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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.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Chamber Business After Hours: June 12, 5-7 p.m. Hotel Indigo, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Let’s Make a Deal (Focus on Senior Citizens Event): June 12, 1 p.m. McAbee Center, Tuscaloosa. Come in costume (just like the TV show!) and receive an additional free chance to win. Names will be drawn at random. For more information, contact FOCUS on Senior Citizens at 205-553-3133.

Bama Art House Films Summer Series: Tuesdays June 12 through July 17 (No screening on July 3), 7:30 p.m. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse. 

Elder Abuse Free Seminar: June 13, 10 a.m. to Noon, McDonald Hughes Community Center. This seminar is presented by the West Alabama Area Agency on Aging. Free CEU’s will be provided to social workers. For more information, and to register, visit westalabamaaging.org/elderabuseawareregistration.

Henry Gets Moving at CHOM: June 13, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Henry Gets Moving author Dr. Pierre Rouzier is stopping at CHOM on his 2000+ mile bike ride to Canada. Enjoy book readings, a Q&A with Rouzier, and more. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

United Way of West Alabama Day of Action: June 15. 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. 

Live at the Plaza: June 15, 6 to 9 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. This week’s musical act is Jake Austell (of the J’s) Trio and then 4G. This event is free.

Grossology at CHOM: June 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. So gross, so fun. Bubbles…Oobleck. Don’t you love the gross? All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Crimson Village Car Show: June 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crimson Village, Tuscaloosa (1410 18th Avenue East). Switch gears this Father’s Day, and enjoy Crimson Village’s Second Annual Antique Car Show. Admission is free, and cool treats will be available for purchase. To enter your car, call (205) 650-2906.

Equality on the River @ Another Broken Egg: June 16, 6 to 9 p.m. This event, hosted by Druid City Pride, celebrates equality in West Alabama. Admission is free, but tickets are available to win prizes. For more information, visit druidcitypride.org/events.

Upcoming:

Theatre Tuscaloosa’s Summer Theatre Camp: June 18-29, Sandra Hall Ray Fine Arts Center, Shelton State’s Martin Campus, Tuscaloosa. To register, or for more information, visit theatretusc.com. 

Alabama Museum of Natural History Expedition: June 18-23. Participants will have the unique opportunity to work with scientists in the field of archaeology as part of an actual scientific research project to explore the history of Alabama. Students, teachers, and adults will spend a week at the Expedition field camp working with scientists to learn excavation techniques, laboratory procedures, and artifact identification. For more information, visit museums.ua.edu.

Kids Clay Camps at Kentuck: Beginning June 19, The Clay Place, Kentuck’s Courtyard of Wonders. Red Dog Potter Shirley Hayes Dobbins instructs children on hand-building with clay, glazing, and self-expression. For more information, including age groups, pricing, and registration, call (205) 758-1257 or visit kentuck.org. 

Morning Pointe Rock-A-Thon: June 21, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Morning Pointe Tuscaloosa (1801 Rice Mine Road North). Meet on the porch, grab a rocking chair, enjoy live music, and help raise money for Alzheimer’s research. For more information, call 205-345-1112.

Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Hurricane Creekkeeper River Cruise: June 21, 6-9 p.m. Bama Belle Riverboat, Tuscaloosa. This sunset cruise features live music, dinner, and local beer celebrates the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Creekkeeper. Proceeds support the Riverkeeper’s efforts to protect the Black Warrior River watershed. Ages 21 and up. Tickets: $40. To purchase, visit bamabelle2018.eventbrite.com.  

3rd Annual Dirt, Sweat & Gears Trail Duathlon: June 23, 7:30 a.m. Lake Lurleen State Park. This DCH Foundation and DCH Sports Medicine’s event features a 10-mile trail bike ride followed by a 5K run. This duathlon also allows team competition. Tickets: $45 individual/$80 team. For more information, call (205) 759-7349. 

National Rat Catcher’s Day at CHOM: June 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Catch the rats in CHOM for a special prize. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

T-Town BBQ Cook Off and Fun Day: June 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benjamin Barnes YMCA, Tuscaloosa. Face-painting, bouncy houses, games & other children's activities; vendors, Greek paraphernalia, information booths, freebies, health fair, and chances to win prizes. Raffle tickets $5.00; you do not have to be present to win. Proceeds to provide scholarship money for deserving West AL students.

Ongoing:

Month of June

Summer Camps 2018 at CHOM: STEM Fun plus CHOM Play. “ZOOM!” June 11 - 15 • 9:30am - 12:30pm • $175 Explore Chemistry, Engineering, Circuitry, Robotics! Campers will Mix it! Design it! Build it! and Move it! Campers end the week with a Survival Raft competition. “C.S.I. CHOM” June 18 – 22 • 9:30am - 12:30pm • $175 It’s Child Science Investigator week! Crime soars in the summer heat. Campers solve CHOM’s Crime of the Summer as they Dust it! Bag it! Detect it! and Prove it! On Friday they’ll Solve it! For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy Summer Camps: TCTA is offering free, four-day camps June 11-28, for students in grades 6 through 8. Camp topics include Engineering, Culinary Arts, Animation, Fire College, Police Academy, Cosmetology, Military/JROTC, TV Production, Drones, and Mercedes-Benz. Visit www.tuscaloosacityschools.com/Page/1947 for more information and to sign up.

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon.; Tuesdays 3-6 p.m. 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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