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    PARKS

    Birmingham has a rich and varied cultural heritage. Its diverse urban parks help to celebrate a history of industrial development and the artistic creativity of our great city. Birmingham Parks provide iconic venues for local recreation, family activities, music and concerts, and renowned cultural events, all connecting the inhabitants of a thriving city. You can find those activities by clicking here.

    Railroad Park

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family ...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...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park on a Sunday afternoon

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    April 12, 2015

    Enjoy a moderately strenuous, 5-mile hike from the north trailhead all the way up to the top of Oak Mountain to the King’s Chair rock formation overlook on a Sunday afternoon.  The view...more

    Spring-flowering Native Plants

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 14, 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

    Village Creek Canyon (field trip)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 15, 2015

    Village Creek Canyon, a little-known Freshwater Land Trust property to the west of Birmingham, is distinctive in several ways, not least of which is being the southernmost population of Tsuga...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at the Hargis YMCA Camp near Chelsea on a Wednesday morning

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park

    April 15, 2015

    Come with us on our fourth, newly established weekday hike.  Enjoy an easy 4-mile hike on trails in Shelby County at the beautiful Hargis YMCA Retreat, off Highway 280 near...more

    Spring Identification of Native Woody Plants (elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015

    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

    Revolution Bike Parade and Festival

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015

    Revolution is a Bicycle Parade and Festival that celebrates the Bicycle and the Arts.

    It will take place in Downtown Birmingham on April 18th, 2015 at Railroad Park....more

    EVERYDAY HERO 5K AND 1 MIFUN RUN

    Presented by YMCA of Chilton County

    April 18, 2015

    Mark your calendars for the YMCA's Everyday Hero 5k and Fun Run to benefit the Strong Kids Campaign! Bring the whole family and dress as your favorite superhero for a morning full of fun,...more

    4th Annual Faux-Lympics: a field day for grown-ups

    Presented by Gateway at Crestwood Park, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015

    Relive the glory days of your youth on Saturday, April 18 at the 4th Annual Faux-Lympics -- a field day for grown-ups! Support Gateway’s social services while earning top...more

    Summer Herb Smoothies-From the Heart

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 19, 2015

    Herbs are gifts of joy given to us by Nature! We'll explore the many herbs of the Herb Terrace and harvest some to be used in making our own delicious, fun, and easy fruit smoothies. A...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at the Homewood Forest Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Freshwater Land Trust

    April 19, 2015

    The City of Homewood owns two forest preserves on Shades Mountain adjacent to the Homewood High School.  Come and spend a relaxing two hours walking with us in the lower preserve.  Rated...more

    Day Out with Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015

    Presented by Day Out With Thomas at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    April 10 - April 19, 2015

    Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine™ is celebrating friendship at Day Out With Thomas®: The Celebration Tour 2015, and families across North America are invited aboard! Little engineers...more

    The Gracious Art of Flower Arranging

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 31 - April 21, 2015

    Flower arranging can be on of the most rewarding and exciting hobbies you can pursue. Learn the basic steps, principles of design, and enjoy the fun of creating arrangements using greenery and...more

    Five Star Trails: Birmingham

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    April 22, 2015

    Five Star Trails: Birmingham

    Alabama author Thomas Spencer’s book covers the best hiking trails for all fitness levels. Book signing to follow. Free event....more

    2015 Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil

    Presented by Hope for Autumn Foundation at Ross Bridge Welcome Center, Hoover

    April 25, 2015

    The 2015 Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil will be held on April 25, 2015 on the Main Green of Ross Bridge. The Hope for Autumn Crawfish Boil will be an afternoon of music, food, and fun....more

    Magic City Art Connection

    Presented by Foundation for Art and Cultural Connections at Linn Park, Birmingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The 32nd annual contemporary art festival and award winning Top 20 Southeast Event will transform Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds and aromas, drawing from a...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike at the Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    April 26, 2015

    Explore the wilder side of Hoover on a moderately strenuous 2-4 mile hike with some climbing up and walking down fairly steep hills on Shades Mountain.  We’ll experience the...more

    Tumor Trooper 5K Run/Walk

    Presented by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    May 2, 2015

    Tumor Trooper Run/Walk - Birmingham
    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
    12632 Confederate Parkway
    McCalla, AL 35111

    Please join us for...more

    Beginning Zentangle

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 8, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a...more

    Motherwalk 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run

    Presented by Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation at Homewood Central Park, Homewood

    May 9, 2015

    2015 Motherwalk 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    *Same great race, all new place!*

    We’re taking the teal to Homewood Central Park

    For more...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 2 - May 9, 2015

    This class is structured to introduce students to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera, develop...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    May 23, 2015

    This class is designed to teach the student how to capture images of the plants - shrubs, flowers, and trees - specific to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

    The class is organized into...more

    Tangles Inspired by the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6, 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

    Up Close & Personal: Macrophotography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 13, 2015

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

    Water Features of the Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    June 20, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Family Bootcamp Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 28 - August 22, 2015

    Join us for Family Bootcamp - a circuit training class, including the perfect combination of Hi Impact Cardio, Muscle Strengthening, and Core-focused exercises designed to give your entire family...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

    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

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Yoga with Lindsey

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    April 8, 2015 - April 27, 2016

    Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens on Wednesday in our new adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has...more

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Presented by Ave Maria Grotto at Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman

    Ongoing

    Known throughout the world as "Jerusalem in Miniature," is a beautifully landscaped, four-acre park designed to provide a natural setting for the 125 miniature reproductions of some of...more

    Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

    Presented by Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park at Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park, Birmingham

    Ongoing

      The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park honors Birmingham native and Temptations lead singer Eddie Kendrick, who traveled the world but never forgot his Alabama roots. Sculpted by Ronald Scott...more

    Lakeside Park

    Presented by Pell City Parks and Recreation Department at Lakeside Park, Pell City

    Ongoing

     Lakeside Park is located on 65 acres adjacent to the Pell City Civic Center. Picnic areas are available under the trees at no charge. Pavilions with individual restrooms are priced below....more

    Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center

    Presented by Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center at Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center, Tuscaloosa

    Ongoing

    From 1886 to the Present…
    Experience the star-studded history of Daimler-Benz, the world's premier automobile manufacturer. The story is chronicled in the Mercedes-Benz Visitor...more

    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Presented by Moundville at Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville

    Ongoing

    The Moundville site, occupied from around A.D. 1000 until A.D. 1450, is a large settlement of Mississippian culture on the Black Warrior River in central Alabama. At the time of Moundville’s...more

    Red Mountain Park

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    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

    Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

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

    Ongoing

    History and Background
    Ruffner Mountain Nature Coalition, Inc., a 501 ( c ) 3 non profit organization, founded in 1977 operates as the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center. From...more

    Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

    Presented by Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park at Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, Brierfield

    Ongoing

    Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is located on the site of the historic Bibb Naval Furnace, the only ironworks owned by the Confederacy. Brieffield Ironworks Historical State Park...more

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