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    Duct Tape Madness

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 1, 2015

    Experience all the crafty creations that can be made with duct tape.

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    Comic Canvas Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 8, 2015

    Create art with old comic books and mod podge. This event is for rising 6th through 12th grades.  Registration required.


    Passport to Imagination: Travel Memory

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 8, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Travel Memory Game. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Art & Nature Summer Camp (rising 2nd - 5th)

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    Explore your hidden talents, as well as Alabama habitats as we search for colors, patterns, and natural materials to create unique works of art. We will paint, sketch, and create works using...more

    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Art On The Rocks!

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art and Junior Patrons of the Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 10, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art’s popular summer series Art On The Rocks, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, is back for its 11th season!  Featuring the best of Birmingham culture, Art On The...more

    Passport to Imagination: Faux Stained Glass

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 10, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Faux Stained Glass. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 11, 2015

    Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.


    Black Widow's Sky Cycle

    Presented by Lowe's Build & Grow at Lowe's , Birmingham

    July 11, 2015

    Our Avengers Summer continues this week with Black Widow! Register your child and they can build this Sky Cycle inspired by "Marvel’s Avengers Assemble!" Watch the Animated Series Sunday...more

    Kids Club: Foam Printing

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 11, 2015

    They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in.

    Class Type: Kids
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    Passport to Imagination: Crayon and Watercolor Paiting

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 13, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Crayon and Watercolor Painting. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12....more

    Friendship Bracelets

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at The Library Theatre, Hoover

    July 14, 2015

    Make bracelets to give or trade with your friends.  Registration begins June 30.  Grades 7-12


    Passport to Imagination: Pinchpot Monster

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 15, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Pinchpot Monster. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    BUILD THROW FIRE! Thursday Evening Adult Throwing Class

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

    June 11 - July 16, 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 pieces

    Learn new...more

    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 13 - July 17, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Passport to Imagination: Tissue Paper Art

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 17, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Tissue Paper Art. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Pelham Palooza

    Presented by City of Pelham at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    July 18, 2015

    The City of Pelham invites you to be a part of celebrating the awesome recreational opportunities we have in the City of Pelham. 

    This FREE two day event will be held at the Oak...more

    Kids Club: Minion Project

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 18, 2015

    Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up, supplies included. 

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    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

    Passport to Imagination: Fringed Bell Anklet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 20, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Fringed Bell Anklet. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    YellowHammer Print School: Intro to Screen Printing

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    July 21, 2015

    Learn the basic skills of screen printing at YHC studio. This workshop provides attendees with a fun introduction to hand screen printing. Each student will leave with their own screen printed...more

    Yarn Addicts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 22, 2015

    Bring your hooks, needles, yarn, and WIPs, and join us to work on your knitting or crochet projects, share patterns, and meet other yarn addicts.


    Passport to Imagination: Music Themed Painting

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 22, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Music Themed Painting. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...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

    Summer Art Camp: Passport to Fun! (ages 5 - 8)

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

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

    Our 2015 Summer Camp will focus on artists from around the globe!

    Get your passport stamped in Italy, France, Japan, Mexico and beyond! 

    Taught by Professional...more

    Summer Art Camp: 5k - 1st grade

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Passport to Imagination: Water Bottle Holder

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 24, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Water Bottle Holder. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Kids Club Button Frame

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 25, 2015

    They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in.

    Class Type: Kids
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    Passport to Imagination: Duck Tape Bracelet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 27, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Duck Tape Bracelet. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Passport to Imagination: Duck Tape Wallet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 29, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Duck Tape Wallet and Pouch. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12....more

    Summer Camp

    Presented by Creative Mindz Dance Studio

    June 1 - July 31, 2015

    Summer Camp for ages 6yrs to 16yrs

    7:00 am - 6:00 pm      Monday - FridayCamp For The Young Dance Enthusiast

    Students will participate in classes in...more

    Summer Art Camp: 5k - 1st grade

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 27 - July 31, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Passport to Imagination: Make Believe Camera

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 31, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Make Believe Camera. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    McCalla Walla Festival - Music, Art & Animal Rescue

    Presented by McCalla Walla Festival at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    August 1, 2015

    Come dance with us in a field between the Alabama pines as Rollin' In The Hay, Mandi Rae - Music, Brad Shirley Music, Nathan Peek & The New Thread, Heath Green &...more

    Kids Club: Rain Stick

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    August 1, 2015

    They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in.

    Class Type: Kids
    Instructor...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    August 6, 2015

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 8, 2015

    Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider.


    Kids' Try Me: Friendship Bracelets

    Presented by Joann

    June 27 - August 8, 2015

    Kids will learn during a 1-hour session with an instructor how to create their very own friendship bracelet to give to their best friend. Your child will exude confidence...more

    Kids' Try Me: Smocked Dress

    Presented by Joann

    June 20 - August 8, 2015

    Kids will learn during a 1-hour session with an instructor how to sew their very own smocked dress to wear to the beach. Your child will exude confidence in...more

    Willie Cole: Transformations

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

    June 5 - August 8, 2015

    Willie Cole, among the most noted American artists of his generation, is recognized for his potent and poetic sculptures, compositions, and installations. Transforming everyday objects such as...more

    Kids' Sewing 101: Headtime Story

    Presented by Joann

    June 16 - August 10, 2015

    Kids' will learn during a 3-hour session with an instructor how to sew their very own pillow for bedtime and story time. Your child will exude confidence in creating their very own pillow and...more

    Kids' Knitting 101: Kids Can Knit

    Presented by Joann

    July 11 - August 10, 2015

    Kids will learn the knitting basics with an instructor during a 3-hour session. This class will have your kids falling in love with the endless opportunities of yarn. Ages 8 &...more

    Kids' Sewing 201: Lets Pretend Apron

    Presented by Joann

    July 10 - August 11, 2015

    Kids will learn during a two 2-hour sessions with an instructor how to sew their very own apron for coooking in the kitchen. Your child will exude confidence in creating and...more

    Art On The Rocks!

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art and Junior Patrons of the Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    August 14, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art’s popular summer series Art On The Rocks, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, is back for its 11th season!  Featuring the best of Birmingham culture, Art On The...more

    Kids' Crochet 101: Kids Can Crochet

    Presented by Joann

    July 20 - August 15, 2015

    Kids will learn the crocheting basics with an instructor during a 3-hour session. This class will have your kids falling in love with the endless opportunities of yarn. Ages 8 &...more

    Kids' Sewing 201: Simple Summer Shorts

    Presented by Joann

    July 16 - August 15, 2015

    Kids will learn during two 2-hour sessions with an instructor how to sew their very own summer shorts for the beach. Your child will exude confidence in creating and...more

    Kids' Try Me: Tie-Dye T-Shirts

    Presented by Joann

    June 21 - August 15, 2015

    Kids' will learn during a 1-hour session with an instructor how to create their very own Tie-Dye T-Shirt to wear. Your child will exude confidence in creating and wearing their...more

    Wilton Kids' Cake Decorating

    Presented by Joann

    June 20 - August 15, 2015

    Kids will learn easy techniques to create rainbows, balloons, & multicolored swirls for their delicious sweets with the help of an instructor. Kids' will develop confidence in the kitchen...more

    Kids' Hand Sewing: Felt Charms

    Presented by Joann

    July 11 - August 15, 2015

    Kids will learn during a 2-hour session with an instructor how to hand-sew felt charms to hang onto their school backpack to show off to all their friends. Your child will...more

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