Apr
1
8:00 am08:00

4th Annual Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride

Arlington Park, Brookley Complex. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Hosted by Mobile United, The Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride is a family-friendly, 12-mile bike ride at a beginner pace of 8-12 mph. Riders begin at Arlington Park, before crossing the runway at Brookley Field and riding along the western shore of Mobile Bay. Enjoy scenic views of Mobile Bay while listening to fun, educational talks about the Crepe Myrtle Trail and the natural areas that make Mobile such a beautiful place. 

Admission is $10 to attend. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The ride begins at 8:30 a.m. Click here to learn more on the event Facebook Page, and purchase your tickets today. 

 

Apr
8
9:00 am09:00

Apple Snail Roundup

Langan Park. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m

Join us to help remove the apple snail, an invasive species, from our local waterways. Volunteers will help find and capture adult and juvenile apple snails, as well as remove apple snail eggs. Volunteers with canoes, kayaks, or small boats are particularly needed. Please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting a little wet or dirty. All cleanup supplies and drinks will be provided. For more information, please contact Nickelle Stoll at nstoll@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229.  

*Please come and go as your schedule permits.

Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

Earth Day Mobile Bay

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Fairhope Pier Park. 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Free Admission. 

Sponsored by the City of Fairhope and Alabama Sierra Club, Earth Day Mobile Bay will host environmental displays and activities, and a wide variety of interactive educational opportunities for children and adults in a family-friendly environment. Live music will be offered. For more information, please visit the Earth Day Mobile Bay Website. 

Apr
23
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Park

Cooper Riverside Park. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 to attend.

BYOM - Bring your own mat!

During 2017, Mobile Baykeeper will host a series of Yoga in the Park sessions with instructor Alison Herlihy. We will select a different park each month to promote our natural spaces and encourage healthy communities in Mobile & Baldwin Counties. We will charge participants $10 to participate and can host a maximum of 20 participants per class. Please fill out the form below to reserve your spot today! For more information, please contact Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org

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May
13
10:00 am10:00

CreekFest

Tricentennial Park. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 

Join us and other partner organizations to celebrate one of Mobile's most historic waterways - Three-Mile Creek. This is a family-friendly event which offers a cane-pole fishing tournament (Ages 16 and under), live music, hot dogs, kayak rentals, door prizes, and educational exhibits. 

Jun
3
7:00 am07:00

Publix Grandman Triathlon

Saturday June 3, 2017 at 7 a.m. * Fairhope Municipal Pier

In its thirteenth year, The Grandman has become one of Fairhope's premier annual events, attracting individual and team racers of all ages and skill levels from around the Southeast and beyond. Last year, more than 750 racers, 100 volunteers, and 50 sponsors participated in the event. 

Racers begin the race by jumping from the end of Fairhope Pier into Mobile Bay and swimming 1/3-mile to the shore. Following the swim, racers bike 18 miles, beginning up a steep hill before riding through miles of rolling countryside and continuing through the quaint city of Fairhope. Racers conclude the triathlon with a 5K run alongside scenic Mobile Bay, crossing the finish line at Fairhope Park, where they are welcomed with medals and a variety of refreshments from cheering volunteers. 

Proceeds from the race benefit three local non-profit organizations: Mobile Baykeeper, Delta Bike Porject, and myTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama. To learn more information, please visit www.thegrandman.com or contact grandman@mobilebaykeeper.org 

Jul
26
5:00 pm17:00

Bay Bites Food Truck Festival

Wednesday, July 26. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cooper Riverside Park

Hosted by Mobile Baykeeper's Young Advisory Council, Bay Bites is a food truck festival featuring a variety of different cuisine from local food trucks, craft beer, live music, and a variety of lawn games and other entertainment on the riverfront of Downtown Mobile at Cooper Riverside Park. Click here to learn more about Bay Bites, and stay tuned for updates regarding #BayBites2017. We hope to see you there! 

Aug
31
7:45 am07:45

Bay Awakening

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Battle House Renaissance Hotel. 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Annual Fundraising Breakfast. 

Nov
2
6:00 pm18:00

Bay Bash

Five Rivers Delta Resource Center. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bay Bash is our annual celebration of Mobile Bay and our coastal communities featuring fresh Gulf seafood, signature cocktails, live music, and a silent auction overlooking the beautiful Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Tickets: $35 for members and $50 for non-members. Stay tuned for more information about #BayBash2017. 

 


Mar
24
6:00 pm18:00

Art of the Bay

Mobile Arts Council. 6 p.m. Tickets: $30

** Space is limited. Reserve your spot today**

Join us at the Mobile Arts Council for "Art of the Bay" as we kick off our 20th Anniversary Celebration. Enjoy wine provided by Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center, appetizers from Naman's Catering, and marvel at the stunning art highlighting the beauty of Mobile Bay. This event will also serve as our Annual Report Party, where we will release our 2016 Annual Report and 20th Anniversary Magazine highlighting the past, present, and future of Mobile Baykeeper. 

The "Art of the Bay" exhibit will last throughout the entire month of March. A portion of proceeds from the sale of exhibit pieces will benefit our efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. For more information, please contact Jamie Bullock at jbullock@mobilebaykeeper.org.

** Special thanks to LaLa Courtney for designing the invitation and cover image for this event.** 


SPECIAL THANKS TO CAM AIR LLC FOR SPONSORING ART OF THE BAY. 

Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Clay Shoot

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST. STAY TUNED FOR A FUTURE ANNOUNCEMENT WHEN THE DATE IS FINALIZED. 

Join us for the Covey Roast Two Man Skeet Tournament on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to around 5 p.m. All proceeds benefit our efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. 

Tickets: $150 per team (two people per team), or $30 for guests (non-shooters). Food will be provided by Moe's Original Bar-B_Q and live music will be provided by Lee Yankie 

 

Mar
7
6:00 pm18:00

Muddy Water Watch -- Fairhope

  • Fairhope Public Library

Sediment pollution in Point Clear Creek flows through Fairhope neighborhoods.

Muddy Water Watch is a program designed to educate volunteers how to monitor and reduce sediment pollution in our waterways;Volunteers will be trained to identify when sites are following good practices and how to report problems to contractors and enforcement agencies when they aren't. By becoming educated on this serious pollution issue citizens also equip themselves to engage in local advocacy efforts to ensure their municipality is prepared to prevent this pollution from occurring. 

 

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Feb
7
6:00 pm18:00

SWAMP Presentation for Three-Mile Creek Watershed

Help us protect Three-Mile Creek for generations to come! 

Join us for a brief presentation to learn about the Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP), an education program that teaches citizens the importance of connections within watersheds while also providing tools to monitor the health of waterways and solve pollution problems. Following the presentation, interested participants will be invited to sign up to become trained water quality monitors on Three-Mile Creek.

Food and drinks will be provided. For more information, contact Education & Outreach Coordinator Jamie Bullock at jbullock@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. 

Moorer-Spring Hill Branch of the Mobile Public Library. Tuesday, February 7. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sign up below! 

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Jan
16
8:30 am08:30

MLK Day of Service

Join us with other community partners at Tricentennial Park (2121 Lake Dr. Mobile, AL 36617) for the "MLK Day of Service" honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we give back to our community and environment. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the cleanup will last from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cleanup supplies (trash bags, trash pickers, gloves, etc.), food, and beverages will be provided.

Volunteers should expect cold weather and dress accordingly in long-sleeved clothing, boots, waders, etc. Additionally, volunteers with canoes and kayaks are encouraged to bring them to remove as much litter from the creek as possible. 

There will be a variety of guest speakers from the community, which will be announced at a later date. Delta Bike Project is offering a bike ride to and from the cleanup to encourage the use of alternative forms of transportation. To sign up for the ride, visit the Delta Bike Project Facebook Event here.  To register for the cleanup in advance, click here. For more information, please call Mobile United at 251-432-1638.