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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


    ArtBreak: Mid-Century Modern Design in the Work of David Puxley

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

    July 28, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    North Avondale Library Chapter Chatters Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Avondale Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    March 25 - July 29, 2015

    Book club members meet to discuss the selected book for the month.


    Next Step Wednesdays: I-Pads & I-Phone Intermediate Class

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 29, 2015

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop is geared towards the intermediate user. Join us as Jeff Mann, Apple® Certified trainer for Alabama...more

    Super Hair-O and the Barber of Doom

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

    July 29, 2015

    The Springville Road Children’s Department staff will present a one-of-a-kind skit about an unlikely superhero named Rocco, whose superpower resides in his long, unruly...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 29, 2015

    Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the...more

    Unmask the Artist in You with Cherie Hunt

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

    July 30, 2015

    Local artist, Cherie Hunt, will provide step-by-step instructions for participants to complete their very own canvas masterpiece.


    Movie Madness

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

    June 4 - July 30, 2015

    Every Thursday we'll be showing super films in the Children's Department.


    Shrubdown

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

    June 4 - July 30, 2015

    We will give a guided tour of our garden to introduce some of the library's most interesting plants, trees, and herbs.

     


    Pre-Code Film Festival

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 30, 2015

    In this 1931 pre-Code classic, Stephen Ashe (Lionel Barrymore in his Oscar-winning role), is an upper class alcoholic defense attorney who successfully defends local...more

    Artist Charles L. Smith

    Presented by Leeds Arts Council at Leeds Theatre and Arts Center, Leeds

    July 5 - July 30, 2015

    The Leeds Arts Council, Inc. will honor artist Charles L. Smith (Charlie) with an opening reception on Sunday, July 5, 2015, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artist...more

    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    July 16 - July 30, 2015

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


    Free Adult Computer Classes

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

    July 16 - July 30, 2015

    The Five Points West will be sponsoring free adult computer classes. All adults were welcome. Registration is required. Mondays at 6:30 pm; Thursdays at 9:30 am.


    Summer Art Camp 2015

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    June 8 - July 31, 2015

    Welcome rising 2nd - 8th graders! A variety of one week and two weeklong camps will be held in Space One Eleven's (SOE) working artist studio in downtown Birmingham. Children will explore,...more

    Happy Birthday Harry!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 31, 2015

    Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by watching one of our favorite movies and eating a delicious birthday treat in honor of the boy wizard!  Families welcome!  


    Friday Night Flicks

    Presented by City of Hoover at Veterans Park - Hoover, Hoover

    May 29 - July 31, 2015

    If you’re looking for something fun, free and for the whole family, grab a carload of folks and head out to Veterans Park for Friday Night Flicks.

    Each of the eight weekly showings...more

    Community of Readers Literacy Program

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    July 31, 2015

    Families are invited to BCRI's Community of Readers program for books, crafts and snacks.  Reservations are suggested at 205-328-9696 x 249.


    Annual Student and Teaching Artist Exhibition

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    July 31, 2015

    Space One Eleven's (SOE) Annual Student/Teaching Artists Exhibition will showcase the works of young artists who attended SOE's 2015 summer art camps. Rising second through eighth graders worked...more

    Acoustic Folk Night w/ Cover Me Up

    Presented by Continental Bakery Downtown at Continental Bakery Downtown, Birmingham

    July 31, 2015

    Once in a Blue Moon, we showcase the musical talents of our staff and this Friday is a Blue Moon!

    With this weekend aswirl with activity, we've decided to chill way out and let our...more

    Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming

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

    February 27 - August 1, 2015

    Between Fantasy and Reality takes a focused approach in exploring the early period of Alabama artist Frank Fleming. Fleming has been working as an artist in Alabama for over forty...more

    Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 1, 2015

    To wrap up our summer long celebration of all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy, join us for an all-day Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival!

    - Author programs featuring fantasty author Katherine Harbour...more

    Sci-Fi & Fantasy Festival

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 1, 2015

    To wrap up our summer long celebration of all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy, join us for an all-day Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival! 

    - Author programs featuring fantasy author Katherine...more

    Family Tours: Fun in the Sun

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

    August 1, 2015

    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

    KidFest

    Presented by Belk

    August 1, 2015

    Belk hosts its bi-annual Kidfest in-store event Saturday, August 1, from noon – 3:00 p.m. at the Riverchase Galleria location in Hoover, AL. The event includes runway fashion shows featuring...more

    Family Fun Day benefiting Down Syndrome AL

    Presented by Down Syndrome Alabama

    August 1, 2015

    This FREE community event will benefit Down Syndrome Alabama.  There will be bounce houses, face painting, balloons, free raffles, and many more games for kids of all ages! Hot Dog and chips...more

    Magic City Ice Classic 2015

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

    July 31 - August 2, 2015

    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....more

    Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Polynesia

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 2, 2015

    Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents free programs on food and culture from around the world. We'll explore the cuisine of Polynesia in August. Complimentary samples provided.


    Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice

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

    August 2, 2015

    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 your slow...more

    Sunday LIVE! Hosted by Railroad Park Foundation

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    August 2, 2015

    Sunday LIVE is a free, live event hosted by Railroad Park! Sunday LIVE will feature a live drum circle, hosted by John Scalici of Get Rhythm, live improv comedy with Extemporaneous Theater Company...more

    Awesome August with Steel City Sound

    Presented by Glennwood Baptist Church

    August 2, 2015

    AWESOME AUGUST with STEEL CITY SOUND Birmingham based modern horn band. Familiar hymns and praise and worship songs...more

    ETC presents Vulcan's Underpants at Railroad Park

    Presented by Extemporaneous Theatre Company and Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    August 2, 2015

    ETC is proud to be a part of the SUNDAY LIVE festivities at Railroad Park. Come get some fresh air and fresh comedy! Join ETC for our special brand of comedy - made up on the spot with your...more

    Basic PC

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

    August 3, 2015

    Participants will be introduced to the computer, basic PC terms, components, hardware, peripherals, desktop features, and other applications. 


    Keyboarding

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

    August 3, 2015

    Public Computer Services trainers will show participants basics of working with the computer keyboard and the mouse.


    Technology Tuesdays: Get the Most Out of Your iPad and iPhone!

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 4, 2015

    Have you been wondering what all you can do with your iPad and iPhone? This workshop is geared towards casual users. Topics covered:  installing and organizing apps, managing passwords, how...more

    Canning Informational Workshop with Angela Treadaway

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 4, 2015

    Whether you are canning for survival or fun, please keep in mind that a lot of canning methods have changed since your grandparents' days.  For the sake of your family’s health only use...more

    ArtBreak: Woman in Green Coat

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

    August 4, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    Teen Movie Nights

    Presented by City of Alabaster at Veteran's Park - Alabaster, Alabaster

    June 9 - August 4, 2015

    Teen Movie Night, sponsored by the Alabaster Teen Council, will take place every other Tuesday beginning on June 9 through August 4. Concession stands will be open to purchase snacks. Movies will...more

    Word 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    August 4, 2015

    This Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 training class is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Word in Windows. Students will learn to create, edit, and format Microsoft Word...more

    Word 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    August 4, 2015

    This class serves as a continuation of Part 1 of the basic class, focusing on basic features and applications of Microsoft Word 2010.

     


    Birmingham Fire and Rescue - Introduction to CPR

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

    August 4, 2015

    Be prepared—learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) taught by Brian Maxwell, a training officer and paramedic. This can be a lifesaving technique useful for many emergencies. Target...more

    Lunch and Learn: What's Bugging You?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 5, 2015

    The ACES Diagnostic Plant Lab helps identify problems and give cures.


    Be Red Cross Ready

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

    August 5, 2015

    The program will instruct the audience how to build a kit, make a plan, and be informed when it comes to preventing home fires and preparing for other disasters such as tornadoes, floods, and...more

    I Had No Idea Tour of Jessie's Place

    Presented by Jessie's Place

    August 5, 2015

    We love sharing with you! We welcome you to learn more about our ministries and how you can get involved by taking a tour.  These tours are a great way for you, your family, friends or group...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Husband's Secret

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 6, 2015

    Join us as we discuss The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.

    Synopsis: Cecilia Fitzpatrick lives to be perfect: a perfect marriage, three perfect...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    August 6, 2015

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Pre-Code Film Festival: A 1931 Classic

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 6, 2015

    We will show a 1931 classic was without a doubt one of the best films of the pre-Code era, filled with everything that defines pre-Code cinema.  Both dark and hilarious, this fast-paced,...more

    Art & Conversation: Hale Woodruff: An American Artist

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

    August 6, 2015

    Hale Woodruff: An American Artist

    While focusing on our special exhibition of Hale Woodruff’s Talladega College murals, curator Graham C. Boettcher discusses how the...more

    Mt Laurel Movie Nights - E.T.

    Presented by Town of Mt Laurel at Mt. Laurel Town Square, Birmingham

    August 6, 2015

    This summer, Bryson Square in the Town Center will transform into an outdoor cinema for Mt Laurel Movie Nights. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and spread out along Bryson Square to watch on a...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic Poetry Event

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

    August 7, 2015

    Usually held on first Fridays, the popular poetry performance/beer tasting event is hosted by Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins. Live music starts at 6:30 and poetry at 7:00. Made possible in part...more

    Movies in the Park

    Presented by Helena Business Association at Helena Amphitheater, Helena

    June 5 - August 7, 2015

    This summer, the Movies in the Park series returns to the Helena Amphitheater as eight movies are planned to be shown for families and children of all ages to enjoy. Movies in the Park is...more

    Mud Dabblers

    Presented by Red Dot Gallery at Red Dot Gallery, Birmingham

    August 7, 2015

    Red Dot Gallery is hosting its very first student exhibition for Scott Bennett’s clay students. Entitled “Mud Dabblers,” the show will begin with an opening reception on Friday, August 7,...more

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