It’s Father’s Day weekend in the Magic City. If you’re looking for some ways to spend some quality time with your daddy or daddy figure, check out these things going on around Birmingham.
On Sunday, June 19, let your dad take a break from the grill. Watermark Place will hold a Father’s Day Appreciation Dinner event. enjoy food prepared by Watermark’s in-house chef, Chef David and listen to the sounds of live music entertainment by The popular Connection Band!
Father’s Day Dinner Menu: (Subject to be changed)
Southern Fried Chicken
Baked Tilapia w/Crawfish Sauce
Stewed Turnip Greens
Black Eyed Peas
Rice and Gravy
Macaroni and Cheese
Corn Bread Dressing
Chef’s Bread Pudding
Tea, lemonade and water
Coffee available upon request
Reservations are requested but not required. Call for reservations call 205-425-4529 or online www.watermarkplaceal.com.
Opening, June 16, Finding Dory reunites the friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way. The all-new big-screen adventure will take moviegoers back to the extraordinary underwater world from the original film, Finding Nemo.
Juneteenth Festival, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
BCRI’s Annual Juneteenth Culture Fest takes place on June18 at Kelly Ingram Park in the historic Civil Rights District. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Join BCRI for this free, family-oriented event that features music, contests, free admission to BCRI galleries and other special activities. For more information about Juneteenth, call (205) 328-9696, ext. 234, or visit the BCRI website.
Magic City Chocolate Challenge
On June 16 from 5-8 p.m., Disability Rights and Resources will once again present the Magic City Chocolate Challenge, bringing area bakers, chefs and caterers together for a friendly challenge to see who can create the best chocolate dish. This signature event benefits individuals with disabilities. Entries will be judged in two categories: people’s choice and judges panel. There will tastings, a silent auction, music, food trucks, dancing, cash bar, plus viewing the wonderful vintage cars at Old Car Heaven. Tickets are $20, and one child will be admitted free with each adult ticket purchased. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Disability Rights and Resources website.
Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a popular athlete. Stone is now a lethal CIA agent who needs Calvin’s number skills to help him save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. Together, the former classmates encounter shootouts, espionage and double-crosses while trying to prevent worldwide chaos.