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Welcome to the City of Orange Beach's
community newsletter. 

Vol. 2, Issue 4

Meeting with school officials set for Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Orange Beach Community Center

The public is invited to a meeting to discuss the new Orange Beach Middle/High School at 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 29th at the Orange Beach Community Center.

In attendance will be Baldwin County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler as well as Orange Beach High School Principal Cindy Veazey and Orange Beach Middle School Principal Kyle McCartney.

Childcare will be available at the Orange Beach Recreation Center. Childcare registration is available online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd8gc6p6SK4AzzuFwCi9Lcy2jVI52tmC-pNe6gwElWhAiQ8sA/viewform.


Latest News

Senior Center February activities 

The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center has announced its excursions and events for February 2019. Go to the City Website to see all of February happenings. 

Bay Circle marker dedication set Jan. 29

The public is invited to a historical marker unveiling ceremony at 1 p.m. THIS TUESDAY, January 29th on Bay Circle.  All are welcome to attend the ceremony at the corner of Bay Circle and Canal Road, near Orange Beach Waterfront Park. The plaque will highlight the historical significance of the Bay Circle area on the southern shores of Wolf Bay that was the original "downtown" of Orange Beach. Read more.

Tennis Apprentice Class

A Tennis Apprentice Class will be starting on Tuesday, January 29th at the Orange Beach Tennis Center. There are only a few openings are left. The cost is $110 per person, which includes one year of USTA membership, one free Head Conquest tennis racket, and six weeks of tennis instruction from Rhett Russell. This is an entry-level class to get new players involved in learning and playing in a doubles league that will follow the 6-week class. For more information, contact Rhett at 251-233-9628.

Badges on the Bayou this Tuesday! 

The public is invited to join Police Chief Joe Fierro and the Orange Beach Police Department for a “Badges on the Bayou” lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 29th at Tacky Jacks in Orange Beach. Food and refreshments will be provided courtesy of Tacky Jacks, which is located at 27205 Safe Harbor Drive.

 

Golf Clinics

The Orange Beach Golf Center is offering weekly Drop-In Clinics for snowbirds and adults on Mondays and Thursdays, from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $10 per session. Junior Golf Clinics will be held in February and March for kids ages 7 to 16. The cost is $7 per session. A Spring Break Golf Camp will be held April 16-18, too. For more information, call the Golf Center at 251-981-4653 or visit the Golf Center’s Facebook page.

Youth Baseball/Softball registration ends Feb. 3rd

Registration for Orange Beach youth baseball and softball is open until February 3rd. Registration details, by age, are as follows:

  • TINY T-BALL - Age 4 on May 1st, 2019 - $70 Registration Fee
  • T-BALL - Ages 5-6 on May 1st, 2019 - $70 Registration Fee
  • BASEBALL - Ages 7-14 on May 1st, 2019 - $80 Registration Fee
  • SOFTBALL  - Ages 7-16 on December 31st, 2018 - $80 Registration Fee

Register online at www.orangebeachal.gov/departments/parks-recreation/youth-sports.

Mardi Gras is coming! 

Do you want to roll with the City of Orange Beach's Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. March 5th? Anyone who would like to participate in the city parade must complete an application and pay the appropriate entry fee to be considered. For more information, links to the application and parade guidelines, see the City Website.

Senior Snowbird Potlucks each Thursday

For the 23rd consecutive year, the Senior Snowbird potluck will run each Thursday through March 28th. The weekly meetings have moved to the Orange Beach Community Center. Set-up time is at 11 a.m. and serving time will be at noon. All seniors, visitors and locals alike, are welcome. Attendees should bring a dish that will serve 8 to 10 people. Suggested dishes are set up on a rotating alphabetical schedule that is available at each meeting. (First-timers should call 251-981-6060 for their initial suggested dish.) A $1 registration fee will be collected at the door to cover incidentals. Drinks and table service will be provided. 

 

Inaugural Basketball Jamboree fundraiser  

The Orange Beach Sports Association will hold the Inaugural Basketball Jamboree on Saturday, February 9th at the Orange Beach Recreation Center. The event will start at 2 p.m. and include a 3v3 tournament, Free Throw Contest, and a Progressive Shot Challenge with a chance to win $25,000. The 3v3 Tournament and the Free Throw Contest will have a male and female division that will be divided into four different age groups (8u, 10u, 12u and 14u). All proceeds will support youth sports in Orange Beach. Registration forms can be picked up at the Orange Beach Recreation Center or found on the Orange Beach Sports Association’s Facebook page.  

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