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    Railroad Park

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family ...more


    Let's Dish Recipe Club - Farm to Table

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 1, 2017

    Let's Dish Recipe Club - Farm to Table
    Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom
    Talk, tempt, and...more

    Mistakes 99% of Retirees Make When Applying for Social Security Benefits

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 1, 2017

    Mistakes 99% of Retirees Make When Applying for Social Security Benefits with Philip Wilson

    Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium...more

    Read and Feed Book Group @ Taziki’s Liberty Park

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 1, 2017

    Join us for a kid-free evening as we discuss The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel. Call Terri at 978-4678 for more info.

     


    Creative Roundtable

    Presented by Birmingham Creative Roundtable at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    June 1, 2017

    Join us for the next Birmingham Creative Roundtable on June 1 at MAKEbhm! Bruce Lanier, founder of MAKEbhm will share his vision of the space and the journey there. Learn more about the mission of...more

    "Nature: The Way I See It" Art Reception featuring Frances Hairston

    Presented by Four Seasons Gallery at Four Seasons Gallery, Homewood

    June 1, 2017

    Join us on Thursday, June 1st from 5-7 PM for 'Nature: The Way I See It', an art reception featuring the work of Frances Hairston at Four Seasons Gallery. The reception will feature Hairston's...more

    Donut Decorating

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 2, 2017

    Donut Decorating      
    Friday, June 2, at 3 p.m. in the Round Auditorium
    Celebrate national donut day by...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.
     


    Donut Olympics

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 2, 2017

    Celebrate National Donut Day with us as we play donut games and eat donuts, of course!


    First Friday Fiber Arts

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

    June 2, 2017

    Join us on the first Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery and smocking.  All skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay awhile!

     


    Rail Safety Day

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    June 1 - June 2, 2017

    Free Train Rides & fun family activities!

    Alabama Operation LifeSaver, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum co-sponsor Rail Safety Day at...more

    Troll Dance Party!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 3, 2017

    Can't stop the feeling? Well, neither can we! Get ready to shake your hair and dance the morning away in true Troll style!


    Illustrious

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery and Forest Park South Avondale Business Association at Forest Park Village, Birmingham

    May 19 - June 3, 2017

    May 19th through June 3rd
    “Illustrious” by Kathryn Cooper and Susan Shoemaker

    Opening receptions:

    ~ Friday May 19th, [5-8 pm] In sync with Third Friday in Forest park and...more

    Summer Reading Kickoff Party

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 3, 2017

    Inflatables, including a bouncy house, Velcro wall, and library dollar Money Grabber machine, plus refreshments, games, face painting, and more! All ages welcome. No Registration Required.


    Parrots and Pirates

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    June 3, 2017

    Pirates, parrots and more are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Parrots and Pirates on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-2pm. Festivites are free for Members or with paid...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    June 4, 2017

    Each summer, MCSJ presents JAZZ IN THE PARK, a series of free performances in various local parks. Local Alabama jazz musicians open for headlining acts, thereby providing a platform for them to...more

    Rainy Day Pop Up and Workshop with Feast and Forest

    Presented by Rainy Day

    June 4, 2017

    Rainy Day, a curated collection of hand crafted goods from southern makers, is having a pop up at the magic factory that is Feast & Forest!

    Creativity + Coffee + Community

    Our...more

    Steps to Starting Your Business

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

    February 6 - June 5, 2017

    The Birmingham Public Library, in conjunction with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the City of Birmingham’s Office of Economic Development, will once again be...more

    Reading Buddies

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 5, 2017

    Practice your reading aloud skills and make new friends in this intergenerational reading program featuring volunteers from a local retirement community.


    Kid Lit Book Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 5, 2017

    Whether you're a teacher, librarian, educator, or a parent, join us for a discussion of your favorite kid lit and learn about other great books to add to your to-read list.


    Beginner Blogging

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 5, 2017

     Have you thought about creating a blog?  Learn how to get started using Blogger.  We’ll discuss content ideas, how to post pictures and more! Call Bethany at...more

    Bloom & Grow: Basic Garden Maintenance with Sallie Lee

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

    June 5, 2017

    Learn all about planning, planting, and pruning! Sallie, a County Extension Officer and regular on Good Day Alabama, knows her stuff. Join us for the first of a four part summer series on a...more

    Miss Kit's Bubble School

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 5, 2017

    Join us for this unique show filled with science, comedy, and best of all, BUBBLES! All ages. No registration. Sponsored by Shelby Pediatric Dentistry. 


    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Astronomy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 6, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and...more

    LEGO Ninjago

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 6, 2017

    Test your LEGO and ninja skills at our super fun LEGO Ninjago party at the library!


    Paper Bag Book Club: Book that Became Movies

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 6, 2017

    Harry Potter, The BFG, The Jungle Book--or any other book that's been turned into a movie. Which did you like better, the book or the movie? Bring a book you love from the week's category and...more

    Complimentary Preview for Leadership and Communications Training

    Presented by Dale Carnegie Training

    June 6, 2017

    Everyone is born with unique strengths that help them thrive in the world. Sometimes, those strengths are front and center and just need a little polish. Other times, they’re concealed by...more

    Microsoft Excel

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 7, 2017

     Gain practical knowledge using Microsoft Excel to design spreadsheets. We’ll teach you how to format cells, use formulas, create charts and perform other popular functions.Call Bethany to...more

    Where the Miracle Continues

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 7, 2017

    Where the Miracle Continues: Therapeutic Horses at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind with author Carolyn Roberson
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    Tween Craft: Paracord Bracelets

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 7, 2017

    Weave your own survival bracelet. They look pretty cool, too! Ages 8 – 12. Registration required


    iTween Virtual-Reality

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8, 2017

    iTween Virtual-Reality

    Thursday, June 8, at 3 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Want to see the latest technology and advances in virtual-reality? Join...more

    Lew-E's Laugh Factory

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8, 2017

    Lew-E's magic tricks and circus skills are sure to delight everyone in this fun and interactive show!


    Calligraphy Basics for Beginners with Elizabeth Van Der Kamp

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8, 2017

    Calligraphy Basics for Beginners with Elizabeth Van Der Kamp Thursday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 102 (Lower Level) If you frequent social media or have been to...more

    Sounds of Summer

    Presented by The Summit Shopping Center at The Summit, Birmingham

    June 8, 2017

    Meet your friends and neighbors for an afternoon of music, food and fun! The Summit is hosting its outdoor concert series in Saks Plaza on consecutive Thursday’s in June at 6:30PM. Kicking...more

    Adult Tai Chi Classes Beginner/Intermediate

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

    June 8, 2017

    Enjoy low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by certified instructor.  Must be at least 18 years old to participate. No registration, free and open to everyone.

    Community...more

    Adult Retro Game Slam: Catchphrase

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

    June 8, 2017

    Jimmy Fallon brought old-school back and we’re joining the fun with retro game tournaments. Beat your friends and foes! Win prizes! No kids! See? You’re winning already! Ages 18+. Community...more

    Vacation BIble School: Spy Academy

    Presented by Shades Mountain Baptist Church at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills

    June 5 - June 9, 2017

    Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us for an exciting week at the International Spy Academy (ISA) where recruits will uncover the truth in God’s Word, spot counterfeits,...more

    Move & Groove Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 9, 2017

    Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime for all ages filled with dance, yoga, and fun!


    Upcycle City: Summer String Lights

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

    June 9, 2017

    Nothing says summer like string lights swaying on the porch or patio, and you can make yours just the way you want them! We provide all supplies plus wine and light snacks. Free event; must be 21+...more

    Baby & Me Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 10, 2017

    Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, and short stories. Designed for babies up to 12 months in age and a parent/caregiver.


    7th Annual World Wide Knit in Public Day

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 10, 2017

    Celebrate the wonderful world of knitting! Crafting fun and door prizes. Basic knit or crochet classes, 11am-1pm, registration required. Register online at hooverlibrary.org/adults or by calling...more

    Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival

    Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization at Linn Park, Birmingham

    June 10, 2017

    6th Annual Caribbean festival in Birmingham with food, music, performances and an authentic Caribbean parade featuring costumes live bands and a 15 piece steel band

    The festival starts at...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz

    June 10, 2017

    Each summer, MCSJ presents JAZZ IN THE PARK, a series of free performances in various local parks. Local Alabama jazz musicians open for headlining acts, thereby providing a platform for them to...more

    What's Lost is Found

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    November 4, 2016 - June 11, 2017

    In May 2015, The Do Good Fund, a non-profit organization that acquires and exhibits photographs made in the American South, invited Lauren Henkin to be an artist-in-residence for a month in Hale...more

    Summer Art Gallery Reception

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 11, 2017

    Join us for a special reception and check out the wonderful LEGO creations and Build-A-Better World artwork in our Ellenburg Art Gallery.


    Baird, Deering, McGinnis Trio

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 11, 2017

    Two flautists and a euphonium player present an afternoon of chamber music.


    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    June 11, 2017

    Each summer, MCSJ presents JAZZ IN THE PARK, a series of free performances in various local parks. Local Alabama jazz musicians open for headlining acts, thereby providing a platform for them to...more

    Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 9 - June 11, 2017

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

    Friday, June 9 | 8pm - A...more

    Family Flix

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 12, 2017

    Take a break from the heat and watch a fun family flick with us about a koala who creates a singing contest sensation. Refreshments provided.


    Family Flix

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 12, 2017

    Take a break from the heat and watch a fun family flick with us, in Spanish, about a koala who creates a singing contest sensation. Refreshments provided.


    Intro to 3D Printing

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 12, 2017

    Curious about 3D printing and all you can do with the technology? This class is the perfect introduction. Learn how the MakerBot works as well as the basics of finding and preparing models to...more

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