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The Roosevelts & Alabama

The Roosevelts & Alabama

Thursday, September 04, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Auburn & Birmingham

APT is pleased to announce two pre-premiere screenings of Ken Burns new epic, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, featuring presentations by Alabama Humanities Scholars. Professor Emeritus of History, Dr. Wayne Flynt, will present "The Presidents Roosevelt and Alabama" at the Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in Auburn. Rebecca Woodham of Wallace Community College will present "Eleanor Roosevelt and the Southern Conference on Human Welfare" at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham. A 40-minute highlight reel of Ken Burns' film will precede both presentations. APT thanks its partners: The Alabama Humanities Foundation, Auburn University’s Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, the Tuskegee History Center and the Alabama School of Fine Arts.

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The Fab Four Concert

The Fab Four Concert

Saturday, September 06, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Saenger Theatre, Mobile

The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude”, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. Tickets are in Orchestra level row K, L, O, and P on left and right, first come first served.

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Joe Bonamassa Concert

Joe Bonamassa Concert

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8PM

Montgomery Performing Arts Center, Montgomery, AL

As Joe Bonamassa approaches his 26th year as a professional musician, he continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work. Bonamassa’s career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989, when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, and is an ever-evolving singer-songwriter who has released 15 solo albums in the last 13 years, all on his own label, J&R Adventures.

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Events Around Alabama

January - December 2014

State Parks Events

This year is the 75th anniversary of the Alabama State Park system, and Alabama's twenty-two state parks are celebrating by hosting a variety of hikes, nature walks, camping specials and other special events. Click the link or visit http://alapark.com/Events/ for a listing of activities happening near you.

Saturday, Aug. 30 at 11:00am

Johnny Shines Blues Festival

The 4th Annual Johnny Shines Blues Festival honors the great Alabama musician and his contributions to the blues. It's food and fun for everyone along with music by Tuscaloosa Community Heritage Chorale, Arkeithan Bivins,Hattie B, B J Miller, Stephen BluesDude Duncan, Simple Interest,SharBaby Newport, and Neon Smoke. Bring your chairs tents cooler. Tickets 15.00 VIP $ 25.00. Children 5 and under will get in free. 4017 11th St. NE, Tuscaloosa, AL. 205-887-6859.

September 4 - 9, 2014

WWII LST Visits Decatur

A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship is now operated as a floating museum. The ship will open for tours on Thursday, September 4 through Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Tours will take place from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-17 and free for children ages 5 and under. A $20 family pass is also available for 2 adults and 2 minor children. Tours last approximately an hour. Group tour prices are also available. For more information about the ship or to schedule group tours contact the Decatur Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 256-350-2028 or 800-524-6181.

Thursday, Sept. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

The Roosevelts & Alabama

APT and the Alabama Humanities Foundation will present two pre-premiere screenings of Ken Burns new epic, THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, featuring presentations by Alabama Humanities Scholars. Professor Emeritus of History, Dr. Wayne Flynt, will present "The Presidents Roosevelt and Alabama" at the Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in Auburn. Rebecca Woodham of Wallace Community College will present "Eleanor Roosevelt and the Southern Conference on Human Welfare" at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham. A 40-minute highlight reel of Ken Burns' film will proceed both presentations. Click on link to see details.

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Hope Presbyterian 30th Birthday Bash

Hope Presbyterian Church is 30 years old and to celebrate we are having a 30th Birthday Bash and Silent Auction. The bash will be from 5 PM to 8 PM on Friday the 5th of September. We are at 10001 Bailey Cove Rd. SE in Huntsville, AL (corner of Weatherly and Bailey Cove Rd.). We'll have brats and dogs ($5 adults, $3 kids), games, popcorn, sno cones, face painting, caricature sketching, a bounce house, a cake walk and a Silent Auction with lots of stuff to bid on. Proceeds will benefit the Huntsville Assistance Program. Come and join us in celebrating 30 years of Hope. Check our website at www.hopehuntsville.org. Phone 256-881-4673.

September 6-7, 2014

Camp I Believe

Gentiva Hospice, a member of the Gentiva Health Services family of home health and hospice companies, is sponsoring a FREE children’s grief camp – Camp I Believe – for children ages 6-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Open to children across South Alabama, Camp I Believe will take place September 6- 7, 2014 at Camp Baldwin in Elberta,AL. Camp activities and programs help children to express feelings, build confidence, foster a sense of community, and identify with other children and adolescents who are experiencing similar struggles. Camps are organized and operated by skilled professionals such as recreational therapists, social workers, bereavement coordinators, and trained volunteers. For more information on Camp I Believe or to request a camper application, please contact Lorrey Chapman at 251-621-2500 or visit our website at www.gentiva.com/hospice/camps/.

September 27, 2014

Walk for Mental Health

To kick off National Mental Illness Awareness Week, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) invites you to a 1.5 mile walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Railroad Park, 1600 1st Ave. South in Birmingham. Registration for this special fundraiser is $20. NAMI Birmingham is an affiliate of the nation’s leading advocacy organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of persons with mental illness through education, advocacy, research and support. For more information on the walk or NAMI, call Joy Doering at 205-821-4567 or visit www.namibirmingham.org.

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