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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - June 25 - July 1, 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(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(229) 439-2787 .

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(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(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(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(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(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(229) 432-5799.

Southwest Georgia Regional Art Exhibition & Sale: Thronateeska Heritage Center 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 12-28. For more information, call (229) 439-2787(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(229) 432-6955.

THIS WEEK

Wednesday

Project Inside Out: 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This a free girl talk camp for rising fourth through eighth grade girls. Register online at www.mygirltalk.org.

Thursday

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

ACRI Community Night: 6:30 p.m., Albany Civil Rights Institute. Featuring local education leaders Butch Mosely, Art Dunning, Paul Jones and Anthony Parker on the state of education in Dougherty County. Free admission.

Project Inside Out: 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This a free girl talk camp for rising fourth through eighth grade girls. Register online at www.mygirltalk.org.

Friday

American Legion Post 30 Dinner and Dance: 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., 2916 Gillionville Road. Dinner Starts at 6:30 p.m.; dance starts at 7:30 p.m. $10 for dinner and dance and $7 for dance only. Music by Ed McRee and Don Turner. For more information, call (229) 435-5450

Project Inside Out: 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This a free girl talk camp for rising fourth through eighth grade girls. Register online at www.mygirltalk.org.

Independence Day Celebration: 4 to 10 p.m., Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany. Free admission; food and beverages will be available, with entertainment for children and adults, concluding with a fireworks display. Due to security concerns, visitors will be subject to search. All guests are encouraged to arrive early for proper processing to gain base access, and there will be free parking outside the main gate on Fleming Road. Handicapped parking will be available in the Human Resources parking lot adjacent to the main gate. Shuttle service will also be available for those with special needs.

Saturday

Albany Amateur Radio Club W4MM Field Day: MCLB-Albany. Enter at main gate on Fleming Road, and keep to the right until you reach the picnic pavilion by the lake. Cub members aged 12-88 will be setting up amateur radios to communicate with others in the U.S. and Canada. Free admission. For more information, call (229) 888-1090(229) 888-1090 or email w4ayk@mchsi.com.

Corey Smith Live in Concert: 8 p.m.,Darton State Cavalier Arena, 2400 Gillionville Road. Cost: $20 to $35. For more information, call (229) 317-6595(229) 317-6595. All proceeds from the concert will go towards student scholarships. Reserved seating is $25 and general admission is $20. Tickets in advance can be purchased at www.ticketalternative.com. Day of show tickets are $35 for reserved seating and $30 for general.

Sunday

An American Anthology: Celebrating the Music of America: 6 p.m., Sherwood Baptist Church. Journey through 250 years of American music history and learn how the failure and successes of our nation have resulted in a rich, diverse heritage. We will look at the cost of freedom and remember why it is still worth fighting for today. Free admission.

Albany Amateur Radio Club W4MM Field Day: MCLB-Albany. Enter at main gate on Fleming Road, and keep to the right until you reach the picnic pavilion by the lake. Cub members aged 12-88 will be setting up amateur radios to communicate with others in the U.S. and Canada. Free admission. For more information, call (229) 888-1090(229) 888-1090 or email w4ayk@mchsi.com.

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(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(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(229) 679-5069 or (229) 679-2070(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(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(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(229) 294-0520.

THIS WEEK

Thursday

Bottles & Brushes: 6 to 8 p.m., ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture. Discover your inner artist during this popular art class for adults taught by local artists Brenda and Richard Rose. The Bottles & Brushes classes are open to students of any skill level, and all the supplies are provided. The instructors guide the participants step by step through the reproduction of an original painting, and everyone leaves with a completed piece. Cost: $25/person; all supplies included. To register, email Polly Huff at phuff@abac.edu.

Friday

Bill Connell Book Signing: June 28, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Books & More, 1st Ave. SE, Moultrie. The Nashville, GA resident will be available to sign copies of his book, “Surrounded by Courage.”

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

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. Call (229) 377-8952(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(229) 436-0162.

Another Place: 1502 East Broad Ave., Albany (229) 888-4165(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(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(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(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(229) 496-9022.

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

Henry’s Fine Edibles: 2516 Dawson Road, Albany. (229) 883-5470(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(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(229) 888-6630.

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

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 4p.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(229) 343-8388.

LATER ON — NEARBY

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).

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.

Miss GA South Pageant: July 12, Adel. Applications are currently being accepted; for an application or for more information, email missGAsouth@hotmail.com, visit Georgia South on Facebook, visit michellesformalwear.net or call (912) 381-7070(912) 381-7070. Deadlline to enter is July 1.

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(229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.