STEVE HICKS MEMORIAL
Fundraiser for three-year-old, Cullen McKinney who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia.
Live professional wrestling by the Alabama Wrestling Alliance on Saturday, September 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Bayou La Batre Community Center. Fundraiser for three-year-old, Cullen McKinney who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia. For ticket information call (251) 467-6623. All proceeds to Kane’s Warrior Kids.
Fall concert with Mobile Symphonic Pops
Thursday, September 19, 7 p.m. Medal of Honor Park. Music selections include Big Band Favorites, Queen’s Greatest Hits, Selections from Les Miserables, and Satiric Dances. Bring your own chair or blanket. Free to the public.
Brown Bag Concerts
Wednesdays in Bienville Square, Thursdays in Daphne’s May Day Park and Friday at The Mill (Fairhope) from 11:30-1:30 p.m. (all locations). Excelsior Band, Sept. 18, 19 & 20th and Pikkhead Militia 25, 26 & 27th.
Sunset Series at Gulf Place
Thursday, September 19 p.m. Gulf Place Town Green and Public Beach in Gulf Shores. Third of four weekly events, Singer/songwriter and guitarist, Jimmy Lumpkin will take the stage. Visitors are invited to bring, blanket, lawn chairs, snacks and cooler. Admission is free to the public. For more information contact the Special Events Division at 251-968-1171 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/sunsetseries.
Rise of Climate Mobile Bay
Friday, September 20, 12 – 5 p.m., Bienville Square. It will focus on education and the real and expected impacts of climate change. Hosted by Mobile Bay Sierra Club & MEJAC (Mobile Environmental Justice Action Coalition) For more event information, go to https://riseforclimatemobilebay.org or contact Carol Adams-Davis, 702-496-5050 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum Day at USS Alabama
Saturday, September 21. USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park will join hundreds of museums and cultural institutions across the country offering free admission as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live. To obtain your free admission ticket to Battleship Memorial Park, please visit Smithsonian Magazine’s website at www.smithsonianmag.com/museum-day-2019/ Free admission tickets for two will be issued to each email address that registers. For more information on USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, please visit our website at www.ussalabama.com
Movies in the Park
Hosted by Mobile Parks and Recreation. “Pokemon Detective” September 20 at Seals Park. Movies begin at dusk. For more information and complete movie schedule, find us on Facebook @mobileparks and Instagram @mobileparksandree.
32nd Coastal Cleanup
Saturday, September 21, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Annual day of removing trash from coast lines on Dog River. Trash bags, cloth gloves and water bottles provided. Participants receive lunch, badges (if a scout) and a T-shirt. For check-in locations email email@example.com or call Debi Foster (251) 377-4485.
Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Ben May Main Library. Pet the animals from Uncle Joe’s Rolling Zoo, participate in a sidewalk chalk competition, enjoy popcorn and see how you do at pumpkin bowling and other outdoor games. For more information, please call the Children’s Department at 340-1507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craft and attic show
Saturday, September 21, 9 a.m. Abba Shrine (7701 Hitt Rd. Mobile). Crafts, vendors, antiques and attic items for sale. Admission $3, free child ID provided by Masonic Alabama Grandlodge.
Saturday, September 21, 4 – 7 p.m. at P.E.I.R. (People Engaged in Recovery), 2534 Government Blvd. Mobile. For more information contact Ann Powell at email@example.com.
Dill Lecture Series
Sunday, September 22; 5:30 p.m., Dauphin Way United Methodist Church. Krista Tippett—host of the weekly public radio program and podcast On Being, journalist, and bestselling author—will give a lecture on “The Adventure of Civility,” which will be followed by a reception and book signing. Tippett received the National Humanities Medal at the White House in 2014 and has won prestigious awards for excellence in radio broadcasting. Her books include Speaking of Faith, Einstein’s God, and Becoming Wise. The lecture is open to the entire community and is offered free of charge. For more information call (251) 471-1511 or check the website www.dauphinwayumc.org/dill-lecture.
Christus lecture series
Thursday, September 26, 7 p.m. in Byrne Memorial Hall-Spring Hill College. First in the 30th season is “Faith Amidst Despair: Echoes from Auschwitz” presented by Dr. Anthony Gard, an authority on the system of mail used to hide the fate of victims in the Nazi concentration camps in WWII. For more information contact christus@@shc.edu, www.shc.edu/christus or Facebook/ChristusTheo.
Special cruise to Bayou Canot
Saturday, September 28, 9 – 11 a.m. from Historic Blakeley Park. Scene of two of the most dramatic tragedies in regional history: the derailment of Amtrak’s “Sunset Limited” in 1993 and the last documented importation of African slaves into the United States in 1860 aboard the Clotilda. At 11:00 a.m. a special interactive wildlife program entitled “Feathered Friends and Falconry” presented by local biologist, educator, and falconer Mark Wetzel.Tickets are just $25 for adults, and $15 for children 6-12. For more information to go the events page at www.blakeleypark.com or call 251-626-0798.
September 27-28, Gulf Coast Ducks begins the 2019 “Haunted Ducks” tours. Haunted tours depart from The Fort of Colonial Mobile in Downtown Mobile. (150 S Royal St., Mobile). Tickets are available at http://gulfcoastducks.com/buy-tickets or call (251) 525-6933.
Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. West Regional Library. Come celebrate 150 Years of Postcards. Enjoy our postcard and travel themed displays, make your own personalized postcard, participate in a scavenger hunt, and so much more! For more information, please call 340-1589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on 150 Years of Postcards, go to 150yearsofpostcards.com/.
Health, Wealth & Wisdom
Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Tillman’s Corner Community Center. hosted by your local Thrivent Community. All are welcome. Exhibits: Health & Community services (screenings, services, & information) for individuals, families, veterans & seniors. Free Games, Activities & Lunch for kids – Discounted lunch for adults – please bring a non-perishable food item for entry to be donated to Feeding The Gulf Coast. Call or email Christina Gibson 251-259-5009 or email@example.com
Alabama Coastal BirdFest
October 2–5. BirdFest includes boat and walking trips each day to prime spots, including the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve, a 7.5-mile stretch of Forever Wild property in Saraland, Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary, and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Registration ends September 20. For information contact Diana Brewer, firstname.lastname@example.org 251.990.5004 or 251.510.7203.
First Monday of each month September thru May at The Orange Beach Community Center. Meeting begins with social hour at 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. and special program at 7 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish to serve 8-10 persons. For more information call (251) 981-6060.
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.
UCP’s Food & Folly
Thursday, September 19, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Fort Whiting Armory. Chefs prepare samples of their best fare for guests to taste and eventually vote on. In addition, guests have the opportunity to sample fine wines and craft beer, participate in a wine grab, and try their hand in a silent auction. All proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile. For more information on Food & Folly and UCP, visit ucpmobile.org.
Friday, September 20, 6-9 p.m. at the USS Alabama’s Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion. Mobile Arts Council hosts live art competition between five Mobile artists, silent auction, and live music. Tickets $30 in advance; $35 day of event. Purchase tickets at www.mobilearts.org.
“Build Hope for McKemie Place”
Thursday, September 26, Crown Hall (853 Dauphin St. Suite 1). Silent auction, food, drinks and music by Velcro Pygmies. Tickets can be purchase at Eventbrite.com.
An Evening of Poetry
Thursday, September 19, 6:30-10 p.m. History Museum of Mobile. Featuring Queen Sara, Queen Black the Poetess, Ebony, Hyrim Ether and open mic. Light refreshments, $10 admission. Family-friendly. For more information, contact Tiffany Hector at 251-301-0266 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance Poet Danez Smith
Thursday, September 19, 6 p.m. at Student Center Outdoor Amphitheater. Danez Smith is a queer, poz writer & performer from St. Paul. Danez is the author of “Don’t Call Us Dead,” winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection and a finalist for the National Book Award. For more information email email@example.com.
Mobile Symphony opens 2019 season
Saturday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2:30 pm, at the Saenger. Cuban pianist Aldo López-Gavilán performs Ravel’s Concerto in G Major in a program filled with beloved tributes to the music of Spain and Cuba. For more information or tickets visit www.mobilesymphony.org or calling 251.432.2010
MOJO 18th Anniversary
Monday, September 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Central ArtSanctuary (1260 Dauphin St. Mobile). “Trumpets In Time” features music performed and composed by famous and notable trumpeters in jazz history. The performing quintet, all accomplished Gulf Coast jazz musicians, includes Roger Villines (trumpet/flugelhorn), Bob Maksymkow (woodwinds), Camara Kambon (keyboard), Steve Gilmore ( bass) and Jimmy Roebuck (drums). Admission includes a light jambalaya dinner, beverage bar, door prizes and more. $10-$15 admission at door, cash preferred for admission and donations. For more information visit mojojazz.org or call (251) 459-2298.
Now through December 1st at the History Museum of Mobile. Mine the mysteries of diamond formation, and explore the unique environments that create these precious stones. For more information visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
Palaemon Press exhibit
Now through end of September at Rodning Gallery, Marx Library, USA. Celebrating Southern literary and book arts tradition featuring Eudora Welty’s Twenty Photographs. For more information call 251-460-7025.
“Married in Mobile”
Now through December 31st at the History Museum of Mobile. Features wedding gowns from 1852 to present and wedding accessories dating back to 1766. For more information 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. 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile. Call 251-208-5200.
2019 Gulf Coast Hunting/Fishing Expo
Saturday/Sunday September 21 & 22nd at The Grounds. Featuring live music, product demonstrations, and guest speakers. $10 admission and kids are free. Visit gchuntfishexpo.com for more information.
Coastal Alabama Couples Classic
September 26 – 28, Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club (Gulf Shore). This all-inclusive tournament includes 3 days of golf (plus practice rounds for a cart fee), breakfast and lunch daily, a welcome reception, a sunset cruise, two drink tickets per day and prizes! Courses include Craft Farms, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club, and Rock Creek Golf Club. For more information visit GolfAlabamaBeach.com/Coastal-Alabama-Couples-Classic
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Join us for lunch at Via Cafe $7 each. Bingo $4 per packet. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. (Mobile), 251-470-5222. Open to public.
“Starting a Business in Mobile”
Tuesday, September 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ben May Main Library. Mel Washington, Regional Manager at the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Alabama, will conduct a workshop on starting a business in Mobile. Topics include, researching your idea, preparing a winning business plan, accessing capital, and creating legal structures. Registration is strongly encouraged but not required. For more information, please call 251-340-1458 email firstname.lastname@example.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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