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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


    Art & Conversation: Video Art: What Is It?

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

    September 3, 2015

    Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi reviews the emergence and history of video and the artists who pioneered the development of the medium.

    This program is for people who want to learn more about...more

    Helena First Friday

    Presented by Helena Business Association at Helena Amphitheater, Helena

    September 4, 2015

    Helena First Friday is a free, family-friendly event held in the historic district of Old Town Helena, Al on the first Friday of almost every month. The unique shops in Old Town stay open late,...more

    Family Tours: Fall Into Fun

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

    September 5, 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

    The World of Carnivorous Plants and Bog-in-a-Bowl

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    The southeastern United States is a hotspot of diversity for carnivorous plants, which obtain their nutrients by attracting, capturing, and digesting living animals. They inhabit some of...more

    Join the Zoo for International Vulture Awareness Day

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    September 5, 2015

    Join the Zoo for International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday, September 5 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas...more

    Public Tour: Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

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

    July 11 - September 6, 2015

    Join us for a free, docent-led tour of our summertime exhibition, Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College.


    Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

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

    September 6, 2015

    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

    Slow Art Sunday: Still Life with Game Birds

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

    September 6, 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

    Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

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

    June 13 - September 6, 2015

    In 1938 Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff was commissioned to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, Alabama, one of the first colleges established for blacks in the United States....more

    Iron Pour

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

    September 6, 2015

    Alabama Art Casting is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts and education organization.  We are devoted to educating the public about traditional and modern methods of pattern making, mold making, and...more

    Alabama Splash Adventure

    Presented by Splash Adventure Waterpark at Alabama's Splash Adventure Waterpark, Bessemer

    May 23 - September 7, 2015

    Two parks for one low price. Plus, we have added the Rampage Roller Coaster and free unlimited soft drinks! Free parking, wifi, sunscreen, tubes and now free unlimited soft drinks in 2015. See all...more

    24th Annual Labor Day Celebration and Moon Pie Eatin' Contest

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

    September 7, 2015

    On Labor Day you can participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest and compete for prize money in both children and adult categories. Across the park, the United Mine Workers hold...more

    Spring Valley Beach

    Presented by Spring Valley Beach at Spring Valley Beach, Blountsville

    May 23 - September 7, 2015

    Spring Valley Beach Waterpark is a family owned and operated waterpark located in Blountsville, Alabama. The water park is approximately 60 minutes north of Birmingham, Alabama right off of...more

    Alabama Splash Adventure

    Presented by Alabama Splash Adventure

    June 8 - September 7, 2015

    Birmingham, Alabama:  Alabama Splash Adventure is two theme parks that delivers wet and dry attractions with one low price all in one location. Miles of slides, thousands of gallons of water,...more

    Visit the Zoo for Labor Day Weekend!

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    September 5 - September 7, 2015

    Come to the Zoo this holiday weekend and take advantage of the Birmingham Zoo’s many activities! Visit the American black bears in the all-new Barbara Ingalls Shook Black Bear Trail, take a ride...more

    You Build It

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    September 7, 2015

    Calling ALL Builders! Unroll your blue prints! Grab a hammer and nail! And get ready for a constructive day at McWane Science Center as we literally have a “block” party inside the museum....more

    September Nature Programs

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park , Pelham

    September 5 - September 7, 2015

    September 5, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. – The Light Trail Hike – Meet the Naturalist at the entrance to the Light Trail located in the Campground to take a walk and learn about any nature that we come...more

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

    Presented by Jimmie Hale Mission

    September 9, 2015

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


    Reflections of Generosity, Art Exhibition and Workshops for Soldiers and Veterans

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 8 - September 9, 2015

    Organized by artist and retired (Sergeant) Ron Kelsey, Reflections of Generosity is a collection of art made by soldiers and their family members that allowed them to express their feelings...more

    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    September 10, 2015

    The Placebo Effect: What Is It and How Does It Affect Conventional and Unconventional Therapies

    by John S. Haller Jr., PhD, Emeritus Professor, Southern Illinois...more

    Glow for a Cure

    Presented by Alzheimer's of Central Alabama at Highland Park Golf Course & Tennis Center, Birmingham

    September 10, 2015

    Alzheimer's of Central Alabama presents the 4th Annual Glow for a Cure Night Golf Tournament! 

    Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015

    Time: 4:30 to 10:00 pm

    Location:...more

    Beer on the Back Porch

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    September 11, 2015

    Beer on the Back Porch is back! The temperatures are cooling, and what better way to celebrate the beginning of fall with cold brews, good food, and excellent music? ...more

    Transporter Triathlon

    Presented by Kid One Transport

    September 12, 2015

    Experience the 5th Annual Transporter Triathlon presented by Montgomery Multisport benefitting Kid One Transport. This event takes place in the beautiful community of The Waters in Pike Road,...more

    Introduction to Plant Taxonomy/Classification

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Plant taxonomy is the science of recognizing, classifying and naming plant species. This fascinating field of study gives insights into evolution, natural history and ecology. Participants in this...more

    Herbal Plant Walk

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Join Herbalists Cameron Strouss and Antonia Viteri for a medicinal plant walk at the BBG! During this walk we will be discussing southern herbs their traditional and medicinal uses.Join Herbalists...more

    Read & Romp Birmingham

    Presented by United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. and Alabama Public Television

    September 12, 2015

    Read and Romp-Birmingham is an exciting, innovative FREE family literacy event. Read and Romp-Birmingham is unique in that it is a collaboration of organizations that have early childhood literacy...more

    Iron Pour

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

    September 12, 2015

    Alabama Art Casting is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts and education organization.  We are devoted to educating the public about traditional and modern methods of pattern making, mold making, and...more

    Rally to Improve Birth

    Presented by ImprovingBirth.org at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    Thousands of men, women and children will gather again Labor Day, September 7th and September 12th, as part of an international movement. Improving Birth’s “Rally to Improve Birth” will host...more

    Photography Class: What’s This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    This class is designed for those who have just gotten their first digital camera, or for those who have had one for a while but never really felt comfortable shooting in any mode other than full...more

    Exhibition Opening-The Infanttree Project, Reflections of Generosity, and Windows Installations

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

    Since September 11, 2001, The United States has been involved in two wars. 2.5 million American soldiers have or are serving in these wars, yet a large portion of our society is unaware of the...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Lady with a Bouquet (Snowballs)

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

    September 13, 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

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 13, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    Adventure Days at Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    We would like to express our sincere thanks for your excitement surrounding Red Mountain Park-6,000 of you are visiting each month! To show our MEGA thanks, we will offer a discounted MEGA time on...more

    The World's Greatest Fair - documentary

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    September 14, 2015

    It was the beginning of what Teddy Roosevelt called "the American century". The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair was intended to be the biggest and best World's Fair ever. And it was. This engaging...more

    ArtBreak: Remembering Crisis: Artistic Glimpses into a War-Torn Environment

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

    September 15, 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: Backyard Habits

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 16, 2015

    To create a sanctuary for the birds and the bees, start by adding flowers and trees.


    Lecture: Spiritual Moderns: Twentieth-Century American Artists and Issues of Religion

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

    September 16, 2015

    Co-sponsored by the Friends of American Art, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Birmingham-Southern College

    Erika Doss is professor of American Studies at the University of Notre...more

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 17, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    Sushi with Kelly Viall

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 18, 2015

    Join veteran chef Kelly Viall for a night of fun and sushi! This 2 hour, hands-on beginner class will teach you all of the basics of sushi making, from rice to sauces, shopping, serving raw fish...more

    Bart’s Books: Sori’s Harvest Moon Day

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

    September 19, 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

    September 19, 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

    Flutter and Flight Fest

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    September 19, 2015

    Join bird and insect enthusiasts from all over Jefferson County (and beyond!) as we celebrate all creatures that flutter and fly! Festival is from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, with professionally led hikes...more

    Native Grasses and Grass-like Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 19, 2015

    Native grasses and grass-like plants dominate the earth, yet their identification presents a challenge to beginner and experienced botanists alike. This workshop will introduce participants to the...more

    Slow Art Sunday: David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter

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

    September 20, 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

    Trucks by the Tracks

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    September 20, 2015

    The 4th Annual Trucks by the Tracks local food truck festival will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. This event has been increasingly popular over the years, with...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike on the Black Creek Trail in Fultondale

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    September 20, 2015

    Walk on a rails-to-trails conversion route on an old railroad right of way.  This smooth trail is wide and level.  No hills!  This finely-crushed rock surface trail goes through...more

    ArtBreak: Finding Identity in Black Like Who?

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

    September 22, 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

    Reggae Night

    Presented by Clarion Hotel

    September 25, 2015

    The kick off party be presented by Clarion and SLS Exprrres Reggae Night!

    Show time: 10PM & 12AM 
    Admission $20


    Breakfast Trolly Tours

    Presented by Alabama Constitution Village

    June 15 - September 26, 2015

    Enjoy a muffin and coffee on a vintage-inspired trolley bus traveling through downtown Huntsville and the Twickenham historic district. Tours depart from Alabama Constitution Village, 109 Gates...more

    Balancing Your body’s pH

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 26, 2015

    Celebrity Personal Chef, Registered Dietitian and Cookbook Author Melissa Petitto will be leading a discussion and cooking demonstration at Birmingham Botanical Gardens on why your body’s...more

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