Events for Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017

Snowbird Special at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Save on Gardens-and-Home combination tickets with Bellingrath’s Snowbird Special, a discount for all ages in January and February. With the Snowbird Special, an adult Gardens-and-Home ticket costs $16.50 (regular price: $21) and a child Gardens-and-Home ticket costs $11.50 (regular price: $13). There is no admission fee for members of the Friends of Bellingrath, or for ages 4 and younger. The Gardens open at 8 a.m. and the last Home tour of the day is at 4 p.m. For details, visit

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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MPL: African-American Read-In: Books, Poetry, Skits & Songs

Come out and join our special guests and community partners as we celebrate Black Heritage in reading, poetry, storytelling and songs. AARI is a national literacy initiative ongoing since 1989, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) beginning in 1990, and later endorsed by the International Reading Association.

Location: Toulminville Branch, 601 Stanton Rd.

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MPL: Silver Screenings Matinee for Seniors

It’s a Senior Getaway! Join us for refreshments and a film. Our film is Guess Who. The film runs 106 minutes and is rated PG-13. Reservations are required

Location: Mobile Public Library: Toulminville Branch

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Tea for Two: Fairhope Museum of History

Guests enjoy a cup of delicious Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history.

Location: The Fairhope Museum of History

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MPL: Games & More Ages 7 and Up

Games to challenge your mind and body - Xbox, Wii, Scrabble, Monopoly and many, many, more!

Location: Mobile Public Library: Toulminville Branch

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MPL: Teen Tuesday In the Teen Spot

Great fun for Teens! Come make a DIY Galaxy in a Jar.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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SPL: Crochet for Everyone Ages 10 and Up

Bring your own projects to work on. For our beginners, the Library will provide some hooks and yarn to create simple projects. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: Saraland Public Library

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The Baldwin Pops Band - Salute to American Classics

The Baldwin Pops Band, led by 3 conductors, will present "Salute to American Classics". Conductor Roger Jones, Conductor Emeritus Joe Riemer, and Guest Conductor Steve Sims will lead the band in a diverse selection of American music, including two newly composed works by Dr. Roger Jones. The concert pieces will include American Salute by Morton Gould, Big Bands in Concert arranged by Bob Lowden, and The Circus Bee by Henry Fillmore.  In addition, the band will perform a specially arranged trio of pieces from Aaron Copland's Rodeo -- Buckaroo Holiday, Saturday Night Waltz, and Hoe Down. Dr. Roger Jones will conduct two of his newest compositions, The New Direction of Time, which is dedicated to Joe Riemer, and Solitude: an Ode for English Horn solo with wind ensemble.  Erica Lovato, a high school senior at Spanish Fort High School will be featured on English Horn. This concert is sponsored by the City of Orange Beach. In addition, the Baldwin Pops Band is sponsored by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.


Location: Orange Beach Events Center

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USA Music: Rebecca Mindock, Faculty Double Reed Recital

The University of South Alabama Department of Music will present a faculty oboe recital featuring Rebecca Mindock in collaboration with pianist Robert Holm and clarinetist Kip Franklin on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.  The recital, titled "To Friendship," features works resulting from or written to emphasize friendship and collaboration, and will feature compositions by Thomas Dunhill, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Francis Poulenc, and Rudolf Haken.


Location: Laidlaw Recital Hall

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Paint Party Studios: Two for Tuesdays Paint & Sip

Pick what you want to paint. BYOB. Art supplies and instruction provided. Advance reservations recommended. Two painters, two 16×20″ canvases, $30 (approximately 3 hours), or two 11×14″ canvases for $25 (approximately 2 hours).

Location: Paint Party Studios

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