Winter Family Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

PELHAM/NORTH SHELBY – Dec. 1-Feb. 28, North Shelby Library is partnering with Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Use GPS along with picture/written clues to find items. Clues and GPS coordinates provided; spot […]

Get Yeti to Read Challenge

NORTH SHELBY – For ages 5th grade and under, beginning Friday, Dec. 17- Sunday, Jan. 16. Read and log a total of 340 minutes. Each participant who reaches the goal will receive either a yeti plush or a silly snowball plush. To register and for details, visit

First Day Sunrise Hike

PELHAM – Sunrise Hike: King’s Chair, Oak Mountain State Park. Join for its First Day hike and be among the first to see the sunrise over Alabama on the first day of 2022. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. Meet at the North Trailhead at 5 a.m. The hike will begin around 5:15 a.m. For more information, […]

New Years Brunch

CHELSEA – Join Cat-n-Bird Winery on Saturday, Jan. 1 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a New Year’s Day Brunch. Whether you’re recovering from New Year’s Eve celebrations or just looking for a relaxing and delicious brunch. Cost is $20 per person, visit the Cat-n-Bird winery Facebook page for details/tickets.

Business After Hours

SHELBY COUNTY – The Chamber’s Business After Hours will be hosted at Blue’s Bourbon & Brews on Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. $10 for investors, $20 for future for investors. Includes hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary beverages. RSVP to the Chamber at 205-663-5452 or via email at

Lego League

ALABASTER – Kids 6-11 can play with Albert L. Scott Library’s blocks and make new friends. The program takes place in the Nan Abbott Meeting Room on Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Kids under 8 must be with an adult. Register on the Library’s Eventbrite page.

National Bird Day

PELHAM – National Bird Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Wednesday, Jan. 5. 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Birding 101. 1-2 p.m.: Treetop Nature Birds of Prey tour. 3-3:30 p.m.: Owls with Acer. 3:30-4 p.m.: Make your own Pine Cone Bird Feeder. For more information, visit

Next Level Chef Dinner and Watch Party

SHELBY COUNTY – Columbiana resident Jonathan Harrison will be on Fox’s Next Level Chef. A watch party for the second episode with Jonathan Harrison will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at the Alabama 4-H Center. Admission is $50 per person. Sign up here,

Crafty Friday-Mitten Craft

HELENA – Come to the Helena Library on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, and pick up your kit (while supplies last). Adult supervision is advised.

Substance Abuse Prevention Training

CALERA – The upcoming substance abuse seminar that Calera Middle School is hosting at Calera High School. Speaker is Jermaine Galloway who provides tools, resources and training to combat substance abuse. The seminar will be on Friday, Jan. 7 from 8-11 a.m. For more information, visit

Birmingham Bulls

PELHAM – Pensacola Ice Flyers vs Birmingham Bulls will play at Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. First 1000 kids ages 14 and under receive a Bulls Replica Jersey courtesy of UAB, Encore and CBS 42. Doors open at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit

CashBack at SCAC

COLUMBIANA – CashBack will play at the SCAC Song Theater in Columbiana on Friday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. A premiere Johnny Cash Tribute with superlative, session-quality musicians. There is limited seating. Find more information and tickets at