Monday, July 28, 2014

Calendar: August 2014


August is here already?!!?!? I can't even believe that summer is almost over. Here is the August calendar. If you know of anything that I can add, leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page. Thanks! Have a great August!

Friday 8/1/14
Alabama "Back To School" Sales Tax Holiday (Check here for info)

Saturday 8/2/14
Alabama "Back To School" Sales Tax Holiday (Check here for info)

9 am-Noon Home Depot Kids Workshop- Mini Crater Pencil Holder FREE
Register online.

11 am-1 pm Lifeway Kids Day

12-5pm Farm, Home and Wildlife Expo-Clanton, Al

Sunday 8/3/14
Alabama "Back To School" Sales Tax Holiday (Check here for info)

7:30 pm Stars On The Riverfront FREE
Alabama Dance Theatre presents its 11th annual FREE "Stars on the Riverfront" performances Aug. 3 & 4 at the Riverwalk Amphitheater. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Come early and bring a picnic and the entire family! The performance will feature an excerpt of classical and contemporary works. For more information visit www.alabamadancetheatre.com or call 334.241.2590.

Monday 8/4/14
7:30 pm Stars On The Riverfront FREE
Alabama Dance Theatre presents its 11th annual FREE "Stars on the Riverfront" performances Aug. 3 & 4 at the Riverwalk Amphitheater. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Come early and bring a picnic and the entire family! The performance will feature an excerpt of classical and contemporary works. For more information visit www.alabamadancetheatre.com or call 334.241.2590.

Saturday 8/9/14
Fort Toulouse 200th Anniversary of Treaty of Fort Jackson Admission $2-adults, $1-children

10 am Lowes Build and Grow-Monsters Vs Aliens Trolley Build FREE

12-2pm Toys R Us DohVinci Decorating Event FREE
Personalize and decorate a picture frame with the all-new DohVinci Design Kit.

5 pm Second Saturday-Riverfront $1 admission
-Interactive activities for Kids, Various food vendors, Face Painting, Balloon twisting, Live entertainment from Midtown Violets (folk country), Fireworks display
$1 Admission, 12 and under free, ALL proceeds benefit the EAT South/ The Urban Farm Project
No outside food, beverage or coolers.

Tuesday 8/12/14

7-8:30 pm Prattville Creekwalk Concert Series FREE
Creekwalk Garden-147 West Main Street. Featured music-Act of Congress

Wednesday 8/13/14

10:30-11 am Tales for Tots Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts FREE
This free program offers young children and their families special stories and simple arts and crafts activities related to works of art in the Museum galleries. A different work of art and story is presented each month.

Thursday 8/14/14

5:30-7:30 pm Military Open House Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts FREE
Local active duty and retired military personnel and their immediate family are invited to attend Military Open House. The festivities include art-making projects in the Studios, live music, and a buffet dinner.


Friday 8/15/14
3-9 pm Buckmasters Expo Admission: FREE with canned food donation per person per day; 12 and under FREE. Meet outdoor celebrities, kids activities, and more!

6-10 pm City Of Prattville Back to School Street Dance FREE
Music, Food, Inflatables

Saturday 8/16/14
9 am-7 pm Buckmasters Expo Admission: FREE with canned food donation per person per day; 12 and under FREE. Meet outdoor celebrities, kids activities, and more!

Noon-3pm Michael's Family Craft Time FREE
Make a crafty locker picture frame out of Duct Tape. While supplies last.

Sunday 8/17/14
10 am-5 pm Buckmasters Expo Admission: FREE with canned food donation per person per day; 12 and under FREE. Meet outdoor celebrities, kids activities, and more!

Saturday 8/23/14

8:30 am Dragonboat Festival and Races Montgomery Riverfront FREE
The Festival is an all-day affair. The opening ceremony opens the start of the races around 8:30 a.m. The races will continue up to the one-hour lunch break, then will resume until around 4:30 p.m. with the Championship race and closing ceremony. A full schedule will be available the week of the event.
The Festival is free and open to the public! The entrance to the park is located through the tunnel at 246 Commerce Street. An information tent will be located just inside the park near the tunnel. Free Race Guides and a map of the Festival grounds will be available there.

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow: Monster's vs. Aliens Robot FREE- Register online

11 am En Fuego FREE
Concerts from 12-9pm

Thursday 8/28/14

6-8 pm Free Video Editing for iphone and ipad a workshop for beginners FREE
Ages 14+ Mobile phones make it easy to share photos online, but what about video? During this workshop, you will learn how to create video slideshows with your photographs, add titles and music, and edit video with the latest software available for the iPhone and iPad. Best of all, this workshop is FREE TO THE PUBLIC! To register for classes, call 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org.

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