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Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 11-17, 2013

METRO ALBANY

Ongoing

Albany Museum of Art: Exhibits at the museum, 311 Meadowlark Drive. Free admission. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Contact (229) 439-8400 or info@albanymuseum.com, or visit www.albanymuseum.com.

Albany Area Arts

Council: Exhibit at the council’s gallery, 215 N. Jackson St. Free admission. The AAAC normally is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, but call ahead for holiday hours. Contact (229) 439-2787.

Albany Civil Rights

Institute: 326 Whitney Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Contact (229) 432-1698 or visit albanycivilrightsinstitute.org.

Freedom Singers: Performances on second Saturday of the month, 1 to 3 p.m.

Community Night: Guest speakers on fourth Thursday of the month.

Thronateeska Heritage Center: 100 W. Roosevelt Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.

Wetherbee Planetarium: Thursdays-Saturdays, 100 Roosevelt Ave. Show schedule — 10:30 a.m., Molecularium; 11:30 a.m., Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity; 1 p.m., Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope; 2 p.m., Astromyths; 3 p.m., Oasis in Space. Shows are seen on Spitz “SciDome” high-definition projection system — with 40-foot diameter dome and digital 5.1 surround sound — is the first of its kind in the world. Admission: 3 years old and older, $3.50 plus tax; Children under 3 years, free. Planetarium open same hours as Thronteeska Heritage Center Museum, which is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

THIS WEEK

Today

African Children’s Choir: First United Methodist Church. Internationally-acclaimed choir features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.

Thursday

Witness to the Holocaust: This exhibit at Oakland Library in Lee County will be formally presented to the community by Dr. Jerry Legge, University of Georgia at 7 p.m. Following the presentation, Dr. Legge will speak. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sept. 20.

Friday

American Legion Dinner Dance: American Legion Post 30, 2916 Gillionville Road. Dinner, 6:30 p.m.; dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Music by Ed Mcree and Don Turner. Dance: $7; dinner and dance: $10. Contact (229) 435-5450.

Saturday

KADB Free Electronic

Recycling Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., back parking lot at Albany Civic Center. Bring unwanted electronics for free proper disposal. Items not accepted include vacuums, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, gas-powered equipment and all non-electronical equipment. Businesses, industry, schools, hospitals or government can call (229) 430-5257 to schedule a pick-up of large quanitites of electronics.

Black & Silver Social: The Albany Recreation and Parks Department will hold the annual Black & Silver Social in honor of National Grandparents Day 6 to 9 p.m. at Thornton Community Center on 210 Thornton Drive. Special guest speaker is Mayor Dorothy Hubbard. Tickets are $5 for singles and $8 for couples, and may be purchased at Thornton Community Center or the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe St., in Tift Park. For further information, please contact Gloria Bridges at 430-5222 or 430-5242.

Freedom Singers: 1 to 3 p.m., Albany Civil Rights Institute, 326 Whitney Ave. Museum admission applies. Free to museum members. Contact (229) 432-1698.

SWGA NIGHTLIFE

American Legion Post 512: 815 Willie Pitts Jr. Road, Albany. Open to non-members Thursdays-Tuesdays. Lounge opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, dance, no cover; Friday, dance, $5 cover; Saturday, dance, $5 cover; Sunday, BYOB, $5 cover. Contact (229) 436-0162.

Another Place: 1502 East Broad Ave., Albany. Happy Hour 3 to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Today, dart tournament, 8 p.m.; Thursday, jam session and karaoke, 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Karaoke with Robert Wayne and Mark, 8 p.m; Saturday, horse shoes, 4 p.m.; Monday, Ladies Night, 7 p.m. Contact (229) 888-4165.

The Barn: 1197 U.S. Highway 19 South, Pelham. Contact (229) 294-4687 or (229) 403-6780.

Benchwarmer Lounge: 2422 Sylvester Road, Albany. Daily Happy Hour 3 to 7 p.m. Today, Men’s Night; Thursday, Ladies’ Night; Friday and Saturday, karaoke. Contact (229) 420-5440.

Big Rax Saloon: 717 N. Westover Blvd., Albany (229) 888-3334 or www.bigrax.com. Thursday: Phoenix Stone; Friday: Brother Trouble; Saturday: Nick Alligood

The Brass Monkey: 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy hour Tuesday-Friday 3 to 7 p.m. Today, Poker with Chasin’ Aces, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Karaoke with Quinton, 8 p.m.; Friday, live music 10 p.m.; Saturday, Karaoke with Andy Newell, 9 p.m.; Monday, all-day happy hour; Tuesday, Trivia with Andy Newell, 8:30 p.m.

Casa Tapatia: (229) 903-8802, 108 N. Slappey Blvd., Albany. (229) 903-8802.

Chill Bar & Grill: Broad Ave., Albany. Today: Wine Down Wednesday, 5 p.m.

Club Xscape: 1019 W. Broad Ave., Albany.

Cypress Grill at Lake Blackshear Resort: 2459-H U.S. Highway 280 West, Cordele. Contact (229) 401-1295. Thursdays: Karaoke with DJ Danny.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N.Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; happy hour daily, 1 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday, ladies night. (229) 496-9022.

Harvest Moon: 2347 Dawson Road, Albany. (229) 439-7077.

Henry’s Fine Edibles: 2516 Dawson Road, Albany. (229) 883-5470. Happy Hour 4 to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Mellow Mushroom: 2825 Nottingham Way, Albany. (229) 888-4646 or www.facebook.com.

Our Daily Bread: 106 N. Washington St., Albany. Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight, dinner and live music.

POB Lounge: 2408 Liberty Expressway, Putney. Today, Night golf tournament; Thursday, Customer Appreciation Night; Friday and Saturday, Karaoke; Tuesday, Nine ball tournament. (229) 888-6630.

The State Theater: 313 Pine Ave., Albany. (229) 344-2237 or www.facebook.com.

VFW Post 2785: 315 Philema Road, Albany. Open to non-VFW members. Lounge opens at 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Friday: Still River Band with Danny and Big Ernie, 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Mac George Band, 8:30 p.m. Contact (229) 883-9950.

If your club or facility has entertainment coming up, email us at southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Friday for listing in the following Wednesday’s SouthView calendar.

NEARBY

Ongoing

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, 225 Love Ave., Tifton. Open 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesday, Fridays; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursdays; 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays. No admission charge. Contact (229) 382-5083 or jrigdon@friendlycity.net.

The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies features the Batik paintings by world renowned artist Rita Trefois. Trained in textile chemistry and decorative arts, she uses hot wax and dyes on refined silk to produce one-of- a-kind works of art. The Center is located at 3696 Pearl St., Shellman. The exhibit runs through Nov. 3. For more information, call (229) 679-2070 or visit www.ritatrefois.com.

Thursday

On Golden Pond: 8 p.m., Rylander Theatre, 310 W. Lamar St., Americus. The Sumter Players perform the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, at their summer home on Golden Pond, for the 48th year. Tickets: $10-$15. Contact (229) 931-0001 or visit www.rylander.org.

Friday

On Golden Pond: 8 p.m., Rylander Theatre, 310 W. Lamar St., Americus. The Sumter Players perform the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, at their summer home on Golden Pond, for the 48th year. Tickets: $10-$15. Contact (229) 931-0001 or visit www.rylander.org.

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: 7 to 11 p.m. Gary Page & The Country Rockers, featuring Billy Wilson, Ernest Hagen, Wayne Watson, Lalla Lehmann, Emmitt Page and Gary Page; next door to Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, raffles, (229) 888-3664, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Saturday

On Golden Pond: 8 p.m., Rylander Theatre, 310 W. Lamar St., Americus. The Sumter Players perform the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, at their summer home on Golden Pond, for the 48th year. Tickets: $10-$15. Contact (229) 931-0001 or visit www.rylander.org.

Pelham Country Jamboree: Cotton Boll Express featuring special guests A.J. Thomas, Jeff Howell, Lalla Leaman, Mack Harrison, Von Bass and Gary & Emmitt Page; 5 to 11 p.m.; downtown Pelham, across from the train depot. Contact (229) 377-8952 or pelhamcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Sunday

On Golden Pond: 2:30 p.m., Rylander Theatre, 310 W. Lamar St., Americus. The Sumter Players perform the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, at their summer home on Golden Pond, for the 48th year. Tickets: $10-$15. Contact (229) 931-0001 or visit www.rylander.org.

Tuesday

Pelham Country Jamboree line dancing lessons: 6 to 8 p.m., downtown Pelham across from train depot. Donation of $5 required to help raise money for Saturday Jamboree.

LATER ON

METRO ALBANY

Paddle the Flint: Sept. 21. Explore a scenic section of the Flint River and learn about this amazing natural resource. Minimum age is 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Each participant should bring a sack lunch and water. Trip lasts 6 to 8 hours. Cost: $50 per canoe. Contact Flint RiverQuarium at (229) 639-2650 for start time and location.

Don DC Curry: Comedian Don DC Curry will be at the Albany Civic Center Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com

5 Rock Bands: 7 p.m. to midnight, Sept. 28, State Theater. Performing will be Cut N Run, Poser, Lo-Cast, Beyond Sorrow and Dog Head. All ages welcome and cash bar available. Tickets: $5. Contact Lane Rosen at (229) 344-2237.

The Coming Up Calendar is a summary of upcoming entertainment events published Wednesdays in SouthView. If you have a item for the Coming Up Calendar, please submit it by 5 p.m. Thursday before publication.

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