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    Autumn Identification of Native Woody

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 1, 2014

     Using The Gardens’ extensive living collections as a hands-on resource, we will focus on attributes and identification features of species found naturally or in cultivation in Alabama. Attendees will examine and learn to identify ~20 plants whose key traits are evident in autumn, as well as learn which of these plants make good sense to use in your landscapes. We will have the opportunity to see some ...more


    The Dynamic Autumn Forest

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 15, 2014

    During this class, which includes a field trip, we will explore the fascinating transition of a forest from summer to winter. Topics to be covered range from seed dispersal and conditions...more

    The Dynamic Autumn Forest

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 15, 2014

    During this class, which includes a field trip, we will explore the fascinating transition of a forest from summer to winter. Topics to be covered range from seed dispersal and conditions...more

    Photography Class: Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 8 - November 15, 2014

    This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    • Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera,...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    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

    Southern Tales: The Lady With All the Answers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 16, 2014

    Before there was Oprah, before there was Dr. Laura or Judge Judy, there was Ann Landers. For decades, the renowned advice columnist answered countless letters from lovelorn teens, confused...more

    Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

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

    November 17, 2014

    Forget the turkey and bring on the popcorn, pretzels, and jelly beans as we celebrate our annual Charlie Brown-style Thanksgiving feast. 


    Fun Fall Cooking With Chef "E"

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

    November 18, 2014

    Exciting new dishes for football parties and fall cooking. Chef "E" has fun ideas that will help you make a touchdown with your meal.


    Family Yoga Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 3 - November 19, 2014

    Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens. These classes encourage kids and families to explore and develop mind, body and being as they learn and practice...more

    Feng Shui for Life Improvement with Katie Rogers: Romantic & Healthy Bedrooms

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    November 20, 2014

    Some feng shui experts consider the bedroom the most important room of the home! Think about it: we spend about a third of our life in there.

    A good feng shui bedroom is one that promotes...more

    Photography Class: Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 22, 2014

    This course will introduce the participant to techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of...more

    Smithfield Library's Annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway

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

    November 25, 2014

    Everyone who visits the Smithfield Library and checks out books will be eligible to enter our annual Thanksgiving Harvest Basket Giveaway. Good luck! 


    Tannehill Crafter's Open House

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

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    This is the end of the season for our resident crafters and offers refreshments and handmade items.
     


    Understanding Botanical Names

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 6, 2014

    Many people avoid using botanical names for a variety of reasons. Because these names are in a foreign language, they can be intimidating and overwhelming, hence they are often avoided. Learn how...more

    Christmas at Arlington

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

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    Christmas at Arlington is Arlington’s gift to the City of Birmingham. Visitors are invited to ‘step back in time’ as local decorators adorn rooms of the museum in period holiday...more

    Healthy Holiday Cooking with Chef "E"

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

    December 11, 2014

    Chef "E" promotes healthy eating and nutrient rich foods that home cooks can incorporate in family meals. A tasting of the featured recipe is provided at the end of the program. Advanced...more

    Introduction to Botany

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 13, 2014

    This class will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of botany, including plant tissues, anatomy of the major vegetative and reproductive structures of the plant body, global plant...more

    Photography Class: Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 6 - December 13, 2014

     This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    • Image Capture - understanding the light, know your...more

    Kitschy Christmas

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 14, 2014

     In this blast from the past class we will take a stroll down memory lane and revisit the soft tones and cheekiness of the 60's. Create small but interesting vignettes throughout the...more

    IPC Holiday House Tour

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    In its 65th year, the Independent Presbyterian Church (IPC) Holiday House Tour has long been part of Birmingham's holiday festivities. This year, four lovely homes and a unique office building...more

    Birmingham Home & Garden's 2014 Inspiration Home

    Presented by Birmingham Home & Garden

    November 13 - December 14, 2014

    Byrom Building Corp., Triton Stone Group, Alabama’s NBC 13, and Easy 97.3 present Birmingham Home & Garden’s 2014 Inspiration Home to spark your next creative vision! In keeping...more

    Making Memorable Holiday Moments With Chef "E"

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

    December 17, 2014

    Chef "E" class will demonstrate a unique flare to spice up the holidays for teens. Learn how to eat and be merry (without regrets). 


    yard art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 4 - December 24, 2014

    “Yard Art” Functional art for the garden, by various artists

    Opening receptions: Friday April 4th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm (Refreshments served)
    Guest bartenders are Kathy and...more

    A Few of My Favorite Things

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 11, 2015

    In this class we will create a tablescape that defines who we are using our favorite containers, favorite flowers and the objects we surround ourselves with. Participants are encouraged to bring a...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 1, 2013 - May 2, 2015

    Beginning at 10 am every Saturday, Hikes for Tykes is another free program provided...more

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 17, 2010 - 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

    Educational Workshops, Lectures and Demonstrations

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

    January 23, 2011 - 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

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 17, 2010 - 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

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo

    January 26, 2011 - 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

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    March 30, 2011 - 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 - Open April 2011

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    April 21, 2011 - Ongoing

    Blazing New Trails in Elephant Care and Conservation

    Much more than an attraction, Trails of Africa is the world’s first exhibit featuring a herd of African bull...more

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 17, 2010 - 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

    August 31, 2011 - 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

    September 1, 2011 - 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

    September 16, 2011 - 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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