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    Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection

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

    December 19, 2015 - June 26, 2016

    In both African and European traditions, flags and banners are symbols of identity, power, and authority. When used in Vodoun ceremonies, flags represent the loa spirits and are carried into sacred spaces of worship, and even worn over the shoulders. The shimmering banners evoke the great mystery of the loas, who helped Haitians survive unimaginable oppression and obstacles.

    In the last 50 ...more


    Discoveries in the Making

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 27, 2016

    Discoveries are part of every day at UAB. The talented trainees and faculty mentors devote endless hours to their research in the lab, the classroom, and the field, working to find solutions to...more

    Device Training - Downloadables

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Birmingham Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 27, 2016

    Summer is the ideal time to explore an interesting subject or learn something new. Would you like to learn how to download and read e-books or listen to audiobooks for free on your device? Library...more

    Word 2010 Advanced Part 1

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

    June 27, 2016

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants how to use headers and footers, columns, tables, and work with images.


    Word 2010 Advanced Part 2

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

    June 27, 2016

    This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the advanced class, focusing on more intermediate to advanced features and applications of Microsoft Word 2010.


    Play Ball!

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

    June 27, 2016

    The Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) and the Birmingham Public Library are excited to share the newest museum to be added to the Birmingham community. Toby Richards, curator for the...more

    Libraryflix

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 28, 2016

    A featured film screening one Tuesday of every month at 3:30 pm.

    Popcorn and refreshments served. Located in the Large Auditorium.

    A horned fairy turns wicked when her wings are...more

    Basic Crochet Class

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 7 - June 28, 2016

    If you are just learning how to crochet or need a refresher course, join in and learn all the basic techniques of crochet and have fun while you learn. Instructor, Joan Black


    Beginner Tai Chi

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

    April 5 - June 28, 2016

    Tai-­ji Quan (Tai Chi) is a Chinese slow­motion martial art and moving meditation. It promotes physical and emotional balance, with particular emphasis on breathing (Qi Gong). This class is...more

    Line, Face & Filler

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 7 - June 28, 2016

    Line, Face & Filler
    Instructor: Peggy Conway Fortier
    Classes Start Tuesday, June 7 | 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    General Admission $200

    The...more

    Learn to Knit: Knitting Basics for Adults

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

    June 28, 2016

    Learn the basics of knitting. From a simple cast-on to knitting and purling....more

    Device Training - Downloadables

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 28, 2016

    Summer is the ideal time to explore an interesting subject or learn something new. Would you like to learn how to download and read e-books or listen to audiobooks for free on your device? Library...more

    Play Ball!

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

    June 28, 2016

    The Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) and the Birmingham Public Library are excited to share the newest museum to be added to the Birmingham community. Toby Richards, curator for the...more

    Japanese Maples: The Aristocrat Of Treet

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Vestavia Hills Civic Center & Wald Park, Vestavia Hills

    June 28, 2016

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Japanese Maples: The Aristocrat of Trees with presenter David Doggett, nursery owner and Jefferson County Master Gardner.  David will present many...more

    Family Movie Night

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

    June 28, 2016

    Join us for popcorn and a family-friendly movie. All ages welcome. 
     


    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Girl Waits with Gun

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 29, 2016

    Wednesday, June 29 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

    Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in...more

    Learn to Knit: Knitting Basics for Adults

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

    June 29, 2016

    Learn the basics of knitting. From a simple cast-on to knitting and purling....more

    Google Workshop for Small Business Owners

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

    June 29, 2016

    The Birmingham Public Library and the City’s Office of Economic Development are partnering with Google and Zeekee, a local internet marketing firm, to offer a workshop aimed at helping put...more

    GED Prep.

    Presented by Paxen Learning

    October 7, 2014 - June 30, 2016

    GED Prep. Program for youth ages 17-21.


    Jump Start Your Job Search: Cleaning Up Your Internet Footprint

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 30, 2016

    Jump Start Your Job Search: Cleaning Up Your Internet Footprint

    Thursday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom

    This special bonus program, presented by ICF Certified Career Coach...more

    OLLI Bonus Program: Alabama Idioms with Jim Langley

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 30, 2016

    OLLI  Bonus Program: Alabama Idioms with Jim Langley

    Thursday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Back by popular demand, Jim Langley, author and Oak Hill Cemetery...more

    Alabama Idioms

    Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 30, 2016

    OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Alabama Idioms with Jim Langley, author and Oak Hill Cemetary historian.  Jim will give a humorous presentation of the sayings unique to Alabama, showing...more

    Free Adult Computer Class

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

    June 30, 2016

    The subject of the class is "Online Shopping." Registration is required.


    Bo Dacious

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    June 28 - June 30, 2016

    Bodacious has been doing stand up comedy for over 13 years now, and has worked with the likes of Dave Chappelle,Damon Wayans, Mitch Hedberg, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley,Paul Mooney, Tommy...more

    Wrong / Culture Abuse

    Presented by Seasick Records at Seasick Records, Birmingham

    June 30, 2016

    Miami's high-energy noise rock quartet WRONG (featuring ex-members of Torche, Kylesa and Capsule) stop by Seasick for a Birmingham show. If you caught them at Bottletree with Torche and Nothing...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    July 1, 2016

    Members of the East Jefferson County Quilt Guild share their vast knowledge of their beloved craft. They demonstrate one new block each month. All materials and equipment are supplied, but if you...more

    First Fridays Fiber Arts

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

    July 1, 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!


    Robert Ellis In-Store & 4th of July Bash!

    Presented by Seasick Records at Seasick Records, Birmingham

    July 2, 2016

    Robert Ellis stops by Seasick for a FREE in-store performance before his show at Saturn Birmingham later in the evening! His new self-title album is out now and available at the...more

    Southeastern Outings River Float, Picnic, Swim on the Locust Fork: River near Trafford, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 2, 2016

    Easy river float on the Locust Fork River.  Have fun swimming and just sitting in the pools in the river. We will be floating from Vaughn’s Bridge to the location of the previous Dean’s...more

    WERA Regionals

    Presented by Barber Motorsports Park at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds

    July 2 - July 3, 2016

    The WERA Sportsman Series presented by Marietta Motorsports will be at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.

    WERA Motorcycle Roadracing, Inc is one of the oldest and largest national...more

    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Biloxi Shuckers

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field, Birmingham

    June 29 - July 3, 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

    Wicked

    Presented by The Theatre League at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    June 22 - July 3, 2016

    Back by “Popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon,” and it continues to break box office records and sell out in record time. Winner of over 100 international...more

    Damn Yankees

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    June 16 - July 3, 2016

    Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team, the Washington Senators, to victory in the pennant race...more

    DL Hughley

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    July 1 - July 3, 2016

    D.L. Hughley spent four successful years as the co-creator, star and executive producer of his own sitcom “THE HUGHLEYS.” Hughley’s success continued from there. With his quick wit and...more

    Southeastern Outings 4th of July Picnic

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 4, 2016

    JULY 4, MONDAY, 6:30 p.m.

    Southeastern Outings Picnic

    Where: Bartow Arena Park

    Details: Please bring your own blanket or chairs and all your picnic supplies: food, drinks...more

    Southeastern Outings 4th of July Celebration--FREE Band Concert and City of Birmingham Fireworks

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 4, 2016

    JULY 4, MONDAY, 7:00 p.m.

    Band concert by the UAB Summer Band.  This large group of carefully auditioned and selected student and professional musicians is an outstanding concert...more

    Gifts of a Wordsmith

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

    July 5, 2016

    Free adult poetry workshop held in the First Floor Conferene Room of the Central Library. Come learn and share in a supportive environment. 


    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    July 6, 2016

    There are many basic and inexpensive things you can do to ensure that your family letters, scrapbooks, and photographs are preserved for the future. This talk introduces the fundamentals of home...more

    Trail of the Argonauts: The Great Klondike Gold Rush with Niki Sepsas

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 6, 2016

    Trail of the Argonauts: The Great Klondike Gold Rush with Niki Sepsas

    Wednesday, July 6, at 1:00 p.m.in the Round Auditorium

    Join us, as Niki Sepsas tells this remarkable...more

    Get in the Game...Paint

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

    July 6, 2016

    Local artist Cherie Hunt will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to complete their very own canvas masterpiece. Limited space. Registration required. Target audience:...more

    Money Matters Workshop – Income, Savings, and Assets

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

    July 6, 2016

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Smart Directions @ EOL Financial Education Series

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

    December 3, 2015 - July 7, 2016

    The doors open at 6:00 pm and a light meal will be served.  The program begins promptly at 6:30 pm.  Register for the $mart Direction$ series, or inquire for more information, by...more

    Every House Has a History: Researching Birmingham Area Houses, Buildings, and Churches

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

    July 7, 2016

    Jefferson County enjoys a rich architectural heritage. This talk will introduce you to sources available at the Birmingham Public Library Archives Department to help you locate vintage photos...more

    Urban Fiction

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Birmingham Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    July 7, 2016

    Urban Fiction has become one of the most popular genres for our library patrons. Birmingham Public Library staff will provide an overview of the genre, discuss urban fiction publishers, authors,...more

    Gerard Kelly

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    July 5 - July 7, 2016

    Comedian Gerald Kelly, as seen on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” Comedy Central, HBO, and BET, gives a very special Fathers’ Day performance with his multitalented son Isiah. Gerald has performed...more

    Steel City Bears Silent Auction for Orlando

    Presented by Steel City Bears

    July 7, 2016

    Steel City Bears is hosting a Charity Fundraiser benefitting Equality Florida to support the victims and families impacted by the shooting at Pulse Orlando. Everyone is welcome! 100% of the door...more

    Computer Class – Basic Internet

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

    July 7, 2016

    Basic tutorial on how to connect and search the Internet


    Bards & Brews Open Mic at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

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

    July 8, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 8, 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

    Book-Film-Movie

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

    July 1 - July 8, 2016

    Bring the family and enjoy an exciting movie that is based on a good book.
     


    Bards and Brews: Open Mic Night

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

    July 8, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event sponsored by the Birmingham Public Library. Come enjoy live music and craft beer donated by regional breweries. Ages 18+ to...more

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