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    Patty Cake

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    September 4 - December 18, 2014

    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Rachel for ages 0-12 months with a caregiver.

    Every Thursday at 9:30 am and 10:30 am (except Nov. 27).

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    UAB Women's Basketball vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB Bartow Arena, Birmingham

    December 19, 2014

    The Blazers host Arkansas-Pine Bluff.


    Trampled by Turtles

    Presented by Iron City Bham at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    December 19, 2014

    On Wild Animals, Trampled by Turtles’ seventh studio album, themes of impermanence run deep, both lyrically and sonically. The quintet’s hybrid folk sound continues its evolution...more

    Guess How Many Hershey Kisses Are in the Jar

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

    December 15 - December 19, 2014

    Visit the Ensley Library and guess how many Hershey Kisses are in a jar. Winners will be announced on December 19. 


    Holiday Movie and Popcorn

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

    December 19, 2014

    Enjoy one of your holiday favorites along with some free snacks. 


    Christmas Movie

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

    December 19, 2014

    Enjoy a holiday Santa movie on us!


    Guess How Many Candy Canes are in the Jar

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

    December 1 - December 19, 2014

    The person who comes closest to guessing the correct number will win the jar and the candy canes. 


    Leaps & Bounds

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 19, 2014

    Movement activities for 30 to 48 months, with adult partner. Registration is required, and begins online, Monday at 10:00 a.m. the week of the event. No unregistered siblings.

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    Mr. Mac's Family Storytime

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    September 6 - December 20, 2014

    Stories, puppets, and songs with Mr. Mac for all ages with a caregiver.

    Every Saturday at 10:30 am. No registration required.


    Ride the Santa Special

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    November 29 - December 20, 2014

    Santa rides the train with you and gives a special treat to each child!  Tell him what you would like for Christmas and take photos with Santa! Ride last around 1 hour.


    A Dickens Vest Pocket Carol

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

    Back by popular demand, A Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol is sure to bring the Christmas spirit to everyone! Join the Cratchets, Tiny Tim, all the Spirits, and, of course,...more

    Bart’s Books: The Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing

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

    December 20, 2014

    Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

    This month, Bart has selected...more

    Holiday Movies

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

    December 20, 2014

    Visit the Youth Department's Story Castle to watch holiday movies sure to get you into the holiday spirit. 


    Virginia Samford Theatre presents Holiday Hyjinx

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    December 11 - December 21, 2014

    The FEMININE HYJINX girls – Lee Ann Brown, Kristi Tingle Higginbotham, Jan D. Hunter and Kristin Staskowski are back and ready to celebrate the holidays with a fun-filled show of comedy...more

    UAB Women's Basketball vs South Alabama

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB Bartow Arena, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    The Blazers host South Alabama.


    Samford University Men's Basketball vs Louisiana-Monroe

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    The Bulldogs hosts Louisiana-Monroe.


    Samford University Women's Basketball vs Alabama State University

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    The Bulldogs host Alabama State University.


    Grammy Award Winner Gregory Porter in Concert

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter, who signed to the prestigious Blue Note record label in 2013, will perform at the Carver Theatre/Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame....more

    Uh Oh- Here Comes Christmas

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

    December 21, 2014

    South City Theater Presents based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Adapted by Ernest Zulia and David Caldwell. — Brent Murrill, Director. A Southern director and cast share their holiday joys...more

    George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    Presented by Alabama Ballet at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

    The Alabama Ballet remains one of only seven companies in the world granted the right to perform this holiday classic by the Balanchine Trust. Performed to Balanchine's exacting...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike along Buck Creek in Helena, AL

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    December 21, 2014

    Come explore the wilder side of Helena. Hike with Southeastern Outings on a lovely creekside trail in Helena in Shelby County. We should see some spring wildflowers...more

    RMTC Holiday Spectacular

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    December 4 - December 21, 2014

    Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! RMTC Youth Programs perform alongside professional actors to warm your heart and set the stage for a...more

    Make a Treat for the Birds

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    As the holidays approach, let’s make a delicious treat for our wild bird friends. These feeders will add a festive touch to your yard, as well as be a welcome snack for the local birds. Come...more

    Briarwood Annual Community Christmas Festival

    Presented by Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA at Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    Briarwood presents our Annual Community Christmas Festival. The 100 voice Adult Choir will be joined by the Briarwood Ballet and the Alabama Festival Orchestra in a musical celebration of the...more

    A Christmas Festival at St. Francis

    Presented by The Episcopal Church of Saint Francis of Assisi at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Indian Springs Village

    December 21, 2014

    A Christmas Festival at St. Francis:
    Please join us on Sunday December 21st for a Christmas Festival at The Episcopal Church of St. Francis of Assisi in Indian Springs. The festivities will...more

    Birmingham Blitz vs Atlanta Crowns

    Presented by Birmingham Blitz at Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    The mission of the Birmingham Blitz team is to create an exciting, affordable, and quality basketball experience for our fans and entire community. Also, we are dedicated to winning ABA...more

    Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker - A Cinema Event

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Vestavia Hills

    December 21, 2014

     A special production captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia. The production of The Nutcracker will be broadcast to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 21....more

    Alabama Theatre Holiday Film Series

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 12 - December 22, 2014

    It's the most wonderful time of the year! We are excited to announce the 2014 Holiday Film Series. Join us for Hot Chocolate, holiday movies, and a sing-along with the Mighty...more

    Holiday Meet and Greet

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

    December 22, 2014

    Come enjoy a holiday treat with the Ensley Library staff. Everyone in attendance will be entered into a gift card giveaway. 


    Holiday Movie Marathon

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

    December 22, 2014

    What better way to celebrate the season than by watching your favorite holiday movies. Drop in for a trip down holiday memory lane as we play the classics all day. 


    Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour

    Presented by Broadway in Birmingham at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    December 23, 2014

    This is a very special year for Mannheim Steamroller. We’re celebrating 30 years since the release of Chip’s first Christmas record — and 30 years of having the privilege of...more

    Letters to Santa

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

    December 8 - December 23, 2014

    Have you been naughty or nice? Let Santa know by writing him a letter. 


    yard art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 4 - December 24, 2014

    “Yard Art” Functional art for the garden, by various artists

    Opening receptions: Friday April 4th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm (Refreshments served)
    Guest bartenders are Kathy and...more

    Visits and Photos with Singing Santa

    Presented by Colonial Brookwood Village at Colonial Brookwood Village, Birmingham

    November 14 - December 24, 2014

    Beginning Friday, November 14 at 6pm, enjoy visits and photos with the legendary Singing Santa!

    A variety of photo packages will be available.

    While there, register for your...more

    Christmas Services

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham

    December 24 - December 25, 2014

    Come celebrate Christmas with Christmas Eve Services and Christmas services at the Cathedral Church of the Advent. Christmas Eve services begin with the children's service and the Blessing of...more

    Lego Wars

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

    September 27 - December 27, 2014

    Come use our extensive Lego collection to create a unique structure based on the month’s theme. Top three creations win a prize each month! All school age...more

    Bart’s Art Cart: Collage a Costume

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

    December 6 - December 27, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    Collage a costume with Bart the Art...more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    December 27, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening the newly released SF/Action movie featuring a raccoon, a green girl and a talking tree....more

    Samford University Men's Basketball vs Campbell University

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 28, 2014

    The Bulldogs host Campbell University.


    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    December 28, 2014

    Would it excite you to hear that Birmingham has secured a recreational, public park space in excess of 1,100 acres—an area larger than New York's Central...more

    Annual Community Kwanzaa

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

    December 30, 2014

    Join the spirit of family and community with its annual Kwanzaa program. The event kicks off with a hands-on workshop at 5:00 pm in the Abraham L. Woods Community Meeting Room. The community...more

    Grubdown

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

    September 13 - December 30, 2014

    Come meet the library pets! We will be getting each of our nine library pets out for everyone to pet, learn about, and feed.


    UAB Women's Basketball vs Richmond

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB Bartow Arena, Birmingham

    December 30, 2014

    The Blazers host Richmond.


    Samford University Men's Basketball vs Auburn-Montgomery

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 30, 2014

    The Bulldogs host Auburn-Montgomery.


    Kwanzaa Kraft

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

    December 30, 2014

    Help us celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa by making take home crafts.


    Kwanzaa Kraft Time

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

    December 30, 2014

    Help us celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa by making a craft to take home. 


    Breakdance / BBoy Hip Hop Private Lessons for Boys

    Presented by Rhythm N Motion at Rhythm N Motion Dance, Hoover

    January 8, 2011 - December 31, 2014

    Rhythm N Motion dance is proud to bring Birmingham kids hip hop/bboy breakdance styles for boys! It is cool for boys of all ages to dance and the Vulcan Performers from Rhythm N Motion want to...more

    Private Lessons Dance Ballroom, Carolina Shag, Swing, Latin, Salsa

    Presented by Rhythm N Motion at Rhythm N Motion Dance, Hoover

    January 8, 2011 - December 31, 2014

    your instructors want to work with your schedule and can work evenings, day times, weekends, and try to stay flexible to help you dance!

    Choose the styles of dance you want and discuss...more

    Zoolight Safari

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    December 5 - December 31, 2014

    Be amazed by over a million lights, holiday music and plenty of festive activities as the Zoo comes alive for 18 nights of holiday-centric fun!

    Animals will not be on exhibit...more

    Frozen Preschool Music Camp

    Presented by Mason Music

    December 29 - December 31, 2014

    Mason Music's new preschool winter music camp is the perfect introduction for your little ones to “let it go” and have fun exploring musical concepts in a creative environment....more

    Winter Break Camp for Beginners

    Presented by Mason Music

    December 29 - December 31, 2014

    Mason Music's half-day winter beginner music camp is the perfect introduction for young students (6-9 years old) interested in exploring musical concepts like pitch and rhythm while learning...more

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