Wiregrass Seniors Magazine February 2019 FEBRUARY ISSUE - Page 31

WiregrassSeniorsMagazine.com Page 31 KEEPING BUSY in the Wiregrass February 1st- Astronomy Night Landmark Park- Dothan, AL Join Landmark Park for an evening of stargazing on February 1 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Astronomy Night is an exciting and informative program that gives visitors a view of several stars and planets as well as the Orion nebula through telescopes and binoculars on the Gazebo lawn. Staff members will help point out winter constellations and visitors will even get the chance to experience a “starry” hayride and campfire. Nightwalks will take place on the boardwalk. Warm up in the Interpretive Center after stargazing and enjoy snacks and a program in the planetarium where you will get the chance to learn more about the night sky. Planetarium programs are not recommended for children under 5. Space for the event is limited. Admission is $5 for members, $6 for scouts and their leaders in uniform and $8 for nonmembers and free for children 5 and under. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are welcome. As- tronomy Night meets several requirements for the Astronomy Badge. Visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com to register and pay. February 2nd- Dulcimer Club Jam Session- Dothan , AL Jam and practice sessions are held on the first Saturday of each month from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. No experience or music reading ability is necessary. Participants must have a mountain dulcimer. The program is free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for park members). Visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com February 5th-Balsam Range in Concert- Dothan,AL 2019 WINTER CONCERT featuring Balsam Range Tuesday, Feb. 5th @ 7:30PM - Dothan Opera House.One of the Bluegrass genre’s most award-winning artists in recent years. They have garnered TEN International Bluegrass Music Association Award on the heels of SIX critically acclaimed albums! Tickets available by phone at 334-615-3175, or online at http://www.dothanciviccenter.org/ February 5th-Barnes and Nobles Book Club- Dothan, AL Our Book Club continues, and now it's monthly! Join us to discuss this month's pick The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict. Our Cafés will be sampling food and beverages during the event. Contact your local store or visit bn.com/bookclub for details.Starts at 7:00 pm location: 4601 Mont- gomery Highway Suite 100 February 8-9th-Landmark Park Quilt Retreat- Dothan,AL Landmark Park’s annual Quilt Retreat, led by Sherry Burkhalter, will be held on February 8 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and February 9 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Ag Building. Cost for the retreat is $75 and includes supper Friday, lunch Saturday, drinks and snacks. Our theme this year is miniatures. Minia- ture does not necessarily refer to size. Rather, it relates to the scale of the block. You will have a chance to see examples and choose your pwn patterns. Bring your sewing machines and supplies, including 6-12 fat quarters (ranging from light to dark). Space is limited and registration and prepay- ment is required. Call Sherry Burkhalter at 334-790-9045 to register. February 14th-Juke Box Saturday Nights "A Musical Review"- Enterprise, AL Jukebox Saturday Night is a musical review of the great Big Bands during the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s. Performances celebrate America’s Swing Era featuring the greatest hits recorded by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Les Brown, Woody Herman and many others. Featured performers of this ensemble are veterans from some of the name bands as well. 7:00 pm Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center Enterprise, Alabama for tickets visit coffeecountyartsalliance.com