As the summer vacation gets ready to kick off Memorial Day weekend, it’s imperative that area residents and guests are aware of and understand the beach flag warning system, rip current safety, and general beach safety tips. As such, the Orange Beach City Council proclaimed the week of May 23-30, 2022 as Beach Safety Week as part of the new BEach SAFE Campaign.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) reminds anglers that Alabama state waters and federal waters will open to private and state-licensed charter vessel anglers for red snapper harvest on Friday, May 27, 2022.
Congratulations to Recruit Class 22-01 for successful completion of the Orange Beach Fire Rescue Residency Firefighter Program! The graduation ceremony was held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Island Church.
Although the program began with 16, eight recruits were able to receive their Firefighter I and Firefighter II certificates.
The following recruits earned their certificates:
The Coastal Ballet Academy, in cooperation with the City of Orange Beach, will present The Tale of the Firebird on May 20-21 at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center.
Firebird will be performed at 6 p.m. Friday, May 20th and at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21st. General admission tickets are $25 per adult, $10 for children ages 4-17, and free for children 3 and younger.
The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, May 9th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
The agenda is as follows:
The Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center’s Shoreline News - Life Enriching Activities for the Adult 50 & Over
National Day of Prayer will be observed at noon Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. Everyone is invited.
Local church pastors will take turns leading the community in prayer on the art center's bayside lawn.
The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.
By DAVID RAINER | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
NOAA Fisheries announced over the weekend a 79-day red snapper season for for-hire vessels with federal reef fish permits in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council proclaimed May 2022 as Mental Health Awareness Month. Mayor Kennon presented the proclamation to Pat Siano of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Baldwin County at the council meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.
Don't miss an opportunity to catch some wonderful spring performances at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center.
"The Sound of Music" - May 5-8, 2022
Up first, the Orange Beach Middle/High School Conservatory of Fine Arts will present "The Sound of Music" on the main stage with four performances slated for Thursday, May 5th to Sunday, May 8th.