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    Our Native Lichens: Curious Life Partners

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 6, 2016

    Instructor: Curtis Hansen, Collections Manager, Freeman Herbarium, Auburn University
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, February 6 | 12:30-4:30 p.m.
    $40 Members | $45 Non-Members

    Explore the fascinating world of native lichens in Alabama. This class will include an introduction to these symbiotic organisms, their forms, functions, uses and the surprising roles they play in ...more


    Salvage Gardens

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 29, 2016

    Learn how the upcycle group at Birmingham Botanical Gardens utilizes everything from glass bottles to botanicals found in your back yard. 205-444-7840

    Children’s Programming...more

    The Gracious Art of Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 2 - March 1, 2016

    4 week series
    Instructor: Peggy Conway Fortier
    Starts Tuesday, February 2 | 9-noon
    $190 per student

    Flower arranging can be one of the most rewarding and exciting hobbies...more

    Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo - Tuscaloosa

    Presented by Babypalooza

    March 5, 2016

    New, expectant, and hopeful parents don't miss the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Babypalooza Tour as it comes to Tuscaloosa. The...more

    Herbal Remedies for Gardeners

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 12, 2016

    Learn Cameron and Antonia’s secret weapon recipes for safe non-toxic herbal alternatives to your home and garden woes.


    Herbal Remedies for Gardeners

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 12, 2016

    Instructor: Antonia Viteri & Cameron Strouss
    Saturday, March 12 | 10-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $15|Non-Members $20

    Learn Cameron and...more

    Growing Native Trees from Seed - Oaks, Hickories and More, Part II

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 12, 2016

    Instructor: Henry Hughes, Director of Education, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, March 12 | 12:30-4:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    $40 Members | $45...more

    Upcycle City: Burlap Garden Flags

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

    March 18, 2016

    Welcome Spring and Easter this year with cheerful, personalized garden flags. Light snacks and beer/wine; must be 21+ to attend.

    Please register with Corey at 978-4674 or email...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    March 19 - March 20, 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

    Planting for Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    March 31, 2016

    Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.  205-444-7840

    Theatre Level Meeting Rooms 6:30 pm


    Up Close and Personal - Macrophotography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 2 - April 9, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, April 2, 2016 | 9-1 p.m.
    Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 9-1 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100 | Non-Members...more

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Photography: What's This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 30, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $50 | Non-Members $60 

    This class is designed for those who...more

    Birmingham Rose Show

    Presented by Birmingham Rose Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    The Birmingham Rose Society invites you to come see, smell, photograph and enjoy roses Mother's day weekend at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

    It's one of the largest...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

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