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    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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

    Ongoing

    The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through time, from before the movement's inception through today’s international struggle for universal human rights. BCRI is more than just a museum; it is a place of research, a teaching facility and an acknowledged learning ...more


    Lunch & Learn: Fronds with Benefits

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 25, 2016

    Speaker: Dan Spaulding
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    In both sun and shade ferns are functional, cost efficient...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at the Hargis YMCA Camp near Chelsea

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and YMCA of Greater Birmingham-The Downtown Branch

    May 25, 2016

    Enjoy an easy 4-mile hike on trails in Shelby County at the beautiful Hargis YMCA Camp and Retreat, off Highway 280 near Chelsea. This walk will be Southeastern Outings’ second hike in the...more

    Visually Impaired Program: Bridges Between Earthly and Spiritual Realms

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

    May 25, 2016

    In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and...more

    The Beauty of the Black Belt: Prairies, Perry Lakes Park, Barton's Beach, Spencer Farm

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 27 - May 28, 2016

    Trip Leaders: Brian Keener, Ph.D., University of West Alabama & John Manion, Kaul Wildflower Garden Curator, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Location: Sumter, Dallas & Marengo Counties,...more

    The Art and Science of Tea Blending

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 28, 2016

    Ages 18 and up
    Instructor: Cameron Strouss

    If you are a tea lover, from sweet to medicinal; green, black, and herbal-come quench your thirst! We utilize teas on a daily basis but...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Reclining Nude

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

    May 29, 2016

    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...more

    Antique Motorcycle Club of America Lucas Oil Vintage Motorcycle Classic

    Presented by Antique Motorcycle Club of America at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds

    May 27 - May 29, 2016

    AMCA is hosting a new AMCA National Event at the legendary Barber Motorsports Park.

    Event Highlights:

    * 850 acres of rolling parkland.
    * Fan Zone for non-parts vending and...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz

    May 29, 2016

    Each summer, MCSJ presents JAZZ IN THE PARK, a series of free performances in various local parks. Local Alabama jazz musicians open for headlining acts, thereby providing a platform for them to...more

    Memorial Day Celebration at American Village

    Presented by American Village at American Village, Montevallo

    May 30, 2016

    Help remember, honor and thank America's veterans and active military. Many gave the last full measure of devotion for the liberties of this Nation. Tour the National Veterans Shrine and Register...more

    21st Annual Rickwood Classic

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Rickwood Field, Birmingham

    June 1, 2016

    The Birmingham Barons and The Friends of Rickwood will welcome baseball fans back to legendary Rickwood Field for the 21st Annual Rickwood Classic presented by Levy's Fine Jewelry. Set for...more

    Art & Conversation: The Art of the Brand

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

    June 2, 2016

    Last year, the Museum went through the process of designing its new logo. BMA Creative Director James Williams takes us through the interesting steps involved in creating the Museum’s visual...more

    Opening Reception for AEIVA's 3 Summer Exhibitions

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

    June 3, 2016

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

    Please join us for the opening reception for the exhibits ...more

    Special Performance by Artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons

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

    June 3, 2016

    Join us Friday, June 3, for a free performance by exhibiting artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons at 5:00 pm in the Hess Family Lecture Hall at AEIVA.

    Immediately following the performance...more

    Color My World: Ikat

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

    June 4, 2016

    Join 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 Bart’s...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

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day 2016

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, June 7, 2014, for the 24th annual celebration of America's magnificent...more

    The Coosa Valley Prairies (field trip) A Hotspot for Biodiversity!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    The Coosa Valley Prairies site is a 900-acre conservation easement on industrial pinelands held by The Nature Conservancy, and is considered one of the most significantly biodiverse hotspots in...more

    Water Features of the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, June 4| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    $65 members| $75 non-members

    The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a target...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Raven Transformation Mask

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

    June 5, 2016

    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...more

    Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

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

    June 5, 2016

    Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends.

    Space is limited. To make reservations, call...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

    "Great Temple of Travel"

    Presented by Bessemer Hall of History Museum at Bessemer Hall of History , Bessemer

    June 5, 2016

    The Bessemer Hall of History Museum is pleased to present a book signing event featuring Marvin Clemons, author of Great Temple of Travel. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, as a young teen Marvin...more

    Heels & Wheels

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 6, 2016

    Do you want to get fit and healthy? Or get back in shape? Come hear the experts from Fleet Feet Sports Birmingham and Brick Alley Bicycles give tips of the best shoes, bikes, clothing,...more

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 7, 2016

    When: June 7
    Title: Driving Over Lemons: An optimist in Andalucia 
    Author: Chris Stewart

    6:00 p.m.


    Lunch & Learn: Native Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 8, 2016

    Speaker: John Manion
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn how to grow and use natives in flower...more

    The Secret Life of Bugs

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For children ages 4-5 years  
    June 6-10 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    A classic garden favorite returns! Explore The...more

    American Girl * Girls Just Like Me

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children.
    June 6-10 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Let's celebrate your favorite...more

    Growing Through Yoga

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-4/Limited to 20 children.
    June 6-10 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members*|$200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Go on a yoga adventure in The...more

    Caribbean Festival in Linn Park

    Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization at Linn Park, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization presents a vibrant, fun-filled, familiy friendly day of Caribbean culture, music, food and entertainment in beautiful Linn Park.

    Bring the...more

    Anytown Alabama

    Presented by YWCA Central Alabama

    June 5 - June 11, 2016

    Anytown Alabama is a summer camp where high school students develop leadership skills that they bring back to their school and community. Student “delegates” come from all over Birmingham and...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    For ages 3 and up 
    Instructor: Annie Damsky
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 11 | 9-10 a.m.
    $15 drop-in (child+1 adult)
    $5 for an additional...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

    Visually Impaired Program: America Then and Now

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

    June 11, 2016

    In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and...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

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 10 - June 12, 2016

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony Orchestra.


    Slow Art Sunday: Mountain Boulder, Chinese (Qing dynasty)

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

    June 12, 2016

    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...more

    A Creatives Brunch at Vulcan

    Presented by Healthy Concepts Inc. at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    June 12, 2016

    A Creatives Brunch at Vulcan, is an opportunity for creatives across the area to socialize and enjoy brunch while gaining valuable information about succeeding in this industry from our Passsion...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 Bookies Book Group

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

    January 12 - June 14, 2016

    The Bookies read a variety of popular fiction and nonfiction. The group meets at 10:00 am in the Library's Conference Room. New members are always welcome so make plans to join us! Call the...more

    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.


    Angry Birds

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 16, 2016

    Join the Angry Birds as they face their foes and have some fun!  Grades 4-6  Register 5/30-6/15


    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

    Father's Day Limited

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

    June 18, 2016

    Make great memories with your Father and treat him to a day of fun this Father's Day on the Father's Day Limited! Take Dad on a relaxing one hour train ride through the scenic forests of Shelby...more

    From Ferns to Flowers to Fossils: The Ancient Forests of Alabama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    Instructor: Brian Axsmith, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology, University of South Alabama
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 18|12:30-4:30 p.m. 
    Members...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

    Slow Art Sunday: Vase, Meissen (19th C)

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

    June 19, 2016

    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...more

    Lunch & Learn: Aquatic Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 22, 2016

    Speaker: Chuck Thomas - Aquatic Gardens and Foundation
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn about the plants,...more

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