Events for Thursday, May 11, 2017

The LUV Club

“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include - crafts, games, music and special guests. Registration is encouraged.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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Rent an Apartment to help Mobile Opera

Know someone looking for a great midtown apartment in Mobile? Check out newly renovated Church Hill Apartments.

Rent one before May 31 and Ole Bay Realty will make a donation to Mobile Opera!

Location: Church Hill Apartments

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Thursdays at MMofA

Free admission and access to all galleries; special programs. Thursday, 10 AM - 9 PM.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MMofA:  Film Series - Klimt

In this MMofA film series, join us for a movie night meant to get your creative juices pumping. On Tuesday nights through the summer we will be screening Artist biopics and documentaries featuring some of the greats. Admission is pay what you can. Show starts at 6 p.m. Free popcorn. Beer and wine by donation. 7/20 – Klimt Starring John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, and Stephen Dillane, Kimt is a portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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Alabama Contemporary Art Center Kids Studio – Ages 8-13

Participants are invited to explore contemporary art and music through hands-on and minds-on activities that stimulate and deepen their understanding of art. For more information, please call the Children’s Department or email crhodes@mplonline.org.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown

Springboard to Success will be hosting its first ever Grilled Cheese Meltdown! All money raised will go to support the Urban Emporium, retail incubator in downtown Mobile. 20 teams of 3 will compete for the bragging rights of the Best Grilled Cheese in all of Mobile! Entry fee is $25 a team (3 people) and $5 to enter and taste test all the yummy GC's. We will have a panel of judges and a peoples choice award. Sign up today and show us what you got!

Location: Cathedral Square

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Book Club - Ebony Moments:  Man on the Run

Ebony Moments is a book discussion designed to increase the awareness of African-American authors, both past and present, and to promote the love of reading for all. This month’s topic of discussion is Man on the Run by Carl Weber. For more information, contact Betty Kidd.

Location: West Regional Branch

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Public talk by Michael Rhode

Join us for "The Rise and Fall of the Army Medical Museum (and Its Uncertain Future)", a talk by Michael Rhode, Archivist and Curator with the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. This is the first event in the Sally Clark Green Memorial Lecture Series.

Location: USA Health Strada Patient Care Center

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Alabama Landscapes: A Walking Tour of Longleaf Pine Forest

Mobile Museum of Art welcomes the Mobile Botanical Gardens for a guided walking tour of the longleaf pine forest beginning right in our backyard. Inspired by MMofA’s CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama exhibition, this tour delves into our landscape and sense of place, a common theme of William Christenberry’s work. Bring the family for this adventure into our great outdoors.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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