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.

Jul
11
Wed
Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home @ Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home @ Bellingrath Gardens and Home | Theodore | Alabama | United States

Do not miss this very special evening astronomy program led by members of the University of South Alabama Department of Physics. Following a brief lecture in the Magnolia Room, guests will gather on the Great Lawn to view the night sky. Telescopes will be set up to view planets and constellations. Guests are encouraged to bring binoculars and flashlights.

Jul
12
Thu
Second Thursday Walk with the Curator @ Mobile Botanical Gardens
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am

Join Amanda for monthly presentations on the second Thursday of each month. Amanda will present on topics and/or lead groups on collection tours around the grounds and discuss the plants we have in bloom right now. She will share her best growing tips and if anyone can stump her on ‘Name That Plant’ — we will award a free plant to the stumper! Should be fun!

Market in the Park for Summer @ Lavretta Park
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Market in the Park for Summer @ Lavretta Park  | Mobile | Alabama | United States

The City of Mobile’s Certified Alabama Farmers Market has a new name- Market in the Park -along with a new logo. The Thursday Market in Lavretta Park has the vendors you’ve come to love, but with new vendors as well! Now you have more locally-produced, locally-made items to choose from.

Jul
13
Fri
Frozen Treat Fridays @ History Museum of Mobile
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frozen Treat Fridays @  History Museum of Mobile | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Join us for Frozen Treat Fridays at the History Museum of Mobile! Each Frozen Treat Friday will include a hands-on craft activity, a tour of the Ice Age Imperials Exhibition, and frozen treat from Kona Ice Coastal Alabama! June 22 – Ice Age Animals Craft

Reading Paws @ West Regional Branch
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am
Rock Out at the Library! @ Saraland Public Library
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rock Out at the Library! @ Saraland Public Library | Saraland | Alabama | United States

Find your inner Rock Star at the Library! A karaoke machine and costumes will be provided. All ages.

Friday at the Firehouse @ Various Locations
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm
Friday at the Firehouse @ Various Locations

Join us as we open our doors each Friday evening from June 1st through August 31st. Come tour the fire stations and meet your fire crews. Enjoy art stations, gear races, and light refreshments. We hope to see you there for all of the family fun! New fire station location each week – please check our Facebook page for more information.

Jul
14
Sat
Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament
Jul 14 @ 5:00 am

The Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament is designed to bring families together and encourage sportsmanship. RMYAT is for children 15 years and younger and it typically attracts more than 1500 young anglers.The one-day event features 31 categories with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in all categories. One Master Angler is awarded. All participants receive a Zeigler hot dog, a Coca Cola, a Blue Bell ice cream, and a certificate.

Africatown Bridge Challenge 5K and 1 Mile @ Africatown Welcome Center
Jul 14 @ 7:30 am
Africatown Bridge Challenge 5K and 1 Mile @ Africatown Welcome Center  | Mobile | Alabama | United States

This race benefits Africatown Community Garden and Marketplace.

Market in the Park @ Cathedral Square
Jul 14 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Market in the Park @ Cathedral Square  | Mobile | Alabama | United States

The City of Mobile’s Certified Alabama Farmers Market has a new name- Market in the Park -along with a new logo and location. The Spring Market is in Cathedral Square, with not only the vendors you’ve come to love, but with new vendors as well! Now you have more locally-produced, locally-made items to choose from.