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    GREAT FOR FAMILIES

    Race into Reading--Summer Reading Kick-Off and Foundation Fun Run

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 26, 2016

    Get ready for summer with us!  Put on your running shoes and participate in a one-mile fun run benefiting the Homewood Library Foundation.  Enjoy the bouncy house and a fun Zumbatonic pre-race workout for all attendees.  Purchase dinner from local food trucks and sign up for Summer Reading while you're here!  Race into Reading Fun Run (ages birth-5th grade and families) requires advance online ...more


    30th Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon

    Presented by Metro-Birmingham Professional Women's Association and Metro-Birmingham Professional Women's Association at The Harbert Center, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    Good morning; 
    I am writing in reference to the (MPWA) Metro-Birmingham Professional Women's Association hosting our 30th annual (G.R.E.A.T) Getting Ready for Excellence in America...more

    Eco Wheels 2016

    Presented by My Green Birmingham at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    Come learn about the most current trends in alternative transportation, including, hybrid, diesel, high MPG, compressed natural gas and plug-in electric cars, scooters, and bicycles. ...more

    Vulcan's 112th Birthday Bash

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    June 5, 2016

    Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! There are activities...more

    43rd Annual Tannehill Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

    Presented by Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 4 - June 5, 2016

    The first weekend in June is the traditional meeting time for our annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. This outdoor show is known throughout the Southeast as both a fun and a friendly show. The...more

    “Most Likely to Succeed” Film Screening: BHS & BPS

    Presented by Bloomfield Hills Schools & Birmingham Public Schools

    June 6, 2016

    “Most Likely to Succeed” Film Screening June 6th at 6:30 pm in the Bloomfield Hills High School auditorium. Q&A to follow, for a chance to ask questions of Dr. Rob Glass, Bloomfield...more

    Birmingham Zoo

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 7, 2016

    If you can't make it out to the zoo, make it to the library to see some of the animal world's most athletic animals.  Don't miss out on the fun!


    Family Game Night

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 9, 2016

    We are having some family fun with sports and board games and more!  Don't miss out on the fun!


    Cheers to the Coosa: Swimmin' in Soul

    Presented by Coosa Riverkeeper and Cahaba Brewing Company at Cahaba Brewing Company, Birmingham

    June 9, 2016

    Chef Chris Harrigan and his team has put together a mouth-watering menu that’s sure to blow your mind and live music will be provided by Harkestra, who will be cranking soul...more

    Big Green Eggs in the Ham

    Presented by Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area at Regions Field, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Join us for the 4th Annual Big Green Eggs in the Ham Presented by AllSouth Appliance.

    Event Details:
    • Saturday, June 11th at Regions Field
    • Open to public from...more

    Shelby Show & Go

    Presented by SafeHouse of Shelby County, Inc. at Mt. Laurel Town Square, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Please join us for the Show & Go antique and custom car event.  Benefitting SafeHouse of Shelby County, Show & Go will display classic and custom cars in...more

    Birmingham Heart Walk

    Presented by American Heart Association at Uptown Entertainment District, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Research shows helping people get to the age of 50, with no cardiovascular risk factors, can lower heart disease and stroke to as little as 5-8% as well as extend life-span and enhance the quality...more

    Southeastern Outings Attendance at FREE Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concert in Railroad Park

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra

    June 11, 2016

    Thanks to the generous support of sponsors, the ASO is excited to play a free series of concerts in Birmingham's Railroad Park! Enjoy music under the stars with the Alabama Symphony...more

    Magic City Con

    Presented by Magic City Con at Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel, Hoover

    June 10 - June 12, 2016

    Magic City Con is a family friendly fan convention in the Birmingham area taking place June 10-12, 2016. We will have Special Guest Appearances, Panels, Vendors, Authors, Artists, and a...more

    Volleyball Clinic Ages 5-18

    Presented by Miles College Communications Club at Midfield Community Center, Midfield

    June 12, 2016

    Attention All Parents, Teachers, and Students

    Community Volleyball Clinic Grades Ages 5- 18

    For aspiring volleyball players, Kamara Daughtry is a...more

    The Buddy Bowl

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 14, 2016

    Learn all about dogs' athletic abilities and afterward test out your agility skills on our obstacle course!


    Flicks Among the Flowers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 15, 2016

    Flicks Among the Flowers returns Mary 18, June 15 and July 20. Films TBA.


    Magic City Chocolate Challenge

    Presented by Disability Rights & Resources at Old Car Heaven, Birmingham

    June 16, 2016

    On June 16, 2016 Disability Rights & Resources will once again present the Magic City Chocolate Challenge, bringing area bakers, chefs and caterers together for a friendly challenge to see who...more

    Iron Giant Percussion

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 16, 2016

    We are excited to welcome back this unique percussive collaboration to our large auditorium!


    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo, June 17

    Presented by Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park and South Avondale, Birmingham

    June 17, 2016

    Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!

    During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants' loos are transformed into art installations by...more

    Juneteenth

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

    June 18, 2016

    An Annual free, family-oriented event that features music, contests, free admission to BCRI galleries and other special activities. The festivities start at 11:00 am and run until 8:00 pm at...more

    Journey to Mount Olympus

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 18, 2016

    We are journeying to Mount Olympus to learn about our favorite Greek Heroes and try our hand at some Olympic games.


    Journey to Mount Olympus

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 18, 2016

    We are journeying to Mount Olympus to learn about our favorite Greek Heroes and try our hand at some Olympic games.


    1000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff Party

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    Kids enjoy crafts and stories while parents can get information from educational and early childhood experts from within the community! Snacks will be served. Come learn more about our program for...more

    Celebrating Loving Day in Alabama

    Presented by ROJO at ROJO, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    Come celebrate at the 4th annual Loving Day event in Birmingham. On June 12th, 1967, in the Loving v. Virginia case, interracial marriage bans were considered unconstitutional. This finally...more

    Community Fun Day

    Presented by Hope Lutheran Church

    June 18, 2016

    Hope’s Community Fun Day!

    Join us Saturday, June 18th from 9:00AM until 3:00pm for Hope’s Community Fun Day!  The day is meant for people of ALL...more

    Superhero Saturday

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    McWane Science Center becomes the Hall of Justice and the Legion of Doom on this very special Saturday. Join us and meet some of your favorite superheroes (and villains).


    Nature's Olympians

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 20, 2016

    Features live, exotic wildlife from all over the world that possess very unique abilities. All ages. No registration.  Sponsored by Oak Mountain Pediatric Dentistry.


    Water Play Day

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 21, 2016

    Grab your towel, bathing suit and sunscreen andjoin us out front for water-sliding, watermelon and water play. In case of rain, we will have indoor activities planned. Don't miss out on...more

    Ninja Night

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 23, 2016

    Hi-yah!  Learn some karate chopping moves and channel your inner ninja for a night of family fun!


    Ability Academy

    Presented by The Arc of Jefferson County at Seibert Stadium - Samford University, Birmingham

    June 25, 2016

    Ability Academy is a dream of NFL Star Matt McCants of UAB & the Oakland Raiders, and a partnership with The Arc of Jefferson County. Football lovers ages 10 and up who have an Intellectual or...more

    Skip Cain, the Magic Guy

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 27, 2016

    Join us for an interactive show filled with magic and comedy. All Ages. No Registration Required. Sponsored by Kumon.


    Aesop's Fantastic Fables

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 28, 2016

    That Puppet Guy is back to bring you a magical and fantastical puppet show of some classic Aesop's Fables.


    Super Science Show

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 30, 2016

    Fizz Boom Wow! Jan Mattingly is here to show us how cool science can be!


    Family Movie Days

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 9 - June 30, 2016

    Join us to watch a family friendly, new release movie. All ages are welcome. Snacks served.


    Ronald McDonald

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 5, 2016

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


    Birmingham Zoo

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 7, 2016

    The zoo is back for an evening of animal antics with some truly athletic animals!


    Doctor Who Comics Day

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 9, 2016

    We are celebrating Doctor Who Comics Day with a fun-filled morning of time-traveling.  Allons-y to the library!


    Doctor Who Comics Day

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 9, 2016

    We are celebrating Doctor Who Comics Day with a fun-filled morning of time-traveling.  Allons-y to the library!


    Greater Birmingham Humane Society Adoption Days

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

    July 9, 2016

    Thinking about getting a pet? Navigating the adoption process isn't as hard as you think. The Homewood Public Library is partnering with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society this spring to help...more

    LEGO Olympics

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 19, 2016

    On your mark, get set, LEGO! See if you're got what it takes to be a LEGO Olympics champion.


    Flicks Among the Flowers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 20, 2016

    Flicks Among the Flowers returns Mary 18, June 15 and July 20. Films TBA.


    Science of Sports

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 21, 2016

    Learn all about the scientific principles of some of your favorite sports with Jan Mattingly.


    Local Color by Charles Buchanan

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    June 17 - July 23, 2016

    June 17th through July 23

    Local Color” by Charles Buchanan

    Opening receptions:

    Friday...more

    Beach Music Showcase

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

    July 23, 2016

    $20 Doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets includes a complimentary beverage reception. SCAC Members enjoy reserved seating.  All other seating is General Admission. 

    Break out...more

    Bubble School

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 26, 2016

    Pop goes the bubble!  Join Miss Kit as we learn about how to make some of the coolest bubbles in town.


    Lew-E's Read-O-Lympics

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 28, 2016

    We're capping off the summer with Lew-E the Clown as we journey through stories with magic tricks, circus skills, and audience participation.  Thanks for being a reading champion!


    Dino Discovery- They're Back!

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    March 26 - July 31, 2016

    Dinosaurs are returning to the Birmingham Zoo! Don’t miss the Zoo’s newest exhibit, back from extinction, Dino Discovery- They’re Back! This limited-time exhibit features 12 life-sized,...more

    Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo - BIRMINGHAM

    Presented by Babypalooza at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    August 13, 2016

    The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Babypalooza Baby & Maternity expo is the biggest expo for new, expectant, and hopeful parents in the south. Scheduled...more

    Summer Film Series at the Alabama Theatre

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    June 10 - August 14, 2016

    We're excited to announce the 2016 Summer Film Series! There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer performance before each film.
    Friday, June 10, 7 pm: Raiders of the Lost Ark...more

    "Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic" Exhibition

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

    June 3 - August 20, 2016

    Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic

    June 3 - August 20, 2016
    Opening Reception Friday, June 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    The Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts is pleased to present...more

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