Events for Saturday, Feb 25, 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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USA Clarinet Day 2017

Dr. Kip Franklin welcomes clarinetists of all ages and abilities on February 25 to the USA campus for Clarinet Day 2017! This event is a daylong workshop that provides its participants with an opportunity to immerse themselves in listening and learning about all facets of clarinet playing. Dr. Franklin will be joined by Dr. Denise Gainey, Associate Professor of Clarinet at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Participants will interact with our artists through workshops, clinics, vendors, recitals, and master classes of all kinds.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the event will culminate in a Guest Artist Recital by Dr. Gainey, assisted by Dr. Franklin and pianist Dr. Robert Holm.

Location: Laidlaw Recital Hall

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USA: Denise Gainey, Guest Faculty Clarinet Recital

The USA Clarinet Studio will present a guest artist recital by Denise Gainey at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. This recital is the culminating event of USA Clarinet Day 2017. Dr. Gainey is Associate Professor of Clarinet and Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.  She will be assisted in the concert by clarinetist Kip Franklin and pianist Robert Holm.

Location: Laidlaw Recital Hall

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MPL: Heart & Soul Book Club

Heart & Soul Book Club is for those seeking to improve their life through Mind, Body, Heart and Soul.  We read and discuss motivational and inspirational books that enhance who we are as we journey to a deeper meaning of our life’s purpose.  This month's topic of discussion is Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”

Magicians, monsters, spirits, and shipwrecks! Foiled murder plots, love at first sight, a royal wedding, and much more..... Join us for the Playhouse in the Park’s production of “The Tempest,” the play widely known as William Shakespeare’s farewell to the stage. PUBLIC PERFORMANCES The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents William Shakespeare’s "The Tempest" Friday & Saturday February 24 & 25, 2017 - 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 251-602-0630 Tickets are $16 for adults $14 for students and seniors Suitable for ages 12 and up All performances at the Playhouse-in-the-Park 4851 Museum Drive - Mobile, Alabama 36608 (across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park) www.playhouseinthepark.org - 251-602-0630 Facebook: Playhouse in the Park, Mobile Al SCHOOL DAY SHOWS Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday February 21, 22, & 23, 2017 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. This 70-minute adaptation is faithful to the original and is designed for middle and high school ages. Tickets are $8.00 for students, and teachers are FREE! For school show booking call Pamela Mollise at 251-422-0079. All performances at the Playhouse-in-the-Park 4851 Museum Drive - Mobile, Alabama 36608 (across from the Mobile Museum of Art in Langan Park) www.playhouseinthepark.org - 251-602-0630 Facebook: Playhouse in the Park, Mobile Al Thank you for your continued support of the Playhouse in the Park! Playhouse Public Shows: 251-602-0630 School Shows: 251-422-0079

Location: The Playhouse in the Park

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