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    Yoga Fundamentals & Adaptations (YF&A)

    Presented by India Henson Yoga at pH Balanced Fitness

    September 4, 2013 - December 31, 2014

    Yoga Fundamentals & Adaptations is a workshop-based class recommended for inexperienced beginners in yoga as well as for yoga students who want to deepen their understanding of hatha yoga. Learn the appropriate methods for your individual body to practice yoga successfully, and enjoy the benefits of yoga without fear of injury or judgment.  

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    Basic PC Class

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 2, 2014

    Come join us for this amazing class and learn basic computer skills! Prerequisite: Keyboarding.


    Keyboarding Class

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 2, 2014

    Come join us for this amazing keyboarding class at the library!
    No previous experience is necessary.


    Art and Conversation

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 4, 2014

    Gonna Build a Mountain: The Making of Birmingham's American Collection

    Have you ever wondered how museums build and refine their permanent collections?...more

    First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 4, 2014

    Your Night at the Museum!

    The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the...more

    UAB to host Rapid Fire event for Birmingham artists

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    September 5, 2014

    Rapid Fire, a gathering of artists and thinkers designed to help build community and foster dialogue, will be hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History on...more

    Photographing Your Art With Hank Siegel

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council

    September 6, 2014

    You've created beautiful works of art, now you want to sell them, get them into a gallery, enter into an art show - But you need pictures of your work for an entry CD or to display on a web...more

    Opening of DECADE, Red Dot Gallery's 10th Anniversary Exhibition

    Presented by Red Dot Gallery at Red Dot Gallery

    September 6, 2014

    Homewood’s Red Dot Gallery Marks 10 Years with a Student-Teacher Exhibition and Open House

    Red Dot Gallery, the art and teaching studio in...more

    Fall Magic: A Nature Hike Through the Senses

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 7, 2014

    Join us for a colorful fall journey in The Gardens and let your senses lead the way! Includes a story, nature senses hike and take home nature craft.


    Gmail

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 8, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we learn how to create a free email account using a web-based email service provider such as Yahoo and Gmail. Prerequisite includes having taken Basic Internet.


    Yahoo!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 8, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we learn how to create a free email account using a web-based email service provider such as Yahoo and Gmail. Prerequisite includes having taken Basic Internet.


    Pottery: Beginning Free-Form Pottery with Candye Lundy

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery

    August 5 - September 9, 2014

    Make a unique hand-built vessel your very first class! Work with clay and learn the techniquesof  hand building. Develop and improve skills and become more accomplished in the art...more

    Pottery: Build, Throw, Fire! Tuesday evening Wheel-class with Nita Terrell

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery

    August 5 - September 9, 2014

    Build, Throw, Fire! It’s not the Hunger Games… It’s Pottery! Six-Week Pottery Class – on Tuesday evenings with Nita Terrell. Learn pottery techniques through...more

    BUILD THROW FIRE! Tuesday Evening Adult Throwing Class

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery

    August 5 - September 9, 2014

    Six-weeks pottery class- majority wheel throwing with some hand building

    • Learn pottery techniques through productively working; on the wheel...more

    ArtBreak: The Art of Japanese Sumi-e in Action

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 9, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

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    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Five Points West Regional Library (BPL)

    September 9, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Introduction to Researching Your Family History

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Wylam Branch Library (BPL)

    September 9, 2014

    Staff from the Southern History Department of Birmingham Public Library will help participants get started in tracing their family history. Light refreshments will be provided.


    Basic Internet Class

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 9, 2014

    Come join for an amazing internet class at the library and learn how to navigate the world wide web!  Prerequisites include Keyboarding and Basic PC


    CLICK! Basic Digital PHOTOGRAPHY for adults

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery

    August 21 - September 11, 2014

    Use your camera to express yourself and record special moments in your life! Learn about those confusing buttons, camera functions and more! Bring your digital camera. Personal...more

    Flower Arrangement

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    September 11, 2014

    Flower arrangement has been a popular art for centuries. Get step-by-step instructions and learn how to create the perfect balance. Instructor: Jamie Reeves. 


    Logotherapy & the Search for Meaning in Life with Charles McLafferty, Jr., PhD

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 11, 2014

    Logotherapy was developed by Holocaust survivor Dr. Viktor Frankl, who noted that each person is motivated by the need for a unique sense of meaning and purpose in life. Many individuals find...more

    The Detroit Institute of Arts – Past, Present, and Future

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 12, 2014

    Founded in 1885, the Detroit Institute of Arts is one of the most renowned art museums in the country. DIA’s Executive Director of Collection Strategies and Information Salvador Salort-Pons,...more

    Good Things from the South

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 13, 2014

    "Good Things from the South" is the story of a kind of a love affair this former northerner developed for certain native plants...before he knew they were really southern native plants...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Seven Virtues and Seven Liberal Arts

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 14, 2014

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide...more

    Outside the Lines Program: Astrology, More Than Just Your Sun Sign, With Andrea Mathews

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 15, 2014

    Astrology is not just about your Sun sign. Nor does it forecast your future. These are the myths that have surrounded astrology as its skeptics declare it unfounded. Astrology is much more than...more

    E-Book Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 15, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we enter the exciting world of E-Books.


    Audiobooks Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 15, 2014

    Join us in this workshop as we enter the exciting world of E-Books.


    The A, B, C’s of Medicare with Karen Haiflich

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    Have you been wondering about all the new changes to our Medicare Benefits? Karen Haiflich will answer all your questions about how benefits are currently computed, how to become insured, and how...more

    Essential Oils, Aromatherapy and Your Health with Cheryl Burnette

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    Essential oils use is not limited to aromatherapy. There are hundreds of ways to use essential oils and those who use them find new applications everyday! Using essential oils in your everyday...more

    ArtBreak: A Dream of Italy

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 16, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL)

    September 16, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Brown Bag Workshop - Reference USA

    Presented by Irondale Public Library and Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce at Irondale Public Library

    September 16, 2014

    ReferenceUSA is one of the most powerful and diverse databases in the Jefferson County collection of business databases. The up-to-date, national data can help the established business track...more

    Science Café: The Power of Poop: How Dung Studies Can Help Save the African Elephant

    Presented by McWane Science Center at John's City Diner

    September 16, 2014

    Have you ever planted some flowers in your yard only to find a deer or rabbit eating the fruits of your labor? Imagine that instead of that small critter, you encounter an elephant and that...more

    UAB Friend Lecture Series presents Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    September 18, 2014

    Artist, art historian, and curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Ph.D., has been selected for the 2014 Edward M. and Hermione C. Friend Lecture at the University of Alabama at Birmingham....more

    How Do I Make Money with My Website - Presented by Renasant Bank

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 18, 2014

    How Do I Make Money with My Website
    Andrea Walker, Corporate Communications Manager, Walter Energy

    All businesses are becoming more digital due to the growth of social...more

    Neuroscience Café: Exploring the Biology of Depression

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 18, 2014

    About one in six people in the U.S will succumb to depression at some point during their life span. Depression is a common, long-lasting and diverse psychiatric syndrome that significantly affects...more

    EarthBoxes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 20, 2014

    Come learn the magic of container gardening with an EarthBox®

    Poor soil conditions and small backyards are no match for the EarthBox® gardening system. Now it's easy to garden...more

    Tablao Flamenco

    Presented by Corazon Flamenco at Moonlight on the Mountain

    September 21, 2014

    Tablao Flamenco includes solos and group dances by Irene Rimer and Corazon Flamenco with guitarists Tony Arnold and Roberto Verdi. Experience genuine Flamenco in an intimate setting.


    Excel Basic

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 22, 2014

    Come join us at the Birmingham Library for this exciting spreadsheet class.  
    Prerequisites include Microsoft Word.


    ArtBreak: La Dolce Vita: 19th-Century Artists in Italy

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 23, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Basic Crochet

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    August 5 - September 23, 2014

    If you are a beginner this class will be perfect for you. This fun class teaches you basic crochet stitches and much more. Joan Black, instructor. 


    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at North Birmingham Regional Library (BPL)

    September 23, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Excel Advanced

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 23, 2014

    Come join us at the Birmingham Library for this exciting spreadsheet class!  Prerequisites include Microsft Word.


    Creative Catalog Performed by Sanspointe Dance Company

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Sanspointe Dance Company at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 24, 2014

    Sanspointe Dance Company presents "Creative Catalog," dances inspired by library experiences that anyone can relate to. Come see the spirit of this year's reading programs brought to...more

    Author Talk “Conifers in the Landscape – A Native Son Returns” Speaker: Tom Cox,

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 25, 2014

    Cox will be signing books after the presentation. Books will be available for purchase at the event or in Leaf n Petal at the Gardens before the event.


    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff

    September 27, 2014

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a...more

    Zentangle Dangles - Christmas Card Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff

    September 27, 2014

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! Within Zentangle...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

    With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham region,...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

     With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham...more

    Social Media

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    September 29, 2014

    Come join for an amazing class on Social Media!!  Class Requirements: Basic Internet Skills.


    ArtBreak: Lit(art)ure 101

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 30, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

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