What to do in Hoover in February

Published 3:47 pm Monday, February 1, 2016

There are several Valentine's Day events in Hoover this month.

There are several Valentine’s Day events in Hoover this month.

Feb. 1

Together with Twos – Silly Sheep

Hoover Public Library

Stories and crafts for 2-year-olds will be available Feb. 1 at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Space is limited; register each week.


Greater Birmingham Humane Society

Hoover Public Library

Friends of the Hoover Library – Greater Birmingham Humane Society will meet Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 444-7840.


Feb. 2

Father Goose – Fruit Basket

Hoover Public Library

Stories, songs and snacks for 1-year-olds will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Space is limited; register each week.


Early Birds – Tuck Me In

Hoover Public Library

Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months and their caregiver will be held Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. Register each week.


Minute to Win It

Hoover Public Library

Can you keep up? Test yourself by completing mini challenges in under a minute Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. Registration is required. Grades 4-6.


Feb. 3

Tiny Tot Tales – Circus Time

Hoover Public Library

A short action-packed storytime for children under 4 will be held Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m.


After Lunch Bunch – Three for Me

Hoover Public Library

Skip dessert for a fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up Feb. 3 at 1:30 p.m.


Feb. 4

First Thursday Fiction Book Group: ‘Lisette’s List’

Hoover Public Library

Join the group to discuss “Lisette’s List” by Susan Vreeland on Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. The group will Skype with the author. The event is free and will be held in the theatre level meeting rooms.


Feb. 5

Library Skills 102

Learn how to navigate the Alabama Virtual Library and other online resources on Feb. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Perfect for homeschoolers, grades 4-12. Registration begins Jan. 19.


Fun Friday: Mardi Gras

Greystone Golf and Country Club

Laissez les bon temps rouler! ‘Tis the season for Mardi Gras, so Greystone will be jazzin’ up with N’awlins style hors d’oeuvres and drink specials for members Feb. 5 from 6-10 p.m. at the Founders Clubhouse. Live entertainment will be provided. Country club casual attire. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will include petit muffaletta sandwiches, blackened shrimp salad with crisp chips and kettle of jambalaya.


Feb. 6

Riverchase Loves Artists

Riverchase Country Club

The “Riverchase Loves Artists” 10th annual popular art show will be held Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverchase Country Club, 2000 Club Road in Hoover. Admission is free and open to the public. A shuttle will run from the parking lot to the clubhouse. Food and drinks will be available. Local and regional artists will exhibit and sell various mediums of art. For more information, visit Riverchaselovesartists.com.


Feb. 7

Global Cuisine at the Plaza: Germany

Hoover Public Library

Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents free programs on food and coffee from around the world. We’ll explore German cuisine in February. Complimentary samples will be provided. The event is Feb. 7 at 2:30 p.m.


Feb. 9

Be Our Valentine

Hoover Public Library

A fun night of Valentine crafts, games and snacks will be held Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. for all ages in the Children’s Programming Room of the Hoover Library.


Feb. 11

Coffee & Contacts

Costco Wholesale

Coffee & Contacts will be held at Costco Wholesale, 3650 Galleria Circle in Hoover, on Feb. 11 from 7:30-9 a.m. Contact Bobby Haynes at 909-1039 or w362mbr@costco.com for information, or visit Costco.com.


Hoover Service Club meeting

Barbara Randle invites the Hoover Service Club to have its February meeting at her home, the historic Hoover-Randle House, 2255 Tyler Road in Bluff Park, on Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. Box lunches (optional) are available for $11 each and include a chicken salad wrap, fruit cup, chips, cookie and beverage. There is limited parking at the house, so volunteers will transport club members to the house from the Hoover Country Club at 10:30 a.m. and then back to HCC. Drivers will also be available to take members back to HCC around noon.


Lard Bucket Bluegrass Band

Hoover Public Library

A CD release show by this upbeat bluegrass band featuring lightning fast picking and a good sense of humor will be held Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m.


Introduction to Grant Writing

Hoover Public Library

Grant writer Kim Richardson will teach a beginners class on how to write grants Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 444-7840.


Feb. 13

Valentine’s Dinner at Legacy

Greystone Golf and Country Club

The time is here for couples to get cozy and enjoy a great prix fixe menu from Chef André on Feb. 12 and Feb. 13 from 5-9 p.m. Member reservations are required and a 48-hour cancellation policy will be in effect. The evening will feature a specially selected wine menu and we’ll have surprises in store for every couple in attendance. The cost is $55 per person. Cocktail attire. Call 986-5120.


Purl at the Plaza

Hoover Public Library

Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts. Bring yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with the group Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. The event is free.


Feb. 14

Young Artist Reception

Hoover Public Library

Celebrate the library’s featured children’s gallery artists Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. in the Children’s Programming Room. Refreshments will be served.


Feb. 16

High School Musical Karaoke

Hoover Public Library

Come and sing-a-long with Troy and the gang Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided. Grades 7-12.


Feb. 18

Hoover Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel

A Hoover Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be held at the Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel on Feb. 18. Networking starts at 11:15 a.m., and the luncheon will be at noon. RSVP by Feb. 15. Those who make reservations and do not attend will be invoiced unless they cancel prior to the event. The cost is $20 ($25 without reservations if space permits). Call Lisa Dunbar at 988-5672 or email lisa@hooverchamber.org for reservations.



Hoover Public Library

Beatles tribute act performs songs from the Fab Four’s entire catalog ranging from the biggest hits to the deepest cuts. The free event will be held Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Plaza.


Feb. 19

Hearts and Harmony Gala

Hyatt Regency — The Wynfrey Hotel

The Hoover Service Club is hosting its 4th Annual Hearts and Harmony Gala, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. There will be dinner, dancing, a silent auction and music by the First Edition Jazz Ensemble. Reservations are due by Feb. 1 and are $100 per person.


Feb. 21

Rachel Hebert

Hoover Public Library

With roots in Louisiana, North Carolina and Alabama, Rachel Hebert’s songs grow up from the swamp and peat and clay of the American Southeast. Hebert will perform at the library Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. The event is free and will be held in the Library Plaza.


Feb. 24

M.I.Y. (Make It Yourself): Ceramic Tile Art

Hoover Public Library

Gather, create, invent, tinker and discover in a portable makerspace Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. Ages 7 and up, come and go.


Kellylee Evans

Hoover Public Library

Canadian singer songwriter Kellylee Evans will perform at the library Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Evans’s performances include soul, pop and hip-hop. She has three albums and two Juno awards. Tickets are $25.


Feb. 25

Business after Hours

Neurogenx Nerve Center

Business after Hours will be held at Neurogenx Nerve Center of Hoover, 1849 Data Drive, Suite 2, in Hoover from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 25. Contact Paul Todd at 549-4899 or paul@nncal.com for more information, or visit Neurogenxnervecenteralabama.com.

About Lauren Dowdle

Lauren Dowdle has been writing for Hoover's Magazine since 2012, becoming the editor in 2014. A University of Alabama graduate, Lauren also writes for landscape industry publications.

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