The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s greek life is well known for their high philanthropic goals. Among these chapters, Alpha Xi Delta has been a powerhouse for donations when it comes to their national philanthropy, Autism Speaks. They have proudly raised more than $30,000 in the last year alone. This Fall, they plan to step it up (with a 5k to be exact).
Birmingham will become the “Soccer Capital of the South” this weekend with 232 soccer teams from 7-8 different states participating in this year’s Birmingham Bash.
The annual Birmingham Bash Soccer Tournament hosted by the Birmingham United Soccer Association (BUSA) will take place October 1st and 2nd at 7 different venues in Shelby County and Southern Jefferson County.
Raise a glass! Happy 4th Anniversary Hop City!
Hop City turns 4 years old this week and they are going to celebrate in style. Here are the details:
On Sunday, October 2nd, noon to 8:00pm, Hop City will be celebrating with beer (of course), food, bands and kid friendly activities.
Birmingham native and executive director of the Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) Mark Berte will be on hand at the Back Forty Brewery in Gadsden this Thursday night, September 29th, 5:00 to 9:00pm for the foundation’s “Connect to Your Coast” tour.
One of the can’t miss events of the Fall, the Cahaba River Frydown.
If you love clean drinking water, the Cahaba lily, and the river that is considered one of the eight most important biological hotspots in the United States by The Nature Conservancy – you need to make plans to celebrate and support the Cahaba River at the 7th annual Fry-Down this weekend! Continue reading “The Cahaba River Frydown – Celebrate clean drinking water and make room for some catfish”
You know the feeling you get after you finish a book? Sometimes hopeful, mostly empty. What if I told you that you can get that same feeling but only after six words? And this time, the stories are about food… So the empty feeling will be felt in your stomach and not your heart.
The Birmingham Public Library is hosting a contest that will do just that.
Finally, the debate is here. Who will it be tonight.
Funny. Lovable. One of a kind. True naturalist. Ruffner’s Marty Schulman
Ruffner Mountain will be celebrating beloved naturalist Marty Schulman on October 16th, 4:30 at Ruffner Mountain.
Coming to a theater near you… (more specifically, the Comedy Club Stardome in Hoover), in what’s best described as “this political season’s comedy blockbuster”, Lady and the Drumpf The Musical is slated to make jabs at politics on all levels, ranging from local to the ultimate future POTUS – and we can’t wait.
The @alabamarivers (ARA) is inviting you to lunch on Monday. From ARA:
Photo: EPA – https://www.epaosc.org
What means the beginning of fall more than a Festival? Maybe a Farmer’s Market? This Saturday, September 24th, Alabama Farmer’s Market will be the place to be.
Birmingham Girl Scout Maddie Hoaglund is going for gold – the Girl Scout Gold Award. And the winner will not only be her, but also Alabama’s State Parks, our environment and the people of Alabama.
In today’s al.com Hoaglaud penned an opinion piece about the “Love Your State Parks Day” event she has organized at Oak Mountain State Park, raise awareness about the upcoming vote on the State Parks Constitutional Amendment, and to say “thank you” to all the people that work at the state parks.
Check out Hoaglaud’s op-ed – here
And don’t miss the Love Your State Parks Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 24th.
@Kathleenhamrick is a smart, attractive young lady. But, she’s more! She’s about to hit the trails for a 150 mile run through the Amazon to raise money to help the uninsured in Birmingham. Come support her tonight!
Want to know what Bham Now is about? Come to our FIRST event -‘The BOLD’ Speaker Series and find out. Get tickets here.
Join Bham Now on Tuesday, October 18th at 5:30 pm. We’ll be chatting LIVE with Jay Brandrup, Founder and President of @kinetic on their mighty cool rooftop at the ‘red-caboose’ on Morris Ave. in Birmingham. Nab your ticket here.