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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


    Cupcake Competition

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 24, 2017

    Can you build a better cupcake? Compete for prizes, or just have fun with food! For preschool- rising 6th grade. Registration required. 


    Sensory Storytime

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    January 24 - July 25, 2017

    A snack-free storytime for children with special needs with caregiver support, featuring fun picture books and songs, along with fine and gross motor movement activities. Special supports like...more

    So You Want to Write?

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

    July 25, 2017

    Professional writing coach will discuss the development of ideas and how to approach publication.
     


    Hogwarts Academy – Quidditch Basics, Muggle Art, and Music

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 25, 2017

    Hogwarts Academy – Quidditch Basics, Muggle Art, and Music

    Tuesday, July 25, at 6 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Think you have what it takes to...more

    Ronald McDonald

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 25, 2017

    Ronald McDonald is back to sing some songs, tell some stories, and spread some red nosed cheer for all to hear!


    Paper Bag Book Club: Read Anything

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 25, 2017

    Bring any title--a new book you've read or an old favorite--anything goes this week! What do you love about it? Diguise your book in a paper bag. We'll try to guess what others brought based on...more

    Kit, The Bubble Lady

    Presented by Midfield Public Library at Midfield Public Library, Midfield

    July 25, 2017

    Witness the World of Bubbles with Miss Kit, The Bubble Lady!


    Craft Time

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 25, 2017

    Drop in anytime between 2:00 – 3:30. All ages welcome. Registration required. Registration begins 1 week prior to craft date.


    Sensory Storytime

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 25, 2017

    A snack-free storytime for children with special needs with caregiver support, featuring fun picture books and songs, along with fine and gross motor movement activities. Special supports like...more

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 26, 2017

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

    Wednesday, July 26, at 2 p.m. in the Boardroom

    Join us as the acclaimed,...more

    Family Storytime with Mr. Mac

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    January 4 - July 26, 2017

    Stories, puppets, and lots of music for every member of the family.  All Ages. No Registration.


    Itty Bitty City

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 7 - July 26, 2017

    Join us for this special interactive storytime/playtime to learn about the community helpers who help make our community great!


    Bingo Fun

    Presented by Midfield Public Library at Midfield Public Library, Midfield

    July 26, 2017

    Build a better world finale


    Summer Reading End Party with Mr. Mac

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 26, 2017

    Join us for fun and refreshments to end our Summer Reading Program. All ages welcome. No registration required. Sponsored by Indian Springs Village. 


    Tween Finale: Drum to the Beat with John Scalici

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 26, 2017

    We’re ending with a musical bang! Join in with a hands-on rhythm party, presented by talented drum expert John Scalici for our Tween Summer Reading Program Finale! Ages 8 – 12. Registration...more

    PJ Storytime

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    January 5 - July 27, 2017

    Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.


    Crazy Chemistry

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 27, 2017

    Atoms, molecules, matter--OH MY! Join The Science Lady for some crazy and cool chemistry. This fun and exciting show will is full of radical reactions!


    Rootin' Tootin' Summer Storytime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8 - July 27, 2017

    It's time for a fun-filled summer storytime with Ms. Cristina!


    Adult Tai Chi Classes Beginner/Intermediate

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

    July 27, 2017

    Enjoy low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by certified instructor.  No registration, free and open to everyone 18+.

    Community Room


    Adult Retro Game Slam: Gamers’ Choice

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

    July 27, 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...more

    Build a Better You – Paint!

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

    July 27, 2017

    Local artist Cherie Hunt will provide step-by-step instructions for you to complete your very own work of art. Help us build a better world with one canvas, one stroke, and one masterpiece at a...more

    Simply Circuits

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    July 27, 2017

    Learn about electricity and circuits as you experiment with conductive ink, Little Bits, and Snap Circuit kits. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes place in...more

    Microsoft PowerPoint

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    July 27, 2017

    Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create a dynamic slideshow with photos, videos, songs, transitions and animations. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes...more

    PJ Storytime

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 6 - July 27, 2017

    Come in your PJs, have milk and cookies, and hear some wonderful bedtime tales. All Ages. No Registration Required.


    Yellow Kitten Learns Good Manners Free Etiquette Classes

    Presented by Mom 'N' I Publishing, LLC and Barnes & Noble Patton Creek

    July 26 - July 27, 2017

    Mom 'N' I Publishing, LLC co-owner Mary Sood will present free parent-child etiquette classes in conjunction with the release of Yellow Kitten Learns Good Manners, the...more

    Booze in Bond

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 28, 2017

    Ms. McLafferty will be selling and signing copies of her book,The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book: The Definitive Guide to Mixing Perfect Cocktails from Aviation to Zombie, after...more

    Countdown to Kindergarten Popsicle Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 28, 2017

    It's almost time to start a new school year, and we want to celebrate with you! If your child is starting Kindergarten in the Fall, bring them by the library for our popsicle party and meet future...more

    Free Friday Flicks

    Presented by Backyard Movie Parties at Veterans Park - Hoover, Hoover

    June 2 - July 28, 2017

    Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets out to enjoy the free summer movie series known as Free Friday Flicks. Movies are for the entire family and begin around sundown, which is approximately...more

    Jessica Angel: Facing the Hyperstructure

    Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    March 31 - July 28, 2017

    Developed by founding AEIVA director Lisa Tamiris Becker, along with the UAB College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and Department of Art and Art History, Facing the...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz

    July 30, 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

    Magic City Ice Classic 2017

    Presented by Birmingham Figure Skating Club at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    July 28 - July 30, 2017

    Magic City Ice Classic is a USFSA sanctioned figure skating competition hosted by the Birmingham Figure Skate Club. Competitors from throughout the region are invited to compete.  IJS Judging...more

    Adult Summer Reading - Read & Win!

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

    June 1 - July 31, 2017

    Have you signed up yet?

    Our Summer Reading Program for Adults kicks off June 1st, so be sure to register to Read & Win! In addition to weekly prizes for reading, we have a summer...more

    Bloom & Grow: Buggin’ Out with Sallie Lee

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

    July 31, 2017

    Good bugs or bad bugs?  Learn how to recognize and control them with different methods from Sallie Lee, a County Extension Officer and regular on Good Day Alabama who knows her stuff! No...more

    One-on-One Tech Tutorials

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

    July 12 - July 31, 2017

    Book a free one-on-one session with Bethany. Let her answer your technology questions in a one-hour, personalized learning environment! Topics include but are not limited to: resume and cover...more

    DIY Fidget Spinners

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2017

    DIY Fidget Spinners

    Tuesday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Teens, make your very own fidget spinner! All supplies provided....more

    Teen Dessert Sushi Class

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2017

    Get crafty with your dessert by turning your sweet creations into dessert sushi rolls! This event will include peanut and other nut ingredients. All supplies included. Online registration...more

    Summer Reading Program

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

    June 1 - August 1, 2017

    Have you signed up yet?

    Our Summer Reading Program for Adults kicks off June 1st, so be sure to register to Read & Win! In addition to weekly prizes for reading, we have a summer...more

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 3, 2017

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Thursday, August 3, at 3 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos. Teens will learn how to create...more

    Showdown at Rickwood – Book Signing with Art Black

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 3, 2017

    Join Us for a Showdown at RickwoodBook Signing with Art Black Thursday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large...more

    Free Summer Movie Series

    Presented by The Edge 12 at The Edge 12, Birmingham

    May 30 - August 3, 2017

    Free family-friendly movies at 10am every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday!
    Different G- and PG-rated films for 10 weeks over the summer
    • FREE Admission • All Ages & Groups...more

    Crestwood Park Day Camp

    Presented by Immanuel Church at Crestwood Park, Birmingham

    August 1 - August 3, 2017

    Crestwood Park Day Camp offers school-age kids (completed 5k through sixth grade) the opportunity to experience an action-packed week of games, crafts, sports, and more! Each day (August 1st-3rd)...more

    Crestwood Fish Fry

    Presented by Immanuel Church at Crestwood Park, Birmingham

    August 3, 2017

    If you like catfish, hushpuppies, and meeting neighbors, this is your event! Join us on August 3rd for a community fish fry. We will have FREE catfish plates (includes cole slaw, hushpuppies, and...more

    Read and Feed Book Group at Taziki’s Liberty Park

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    August 3, 2017

    Taziki's Liberty Park

    Join us for a kid-free evening as we discuss The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. Call Terri at 978-4678 for more info.


    Neighborhood Meet and Greet

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

    August 3, 2017

    Please join us at this "meet and greet" on to learn more about the exciting programs and technology services available at the Birmingham Public Library.

    There will be food and music...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    August 4, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    First Friday Fiber Arts

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

    August 4, 2017

    Like to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroider or smock? Bring your projects and join us the first Friday each month. All skill levels are welcome.


    Back 2 School Rally

    Presented by Foundation of Hope Restoration Church

    August 5 - August 4, 2017

    Foundation of Hope Restoration Church along with The City of Adamsville, Brooklere Pharmacy, and many other sponsors are hosting our very first Back 2 School Rally. The rally will be on August 5th...more

    Southeastern Outings River Float on the Locust Fork River in Blount County, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at Cleveland Chevron Service Station Meeting Location, Cleveland

    August 5, 2017

    Easy river float on the Locust Fork River.  Float in the river from Swann Covered Bridge to Powell Falls.  We’ll view a genuine, old but newly refurbished wooden covered bridge. ...more

    Titusville Station Celebration Day

    Presented by Zyp BikeShare

    August 5, 2017

    Mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting Saturday full of music, food, and cycling! 

    With the help of community partners, we’re throwing another Station Celebration...more

    Alabaster Farmer's Market

    Presented by City of Alabaster

    June 10 - August 5, 2017

    Collaboration between City of Alabaster and Sower of Seeds nonprofit organization.

    Each weekend, the farmers market features live music and Market Sprouts, an educational program for...more

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