5 Reasons you’ll want to Spend an Evening with Fannie Flagg

 Fannie Flagg An Evening with Lyric Theatre
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Ever read the book, “Fried Green Tomatoes?  Have you seen the movie? Fannie Flagg, the bestselling author, from our very own city,  is back in town for an evening of lively and candid conversation. The event will be at the Lyric Fine Arts Theatre on December 9th  at 7pm.  Here are 5 reasons you’ll want to spend an evening with Fannie Flagg.

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It’s the last day of November, see what’s been up!

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FOUR HANDS MALE AND FEMALE TOAST WITH MUGS OF BEER

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Cold Brews and a Cool Dude
Don’t forget about Bham Now’s upcoming BOLD Speaker Series event featuring Dr. Jim McClintock, who has so many titles that I’m just gonna save you some time by saying he’s one cool dude. Literally. Come hang out with us at Avondale Brewery next Tuesday. Doors open at 5 and program from 6-7 to hear him speak about all things environmental PLUS his upcoming 15th trip to Antarctica. Seating is limited, so get your tickets here and now! 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Hand in Paw, Dr. McClintock’s charity of choice for the event.

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Birmingham’s Miss Nina – “short in stature…a giant in Birmingham history”

Birmingham's Miss Nina

Birmingham's Miss Nina

Little over a year ago, the city of Birmingham erected in Linn Park, a statue of a small diminutive woman, sitting in a chair with a law book, keeping a watchful eye over the city hall building.

The statue is of Nina Miglionico or as everyone called her “Miss Nina.” Standing at 4’11, Miss Nina was a fearless powerhouse attorney for women’s rights, a public servant and trailblazer.

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Mid 2017 will Host Quite the Showdown in Birmingham – the National Senior Games

Waves of funding are becoming increasingly easier to come by, it seems, for events and innovative dealings within the Bham area.

Along with the recent approval of TopGolf, the city has moved forward, with a massive amount of funding to host the National Senior Games from June 2nd to the 15th!

Photo By: Florida Sports Foundation
Photo By: Florida Sports Foundation

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Come see December BOLD Speaker Series charity Hand in Paw downtown for #GivingTuesday

Hand in Paw Birmingham

Bham Now’s December BOLD Series speaker Jim McClintock’s chosen charity Hand in Paw has scheduled a busy #GivingTuesday.

Learn and support this extraordinary organization that touches the lives of nearly a 100,000 people a year with the help of 175 local volunteers, through the gentle and unconditional love of Hand in Paw therapy animals.

Here is their lineup of activities

  • HIP Therapy Teams will visit downtown during lunch (the 20th St N entrance to Linn Park). Please step out of your office and visit our teams.

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