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Red Cross Blood Drive

Brookwood Village 780 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL

Brookwood Village has partnered with the American Red Cross to host a community blood drive. Walk-ins are welcome, and donations of all blood types are needed, especially O-Negative blood types. Those who donate will receive a free long-sleeve t-shirt. For more information about giving blood, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

MoYo Fest

University of Montevallo 75 College Drive, Montevallo, AL

A one-of-a-kind event on the University of Montevallo campus, MoYo promotes wellness for the whole body and every body, connects people to teachers, products and information that will assist them on their journey to optimal health and a healthy lifestyle. A day at MoYo Fest includes 16 yoga/wellness workshops, breakfast, lunch and access to unique vendors and gifted artists.

$1 – $60

A Better You

Virtual AL

Celebrate Health, Wellness and Vitality with UnitedHealthcare's Inaugural A Better You Virtual Event UnitedHealthcare will host A Better You, a free, health and wellness educational event, online to continue helping African Americans safely access the resources and information they need leading up to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Virtual attendees will learn about the basics of Medicare - including the different parts of the program, eligibility requirements and enrollment windows - to help them make informed health care coverage decisions.  The online event will feature renowned keynote speakers including: Eighty-four-year-old, record-breaking body builder Ernestine Shepherd,Continue Reading ...

Free

Shelby Humane Vaccine/Microchip Clinic

World Class Kennels 1815 Klein Road, Harpersville, AL

Don't miss Shelby Humane's last Vaccine Clinic of 2020! Saturday, December 5th from 10 AM - 12 PM @ World Class Kennels in Harpersville (South Shelby County) 1815 Klein Road Dog Vaccines include:  DA2PPV booster & Bordetella $15/Cat Vaccines Include: FVRCP booster $7 Dog or Cat Rabies $10/Dog or Cat Microchip $10 ALL pets must be in a carrier or on a leash. Cash or Text to Pay Only. No Checks.

$7 – $15

How to bump up your nutrition with budget-friendly meal ideas

Virtual AL

Good nutrition is essential for well-being. But during the global pandemic, and the accompanying restrictions, we may often find ourselves struggling with keeping good eating habits. We might struggle with having a routine because we are home all day, cooking the dishes we like because we don’t have access to all the ingredients, or simply just knowing what to buy. At wellyou we stand behind practicing healthy habits to obtain happiness and well-being. While staying at home can induce a lot of snacking and lack of motivation to eat well, we believe that with proper guidance and structure everyone can reapContinue Reading ...

Free

Balancing Your Well-being

Virtual AL

At wellyou, we believe that happiness and well-being are a lot of small things done well, day by day across all areas: physical, mental, and social. It’s not about focusing and excelling in one area in life but making sure that we give attention to and maintain a balance between all three. Join Adam and Amelia, the founders of wellyou, on February 21st at 1:00 pm EST and find out how and why they created a holistic approach to the wellyou program and discover ways on how to find this balance.

Free

The Set Vinyasa Flow with yoga teacher Joe El-Achhab

Virtual AL

Did you ever see these cool yoga positions where only one’s hands were holding their entire body? Where it looked like their poses defied gravity? Well, now you have the opportunity to join expert yoga instructor, Joe El-Achhab, for a session to explore foundational postures and test your hand balancing, as well as inversion skills. The Set is built on the Awakening Yoga Solar Vinyasa which was developed by Patrick Beach, Joe’s teacher. The class is set in its sequence and is a great benchmark for those just starting their yoga journey. But don’t worry if you are already skilled! ThisContinue Reading ...

Free

Rumpshaker 5K In Person and Virtual/Challenge Events

Homewood Central Park 1632 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL

We are very excited to announce the 13th Annual Rumpshaker 5K to be held on Saturday, March 27th, 2021 in Homewood, Alabama. We know this has been a challenging year for so many and we are thankful for your continued support of the Rumpshaker organization. Without your support we would not be able to carry out our mission to raise awareness and provide hope and support to those fighting this disease. 2021 Registration Options: * In Person 5K event limited to the first 500 registrants * Virtual 5K (eligible for team discount) * 100 Mile Challenge (eligible for team discount)Continue Reading ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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
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