Events for Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

MPL: Teen Tuesdays in the Teen Spot

Design & Create, Great fun just for Teens! For more information or a complete list of activities, please call the children’s department.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Mother Goose Camp: Ages 2-5

These little dancers will experience fun and engaging Pre-School Level Ballet, Tumbling, Music, and Mother Goose Crafts and Games with our Faculty and Student Teachers.

The students will have a little performance for families on Friday at 11:30am

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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MPL: Book & Movie Matinee

Come watch movies based on some of the most beloved children’s books! Children Ages 5 and Up.

Location: Saraland Public Library

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The Dance Academy of Mobile: Ballet Bootcamp: Ages 5-25

Ballet Technique, Pointe, Stretching/Strengthing, and Contemporary Technique. Parents were amazed at the improvement in their dancers  after this week long Ballet Intensive last year. Mr. Lee Borowski of Ballet Chicago and Miss Audrey Powell with Ballet Theatre of Maryland will be our guest teachers

Location: The Dance Academy of Mobile

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Tea for Two: Fairhope Museum of History

Guests enjoy a cup of delicious Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history.

Location: The Fairhope Museum of History

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MPL: Tuesdays for Teens!

Great fun just for Teens! For more information or a complete list of activities, please call the children’s department.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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MPL:  Tinker Tuesdays

Create special projects from a wide array of materials and objects you have on hand. For more information, please call or email

Location: Moorer/Spring Hill Branch

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Wine Tasting to Benefit Playhouse-in-the-Park

Join us for a wine tasting event Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center, 1104 Dauphin Street in Midtown.  Tasting is complimentary, and donations are welcome and tax exempt. Stella & Dot design representative Joy Giambrone hosts a Trunk Show at the event and will donate a percentage of all proceeds to the Playhouse-in-the-Park.  Please call 251-422-5434 for more details. Playhouse-In-The-Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. - Facebook: Playhouse-in-the-Park-Mobile -

Location: Red or White Wine and Gourmet Center

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MMofA: Batik Fabric Art

Create your own amazing fabric art using the hot wax batik technique. Instructor Joseph Booth, artist and graphic-designer, will lead the class in using stamps and brushes to create patterns and explore interesting dye effects. Students will create a one-of-a-kind cotton scarf as well as a larger project.

Location: Mobile Museum of Arts

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MPL:  A Page in Time

If you love Historical Fiction this book club is for you. This month's topic of discussion is The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies. For more information, please call Michele.

Location: West Regional Branch

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Paint Party Studios: Two for Tuesdays Paint & Sip

Pick what you want to paint. BYOB. Art supplies and instruction provided. Advance reservations recommended. Two painters, two 16×20″ canvases, $30 (approximately 3 hours), or two 11×14″ canvases for $25 (approximately 2 hours).

Location: Paint Party Studios

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The Big Picture Collective Art Project

We would love your drawings to be part of our Collective Art Project : The Big Picture. Participants from all over the world are uploading their drawings and sketches and we are making a large mosaic-panoramic picture from all the drawings. This picture is fully searchable and zoomable, like a Google map. Why should you participate? • We have many plans for the future of the Big Picture art project. Because the project is digital, we will be looking at exhibiting it in art galleries or museums with a mix of printed media and interactive features • We are collaborating with the Artist Network and they will be the first to reveal the Big Picture online once completed. • We are working with partners like Copic markers and Strathmore paper so we will be sending prizes to the most interesting contributions. • We will offer online explorations of the picture based on themes like site seeing, art making, everyday life, inspiration, family, travelling and immigration… We are also thinking about publishing a few books based on those themes. • This is a unique opportunity to share the life stories that are important to you with a wide audience, you can also participate anonymously if you want to. Connect with artists from all other the world through a work of art. Be part of something big! Stay tuned for an exclusive reveal of the completed Big Picture on the Artist’s Network. Deadline: The project will stop once the picture has been filled with drawings, that should take at least one year.

Location: everywhere in the world

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Art Blast Summer Art Camp registration is now open! With classes for 4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds and 12 and up, there is truly something for everyone in the wide variety of art offered throughout the summer. Ceramics, painting, and drawing in all styles inspire students to energize their creativity, while learning about elements of art and art history.  The camp will run from June 12th through July 28th.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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