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    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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

    July 27, 2008 - 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 ...more


    Small Paintings, Big Party!

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

    January 30, 2015

    Join the Museum for an opening party to welcome "Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Their Contemporaries" to Birmingham! FREE for BMA members, $25 for non-members (includes...more

    Bart’s Art Cart: Abstract Artwork

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

    January 3 - January 31, 2015

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    Do your best Jackson Pollack...more

    Community Cast Auditions for The Sleeping Beauty

    Presented by Grebel Center for Dance at Pelham High School, Pelham

    January 31, 2015

    Auditions for Stevan Grebel's production of The Sleeeping Beauty will be held Saturday, January 31 at 10:00 am for children ages 5 and up, and at 11:00 am for corps de ballet and principal...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    February 1, 2015

    Join SEO for a moderately strenuous, 3.4 mile hike on the lovely, well-maintained trails in the 1000+-acre Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, one of the largest in-city nature preserves in the...more

    Persian Classical Music

    Presented by Continental Bakery Downtown

    February 6, 2015

    A Persian Classical Music Trio will be performing at the Continental Bakery Downtown during our dinner and craft cocktail service.


    Stronger: Advice to Strengthen our Sisters

    Presented by iheartthatgirl.com at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    February 7, 2015

    iheartthatgirl.com presents a women's empowerment panel & mixer hosted by Kimberly Thomas. Join the discussion as we explore the issue facing the modern black woman. Featured panelists...more

    Plant-Soil Relationships

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 7, 2015

    Explore the physical, chemical, and biological properties of natural soils after the characteristics of the native plant communities growing in them. Plant growth reciprocally modifies soil...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park on a SATURDAY

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 7, 2015

    Enjoy a moderate hike in the woodlands near Birmingham on a Saturday with Southeastern Outings. We will walk around most of the largest lake in the park, the lower fishing lake. All of this hike...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park

    February 8, 2015

    Enjoy a moderate 4 mile walk in the woodlands near Birmingham on a Sunday afternoon. This is an excellent outing for introducing your friends to Southeastern...more

    Dessertissements - Je t'aime Paris

    Presented by Alabama Youth Ballet Guild and Alabama Youth Ballet Company (AYBC) at Stevan Grebel Center for Dance, Pelham

    February 8, 2015

    Je t'aim - A Valentine in Paris or............ Dessertissements Parisien-Style
    Pelham, January 19, 2015: Dessertissements - A Valentine in Paris, is the 7th annual event benefiting the...more

    Beginning Zentangle

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 12, 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

    Native Woody Plants: The Basics and Beyond

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 14, 2015

    As somewhat permanent elements in landscapes, both cultivated and natural, native woody plants play numerous important roles. This in-depth look at basic plant types (tree, shrub, vine, deciduous,...more

    Herbs: From the Ground to Medicine Cabinet - Part I

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 14, 2015

    “Learn how to treat common household ailments using southern herbs.”

    Part one will introduce 20 southern herbs. Discussion will focus on traditional uses for promoting relief...more

    This Valentine's Day Take Your Lover’s Leap at Red Mountain Park!

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    February 14, 2015

    Looking for something exciting to do this Valentine’s Day? Tired of the usual “wine-and-dine” experience? Let Red Mountain Park create an extraordinary evening for you and your...more

    For the Love of Chocolate

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 14, 2015

    Few foods inspire such passion in humanity as our beloved chocolate. Learn about the plants that make it possible as well as its fascinating history of ritual, medicine and passion reaching back...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 15, 2015

    Would it excite you to hear that Birmingham has secured a recreational, public park space in excess of 1,200 acres—an area larger than New York's Central Park? Could you, your friends...more

    Pinterest Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 17, 2015

    Make fun crafts as seen on Pinterest.  Registration begins February 2.  Grades 7-12


    Southeastern Outings dayhike in Veterans Park on Valleydale Road, Hoover, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 18, 2015

    Come with us on our third, newly established weekday hike. Enjoy an easy 3 mile hike on trails in North Shelby County just off Valleydale Road. Veterans Park is an 82-acre park with numerous...more

    Duct Tape Wars

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 20, 2015

    Games & crafts featuring the worlds most versatile adhesive. Registration begins February 2. Grades 4-6


    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 21, 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

    Making New Plants - Plant Propagation

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 21, 2015

    This hands-on class will focus on growing plants using methods (seeds, cuttings and division) that may be accomplished by home gardeners. After a review of plant reproductive strategies we will...more

    “7 Visions of a King” and “Magic City: Field of Dreams”

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

    January 19 - February 22, 2015

    These two exhibits are sponsored by Huffman High School art teacher, Susan Pearson while the works are done by Huffman students from both 2014 and 2015. 7 Visions of a King highlights seven iconic...more

    Annual Helen Keller Art Show

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

    February 1 - February 22, 2015

    Art show featuring visually and hearing impaired children in the State of Alabama. Grand prize winners will be displayed in the historic Helen Keller birthplace in Tuscumbia, AL.  


    Below the Surface: Art by Carol White

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

    January 13 - February 22, 2015

    “Below the Surface” is a compilation of Carol White’s multiple approaches to art making, her perspectives about human relationships and the many ways she has used materials. From...more

    Family Tour: Wear/Where: Clothing From Around The World

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

    January 6 - February 24, 2015

    Join the 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...more

    Storytime Live in February

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 5 - February 26, 2015

    Stories, songs, poetry, puppetry and more for ages 3 and up. Groups must register.


    PJ Storytime in February

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    February 5 - February 26, 2015

    Wear your pajamas to this storytime! Kids of all ages can enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and a bedtime snack.


    Walk or Run with UAB OT 5k

    Presented by UAB Student Occupational Therapy Association at Heardmont Park & Senior Center, Hoover

    February 28, 2015

    This our the 4th annual 5k run/walk! All proceeds of this event will directly contribute to the UAB Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA). As a student run organization, we raise money...more

    Pruning of the Dunn Formal Rose Garden

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 28, 2015

    Instruction will be given by Birmingham Rose Society members on pruning and care of roses. Bad weather makeup date is scheduled for March 7.


    UAB presents “Warhol: Fabricated” exhibition

    Presented by UAB College of Arts and Sciences at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham

    January 9 - February 28, 2015

    Works by legendary late artist Andy Warhol will be on display in an unprecedented and highly anticipated exhibition presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham from Jan. 9 - Feb. 28,...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Barton's Beach and Perry Lakes PArk

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 28, 2015

    Barton’s Beach. The area is an extensive sand and gravel beach on the Lower Cahaba River in Perry County near Marion, Alabama. The river floodplain broadens and creates areas of bottomland...more

    The Clever Dr. George Washington Carver

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 28, 2015

    Join the multitalented young actors of ArtPlay’s “Make It Happen” Performing Ensemble as they celebrate the life of Alabama’s own Dr. George Washington Carver. This...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    March 1, 2015

    Would it excite you to hear that Birmingham has secured a recreational, public park space in excess of 1,100 acres—an area larger than New York's Central Park? Could you, your friends...more

    Quietly Making a Loud Noise

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 23 - March 6, 2015

    Space One Eleven presents:
    Quietly Making a Loud Noise
    A Space One Eleven Retroperspective
    1986-2014

    Quietly Making a Loud Noise displays works shown at Space One Eleven...more

    Introduction to the Study of Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 7, 2015

    This full-day introduction to the study of native plants will begin in the classroom and later move outside into The Gardens and greenhouses, where we will correlate much of what we have learned....more

    Chili Cook-Off

    Presented by The Exceptional Foundation at Colonial Brookwood Village, Birmingham

    March 7, 2015

    The 11th annual Chili Cook-Off benefitting The Exceptional Foundation will be held in the Brookwood Village parking lot from 10:30 to 3:00 on Saturday March 7th.  This is a fun, quirky,...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike along the Locust Fork River

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    March 7, 2015

    A moderate 3-mile dayhike and picnic along the lovely Locust Fork River in Blount County near Cleveland, Alabama. We’ll view and drive through the genuine and newly-restored wooden covered...more

    Tangles Inspired by the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 7 - March 8, 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

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park

    March 8, 2015

    Enjoy a moderate 4 mile walk in the woodlands near Birmingham on a Sunday afternoon. This is an excellent outing for introducing your friends to Southeastern...more

    TCI and the Company Town

    Presented by Iron and Steel Museum of Alabama at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla

    March 22, 2014 - March 12, 2015

    TCI and the Company Town explores the daily lives of Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company workers living in company towns in the Birmingham District. It features artifacts from various TCI...more

    Herbs: From the Ground to Medicine Cabinet -Part II

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 14, 2015

    “Learn how to treat common household ailments using southern herbs”

    Part two of this series, will cover the making of herbal formulas. Students will learn about herb pairing as...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 21, 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

    Southeastern Outings Four-Mile Evening Walk in Helena, AL

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    March 21, 2015

    Join friendly folks on an easy four-mile evening walk on the Hillsboro Trail in Helena, Alabama. This smooth trail is wide, paved and with only a few short hills. On this particular walk you will...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike on the Patton Track Trail along the Cahaba River and Patton Creek

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park

    March 22, 2015

    Enjoy an easy Sunday afternoon walk through the woods alongside the Cahaba River and Patton Creek right in Jefferson County. This will be a second time hike for Southeastern Outings. The...more

    Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    April 4, 2014 - March 27, 2015

    Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby, Dolphin Tale) narrates the IMAX documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike on the Montevallo Parks Trail in Montevallo, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    March 29, 2015

    Enjoy an easy 3 or so mile hike on a trail in Montevallo. The main trail is probably less than a mile one way and goes through parks, by two picturesque, flowing...more

    Spring-flowering Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 4, 2015

    One of the most exciting annual events in the southeast is the flowering of our native spring wildflowers, many of them ephemeral. This class will examine what makes a plant an ephemeral and some...more

    TEMPO - A Family Fun Festival

    Presented by Childcare Resources

    April 11, 2015

    Childcare Resources’ mission, to make quality child care happen, is taking on a new twist with the 3rd Annual TEMPO - A Family Fun Festival. The free public event, planned to offer families...more

    Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and Their Contemporaries

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

    January 30 - April 26, 2015

    The exhibition, organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art and sponsored by PNC, will be on view from January 30 - April 26, 2015, and will feature works by the greatest masters of the Dutch...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

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