DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

This week’s Druid City Living calendar is again packed with events and happenings in our area, so be sure and get out and enjoy when you can. Be sure to check  out The ACT’s production of “Annie” this week, and remember that Live at the Plaza is every Friday evening at Government Plaza. And, if you have any hazardous waste around the house or garage (including old paint, batteries, propane tanks, etc.) take it to the city’s annual disposal day on Saturday (details below).

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.

Upcoming: The City of Tuscaloosa appreciates the hard working crews who clean up our City and collect the garbage, trash, recycling, and litter each week from our homes and businesses. Garbage Man Appreciation week is June 12th – 16th in Tuscaloosa, but we appreciate these dedicated crews year-round. Next time you see City crews working, say “thank you”, it goes a long way. For more information about city services, please visit tuscaloosa.com/ESD or call Tuscaloosa 311.

Free Estate Planning Workshop: June 1, 2-4 p.m. Red Oak Legal, PC (500 Towncenter Blvd., Ste. B in Tuscaloosa). Presented by local attorney Steve Wiggins. Topics include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives, living wills, long-term care, Medicaid qualification, and probate administration. Registration required. Call 205-764-1262 or go to redoaklegalpc.com.  

Kentuck Art Night: June 1, 5-8 p.m. This monthly community celebration of art and artists lights up Kentuck and downtown Northport on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, visit kentuck.org. 

The Actor’s Charitable Theatre presents “Annie”: June 2-5, Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets: $12-20. For more information, including to purchase tickets and for show times, visit TheACT.info or call (205) 393-2800. 

Live at the Plaza: Friday, 6-9 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The City of Tuscaloosa is once again hosting musical acts as part of this series. The concerts are free, and the atmosphere is family-friendly.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day: June 3, 8 a.m.-noon. Tuscaloosa Public Safety Logistics Building (3311 Kauloosa Avenue). Tuscaloosa city and county residents can bring hazardous waste like old paint, pesticides, light bulbs, propane tanks, batteries and more to this free event, made possible by NUCOR Steel of Tuscaloosa and the city of Tuscaloosa. For more information, including a list of accepted materials, call Tuscaloosa 311 or Environmental Services at 248-4900, or visit Tuscaloosa.com/ESD. 

Saturday Storytime: June 3, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuscaloosa Public Library (Main Branch). For more information, and to see other TPL events, visit Tuscaloosa-library.org. For additional activities, visit tuscaloosa-library.org/calendar.

5th Street Vintage Market: June 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 4150 5th Street, Northport. The Vintage Market is a great place to find unusual and unique treasures, from vintage books, clothes, and jewelry to handmade items, vinyl records, and more. For more information, visit 5thstreetvintagemarket.com.

Kids Clay Camps at Kentuck: Through July 20, Kentuck Art Center, Northport. Registration is now open for June and July Kids Clay Camps at Kentuck. Classes for 6-8 year olds and ages 9+, with four summer sessions. The first session begins on June 6. Cost: $130 per session (10 percent off for members). For more information, call (205) 758-1257 or email 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.

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Tuesdays and 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.

Northport Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 6 a.m. to noon, 4150 5th Street, Northport. For more information, visit npfarmersmarket.com.

Homegrown Alabama Farmer’s Market: Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Canterbury Episcopal Chapel, Tuscaloosa. This University of Alabama student-run farmer’s market features vendors from all over the state, along with live music from local musicians. For more information, visit homegrownalabama.ua.edu.

 

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