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.

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “A Chorus Line”: Apr. 18-23, Marian Gallaway Theatre at Rowand-Johnson Hall. “I hope I get it” – words that every dancer says when they audition. Follow 16 dancers through the exhilarating and exhausting world of a Broadway musical. Visit ua.tix.com for tickets. 

Shelton State Alumni Association Presents the Comedy of Dr. Allen Mallory: Apr. 19, 7 p.m. Bean-Brown Theatre, Shelton State’s Main Campus. Dr. Mallory is a dynamic, entertaining speaker who uses humor to share his experiences with children and families. Tickets: $15 (general admission), $10 (students). Proceeds benefit Alumni Association scholarships for adult students.

Eagles’ Wings 11th Annual Golf Tournament: Apr.l 20, Indian Hills Country Club. All proceeds benefit Eagles’ Wings day habilitation program and help realize the dream of a nurturing and caring community for individuals with disabilities. For more information, visit eagleswingsoftuscaloosa.org. 

Death By Chocolate Tournament: Apr. 20, 5:30 p.m., Tuscaloosa River Market. This event, presented by Publix Super Markets Charities, benefits Tuscaloosa’s Family Counseling Service. Restaurants, catering companies, and other businesses in the Tuscaloosa area compete by bringing their best chocolates in hopes of being recognized as having Tuscaloosa's Best Chocolate. Advance tickets: $25; $35 at the door. For more information, visit counselingservice.org. 

Art with Friends: Apr. 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit tuscaloosamoa.org.

Free Estate Planning and Asset Protection Workshop: Apr. 21, 10 a.m.-Noon. Red Oak Legal PC, Tuscaloosa. Educational workshop topics include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives, living wills, long-term care, Medicaid qualification, probate administration, and more.  To register, call (205) 764-1262 or go to redoaklegalpc.com. 

American Cancer Society Relay for Life: April 21, 6 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. To register, or for more information, visit RelayForLife.org/Tuscaloosaal. 

Scavenger Hunt at CHOM: Apr. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Will May 5K and Trails for Tails Trail Run: Apr. 22, 10 a.m. Munny Sokol Park, Tuscaloosa. This fun-filled day features a 5K road race, a 10K trail race, live music and BBQ. Proceeds benefit the maintenance and improvements of the Will May Dog Park. To register, visit willmay5K.itsyourrace.com. 

2nd Annual Tuscaloosa Volksfest: Apr. 22, 12-6 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. This German cultural festival includes German foods, live music, a Biergarten tent, a German car show, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and more. General admission tickets: $15. For more information, visit Tuscaloosa Volksfest on Facebook. 

2017 A-Day Spring Football Game: Apr. 22, 2 p.m. Bryant-Denny Stadium, UA campus, Tuscaloosa. For more information on A-Day, including special activities, traffic, and parking, visit rolltide.com. 

Caring Days Adult Day Care 20th Birthday Celebration: Apr. 23, 2-4 p.m. Mal and Charlotte Moore Center, Tuscaloosa. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate. For more information, visit caringdays.org. 

Tuscaloosa’s Got Talent: Apr. 23, 4 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. This annual talent show features some of Tuscaloosa’s best and brightest, competing for prizes. Tickets: $12. 

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  

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