Events for Saturday, Feb 18, 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 bellingrath.org.

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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MPL: Out of This World Book Club

Join us for a SciFi/Fantasy book club from the comfort of your home. Meetings will be conducted entirely over Skype video chat.  This month’s topic of discussion is The Princess Bride by William Goldman. To participate in the group chat, download and register for a Skype ID for free at: http://www.skype.com/en/. Once you’re registered, simply have the Skype program open, log in at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, and click or tap the answer button.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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The Fabulous Fable Factory Saturday Morning Family Event

Delightful story with music, by Joseph Robinette and Thomas Tierney. Directed by Jody Cain-Smith the play follows an inquisitive youngsters discovery of an old factory operated by Mr. Aesop. Aesop is waiting for a new Moral Maker part for his broken down fable machine. After showing some talent as the missing part Monroe is given the chance to try out. The adventure begins and some of Aesop’s best-known fables come to life including "The Ant and the Grasshopper", "The Lion and the Mouse", "The Tortoise and the Hare", and others. Box Office: 251-460-6306. Meet the cast in the Lobby after the show!

Location: Ladilaw Performance Arts Center Theatre, Univ. of So. Alabama

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MPL: Family Research Information & Brochures

Members of the Tristan de Luna Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be at the Local History and Genealogy Division from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to assist you with your questions and research for documentation concerning your ancestors.

Location: Local History and Genealogy Division

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MPL: Something Special for Saturday Crafts

Visit with friends and enjoy making Cookie Cutter Bird Cakes.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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SPL: Saturday Matinee Storks

Eager to have a younger sibling, a lonely kid beseeches the storks to deliver a baby to his workaholic parents -- despite the fact that the birds have long since gotten out of the baby business, and now courier packages for an Internet merchant. The film runs 89 minutes and is rated PG. 

Location: Saraland Public Library

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MPL: Craft Workshops with Mrs. Sharron Pettway Ages 8 and Up

Join us for a Jewelry Making Workshop. Our focus will be on Mardi Gras jewelry. Supplies are limited and registration is required.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Parkway Branch

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MPL: Teen Book Club- Hot Teen Reads in the Library

Make new friends and join in the book discussion of some of the best YA Literature for Teens. The topic of discussion is The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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MPL: Movie Time with Mr. Butch Two Screenings

The featured film for February is The Secret Life of Pets. The film runs 90 minutes and is rated PG.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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