DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

Here’s wishing all our Druid City Living readers a great week, filled with all kinds of outstanding local events. Get out, get involved, and above all else: Have fun.

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.

Camp Seale Harris: July 10-14, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. University of Alabama Student Activity Center at Presidential Village, Tuscaloosa. This camp, offered by Southeastern Diabetes Education Services, is for children with diabetes from 5 to 15 years old. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, daily sessions on diabetes education, and more. For more information, call (205) 402-0415 or visit campsealeharris.org.  

Chamber Business After Hours: July 11, 5-7 p.m. Home2Suites, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “The Lovers”: July 11, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. 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. 

Dwight Yoakam in Concert: July 13, 7:30 p.m. Druid City Music Hall, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit druidcitymusichall.com. 

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Maintenance Symposium: July 14, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama campus. Presented by The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies, the symposium will update attendees on the latest in maintenance management. To register, call Amanda Bergeron at (205) 348-9966. 

Green Scenes Summer Movie Series Presents “Wall-E”: July 14, 1-3 p.m. City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Complex on Kauloosa Avenue. Arrive early to get your seats, as seating is limited to the first 100. Enjoy free popcorn and refreshments! For more information or to reserve a large group, call Tuscaloosa 311.

Free Estate Planning Workshop: July 14, 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.  

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Ragtime:” July 14-23, Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. This Tony Award-winning musical which tells the inspiring stories of several families in turn-of-the-century New York City. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277. 

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: July 14, 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, July 14, 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.

Saturday Storytime: July 15, 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.

Midtown Village “Screen on the Green” Presents “Moana”: July 15, 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 27, 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.

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