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    Celtic Woman

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    May 5, 2016

    Celtic Woman is an all-female Irish musical ensemble conceived and created by David Kavanagh, Sharon Browne and David Downes, a former musical director of the Irish stage show Riverdance.

    ...more


    First Fridays Fiber Arts

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

    May 6, 2016

    Join us on the First Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery, and smocking—all skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay awhile!


    Live at the Lyric:Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 6, 2016

    Since releasing their first album, 2005’s Washed In Blue, Drew & The Neighbors (Ellie Holcomb, Nathan Dugger, Rich Brinsfield) have established themselves as a formidable indie act, selling...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class - half price!

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    May 6, 2016

    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

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Smith Mountain Fire Tower by Lake Martin

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 7, 2016

    The Smith Mountain Alpine Trail at Lake Martin is some twenty miles north of the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail. The highest elevation around Lake Martin, Smith Mountain is a jagged peak mountain in...more

    Splash 101 Painting & BYOB

    Presented by Splash101painting

    March 27 - May 7, 2016

    We create different painting and byob every weekend by also travel if needed.We offer adult &kids classes $25 per person


    Mother/Daughter Self-Defense Workshop

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

    May 7, 2016

    Learn hands-on self-defense tactics from Vestavia Hills Police Officers and certified instructors. The workshop will cover awareness tips and risk reduction as well as hands-on tactics. Drinks and...more

    World Oyama American Cup Karate Championship

    Presented by World Oyama Karate

    May 7, 2016

    World Oyama American Cup Knockdown Karate Championship 
    to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research

    Birmingham, AL — One of the world's premier martial arts...more

    Color My World: Ikat

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

    May 7, 2016

    Join Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s...more

    2nd Annual Community Yard Sale Benefit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park and South Avondale, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    2nd Annual Community Yard Sale benefit for Birmingham Public Library & Forest Park So. Avondale Merchant's Association Events (i.e. movies in the park) & Silent Auction at Naked...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    Spring has sprung and this class is designed to teach the student how to capture images of the plants - shrubs, flowers, and trees - specific to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
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    Introduction to Botany - the Science of Plants (core)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 7, 2016

    Instructor: Tom Diggs, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Plant Biology, University of North Georgia, Gainesville

    In order to truly appreciate the endlessly fascinating world of plants, it’s...more

    Live at the Lyric: Mavis Staples

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    May 8, 2016

    She's royalty in the R&B and gospel worlds, known for her solo work, hits with The Staple Singers and impact as a civil-rights activist. The soul singer released her latest studio album, "One...more

    Oak Mountain Spring State Fair

    Presented by Live Nation at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    April 28 - May 8, 2016

    Offering a wide assortment of family-friendly fun.


    Samford University Baseball vs ETSU

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Joe Lee Griffin Stadium - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 6 - May 8, 2016

    The Bulldogs host ETSU.


    Samford University Softball vs UNCG

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Bulldog Softball Field - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    The Bulldogs host UNCG.


    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Living River

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 8, 2016

    Living River, a nonprofit affiliated with the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley, is developing a camp and environmental center on the Cahaba River.   On May 8 Southeastern Outings...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Living River

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 8, 2016

    Living River, a nonprofit affiliated with the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley, is developing a camp and environmental center on the Cahaba River.   On May 8 Southeastern Outings...more

    Nature/Animal Documentary

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 9, 2016

    A mama bear and her two cubs experience adventure and danger while trying to survive in the Alaskan wilderness in this exciting nature film. The Hoover Library presents free screenings of classic...more

    Tutor Time

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 9, 2016

    Mondays, May 2 & 9, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium. Need some extra help? Middle and elementary school students are welcome to drop in for some free tutor assistance from...more

    Yoga Basics

    Presented by Embody Practice Center - Yoga, Tai Chi, Manual Therapy at Embody Practice Center, Birmingham

    April 4 - May 9, 2016

    This weekly ninety minute class covers the basics of yoga including skillful pose alignment, pose modifications to suit each body, mindful movement, guided relaxation – all while cultivating...more

    BUILD THROW FIRE! Adult Throwing Class

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

    April 5 - May 10, 2016

    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 skills or...more

    Girls Who Code

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 10, 2016

    Tuesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Round Auditorium.

    Coding for Girls is excited to transition to the first Alabama chapter of Girls Who Code. This national...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster & Friends Series: Generations - A Romanian-American Musical Journey

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    Daniel Szasz, Violin
    Alexander Szasz, Trumpet
    Alina Voicu, Piano

    Program a program of American and Romanian music.


    UAB Baseball vs Samford

    Presented by UAB Athletics at Jerry D. Young Memorial Field, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    For more information on the UAB baseball team, follow the Blazers on Twitter (@UAB_Baseball). For more on all Blazer sports teams follow the official social media accounts of UAB Athletics on...more

    Teens Engineer BHM / STEM-L

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

    May 10, 2016

    Do you love technology? Want to know how to program a robot? Do you like to take things apart to see what makes them tick? Join us after school each Tuesday through the spring to work with UAB’s...more

    Samford University Baseball vs UAB

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Joe Lee Griffin Stadium - Samford University, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    The Bulldogs' final non-conference meeting of the regular season will come at home against UAB on May 10.


    Gardening Made Easy

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 10, 2016

    Instructor: Brooke McMinn

    Does the warm, spring weather make you want to spend more time outdoors? Maybe you'd like to plant some flowers or grow some vegetables, but you're just not sure...more

    Teen Knitting

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

    May 11, 2016

    Whether you’re new or a knitting wonder, join our team of expert and teen knitters weekly as we stitch our way to glory! We meet after school Wednesdays through spring. Knitting needles and...more

    Lunch & Learn: That WOW Factor

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 11, 2016

    Speaker: Pete Northcott - LAH Real Estate
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Hear from a realtor the tips...more

    Steel City Hackers

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

    May 12, 2016

    What do Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat & Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook have in common? They’re both experts at coding! Hang with us on Thursdays to get your start in coding, building...more

    iTween: Zentangle

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 12, 2016

    Thursday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the Round Auditorium.  Join us for an introductory workshop about Zentangle, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful drawings....more

    UAB Presents Discoveries in the Making

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 12, 2016

    Thursday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium. At UAB, talented trainees and faculty mentors devote endless hours to their research in the lab, the classroom, and the field, working...more

    Birmingham Speaks: The Future of Public Art in Birmingham

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

    May 12, 2016

    Throughout the world, art has played a critical role in making cities vibrant and friendly. Often, these spaces encourage discourse and gathering, and have provided communities with a source of...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Coffee Concerts

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 13, 2016

    Complimentary coffee and pastries before each concert.

    May 13: Sarah Hicks Conducts Brahms
    Sarah Hicks, conductor
    MAZZOLI Holy Roller
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Jackson Generals

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field, Birmingham

    May 9 - May 13, 2016

    The Barons look to continue their momentum at Regions Field which was named the top Double-A ballpark by Baseball America. In its first three seasons, the Barons have welcomed over one million...more

    ARC Stories Roots: Stories about the Nature of the South

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 13, 2016

    Friday May 13 | 6:30 pm
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Formal Garden
    General Admission $10

    Arc Stories features true, personal stories told live in front of an...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 13 - May 14, 2016

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Masterworks Something for every classical music lover.

    Masterworks 11 -Mozart's "Elvira Madigan" Piano Concerto
    Sarah Hicks, conductor...more

    STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    April 28 - May 14, 2016

    You've seen the movie. Chances are you've seen the play as well. And, now it's time to see it again. Come see Theatre Downtown do something a little different (for us) as we bring you the classic...more

    Alabama Wildlife Center Baby Bird Shower

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    May 14, 2016

    You are cordially invited to attend a Baby Bird Shower: Bring a gift (see Baby Bird Wish List), guided tour of baby bird nursery & aviaries, fun...more

    Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Blake Richardson, Conductor
    Triumphant last hurrah of the regular season for the youth orchestra to shine!


    Alabama Charcoal (now on Saturdays!)

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 16 - May 14, 2016

    Alabama Charcoal is an art program for committed high school students. The program is designed to enhance technical drawing skills and allow students to explore concepts of their...more

    Make-A-Wish Mayfest

    Presented by Make-A-Wish Alabama at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Make-A-Wish Mayfest will be held at Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. Attendees can sample fare from local food trucks and restaurants, enjoy craft beer by...more

    Do Dah Day

    Presented by Do Dah Day, Inc. at Caldwell Park, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Do Dah Day grew out of an idea in 1979 and has raised almost $1.5 million since! The South’s craziest parade kicks off at 11:01 a.m. on the streets of Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    For ages 3 and up 
    Instructor: Annie Damsky
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, May 14 | 9-10 a.m.
    $15 drop-in (child+1 adult)
    $5 for an additional...more

    Southeastern Outings Cahaba Lily Walk, Hargrove Shoals along the Cahaba River in Bibb County

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 14, 2016

    Please come with us to see the largest display of blooming Cahaba lilies in the world, acres and acres of them spread out over the water in the river.  These lilies are a sight to...more

    Visually Impaired Program: Bridges Between Earthly and Spiritual Realms

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

    May 14, 2016

    In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and...more

    Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 14, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel

    Learn the techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of landscapes/nature...more

    UAB Baseball vs Florida International

    Presented by UAB Athletics at Jerry D. Young Memorial Field, Birmingham

    May 13 - May 15, 2016

    For more information on the UAB baseball team, follow the Blazers on Twitter (@UAB_Baseball). For more on all Blazer sports teams follow the official social media accounts of UAB Athletics on...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Sacrifice to Minerva

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

    May 15, 2016

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your...more

    SEO Dayhike on the Dunnavant Valley Greenway Walking Trail (DVGWT)

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 15, 2016

    The trail winds along a bubbling stream, Yellow Leaf Creek, overhung with majestic American beech, oak, and hickory. The stream rapidly expands to 15-feet wide before the end of the trail. ...more

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