AmStar Alabaster Introducing Premium Large Format Auditorium & Luxury Recliner Seating

November 8, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Your cool Amstar 14 Theatre just got even cooler AmStar 14 Alabaster will open a new premium large format auditorium called GPX, Thursday, November 10. GPX, which stands for Grand Premium Experience, offers consumers a fully, immersive moviegoing experience. This proprietary GPX auditorium features the biggest and brightest screen with 4K laser projection, immersive Dolby … Read More

November Albert L. Scott Library Events

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Closed Dates – November 11 – Veteran’s Day 24 – 27 – Thanksgiving Ya Ya Yarners – November 7, 21 & 28. Monday evenings at 5:00 pm. Members share crochet and knitting talents as well as work on community service projects. This year our group will provide hats and scarves to local charities and will … Read More

Buck Creek Lacrosse

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Buck Creek Lacrosse has been steadily growing in the last four years, which is not that surprising given that lacrosse offers the right mix of coolness, exercise, gear, team work, and contact that young people want and need. Jim Wiley, Buck Creek’s president says, “Lacrosse is the fastest growing youth sport in America because there … Read More

The Lodge at Mallard Landing

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Alabaster has its own beautiful open-air wedding venue in The Lodge at Mallard Landing as well as an event area that includes 300 acres of wildlife, woods, and water complemented with a lodge that sleeps up to 12. The space is excellent for meetings, reunions, client entertainment, corporate retreats, and of course weddings. Folks can … Read More

New Businesses Open in Alabaster

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

N’spirations Salon has opened at 21 Weatherly Club Drive, Suite 100. Owner Mehgen Overton and her team of stylists have created a friendly intimate atmosphere offering a variety of cuts and styles for the Alabaster community. Call (205) 738-1946 for more information. The Olive Branch Counseling Center is open and specializing in child and adolescent therapy while … Read More

Making Room at the Library

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Over the last few years, the Albert L. Scott Library has undertaken several improvement projects to make better use of existing space. New shelving was added in the youth department to give the collection more room. Open space for comfortable seating and study areas was created in the main library, and THS graduate Carter James … Read More

The DAY Program

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Photos by Brit Huckabay Located in Alabaster, The DAY (Developing Alabama Youth) Program is an alternative educational and clinical services program for at-risk youth in Shelby County.  Since 1983, its dedicated staff and faculty have delivered parents and their children hope and a pathway to success offering academic remediation, GED prep, behavior modification, coping and … Read More

Alabaster for Tomorrow: ‘Tis the Season

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

By Brandon Matthews Like every Christmas season, my aunt was putting up her Christmas tree, stringing it with lights, and placing all of her sentimental ornaments in just the right places. It was all perfect only needing the star placed on top. She climbed the ladder, reached over to the top, and placed the star. … Read More

Alabaster Strong Internship

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

An innovative new Internship program between Thompson High School and the city government of Alabaster takes flight. The city of Alabaster is finishing up year one of an innovative internship program called Alabaster Strong, where the city paired two Thomson High School students for paid internships with the Fire Department and Environmental Services. To kick … Read More

Home for the Holidays

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Celebrate the joy and beauty of the holidays in Alabaster! Tour of Lights For the sixth year, Alabaster residents will light up the night (and their homes) as part of the 2022 Alabaster Tour of Lights, sponsored by the Beautification Board. The tour features 15 to 25 homes with elaborate decoration displays for the holidays. Residents who … Read More