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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


    Write Club

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 27, 2016

    Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud....more

    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

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

    August 27, 2016

    The Five Points West Regional Branch Library will show the latest film in the popular Barbershop series. Everyone is welcome.


    Family Fun Day

    Presented by Alabama State Parks

    August 27, 2016

    The event will feature cave tours, geology seminars, gem mining, swimming, archery, geocaching, guided hikes, live animal education programs and live music. In honor of the 2016 Olympics Games,...more

    lobby projects: Bethany Collins

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

    April 16 - August 28, 2016

    lobby projects is a new initiative by the Birmingham Museum of Art that invites contemporary artists to create site-specific commissions in the Museum’s main entrance.

    lobby...more

    Body Changing

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

    August 7 - August 28, 2016

    Provides informal support in reaching healthy weight goals. Nutritional and exercise information is available, but no specific diet or plan is preferred. Provides a forum for discussion of common...more

    Philos Moore

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 28, 2016

    Philos Moore is a singer/songwriter from Birmingham who performs a unique blend of Americana, folk, and alt-country.


    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

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

    August 1 - August 29, 2016

    A gathering of folks who want to meet new people, learn fun crafts, enjoy light refreshments, and feel like a part of the community. It is the happening place to be. All adults welcome and...more

    Preschool Playtime

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 15 - August 29, 2016

    We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with your child.  For ages three and under.  Daycare groups must call 332-6619 in advance to...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 29, 2016

    Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging...more

    Libraryflix

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 30, 2016

    A featured film screening one Tuesday of every month at 3:30 pm.

    Popcorn and refreshments served. Located in the Large Auditorium.

    This movie tells the true story of a newly...more

    Tuesday Night Lights at the West Homewood Farmer's Market

    Presented by West Homewood Farmer's Market at Shades Valley Community Church, Homewood

    June 7 - August 30, 2016

    The NEW 2016 West Homewood Farmer's Market schedule: Every Tuesday evening June through August from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    Voted "Best Market in Central Alabama" by 40% AL.com...more

    Better Than Therapy Book Club: Disclaimer

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 31, 2016

    Wednesday, August 31 at 2:00 pm in the Boardroom.

    Disclaimer by Renée Knight

    Finding a mysterious novel at her bedside plunges documentary filmmaker Catherine...more

    SCAC Pottery Collective Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    August 5 - August 31, 2016

    The Shelby County Arts Council is pleased to present the work of the SCAC Pottery Collective during the August 5- August 31, 2016. gallery exhibit.  The public is invited to attend the...more

    Words Are Our World

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

    January 16 - August 31, 2016

    This will be a community scavenger hunt with the clues changing each month.The program is ongoing and will last from January through August 2016. This is a partnership between the North Birmingham...more

    Exercise Your Mind--READ!

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library, Bessemer

    May 31 - August 31, 2016

    Exercise your mind, READ! Sign Up for Adult Summer Reading at Circulaton or Adult Services desk beginning, Tuesday, May 31st. Read or listen to any book of your choice and register for weekly...more

    Estate Planning – A Guide to Life Organization

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

    August 31, 2016

    Learn how to examine your financial needs and assets, organize important papers, and more. Participants will receive their very own important papers booklet. Presented by Nkenge Hyter...more

    History of Jazz Art Exhibit

    July 8 - August 31, 2016

    History of Jazz: An Experiment in Visual Storytelling. Art exhibit featuring fifty new works from Craig Legg, documenting the colorful history of jazz from 19th century ragtime roots to 1960's...more

    First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Nightingale

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 1, 2016

    Join us for a lively discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Light refreshments will be...more

    Teen Anime Club

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 1, 2016

    Teen Anime Club 

    Thursday, September 1, at 4:00 p.m. in the Round...more

    Concussion: How is vision a key factor in detection and rehabilitation?

    September 1, 2016

    Schaeffer Eye Center is hosting My Child’s Vision: A FREE Learning Series for parents and educators. Pediatric Optometrist, Dr. Nicholas Onken will discuss a variety of topics...more

    Beginning Quilting

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

    September 2, 2016

    Members of the East Jefferson County Quilt Guild share their vast knowledge of their beloved craft. They demonstrate one new block each month. All materials and equipment are supplied, but if you...more

    First Fridays Fiber Arts

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

    September 2, 2016

    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! 


    Valleydale Farmers Market

    Presented by Community Markets, Inc. at Valleydale Farmers' Market, Birmingham

    May 28 - September 3, 2016

    Valleydale Farmers Market first opened in 2009 to bring fresh, regional produce to Jefferson and North Shelby County. Come by and check out our wide selection of fresh produce, arts &...more

    Southeastern Outings Kayak and Canoe Trip on the Tallapoosa River near Heflin, AL

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    September 3, 2016

    The section we will paddle is relatively easy with no classified rapids.  This is a scenic stretch of river located in a very rural area.  Forty-four SEO people participated in this very...more

    Wish Upon a Genie

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 3, 2016

    If you love Aladdin, Shimmer & Shine and I Dream of Jeannie, then you will have a blast at our genie party!


    Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Tailgate Food Truck Fest

    Presented by Band of Brothers Brewing Co.

    September 3, 2016

    The Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Tailgate Food Truck Fest brings together three great loves: craft beer, great food and Alabama football! The event will feature Band of Brothers mainstay craft...more

    ACT Practice Test

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 6, 2016

    ACT Practice Test Tuesday, September 6, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium Teens are invited to take this FREE ACT Practice offered through Kaplan Test Prep. Online...more

    Baby Tales

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    September 6, 2016

    A story time designed especially for babies and their caregivers. Stories and music provide interaction for the babies and time for caregivers to talk and share with each other.  Ages: Birth...more

    Excel 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    September 6, 2016

    Public Computer Services trainers will introduce participants to Microsoft Excel 2010. Registrants will learn skills to create, edit, format, and other basic features and applications of...more

    Excel 2010 Basic Part 2

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

    September 6, 2016

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

     


    Money Matters Workshop – Risk and Protection

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

    September 7, 2016

    It’s never too late to start building a better understanding of your personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. To assist you in this endeavor, the Birmingham Public Library...more

    Reading Buddies - Read to Rover with GBHS

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 7, 2016

    Practice your reading aloud skills each month on a different group of people (or animals) each month. This program is for K-3rd grade and online registration is required at...more

    OLLI Bonus Program: Animal Behaviorist Lawrence Myers

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and OLLI of Greater Birmingham at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 7, 2016

    OLLI Bonus Program: Animal Behaviorist Lawrence Myers

    Wednesday, September 7, 2:00 p.m.  in the Large Auditorium

    Join us as Lawrence Myers,...more

    Word 2010 Basic Part 1

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

    September 7, 2016

    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

    September 7, 2016

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


    St. Paul & The Broken Bones "Sea Of Noise" Pre-Release Party

    Presented by Seasick Records at Seasick Records, Birmingham

    September 7, 2016

    Seasick Records, will be hosting a special Pre-Release party for St. Paul and the Broken Bones’ Sea of Noise – the 2nd full-length release from the Birmingham-based soul group...more

    iTween: Pokemon Scavenger Hunt

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 8, 2016

    iTween: Pokemon Scavenger...more

    Health Matters Series: COPD and Lung Health

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

    September 8, 2016

    Our new Health Matters Series will feature a different topic each month. In September we welcome UAB Professor Amy Badham, an instructor for the UAB Health Care Organization as well as Sparkman...more

    Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: After I'm Gone

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 8, 2016

    Join us as we discuss After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman.

    When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette “Bambi” Gottschalk at a Valentine’s Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises,...more

    Hiroya Tsukamoto

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 8, 2016

    We're happy to welcome back Japanese guitarist and singer Hiroya Tsukamoto who performed a stunningly beautiful concert here in February 2015. He will perform original acoustic music and Japanese...more

    UAB Presents Discoveries in the Making

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and University of Alabama at Birmingham at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 8, 2016

    UAB Presents Discoveries in the Making

    Thursday, September 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium    

    Join us as UAB...more

    The Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series

    Presented by The Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    September 8, 2016

    The Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series presents an evening of literary entertainment at The Desert Island Supply Co. in Woodlawn. Sept. 8. Doors at 7:00 pm. Reading at 7:30...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic at Avondale Library

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

    September 9, 2016

    This open mic event will have music by Bob Martson and free craft beer sampling courtesy of Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Light refreshments will be served. 

    Bards & Brews is...more

    Color & Chill - All Day

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 10 - September 9, 2016

    Coloring books aren’t just for kids! Adults and teens are invited to bring their friends, choose a picture page and let the colors flow, chat and unwind. We provide colored pencils or feel free...more

    Upcycle City: Let's Tangle! Zentangle 101

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

    September 9, 2016

    This fall Upcycle City is focusing on the art of Zentangle, and artist Darla Williamson from Tangled Stones Studio will be teaching all classes. Light snacks and wine provided; must be 21+ to...more

    Senior Resources Expo

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    September 9, 2016

    Senior Resources Expo

    Friday, September 9, at 1:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Attention seniors and their caregivers!  Join us on...more

    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by REV Birmingham

    September 10, 2016

    Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived for those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. Patrons can expect merchants...more

    Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale

    Presented by Asbury United Methodist Church at Asbury United Methodist Church, Birmingham

    September 9 - September 10, 2016

    Giggles and Grace is a consignment sale at Asbury United Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL. The sale occurs once in the Spring and once in the Fall. Children’s clothes, youth clothes,...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 10, 2016

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

    FREE EVENT
    LIBRARY PLAZA


    2016 Foothills Festival

    Presented by City of Jasper

    September 9 - September 10, 2016

    The City of Jasper, AL will be hosting its annual Foothills Festival with headliners, Gin Blossoms, Tonic and Deana Carter. The Foothills Festival is a FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL in the Entertainment...more

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