What’s Happening in Mobile Alabama the week of 05/27

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Featured Photo: Photos from Fuse Project’s Premier Dragon Boat Race.  2nd Annual coming up June 6th.

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5/28: Night Market
5pm, Mobile Museum of Art. MMofA hosts a quarterly Night Market of artist and artisan wares. Bring a keen eye for detail and become known for the unique gifts you give. Rack your friends with jealousy for your rare, artful home décor. Support your local artists and join the party and shopping fun with great food, drink, and live music. Featuring: Emily Stuckey Music, Geaux Boy Food Truck, Frios Gourmet Pops – Mobile/Springhill. Beer and Wine by donation.

5/28: Game Night
6pm, Moe’s Bar B Que, Downtown.The theme is “Minute To Win It.” Come out and join us to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It will be a great time with music, games, and great food. Tickets are $25 and include Moe’s BBQ. Once inside, there will be $2 games, each victory will get you an entry to our raffle prizes. The drawing will be at 8:00pm.

5/28: Sip and Support
6pm, Azalea Manor. Come enjoy the night with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music. We will also have a silent auction featuring numerous pieces of locally designed art and jewelry. Our team has paired with LLS to raise money for our local blood cancer survivors, Jon Bryant Orso,8 and Sydney Upchurch,9; also in honor of our dear friend, Dani Stafford. Come out and help us support a great cause! Cancer doesn’t wait – why should you?? Tickets $50 each.

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5/29: Scramble For A Cure
7am, Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Fundraising is in full swing for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the year contest. This is yet just another way to support our local hero’s while they make a difference!

5/29: Spot Check-Free Skin Cancer Screening
8am, Fox10 News Station. Learn the ABCDE rule and other quick and helpful tips for detecting signs of skin cancer. No appointment needed. Sponsored by Infirmary Health.

5/29-30: El Cantador
Part 1, 5/29, 9pm, The Government Street Grocery. Part 2, 5/30, 8pm, Callaghan’s Irish Social Club. They’ve been on pause for 2 years and they are now getting together as El Cantador one last time (actually, 2 last times) They had a great run with the band over the years, and we’re glad to announce their last shows with two of the first venues who took us in and have been an extended part of the EC family.

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5/29-31: Mary Poppins
7:30pm, Chickasaw Civic Theater. Closing out CCT’s 51st season is another blockbuster—the newly released Mary Poppins, pending availability of the rights. A mix of P.L. Travers’ wonderful stories about the magical London nanny, the show by Julian Fellowes, Robert Sherman, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe is sure to delight through music, story and a touch of magic — bringing charming new episodes into the blend made so familiar in the 1964 Disney movie. Mary Jo Alsip, who has brought such major shows as Les Misérables and The Music Man to the Chickasaw stage, will direct this show.

5/30: 2015 Publix Grandman Triathlon
7am, Fairhope. The Publix Grandman Triathlon begins with a 1/3 mile swim straight out into picturesque Mobile Bay and back beside the Fairhope Municipal Pier. After the swim comes a 18 mile bike ride through the charming city of Fairhope. The ride begins with one steep hill and five miles of rolling countryside. The race to the finish line begins with a 3.1 mile run through the streets of Fairhope and along the Bay. We look forward to seeing you bright and early at Saturday morning!

6/1: Doggie Happy Hour
5pm, OK Bike Shop. Join us for the Festivities and help support Save a Stray! Enjoy drinks and dinner on the pet friendly patio of the OK! Bicycle Shop with your four-legged friends, while supporting the dog rescue community in Mobile. Enjoy live music, local art, a fun photo booth and great prizes!Each month’s Doggie Happy Hour is hosted by MyHappyDog123. MyHappyDog123 offers homemade gourmet Dog & Cat Treats and dog sitting services. Every event supports a different animal rescue or program and local vets, artists and musicians.

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6/2: David Mathews Band
6pm, The Wharf. Seats are still available to see these guys live at The Wharf in Orange Beach! Who knows what their set list will consist of be we can assure you it will be amazing.

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What’s Happening in Mobile Alabama the week of 05/20

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: Photos from Fuse Project’s Premier Dragon Boat Race.  2nd Annual coming up June 6th.

5/21:Alta Pointe’s Mental Health First Aid Training
AltaPointe’s Mental Health First Aid is a 8-hour training course designed to teach key skills to help a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The ultimate goal is to teach individuals how to help a person in a mental health crisis. For more information call 251-450-4340.

5/21: Crawfish For A Cause
5-8pm, Moe’s Bar B Que Downtown. Join Donan, Hilltop Cleaners and Restoration and Servpro invite you to join us for a night of food, entertainment and family fun in honor of a great cause. All proceeds benefit USA Arnold Luteman Regional Burn Center. Tickets are $20. Live music, cash door and door prizes and an auction.

5/21: Mobile’s Young Professional Mixer
5:30pm, O’daly’s. Change-makers, free beer, great conversation. Come hear all about the upcoming Alabama YP Summit.Young Professionals (YPs) who are looking to build a statewide network of colleagues, enhance their professional and educational development, and add their voice to the conversations shaping the future of Alabama are encouraged to attend the event. This includes Young Professionals who may be in career fields ranging from culture and arts to professional services to public sector, not-for-profit and beyond.

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5/21: Mobile Chapter CCA Spring Banquet
5:30pm, Mobile Botanical Gardens. Come out and join the Coastal Conservation Association to support marine conservation efforts and have some fun at this year’s Spring Banquet. The night will be filled with an open bar raffles, auctions, music by ABRO Trio, catering by Morrisette & Co.

5/21: Delta Reign Album Release Party
7pm, Callaghan’s. Delta Reign, the Mobile River Delta’s local band, will be celebrating the release of their latest album, “Nothing But Sky” on Travianna Records. Special guests, Phil Proctor will be sitting in on mandolin/guitar, and Sean Murphy (Rosco Bandana) will be sitting in on drums for a few songs. Make your plans to come out and celebrate with us.

5/22-5/24: MOBICON
12-5pm Fri-Sun, Renaissance Riverview Hotel. MOBICON is an annual three-day convention in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, cosplay and horror. Fans gather at our convention to meet other fans and guests to have fun mingling along with raising money for our selected charity. Don’t miss the Marvel Unites Photoshoot at 12:30 on Saturday!

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5/22: Mobile BayBears
7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. Come cheer on the Mobile BayBears while they take on the Chattanooga Lookouts this Friday night. This game has a fun surprise… FIREWORKS! A great way to get your Memorial Day weekend started!

5/22: Paddington
8pm, Langan Park Pavilion. Get your long weekend off to a great start with a free screening of Paddington in Langan Park off Zeigler Blvd. Bring the family, food and a blanket and be prepared to have a blast!

5/23: Market on the Square
7:30am-Noon, Cathedral Square. Come check out the best of local growers, makers and bakers in Cathedral Square this Saturday. Local food, live music, art and tons of fun!

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5/27: Think While You Drink
5:30pm, Moe’s Bar B Que Downtown. Hosted by Man and Woman of the Year Candidates Bryan Comer and Julia Shreve, this trivia event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Join us for a fun night of trivia at Moe’s BBQ in downtown Mobile. Prizes for winners and fun door prizes!

5/27: Paint Your Pooch Party
6pm, Paint the Town. Have you ever wished you had a custom portrait of your beloved pooch or cat? Here is your chance! The staff gets everything prepped for you and guide you in painting a fantastic portrait of your best friend. ZERO experience is necessary and it is incredibly fun! Paint the Town will have a few fun auction items and a little wine (and non-alcoholic drinks) to get the creative juices flowing. Kids are welcome and the staff will have a special project just for them.

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What’s Happening in Mobile Alabama the Week of 05/13

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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5/14: Cajun Cornhole Classic
5:30pm, Cathedral Square. Downtown Mobile Alliance hosts the 16-team single elimination tournament to benefit Springboard to Success, the non-profit that operates the Urban Emporium. Geaux Boy food truck will be on hand and will donate a portions of the evening’s sales to the fundraiser. Great prizes in lots of fun categories (best team name, best team outfits, etc!).  $75.00 registration fee per team (2 member teams).

5/14: Mobile Bike Club Urban Assault
6:30pm, Mellow Mushroom. Weekly Ride of Controlled Mayhem. All speeds and all ages welcome. 15-20 mile ride. Lights & Helmets required. Proper attitude not required.

5/15-5/17: HangOut MusicFest 2015
Gulf Shores, AL. Alabama’s Largest Music Festival is back again! This beach fest is not to be missed. Grab some friends and head down to Gulf Shores to see bands like Foo Fighters, Paramore, Lupe Fiasco, Zac Brown Band and more. Tickets still available.

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5/15-5/17: Pippi Longstocking
7:30pm Fri, 2:30pm Sat/Sun. Playhouse in the Park. Laugh along during all of Pippi’s adventures with her friends as Playhouse in the Park presents the story of a buccaneer captain’s playful and unpredictable 9-year-old daughter who does not want to become an adult. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students and kids.

5/16: 2nd Annual Memorial 5K Run/Walk
7:30am, Battleship Park. For a second year, Blue Star Salute Foundation, Inc. has organized this event. Each runner will run with the name of one of Alabama’s Fallen Heroes on their Race Bib and afterwards during activities, they can visit the wall of Alabama’s Faces of the Price of Freedom to see the faces of their fallen service member. Come out and honor America’s military and spend the day enjoying all the USS Alabama Battleship has to offer.

5/16: NAMIWalks
9am, Spring Hill College. Join us for the NAMIWalks where we believe in stomping out the stigma of Mental Illness. There is no registration fee for the walk! Organize a team for your company, organization or family and friends.

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5/17: Sunset Cruise
5:30pm, Blue Gill Restaurant. Board the “Osprey”, 5 Five Rivers Delta Safaris’ tour boat, for a cruise starting at The Blue Gill restaurant’s dock, going into Mobile Bay for an up-close and personal look at the USS Alabama, and into the Mobile River for a look at what goes on in the busy Port of Mobile. All while the sun is going down, and the sunset/twilight backdrop to the City of Mobile’s skyline makes for great photo ops! Cost is $21 per person.

5/18: Doug Benson
7pm, Moe’s Bar B Que, Downtown. Comedian Doug Benson (“Last Comic Standing,” “Super High Me”) has been on an album-a-year schedule since 2008 (his most recent release being “Gateway Doug 2: Forced Fun”), plus he has two popular weekly podcasts (“Doug Loves Movies” and “Getting Doug With High”), does the occasional film (“The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled”) and makes regular appearances on “@midnight” on Comedy Central. Such a busy schedule for High Times’ 2009 Stoner of the Year.

5/18-5/21: Designing the Future Workshop
Multi Day Event, The Grounds. Take part in a multi-day design event that will build off the Focus on the Future Workshop held in March. On Monday, May 18th, an interactive, hands-on workshop focused on design, character, and livability that builds on the ideas communicated by the public during the Focus on the Future Workshop. On Tuesday, May 19th and Wednesday, May 20th, you can drop-in and talk to urban designers as they work in a studio open to the public to translate Mobile’s ideas into plans for better streets, public spaces, and new, walkable centers of community life. On Thursday, May 21st, concepts will be presented at a Work-in-Progress presentation.

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What’s Happening the Week of 05/06

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: These actors are ready for Pippi Longstocking which premieres in May (photo credit: Playhouse in the Park)

5/06: Making for Mom Workshop
6-9pm. Paint the Town, Downtown Mobile.Still deciding on what you want to get for the MOM in your life? Or maybe you want to bring her out for a fun evening? Or maybe youre a mom and just want to treat yourself! No matter what the occasion, you should join us for this very fun evening of crafts celebrating MOTHERS DAY!! The workshop will consist of 6 different artisans teaching you all their special craft. For $45 choose from 5 of those crafts to make a gift basket fit for ANY mom. Feel free to bring snacks and beverages, we will be providing cupcakes and a very special PHOTOBOOTH!

5/07: Cocktails with the Critters
6-9pm, Blue Gill Restaurant. Join us for an exciting evening overlooking the Mobile River Delta featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres from our Gulf, beer and wine. Live entertainment by Local Celebrity Singer Songwriter Eric Erdman. Celebrated Artist Stig Marcussen Will join us to hand paint his limited edition pen and ink prints. Tickets $50 in advance, $55 at the door. Tickets are available by visiting us online at sealabfoundation.org or at Carpe Diem.

5/07: Putt Putt & Pinot
6-9pm, United Way of Southwest Alabama. Join the United Way Emerging Leaders for a Spring Wine Down evening. This wine tasting event is to help fundraise for the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Mobile County.

5/07: Shen Yun
7:30pm. Mobile Civic Center. Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired. A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance.

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5/08: LoDa ArtWalk
6-9pm, Downtown Dauphin St. It’s that time again Mobile, the monthly LoDa ArtWalk is taking over our beautiful Downtown again this Friday night. Come out and enjoy every type of art you can imagine, shop in the local stores staying open just for you and even check out one of the fantastic new restaurants. Stop by the Mobile Arts Council for a special Meet The Artists event.

5/08: Mobile Bay Bears VS. Jacksonville Suns
7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. Come out to support our local Bay Bears team! See the team take on the Jacksonville Suns. Tonight’s game will have special addition..FIREWORKS!! Get your tickets in advance!

5/09: Abita Seersucker 7s Rugby Tournament
Join the Battleship Rugby Club as they host the Abita Seersucker Sevens Rugby Tournament  at Battleship Memorial Park. Sevens Rugby will make its return to the Olympics in 2016, and the sport is the talk of the nation. Come see the best teams in the Southeast compete to win the Seersucker Trophy. RUGBY NEWS – Women’s Rugby is forming a team and will be playing in this series.  Come and watch the game in order to learn more and get info about how to join.

5/09: Stamp Out Hunger
Today letter carriers across the country, with the U.S. Postal Service, will collect food for families in need. It’s easy to help- Collect and bag nonperishable food items. Place by your mailbox the morning of Saturday for your letter carrier to pick up and deliver to Bay Area Food Bank.* Donate items like canned meats, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, and rice. Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers

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5/09: 8th Annual Semper Fi Golf Tournament
8am, Spring Hill Golf Course. This day long event situated in the pristine Spring Hill Golf Course will include 18 holes of golf, a superb lunch with beverages and a closing ceremony.  For those looking for a fun golf outing, hurry and register because spots are filling up quickly. You can register the morning of the event at 7am. For anyone who would like to make a donation, please contact the Marine spearheading the Semper Fi Golf Tournament, Mr. A.B. Grantham via his email granthamab@gmail.com.

5/09: Creek Fest
10am-2pm, Tricentennial Park. Free, family friendly event with a  cane pole fishing tournament (16 and under), live music from Eric Erdman, hot dogs provided by Mobile Gas, door prizes and educational exhibits. Food and kayak rentals also will be part of the half-day event as the natural beauty of one of Mobile’s historic waterways is showcased. Three Mile Creek was the city’s first source of drinking water.There also will be opportunities for area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to earn merit badges.

5/09: 99 Bottles of Beer on the Lawn
1-5pm, Southern Napa Daphne, AL. A craft beer festival like no other! Join Southern Napa in its 3rd annual festival with 99 beers to sample. Live music from Brett LaGrave, food and a pet adoption from the Baldwin County Humane Society. Tickets on sale now!

5/09: Dirty Dogs-A Dog Wash Fundraiser for Delta Dogs
1-3pm, Callaghans Downtown Mobile. Back by popular demand! Bring your pooches down for a dog wash fundraiser! For a $10 tax deductible donation, your pooch will have the best bath of it’s life, courtesy of our Delta Dogs volunteers. Nail trims and light grooming will be available for donations, too! We will also have a silent auction with fantastic items from local businesses and artists, and a lot of other fun! Stay tuned for more information!

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5/10: Mother’s Day Evening Garden Concert
5:30pm, Bellingrath Gardens. Bellingrath Gardens and Home is happy to welcome the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra and their conductor, Dr. Rob Seebacher, for the Annual Mother’s Day Concert on Enjoy the Gardens and Home throughout the afternoon and then gather at 5:30 PM for the late afternoon concert.  Guests are still encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and picnic supper and can enjoy the concert on Live Oak Plaza.The free concert is included in your admission to Bellingrath Gardens. Beginning at 4 PM on Mother’s Day, admission will be reduced to $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12

5/12-5-13: 2015 Women’s Revival
6:30pm, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Feel like you want a new look from the INSIDE OUT? Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is holding their annual Women’s Revival Tuesday and Wednesday night.

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What’s Happening the Week of 04/29

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05/1-05/2: Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Foley, AL. Back and better than ever. This years festival will include the Mitchell Brothers Carnival rides and tethered hot air balloon rides both Friday and Saturday nights giving you a bird’s eye view of all the festivities. Along with an Arts and Crafts section, Food Trucks and live music, this years event will be one to definitely check out!

5/02-5/03: Blessing of the Fleet
10am-4pm. Bayou La Batre, AL. Brought to you by the Shipbuilders of Bayou La Batre and Coden, the 66th Annual Blessing of the Fleet will take place at St. Margaret Catholic Church this weekend.This tradition traces back to Old World European fishing communities where God was publicly acknowledged and asked for a bountiful harvest and the safety of the men at sea. The event features seafood, a land parade, vendors, gumbo cook-off and a cash raffle.

5/02: Tunnel Vision 5K Run and Party
8am. Mobile, AL. Starting from the corner of Government and Claiborne Street and ending at Ralph and Kacoo’s on the Causeway, this is the nations ONLY under/over water 5K! Shuttle will be running from Battleship Park to Government Street. A great awards party at Ralph and Kacoo’s, one of the race sponsors.

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5/02: Spring Fling
9am-2pm. Piccadilly Square. A bright, family-friendly event showcasing local craft/shopping booths. There will be games for the kids & entire family! Little ones will also love the special surprise characters and performers that will be making their rounds. Also get ready for the tasty food vendors, photo booth, and music!

5/02: Barre3 In The Park
9:30am. Cathedral Square. Get your weekend started off right with a fun Barre3 class in the park! Barre3 is an exercise that combines ballet, yoga and pilates into easy to follow moves that gets your body burning those calories. Never been to a class? Nows your chance to check it out. Bring a yoga mat and some water!

5/02: Pop-Up Broad Street
11am-5pm. Downtown Mobile, AL. Born from the idea that vision can produce real and substantial change, Pop Up Mobile works to activate specific city blocks over a weekend to demonstrate the “art of the possible”. Through pop-up shops, temporary cross walks, and “pop-up parks” and public spaces, Pop Up Mobile showcases the potential for quality public areas and economic vitality. It will feature variety of pop-up retailers, food from area food trucks, live music, and Mobile’s first “pop-up park”. This community event has no admission… it’s FREE for all to come and enjoy!

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5/02: Yellow Day
11am-4pm. Camp Grace. Camp Grace will host its second annual Yellow Day, celebrating the many camps and charitable organizations who host camps at Camp Grace each year. Admission and Activities are FREE. We will have archery, horse riding, fishing, swimming, and an opportunity to try out our ropes course. There will be carnival games for the kids, a silent auction for the adults, music for all, and food to satisfy any craving. Make sure to take a stroll down Campers’ Lane so that you can check out all of the wonderful organizations that utilize Camp Grace throughout the year. You may even find your next volunteer project!

5/02: Kentucky Derby Fundraiser
4:30-7:30pm. Athelstan Club. Join us in your Kentucky Derby attire for an evening of fun, food, and the most exciting two minutes in sports. The Kentucky Derby Fundraiser supports Richard Fuquay Jr.’s campaign for The Leukemia Lymphoma Man and of the Year. The event will include  live entertainment, live racing action on a large screen, hor d’oeuvres, hat contest, raffle prizes, and cash bar.Tickets are $30 and will be sold the day of the event.

5/02: Screen on the Green: Big Hero 6
7:30pm. Spring Hill College. Screen on the Green Film Festival is celebrating Disney this Spring! Our movie line-up is geared to families with children. Do something different this year, grab your kids and a few of their friends, blankets and chairs and watch a movie under the stars on Dorn Field behind the Moorer Library. Rain Cancels.

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5/03: The Art and Design of Mardi Gras: A Dramatic Conclusion
1-5pm. Mobile Museum of Art. The Art and Design of Mardi Gras is going out with a bang! But not without all the pomp and pageantry befitting the commemoration of our city’s crown jewel festival. Come take Talk & Tours by the artists and artisans, meet Mardi Gras royalty, get your photo wearing the MMofA Moon Pie Train, see the ‘Best of Mardi Gras 2015’ documentary by Steve Joynt, dance in the streets,  eat from a truck, generally revel and romp with us.  And if you haven’t seen the exhibition, this is truly your last chance.

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5/07: Shen Yun
7:30pm. Mobile Civic Center. Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired. A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance.

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What’s Happening the Week of 04/22

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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4/22: A Night to Dine With Art and Wine
OK Bike Shop, 6-9pm. Debuting tonight, OK Bike Shop will be hosting a monthly event for art and drinks. The event, which includes wine specials, live music and live art demonstrations, will take place in the restaurant’s back courtyard.Wednesday’s featured artists and musicians include ceramic artist and sculptor Reynolds, multimedia artist Riley Brenes and guitarist and singer/songwriter Emily Stuckey. Attendees will have the chance to mingle with the artists over drinks and dinner.

4/23-4/25: Metamorphoses
University of South Alabama Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm. Theatre USA’s final production of the 2014-15 season, Mary Zimmerman’s award-winning adaptation of Metamorphoses. A contemporary retelling of the myths of Ovid, this production, directed by Lars Tatom, new chair of Theatre & Dance, adds an exciting theatrical element – the entire production takes place in and around a large pool of water. For more information, please contact the Theatre USA Box Office at 251-460-6306.

4/23: Little Black Dress
Fort Whiting, 6:30pm. Ladies, grab some friends and check out this event! Little Black Dress is a fast-paced New York styled runway show and cocktail party benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. Limited tickets remaining.

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4/23: 3 Lives Blood Drive
Remington College, 7:30-9pm. Why focus on minority blood donors? According to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, African American donors provide blood with unique antigens that are vital for people with sickle cell disease – which affects 70,000 people in the U.S. – as well as patients with other blood disorders.While the focus of 3 Lives is to highlight the need for minority blood donors, everyone is encouraged to give blood at the event; anyone 17 years or older and 110 pounds can donate blood.

4/24-4/26: Mullet Toss
Flora-Bama. The Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest.This year’s event will feature local celebrities tossing out a few fish at noon, each day (Friday, Saturday & Sunday).

4/24: Band of Heathens
Callaghans, 7:30pm. Austin supergroup Band of Heathens is playing Callaghans Friday night!  Widely considered the best band outta Austin, the Heathens have been compared to Little Feat, The Band, Black Crowes, and the Allman Brothers. What makes these Heathens so refreshingly different is the overall musicianship and seamless blending of alt-rockers, folk tales, gutbucket blues and heartland anthems.

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4/25: Blisters for Sisters
Sacred Heart, 7am. Dust off those sneakers and get ready for a few Blisters for Sisters at our first 5K and fun run at Sacred Heart Residence. Participants will be running a certified 5K course beginning here as well as a one mile fun run. Help support the Little Sisters of the Poor by participating.  Call 251-476-6335 for more information.

4/25: Infirmary Health Duathlon
Infirmary Health, 8am. Love to Run? Love to Bike? And then love to run some more? Then this 2 mile run, 10 mile bike followed by another 2 mile run race is for you! Infirmary Health’s Duathlon will also feature a Food Truck Feast Competition at the post-race party. You don’t have to race to enjoy the post-race party..public welcome

4/25: Mobile Botanical Garden’s Market Place
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 9-11am. The Market Place features many of the same unusual, interesting, native and hard to find plants featured at Spring Plant Sale, plus new merchandise arriving weekly through June. Staffed by volunteers, (many are Master Gardeners) the Market Place provides not only plants, but expert advice for your Gulf Coast Garden.

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4/25: The Music of the Rolling Stones
Saenger Theater, 8pm. From Start Me Up to I Can’t Get No Satisfaction, the music of the legendary Rolling Stones will fill the Saenger Theatre April 25, performed by the Mobile Symphony and amplified by a full rock band. For tickets, visit the Mobile Symphony Box Office at 257 Dauphin Street, or charge by phone at 251-432-2010 or online at mobilesymphony.org.

4/28: Bill Burr
Saenger Theater, 8pm. Bill Burr is an American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself. Now he tours the country telling jokes about it. Come check him out!

Summer Day Camp 2015, YMCA of South Alabama
Y Camp kids enjoy a variety of imaginative activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds, and strengthen their bodies – all while learning about themselves and the world around them.  At Y camp, kids enjoy fun summer activities that include sports, swimming, and arts and crafts, while also learning the importance of healthy choices and active lifestyles under the supervision of fully-trained staff.  With the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as a guide, YMCA counselors work with children to help them realize their potential in a safe, engaging environment.  At Y summer camps, kids learn to share, make new friends, and learn new skills.  Most importantly, they learn how to be themselves.

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 04/15

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SouthSounds Music Fest 2015Featured Photo: The SouthSounds Music Festival of 2015 portrayed up and coming Southern Artists (photo credit: Jeff DeQuattro)

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4/17: Bay Bears VS. Biloxi Shuckers
7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. The Bay Bears are off to a great start to the season! Come check them out and support our local team.For information on special offers, or to purchase tickets, call 251-479-BEAR (2327) or visit the official team website at www.MobileBayBears.com. You can also “Like” the Mobile BayBears on Facebook and follow on Twitter at @Mobile_BayBears.

4/17: Shooting For A Cure
12pm, Taylor Creek Sporting Clays, Theodore. Sporting Clay Tournament to help raise funds and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society South Alabama Chapter. Lunch and registration at noon, the shoot followed by awards and a social at 4pm.

4/18: 2nd Annual Great Firkin Fest
2pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Downtown Mobile.Budweiser-Busch Distributing and Moe’s Original BBQ present the 2nd Annual Great Firkin Fest benefiting the local American Cancer Society. A 10.8 gallon cask (aka firkin) will be featured by each brewery (14 participating breweries). Doors open at 2pm with a tapping ceremony at 2:30pm.Sampling ends at 5:30pm with an awards ceremony at 6pm.There will be live music featuring Winston Ramble, Kristen Diable, and Strung Like a Horse.Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door includes entrance to the festival, samples of each firkin, crawfish, sample glass, koozie, literature and live music. Purchase tickets from eTix and at area Moe’s restaurants.

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4/18: Pancake Breakfast
7-11am, Wilmer Hall Campus, Old Shell Road. Wilmer Hall’s Annual Pancake Breakfast. Tickets sold at the door, $5 per plate. Stay and eat while the kids play on inflatables, face painting and more! Special guests include Coach Joey Jones and players from South Alabama and the Azalea Trail Maids.

4/18: March For Babies
9am, Geri Moulton Children’s Park.March for Babies is the March of Dimes’ premiere event. We’re getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. Join family teams, company teams and people walking with friends for a great cause: making a difference for real families right here in our community. Sign up and raise money to help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.Registration begins at 8am.

4/19: Color Me Rad 5K
9am, The Grounds. Color Me Rad is back and Bigger, Badder, and Radder! With double the color stations, free photos, and our new gel color 2015 is gonna blow your mind. Online and on-site registration available.

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04/18: St. Mary’s Crawfish and BlueGrass Extravaganza
4pm, St. Mary’s Parish. Join St. Mary Parish Knights of Columbus for some High Octane Groove Grass! Feast on thousands of pounds of crawfish and enjoy some of the areas greatest bluegrass bands including this year’s Headliner, Rollin’ in the Hay! Fellow bands include Fat Man Squeeze; The Deluxe Trio; and Delta Reign. Admission is $25 per adult, and $30 at the door. High school students age 13-18 who present a valid high school student ID or other photo ID with birth date are $15 at the door. Children age 12 and under are admitted free!

04/18: An Evening Under the Stars
7pm, Medal of Honor Park. The Mobile Pops presents an evening of music under the stars. A great way to get out with the family and enjoy a picnic while listening to a concert. Serving Mobile for over 38 years, the Mobile Pops concerts are always Free. (Weather permitting, check website for details.)

4/18: Screen on the Green
7:30pm, Dorn Field on the Spring Hill College campus. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, NO GOOD VERY BAD DAY is the film Screen on the Green Film Festival is screening to celebrate Disney this Spring! Our movie line-up is geared to families with children. Do something different this year, grab your kids and a few of thier friends, blankets and chairs and watch a movie under the stars! Dorn Field is located behind the Moorer Library. Rain will cancel the event.

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4/19:Biggest Loser Half Marathon/5K
7:30am, Civic Center. Join Dan & Jackie Evans from Season 5! This Biggest Loser RunWalk Half Marathon/5k and 1 Mile Kids Fun Run will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available. Online registration ends at midnight on 4/15.

4/19: Local Goodness 2015
4-7pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal. The University of South Alabama Children’s & Women’s Hospital is excited to announce Local Goodness, a unique farm-to-table experience and silent auction. At this casual party; guests will dine on local meats, seafood and produce as they enjoy authentic bluegrass music performed by local band Fat Man Squeeze.With an emphasis on the services we provide to families in our community, Local Goodness will pay tribute to local cuisine, art and music while raising awareness and support for our mission of providing the highest quality healthcare for the children and women in this region.Tickets cost $150 per person, and cover a multi-course meal and alcoholic beverages.

4/22: Gov’t Mule
7pm, Saenger Theater. The leaders of Gov’t Mule, Warren Haynes and Allen Woody, should be well known to Allman Brothers fans for their stint in Southern rock’s most famous native sons.Five years after their debut, the duo joined drummer Matt Abts in the side project Gov’t Mule, a band in which the Allman Brothers’ influence is apparent but complicated with the psychedelic, bluesy power trio feel of Cream.

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Things to do in Mobile the week of 04/08

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Map for Mobile Workshop
Featured Photo: tons of citizens with great ideas showed up to the Map for Mobile Planning Workshop (photo courtesy of Mayor Stimpson)

4/9: 42nd Street
7:30pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater. 42nd Street tells the story of a humble, naïve young actress named Peggy Sawyer who has come to audition for a new Broadway musical,.. However, the show’s aging leading lady, Dorothy Brock, quickly grows to dislike Peggy. On opening night, Ms. Brock falls and breaks her ankle. Panic spreads through the company, as the show is doomed for closure, until it is suggested that Peggy take the roll. In only thirty-six hours, Peggy learns twenty-five pages, six songs and ten dance numbers and becomes a star.

4/10-4/11: SouthSounds Music and Arts Festival
Downtown Mobile. Showcasing the best up and coming Musicians in the South, SouthSounds is the first of it’s kind. In its fourth year, its goal is to take over Downtown Mobile with amazing audio and visual art. Come check out all this fest has to offer this weekend.

4/11: Grillin’ At The Grounds
10-4pm, The Grounds. The Grillin’ at the Grounds BBQ Festival will feature dozens of teams, vendors, entertainment, children’s activities and more. Teams will compete in categories such as Chicken, Pork, Brisket, and Ribs while also being able to enter separate contests for sides, desserts, and sauce. Entry into the festival includes free food sampling from 11-2. Children under 10 are admitted free of charge. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Patient Assistance Fund which provides support for low income patients undergoing treatment at the Mitchell Cancer Institute.

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4/11: Battleship Rugby
1pm, Battleship Memorial Park. Come see our local rugby team go up against Jackson! Founded in the late 70’s, Battleship Rugby is the only senior men’s organization in the Mobile Bay area. We have been competing on multiple skill levels and across multiple divisions for every year since; and whether you are new to rugby or new to the Mobile area, we want to invite you to learn this sport by becoming a player or fan now.

4/11: Puttin’ On The Gritz
Fairhope Civic Center. 7pm. The Eastern Shore Art Center and Committee on Public Art celebrate all things Southern with their first annual fundraising event! Enjoy Shrimp and Grits, music by Fuego, and over $20,000 in silent auction items.  Guests are invited to be creative in their attire and take part in a fun night, while supporting our local arts community! Tickets: $75 in advance / $85 after First Friday Art Walk, April 3rd. Purchase online at www.esartcenter.com, by phone (251) 928-2228 ext 104 or pick up at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more details, like the event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PuttinOnTheGritz or Instagram: @PuttinOnTheGritz

4/11-4/12: Mobile Symphony Orchestra: The Music of John Williams
8pm on Saturday, 2pm on Sunday. Saenger Theater. There is no more recognizable American composer of symphonic music than John Williams. From Star Wars to Harry Potter, his music has earned a privileged position in American pop culture. the MSO will create a spectacular sound track for the final concert of our Pops series!For information call 251-432-2010 or visit www.mobilesymphony.org

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4/12: Richards D.A.R. House Garden Party
2-5pm, Richards Daughters of the American Revolution House, Downtown Mobile. Enjoy a Victorian Spring Sunday downtown at the DAR House. Hat and ensemble contest with prizes. Categories include Breath of Spring, Vintage, Funniest, Most Creative and Just For Kids. The $20 donation will go to toward the $75k historic cast ironwork restoration on the property.

4/14: The Taste of Rotary
6pm, Fairhope Civic Center. Indulge in tasty creations from 20 area restaurants and a silent auction at the Point Clear Rotary Club’s premier fundraiser benefiting the Fairhope-Point Clear Rotary Youth Club, scholarships and other charities. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from Page & Palette or at the door.

4/14: 6th Annual Crawfish in the Courtyard
6-8pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. Heralding the official opening of crawfish season on the Gulf Coast, the Exploreum Junior Advisory Board is hosting its 6th annual Crawfish in the Courtyard. All of the proceeds from the  signature Cajun-themed fundraising soiree will benefit Discover Science, the Exploreum’s program with the Mobile Housing Board to provide underserved children engaging educational science experiences including IMAX film, lab demonstrations and science camps. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

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4/14:American Aquarium
8pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Downtown Mobile. With the upcoming release of their latest studio album, Burn.Flicker.Die. American Aquarium is proving that they have graduated to that class of professional musicians that have made an undeniable commitment to their music and their fans. American Aquarium’s six years as a band have been a fast-moving blur of rubber on road, touring coast to coast through the states and Europe.

4/15: Mobile Bay Bears Opening Night!
6:30pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. What a better way to start off this amazing spring weather than with a hometown baseball game?! Come support our Bay Bears take on the Biloxi Shuckers and cheer them on and get their season off to a great start!

Summer Day Camp 2015, YMCA of South Alabama
Y Camp kids enjoy a variety of imaginative activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds, and strengthen their bodies – all while learning about themselves and the world around them.  At Y camp, kids enjoy fun summer activities that include sports, swimming, and arts and crafts, while also learning the importance of healthy choices and active lifestyles under the supervision of fully-trained staff.  With the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as a guide, YMCA counselors work with children to help them realize their potential in a safe, engaging environment.  At Y summer camps, kids learn to share, make new friends, and learn new skills.  Most importantly, they learn how to be themselves.

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Things to do in Mobile the week of 04/01

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Grease
Featured Photo: students from St. Paul’s pose as the cast of Grease!

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04/01: Sips for Scholarships
5:30, Legacy Bar & Grill. The Port City Chapter of the USA National Alumni Association is excited to announce the annual scholarship fundraiser event, Sips for Scholarships. Join us at Legacy to enjoy red & white wines, beer, soft drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, live music, and good conversation with fellow supporters of Jaguar Nation.  Sips for Scholarships sells out every year!

04/01: USA Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
7:30pm, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. The University of South Alabama Symphony Orchestra will present two mainstays of Romantic orchestral repertoire for its fourth inaugural concert. Two movements from Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, March to the Scaffold and Witches’ Sabbath, open the concert. Closing the concert is the first tone poem ever composed, Liszt’s “Les Preludes.” These two progressive and adventurous works will be complemented by Peter Warlock’s “Capriol Suite” for stringed orchestra. Dr. Robert J. Seebacher will conduct the USA Symphony Orchestra in this performance.

04/02: Man & Woman of the Year Kickoff Party
5:30pm, Athelstan Club.The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Alabama/Gulf Coast chapter will kick off their 5th Annual Man & Woman of the Year competition to raise money for blood cancer research and patient services on Thursday, April 2nd at the Athelstan Club.Candidates will compete for the title by raising funds in honor of local leukemia survivors, Boy of the Year Jonathan Bryant Orso age 8, of Saraland, and Girl of the Year Sydney Upchurch, age 9, of Mobile.

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04/02: A Night at the Races
6:30pm, The Ezell House. A night of fun, food and music with friends is planned for Thursday, April 2nd, at the “Night at the Races” derby style party to benefit The Learning Tree. The event will be held at the Ezell House in Mobile beginning at 6:30 p.m. with heavy hors d’oeuvres, complimentary beverages, music and silent auction. Beginning at 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm guests will place friendly wagers on their favorite ponies and cheer them on during pre-recorded horse racing videos. Tickets may be purchased for $60 per person, with limited seating available

04/04: Lucky Ducky 5K
8am, SGA Pavillion, University of South Alabama. Come out and join us in a 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run benefiting Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy. Open registration until April 3rd.

04/04: Easter in the Squares
10am, Downtown Mobile in Bienville & Cathedral Squares. The Downtown Mobile Alliance is hosting a FREE fun event for the whole family including an Easter egg hunt, Easter bonnet parade, karaoke, face painting and much more!!

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04/05: Mobile’s 45th Annual Easter Sunrise Service
6:30am, Battleship Memorial Park. Never too early to start planning to spend time with fellow believers celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. That being said, look for a great morning of worship at the 45th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at the Battleship, hosted by Government Street Baptist Church.

04/05: Easter Brunch 2015 at Mobile Renaissance Plaza Hotel
10:30-2pm, Downtown Mobile. What better way to start your Easter Sunday than with a little downtown brunch?! Come check out the large assortment of menu items from salads to Leg of Lamb to an ENTIRE dessert station. Reservations Required, contact hotel for reservations.

04/05: Easter Brunch in the Trellis Room
11-2pm, The Battle House Hotel. Make reservations for Easter Brunch in the award-winning Trellis Room and enjoy a delicious, four-course meal this Easter Sunday.

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04/05-04/12: Aida
Joe Jefferson Playhouse.This is the story of forbidden love between the Egyptian leader and the beautiful Ethiopian princess, Aida. Aida is captured and forced to be a slave to the Pharaoh’s daughter. When the Ethiopian enemies headed by Aida’s father invade Egypt Aida is faced with a dilemma of whom she should support — her father or her beloved Radames. Music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice.

04/06: LETLIVE
7:30pm, Soul Kitchen. Event is open to ALL AGES. (Under 18 with parent). Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 day of show.

4/11: Puttin’ On The Gritz
Fairhope Civic Center. 7pm. The Eastern Shore Art Center and Committee on Public Art celebrate all things Southern with their first annual fundraising event! Enjoy Shrimp and Grits, music by Fuego, and over $20,000 in silent auction items.  Guests are invited to be creative in their attire and take part in a fun night, while supporting our local arts community! Tickets: $75 in advance / $85 after First Friday Art Walk, April 3rd. Purchase online at www.esartcenter.com, by phone (251) 928-2228 ext 104 or pick up at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more details, like the event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PuttinOnTheGritz or Instagram: @PuttinOnTheGritz

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Things To Do in Mobile the Week of 03/24

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Lt. Dan Band AeroFest
Featured Photo: Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band play at AeroFest (photo credit to AL.com)

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3/26: Logan Brill Concert
7:30pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Downtown Mobile.In the year since releasing her debut album ‘Walking Wires’, 25-year-old Logan Brill has already proven herself to be one of the most important young artists in Nashville today. With a stunning voice that goes toe to toe with Nashville’s finest, the young singer opts for grit and authenticity over pristine pop in her song choices, drawing comparisons to Bonnie Raitt, Brandi Carlile, and Mary Chapin Carpenter from national press.

3/26-3/28: “Grease: The Musical”
St. Paul’s Episcopal School. The incredibly talented St. Paul’s Players present the Broadway hit, “Grease: The Musical,” for our 2015 Spring Show! Sing along to classic tunes like “Summer Nights”, “Hand Jive”, “We Go Together”, and “Greased Lightning”. Show times: March 26-28 @ 7:00 p.m. with a matinee on March 28 @ 2:00 p.m. Tickets: $10.00 – Available from Mr. Powell, Mrs. Inge, cast members, and the main office. Call 251-342-6700 or email cminge@stpaulsmobile.net for more information.

3/26-3/29:Providence Hospital Foundation’s Southern Roots Festival of Flowers
Providence Hospital. Savor one of Mobile’s most “scentsational” experiences!  The Festival of Flowers, produced by the Providence Hospital Foundation and presented by PNC Bank. This year’s festival, entitled “Southern Roots” showcases creative interpretations of breathtaking landscape and architectural designs unique to our area.   Visitors will be delighted by a few new venues and will be pleased by the return of many old favorites, such as Designer Tablescapes, Floral Design Showcase and World of Flowers exhibit.

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03/27: United Cerebral Palsy’s Sporting Clay and Fund Hunt
11am, Taylor Creek Sporting Clays, Theodore. This is an exciting four-man format where everyone, from the most skilled shooter to the everyday amateur, can join us and support a good cause. Registration begins at 11:00 am,followed by a 12:30 pm shotgun start. $100 per person – teams of four (4) can enjoy: twelve shooting stations (bonus station available for an additional charge), event t-shirt, complimentary lunch, chances to win prizes. Call Kenny or Eric at (251) 479-4900 or email: ksheets@ucpmobile.org to reserve your team today.

3/27: Bud’s and Brews
7pm, Providence Hospital. Join us at the Main tent of the Festival of Flowers for a night of beautiful flowers, socializing and live music. This year we will feature 4 Alabama Craft Beer Breweries.

3/27: Get PROM ready!
Remington College. It’s Prom season and everyone deserves to look their best at the most memorable night of their lives and Remington College is here to help. Remington College Mobile Campus wants to send high school students off to prom in style by offering free salon services through its Prom Night Makeover event. Students in the Remington College Cosmetology Program will provide students headed to prom with free updos, manicures, pedicures, and makeup for girls; guys can get a haircut.  All Prom Night Makeover services will be done in the Remington College School of Cosmetology, located at 4368 Downtowner Loop South.

3/27: Katya Grineva Piano Dinner Concert
6:30pm, Bangkok Thai Cuisine. A gourmet Thai buffet dinner and live piano performance by Katya Grineva.  Katya will perform Romantic and Classical piano pieces.   There will also be a CD signing and a chance to meet our pianist.  All proceeds will be donated to a non-profit organization. Gourmet Thai Buffet: Seafood, meat and vegetarian entree choices.  Drinks included are sweet/unsweet tea, hot tea, soft drinks, and Thai tea.

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3/27-3/29: Manon Lescaut
Mobile Civic Center Theater. The third presentation of The Puccini Project, Manon Lescaut, is a tale of obsession, betrayal, and unresolved ambiguities set to the magnificent music of Giacomo Puccini. In Manon Lescaut, des Grieux falls in love with Manon and convinces her to abandon the idea of committing herself to the convent. She becomes his mistress but leaves him for another when his money runs out. Come find out what happens as this Opera unfolds!

3/28: 38th Annual Azalea Trail Run
8am, Mobile Civic Center. COME RUN WITH US down the streets of old Mobile, where in early spring the city is in full bloom. Thousands of runners race down the oak-shaded streets lined by magnificent old homes that evoke images of a time long past.Join us on March 28, 2015 for the 38th Annual Azalea Trail Run (ATR), one of the premier 10K road races in the United States and the 2011 RRCA National 10K Championship. The event also includes 5K and 2K runs. All of the courses are flat and extremely fast.

3/28: Mob.AL Expo
1-4pm, Cathedral Square. Want to be social like a local? This expo is for you! Come share what your future looks like with local business professionals and future leaders at the first ever Mob, AL Expo. This event is open to the public but focused on young professionals and college students.

3/28: Battleship Rugby VS. Baton Rouge
1pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. Come support our local rugby team this Saturday compete against Baton Rouge. Founded in the 1970’s, Battleship Rugby is the only senior men’s organization in the Mobile Bay area.

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03/30: Focus on the Future Workshop
6-8pm, Government Street Baptist Church. What is your vision for the future of Mobile? For the first time in nearly 20 years, the City of Mobile is creating a community-wide plan for future growth. Map for Mobile is an opportunity for everyone who cares about our city to share their hopes and aspirations for the future.Attend the Focus on the Future Workshop to make sure your voice is heard.At the workshop you will learn about key issues for the plan and share your ideas about the future of Mobile through fun, interactive activities. Everyone is invited!

04/01: Sips for Scholarships
5:30, Legacy Bar & Grill. The Port City Chapter of the USA National Alumni Association is excited to announce the annual scholarship fundraiser event, Sips for Scholarships. Join us at Legacy to enjoy red & white wines, beer, soft drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, live music, and good conversation with fellow supporters of Jaguar Nation.  Sips for Scholarships sells out every year! Purchase tickets now by calling Alumni Relations at 251-460-7084, or buy them online at http://SipsTickets.com/ Tickets are $35.

04/01: History Refused To Die
Center for the Living Arts, Downtown Mobile. From now until December 20th. Featuring over 75 works by 15 Alabama self-taught artists from the collection of William S. Arnett and Souls Grown Deep Foundation, History Refused to Die examines the textured African American experience in Alabama. Special video installation by Tom Leeser.

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