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    Highkey Thursdays

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

    September 22 - December 8, 2016

    Highkey, as in not low key. As in, YELL IT OUT! Say it loud, and say it here! Your voice is powerful, so join us on Thursdays to make and edit your own movies and podcasts, and to burn your words into new media for the world to see and hear. We'll work with iMovie, Garageband, and more. Calling all visual artists, singers, rappers, poets, and anyone who wants to tell their story--no experience required! ...more


    Beginning Zentangle Class - Christmas!

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 9, 2016

    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 wide...more

    DIY Zentangle Coasters

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 10, 2016

    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! We will use basic...more

    American Girl: Festival of Trees

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 11, 2016

    For children age 5 and above
    Instructor: Robin Geurs

    Celebrate the beauty of the season in The Gardens with American Girl fun!  Enjoy crafting with fragrant plant material such...more

    Maker Mondays

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

    September 19 - December 12, 2016

    Mondays are for making. Pixel art with beads, locker accessories, masterpiece paintings—we'll make it all! Every second Monday, learn to sew and embroider with the awesome Theresa Rumore of Bib...more

    City Center Art After School Art Classes

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 12 - December 12, 2016

    CCA 1 Grades 2 – 5, Beginner Studio, Mondays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

    City Center Art Level 1 is a beginner level art studio class for youth in grades 2 – 5. This class is for...more

    One-on-One Tutorial: Basic Internet

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 12, 2016

    This one-on-one tutorial covers common needs for using the internet and is an opportunity to ask questions. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to schedule your appointment. Classes take...more

    ABC'S of Medicare

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 15 - December 13, 2016

    Tuesday, at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. in Room 116 (Lower Level) Have you been wondering about all the new changes to our Medicare Benefits? Karen Haiflich will answer all your questions...more

    Windows 10

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 13, 2016

    This class offers practical experience using Windows 10 to personalize the new interface, download apps, locate files and programs, use the Control Panel and perform other key functions. Call...more

    Apple Mobile Devices with Tech Ease

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    December 13, 2016

    Certified Apple Consultants answer your questions about Apple mobile products including iPhones, iPads and Macbooks. Registration is not required for this event. It is open to the...more

    Reverse Mortgage Seminar with John Littlefeld

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 14, 2016

    Reverse Mortgage Seminar with John Littlefeld (NMLS ID: 1452250)

    Wednesday, December 14, at 1 p.m. in Room 116 on the Lower Level

    Take everything...more

    ARTfix!: Figure Drawing with Andy Jordan

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 1 - December 15, 2016

    Space One Eleven offers ongoing figure drawing classes led by artist, Andy Jordan, 2011 recipient of the Glenda Knight Keyes Prize for Outstanding Talent and Salutatorian of the 2013...more

    FLAMENCO DANCE - INTRO.

    Presented by MosaicoFlamenco at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    September 8 - December 15, 2016

    No prior dance experience is required!

    Introduction to Flamenco for Absolute Beginners is the ideal way to start dancing flamenco. This fun 1 hour class is taught in order to be...more

    Microsoft Word

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 15, 2016

    This class offers practical experience using Microsoft Word to format text, insert illustrations, adjust pages and perform other popular functions. Call Bethany to register at...more

    Simply Circuits

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    December 19, 2016

    Learn about electricity and circuits as you experiment with conductive ink, Little Bits, and Snap Circuit kits. Call Bethany to register at 205-978-4679. Class takes place in the...more

    Introduction to Genealogy

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

    January 3 - December 20, 2016

    Want to learn how to do genealogical research? Come to this introductory class that will help get you started on your genealogical journey. No registration is required. The same content will be...more

    Facebook 101

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 20, 2016

    Have questions about Facebook?  Come get answers and learn great tips on navigating the social networking site. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Classes take...more

    One-on-One Tutorial: Android Phone Training

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 21, 2016

    This one-on-one tutorial covers common needs for operating an Android phone and is a great opportunity to ask questions. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to schedule your appointment....more

    Microsoft Word

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    December 27, 2016

    This class offers practical experience using Microsoft Word to format text, insert illustrations, adjust pages and perform other popular functions. Call Bethany to register at...more

    China's History & Current Political & Economic Status

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park, Vestavia Hills

    December 7 - December 28, 2016

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents CHINA'S HISTORY and CURRENT POLITICAL and ECONOMIC STATUS with instructor Matt Levey, Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies, Birmingham Southern...more

    Stained Glass Ornaments

    Presented by Fire & Brimstone Forge and Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 1 - December 30, 2016

    Stained Glass Ornaments, Santa's Workshop

    $30 Details: Throughout the holiday season Fire & Brimstone Forge will host a special holiday class series. Each week, a "unique" stained...more

    Money Matters Workshop – Dealing With Debt

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

    January 4, 2017

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 6, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Dance Across Birmingham

    Presented by Alabama Dance Council at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 7, 2017

    Dance Across Birmingham is a community celebration that offers a day of FREE classes in styles ranging from hip-hop, bellydance, praise dance, African dance, Latin dance, folk dance, dance...more

    Where None Had Gone Before: The Race to the South Pole with Niki Sepsas

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 9, 2017

    Where None Had Gone Before: The Race to the South Pole with Niki Sepsas

    Monday, January 9, at 1 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Hear the story of...more

    Edward Jones Workshop & Luncheon: Key Life Decisions & Estate Planning

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 10, 2017

    This workshop is a partnership between Edward Jones and the Homewood Public Library. You are cordially invited to the Edward Jones Key Life Decisions Workshop & Luncheon hosted by Rachel...more

    The History and Mystery of Absinthe

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 13, 2017

    Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Sip along as bartender and author Clair McLafferty discusses hot cocktails that will keep you warm...more

    Cozy Cocktails

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 13, 2017

    Cozy Cocktails

    Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Sip along as bartender and author Clair McLafferty discusses hot...more

    Daily Painting with Amy Collins

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    January 14, 2017

    Artists all over the world have embraced daily painting to jump start their creative process and improve their technique. You’ll be amazed at the benefits of painting small and painting often....more

    Jump Start Your Job Search: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 17, 2017

    Jump Start Your Job Search: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview...more

    ABC'S of Medicare

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 17, 2017

    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

    The Art of Fencing

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 17, 2017

    Come see the Birmingham Fencing Club has they present a demonstration and explain what fencing is all about.     


    Genealogy 101: The Bases Are Loaded! Databases for Genealogy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 17, 2017

    Genealogy 101: The Bases Are Loaded! Databases for Genealogy

    Tuesday, January 17, at 11:30 a.m. in Room 101 (Lower Level) 

     Don’t be...more

    Teen Anime Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 1, 2016 - January 18, 2017

    Love manga or anything Japanese related? Join the Teen Anime Club as we discuss and watch anime, while sampling various Japanese candies!              ...more

    Homeschool Hour: Virtual-Reality

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 19, 2017

    Homeschool Hour: Virtual-Reality Thursday, January 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium Want to see the latest technology and advances in virtual-reality?...more

    Ask a Vet About Your Pet

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham and Levite Jewish Community Center at Levite Jewish Community Center, Birmingham

    January 20, 2017

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents ASK A VET ABOUT YOUR PET with veterinarians from the Alford Animal Hospital.  General tips and advice of the basic care of animals will be offered,...more

    Book Talk & Book Signing with Necole Snider

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 21, 2017

    Book Talk & Book Signing with Necole Snider, Author of the Girlfriend Notebook

    Saturday, January 21, at 1 p.m. in the Large...more

    iProduct Master Class: Photography Using iPads & iPhones

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 25, 2017

    iProduct Master Class: Photography Using iPads & iPhones

    Wednesday, January 25, at 2 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Join us as we Apple®...more

    Religions Off the Beaten Path

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park, Vestavia Hills

    January 12 - January 26, 2017

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents RELIGION OFF THE BEATEN PATH with a different religious leader each session.  January 12:  Native American...more

    Neuroscience Café: The Eyes are Windows to the Brain in Concussion

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 26, 2017

     

    Neuroscience Café: The Eyes are Windows to the Brain in Concussion...more

    Mixed media with James Knowles

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    January 28, 2017

    Local artist James Knowles will guide you through the creation of two beautiful mixed media pieces using fluid acrylics and acrylic inks. These vibrant, free-flowing acrylic colors lend themselves...more

    American Sign Language (ASL) Class

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 10 - January 31, 2017

    An interpreter from the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind will instruct teens on the basics of ASL during this month long series. Classes will meet from 4-5 p.m. and participants must attend...more

    Money Matters Workshop – Where to Invest Your College Money

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

    February 1, 2017

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 3, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Skyscapes in Oil with Barbara Davis

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 4, 2017

    Join artist Barbara Davis for this one-day workshop offering instruction on painting luminous skyscapes with a limited oil palette. Refine your landscape painting by improving your...more

    What Archaeology Teaches Us About Our Religions and Ourselves

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park, Vestavia Hills

    January 9 - February 6, 2017

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents WHAT ARCHAEOLOGY TEACHES US ABOUT OUR RELIGIONS AND OURSELVES with instructor James Riley Strange, Associate Professor of Religion, Samford University....more

    The Ann Dial McMillan Endowed Lectureship in Family & Child Health

    Presented by UAB School of Public Health at UAB Hill University Center Alumni Auditorium, Birmingham

    February 9, 2017

    This event features Brent M. Ewig, MHS, Director of Policy & Government Affairs for the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs in Washington, DC. This year's lecture is entitled...more

    Acrylic Textures with Lisa O.

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 11, 2017

    Lisa will teach you how to layer acrylic colors using brushes, palette knives and other tools, as well as how to use the many acrylic mediums available today to achieve dazzling effects and...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 11 - February 18, 2017

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, February 11| 9-noon
    Saturday, February 18| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members $120

    Capture...more

    Painting with Purose with Terry Strickland

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 18, 2017

    Terry Strickland's highly realistic portraits in oil represent a refined beauty acquired through years of hard work and dedication to her art. In this workshop, students will paint a single facial...more

    Money Matters Workshop – Your Credit Report

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

    March 1, 2017

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

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