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    Lego: Let's Make It

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 27, 2015

    Lego program for grades 1-3.  Registration begins Jan. 9. 

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    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

    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


    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

    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.


    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.


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Children's Dance Classes

    Presented by The Stevan Grebel Center for Dance at Stevan Grebel Center for Dance, Pelham

    January 14 - May 23, 2015

    Creative Movement & Pre-Ballet Classes - Specifically designed by Deborah Grebel, for pre-school children to encourage self-expression and creative movement in a playful and nurturing...more

    6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    May 30, 2015

    Get ready for the 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival! The event will take place at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in Historic downtown  Bessemer, Alabama. It's a...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra: Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets to be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony...more

    Smith Lake Poker Run

    Presented by Birmingham AIDS Outreach

    June 12 - June 13, 2015

    Smith Lake Poker Run is an annual fundraiser for Birmingham AIDS Outreach.  Guests attend the registration party on Friday evening and enjoy water, sun, and fun all day on Saturday. ...more

    Mindbender Mansion

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 31 - June 15, 2015

    Mister E. and the Mindbender Society invite you to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20, 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

    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

    Mysteries of the Unseen World - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 9 - July 31, 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

    Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming

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

    February 27 - August 1, 2015

    Between Fantasy and Reality takes a focused approach in exploring the early period of Alabama artist Frank Fleming. Fleming has been working as an artist in Alabama for over forty...more

    Family Yoga Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 14 - August 8, 2015

    Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens. This energetic class will incorporate individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing...more

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 15, 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

    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

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 17, 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

    Junior Master Gardener

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 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

    Documentaries After Dark 2015 Selections

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    January 20 - December 31, 2015

    Join us at Emmet O'Neal Library on select Tuesday nights throughout the year for an evening of great documentary film!  Films start promptly at 6:30pm.  The films are usually not...more

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens PHOTO-TALK

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 18, 2015 - February 21, 2016

     If you can answer yes to any of these questions then this discussion group is for you!
    1. I'm interested in photography.
    2. I want to develop my photographic skills.
    3....more

    Trails of Africa Exhibit - Open April 2011

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    April 21, 2011 - Ongoing

    Blazing New Trails in Elephant Care and Conservation

    Much more than an attraction, Trails of Africa is the world’s first exhibit featuring a herd of African bull...more

    Bama Belle

    at Bama Belle, Tuscaloosa

    September 27, 2011 - Ongoing

     TAKING A CRUISE ON THE BAMA BELLE - enjoy Dinner cruises, sunset cruises, private party charters, special cruises.

    General Information ...more

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    August 17, 2010 - Ongoing

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of...more

    Soviet Era Aircraft at the Southern Museum of Flight

    Presented by Southern Museum of Flight at Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham

    April 10, 2012 - Ongoing

    The Southern Museum of Flight recently acquired two Soviet-era aircraft – the Mi-24 Hind and the An-2 Colt. The aircraft arrived on April 10th, 2012 and the Hind is now on display. Our...more

    Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    April 25, 2012 - Ongoing

     

    Red Mountain Park consists of more than 1,200 acres, stretching four-and-a-half miles between the cities of Homewood and Bessemer, along the ridges and hollows of the mountain from...more

    Mt Laurel Farm School

    Presented by Jones Valley Urban Farm at Mt Laurel Farm School, Birmingham

    April 30, 2012 - Ongoing

    The Mt Laurel Farm School is a 25 acre organic, neighborhood farm, located only 1.5 miles down the road from the center of town. With over 75 different crops growing throughout the year, there are...more

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