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    PRIME TIME Family Reading Time

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

    March 14 - April 25, 2017

    PRIME TIME is a special six week program consisting of storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children ages 6 to 10. PRIME TIME not only helps improve reading skills, but also helps families learn how to talk about books in ways that will help children in school and even life.

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    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    May 20 - May 21, 2017

    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

    Genuine Care Home Services 4th Annual Community Cleanup

    Presented by Genuine Care Home Services

    May 27, 2017

    A community cleanup brings volunteers together to clean, repair, and improve public spaces or other areas such vacant lots, or abandoned properties that have been neglected or...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    June 2, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Second Saturday at Sloss--Common and Holy Basils

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    June 10, 2017

    Grandmother's Garden at Sloss Quarters presents

    The June 10 Walk and Talk on Common and Holy Basils-Tinctures and Teas...more

    QuiltFest 2017

    Presented by Birmingham Quilters Guild at Oak Mountain Middle School, Birmingham

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    QuiltFest 2017 will be a judged quilt show featuring more than 300 quilts made by guild members. There will also be multiple vendors, scissor/knife sharpening, a guild boutique, door prizes...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    June 17 - June 18, 2017

    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

    Community Farms

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 19, 2017

    Community Farms

    Mt Laurel Farm's manager will discuss growing healthy communities through convenient fresh produce. 444-7840

     


    Beginning Quilting

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

    July 7, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Second Saturday at Sloss--Plantain Salve-Grandmother's Sure-fire Remedy

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 8, 2017

    Grandmother's Garden at Sloss Quarters presents

    The July 8 Walk and Talk--Plantain Salve-Grandma's Sure-fire Remedy runs from...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    July 15 - July 16, 2017

    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

    Beginning Quilting

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

    August 4, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Second Saturday at Sloss--Rosemary-A Vinegar to Remember

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    August 12, 2017

    Grandmother's Garden at Sloss Quarters presents

    The August 12 Walk and Talk on Rosemary-A Vinegar to...more

    No More Safety Pins

    Presented by Grace Klein Community

    August 17 - August 19, 2017

    Shopping scenario: "Frazzled mama has no time for hangers, tags and safety pins. She participates in "No More Safety Pins" by bringing 50 excellent quality items and paying $25 on a "drop off...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    August 19 - August 20, 2017

    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

    Beginning Quilting

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

    September 1, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    September 16 - September 17, 2017

    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

    Beginning Quilting

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

    October 6, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Second Saturday at Sloss--Roses-Their History and Use

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    October 14, 2017

    Grandmother's Garden at Sloss Quarters presents

    The October Walk and Talk on Roses-Their HIstory and Use runs from 10:30-11:30...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    October 21 - October 22, 2017

    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

    Beginning Quilting

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

    November 3, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 18 - November 19, 2017

    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

    Beginning Quilting

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

    December 1, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Southern Bridal Show

    Presented by Southern Bridal Show at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 14, 2018

    Join us for the South's Elite Bridal Event since 1990! Brides are able to meet face to face with wedding professionals and find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams! You can...more

    Educational Workshops, Lectures and Demonstrations

    Presented by Petals from the Past at Petals from the Past, Jemison

    Ongoing

    We invite you to take a look at the workshops and educational programs we are offering. The programs are not pre-scheduled events but will be conducted Tuesday-Friday for garden clubs and groups...more

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo

    Ongoing

    One of the most unique parks and nature preserves in the South is Orr Park, located just south of Birmingham in the charming city of Montevallo, Alabama. A beautiful preserve along Shoal...more

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of...more

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    Ongoing

    Since Aldridge Gardens opened in 2002, the 30-acre former property of well-known horticulturist Eddie Aldridge and his wife Kay has become a popular attraction in the greater Birmingham area. The...more

    Trails of Africa Exhibit

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Birmingham Zoo is uniquely poised to blaze new trails in the history of elephant conservation. The forces of expertise and opportunity are aligned perfectly for the advancement of elephant...more

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the largest public horticultural library in the Southeast and is open to the public. Simply present your Jefferson County Library Card to check out...more

    Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

    at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, Pinson

    Ongoing

    Where Unique Natural Wonders and Rich History Flow Together

    Turkey Creek Nature Preserve was established through a...more

    Southern Environmental Center

    Presented by Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Southern Environmental Center (SEC) is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama and can handle groups of up to 100 visitors at a time. In addition to its award-winning...more

    Alabama Orchid Society Monthly Meetings

    Presented by Alabama Orchid Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The aims of the Alabama Orchid Society are, generally stated, to extend the knowledge, production, use, perpetuation and appreciation of orchids of any kind and in any manner.

    The Alabama...more

    Gardenmother's Garden at Sloss Quarters

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Located adjacent Birmingham Historical Society's 1905 house in Sloss Quarters, where industrial workers once lived and raised their food and medecine chest, the garden recreates a home garden of...more

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