Holiday Drive-In Captioned Movie

Adjacent Space presents a holiday drive-in captioned movie on December 13th at 6:00pm. All proceeds will directly benefit Adjacent Space’s mission to promote visual-tactile accessible and equitable spaces. This event is made possible and sponsored by Regions Bank and Sorenson.

First come first serve! Make sure to get there early to find the right spot! Gates will open at 5:00pm. Tickets to reserve your parking spot are $25 per vehicle which includes:

  • Your parking spot
  • Two complimentary bags of popcorn
  • Two movies (double feature)

6:00pm Polar Express

7:55pm Elf

Concessions for purchase will be available including special pricing of extra popcorn for $1 each and $2 hot chocolate. For more information about the Grandriver Drive-In and its list of concession visit:

If you are unable to attend and would like to donate a ticket, choose the “Drive-In Donation Ticket” or the “donate” option.

If you have any questions please email us at



Tickets are refundable 30 days or more before the event.

In the case of severe weather, if Grand River Drive-In cancels the event, Adjacent Space will notify ticket holders and refund up to $21.90 (to cover Eventbrite fees) or the ticket holder will have the option to donate the ticket.



All guests must remain within their movie screen area (Screen Two to view either the movie “Polar Express” or “Elf”).

Grand River is not held liable for any properyy left on the premises after the event’s conclusion.

No smoking will be permitted in The Backyard area.

No outside food or drink will be allowed on the premises. Violation of this could result in the termination of the event which may mean that the ticket holder may be asked to leave without a refund.

Guests must be praciticing safe social distancing measures and wear a mask.

Sugarbelle Foundation Family + Pet Holiday Photos at The Whole Dog Market in Homewood

Join Sugarbelle Foundation at the Whole Dog in Homewood on December 6, 2020 from 12p-5p by appointment (to maintain good health and safety measures) for our famous Family + Pet Holiday Photos! Please use the signup form here: and arrive five minutes prior to your scheduled time to keep things running smoothly. Your $15 donation to Sugarbelle includes 3 digital photos with your pets and any family members you want included. Spots are limited – reserve yours now!

About the Charity: Sugarbelle Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Birmingham, AL that is dedicated to keeping pets and people together by helping struggling families afford pet care. Our goal is to prevent families from having to make the difficult decision to surrender their pets to overcrowded and under-resourced animal shelters when there may be another solution or temporary relief available allowing them to stay together.

Junior League of Birmingham’s Virtual Market Noel

The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) is bringing a sleigh full of holiday cheer during its first virtual Market Noel, taking place Nov. 17-22, 2020. As a result of COVID-19 safety precautions, shopping will occur through a virtual marketplace and all special events will be held virtually. With the purchase of a $15 General Admission ticket, patrons have access to the Market Noel virtual marketplace Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 22. The online market features more than 50 stores from across the nation. With items including home decor, clothing and accessories, gift and holiday items, food and much more, there is something for everyone. The virtual marketplace allows customers to shop their favorite stores from the comfort and safety of their own home while still supporting the Junior League’s mission.

Market Noel will consist of various virtual events throughout the week of Nov. 16-22, including Preview Noel, JLB hearts Birmingham, Jingle and Flamingle Fiesta Pack, Brunch with the Big Guy and Market Noel 2020 Flamingle & Flock. For the best way to experience Market Noel’s holiday party packs, you can purchase a $250 Ho! Ho! Trio ticket and receive both the Jingle & Flamingle Fiesta and Brunch with the Big Guy party packs and receive a free Preview Noel ticket. 

The JLB is also excited to announce a new Market Noel feature this year – complete and mini “The Elf Made Me Do It” kits! These 24 and 7-day kits have everything parents (and the elf!) need for a very merry and mischievous December for your kids!

Other ways to participate in this year’s festivities include entry into the Drink up Grinches, Diamond Drop sponsored by Diamond’s Direct, Cigar Drop and Avani Rupa Fine Jewelers Party Package Chance contests. More information on Market Noel’s special events can be found at

Proceeds from Market Noel go directly back into the community through the JLB’s 40 community projects benefiting women and children in need in Birmingham. In 2019, over $218,000 was raised from the event; these funds helped provide 84 packs of diapers to the JLB Diaper Bank, prepare 84 meals to elderly persons in Jefferson County through Meals on Wheels and allow over 84 provisional members to receive leadership training through the JLB’s annual provisional retreat. 

For more information about Market Noel or to purchase tickets, visit

Picasso Pets – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, this event is CANCELLED for 2020 – Please consider a donation.


The glamorous, diamond-studded gala will take place on Saturday, August 15 from 6-10pm at Regions Field Event Venue in Downtown Birmingham.

We’ll start the evening with a chic cocktail reception featuring an online silent auction, diamond drop, wine pull and more. Following the reception, guests will enjoy an elegant seated dinner and the official debut of our 2020 Picasso Pets paintings. A glitzy live auction will add to the evening’s excitement, and Hand in Paw Therapy Teams will interact with guests throughout the event!

Picasso Pets 2020 is sure to be a Hollywood sensation!

Support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama—join their Heart of the House Party on Aug. 7


Giving families support and smiles—that’s what RMHCA is about. Photo via Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama keeps families with sick children together by providing them support and comfort when they need it the most. Their annual gala—which is also their biggest fundraiser of the year—is going virtual, and they need your help. Get all of the details for their Heart of the House Party, and find out how you can get involved today.

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Habitat for Humanity’s Grill to Build

Our 12th annual backyard BBQ competition and festival; fun for the entire family! There will be live music, face painting, kids workshop, and moon bounces. Teams compete for the best BBQ and bragging rights. Event attendees get all-you-can-eat samples of the best chicken, beef brisket, ribs, sauce, and pork butt in town!

Howls & Growls

Are you ready for a HOWLING good time?  You don’t want to miss Howls & Growls October, 26th at Haven in the Lakeview district of Birmingham, AL! Howls & Growls will be a T H R I L L I N G good time including local food trucks, a spooktacular costume contest where the winner takes home a CASH prize totaling $1,500.00 for all three categories, and best of all….beer and wine are included in your ticket purchase! Don’t ghost on us, get your tickets NOW! The Greater Birmingham Humane Society Young Professionals Board is hosting the Fifth Annual Howls & Growls Halloween celebration benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music from 17th floor, games and activities, live streaming of the Alabama and Auburn football games, and local food and craft beer from Avondale Brewing and Good People Brewing. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.


SHE ROCK LIVE: where food, drinks, and live music meet supporting local businesses and empowering girls. Basically, you don’t want to miss this!

Basically, you don’t want to miss this! Come out to Cahaba Brewing Co and get an early start on your holiday shopping. We’ll feature local women-owned businesses and makers, share in refreshments and entertainment, and even have a few fun mystery bag surprises in store.

Why a maker’s market? Highlighting local female makers and women business owners is directly aligned with our mission. By showing girl’s examples of successful women who are following their dreams and pursuing their passions, we hope to inspire them to do the same.

At SHE ROCK LIVE, supporting local businesses means funding the future female leadership of Birmingham and beyond.

SHE ROCK LIVE is October 5th from 12pm to 5pm.  Click here to get your tickets and learn more.

10th Annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K Family Fall Festival

Come join the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation (LCBF) for the 10th annual Head Over Teal Race Day & Fall Festival on Saturday, September 21st at The Preserve in Hoover, AL.  There will be 10k and 5k race courses, live music, food and beverage options, inflatables and face painting for children, as well as an awards ceremony for race winners!

Please visit for registration information and details. Discounted registration pricing is available until September 19, 2019.

Proceeds from the race benefit the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation and its GYN cancer efforts, including early detection research, awareness education, and support services for GYN cancer patients and families.  Since its founding in 2009, the LCBF has granted more than $500,000 for ovarian cancer early detection research; educated tens of thousands of community members on GYN cancer prevention info, signs and symptoms; and provided emotional, educational, and direct financial support to thousands of GYN cancer patients and their loved ones.

Christmas In July @ The Birmingham Barons

Join the Birmingham Salvation Army’s junior board, Echelon, to celebrate Christmas in July at the Birmingham Barons stadium on July 25th.  Expect to hear your favorite Christmas tunes and catch Santa vacationing in the Magic City. Proceeds raised from this event will support The Salvation Army Education & Workforce Development Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Several ticket options are available.

Comedy for the Cure

An Evening of Fun and Laughter…for a Great Cause!

Performances from stand-up comedians Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson, Carla “The Truth” Youngblood & Beth Bloomfield
Tickets: General $20, VIP $35 (includes ticket for food + a goodie bag), reserved tables available
Food & cash bar available

Visit for more information about the mission and local community impact of Komen North Central Alabama.

For more information on this event, contact the Komen Community Office at 205.263.1700 or

Headliner: Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson was born in Opelika, AL. FunnyMaine is a lifetime class clown and a professional comedian since 2005. His talent has taken him from small stages, to large arenas, television and radio. He’s featured for Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Rickey Smiley, Tony Rock, Tommy Davidson and many others. FunnyMaine is perhaps best known for his online college football videos, where he’s turned the ups and downs of Crimson Tide fandom into an art form. He was recently the subject of an article in the Birmingham News:

Feature: Carla “The Truth” Youngblood was born in Birmingham, AL and is a professional comedienne and motivational speaker providing encouragement and joy with humor. Carla takes pride in being a comedienne who tells it like it is, hence the stage name “The Truth”. In October 2015, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer….she had to talk about. “It is my therapy” says Youngblood. After having 16 rounds of chemotherapy, a double mastectomy and 28 treatments of radiation, she created a show titled “The Truth” about Breast Cancer where she shares her experiences in a unique and hysterical way. This show lead to her being featured on Inside Her Story with Jacque Reid on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show!

Host: Beth Bloomfield was born in Chicago but has lived in New York, Miami, and more than 20 years in Los Angeles. She’s now bringing the funny in Birmingham, AL. She is the co-founder/co-producer of Grown Up Comedy, which hosts a weekly stand-up comedy open mic show in Hoover and a monthly showcase in Vestavia Hills featuring comics from throughout the South. Beth’s brand of comedy has been described as that of the soft-spoken, intelligent but wickedly funny “square.” Her comedy stems from sharp writing and jokes that spring from everyday life and love, as well as her non-Southerner’s fresh take on living in the South.

Horizons Bingo Bash

Join us for a night of food, drinks, music and games at the 2019 fundraiser benefiting The Horizons School. Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe will provide delicious food and drinks (including beer and wine). Enjoy tunes and entertainment with the DJ and wear your dancing shoes!  The highlight of the night will be your chance to win fabulous prizes playing BINGO!

Lordy, Lordy Look Who’s 40! Help Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama raise $40K in 4 weeks—Donate here.


All smiles staying at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. Photo submitted

Someone grab the party hats—Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA) is turning 40! To celebrate, they want to raise $40K in four weeks, and they need your help! Find out everything you need to know about the challenge plus ways to contribute during the whole month of June.

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5th Annual Bocce Bash

Please join us for the Crisis Center Junior Board’s 5th Annual Bocce Bash and fundraiser! This is one of our favorite events, where we enjoy a full day of games, drinks, food, and fun in the sun.

What is Bocce? Bocce is a cross between skeeball, bowling and shuffleboard. Even players who have never played before have a great time – and can win!

Bocce Bash is a unique annual event that offers a chance to get competitive for a great cause. Proceeds raised support the Crisis Center’s Michael K. Falligant Scholarship Fund, which is awarded on an annual basis to individuals who are in an advanced degree program in the helping profession, including counseling, social work and nursing.

Players and spectators receive 2 drink tickets and food with ticket purchase as well as the chance to enjoy music and additional activities during the event.

Location: MAKEbhm 4000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: Doors open and registration begins at 1:30pm

All players for each team must check-in by 2:00pm.

Game Sponsor – $500 Game Sponsors will have your logo and/or name prominently displayed at the event plus ONE team of FOUR and 4 Spectator Tickets.

Corporate Sponsor – $250 Corporate Sponsors will have your logo and/or name listed on signage at the event plus ONE team of FOUR.

Team – $120 This package registers ONE team of FOUR players. One Team Ticket covers all 4 individual players.

Spectator – $25 Cheer on your friends and watch the competition.

During tournament play, all members of a team must arrive at the bocce court within 5 minutes of their team/bracket being called. If the entire team is not present, the game will be forfeited.Team and sponsorship payments are partially tax deductible.

To register by check, please complete and send this form via email to OR by mail to Crisis Center, Inc., 3600 8th Ave S, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35222.

3rd Annual Southern Cookin’Showdown

The 3rd Annual Southern Cookin’ Showdown, a family-friendly food event,returns to Shelby County this spring. SafeHouse of Shelby County will host the event, with proceeds benefiting its domestic and sexual violence response and prevention programs. The cooking competition will feature four-member teams of both amateurs and professionals competing in categories including Sweets, Meats, and Fixin’s. A panel of judges will determine winners in each category, and guests at the event may sample all of the entries and vote for the People’s Choice award.

The Southern Cookin’ Showdown will begin at 11am and end at 2pm on Saturday, April 27th at Pelham Park. In addition to taste-testing, attendees will also enjoy live music and kids’ activities will be offered.