On April 15, 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m., Off The Hook Marina & Grill and Saraland Pets will host Mutts & Mimosas Sunday Brunch to benefit Saraland Animal Shelter
On April 15, 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m., Off The Hook Marina & Grill and Saraland Pets will host Mutts & Mimosas Sunday Brunch to benefit Saraland Animal Shelter.
Off The Hook Marina & Grill is at 621 North Craft Highway (Hwy 43) in Chickasaw. There will be great food, a raffle and, of course, $5 pitchers of Mimosas.
Mobile Museum of Art's Night Market is Thursday, April 5, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Museum, 4850 Museum Drive.
MMofA hosts a Night Market that showcases makers, artists, artisans, and craftsman who make locally-sourced, handmade goods. The community is encouraged to support local artists and join the party and shopping fun with great food, drink and live music.
2nd Annual Dauphin Island Bicycle Poker Run to benefit Share the Beach is April 28, noon-4 p.m. at Waves DI
The 2nd Annual Dauphin Island Bicycle Poker Run to benefit "Share the Beach" will be held on April 28, noon-4:30. p.m. Share the Beach is a non-profit 501(c)(3) conservation program, and the main objectives are to monitor sea turtle nests on the Alabama Gulf Coast, to minimize human-related sea turtle mortality, and to promote the conservation of sea turtles in Alabama through public outreach and education.
So, bikers, you're invited to "Come ride, drink and eat with us!" Drink and food specials will be available at the riders at each of seven checkpoints. Participants must purchase a wrist band and tally sheet from Waves DI (formerly FINS Bar.)
At each location, participants will select a playing card to be marked on the tally sheet by event coordinators. All tally sheets must be turned in at Pirates Bar & Grill before 5pm. Best poker hand wins $100. There will also be door prizes and other treats for riders. Tickets are $10 and will go on sale soon.
"Spring Break Hangout - All Ages" is Monday-Friday, April 2-6, 4-5 p.m. at Ben May Main Library, 701 Government Street.
Everyone is invited to "hang out with your friends and enjoy a wide array of activities, including video games, crafts and snacks. For more information, call the children’s department at 251-208-7086 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Spring Break for All Ages" is Monday-Thursday, April 2-5, 2 p.m. at Saraland Public Library, 111 Saraland Loop Spring Break at Saraland Library is a time to "hang out with your friends and enjoy a wide array of activities, including games, crafts, movies and snacks." For more information call 251-675-2879.
The 27th Annual L'arche Mobile Easter Corporate Classic Golf Tournament is Thursday, April 12. For more information, For more information, call 251-432-2094.
Art & Paddle Peninsula Style is Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mobile's Bay Shore McNally Park, 4830 Park Road. The event includes the Annual Great Drift at Perch Creek, Arts & Crafts, Conecuh and more from South Brookley United Methodist Church, Music by Eric Erdman and other entertainment.
The Mobile Bay Charity Golf Classic is April 24th, 1 p.m. at Timber Creek. The afternoon of golf benefits three local charities--Wilmer Hall, Habitat for Humanity and Rotary Club. Lots of prizes! For more information, contact Jerrie Mills, email@example.com or call 251-968-9511.Faablog
National Fitness Competition Day, hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama, is Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mardi Gras Park
National Fitness Competition Day, hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama, is Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mardi Gras Park, 104-148 South Royal Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602
The National Fitness Competition is designed to lead Club members and local youth to physical literacy, defined as "the ability, confidence and desire to be physically active for life." ABILITY refers to competency in basic movement skills; CONFIDENCE is knowing one has the ability to enjoy physical activities; and DESIRE is the intrinsic enthusiasm for physical activity. Young people will participate in friendly competition against each other in multiple physical activities, striving for improvement—building intrinsic motivation, confidence and physical competence—thus enhancing the Club’s overall culture of wellness.
The event is sponsored by the Jake Peavy Foundation; registration is at www.bgcsouthal.org/fitness.
Saturday, April 14, 6 a.m.-1 p.m., the Grand Bay Community Center, 11610 Highway 90, has scheduled an indoor yard sale. Proceeds will help support the Senior Nutrition Program. Donations will be accepted through April 13th.
Mark your Calendar for"Semmes Bicentennial Art Display" opening on Saturday, April 14, 2-4 p.m. at Semmes Public Library
"Semmes Bicentennial Art Display," hosted by Semmes Woman's Club, opens on Saturday, April 14, 2-4 p.m. at Mobile Public Library, Semmes Branch, 9150 Moffett Road, Semmes,.
The exhibit will feature a diverse array of artworks that celebrate the history and culture of Semmes and the state of Alabama. The event has been officially endorsed by the Alabama 200 Bicentennial.
Everyone is invited to the Meet & Greet Art Reception on Saturday, April 14, 2-4 p.m.--a fun afternoon for artists and art admirers. Refreshments will be served.
Pictured is a Sneak Peek at what viewers can expect.
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Splinter Hill Bog Bus Trip planned by Mobile Botanical Gardens is May 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Those attending should meet at the MBG parking lot.
Explore the Splinter Hill Bog with Fred Nation and discover the many unique and fascinating plants that grow there. Those attennding will depart by bus from MBG at 9 a.m. and return around 3 p.m. Boxed lunch from Panera will be included. MBG Members: $50 NonMembers: $65. Fred Nation is a field botanist, environmental consultant, free-lance phototographer and writer.
On Friday, March 29, the Chickasaw Senior Adults met at Chickasaw Auditorium for a nice Tyner-catered luncheon and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Seniors were treated to music by Carol Evers and inspirational hymns by Tony Barnes, Assistant Pastor at Chickasaw United Methodist Church.
Chickasaw City Council member Jennifer White welcomed the group and served as the program emcee. The invocation and Easter message were delivered by Pastor Gregory Curtis, High Praise Worship Church.
Some of those present are pictured.
Mobile Botanical Gardens' "Getting Bogged Down! Making a Pitcherplant Bog Planter" is May 5, 2018, 10 a.m.-noon at MBG MarketPlace, 5151 Museum Drive.
MBG says, "We’ve all heard the fascinating stories about insect-eating plants and it may surprise you to know they are local, native plants! Join us at the Gardens to learn more about these botanical curiosities, where they grow, and how you can take them home with you." The workshop will include a presentation about carnivorous plants.
"The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking" opens in May 11 and runs through May 27 at Playhouse in the Park
The lively musical, "The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking," opens May 11 at Playhouse in the Park and runs through May 27th on weekends. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m. Performances will be at the Playhouse, 4851 Museum Drive, across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park.
A little about the Pippi: She is a red-haired, freckle-faced, unpredictable 9-year-old girl who has upside-down braids and does NOT want to grow up. She is the daughter of a buccaneer captain and always has adventurous stories to tell. Pippi’s best friends are her horse and monkey, and the neighbor’s children Tommy and Annika. These friends have the most rollicking adventures with horses, monkeys, the circus and more.
The audience (of all ages) will enjoy the colorful costumes, lively music and stupendous young actors and dancers who fill the Playhouse stage.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and senior citizens, and reservations can be made at 251-602-0630.
For more on the Playhouse and upcoming performancs, as well as acting, music and dance classes, visit www.playhouseinthepark.org or on the Playhouse Facebook page
The community is invited to come to Mobile Botanical Gardens MarketPlace, 5151 Museum Drive, on Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m.-noon. Remember that the MarketPlace will be open each Saturday morning through the end of June.
Serve It Up With Love Charity Tennis Tournament is set for Thursday, April 12 for ladies and men and Friday, April 13 for juniors. Proceeds from the event will fund services at the Child Advocacy Center
Serve It Up With Love Charity Tennis Tournament is set for Thursday, April 12 for ladies and men and Friday, April 13 for juniors.
All proceeds from the event will fund services at the Child Advocacy Center for children who have been sexually and/or severely physically abused.
The event will be held at the Copeland Cox Tennis Center. 2018 marks the 13th anniversary of the tournament, which is the largest charity tournament in the region with over 400 players each year. For details, go to www.serveitupwithlove.com.
Mark Loftin, classical guitarist, will provide the music for the Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Last Friday event on March 30
"Last Firday Art Night" presented by Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council will be March 30, 6-8 p.m. at the "LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE," 1016 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island (Note new time and location.)
Guests can enjoy local art, food, drink and entertainment. Featured will be an art demo by John Halliday and the Dauphin Island History Museum. Mark Loftin, classical guitarist, will provide the music. The Town of Dauphin Island is hosting this community event.
Donations to help cover expenses are accepted and appreciated. For more information, see DIHAC website.
On Wednesday, March 28, SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce held a First Responers' Breakfast, its fifth year to honor and show appreciation. Between 150-200 attended--Mobile City Police, Mobile County Sheriff's Deputies, Fire Rescue officers, EMTs, Volunteer firefighters, ambulance personnel and sheriffs..
On hand to greet them were students from nearby Griggs Eelementary School, lining the chain link fence and waving American flags. As the honorees entered the Tillman's Corner Community Center, Azalea Trail Maids smiled, Theodore band played a welcome and the school's cheerleaders gave their highest jumps and loudest cheers.
The celebration and recognition inside included a message from Chamber President Theresa Orrell. Theodore's JROTC posted the Colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mobile Fire Rescue Chaplain Ed Connick offered the invocation, and while the crowd enjoyed a Dick Russell's breakfast, they were entertained by Hankins Middle School. Keynote speaker was Brad Sullivan of Living Word Church. After his presentation, President Orrell thanked event sponsor, Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery, and ended the ceremonies by distributing door prizes.
Some of those present for the 5th Annual First Responders Breakfast are pictured here.
22nd Annual Dauphin Island Motorcycle Show is Sunday, April 15 (Rain Date April 29) in the parking lot across from Waves DI
The 22nd Annual Dauphin Island Motorcycle Show is Sunday, April 15 (Rain Date April 29) in the parking lot across from Waves DI.
This fundraiser for Dauphin Island Elementary School allows the public to get up close and personal with a variety of vintage and classic motorcycles.
Food and beverage items will be on site. In addition to supporting the event through attendance, those interested can make a donation of raffle items or refreshments to be sold.
For more information, call Chastity Hall, 251-680-4223.