Mobile Happenings 03/19 – 03/26

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3/20: Bud and Brews:
Providence Hospital, Mobile: The 2nd Annual Buds & Brews event is held in conjunction with the Festival of Flowers to benefit the Providence Hospital Foundation. Lee Yankie and the Hellz Yeah Trio will be the musical entertainment for the night and you’ll be able to sample great beer from local breweries!

3/20: 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 Alan Lee, Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent.

3/20: United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile’s March Madness Bracket Buster Contest:
3058 Dauphin Square Connector: With your support, you can help UCP make a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities throughout South Alabama. Participation is easy: 1) Donate $10; 2) Receive entry to the Group “UCP Mobile 2014” on the ESPN Tournament Bracket Challenge; 3) Fill out your bracket ; & 4) The best bracket WINS! The PRIZE is 3 night condo stay in 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo at the PHOENIX 1 in Orange Beach, AL! Enter now!

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3/20-3/23: Mobile Theatre Guild Presents The 39 Steps:
Mobile Theatre Guild, 14 N. Lafayette St.: THE 39 STEPS, a rollicking comedy based on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 spy thriller! Richard Hannay is bored with life, until an evening at the theatre brings a chance meeting with a beautiful spy! Richard suddenly finds himself hunted by police and secret agents in a madcap race to protect British defense secrets from being stolen by Nazi spies! Winner of two Tony Awards in 2008, THE 39 STEPS simultaneously brings laughter and suspense! Join us to learn the answer to the burning question “What are…THE 39 STEPS???” Purchase tickets with Paypal or reserve your tickets on the box office page of our website.

3/21: Family Movie Night Featuring Frozen:

Dauphin Way United Methodist Church: The featured movie will be “Frozen.” Hamburgers, hot dogs, and other food items will be available at minimal costs. Bring your friends and enjoy a family night at Dauphin Way. All ages are invited. The food will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at 6:15 p.m.

 3/21-30: The Bad Seed:
Joe Jefferson Playhouse: The Joe Jefferson Players are extremely excited and proud to present Maxwell Anderson’s stage version of William March’s thrilling novel beginning this weekend.  Mobile Native, William March’s novel was published in 1954 with the setting inspired by the Antoinette Apartments of Mobile and the plot will leave you on the… edge of your seat.

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3/22: Sew & Tell:
Mobile Public Library, 4 S. McGregor Ave.: Calling all those ages 10 and up to learn how to sew simple projects while learning basic sewing skills! Come to the Mobile Public Library, Moorer/ Spring Hill Branch at 10:30 AM, and get ready to sew!

3/22: 37th Annual Azalea Trail Run:
Downtown Mobile, Convention Center:  One of the premier 10K road races in the United States. The 2014 Azalea Trail Run offers USATF certified 10K and 5K courses.  All races will start and finish close to the Mobile Civic Center.   All courses are flat and fast.   Water stations are provided along the course.  The 10K course will close 2 hours after the race start. Participants that have not completed the race by 10 AM will be asked to move to the sidewalk.

 3/23: A Sacred Jewish Music Concert:
Spring Hill Ave. Temple, 1769 Spring Hill Ave.: The Greater Mobile Bay Area Choral Society will present: “A Sacred Jewish Music Concert”. The Choral Society will be joined by members of: The Adult Choir of the Spring Hill Avenue Temple; The Adult Choir of Touro Synagogue of New Orleans, Louisiana; The Spring Hill College Chorale; And The Boys & Girls Club Honor Chorus of Lower Alabama. The cost to attend is FREE!

 3/26: Leon Russell:
Saenger Theatre: Don’t miss Leon Russell, the legendary musician and songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma who has been performing his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years. Tickets are on sale now!

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3/28: 2014 Village of Spring Hill Sidewalk-A-Thon
Village of Springhill, Mobile:  Get out and go for a 1.6 mile walk to raise money for new sidewalks in the City and to promote exercise! The registration fee is only $10, and you will receive a free t-shirt if you register by Thursday, March 13! Last year  they successfully raised $30,000 for new sidewalks, & used this money to secure a matching grant in the amount of $150,000 for new sidewalks.

3/29: Easter Basket Boutique and Market:
The Fairgrounds: Get more than just Easter Baskets.  Over 30 vendors will be set up at this event (raising funds for McKemie Place, Mobile’s only Women’s Homeless Shelter).  Come and down the bunny trail to the Easter Basket Boutique and Market!

Upcoming Event: 3/29: PharmaFIT:
SGA Pavilion, University of South Alabama Campus: Set Your Pace 5K Run/Walk” It’s on March 29th at 8am at the USA intramural fields and being put on by the Harrison School of Pharmacy. We’ll have music, food, door prizes, great goodie bags, all that. And it benefits Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy!

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