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CMS Kids Unplugged 5K

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:00
CMS Kids Unplugged 5K
09-27-2014 - 09-27-2014
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Creative Montessori School
http://www.cmskids.org
Homewood Central Park - 1604 Oxmoor Road Homewood AL 35209-3910
Admission: 5K registration is $25 Race t-shirt is included if you register before Sept 19
205-879-3278
ngarcia@cmskids.org
http://www.active.com/homewood-al/running/races/cms-kids-unplugged-fun-run-5k-2014?utm_campaign=Constant%20Contact&utm_medium=email&utm_source=2014%20Fun%20Run%2F5K%20Reminder
Start Time(s): Registration is open until race time Check-in begins at 6:45 am
Spend the day in the park, have fun, and support the community! This 5K, sponsored by Creative Montessori School, is in support of a tech-free Saturday to raise awareness about the importance of reducing screen time to promote a healthy body and active mind! The course begins and ends at Homewoord Central Park Medals are awarded to top age group finishers, and raffle prizes will be drawn based on bib numbers All ages are welcome! Fun for the entire family Nola Ice and Red Mountain Expresso will be vending onsite Thanks to our sponsors: WBHM 903 FM, iiis optical shop, Alabama Outdoors, Sanctuary Salon, Arlington Family Offices, La Bamba Grill, Hoar Construction, Rojo, Method-1, Ed Randle & Associates/Primerica, Williams Partnership, Backyard Movie Parties, Lakeman Peagler Hollett and Alsobrook, Nourish, Papajohn Produce, and Edgewood Creamery
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Join the Fight Against Poverty: Free training + information event

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:00
Join the Fight Against Poverty: Free training + information event
09-25-2014 - 09-25-2014
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RESULTS
https://www.facebook.com/events/1474651276125732/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
YWCA Birmingham - 309 23rd Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: FREE
603-531-7486
kmartino@results.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/1474651276125732/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Start Time(s): This is a FREE event No obligation or cost required Just bring your hearts, minds, and friends!
Want better opportunities for your children? Want to stand up and really do something for the most vulnerable? Ever thought about being an activist but don't know how? In the great state of Alabama, 154% of the population lived in poverty in 2011 For children, that statistic was 28%, which is 307,000 children That must change We can do something about it! Join us for an exciting evening led by Kristy Martino, US Poverty Grassroots Organizer, where you can learn how to fight poverty effectively We'll learn a lot about US poverty and Alabama poverty, gain some new activism skills, and even take action together! Come participate in the conversation, get inspired, and learn how you can play an important role in ending poverty RESULTS is a grassroots advocacy organization with over 35 years of success experience helping people build the political will to end poverty
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Forest Park Fest and Tour de Loo

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:00
Forest Park Fest and Tour de Loo
09-17-2014 - 09-19-2014
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Naked Art Gallery
https://www.facebook.com/events/1423664134572838/
Forest Park Village - Clairmont Ave and 39th Street S Birmingham AL 35222
Admission: Free
205-595-3553
mail@nakedartusa.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1423664134572838/
Start Time(s):
Tour de Loo - Sponsored by Kulture City: the loos of Forest Park’s merchants will be turned into art installations by eight local artists who will be paired with kids from Magic Moments (a local organization whose mission is to fulfill the dreams of Alabama children with chronic life-threatening illnesses) An art installation means taking an interior and loading it with disparate items that evoke complex and multiple associations, thoughts and moods Guest bartenders - Sponsored by Cathead Vodka - funds will be raised by guest bartenders serving a different signature Cathead vodka cocktail in each business in Forest Park: 100% of their tips will benefit Magic Moments Thrusday sept 18th starting around 5:15: A progressive dinner will take place at V Richards, Little Savannah and Silvertron Café with a percentage of the sales going to Magic City Moments$60 including tax VRichards: appetizer and a glass of wine Silvertron Cafe: entrée and a glass of wine or martini Little Savannah: dessert trio and a cordial For tickets visit any of these web sites: wwwvrichardsnet wwwsivlertroncafeus wwwlittlesavannahcom In coordination with Third Friday: Dine, wine and shop in Birmingham’s hippest neighborhood! Restaurants will have specials, wine tastings etc Shops and galleries will be open late, so you can catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours Due to the proximity of all merchants, we encourage you to take the tour on a bicycle, which makes it very pleasant and gives you rock star parking at every stop! Participating merchants: Naked Art Gallery: (5:00 - 8:00 pm) Tour de Loo artist: Shawna Ross Guest bartenders: Wednesday: Joseph Casper Baker III, serving Basil Strawberry Cathead Spiked Lemonade Tips will benefit “Magic Moments” Thursday: Franklin Biggs and Sally Bell, serving Ginger Peach Martinis Tips will benefit “Magic Moments” Friday: Keri Lane and Kelly Kitchens, serving Watermelon Mint Cathead Cocktails Tips will benefit “Magic Moments” 10% of sales each night will benefit “Magic Moments” Silvertron Cafe': (2 loos): Tour de Loo artist: Carolyn Wass VRichards Market: Tour de Loo artists: Kristie David and Keri Lane On Friday: Wine and cheese tasting + Live music "Under the Red Umbrella": https://wwwfacebookcom/events/145138255656697/233525610151294/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity Zoe Forest Park: (5:00 - 8:00 pm): Tour de Loo artists: Michelle Reynolds and Nancy Abney Fashion show with the kids of Magic Moments 10-12 kids from Magic Moments will be dressed by Zoe's and will walk around the shops! Dwell: Tour de Loo artist: Christophe Nicolet Little savannah: Tour de Loo artist: Mimi Boston Paperworkers Local: Invitational salon - each Paperworkers member is inviting two non-members to show at the co-op If individual artists are willing to donate 5% of a sale, Paperworkers will match it with 5% Tour de Loo artist: Linda Merry PaperWorkers printed various birds to make up the installation They will ask people to make a donation to Magic Moments and they'll get to print a bird to add to the installation Guest bartenders: Wednesday: Birmingham Botanical Gardens Thursday: Birmingham Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network Friday: Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham Full Circle: Tour de Loo artist: Beth Bradey
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Newspaper rolling for the local humane society

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 02:00
Newspaper rolling for the local humane society
09-29-2014 - 09-29-2014
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Hoover Public Library
Hoover Public Library - 200 Municipal Drive Hoover AL 35216
Admission: FREE
205-444-7821
Start Time(s):
Helping Hands helping animals Join us in making newspaper rolls for the local humane society
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Pre-screening of "Troop 491"

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 02:00
Pre-screening of "Troop 491"
09-25-2014 - 09-25-2014
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
http://bcri.org
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - 520 Sixteenth Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: Free- Seating availability is limited
205-328-9696
Start Time(s):
Join us on Thursday, September 25 at 6:00 pm in the Woods Community Meeting Room for a pre-screening of "Troop 491" There will be a discussion and answer session after the film 
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A Conversation with BCRI Human Rights Fellow Tammi Sharpe (Part II)

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 02:00
A Conversation with BCRI Human Rights Fellow Tammi Sharpe (Part II)
09-23-2014 - 09-23-2014
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
http://bcri.org
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - 520 Sixteenth Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: Free
205-328-9696
Start Time(s):
Join us on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:00 pm in the Woods Community Meeting Room for a discussion on "Reconciling With the Past -- The Post-Civil War United States and the Legacy of Slavery/Segregation"
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Newspaper rolling for the local humane society

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 02:00
Newspaper rolling for the local humane society
09-15-2014 - 09-15-2014
1
Hoover Public Library
Hoover Public Library - 200 Municipal Drive Hoover AL 35216
Admission: FREE
444-7840
Start Time(s):
Helping Hands helping animals Join us in making newspaper rolls for the local humane society
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A Conversation with BCRI Human Rights Fellow Tammi Sharpe (Part I)

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 02:00
A Conversation with BCRI Human Rights Fellow Tammi Sharpe (Part I)
09-16-2014 - 09-16-2014
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
http://www.bcri.org
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - 520 Sixteenth Street North Birmingham AL 35203
Admission: Free
205-328-9696
Start Time(s):
Join us Tuesday September 16 at 6pm in the Woods Community Meeting Room for a discussion concerning the United Nations’ approach to peace building in war torn countries 
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You Should Know: Voting Rights

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 02:00
You Should Know: Voting Rights
09-25-2014 - 09-25-2014
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Birmingham Public Library
http://www.bplonline.org/
Powderly Branch Library (BPL) - 3301 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221
Admission: Free
205-925-6178
lbitten@bham.lib.al.us
Start Time(s): 6:00 pm
Staff from the Community Law Office, Jefferson County Public Defenders Office, and Jefferson County Circuit Clerk's Office will be on hand to discuss restoration of voting rights, expungements, and voter ID laws  You Should Know is an ongoing series presented by Powderly Library that covers a wide variety of topical subjects and to raise awareness of happenings in the community       
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