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    Vintage Flag Painting Event

    Presented by Pinot's Palette Hoover

    May 27, 2016

    Please join us to paint this "Vintage Flag" in honor of those who've gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and our liberties.

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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    American Girl * Doll Camp

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2nd
    June 20-24 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Bring your favorite American Girl doll and...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children ages 8-12 years/Limited to 15 children.
    June 20-24, 2016|8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    $280 Members*| $350 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    This is a novel,...more

    Urban Farm Camp: Fascinating Physiology

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    For children entering 4th-7th grade / Limited to 15 children
    June 20-24|7:30-3:30 p.m.
    Members: $280*|Non-members: $350
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for our second...more

    The First Americans: Empire Builders in the New World with Niki Sepsas

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 24, 2016

    The First Americans: Empire Builders in the New World with Niki Sepsas

    Friday, June 24, at 1:00 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    A glimpse at the world of the Aztec, the Maya, and...more

    BAO's Smith Lake Poker Run

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    June 24 - June 25, 2016

    Smith Lake Poker Run is an annual event benefiting BAO. Guests play $50 per person to participate and enjoy a registration party with food & beverage on Friday evening, as well as a day of fun...more

    A Close Look at Oaks and Hickories: Ubiquitous Trees of the Southeast (elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 25, 2016

    Instructor: Ron Lance, Biologist & Land Manager, North American Land Trust
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8:30-12:30 p.m.
    Members $40 |...more

    Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection

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

    December 19, 2015 - June 26, 2016

    In both African and European traditions, flags and banners are symbols of identity, power, and authority. When used in Vodoun ceremonies, flags represent the loa spirits and are...more

    The Color Theory of Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 26, 2016

    Instructor: Zhaleh McCullers
    Sunday, June 26|2-4 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $20|Non-members $25
     

    This introductory class will provide...more

    Line, Face & Filler

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 7 - June 28, 2016

    Line, Face & Filler
    Instructor: Peggy Conway Fortier
    Classes Start Tuesday, June 7 | 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    General Admission $200

    The...more

    Summer Garden Chefs (K-2nd)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 27 - July 1, 2016

    For children entering grades K-2nd / Limited to 20 children
    June 27-July 1  | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for five...more

    Summer Garden Chefs

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 27 - July 1, 2016

    For children entering grades 3-6 / Limited to 20 children
    June 27-July 1  | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Join us for five...more

    Thunder on the Mountain

    at Five Points South, Birmingham

    July 4, 2016

    Thunder on the Mountain, Vulcan Park and Museum’s Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza, has been hailed as one of the largest and most exquisite Independence Day traditions in the state of...more

    American Girl * Girls Just Like Me

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 5 - July 8, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children.
    July 5-8 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Let's celebrate your favorite...more

    Microworlds in The Gardens: Creepy Crawlers and Insects

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 5 - July 8, 2016

    Microworlds in The Gardens: Creepy Crawlers and Insects
     
    For children entering grades 5K-2 / Limited to 20 children
    July 5-8 | 9-1 p.m.
    $128 Members* | $160...more

    Mushrooms, Mycorrhizae, Magic and Madness: An Introduction to Mycology

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

    Instructor: Juan Luis Mata, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of South Alabama Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 | 12:30-4:30 p.m.
    Members $40 |...more

    Family Yoga in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

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

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, July 9, 2016| 9:00 am - noon
    Saturday, July 16, 2016| 9:00 am - noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members...more

    All the Colors of the Rainbow: Uzbekistan Ikats from the Collection of Peggy Slappey

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

    March 19 - July 10, 2016

    For the past decade, ikat patterns have permeated the fashion and design industry, touching everything from clothing and furniture to decorative arts. Despite its recent ubiquity, the ikat...more

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 12, 2016

    When: July 12
    Title: Lost Antarctica
    Author: James McClintock

    6 p.m.


    Lunch & Learn: Oh Deer...

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 13, 2016

    Speaker: Andy Baril - Alabama Cooperative Extension System
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Learn strategies on how...more

    Young Artists in The Gardens (K-2nd)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    For children entering grades 5K-2nd / Limited to 20 children
    July 11-15 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Explore a new garden each...more

    Young Artists in The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    For children entering grades 3-6 / Limited to 20 children
    July 11-15 | 9-1 p.m.
    $160 Members* | $200 Non-Members
    *Hydrangea Level and above

    Explore a new garden each day...more

    2016 MIH Summer Performing Arts Academy

    Presented by Make It Happen Theatre Company and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    June 6 - July 15, 2016

    Make It Happen Theatre Company (MIH) has the exciting opportunity to collaborate with the Birmingham Civil...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 9 - July 16, 2016

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, July 9, 2016| 9-noon
    Saturday, July 16, 2016| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members $120

    Capture...more

    Flicks Among the Flowers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 20, 2016

    Flicks Among the Flowers returns Mary 18, June 15 and July 20. Films TBA.


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