Family Calendar

Want to know what’s happening around town? You’re at the right place!  We love helping families find the perfect activities for getting out with each other and for connecting with our community.

Barefoot Ball @ Cathedral Square
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm
Barefoot Ball @ Cathedral Square | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Join us downtown Mobile for Urban Emporium’s first annual Barefoot Ball! Dress to be photographed, but come ready to kick off your shoes and dance to the beats of DJ Braxton Clarke! Sip a complimentary signature cocktail (cash bar also available), graze the grilled cheese bar, and enjoy curated activities which include personalized haiku, cornhole, henna tattoos and a photo booth. Score a VIP ticket for bottomless champagne and charcuterie! Best part? This party is for a good cause! Proceeds from the Barefoot Ball go directly to Urban Emporium, Mobile’s only non-profit retail incubator that houses and trains entrepreneurs to become successful retailers.

Mobile Theatre Guild presents “The Pot” @ Mobile Theatre Guild
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm
Mobile Theatre Guild presents "The Pot" @ Mobile Theatre Guild | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Mobile Theatre Guild presents “The Pot” by Glenn Hutchinson.

Blisters for Sisters 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk @ Sacred Heart Residence
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am
Blisters for Sisters 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk @ Sacred Heart Residence | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Certified 5K race through midtown mobile to benefit the elderly poor residents at the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Moving Day: A walk for Parkinson Foundation @ Spring Hill College
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am
Moving Day: A walk for Parkinson Foundation @ Spring Hill College | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Moving Day® is a Parkinson Foundation’s fundraising walk. But it much more than just a walk! Moving Day® highlights movement and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease.

2018 Autism Resource Fair Fundraiser @ Daphne Fire Department
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

American Autism & Rehabilitation Center is partnering with John 9:3 Foundation during April Autism Awareness Month, to host the 2018 Autism Resource Fair at the Daphne Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be entertaining for all ages with inflatables, local food trucks, music, games, raffles, autism resource booths and more. Local heroes such as police officers, fire fighters and military personnel will also be a part of the event. Attendees can participate in the short lap for Autism and the team that wears the best costume will receive a personalized trophy. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available and the team that raises the most donations will also be awarded a trophy for their contributions to the special needs community. All families and children are welcome and encouraged to participate in this fun-filled fair.

For more information about the event and to register Email

St. Francis Arts & Crafts Festival @ St. Francis Episcopal Church
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual St. Francis Episcopal Arts & Crafts Festival is set for Saturday, April 21 and more than 50 local and regional artists will congregate on the church lawn to display and sell their one-of-a-kind creations. Step inside and you’ll find a plethora of delicious baked goods, Wimberly Hory’d Famous Chicken Salad Sandwiches (Now also available by the pint), frozen casseroles, soups, homemade pickles and many other tasty treats!

NAMIWalks Mobile @ Medal of Honor Park
Apr 21 @ 9:15 am

Join NAMIWalks Mobile Saturday, April 21 for our 5th Annual Walk for Mental Health!

Earth Day Mobile Bay 2018 @ Fairhope Pier Park
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am

Earth Day Mobile Bay is a celebration of the Earth for the people living around our incredibly diverse, beautiful, fun, ecologically rich and nevertheless fragile bay area.

Famous Lost Words: Recording and Preserving Oral History @ Ben May Main Library
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am

Alabamians are justly proud of their personal heritage, but unrecorded stories, anecdotes and legends within families (and communities) are often lost when storytellers pass on. This presentation, Famous Lost Words: Recording and Preserving Oral History, motivates participants to use basic techniques of interviewing and recording to save the human side of their family and community legacy. Following the presentation, please join us for more information on tips and resources at the Local History & Genealogy Division.

Tiny Tales & Play Time! @ Ben May Main Library
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am

Celebrate National Poetry Month. Families with young children are invited for a time of stories, crafts and play.