Events for Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

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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Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Kids Gulf Discovery Day

Learn about the wildlife and ecology of the Gulf Coast from a variety of environmental organizations.  The Environmental Studies Center will bring their Raptor Road Show to engage and educate guests about the wonders of native birds of prey.  Visitors may also take a cruise along the beautiful Fowl River with our friends from Delta Safaris!  Cruises will be conducted, weather permitting, and reservations are required to attend the cruise.  Space is limited, so be sure to make your reservations early. 

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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MPL: Movie of the Week

Ages 5 and Up. For more information or a complete list of film titles. Registration required for groups.

Location: Mobile Public Library: Toulminville Branch

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Mobile Botanical Gardens:Crazy for Red, White and Blue art class

A botanical art studio class designed for the student to create, during the six week
class, a series of three individual botanical flower drawings/paintings. Each work will
be inspired by a red, a white and a blue flower. And each student will have the
opportunity to work in the medium of their choice. From graphite, colored pencil,
gauache, watercolor, including English-dry brush to pen and colored inks. The resulting works will form the basis of an informal exhibition and a reception at the Mobile Botanical Gardens to celebrate 4th of July.

Location: Mobile Botanical Gardens

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MPL:  Summer Flix

Take a break from the heat and enjoy popcorn and a film. For more information or a complete list of film titles, please call 645-6840.  Films begin at 1:00PM.

Location: Semmes Branch

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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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MPL:  Looking for Grants Through the Funding Information Network

Michael Reimer, Reference Librarian, will show the class how to search internet sites that list grants. Registration is required due to the limited number of computer workstations. For additional information or to register, please call the Reference Department or e-mail westref@mplonline.org.

Location: West Regional Branch

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MPL:  Learn to Knit Class

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis. Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn. Registration is required. Please call 340-8561.

Location: West Regional Branch

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Wednesday Comedy

Comedy open mic; 5 - 7 minute slots. 

Location: The Blind Mule Restaurant and Bar

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ART BLAST SUMMER ART CAMP at MMofA

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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