There’s always something to do in Birmingham if you look hard enough. Find out what’s happening from March 30th to April 5th. Remember: band name links mean sound, so don’t open them unless you want to get caught!
The motto of the Rotaract Club of Birmingham is, “Learn, socialize, serve.” And after another year of learning and serving, the organization of young professionals is ready to socialize at its annual Foundation Ball fundraiser. The black-tie gala will take place this Saturday, April 1, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Haven event space, on Sixth Avenue South in Lakeview.
Birmingham Audubon says, “Restoring native plant habitat is vital to preserving biodiversity. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals.”
19 sporting events. 13 days. Over 10,000 athletes. The 2017 National Senior Games are coming to the Magic City.
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud looks at the race track at Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park, with its numerous sweeping turns and occasional fast straightaways, and is reminded of the motorcycle course near his hometown in France.
Anyone going to Chris Rock’s show this Friday will have to check their phone into a Yondr pouch. As phone cameras and microphones improve and their usage becomes more normal, artists are fighting back. Enter Yondr, a relatively recent startup renting location-based, lockable, and knife-proof (it has been tested!) cell phone pouches.
Reminder: don’t click on band names if you’re not supposed to be listening to music (at least until you have some earbuds)
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup March 17th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In this edition, we are celebrating the Cahaba River, learning about Tree Swallows at Limestone Park and recommending a great book for Spring Break – Jim McClintock’s “A Naturalist Goes Fishing.”
Another week in good ole Bham. Same old, same old is definitely not the case in the magic city. Of course, there are plenty of things to do in the upcoming days. Here is a guide for a few events you won’t want to miss out on.
Get ready to cut a rug with FOOTMAD, the Birmingham Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance. On Saturday March 11, at 7 P.M., the dance will be in the gym at the Birmingham YWCA. Continue reading “Dance to the beat with FOOTMAD”
In the world of motorsports, Birmingham and the state of Alabama have long been considered prime NASCAR country. But every April since 2010, the open-wheel racers of the Verizon IndyCar Series – the same cars and drivers that compete in the prestigious Indianapolis 500 – roll into town and transform the local sports scene.
David Sher should be constrained by a straightjacket! That’s what I told him after my interview. He works non-stop on a project that many people think is impossible. Bham Now is thrilled to welcome Sher as our next Bold Speaker on April 13th. Find out why.