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    Alabama Charcoal: Portfolio Development and College Readiness for Teens

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 13 - May 14, 2015

    Alabama Charcoal is dedicated to helping high school students prepare for advanced education and career paths in the fields of art and design. By building competitive visual art portfolios and enhancing their technical drawing skills, students further their opportunities for college and professional opportunities. Mentors and guest artists visit Alabama Charcoal to conduct special classes and workshops, and to ...more


    Life Leaders at Lunch - Earning and Delegating Empowerment

    Presented by Life Leaders

    March 26, 2015

    Life Leaders at Lunch- Earning and Delegating Empowerment

    Thursday, March 26, 11:45 - 1:00 / 201 Office Park Circle / $10 includes lunch
    Public Service Sponsored...more

    Watercolor Workshop with Pat Hall, Saturday Mornings

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

    March 7 - March 28, 2015

    Beginning Water Color painting class with instructor Pat Hall. In this class, you will learn the basics of watercolor painting - All Levels welcome. No Drawing Necessary. Ages 15 and up!...more

    Textile Printing with Sandhya Garg

    Presented by Alabama Art Supply

    March 28, 2015

    Textile Printing with hand-carved Indian Blocks and Embroidery.
    With designer, Sandhya Garg, whom you may have seen on Project Runway, Season 13.

    We will supply most...more

    Zentangle Class

    Presented by Andrea Lucas Studios at Andrea Lucas Studios, Irondale

    March 27 - March 28, 2015

    Zentangle is a beautifully structured method of creating artistic images with pen and paper. This class will be using white ink on black paper.

    Class includes all supplies, wine, and...more

    Social Media: Facebook

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

    March 30, 2015

    Are you curious about Facebook? This class introduces participants to the basics of this popular social networking website. Classes are FREE but registration is required due...more

    Social Media: Pinterest

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

    March 30, 2015

    Pinterest is a free social media website, which offers visual discovery, storage and sharing. This class will introduce you to the basics of one of the most popular social networking sites. Get...more

    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    March 30, 2015

    Participants will advance their skills by learning to work with simple formulas, sorting, using charts, and other features. FREE but registration is required due to limited...more

    Computer Class - Excel 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    March 30, 2015

     This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the basic class, focusing on basic features and applications of Microsoft Excel 2010. Classes are FREE but registration is...more

    The Religious Origins of Modern Science: Peter Harrison

    Presented by Samford University Howard College of Arts and Sciences at Samford University, Birmingham

    March 30, 2015

    Samford University Center for Science and Religion presents "The Religious Origins of Modern Science," a free public lecture by Peter Harrison, former Andreas Idreos Professor of Science...more

    Ministers' Workshop on Science and Religion with Peter Harrison

    Presented by Samford University Howard College of Arts and Sciences at Samford University, Birmingham

    March 30, 2015

    Samford University Center for Science and Religion will host a free Ministers' Workshop on Science and Religion, led by Peter Harrison, former Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion...more

    Watercolor Class with Pat Hall

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

    March 3 - March 31, 2015

    Beginning Water Color painting class with instructor Pat Hall. In this class, you will learn the basics of watercolor painting - All Levels welcome. No Drawing Necessary. Ages 15 and up!...more

    Seniors Can: Presented by Alabama Cooperative Extension System

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

    March 10 - March 31, 2015

    Learn about food safety, making the most of community resources, making ends meet, cutting costs, and more. 


    Creating Cover Letters (Word 2010)

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

    March 31, 2015

    Participants will learn tips on writing cover letters and how to draft them using Word 2010 templates.Classes are FREE but registration is required due to limited seating.


    Creating Resumes (Word 2010)

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

    March 31, 2015

    Participants will learn tips on writing resumes and how to draft them using MS Word 2010 templates. Classes are FREE but registration is required due to limited seating .


    Job Searching Tips (with Jack Norris)

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

    March 31, 2015

    The program will cover various topics regarding job searching, including resume building, interviewing skills, networking, and, most important, keeping a positive attitude! Following the...more

    Database: How To Search For Jobs Using Alabama Joblink

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

    March 31, 2015

    Let a Business, Science, and Technology staff make your job search easier and more productive as we demonstrate how to navigate Alabama’s Joblink database. This dynamic job search tool...more

    Database: Reference USA

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

    March 31, 2015

    Business, Science, and Technology Department staff will show participants how to utilize the Reference USA database, the go-to source for anyone in the business community. The ReferenceUSA...more

    SRTAC

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

    March 31, 2015

    The Springville Road Regional Public Library is looking for students in grades 7-12 to take part in a combined Teen Advisory Council (TAC). TAC members will provide feedback on programs and...more

    2015 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    March 31, 2015

    Birmingham-Southern will host Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a distinguished Chancellor’s Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, on  March 31 as part of the Phi Beta...more

    In Focus! Photography Roundtable

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

    April 1, 2015

    Monthly gathering of amateur and professional photographers to discuss techniques and equipment. Faciliated by Mr. Hank Siegel. Open discussions that will help photographers at all levels improve...more

    BUILD THROW FIRE! Thursday Evening Adult Throwing Class

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

    February 26 - April 2, 2015

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

    • Learn pottery techniques through productively working; on the wheel or through hand-built...more

    Zentangle Six Week Series of Art Classes

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    February 19 - April 2, 2015

    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

    CO.STARTERS

    Presented by Create Birmingham and REV Birmingham

    April 2, 2015

    What is CO.STARTERS?
    CO.STARTERS is a platform to help communities grow local business. This nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights,...more

    Life Leaders First Thursday Night Meeting

    Presented by Life Leaders

    April 2, 2015

    Life Leaders is hosting the monthly meeting for members, prospective members, and friends interested in our public seminars and/or public service programs.

    Location: 201 Office...more

    Making Proud Choices!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Woodlawn Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    March 30 - April 3, 2015

    Making Proud Choices! is a program designed for teens ages 13-19 that gives them the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make healthy decisions. Covering everything from condom use to...more

    Capturing Memorable Images - Digital Photography

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council

    March 28 - April 4, 2015

    How do you capture what you intended to when you press the shutter? How do you go from taking snap-shots to capturing images which have that WOW factor?

    This class is designed to introduce...more

    ArtPlay Elementary Choir

    Presented by ArtPlay and Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at ArtPlay - UAB Alys Stephens Center Arts Education & Outreach Program, Birmingham

    January 26 - April 6, 2015

    Ages 7 – 11

    January 26 – April 6

    Mondays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

    Teaching Artist: Mary Elizabeth Neal

    Cost: $150

    Superstar Mary Elizabeth Neal will...more

    Basic PC

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

    April 6, 2015

    Participants will be introduced to the computer, basic PC terms, components, hardware, peripherals, desktop features, and other applications.


    Keyboarding

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

    April 6, 2015

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants basics of working with the computer keyboard and the mouse.


    Reynolds Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    April 7, 2015

    Harriet Amos Doss, PhD, an Associate Professor in the UAB Department of History, will present The Civil War’s Impact Upon the Psychology of Mobile Residents, 1865.


    Technology Tuesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 7, 2015

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop is geared towards casual beginners. Join us as Jeff Mann, Apple® Certified trainer for Alabama Tech-Ease, a...more

    Excel 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    April 7, 2015

    Public Computer Services trainers will introduce participants to Microsoft Excel 2010. Registrants will learn skills to create, edit, format, and other basic features and applications of...more

    Excel 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    April 7, 2015

    This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the basic class, focusing on basic features and applications of Microsoft Excel 2010.


    Job Corps Program Orientation

    Presented by Job Corps Admissions Office

    March 4 - April 8, 2015

    Through a nationwide network of campuses, Job Corps offers a comprehensive array of career development services to at risk young women and men, ages 16 to 24, to prepare them for successful...more

    How To Become A Published Author

    Presented by Canterbury United Methodist Church at Canterbury United Methodist Church , Birmingham

    April 10, 2015

    How to Become a Published Author Friday, April 10, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Canterbury UMC
    Lunch provided
    Do you dream of becoming a published author?...more

    Free Tax Preparation Assistance

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Impact Alabama at Five Points West Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 24 - April 11, 2015

    The Birmingham Chapter of the Association for the Improvement of Minorities in the IRS are providing this program. It is a VITA program. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers...more

    Watercolor Workshop with Adrienne Retief

    Presented by Alabama Center for Architecture

    April 11, 2015

    The Alabama Center for Architecture presents a Watercolor Workshop with Adrienne Retief, AIA. Retief is a practicing architect, architectural illustrator and watercolor painter in Birmingham,...more

    Publishing Your Book with a Traditional Author

    Presented by Canterbury United Methodist Church at Canterbury United Methodist Church , Birmingham

    April 11, 2015

    Part 1:  Understanding Traditional Book Publishing The traditional book publishing market has changed drastically in the past few years. Part 1 of this Boot Camp addresses these foundational...more

    Word 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    April 13, 2015

    This Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 training class is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Word in Windows. Students will learn to create, edit, and format Microsoft Word...more

    Word 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    April 13, 2015

    This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the basic class, focusing on basic features and applications of Microsoft Word 2010.


    Master Your Credit, Not Your Card: How to Understand and Increase Your Credit Score

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 13, 2015

    Presented by Operation HOPE: HOPE Coalition America.

     


    Spring-flowering Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 14, 2015

    One of the most exciting annual events in the southeast is the flowering of our native spring wildflowers, many of them ephemeral. This class will examine what makes a plant an ephemeral and some...more

    Coding for Girls

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 14, 2015

    This new club is geared towards empowering girls Grades 6-12 who are interested in the computer science field.  Navigate through the maze of coding with the experience of UAB’s...more

    Excel 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    April 14, 2015

    Participants will advance their skills by learning to work with simple formulas, sorting, using charts, and other features.


    Excel 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    April 14, 2015

    This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the advanced class, focusing on more intermediate to advanced features and applications of Microsoft Excel 2010.


    Free Tax Preparation Assistance

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Impact Alabama at Smithfield Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 12 - April 15, 2015

    Impact Alabama will again be providing free tax preparation services during the 2014 tax season for households earning less than $50,000 a year with one or more children or $20,000 a year without...more

    The 11th Annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture

    Presented by UAB School of Public Health and Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center at UAB National Alumni House, Birmingham

    April 15, 2015

    What: The 11th Annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture

    Title: "Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations"

    Presenter: Brenda...more

    Creative Gas Welding with Julie Carpenter

    Presented by MAKEbhm at Anniston Museum of Natural History, Anniston

    April 15 - April 16, 2015

    Sign up quickly, this is one of our most popular classes. Learn how to build creatively with steel. You will learn how to weld the traditional way using an oxygen/acetylene fueled flame. Take home...more

    34 Hours that Changed America: The Bombardment of Fort Sumter with Niki Sepsas

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 16, 2015

    One hundred and fifty-three years ago, the bombardment of Fort Sumter became the first military action of the American Civil War. Following the surrender, Northerners rallied behind Lincoln's...more

    Infinite Banking Concept Bootcamp

    April 18, 2015

    At this event you will finally learn how to take control of your financial future by understanding what financial institutions and big businesses know but won't teach you. Becoming Your...more

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