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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - May 28-June 3, 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.

Pigment of Our Imaginations: Works by Jeanne Cowart, Annette Crosby, Walter Hobbs, and Pam Scrugg. Exhibit runs through Saturday.

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.

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.

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

Memorial Day Celebration: 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., Albany Technical College Kirkland Conference Center, 1704 N. Slappey Blvd. Join ATC faculty, staff and students in a Memorial Day observance; free admission. Keynote Speaker will be Kim Robins, Cemetery Director, Andersonville National Historic Site. For more information, call Wendy Howell at (229) 430-3816.

Diabetic Picnicking: 6-9 p.m., The Candy Room, 125 Pine Ave. Cost if free. Diabetics often feel they are missing out on some of the culinary fun at cook-outs and picnics. Come try some delicious diabetic friendly recipes to take to your next picnic! Remember your containers to take home the extras.

Friday

Nights @dtwon: 8 p.m., downtown Albany. Free admission. For more information, visit dtownalbany.com.

Saturday

Western Picnic Day: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Albany Museum of Artl free admission. Play corn hole and horse shoes, watch puppet show, arts and crafts, meet Chehaw’s animals and more. First 30 kids receive free gift.

Skirts ‘N Purses: Self Esteem Workshops for Every Girl: The Women’s Club of Albany, 1012 N. Van Buren St. The workshops will be separated into 4 (2 hour) sessions with registration taking place 1 hour beforehand. 5-9 year olds workshop: 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. 10-12 year old: 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.; 13-14 year olds: 4:20 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.; 15-18 year olds: 7-9 p.m. Cost: $15. For more information, call Anesia Oliver at 1-404-490-1736 or visit http://skirtsnpurses.eventbrite.com/

Sunday

Gospel Best Talent Show: June 1, 5 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Featuring: James Fortune, William Murphy, Dottie Peoples and Vashawn Mitchell. Tickets: $29 and $39. Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office (229) 430-3804 or on line at www.ticketmaster.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. 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

Friday

South Georgia Ballet’s The Wizard of Oz: 7 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium. For more information and tickets, please visit www.southgeorgiaballet.org or call (229) 228-9420.

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, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Saturday

Pigs in the Park Festival: Cypress Grill, Lake Blackshear. BBQ cookoff, golf tournament on May 30. Pig scavenger hunt, boat races and more.

Rummage Sale: 7 a.m. until Noon, Building 209, 209 W. Remington Ave., Thomasville. Sponsored by Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce. Donations are tax-deductible and will be excepted through the 30. For more information, call (229) 226-9600 or e-mail chamber@rose.net.

South Georgia Ballet’s The Wizard of Oz: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium. For more information and tickets, please visit www.southgeorgiaballet.org or call (229) 228-9420.

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 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 Herb Friday and Saturday. May Birthday’s Party Saturday, May 31. Come check out the outside beer garden — gazebo and covered patio that’s great for 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.

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

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

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Theatre Albany performs the musical at 8 p.m. June 6 and 7 and June 12 through 14 and 2:30 p.m. June 8 and 15. The theater is at 514 Pine Ave.

The Legends of R&B Starring O’Jays and Temptations: June 14, 7 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Tickets: Reserved: Floor $69, Lower and Mid Level $59, Upper Level $39. Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office (229) 430-3804 or on line at www.ticketmaster.com.

Bruce Bruce and Earthquake: June 21, 8 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Tickets: Reserved: Floor $52, Lower and Middle $42, Upper $32. Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office (229) 430-3804 or on line at www.ticketmaster.com.

LATER ON — NEARBY

Natural Resources Conservation Workshop: June 8 through 12, ABAC in Tifton. Experts from universities and natural resource agencies will provide students with lectures and hands-on activities to enhance their understanding of Georgia’s vital natural resources. Workshop Director Luke Crosson said the workshop gives students a unique, one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about Georgia’s natural resources from experts in each field utilizing classroom and field trip activities to help interested young people learn the basic principles and the responsible use of natural resources. Tuition is $150 per student; deadline for applications is May 24. The workshop application and information is available online at www.abac.edu/nrcw.

Independence Day Celebration: June 27, 4 to 10 p.m., Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany. Free admission; food and beverages will be availbale, 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.

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. 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, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.