Photo courtesy of Topgolf.
Does your child show an interest in the game of golf? Are you seeking a place for them to learn while having fun? Then sign them up for Topgolf’s Spring and Summer Academies!
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United Ability’s 2018 t-shirts. Photo courtesy of United Ability.
Every year, it is “Casual Day” before the first football game of the season, when Alabama and Auburn football fans wear t-shirts and jerseys the Friday before game day in lieu of business attire. This year, show your support for individuals with disabilities and their families by enlisting your local business, community group, church, friends and family to wear the United Ability t-shirt on April 27 –
United Ability Day.
Continue reading “We’ve got the perfect project for you to work on over Spring Break – United Ability Day”
The nation-wide bank announced on Wednesday that it will reward two area organizations each with $50,000 grants to fund community development.
Mayor Woodfin with officials from Wells Fargo, REV Birmingham, and Habitat for Humanity – photo by Hunter Drinkard for Bham Now
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Here’s 42 fresh, open jobs in Birmingham that are calling your name. See them here.
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Easter is almost here, which means Peter Cottontail is hippity hopping towards Birmingham. Where can you find him? Check out this springtime guide the 411 on the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts this year.
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Photo courtesy of the McWane Science Center.
McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since first opening its doors 20 years ago. Explorers of all ages flock year-round to see, hear, touch and experience the wonderful world of science in one of the South’s most unique venues. Continue reading “Discover the wonderful world of science during McWane Science Center’s Spring Fever event happening now through April 15”
Richard B. Coe, American 1904–1978, Down Town Birmingham, about 1935, etching on paper; Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of John Peter Crook McCall and Doy Leale McCall, III AFI.144.2017. Image courtesy of the Birmingham Museum of Art.
Ever dreamed of stepping into a time-machine? That is the experience visitors will have when they explore the
Birmingham Museum of Art’s newest exhibit “Magic City Realism: Richard Coe’s Birmingham.”
Continue reading “Step into a time machine and explore the Magic City during the Great Depression at the Birmingham Museum of Art”
Mutt Strut 2017. Photo courtesy of Hand in Paw.
Hand in Paw’s Mutt Strut is back again for it’s 9 th Annual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. And this year, they’ll be throwing it back to the flyest decade ever – the 90’s. You can almost hear miles of doggy tails wagging in excitement! So dust off your walkman, pull on those neon biker shorts, grab your pup and support a great cause. Continue reading “Grab your pup and support Hand in Paw at the 9th Annual Mutt Strut: 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run”
The Navy is coming to Birmingham!
Birmingham one of 14 US cities to host Navy Week.
From Springfield to Sacramento to Bossier City and to Birmingham, America’s Navy will sail into 14 cities across the US,
Apr. 9-15 as part of the Navy Week outreach program.
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Photo courtesy of Magic City Art Connection.
Discover an explosion of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes and aromas at this highly anticipated Spring arts festival, and one of Birmingham’s largest, attracting 12,000 visitors over its three days.
Continue reading “Find art at Magic City Art Connection’s 35th annual festival in Linn Park, April 27-29”
Screenshot from the AirWave 2017 video
The musical lineup for the much anticipated
7th Annual AirWave festival hosted by Good People Brewing Company benefitting local river groups the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper is now set.
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Alabama Rivers Alliance Water Rally River Celebration Awards Banquet was held on March 16th in Montgomery. Photo via Facebook
Last week, the
Alabama Rivers Alliance honored several “river heroes” at their annual Alabama Water Rally conference in Montgomery.
Continue reading “Meet Alabama River Alliance’s award winning champions for clean water”
Kick off your weekend with an all-in-one evening full of creative fun at the Birmingham Museum of Art on
Friday, April 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. It’s the time of year for Art After 5!
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Wade Cline, Bham Now sales manager behind the wheel.
Media Day at Barber Motorsports gave local press an opportunity to tour the impressive museum and learn more about the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. In less than a month, April 20-22 10,000 fans will converge on
Barber Motorsports Park to take part in exciting fan experiences and the pulse surging thrill of IndyCar racing.
Continue reading “IndyCar champ Scott Dixon Interview & Porsche driving at Barber’s Media Days”
A rendering of Birmingham’s proposed new stadium, via BJCC
With the passing of a car-rental tax to help fund a new $174 million stadium in Birmingham, the state nudges another piece of the financial puzzle into place.
Continue reading “Alabama House passes car-rental tax bill for BJCC stadium”
Jacksonville State University tornado damage. Photo by Pete Conroy.
On Monday, March 19th,
Jacksonville State University was hit by an EF-3 tornado with winds of up to 135 mph. Surrounding communities near the university and towns throughout Alabama also received damage, including the Russelville and Cullman communities.
Continue reading “Jacksonville State University and communities throughout Alabama need our help”