LEGO Engineering Camp: July 8-11, Shelton State Community College Martin Campus, Tuscaloosa. This camp is part of Shelton State’s @theDome summer programming. Students will learn critical science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts that meet National Science Standards. For more information, visit sheltonstate.edu/thedome.
Chamber Business After Hours: July 9, 5-7 p.m. The University Club, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.
Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “Tell it to the Bees”: July 9, 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.
Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Grease:” July 12-21, Bean-Brown Theatre, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa. Grease is among the world's most popular musicals, so get ready to go back to Rydell High 1959 with Sandy, Danny, and the whole gang. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.
Live at the Plaza: July 12. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Orange Constant (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.
Super Shark Saturday at CHOM: July 13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Why don’t sharks sink? Find out and make a swimming shark. Enjoy shark games, too. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235.
Midtown Village “Screen on the Green” Presents Disney’s “Dumbo”: July 13, 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.
Live at the Plaza: July 19. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. Ryan Waters (6 to 7:15 p.m.); The Locals (7:30 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.
Mr. Pig Goes to the Zone: July 19, 6 to 9 p.m. North Zone of Bryant-Denny Stadium. Proceeds from this annual event support efforts to improve quality of life for those diagnosed with cancer. Tickets: $25; available on Eventbrite.
11th Annual Sokol Park Pro Rodeo: July 19-20, 7:30 p.m. Sokol Park, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy a professional rodeo with events including bareback riding, calf roping, barrel racing, and bull riding nightly. $15 adults; $10 ages 6-12; ages 5 and under are free.
Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular: July 19, 8 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. This laser light show features the original master recordings of Pink Floyd. For more information, visit pinkfloydlasershow.com
Comic Book Chaos at CHOM: July 20, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Create your own comic strip. Decorate a superhero sun catcher, and conduct superhero science experiments. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235.
Joiee Steele and Reagan Branch at The ACT Studio Theatre: July 20, 7 p.m. 2205 9th Ave, Northport. Join local musicians Joiee Steele and Reagan Branch for a concert benefiting the ACT. Admission will help the ACT meet operating costs to support its mission. For tickets, visit TheACTonline.com or call (205) 393-2800.
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.