DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

Greetings, all. Here’s to yet another outstanding week of exciting events here in Tuscaloosa and Northport. This week, you’ve got plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy yourself.

And remember: If you’d like to have your event added to our online weekly calendar, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Golfer’s Day at CHOM: April 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy playing mini-golf through the museum all day. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “La Ronde”: April 10-16, Allen Bales Theatre at Rowand-Johnson Hall.  This witty comedy presents a cycle of ten intimate dialogues across all levels of society. Originally banned for its provocative nature in 1900, the play offers a social commentary on how intimacy transgresses the boundaries of the class system. Tickets: $10. Visit ua.tix.com for tickets.  

Chamber Business After Hours: April 11, 5-7 p.m. Bank First, 2205-C 7th Street. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Bunnies and Baskets: April 14, 4-6 p.m. Morning Pointe, 1801 Rice Mine Rd. N. This Easter celebration features a petting zoo, pony rides, free food, and free Easter baskets to the first 50 kids. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit morningpointe.com.  

Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt at CHOM: April 14, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Over 1000 eggs will be hidden, and the hunt begins promptly at 6 p.m. No baskets are allowed – Bunny Bags will be provided. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

YMCA Rabbit Run 8K and Bunny Hop Festival: April 15, 8-11 a.m. Tuscaloosa YMCA Family Center (2300 13th Street). This event raises funds for the YMCA’s Youth First Campaign, which helps provide for families in the Tuscaloosa community to make athletics, summer camp, and after-school programs more affordable. For more information and to register, visit ymcatuscaloosa.org. 

Eggstra Special Saturday at CHOM: April 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy fun Easter games and crafts, all included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Community Easter Egg Hunt: April 15, 2 to 4 p.m. University Place School Field, 2000 1st Ave. More than 7,000 eggs will be hidden with egg hunts divided into age groups beginning at 2:15 p.m. Everything is free - bounce houses, games, a photo booth, food and more. Open to all ages and Easter baskets are welcome. For more information, contact Aaron Barnes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Amy Sims (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Bama Belle, Black Warrior River Paddle-Boat Cruises: Fridays, 7 p.m. (BBQ cruise, catered by Full Moon Barbecue, $29 per person). Saturday, 4 p.m. (Sunset Cruise, $15). Sunday, 3 p.m. (Sightseeing Cruise, $15). For more information, visit bamabelle.com. 

Metro Animal Shelter Shoe Collection Drive: Now through Apr. 30 Metro will earn funds for the number of shoe pairs collected. Donate gently worn, used or new shoes at Metro Animal Shelter, Pet Supermarket, and Pet Smart. 

Homegrown Alabama Farmer’s Market: Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. 812 5th Avenue, Tuscaloosa. This University of Alabama student-run farmer’s market features vendors from all over the state, along with live music from local musicians. homegrownalabama.ua.edu; (205) 210-9621   

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon. Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Blvd, Tuscaloosa. Shop for fresh produce, grass fed beef, baked goods, cheeses and more. Buy fresh, buy local. For more information, visit tuscaloosarivermarket.com or call (205) 248-5295.

 

 

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