Hoover’s April Events Calendar

The Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris will have a 5K, live DJ, dancing, hoop jamming, snacks and activities for the whole family.

The Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris will have a 5K, live DJ, dancing, hoop jamming, snacks and activities for the whole family.

Whether you want to run in 5Ks, enjoy musical performances or just get out of the house, there’s sure to be the event right for you this month in Hoover.

April 1
Camp Read S’more: Music Camp

Hoover Public Library
Spend spring break with us. Join us for a special activity, followed by a serving of everyone’s favorite camp treat. Stories and music will be provided for preschool-kindergarten. Registration is no longer required. Just show up on the day of the program. The program will be April 1 at 9:30 and 11 a.m., and April 2 (Science Camp) at 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Aron Kallay
Hoover Public Library
Grammy-nominated performer Aron Kallay is a modern renaissance man: a performer, educator, innovator, festival director and more. He is a faculty member at the University of Southern California and Chapman University. Kallay will perform at the Hoover Public Library at 7:30 p.m.

Gentle Yoga
Aldridge Gardens
Star Rosser’s lifestyle and yoga classes and lifestyle are about taking time to connect with the body and giving self-care, self-acceptance and self-love. Classes will be on Wednesday mornings April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 and will continue through June (no class June 3). The cost is $15 per class. Classes will be on the patio near Roots Garden and Gift Shop from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. For more information, contact Star Rosser at 821-2918 or starletrosser@yahoo.com.

April 10
Corey Nolen Concert

Moonlight on the Mountain
Corey Nolen will play with a full band at Moonlight on the Mountain. Nashville artist Austin Manuel will open the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information on Nolen and his music, visit Coreynolenmusic.com.

Cirque Montage
Hoover Public Library
This program will take place April 10 and 11 in the Library Theatre at 8 p.m.

April 11
Walk for Autism and 5K

Veterans Park
The Walk for Autism raises money for the Autism Society of Alabama and brings together families in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) community. The event includes a 5K race starting at 7:30 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m., and a noncompetitive 2-mile Awareness Walk at 9:30 a.m. (check-in and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.). Registration before the event is $30, and day-of registration is $35. Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash. For more information or to register, go to Walkforautismal.com.

April 12
Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Sweden

Hoover Public Library
Cofee-ol-ogy Café presents free programs on food and coffee from around the world. We explore Swedish cuisine in April. Complimentary samples will be provided. The program will take place at 2:30 p.m.

April 13
Trivia Night at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in Hoover
Round up your friends and compete for great prizes at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, located at 5519 Grove Boulevard in Hoover. Trivia will start at 7 p.m.

April 14
Hoover Has Talent

Hoover Public Library
Are you a singer, dancer or juggler? Showcase your talent on the Library Theatre stage. Call 444-7833 to reserve your spot. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.

April 16
What Stands in a Storm: (April 2011 Tornado Outbreak)

Hoover Public Library
Join author Kim Cross at 6 p.m. to reflect on this historic 2011 event. For more information, call 444-7800.

April 17
Children’s Book Festival

Hoover Public Library
The Children’s Book Festival will take place all day, April 17 and 18, in the theatre. The program is for all ages.

April 18
PurpleStride Birmingham 2015

Veterans Park
PurpleStride Birmingham 2015 presented by UAB Medicine is a family-friendly event from 7 to 11 a.m. at Veterans Park that unites the community while raising awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. For more information or to register, go to PurpleStride.org/Birmingham.

April 19
Gene Fambrough

Hoover Public Library
UAB Music Professor Gene Fambrough will perform works for solo percussion at 2:30 p.m. in the Library Plaza. The event is free to attend.

April 20
Leadership Shelby County Golf Tournament

Inverness Country Club
Leadership Shelby County Golf Tournament benefiting youth scholarships will be held at Inverness Country Club. To register, call 205-542-9039 or email Calgunn@bellsouth.net.

April 21
Recycled Crafts

Hoover Public Library
Celebrate Earth Day by upcycling. Registration begins April 7 for children in grades 1-3. The program will be at 4:30 p.m.

April 23
Art Reception – Mohammad Dolatabadi

Hoover Public Library
Join us for a reception honoring April’s featured artist Mohammad Dolatabadi at the Friends Art Gallery at 5:30 p.m.

April 25
Write Club presents Joe Samuel Starnes: Author of “Red Dirt”

Hoover Public Library
Author Joe Samuel Starnes will discuss his latest book, “Red Dirt: A Tennis Novel,” along with his previous two books “The Calling” and “Fall Line,” at 10:30 a.m. at the Library Plaza. A book signing will follow. The event is free.

Storybook Brunch
Hoover Public Library
Join Anna Beth for a new once-a-month, action-packed Saturday story time at 10:30 a.m. A breakfast snack will be served. The program is for all ages.

Alabaster Main Story

ACS, PCS students compete together during United Track and Field

Alabaster Main Story

Alabaster BOE approves improvements to former Restore building for future programs

Montevallo

UM to celebrate Earth Week April 15-19

280 Main Story

Paschal joins Ivey in efforts to raise awareness on parental alienation

Lifestyles

Oak Mountain State Fair ends successful three-week run in Pelham

280 Main Story

Welborn swears in 7 child advocates

Helena Reporter

Paws for effect: Pelham retains Paws Cup with win over Helena to clinch playoffs, set up area title game

Helena

Beery’s first-half hat trick lifts Helena to season sweep of rival Pelham

280 Reporter

Spain Park, Hewitt-Trussville split area series

280 Reporter

Oak Mountain’s pitching leads to area sweep of Chelsea

Montevallo

Montevallo boys, girls soccer claim senior night wins over Shelby County

280 Main Story

Oak Mountain honors seniors with senior night wins over Montgomery Academy

Chelsea

Shelby County organizations prepare for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

280 Main Story

County approves resurfacing, repaving of west Shelby County

280 Main Story

Chelsea Council pays off ChHS weight room, approves text alert system

280 Main Story

Chelsea residents sample barbecue during annual Fire at the Foothills

280 Main Story

Third annual Hargis Day planned for May 18

280 Main Story

Spain Park’s Chris Laatsch taking over as Orange Beach basketball coach

Alabaster Main Story

Alabaster approves ordinance to dispose of old police department, old city hall

280 Reporter

Spain Park remains perfect with season sweep of No. 4 Oak Mountain

Alabaster Main Story

Alabaster plans 3rd annual Walk in the Park

Helena

Helena Historical Preservation Committee leads hike

Calera

Calera Main Street kicks off First Friday series

Lifestyles

Annual Walk for Christ finds success in Pelham with new additions