Events for Friday, May 12, 2017

National Public Gardens Day

This is a day to recognize the importance of public gardens in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness. At Bellingrath, we’ll offer a special behind-the-scenes tour of our Production Greenhouses, conducted by our Horticulture Management Team. Find out how we grow the signature displays that provide beauty to more than 110,000 visitors each year. The one-hour tour will start at 10:30 a.m. and is included in the regular Gardens admission. Registration is requested.

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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HMPS: Yoga on the Lawn

Is there a better way to start your weekend? Probably not. 

Location: Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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“Paleobotanical Discoveries of Alabama”

a lecture by Dr. Brian Axsmith.

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

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Teen Book Yak & Movie Snack : Ghostbusters (2016)

Enjoy the Book – Watch the Movie! Two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City. The film runs 116 minutes and is rated PG-13. For more information, please email

Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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CCT: “The Music Man”

This ever-popular show will be directed by Nedra Bloom and will run from May 5- 21.

Location: Chickasaw Civic Theatre

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Theatre 98: On The Verge Or The Geography of Yearning

Mary, Fanny, And Alexandra are Victorian lady travelers who set out for Terra Incognita and discover the future. Written by Eric Overmyer and directed by Jon Robitaille.

Location: Theatre 98

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