DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

Happy Father’s Day week, everyone! (Don’t forget to spoil dad this weekend). This week’s calendar is once again packed with great events for everyone in the family. From the Tuscaloosa County UA Alumni’s annual wine tasting event to the United Way’s Day of Action to all of the great live musical acts set to perform in and around the city, be sure 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.

Chamber Business After Hours: June 13, 5-7 p.m. The District Room, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.

Tuscaloosa County UA Alumni Crimson and White Wine Tasting: June 13, 6-8 p.m. Spirits Wine Cellar at The Shops of Lake Tuscaloosa. This event is free to members; non-members can join at the event. Proceeds go towards the Tuscaloosa County Chapter Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit alumni.ua.edu. 

Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “A Quiet Passion”: Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 general, $7 for students and seniors, $6 for Arts Council members. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.

Art with Friends: June 15, 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.

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s Cruisin’ on the River: June 15, 6-9 p.m. This Black Warrior River is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a sunset cruise featuring live music, dinner, and local beer on the Bama Belle Riverboat. Proceeds support the Riverkeeper’s efforts to protect the Black Warrior River watershed, including Lake Tuscaloosa. Ages 21 and up. Tickets: $40. To purchase, visit blackwarrior15.eventbrite.com. 

Green Bar Presents The Dexateens: June 15, 10:30 p.m. Green Bar, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets: $10. For more information, visit greenbarttown.com.

United Way of West Alabama Day of Action: June 16. Volunteers are needed for a community-wide day of service. Shifts are available. Projects include yard work, food service, school clean-up and more. UWWA is looking for individuals, families, and corporate groups to participate. For more information, visit uwwa.org.

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: June 16, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information: (205) 349-4235 and chomonline.org. 

Live at the Plaza: Friday, June 16, 6-9 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The City of Tuscaloosa is once again hosting musical acts as part of this weekly series. The concerts are free, and the atmosphere is family-friendly. This week’s musical performance is from Justin Oliver.

Saturday Storytime: June 17, 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.

Superdad Day at CHOM: June 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Spend the day with your SuperDad. Make him a great gift. Come meet Batman. Wear your favorite costume. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

Bama Theatre Acoustic Night Presents Rock Killough: June 17, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Legendary singer-songwriter Rock Killough will perform in the Greensboro Room. Tickets: $10 (cash only). For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.

Midtown Village “Screen on the Green” Presents “The Secret Life of Pets”: June 17, 8 p.m. on the Green at Midtown Village. This free summer film series features great kids’ movies. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy. For more information, visit midtownvillagetuscaloosa.com.

Ongoing:

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.

Take the Tour: Ever wondered what happens to the recyclable items City crews collect each week? Visit the City of Tuscaloosa recycling plant and watch the process up close. See how bottles, cans, paper, and boxes are sorted, processed, and baled in the facility. Learn about the importance of recycling – and how recycling benefits our community every day. Free tours are given Monday through Friday, but must be scheduled in advance. Visit www.tuscaloosa.com/ESD or call Tuscaloosa 311 to learn more.

Upcoming:

 Green Scenes Summer Movie Series: Cool off, relax, and enjoy a free movie each Friday in July during the family-friendly Green Scenes Indoor Summer Movie Series at the City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Complex on Kauloosa Avenue. Movies will run each Friday in July and start at 1pm. Arrive early to get your seats, as seating is limited to the first 100. Watch Finding Dory, Wall-E, Moana, and Toy Story 3 this summer, and enjoy free popcorn and refreshments. For more information, or to reserve a large group, call Tuscaloosa 311.

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