Member Events

March 24 – April 6, 2017

  

Thursday, March 23

TuffShed

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

3/23/17

5 p.m.

Free

3450 Armour Avenue

251-479-0722

www.tuffshed.com

 

 

Exchange 202

Happy Hour: Telling Visual Stories featuring Devin Ford

3/23/17

5:30 to 7 p.m.

Free

202 Government St.

251-243-1043

www.exchange202.com

Stories aren’t just told with words – many of the best stories are conveyed through images and videos. Hear photographer Devin Ford at this after-hours event.

 

 

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Spark Talk – Drugs: Costs & Consequences

3/23/17

6 to 8 p.m.

Free

65 Government St.

251-208-6893

http://www.exploreum.com/event/spark-talk-drugs-costs-consequences/

Sean Fearns, with the Drug Enforcement Agency will discuss the agency’s 360 Strategy, addressing the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic along with other pressing issues in the U.S.

 

 

Mobile Museum of Art

Art Talk: Richard McCabe

3/23/17

6 to 7 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/our-programs/richard-mccabe-contemporary-alabama-photography/

Guest curator of MMofA’s new exhibition, Contemporary Alabama Photography, Richard McCabe presents a discussion on the medium of photography and its many applications by artists throughout Alabama.

 

 

Friday, March 24

Mobile Baykeeper

Art of the Bay

3/24/17

6 to 9 p.m.

$30

Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin St.

251-433-4229

www.mobilebaykeeper.org/upcoming-events/2017/3/24/art-of-the-bay

Browse a local art exhibition focusing on the Mobile Bay Watershed. Event includes drinks and food. Space is limited. Business casual.

 

 

Joe Jefferson Players

Much Ado About Nothing
3/24 – 4/2/17

8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays / 2 p.m. Sundays

$20/$15 for seniors & military / $10 for students

11 South Carlen St.

251-471-1534

www.joejeffersonplayers.com

Join us as Shakespeare’s classic comedy gets a Mardi Gras twist with mistaken identities, true love and two rivals who are tricked into confessing their love for each other.

 

 

Saturday, March 25

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama
Optimist Pancake Breakfast
3/25/17
8 to 11 a.m.
$6
BGBC Optimist Branch, 1517 Plaza Dr.
251-438-5111
The pancake fundraiser features a full-course breakfast and benefits teen programs at the Optimist branch of BGCSA. Tickets will be available for purchase on Eventbrite or at the branch.

 

University of South Alabama  

Department of Music: Double Reed Recital

3/25/17

3 p.m.

Free

Laidlaw Performing Art Center, USA Campus

251-460-7116

www.southalabama.edu/colleges/music/doublereedday.html

Featured guest artists are Dr. Susan Tomkiewicz and Dr. Stephanie Patterson. The event also features performances, classes and seminars on the specifics of oboe and bassoon studies.

 

 

University of Mobile

UM Jazz Band presents “Sacred Swing”

3/25/17

7 p.m.

$10 at the door

Saraland High School, 1115 Industrial Pkwy., Saraland

251-442-2383

www.umobile.edu

University of Mobile Jazz Band performs hymns, spirituals and Gospel music, including familiar tunes such as “Amazing Grace,” “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.” Tickets can also be purchased at itickets.com.

 

 

Sunday, March 26

Mobile Museum of Art

Max’s Picks: Captain Fantastic

3/26/17

2 to 4 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/event/maxs-picks-captain-fantastic/?instance_id=3667

This film was hand-picked by local Max Morey, owner of the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.

 

 

Tuesday, March 28

The Exchange 202

Lunch and Learn: Building a Strategic Message

3/28/17

Noon to 1:30 p.m.

$10

202 Government St.

251-243-1043

https://www.facebook.com/events/107202713145519/

Patricia Mark PhD, associate professor in the University of South Alabama’s department of communications will present.

 

 

Express Employment Professionals

Clydesdales

3/28/17

4 to 7 p.m.

Free

Mobile Civic Center, 401 Civic Center Dr

251-476-8210, option 1

www.expresspros.com/mobileal/

Carriage rides with the Express Clydesdale Team will be offered with donations to Children’s Miracle Network. Kraken Catering and Ben’s Burga Kaboose food trucks will be present along with The Wandering Lilly and Polish Boutique.

 

 

Thursday, March 30

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop 

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

3/30/17

11:30 a.m.

Free

5713 Old Shell Rd.

251-338-9697

www.fuzzystacoshop.com

Ribbon cutting to celebrate Mobile’s newest fast-casual, Baja-style Mexican restaurant.

 

 

Women’s Business Alliance

Aging with Your Business

3/30/17

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

$18 guests / $15 alliance members

Community Bank, 111 W. I-65 Service Rd.

251-660-2725

Join Kyla Kelim, elder law attorney as she discusses planning for the future of your business. Lunch is provided.

 

 

Mobile Museum of Art

Subjects that Scare Us

3/30/17

6 to 7 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

http://www.mobilemuseumofart.com/event/subjects-that-scare-us/?instance_id=3739

Local artists and academics Wanda Sullivan, Lavada Raouf, Phillip Counselman, April Livingston and De’Anthony Delaney discuss answers from their experience on why artists portray difficult subjects.

 

 

Saturday, April 1

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Camellia Classic Open Car Show

4/1/17

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

$13 for adults / $7.50 for ages 5-12 / free to Bellingrath members and to ages 4 and younger

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.

251-973-2217

www.bellingrath.org

Stroll among hundreds of vintage and classic cars on the Great Lawn for the Mobile Bay Mustang Club’s 24th annual Camellia Classic Open Car Show at Bellingrath.

 

 

Mobile United

Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride

4/1/17

8: 30 to 11 a.m. / Registration at 7:30 a.m.

$10

Arlington Park, 1814 15th St. S.

251-432-1638

www.crepemyrtleride.org

Enjoy the 11 mile ride along the western shore of Mobile Bay. Helmets are required and no training wheels allowed.

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 4

Victory Health Partners

Hope for Healing Celebration Dinner

4/4/17

6 to 8:45 p.m.

$50 per ticket / $500 for table seating 10

Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 S. Water St.

251-460-2928

www.victoryhealth.org

Hope for Healing is an evening celebrating the significant impact Victory Health Partners has accomplished in our patients’ lives. The keynote speaker is NY Times Best Selling author Stephen Mansfield.

 

 

Wednesday, April 5

Delta Disaster Services

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

4/5/17

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free

5465-A Business Park Way, Theodore

251-725-0121

www.deltaeasterngulfstates.com

The ribbon will be cut at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch for guests. We will also be drawing for a Cold Stick custom fishing rod and numerous 30 oz. RTIC cups.

 

 

Thursday, April 6

Franklin Primary Health Center

Grand Opening

4/6/17

9 a.m.

Free

13040 South Wintzell Ave., Bayou La Batre

251-463-4327

www.franklinprimary.org

Grand Opening of the South Mobile Family Dental Center. Come meet Dr. Laura Davis and the staff of the new center. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

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