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World Nordic Walking Day Class

Aldridge Gardens 3530 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL

Come join us to celebrate WORLD Nordic Walking Day with a class in Nordic Walking!  Lead by Dr. Leroy Hurt, who will have poles for you to try out, you will learn something new, get a little exercise, make new friends, & be out in Aldridge Gardens' fresh air!  Please let us know you are coming by registering at aldridgegardens.com on the Calendar page.

Free

A Slice of Solace: A Pathway to Balance and Well-Being

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA presents A Slice of Solace: A Pathway to Balance and Well-Being with Ed Shorts. Come join us as Ed takes us through a "pathway" to well-being involving balance and physical understanding of our bodies as we age. Life changes require us to adapt to everyday activities and reconsider how we approach activities. Class is free, but pre-registration is required for Zoom link access. Not familiar with Zoom? No worries, free Zoom basic classes are offered as well. See olli.ua.edu for complete course listings or call 205-348-6482 for information and registration.

Free

What Does Healthy Eating Really Look Like?

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA presents What Does Healthy Eating Really Look Like with Carolyn Williams. What does it mean to eat a healthy diet? You're not alone if you've asked this. Carolyn Williams is a James Beard award-winner, dietician and cookbook author who simplifies the science by breaking down what "healthy" really means when it comes to cooking, meal planning and shopping. Session is free but pre-registration is required to receive Zoom link. Call 205-348-6482 to register. If you are not familiar with Zoom, free training sessions are also offered. See olli.ua.edu for complete course catalog.

Free

Polio: Rotary, Bill Gates, and the Epidemic

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA presents Polio: Rotary, Bill Gates, and the Epidemic. Bill Petty will discuss the history of the polio epidemic, past efforts made, the current status and the part Rotary and Bill Gates have played. The eradication of polio is one of Rotary's long standing and most significant efforts. Along with other partners, they have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. Polio cases have been reduced by 99.9 percent worldwide, and they will not stop until the the end the disease for good. Free Zoom event, but pre-registration is required to receive accessContinue Reading ...

Free

Happy, Healthy Kids Fair presented by Birmingham Parent

Virtual AL

We're going outside due to the pandemic this year! Saturday, Aug. 7 | 11am-4pm | located in the front parking lot Visit with all the amazing vendors and find great info on health, exercise, education, sports, extra-curricular activities & more! Be one of the first 200at Birmingham Parent booth to get a swag bag from The Outlet Shops of Grand River and event vendors full of great coupons, prizes and some hidden big prizes!

Shelby Humane Paws for the Cause

Veterans Park Hoover, Al Hoover, AL

Shelby Humane is the only open-admission animal shelter in Shelby County. We care for over 5,000 lost, homeless & unwanted pets each year. We rely on fundraisers such as Paws for the Cause to perform our life-saving mission. Paws for the Cause is a certified 5k off-road race through the beautiful Veterans Park in Hoover on September 18th. The course takes you on a path through the park around the lake and through tree-lined trails surrounding the park. NEW: The Tail Waggin' Trek is a 1-mile "obstacle" course run for individuals or teams and fun for adults, kids & dogs!Continue Reading ...

Miles for Smiles 5K and Fun Run

The Grocery Brewpub 2823 Central Ave, Birmingham, AL

We are so excited to be holding the 18th Annual Miles for Smiles Charity Run IN-PERSON on September 18, 2021! Miles for Smiles is a 5K,1 mile fun-run, and after-party held annually by the University of Alabama School of Dentistry's chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) benefiting Cahaba Valley Health Care (CVHC). CVHC provides dental and medical services to underserved patients in the Jefferson County area. The race starts and ends at The Grocery Brewpub in Homewood, AL. After the race, join us for the after-party at The Grocery Brewpub for food, drinks, and raffle prizes! You'll notContinue Reading ...

Miles for Smiles 5K and Fun Run

The Grocery Brewpub 2823 Central Ave, Birmingham, AL

We are so excited to be holding the 18th Annual Miles for Smiles Charity Run IN-PERSON on September 18, 2021! Miles for Smiles is a 5K,1 mile fun-run, and after-party held annually by the University of Alabama School of Dentistry's chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) benefiting Cahaba Valley Health Care (CVHC). CVHC provides dental and medical services to underserved patients in the Jefferson County area. The race starts and ends at The Grocery Brewpub in Homewood, AL. After the race, join us for the after-party at The Grocery Brewpub for food, drinks, and raffle prizes! You'll notContinue Reading ...

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Lori’s Day at Newk’s Eatery

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. This disease claims the lives more than 13,000 women in the U.S. each year, and Birmingham residents can make a difference simply by dining out. On Tuesday, September 28, Newk’s Eatery will donate 20% of all sales at participating locations to Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) in honor of Lori Newcomb, wife of Newk’s co-founder, Chris Newcomb. In 2014, Lori Newcomb was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and launched Newk’s Cares, the charitable arm of Newk’s, to help women like herself. Lori sadly lost her physical battle with the disease in February 2019, butContinue Reading ...

Bra-Volution for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Virtual AL

Will you join the BRA-VOLUTION? JOIN LAYA EVENTS THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17TH FROM 10AM - 2PM. Help us to make a difference in our community! Join us in the Bra-Volution! We need your support for this Breast Cancer Awareness month to encourage women to help raise awareness about breast cancer, while supporting women in need, by recycling your gently used or new bras. With your support of women and men around Alabama, we are supporting over 30 organizations that are providing women and girls with the extra ‘lift’ they need to become self-sufficient. Drive-thru with your bra donations and supportContinue Reading ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month WISDOM Open House

This open forum will give you an opportunity to meet, engage, and learn from some of WISDOM’s dedicated Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC’s). The CRC’s are the WISDOM Study’s local representatives who interact daily with participants, successfully smoothing the way for their ongoing participation. During this Zoom event, you can ask questions, learn more study specifics, and hear valuable insight

The Ryan Clinic Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Ryan Clinic, an all-encompassing Naturopathic remedy facility, is hosting an Open House Event & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at its new location in Pelham Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to participate in the celebration! Enjoy exclusive access to mega discount specials, a swag bag with small gift items, live entertainment by Brendan Young and the chance to meet The Ryan Clinic’s staff with unique approaches and strategies to health and wellness. The Ryan Clinic’s goal is to be a support system and give ideas as to what the body needs in orderContinue Reading ...

Jewish Fertility Foundation-Birmingham Kickoff Celebration

Women in Birmingham are invited to a free evening of celebration and connection as the Jewish Fertility Foundation formally launches its presence in Birmingham.  Local women are invited to enjoy wine and delicious desserts while learning about the educational and support services JFF-Birmingham is providing for people experiencing infertility.  “We invite all women to come and learn about this new resource for our local Birmingham community members, including neighbors, and friends of those who are experiencing infertility – not just those who have personally struggled,” said Julie Cohen, JFF-Birmingham Manager. “We’d like to help remove the stigma around discussing infertility so that we can all learn to be more supportive of those who are on thisContinue 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


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