What’s Going on in Mobile: 1/29 – 2/5

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1/29: Gulf Restoration Workshop:*
5 Rivers, Spanish Fort: Mobile Baykeeper, Alabama Coastal Foundation, Environmental Law Institute, Ocean Conservancy, Gulf Restoration Network, and The Nature Conservancy  have teamed up to discuss early restoration in Alabama. During the session, plan to cover where they are in the restoration process, discuss proposed projects, and workshop your comment letters to the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Trustees.

1/30: Government Street Forum:*
Government St Presbyterian Church: The Government Street Forum is lunch and a speaker on Thursdays.  Lunch costs $7 and is served at noon; the forum begins at 12:30 p.m. No charge to attend the forum. This Thursday’s speaker is Ed LaMonte, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of South Alabama.

1/30: Paula Broadwater & Friends Farewell Cabaret:
Larkins Music Center (257 Dauphin St): Vocalist Broadwater and her special guests celebrate “19 years of musical theater, jazz, laughter and fun!” The show starts at 7PM! Don’t miss it!

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1/30: Paula Broadwater & Friends Farewell Cabaret:
Larkins Music Center (257 Dauphin St): Vocalist Broadwater and her special guests celebrate “19 years of musical theater, jazz, laughter and fun!” The show starts at 7PM! Don’t miss it!

1/31: Jamestown Revival:
Soul Kitchen, Mobile, AL: Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance grew up together in the small Texas town of Magnolia. Now they are living in LA, California and touring around the US of A singing great tunes! This is a group you’ll not want to miss!

1/31: New Belgium Pint Night:
O’Daly’s Irish Pub: There is a new beer in town! Go to O’Daly’s and try a pint… and keep the glass! The following are available on draft: Spring Blonde Belgian Style Ale, Fat Tire Amber, Ranger IPA, & Sunshine Wheat!

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2/1: First Friday for Families:
Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr): For up to four family members, including at least one adult. In-depth tutorial in figure drawing led by museum educators; all materials included.

2/3: Lunch & Learn: Pruning Workshop:
Jon Archer Center, 1070 Schillinger Road:  Grab your lunch and come out to listen to James Miles! James will demonstrate to home gardeners the fundamentals of pruning. Bring your pruners and gloves. Valentine’s Day is the time to start pruning in Coastal Alabama for most of our woody plants. This program is presented by Mobile County Master Gardeners.

2/4: 177th Annual Meeting of Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce:
Mobile Civic Center: The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 177th Annual Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Mobile Civic Center. Member and potential members are welcome!

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2/5: Quarterly Quorum:
Carraba’s Italian Grill, Mobile: Kyla Kelim, a nationally recognized speaker on nursing home Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security disability matters, is a graduate of the Cumberland School of Law.With over 20 yrs of legal experience,  Mrs. Kelim has launched Aging In Alabama to help address the crisis in health care coverage facing seniors and their caregivers. Come out, grab some food & listen!

Upcoming Event: 2/8: Fairhope Brewing Company’s 1st Birthday!
Come celebrate Fairhope Brewing Company’s First Birthday There will be more than 20 specially brewed beers on tap, food from Streat Eatz food truck and live music from Grayson Capps and the Band.

Upcoming Event: 2/15: McKemie Place Emergency Fundraiser:
Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds: Emergency Fundraiser Benefiting McKemie Place, the region’s only shelter for single homeless women. $5,000 Grand Prize Cash Bash, Dress Casual • Donation $100.00 (includes one raffle entry and 2 entry tickets to event) Music, Dinner, and Drawing Included With Ticket Purchase!

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