What’s Happening 02/26 – 03/05

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2/26: Birds of Paradise Mardi Gras Ball:
Lulu’s, Gulf Shores:  Will you be in Gulf Shores before Mardi Gras? If so, enjoy a delicious buffet and open bar plus live music by The Tip Tops at one of Gulf Shore’s famous establishments. Don’t forget, the attire is “island elegance.”

2/26: Auditions for Cinderella:
Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Dr., Mobile: Come one, come all! Those ages 5 through mid 20’s and be prepared to sing a 30 second song of your choice! This performance of Cinderella is a new musical version by Danny Mollise & Scott Jolly. Performances will begin in May.

2/27: Rehab – Farewell Tour:
The Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile: Rehab (The group) is saying goodbye and this is their farewell tour.  Maybe you love them or hate them.  Either way, you can say goodbye. I mean, the poor guys only have 1 mouth, 2 hands, and an empty can…

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2/27: 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 Penny Dendy, Community Convenor, and he will discuss civic engagement and environmental concerns expressed in community conversations in Alabama, Florida and Cuba.

2/27: Chemoflage Program for New Cancer Patients:
University of South Alabama Faculty Club, Mobile: Mitchell Cancer Institute hosts Atlanta-based Chemoflage for the first program in Mobile. The 3-hour educational seminar is for newly diagnosed female cancer patients that are beginning chemotherapy. Participants will discuss topics such as nutrition, relaxation techniques and emotional challenges. The event is free & lunch will be served.

2/27:  Thursdays at the Museum: Art 4850
Mobile Museum of Art: Every Thursday from 10 am until 9 pm the museum offers free admission to all visors. Check out the Mobile Museum and experience art in a new and exciting way! No reservation necessary.

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3/1 – 3/5 : Mardi Gras Weekend:
Downtown Mobile: On Saturday, 3/1 Parades start downtown at Noon and continue until 6 pm.
On Sunday, March 2nd, Joe Can Day the Joe Cain Procession begins at 2:30 pm with Le Krewe de Bienville kicking off at 5 pm. Lundi Gras on March 3rd will begin with King Felix III and Floral parades at noon and parades continuing through the evening. On Mardis Gras Tuesday Order of Athena will start the day parading at 10:30 am, followed by several parades until the last  parade at 6 pm, Order of Myths.

3/5-3/9: Southeastern Theatre Conference:
Mobile Convention Center: Over 4,000 actors, professional company representatives, design and technical professionals, and  those who practice theatre as a vocation and those who hold it as their avocation – will gather for the nation’s largest theatre convention in Mobile!

3/7: First Friday ArtWalk in Fairhope:
Eastern Shore Art Center: On the first Friday of every month the Art Center welcomes 500 plus
visitors, free of charge, for the exhibit openings. ArtWalk is held from 6 to 8 pm and begins at the Eastern Shore Art Center.

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Upcoming event: Go Kickball Spring Season!

Sage Park in Mobile and Al Trione Park in Daphne: Registration ends on March 10th and the season starts on March 20th. This 8-week season will be filled with fastballs and base stealin’ all the while having the premier social experience with a 1,000 of your closest friends!

Upcoming event: 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!

Upcoming event: 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.

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