Thursday, October 20, 2016

Weekend Roundup

Here are a few events coming up this weekend in the river region! 

If you know of an event I should add to the list, please leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page! As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!

Thursday 10/20/16
6 pm ANC  Program- Exploring Alabama's Caves. 
$5 admission.  Exploring Alabama's Caves - Ray Knott, Executive Director of The Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc, will tell us all about the secret world below our feet. The SCCI is the largest land conservancy solely dedicated to the conservation of caves and karst environments. Watch an exclusive screening of Southern Exposure's Sharing the Secrets, a film that takes viewers underground into the vast subterranean geology of a few of Alabama's more than 4,000 caves! We will also have some live bats on-hand as part of this cool presentation!

Friday 10/21/16
11 am Naturalist Led Hike at ANC 
$5 admission. All ages.

Saturday 10/22/16
9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm-Guided Tours of State Capitol FREE
Use rear entrance at 1 North Union Street -- Guided tours are available at 9, 11, 1, and 3 to individuals and groups. (No self-guided tours on Saturday.) Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Pre-arrangement suggested, but not required, for groups of 15 or more. 

9 am-4 pm Alabama Nature Center Saturday Program- Creek Trek
Admission charged. 

10 am-4pm Lifeway Christian Stores Fall Family Fun Day FREE
Decorate a superhero mask, enjoy snacks, enter for giveaways and save money on one-day specials. We’re also hosting a canned food drive to raise awareness about global hunger. 

11am-3 pm Whole Foods Pop Up Pumpkin Patch FREE
Stop by between 11AM to 3PM in the Whole Foods Market parking lot to pick out your pumpkin and meet some of our team members! We're excited to get to know our community as we prepare for our grand opening in November. Pumpkins are first come first serve and one per household. 

Sunday 10/23/16
2-4 pm Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams FREE
Participants will be invited to explore the exhibition Federico Uribe: Transformart and create inventive 3-dimensional artwork with jazz performances ongoing. The afternoon will end with a dance interpretation of Uribe’s work by the Booker T. Washington Magnet High Dance Theater starting at 4 P.M.

4-5:30 pm FUMC Pumpkinfest
Trunk or treat, hayride, music, inflatable, face painting and more.  

Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.  

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