Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town: 2/28

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town: 2/28

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THURSDAY

Lake Tuscaloosa Opry: 7-11 p.m. at Giles Repair, 12020 Lester Taylor Road, Northport. Live music and dance. Admission $4. No alcohol or tobacco. Call 205-339-5028.

Crimson Pride Barbershop Chorus rehearsal: 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 627 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Men of all ages who love to sing are invited. Call 205-758-9711 and leave a message.

An evening with Jake Shimabukuro: 8 p.m. at the Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Ave. For all ages. Tickets are $30. Visit Ticketfly.com or call 877-4-FLY-TIX.

Women Who Serve West Alabama Dinner: 5-7 p.m. at the University Church of Christ, 1200 Julia Tutwiler Drive. The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama will recognize 10 West Alabama women for their service. Alabama's first lady, Dianne Bentley, will be the special guest. To purchase tickets or for

sponsorship information, call 800-734-4541, ext. 1030, or

visit http://girlscoutsnca.org/

womenwhoserve. Tickets to the reception are $50 each, and

$40 for Girl Scout members.

Speech by Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center: 6 p.m. at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, 1901 Jack Warner Parkway. Admission is $2. Brooks will discuss the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march and Tuscaloosa's civil rights movement. Call 205- 248-4931, call Tuscaloosa 311 or visit the website at www.

mwwtm.com.

Stop the Violence Summit: 10 a.m.-noon in the Westlawn Middle School gymnasium. Scheduled speakers include Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson. Paul Bryant High School's Youthful Praise choir will sing. Special guests include County Commissioner Reginald Murray and Tuscaloosa City Schools System board member Marvin Lucas.

Parent Night/Financial Aid Fair: 6 p.m. at Paul W. Bryant High School. The event will provide parents with information on the process of applying for college financial aid. Call 205-759-3538.

FRIDAY

Alabama A&M University president's visit: 9 a.m. at Central High School, 905 15th St., and 10:30 a.m. at Paul W. Bryant High School, 6315 Mary Harmon Bryant Drive, with scholarship presentations made. Call 256-372-5245.

Stand Up for Autism: 7 p.m. at the Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Ave. Comedy event benefits Arts 'n Autism. …

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