Tuscaloosa celebrates progress since deadly tornado


The city of Tuscaloosa will host a series of events in honor of the third anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornado. {}The goal is to celebrate the progress the city has made.
  • Monday, April 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.: Recovery Programs Open House at the Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Building - 3440 Kauloosa Ave. Public is invited.
  • Tuesday, April 22 at 10 a.m.: Richard A. Curry Environmental Services Ribbon Cutting and Open House - 3440 Kauloosa Ave. Public is invited. A media tour of the facility will begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, April 23: City Hall Reads "Molly and the Tornado" - University Place Elementary School, Alberta Elementary School. Media availability and photo opportunity with Mayor Walter Maddox at 9 a.m. at Alberta Elementary (housed in the Tuscaloosa Magnet School), 315 McFarland Blvd. East.
  • Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m.: Debut Recovery Videos at Mercy Me Concert - Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, 2710 Jack Warner Parkway. Videos also will be posted on the City's social media outlets.
  • Friday, April 25 at 8:30 a.m.: "Big Picture" Press Breakfast - Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Parkway. Media only event. Please RSVP to{<}{>} by Tuesday, April 22.
  • Saturday, April 26 at 8 a.m.: Exhibit at Mayor's Cup 5k - Government Plaza, 618 21st Ave.