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Teacher Webinar: Part I – Holocaust By Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe

ZOOM Online

  Register Here Event Flyer   Please Note This is a 2-part webinar: Part I: Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe / January 20 Part II: It Happened in a Village of Eastern Europe: A Case Study / March 10 Attendance at Part I is a pre-requisite for Part II.  Please do NOT sign up for Part II only. A separate registration is required for each Part of the webinar. This webinar will NOT be recorded, and attendees will only receive resource materials for the Session(s) that they attend. Registration for teachers in Alabama and Georgia will beContinue Reading ...

Darsie Alexander: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art

The BMA is pleased to welcome Darsie Alexander, the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum, for an evening lecture about the Jewish Museum’s recent exhibition, Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art.During World War II, untold numbers of artworks and pieces of cultural property were stolen by Nazi forces. After the war, an estimated one million artworks and 2.5 million books were recovered. Many more were destroyed. The exhibition chronicles the layered stories of the objects that survived, exploring the circumstances of their theft, their post-war rescue, and their afterlives in museums and private collections. Afterlives includes objects lootedContinue Reading ...

Junior League of Birmingham’s Human Trafficking 101

Virtual AL

Human Trafficking 101 is one of several virtual Human Trafficking Awareness Month events the Junior League of Birmingham is hosting throughout January. The commercial sex industry is a lucrative and thriving business in Alabama. The Department of Homeland Security estimates it to generate $110 million each year in the Birmingham metro area. At any given time, the Global Slavery Index estimates that 6,000 people are being trafficked in the state of Alabama and based on preliminary research from the University of Alabama, more than half of those trafficked are children. In order to create proactive conversations about how to combatContinue Reading ...

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New Year Italian Wine & Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting

Time & Location Jan 20, 6:30 PMVecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226 About The Event Join us as we will celebrate the new year Italian style by taking a tour to Italy through its wines and delicious olive oil. Price of tickets is $40.99 per person and it includes the cultural & wine class, 3 pours of Italian wines, samples of Italian extra virgin olive oil, dinner and gratuity. Spots are limited and they sell out fast, so secure yours in advance! Wines:  1.Pieropan, Soave Classico; 2.Luigi Righetti, Valpolicella ; 3.Acquesi, Piemonte Brachetto  Menu:Continue Reading ...

Classic Film Series

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Classic Film Series with a different movie each session. January20, "Breakfast At Tiffany's" (1961) with Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Bring your own brown bag lunch to eat while the movie is showing (lunch will not be provided). A discussion of the movie will follow the showing. Free admission.

Changing Moods, 60 Years in Black and White

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents John Dersham, author and photographer "Changing Moods' 60 Years in Black and White". For six decades, John's constant companions have been his cameras, especially the large-format equipment he uses to take some of America's most striking images. "Changing Moods" collects the best of his prodigious body of work in one volume, showcasing images from across the country. Free admission. See olli.ua.edu for complete listing of classes.

Goodwill Brook Highland Grand Opening

Join us for a weekend of fun as we celebrate the opening of our second Birmingham Goodwill store! Located in Brook Highland Plaza off of 280, this store is generously stocked by our donors with unique and quality items at great prices. Your purhcases directly benefit Alabamians overcoming barriers to employment by providing resources, trainings and job opportunities. Come shop and enjoy daily giveaways, discounts, and more from January 6th through January 9th!

Alabama Audubon Field Trip: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Pre-registration is required by 12 p.m. CST on Friday, March 4th, and space is limited. Visit alaudubon.org/event/2022-03-05 for more information and to register. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a lush, sixty-seven-acre park that houses thirty separate garden installations, numerous water features, and a vast array of native plant life, much of which is of interest and benefit to birds. Every day of the year offers the potential for good birding around the gardens, but in March, we’ll be looking for early-arriving spring migrants as well as resident birds. The details: Meetup is at 8 a.m. at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens entrance gates (2612 Lane ParkContinue Reading ...

Orchid House Venue Rental (Open House)

Come see the brand new event rental space in the heart of Mountain Brook! Beautiful rental space for weddings, business luncheons, anniversary parties, work events and more!   Open House December 17th 2021 5:30pm-7:30pm Celebrate the night with champagne and live music!   Address: 525 Office Park Drive Mountain Brook, Alabama 35223 http://www.orchidhousevenue.com  

The World of Espionage

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents The Wold of Espionage with John Davis, U.S. Army (ret.) Counterintelligence Officer. A unique and detailed journey into this shadowy world. Hear how he became involved, actual cases of espionage with their significance to our natural security and the ethical and moral issues that surface. In addition, Davis will share how living in a secret world affected his family. See olli.ua.edufor more complete description as well as other OLLI classes.  Davis is the author of two books on the topic: "Rainy Street Stories: Reflections on Secret Wars, Terrorism and Espionage" and "Around The Corner".

Audubon at Home: Bird Journaling Demo—Sandhill Crane

Pre-registration is required by 12 p.m. CST Friday, January 28th. For more information and to register, visit alaudubon.org/event/2022-01-29. Join Timothy Joe of the Joe Farm as he creates a bird and nature journal entry from start to finish with gouache paints. Timothy is a self-taught artist and instructor whose art reflects his deep roots in the Alabama Black Belt region. His art is fueled by the sense of need to preserve rural landscape and scenery, including bird life. Visit his website to learn more about his art and upcoming “Birds and Nature Journaling” workshop. This event will be perfect for those of you who can’tContinue Reading ...

Classic Film Series

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Classic Film Series, with a different movie each session. January 18, "A Place in the Sun".  Bring your own brown bag lunch which may be eaten during the movie (lunch will not be provided).  A discussion of the movie will follow the viewing.  Free admission.  See olli.ua.edu for complete course listings.  January 18, 2022, Homewood Public Library, 12:00-2:00pm.

OLLI Open House and Information

OLLI of Greater Birmingham, an outreach of The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies, is holding an open house and information session in the Riverchase Room, Riverchase United Methodist Church, 1953 Old Montgomery Highway, Hoover, AL 35244.  Come find out about the spring semester and many fun classes, field trips, and social opportunities OLLI provides for adults age 50+ in the Birmingham area.  Entertainment will be provided by The Seasoned Performers of Red Mountain Theatre who will present Cinderella's Prince: Beyond Happily Ever After.  Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.   This event is free and no registrationContinue Reading ...

Alabama Audubon’s Black Belt Gosse Nature Walk: Moundville

Moundville Archaeological Park 13075 Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL

Pre-registration is requested for planning purposes by 12 p.m. CST on Thursday, January 20th. Visit alaudubon.org/event/2022-01-21 for more information and to register. Join us and special guests from Black Warrior Riverkeeper as we have a wintertime exploration of Moundville Archaeological Park. This historic site was once a powerful Native American community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico. Located on the Black Warrior River thirteen miles south of Tuscaloosa, the park preserves 326 acres where, 800 years ago, Mississippian people constructed 29 massive flat-topped earthen mounds, arranged carefully around a vast central plaza. Mound Parkway is a loop road circling the openContinue Reading ...

Free

Cirque Foncé

Virtual AL

Don't miss Studio Steel's award-winning instructors and students sharing their dark circus fantasy for the first time Upstairs at Avondale Brewery. $20 at the door.

$20


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