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    Nature All Around Summer Camp

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    July 21 - July 25, 2014

    Even in an urban environment, nature is all around us - you just have to look closely! This week is all about exploring places where nature thrives in and around Birmingham. Ever heard of an urban homestead? We’ll visit one and find out how people produce much of their own food right in their yards, even in the city! We’ll visit a “green” home where A/C isn’t necessary due to the way ...more


    The All White Concert and After Party

    Presented by BU Entertainment at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall

    July 25, 2014

    Featuring Tank. Tank is one of the most recognizable names in modern R&B, known for vivid storytelling and sensual love songs. He’s an icon in the making, with four albums and eight...more

    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

    Triple Dippers South American Tour

    Presented by Bottletree Cafe at Bottletree Cafe

    July 25, 2014

    Live comedy extravaganza featuring:

    • DJ Douggpound (Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job, Portlandia, Pound House)
    • Andre Hyland (Comedy...more

    Birmingham Swing Dancers 4th Friday of the Month Dance

    Presented by Birmingham Swing Dancers Association at Kelly Ingram VFW Post #668

    July 25, 2014

    Music by the Emily Joseph Band from Huntsville, Al, a versatile band who keeps you on the dance floor. Casual attire. Reasonably priced cash bar.  No outside beverages allowed and no smoking...more

    Cherry Sparkle Burlesque Show!

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

    July 26, 2014

    Oddmiral Fierce presents this amazing show featuring the Cherry Sparkle Burlesque Company! This is their very first show at BMB, so come and check them out!


    Lakeshore's Amazing Race

    Presented by Lakeshore Foundation

    July 26, 2014

    Modeled after the popular show, The Amazing Race, teams of four will be assembled representing a variety of age groups and affiliations. Teams will “race” throughout Lakeshore...more

    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

    Medium Cindy Kaza

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome

    July 26, 2014

    Cindy Kaza is a clairvoyant (clear seeing), clairaudient (clear hearing) and clairsentient (clear feeling) who works across the country as an evidential medium. Evidential mediumship is a style of...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.


    American Idol® Live!

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall

    July 26, 2014

    Fans of the hit series can see this season's talented Top Ten Finalists live when the AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE! tour returns this summer. AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE! gives fans the unique...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

    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

    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

    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

    Wild West Day

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

    July 26, 2014

    Travel back to the 1800s and experience life in the Wild West!  Enjoy a train ride through the forests of Shelby County, but hang on to your gold and valuables just in case yer waylaid by...more

    Birmingham Antique Bottle, Folk Pottery & Collectibles Show

    Presented by Alabama Bottle Collectors at Bessemer Civic Center

    July 26, 2014

    You are invited to attend the 2014 Birmingham Antique Bottle, Folk Pottery Show to be held July 25th & 26th at the Bessemer Civic Center located at Exit #108 on I-20/59. The BCC is...more

    Drag Racing at Alabama International Dragway

    Presented by Alabama International Dragway at Alabama International Dragway

    July 25 - July 26, 2014

    Home of the 2009 IHRA Summit "Heat Wave" Division 2 CHAMPIONS!

    Friday Night, July 25th: Moonlight Madness, 9pm-1am

    Saturday, July 26th: ProMaxx Performance...more

    Trak Shak Retro Run

    Presented by The Trak Shak at The Trak Shak

    July 26, 2014

    Admit it. We all have an old favorite shirt or pair of shorts that we just can’t get rid of that would be perfect for this race. In an attempt to liven up a hot summer night, the annual Trak...more

    Christmas in July

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    July 26, 2014

    Who says we have to wait until December for Christmas? Let's celebrate it in July. Come out to the Campground Pavilion where we will make some ornaments and other Christmas crafts.


    Strikehard 34

    Presented by Strikehard Productions at Zamora Shrine Temple

    July 26, 2014

    Strikehard Productions will be visiting BIRMINGHAM on July 26th! Strikehard 34 will have several high profile fights and many local fighters to treat our fans!


    Songs of Water w/ War Jacket & Roosevelts

    Presented by Workplay at Workplay

    July 26, 2014

    Songs of Water
    Songs of Water's distinct and evocative sound carries roots from the most ancient of cultures. This seven-piece ensemble delicately blends instrumentation...more

    Annie

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre

    July 10 - July 27, 2014

    The VST invites you to enjoy one Broadway’s most beloved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, ANNIE charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s...more

    Summer Film Series: The Sound of Music

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    July 27, 2014

    A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. 174 min. G.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer performance before each...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

    Steely Dan "Jamalot Ever After" Tour

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall

    July 27, 2014

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Walter Becker and Donald Fagen will bring Steely Dan to the road in 2014, taking their "Jamalot Ever After" Tour across the U.S. and Canada. STEELY DAN has...more

    Shrek the Musical

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

    July 11 - July 27, 2014

    SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. In a faraway...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

    Rod Man

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome

    July 25 - July 27, 2014

    Rod Man is competing on the upcoming season of “Last Comic Standing” and has made many other television appearances, including "The Bad Boys of Comedy" for HBO, Martin...more

    6th Annual Rhythm of Gospel Awards

    Presented by National & Independent Gospel Music Association at Sheraton Hotel Downtown

    July 24 - July 27, 2014

    The Rhythm Of Gospel Awards Show is an Annual Event filled with a variety of innovative and exciting showcases, choir competitions, pageants and achievement galas, bringing in over 6,500 excited,...more

    Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why / Gabriel Tajeu / Ensul

    Presented by Bottletree Cafe at Bottletree Cafe

    July 27, 2014

    Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why

    After 5 years, 400+ shows, and four award-winning albums, New Jersey-based 21 year-old singer/songwriter Quincy Mumford is set to...more

    Graham Stookey Live

    Presented by 2nd & Charles at 2nd and Charles

    July 27, 2014

     YouTube sensation Graham Stookey will be performing live at 2nd & Charles in Hoover.


    Miracle Sisters CD Release Party

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre

    July 27, 2014

    Hosted by Pastor Short-Tee. Special guests: Love Fellowship Christian Center Praise Team, Sherry J, Mary B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. Wright, The Wurx and Holy Fire Drama Team.


    Monday Morning Knitting Club

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

    February 10 - July 28, 2014

    Come join an informal knitting group. First project provided. Beginners welcome.


    Speak-Easy Art

    Presented by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library at Leeds Civic Center

    July 28, 2014

    This is a simple, fun way to learn to paint and help the Leeds LIbrary, too! Join us to paint your very own masterpiece with step by step instructions. Take home a lovely work of art! Feel...more

    The ABC'S of Alzheimers

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

    July 28, 2014

    A representative from Alzheimer's of Central Alabama will be discussing the  disease from diagnosis to day to day care of the patient. if you have a  loved one who has this disease...more

    Maker Monday

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

    June 2 - July 28, 2014

    Register to participate in some cool hands-on activities.

    Most Maker Monday activities will be held outside, so wear...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    July 28, 2014

    Casablanca is easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you're wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine...more

    Together With Twos

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

    June 3 - July 29, 2014

    Storytime for children 24 months and under and a caregiver. This storytime is age-appropriate for toddlers with short stories, songs and lots of movement. Each program is 30 minutes in length....more

    Genre Reading Group - National Parks/Travel/Vacations

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

    July 29, 2014

    In 2014, the Genre Reading Group will be celebrating a national holiday or commemorative month at each meeting. Participants are encouraged to pick ANY book relating to the topic...more

    Learn to Quilt

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

    July 29, 2014

    A centuries old craft done by our ancestors is brought back to life by YOU, the participant! This is a  fun and worthwhile craft to master.


    Basic Crochet Class

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

    June 2 - July 29, 2014

    If you are a beginner this class will be perfect for you. This fun class teaches you basic crochet stitches and much more. Joan Black, instructor.


    ArtBreak: Swords of the Samurai

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 29, 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

    Pet Loss Support Group Sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 29, 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

    Teen Summer Reading Finale – Teen Movie and Pizza Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 29, 2014

    Join us for a pizza party and a movie at our finale of Summer Reading. Our film features Rose Hathaway, who is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, and guardian of the Moroi, a tribe of peaceful, mortal...more

    The Better Than Therapy Book Club: Man in the Blue Moon by Michael Morris

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    July 29, 2014

    Join us as we welcome Michael Morris, award-winning Birmingham author, to our book club.

    We will be discussing his latest, Man in the Blue Moon, a magical and mesmerizing page-turner...more

    Beer, Burgers, and Bingo!

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

    July 29, 2014

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


    Design Awards 2014 presented by the American Institute of Architects Birmingham chapter

    Presented by American Institute of Architects - Birmingham chpater at Alabama Theatre

    July 29, 2014

    The Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Design Awards exist for recognizing excellence in architectural design by member architects. These awards increase awareness of...more

    Glenn Beck Live - A Cinema Event

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10

    July 22 - July 29, 2014

    Fathom Events and Glenn Beck invite you to raise your voice and show your passion for changing America’s education system when Glenn Beck’s We Will Not Conform is broadcast LIVE to...more

    What Made Milwaukee Famous / A. Sinclair of Frank Smith / The Frequently

    Presented by Bottletree Cafe at Bottletree Cafe

    July 29, 2014

    What Made Milwaukee Famous has been a stalwart of the Austin music scene since their inception in 2003. Singer/Songwriter Michael Kingcaid has employed a diverse range of musicians in the past...more

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