Event Calendar

February 2012 Calendar of Events

Mountain Brook Events
2/9 – 2nd Annual Chamber Luncheon. The Club. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event will feature Don Logan, American media executive. Admission: Member, $50; Non-Member, $60; Table of 8, $600; Sponsor, $900. More information: http://www.welcometomountainbrook.com/event.

2/10-12- Girl Scout Cookie Sale. Western Supermarket and Piggly Wiggly. Proceeds from cookie sales fund field-trip-style activities and community service projects.

2/15 – Mountain Brook Elementary Kindergarten Registration. More information: http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us under Student Registration, 871-4608.

2/15-2/16 – Stop Hunger Now. Canterbury United Methodist Church. 6 a.m.-7 p.m. . More information: http://www.canterburyumc.org/stophunger or email Ellen Thomas at Ellen.Thomas@canterburyumc.org.

2/16- Third Thursdays at Dyron’s Lowcountry. 4:30-10 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Emmet O’Neal Library.

2/16 – Brookwood Forest Elementary Kindergarten Registration. More information: http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us under Student Registration, 871-4608.

2/17-2/18 – Sweet Repeats Children Consignment Sale. Mountain Brook Community Church. Proceeds from the sale will support Mission Trips this summer to Haiti, Dominican Republic, Peru, Hungary and San Diego. More information: http://www.mbcc.us.

2/19 – “Awake the Harp”: Over the Mountain Festival of Sacred Music Chorus. Mountain Brook Baptist Church. 4 p.m. More information: http://www.otmfestivals.org/festival12.htm.

2/20- Cahaba River Park Meeting. The city will share park plans and solicit neighbors’ input. 6 p.m. Brookwood Baptist Church. More information:  gastons@mtnbrook.org, 802-3800

2/24-2/26 – The Annual Friends of EOL Booksale. Emmet O’Neal Library. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m.

2/24 – The 24 Annual Knights of Columbus Run. Crestline Elementary School, 3785 Jackson Boulevard. 5 K, 8 a.m.; 1 mile fun run/walk, 8:45 a.m. The event benefits children and adults with intellectual disabilities “Remembering ‘911.’” Admission: $15, pre-registration; $20, late. More information: Mike and Ann Pender 854-4005

2/22- Cherokee Bend Elementary Kindergarten Registration. More information: http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us under Student Registration, 871-4608.

2/28- Crestline Elementary Kindergarten Registration. More information: http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us under Student Registration, 871-4608.

Family Fun
2/4 – Beaker Bash 2012: Expeditions Through Science. McWane Science Center. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission: $30 for Kids; $50, Adults; $150, Family Four Package; $500, Explorer Package (6 tickets and V.I.P. lounge). More information: http://www.mcwane.org/events.

2/11 – Baseball and Sports Memorabilia Exhibition and Sale. Historic Rickwood Field. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. More information: glwatkinsjr@yahoo.com.

2/11 – ROAR James Bond Gala to Fund Cancer Research. The Club, 5p.m.; VIP reception and seated dinner, 6p.m.The ladies of Regional Oncology Active Tickets: $150 per person. More information: 967-9488.

2/18 – Big Machines Day. McWane Science Center. Admission: included in cost; free, members. More information: http://www.mcwane.org/events.

2/20 – American Red Cross Babysitting Training Course. Levite Jewish Community Center. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The course will give youth ages 10 to 15 knowledge and confidence to get started in the babysitting business. Admission: $120, members; $140, non-members. Register by Feb 17. More information: 879-0411 or http://www.bhamjcc.org

2/25 – 2/26 – Ovarian Cycle 2012. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at The Gardendale Civic Center and St. Vincent’s 119; Feb. 26 at the Levite Jewish Community Center. Admission: $40 registration fee. Each participant must raise a minimum of $100 for every hour they ride. More information: Susan Greene at susan@nlovca.org.

Music & Arts
2/1 – 2/17 – BCT Presents: Sacagawea. BJCC. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission: $10, Adult; $8, Kids. More information: http://www.bct123.org.

2/1 – 3/17 – BCT Presents: The Little Engine That Could. BJCC. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Admission: Adults, $10; children, $8. More information: http://www.bct123.org.

2/10 – Rascal Flats – Thaw Out 2012. BJCC. 7:30 p.m. Admission: ranges from $34.75 to $72.90. More information: http://www.bjcc.org.

2/15 – 3/4 – Broadway in Birmingham: Wicked. BJCC. Admission: $37.50 – $132.50. More information: http://www.bjcc.org.

2/15, 2/16, 2/19 – Miss Representation. The Edge Theater, Crestwood Blvd. Feb. 15 and 16, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Join Leading Edge Institute and Girl Spring, Inc. for this screening of a documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film aims to end sexism in the media and empower women. To purchase tickets visit http://missreplei.eventbrite.com/. To watch the trailer visit http://vimeo.com/28066212.

2/24 – 2/26 – Alabama Ballet Presents: Swan Lake. Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall. Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 25, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Feb 26, 2:30 p.m. Admission: $20 – $55. More Information: 975-2787 or http://www.alabamaballet.org.

Save the Date
3/3 – Arbor Day 2012 Tree Giveaway. Piggly Wiggly at Crestline and River Run, Western, and Whole Foods. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The Mountain Brook Tree Commission will be distributing approximately 1500 tree seedlings. Selections include southern red oak, sassafras, vitex, white dogwood and sweetbay magnolias. Boy Scout Troop 320 will prepare and bag the seedlings before the event.

3/3 – Chili Cook-off Presented by Regions Bank. 10:30 a.m.-3p.m. Northwestern Mutual of Alabama presents its annual Chili Cook-Off featuring Sweetwater Road. Admission: $10, in advance; $15, at gate; Free, children 12 and under. 1616 Oxmoor Road. http://www.exceptionalfoundation.org.

3/3 – Cajun Cabaret. Rooftop penthouse of Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis Law Office. 4 p.m. Support Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Young Executive Council in this low-country cookout fundraising event. Proceeds benefit the James Hatcher Fund, which provides scholarships to Red Mountain Theatre Company’s educational programs.  Admission: $15 with raffle ticket; $5 for additional raffle tickets. More information: 324-2424.

3/3 – Casino Night Gala. This event will raise money for the nonprofit programs of Assistance League of Birmingham. More information: 870-5555.

3/3 – Conquer Cancer Run. St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Health and Wellness. This is the 8th Annual Brenda Ladun Conquer Cancer Run in Hoover. The event is open to all ages and will have food and fun after the run. More information: 930-8893 or mary.frances.colley@cancer.org.

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