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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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    Summer Reading Finale!

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library

    July 22, 2014

     Summer Reading Finale will celebrate all our readers who have participated and met reading goals! This is the last hurrah of the summer! Join us!

    Ages: 2-11 yrs....more

    Toby Richards Art Experiences: Wire and Bead Jewelry

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Woodlawn Branch Library (BPL)

    July 22, 2014

    Inspired by the works of Lonnie Holley, students will learn different styles and techniques of wire sculpting and create unique pieces of jewelry.


    Adaptations AfterParty

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

    July 22, 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

    B-I-N-G-O!

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

    July 22, 2014

    Come play BINGO and win a book!


    Elementary! The Story of Shirley Holmes Featuring Hitman with a Heart

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

    July 22, 2014

    Shirley Holmes is an elderly—but spry—woman who is convinced that she is the only living descendant of the legendary crime solver Sherlock Holmes. She refuses to be convinced the...more

    Skin and Bones Comedy Circus (Summer Library Program)

    Presented by Clay Public Library at Clay Community Center

    July 22, 2014

    Packed with family entertainment, this show features trained dogs and potbellied pigs, juggling, low wire, magic, and plenty of comedy. Join us for our 5th annual summer library program! We have...more

    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 22, 2014

    This group provides support for those grieving the loss of their pets. This group will meet for four consecutive weeks on Tuesday evenings.

    Participation in the workshop is free, however...more

    ArtBreak: Georgia On My Mind

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 22, 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

    July 22, 2014

    Join us for cheap beers, $6 burgers, and FREE bingo! Winners get to spin the wheel for prizes!


    Mother Goose

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

    June 4 - July 23, 2014

    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Eve for ages 12-24 months with a caregiver. Every Wednesday at 9:30 and 10:30 am. Call to register, or register online at ...more

    Band Bracelets

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

    July 23, 2014

    Learn to make a band bracelet in the colors that match your style.


    Leeds LIbrary Book Club

    Presented by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library at Leeds–Jane Culbreth Public Library

    July 23, 2014

    Each month the book club reads and discussed a new book sharing their thoughts and ideas bouth the books in question.


    Magic and Science with Larry Moore

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

    July 23, 2014

    What happens when you mix magic and science? You get a program that can only be explained by Larry Moore, the magic man. He shows you how your senses can be fooled by magic and how magic and...more

    Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and McWane Science Center at Ensley Branch Library (BPL)

    July 23, 2014

    Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.


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

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 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

    Lunch and Learn: GrandScapes: Playful Gardening

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    July 23, 2014

     Kindle the imagination of the (grand)kids in your life by creating fairy gardens, worm habitats and other play inspiring features. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks and...more

    Summer Reading Finale: Roger Day

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 22 - July 24, 2014

    A jam-packed musical concert that encourages kids to SING LOUD, JUMP HIGH and DREAM BIG in the Library Theatre!


    Gabriel Hendrix Exhibit

    Presented by University of Montevallo at Bloch Hall Gallery - University of Montevallo

    July 7 - July 24, 2014

    Swiss Artist Gabriel Hendrix's mixed media painting "Roots and Wings - A Song of the West". Show runs through July 24.


    SNaP: Cool Science with McWane

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

    July 24, 2014

    SNaP: COOL SCIENCE WITH MCWANE
    The folks from McWane bring their insane science experiments for you to try. Rising 3rd - 6th graders. No registration required.
     


    Patty Cake

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

    June 5 - July 24, 2014

    Stories, songs, and fingerplays with Miss Rachel for ages 0-12 months with a caregiver. Every Thursday at 9:30 am and 10:30 am. Call 205-879-0497 to register, or register online at...more

    Movie and Popcorn

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

    June 5 - July 24, 2014

    Movies for rising 3rd - 6th graders, with popcorn. Every Thursday in June and July, 3:30 pm.


    Summer Reading Finale! Teen Gaming Day!

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library

    July 24, 2014

     Summer Reading Finale is a celebration of meeting reading goals, participating at the library, and enriching your summer! Join us for some gaming fun!

    Ages: 12-18 yrs....more

    B-I-N-G-O!

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

    July 24, 2014

    Come play BINGO and win a book!


    Elementary! The Story of Shirley Holmes Featuring Hitman with a Heart

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

    July 24, 2014

    Shirley Holmes is an elderly—but spry—woman who is convinced that she is the only living descendant of the legendary crime solver Sherlock Holmes. She refuses to be convinced the...more

    Light The Night City-Wide Kick Off Celebration

    Presented by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at Workplay

    July 24, 2014

    Join us to hear motivating and inspiring stories from our honored patients, meet other walkers and team captains, and share fundraising ideas. Pick up your team banners and other great supplies...more

    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    July 8 - July 24, 2014

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


    Pint Night with Live Team Trivia!

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

    July 24, 2014

    Join us for cheap beer, good food, and FREE trivia! Prizes are awarded to the top three teams!


    Baby Led Weaning Class

    Presented by Gardendale Martha Moore Public Library at Gardendale–Martha Moore Public Library

    July 24, 2014

    Come to our monthly mommy playdate and learn about Baby Led Weaning while the kiddos play. Already done weaning? No problem! All are welcome at any stage of motherhood and we hope...more

    Farmer Jason Concert!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 24, 2014

    Join us at Homewood Public Library for out Summer Reading Finale Concert featuring Farmer Jason and sponsored by the Children's Department!

    Afterward, we will host our drawing for the...more

    Summer Art Camp 2014

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven

    June 9 - July 25, 2014

    A variety of one week and two weeklong camps will be held in Space One Eleven's working artist studio in downtown Birmingham.  Campers can paint a masterpiece, build a ceramic sculpture,...more

    Library Store

    Presented by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library at Leeds–Jane Culbreth Public Library

    July 25, 2014

    Save the tickets you earn to spend at the library store! The store will be open according to the calendar times listed. All store items will be marked with a 'price' for readers to...more

    Radical Reactions – Fizz, Bang…Wow!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and McWane Science Center at Inglenook Branch Library (BPL)

    July 25, 2014

    Young scientists will experience fizzing foam, colorful concoctions, and many more science-filled surprises from the McWane Science Center.


    Outdoor Concert Series: Erin Mitchell Cornelius

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

    July 25, 2014

    We’re so excited to have Erin back! She has truly put her stamp on the Southeast music scene, establishing herself as Birmingham’s premier blues and...more

    After Hours on the Plaza: Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 25, 2014

    Put your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Video games, board games, card based games and more! We provide many games, but you're also welcome to bring your favorites.


    Friday Movie Madness

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

    June 6 - July 25, 2014

    All ages. Join us every Friday in June and July for the latest DVD releases for kids. Popcorn and drinks provided. Movie list can be picked up at the Children’s Desk.


    Summer Movies in the Park

    Presented by City of Center Point at Reed-Harvey Park

    June 13 - July 25, 2014

    Summer Movies in the Park is a perfect chance to relax and enjoy a safe and special night under the stars. Come early and get a good seat! All movies start at dusk (approx. 15 minutes after...more

    Mr. Mac

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

    June 7 - July 26, 2014

    Stories, puppets, and songs with Mr. Mac for all ages with a caregiver. Every Saturday at 10:30 am. No registration required.


    13th Annual Math & Science Day

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

    July 26, 2014

    The Annual Math & Science Day conducted by Kwanzaa Year Round, Science for Kids Ministry, and hosted by the Five Points West Library, 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL, will be held Saturday, July...more

    Library Store

    Presented by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library at Leeds–Jane Culbreth Public Library

    July 26, 2014

    Save the tickets you earn to spend at the library store! The store will be open according to the calendar times listed. All store items will be marked with a 'price' for readers to...more

    Summer In The City” by Melissa Jones and Jill Marlar featuring local landmarks

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery

    June 20 - July 26, 2014

    “Summer In The City” Ceramic works by Melissa Jones and mono prints by Jill Marlar featuring local landmarks
    Opening receptions:
    Friday June 20th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm (in...more

    Bart's Art Cart: Super Scrolls

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 5 - July 26, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    In July, we will extend the colors...more

    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 26, 2014

    Jeanie Thompson, Director of Alabama Writers' Forum will present "Writing Ourselves Into History Through Persona Poetry." 

    Write Club is a monthly forum for local...more

    Southeastern Outings Short Hikes and Long Swims on South Caney Creek in Bankhead National Forest

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at K-Mart Green Springs meeting location

    July 26, 2014

    Short hikes and Long Swims Join us for short, moderately easy hikes to two waterfalls on South Caney Creek.  We’ll swim at both of the falls. These...more

    Schaeffer Eye Center CityFest

    at Railroad Park

    July 26, 2014

    The Schaeffer Eye Center CityFest will be held on Saturday, July 26 at Railroad Park and features a phenomenal music lineup including the Grammy Award winning hip hop band, The Roots. Local...more

    Local Vendor Day

    Presented by Whole Foods Market Birmingham

    July 26, 2014

     Buy fresh! Buy local! We'll have food domonstrations going on through out the store featuring some of our favorite local and regional growers, producers and vendors. 


    Alabama Recreation and Parks Association State Swimming and Diving Championship

    Presented by Alabama Recreation and Parks Association at Birmingham Crossplex

    July 24 - July 26, 2014

    The Birmingham CrossPlex will host the Alabama Recreation & Parks State Championship July 24-26. It will feature swim teams from all over the state as they compete for the recreation state...more

    Let's Make a Racquet in Helena

    Presented by 10 and Under Tennis Birmingham

    July 26, 2014

     The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will provide a free play day for kids ages 7-10 Come join the fun. USTA will provide everything you need to come out and enjoy a morning of tennis...more

    Justin Cross

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 27, 2014

    Singer-songwriter whose song "Drink the Water" has over one million views on YouTube.


    Slow Art Sunday: Imari Charger

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 27, 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

    Jazz in the Park

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

    July 27, 2014

    July 27: Malik, Love Connection and Roy Ayers (Tentative)

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions,...more

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