St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated with a Social for Seniors at Connie Hudson Senior Center in the Lobby. Light Refreshments will be served.
Connie Hudson Senior Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road, is celebrating Black History Month with exhibits in the lobby.
"Stan & Ollie" Starts Friday February 1st at the Crescent Theater. About "Stan & Ollie": Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953.
Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans.
The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can’t quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy’s past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver’s failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership. A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10-11 a.m. is Story Time at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30935 5 Rivers Boulevard. The story on the 5th is "The Pout Pout Fish, " a story about a fish that needs a new attitude! Children under the age of 6 are welcome to stop by for a free reading of a nature based story followed by arts and crafts. The event is free and no registration is necessary.
5 Rivers Delta Resource Center's Sunday, February 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. is "Fabulous Frogs, "a PBS Nature film. Sir David Attenborough takes the audience on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs. The movie will play throughout the day. The address is 30945 5 Rivers Boulevard.
The Exploreum invites visitors to take a journey back in time with one of history's most prolific and controversial figures: Genghis Khan. Through artifacts, performers, artwork, and other historically significant items, discover the eye-opening story of the world's most well-known conqueror, civilizer and innovator. Exhibit Highlights: Live Mongolian performers and artisans; more than 300 artifacts from 13th century Mongolia; rare and sophisticated weapons, jewels, and ornaments; authentic costumes and masks.
"Mobile" Mural Ribbon Cutting, corner of Dauphin and Warren streets, is Wednesday, February 6, 11 a.m. The public is invited to join Mobile Arts Council and The Jake Peavy Foundation for the dedication of the "Mobile" mural. The mural is stop number 19 on the "Sea to Sea Mural Tour" by traveling muralist Skye Walker and seeks to both inspire and unite the city by celebrating our deep cultural roots.
Abby Moulder, a 6th grader at Corpus Christi Catholic School, made a donation yesterday to Mobile County Protecting Animals’ Lives (PALS), a non-profit whose mission is to support the Mobile County Animal Shelter (MCAS) for capital improvements to expand both facility accommodations and services. In addition to raising money, Abby plans to continue her efforts by collecting some of the shelter’s most needed items at her school. Thank you Abby for supporting MCAS!
Mobile County Com. Connie Hudson and Abby Moulder (Photo and info from Com. Hudson)
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, is presenting "Sumi-e: Japanese Brush Painting with Carol Wiggins" on Thursdays, February 7-28, 10 a.m.-noon. Students can try Sumi-e, a Japanese style brush painting using ink and watercolors on rice paper. No previous painting experience is necessary. Participants will learn to paint the "Four Gentlemen" using the "Four Treasures." Supplies included!
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, is offering a "Precious Metal Clay Jewelry with Allyson Russell" event on Saturday, February 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Those who love the idea of making jewelry, but don't have the tools or space for metalsmithing can take this class in Precious Metal Clay™, a magical art medium that is as malleable as clay, but which turns into real silver. In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of working with the clay as they make a pendant or earrings.
The following PRESS RELEASE comes from Rhonda Davis, USS Alabama Crewmate Program:
USS ALABAMA Crewmate Program Application Process Begins February 1
Now hear this! Battleship Memorial Park will open the application process for the 2019-2018 USS ALABAMA Crewmate Program on Friday, February 1. Applications will be available to download from our website at www.ussalabama.com/get-involved/crewmates/ or you may pick up an application at Battleship Memorial Park Gift Shop, 2703 Battleship Parkway, beginning February 1. Deadline for application submission is Monday, February 25, 4:00 p.m.
The USS ALABAMA Crewmate Program is open to young women who will reach their 19th birthday by March 27, 2019 and not have reached their 22nd birthday by the same date. All interested applicants must reside in Mobile or Baldwin county during the time of application, and if selected, during their year of service as a Crewmate. A complete list of qualifications and requirements are included in the application packet.
The USS ALABAMA Crewmates serve as ambassadors for Battleship Memorial Park and the State of Alabama, promoting the park and tourism in Alabama at a variety of events and public appearances throughout the year. The Crewmates serve as official hostesses for our annual USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM Crewmen’s Association Reunions, they welcome dignitaries and special guests to the park, and are on-hand during all of our annual events. They participate in the Senior Bowl activities, help welcome visiting naval ships to Mobile during Mardi Gras, assist during America’s Distinguished Young Women finals week, and participate in Mobile’s Veterans Day Parade and other military-related events across Alabama.
The 2019-2020 USS ALABAMA Crewmates will be selected on Tuesday, March 26 by a panel of independent judges. Their selection is based on their application, letters of recommendation, and an interview process. Six young women will be selected to serve as Crewmates for the coming year. Each Crewmate selected will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship, payable to the college or university of their choice. In addition, the lucky Crewmate chosen to serve as Miss USS ALABAMA will receive an additional $1,000.00 scholarship and the Miss USS DRUM will receive an additional $500.00 scholarship.
No entry fee or sponsorship is required to enter. All uniforms and accessories worn during the official functions are provided by the Battleship Commission. Travel expenses for out-of-town activities are also provided. All appearances are fully chaperoned by officials of Battleship Memorial Park.
The USS ALABAMA Crewmate program was founded in 1967 as an ambassador program for the newly created USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. The program has offered more than 250 young women the opportunity to serve in this position and to earn scholarship funds to the college of their choice. The Crewmates have dedicated thousands of hours in community service to both Battleship Memorial Park and the State of Alabama.
For more information on the USS ALABAMA Crewmate Program, please call Lynne Price at 251-438-2834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on Battleship Memorial Park, please visit our website at www.ussalabama.com or follow us on facebook at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park.
USS ALABAMA Crewmates for 2018-2019 are, from left, Payton Sibley, Barclay Weed, Ashley Moss, Courtney Caine, Lauren Wright, and Lexi Naughton. These young women serve as the official ambassadors for Battleship Memorial Park.
"Love Bundles with Monica J. Beasley" offers participants to create their own "Love Bundles" together as a family on Thursday, February 14, 6 p.m. Those attending will make fabric heart pouches and embellish them with sequins, beads and other decorations. A special wish, hope or statement of love will be "bundled" inside and sewn into theirheart. The hearts can become a keepsake or be given away to a special Valentine. The event is at Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile.
Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m.-noon is the GRAND OPENING of the Chickasaw Farmer's Market at Miller's Park. Look for fresh produce and hand-crafted items. Those interested in being a vendor, go to https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScwnoPeZ_b1pM8e5…/viewform…
Linda Sealy Knowles, will be at Satsuma Public Library on Tuesday, February 5, 11 a.m. for a book-signing of her latest novel, "Abby's New Life." Linda grew up in Satsuma and has appeared at the library upon release of her other books. This a free event hosted by Satsuma Library Club and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served. For more information about this and other Library events, call 251-679-0700.
The Last-Saturday Grand Bay Community Breakfast is always fun--good friends, nice fellowship, great food. And always Ms. Gertie Webb (94) is there, dressed in purple, ready to greet hungry diners with a smile, a hug and a gentle reminder to "Sign In, Please." Pictured are a few of those present at the January 26, 2019 event.
Extravagant Readers Adult Book Club will meet February 9, 3-4 p.m. at Toulminville Branch Library to discuss "One and Only Duke." by Grace Burrowes. For more information, ca;; 251-438-7075.
MAMGA: MARCHING THROUGH THE YEARS Exhibit at History Museum of Mobile will be on display through April 20, 2019
The carnival celebration continues in the History Museum of Mobile's exclusive exhibit, Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association: Marching Through the Years.
In commemoration of the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association's 80th parading anniversary, this special exhibit explores the rich history of this beloved organization.
Marching Through the Years showcases more than 50 artifacts, including the original coronation attire of the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association's first king and queen.
MARDI GRAS: PARADING THROUGH TIME Exhibit at History Museum of Mobile will be on display through April 20, 2019.
The public is invited to "Roll through four centuries of Mardi Gras history at the History Museum of Mobile and discover the origins of Mobile's Carnival traditions, mystic societies and more.
Mardi Gras: Parading Through Time is sponsored by The Daniel Foundation of Alabama and WKRG News 5
Krewes & Brews Mardi Gras Party at History Museum of Mobile, 111 S Royal Street is Thursday, February 7, 6-9 p.m.
The public is invited to "Join us for a night of revelry as we kick off the 2019 Carnival Season at the History Museum of Mobile's Krewes & Brews Mardi Gras Party! Enjoy the Mardi Gras: Parading Through Time Exhibition, live music from the Crowned Jewelz BAND, libations by Bottles Up Mobile, food trucks and more.
Grab your beads and come dressed in your favorite Mardi Gras gear. Dress head to toe in purple, green and gold or, for all you seasoned revelers, wear your past costumes.
Admission is $10 and includes two drink tickets | All ages are welcome | Must be 21+ and provide a valid ID to receive drink tickets.
For information about Krewes & Brews, please contact Marketing and Event Manager, Kelly Dunn at kelly.dunn@historymuseumofmobil