University of Alabama “Realizing the Dream” Concert: Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m. Moody Music Concert Hall, University of Alabama campus. Pastor Marvin Sapp, award-winning Gospel singer and songwriter, will be the featured performer. For more information, visit realizingthedream.ua.edu.
Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2020 Presents “Parasite”: Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa presents this series of film screenings, which take place through Feb. 18. Tickets: $8 (general), $7 (seniors and students) and $6 for Tuscaloosa Arts Council Members. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.
Chinese New Year at CHOM: Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Ring in the Year of the Rat with CHOM and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Make a paper drum, design a Chinese fan, and create a tangerine rat. For more information, visit chomonline.org.
Liverpool Legends Beatles Tribute Band: Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Liverpool Legends are four talented musicians and actors, handpicked by Louise Harrison – sister of the late George Harrison. Tickets ($25-$50) are available on Eventbrite.
Mitchell Tenpenny at Druid City Music Hall: Jan. 25, 9 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.
17th Annual Classic Bridal Show: Jan. 26, 2-5 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. Celebrate the “Seasons of Love” and meet with premier wedding professionals while checking out the latest in bridal fashion and trendy décor. For more information, call (205) 348-8600.
AFTM with The Revelries at Druid City Music Hall: Jan. 31, 9 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.
Holy Spirit 2020 Gala: Feb. 1, 6-10 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and an auction at this 1920s-themed event. Tickets are $60/person or $100/couple. They can be purchased at Holy Spirit Catholic School or at the door.
Ashley McBryde with Lainey Wilson: Feb. 1, 8 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.
Holidays on the River: Now through Jan. 20, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. With Ice skating, music, visits from Santa and more, this event offers something for the entire family. For more information and tickets, visit holidaysontheriver.com.
Bank of the State Bicentennial Exhibit Series - Civil War and Reconstruction: Through Feb. 1, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum. Admission is free to the exhibit series. For more information, visit transportation.museums.ua.edu.
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.