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

The Diary of Anne Frank Audition

SHELBY COUNTY  – South City Theatre is holding auditions for The Diary of Anne Frank on Saturday, Jan. 8-Sunday, Jan. 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the theatre. Auditions will consist of script cold readings. Bring a theatre resume/headshot, if possible. Details on South City Theatre’s Facebook page.

Forging Families 5K/10K

COLUMBIANA – The 3rd Annual Forging Families 5K/10K and 1 mile Fun Run is on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the Shelby County Arts Council from 8-10 a.m. Race day registration and packet pick-up will begin at 7 a.m. For more information and to sign up, visit

Couples Cooking: Welcome to Peru

280 – Satisfy your craving with a night of world-class Peruvian-inspired fare. This class is for adults 18 years plus at Publix Aprons Cooking School at Tattershall Park on Saturday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. Price is per couple. For tickets and details, visit

ABC & Ds of Medicare

ALABASTER – Karen Haiflich of Medicare Information Source will discuss filing and any questions you have. The seminar takes place in the Nan Abbott Meeting Room in the Albert L. Scott Library on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 from 1-2 p.m. Sign up is not required and the event is free.