Events for Friday, Apr 28, 2017

“Invasive Exotics” : Lecture by Fred Nation

Fred Nation is a field botanist, environmental consultant, free-lance photographer and writer. Fred teaches various seminars on habitats and ecosystems for Weeks Bay Reserve and conducts workshops on invasive exotic plant controls and plant identification for the USDA Forest Service, The Cooperative Extension System, and Weeks Bay Reserve. He has identified and nominated 25 Alabama State Champion Trees.

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

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Sunny Side Theater: Wizard of Oz

If it isn’t too late: Sunny Side Theater presents “The Wizard of Oz” April 28 - May 7 at the Moorer Center for Performing Arts on the St. Luke’s campus. The classic tale based on the 1939 movie features all of your favorite characters and songs. The characters will take to the air as Vertigo Flying Company comes in from Chicago to help them create the magic you remember from the movie. With over 70 of Mobile’s most talented young actors and actresses ranging from ages 5 - 18, this show will be the perfect family outing.

Location: Moorer Center for Performing Arts (St. Luke's Upper School)

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USA Steel Band and World Music Ensemble: Spring Concert

The USA Steel Band is dedicated to performing significant literature from the steel band repertoire, becoming familiar with percussion instruments and techniques, and learning about the cultures associated with the steel band movement throughout the Caribbean region.  The music performed includes those indigenous to the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as transcriptions and adaptations of other popular styles around the world to a steel drum ensemble.

Location: Laidlaw Recital Hall

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