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    The 4th Annual Taste of Birmingham

    Presented by Birmingham Boys Choir at The Club of Birmingham

    July 31, 2014

    Guests enjoy tasting and voting on dishes from Birmingham's finest restaurants as they enjoy great views of the city from atop Red Mountain. The event is filled with live jazz and music performed by the internationally renowned Birmingham Boys Choir, and as night falls, a fireworks display glitters over the city lights. 

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    Adult Summer Reading - Bad Art Night

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

    July 31, 2014

    It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for, Bad Art Night! Ages 18 and up only. Tonight, let your inner artist run free…but only if it’s really, REALLY bad. All you...more

    Eat Up: A Taste of Uptown

    at Uptown Entertainment District

    July 31, 2014

    Seven restaurants, including two that have not yet opened, will serve samples of some of their dishes at Eat Up: A Taste of Uptown, a street party to celebrate the official opening of the new...more

    Barry Graham

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens

    June 2 - July 31, 2014

    Birmingham native Barry Graham discovered his fascination with art, architecture, and graphic design at a very early age. His creativity was encouraged by mentor artist Rik Lazenby with...more

    Summer Film Series: Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    August 1, 2014

    The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular ’70s group ABBA.

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

    Love in the Library: Authors Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 1, 2014

    Best-selling romance author Lauren Willig and a panel of romance authors, including Abbi Glines, Suzanne Johnson, and Beatriz Williams will speak. A reception and book signing will follow.


    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

    10th Anniversary of The Birmingham Chicks Rockfest

    at Workplay

    August 2, 2014

    Grammy Award Winning Artist Shelby Lynne headlines the 10th Anniversary of The Birmingham Chicks Rockfest. There will be a silent auction taking place during the event. ?Proceeds to benefit...more

    Zap Pronto

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre

    July 25 - August 2, 2014

    South City Theatre presents the World Premiere of Zap Pronto, an original sci-fi comedy by Daniel Strickland.

    Can Zap Pronto and Gale save the Earth from the maniacal machinations of the...more

    Phish Summer Tour 2014

    Presented by Live Nation at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

    August 2, 2014

    Phish is an American rock band noted for their musical improvisation, extended jams, blending of musical genres, and a dedicated fan base. (Wikipedia)

    An online ticket request period for...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

    Secret Stages

    Presented by Secret Stages at Downtown Loft District

    August 1 - August 2, 2014

    In each of its first three years (2011-2013), Secret Stages brought thousands of people to downtown Birmingham. For two nights a diverse group of music enthusiasts were treated to over 80 bands...more

    Goldilocks and The Three Bears

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre

    July 22 - August 2, 2014

    Goldilocks is a lively girl who has one big problem: she can’t keep her hands off other people’s things! She wants to play with everything she sees from a jewelry box to a bird’s...more

    Silk Painting with Maralyn Wilson

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center

    August 2, 2014

    Join us for an exciting new Silk Painting Workshop with Maralyn Wilson. This ancient art form, developed in China over 2,000 years ago, continues to inspire artists all over the world. Maralyn...more

    A Night of Big Stars

    Presented by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    August 2, 2014

    Big Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham is proud to present the Third Annual "A Night of Big Stars" on August 2nd, 2014 at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. This...more

    Creative Journaling: Explore and Discover Your Creativity

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

    August 2, 2014

    An artist journal is a powerful creative tool, offering you a safe place to experiment, explore, consider and grow. The Art of Creative Journaling provies all the guidnace, structure and...more

    The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 2, 2014

     The southeastern United States is a hotspot of diversity for carnivorous plants, which obtain their nutrients by attracting, capturing, and digesting living animals. They inhabit some of our...more

    The Myths of Detoxification

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

    August 2, 2014

    Debunking the detoxification myth and what detoxification actually means. We will be addressing pH, how your body actually cleanses itself, colon health and therapies and other complexities in...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

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 2, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Johnny Depp SF blockbuster. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is...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.


    Slow Art Sunday: Portrait of Hugo Reisinger

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 3, 2014

    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...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

    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

    Jimmy Shubert

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome

    August 1 - August 3, 2014

    Jimmy Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is recognized as one of the busiest comedians working today, headlining A list comedy...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

    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Polynesia

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 3, 2014

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. This month we explore the foods and coffees of Polynesia. Complimentary samples provided.


    Restore & Rest: Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra

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

    August 3, 2014

     Join yoga instructor Suzanne Graham for this unique opportunity for self-care that combines the benefits of both Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep). Savor the deep...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

    Seven Threats to Your Family’s Security with Attorney Jay Greene

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 4, 2014

    Everyone's estate is planned, either actively or passively. Either you maintain control, or the government controls it for you. If you do not prepare your estate, your family may suffer undue...more

    Birmingham Vaudeville's First Tuesday

    Presented by Birmingham Vaudeville Company at Five Points South

    August 5, 2014

    The first Tuesday of the month, a group of us get together in Five Points South and work on various dance/hoop/juggle/circus / performance acts.

    If you're a performer, you're...more

    Sidewalk Salon - Social Media Marketing

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival

    August 5, 2014

    Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film fans alike. Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month to meet new people, learn something new and enjoy...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

    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and Greater Birmingham Humane Society at Homewood Public Library

    August 5, 2014

    This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. This group will meet for four consecutive weeks on Tuesday evenings.

    Participation in the workshop is free, however...more

    Dixie's Group

    Presented by Greater Birmingham Humane Society at Homewood Public Library

    July 15 - August 5, 2014

    This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. Dixie's Group will meet for four consecutive weeks on Tuesday evenings. There is a $25 fee for the four sessions, and...more

    Craig Darch Book Signing

    Presented by Alabama Booksmith at Alabama Booksmith

    August 5, 2014

    Signing: From Brooklyn to the Olympics

    This book follows Mel Rosen's life from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s and 1940s to his selection as head coach of the United...more

    Christopher Walsh Book Signing

    Presented by Alabama Booksmith at Alabama Booksmith

    August 6, 2014

    Signing: Nick Saban vs. College Football

    When coach Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007, he boldly proclaimed "We want to be a champion in everything that we do."...more

    Share Your History Days at Vulcan Park and Museum

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    August 6, 2014

    Vulcan Park and Museum presents Share Your History Days. On the first Wednesday of each month (until Dec. 2014) from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, VPM’s Director of Education and Museum...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

    Lunch and Learn: The Buzz on Pollinators

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 6, 2014

     For a bountiful garden, learn how to welcome bee pollinators in colorful and exciting ways in your garden. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks and desserts!


    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

    Tim Statum

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome

    August 5 - August 6, 2014

    Entertaining audiences wherever he goes, Tim is a Birmingham native who will keep you in stitches with his southern style humor
    and storytelling. Tim incorporates real-life stories of...more

    Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods

    Presented by Fathom Events at Regal Trussville Stadium 16

    August 5 - August 6, 2014

    One of the most successful anime brands of all time is back on the big screen when Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods comes to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-night event on Tuesday,...more

    Depression and Bipolar Support Group

    Presented by Crisis Center at Crisis Center

    August 8, 2013 - August 7, 2014

     The Crisis Center Hosts a FREE support group for individuals with depression and/or Bipolar Disorder. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 6:30- 8:00 pm. You can...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

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