Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber, April 20-22: fast cars, great food & wine tasting

Sponsored:
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Photo: Barber Motorsports.

The Birmingham area enjoys warm days and cool nights in April, perfect conditions for spending a weekend at the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 20-22 at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. Come watch the fastest drivers in the world compete in a world-class event set at the “Augusta National” of IndyCar racing.

Continue reading “Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber, April 20-22: fast cars, great food & wine tasting”

April is Earth Month in Birmingham. Check out our tip sheet

Cahaba RIver Society’s Latonya Scott

Forty-eight years ago, on April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held in Alabama, the United States and the world. That one event launched the global environmental movement.  Today in Birmingham, nearly five decades later, Earth Day is a month-long celebration.

Continue reading “April is Earth Month in Birmingham. Check out our tip sheet”

Apple CEO Tim Cook to receive 2018 Human Rights Award by Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Birmingham, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. civil rights, SCLC
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo via history.com.

“I have a dream.”

This infamous quote has captivated the world since it was first stated in 1963 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Now, as part of its observance of the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination, the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference is hosting their annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Banquet on April 4. This year, the organization will honor Apple CEO Tim Cook with its 2018 Human Rights Award. Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook to receive 2018 Human Rights Award by Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference”

Grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber; Alabama’s own Channing Tatum

Sponsored: 
Alabama’s own Channing Tatum: grand marshal of Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal

On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command.

Continue reading “Grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber; Alabama’s own Channing Tatum”

Unite with other coffee lovers at the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest April 21

Sponsored
Birmingham, Coffee Fest, AMOR, Alabama Multicultural Organization, coffee, Cahaba Brewery
Photo courtesy of AMOR.

Are you a coffee enthusiast? Then attend the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest and discover glorious aromas, delectable tastes, scrumptious pastries, live music and more. It’s all happening from 9am-12pm at Cahaba Brewery on April 21, 2018. Continue reading “Unite with other coffee lovers at the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest April 21”

Discover the wonderful world of science during McWane Science Center’s Spring Fever event happening now through April 15

Sponsored
Birmingham, McWane Science Center, science, Spring Fever, spring break
Photo courtesy of the McWane Science Center.

McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since first opening its doors 20 years ago. Explorers of all ages flock year-round to see, hear, touch and experience the wonderful world of science in one of the South’s most unique venues. Continue reading “Discover the wonderful world of science during McWane Science Center’s Spring Fever event happening now through April 15”