Expert Plumbers Community Event

July 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am July 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am

Expert Plumbers host the event with professional plumbers, heating engineers, installers, technicians and specifiers. Shows the latest environmentally friendly products and installation techniques for the community. The event also features a Q&A section, to expand knowledge and gain new skills. This is the perfect opportunity not only to stay in touch with the latest industry news and upcoming trends but also to see what products are good for our planet. More about the event https://expert-plumbers.co.uk/

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July 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am
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July 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am
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Free
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UA EMBA helped Thomas create your next favorite startup—here’s how

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Through UA EMBA’s program, Thomas Walker Jr. was able to get the skills he needed to co-found S(w)service. Photo via Thomas Walker Jr.

Starting your own business is daunting—unless you have a great set of skills behind you. Through the University of Alabama’s Executive MBA Program, startup champion Thomas Walker Jr. learned how to go from being a leader to becoming an executive. Don’t think there’s a difference? See what it did for Thomas’ career.

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Game Design, 3D animation, Commercial Music + more. Expansions for Samford’s School of the Arts

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Growth is coming to Samford’s School of the Arts in the form of two new programs. Photo submitted

Samford’s School of the Arts is adding two new programs this fall to meet the needs of growing industries in the arts. The new Commercial Music, and Game Design and 3D Animation programs were developed by industry professionals who joined Samford last summer. Keep reading for more details on these exciting additions to their current curriculum.

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April Salon: Sewing for Costumes with Tai Hicks

Join us for our FREE monthly salon! We’ll be discussing beginner sewing techniques with Tai Hicks! Join us for mingling and networking from 6-7 in the cinema bar/lounge area and the discussion portion from 7-8 in the classroom space.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You’re welcome to purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors upstairs if you’d like something else.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

Women in Film Week Casting Seminar (FREE)

Join us as Ayoka Billions offers a FREE casting seminar to help us celebrate Women in Film Week!

This event will take place in the Sidewalk Cinema classroom from 4 – 5 PM.

March Salon: VFX with Joe Walker

Join us for our FREE monthly salon! We’ll be discussing VFX with Joe Walker! Join us for mingling and networking from 6-7 in the cinema bar/lounge area and the discussion portion from 7-8 in the classroom space.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You’re welcome to purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors upstairs if you’d like something else.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

February Salon: Editing with Joe Walker

Join us for our FREE monthly salon! We’ll be discussing editing with Joe Walker! Join us for mingling and networking from 6-7 in the cinema bar/lounge area and the discussion portion from 7-8 in the classroom space.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You’re welcome to purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors upstairs if you’d like something else.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

The Birmingham Promise—How the City of Birmingham and UAB are making college more accessible

UAB President Ray Watts and Mayor Randall Woodfin are helping forge the future of young students. Photo via Randall Woodfin’s Facebook.

Mayor Woodfin and the City of Birmingham emphasized the importance of investing in education with the Birmingham Promise. This trailblazing program introduces Birmingham City School students to unbelievable opportunities where they gain priceless work experience and encourages education beyond high school.

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CANCELLED: January Salon: Contract Boilerplate with Stacey Davis

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Do your eyes glaze over upon seeing the words “arbitration”, “indemnification” or “severability”? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. But there is nothing boilerplate about boilerplate. These provisions are just as important (and affect your legal rights as much) as the other provisions in the agreement. Listen in as we break down these provisions in layman’s terms. Bonus: Take home cheat sheet for all attendees.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You’re welcome to purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors upstairs if you’d like something else. Salon is the first Tuesday of each month and is always free! We’ll start out in the lounge/bar area of the cinema at 6 PM and move back to the classroom at 7 PM for the educational portion.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

December Salon: Guerrilla Lighting FAQs

Join us for our FREE monthly salon! We’ll discuss guerrilla lighting with local filmmaker Randy Crow as a preview of Randy’s upcoming workshops in January (tickets on sale for those soon!) Join us for mingling and networking from 6-7 in the cinema bar/lounge area and the discussion portion from 7-8 in the classroom space.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You may purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors upstairs in the food hall if you’d like something else.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

November Salon: Media Literacy

Join us for our FREE monthly salon! We’ll discuss media literacy with Sidewalk Creative Director Rachel Morgan and Dr. Teddy Champion of Birmingham-Southern College. Additional panelists coming soon. Join us for mingling and networking from 6-7 in the cinema bar/lounge area and the discussion portion from 7-8 in the classroom space.

Keep in mind, outside food or drink is not allowed in the cinema. You may purchase concessions from our concession stand and take them anywhere you want inside our cinema space, but if you’d like anything besides that, we recommend arriving early and visiting one of our neighbors in the food hall upstairs if you’d like something else.

Thank you to Wind Creek Hospitality for sponsoring all of Sidewalk’s education programs!

Brennan’s Story: How the Bold Goals Coalition and United Way of Central Alabama aids progress in education, health and financial independence for many in the community

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Brennan (right) with an intervention math teacher who was hired through Bold Goals Coalition. Photo via United Way

Did you know that by fifth grade, summer learning loss can cause some students to fall up to three years behind in school? In addition, it is estimated that by the year 2020, over 60% of the jobs in Alabama will require some form of post-secondary education. These numbers can seem scary at first glance, but learning about how United Way of Central Alabama’s Bold Goals Coalition program can help.

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12 ways to support teachers and schools in Birmingham this fall, including how to send them on a beach trip

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Packing lunch boxes. Carpooling to school. Homework. It’s back to school time in Birmingham. How can you help your child and your child’s teacher have the best school year yet?  Bham Now has pulled together 12 tips to help you through.

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3 things you can learn at the FREE Grow with Google training on August 6 at the Birmingham Public Library

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Google wants to help you use their products for work. Photo via of Grow with Google

Are you needing a little help in using Google for work?  A free training seminar (Yes, we said free.) will be held on Aug. 6 at the Birmingham Public Library. Register now, because classes are filling up fast! Continue reading “3 things you can learn at the FREE Grow with Google training on August 6 at the Birmingham Public Library”

Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments

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Innovation Week Is Like No Other

Off the heels of the DC BLOX’s economic development announcement on Monday, and then the kick-off of a week that celebrates creatives, risk-takers and innovators, Southern Research Institute cut the ribbon on its new STEM Outreach Lab. It’s part of the nonprofit’s aim to attract more people to work in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Continue reading “Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments”