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    The Color Run

    at Uptown Entertainment District, Birmingham

    May 28, 2016

    The Color Run, the world’s first COLOR 5k™ event, was founded in March 2011 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together to participate in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”. We are the original paint race and have created a completely new genre of COLOR DASH™ running events that continues to grow exponentially. Now the single largest event series in the world, The ...more


    Adele Givens

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

    May 27 - May 29, 2016

    Gaining such credits as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Martin, Moesah, The Steve Harvey Show, The Parkers, The Hughley’s and having a ½ hour comedy special on Comedy Central it is no wonder she...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Reclining Nude

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

    May 29, 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

    Body Changing

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

    May 15 - May 29, 2016

    Provides informal support in reaching healthy weight goals. Nutritional and exercise information is available, but no specific diet or plan is preferred. Provides a forum for discussion of common...more

    Libraryflix

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 31, 2016

    Tuesday, May 31, at 3:30 pm. in the Large Auditorium.

    Ethan and his team take on their most impossible mission yet: eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

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

    May 2 - May 31, 2016

    A gathering of folks who want to meet new people, learn fun crafts, enjoy light refreshments, and feel like a part of the community. It is the happening place to be. All adults welcome and...more

    Basic Crochet Class

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

    May 3 - May 31, 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.


    Open Mic Finale

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

    May 31, 2016

    The best of the best compete to find out who'll be crowned "Stardome's Funniest".


    Summer Reading Kickoff Party

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

    May 31, 2016

    On your mark, get set, and go to the Inglenook Branch Library for the Summer Reading Kickoff Party! There will be snacks, community leaders, and a special performance by the Springville Road...more

    21st Annual Rickwood Classic

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Rickwood Field, Birmingham

    June 1, 2016

    The Birmingham Barons and The Friends of Rickwood will welcome baseball fans back to legendary Rickwood Field for the 21st Annual Rickwood Classic presented by Levy's Fine Jewelry. Set for...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    June 2, 2016

    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

    Journey & The Doobie Brothers with special guest Dave Mason

    Presented by Live Nation at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    June 2, 2016

    JOURNEY and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS will launch the “SAN FRANCISCO FEST 2016” tour on Thursday, May 12, 2016, again bringing together two of the iconic...more

    Art & Conversation: The Art of the Brand

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

    June 2, 2016

    Last year, the Museum went through the process of designing its new logo. BMA Creative Director James Williams takes us through the interesting steps involved in creating the Museum’s visual...more

    Jump Start Your Job Search with Andrea Wilson Woods

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 2, 2016

    Jump Start Your Job Search with Andrea Wilson Woods

    Thursday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom

    Andrea Wilson Woods is an ICF Certified Associate Certified Coach specializing...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    June 3, 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

    Live at the Lyric: The Mavericks

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    June 3, 2016

    From their earliest shows as a garage band playing the punk clubs on Miami Beach, The Mavericks have had a skill for getting people to groove. Drawing on a mix of classic country, cow-punk and...more

    First Fridays Fiber Arts

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

    June 3, 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!


    Opening Reception for AEIVA's 3 Summer Exhibitions

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

    June 3, 2016

    Opening Reception
    Friday, June 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    Please join us for the opening reception for the exhibits ...more

    Special Performance by Artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons

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

    June 3, 2016

    Join us Friday, June 3, for a free performance by exhibiting artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons at 5:00 pm in the Hess Family Lecture Hall at AEIVA.

    Immediately following the performance...more

    Cahaba River Ramble

    Presented by Cahaba River Society

    June 4, 2016

    The Cahaba River Ramble is a spectacular 5k and 20-mile trail race through the "biological heart" of Alabama's longest remaining free-flowing river, the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, and...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra EBSCO Masterworks Series

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

    June 3 - June 4, 2016

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

    Masterworks 12 - Pictures at an Exhibition
    Carlos Izcaray, conductor
    Andrew...more

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day 2016

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, June 7, 2014, for the 24th annual celebration of America's magnificent...more

    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Chattanooga Lookouts

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field, Birmingham

    May 31 - June 4, 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

    The Coosa Valley Prairies (field trip) A Hotspot for Biodiversity!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    The Coosa Valley Prairies site is a 900-acre conservation easement on industrial pinelands held by The Nature Conservancy, and is considered one of the most significantly biodiverse hotspots in...more

    Color My World: Ikat

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

    June 4, 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

    Water Features of the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, June 4| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    $65 members| $75 non-members

    The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a target...more

    Southeastern Outings Kayak and Canoe Trip on the Locust Fork River in Blount County, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    June 4, 2016

    A fun Southeastern Outings canoe and kayak trip on Section 1 of the Locust Fork River in Blount County.  This stretch, which several of us have canoed previously, is fairly easy and without...more

    Howard Hill Archery Southern Traditional Archery Classic

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 3 - June 5, 2016

    Traditional Archery Tournament.

    Howard Hill completely dominated the sport of Archery. Not only is Howard the only man to be inducted into the hall of fame strictly for his ability...more

    43rd Annual Tannehill Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

    Presented by Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 4 - June 5, 2016

    The first weekend in June is the traditional meeting time for our annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. This outdoor show is known throughout the Southeast as both a fun and a friendly show. The...more

    Felipe Esparza

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

    June 3 - June 5, 2016

    Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy that audiences everywhere can relate to. Recognized for his wild hair and his often-imitated phrase, “what’s...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Raven Transformation Mask

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

    June 5, 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

    Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

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

    June 5, 2016

    Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends.

    Space is limited. To make reservations, call...more

    BAO BINGO

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    June 6, 2016

    Birmingham AIDS Outreach hosts a monthly BINGO game on the first Monday of every month. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the game is from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. You must be 19 to enter....more

    Life in 1916

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

    June 6, 2016

    Staff from the Birmingham Public Library Archives Department will show and tell what it was like to live in Birmingham a hundred years ago.
     


    Family Night T-Shirt Decorating Party

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

    June 6, 2016

    Let’s create a special summer reading T-shirt! Bring a clean, plain, white T-shirt to the children’s desk from Tuesday, May 31, to Friday, June 3, and we’ll screen print it with a...more

    Heels & Wheels

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 6, 2016

    Do you want to get fit and healthy? Or get back in shape? Come hear the experts from Fleet Feet Sports Birmingham and Brick Alley Bicycles give tips of the best shoes, bikes, clothing,...more

    Basic PC

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

    June 6, 2016

    Participants will be introduced to the computer, basic PC terms, components, hardware, peripherals, desktop features, and other applications.


    Keyboarding

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

    June 6, 2016

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants basics of working with the computer keyboard and the mouse.


    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 7, 2016

    When: June 7
    Title: Driving Over Lemons: An optimist in Andalucia 
    Author: Chris Stewart

    6:00 p.m.


    The Rise and Fall of Atticus Finch

    Presented by North Shelby Library and Alabama Humanities Foundation at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 7, 2016

    Atticus Finch isn't a hero? A new generation of readers is bringing To Kill a Mockingbird before the bar of judgement. This presentation will explain why the song of the mockingbird has never...more

    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    June 7, 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

    Play Ball!

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

    June 7, 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

    ABCs of Medicare

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

    June 8, 2016

    Karen Haiflich, an Independent Benefits Advisor, provides simple, straightforward answers to help you better understand Medicare and all of the options available to you. Free and open to...more

    First Step Wednesdays - Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 11 - June 8, 2016

    Wednesday, May 11, at 2:00 p.m. in the Round Auditorium This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join us as Apple® Certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease answer your questions on how best...more

    Lunch & Learn: Native Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 8, 2016

    Speaker: John Manion
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn how to grow and use natives in flower...more

    West African Drumming Class

    Presented by Get Rhythm!® at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    May 4 - June 8, 2016

    Learn the the language of the djembe and it's uplifting rhythms from West Africa, in a fun, energizing, relaxed atmosphere. All levels welcomed and no experience required. This class is for...more

    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Mobile BayBears

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field, Birmingham

    June 5 - June 9, 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

    Drew Thomas

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

    June 7 - June 9, 2016

    The comic stylings of Drew Thomas are a hilarious portrayal of comedic storytelling. He draws his audience in with his accounts of relationship follies and keen retorts on everyday life and...more

    Jump Start Your Job Search: Writing Killer Resumes

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 9, 2016

    Jump Start Your Job Search: Writing Killer Resumes

    Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boardroom

    Do you want to write a killer resume?  Learn the four key ingredients from...more

    Handle with Care: Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

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

    June 9, 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

    Urban Fiction

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

    June 10, 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

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