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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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    Active Living @ Your Library

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

    July 2 - July 30, 2014

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


    Free Movie!

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

    July 31, 2014

    There's nothing better on a hot afternoon than a free movie! Join us for popcorn and drinks as we show a G rated film for all!


    Adult Summer Reading Program

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

    June 1 - July 31, 2014

    We are excited to offer our first Adult Summer Reading Program this summer. Our clubs for kids and teens are always popular, but why should they have all the fun? Now is the perfect time to try...more

    Pint Night with Live Team Trivia!

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

    July 31, 2014

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


    Adult Summer Reading - Bad Art Night

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

    July 31, 2014

    It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for, Bad Art Night! Ages 18 and up only. Tonight, let your inner artist run free…but only if it’s really, REALLY bad. All you...more

    Barry Graham

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens

    June 2 - July 31, 2014

    Birmingham native Barry Graham discovered his fascination with art, architecture, and graphic design at a very early age. His creativity was encouraged by mentor artist Rik Lazenby with...more

    Five Mile Creek Cleanup

    Presented by Five Mile Creek Greenway Partnership

    July 31 - August 1, 2014

    Public is invited to help us pull tires from Five Mile Creek in Brookside. Over 1300 tires have been counted in the stream bed near Brookside. Help us pull out these tires for a smoother canoe...more

    Fox 6 Free Friday Flicks

    at Veterans Park - Hoover

    May 30 - August 1, 2014

    Alagasco presents FOX6 Free Friday Flicks starting May 30th at Veteran's Park in Hoover! Grab your blanket, friends & family and join us every Friday night for a FREE family-friendly film...more

    Love in the Library: Authors Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 1, 2014

    Best-selling romance author Lauren Willig and a panel of romance authors, including Abbi Glines, Suzanne Johnson, and Beatriz Williams will speak. A reception and book signing will follow.


    Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event at Avondale Library

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

    August 1, 2014

    Enjoy the perfect blend of free beer samples from Avondale Brewery and a night of poetry during the Birmingham Public Library's monthly Bards and Brews, Friday, August 1, at Avondale Library,...more

    Back to School Celebration/ Painting a Community Mural

    Presented by Homecoming Coffee & Gifts at Homecoming Coffee & Gift Shop

    August 2, 2014

    Homecoming Café and the community is sponsoring a Back to school celebration for families. Free food, drinks and plenty of music. We will be painting a large mural on our building in the...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 2, 2014

     Pre-school children will go on a shape hunt with Anwen! We will go through the garden hunting for shapes and discussing why plants grow that way. Free


    Birmingham Area Racquet in the Park

    Presented by 10 and Under Tennis Birmingham at George Ward Park Tennis Center

    August 2, 2014

    The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will provide a free play day for kids ages 7-10. Come join the fun on August 2 at George Ward Park in Birmingham from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. USTA will...more

    Love in the Library: Local Authors Event

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 2, 2014

    More "Love in the Library" with a local romance author panel including Gayle Wilson, Ingrid Seymour, Jennifer Echols, Christy Reece (Ella Grace), and Lexi George.

    Book signings...more

    Doggie Work Day

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park

    August 2, 2014

    Join us as Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM until Noon as we continue to prepare for the opening of Remy's Dog Park! Call 205-202-6043 or email ...more

    Vendor Blender 2k14

    August 2, 2014

    Awesome event where small businesses, direct sales rep, etc will have the opportunity to network and/or sell their products. Authentic Coach item will be one of the awesome giveaways! Day Full of...more

    Master Class Dance Workshop

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre

    August 2, 2014

    Conducted by Katherine Files.

    Katherine Files is a senior in the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University B.F.A. Program in Dance. Katherine is the first Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) graduate...more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 2, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Johnny Depp SF blockbuster. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is...more

    Jefferson/Shelby County Swim Championship

    Presented by Birmingham Crossplex at Birmingham Crossplex

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Come see the best swimmers in these two counties compete against each other.


    Slow Art Sunday: Portrait of Hugo Reisinger

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 3, 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

    Barking for Bucks 2014: Fundraiser and Community Festival

    Presented by Greater Birmingham Humane Society and Greater Birmingham Humane Society Auxiliary at Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Join GBHS staff, volunteers and four-legged friends for an afternoon of fun! Support the Greater Birmingham Humane Society's commitment to our communities with a donation made through the...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Ensley Park and Recreation Center

    August 3, 2014

    August 3: Soul Collaboration and Dee Lucas

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

    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Polynesia

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 3, 2014

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. This month we explore the foods and coffees of Polynesia. Complimentary samples provided.


    Seven Threats to Your Family’s Security with Attorney Jay Greene

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 4, 2014

    Everyone's estate is planned, either actively or passively. Either you maintain control, or the government controls it for you. If you do not prepare your estate, your family may suffer undue...more

    ArtBreak: Different Tools, Same Art

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 5, 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

    Calera Farmers Market

    Presented by Calera Farmers Market at Oliver Park

    June 3 - August 5, 2014

    Help us spread the word that right here in the great City of Calera neighbors are coming together to buy fresh local produce straight from the great Alabama farmers who grew it. We hope you and...more

    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and Greater Birmingham Humane Society at Homewood Public Library

    August 5, 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

    Camp Swoozie's

    Presented by Swoozie's at The Summit

    August 5, 2014

    Confidence and class with a little bit of sass! Swoozie’s at The Summit introduces a fun way for girls to learn about classic Southern traditions with Camp Swoozie’s on Tuesday, August...more

    Share Your History Days at Vulcan Park and Museum

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    August 6, 2014

    Vulcan Park and Museum presents Share Your History Days. On the first Wednesday of each month (until Dec. 2014) from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, VPM’s Director of Education and Museum...more

    Wacky Wednesday Summer Movie Series

    Presented by Premiere Cinemas at Tannehill Premiere Cinema 14

    June 18 - August 6, 2014

    Premiere Cinemas presents its annual Wacky Wednesday summer program with FREE (G & PG) movies sponsored by Town and Country Ford. Admission will be free for everyone and groups are welcomed....more

    Crestline Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse

    June 4 - August 6, 2014

    This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three Farmer’s Markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including...more

    Bill Dooley

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal

    June 20 - August 6, 2014

    PaperWorkers Local is honored to present "Drawing on Clairmont Avenue," William T. Dooley's first solo exhibition with the co-op. Vibrant layers of dry media and oil paint create...more

    Lunch and Learn: The Buzz on Pollinators

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 6, 2014

     For a bountiful garden, learn how to welcome bee pollinators in colorful and exciting ways in your garden. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks and desserts!


    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 6, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    Summer Showcase

    Presented by Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO)

    August 7, 2014

    Open House: 2:00 - 7:00 pm | Performance: 5:00 pm
    We will display the work of all eight camps and hold a special presentation to showcase some of the stories, comedy and inventions from the...more

    Edge Theatres Summer Series

    Presented by Edge Theatre at The Edge 12

    June 3 - August 7, 2014

    Come joins us this summer and blast through it with a new adventure every week!!!

    June 3-5: We Bought a Zoo
    June 10-12: How to Train Your Dragon
    June 17-19: Journey 2 the...more

    First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 7, 2014

    Your Night at the Museum!

    The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the...more

    Radio Hero: The Story of Paul “Tall Paul” White with Bob Friedman

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Join us for Bob Friedman’s dynamic presentation on Black-oriented Radio in Birmingham. This is a riveting account of a vital, yet too often overlooked, aspect of the city’s heritage....more

    Visit by Children's Author and Storyteller Bil Lepp

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

    August 7, 2014

    Join BPL for a night of humor and storytelling. Bil Lepp's family-friendly tall tales and stories have gained fans of all ages and walks of life. His latest book, The King of Little...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    August 7, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The House Girl

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Join us as we discuss The House Girl by Tara Conklin. Refreshments provided.

    SYNOPSIS: Virginia, 1852. Seventeen-year-old Josephine Bell decides to run from the...more

    Lard Bucket Bluegrass Band

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 7, 2014

    Upbeat bluegrass band features lightning fast picking and a good sense of humor. They've played everywhere from the renowned Station Inn in Nashville to Birmingham's very own...more

    BMA Speaks: Samurai

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 8, 2014

    Join us for a very special BMA Speaks in the spirit of Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor.

    In the death poem, or jisei, one’s reflection on death (one’s own usually, but...more

    Sundown Cinemas

    Presented by Helena Business & Professional Association at Helena Amphitheater

    June 13 - August 8, 2014

    The Helena Business Association (HBA) sponsors movies in the park every Friday Night during the summer months beginning with the first Friday in June and ending with the first Friday in August....more

    Homeschooling Workshop

    Presented by Birmingham Homeschoolers Community and Essential Church School at Chelsea City Hall

    August 9, 2014

    Considering homeschooing? Starting the homeschool journey? Need a refresher? Then, this workshop is for you!

    This event was formerly called “New to Homeschooling” and was...more

    Homewood Farmers Market

    Presented by Urban Cookhouse at SoHo Square

    May 10 - August 9, 2014

    This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three Farmer’s Markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    August 9, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 9, 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.


    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 9, 2014

    Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts. Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider.


    Author Event: Lou Anders (Frostborn)

    Presented by Barnes and Noble Booksellers at the Summit at Barnes & Noble at The Summit

    August 9, 2014

    Come join local author Lou Anders as he celebrates the debut of his novel, Frostborn (the first book in the Thrones and Bones series), coming out this August from Random House's Crown...more

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