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Ruffner Appreciation Rally and Concert

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 02:00
Ruffner Appreciation Rally and Concert
04-26-2014 - 04-26-2014
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Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve
http://www.ruffnermountain.org
Ruffner Mountain Nature Center - 1214 81st Street South Birmingham AL 35206
Admission: Free and open to the public
205-833-8264
info@ruffnermountain.org
http://www.ruffnermountain.org
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 Ruffner would not be Ruffner without the passion and support of our members, donors and volunteers Join us after the plant sale, as the board and staff of RMNP honor the folks to that keep us going We will have food, fun and the music of Bob Marston Bob Marston is a local singer/composer, who wrote "Real Magic, Good People" a song featuring Ruffner Mountain
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Voter Education Forum

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:00
Voter Education Forum
05-01-2014 - 05-01-2014
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National Coalition of 100 Black Women - Central Alabama Chapter, Inc
http://www.ncbwcentral-al.org
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - 520 Sixteenth Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: Free
205-643-0546
info@ncbwcentral-al.org
http://www.ncbwcentral-al.org
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Voter Education Forum sponsored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women - Central Alabama Chapter, Inc Panel discussion to discuss changes to the Civil Rights Act of 1965 and Alabama Law regarding Voter Identification Panelist to includeDoug Jones, former U S States Attorney; Rose Sanders, Civil Rights Attorney; Anne Marie Adams, Jefferson County Circuit Clerk; Judge Helen Shores Lee and Ernest Montgomery (Shelby County v Eric Holder, et al)
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20th Annual Creek Bank Festival

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 02:00
20th Annual Creek Bank Festival
04-26-2014 - 04-26-2014
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Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce
http://leedsareachamber.com/2014-creek-bank-festival-press-release-forms/#sthash.k7KyQezE.dpbs
Admission: FREE
205-699-5001
leedschamber@windstream.net
http://leedsareachamber.com/2014-creek-bank-festival-press-release-forms/#sthash.k7KyQezE.dpbs
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Celebrating its’ 20th year, the 2014 Creek Bank Festival will provide plenty of fun, food and entertainment for you, your family and friends to enjoy! Please help us get the word out and mark your calendar so you won’t miss this exciting event! The day’s festivities will include a 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run sponsored by the American Cancer Society Zumba and Stretching provided by Curves and the Sweets Bake Off contest sponsored by Reliance Technologies, Inc The Chick-fil-A Cows, State Farm Mascot, Higrove Vet Care Dog, Home Depot Homer, Leeds High School Greenie and Sparky are among some of your favorite Mascots who will compete on the obstacle course of the Mascot Challenge For the dog lovers, Little Mr and Mrs Creek Bark Pageant, sponsored by Higrove Vet Care, will highlights dogs of all shapes and sizes There will be plenty of activities all day long for your dog including Agility, Obedience, Rally demonstrations sponsored by Petiquette Shelby Duke and Roy Mac are among the performing vocal artists The Shops of Grand River will be sponsoring Clowns, a Balloon Artist and Face Painting Creek Bank Festival T-Shirts will be available to purchase at $15 each in a variety of sizes
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Family Matters Opening Night Reception

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 02:00
Family Matters Opening Night Reception
04-23-2014 - 04-23-2014
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Birmingham AIDS Outreach
https://www.facebook.com/events/1397716780501326/?ref=22
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - 520 Sixteenth Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: Free
205-322-4197 ext 13
Amanda@birminghamaidsoutreach.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/1397716780501326/?ref=22
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A photography exhibition by Carolyn Sherer with personal narratives by LGBTQ youth about their perceptions of family acceptance This exhibition is aimed at initiating a conversation about social change and family acceptance for LGBTQ youth This exhibition is a collaborative effort with Living in Limbo and the Magic City Acceptance Project, presented by BAO as part of an initiative to provide broader, more inclusive services to the LGBTQ community Volunteers from the Department of Education at the Birmingham Museum of Art, Samantha Hightower Kelly and Madeline Adams, have worked with the youth to create an artistic narrative that will be displayed along with the photographs Sponsors: BAO, Living in Limbo, MCAP, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Point Foundation, The Trevor Project Anonymous, Ann Huckstep and Carol Misner, George and Eugenia Taylor, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Equality Alabama, Human Rights Campaign, In honor of Chris Fisher, Lara Embry, PhD, PFLAG Birmingham, John Wolfarth Friends: B&A Warehouse, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Central Alabama Pride, Southern Poverty Law Center, Amanda Keller, Carolyn Sherer, Cathy Dement, Gail Andrews, Kim Graham Smith, Madeline Adams, Samantha Hightower Kelly, Sarah R Young
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Community Shredding and Electronics Recycling Event at Vulcan

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:00
Community Shredding and Electronics Recycling Event at Vulcan
05-10-2014 - 05-10-2014
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The Arc of Jefferson County
Vulcan Park and Museum - 1701 Valley View Drive Birmingham AL 35209
Admission:
205-933-1409
http://www.visitvulcan.com/visit-vulcan-map-and-directions.html
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Vulcan Park and Museum is happy to partner with The Arc of Jefferson County and Technical Knockout to offer a Community Shredding and Electronics Recycling Event Items can be dropped off at the lower parking lot of Vulcan Park and Museum from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Each person who drops off items to be recycled will receive a $1 OFF their admission to Vulcan Park and Museum (Must be redeemed May 10, 2014)! So take care of some spring cleaning, dispose of your paper and electronics in a secure, environmentally-friendly way and visit Vulcan! Spend some time exploring the interactive history museum, enjoy spectacular views of the city and learn more about Birmingham’s Iron Icon The following items will be accepted: Paper products for secure shredding and recycling $5/bankers box or bag, $10/XL container Secure hard drive destruction $10/each (if destroyed) Computer/Laptop recycling Electronic recycling (SEE DETAILED LIST BELOW) COMPUTER COMPONENTS: Keyboards/Mice, Cables/Wiring Power supplies, Printers/Copiers/Fax Machines/Scanners Telephones/Cell Phones, Print Cartridges/Media/Tapes/CDs Battery Back-ups Monitors - $700/each HOUSEHOLD ELECTRONICS: Microwaves/Washers/Dryers/Dishwashers Blenders/Coffee Pots/Vacuum Cleaners Stereos/Speakers/VCRs/Radios/Irons Hair Dryers/Curling Irons/Lamps/Fans Cordless Tools/Re-Chargeable Batteries OTHER ITEMS: any metal (shelving, file cabinets)** all electronics (household & medical)** No TVs **A Certificate of Destruction / Recycling will be issued for these items  
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jefferson county chapter of alabama new south alliance

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:00
jefferson county chapter of alabama new south alliance
05-01-2014 - 05-01-2014
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Jefferson County Chapter of Alabama New South Alliance
Vulcan Park and Museum - 1701 Valley View Drive Birmingham AL 35209
Admission: This event is free and open to the public Call or email to RSVP
205-788-4042
lastergloria@gmail.com
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Please join The Jefferson County Chapter of Alabama New South Alliance for "An evening with the Candidates" This event is free and open to the public Cash bar/ Hors‘d oeuvres will be served
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Kid's Market & Mom

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:00
Kid's Market & Mom
04-07-2014 - 04-19-2014
Kids Market and Mom
http://www.kidsmarketandmom.com/
Admission: No admission charge Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover, Cash and Debit Cards accepted NO CHECKS
Start Time(s): Monday, April 7 - 8am-8pm Absolutely NO strollers, diaper bags or big purses allowed while shopping on Monday Fanny packs and laundry baskets are always allowed Tuesday, April 8: 9am-8pm Wed-Sat, April 9-12: 9am-6pm Mon-Sat, April 14-19: 9am-6pm
Spring/Summer children's, juniors' and women's gently used consignment sale
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UAB presents free forum, lecture by Tushar Gandhi

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:00
UAB presents free forum, lecture by Tushar Gandhi
05-06-2014 - 05-06-2014
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UAB Department of Art & Art History
http://www.uab.edu/news/service/item/4474-uab-presents-free-forum-lecture-by-tushar-gandhi-on-may-6
UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts - 1221 10th Ave South Birmingham AL 36294
Admission: FREE - pre-registration is suggested
205-975-8858
raglandj@uab.edu
http://www.uab.edu/cas/art/news-stories/events/141-tushar-gandhi-forum-and-lecture
Start Time(s): Forum is 12:00 - 4:00 pm The lecture is at 6:00 pm
 The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History will present a forum and lecture by Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, on Tuesday, May 6 Tushar Arun Gandhi is the son of journalist Arun Manilal Gandhi, grandson of Manilal Gandhi and great-grandson of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi He lives in Mumbai, India, and runs the Mahatma Gandhi Foundation In March 2005, he led the 75th anniversary re-enactment of the Dandi March, the 24-day, 240-mile march which his great-grandfather led in 1930 The Salt March, an important part of the Indian independence movement, began with the Dandi March, a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviolent protest After making salt at Dandi, Gandhi continued southward along the coast, producing salt and addressing meetings on the way, until he was arrested This march triggered the civil disobedience movement The teachings of Gandhi and the Salt March were great influences on the Rev Martin Luther King Jr and the United States’ civil rights movement Gandhi will spend a day at UAB as part of a three-day trip to Birmingham to speak about and promote human rights and peace From 12:00 - 4:00 pm May 6, the public is invited to participate in “Gandhian Paths to Global Progress: A Forum with Tushar Gandhi” The forum is free; participants must register Lunch and a coffee break will be provided Later in the day, at 6:00 pm, Gandhi will deliver his lecture on human rights, “Three Marches and a Dream: Salt and Freedom,” in UAB’s Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall The lecture is free and open to the public; seating is limited To reserve a seat, call or email Monica Robinson at 205-975-6267 While in Birmingham, Gandhi will speak to the Birmingham Rotary Club and to students and faculty at Miles College, visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and meet with members of the Indian Cultural Society Assistant Professor of Art History Cathleen Cummings, MA, PhD, organized the trip after she met Gandhi in New Delhi last summer, when the people of Birmingham were in the midst of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement “I was inspired by the stories he told me of Martin Luther King Jr’s visit to Mahatma Gandhi’s home in Mumbai,” Cummings said “I thought, how wonderful it would be if Tushar could share these with the whole Birmingham community”
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Cool Spaces, Downtown Places

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:00
Cool Spaces, Downtown Places
05-10-2014 - 05-10-2014
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REV Birmingham
http://coolspaces.eventbrite.com
John's City Diner - 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd Birmingham Alabama 35203
Admission: $20 in advance $25 day of Free for kids under 12, accompanied by adult ticketholder
256-503-4958
karlakho@gmail.com
http://coolspaces.eventbrite.com
Start Time(s): Ticket check-in will be at John's City Diner Maps will be provided
REV Birmingham presents the second annual Cool Spaces, Downtown Places tour of Birmingham's Loft Disctrict Join us as we take a stroll through Downtown Birmingham's coolest live+work+play spaces just in time for National Historic Preservation Month! John's City Diner will serve as the hub/check-in, and we'll also have Birmingham Pedicab Company pedaling around for any folks who want to catch a COOL ride CAP will be in full force, as well, and we guarantee there will be a few fun surprises along the way Lace up your walking shoes and check out these Cool Spaces: Kinetic Communications John Hand Building Young & Vann Carrigan Building Rhodes Carroll Burger Phillips Goodall Brown LoftsAnd more!
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AWIB - April Networking/Business Luncheon

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
AWIB - April Networking/Business Luncheon
04-22-2014 - 04-22-2014
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Alabama Women in Business
http://www.alwib.org
The Club of Birmingham - The Club 1 Robert S Smith Dr Birmingham AL 35209
Admission: Members - Free Guests - $30
205-278-9781
memberservices@alwib.org
http://www.alwib.org
Start Time(s): Lunch served at 11:30 am Program starts at 12:00 pm
Guest speaker Teresa Thorn, Executive Director of CAP (City Action Partnership) talks about her career as a retired captain in the Birmingham Police Dept and her writing Her latest book is non-fiction, Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers 
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Lakeview Fire District Community Day

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
Lakeview Fire District Community Day
06-07-2014 - 06-07-2014
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Lakeview Fire District
Leeds Presbyterian Church - 8317 1st Avenue Leeds AL 35094
Admission: Car show entry fee $2000 for the first entry, $1500 for all other entries Free for spectators
205-587-2063
katherine.armstrong@lakeviewfire.org
http://lakeviewfire.org/events
Start Time(s): Registration starts at 8:00 am All booths close and car and truck show judging ends at 12:00 pm Awards presentation will start at 12:15 pm
2014 Lakeview Fire District Community Day featuring a health and safety fair, car and truck show, kids zone, raffles, and door prizes All proceeds benefit Lakeview Fire District
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Titusville Community Framework Plan Meeting

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
Titusville Community Framework Plan Meeting
04-24-2014 - 04-24-2014
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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
http://www.imaginebham.com
Admission: FREE
205-251-8139
Start Time(s):
Your Future! Your Plan! Let Your Voice Be Heard! The next steps in the City's Comprehensive Plan are the neighborhood Framework Plans which focus on issues, growth, and development specific to neighborhoods within each community Come to the Titusville Community Framework Plan Meeting to be a part of the future plan for your community and to speak up!
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Five Points West Framwork Plan Meeting

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
Five Points West Framwork Plan Meeting
04-29-2014 - 04-29-2014
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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
http://www.imaginebham.com
Five Points West Regional Library (BPL) - 4812 Avenue W Birmingham Alabama 35208
Admission: FREE
205-251-8139
Start Time(s):
Your Future! Your Plan! Let Your Voice Be Heard! The next steps in the City's Comprehensive Plan are the neighborhood Framework Plans which focus on issues, growth, and development specific to neighborhoods within each community Come to the Five Points West Framework Plan Meeting to be a part of the future plan for your community and to speak up!
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Smithfield Framework Plan Meeting

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
Smithfield Framework Plan Meeting
04-30-2014 - 04-30-2014
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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
http://www.imaginebham.com
Admission: FREE
205-251-8139
Start Time(s):
Your Future! Your Plan! Let Your Voice Be Heard! The next steps in the City's Comprehensive Plan are the neighborhood Framework Plans which focus on issues, growth, and development specific to neighborhoods within each community Come to the Smithfield Framework Plan Meeting to be a part of the future plan for your community and to speak up!
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West End Framework Plan Meeting

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 02:00
West End Framework Plan Meeting
05-01-2014 - 05-01-2014
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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
http://www.imaginebham.com
Admission: FREE
205-251-8139
Start Time(s):
Your Future! Your Plan! Let Your Voice Be Heard! The next steps in the City's Comprehensive Plan are the neighborhood Framework Plans which focus on issues, growth, and development specific to neighborhoods within each community Come to the West End Framework Plan Meeting to be a part of the future plan for your community and to speak up!  
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