Join the Reverend Jesse Jackson at Birmingham’s iconic 16th Street Baptist Church this Sunday, January 8, 2016, as he preaches in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s upcoming birthday. The service begins at 10:45 a.m.
Whether it’s understanding a note from your doctor or the beauty of humanity found in Freytag’s pyramid, reading, along with reading comprehension, are two abilities that allow us to navigate the world successfully.
Sometimes I take these endowments for granted, like when I am assembling furniture from IKEA.
Will Lochamy and Scott ‘Reg’ Register are hosts of The Morning Blend on Birmingham Mountain Radio (107.3 FM) and are doing BOLD things for Birmingham. Come join us on February 16th and see what we mean.
A New Year equals more fun events, at least in Bham. 2016 may be ending but 2017 will be one for the books. Bham will certainly keep you busy with a variety of events for all ages. Here are a few events to get you a little excited for the new year.
December 8th – Red Hills Brewing Company made their brews available outside of the taproom! To do so successfully, the family owned brewery partnered with International Wines and Craft Beer for distribution help.
The week, the brewery is celebrating the launch with some special events…
This Wednesday, December 21st, may be the Winter Solstice, but we’ll be thinking warm, sunny thoughts and taking a much needed break from holiday shopping at the Alabama Coastal Foundation’s free Connect To Your Coast Birmingham event at Avondale Brewing Company!
Drop by anytime between 4-7 p.m. to learn how you can protect Alabama’s coastal environment. Anyone wanting to purchase a pint glass in advance can visit: http://www.joinacf.org/donate
Technology, Entertainment, and Design – TED Talks are all about adding value by providing info sessions on the up and coming tech., daily news, and innovation that will shape our future.
With independent volunteer initiatives throughout the country, licensed under TED, cities like Birmingham are able to feature local innovators, entertainers, and otherwise to give you updates on what is going on!
Here’s the line up for TEDxBirmingham 2017:
Want to start a new tradition for Christmas?
Join the Birmingham Audubon Society’s (BAS) Christmas Bird Count (CBC).
On Friday, December 23rd, instead of rushing to buy gifts at the mall, spend a day outside and help BAS conduct their 81st Annual Christmas Bird Count. It’s the perfect family activity.
Don’t miss the opportunity to snag early-bird tickets for Birmingham’s Sloss Music and Arts Festival, set for July 15-17, 2017. What a perfect gift (hint hint) for the holidays!
Here is a great way to begin 2017.
Kickoff the new year on January 1st 2017 with a hike at Little River Canyon National Preserve.
Connect to Your Coast is back!
Mark your calendars. On Wednesday, December 21st from 4:00pm – 7:00pm, the Alabama Coastal Foundation will be holding their final Connect to Your Coast event of 2016 at the Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham.
If you thought Birmingham couldn’t exceed expectation any more, you are sadly mistaken, but its okay, let me help you realize our potential.
Among many events coming up, one in particular is going to start our year off with an Ace!
Photo Courtesy of International Crane Foundation
If we had to pick the “feel good” story of the week, it has got to be OHenry’s Coffees installation of a solar energy system at their roasting facility.
We truly love the idea of “solar powered” coffee in the morning.
For all of you HP fans out there, you won’t want to miss this yuletide treat. Ever really, really wanted to go to the Yule Ball? Well, now’s your chance! Tomorrow, both Barnes and Noble at Patton Creek and the Summit are hosting a “Magical Holiday Ball.”