Events for Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

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.

Location: Semmes Branch

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Baker High School: Summer Jungle Drama Camp

Join the fun as we explore the exciting world of THE JUNGLE BOOK through Pantomime, Improvisation, Acting Games, Theatre Crafts, and much, much more!  Camp is for grades K-8.  A showcase performance will take place on July 14th at 1PM.  

Location: Baker High School

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Sunny Side Drama: Super Summer Drama Camp: 3rd Grade and up!

Each two-week camp ends with a full-length play. All campers have lines, costumes, get to help with set painting, play games, and learn about acting and singing!

Not only do we prepare for the show but we have fun playing water games, doing crazy hair day, learning about acting, and painting sets!

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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MPL: Movie of the Week

For more information or a complete list of film titles, please call 438-7075. Registration required for groups.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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Bellingrath Gardens: Carnival Season and Mardi Gras in Mobile

Carnival Season & Mardi Gras in Mobile — Local architect and Mardi Gras historian L. Craig Roberts has updated his wonderful book about Mardi Gras. Learn more about the history of Mardi Gras in Mobile and how it started Mardi Gras celebrations in the Western Hemisphere. He will discuss the impact of Mardi Gras on Mobile's commerce and culture today.

Location: Bellingrath Gardens

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USA: Piano Camp Faculty Recital

Dr. James Helton will perform the third of four Piano Camp Faculty Recitals on Wednesday, July 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.  The emphasis of this year's piano camp is Romanticism and the Music of Frederic Chopin, hence Dr. Helton's program will feature Chopin's Ballades nos. 1 and 4, Berceuse, Barcarolle, Polonaise-fantaisie, and the Mazurkas, op. 17.

Tickets for this Department of Music event will be sold at the door only.  General admission is $5 for all attendees other than Piano Camp participants.

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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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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USA Music: Piano Camp

We are excited to offer this workshop to pianists age 11 through adult. The camp will focus on the music of Frédéric Chopin. Daily classes will focus on technique, theory, form and literature. Students will take mini-lessons and master classes with nationally renowned experts and USA piano faculty.

Students should bring 1 or 2 piano pieces to study during the workshop. Pieces by Chopin are recommended but not required.

Registered students may perform at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 15th, at the Student Recital in the Laidlaw Recital Hall.

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center

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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 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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