Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town

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Saturday

-Alabama Wind Ensemble: 8:15 p.m. in the Concert Hall of Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus as part of Honor Band Weekend. UA professor and director of bands Kenneth Ozzello, assistant director of bands Randall Coleman and guest conductor Mark Davis Scatterday will conduct the Alabama Wind Ensemble. Free admission. Call 205-348-7111.

-Historic Northport Depot: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of Ninth Street and 25th Avenue in Northport, displaying an extensive model train layout. Free admission.

-Live Country Music Rockin' Country Band: 7-10 p.m. at American Legion Building, Alabama Highway 17, Sulligent. Family environment. Admission is $5 with children 12 and younger admitted free. Call 205- 932-3537.

-11th annual genealogy workshop: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville. Presented by the Monroe County Heritage Museum. Gregory A. Waselkov, director of the Center for Archaeological Studies at the University of South Alabama, and Elizabeth D. Wells, special collections librarian at Samford University, will speak at the museum. A boxed lunch will be served at the Old Masonic Lodge in Perdue Hill, where Margo Stringfield, research associate with the Archaelology Institute at the University of West Florida will speak. Weather permitting, the day will end with a visit to a nearby archaeological dig and/or local cemetery of interest. Cost is $30 and includes lunch. Contact the museum at mchm@frontiernet.net or 251-575-7433.

-Benefit singing and chili supper: 5:30-9 p.m. at Marion Academy. Singers include Mercy Revealed, Clark Family, Donner's Pass and Tetelestai from Greensboro and others. Chili, corn bread, dessert and tea available for $7. Chili also available by the quarts.

-Historic Northport Depot: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the corner of Ninth Street and 25th Avenue in Northport, displaying an extensive model train layout. Free admission.

-Science Saturdays: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Bibb Graves Hall on the University of West Alabama campus. The UWA's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics invites elementary and middle school students in and around Sumter County to participate in the "Dissection Exploration Lab," giving students an opportunity to dissect starfish and learn about life from inside out. Led by Ketia Shumaker, professor of biology at UWA, the workshop features several sessions of hands-on activities. The workshop is free and open to all children in third through eighth grades. The series is supported in part by a grant from the Sumter County Nature Trust. Spaces are limited. To reserve a spot, email Rosie Campbell at rmc@uwa.edu or call 205-652-3414.

-Zelpha Wells Scholarship of Excellence musical benefit: 4 p.m. at Elizabeth Baptist Church, 2650 Elizabeth St. Sponsored by the Talladega College Alumni Chapter of Greater Tuscaloosa and features the Talladega College Choir. …

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