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 your target using your GPS enabled device and clues.

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

Helena Shootout

HELENA – It’s the Helena Shootout on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022-Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Grades 3-8, boys and girls. 4 games will be held. Register your team at

Zentangle with Darla

ALABASTER – Certified instructor Darla Williamson teaches the basics of Zentangle, a structured drawing method that produces patterned illustrations. This class is designed with beginners in mind. Takes place on Saturday, Jan. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Albert L. Scott Library. Sign up on the library’s Eventbrite page.

Jimmy Hall live at the Song Theater

COLUMBIANA – Jimmy Hall is performing live at the Song Theater on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25+ tax/fees. Free parking around the building. Tickets can be bought at

American Red Cross Blood Drive

PELHAM  – Pelham Public Library is holding a blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Masks are required for this event, per CDC and American Red Cross. For more information and a link to register with red cross, visit

Network Meeting: South Shelby County

SOUTH SHELBY COUNTY – South Shelby County Network Meeting takes place the third Wednesday every month. Januarys meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Network Event-North Shelby County

NORTH SHELBY – North Shelby County (Highway 280) Network event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. at the Metro Diner in Inverness.

American Girls Club: Cupcake Decorating

ALABASTER – Candice of Itty-Bitty Bakers leads kids 6-11 in decorating marshmallow snowman cupcakes. This event is on Friday, Jan. 21, at Albert L. Scott Library in the Nan Abbott Meeting Room. Kids under 8 must be with an adult. For details/registration, visit Albert L. Scott’s Eventbrite.

Shelby County Honor Band Tryouts

SHELBY COUNTY – The Shelby County Honor Band will host tryouts on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, from 4-8 p.m. Auditions are held at Chelsea Middle School. Audition material can be found at

Calera Spring Sports Registration

CALERA – Calera's spring sports registration is currently open until Feb. 9 for the sports of baseball, softball and soccer. Coaches are also needed for baseball and softball.

Helena Community Survey

HELENA – The Helena Diversity & Inclusion Board would like to hear the voices of the community so they have composed a short survey for residents to complete. The survey […]