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    Photography Roundtable

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

    September 2, 2015

    Calling all Shutterbugs!  Join this informal group for discussions that center around your favorite hobby.  Amatuers to professionals are invited to attend this open forum.  Each month the group participates in a group sharing project...just load your photos onto a flash drive and bring along!  Get tips from your peers on capturing images!

    September Discussion Topic: Macro-Photography ...more


    Zentangle Dr Seuss Garden

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    August 29, 2015

    Select one of Dr Seuss' inspirational quotes then we will add some seuss-like flowers with some Zentangle patterns, then we will use Tombow Brush Markers with water to add some bright colors to...more

    BirthWise Open House

    Presented by BirthWise in Birmingham and Embody Practice Center at Embody Practice Center, Birmingham

    August 30, 2015

    Planning for the birth of your baby? Come meet our doulas and learn about the services we provide: childbirth classes, birth doulas, placenta encapsulation, birth tub rental and more!


    Creative Welding Workshop

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    August 29 - August 30, 2015

    No experience necessary! In this workshop, you’ll learn to make decorative and useful items for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to use...more

    Swing Dancing Classes | Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more!

    Presented by Steel City Swing

    April 6 - August 31, 2015

    Swing dancing is a great way to learn something new, get active, build community and have fun! Join Steel City Swing every Monday night for a 1 hour group swing dancing class followed by 2...more

    Word 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    August 31, 2015

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants how to use headers and footers, columns, tables, and work with images. 


    Word 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    August 31, 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 Word 2010.

     


    Job Search Tips with Jack Norris

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 1, 2015

    Local career counselor, Jack Norris, presents a program which will cover a variety of topics related to the job search process, including resume building; interviewing skills; networking; and,...more

    The Road to College

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 1, 2015

    This informational workshop is geared towards high school students and parents who are overwhelmed with the college application process. Admissions counselors from several local colleges and...more

    Basic PC

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

    September 1, 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

    September 1, 2015

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


    Lunch and Learn: Tools of the Trade

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 2, 2015

    See what tools the pros use and how to maintain them for peak performance.


    Woodworking Skills: Butcher Block Cutting Boards

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    September 1 - September 2, 2015

    Make your very own wood cutting board during our introductory woodworking class. Broken up over two classes, the four hour class will walk you through the process of turning rough-cut hardwood...more

    Tipsy Tangles - Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    September 4, 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

    The World of Carnivorous Plants and Bog-in-a-Bowl

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    The southeastern United States is a hotspot of diversity for carnivorous plants, which obtain their nutrients by attracting, capturing, and digesting living animals. They inhabit some of...more

    Raja Yoga Summer's End Day 'Retreat'

    Presented by KARMA of Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    RAJA YOGA SUMMER'S END DAY 'RETREAT'

    A day of integral body / mind yoga self-cultivation.   Anticipating the changing seasons, take time to enjoy an hour of warming, limbering,...more

    Raja Yoga Summer's End Day 'Retreat'

    Presented by KARMA of Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    Raja Yoga Summer's End Day 'Retreat'

    A day of integral body / mind yoga self-cultivation.   Anticipating the changing seasons, take time to enjoy an hour of...more

    CO.STARTERS

    Presented by Create Birmingham and REV Birmingham

    September 7, 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

    Knight Chess Tournament

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 8, 2015

    Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and have fun in equal measure!  The tournament is open to Kindergarten-12th grade and all skill levels are welcome.


    Word 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    September 8, 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

    September 8, 2015

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


    Next Step Wednesdays: I-Pads & I-Phone Intermediate Class

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 9, 2015

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop is geared towards the intermediate user. Join us as Jeff Mann, Apple® Certified trainer for Alabama...more

    Sculpture Pottery Class with Nelson Grice

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

    August 20 - September 10, 2015

    Professional Potter - Nelson Grice - Will lead the class through the process of transferring clay into a work of art. Visit his website: www.nelsongriceart.com Turn a block of clay into a work of...more

    Operation HOPE's Home Ownership Workshop

    Presented by Opertaion HOPE at Woodlawn Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    September 10, 2015

    Operation HOPE’s Homeownership Program is designed to give those dreaming of a new home the keys to make their wish come true. The program features home buyer education workshops and...more

    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

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

    September 10, 2015

    The Placebo Effect: What Is It and How Does It Affect Conventional and Unconventional Therapies

    by John S. Haller Jr., PhD, Emeritus Professor, Southern Illinois...more

    Getting Out of the Sedentary

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 11, 2015

    Join us as Lisa Eaker, a certified group exercise instructor, presents a program designed to provide motivation toward an active lifestyle, the tools for building a solid foundation for a lifelong...more

    Watercolor Class with Pat Hall

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

    September 12, 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

    Introduction to Plant Taxonomy/Classification

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Plant taxonomy is the science of recognizing, classifying and naming plant species. This fascinating field of study gives insights into evolution, natural history and ecology. Participants in this...more

    Herbal Plant Walk

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Join Herbalists Cameron Strouss and Antonia Viteri for a medicinal plant walk at the BBG! During this walk we will be discussing southern herbs their traditional and medicinal uses.Join Herbalists...more

    Photography Class: What’s This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    This class is designed for those who have just gotten their first digital camera, or for those who have had one for a while but never really felt comfortable shooting in any mode other than full...more

    Flamenco Dance & Rhythms Workshop with Martha SidAhmed & Co

    Presented by MosaicoFlamenco at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Flamenco Workshop Sept 12, 2015 with Martha SidAhmed & Co: BULERIAS Birmingham, AL

    MosaicoFlamenco is proud to present Martha SidAhmed, who comes to teach a flamenco dance,...more

    Acoustic Guitar & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    A workshop for everyone – come to the folk school and enjoy the cool weather while taking acoustic guitar, basket weaving, or indigo dying. There’s even a class on stacked rock wall...more

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 13, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    ScreamFree Marriage: Calming Down, Growing Up, and Getting Closer

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

    September 13, 2015

    Relationships are hard work. Especially in today’s communications saturated world. Couples need to know what to say in order to build each other up instead of breaking each other down. On...more

    Excel 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    September 14, 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

    September 14, 2015

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

     


    The ABC’s of Medicare

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 15, 2015

    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 ABC’s of Medicare

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 15, 2015

    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

    Job Search Tips with Jack Norris

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 15, 2015

    Local career counselor, Jack Norris, presents a program which will cover a variety of topics related to the job search process, including resume building; interviewing skills; networking; and,...more

    Using FamilySearch.org

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

    September 15, 2015

    Participants will take a detailed look at the features of FamilySearch.org, a website that allows you to research your ancestry for free. 


    Blogger (Introduction To Blogging)

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

    September 15, 2015

    Using Google's Blogger, participants will define and learn characteristics of a blog, setup their own blog, and learn how to create, edit, and delete a blog post.

     


    Word 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    September 15, 2015

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants how to use headers and footers, columns, tables, and work with images.

     


    Word 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    September 15, 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 Word 2010.

     


    Lunch and Learn: Backyard Habits

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 16, 2015

    To create a sanctuary for the birds and the bees, start by adding flowers and trees.


    Woodworking Skills: Butcher Block Cutting Boards

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    September 15 - September 16, 2015

    Make your very own wood cutting board during our introductory woodworking class. Broken up over two classes, the four hour class will walk you through the process of turning rough-cut hardwood...more

    Birth Why's for Guys

    Presented by BirthWise in Birmingham

    September 16, 2015

    A class exclusively for expectant Dads! Join us for an evening of food, drink, fun, and childbirth education.

    We'll give you the right tools for labor:

    Understanding the process...more

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 17, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lecture Series featuring Art Graham

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    September 17, 2015

    JOIN FORSTALL ART IN CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN BIRMINGHAM!

    Forstall Art Center is celebrating 25 years of serving Birmingham's art community, and we've loved every minute of...more

    Planning for Social Security and Retirement series

    Presented by Irondale Public Library at Irondale Public Library, Irondale

    September 3 - September 17, 2015

    Planning Your Social Security and Retirement

    A Free Educational Series at Irondale Public Library

    Provided by Gambrell Financial Advisors, Inc....more

    The Beautiful (Roma) Children” and Modern Slavery: A Discussion of Human Trafficking

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    September 17, 2015

    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has partnered with UAB Human Rights Institute and The Wellhouse to present “The Beautiful (Roma) Children” and Modern Slavery: A Discussion of...more

    Sushi with Kelly Viall

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 18, 2015

    Join veteran chef Kelly Viall for a night of fun and sushi! This 2 hour, hands-on beginner class will teach you all of the basics of sushi making, from rice to sauces, shopping, serving raw fish...more

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