Member Events

September 22 – October 5, 2017  

 

Friday, September 22

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Curious George: Let’s Get Curious Exhibit

9/22/17

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

$10 general admission / Free for exploreum members

65 Government St.

251-208-6893

www.exploreum.com/exhibits/special/

The new exhibit, Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!, will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure.

 

 

University of Mobile

Preview Day

9/22/17 and 10/9/17

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free

University of Mobile’s Ram Hall, 5735 College Pkwy.

251-442-2898

www.umobile.edu/preview

UM offers a $2,000 scholarship to prospective students to attend Preview Day and enroll. RSVP at umobile.edu/preview.

 

 

Bellingrath Hall & Weddings     

The Great Escape Travel Auction

9/22/17

6 to 9 p.m.

$25

Central Presbyterian Church, 1260 Dauphin St.

251-432-0591

www.thegreatescapemobile.com

Live auction featuring bucket-list trips to awesome destinations. Proceeds benefit the neighborhood missions of Central Presbyterian Church in midtown Mobile.

 

 

Saturday, September 23

Mobile Baykeeper

Poker Paddle

9/23/17

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

$35 per boat

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center (Bartram Landing), 30945 Five Rivers Blvd., Spanish Fort

251-510-2736

www.wildnativetours.com/specialevents

In this water-based scavenger hunt, participants will follow maps to designated points and collect as many cards in sealed envelopes before the buzzer sounds. Best poker hands win trophies. A portion of proceeds benefit Mobile Baykeeper’s efforts for clean water, clean air and healthy communities.

 

 

City of Mobile

Boogie’s Block Party

9/23/17

2 to 5 p.m.

Free

Figures Park, 658 Donald St.

Mobile’s New Orleans Pelicans Star DeMarcus Cousins and Mayor Sandy Stimpson are hosting “Boogie’s Block Party” to celebrate the new premier basketball court in Figures Park that will be mirrored after the famed Rucker Park in New York City. Cousins and Stimpson will cut down the basketball nets on the existing court to make way for the world class facility. Immediately following, there will be a free party including a kids’ zone, a DJ and live music.

 

 

Mobile Symphony

Firebird

9/23 and 9/24/17

7:30 p.m. Saturday / 2:30 p.m. Sunday

$15-$75

Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St.

251-432-2010

www.mobilesymphony.org

The season opens with “Firebird,” a dazzling celebration of great music created for the Russian ballet with dancers from the Juilliard School and projected artworks from Mobile Museum of Art.

 

 

Sunday, September 24

Dauphin Way United Methodist Church

Stephen and Ruth Dill Lecture Series

9/24 and 9/25/17

10:30 a.m. Sunday / 8:30 a.m. Monday

Free

1507 Dauphin St.

251-471-1511

www.dauphinwayumc.org/dilllectureseries

Renowned scholar and author of 14 books on Southern culture and religion, Dr. Wayne Flynt is the featured speaker. His topic is Alabama’s religious and literary legacy.

 

 

Monday, September 25

University of South Alabama

Empowering Change

9/25/17

5 p.m.

Free

USA Mitchell Center

www.eventbrite.com/e/empowering-change-forum-tickets-36278101779

Award winning journalist Soledad O’Brien and a panel of local community members discuss inclusion in Mobile. Dinner will be served during the event. Seating is extremely limited.

 

 

Tuesday, September 26

Remington College

3 Lives Blood Drive

9/26/17

7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.

Free

828 Downtowner Loop WW.

251-343-8200

www.remingtoncollege.edu/mobile-alabama-colleges-campus/

All blood types are welcome, with an emphasis on minority blood donors.

 

 

Thursday, September 28

Mobile Museum of Art

Night Market

9/28/17

5 to 9 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/programs/night-market/

This monthly event showcases makers, artists, artisans and craftsman who make locally sourced, handmade goods. Support local artists and join the party and shopping fun with great food and drink from The Crepe Crusader and the DJ stylings of Neil Byrne aka Hot Lobster.

 

 

Mobile Heart Specialists

Does Your Insurance Give You Assurance?

9/28/17

5:30 p.m.

Free

6701 Airport Blvd., Ste. A107

251-435-8567

www.mobheart.com

Charlie Wilson from Viva Health makes Medicare easy. This fun and informative talk will answer all your questions about how Medicare works and help you get the most out of your coverage.

 

 

American Cancer Society

Vintage Affair Gala

9/28/17

6 to 9 p.m.

$125

Fort Whiting Armory, 1630 S. Broad St,

251-344-9858

www.vintageaffairmobile.org

Enjoy an evening filled with cuisine by Clifton Morrissette, wine from Red or White and the sounds of dueling pianos from Cooper Trent, Johnson Trent and Teddy Williams. There will also be live and silent auctions featuring trips, estate jewelry and original local art featuring artist Karen Sandifer.

 

 

Thursday, September 28

Mobile Museum of Art

Night Market

9/28/17

5 to 9 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Drive

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/programs/night-market/

The Night Market showcases makers, artists, artisans and craftsman who make locally sourced, handmade goods. Support local artists and join the party and shopping fun with great food and drink from The Crepe Crusader and the DJ stylings of Neil Byrne a/k/a Hot Lobster.

 

 

Friday, September 29

KidsStreet Urgent Care

Ground Breaking Ceremony

9/29/17

Noon

Free

6380 Grelot Rd.

251-288-5606

www.kidsstreeturgentcare.com

Ground breaking ceremony for new after-hours pediatric urgent care medical facility.

 

 

Saturday, September 30

American Autism & Rehabilitation Center

Paws for a Cause Dog Walk & Dog Show

9/30/17

8 to 11 a.m.

$5 per show category or $20 to enter all

Daphne Utilities, 8301 Well Rd., Daphne

251-210-1632

www.americanautismcenter.com

This event will raise much-needed funds for the center’s patients with special needs and will feature the walk, a dog show, food trucks, music and more.

 

 

University of South Alabama

Gulf Coast Code Camp

9/30/17

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. / 6 p.m. After Party

Free

307 N. University Blvd

251-460-3259

www.gulfcoastcodecamp.info

There will be 16 speakers and four talk tracks on web development, cloud development, database and emerging tech.

 

 

SD Consulting Group

Grand Opening of New Office

9/30/17

4 to 6 p.m.

Free

820 Saraland Blvd. S, Ste. B, Saraland

251-217-7981

www.sdconsulting.group

 

 

Sunday, October 1

Bayside Insurance & Providence Hospital

Bras Across the CAUSEway 5K Run/Walk

10/1/17

5 p.m.

$20 adults / $15 kids. (Increases to $25 / $20 day of)

USS Alabama Battleship Park, 2703 Battleship Pkwy.

251-631-3183

http://brasacrossthecauseway2017.eventbritecom.

Family friendly event to benefit breast cancer patients at Providence Hospital.

 

 

Tuesday, October 3

Children’s Medical Group

Expectantly Expectant Prenatal Class

10/3/17

6 to 7 p.m.

Free

Children’s Medical Group, 610 Providence Park Dr., Ste. 201

251-342-3810

www.cmgdoctors.com

Come meet some of our physicians and staff, tour our office, learn what to expect after your baby is born and get answers for the questions and/or concerns you may have.

 

 

Wednesday, October 4

Meditation Center of Alabama

Meditation & the Art of Happy Living

10/4/17

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Free

USA Marx Library Auditorium, 5901 USA Dr. N.

251-460-7025

www.meditationcenterofalabama.weebly.com

This free lecture and dinner features Dawn Barie, a psychotherapist who founded the Center for Mindful Living. RSVP for free Dinner by Bangkok Thai.

 

 

Thursday, October 5

Meditation Center of Alabama

Yoga & Meditation Flash Mob

10/5/17

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Free

USA Bell Tower, S University Blvd.

251-214-2080

www.meditationcenterofalabama.weebly.com

Come to the scenic USA Bell Tower for relaxing yoga, meditation, walking meditation and a free picnic dinner. RSVP for dinner.

 

 

USA Mitchell Cancer Center

Think Pink Tea

10/5/17

4 to 6 p.m.

Free

Mobile Convention Center Grand Ball Room, 1 South Water St.

251-445-9691

A free celebration of breast cancer awareness featuring a runway fashion show by survivors. Hosted by USA Mitchell Cancer Institute and USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. RSVP to 251-445-9691.