THURSDAY, JANUARY 26TH
Acoustic Soup at Workplay presented by VSA Alabama Enjoy hot soup from some of Birmingham’s most notable chefs and live music by The Big Tasties. All proceeds benefit VSA Alabama, an organization which supports arts programming for children and adults with disabilities and chronic diseases in our community. 5:30-9pm | $35 single, $60 pair | (205)307-6300 ext.10
Sloss Furnaces: The Industrial Evolution of Birmingham’s Iron Plantation. The Friends of Sterne Library invite you to attend this UAB Community Week presentation about the company houses that Sloss Furnaces constructed for black workers between 1900 and 1950. Speaker Ms. Karen Utz. 4pm | FREE | UAB Mervyn H. Sterne Library | 917 13th St.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 TH
“Tapped: A Food & Beer Pairing” presented by Autism Society of Alabama Come enjoy an evening of local brews, food, and fun at Ted’s Garage, benefitting Autism Society of Alabama. Ticket price includes food and beer tastings. 6-10pm |$25 advance/$30 door | 2309 5th Avenue South Open Mic Night at the Comedy Club Stardome Full service menu offered. For information about getting on the show contact Allison (205)444-0008 or emaIL ALLISON@STARDOME. COm 7:30pm | $8.00 | 1818 Data Drive, Hoover, AL
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28TH
Altadena Valley C.C. Showcase Day Altadena Valley Country Club is hosting a “Showcase Day” for nonmembers by offering free golf on Saturday. This is a 10 a.m. shotgun start, call the Club’s Golf Shop for more details and to sign-up. 10 a.m. | FREE | 2651 Alta Vista Dr.
Birmingham Feline Fanciers will host their 39th CFA Allbreed Cat Show annual CFA Allbreed and Household Pet Cat Show at Zamora Temple in Irondale. There will also be a Feline Art Show and vendors with items for sale. Local rescue and humane organizations will have cats and kittens available for adoption. Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-4pm | $7 adults, $5 seniors (60+), $3 children under 4
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 TH
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons at BJCC Arena and Exhibition Halls For
the first time in circus history, myth and majesty will share the arena
during this must-see family event that can only be witnessed at The
Greatest Show on Earth! 1:00pm & 5:00pm | $21-$102 | 800-745-3000
MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH Monday 360 hosted by J. Simpkins Gallery Visit the J. Simpkins Gallery for some escape, classic board games, Xbox 360, perhaps just some conversation. Every Monday after work, enjoy a complimentary dinner. 4:30-10:30pm | $5 | 1608 Floyd Bradford Road, Trussville, AL
TUESDAY, JANUARY 31ST Story Time at the Homewood Public Library Join us for the fun of it! All ages welcome. For larger groups a call is nice but not necessary! 10:30am | FREE | (205)332-6619 | 1721 Oxmoor Rd.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST Brown Bag Lunch Program – Antebellum Alabama at Emmet O’Neal Library If you are a Southern history buff, you’re in for a treat! Speaker is local historian Jim Phillips, who will bring a portable museum with artifacts and relics. Video footage of old Alabama plantations will also be shown. Doors noon, program begins 12:30pm | FREE | (205)445-1121