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    Vulcan Park and Museum

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    August 13, 2010 - on going

    Vulcan is the world's largest cast iron statue; made of 100,000 pounds of iron and 56 feet tall, he stands at the top of Red Mountain overlooking the city of Birmingham. But, Vulcan is more than a statue. Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham's story, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy. With an ...more


    Nature All Around Summer Camp

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    July 21 - July 25, 2014

    Even in an urban environment, nature is all around us - you just have to look closely! This week is all about exploring places where nature thrives in and around Birmingham. Ever heard of an urban...more

    Party on the Porch

    Presented by Alabama Outdoors at Alabama Outdoors

    July 25, 2014

    Join Alabama Outdoors (Homewood location) as they host Party on the Porch Friday, July 25th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Enjoy the Cantina Food Truck, live music by Sylvia Rose and plenty of local beer!...more

    AWC Summer Day Camp for 2nd-6th Graders-Week 1

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center

    July 21 - July 25, 2014

    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

    Bart's Art Cart: Super Scrolls

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    July 5 - July 26, 2014

    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!

    In July, we will extend the colors...more

    Don't Stop Believin' 80s Prom

    Presented by Ronald McDonald House Young Leadership Board at Woodrow Hall

    July 26, 2014

    Join the RMHCA Junior Board as they host the Inaugural Don't Stop Believin' 80s PROM. This event benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. It will be a night of dancing and...more

    Wild West Day

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

    July 26, 2014

    Travel back to the 1800s and experience life in the Wild West!  Enjoy a train ride through the forests of Shelby County, but hang on to your gold and valuables just in case yer waylaid by...more

    Christmas in July

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    July 26, 2014

    Who says we have to wait until December for Christmas? Let's celebrate it in July. Come out to the Campground Pavilion where we will make some ornaments and other Christmas crafts.


    Photography Class: Up Close & Personal

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    July 19 - July 26, 2014

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

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

    July 27, 2014

    July 27: Malik, Love Connection and Roy Ayers (Tentative)

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions,...more

    Outdoor Adventures in Central Alabama

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    July 28 - August 1, 2014

    This camp is for those on the go! Travel to different spots in and around Birmingham, as well as spend time exploring Ruffner Mountain. Field trip activities include: rock climbing, horseback...more

    AWC Summer Day Camp for 2nd-6th Graders-Week 2

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center

    July 28 - August 1, 2014

    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

    Camp Coleman Day Camp 2014

    Presented by Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama at Camp Coleman

    July 21 - August 1, 2014

    CAMP COLEMAN IS BACK! 

    We will be offering 2 weeks of Day Camp for Children ages 5-14. There are themes for each age group both weeks which include Blast from the Past, Amazing Race,...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 2, 2014

     Pre-school children will go on a shape hunt with Anwen! We will go through the garden hunting for shapes and discussing why plants grow that way. Free


    Birmingham Area Racquet in the Park

    Presented by 10 and Under Tennis Birmingham at George Ward Park Tennis Center

    August 2, 2014

    The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will provide a free play day for kids ages 7-10. Come join the fun on August 2 at George Ward Park in Birmingham from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. USTA will...more

    Doggie Work Day

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park

    August 2, 2014

    Join us as Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM until Noon as we continue to prepare for the opening of Remy's Dog Park! Call 205-202-6043 or email ...more

    The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 2, 2014

     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 our...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Ensley Park and Recreation Center

    August 3, 2014

    August 3: Soul Collaboration and Dee Lucas

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions, coolers, food,...more

    Camp Swoozie's

    Presented by Swoozie's at The Summit

    August 5, 2014

    Confidence and class with a little bit of sass! Swoozie’s at The Summit introduces a fun way for girls to learn about classic Southern traditions with Camp Swoozie’s on Tuesday, August...more

    Lunch and Learn: The Buzz on Pollinators

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 6, 2014

     For a bountiful garden, learn how to welcome bee pollinators in colorful and exciting ways in your garden. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks and desserts!


    3rd Annual Fenders and Fireflies Presented by Merrill Lynch

    Presented by Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area at Old Car Heaven

    August 7, 2014

    Join Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area for the 3rd Annual Fenders and Fireflies Event Presented by Merrill Lynch on Thursday, August 7th at Old Car Heaven Downtown.  This year will feature...more

    Can You Repeat That? A game show of the Birmingham History Center

    Presented by Birmingham History Center and Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre

    August 7, 2014

    Watch Birmingham history entertainingly repeat itself in a 90-minute live game show on stage at the Virginia Samford Theatre.  "Can You Repeat That?" the Birmingham History Center...more

    Insectmania! Summer Camp

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    August 4 - August 8, 2014

    For 4k - 1st grade

    Enter the strange and unique world of insects! Campers will learn about native and exotic invertebrates, and have an opportunity to see some of these creepy crawlies...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 9, 2014

     A member of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens educational staff will take pre-school children and their families on a hands-on educational adventure through the gardens. Free.


    Shakespeare in East Lake Park

    Presented by Friends of East Lake Park at East Lake Park

    August 9, 2014

    "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will be performed by the Grassroots Shakespeare company in East Lake Park. It's free and everyone is invited!

    Come early and stroll around the...more

    Summer Identification of Native Woody Plants (elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 9, 2014

     Using The Gardens' extensive living collections as a hands-on resource, we will focus on attributes and identification features of species found naturally or in cultivation in Alabama....more

    Photography Class: Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 9, 2014

     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

    Nighttime on the Cahaba – by Canoe! (field trip)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 9, 2014

     What better way to escape the heat of summer than participating in a leisurely moonlight paddle on the Cahaba River? This unique and relaxing way of enjoying a flat water portion of the...more

    $5 Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo

    July 26 - August 10, 2014

    Visit the Zoo during $5 Fun Days and take advantage of discounted admission! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone and...more

    Jazz in the Park

    Presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board

    August 10, 2014

    August 10: David Wells and Marion Meadows

    Help keep our parks clean by placing all trash in cans.We encourage everyone to bring blankets, seat cushions, coolers, food,...more

    Lunch and Learn: Porous, Permeable and Pervious

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 13, 2014

     When it comes to pathways and driveways, discover beautiful alternatives to concrete and asphalt. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the drinks and desserts!


    Native and Nature Ways Summer Camp

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

    August 11 - August 15, 2014

    1st - 5th grade

    Let’s discover the everyday life of early settlers and the Native Americans – people who lived in Alabama long before we ever did. We will discover in what ways...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 16, 2014

     Go on a magical storytelling hike with Fresh Air Family's Verna Gates. Are there fairies and dragons in the Gardens? We will be on the lookout! Fairy house building to follow. Free.


    Run for One 5K

    Presented by Lifeline Children's Services at Veterans Park - Hoover

    August 16, 2014

    The R(un) for One 5K and 1 mile Fun R(un) is an event for the whole family! You will loop through the scenic Veteran’s Park cross-country course where you’ll pass by ponds and through...more

    Bats and Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 16, 2014

    After visiting some distinctive botanical sites en route to our destination, we will gather at the 264 acre Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge, whose cave is home to federally endangered gray and...more

    Beer Bands & Bullies

    Presented by Bama Bully Rescue at Avondale Brewing Company

    August 16, 2014

    Are you ready for the 4th Annual Beer, Bands & Bullies?

    We are! We're holding our biggest yearly event at Avondale Brewery and have lined up some awesome bands to keep you...more

    BAAMfest!, the Avondale Music & Art Festival

    Presented by BAAMfest!

    August 15 - August 17, 2014

    The 5th Annual Birmingham Arts and Music Festival (BAAMfest!) is proud to present the Avondale Music & Art Festival. The 2014 event kicks off August 15-17 in the Avondale Park and Business...more

    AWIB - August Evening Networking Social

    Presented by Alabama Women in Business at Regions Field

    August 18, 2014

    Join AWIB for an evening of networking and socializing at Regions Field as we watch the Birmingham Barons play the Chattanooga Lookouts. Food and drinks will be served on the Party Patio. This...more

    Summer Dance 2014

    Presented by The Stevan Grebel Center for Dance and Alabama Youth Ballet Company (AYBC)

    June 2 - August 22, 2014

    Grebel Dance will host its Summer Programs for ages 3 and up. A variety of classes are designed for different levels and are taught by a team of talented instructors. There are many things to do...more

    Tannehill VolksJam

    Presented by Tannehill VolksJam at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

    August 23, 2014

    Same show as always on the 4th Saturday in August at Tannehill State Park. Same show, same people running it, only the name is new.

    We just want to put on a good VW show, plain and simple...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 23, 2014

     A member of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens educational staff will take pre-school children and their families on a hands-on educational adventure through the gardens. Free.


    Photography Class: Walking Class-Water Features

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 23, 2014

     This class will start with a short - 15 minutes - presentation in the classroom, then proceed to the various garden water features to actually experiment and experience different techniques:...more

    Rock 'n' Run 5K

    Presented by IMPACT Family Counseling at Homewood Central Park

    August 23, 2014

    Join the Young Professionals of Impact Family Counseling as they host the 3rd annual IMPACT Family Counseling 5K Rock ‘n’ Run Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 a.m. at Homewood Central Park....more

    Family Tour: What does a Warrior Wear?

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 26, 2014

    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

    Thursdays At Arlington

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

    June 5 - August 28, 2014

    Dine in another century. Built in the 1840s, Arlington prepares delicious Southern gourmet cuisine prepared by our own, Chef Jason Mullenix. A tour of the house museum is included. 


    Celebrate America!

    Presented by American Village at American Village

    June 2 - August 29, 2014

    Special Summer Program. Step back in time and become part of the great American journey for independence.


    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 30, 2014

     Go on a magical storytelling hike with Fresh Air Family's Verna Gates. Are there fairies and dragons in the Gardens? We will be on the lookout! Fairy house building to follow. Free.


    Animation

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    May 24 - August 31, 2014

    ANIMATION featuring CARTOON NETWORK

    Explore how art, math, science and technology come together in the exciting world of Animation featuring Cartoon Network. Experiment with animation from...more

    Veterans Salute Sundays

    Presented by American Village at American Village

    June 1 - August 31, 2014

    Through art, sculpture, graphics and multimedia technology, the National Shrine and Register of Honor tells the stories of those in each generation who have served and sacrificed for American and...more

    William Thomas Exhibition

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    July 1 - August 31, 2014

    The Library Art Gallery at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in the area of the Garden Center leading into the Library, will be the location for...more

    Alabama Splash Adventure

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

    May 17 - September 1, 2014

    Alabama’s greatest water adventure! Create water fun your way, whether it’s relaxing by the wave pool and enjoying the lazy river or amping up the excitement with monster slides,...more

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