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January 2o17

New Year’s resolutions are easy with Birmingham Park and Recreation and Hot 107.7 107 Days of Better Health…Call 254-2391 for information on the center nearest you.

107 Days of Better Health 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

April 1

UAB Green and Gold Game, Legion Field Stadium, 1 p.m. For more information, click on www.uabsports.com. #TheReturn #GoBlazers

UAB LFS

April 28-30

The 34th annual Magic City Art Connection is Birmingham’s largest festival, transforming Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes and aromas. Hours are 10-6 on Friday & Saturday; 10-5 on Sunday. Tickets for adults are only $5 ($10 for a 3 day pass). Kids 12 & under get in free. For more information, visit: www.magiccityart.com.

Pictured work of art is by Bethanne Hill.

May 2017

May 6

  • FunkFest Tour 2017 returns to historic Legion Field Stadium for an evening of classic funk and R&B with Erykah Badu, Babyface, Goodie Mob, Joe and more! Tickets are available online at: www.funkfesttour.com. For more information, call 205-254-2391.

 

FunkFest

May 20

Join the fun at the 39th annual Do Dah Day, a much-anticipated event with live bands, food & drink and more stationed in Caldwell and Rhodes Parks to benefit animals in the Birmingham and Jefferson County areas. The fun starts with the 11:01 a.m. annual Do Dah Day pet parade. For more information, visit: www.dodahday.org. Free.

 

May 27

You can paddle East Lake. Again. Bring your canoe or kayak and enjoy East Lake Park, 1st Avenue North and 84th Street, in a way you have never done before. Birmingham Park and Recreation is excited to open East Lake to the personal use of non-motorized paddle boats. Join the opening day fun: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 205-254-2391.

June 2017

June 3

The inaugural I Am A Father 5K Run/Walk takes place in downtown Birmingham and historic Kelly Ingram Park. For more information, contact: info@iamafather5k.org. Register early.

June 5

Register for a summer camp of exploration in the arts, science, nature and more! Ages 6-12. Camp sessions are June 5-June  30 and July 3-July28, only $140 per session with a one-time $25 registration fee. Lunch included.  Camps will be held at East Pinson Valley, Hawkins, Memorial, North Birmingham, Willow Wood, Ensley, McAlpine, Wiggins and MLK Jr. recreation centers: www.birminghamal.gov/parks-and-recreation

July 2017

July 3

Register for a summer camp of exploration in the arts, science, nature and more! Ages 6-12. Camp sessions are June 5-June  30 and July 3-July28, only $140 per session with a one-time $25 registration fee. Lunch included.  Camps will be held at East Pinson Valley, Hawkins, Memorial, North Birmingham, Willow Wood, Ensley, McAlpine, Wiggins and MLK Jr. recreation centers: www.birminghamal.gov/parks-and-recreation

August 2017

September 2017

September 2

UAB Blazers return to big-time football and the 90th anniversary of Legion Field Stadium with its season opener against the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB Schedule 2017

September 16

UAB Blazers take on the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers at Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB Action 2017

October 2017

October 7

UAB Blazers challenge the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs at Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB LFS

October 14

UAB Blazers vs. Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders at Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB Schedule 2017

October 28

Alabama State University Hornets play host to the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs in the 76th annual Magic City Classic–the largest HBCU Classic in the country! Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.themagiccityclassic.com.

October 26 2013: Alabama A&M and Alabama State at the line of scrimmage in the game between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Alabama State defeated Alabama A&M 31-7 at Legion Field in Birmingham Alabama at the State Farm Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola.

November 2017

November 4

UAB Blazers take on the Rice University Owls at Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB Action 2017

November 25

UAB Blazers and the UTEP (University of Texas at el Paso) Miners end regular season play in a Thanksgiving holiday weekend contest at Legion Field Stadium, TBA. www.uabsports.com.

UAB LFS

December 2017

January 2018