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    Burningham Redux 8: Fire Ant Film Fest (FAFF)

    August 30, 2014

    If you attend 1 festival this year make it AUDEMUS. Or burn with us at the PIONEER campground in Oak Mtn State Park. We burn the man at nightfall Saturday Aug 30. 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

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    Alabama Author and Blogger Stacey Little

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 23, 2014

    Come meet and hear Alabama Author and Southern Food blogger Stacey Little on Saturday, August 23 at 2 p.m. at Hoover Public Library. His book, The Southern Bite Cookbook, contains recipes from his...more

    Self–Defense for Women with Det. Juan Rodriquez, Homewood Police Dept.

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 23, 2014

    The best way — in fact the only way — to prepare yourself to fight off an attacker is to take a self-defense class. Join us as Detective Juan Rodriquez, of the Homewood Police Dept.,...more

    Birmingham New Music Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Art Music Alliance

    August 21 - August 23, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Music Alliance announces the inaugural Birmingham New Music Festival, to take place on August 21, 22, and 23 of 2014. Six diverse programs will offer...more

    Helena Market Days

    at Helena Amphitheater

    June 7 - August 23, 2014

    The market is held each Saturday from 8:00 am - noon, and chefs from several well-known local restaurants are scheduled to hold demonstrations at 9:00 am each market day.


    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 23, 2014

     A member of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens educational staff will take pre-school children and their families on a hands-on educational adventure through the gardens. Free.


    Greyhound Centennial Tour

    Presented by Greyhound

    August 23, 2014

    Celebrating 100 years of service, Greyhound is bringing its Centennial Mobile Museum Tour to Birmingham! The tour will feature a bus converted into a mobile museum displaying memorabilia such as...more

    Haiku Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    August 23, 2014

    Release your inner poet and attend a free haiku workshop in Central Library's first floor conference room. Terri French, the Southeast region coordinator for the Haiku Society of America, will...more

    Write Club: James Braziel and Tina Mozelle Braziel

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 23, 2014

    James Braziel and Tina Mozelle Braziel will present "Creating Character Voice in Fiction and Poetry."

    Write Club, the library's monthly forum for amateur writers, will...more

    Twice as Nice Sale

    Presented by Birmingham Area Mothers of Multiples at Zamora Shrine Temple

    August 22 - August 23, 2014

    Twice a year, the Birmingham Area Mothers of Multiples (BAMOM) sponsors the Twice As Nice Sale at the Zamora Temple in Irondale. The sale is FREE and open to the public, but consigning is limited...more

    Author S. L. Duncan Book Signing

    Presented by Little Professor Bookcenter at Little Professor Book Center

    August 23, 2014

    Local author S. L. Duncan will be signing at Homewood's Little Professor Book Center from 1-3pm on August 23rd, 2014 in support of his debut young adult novel, The Revelation of Gabriel Adam...more

    Ribbon Cutting Celebration-NE YMCA New Computer Center

    Presented by StartNowLearnNow Community Computer Center and StartNowLearnNow Community Computer Center

    August 23, 2014

    Ribbon Cutting Event to Celebrate the NEW COMPUTER CENTER at the NE YMCA located at 628 Red Lane Road, Birmingham, AL 35215 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am. This is made possible by The City of...more

    Music & Miracles Radiothon

    Presented by Children's of Alabama at Children's of Alabama

    August 22 - August 23, 2014

    The Music & Miracles Radiothon will broadcast live on August 22 and 23 from Children’s of Alabama McWane lobby.  Magic 96.5 will broadcast from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on August...more

    Service of Choral Evensong

    Presented by Independent Presbyterian Church

    August 24, 2014

    The IPC Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Jeff McLelland, will provide the service music. David Harrison, a student at Indiana University will present a 30 minute organ recital following the...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is a two-day FREE event August 23rd - 24th on the streets of Birmingham's Downtown Historic Fourth Avenue Business District, giving the community "A...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Sun Mountain

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 24, 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

    Mollie McFarland, viola

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 24, 2014

    Join us for an eclectic afternoon of music with violist Mollie McFarland who plays everything from folk to classical music.


    Family Film Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at McWane Science Center

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    The Sidewalk Family Film Festival, presented by Alabama Baby & Child, is a celebration of independant films. It is a festival for screening shorts and features appropriate for children as...more

    Beadapalooza 2014

    Presented by The Bead Biz at The Bead Biz

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    Our Biggest event of the year, Beadapalooza 2014 brings together bead and gemstone vendors from all over the United States. Gemstones strands, Czech Glass, Metal, Shell and wood from various...more

    Free concert with DeQn Sue, Parachute

    Presented by University of Alabama at Birmingham at UAB Campus Green

    August 24, 2014

    University of Alabama at Birmingham students will celebrate the start of a new school year with a free welcome-back concert featuring DeQn Sue and Parachute on Sunday, Aug. 24, on the Campus...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 25, 2014

    Arthur Dent is an ordinary man until he discovers that his best friend is an alien, that the world is going to be destroyed, and ends up hitchhiking on a spaceship. His friend Ford gives him a...more

    The ACA Outside Open Enrollment

    Presented by Enroll Alabama

    August 18 - August 25, 2014

    Confused about how you can sign up with the new
    Health Insurance Marketplace? Have questions
    about how it affects you? Need help getting clients
    enrolled in Health Coverage?...more

    American Girl: Back to School Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 26, 2014

    Start the year off with Samantha and her friends, as they help you make some special school accessories of your own. Registration begins Aug. 5. Grades K-6


    Beer, Burgers, and Bingo!

    Presented by Black Market Bar at Black Market Bar and Grill in 5 points

    August 26, 2014

    Cheap beer and burgers plus it's free to play bingo! Every Tuesday night at both Black Market Bar and Grill locations! Winners get to spin prize wheel!


    Adaptations AfterParty - Catching Fire

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    August 26, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Genre Reading Group - World War II

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

    August 26, 2014

    In 2014, the Genre Reading Group will be celebrating a national holiday or commemorative month at each meeting. Participants are encouraged to pick ANY book relating to the topic...more

    ArtBreak: Tea Ceremony Demonstration

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 26, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Family Tour: What does a Warrior Wear?

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 26, 2014

    Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit...more

    Small Business Seminar: Credit Preparation and Brown Bag Luncheon

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 26, 2014

    One of the most difficult tasks you will face as a small business owner is to obtain money, a loan or investor funds, to operate your business. When you start your business, you may be able to use...more

    Word Advance 2010

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch

    August 26, 2014

    Learn advance skills of word processing.


    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 27, 2014

    Join us as we explore Paul McLain’s The Paris Wife. This is the story of Hadley Richardson, a quiet 28 year old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest...more

    Brown Bag Lunch Series - August 2014

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

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    The doors open at noon and the program begins promptly at 12:30pm. Please bring a sack lunch; drinks and dessert provided. For more information, contact Katie at 205-445-1118 or...more

    Active Living @ Your Library

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

    August 13 - August 27, 2014

    The Active Living participants will enjoy movies, learn new skills, and create beautiful crafts. Light refreshments will be provided.


    Center Point Farmer's Market

    Presented by Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce at Reed-Harvey Park

    June 5 - August 28, 2014

    This event will take place each Thursday through August, weather permitting.


    Craig Darch, Author of From Brooklyn to the Olympics: Career of Auburn Track Coach Mel Rosen

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 28, 2014

    Join us as we welcome author Craig Darch discusses his book, From Brooklyn to the Olympics, which follows Mel Rosen from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s–’40s to his selection...more

    Movie Time

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

    August 28, 2014

    Looking for a great movie? We got you covered. Bring a friend, sit back and relax. The movie is on us.


    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    August 5 - August 28, 2014

    The Five Points West will be sponsoring free adult computer classes. All adults were welcome. Registration is required.

    Class schedule:

    • 8/5/2014 - Microsoft...more

    Bank On Birmingham Snack & Learn Financial Education Event

    Presented by Bank On Birmingham at Bessemer Library

    August 28, 2014

    At the Snack & Learn Events, we will discuss the opportunities, challenges and pitfalls we all face in our financial lives. We will present some ways to potentially avoid the pitfalls and...more

    Bank on Birmingham

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library

    August 28, 2014

    Please join us on Thursday, August 28th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. for Bank on Birmingham Financial Education Snack & Learn.  A light meal and some heavy knowledge will be...more

    Free Preview - Dale Carnegie Course

    Presented by Dale Carnegie Training

    August 28, 2014

    Look around at successful business people, world leaders, professional athletes and entertainers. You'll find a disproportionately high number of Dale Carnegie Course graduates. The Dale...more

    Pint Night with Live Team Trivia!

    Presented by Black Market Bar at Black Market Bar and Grill in 5 points

    August 28, 2014

    Join us at either Black Market Bar and Grill location EVERY Thursday for super cheap beer, and FREE live team trivia! Prizes are awarded to the best 3 teams!


    Valleydale Farmers Market

    Presented by Community Markets, Inc. at Valleydale Farmers' Market

    May 17 - August 30, 2014

    Valleydale Farmers Market first opened in 2009 to bring fresh, regional produce to Jefferson and North Shelby County. Come by and check out our wide selection of fresh produce, arts &...more

    Art and Meditation

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 26 - August 30, 2014

    Six Saturdays, July 26-August 30
    No drop-ins
    Registration is required; space is limited

    Learn to meditate and naturally grow your confidence, awareness, and compassion, while...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 30, 2014

     Go on a magical storytelling hike with Fresh Air Family's Verna Gates. Are there fairies and dragons in the Gardens? We will be on the lookout! Fairy house building to follow. Free.


    Southeastern Outings Canoe/Kayak Trip on Tallapoosa R. at Wadley

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at Leeds Highway 78 Gravel Parking Lot Meeting Location

    August 30, 2014

    Southeastern Outings Relaxing Canoe and Kayak Trip on the Lower Stretch of the Tallapoosa River near Wadley, Alabama with Optional Dinner After

    The section we will paddle is relatively...more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 30, 2014

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


    MckAttack Volleyball Classic hosted by Birmingham-Southern College

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Bill Battle Coliseum - Birmingham-Southern College

    August 29 - August 30, 2014

    Birmingham-Southern hosts Covenant College, LaGrange College, Mount St. Joseph University, Piedmont College and Sewanee The University of the South.


    Slow Art Sunday: Three for Five

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 31, 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

    Jim 'n Nick's/PUMA Labor Day Classic hosted Birmingham-Southern College Men's Soccer

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Birmingham-Southern College

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    Birmingham-Southern hosts Oglethorpe University, Huntingdon College and The University of Texas at Dallas.

    Held on Goldfarb Field at Berylson Soccer Park on the campus of...more

    ArtBreak: Spotlight on the Collection: It’s the Real Thing

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 2, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Beer, Burgers, and Bingo!

    Presented by Black Market Bar at Black Market Bar and Grill in 5 points

    September 2, 2014

    Cheap beer and burgers plus it's free to play bingo! Every Tuesday night at both Black Market Bar and Grill locations! Winners get to spin prize wheel!


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