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Lesbians, Gay Men, and Trans Men and Women in Nazi Germany

ZOOM Online

Dr. Marhoefer is a historian of queer and trans politics. This program will focus not only on gay men’s experiences during Nazi Germany but also the seldom acknowledged experiences of lesbians, trans men, and trans women. Register Now

Community Film Screening: Paragraph 175

Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL

Named for the the German criminal code that banned sexual acts between men, the film Paragraph 175 uses survivor testimony to recount the persecution of homosexuals in the Third Reich. This award winning, 2000 documentary adds “to the growing body of invaluable cinematic literature documenting for posterity the hideous barbarity of Nazism” and serves as another, lesser known, perspective into the history of the Holocaust.   Following the film, Paragraph 175’s lead historian, Dr. Klaus Mueller, will join the audience via Zoom for a Q&A session. Dr. Klaus Mueller, based in Berlin, serves as the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Representative forContinue Reading ...

Barktoberfest

Cahaba Brewing Company 4500 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL

Barktoberfest is Back! Come celebrate in Oktoberfest fashion, Hand in Paw style, with your furry friend by your side! Drink local beer, participate in fun contests, and much more all while supporting Hand in Paw! TICKETS: handinpaw.org/events/barktoberfest/  $25 TICKET GETS YOU: • 1 Cahaba Beer Ticket • Entry into the pet costume contest • Entry into the stein hoist contest • Novelty item • Access to the Hand in Paw photo booth Proceeds from Barktoberfest benefit Anna's Fund, a fund created by Rodney Tucker & Billy Connelley that defrays costs associated with volunteer training and supplies! Local vendors will be present forContinue Reading ...

$25

Woodlawn Sunday Dinner

Virtual AL

In close-knit communities, the words “Sunday Dinner” evoke images of food, family and fellowship. Here in Woodlawn, we believe that still rings true for those who share the common thread of this community’s revitalization efforts. Join us Sunday, October 10th from 2-5pm for a celebration of soul food and community as we join together to host the 5th annual Woodlawn Sunday Dinner. This is a family-friendly event. $75 to attend the live event, $45 to pick up meals curbside. Kids 12 and under are free. Guests can expect full plates of soul food goodness and complimentary beverages, including craft beer,Continue Reading ...

$45 – $75

Safe Summer Series Concert

524 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, United States 524 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL

Birmingham's Safe Summer Series has its finale concert this Sunday, October 10, at Memorial Park starting at 5 pm. Opening up, we have non-other than local talent, Halo Wheeler. Next, sultry song artist Sherri Brown will grace the stage. And for the grand finale, hit singer-songwriter KeKe Wyatt will close out it out! The Safe Summer Series has played a vital role this past summer in bringing together the Birmingham community in a safe and fun way- through music events, movie nights, and community festivals. We are looking to make the last Safe Summer Series a night to remember forContinue Reading ...

Free
Recurring

Parkinson’s Dance Class

The Dance Foundation 1715 27th Ct S, Birmingham, AL

This global program features professional dancers from Southern Danceworks, teaching with an emphasis on physical and artistic movement potential. Dance for Parkinson’s is modeled after an evidence-based program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson’s group. We start with a seated warm-up and transition to standing and moving across the floor. Care partners are welcome and all participants are encouraged to wear tennis shoes or socks. October 12 – November 18 Tuesdays at 10am // Thursdays at 12pm 12 Classes Classes are $5 each or $50 for entire block of classes. This fee includes a careContinue Reading ...

$5

Teacher Workshop: Teaching With Stories – Romania

ZOOM Online

DESCRIPTION When Hungary joined the Axis alliance in 1940, they were given the Northern Transylvania region of Romania as a reward for siding with Germany. The Jews of Transylvanian were soon subjected to Hungary’s anti-Jewish regulations. Four years later, as they seemed to be losing the war, the Nazis occupied Hungary and focused their efforts on the last major Jewish deportations of the war. Explore this history through the lives of three survivors who lived within 75 miles of each other in Transylvania: Max Steinmetz, born 1925, Târgu Lăpuș, Romania Martin Aaron, born 1927, Săpînţa, Romania Elie Wiesel, born 1928,Continue Reading ...

The Return of the Bark Party

Clubhouse on Highland 2908 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL

Join us for our second annual Bark Party benefitting the Highland Park Community Garden! The event will feature a silent auction and, as always, a dog costume contest and talent show! If you've got a talented furry friend (or an adorably cute one), register them for a shot at taking home a fabulous prize! We will also have a free Rojo nacho bar, beer & wine for those 21+ years old, a silent auction, and a raffle to win a 2022 garden plot! REGISTER YOUR PUP(S) HERE! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxZoInO3CJvUzl3Bc9gT6n-JH6AoZ2p1JSRv0g54uZruZWQg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Free

Fellowship House Supply Drive

Birmingham, AL

Beginning November 1st, our organization will be hosting a supply drive with the simple goal of raising our supplies in the form of toiletries, clothing, hygiene products, and other household items that could be useful for our patients. Our organization seeks to treat members of our community who are suffering from substance use and co-occurring disorders, and we hope to treat more patients in the future. To do that, we need a steady stream of supplies, and that is where you can help. The timeline is slim, as the drive will be concluding on November 5th. The importance of thisContinue Reading ...

Out of the Darkness Walk

Veterans Park Hoover, Al Hoover, AL

The Out of the Darkness Birmingham Walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Our community has always been the heart of the Out of the Darkness Walks. The global pandemic has impacted the emotional and economic well-being of many individuals and families, and left many of us to manage a variety of emotions, including feelings of uncertainty. We also know increases in suicide are not a foregone conclusion if we act now to mitigate risk and support the mental health of our friends, families, and neighbors. But we need your help. Every dollar you raise through the OutContinue Reading ...

Free

Teacher Workshop: Visual Echoes – Holocaust Photography in Teaching and Research

ZOOM Online

DESCRIPTION This workshop will be an interactive discussion of Holocaust photography, highlighting the specific challenges and advantages that these sources pose to the teacher, researcher, and student. – Online registration required. (Maximum participants, 40) – Open to Alabama teachers in grades 6-12. – Two (2) hours of CEU credit available Teachers must attend both online sessions & complete a post-workshop evaluation to be eligible for credits.   Register Here Workshop Flyer   FACILITATOR Dr. Valerie Hébert is an associate professor of history and interdisciplinary studies at Lakehead University Orillia in Ontario, Canada where she teaches on modern European history, NaziContinue Reading ...

Free

Parkinson Association of Alabama Virtual Symposium

Virtual AL

The Parkinson Association of Alabama is hosting a virtual symposium on Nov. 9, 2021, at 9 a.m. to discuss research, resources, updates and more about Parkinson’s disease from the past year. Anyone interested in the event can register online on our website. This conference will focus on updates in Parkinson’s research, discuss resources for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and highlight what PAA is doing now and in the future for our community. In addition, medical professionals and individuals with PD will share their expert opinions and experiences. There are helpful resources and information for anyone interested in learning about PD in the state of Alabama, regardless of one’s relationship to the disease. The goal is for you to leave knowing the PAA is on the right path and that those affected byContinue Reading ...

Free

Parkinson Association of Alabama Virtual Symposium

Virtual AL

The Parkinson Association of Alabama is hosting a virtual symposium on Nov. 9, 2021, at 9 a.m. to discuss research, resources, updates and more about Parkinson’s disease from the past year. Anyone interested in the event can register online on our website. This conference will focus on updates in Parkinson’s research, discuss resources for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and highlight what PAA is doing now and in the future for our community. In addition, medical professionals and individuals with PD will share their expert opinions and experiences. There are helpful resources and information for anyone interested in learning about PD in the state of Alabama, regardless of one’s relationship to the disease. The goal is for you to leave knowing the PAA is on the right path and that those affected byContinue Reading ...

Free

On the Knife’s Edge: Resisting the Holocaust from within the SS – The Story of Kurt Gerstein

ZOOM Online

Kurt Gerstein was a committed and outspoken opponent of the Nazi Regime. He was also an officer in the SS. This presentation will tell the story of Gerstein’s unique path of resistance, emphasizing the contradictions and mysteries of this enigmatic man. Register Here   About Dr. Valerie Hébert Dr. Hébert is an associate professor of history and interdisciplinary studies at Lakehead University Orillia in Ontario, Canada where she teaches on modern European history, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, and the photography of human rights violations and international conflict. About the Kristallnacht Commemorative Lecture On November 9-10, 1938, Nazi leaders unleashedContinue Reading ...

Free

Habitat Restoration at Audubon-Datnow Forest Preserve, W. E. Putnam Middle School

W. E. Putnam Middle School 1757 Montclair Road, Birmingham

Pre-registration is requested for planning purposes by 12 p.m. CST on Friday, November 12th. Visit https://alaudubon.org/event/2021-11-13/ for more information and to register. Join Alabama Audubon for a day of outdoor work and service at the Audubon-Datnow Forest Preserve at Birmingham’s W.E. Putnam Middle School (1757 Montclair Road). With an abundance of mature pines, understory natives, and large oaks, Putnam’s ten acres represent much-needed urban habitat for red-tailed hawks, yellow-rumped warblers, and climate-endangered brown-headed nuthatches, and an ideal on-site outdoor classroom for students. In fall 2019 we established a large prairie/meadow area with many native plant species, in 2020 we added a split-rail fence to enclose the meadow, and in AprilContinue Reading ...



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