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    ArtBreak: Swords of the Samurai

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 29, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s ArtBreak is led by Japanese sword specialist and collector Ray Deadman. Ray will lead a tour of the swords in our exhibition Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor.

    To attend this ArtBreak, you must purchase a ...more


    Fox 6 Free Friday Flicks

    at Veterans Park - Hoover

    May 30 - August 1, 2014

    Alagasco presents FOX6 Free Friday Flicks starting May 30th at Veteran's Park in Hoover! Grab your blanket, friends & family and join us every Friday night for a FREE family-friendly film...more

    Secret Headliner, Cy Barkley & The Way Outsiders, Me & My Knife

    Presented by Seasick Records and DIY Birmingham

    August 1, 2014

    Seasick Records & DIY Birmingham present...

    The headliner for this show will not be announced. The only way to find out who they are is to come to the show! We promise, you will not be...more

    Back to School Celebration/ Painting a Community Mural

    Presented by Homecoming Coffee & Gifts at Homecoming Coffee & Gift Shop

    August 2, 2014

    Homecoming Café and the community is sponsoring a Back to school celebration for families. Free food, drinks and plenty of music. We will be painting a large mural on our building in the...more

    Love Struck

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    August 2, 2014

    LIVE BROADWAY PLAY “LOVE STRUCK”

    Premiering Saturday, August 2 at 7:00 pm

    Executive Producer: Paulette...more

    Southeastern Outings Kayak/Canoe Trip, Elk River near Elkmont, AL

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at Hayden/Corner Park and Ride

    August 2, 2014

    The section we will paddle is easy with few obstructions. This is a scenic stretch of river located in a very rural area. Novice canoeists are welcome and may come...more

    Shelby County Family Day

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    August 2, 2014

    Shelby County residents receive half-off admission to McWane Science Center's four floors of interactive exhibits.

    Shelby County residents must present ...more

    Shake and Bake 5K

    Presented by Town of Mt. Laurel at Mt. Laurel Town Square

    August 2, 2014

    11th Annual Shake and Bake Race Race held amongst the shaded roads in the beautiful Town of Mt. Laurel - Enjoy a family friendly environment. USATF CERTIFIED COURSE This race will benefit the...more

    Jefferson/Shelby County Swim Championship

    Presented by Birmingham Crossplex at Birmingham Crossplex

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Come see the best swimmers in these two counties compete against each other.


    Summer Film Series: Blue Hawaii

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    August 3, 2014

    Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer...more

    Les Miserables

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater

    July 8 - August 3, 2014

    You'll want to riot in the streets. Discover a nation in the grip of revolution, where convict Jean Valjean is on the run. Hunted relentlessly by the policeman Javert for breaking his parole,...more

    The Music Man Junior

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre

    July 18 - August 3, 2014

    These 76 trombones are really more like kazoos.

    Wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man Junior is a special adaptation of the classic musical. The story follows...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Ensley Park and Recreation Center

    August 3, 2014

    August 3: Soul Collaboration and Dee Lucas

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions, coolers, food,...more

    State Traditional Archery Championship

    Presented by Alabama Society of Traditional Bowmen at Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

    August 1 - August 3, 2014

    The Alabama Society of Traditional Bowmen was formed in order to:
    · keep the Alabama archer in touch with others who have the same interests and ideas; who hold sacred the right, the...more

    Calera Farmers Market

    Presented by Calera Farmers Market at Oliver Park

    June 3 - August 5, 2014

    Help us spread the word that right here in the great City of Calera neighbors are coming together to buy fresh local produce straight from the great Alabama farmers who grew it. We hope you and...more

    Wacky Wednesday Summer Movie Series

    Presented by Premiere Cinemas at Tannehill Premiere Cinema 14

    June 18 - August 6, 2014

    Premiere Cinemas presents its annual Wacky Wednesday summer program with FREE (G & PG) movies sponsored by Town and Country Ford. Admission will be free for everyone and groups are welcomed....more

    Crestline Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse

    June 4 - August 6, 2014

    This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three Farmer’s Markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including...more

    Bill Dooley

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal

    June 20 - August 6, 2014

    PaperWorkers Local is honored to present "Drawing on Clairmont Avenue," William T. Dooley's first solo exhibition with the co-op. Vibrant layers of dry media and oil paint create...more

    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 6, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    Summer Showcase

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO)

    August 7, 2014

    Open House: 2:00 - 7:00 pm | Performance: 5:00 pm
    We will display the work of all eight camps and hold a special presentation to showcase some of the stories, comedy and inventions from the...more

    Edge Theatres Summer Series

    Presented by Edge Theatre at The Edge 12

    June 3 - August 7, 2014

    Come joins us this summer and blast through it with a new adventure every week!!!

    June 3-5: We Bought a Zoo
    June 10-12: How to Train Your Dragon
    June 17-19: Journey 2 the...more

    Carmike Cinemas Summer Kid Series

    Presented by Carmike Cinemas at Carmike Cinemas Summit 16

    June 2 - August 7, 2014

    Every Monday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

    6/2 and 6/5 Epic
    6/9 and 6/12 The Croods
    6/16 and 6/19 Turbo (2D)
    6/23 and 6/26 Despicable Me
    6/30 and 7/3 Despicable Me...more

    Carmike Cinemas Summer Kid Series

    Presented by Carmike Cinemas

    June 2 - August 7, 2014

    Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

    6/2-6/5 Epic
    6/9-6/12 The Croods
    6/16-6/19 Turbo (2D)
    6/23-6/26 Despicable Me
    6/30-7/3 Despicable Me...more

    Carmike Cinemas Summer Kid Series

    Presented by Carmike Cinemas

    June 2 - August 7, 2014

    Every Monday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

    6/2 and 6/5 Epic
    6/9 and 6/12 The Croods
    6/16 and 6/19 Turbo (2D)
    6/23 and 6/26 Despicable Me
    6/30 and 7/3 Despicable Me...more

    Can You Repeat That? A game show of the Birmingham History Center

    Presented by Birmingham History Center and Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre

    August 7, 2014

    Watch Birmingham history entertainingly repeat itself in a 90-minute live game show on stage at the Virginia Samford Theatre.  "Can You Repeat That?" the Birmingham History Center...more

    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 7, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    August 7, 2014

    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

    Lard Bucket Bluegrass Band

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Upbeat bluegrass band features lightning fast picking and a good sense of humor. They've played everywhere from the renowned Station Inn in Nashville to Birmingham's very own...more

    Summer Film Series: The Godfather

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    August 8, 2014

    The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. 175 min. R.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer performance...more

    Sundown Cinemas

    Presented by Helena Business & Professional Association at Helena Amphitheater

    June 13 - August 8, 2014

    The Helena Business Association (HBA) sponsors movies in the park every Friday Night during the summer months beginning with the first Friday in June and ending with the first Friday in August....more

    Homewood Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse at SoHo Square

    May 10 - August 9, 2014

    This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three Farmer’s Markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including...more

    Tragic City Rollers vs. Red River Sirens of Clarksville, TN

    Presented by Tragic City Rollers at Zamora Shrine Temple

    August 9, 2014

    Come check out your local roller derby team and witness our hard-hittin' final bout of the season as the Tragic City All-Stars take on Red River Sirens of Clarksville, TN. Full...more

    Author Event: Lou Anders (Frostborn)

    Presented by Barnes and Noble Booksellers at the Summit at Barnes & Noble at The Summit

    August 9, 2014

    Come join local author Lou Anders as he celebrates the debut of his novel, Frostborn (the first book in the Thrones and Bones series), coming out this August from Random House's Crown...more

    Shakespeare in East Lake Park

    Presented by Friends of East Lake Park at East Lake Park

    August 9, 2014

    "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will be performed by the Grassroots Shakespeare company in East Lake Park. It's free and everyone is invited! ...more

    Summer Film Series: The Wizard of Oz

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    August 10, 2014

    Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. 102 min. PG.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty...more

    The Great Water Balloon Jollification

    Presented by GREATER Crestwood Inc. at Crestwood Park

    August 10, 2014

     Fun with water balloons to beat the summer heat.  We will have some pre-filled balloons ready to go, but make sure to bring some of your own as well. 


    LOVE Carnival

    Presented by Knesseth Israel Congregation

    August 10, 2014

    Enjoy the last week of summer at the first annual LOVE Carnival!  Rides! Food! Games! Something for everyone! Family friendly!


    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Huntsville Stars

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

    August 6 - August 10, 2014

    The 2013 season proved to be one of the most memorable in the long and storied history of Birmingham baseball as the Barons celebrated their return to downtown with the franchise's 14th...more

    DA-SH Magazine

    Presented by Birmingham Fashion Week at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium

    August 10, 2014

    Join us for The DA-SH Magazine 4th Annual Fashion Show with concert and short play! Models and Designers from all over Alabama, Georgia, New York, and...more

    Trussville Area Bridal Show

    Presented by Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce at Trussville Civic Center

    August 10, 2014

    The 3rd annual Trussville Area Bridal Show will provide brides-to-be the opportunity to meet with wedding professionals and find everything they need to create the wedding of their...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board

    August 10, 2014

    August 10: David Wells and Marion Meadows

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions, coolers, food,...more

    $5 Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo

    July 26 - August 10, 2014

    Visit the Zoo during $5 Fun Days and take advantage of discounted admission! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone and...more

    Aletheia House Corporate Battle of the Bands

    Presented by Aletheia House at Avondale Brewing Company

    August 10, 2014

    Join Aletheia House and Birmingham business leaders - lawyers, doctors, bankers, librarians and even elected officials for this fun, family-friendly event. Bands made up of area professionals who...more

    The Saturday Night Giant

    Presented by Urban Standard at Urban Standard

    August 11, 2014

    Urban Standard presents free, live, music from The Saturday Giant.  


    Movies in the Park

    Presented by Fultondale Arts Council at Black Creek Park, Fultondale

    July 1 - August 12, 2014

    We will be showing a series of free family movies in July and August at Black Creek Park 

    • July 1: Monsters U 
    • July 8: The Nut...more

    Farmer's Market

    Presented by The Summit Shopping Center at Urban Cookhouse at The Summit

    July 28 - August 14, 2014

    Weekly Farmer's Market held every Thursday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm at The Summit. Market is free to all and located in the parking lot near the Pottery Barn. Event runs through August 14. Please...more

    The Summit Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse at The Summit

    May 15 - August 14, 2014

    This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three Farmer’s Markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including...more

    Movies in the Park

    Presented by City of Alabaster at Veteran's Park - Alabaster

    June 20 - August 15, 2014

    The movies are FREE so it makes for a fun, yet economical evening of entertainment for family and friends. All you’ll need to bring is a blanket or chair to sit on, and some snacks and...more

    Samford University Women's Soccer vs Ole Miss (Exhibition)

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Samford University Track and Soccer Stadium

    August 15, 2014

    Samford finished the 2013 season with 13 wins, a total that ranks tied for fourth-best in school history. The Bulldogs also went 3-0 against Southeastern Conference opponents as they defeated...more

    Alabaster Farmers Market

    Presented by City of Alabaster

    June 14 - August 16, 2014

    Certified farmers will be providing fresh seasonal produce and products grown and prepared from their farms in the surrounding area. Finding exceptional and fresh tasting foods will be easy at the...more

    Homewood Library Foundation Block Party!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 16, 2014

    The Homewood Library Foundation Board is hosting a First Annual “Block Party” Fundraiser. Tickets go on sale July 21st in the Homewood Public Library Adult Services Department....more

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