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    Lunch & Learn: Fronds with Benefits

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 25, 2016

    Speaker: Dan Spaulding
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    In both sun and shade ferns are functional, cost efficient and environmentally friendly.

    ...more


    American Girl * Girls Just Like Me

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children.
    June 6-10 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Let's celebrate your favorite...more

    Growing Through Yoga

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-4/Limited to 20 children.
    June 6-10 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members*|$200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Go on a yoga adventure in The...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    For ages 3 and up 
    Instructor: Annie Damsky
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 11 | 9-10 a.m.
    $15 drop-in (child+1 adult)
    $5 for an additional...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 15, 2016

    Flicks Among the Flowers returns Mary 18, June 15 and July 20. Films TBA.


    Fern Show and Fern Sale

    Presented by The Birmingham Fern Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 15, 2016

    Entries for the Show will be accepted 8:00 am - 10:00 am.  Show available for viewing 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  All public entries are welcomed.

    The Fern Sale begins 1:00 p.m....more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo, June 17

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

    June 17, 2016

    Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!

    During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants' loos are transformed into art installations by...more

    From Ferns to Flowers to Fossils: The Ancient Forests of Alabama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    Instructor: Brian Axsmith, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology, University of South Alabama
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 18|12:30-4:30 p.m. 
    Members...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    June 18 - June 19, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Lunch & Learn: Aquatic Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 22, 2016

    Speaker: Chuck Thomas - Aquatic Gardens and Foundation
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn about the plants,...more

    American Girl * Doll Camp

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2nd
    June 20-24 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Bring your favorite American Girl doll and...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children ages 8-12 years/Limited to 15 children.
    June 20-24, 2016|8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    $280 Members*| $350 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    This is a novel,...more

    Urban Farm Camp: Fascinating Physiology

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children entering 4th-7th grade / Limited to 15 children
    June 20-24|7:30-3:30 p.m.
    Members: $280*|Non-members: $350
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for our second...more

    A Close Look at Oaks and Hickories: Ubiquitous Trees of the Southeast (elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 25, 2016

    Instructor: Ron Lance, Biologist & Land Manager, North American Land Trust
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8:30-12:30 p.m.
    Members $40 |...more

    The Color Theory of Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 26, 2016

    Instructor: Zhaleh McCullers
    Sunday, June 26|2-4 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $20|Non-members $25
     

    This introductory class will provide...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

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

    June 6 - June 27, 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

    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

    Summer Garden Chefs (K-2nd)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 27 - July 1, 2016

    For children entering grades K-2nd / Limited to 20 children
    June 27-July 1  | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for five...more

    Summer Garden Chefs

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 27 - July 1, 2016

    For children entering grades 3-6 / Limited to 20 children
    June 27-July 1  | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for five...more

    American Girl * Girls Just Like Me

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 5 - July 8, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children.
    July 5-8 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Let's celebrate your favorite...more

    Microworlds in The Gardens: Creepy Crawlers and Insects

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 5 - July 8, 2016

    Microworlds in The Gardens: Creepy Crawlers and Insects
     
    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children
    July 5-8 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160...more

    Mushrooms, Mycorrhizae, Magic and Madness: An Introduction to Mycology

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

    Instructor: Juan Luis Mata, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of South Alabama Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 | 12:30-4:30 p.m.
    Members $40 |...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

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

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, July 9, 2016| 9:00 am - noon
    Saturday, July 16, 2016| 9:00 am - noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members...more

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 12, 2016

    When: July 12
    Title: Lost Antarctica
    Author: James McClintock

    6 p.m.


    Lunch & Learn: Oh Deer...

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 13, 2016

    Speaker: Andy Baril - Alabama Cooperative Extension System
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn strategies on how...more

    Young Artists in The Gardens (K-2nd)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2nd / Limited to 20 children
    July 11-15 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Explore a new garden each...more

    Young Artists in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    For children entering grades 3-6 / Limited to 20 children
    July 11-15 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Explore a new garden each day...more

    Minimalist Bartending

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 15, 2016

    Ever been at a party with a need for a cocktail, but no equipment in sight? Never fear again: local&nb...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9 - July 16, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, July 9, 2016| 9-noon
    Saturday, July 16, 2016| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members $120

    Capture...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 20, 2016

    Flicks Among the Flowers returns Mary 18, June 15 and July 20. Films TBA.


    Dig It! Dinosaurs Rock!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 18 - July 22, 2016

    For children ages 4-5 years / Limited to 15 children
    July 18-22, 2016 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Travel back in time...more

    Growing Through Yoga (II)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 18 - July 22, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-4/Limited to 20 children.
    July 18-22 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members*|$200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Go on a yoga adventure in The...more

    Tiny House Roadshow

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    July 22 - July 24, 2016

    This three day event will feature Exhibitors from across the nation showing the latest in tiny home construction, technology, and features. You will also have the opportunity to view completed...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

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

    July 5 - July 25, 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

    Lunch & Learn: Better Veggies

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 27, 2016

    Speaker: William "Captain Compost" Cureton
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    From Soil to harvest, learn how to grow...more

    Get Growing: The Tiny Seed

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 25 - July 29, 2016

    For children ages 4-5 years / Limited to 15 children
    July 25-29, 2016 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Explore The Gardens and...more

    Gardening in Wonderland: Designing and Modeling

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 25 - July 29, 2016

    For children entering grades 3-6 / Limited to 20 children
    July 25-29, 2016|9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Participants will sharpen...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 30, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, July 30, 2016| 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $60|Non-Members $75

    Spring has sprung and this class...more

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 2, 2016

    When: August 2
    Title: The Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World's Grandest Garden
    Author: Alain Baraton

    6:00 p.m.


    Lunch & Learn: How Succulent

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 10, 2016

    Speaker: TBD
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    No time? No water? No problem! Se¬dums and other succulents thrive...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 13, 2016

    For ages 3 and up 
    Instructor: Annie Damsky
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, August 13 | 9-10 a.m.
    $15 drop-in (child+1 adult)
    $5 for an...more

    Photography Class: What’s This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 13, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, August 13 | 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $50|Non-Members $60
     

    This class is designed for those who...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    August 20 - August 21, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Lunch & Learn: Yard Art

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 24, 2016

    Speaker: Hope Long
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Discover fun alternatives to plants in your landscape while...more

    Thursdays At Arlington

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    June 2 - August 25, 2016

    Every Thursday in June, July and August the public is invited to have lunch with us. Dine in another century. Built in the 1840s, Arlington prepares delicious Southern gourmet cuisine. Menu varies...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 27, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, August 27 | 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $60|Non-Members $75

    this class is designed to teach the...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

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

    August 1 - August 29, 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

    Tuesday Night Lights at the West Homewood Farmer's Market

    Presented by West Homewood Farmer's Market at Shades Valley Community Church, Homewood

    June 7 - August 30, 2016

    The NEW 2016 West Homewood Farmer's Market schedule: Every Tuesday evening June through August from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    Voted "Best Market in Central Alabama" by 40% AL.com...more

    2nd Thursdays at Arlington

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    September 8, 2016

    Located on six acres in the heart of Old Elyton, the first county seat of Jefferson County, Arlington House and Gardens is on the National Register of Historic Places.

    The 2nd Thursday of...more

    Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 10, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, September 10 | 9-1 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $65|Non-Members $75

    Learn the techniques, tools and skills...more

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