Float Your Boat at Turkey Creek – Alabama’s most popular swimming

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Join the Friends of Turkey Creek on July 15th at the annual Float Your Boat Summer Festival – photo via Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

On July 15th, 2017 the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve (TCNP) in Pinson, Alabama will be hosting their 8th annual Float Your Boat Summer Festival. 

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Barber Motorsports Park, one of many pit stops on 11th annual Bandit Run

The prestigious Barber Motorsports Park will soon host a caravan of 250 Pontiac Trans Ams in an event they call the “2017Bandit Run”.

Come on out, June 20th, to experience one of the many legs of the trip, from Texarkana to Atlanta, celebrating 40 years since the iconic Smoky and The Bandit movie.

Barber Motor Sports Park - Pontiac Trans Ams
via Enregistré depuis – hotrod.com

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Ramadan Events in Birmingham

If you don’t practice Islam, you’re probably incredibly unfamiliar with the faith’s holidays, celebrations, and traditions outside of the call to prayer, the hijab, and maybe you know that Mecca is important. And maybe, perhaps because you live in Alabama (or at least in America) in a time of great cultural exchange and diversity, you have heard of Ramadan.

At least you’ve heard the word. You might automatically say that it’s a fast and that it lasts for a month. And no, that is not incorrect!

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Birmingham to host Tech Jobs Tour

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possibly the most self-explanatory picture I have ever included in an article –  via prweb.com

Birmingham is quickly making a name for itself as the place to start a new tech company in the South.  Right now, the United States has more than half a million tech-related job openings!  But how can you find these jobs?  You can always look at Bham Now’s own job posting section, but on June 15th, the Tech Jobs Tour comes to Birmingham!

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Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th

SliceFest comes to the ‘Ham this week! Coincidentally, ham is one of my favorite pizza toppings, right up next to pineapple – via slicefest.com

Another week of events in the Magic City!  This time, most of the live music is concentrated around SliceFest or other events.  Maybe I just don’t like country music as much as other people.  If you like country music, check out our full calendar of events here and see what tickles your fancy! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th”