Semmes Woman’s Club members enjoyed celebrating Halloween with residents from Mobile Arc group in Semmes
Semmes Woman’s Club members enjoyed celebrating Halloween with a group of residents from Mobile Arc group in Semmes. SWC members said of the residents: "It's always a fun time with these awesome folks."
Supplying the treats and having a good time visiting with Mobile Arc citizens were Debbie Dial, Mary Rodney, Terri Nelson, Linda Smith, Linda Ryals and Gwen Prichard.
Photos courtesy of Linda Ryals
Women's Club of Satsuma is presenting "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1, 7 p.m.
The Women's Club of Satsuma is presenting "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1, 7 p.m. The performances will be in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church of Satsuma, 5600 Old Highway 43, Satuma.
Tickets are $15 per person, pre-sale only, and will be available at the church and McConaghy Drugs, as well as from members of Women's Club of Satsuma.
This play is not suggested for children. It is a benefit for Union Chapel.
Elvis (Rocky McGarity, who owns Rocky's Drug and Mercantile in Wilmer) will entertain Semmes seniors on November 16, 11:30 a.m. at the Thanksgiving Potluck lunch. The center is at 9635 Moffett Road in Semmes.
Keep Saraland Beautiful's selection for October Yard of the Month is that of the Campitelli family at 4414 Bella Sara Drive.
"Thomas, Jennifer and children, Sarah, Thomas Jr. (aka "T") and Grace work together to decorate their yard, making sure to add new features every year," said Janice Harvison of KSB. "Daytime photos don't do justice to the house, so take a minute to drive by at night to see the place lit up in all its terrifying glory," she said.
The Campitellis won YOM three years ago, but they have really stepped up their decorating in the meantime. "We appreciate their efforts to make the holidays fun, not just beautiful," Harvison said.
Belle Bouquet Florist Gifts, 200 Shelton Beach Road in Saraland is holding its Annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, November 5, 1-4 p.m. There'll be refreshments, discounts and door prizes.
Satsuma Reindeer Run 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run is Saturday, December 2, 8-10 a.m. Organized by Satsuma Community Development Organization, the event takes place at Baldwin Square, Old Highway 43 (Orange Avenue) in Satsuma.
Participants may register by mail (entries should be postmarked by November 27), in person at Bellator Real Estate (200 N Hwy 43, Saraland, AL), McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on November 30, Race day registration and packet pick-up will be at Baldwin Square, 6:30-7:45.
Post-Race snacks and beverages will be provided.
"Lights of Love," presented by USA Children's & Women's Hospital, 1700 Center Street; USA Mitchell Cancer Institute and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile, invite the community to celebrate the joy and wonder of the holiday season on Tuesday, November 28 during a special tree-lighting ceremony and holiday festival. The event is free and open to the public. Rain date is Tuesday, December 4th.
Beginning at 4:30 p.m. local children’s choirs and other live acts will perform. All are invited to stop by to say hello to Santa Claus and Ronald McDonald and enjoy crafts and sweet treats.
Grand Bay Country Christmas begins with Community All Day Open House on Friday, December 1, 9 a.m. The tree decorating is 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5:30-9 p.m., children can visit with Santa.
Saturday, December 2 at Grand Bay Senior Community Center, activities include the Mr. and Miss Country Christmas, Winter Shopperland Market and Milk and Cookies with Santa. At the center of town on December 2nd, visitors can enjoy the Parade of Lights.
The event is hosted by Citizens for a Better Grand Bay. For information, call 251-656-4576 or 251-644-2080.
Senior Breakfast, hosted by City Council member Bess Rich and Staff at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center, is December 13th
Mobile City Council member, Bess Rich, and the staff at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center are hosting the 2nd Annual District 6 Senior Breakfast on December 13. The event will be 9-10:45 a.m. at the Senior Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road.
Bryant High School is inviting all former Grand Bay, Alba and Bryant football players to Alumni Night, November 3 at Bryant Field House at 5:30 p.m. as Bryant plays Davidson on Senior Night. Food and drinks are provided and attendees can meet the coaching staff.
Community Activities and Events for the week of October 30-November 5, 2017--and a few Save The Dates
Fall Festivals, Halloween, Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches:
* College Park Baptist Church Pumpkin Patch, 8600 Celeste Road, Saraland, is open for Fall Fun, photo booths, hayrides, pumpkin decorating, field trips and other activities. Entry fee is $6.50; profits benefit church missions. For more information, call 251- 675-7037.
* "Fall Fun at Seward Farms" runs now through November 4. The farm is closed on Fridays and Sundays. For more information, go to http://www.sewardfarms.com/index.htm
* Tanner Williams United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch runs from October 1-31. Families can stop by to take a photo, school field trips can be arranged, parties can be held in the field of pumpkins (Call 251-776-0283 for daily hours.)
* Christ United Methodist Church, 6101 Grelot Road, presents its Annual Pumpkin Patch October 1-30, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to dusk and Sundays, noon-dusk.
* Dauphin Island children can Trick or Treat at Green Park on Halloween night.
* Monday, October 30, 6-8 p.m., the Charleston Apartment Homes, 2889 Sollie Road is hosting the 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat. Those who wish to enter will have to register their theme with the office. Themes cannot be overly scary or gory. Participants must be set up by 5:30 in the parking lot.
* "Mystery Monday" is October 30, 3:15 p.m. at Parkway Branch Library. For more information, call 251-470-7766.
* The public is invited to take a Ghost Tour of the City of Mobile, presented by Mobile Mystery Dinners and Bay City Convention & Tours, Inc. on Monday, October 30, 7-10 p.m. Advance reservations are required; call 251-479-9970.
* Trunk-or-Treat at Saraland United Methodist Church, 415 McKeough Avenue, is Tuesday, October 31, 6-7:30 p.m.
* Halloween Fun @ the Library Tuesday, October 31, 4-5 p.m. at Ben May Main Library and at West Regional Branch is for children of all ages. Registration required for groups. For more information or to register, call the Ben May Main Library Children’s Department at 251-208-7086 or email email@example.com.
* The Woodridge Baptist Church Fall Festival is Tuesday, October 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The church is at 2700 Schillinger Road S.
* Trunk or Treat at Axis First Baptist Church, 11560 Old Highway 43, is Tuesday, October 31, 5:30-7 p.m.
* Fall Open House 2017 at the Environmental Studies Center, 6101 Girby Road, is Saturday, November 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds from concessions and all donations go to wildlife care.
* "Peter and the Starcatcher" runs weekends through November 5 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen Street. Evening shows begin at 7:30 and matinees at 2 p.m. Ticket information is at joejeffersonplayers.com.
* Joe Jefferson Playhouse auditions for "August: Osage County" will be October 30-31, 6:30 p.m. at the Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen Street, Mobile. Show dates are January 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m. and January 14, 21, 28, 11 at 2 p.m. For information on the roles available, log onto JJP's Facebook.
* Mobile Ballet, 4351 Downtowner Loop N. presents Blaine Hoven's one-night-only performance in Mobile, Thursday, November 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Ticket information is at tix5.centerstageticketing.com.
* "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" is coming to the Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim Street, downtown Mobile on Tuesday, November 28, 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster or the Saenger Box Office during regular business hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. On the day of the performance, the Box Office will remain open until intermission. All ages require a ticket for this show. Accessible seat information is at the numbers above.
* HOW Dance, Drama, Art and Tumbling presents "The Shoemaker" November 30 and December 1. Information at 251-895-5380 or www.how-mobile.com.*
* Cats & More opening Reception Friday, November 3, 5:3-0-8 p.m. at Cat's Gallery, 4310 Old Shell Road, Ste A. The artwork will be by members of the Shibui Chapter of the Sumie Society of America. For information, call 251-308-2552.
* "Japanese Immersion Weekend," sponsored by Ikebana Society and Mitsubishi Polysilicon, is scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 6-8 p.m. at Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive. For more details, see MMoA website.
* "Fearless Painters with Cat Pope" is being presented by Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, Wednesdays 'til November 15, 6-8:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.http://mobilemuseumofart.com.
* Friday, November 3, 1-8 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, offers Basic Jewelry Metalsmithing. For more information, go to www.http://mobilemuseumofart.com.
* ART TALK: 5 Mobile Artists will be at Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive on Thursday, November 9, 3-4 p.m. A $5 donation is suggested.
* The public is invited to come see the artwork in Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin Street. A Meet and Greet exhibition will be during Art Walk on Friday, November 10th. MAC will feature “Falling for Art,” an exhibition of student works from Mobile and Baldwin County schools, in the Skinny Gallery; a variety of works from Bishop State Community College art professors in the Danielle Juzan Gallery; and quilts by Dorothy Parker in the Small Room. The exhibition will be available to see from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.on weekdays and during Market in the Park hours throughout the month of November. MAC will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
* On December 2 and December 3, the public is invited to the Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive to celebrate the opening of its new exhibitions with a free weekend.
Book Clubs, readings, book signings, storytelling, recitations:
* The "Classics Revisited Book Club," which will meet Monday, October 30, 6:30 p.m. at Ben May Main Library, will discuss Bram Stoker's "Dracula." For more information, call 251-208-7902.
* Boys and Girls, aged 6-16, meet at Parkway Branch Library on November 6, 3:15 p.m., Mystery Monday or November 1 at 3:15 p.m. for "What's Up Wednesday." This Book-A-Month Club members will read and discuss "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia. For more information, call 251-470-7766.
* November 4, 3-4 p.m., Extravagant Readers - Adult Book Club's topic of discussion will be "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote. The Club meets at Toulminville Library Branch. For more information, call 251-438-7075.
* "Belles' Letters 2: Stories by Alabama Women" will be held at Ben May Main Library, November 5, 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 5 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 251-208-7097.
* Satsuma Library Club will host a book signing and discussion with author Kathie Farnell, Tuesday, November 7 at 11 a.m. For more information, call Satsuma Public Library, 251-679-0700.
* Open House 2017, Saturday, November 18, 2-5 p.m. celebrates the 15th Year Anniversary of "Spoken Word of Mobile" at Toulminville Library, 601 Stanton Road.. For more information, call 251-438-7075.
* On Sunday, November 19, 4-5 p.m. Marcia "Marty" Martin - Book Signing & Poetry Reading with Music will be at The Listening Room of Mobile, 78 St. Francis Street Mobile. Free admission. It is not required to book a reservation, but it is recommended, to give the venue an idea of headcount. Contact the venue owner to reserve a table: Jim Pennington, 251-367-4599.
* The University of Mobile Torch Society's inaugural Poinsettia Sale is coming up. The philantropic organization takes orders through November 21, Small poinsettias are $15, and large poinsettias are $25. Poinsettias will be delivered to University of Mobile just in time for the holidays, between November 29 and December 10. Customers will be notified of pick-up date and times. Order online at umobile.edu/poinsettiasale or call the University of Mobile Torch Society at 251.442.2201.
* From now to December 2, Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., Mobile Botanical Gardens presents "Nature and Landscape Photography with Julie Andel." For more information, go to www.mobilebotanicalgardens.org or call 251-307-5382.
* The 54th Annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums at Bellingrath Gardens and Home is November 4-30, 2017. For details on the display, visit www.bellingrath.org.
Fun for Children and Teens:
* At "Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot!" at West Regional Library Branch on October 31, 4-5:30 p.m., teens can learn to make ghostly photos. For more information, call 251-340-8571.
* "Popsockets For Aubreigh," hosted by Aubreigh's Army, continues until November 1. To raise awareness of DIPG, a form of childhood cancer for which Aubreigh Nicholas is undergoing treatment, and to support her and her family. For details on this event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Loaves & Fishes Family Restaurant, 13476 Tanner Williams Road in Wilmer, is hosting an event with proceeds to benefit Aubreigh Nicholas, recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. A percentage of the restaurant's sales on Saturday, November 4, 11 a.m. will help Aubreigh and her family.
* Aubreigh's Army Spirit Night at Newk's West Mobile and Newk's McGowin Park is Monday, November 6, 5-9 p.m. A portion of all sales will be donated to Aubreigh Nicholas and her fight against DIPG, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
* Georgetown Hardware is sponsoring a raffle with proceeds to benefit Aubreigh Nicholas and family. Several items, including a 50-quart K2 Cooler, are in the November 15th drawing for winners. For more information, call Rhonda Bedgood, 251-751-5596
Special events, meetings, fundraisers, galas, festivals and fun:
* "Celebrating Mobile's Hidden Figures" is Monday, October 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin Street. Tickets are $25 and include light hor d'oeuvres, wine and beer. Tickets can be purchased online (Tickets are at www.brownpapertickets.com.) or in-person at the Mobile Arts Council offices.
* Oakleigh House presents "Victorian Mourning Living History Tours" October 30 and 31, 7 p.m. Cost is $15.
* "Living with Dementia" at Ben May Main Library on November 2, 9:30-noon to offer Tips and Resources. Professionals from Gulf Coast Dementia Services will discuss several topics on the care and available resources for those suffering from Dementia. Registration is not required, but strongly encouraged. For more information or to register, email email@example.com or call 251-509-6390.
* The 34th Annual Alabama Pecan Festival is Friday-Sunday, November 3-5 at Tillman's Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Road.
* Bayou Bash 2017 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 151 South Ann Street, is Friday, November 3, 6- 9 p.m. There'll be food, music, silent and live auctions and fun. Tickets are $35 each. Proceeds go to various non-profit groups and agencies. For tickets, call 251-432-1122; for more information, call 251-438-2492.
* Chickasaw United Methodist Church Dinner is Saturday, November 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church, 108 Lee Street. Tickets are $8 per plate; dinner includes turkey, dressing, green beans and sweet potato casserole. Dinners are dine in, take out or delivery. Call 251-452-3461.
* LeMoyne Industrial Park 2017 Community Day is Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Creola Municipal Park; lunch is from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
* Bowl-A-Thon Weekend Part TWO! is November 4-5, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the University of South Alabama, 307 N. University Boulevard. An empty bowl serves as a visual reminder that people go to bed each night hungry. Help stomp out hunger, drop by the ceramics studio at South Alabama to help build bowls for Art Soup.
* Annual Sugar Cane Syrup Making is Saturday, November 4, 8-11 a.m. at 11080 Mason Ferry Road in Wilmer. Quarts are $10.
* Christ N Us Ministry Banquet is Saturday, November 4, 6 p.m. at Bayou La Batre Community Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington. RSVP by October 28 at 251-421-0249.
* Our Sisters' Closet 12th Annual Purse with Purpose fundraiser is Tuesday, November 7, 5:30 p.m. at Heron Lakes Country Club, 3851 Government Boulevard. For sponsorship or ticket information, contact Terri Kearns, 251-423-2001, or e-mail OurSistersCloset@comcast.net.
* The Marine Environmental Awards Luncheon, hosted by Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation, is Tuesday, November 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 S Water Street, Mobile.Tickets and other information are at sealabfoundation.org.
* Bourbon and BBQ at Historic Oakleigh House is Friday, November 10, 6:30 p.m. Attendees can taste five different whiskies from three distilleries, courtesy of Cottage Hill Package Store, and enjoy mouth-watering BBQ from Moe's Original Bar-B-Que THEN finish off the night with a bourbon bread pudding by Chef Anne Read. Truly a one-of-a-kind event under the oaks of Oakleigh. The tickets are limited and can be purchased online at istoricmobile.org/events.
* Mark your calendar for the Mobile Civic Center Open House on November 13 to unveil potential paths forward for repurposing the 50-year-old facility. The public meeting will include a presentation revealing data gathered from individuals and groups directly impacted by the Mobile Civic Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and review different concepts for the 24 acre site. Parking will be free.
* 9th Annual Celebrate Hope will be Thursday, November 16, 6-10 p.m. at USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, 1660 Springhill Avenue. Visit eventbrite.com for tickets.
* On Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:30-8 p.m., A Servant's Love will host “A Tasty Affair – A Farm-to-Table Dinner Experience” at The Steeple, 251 St. Francis Street in downtown Mobile. Tickets are $40 per person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org call or text 251-895-6967 for tickets. Funds raised through this fundraiser will help reduce the incidence of food-insecurity within our community. For additional information, visit facebook.com/AServantsLove.
* Trinity Family Fall Festival and Health Screening is November 18, 10:45-2 p.m. at Trinity Family Church. There'll be bouncy houses, games for all ages and free hamburgers and hot dogs as well as various health screenings
* November Family Fun Day at the USA Archaeology Museum is Saturday, November 18 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Archaeology Museum, 6052 USA Drive South. Admission is free.
* The 34th Annual Mobile International Festival is November 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mobile Civic Center. Tickets are $12 for adults (13 and older) and free for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 251-208-1555.
* Bay Area Brunch Fest is scheduled for Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bienville Square, 150 Dauphin Street. Ticket information is at www.lifelinesmobile.org.
* "Saving Your Photos: Saturday Conversations" is November 18, 10-11 a.m. at Ben May Main Library, 701 Government Street. For more information or to register, email email@example.com or call 251-208-7079 or 251-208-7085.
* #GivingTuesday is November 28 to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity South West. #GivingTuesday is an international day of giving to prove that the holidays can be about both giving and giving back. Habitat for Humanity South West is hosting the event locally to raise funds to build simple, decent, affordable homes for partner families in need. Habitat houses are sold to families at no profit and financed with affordable loans. For more information, go to Habitat for Humanity SW Alabama 3712 Airport Blvd. Mobile, AL 36608 251-476-7171 https://www.habitatswalabama.org/
* The Hargrove Foundation’s 3rd Annual Gala is on Thursday, November 30, 6-9 p.m. at the Battle House Hotel. Cocktail festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with a seated dinner to follow. For guests that may choose to stay at The Battle House Hotel, a special event group rate is available for two days prior and after the event. Visit http://hargrovefoundation.org/2017-foundation-gala/ for information on ticket sales and partnership details. For further information, contact the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251-375.5725.
* On Saturday, December 2, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., CrossFit in Saraland is hosting a fundraiser in honor of Lucy Brannan. Ticket information is at leaderboard-lite.throwdowns.com.
* "Holiday Cheer at The FIVE" to benefit the Child Advocacy Center will be Monday, December 4, 6-8:30 p.m. The FIVE Restaurant will host the event at 609 Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile. The event will feature Wine Tasting and Live Auction. Music will be provided by Jerry Squires. Tickets are $35 per person and are available at Five and the Child Advocacy Center. For more information, call 251-432-1101.
* "Wine & Wishes - 2017," hosted by Laurel Green-State Farm Agent, is Thursday, December 7, 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, 1906 Springhill Avenue. Tickets by Eventbrite. Tickets are $65; early bird price is $50. Go to Wine & Wishes website for more details.
* "Light up the Bay," the 20th Anniversary Bay Bash, hosted by Mobile Baykeeper, is Friday, December 8, 6-8 p.m. at GulfQuest, 155 S Water Street. Tickets are $75/person and $125/couple. For ticket information, go to www.mobilebaykeeper.org.
Walks, Runs, Cycling, surfing and paddling events:
* POSTPONED The 2nd Annual "Live on Adam 5K Run and 1K Fun Run."
* POSTPONED The All's Swell Classic Surf Contest.
* "Light The Night Mobile" is scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 5 p.m. at Hank Aaron Stadium. Registration and festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.; the walk begins at 7 p.m. For volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, contact Stacey.email@example.com.
* The 30th Annual Senior Bowl Charity Run is Saturday, November 4, 8 a.m.-noon at 151 Dauphin Street, downtown Mobile. Race headquarters (registration and packet pick-up) will be located at the Reese's Senior Bowl Office at 151 Dauphin Street and open during the following hours: THURSDAY, November 2 at 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.; FRIDAY, November 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and SATURDAY, November 4, 6-8 a.m. Free parking in the parking garage adjacent to the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel will be available on race day; show official race number as you exit. The event includes a Family Fun Festival at Bienville Square. Featured will be the Wells Fargo stagecoach, a petting zoo, inflatable interactives, face painters, clowns and plenty of free food and drinks for all runners and their families to enjoy. For more information, see event website or call 251-438-2276.
* The United Cerebral Palsy's 5K and Fun Run at Christmas Nights of Lights Display at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Boulevard, is Thursday, November 9th. For more information, visit UPC FACEBOOK PAGE or call 251-479-4900.
* Gears and Beers - 2017 is Saturday, November 11, 6 a.m.-5 p.m. at LoDa Bier Garten 251 Dauphin Street. Visit http://www.gearsandbeersridemobile.com/ to view event details, routes, and to register. Ticket information is at www.gearsandbeersridemobile.com.
* "Battleship 12K - 2017" is on Sunday, November 12, 8-10 a.m. at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile. Ticket information is at www.battleship12k.com.
A few senior events:
* Warren Gatwood is the featured artist for November and December at Semmes Senior Center; his work will be displayed at the Center.
* Members at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center are holding the 2nd Annual Socks for Seniors Holiday Drive. New, packaged socks can be dropped off untill December 11 at the Senior Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road, Mobile.
* Semmes Senior Center members are holding a karaoke and pinata Halloween Party with hot dogs and chips on October 31, 11 a.m. at the Center, 9635 Moffett Road.
* Chickasaw Seniors Early Bird Breakfast is Monday, November 6 at Chickasaw Civic Center. The breakfast is at 7:30 a.m.; the cost is $3 per person.
* Chickasaw seniors will make a Shopping Trip to Foley on Tuesday, November 7th. The van will depart from Chickasaw Civic Center at 8:30 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. Seniors buy their own lunch. Call 251-452-6462 to reserve a spot.
* On Saturday, November 4th, Chickasaw senior citizens are encouraged to "Rise and Shine" for an early morning trip to Cathedral Square Market/Arts Walk, then come back to Chickasaw United Methodist Church for an $8 Turkey Dinner. Call Stephanie Stewart, 251-452-6464 for details.
* Semmes Senior Center will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veteran's Day and November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving.
* Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road, will be closed November 10th in honor of Veterans Day.
* Chickasaw seniors Friday Outing will be November 17th for the Christmas Tree Lighting, then dinner at Off the Hook. Call Stephanie Stewart at 251-452-6464 for details.
* On Friday, December 1, Dauphin Island Baptist Church is hosting a Senior Day Luncheon with entertainment by "Mean" Mary James--to read about Mary James' appearance, see blog joannemcknight.com. To hear her banjo playing and singing, check her YouTube performances on the Internet.
* Mobile City Council member, Bess Rich, and the staff at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center are hosting the 2nd Annual District 6 Senior Breakfast on December 13. The event will be 9-10:45 a.m. at the Senior Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road.
Music, Music, Music!
* University of Mobile's Piano Festival is a year-long series of special events spotlighting the Alabama School of the Arts’ undergraduate and graduate programs in piano performance. Each event is open to public and free of charge. For more information about an event, contact Shadoe Valentin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251.442.2383.
* Mobile Symphony Orchestra presents the 20th Annual Beethoven and Blue Jeans Concert on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2:30 p.m., at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown Mobile. Tickets are $15-$75 and can be purchased online at www.mobilesymphony.org, by phone at 251-432-2010, or at the symphony box office, 257 Dauphin Street. Reduced-price student tickets are available for both performances. Through the MSO Big Red Ticket program sponsored by Alabama Power, students in grades K-12 can attend the Sunday performance free when accompanied by a paying adult. More details can be found online at www.mobilesymphony.org.
Arts and Crafts/White Elephant Sales:
* Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center presents "A Fall and Christmas Bazaar" on November 5, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road. A fish dinner will be available at $7.50 for adults and a child's chicken dinner, $3.50 each. Santa will be on hand for photos made by Morgan Joy Woodard. Christmas is not so far off, and some of the items for sale would make great gifts, among them these recent entries: handmade jewelry; paintings; tropical flowering plants ready to plant or display; mesh holiday wreaths and other crafts; custom wooden hangers; Lularoe; Pampered Chef; crocheted pieces; handmade goat milk soap, lotions, lip-balms and more--even some baked items to stick in the freezer for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Vendor information is at 251-602-4963.
* Fowl River Community Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, November 11, 9 a.m.-noon at The Pelican Reef, 11799 Dauphin Island Parkway.
* On Saturday, November 11, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Francis Episcopal Fall Bazaar and White Elephant Sale will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For a fee of $15, individuals can set up their own booth on the church lawn. For information, call Cissy Napper, 318-548-4376.
* Port City Craftsmen's 45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Show is on November 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Abba Shrine Temple, 7701 Hitt Road, Mobile. Admission is $3 or $2 with 1 can goodl Children 13 or younger enter for free. Artists and crafters, go to Port City website for registration information.
* The History Museum of Mobile exhibit, titled "Titanic Honour & Glory," will open December 2017 and run through May 2018. For more information, contact Gavin Snyder at 251.301.0273 or email@example.com.
* A Photo Contest For Breast Cancer Awareness, hosted by American Royal Miss, is Tuesday, October 31, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Entry fee is $10 through October 31st. Photos will be judged by Peyton Powell Brown / Peyton Powell Brown Photography. For more information, visit event website.
* University of Mobile will be “Puttin’ on the Ritz” as eight young women take the stage to compete for the title of Miss University of Mobile 2018 on November 4. Miss University of Mobile 2017 Chelsey Sayasane will pass the crown on to the 53rd Miss University of Mobile. For information, contact Haley Ikner, assistant director for the Miss University of Mobile Pageant, at 251.442.2587.
* Aubreigh's Army Benefit Pageant, hosted by Samantha Thrash Duff, is Saturday, November 18, 4 p.m. at Mary G. Montgomery High School Auditorium. The event will benefit Aubreigh Nicholas and family. Entry fee is $75; this includes photogenic (No photos larger than 8x10.) There are many categories and awards; go to event site for complete details. All entries are due by Monday, November 6th. Contestant entry fee can be paid via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include contestant's name and age in comments. Paperwork can be mailed to 8775 Jack Williams Road. Wilmer, AL 36587 or emailed to email@example.com. Contestant's spot will not be secured until paperwork and entry fee has been received.
* "Pet Photos with Santa" at B&B Pet Stop, 5035 Cottage Hill Road, is Saturday, December 2 at 2 p.m. Photos are $10 cash for each 4"X6" photo. Other sizes will be available at the event for an additional cost. Proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of the Mobile Animal Shelter.
Mardi Gras/Joe Cain:
* The 4th Annual Joe Cain Footmarcher Ball is Saturday, November 11, 7-11 p.m. at Moe's Original BBQ, 701 Springhill Avenue. Ticket information is at Eventbrite.
* Night Market at Mobile Museum of Art is Thursday, November 2, 5-8:30 p.m.
* St. Pius X Annual "Market on Sage"' is December 1, 10 a.m. to December 2, 1 p.m. St. Pius is at 217 S Sage Avenue, Mobile.
* The 5th Annual Holiday Market at OK Bicycle Shop will be held Sunday, December 3, 1-4 p.m. in front of the shop at 661 Dauphin Street. Those interested in being a vendor can email DauphinManagement@gmail.com for an appplication. Entry fee is $30, which will go directly to McKemie Place, a local overnight shelter for single, homeless women in all of Mobile, Washington and Baldwin County.
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama and Big Brothers Big Sisters:
* Help B-Dubs and the Boys and Girls Club ALL STARS program provide equipment, uniforms and coaching to Clubs. Visit Buffalo Wild Wings at 6341 Airport Blvd from today until October 31 to support Boys and Girls Clubs with an added donation to your check.
* St. Edmund by the Sea Altar Society at Dauphin Island will sponsor an Island-wide yard sale on Saturday, November 11, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact Connie Roan at 251-861-8088.
Chambers of Commerce:
* Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce monthly business luncheon is Tuesday, November 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Saraland Civic Center, 716 Mae Street. To RSVP, call the Chamber at 251-675-4444. Guest speaker will be Saraland City Council President, Joe McDonald, who will deliver the "State of the CIty" address.
* Nominations are now open for SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Citizen of the Year. Forms can be picked up at the Chamber office at 5055 Carol Plantation Road.
* SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon is Wednesday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tillman's Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Road. Guest speaker will be Capt. George Krietemeyer, USCG (Ret.). Capt. Grietemeyer is the Mobile Bay Area Veteran Commission's 2017 Veteran of the Year. RSVP at 251-666-2488.
* Semmes Chamber of Commerce meeting is Wednesday, November 8, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVP at 251-660-4808. All members are requested to bring a donated gift worth at least $25 to be auctioned at the 4th Annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Banquet on Monday, December 4, at Pathway Church, 7200 Moffett Road.
Reunions and Homecomings:
* The Annual Retired Teachers' Brunch, held to honor Semmes area retirees, is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 9:30 a.m. at Wilmer Elementary School. Invited are all teachers, principals, counselors and school librarians who have retired from Semmes, Allentown, J.E. Turner, Wilmer and Tanner Williams elementary schools, Semmes Middle School and Mary G. Montgomery High School. Also encouraged to attend are certified retirees living in the community, although they may have retired from a school in another area. The event is sponsored by Semmes Woman's Club and host school. Call Co-chair Toni Davis, 251-649-5931, for further information.
Film and other theatrical events:
* Family Movie Sing-a-Long at Moorer/Springhill Library, October 31 at 5 p.m. will be The Wizard of Oz. Words to the songs will be on screen. For more information, call 251-470-7770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* "Masterpiece" by documentary and filmmaker Michael Miner is coming to Bernheim Hall, Ben May Main Library, 701 Government Street, Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. For more information on this event, call 251-208-7097. For more information on Miner’s film, go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q9tGer5EOg.
Fishing and golf tournaments:
* St. Mary Knight of Columbus presents the 10th Annual Steve Thompson Golf Tournament on Sunday, November 5 at Spring Hill College Golf Course For registration, contact Desi Tobias at email@example.com or 251-432-5001. Proceeds benefit annual campus, facility and academic enhancements for St. Mary Catholic School.
* The 7th Annual Dog River Clearwater Revival fishing tournament begins Saturday, November 11, 6 a.m. and ends Sunday, November 12, 3 p.m. Questions regarding sponsorship opportunities: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heroes--Veterans and First Responders events:
* The Future Business Leaders of America, Ben C. Rain High School Chapter's 5th Annual Veterans Day Program is Thursday, November 9, 9 a.m. in the school gym (3125 Dauphin Island Parkway.) For more information, call 251-709-2562. Guest speakers include Councilman J.C. Small, Rep. Barbara Drummond and Judge Karlos Finley.
* "Chickasaw Celebrates our Veterans" at City Maritime Park on November 9, 2 p.m. Residents are encouraged to attend to "show our appreciation for our men and women who have served our great country."
* Veterans Day Celebration and Parade of Flags at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Parkway, is November 10, 3 p.m. to November 11, 4 p.m. The event is free of charge.
* Mobile Pops Band will play a Veterans Day Concert at USS Alabama, Friday, November 10, 7-9 p.m.
* The City of Semmes is sponsoring a Veteran's Day ceremony at Honor Park on Friday, November 10, 11 a.m.
* The Original Oyster House restaurants will serve a free lunch or dinner to veterans and active military on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017 frOriginal Oyster House asks that you "show your military ID or wear your uniform so we can salute you in person and thank you for your sacrifice." For more information about the Original Oyster House, visit www.originaloysterhouse.com/veterans or call 251-928- 2620. *Sorry, no To-Go orders, dine-in military customers only. Alcohol and tips not included.
* The Sassy Stitchers quilting group from Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center will present Quilts of Valor to approximately two dozen veterans on Saturday, November 18, 9 a.m. at the Senior Center. 3201 Hillcrest Road. The handmade quilts are given in appreciation to those men and women who served our country from WWII to the present.
* WW2 Living History at Fort Gaines is November 17, 9 a.m.-November 19, 5 p.m.at Fort Gaines Historic Site, 51 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island.
* On November 18, the public is invited to Fort Gaines to experience a day in the life of a WWII soldier. The Fort Gaines Historic Site is on Dauphin Island's East End. For more information, see www.dauphinisland.org or call 251-861-6992.
* Taste of the Holidays & Gift Show 2017 is Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Abba Temple, 7701 Hitt Road. Check event site for registration information--https://www.facebook.com/Taste-of-the-Holidays-and-Gift-Show-103874096454435/ Admission is $5 per person with children aged 12 and younger entering free.
* A Little Shoppe, 5475 Highway 43 in Satsuma is holding Christmas Open House on Saturday, November 4th. The public is invited to "Stop by and see all of the Christmas decorations, have some hor d’oeuvres, and enter for a door prize." (Santa pictures will be December 2nd from 1-4. $15 for digital cope. Photography by Robin Hendrick Photography.)
* The 11th Annual Merry Mart at Our Savior Catholic Church, 1801 Cody Road S. is Sunday, November 5, noon-4 p.m. A $1 donation is requested at the door to support Our Savior Youth Group.
* Connie Hudson Regional Senior Community Center Foundation, 3201 Hillcrest Road, is hosting a Fall and Christmas Bazaar November 5, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. There'll be a fish dinner at $7.50 for an adult plate. Children's chicken plates will be $3.50. And Santa will be on hand for pictures with children. For vendor information, call 251-602-4963.
* Christmas Jubilee's Preview Gala is Wednesday, November 8, 7-10 p.m.; hosted by Junior League of Mobile's Christmas Jubilee, the event is at Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, 1 S Water Street. This is event is for 21+ and cocktail attire. The cost to attend is $60 and tickets can be purchased online at www.jlmchristmasjubillee.org or at the Junior League of Mobile Headquarters on Sage Ave in Mobile.
* Junior League of Mobile's 33rd Annual Christmas Jubilee is November 9-11, 2017. The event is at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, 1 S Water Street. Ticket prices are as follows: $8 in advance/$10 at door; $8 College Student, Senior Citizen and Military; $5 Children (ages 6-12), Free for 5 and younger. To order tickets or for more information, go to https://www.juniorleaguemobile.org/christmasjubilee/
* The Next Generation Center 4th Annual Christmas Jubilee and Showcaseis Sunday, November 12, 2-8 p.m. at Tillman's Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Road. For information, contact Brandi Ellard at 251-591-9899 or email email@example.com.
* University of Mobile Performing Arts Series Christmas Spectacular is Thursday, November 16, 6:45-9 p.m. at Cottage Hill Baptist Church, 4255 Cottage Hill Road. Ticket Information is at www.tickets.com. **Note: Balcony DOES NOT have elevator/wheel chair access.
* The Annual Lighting of the Chickasaw Christmas Tree is Friday, November 17 at the intersection of Lee Street and Grand Boulevard. Santa will arive for pictures around 5:30 p.m.
* Creola Christmas Parade is November 18, 11 a.m. Line up will be at New Beginning Christian Church at 101 Creola Lane. Application forms are available for pick up October 10 at Creola City Hall and Creola Police Station. For information, call Lee Anne Greene at 251-751-4907.
* The Heritage Social Event House and Gardens Christmas Open House is Saturday, November 18, 3-8:30 p.m. More information is on the Heritage Social Event House and Gardens Facebook and Website. For more information or to apply to become a vendor, call or text Shana at 251-455-4480.
* Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates 22 Years of Magic Christmas in Lights this year. Opening Night is Friday, November 24. The show will continue nightly from 5 to 9 p.m. through Dec. 31, 2017. For details about Magic Christmas in Lights, or to order tickets, visit website, www.bellingrath.org. Online ticket sales begin on November 1, 2017.
* University of Mobile Performing Arts Series presents "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" on Friday, December 1, 7-9 p.m. at Saraland High School, 1115 Industrial Parkway, Saraland. Ticket information is at www.itickets.com.
* NOTE: TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 5:30 P.M. Semmes Old-Fashioned Christmas is Friday, December 1, 6 p.m. at Semmes Heritage Park, 3871 Wulff Road. Special performances will be by Indian Springs Baptist Church Youth and Children's Ensemble. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served by lamplight. For more information, call Carolyn Owens, 251-606-6160.
* Semmes Christmas Tree Lighting will be December 1st. 6:30 p.m. at Semmes Public Library, 9150 Moffett Road, Semmes.
* Grand Bay Country Christmas begins with Community All Day Open House on Friday, December 1, 9 a.m. The tree decorating is 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5:30-9 p.m., children can visit with Santa. Saturday, December 2 at Grand Bay Senior Community Center, activities include the Mr. and Miss Country Christmas, Winter Shopperland Market and Milk and Cookies with Santa. At the center of town on December 2nd, visitors can enjoy the Parade of Lights. The event is hosted by Citizens for a Better Grand Bay. For information, call 251-656-4576 or 251-644-2080.
* The 29th Annual Dauphin Island Pageant is Friday, December 1, 7 p.m. at St. Edmunds Church Hall. Girls aged 2-18 who live on Dauphin Island and/or attend Dauphin Island School are eligible to participate. Applications will be available at Town Hall beginning November 1, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.Registration deadline is November 27, 4 p.m.
* Coats for Kids at Coastal Response Center, South Bay Project, Community Center, 7385 Highway 188 in Coden, is a community-wide event to help those in need. Families should sign up for coats to ensure that sizes needed are available. The day of the event--Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., families are invited to come to the Center to enjoy refreshments and to participate in making crafts. To make a donation or register for a coat, call Lori Bosarge, 251-206-9990 or Jermaine Payne, 366-1442. New and gently used boys' and girls' coats/jackets in all sizes can be dropped off at the Center, 7385 Highway 188, Coden.
* The City of Citronelle Annual Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m. Deadline to register to be in the parade is November 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. Parade application can be submitted by email, mail, or in person at City Hall, 19135 S. Main Street, Citronelle AL 36522. Check event site for rules and regulations. For more information, contact Kendra McManus at 251-866-0221 or 251-281-6586.
* The Citronelle Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair will be on Main Street on the Citronelle Walking Trail, December 2, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information or to apply for a booth, contact Kendra McManus at 251-281-6586, 251-866-0221, firstname.lastname@example.org or forms and money can be paid at the Citronelle Municipal Court.
* Georgetown Assembly of God 3rd Annual Christmas Jubilee--Arts and Crafts Festival is Saturday, December 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; for booth rental, contact Tiffany Edwards Williamson, 251-458-6366.
* Satsuma Christmas Parade, hosted by Satsuma Fire Department, is Saturday, December 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. To enter a float, download an application from www.cityofsatsuma.com.
* The 5th Annual Wreaths for Charity, sponsored by the SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce and area businesses, will offer handmade artificial wreaths for sale on Saturday, December 2 at Breakfast with Santa. The sale wil help raise funds for families in need. For more information, call Tina Poiroux, 251-666-2488.
* "Breakfast with Santa," sponsored by SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce, is Saturday, December 2, 8-9 a.m. at Tillman's Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Road. The event will be held prior to the Chamber's Annual Christmas Parade with a pancake breakfast free to children ages 12 and younger with others $5. Santa will be onsite for pictures which will be posted to the Chamber's website the the week after the Breakfast.
* SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 2, 2017. The parade begins in front of W.C. Elementary School at 10 a.m. with floats, Theodore High School Band, various organizations, special vehicles, dancers, elected officials and Santa. Visit the Chamber's website, www.swmcchamber.com for more information.
* The Children's Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church presents a Live Nativity Hayride on Wednesday, December 6, 5-7 p.m. The church is at 6101 Grelot Road; the phone is 251-342-0462.
* Company 11's performance, "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues," will run December 7-9 and 14-16, 8 p.m. Get tickets at Company11.org. The play was written by Jeff Goode and will be directed by Cory Olson.
* The 34th Annual Christmas through the Ages at Fort Gaines Historic Site at Dauphin Island, December 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. will showcase the holiday through the eyes of soldiers and their families during the 1700s and 1800s. Visiting children will make Christmas ornaments from seashells and other non-trafitional items. For more information, see www.dauphinisland.org or call 251-861-6992.
* "Mistletoe Market," hosted by Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce, is Saturday, December 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the parking lot of the Saraland Municipal Complex For an application or more information, call 251-675-4444.
* The City of Semmes has set the date for the annual Christmas parade--Saturday, December 9. Applications are available at City Hall, on Semmes City website, or by email at email@example.com.
* The 6th Annual Dawes Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. For more information, visit website at www.dawesbizconnect.com.
* Semmes Christmas Tour is Saturday, December 9, 3-7 p.m. Taste of Semmes is 3-5 p.m. at Allentown Elementary School. The Tour is 3-7 p.m. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are available at Semmes Senior Center, Meggie B's, Hickory Pit Too and online at Eventbrite.com. This event is sponsored by the Woman's Club of Semmes.
* Mark your calendar for the Annual Chickasaw Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 9th, 3 p.m. The parade committee will be looking for local Schools, community organizations, churches and businesses to participate in the parade. Call 251-452-6467 for more information.
* The Saraland Civic Forum's 49th Annual Saraland Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 at noon. Rain date is December 16 at noon. The theme for this year's parade is "Christmas: A Family Tradition." For more information, call 251-675-4444.
* "The Nutcracker"--Mobile Ballet’s annual holiday classic will be at Mobile Civic Center Saturday and Sunday, December 9 and 10, 2017. Performances in the Mobile Civic Center Theater (Doors open 1 hour before showtime): Saturday, December 9 at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 10 at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit mobileballet.org.
* Parade of Threes, Dauphin Island Parkway, will be December 16, 2 p.m. McKemie Place shelter for women will benefit from the event.
* The Christmas Boat Parade on Fowl River is Saturday, December 16, 5-11:30 p.m. The boats in the parade are decorated with lights. The parade starts at The No-Wake Zone at the end of Fowl River and go down the river making occasional stops to throw goodies to everyone on the docks. The parade ends at The Pelican Reef where a small ceremony is held to bestow a special award for the boat with the best lights.
* "Home Free, A Country Christmas Tour 2017" will be at the Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim Street in downtown Mobile on December 20, 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Saenger Theatre Box Office (6 South Joachim Street) Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or at the Mobile Civic Center Box Office (401 Mobile Civic Center Drive) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets may be purchased throught the official Ticketmaster website, www.ticketmaster.com or purchase by phone, 800-745-3000. For information regarding accessible seating tickets, call 251-208-7381. All dates, acts and ticket prices subject to change without notice. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
* YoPro Mobile's Christmas Cocktail, hosted by Young Professionals of Mobile, is Thursday, December 21, 7-10 p.m. at The Pillars, 1757 Government Street. Ticket information is at yopromobile.com.
Young Professionals of Mobile are hosting the 2nd Annual Christmas Cocktail at The Pillars on December 21st at 7 p.m. YoPros say that "a lot of great things lined up for the evening, so feel free to bring a guest" to enjoy
Thanks/Congratulations/Good Job/How nice Department:
* Congratulations! University of Mobile Received a Scholarship Grant for Math and Science Teaching Education Candidates; For information, contact the School of Education at 251.442.2356
* LeMoyne Industrial Park 2017 Community Day is Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Creola Municipal Park
"Light The Night Mobile" Thursday, November 2, 5-8 p.m. at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Bros. Blvd, Mobile.
The Walk celebrates and commemorates lives touched by blood cancers in the Mobile area. There will be food trucks, entertainment, Rock Painting by MobRox, Kid's Zone, music, Photo Booth by Elle Photography and much more.
Ticket information and registration. is at lightthenight.org. Registration and festivities begin at 5 p.m.; the walk begins at 7 p.m. This is a FREE event but participants must register to recieve a lantern
For volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, contact Stacey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chickasaw Historic Preservation Society held a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser Saturday, October 28th. Among the Historic Society members cooking and serving, and community members dining in or carrying out were those pictured.
To make a donation to the Historic Society or to find out more about it, call Teresa Goolsby at 251-680-6889
United Cerebral Palsy's 5K and Fun Run at Christmas Nights of Lights Display at Hank Aaron Stadium is Thursday, November 9th
The United Cerebral Palsy's 5K and Fun Run at Christmas Nights of Lights Display at Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Boulevard, is Thursday, November 9th. The 5K will start at 6 p.m. and the Fun Run will follow at 6:45 p.m.
Mail in registration (postmarked by October 31), drop off at UCP Mobile, McCoy Outdoor, Fleet Feet Sports, or Run-N-Tri in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope, or register online at RaceRoster.com/14215.
Early packet pick-up: UCP Mobile, 3058 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, Al 36607 on Tuesday, November 7, 3-5 p.m. or Wednesday, November 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Race Day, at Hank Aaron Stadium, registration 4-5 p.m. and race packet pick-up 4-5:45 p.m.
Food and beverages will be provided after the race. The holiday party will continue with music and lots of cheer.
For more information, visit UPC FACEBOOK PAGE or call 251-479-4900.
The Children's Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church presents a Live Nativity Hayride on Wednesday, December 6, 5-7 p.m. The church is at 6101 Grelot Road; the phone is 251-342-0462.
On Saturday, October 28, the local chapter of Modern Woodmen of America hosted a fish dinner at Tillman's Corner Senior Center with proceeds to benefit 37-year-old Audra Warren, who is battling Stage 4 Metastatic Cancer.
Modern Woodmen of America.will match funds raised up to $2,500. Donations can still be made. A check made to MWA can be mailed to Marion Farnell, 7385 Pinewood Drive, Theodore, 36582. Note that the donation should go to the Audra Warren fundraiser.
Among those who enjoyed the fish dinner while raising funds for Audra are pictured.
2nd Annual Socks for Seniors Holiday Drive at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center now through December 11th
Members at Connie Hudson Mobile Regional Senior Community Center are holding the 2nd Annual Socks for Seniors Holiday Drive. New, packaged socks can be dropped off until December 11 at the Senior Center, 3201 Hillcrest Road, Mobile.
NOTE: TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 5:30 P.M. Mark your calendar for Semmes Old Fashioned Christmas, Friday, December 1 at Semmes Heritage Park
Semmes Old-Fashioned Christmas is Friday, December 1, 6 p.m. at Semmes Heritage Park, 3871 Wulff Road. Special performances will be by Indian Springs Baptist Church Youth and Children's Ensemble. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served by lamplight. For more information, call Carolyn Owens, 251-606-6160.