So many festivals. So little time.

It seems like there’s always something happening here. More big events. More new festivals. More of everything. To the point where you’ll wish you had more time.


Festivals and Events in Birmingham

Birmingham is quickly becoming the go-to festival destination in the Southeast. It’s about music. It’s about art. It’s about film. It’s about food. The festival scene around here is about a lot things, and it’s about time you experienced it for yourself.

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
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April 3-5

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Smiles For Life

06-30-2020

Presented by Dr. Thomas Dudney at Dr. Thomas Dudney, Alabaster
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 06 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 8:00 am + 48 more dates and times

Wed, Apr 08 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 13 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 20 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 04 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 11 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 12 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 18 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 19 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 20 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 21 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 25 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 26 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 27 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 28 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 01 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 02 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 03 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 04 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 08 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 09 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 10 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 11 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 15 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 16 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 17 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 18 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 22 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 23 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 24 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 25 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 29 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 30 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

Dr. Dudney is whitening teeth to raise money for seriously ill, disabled, and underprivileged children in Alabama and around the world. 100% of the teeth whitening proceeds will go to children’s charities. Fifty percent of the donations will go...

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Dr. Dudney is whitening teeth to raise money for seriously ill, disabled, and underprivileged children in Alabama and around the world. 100% of the teeth whitening proceeds will go to children’s charities. Fifty percent of the donations will go to local charity “Smile A Mile” that serves the children of Alabama battling cancer.  The remaining balance goes to “Smiles for Life Foundation” to be distributed to worthy and approved children’s charities across the U.S., Canada and worldwide.  When you pay for your discounted teeth whitening you’ll write a check directly to the Smiles for Life Foundation, not to the dental practice.

Dr. Dudney is a member of the Crown Council, an alliance of leading-edge dental teams that are passionately committed to promoting oral health,  fighting oral cancer and serving their local communities through charitable work. Since 1998, Dr. Dudney has participated in this whitening for charity fundraiser and The Smiles for Life Foundation has raised over $40 million, benefiting hundreds of children’s charities.

Dr.  Dudney has had a patient-center private practice in Alabaster since 1982 as a general dentist with focus on cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Dudney teaches hands on programs and has presented workshops and lectures at dental meetings and conferences around the world. In addition, he has authored several articles on aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Now is the time to schedule your teeth whitening for a good cause!

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America's Musical Journey

05-14-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 40 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 11 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 12 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

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Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World

05-10-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 36 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The...

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Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

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HPL Kids Celebrate Black History Month

04-30-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 26 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

George P. Farmer Gallery / Feb 8 - April 30, 2020

The Fine Arts Department and HLP Kids collaborated to produce this Black History Month exhibition and art class. On February 4th, the Children’s Department led an art class, open to children...

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George P. Farmer Gallery / Feb 8 - April 30, 2020

The Fine Arts Department and HLP Kids collaborated to produce this Black History Month exhibition and art class. On February 4th, the Children’s Department led an art class, open to children ages 7-12, where students completed an art project based on the artwork of African-American painter, educator and Expressionist, Alma Thomas. The work of the students will be on display in the George P. Farmer Gallery through April. When the exhibition concludes each student will receive their framed artwork provided by the Hoover Public Library.

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Spring Fever at McWane Science Center

04-11-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Join us for special days, deals, IMAX films and more!

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World (traveling exhibit)
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the...

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School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Join us for special days, deals, IMAX films and more!

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World (traveling exhibit)
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

America’s Musical Journey (New in IMAX)
In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

Into America’s Wild (New in IMAX)
From the wilds of Alaska to the lush coastline of Oregon, filmmaker Greg MacGillivray explores some of the most beautiful landscapes in North America.
Check out all the special days and deals happening during Spring Fever.

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BFA Exhibition: Thor Audiss, Victoria Nichols, Jeremy Villar - University of Montevallo

04-02-2020

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at The Gallery at Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am

These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester. Thor Audiss, photography/graphic design; Victoria Nichols, sculpture; Jeremy Villar, photography.

These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester. Thor Audiss, photography/graphic design; Victoria Nichols, sculpture; Jeremy Villar, photography.

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L.I.F.T.

05-21-2020

Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:30 am + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 14 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 21 @ 9:30 am - less dates and times

Join fellow preschoolers and their caregivers for social play with tents, tunnels and more.

Join fellow preschoolers and their caregivers for social play with tents, tunnels and more.

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Preschool Playtime

04-30-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:30 am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:30 am - less dates and times

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Art on the Inside: Art & Poetry Exhibition and Panel Discussion on Prison Arts

04-30-2020

Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am + 14 more dates and times

Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Space One Eleven and the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project present Art on the Inside, an exhibition of work created by those impacted by the system, people who stepped into classroom spaces where they could create stunning works of art...

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Space One Eleven and the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project present Art on the Inside, an exhibition of work created by those impacted by the system, people who stepped into classroom spaces where they could create stunning works of art despite a profound lack of resources. Their art allows us to connect to one another, to share stories and engage. The exhibition is a reminder that humanity persists in all places, and that we can see it flourish if given the space to grow. As one APAEP student wrote, “Creativity is what makes us truly human, a path to and from our soul.”

Complementing the exhibition will be a panel discussion on the value of educational programming inside prison, the unique academic challenges for students, and the opportunities for the outside community to get involved. Recognizing our shared humanity and the fundamental necessity of education, everywhere, is paramount to creating sustainable social reforms. Panelists will discuss these topics as well as the demonstrable benefits of higher education programs in prison.

The exhibition will be on display through April 30, 2020.

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

06-30-2020

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 74 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 21 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 05 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 17 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 24 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 31 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 03 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 04 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 05 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 06 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 07 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 10 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 11 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 12 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 13 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 17 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 18 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 25 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 26 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

All Things Bright and Beautiful brings together works primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection that look at themes of power and agency. This exhibition takes its name from a painting by Amy Sherald, whose portraits depict Black sitters...

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All Things Bright and Beautiful brings together works primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection that look at themes of power and agency. This exhibition takes its name from a painting by Amy Sherald, whose portraits depict Black sitters with pride, dignity, and joy, representation historically only afforded to white people. Some artists in the exhibition look towards power in other creative endeavors, like music. Others contemplate the hidden potential of everyday objects by transforming them into works of art. Several artists engage the representation of space and architecture–including museum spaces–to discover the dynamics of power. Considered together, these works illustrate the importance of being seen, choosing how to be depicted, and telling one’s own history.

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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Editor

04-02-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am

After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie--or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the...

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After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie--or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the office--has fallen in love with James's candidly autobiographical novel, one that exposes his own dysfunctional family. But when the book's forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships, both within his family and with his partner, James finds that he can't bring himself to finish the manuscript. Jackie and James develop an unexpected friendship, and she pushes him to write an authentic ending, encouraging him to head home to confront the truth about his relationship with his mother.

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Shifting and Realigning: Lifestyle + Service Providers

04-02-2020

Presented by Create Birmingham at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 11:00 am

Everything is changing. Your customer is changing. Your customer's problem is changing. How can you change with it? Let's connect to talk through your business and how to realign with the current climate.

Join the meeting with this link.

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Everything is changing. Your customer is changing. Your customer's problem is changing. How can you change with it? Let's connect to talk through your business and how to realign with the current climate.

Join the meeting with this link.

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Tags:   Books + Film Culinary Health + Wellness Music

Lenten Lunches

04-10-2020

Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 12:05 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 12:05 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 12:05 pm + 4 more dates and times

Tue, Apr 07 @ 12:05 pm Wed, Apr 08 @ 12:05 pm Thu, Apr 09 @ 12:05 pm Fri, Apr 10 @ 12:05 pm - less dates and times

For the 113th consecutive year, Lent at the Advent will include gospel-centered sermons delivered by guest preachers, warm meals provided by loving volunteers, and gracious fellowship with friends around tables. Since 1908, thousands have...

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For the 113th consecutive year, Lent at the Advent will include gospel-centered sermons delivered by guest preachers, warm meals provided by loving volunteers, and gracious fellowship with friends around tables. Since 1908, thousands have gathered to hear the Word preached in a way that enlivens, confronts, encourages, and clarifies. The emphasis we place at the Advent on preaching “Christ and him crucified” – nothing other than the gospel of God’s love for sinners – is in full focus during Lent.

See website for schedule of speakers.

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Applying to Auburn

04-02-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:00 pm

(Grades 11th-12th)

Applying to Auburn

Thursday, April 2, from 6-7 p.m. Large Auditorium

Interested in applying to Auburn University? Join us for a special event with Kali Tucker, admissions advisor at Auburn. Learn all about Auburn and...

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(Grades 11th-12th)

Applying to Auburn

Thursday, April 2, from 6-7 p.m. Large Auditorium

Interested in applying to Auburn University? Join us for a special event with Kali Tucker, admissions advisor at Auburn. Learn all about Auburn and discover if this is the right college for you. Parents and teens welcome.

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Birmingham Boys Choir Collaborates with Sean of the South

04-02-2020

Presented by Birmingham Boys Choir at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:30 pm

The Birmingham Boys Choir joins with Sean Dietrich, famous columnist, novelist, and podcast host, known for his commentary on life in the American South. Thursday, April 2 at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3736 Montrose Road, Mountain Brook at...

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The Birmingham Boys Choir joins with Sean Dietrich, famous columnist, novelist, and podcast host, known for his commentary on life in the American South. Thursday, April 2 at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3736 Montrose Road, Mountain Brook at 6:30 pm. Tickets available on our website, www.birminghamboyschoir.org. Concert goers will have the opportunity to meet Sean and get an autographed copy of his latest book.
Birmingham

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Live on the Plaza: Sally Barris

04-02-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 7:00 pm

Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter who has had songs covered by such top-level artists as Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, and Lee Ann Womack. Her song “Let The Wind Chase You”, recorded by Trisha Yearwood and Keith Urban, received...

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Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter who has had songs covered by such top-level artists as Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, and Lee Ann Womack. Her song “Let The Wind Chase You”, recorded by Trisha Yearwood and Keith Urban, received a Grammy nomination for vocal collaboration in 2009. While her writing credits mightily impress, fans and peers are most captivated by her bright spirit and expressive mountain soprano. Dirty Linen says “Barris knows how to write lyrics that are as forthright as a stream of clear water and how to support them with melodies that share that quality”. The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival. Sally is currently touring with her new album “The Road in Me”.

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Canceled-The Fantasticks

04-05-2020

Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 7:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 2:30 pm - less dates and times

Whimsical, poignant, and romantic, The Fantasticks focuses on two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescence to discover how to truly love. The enigmatic narrator, El Gallo, introduces us to Matt...

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Whimsical, poignant, and romantic, The Fantasticks focuses on two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescence to discover how to truly love. The enigmatic narrator, El Gallo, introduces us to Matt and Luisa, who experience the magical, moonlit phase of falling in love. However, El Gallo leads them from the romantic moonlight into the harsh sunshine, where the weaknesses in their relationship are exposed and the reality of the struggles and heartache love brings is revealed. With the understanding that “without a hurt the heart is hollow,” Matt and Luisa manage to find their own identities, and in turn, to discover their strengths as a couple in times of both darkness and light. With the record for the longest American theatrical run, The Fantasticks is a gem of the American musical theatre, beloved and as timely as it was when it opened over 50 years ago.

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THE NORA PLAYS - "A Doll's House" + "A Doll's House, Part 2" (Terrific New Theatre)

04-04-2020

Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 8:00 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 2:30 pm

Terrific New Theatre is pairing two plays – a 19th-century literary classic and its modern-day sequel – to be performed in repertory March 5-April 4. Packaged as “The Nora Plays,” the project marks the first time in TNT’s history that...

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Terrific New Theatre is pairing two plays – a 19th-century literary classic and its modern-day sequel – to be performed in repertory March 5-April 4. Packaged as “The Nora Plays,” the project marks the first time in TNT’s history that the company will stage two plays “in rep,” meaning the productions will perform during the same time frame but on alternating schedules.

Thornton Wilder’s adaptation of A Doll’s House – Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking 1879 play about a woman, Nora, who throws tradition out the front door when she walks away from her marriage and her family. Its 2015 sequel, A Doll’s House, Part 2, by Lucas Hnath, brings Nora back home and looks at her situation with modern eyes.

A DOLL'S HOUSE: Opens March 5 through 7
A DOLL'S HOUSE, Part 2: Open March 12 through 15
Then, the two plays run in an alternating fashion until April 4th. (see website for details + a performance calendar)

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Canceled-Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst

04-05-2020

Presented by Barber Motorsports Park at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 8:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 8:00 am Sun, Apr 05 @ 8:00 am

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst is a signature event on the INDYCAR circuit. The 2.38-mile road course, with 17 flowing turns and 80 feet of elevation change, challenges drivers and engineers unlike any other track in...

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The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst is a signature event on the INDYCAR circuit. The 2.38-mile road course, with 17 flowing turns and 80 feet of elevation change, challenges drivers and engineers unlike any other track in the circuit. Come out and enjoy the wine tastings, art festival, Surgere Fan Zone, Bud’s Best Ferris Wheel and more!

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Leaps & Bounds

04-17-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:30 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling

04-03-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am

Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling
Friday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library’s Back Parking Lot
Join us in Homewood Library’s back parking lot to help the planet by shredding and recycling your documents and electronics! Gone For...

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling
Friday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library’s Back Parking Lot
Join us in Homewood Library’s back parking lot to help the planet by shredding and recycling your documents and electronics! Gone For Good’s shredding truck will be on site to destroy your sensitive documents and files. Please do not bring any metal or plastic. Limit of two bags or boxes of documents per person. Boxed paper will be shredded and boxes returned. Protec Recycling will also be on hand to take and recycle your old computers, household electronics, small appliances, and other items. Secure hard drive destruction on-site for $10. Flat-panel monitors and TVs only. For more information contact Heather Cover at (205) 332-6621 or hcover@bham.lib.al.us. This event is a cooperative program of the Homewood Library, Gone For Good, Protec Recycling, and the Kiwanis Club of Homewood-Mountain Brook.

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Smiles For Life

06-30-2020

Presented by Dr. Thomas Dudney at Dr. Thomas Dudney, Alabaster
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 06 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 8:00 am + 48 more dates and times

Wed, Apr 08 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 13 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 20 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 8:00 am Mon, Apr 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 8:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 04 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 11 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 12 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 18 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 19 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 20 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 21 @ 8:00 am Mon, May 25 @ 8:00 am Tue, May 26 @ 8:00 am Wed, May 27 @ 8:00 am Thu, May 28 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 01 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 02 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 03 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 04 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 08 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 09 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 10 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 11 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 15 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 16 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 17 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 18 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 22 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 23 @ 8:00 am Wed, Jun 24 @ 8:00 am Thu, Jun 25 @ 8:00 am Mon, Jun 29 @ 8:00 am Tue, Jun 30 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

Dr. Dudney is whitening teeth to raise money for seriously ill, disabled, and underprivileged children in Alabama and around the world. 100% of the teeth whitening proceeds will go to children’s charities. Fifty percent of the donations will go...

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Dr. Dudney is whitening teeth to raise money for seriously ill, disabled, and underprivileged children in Alabama and around the world. 100% of the teeth whitening proceeds will go to children’s charities. Fifty percent of the donations will go to local charity “Smile A Mile” that serves the children of Alabama battling cancer.  The remaining balance goes to “Smiles for Life Foundation” to be distributed to worthy and approved children’s charities across the U.S., Canada and worldwide.  When you pay for your discounted teeth whitening you’ll write a check directly to the Smiles for Life Foundation, not to the dental practice.

Dr. Dudney is a member of the Crown Council, an alliance of leading-edge dental teams that are passionately committed to promoting oral health,  fighting oral cancer and serving their local communities through charitable work. Since 1998, Dr. Dudney has participated in this whitening for charity fundraiser and The Smiles for Life Foundation has raised over $40 million, benefiting hundreds of children’s charities.

Dr.  Dudney has had a patient-center private practice in Alabaster since 1982 as a general dentist with focus on cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Dudney teaches hands on programs and has presented workshops and lectures at dental meetings and conferences around the world. In addition, he has authored several articles on aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Now is the time to schedule your teeth whitening for a good cause!

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America's Musical Journey

05-14-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 40 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 11 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 12 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

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Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World

05-10-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 36 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The...

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Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

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HPL Kids Celebrate Black History Month

04-30-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 26 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

George P. Farmer Gallery / Feb 8 - April 30, 2020

The Fine Arts Department and HLP Kids collaborated to produce this Black History Month exhibition and art class. On February 4th, the Children’s Department led an art class, open to children...

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George P. Farmer Gallery / Feb 8 - April 30, 2020

The Fine Arts Department and HLP Kids collaborated to produce this Black History Month exhibition and art class. On February 4th, the Children’s Department led an art class, open to children ages 7-12, where students completed an art project based on the artwork of African-American painter, educator and Expressionist, Alma Thomas. The work of the students will be on display in the George P. Farmer Gallery through April. When the exhibition concludes each student will receive their framed artwork provided by the Hoover Public Library.

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Spring Fever at McWane Science Center

04-11-2020

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Join us for special days, deals, IMAX films and more!

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World (traveling exhibit)
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the...

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School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Join us for special days, deals, IMAX films and more!

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World (traveling exhibit)
Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

America’s Musical Journey (New in IMAX)
In America’s musical cities, musical stories come together to create a soundtrack that showcases the nation’s diversity and its collision of cultures, culminating in a unique blend of sound, music and innovation unlike anywhere else in the world.

Into America’s Wild (New in IMAX)
From the wilds of Alaska to the lush coastline of Oregon, filmmaker Greg MacGillivray explores some of the most beautiful landscapes in North America.
Check out all the special days and deals happening during Spring Fever.

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BFA Exhibition: Thor Audiss, Victoria Nichols, Jeremy Villar - University of Montevallo

04-02-2020

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at The Gallery at Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:00 am

These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester. Thor Audiss, photography/graphic design; Victoria Nichols, sculpture; Jeremy Villar, photography.

These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester. Thor Audiss, photography/graphic design; Victoria Nichols, sculpture; Jeremy Villar, photography.

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L.I.F.T.

05-21-2020

Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:30 am + 5 more dates and times

Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 14 @ 9:30 am Thu, May 21 @ 9:30 am - less dates and times

Join fellow preschoolers and their caregivers for social play with tents, tunnels and more.

Join fellow preschoolers and their caregivers for social play with tents, tunnels and more.

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Preschool Playtime

04-30-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:30 am + 2 more dates and times

Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:30 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:30 am - less dates and times

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Art on the Inside: Art & Poetry Exhibition and Panel Discussion on Prison Arts

04-30-2020

Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am + 14 more dates and times

Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 10:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Space One Eleven and the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project present Art on the Inside, an exhibition of work created by those impacted by the system, people who stepped into classroom spaces where they could create stunning works of art...

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Space One Eleven and the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project present Art on the Inside, an exhibition of work created by those impacted by the system, people who stepped into classroom spaces where they could create stunning works of art despite a profound lack of resources. Their art allows us to connect to one another, to share stories and engage. The exhibition is a reminder that humanity persists in all places, and that we can see it flourish if given the space to grow. As one APAEP student wrote, “Creativity is what makes us truly human, a path to and from our soul.”

Complementing the exhibition will be a panel discussion on the value of educational programming inside prison, the unique academic challenges for students, and the opportunities for the outside community to get involved. Recognizing our shared humanity and the fundamental necessity of education, everywhere, is paramount to creating sustainable social reforms. Panelists will discuss these topics as well as the demonstrable benefits of higher education programs in prison.

The exhibition will be on display through April 30, 2020.

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

06-30-2020

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 10:00 am + 74 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 21 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 10:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Apr 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 10:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 05 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 16 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 17 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 24 @ 12:00 pm Tue, May 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, May 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, May 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, May 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, May 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 31 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 03 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 04 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 05 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 06 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 07 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 10 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 11 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 12 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 13 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 17 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 18 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 20 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 25 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 26 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jun 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

All Things Bright and Beautiful brings together works primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection that look at themes of power and agency. This exhibition takes its name from a painting by Amy Sherald, whose portraits depict Black sitters...

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All Things Bright and Beautiful brings together works primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection that look at themes of power and agency. This exhibition takes its name from a painting by Amy Sherald, whose portraits depict Black sitters with pride, dignity, and joy, representation historically only afforded to white people. Some artists in the exhibition look towards power in other creative endeavors, like music. Others contemplate the hidden potential of everyday objects by transforming them into works of art. Several artists engage the representation of space and architecture–including museum spaces–to discover the dynamics of power. Considered together, these works illustrate the importance of being seen, choosing how to be depicted, and telling one’s own history.

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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Editor

04-02-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 10:00 am

After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie--or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the...

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After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie--or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the office--has fallen in love with James's candidly autobiographical novel, one that exposes his own dysfunctional family. But when the book's forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships, both within his family and with his partner, James finds that he can't bring himself to finish the manuscript. Jackie and James develop an unexpected friendship, and she pushes him to write an authentic ending, encouraging him to head home to confront the truth about his relationship with his mother.

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Shifting and Realigning: Lifestyle + Service Providers

04-02-2020

Presented by Create Birmingham at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 11:00 am

Everything is changing. Your customer is changing. Your customer's problem is changing. How can you change with it? Let's connect to talk through your business and how to realign with the current climate.

Join the meeting with this link.

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Everything is changing. Your customer is changing. Your customer's problem is changing. How can you change with it? Let's connect to talk through your business and how to realign with the current climate.

Join the meeting with this link.

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Tags:   Books + Film Culinary Health + Wellness Music

Lenten Lunches

04-10-2020

Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 12:05 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 12:05 pm Mon, Apr 06 @ 12:05 pm + 4 more dates and times

Tue, Apr 07 @ 12:05 pm Wed, Apr 08 @ 12:05 pm Thu, Apr 09 @ 12:05 pm Fri, Apr 10 @ 12:05 pm - less dates and times

For the 113th consecutive year, Lent at the Advent will include gospel-centered sermons delivered by guest preachers, warm meals provided by loving volunteers, and gracious fellowship with friends around tables. Since 1908, thousands have...

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For the 113th consecutive year, Lent at the Advent will include gospel-centered sermons delivered by guest preachers, warm meals provided by loving volunteers, and gracious fellowship with friends around tables. Since 1908, thousands have gathered to hear the Word preached in a way that enlivens, confronts, encourages, and clarifies. The emphasis we place at the Advent on preaching “Christ and him crucified” – nothing other than the gospel of God’s love for sinners – is in full focus during Lent.

See website for schedule of speakers.

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Applying to Auburn

04-02-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:00 pm

(Grades 11th-12th)

Applying to Auburn

Thursday, April 2, from 6-7 p.m. Large Auditorium

Interested in applying to Auburn University? Join us for a special event with Kali Tucker, admissions advisor at Auburn. Learn all about Auburn and...

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(Grades 11th-12th)

Applying to Auburn

Thursday, April 2, from 6-7 p.m. Large Auditorium

Interested in applying to Auburn University? Join us for a special event with Kali Tucker, admissions advisor at Auburn. Learn all about Auburn and discover if this is the right college for you. Parents and teens welcome.

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Birmingham Boys Choir Collaborates with Sean of the South

04-02-2020

Presented by Birmingham Boys Choir at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 6:30 pm

The Birmingham Boys Choir joins with Sean Dietrich, famous columnist, novelist, and podcast host, known for his commentary on life in the American South. Thursday, April 2 at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3736 Montrose Road, Mountain Brook at...

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The Birmingham Boys Choir joins with Sean Dietrich, famous columnist, novelist, and podcast host, known for his commentary on life in the American South. Thursday, April 2 at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3736 Montrose Road, Mountain Brook at 6:30 pm. Tickets available on our website, www.birminghamboyschoir.org. Concert goers will have the opportunity to meet Sean and get an autographed copy of his latest book.
Birmingham

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Live on the Plaza: Sally Barris

04-02-2020

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 7:00 pm

Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter who has had songs covered by such top-level artists as Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, and Lee Ann Womack. Her song “Let The Wind Chase You”, recorded by Trisha Yearwood and Keith Urban, received...

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Sally Barris is an A-list Nashville songwriter who has had songs covered by such top-level artists as Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, and Lee Ann Womack. Her song “Let The Wind Chase You”, recorded by Trisha Yearwood and Keith Urban, received a Grammy nomination for vocal collaboration in 2009. While her writing credits mightily impress, fans and peers are most captivated by her bright spirit and expressive mountain soprano. Dirty Linen says “Barris knows how to write lyrics that are as forthright as a stream of clear water and how to support them with melodies that share that quality”. The Minnesota native has performed Mountain Stage, New Bedford Summer Fest, Wildflower Arts & Music Festival and The Kerrville Folk Festival. Sally is currently touring with her new album “The Road in Me”.

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Canceled-The Fantasticks

04-05-2020

Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 7:30 pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, Apr 05 @ 2:30 pm - less dates and times

Whimsical, poignant, and romantic, The Fantasticks focuses on two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescence to discover how to truly love. The enigmatic narrator, El Gallo, introduces us to Matt...

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Whimsical, poignant, and romantic, The Fantasticks focuses on two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the journey we all must take through adolescence to discover how to truly love. The enigmatic narrator, El Gallo, introduces us to Matt and Luisa, who experience the magical, moonlit phase of falling in love. However, El Gallo leads them from the romantic moonlight into the harsh sunshine, where the weaknesses in their relationship are exposed and the reality of the struggles and heartache love brings is revealed. With the understanding that “without a hurt the heart is hollow,” Matt and Luisa manage to find their own identities, and in turn, to discover their strengths as a couple in times of both darkness and light. With the record for the longest American theatrical run, The Fantasticks is a gem of the American musical theatre, beloved and as timely as it was when it opened over 50 years ago.

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THE NORA PLAYS - "A Doll's House" + "A Doll's House, Part 2" (Terrific New Theatre)

04-04-2020

Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 02 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Apr 03 @ 8:00 pm Sat, Apr 04 @ 2:30 pm

Terrific New Theatre is pairing two plays – a 19th-century literary classic and its modern-day sequel – to be performed in repertory March 5-April 4. Packaged as “The Nora Plays,” the project marks the first time in TNT’s history that...

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Terrific New Theatre is pairing two plays – a 19th-century literary classic and its modern-day sequel – to be performed in repertory March 5-April 4. Packaged as “The Nora Plays,” the project marks the first time in TNT’s history that the company will stage two plays “in rep,” meaning the productions will perform during the same time frame but on alternating schedules.

Thornton Wilder’s adaptation of A Doll’s House – Henrik Ibsen’s groundbreaking 1879 play about a woman, Nora, who throws tradition out the front door when she walks away from her marriage and her family. Its 2015 sequel, A Doll’s House, Part 2, by Lucas Hnath, brings Nora back home and looks at her situation with modern eyes.

A DOLL'S HOUSE: Opens March 5 through 7
A DOLL'S HOUSE, Part 2: Open March 12 through 15
Then, the two plays run in an alternating fashion until April 4th. (see website for details + a performance calendar)

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Canceled-Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst

04-05-2020

Presented by Barber Motorsports Park at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 8:00 am Sat, Apr 04 @ 8:00 am Sun, Apr 05 @ 8:00 am

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst is a signature event on the INDYCAR circuit. The 2.38-mile road course, with 17 flowing turns and 80 feet of elevation change, challenges drivers and engineers unlike any other track in...

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The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst is a signature event on the INDYCAR circuit. The 2.38-mile road course, with 17 flowing turns and 80 feet of elevation change, challenges drivers and engineers unlike any other track in the circuit. Come out and enjoy the wine tastings, art festival, Surgere Fan Zone, Bud’s Best Ferris Wheel and more!

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Leaps & Bounds

04-17-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:30 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:00 am + 1 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 17 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Fridays, April 3 & 17, from 10-10:30 & 10:30-11 a.m. Round Auditorium

(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling

04-03-2020

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Apr 03 @ 10:00 am

Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling
Friday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library’s Back Parking Lot
Join us in Homewood Library’s back parking lot to help the planet by shredding and recycling your documents and electronics! Gone For...

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Document Shredding & Electronics Recycling
Friday, April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library’s Back Parking Lot
Join us in Homewood Library’s back parking lot to help the planet by shredding and recycling your documents and electronics! Gone For Good’s shredding truck will be on site to destroy your sensitive documents and files. Please do not bring any metal or plastic. Limit of two bags or boxes of documents per person. Boxed paper will be shredded and boxes returned. Protec Recycling will also be on hand to take and recycle your old computers, household electronics, small appliances, and other items. Secure hard drive destruction on-site for $10. Flat-panel monitors and TVs only. For more information contact Heather Cover at (205) 332-6621 or hcover@bham.lib.al.us. This event is a cooperative program of the Homewood Library, Gone For Good, Protec Recycling, and the Kiwanis Club of Homewood-Mountain Brook.

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