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Special Performer: The Excelsior Band

10:00am - 11:00am
All Ages
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Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Bernheim Hall (Main)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-2207 or email Cherold Rhodes at crhodes@mplonline.org.

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Library Branch: Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B (Toulminville)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-494-4982 or email Melissa Davis at mdavis@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Theodore Oaks Branch Library
Room: Children's Area (Theodore Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Celebration
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library with Mobile’s favorite Mardi Gras band will perform songs and share jazz history.

The Excelsior Band has a rich and colorful history rooted in the tradition of carnival, Mobile and the Gulf Coast. The Excelsior Band has been performing since 1883 and was selected as one of the National Endowment for the Arts 2022 Heritage Fellows. Join us to enjoy music by the marching brass band that will consist of 1 trumpet, 1saxophone, 1tuba and two drums during the summer Library Celebration.

Groups are required to register. To register or for more information, call 251-662-9676 or email Caren Rich at crich@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

A Stitch in Time

3:30pm - 5:00pm
All Ages
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Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Armbrecht Briskman Meeting Room (Main)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Creative hands at work!

Join us in the Meeting Room to work on your Cross Stitch projects, and chat with fellow crafters. Beginners are welcome! If you would like to learn to Cross Stitch, we’d be happy to teach you. Come create unique art of your favorite tv shows, holidays, animes, kpop and more. Pick up a free “Make and Take” kit. This class is designed for adults and teens but children accompanied by adults are also welcome.

Registration is recommended, but not required. To register, or for additional information, please email the Main Reference Desk at mainref@mplonline.org or call 251-340-1458.