2017-07-01 / Calendar

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July 4 * Independence Day | July 7 * Chocolate Day July 22 * Hammock Day | July 24 * Amelia Earhart Day

NAVARRE SPLASH PAD

8513 Navarre Pkwy., Navarre Tuesday- Monday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Open to children 12 years old and younger until Sept. 17. Call (850) 981-8900 or go to www.santarosa.fl.gov/parks/navarre.html

BLUE ANGELS’ PRACTICE

National Naval Aviation Museum – viewing area 1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola Most Tuesday and Wednesdays until Nov., 11:30 a.m. July dates: July 11, 12, 18

Outdoor viewing area located on Museum Flight Line, north of the museum. Directional signs posted for visitors for viewing and parking. Open bleacher seating available for 1,000; limited chair rental for $3. Concessions and merchandise available. Practices last about 45 minutes. Sun and hearing protection recommended. One hundred percent ID check enforced for all visitors 16 years old and older. Call (850) 452-3604 for details.

GALLERY NIGHT

Downtown Pensacola July 21, 5-9 p.m.

Once-a-month celebration with music, art and cuisine on streets closed to traffic. Café tables on brick sidewalks are perfect for enjoying coffee or cocktails with music and fun in the air. Family-friendly atmosphere in downtown parks with special lighting and outdoor entertainment. Parking available on side streets. Most restaurants, bars and businesses extend ours beyond “official” closing at 9 p.m.

TRIVIA TREK

Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Drive Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

1.5 mile walk for families and pets features 12 posted trivia questions. Ballots are $2 and proceeds are donated to the center’s after-school program and local animal shelter. Call (850) 393-4605 for information.

PAL AFOX MARKET

Palafox Street in Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, between Wright and Chase streets, downtown Pensacola Saturdays (rain or shine), 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art and antiques, with much more, offered by vendors. Items originate from vendors who grow, make or create the fruits, veggies, baked goods, snacks, herbs, art and more. Go to www.palafoxmarket.com for information.

SANTA ROSA FARMERS’ MARKET

4587 Woodbine Road, Pace (in front of Pace Presbyterian Church) Saturdays Features local goods like produce, baked breads, canned preserves, cooked meats and wood-fired pizza.

MEET THE ARTIST

Pensacola Visitor Information Center, 1401 East Gregory St.

First Friday of each month until Sept. 1, 1-3:30 p.m. Call (850) 434-1234 for information

BANDS ON THE BEACH

Gulfside Pavilion on

Pensacola Beach Tuesdays, through October, 7-9 p.m.

Outdoor summer concert series with local performers playing at the Bring lawn chairs.

STARGAZING ON THE BEACH

Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach July 1 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. (Time is approximate. Viewing begins at sunset.)

Free stargazing opportunities with members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers’ Association. 20 free telescopes available

TUNES BY THE DUNES

Concerts at Navarre Beach Park Thursdays through Aug. 31, 6-8 p.m.

Free and open to the public. Concessions available.

SAND DOLLAR SATURDAY AND LOCAL MARKETPLACE

Sand Dollar Plaza at 1900 Hwy. 87 in Navarre

First Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Outdoor marketplace and eating opportunity. Monthly door prize offered.

KIDS’ MOVIE CLUB

Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola, 10 a.m. $5 tickets at box office only

Disney’s Animated “101 Dalmatians” (1961) -- July 1 Disney’s Animated “Beauty and the Beast” (1991) -- July 8 Disney’s Animated “Cinderella” (1950) -- July 15 Disney’s Animated “Dumbo” (1941) -- July 22 Disney’s “Pete’s Dragon” (1977) -- July 29

SAENGER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES

Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola, 7 p.m. $5 tickets at box office only “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” -- July 1

“Double Indemnity” --July 8 “Cool Hand Luke” -- July 15 “An Affair to Remember” -- July 22 “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?” -- July 29

FREE BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE UKULELE CLASSES

657 North Pace Blvd. Pensacola 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays

Get familiar with the ukulele in classes that cover the parts of the instrument, how to hold it, how to tune it, basic chord shapes, basic strumming patterns and chord changes in the beginner classes. Intermediate classes focus on learning songs and playing while singing along.

METAPHOR AS MANIFESTATION

Pensacola Museum of Art 407 South Jefferson St. Pensacola

Now through Aug. 27, closed on Mondays Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Open Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Exhibition of works by Jasper Johns and Robert Motherwell, artists of the

post-World War II and contemporary periods.

PIECE BY PIECE: ART WITH LEGO BRICKS BY SEAN KENNEY

Pensacola Museum of Art 407 South Jefferson St. Pensacola Through Sept. 2

(See hours of operation above.) An interactive exhibition of art with LEGO Bricks that emphasizes the nostalgiv play of childhood, created with childhood toys.

LIBRARY EVENTS

Refreshing Reads Book Club, first Tuesday of the month, 3 p.m., Jay Library, 5259 Booker Lane Animanga Club, third Tuesday, 4 p.m., Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive Graphic Novel Book Club, third Tuesday, 5 p.m. Milton Library, 5541

Alabama St. Bibliobabblers Teen Book Club, last Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m., Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive Coffee Talk Book Club, second Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive Book Chat, fourth Wednesday of everyother month, except May and Septmenber, Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd. Bereavement Support, second and fourth Fridays of every month, 11:30 a.m., Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road Fiction Fanatics Book Club, fourth Saturday, except in May and November, 11:30 a.m., Navarre Library, 8484 James m. Harvell Road

MUSEUM TRAVELING EXHIBIT

Hangar Bay One, National Naval Aviation Museum, 1750 Radford Blvd., Pensacola

9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Enter by the West

Gate off Blue Angel Pkwy. and be prepared to display identification. A new traveling exhibit, “Victory from Within: The American Prisoner of War Experience,” will be open for the remainder of the year.

GREATER PENSACOLA OLE MISS CLUB SUMMER SOCIAL

July 20, 6 p.m. – Social; 7 p.m. – Program Museum of Commerce, 201 East Zaragoza St., Pensacola

Ole Miss Vice chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $25 in advance and $20 day of and at the door. Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, with cash bar. Silent auction and 50/50 raffle to benefit Greater Pensacola Ole Miss Club Scholarship Endowment. Register in advance at olemissalumni.com/events. For more information, contact Drew Hardgrave at dhardgrave@hilesmcleod.com.

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