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    Alabama Wildlife Center Baby Bird Season

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    April 15 - September 15, 2015

    AWC’s mission is to provide medical and rehabilitative care for Alabama’s injured and orphaned native birds in order to permit their return to the wild and to educate people of all ages in order to heighten awareness and appreciation of Alabama’s precious wildlife resources.  Every day, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm visitors can observe the care of Alabama native wild bird patients in the ...more


    Auditions for The Tempest

    Presented by Grassroots Shakespeare Alabama and Grassroots Shakespeare Alabama at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    April 28, 2015

    Grassroots Shakespeare · Alabama is thrilled to be hosting our third season. As we grow, we are always looking for new actors of all ages! If you can't make this time and date,...more

    Red Mountain Park with Executive Director David Dionne

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    April 30, 2015

    Today, more than a generation removed from the closing of the last ore mine on its slope, Red Mountain is the site of one of the most ambitious, exciting and historically significant new park...more

    Chamber Music @ AEIVA

    Presented by UAB Department of Music and UAB Visual Arts Gallery at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    April 30, 2015

    The UAB Department of Music and AEIVA present a free concert that connects music with the art in AEIVA's current exhibit, "Michael Velliquette: Desire for Being." Enjoy...more

    Mini Golf

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 1, 2015

    Challenges abound when we turn the library into a mini golf course. Registration begins April 17. Grades 4-6


    Party on the Porch

    Presented by Alabama Outdoors and Red Mountain Park at Alabama Outdoors, Homewood

    May 1, 2015

    It's that time of year again...Party on the Porch is back! Head to our Homewood store Friday, May 1st for the first Party on the beautiful NEW porch. 

    Our first Party on the...more

    2015 UAB Spring BFA Exhibition

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    April 20 - May 1, 2015

    Works by five graduating students from the UAB’s Department of Art and Art History will be on exhibition from April 20-May 1 in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual...more

    Tumor Trooper 5K Run/Walk

    Presented by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 2, 2015

    Tumor Trooper Run/Walk - Birmingham
    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
    12632 Confederate Parkway
    McCalla, AL 35111

    Please join us for...more

    Mindbender Mansion

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 31 - May 3, 2015

    Mister E. and the Mindbender Society invite you to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges...more

    42nd Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival

    Presented by Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Association at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN DULCIMER was developed in the southeast mountains of America and was the country’s first native instrument outside of those made by the Native Americans.  Until...more

    Wings Over Oak Mountain and the Alabama Wildlife Center

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park and Alabama Wildlife Center at Oak Mountain State Park , Pelham

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Alabama Wildlife Center and Oak Mountain State Park present an exciting and enlightening three-day event that includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday,...more

    Amos Kennedy: THANK YOU FOR BUYING A POSTER!

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    April 17 - May 6, 2015

    PaperWorkers Local is very proud to welcome home Alabama native and letterpress-printing-boat-rocker Amos Kennedy.

    Opening Reception: Friday, April 17th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

    The...more

    Beginning Zentangle

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 8, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a...more

    The Nature of Pale: Science Meets Art

    Presented by Gadsden Museum of Art and Downtown Gadsden, Inc. at Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden

    April 1 - May 8, 2015

    Looking for a free field-trip venue as the school year winds down?  We have an exciting exhibit coming up that is a combination of art and science and should be of interest to kids of all...more

    Motherwalk 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run

    Presented by Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation at Homewood Central Park, Homewood

    May 9, 2015

    2015 Motherwalk 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    *Same great race, all new place!*

    We’re taking the teal to Homewood Central Park

    For more...more

    Acting Up:

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre, Columbiana

    March 9 - May 9, 2015

    Registration is now open for SCT's Spring ACTING UP Workshop to be led by Berry Middle School Theatre Teacher Dianne Daniels! Classes begin March 9, with performances on Thursday May 7, Friday...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 2 - May 9, 2015

    This class is structured to introduce students to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera, develop...more

    Birmingham Rose Show

    Presented by Birmingham Rose Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    The Birmingham Rose Society invites you to come see, smell, photograph and enjoy roses Mother's day weekend at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

    It's one of the largest...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike along Buck Creek in Helena, AL

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    May 10, 2015

    Come explore the wilder side of Helena.  Hike with SEO on a lovely creekside trail in Helena in Shelby County. Total hiking distance is less than four miles.  Hike rated moderately...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers: Jurassic Park

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 13, 2015

    Flicks Among The Flowers returns to Birmingham Botanical Gardens with three dates in 2015: May 13, June 24 and July 15. “Jurassic Park” welcomes the summer on May 13,...more

    The Sleeping Beauty

    Presented by The Stevan Grebel Center for Dance and Alabama Youth Ballet Guild at Pelham High School, Pelham

    May 16, 2015

    The Sleeping Beauty ballet
    Choreography by Stevan Grebel after Marius Petipa
    Music by Tchaikovsky

    Featuring the Alabama Youth Ballet Company, students of Grebel Dance and a...more

    UASOM Charity Golf Tournament

    Presented by UAB School of Medicine at Highland Park Golf Course & Tennis Center, Birmingham

    May 16, 2015

    A 4-man scramble tournament to benefit The Exceptional Foundation, a local non-profit serving mentally and physically challenged individuals in the Birmingham area by targeting social and...more

    Barber Historics featuring Lotus

    Presented by Barber Motorsports Park at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds

    May 15 - May 17, 2015

    The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) in association with ZOOM Motorsports and Barber Motorsports Park is pleased to announce the first annual Barber Historics featuring Lotus to be held on...more

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fern Society Lecture Series

    Presented by The Birmingham Fern Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 20 - May 21, 2015

    The Birmingham Fern Society Lecture Series, Ferns from the Beginnings to the Ends

    • May 20th 4:30 pm
      Propagation fo Ferns

      NAUD BURNETT is CEO of Casa...more

    After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 22, 2015

    Put your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Join us for a night of board games, video games, snacks, door prizes and more!


    Negotiated Identities/Saints and Tears

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    May 1 - May 22, 2015

    Space One Eleven presents

    Negotiated Identities/Saints and Tears

    Opening Reception: Friday, May 1, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

    Exhibition is on view...more

    Children's Dance Classes

    Presented by The Stevan Grebel Center for Dance at Stevan Grebel Center for Dance, Pelham

    January 14 - May 23, 2015

    Creative Movement & Pre-Ballet Classes - Specifically designed by Deborah Grebel, for pre-school children to encourage self-expression and creative movement in a playful and nurturing...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 23, 2015

    This class is designed to teach the student how to capture images of the plants - shrubs, flowers, and trees - specific to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

    The class is organized into...more

    20th Annual Rickwood Classic

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Rickwood Field, Birmingham

    May 27, 2015

    Since 1996 the Birmingham Barons have traveled back to historic Rickwood Field once a year to celebrate Birmingham's rich baseball past. The home of the Birmingham Barons from 1910-1987,...more

    Enduring Legacy - The Tuskegee Airmen Exhibition

    Presented by Southern Museum of Flight at Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham

    February 12 - May 30, 2015

    Enduring Legacy - The Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit features paintings and drawings by artist, Chris Hopkins. The collection is a visual narrative that records and pays tribute to the African-American...more

    6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    May 30, 2015

    Bessemer, Alabama  Barbecue and blues are a great combination so start planning for the 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival set for Saturday, May 30th. The event will...more

    Alabama Wildlife Center Baby Bird Shower

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    May 30, 2015

    You are cordially invited to attend a Baby Bird Shower: Bring a gift (see Baby Bird Wish List), guided tour of baby bird nursery & aviaries, fun...more

    Rail Safety Day

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

    June 4, 2015

    Free Train Rides & fun family activities!

    Alabama Operation LifeSaver, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum co-sponsor Rail Safety Day at...more

    Tangles Inspired by the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6, 2015

    In this weekend workshop we will learn to use Tombow brush markers with water to create watercolor a large watercolor drawing of Zentangle® patterns that are inspired by the gardens. On...more

    BCRI’s 20th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham

    June 6, 2015

    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will hold its 20th annual Juneteenth Culture Festival on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from
    11:00 am to 8:00 pm at Kelly Ingram Park in the historic...more

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

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 6, 2015

    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

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets to be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony...more

    Vulcan's 111th Birthday Bash

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

    June 7, 2015

    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! Join us as we host...more

    42nd Annual Tannehill Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

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

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    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

    "I Had No Idea" Tour of Shepura Men's Center

    Presented by Jimmie Hale Mission

    June 10, 2015

    We love sharing with you! We welcome you to learn more about our ministries and how you can get nvolved by taking a tour or inviting us to give a presentation at your next event.


    Up Close & Personal: Macrophotography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 13, 2015

    This course will focus on all aspects of capturing, processing and displaying macro-photographic (extreme close-up) images using the plants, features and environment of Birmingham Botanical...more

    Smith Lake Poker Run

    Presented by Birmingham AIDS Outreach

    June 12 - June 13, 2015

    Smith Lake Poker Run is an annual fundraiser for Birmingham AIDS Outreach.  Guests attend the registration party on Friday evening and enjoy water, sun, and fun all day on Saturday. ...more

    Birmingham Zoo: Nature's Heroes

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 18, 2015

    If you love animals you will be delighted to learn about their SUPERHERO qualities!


    Bear Cub Adventures Summer Camp (rising 4k – 1st)

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    This week will allow our little campers to enjoy the great outdoors while they learn about animal encounters and adaptations. Activities will include animal crafts and and “going on a bear...more

    Father's Day Limited

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

    June 20, 2015

    Treat Dad to a train ride through the forests of Shelby County!  See railroad artifacts, memorabilia, and books in restored depots, and visit the Railroad Signal Yard.  

    Dad...more

    Bright House Networks business solutions 1 Mile Challenge

    Presented by YMCA of Greater Birmingham-The Downtown Branch

    June 20, 2015

    This is not a fun run...but runners throughout the area will compete for the fastest mile in Birmingham.  Do you have what it takes?  A cash prize will be awarded to the fastest male and...more

    Soul Night At the Park

    at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    June 20, 2015

    Soul Night at the Park Starring Miki Howard, Michel'le of R&B Divas of LA, Funk Factory Five, Birminghams own Connection Band and Show plus more... All Patrons Require Ticket Rain or...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20, 2015

    The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and...more

    Water Features of the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20, 2015

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a target destination for photographers throughout the southeast, and offers many beautiful and interesting sights for them to capture with their...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers: Ghostbusters

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 24, 2015

    Flicks Among The Flowers returns to Birmingham Botanical Gardens with three dates in 2015: May 13, June 24 and July 15. “Jurassic Park” welcomes the summer on May 13,...more

    Ride the Calera & Shelby RR Train

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

    March 14 - June 27, 2015

    RIDE THE TRAIN! The golden age of railroads and the rich heritage of the people who built and operated them come together at the Heart of Dixie, the official railroad museum for the state of...more

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