Events for Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

MPL: Self Defense

Corporal John C. Young with the Mobile Police Department will demonstrate the Strategic Self-Defense Grappling and Tactics system. It is a system incorporating striking and grappling skills developed by Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsui Black Belt Johnny Lee Smith.  Registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged. For more information or to register, email jsigler@mplonline.org or call 208-7078 or 208-7085.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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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: Reading PAWS

Children reading or learning to read can sign up for a 15-minute reading session with a certified Reading Dog. For more information, or to sign up for a session, please call the children’s department at 340-8571 or email westyou@mplonline.org.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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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 Wonder by Emma Donoghue. For more information, please call Michele at 340-8561.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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USA Fall Concert Series: Kip Franklin, Faculty Clarinet Recital

Serving both the university community and the entire Gulf Coast region through profound artistic and academic achievement, the Department of Music Musical Arts Concert Series features faculty recitals and student ensemble performances worthy of inclusion on anyone's "not-to-be-missed" list of events.  Regular Musical Arts Series attendees have been treated since 2001 to an average of 35 concerts per season, and this season will be no exception!  Student ensemble programs range from regular concerts by the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, University Chorale, Opera & Musical Theatre, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, USA Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Flute Choir, various World Music Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, and Piano Ensembles, while the performing faculty normally is represented in half of the concerts in the form of terrific solo and chamber ensemble recitals.

Scheduled in USA's Laidlaw Performing Arts Center 240-seat Recital Hall, concerts generally begin at 7:30 p.m. for evening performances and at 3:00 p.m. for scheduled Sunday events.  Tickets for admission to all MAS concerts and other ticketed events are normally sold at the door only (except where indicated) and the hall is open to our patrons approximately 45 minutes in advance of each presentation.  Except where indicated, tickets are $8 each for general admission and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens.  (Presently we accept cash or checks only.)  Questions regarding special accommodation or other considerations should be directed to the Events Coordinator (251-460-7116) or the Music Department Staff (251-460-6136).  Questions also may be emailed to Keith Bohnet at kbohnet@southalabama.edu.

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center

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Paint Party Sudios: 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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