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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


    Learn to Build a Minions Scooter

    Presented by Home Depot

    July 4, 2015

    • Come learn how to build a Minions Scooter
    • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12
    • All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of...more

    Thunder on the Mountain 2015

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

    July 4, 2015

    For decades, Thunder on the Mountain, Birmingham’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration, has been hailed as one of the largest and most extravagant Independence Day traditions in the state of...more

    Southeastern Outings 4th of July Picnic

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 4, 2015

    This picnic precedes the FREE 4th of July concert by the UAB Summer Band and the City of Birmingham Fireworks--all which can be enjoyed from the same spot in front of the Bartow Arena on the UAB...more

    Southeastern Outings 4th of July Celebration--FREE Band Concert and City of Birmingham Fireworks

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    July 4, 2015

    JULY 4, SATURDAY, 7:00 p.m.

    Southeastern Outings Enjoys Celebrating 4th of July at FREE UAB Summer Band Concert and Watching City of Birmingham Fireworks

    Where: Bartow...more

    Music & Fireworks in the Vineyard

    Presented by Morgan Creek Vineyards at Morgan Creek Vineyards, Harpersville

    July 4, 2015

    Join us in the vineyard this July 4th for a dynamic concert event!  Enjoy wine tastings, winery tours, BBQ and spectacular fireworks! Special opening music by Jon Vogel begins at 5:00 p.m....more

    Freedom Fest

    Presented by City of Hoover at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Hoover

    July 4, 2015

    Freedom Fest is coming FREE to The Hoover Met on July 4th!  Be sure to arrive early for this fun-filled, family-friendly evening! A variety of July 4th favorite foods will be available at...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Epa Mask

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

    July 5, 2015

    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 slow...more

    Passport to Imagination: Pinwheel

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 6, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Pinwheel. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    ArtBreak: Spotlight on the Collection: Spirit Catcher

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

    July 7, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    Lunch and Learn: The Terrific Trio!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 8, 2015

    Compost, soil and mulch - unearth what they are and how to use them properly.


    Passport to Imagination: Travel Memory

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 8, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Travel Memory Game. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Mysteries of the Unseen World - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 9 - July 8, 2015

    Mysteries of the Unseen World will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in...more

    Storytelling and Southern Identity with members of The Moth

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

    July 8, 2015

    Inspired by the art of storytelling in the exhibitions Frank Fleming: Between Fantasy and Reality and Inherited Scars: A Meditation on the Southern Gothic, the Museum hosts an evening of southern...more

    Passport to Imagination: Faux Stained Glass

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 10, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Faux Stained Glass. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Art On The Rocks!

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art and Junior Patrons of the Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    July 10, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art’s popular summer series Art On The Rocks, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, is back for its 11th season!  Featuring the best of Birmingham culture, Art On The...more

    Game On Birmingham 2015

    Presented by City of Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Youth Services

    July 10, 2015

    Attention all Gamers! Just in time for the summer, DYS announces GAME ON Birmingham 2015. Taking place on Friday, July 10th, this FREE event will feature classic arcade games and...more

    Kids Club: Foam Printing

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 11, 2015

    They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in.

    Class Type: Kids
    Instructor...more

    Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 11, 2015

    This course will introduce the participant to techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of...more

    Antique Engine & Tractor Show

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    July 11, 2015

    Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park has more than 1,500 acres in three counties set aside for hiking, camping and outdoor recreation. A miniature railroad chugs through the pines. From...more

    Passport to Imagination: Crayon and Watercolor Paiting

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 13, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Crayon and Watercolor Painting. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12....more

    ArtBreak: Conservation of Hale Woodruff’s Talladega Murals

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

    July 14, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    Passport to Imagination: Pinchpot Monster

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 15, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Pinchpot Monster. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers: Top Gun

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 15, 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 Voting Rights Act @ 50 Series: Restoring Your Right to Vote

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

    July 16, 2015

    This is the second of a three-part series that educates audiences about the Voting Rights Act and its ongoing legal challenges.


    Dirt Diggin' Summer Camp (rising 4k - 1st)

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    July 13 - July 17, 2015

    Ever thought much about dirt? From sticky mud to grainy sand, there is a wide variety. Not only will we learn about the different types of dirt, we will also discover what creatures and other...more

    Passport to Imagination: Tissue Paper Art

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 17, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Tissue Paper Art. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Bart’s Books: Madeline and the Cats of Rome

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

    July 18, 2015

    Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

    This month, Bart has selected...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 18, 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

    Kids Club: Minion Project

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 18, 2015

    Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up, supplies included. 

    Class Type: Kids
    Instructor...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Spirit Catcher

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

    July 19, 2015

    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 slow...more

    Film Screening: Amistad

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

    July 19, 2015

    Join us for a screening of the 1997 historical drama film Amistad, directed by Steven Spielberg. Based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, the film...more

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    The Inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event taking place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on Saturday July 18 and Sunday July 19th of 2015. An...more

    Passport to Imagination: Fringed Bell Anklet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 20, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Fringed Bell Anklet. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    ArtBreak: Industrious Devotion: John Taylor Arms’s Gothic Vision

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

    July 21, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    Lunch and Learn: The Understory

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 22, 2015

    No sun, no problem! Learn to love the shade and the plants that grow there!


    Passport to Imagination: Music Themed Painting

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 22, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Music Themed Painting. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Visually Impaired Program: Ceramics at the BMA

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

    July 22, 2015

    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

    PRIMETIME Family Reading Time

    Presented by YWoodlawn Family Resource Center and YWCA Central Alabama

    June 11 - July 23, 2015

    What is it?

    PRIMETIME Family Reading Time is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program proven to help children succeed academically and bond...more

    AWC Summer Day Camp for 1st-6th Graders

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

    Does your child love animals or enjoy being outdoors surrounded by nature? Is your child a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian who needs a place to develop his or her interests? If your...more

    Passport to Imagination: Water Bottle Holder

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 24, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Water Bottle Holder. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    Carroll Weekend Basketball Clinic

    Presented by Carroll Family Foundation at John Carroll High School, Homewood

    July 25, 2015

    Join Atlanta Hawks own, DeMarre Carroll, for his first annual special edition basketball clinic in celebration of the Carroll Weekend in Birmingham, AL. As a Birmingham native,...more

    Wild West Day

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

    July 25, 2015

    Round up your family and take a journey back to the Wild West! Watch Out! The Black Hat Gang is on the loose! Word on the street is they are looking for a train to rob! Don't worry, we'll have the...more

    Kids Club Button Frame

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 25, 2015

    They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in.

    Class Type: Kids
    Instructor...more

    Water Features of the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 25, 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

    Focus I: Identifited

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

    June 5 - July 25, 2015

    The Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts is pleased to announce FOCUS, a new series of exhibitions that will spotlight local and regional art collections. The Southeastern United States...more

    Hops & Heads Hullabaloo!

    Presented by The Kevin Turner Foundation and Wise Up! Initiative at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    July 25, 2015

    The Kevin Turner Foundation and Wise Up! Initiative,

    Announce the First Annual “Hops & Heads Hullabaloo!”

    July 25th at Good People Brewing Co.

    “Hops & Heads...more

    Slow Art Sunday: The Green Apple

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

    July 26, 2015

    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 slow...more

    Passport to Imagination: Duck Tape Bracelet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 27, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Duck Tape Bracelet. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12. Supplies...more

    ArtBreak: Mid-Century Modern Design in the Work of David Puxley

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

    July 28, 2015

    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 ArtBreak is...more

    Passport to Imagination: Duck Tape Wallet

    Presented by Michael's Arts & Crafts

    July 29, 2015

    Join us on an imaginary road trip from the beach to the county fair and beyond, with fun kids' crafts at each stop. Today's craft: Duck Tape Wallet and Pouch. $5.00 per session or 3 for $12....more

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