobile.org. Please email email@example.com with questions.
Bikers for Boobs
Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m. at Boondocks Bar & Grill. Annual benefit and dice run with proceeds benefitting Victory Health Partners and Mitchell Cancer Institute. $25 each includes t-shirt and late lunch. Live music, live and silent auctions. For more information, find us on Facebook @BikersforBoobsofLowerAlabama.
“Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy”
Thursday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. at Mobile Convention Center, Ballroom 4th Floor. Documentary film of Mobile native filmmaker and explorer Mike deGruy. His wife and filmmaking partner, Mimi Armstrong deGruy, wrote , directed and produced this feature length documentary about the irrepressible biologist turned filmmaker. Tickets are available from the Foundation office, by calling 251-307-5903, visiting us online at sealabfoundation.org.
“Urban Wild” at ACAC
Opening Friday, May 10, 6 – 9 p.m. 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.
“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
The Playhouse in Park’s adaptation of the humorous Mark Twain classic, with an original script and score. Now through May 19. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Call 251-602-0630 for information and reservations or visit www.playhouseinthepark.org.
“The Heart of Broadway”
Sunday/Monday, May 19 (2:30 p.m.) and May 20 (6:30 p.m.) at The Studio. Come hear students explore some of the emotions found on stage and screen. Admission is $5 per person. For more information visit www.TheStudioAL.com.
“Science Fiction Science Future”
Beginning May 25 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.
Orange Beach Billfish Classic
Friday/Saturday, May 17-18 at the Wharf Marina. One of the five high-profile fishing tournaments in the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series with more than 53 teams and one million dollars in prize money. Register at OrangeBeachBillfishClassic.com. Call 251.402.8190 for more information.
Free vessel safety checks
Saturday, May 18, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. performed by Perdido Bay Power Squadron at the The Lillian Boat Launch located on the south side of the Lillian Bridge on Perdido Bay. For more additional information call Richard Carson at 251.980.1536 or Dave Packett at 850.375.2579.
NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship
Thursday, May 23 – Saturday, May 25 at Gulf Shores Sportsplex. Watch as both male and female collegiate athletes from all over the country compete in various outdoor track & field events. Admission is $10 for a day pass, $25 for a 3-day pass. Visit NAIA.org for more information.
Youth Phinman Triathlon
Saturday, May 25 at David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center. The PhinmanXL is open to children ages 10-14. This race will consist of a 100 yard swim, 2.8 mile bike ride and 0.83 mile run. The PhinmanXL will begin at 8 a.m. The PhinmanJR is open to children ages 6-9. This race will consist of a 50 yard swim, 1.8 mile bike ride and 0.4 mile run. The PhinmanJR will begin at 8:45 a.m. All participants must bring a bike and helmet for the cycling portion of the event. For more information and to register online, visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/triathlon
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.
West Coast Swing in Fairhope
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.
Intro to 3D printing & CAD software
Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. at Ben May Main Library. Come meet members of the Mobile Makerspace for a demonstration of cool things you can do with a 3D Printer and CAD Software. Registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, please call 494-2271.
Saturday, May 18, 2 p.m. at Ben May Main Library. Wondering how much you should save and what type of accounts you should have? Be confidant in how you’re saving for retirement by learning how to build a strong, adaptable financial strategy. Facilitator is Christina Gibson with Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit Christian organization. Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged. For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 22, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Ben May Main Library. Gina Germany, CDP, CSA with Touching Hearts Senior Care will be joined by attorney Banks Ladd and Dr. Daniel Spriggs with Homedica House Calls, for a discussion on dementia; what it is, and tips on how to care for someone with cognitive disabilities. Informative literature will be available and 3 CEUs will be given. Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged. For more details on the workshop or to register, please call 251-340-1458 or 251-340-1538 or email email@example.com.
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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