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Welcome to the City of Orange Beach's
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Vol. 5, Issue 34

'Clue: On Stage' set to be performed Sept. 23-25 at Orange Beach Performing Arts Center

The City of Orange Beach Expect Excellence Community Theatre will present Clue: On Stage on Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center's main stage. Shows on Friday and Saturday will start at 7 p.m. The Sunday matinee will begin at 2 p.m. 

Tickets are $15 per person - general admission for all ages. Purchase tickets at https://www.onthestage.tickets/show/city-of-orange-beach.

 

It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead.

So whodunnit?

Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.






A huge shout out to our Orange Beach Public Works department for building the amazing set - a two-story mansion, shown above - for Clue: On Stage
 

“Clue: On Stage” 

Adapted from the Paramount Pictures film written by Jonathan Lynn and the board game from Hasbro, Inc. 

Written by Sandy Rustin, based upon the works by Jonathan Lynn, Hunter Foster, Eric Price.

Produced by special arrangement with The Araca Group, Work Light Productions, and Michael Barra/Lively McCabe Entertainment.
Produced by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing. (www.broadwaylicensing.com)

Welcome to the Clue mansion! Enter if you dare. The City of Orange Beach Expect Excellence Community Theatre can't wait to fill the room with laughter, lightning... and a murder or two.
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IT'S GAMEDAY, MAKO NATION!

Be in Pensacola tonight to support our Orange Beach High School football team! Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Get your tickets on GoFan.

SCHOOL NEWS
 
 
GO, LADY MAKOS!


Congratulations to the Mako JV and Varsity volleyball teams for the season-opening wins against Bayshore Christian on Thursday night at home. 



Next up, the Mako Volleyball Team plays in Elberta on Tuesday, August 23rd. Get your tickets at https://gofan.co/app/events/667603?schoolId=AL72773.

The Lady Makos then host a tri-match with Curry and Gulf Shores on Thursday, August 25th. Get your tickets at https://gofan.co/app/events/684128?schoolId=AL72773

Then on Friday and Saturday, August 26th-27th, they will host the Makos Battle at the Beach Invitational. Get your tickets for that at https://gofan.co/app/events/684217?schoolId=AL72773.



MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL

While the varsity football team has an open weekend next week, the Orange Beach Middle School Football Team plays its first game at home on Thursday, August 25th. They will face St. Michael. The full schedule is below: 


 

MAKOS ACADEMICS, ARTS & ATHLETICS CLUB

Kudos to MAAAC for hosting a successful Gala last Saturday! 


 

The Annual MAAAC Membership meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 25th at the Orange Beach High School Library.  



 

Orange Beach City Board of Education 

Upcoming scheduled meetings and/or work sessions:
 
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022, 4:30 P.M. Work Session followed by 5:30 P.M. Regular Meeting in Council Chambers
  • Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:30 P.M. Work Session followed by 5:30 P.M. Regular Meeting in Council Chambers
     
For additional meeting information, go to https://www.orangebeachal.gov/departments/city-schools/meetings.
 

Find all of the latest school news on Facebook at: 

HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS SET FOR THIS SATURDAY

A Hunter Education Class, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, will be held TOMORROW - Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Island Church, 25550 Canal Road in Orange Beach. 

CLASS REQUIREMENT: Must be at least 10 years old. 

TO REGISTER: Go to https://huntered.dcnr.alabama.gov/Public/ or call 334-242-3620 for more information. 

All hunters born on or after August 1, 1977, must complete a Hunter Education Course before purchasing their first hunting license unless hunting under the supervision required status or exempted by law. 

ALABAMA COASTAL CLEANUP RETURNS SEPTEMBER 17TH

Save the Date! Show your pride in Orange Beach’s waterways and beaches by participating in the 35th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 17th, from 8 a.m. until noon. Volunteer check-in locations for clean up in Orange Beach include Boggy Point Boat Launch, Wind and Water Learning Center, and Cotton Bayou Public Beach. Other Orange Beach area cleanup sites include the Flora-Bama and Ono Island. For more information, including zone captains, visit www.alabamacoastalcleanup.com.

Literary Journal Contest

Contest alert for K-12 Orange Beach students! Do you want to win prizes for your writing or artwork? Submit to the Orange Beach Literary Journal to be entered into a contest to win fabulous prizes from local businesses! We want to send a HUGE thank-you to our contest sponsors for supporting local fine arts!

1st place: One escape game at Breakout Games for up to 8 players
2nd place: One escape game at Breakout Games for up to 8 players
3rd place: One 55 point card to be used at The Track or Fat Daddy's Arcade
Honorable Mention: 2 tickets for Expect Excellence's production of The Little Mermaid

Visit orangebeachliteraryjournal.com to submit your work today!

Contest winners will be announced on November 18th, 2022.

Contest is only open to K-12 Orange Beach Students.
GULF STATE PARK MARKET THIS SATURDAY

This Saturday, August 20th, the Gulf State Park Market will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lake Shelby!  
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