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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - July 2-8, 2014

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 through Saturdays. Call (229) 439-8400 or info at 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 through Fridays. Call ahead for holiday hours. Call (229) 439-2787.

“New York City Origins” on display until Nov. 1

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

Chicken BBQ’s: Council No. 3607 and Knights of Columbus offers chicken barbecue dinners on the first weekend of every other month. Delivery is available in local Albany area for 6 or more orders. $8 per plate; for more information, call (229) 883-8834.

Family Fun Nights: Thursday evenings in June and July at Albany Mall. For more information, visit www.albany-mall.com.

Festival Springs Fountain: 112 South Front St., downtown Albany. Cost is free. The hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Sept. 12. For more information, call (229) 431-2121.

Flint RiverQuarium: 101 Pine Ave. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call (229) 639-2650.

• RiverQuarium movies: Fridays through Sundays: Alligator Kingdom 1:15 and 4:15 p.m.; Micro Planet 2:15 p.m.; Invincible Army 3:15 p.m.

• Discovery Day: First and third Sundays, 2 to 4 p.m. Family fun with arts and crafts, storytelling, live animal presentations and more. Designed for children ages 5 and up, each month features a different theme. Children receive a free F.U.N. Passport that is stamped on each Sunday visit. Free with RiverQuarium membership or with regular admission.

Farmers Market: 1402 S. Slappey Blvd. (across from main post office); open 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (229) 432-5799.

Farmers Market: 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays, 183 Ga. Highway 91 S.W. at Michael’s Shopping Center in Newton. Call (229) 432-5799.

Southwest Georgia Regional Art Exhibition & Sale: Thronateeska Heritage Center 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 12 to 28. For more information, call (229) 439-2787.

Thronateeska Heritage Center: 100 W. Roosevelt Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Wetherbee Planetarium and Science Museum are part of center. Darton students get free admission with student ID. Visit www.heritagecenter.org or call (229) 432-6955.

THIS WEEK

Thursday

Family Fun Nights: Thursday evenings in June and July at Albany Mall. For more information, visit www.albany-mall.com.

Friday

4th of July Fireworks: 3 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 810 S. Westover Blvd. Live music, kids activities, vendors and more. $2 per person of $5 per car up to six people; Military free with ID. No bags, weapons, alcohol, coolers, pets or personal fireworks allowed. For more information, contact the Albany Recreation & Parks Department at (229) 430-5222.

Monday

Teen Summer Art Camp: Session 1 begins today and will run through Friday. 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Albany Area Arts Council; Ages 13-18, $150/week AAAC Members, $175/week Non Members. For more information, visit albanyartscouncil.org or call (229) 439-ARTS (2787).

NEARBY

Ongoing

American Legion Dance: First Saturday of each month, 722 N. Madison St., Thomasville. Dinner at 6 p.m. is $3, followed by dance from 7 to 10 p.m. — $7 donation. No alcohol or smoking. Live music from Albany musicians. For more information, call (229) 221-3813. Members of American Legion, VFQ or DAV are admitted to dance at no charge.

Center for Art and Rehabilitative Energies Inc.: 3696 Pearl St., Shellman. Open each Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. All the exhibitions are open to the public. Other than on the weekends, if you would like to bring a group of friends or students, call (229) 679-5069 and we’ll accommodate your schedule.

• Cyd Moore: Paintings and illustrations displayed in exhibit through July 6 at The Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies, Shellman. The Center is open and free to the public each weekend from 2 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (229) 679-5069 or (229) 679-2070.

Second Saturday in Boston: Special promotions will then be held monthly on second Saturdays. Retail shops will be open extended hours with specials offered during regular hours plus additional specials. For more information, visit www.bostonga.com.

The Accidental Gallery: 109 W. Jefferson St. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call Sandi Shaw at (816) 309-5131.

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage: 225 Love Ave., Tifton. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1 to 7 p.m., Thursdays; 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays. 1120 W. Broaharge. Call (229) 382-5083 or email jrigdon@friendlycity.net.

Pelham Country Jamboree line dancing lessons: Every Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., downtown Pelham across from train depot. Donation of $5 required to help raise money for Saturday Jamboree. For more information, call Regina Hurst at (229) 294-0520.

THIS WEEK

Thursday

Independence Day Celebration: July 3, ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. Celebrate Independence Day with music from Georgia 4-H’s Clovers & Co., games, food and fireworks. Gates open at 6 p.m.; Cost: $10/car, free with Military ID. Clovers & Co. start at 7 p.m.; bring your blankets, chairs and coolers (no alcohol please).

Friday

4th of July Bash: July 4, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Old GA Hwy. 2 (Pecan Festival Grounds), Baconton. Waterslides and basketball tournaments; bring your barbeque grills; food, fun, and entertainment for all.

Independence Day Celebration: July 4, Historic Westville. Join us for three legged races, sack races, greased pole climb, hobby horse races, apple bobbing, tug of war, live music and a watermelon eating and seed spitting contest. Try the tomahawk throw, the greased pole climb and many other activities. Bring your patriotic decorated stroller, wagon, wheelchair or clothing and join our parade through the village. Cost: adults & children (K-12): $10; seniors and college: $8; pre-K children: free; military members (active, retired, reserve, National Guard) free with military ID.

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: Celebrate July 4 with live music, dance, karoke, BBQ and more. Guests are welcome to bring a covered dish to add to all the foods on hand. Located at 2099 Georgia Hwy. 133 S., next door to Maule Air Inc. There will be a $3 charge to help pay for the BBQ. For more information, call (229) 888-3664.

Saturday

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

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.

SWGA NIGHTLIFE

88’s Bar and Lounge: Open Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 5 p.m. to midnight.

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

Another Place: 1502 East Broad Ave., Albany (229) 888-4165, Happy Hour Monday through Thursday 3 to 7 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday nightly drink specials at 7 p.m.; Wednesday dart tournament and pizza at 8 p.m.; Thursday Ladies Night and Jam Session starting at 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday Karaoke; Saturday horseshoes at 3 p.m.

Benchwarmer Bar: 2422 Sylvester Road, (229) 420-5440. Karoke every night; free Wi-Fi. Monday and Tuesday beer specials all day; Thursday, Ladies Day; Karaoke every night. Free Wi-Fi. Karaoke with Thomas Friday and Saturday. June’s birthday party on June 28. Come watch the Nascar Sprint race and eat Larry’s famous egg rolls. Check out our outdoor entertainment area. Gazebo and covered patio perfect for outdoor parties.

Bogey’s: 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy Hour every afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday customer appreciation with happy hour prices all day long; Karaoke with Quinton at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; Wednesday poker with Chasin’ Aces at 7:30 p.m. Thursday dart tournament at 8 p.m.

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

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

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

Cypress Grill: Wed. 5 p.m. to closing; Thurs., 5 p.m. to closing, Karaoke with DJ Dangerous starting at 8:30 p.m.; Fri. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat. 11 to 2 a.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Upcoming Bands: June 6, Midlife Chryslers; June 7, Stephen Harrell & The Dusty Boots Band; June 8, Rowdy Yates; June 13, Ashton Shepherd; June 14, Southside of the Tracks; June 15, Danielle Hicks.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N. Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesday through 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 through Saturday.

Icons Bar and Grill: Unwind Wednesday, 5 p.m., 104 N. Washington St.

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. to 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 through Saturdays. Friday: Still River Band with Danny and Big Ernie, 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Mac George Band, 8:30 p.m. Call (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.

LATER ON

METRO ALBANY

Movie in the Park: July 11, 7-10 p.m., Riverfront Park at 112 S. Front St. Cost is free. For more information, contact Monique Broughton at (229) 483-7665.

Tift Park Community Market: July 19, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Over 40 artists, crafters, farm and food vendors at corner of Monroe and 5th Avenue At beautiful Tift Park in Albany. For more information: (229) 352-1974 or stephenskywater@aol.com.

Family Fun Nights: Thursday evenings in June and July at Albany Mall. For more information, visit www.albany-mall.com.

Teen Summer Art Camp: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Albany Area Arts Council; Ages 13-18, $150/week AAAC Members, $175/week Non Members. Session 1: July 7-11, 2014; Session 2: July 21-25, 2014. For more information, visit albanyartscouncil.org or call (229) 439-ARTS (2787).

Dougherty High School 1970-79 Class Reunion: Aug. 8, at 6 p.m., Capp Council’s farm and Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. at Merry Acres. For more information, call Capp Council at (229) 343-8388.

LATER ON — NEARBY

Miss GA South Pageant: July 12, Adel. For more information, email missGAsouth@hotmail.com, visit Georgia South on Facebook, visit michellesformalwear.net or call (912) 381-7070.

National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships: July 20-26, Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. Largest youth barrel racing competition in the world with roughly 4,600 individual runs around three barrels taking place during the week. There will be more than 2,000 horses on ground all week at the fairgrounds. General admission for non-NBHA patrons is $10 per person per day including for the daily races. For additional information, call (706) 823-3728 or visit nbha.com.

Georgia National Fair: October 2-12, Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry. This year’s theme will celebrate “Georgia Grown.” For more information, visit www.georgianationalfair.com.

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.

Submissions must be typed, concise and emailed to southview@albanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.