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!

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Enjoy your week, T-Town.

Bama Art House Film Series Summer 2019 Presents “Echo in the Canyon”:  June 25, 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, visit bamatheatre.org. 

Live at the Plaza: June 28. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. Plato Jones (6 to 9 p.m.). 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. 

Water Safety Luau at CHOM: June 29, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Make a pineapple hand craft, play luau games, and explore water safety with the Army Corps of Engineers. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Brady Taylor and Katelyn Channel at The ACT: June 29, 7 p.m. The ACT Studio Theatre (2205 9th Ave. Northport). Join local musicians Brady Taylor and Katelyn Channel for a concert benefiting the ACT. Admission will help the ACT meet operating costs to support its mission.

 Rob Thomas Chip Tooth Tour (with Abby Anderson): June 30, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280. 

Upcoming

Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “Little Woods”: July 2, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.

Independence Day Bash at CHOM: July 3, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. July 4th Enjoy Civil Air Patrol demonstrations, activities, hot dogs, and lemonade, crafts, games and more – all included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235.

First Friday in Downtown Tuscaloosa: July 5, 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. This event is free to the public. Local galleries, businesses and restaurants are open as a way for the community to see what downtown Tuscaloosa offers. For more information, visit firstfridaytuscaloosa.com. 

Live at the Plaza: July 5. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Divebombers (6 to 9 p.m.). 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. 

CHOM Rocks: July 6, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Come paint rocks to leave around town and brighten someone’s day as part of The Kindness Rocks Project. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235.

Midtown Village “Screen on the Green” Presents “Mary Poppins Returns”: July 6, 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

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: 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. 

DCH Regional Medical Center Support Groups

Cancer Wellness Support Group meets monthly Noon – 1 p.m. in the Wellness Room at the Manderson Cancer Center. We welcome current and former patients of the Manderson Cancer Center (and a caregiver) who have been diagnosed with cancer, during all phases of their treatment and recovery. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator 205-759-7877.

HeART: Healing with the Arts free art workshop is open to all current and former Manderson Cancer Center patients, family members and caregivers. Workshops are held twice weekly, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 1pm – 4pm. These workshops give participants an opportunity to use art to express their feelings through creative expression. All art supplies are provided. No cost. The Art Gallery has countless paintings displayed for sale and open to the public. All proceeds from these sales go to fund supplies for the art room and DCH Foundation’s Help and Hope Fund.

IMPACT Identifying Many Positives After Cancer Treatment (Breast Cancer Support Group) meets monthly 11am – 1pm, typically at First Methodist Church Tuscaloosa. IMPACT aims to provide support, information, education, and community service to benefit themselves, other breast cancer survivors and their families. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator 205-759-7877.

Look Good… Feel Better A free program sponsored by DCH Foundation’s Help and Hope Fund for women who are undergoing cancer treatment. Come learn how to deal with the changes in your skin and appearance. Attendees receive a wonderful collection of skin care and makeup products. Classes meet monthly from 1pm-3p, in the Manderson Cancer Center Wellness Room. Call 205-759-7877 for more information or visit www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Prostate Cancer Support Group meets Noon – 1 p.m., once every other month on the third Thursday, in the Wellness Room at the Manderson Cancer Center. We welcome current and former patients of the Manderson Cancer Center (and a caregiver). This group is offered to provide community-based education and support to help men and their families cope with prostate cancer. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator 205-759-7877.

STRETCH is a unique exercise and support program offered by the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center and UA Recreation Center for women who have had a breast cancer diagnosis. “Stretching” can begin weeks after surgical procedures. Patients must obtain physician approval. Classes meet twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am, at the UA Student Recreation Center. For more information, call Katrina Lewis, Patient Navigator 205-330-3647.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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