IN THIS WEEK’S RUNDOWN – Mobile Kids Being Awesome & Road Closure for AL Power Improvements

Hey Mobile, Alabama! Beginning today, May 24th, Alabama Power will begin the next phase of duct bank improvements downtown. For 3-4 weeks, Church Street between Conception and Royal streets will be closed. Government Plaza parking may be accessed via Church Street from the west.

Did you hear about the new Wendy’s restaurant on Springhill Avenue? The Dauphin Street Stompers were there along with a Wendy impersonator, Azalea Trail Maids and an amazing hamburger cake. I can’t lie, a 4 for $4 for Wendy’s is one of my go-to meals (always the Junior Bacon Cheeseburger — and trade that drink for a frosty).

This Week’s Events

5/26: for KING & COUNTRY
Wednesday @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mobile Civic Center
After the overwhelming response to their 36 date fall 2019 tour, and the thousands of requests to visit cities that weren’t part of the tour, for KING & COUNTRY has added dates to the North American portion of their BURN THE SHIPS | THE WORLD TOUR.

5/27 – 07/15: Market In The Park- Trinity Gardens Park
Daily @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Trinity Gardens Park
Thursdays, May 27 – July 15 Buy locally-grown, locally-produced and homemade items at Market in the Park!

05/28: Market in the Park – Saturdays in Cathedral Square
Friday @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm, Cathedral Square park
Shop local for fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor, and more in Cathedral Square on Saturdays, May 8th – July 17th, from 7:30 am-noon. The City of Mobile Parks and Recreation Department partners with the Mobile Arts Council to produce the Market in the Park in Cathedral Square.

5/29 – 5/30: Boyington Oak Festival
Saturday @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Oakleigh House Museum
A play based on Mary S. Palmer’s creative nonfiction book BOYINGTON OAK: A GRAVE INJUSTICE

Check out our event page for more details!

Busted in Mobile (Bay)

Here in Mobile, we celebrate greatness!

Check out these Mobile middle school students showing coding skills in a robotic vehicle obstacle course.

middle school students show off coding skills in robotic vehicle obstacle course.
Image from WKRG

Seventh-graders at Williamson Middle Grades Preparatory Academy displayed what they’ve learned in a coding project developed through a partnership between Mobile County Public Schools and the University of South Alabama during a Coding Showcase.

Read full story here.

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.


From Civil War Orphanage to Multiple Life-Giving Programs

Join us as we sat with Pratt Paterson of Wilmer Hall.

Wilmer Hall Children’s Home is a non-profit faith-based organization that has been serving young people in need in Mobile, Alabama since 1864.

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