Event Calendar

JULY 2012 Calendar of Events

280 Events
Thursdays – Urban Cookhouse Farmer’s Market. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Summit Shopping Center. More information: http://www.urbancookhouse.com.

7/3 – Chapter One Nineteen. Monthly book club meeting will discuss The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. St.Vincent’s One Nineteen. Free. Registration: 408-6550.

7/3 – The Big Kaboom. The City of Chelsea will host sixth annual firework show. Pre-show entertainment at 8 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Chelsea Park subdivision. More information: http://www.cityofchelsea.com.

7/4 – Morgan Creek Vineyards fireworks show. Morgan Creek Vineyards will host fireworks show with entertainment and Full Moon Barbeque. The vineyards will be open for wine tasting and tours. 6:30 – 9 p.m. Morgan Creek Vineyards. More information: http://www.morgancreekwinery.com.

7/4 – Fourth of July Flag Making and Parade – Oak Mountain State Park, 10 a.m., Cost: general admission ($1 -$3). More information: 205-620-2520 or oakmountain.naturalist@dcnr.alabama.gov.

7/13 – Comprehensive Diabetes Education. Seminar will discuss diabetes. Physicians referral required. Pre-assessments given preceding class date. Registration: 939-7248.

7/14- Piano Concert featuring Dr. Drew Mays. Benefits UAB Department of Ophthalmology Research Fund. Danberry at Inverness retirement community at 235 Inverness Center Drive. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tickets: $75 per person, $500 per table. More information: DanberryAtInverness.com/concert or call 443-9500.

7/16-20 (Ages 6-9), 7/23-27 (Ages 10-12) – Kid’s Cooking Camp. Kids will have the opportunity to create different types of foods and discover healthy cooking. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, 7191 Cahaba Valley Road.  $175 per session. Half-day program: $17 per day. More information: 408-6550 or http://www.onenineteen.com.

7/16-7/18, 7/30-8/1, 8/6-8/8 – Annalyce’s Bake Shop Cake Camp. Annalyce’s Bake Shop. 5479 Highway 280, Suite 122. Three -day cake camp for ages 9-14. Campers will make, bake, frost, and decorate cake all from scratch. Cost: $100 per session. More information: 991-5006.

7/17 – Top Ten Free Food and Activity Apps. Participants will share their favorite healthy smart phone apps along with St. Vincent staff, Mandy Cox, general manager of fitness; and Donna Sibley, registered dietician. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. St. Vincent’s One Nineteen. Free. Registration not necessary. More information: http://onenineteen.com/events.asp

Family Fun
Saturdays – Urban Cookhouse Farmer’s Market.  8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Soho parking lot Downtown Homewood. 2850 19th Street South. More information: http://www.urbancookhouse.com.
Saturdays – Pepper Place Saturday Market. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 2829 2nd Avenue South. More information: http://www.pepperplacemarket.com.

7/4- Independence Day 1776 – The American Village will host an Independence Day set in 1776. $5. Free for veterans and kids under four. Gate opens at 11 a.m. Events start at 12 p.m. More information: 665-3535.

7/4 – Thunder on the Mountain.
9 p.m. Vulcan Park and Museum. More information: http://www.visitvulcan.com7/14 – Slippery, Slimy Saturday. Lots of ooey gooey fun as educators conduct slimy experiments and show you how to make your own creations. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. McWane Science Center. Included in cost of admission. More information: http://www.mcwane.org/calendar_items/1153-slippery_slimy_saturday.

7/14 – Brookwood Village Farmer’s Market. Every second Saturday this summer, they will have local farmers and Alabama vendors setup on the street for a market. There will be face painting, live music and family fun. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Brookwood Village. More information: http://www.shopbrookwoodvillage.com/events.php.

Theatre
7/9-7/25 – Acting Workshops for Seniors. Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m at 571 Bluff Park Avenue in Bluff Park 35226. $150 for all six sessions. For more information or to register, contact The Seasoned Performers office at 978-5095 or email at mail@seasonedperformers.org.

7/12 -15, 7/19 – 22, 7/26-29, – Legally Blonde the Musical. Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company. 7:30. Virginia Samford Theatre. For more information and ticket purchase: http://www.virginiasamfordtheatre.org.

7/24 -7/28, 7/31 – Frog Prince. Birmingham Children’s Theatre Production. 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. More information and pricing: http://www.bct123.org.
Music and Arts

7/1 – Mamma Mia Sing-a-long. 2 p.m. The Alabama Theatre. $8. More information: http://events.alabamatheatre.com/events/.

7/8 – Film Series: “Fresh.” “2 p.m. Birmingham Botanical Gardens Lynn-Henley Lecture Hall in the Garden Center. Free.  More information: http://www.bbgardens.org.

7/11 – Big Time Rush Tour with Cody Simpson and Rachel Crow. 7 p.m. Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Tickets: http://www.livenation.com.

7/11 – 7/25 – Picasso Kids. Art supplies included. Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Shelby County Arts Council Studio, Columbiana. $70. More information: http://shelbycountyartscouncil.com/classes.php.

7/14 – Miranda Lambert: On Fire Tour. 7:30 p.m. Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Tickets: http://www.livenation.com.

7/15 – Dive! Part of Birmingham Botanical Garden’s documentary film series. 2 p.m. Linn-Henley Lecture Hall. Free. More information: http://www.bbgardens.org/filmseries.

7/22 – Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us? Part of Birmingham Botanical Garden’s documentary film series. 2 p.m. Linn-Henley Lecture Hall. Free. More information: http://www.bbgardens.org/filmseries.

7/26 – Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday Tour. 7:30 p.m. Boutwell Auditorium. Tickets: http://www.magiccitytix.com.

7/29 – Farmageddon. Part of Birmingham Botanical Garden’s documentary film series. 2 p.m. Free. Linn-Henley Lecture Hall. More information: http://www.bbgardens.org/filmseries.

7/31 – The Tour 2012: Kiss and Motley Crue. 7 p.m. Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Tickets: http://www.livenation.com.
Sports

7/11, 7/12, 7/13 – Birmingham Barons vs. Tennessee Smokies. 7:05 p.m. Regions Park. More information: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t247 or 988-3200.

7/19, 7/20, 7/21, 7/22 – Birmingham Barons vs. Montgomery Biscuits. 7:05. Regions Park. More information: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t247 or 988-3200.

7/29, 7/30, 7/31 – Birmingham Barons vs. Jackson Generals. 7:05. Regions Park. More information: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t247 or 988-3200.

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