IN THIS WEEK’S RUNDOWN – Parks, Food Truck, and Art

Time for some nostalgia, folks. Who among you remembers the time when people used to swim and camp and fish near Langan Lake when Mobile City first purchased the “Municipal Park” decades ago?

Here’s some good news!

The City is making an investment of over $45 million into Langan and the surrounding area that will greatly enhance the environment, recreational opportunities, and the quality of life for citizens who use the park. We hear that this upgrade includes renovated pavilions, a renovated amphitheater, new barbecue pits, and a deeper lake that can accommodate smaller boats like kayaks, canoes, and paddleboats!

Doesn’t that sound exciting?

Have you also heard about the Food Trucks that have been touring around our parks?
Each event will take place in a different City park and feature games, music, trivia, and food from some of our best mobile eateries.

This Week’s Events

Daily @ 6:00 pm, Alabama Contemporary Art Center
Born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, and currently based in Oakland, California, Sofía Córdova‘s work considers “sci-fi and futurity, dance and music culture(s), the internet, mystical objects, extinction and mutation, migration, and climate change under the conditions of late capitalism and its technologies.

4/26 – 05/06 : Intermediate Pottery Wheel
Daily @ 5:30 pm, Mobile Museum Of Art
This class for intermediate wheel throwing students will focus on throwing more complex and larger forms. The instructor will present a different demonstrated technique each week.

4/26 – 05/06 : Landscape Acrylic Painting
Daily @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Mobile Museum Of Art
Come refresh your heart and mind in this six-week course. In this beginning to intermediate session, we will help build your creative process by exploring various styles, expanding color theory, and exercising new methods of seeing your work and the world around you.

4/29: Coastal Conversations: Community Survey Results Presentation
Thursday @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am, GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
To honor Earth Day, the Downtown Mobile Alliance is hosting a Pass-Along Plant Fair! Keep the plants growing – bring a plant you love and exchange it for another plant!

Check out our event page for more details!

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Busted in Mobile (Bay)

This time, you can be busted!

This is a call to join hands for a Mobile Police Department dispatcher who is battling COVID-19. Dakota Lee Vest-Wright was pregnant when she was admitted to the hospital for complications due to COVID-19 and had to deliver her baby early. A blood drive in her honor is being held at LifeSouth Donor Center at 957 Hillcrest Road in Mobile and begins this Saturday, April 24, and continues until Sunday, May 1.

Refreshments will be served for those who will come to extend their help.

Check out who else got busted in Mobile, AL.

Check out our event page for more details!

The 2021 Do Some Good Mobile Magazine is out. You’ll find it at local businesses or your favorite non-profit organization. You can also read the digital version by clicking here.


Businesses to Check Out

New Year, New Gear! Shop ZYIA to get all your activewear for your fitness routines and soccer mom errands in everyday athleisure style. Join our private shopping group.

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