Publix Jubilee Kids Triathlon 2019
Jun
2
7:30 AM07:30

Publix Jubilee Kids Triathlon 2019

Is your little athlete a Triathlete? Kids ages 7-15 can show off their abilities in the Publix Jubilee Kids Triathlon. Watch them as they run, swim, and bike their way to the finish line! What’s best? It's all for a good cause! Proceeds from the Jubilee Kids Triathlon benefit two local non-profit organizations: Mobile Baykeeper and MyTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama.

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Publix Grandman Triathlon
Jun
1
7:00 AM07:00

Publix Grandman Triathlon

SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2019. FAIRHOPE MUNICIPAL PIER. 7 A.M.

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.

In its fifteenth 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, 589 racers, 150 volunteers, and 50 sponsors participated in the event, and a bigger turnout is anticipated this year.

Proceeds from the race benefit Mobile Baykeeper and myTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama. For information regarding registration, volunteering and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.mobilebaykeeper.org/grandmantriathlon or contact grandman@mobilebaykeeper.org.

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Lyon Fry Cadden Health &  Fitness Expo
May
31
3:00 PM15:00

Lyon Fry Cadden Health & Fitness Expo

We're kicking off race weekend on Friday, May 31 for the Publix Grandman Triathlon with the Lyon Fry Cadden Insurance Agency, Inc. Health & Fitness Expo! During this time, vendors will be on site selling merchandise, packet pickup will be held for racers, and there will be a first-timer training from 6:00 to 7:00. At 5:30 there will be a FREE bootcamp by OM Fitness and Mission Fitness. Join us at the Fairhope Pier from 3-7 for live music, yoga, fitness tests, health exhibits, and more!

Come one, come all! We would love to see not just the racers and families, but members from the community as well!

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Apr
12
11:00 AM11:00

Bay Awakening

Mobile Baykeeper’s Annual Luncheon

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Bay Awakening is an annual luncheon benefiting our work for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities and is the best showcase of what Mobile Baykeeper does throughout the year.

Julian and Kim MacQueen

Julian and Kim MacQueen

We are very excited to announce this year's guest speakers as Julian and Kim MacQueen, owners for Innisfree Hotels, which began in Mobile in 1985. Julian is a lover of aviation and he and Kim recently flew their HondaJet from port city to port city during a trip "Around The World in 80 Stays." Their travels broke boundaries and world records while discovering new ways to be hospitable, philanthropic, and exploring the vast waterways that connect our world.

Tickets are available and are $40/person and will go up to $45 at the door. Table Sponsors are available to purchase their own table. For more information, please contact Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229.

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Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Apple Snail Roundup

Join us for the Apple Snail Roundup on March 30!

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LANGAN PARK. 9 A.M. TO 11 A.M

Join us to help remove the apple snail, an invasive species, from our local waterways. This is a fun, family-friendly event where 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 so we can roundup as many snails as possible. Please bring a life jacket for children 12 and under.

Please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting a little wet or dirty. All cleanup supplies and drinks will be provided.

Red Beards’ Outfitter will be tabling and providing great prizes the winner and runner up who collects the most apple snails.

For more information, please contact Chad Chappell at cchappell@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. 

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AmeriCorps Week - Member Celebration Day!
Mar
12
5:30 PM17:30

AmeriCorps Week - Member Celebration Day!

AmeriCorps Week 2019 (March 10-16, 2019) is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations, to the members who have pledged to “Get Things Done” since the program’s inception in 1994. Mobile Baykeeper was honored to have been selected as an AmeriCorps Program in September of 2017. This week (and every week), we are proud to celebrate our incredible members and the strides they make for the Mobile Bay Watershed and our coastal communities.. We have the only AmeriCorps State Program in Coastal Alabama and the impact these men and women make for our natural resources is incredible.

We would like to invite all AmeriCorps Alums (near and far) to join us for a celebration of your service in Alabama! We will meet at Serda Brewing from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in downtown Mobile, Alabama. They will have drinks and a food truck on site for us to have dinner. We look forward to seeing everyone soon! #MadeinAmeriCorps

For more information about our members, visit their AmeriCrops Blog here.

For more information about the AmeriCorps Program and AmeriCorps Week, visit their website here.

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Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

Post-Mardi Gras Cleanup on One Mile Creek

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Join Mobile Baykeeper for the Litter-Free Mardi Gras Post-Mardi  Gras Cleanup on One Mile Creek to see firsthand the amount of Mardi Gras litter that pollutes nearby waterways. The cleanup event will take place on Saturday, March 9th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

We'll be going deep in the trenches of One Mile Creek in canoes and kayaks to remove whatever litter and debris we find. Please dress comfortably in clothes you do not mind getting a little wet or dirty. For those who do not want to get in the water, we will also be picking up litter around the edge of the creek and in the field near the creek. Please bring a canoe or kayak if you have one! We will have a limited supply of boats available.

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This cleanup is part of a two-year grant Mobile Baykeeper received from NOAA Marine Debris Program to help Mobile move toward a Litter-Free Mardi Gras. Other elements of this grant include working with City of Mobile to install storm drain covers along the parade route and educating the community through a large public awareness campaign. To learn more, visit mobilebaykeeper.org/litterfreemardigras

Special Thanks to grant partners: Thompson EngineeringCity of Mobile,Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Gulf Coast Containers, Universal Precast, and Alabama Pipe & Supply.

For more information, please contact Ilka Porter at iporter@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. Click here to learn more about the NOAA Marine Debris Program. 


 
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MLK Day of Service
Feb
2
8:30 AM08:30

MLK Day of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day of Service is a community cleanup event on February 2, 2019 that leverages the strength of local citizens to tackle the problem of litter and debris from Mobile waterways.

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JD Crowe - Show Toons & Sunsets benefiting Mobile Baykeeper
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

JD Crowe - Show Toons & Sunsets benefiting Mobile Baykeeper

8X10 “Aqua Velva” print by JD Crowe

8X10 “Aqua Velva” print by JD Crowe

JD Crowe, the moderately disturbed cartoonist/columnist shares his work to benefit Mobile Baykeeper. Meet the man behind the antics and own an exquisite sunset photo print, signed cartoon, book, calendar, or poster. He will also be on site doing live caricatures and you could walk away with one of your very own this holiday season!

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12 Bartenders of Christmas
Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

12 Bartenders of Christmas

Join Mobile Baykeeper and Fairhope Brewing Company for the 5th Annual Holiday Event: The 12 Bartenders of Christmas! Casi Callaway, Executive Director and Baykeeper, and Justine Herlihy, Development Director, will be serving up delicious brew and all in the name of clean water. All tips raised that evening will be donated back to our work protecting the Mobile Bay Watershed and our Coastal Communities so join us for a beer and contribute to the organization that ensures we have clean water to make great beer!

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Thankful for Mobile Bay Trivia Night
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Thankful for Mobile Bay Trivia Night

Mobile Baykeeper is partnering with the OK Bicycle Shop to bring you an entertaining night of Mobile Bay Trivia on November 13th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. We want to encourage our community to dive into all of the places, seafood, and history that make our home so great. The winner will receive a gift card to OK Bicycle Shop and a couple items of Mobile Baykeeper swag so make sure you are studying up over the next few weeks!

Stay tuned for more details and check out our website to start picking up on a few helpful facts: http://www.mobilebaykeeper.org/watershed/

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Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

Bay Bash

Join us for Bay Bash 2018 on Friday, November 2 at GulfQuest. Guests will enjoy live music, delicious seafood, signature cocktails, and a silent auction all while overlooking the Mobile River. Bay Bash is an annual celebration of Mobile Bay and our coastal communities. Proceeds benefit Mobile Baykeeper's efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities.

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Young Advisory Council Meet and Greet
Oct
24
5:00 PM17:00

Young Advisory Council Meet and Greet

The Young Advisory Council (YAC) Chapter of Mobile Baykeeper is hosting a meet and greet at Serda Brewing on Wednesday, October 24 and you are invited to attend! The event will last from 5pm to 8pm and you can come and go as you please. On this evening, $1 of each Serda Brew consumed will come back to our work for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. Thanks, Serda Brewing!

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Oct
16
5:00 PM17:00

Flavor Your Day for Mobile Bay

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Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 - Atlanta Bread Company - 5 PM - 9 PM

Don’t miss this opportunity to Flavor Your Day for Mobile Bay on Tuesday, October 16th!

On October 16th, you can contribute to the protection of the Mobile Bay Watershed by simply dining out at the Atlanta Bread Company on Dauphin Street between 5 PM and 9 PM. A generous 15% of the proceeds incurred between 5 PM and 9 PM will be donated to Mobile Baykeeper.

There will be celebrity servers onsite including:

This is a great opportunity to become a member of Mobile Baykeeper. Anyone who signs up for a membership at this event will be included for a chance to win a swag bag from Alabama Outdoors.

Mark your calendar to Flavor Your Day for Mobile Bay and remember to support these amazing Mobile companies and personalities throughout the year. They truly make a difference in our community.

For more information please contact Justine Herlihy at jherilhy@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229.

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Sep
29
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. This is a fun, family-friendly event where 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 so we can roundup as many snails as possible. Please bring a life jacket for children 12 and under.

A prize package made up of gear from Mobile Baykeeper & Red Beard’s Outfitters will be awarded to the individual and to the team/group* who rounds up the most apple snails. *(A team/group is defined as 5 or less individuals working together.)

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 Chad Chappell at cchappell@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. 

*Please come and go as your schedule permits.

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Sep
15
8:00 AM08:00

Alabama Coastal Cleanup (One Mile Creek Site)

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Saturday, September 15th 8 AM to 12 PM One Mile Creek Access Point at 498 Marion St

Join us to remove litter and debris from One Mile Creek, a small tributary of Three Mile Creek near downtown Mobile, in conjunction with the Alabama Coastal Cleanup. Our site will primarily be a kayak cleanup but volunteers who do not want to get in the water can also pick up litter along the banks of the creek and in the surrounding fields.

A limited number of kayaks and canoes will be available from Fairhope Boat Company, Outdoor Adventure at University of South Alabama and Sunshine Canoes & Kayaks for volunteer use. Refreshments will be provided by The Dew Drop Inn and Coca-Cola United.

This cleanup is part of a federal grant we received through the NOAA Marine Debris Program to help Mobile move toward a litter-free Mardi Gras. Stay tuned for more details to come! Questions? Contact Chad Chappell at cchappell@mobilebaykeeper.org or call 251-433-4229. 

 
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Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

The Big Float with SweetWater Brewing

*The Big Float is cancelled due to water quality and weather concerns. Stay tuned for an official announcement to come* 

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Saturday, August 18 - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fairhope Marina and Boatyard.

Join Mobile Baykeeper for a kayak trip on Fly Creek and enjoy an after party at Sunset Pointe. Guests who have their own canoes or kayaks are encouraged to bring them. Our limited boats compliments of Fairhope Boat Company are sold out, but you can still join us by reaching out to our event partner Wild Native Delta Safaris by calling (251) 259-8531 to book your boat through them. In order to reserve your spot, you must reach out them by Friday, August 17th at 5pm!

Proceeds from boats rented through Farihope Boat Company benefit Mobile Baykeeper's efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities. If you still plan to attend and bring your own boat, please fill out the form to let us know you are attending - we will cap the event at the first 100 participants. For more information, contact Development Director Justine Herlihy at jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org or 251-433-4229. 


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