Current Events

 ◊SURROUNDING AREA COMMUNITY EVENTS◊

 HOOVER COMMUNITY EVENTS:
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Aug 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Aug 2, 2018 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

“Wonderland Wives”

Theatre Downtown

Aug 2-4 and Aug 9-11 “Wonderland Wives” by Buddy Thomas. Tickets $20 adults, $12 students. Visit theatredowntown.org for more info. more

entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

About 150 of the top high school baseball players in the eastern United States are coming to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Aug. 1-4, for the East Coast Pro Showcase. more

Sports

About 150 of the top high school baseball players in the eastern United States are coming to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Aug. 1-4, for the East Coast Pro Showcase. more

Sports

5 p.m. to midnight. Friday; noon to midnight Saturday. Avondale. Tickets $30 Weekend passes, $65 VIP passes. Visit secretstages.net for more information. more

entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 3, 2018 – Aug 5, 2018

Nephew Tommy

Stardome Comedy Club

Actor and Comedian Thomas Miles comes to Bham ready to put on a fantastic show! 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Friday; 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Saturday; 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $40 premium, $35 general admission. – 17+ Show – more

entertainment

Aug 3, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018

Summer Film Series

Alabama Theatre

“Animal House,” 7pm-9pm Aug. 3; “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” 2pm-5:30pm Aug. 5; “Rebel Without a Cause” 7pm-9pm Aug. 10 and “Gone with the Wind” 2pm-6:30pm Aug. 12. Tickets $9. Visit alabamatheatre.com for more info more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 3, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Big Latch On 2018

Regions Field

UAB Women & Infants Center, The Birmingham Barons, Babypalooza, and other mom groups are partnering to host The BIG Latch On Birmingham, Friday, August 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Regions Field. The BIG Latch On takes place worldwide during World Bre… more

Kids & Family, Parents

Aug 3, 2018 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ross Bridge Farmers Market

The Green at Ross Bridge

The farmers market will return to Ross Bridge this summer with local produce, food trucks, live music and children’s activities. more

Food & Drink

Aug 3, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Chirps and Chips

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Fundraiser for the Alabama Wildlife Center featuring games, live entertainment, silent auction, food and drinks. $50 tickets. Visit awrc.org. more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Open mic. $8. more

entertainment

The market is every Saturday through September 29, featuring fresh and local vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and crafts. Located at the Lee Branch Shopping Center but Baumhower’s restaurant. http://www.themarketplaceatleebranch.com/ more

Food & Drink

About 150 of the top high school baseball players in the eastern United States are coming to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Aug. 1-4, for the East Coast Pro Showcase. more

Sports

Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children 5-12, children 5 and younger free. Visit repticon.com/birmingham for more information. more

entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 4, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Free Fencing

Birmingham Fencing Club

Try the sport of fencing with the whole family for free. Visit fencingclub.org for more information! more

Kids & Family

Aug 4, 2018 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

An Arc Affair: The Next Chapter

The Club

Arc of Central Alabama’s gala to raise funds and awareness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Tickets $100 (includes dinner and admission for one). Visit arcofcentralalabama.org for more information. more

Dance, entertainment, Food & Drink, Leisure & Recreation

Located in the Plaza Reading Room.  Sunday afternoon fiction book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shrieve and enjoy tea and cookies. more

Book Club, Education & Learning

Aug 5, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Jazz in the Park

W.C. Patton Park

Come enjoy great music with Joe Carnaggio and Overfloe. Free!more

entertainment, Leisure & Recreation

GirlSpring is offering (2) two-day mini camps for girls. July 30 and 31 (4th/5th grade) and August 2 and 3 (6th and 7th grade). Cost is $125 per camper. Activities include team building, obstacle course with zip-line, nutrition, self-defense, art… more

Crafts, Outdoor, Workshops

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (except March 26). more

Education & Learning

Aug 6, 2018 4:00 PM

Story Lab

Hoover Public Library

Ages 3-8. more

Education & Learning

Birmingham’s own, Rickey Smiley is taking over the StarDome on Monday nights. Come join Rickey, his band and whatever else he has up his sleeve as he brings Karaoke to a whole new level.- 17+ Show-Only the Aug 27 show still has tickets available.$12 more

entertainment

Aug 7, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018

William Lee Martin

Stardome Comedy Club

Comedian William Lee Martin is ready to bring the roof down at the comedy club! 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 7 p.m. Friday; 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $9.75 for Tues, Wed, Thur, Sun $16.50 for Fri, Sat.  – 17+ Show more

entertainment

Minority Business Council meeting. Free to the public and visitors welcome. Visit hooverchamber.org for more information. more

Meeting

Aug 7, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

National Night Out

Target

Designed to heighten awareness for crime and drug prevention awareness. Police and fire department displays, local business exhibits, food trucks, giveaways, car show and more. Visit hooverpd.com for more information. more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Stop by Barrister’s Tavern every Tuesday night from 7:00-8:00pm and catch some laughs at the end of your work day! This FREE show features rising stand-up comics as they work out new material and perfect their craft. The show is just an hour, so … more

Comedy

Program designed to help unemployed men and women over the age of 50 update their job-search skills and, in some cases, get short-term job training. To get more information and register for the workshops, call the AARP Foundation at 1-855-850-2525. more

Education & Learning

Aug 9, 2018 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Hoover Chamber Coffee & Contacts

Aveda Institute

Free morning networking event, Everyone welcome! No RSVP necessary. Free Door Prizes! Visit hooverchamber.org. more

Meeting

Located in the library Fitzgerald Room. We’ll be discussing “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn. more

Book Club, Education & Learning

$9 more

entertainment

Aug 10, 2018 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ross Bridge Farmers Market

The Green at Ross Bridge

The farmers market will return to Ross Bridge this summer with local produce, food trucks, live music and children’s activities. more

Food & Drink

Open mic. $8. more

entertainment

The market is every Saturday through September 29, featuring fresh and local vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and crafts. Located at the Lee Branch Shopping Center but Baumhower’s restaurant. http://www.themarketplaceatleebranch.com/ more

Food & Drink

This race is run in memory of Lori Johnson, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2004. more

Fitness

Benefiting the Crisis Center. Registration $25 for 5K, $15 for 1 mile fun run. Visit runsignup.com. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Health & Wellness

Aug 11, 2018 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo

BJCC

New and expectant parents don’t miss the Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo coming to the BJCC on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 9:30AM to 2:00PM. If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child … more

Kids & Family, Parents

Sample culinary treats that Alabama has to offer. You will hear from nutrition and health experts and see some of Alabama’s talented chefs, home cooks and restaurant pros battle it out. Admission is free. more

Food & Drink, Kids & Family

Aug 11, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Purl @ the Plaza

Hoover Public Library

Located in the Library Plaza. Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider. more

Education & Learning

Hand in Paw’s largest fundraisers and one of Birmingham’s liveliest galas. Tickets $200. Visit 501auctions.com/picassopets for more information. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Leisure & Recreation

Join Hand in Paw at this year’s most color-filled event: the 18th Annual Picasso Pets on Saturday, August 11th. Picasso Pets is Hand in Paw’s largest fundraiser and one of Birmingham’s liveliest galas. Guests can mingle with star therapy animals,… more

Charity & Fundraisers

enjoy live entertainment, a video game Gaming Truck, a ride on the soul-train, views of the zoo’s amazing animals and more! Tickets: $20 members, $10 member children; $25 non-members, $12 non-member children; children 2 and younger free. more

Education & Learning, entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 12, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Homeschool Artists Reception

Hoover Public Library

Join us as we honor our featured homeschool artists. Located in the Library Plaza. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Pineapples are popular! Decorate a jar to look like a pineapple. Add a tea light to make a cute summer luminary or fill it with candy and give it as a gift. Free. Adults only. All supplies provided. Registration required and begins August 1. more

Education & Learning

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (except March 26). more

Education & Learning

Aug 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Farthest: Voyager in Space

Hoover Public Library

Located in The Library Theatre. Free admission and refreshments.  Over 12 billion miles from Earth, a gangly ship sails through interstellar space. It is, by far, the most distant object made by human hands. Come learn more in this great documentary. more

Education & Learning

Aug 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Helping Hands

Hoover Public Library

Located in the Adult Program Room. Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Teens and adults. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Education & Learning

Aug 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Story Lab

Hoover Public Library

Ages 3-8. more

Education & Learning

$12. more

Comedy

Aug 13, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Karaoke Nights with Rickey Smiley

Stardome Comedy Club

Birmingham’s own, Rickey Smiley is taking over the StarDome on Monday nights. Come join Rickey, his band and whatever else he has up his sleeve as he brings Karaoke to a whole new level.- 17+ Show-Only the Aug 27 show still has tickets available.$12 more

entertainment

Decorate a jar to look like a pineapple. Add a tea light to make a cute summer luminary or fill it with candy and give it as a gift. Free. Adults only. All supplies provided. Registration required and begins August 1. Register online or call 444-7840 more

Education & Learning

Stop by Barrister’s Tavern every Tuesday night from 7:00-8:00pm and catch some laughs at the end of your work day! This FREE show features rising stand-up comics as they work out new material and perfect their craft. The show is just an hour, so … more

Comedy

Decorate a jar to look like a pineapple. Add a tea light to make a cute summer luminary or fill it with candy and give it as a gift. Free. Adults only. All supplies provided. Registration required and begins August 1. Register online or call 444-7840 more

Education & Learning

$9 more

entertainment

Located in the Library Plaza. Compete in our trivia night for great prizes. Play with a team or solo! more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Kier Spates has appeared on BET’s Comic View, Getting Paid and most recently and regularly you hear him on The Steve Harvey Morning Show as Junior. He truly is a force to be reckoned with. – 17+ Show – Tickets: $20 more

entertainment

Jul 19, 2018 – Aug 31, 2018

“PORTALS” exhibit

Hoover Public Library

Themes of the works include: consciousness, thought-forms, wetiko, the trickster, egoic death, meme magic, time cycles, the goddess, as well as other archetypal and cultural motifs, or “portals,” that are apropos for these times. more

Art & Exhibitions

Aug 17, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018

Greg Morton

Stardome Comedy Club

Greg worked as an animator on such shows as the Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show and the New Flintstone’s. 7 p.m. Friday; 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $16.50. 17+ show. more

entertainment

Aug 17, 2018 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ross Bridge Farmers Market

The Green at Ross Bridge

The farmers market will return to Ross Bridge this summer with local produce, food trucks, live music and children’s activities. more

Food & Drink

Round up your family and friends to compete for great prizes while playing a classic game with a library twist. Free even and refreshments provided. Located in the Library Plaza. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 17, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Art on the Rocks

Birmingham Museum of Art

Music by Tank and the Bangas. Tickets $15 members, $25 non-members. Visit artsbma.org for more information. more

Education & Learning, entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Green Valley is hosting a community-wide women’s conference August 17-18. Grab a friend and join hundreds of other women as we are challenged to fight back fear to live faith-filled and free. Each session in this two-day event is full of powerful… more

Religion & Spirituality, women’s conference

Green Valley is hosting a community-wide women’s conference August 17-18. Grab a friend and join hundreds of other women as we are challenged to fight back fear to live faith-filled and free. Each session in this two-day event is full of powerful… more

Religion & Spirituality, women’s conference

Open mic. $8. more

entertainment

The market is every Saturday through September 29, featuring fresh and local vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and crafts. Located at the Lee Branch Shopping Center but Baumhower’s restaurant. http://www.themarketplaceatleebranch.com/ more

Food & Drink

Aug 18, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Pancakes and Princess

Birmingham Zoo

Adorn your crown or tiara and join us for a special meet and greet between your little prince and princess and our court of princesses at this royal breakfast. Tickets: $25 members, $20 member children; $30 non-members, $25 non-member children more

entertainment, Kids & Family

Aug 18, 2018 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Members Only Guided Bird Walk

Aldridge Gardens

Join Dr. Richard and Patricia Ryel for a walk on our grounds to catch a glimpse of the beautiful birds that are migrating through the area. Members only but please RSVP at aldridgegardens.com more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 18, 2018 – Aug 19, 2018

Mayhem on the Mountain

Oak Mountain State Park

Mayhem on the Mountain, hosted by Vestavia Hills gym Forge Fitness Powered by CrossFit Shades, is set for Aug. 18-19 at Oak Mountain State Park. more

Fitness

Teresa Howard is hosting a party for the release of her novel “The Reluctant Empress.” more

Book Club

Aug 19, 2018 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Donnie Barker

Stardome Comedy Club

Famous for his phone calls on the Bob and Tom Show along with Youtube and Facebook videos, Donnie Baker is a self proclaimed, “natural born Bad A$$!” – 17+ Show -Ticket $25. more

entertainment

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (except March 26). more

Education & Learning

Aug 20, 2018 4:00 PM

Story Lab

Hoover Public Library

Ages 3-8. more

Education & Learning

$12. more

Comedy

Aug 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Karaoke Nights with Rickey Smiley

Stardome Comedy Club

Birmingham’s own, Rickey Smiley is taking over the StarDome on Monday nights. Come join Rickey, his band and whatever else he has up his sleeve as he brings Karaoke to a whole new level.- 17+ Show-Only the Aug 27 show still has tickets available.$12 more

entertainment

Aug 21, 2018 – Aug 24, 2018

SIdewalk Film Festival

Alabama Theatre

7 p.m. Tuesday; 8 p.m. Wednesday; 7 p.m. Thursday; 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visit sidewalkfest.com. more

entertainment, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 21, 2018 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Alabama Football Kickoff Tailgate Party

B&A Warehouse

What: Join The University of Alabama Jefferson County Alumni Chapter as we kick-off the 2018 Alabama Football season at our annual Football Kickoff Tailgate Party. Meet Alabama Athletic Director, Greg Byrne, and Chris Stewart, TV host of “The Ni… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Parties & Clubs, Sports

Stop by Barrister’s Tavern every Tuesday night from 7:00-8:00pm and catch some laughs at the end of your work day! This FREE show features rising stand-up comics as they work out new material and perfect their craft. The show is just an hour, so … more

Comedy

This is a FREE Networking Event. All are Welcome! Free Door Prizes! Visit hooverchamber.org for more information. more

Meeting

Exhibiting the work of combat veterans, suffering from PTSD, created through a Therapeutic Art Program provided by the Hoover Art Alliance and the Birmingham Vet Center. more

Art & Exhibitions

Aug 23, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Vino and Van Gogh

Haven

Vino and Van Gogh, hosted by the United Ability Junior Board, annually offers guests a chance to taste wine from local wineries and vendors, enjoy tasty food and bid on fantastic auction items. Many of the original works of art featured have been… more

Art & Exhibitions, Charity & Fundraisers, Food & Drink

$9 more

entertainment

Aug 23, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Hoover Public Library

Join the Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group as we discuss Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean. 444-7840 Located in the Theatre Conference Room. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Located in the Library Plaza. Nashville-based singer-songwriter performs with her band featuring mandolin and guitar. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 24, 2018 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ross Bridge Farmers Market

The Green at Ross Bridge

The farmers market will return to Ross Bridge this summer with local produce, food trucks, live music and children’s activities. more

Food & Drink

Located in the Library Plaza. Put your game face on and team up with your favorite gamers. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Visit spainparkathletics.org for more info. more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Open mic. $8. more

entertainment

The market is every Saturday through September 29, featuring fresh and local vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs and crafts. Located at the Lee Branch Shopping Center but Baumhower’s restaurant. http://www.themarketplaceatleebranch.com/ more

Food & Drink

Aug 25, 2018 – Aug 26, 2018

CASC Birmingham Gun Show

Finley Center

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visit gunshowtrader.com for more info. more

Festivals & Fairs

Aug 25, 2018 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Write Club

Hoover Public Library

Located in the Shakespeare Room. Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Visit hooverhighathletics.com for more info. more

Kids & Family, Sports

Join us for a magical evening for children and families featuring entertainment and dancing, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, activities for children, an incredible silent auction, face painters, stilt-walkers, balloon twisters, magicians, an over-the-top… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Kids & Family

The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce is planning its 23rd annual golf tournament for Monday, Aug. 27, at the Riverchase Country Club. more

Sports

Aug 27, 2018 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Hoover Chamber 23rd annual Gold Classic

Hoover Met

Four-man scramble format. Visit hooverchamber.org for more information. more

Leisure & Recreation, Sports

Located in the Library Theatre. The movie: “You’ve Got Mail”  Free admission and refreshments. more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (except March 26). more

Education & Learning

Aug 27, 2018 4:00 PM

Story Lab

Hoover Public Library

Ages 3-8. more

Education & Learning

$12. more

Comedy

Aug 27, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Karaoke Nights with Rickey Smiley

Stardome Comedy Club

Birmingham’s own, Rickey Smiley is taking over the StarDome on Monday nights. Come join Rickey, his band and whatever else he has up his sleeve as he brings Karaoke to a whole new level.- 17+ Show-Only the Aug 27 show still has tickets available.$12 more

entertainment

Crafts, games and snacks more

Crafts, entertainment, Kids & Family

Aug 28, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

New Horizons Dinner

Hoover Senior Center

Aug. 28: New Horizons Dinner. 6 p.m. Hoover Senior Center. more

Food & Drink

Stop by Barrister’s Tavern every Tuesday night from 7:00-8:00pm and catch some laughs at the end of your work day! This FREE show features rising stand-up comics as they work out new material and perfect their craft. The show is just an hour, so … more

Comedy

$9 more

entertainment

Bang Productions presents “Red Squirrel & Catfish Cooley With Nuts” produced by Darren Knight & John Edmonds Kozma. Featuring Comedians Gary Cargal & Ginger Billy. First come first serve! Show starts at 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:00 pm more

entertainment

A fascinating and funny mix of spot-on impressions and clever, cutting-edge comedy, Ian Harris’ act has landed him appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Comedy Central, as well as two hour TV specials! – 17+ Show -Tickets $15. more

entertainment

Aug 31, 2018 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ross Bridge Farmers Market

The Green at Ross Bridge

The farmers market will return to Ross Bridge this summer with local produce, food trucks, live music and children’s activities. more

Food & Drink

Visit hooverhighathletics.com for more information. more

Sports

Open mic. $8. more

entertainment


VESTAVIA HILL CURRENT EVENTS

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Aug 2, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

VHHS Rebel Fan Fest

Vestavia Hills High School

Vestavia Hills Athletic Association would like to encourage Vestavia Rebels of all ages to attend the first “​Rebel ​Fan Fest “ at Vestavia Hills High School Stadium. The high ​school ​will be showcasing all sports and athletic facilities. … more

Charity & Fundraisers, Education & Learning, Sports

Read & Feed Book Group at Taziki’s Liberty Park Thursday, August 2, 6:30-8 p.m. Taziki’s Restaurant in Liberty Park Meet us at Taziki’s to eat, drink and discuss The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. For more information, call 978-4678. more

Education & Learning, Parties & Clubs

Aug 3, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Big Latch On 2018

Regions Field

UAB Women & Infants Center, The Birmingham Barons, Babypalooza, and other mom groups are partnering to host The BIG Latch On Birmingham, Friday, August 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Regions Field. The BIG Latch On takes place worldwide during World Bre… more

Kids & Family, Parents

Aug 3, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

First Friday Fiber Arts

Vestavia Hills Library

First Friday Fiber Arts Friday, August 3, 10 a.m.-noon Treehouse Like to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroider or smock? Bring your projects and join us! All skill levels are welcome. more

Crafts

Aug 3, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Hot Yoga in the Forest

Vestavia Hills Library

Hot Yoga in the Forest Friday and Saturday, August 3 and 4, 12-1 p.m. Observation Deck Get ready to sweat! Join the experts from Kiva Hot Yoga for these introductory classes for beginners. Bring a towel, mat and water. Loaner mats available. A… more

Fitness

Aug 3, 2018 4:00 PM

Open Gaming

Library in the Forest

more

Education & Learning

There will be a special Sunday evening service, Taize, on the 1st Sundays of each month at 5:00pm beginning June 3rd. We wish to invite the community. more

Religion & Spirituality

Aug 4, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Hot Yoga in the Forest

Vestavia Hills Library

Hot Yoga in the Forest Friday and Saturday, August 3 and 4, 12-1 p.m. Observation Deck Get ready to sweat! Join the experts from Kiva Hot Yoga for these introductory classes for beginners. Bring a towel, mat and water. Loaner mats available. A… more

Fitness

Aug 4, 2018 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Journey of Hope

Alys Stephens Center

Medical Properties Trust presents a Journey of Hope, honoring the extraordinary dedication of United Ability’s first Medical Director, Dr. Mark Cohen. Our event will also feature a special performance by deaf singer-songwriter, Mandy Harvey. This… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Entertainment

Mason Music Camp For Beginners June 4-8, 2018: Bluff Park Studio July 16-20, 2018: Mountain Brook Studio July 30-Aug. 3, 2018: Cahaba Heights Studio July 30-Aug. 3, 2018: Greystone Studio For students 6-9 years old who have little or no … more

Camp, Education & Learning, Kids & Family

GirlSpring is offering (2) two-day mini camps. July 30 and 31 (4th and 5th grade girls) and August 2 and 3 (6th and 7th grade girls). Girls will learn empowerment skills that all girls should know! Activities include self-defense, ropes courses, … more

Camp, Crafts, Education & Learning

Aug 6, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Knit Night in the Forest

Vestavia Hills Library

Knit Night in the Forest Monday, August 6, 6-7:30 p.m. Treehouse Like to knit, crochet, embroider or cross-stitch? Join us on the first Mondays each month! Open to everyone 18+. more

Crafts

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Talks & Readings

The City of Vestavia Hills will be hosting an informational seminar from 2-3 p.m. Aug. 7 addressing crimes and scams against the elderly. more

Talks & Readings

Aug 7, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

P.J. Story time

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Wear your pajamas and join Ms. Casey for music, stories, crafts and a bedtime snack! All ages more

Kids & Family

Aug 8, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Story Friends

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Ms. Lisa brings your favorite stories to life and encourages the imaginations of preschoolers. more

Kids & Family

Aug 8, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

ABCs of Medicare

Vestavia Hills Library

ABCs of Medicare – 2nd Wednesdays Wednesday, August 8, 1-2 p.m. Treehouse An Independent Benefits Advisor provides simple, straightforward answers to help you better understand Medicare.more

Education & Learning

Aug 8, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

MAC 101

Vestavia Hills Library

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m. Mac 101 Electronic Classroom Do you need to learn the basics of a Mac? Learn how to personalize the computer, use the finder, change system preferences and more. Call 205-978-4679 to register. more

Education & Learning

Treehouse Poetry Reading Series Wednesday, August 8, 6-7:30 p.m. Library’s Treehouse We will celebrate the release of Big Energy Poets: Ecopoetry Thinks Climate Change with readings from editor and poet Heidi Lynn Staples and poet Josh Dugat…. more

Talks & Readings

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

Kids & Family

Adult Tai Chi Beginner and Intermediate Thursday, August 9, 2-3 p.m. Community Room Low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by a certified instructor. Registration not required. Open to everyone 18+.more

Fitness

Aug 9, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Intro to 3D Printing

Vestavia Hills Library

Intro to 3D Printing Electronic Classroom Curious about 3D printing? This class is the perfect introduction. Learn how the MakerBot works as well as the basics of finding and preparing models to print. Call 205-978-4679 to register. more

Education & Learning

Jul 26, 2018 – Aug 5, 2018

“Hairspray Jr.”

Virginia Samford Theatre

7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Virginia Samford Theatre. Tickets $20 adults; $15 students. Visit virginiasamfordtheatre.org for more information. more

Entertainment

Aug 10, 2018 4:00 PM

Open Gaming

Library in the Forest

more

Education & Learning

There will be food, games, giveaways and entertainment available at the event, which is free to attend. more

Outdoor

Aug 11, 2018 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo

BJCC

New and expectant parents don’t miss the Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo coming to the BJCC on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 9:30AM to 2:00PM. If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child … more

Kids & Family, Parents

Join Hand in Paw at this year’s most color-filled event: the 18th Annual Picasso Pets on Saturday, August 11th. Picasso Pets is Hand in Paw’s largest fundraiser and one of Birmingham’s liveliest galas. Guests can mingle with star therapy animals,… more

Charity & Fundraisers

Monday Night Tai Chi for Beginners Monday, August 13, 6-7 p.m. Community Room Low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by a certified instructor. Registration not required. Open to everyone 18+.more

Fitness

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Talks & Readings

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m. Apple Mobile Devices with Tech Ease Children’s Program Room A Certified Apple Consultant answers your questions about Apple mobile products including iPhones, iPads and Macbooks. No registration required. more

Education & Learning

Aug 14, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Fortnite Night

Vestavia Hills Library

Wednesday, August 14, 2018 4–5:30 p.m. Fortnite Night Historical Room. Play your favorite Battle Royale game on the PS4 and Switch! Cheer on your friends as we see who can get the Victory Royale. Snacks served. For Teens Grade 6-12 more

Gaming

Ms. Olivia’s Evening Reads Book Group: Movie Night Tuesday, August 14, 5-8 p.m. Historical Room Join the group for “Genius,” the story of the complex relationship between book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Erne… more

Education & Learning, Meeting, Talks & Readings

Aug 14, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

P.J. Story time

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Wear your pajamas and join Ms. Casey for music, stories, crafts and a bedtime snack! All ages more

Kids & Family

Aug 15, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Story Friends

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Ms. Lisa brings your favorite stories to life and encourages the imaginations of preschoolers. more

Kids & Family

Aug 15, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Teen Art Group

Vestavia Hills Library

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4–5:30 p.m. Teen Art Group Treehouse. Enjoy drawing, sketching or simply doodling? Come make and share your work while celebrating your artistic talents with fellow teens! Snacks served. For Teens Grade 6-12 more

Art & Exhibitions

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

Kids & Family

Aug 16, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

GIMP: the Free Photoshop

Vestavia Hills Library

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 4-5:30 p.m. GIMP: the Free Photoshop Electronic Classroom Learn how to perform intricate photo editing. Work with layers to add a personalized watermark to a photo, move a person from one photo into another, touch up… more

Education & Learning

Aug 17, 2018 4:00 PM

Open Gaming

Library in the Forest

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Education & Learning

Upcycle City: Adult Coloring Night Friday, August 17, 7-8:30 Community Room August is National Coloring Month—join us and celebrate. Definitely old-school: no batteries, messages, or wires! All materials provided, along with music, snacks, and… more

Crafts

Aug 18, 2018 – Aug 19, 2018

Mayhem on the Mountain

Oak Mountain State Park

The event features 500-plus competitors and more than 20 vendors, Jackson said, as well as more equipment than in previous years, including an eight-lane rig. more

Fitness

Fun activities and an exciting time to sign your daughter up for a Girl Scout Troop in our service unit. Parent information session to coincide. The Girl Scout program is designed for girls grades K-12 and its’s never to late to join! more

Kids & Family

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Talks & Readings

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m. Libby: Library ebooks & Audiobooks for Mobile Devices Electronic Classroom Come meet Libby, the app that allows you to check out ebooks and audiobooks from your library and enjoy them on a smartphone or … more

Education & Learning

Aug 21, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Senior Citizens Day

Vestavia Hills City Hall

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Talks & Readings

Aug 21, 2018 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Alabama Football Kickoff Tailgate Party

B&A Warehouse

What: Join The University of Alabama Jefferson County Alumni Chapter as we kick-off the 2018 Alabama Football season at our annual Football Kickoff Tailgate Party. Meet Alabama Athletic Director, Greg Byrne, and Chris Stewart, TV host of “The Ni… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Parties & Clubs, Sports

Aug 21, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

P.J. Story time

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Wear your pajamas and join Ms. Casey for music, stories, crafts and a bedtime snack! All ages more

Kids & Family

Aug 22, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Story Friends

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Ms. Lisa brings your favorite stories to life and encourages the imaginations of preschoolers. more

Kids & Family

Aug 22, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Teen Writing group

Vestavia Hills Library

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 4–5:30 p.m. Writing Group Historical Room. Like to write and want to share your work? The Teen Department offers a writing group where teens can build writing skills and provide feedback to one another. Snacks served…. more

Parties & Clubs, Talks & Readings

Jul 13, 2018 – Aug 5, 2018

“Mama Mia!”

Red Mountain Theatre Company

7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Red Mountain Theatre Company Dorothy Jemison Theatre. Tickets start at $25. Visit redmountaintheatre.org for more info more

Entertainment

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

Kids & Family

Adult Tai Chi Beginner and Intermediate Thursday, August 23, 2-3 p.m. Community Room Low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by a certified instructor. Registration not required. Open to everyone 18+.more

Fitness

Aug 23, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Vino and Van Gogh

Haven

Vino and Van Gogh, hosted by the United Ability Junior Board, annually offers guests a chance to taste wine from local wineries and vendors, enjoy tasty food and bid on fantastic auction items. Many of the original works of art featured have been… more

Art & Exhibitions, Charity & Fundraisers, Food & Drink

Aug 24, 2018 4:00 PM

Open Gaming

Library in the Forest

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Education & Learning

Monday Night Tai Chi for Beginners Monday, August 27, 6-7 p.m. Community Room Low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by a certified instructor. Registration not required. Open to everyone 18+.more

Fitness

Aug 27, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Online Safety

Vestavia Hills Library

Monday, August 27, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m. Online Safety Electronic Classroom Learn how to protect your computer from malware, guard your privacy and spot scams! Increased awareness increases your defense! Call 205-978-4679 to register. more

Education & Learning

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Talks & Readings

Aug 28, 2018 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Anime Night

Vestavia Hills Library

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 4–6 p.m. Anime Night Community Room. Engage with fellow otaku and watch the anime of choice. Japanese treats served! For Teens Grade 6-12 more

Film

Aug 28, 2018 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

P.J. Story time

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Wear your pajamas and join Ms. Casey for music, stories, crafts and a bedtime snack! All ages more

Kids & Family

Aug 29, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Story Friends

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Ms. Lisa brings your favorite stories to life and encourages the imaginations of preschoolers. more

Kids & Family

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

Kids & Family

HOMEWOOD CURRENT EVENTS:

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Large Auditorium. Storyteller Dolores Hydock reminisces about Alabama’s Chandler Mountain community in this Alabama Bicentennial presentation. more

Talks & Readings

Prepare a recipe around this month’s theme and bring the dish and recipe to the meeting. We will dish about the theme, recipe and deliciousness at the meeting. more

Food & Drink

Girlspring presents a 2-day mini camp offering empowerment skills all girls should know! Camp includes rope courses, team building, outdoor obstacle course, zip-lining, self-defense, nutrition, fashion, skincare, and more! Cost is $125 per camper… more

Crafts, Education & Learning, Outdoor

Aug 3, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Big Latch On 2018

Regions Field

UAB Women & Infants Center, The Birmingham Barons, Babypalooza, and other mom groups are partnering to host The BIG Latch On Birmingham, Friday, August 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Regions Field. The BIG Latch On takes place worldwide during World Bre… more

Kids & Family, Parents

Learn simple ways to create magic with paper and glue. Round Auditorium. more

Crafts

Partners Melissa Turnage and Cynthia Brennen, in collaboration with The Dance Foundation, are offering a training opportunity for dancers and dance educators in their specially crafted curriculum for senior adults “People in Motion.” more

Dance, Education & Learning, Health & Wellness

Aug 4, 2018 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Teen Coffee & Canvas

Homewood Public Library

An afternoon spent painting and sipping iced coffee. All supplies provided. Online registration required. more

Crafts

Arc of Central Alabama’s gala to raise funds and awareness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more

Charity & Fundraisers

Aug 4, 2018 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Journey of Hope

Alys Stephens Center

Medical Properties Trust presents a Journey of Hope, honoring the extraordinary dedication of United Ability’s first Medical Director, Dr. Mark Cohen. Our event will also feature a special performance by deaf singer-songwriter, Mandy Harvey. This… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Concerts & Live Music

Learn how to design and create your very own jewelry. All supplies provided. more

Crafts

Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome. more

Fitness

We will be using old comics and manga books to create art. All supplies provided. Online registration required. more

Crafts

Aug 6, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Belly Dance With Aziza

Homewood Community Center

Classes are in Fitness Studio 1 of the Homewood Community Center and are for woman only age 13 and up. The Monday night classes are for the Basics of Middle Belly Dance. All ages, shapes and sizes of women are welcome, and no previous dance exp… more

Dance, Fitness

Every Tuesday in August OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Barry Ivker, retired professor of colleges in New Orleans, author and current social worker will look at the vast and varied range of how scholars and clergy, throughout history,… more

Education & Learning

Read a book or an article, listen to a podcast or an interview, or watch a documentary and then discuss. more

Parties & Clubs

Aug 7, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Girls Who Code

Homewood Public Library

This national club is geared toward empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls rising fourth-graders and older. more

Education & Learning

For more info, go to http://www.westhomewood.com/. more

Food & Drink

Aug 7, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

National Night Out

West Homewood Farmers Market

Come get to know the men and women who protect and serve the community at National Night out on Aug. 7.  The event is free to attend and will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at West Homewood Farmers Market, 160 Oxmoor Road. more

Outdoor

Aug 7, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

West Homewood Farmers Market

160 Oxmoor Road

Vendors, food trucks, kid’s activities and live entertainment. Visit westhomewood.com. more

Food & Drink, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation, Markets

In the Large Auditorium. Workshop is geared towards casual users. Apple-certified trainers answer your questions on how best to use your Apple device. more

Education & Learning

Performances will run Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday afternoon show at 2:30 p.m. Currently, season tickets are on sale, and single tickets will go on sale about five to six weeks before each show begins. more

Theater & Dance

Aug 10, 2018 – Aug 19, 2018

Birmingham Restaurant Week 2018

REV Birmingham

Calling all Birmingham foodies – the ninth annual Birmingham Restaurant Week (BRW) 2018 will be held Friday, Aug. 10 to Sunday, Aug. 19 with more than 70 restaurants set to participate in celebration of our city’s acclaimed culinary culture and l… more

Food & Drink

Aug 10, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Birmingham MS Symposium

Homewood Public Library

The symposium is an educational opportunity for those diagnosed with MS, their care partners, family and people living in the community to learn more about MS. more

Education & Learning

Located in the Round Auditorium. Join Helen Pruet, retired history instructor, as she surveys ancient Egypt and its foreign conquerors.more

Education & Learning

OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute; Helen Pruitt: retired history instructor, Mountain Brook Junior High Invites us to join her as we survey Ancient Egypt – the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms and her foreign conquerors, including Alexander th… more

Education & Learning

Benefiting the Crisis Center. Registration $25 for 5K, $15 for 1 mile. Visit runsignup.com. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Fitness, Health & Wellness

Aug 11, 2018 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo

BJCC

New and expectant parents don’t miss the Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo coming to the BJCC on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 9:30AM to 2:00PM. If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child … more

Kids & Family, Parents

Aug 11, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Block Party

Homewood Public Library

The Homewood Library Foundation will hold its fifth annual Block Party in the Homewood Library back parking lot Aug. 11 from 5-8 p.m. more

Parties & Clubs

Hand in Paw’s largest fundraisers and one of Birmingham’s liveliest galas. Tickets $200. Visit picassopets.com. more

Charity & Fundraisers

Join Hand in Paw at this year’s most color-filled event: the 18th Annual Picasso Pets on Saturday, August 11th. Picasso Pets is Hand in Paw’s largest fundraiser and one of Birmingham’s liveliest galas. Guests can mingle with star therapy animals,… more

Charity & Fundraisers

Aug 13, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Library Yoga

Homewood Public Library

In the Large Auditorium. Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome. No registration required, but please bring your own mat. more

Fitness, Health & Wellness

Aug 13, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Belly Dance With Aziza

Homewood Community Center

Classes are in Fitness Studio 1 of the Homewood Community Center and are for woman only age 13 and up. The Monday night classes are for the Basics of Middle Belly Dance. All ages, shapes and sizes of women are welcome, and no previous dance exp… more

Dance, Fitness

In the Boardroom. Discussing “In the Shadow of Alabama” by Judy Reene Singer. more

Education & Learning

OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Jim Lawrence, real estate agent look at the role an agent can play in Alabama; the fiduciary duties owed to a client, the impact of “caveat emptor” on a buyer, and sales contract features and pitfalls. … more

Education & Learning

Aug 15, 2018 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Lisa Patton

Alabama Booksmith

Signing “Rush: A Novel.” Visit alabamabooksmith.com. more

Education & Learning, Leisure & Recreation

In the large auditorium. Master Gardener Richard Cybulsky discusses the basics of garden design, plant selection and care. more

Education & Learning

OLLI invites you to an Ice Cream Social. Enjoy refreshments and connect with friends. Entertainment will be provided. This is a great time to hear about the Fall programs and be the first to register for classes and trips. www.ollibham.org more

Education & Learning

Aug 17, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Art on the Rocks

Birmingham Museum of Art

Music by Tank and the Bangas. Tickets $15 members, $25 non-members. Visit artsbma.org. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Concerts & Live Music, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 18, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest

Ghost Train Brewery

Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest is a chicken wing cook-off benefitting The Literacy Council’s programs – adult literacy, family literacy, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and GED preparation. more

Charity & Fundraisers, Concerts & Live Music, Food & Drink

Nexus Fitness is offering a free week of classes to anyone interested in joining, taking place from August 20-26. more

Fitness

Aug 20, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Library Yoga

Homewood Public Library

In the Large Auditorium. Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome. No registration required, but please bring your own mat. more

Fitness, Health & Wellness

Aug 20, 2018 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

ACT Practice Test

Homewood Public Library

Located in the Large Auditorium. Open to sixth- through 12th-graders. The cost is $15, which must be paid online at the time of registration. No refunds or transfers will be issued for cancellations. To register, visit homewoodpubliclibrary.tix.com more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Aug 20, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Bossypants Book Club

Nabeel’s Café

Discussing “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green. more

Education & Learning

Aug 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Belly Dance With Aziza

Homewood Community Center

Classes are in Fitness Studio 1 of the Homewood Community Center and are for woman only age 13 and up. The Monday night classes are for the Basics of Middle Belly Dance. All ages, shapes and sizes of women are welcome, and no previous dance exp… more

Dance, Fitness

Aug 21, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Homewood Chamber Membership Luncheon

Samford University

hosted by Samford University, featuring Dr. Darrin White as the keynote speaker. Darin W. White, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Samford University Center for Sports Analytics and Chair of the Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing Department more

Business & Career, Meeting

Discussing “Rhett Butler’s People” by Donald McCaig. more

Education & Learning

Aug 21, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Girls Who Code

Homewood Public Library

In the Round Auditorium. This national club is geared toward empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls rising fourth-graders and older. No registration required, but participants are encouraged to bring their laptops. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Aug 21, 2018 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Alabama Football Kickoff Tailgate Party

B&A Warehouse

What: Join The University of Alabama Jefferson County Alumni Chapter as we kick-off the 2018 Alabama Football season at our annual Football Kickoff Tailgate Party. Meet Alabama Athletic Director, Greg Byrne, and Chris Stewart, TV host of “The Ni… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Parties & Clubs, Sports

Aug 21, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

The Road to College

Homewood Public Library

Located in the Large Auditorium. Informational workshop is geared toward high school students and parents who are overwhelmed with the college application process. Admission counselors from several local colleges and universities will be present. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Meeting

Aug 21, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Taste of Birmingham

Haven

Birmingham Boys Choir will host its annual culinary-themed fundraiser, The Taste of Birmingham, from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Haven in Lakeview. more

Food & Drink

In the Large Auditorium. Learn how to get the most out of your devices by utilizing each group of settings. more

Education & Learning

Aug 23, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Vino and Van Gogh

Haven

Vino and Van Gogh, hosted by the United Ability Junior Board, annually offers guests a chance to taste wine from local wineries and vendors, enjoy tasty food and bid on fantastic auction items. Many of the original works of art featured have been… more

Art & Exhibitions, Charity & Fundraisers, Food & Drink

Aug 24, 2018 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Doggone-Good Science

Homewood Public Library

Located in the children’s department. Hang out with the author of National Geographic Kids’ “Dog Science Unleashed,” Jodi Wheeler-Toppen, and give some activities from the book a try. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Aug 25, 2018 – Aug 26, 2018

Membership Drive

Red Mountain Park

This one’s for the whole family. Join us for guided hikes, kids’ activities, music and treats from Big Spoon Creamery for purchase. Exciting prizes on the line for those who become a Member on either Saturday or Sunday. Visit our website for t… more

Charity & Fundraisers, Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Located in Room 102 (Lower Level). Refresher course designed specifically for older drivers. Registration required. $15 AARP members, $20 non-members. To register, call 823-7067. more

Education & Learning

Aug 25, 2018 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Tech Savvy Kids

Homewood Public Library

Room 110 (Lower Level). Join Dr. Desiree Smith, Homewood City School’s director of technology, for a presentation and conversation about digital responsibility and digital literacy for elementary aged students and their parents. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Aug 25, 2018 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tailgate Challenge

The Bell Center

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults and children under 12 get in free. All proceeds go towards The Bell Center. For more information, go to thebellcenter.org/events/tailgate-challenge. more

Outdoor

Aug 25, 2018 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Back to School Bash

Patriot Park

The Bash will take place at Patriot Park on Aug. 25 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. more

Outdoor

Aug 26, 2018 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Special Siblings

Homewood Public Library

In room 110. This support group is a place to share ideas, experiences, and the ever-changing needs of having a special needs sibling. For grades K-12. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family, Meeting

Aug 27, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tween/Teen Coders

Homewood Public Library

Located in Room 102 (Lower Level). Learn the basics of computer coding. Open to fourth-graders and older. No registration required, but participants are encouraged to bring their laptops. more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Aug 27, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Belly Dance With Aziza

Homewood Community Center

Classes are in Fitness Studio 1 of the Homewood Community Center and are for woman only age 13 and up. The Monday night classes are for the Basics of Middle Belly Dance. All ages, shapes and sizes of women are welcome, and no previous dance exp… more

Dance, Fitness

Located in the Boardroom. Discussing “Kiss Carlo” by Adriana Trigiani. more

Education & Learning

Aug 29, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Teen Anime Club

Homewood Public Library

In the Large Auditorium. Love manga or anything Japanese related? Join the Teen Anime Club as we discuss and watch anime. more

Kids & Family, Leisure & Recreation

Aug 30, 2018 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Math Games Explosion

Homewood Public Library

Located in the Large Auditorium. Families will play math related games and talk about our mathematical discoveries along the way.more

Education & Learning, Kids & Family