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    Camp Read S'more: Art Camp

    Presented by Hoover Public Library

    March 31, 2015

    Spend spring break with us! Join us for a special activity, followed by a serving of everyone’s favorite camp treat.
    Create a masterpiece with Mr. P. Registration begins March 9. Grades 1-6

    ...more


    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 11, 2015

    Join your fellow fiber enthusiasts for a day of crafting. Knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, quilters and more are welcome!


    2015 Alabama Asian Cultures & Food Festival

    Presented by Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation at Zamora Shrine Temple, Birmingham

    April 11, 2015

    The 2015 Alabama Asian Cultures & Food Festival is an annual fundraising event for the Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation. It features food, fun, an Asian bazaar, and educational events...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

    Magic City Mural Collective Sign Show!

    Presented by Black Market Bar at Black Market Bar and Grill in 5 points, Birmingham

    April 17, 2015

    The Magic City Mural Collective is composed of artists, photographers, musicians, engineers, print makers, and anyone else who wants to make a connection with their communities. You have probably...more

    Curtain Call Ball

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015

    Birmingham Children's Theatre’s Patrons Board is excited to present an enchanted family evening to raise funds and awareness for the education and outreach programs that Birmingham...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    April 18 - April 19, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Recycled Crafts

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 21, 2015

    Celebrate Earth Day by upcycling. Registration begins April 7. Grades 1-3


    The Gracious Art of Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 31 - April 21, 2015

    Flower arranging can be on of the most rewarding and exciting hobbies you can pursue. Learn the basic steps, principles of design, and enjoy the fun of creating arrangements using greenery and...more

    Art Swap

    Presented by Painted Shovel Mercantile at Painted Shovel Mercantile, Birmingham

    April 21, 2015

    Have a painting? Leave a painting. Need a painting? Take a painting. Simple as that. 

    You don't have to be the creator of it - maybe you found it or bought it. That's...more

    Wire Welding 101

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    April 22, 2015

    Aim the wire, pull the trigger, watch the sparks fly! (And, at the end, you have a cool table base.)


    Yarn Addicts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 22, 2015

    Bring your hooks, needles, yarn and WIP and join us after school to work on your knitting or crochet projects, share patterns, and meet other yarn addicts. One lucky attendee will even win a...more

    Begining Wheel Throwing with Lana

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    March 19 - April 23, 2015

    This is a 6 week introduction or refresher course designed to get you comfortable on the wheel. You will learn all of the steps necessary to take your clay from a lump of mud to a finished...more

    Gardendale Magnolia Festival

    Presented by Gardendale Magnolia Festival at Gardendale Civic Center, Gardendale

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Featured on Food Network and Cooking Channel! Voted Birmingham Parent magazine’s Family Favorite Fair/Festival 2014. 205-514-6799. The Total Family...more

    They Dared: An Interactive Exhibition by Yvette Quarles-Chatman

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

    March 10 - April 26, 2015

    They Dared is based on a book by the same name authored by Yvette Quarles-Chatman.  Chatman references the iconic contributions to the Afrikan experience in both revealing and reaffirmed...more

    Magic City Art Connection

    Presented by Foundation for Art and Cultural Connections at Linn Park, Birmingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The 32nd annual contemporary art festival and award winning Top 20 Southeast Event will transform Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds and aromas, drawing from a...more

    Throwing 101

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    April 12 - April 26, 2015

    Join us for a fun, laid back introduction to ceramics and the potters wheel. Class size is kept small, giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructor. The class is suitable for all skill...more

    Hearts & Heads Art Gallery: Provie Musso & Corinne Cox

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 3 - April 26, 2015

    The Temerson Children's Library is happy to present the art of Provie Musso and Corinne Cox during the month of April.  Provie and Corinne believe that "art is everywhere",...more

    WallaWalla Big Bang LibrArt Show & Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 26, 2015

    Come, see and play with ProvieART & CorinneSPIN as we celebrate our April art gallery with special snacks and an interactive art project that will have you saying WallaWalla Big Bang!


    basic Wood Working and Shop Orientation

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    April 26, 2015

    A pre-requisite for using our wood shop as a Member or for buying passes for open Shop Time. Joe will give an overview of each tool, then guide the attendees in using the tools themselves....more

    "Kreplach and Dim Sum--Yes, There are Jews in China!"

    Presented by Birmingham International Center and Levite Jewish Community Center at Levite Jewish Community Center, Birmingham

    April 26, 2015

    This event features Robyn Helzner who shares stories, photos, video and music to explore the extraordinary history of the Jewish communities in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and...more

    NeedleWorks

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

    November 7, 2014 - May 1, 2015

    Love to knit, cross-stitch, or crochet? All levels of expertise are welcome - learn from and inspire each other! Bring your own supplies and we supply the snacks. 1st Fridays. 1:00 pm - 2:00...more

    42nd Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival

    Presented by Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Association at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 2, 2015

    The annual dulcimer festival features dulcimer craftsman and musicians from across the country. The festival features a dulcimer making class and beginning and...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    May 7, 2015

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 9, 2015

    Organize your craft stash and talk your ongoing projects and wish list. Join your fellow fiber enthusiasts for a day of crafting. Knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, quilters and more welcome!


    Begining Wheel Throwing with Lana

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    April 8 - May 13, 2015

    This is a 6 week introduction or refresher course designed to get you comfortable on the wheel. You will learn all of the steps necessary to take your clay from a lump of mud to a finished...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 16 - May 17, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    42nd Annual Tannehill Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

    Presented by Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    The first weekend in June is the traditional meeting time for our annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. This outdoor show is known throughout the Southeast as both a fun and a friendly show. The...more

    19th Annual Down Home Psaltery Festival

    Presented by Paulette Lucas at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 12 - June 13, 2015

    Morning workshops and lessons on playing the psaltery. Afternoon performances by psaltery players, young and old, professional and amateurs.


    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    The Inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event taking place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on Saturday July 18 and Sunday July 19th of 2015. An...more

    Celtic Week

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

    July 21 - July 24, 2015

    Our first ever Celtic Week will offer a wide variety of classes with topics related to Ireland. Choose from fair isle knitting, Irish dancing, and music classes in fiddle, guitar and...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    September 19 - September 20, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Old Time Music & Crafts

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

    October 15 - October 18, 2015

    We have moved the dates of this longstanding and popular workshop. Choose from nine Old Time music classes in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin or repertoire or try your hand at basket making or...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

    Presented by Alabaster-Pelham Rotary Club at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    November 7, 2015

    More than 50 merchants from Alabama and surrounding states will participate in this premier shopping event. Shoppers will enjoy a wide variety of unique Christmas themed items. Merchants are...more

    Traditional Arts & Crafts

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

    November 5 - November 8, 2015

    This workshop is timed perfectly at the beginning of the holiday season! Come to the folk school and make handmade Christmas gifts for your family and friends. Your loved ones will be delighted to...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

    Presented by Pepper Place Farmer's Market at Pepper Place, Birmingham

    April 11 - December 12, 2015

    The Market at Pepper Place brings the best Alabama growers, food producers and artisans to Birmingham. Join us every Saturday, April - December, rain or shine! #LocalisBetter”


    Oh My Glamz-Kids Spa

    Presented by Oh My Glamz and The City of Vestavia Hills

    February 7, 2015 - January 2, 2016

    Oh My Glamz is a mobile spa party company, servicing the greater Birmingham. Oh My Glamz specializes in kids spa parties in the comfort of your own home/location for ages 4-14....more

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