Calendar Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS by COUNTY

APRIL 2019

BIBB

April 6 – 25 – Centreville
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Bibb County Board of Education, 721 Walnut Street, Centreville, AL  35042.  For more information, contact Karen Hubbard / 334.357.9854.

JEFFERSON

April 3-April 24 – BIRMINGHAM
April Book+Film Club series at Desert Island Supply Company. Grant to Alabama Moving Image Association. Click here for more information or contact Catherine Wright at catherine@sidewalkfest.com or 205-324-0888.

April 4 – BIRMINGHAM
Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Concert at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Grant to the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Click here for more information or contact Karin Park at kpark@alabamasymphony.org.

April 4-April 28 – BIRMINGHAM
Magic City Poetry Festival at various locations throughout the Birmingham Metro Area. Grant to the Alabama Writers’ Conclave. Click here for more information or contact Ashley Jones at ashleymichellejones813@gmail.com.

April 16 – BIRMINGHAM
Red Mountain Reading Series keynote address by Sonia Sanchez. Grant to Jefferson State Community College. Click here for more information or contact Katie Boyer at kboyer@jeffersonstate.edu.

April 26 – HOMEWOOD
Road Scholar presentation by Bettina Byrd-Giles.  1:00pm. Homewood Public Library, 1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL  35209.  For more information, contact Leslie West / 205.332.6620.

April 29 – LEEDS
Road Scholar presentation by Robin O’Sullivan.  11:00am.  Leeds Jane Culbreth Library, 8104 Parkway Drive, Leeds, AL  35094.  For more information, contact Debbie Bennett / 205.699.5962.

Through May 9 – BIRMINGHAM
Alabama Justice: The Cases and Faces that Changed A Nation traveling exhibit at Vulcan Park and Museum. Grants to Auburn University Department of Political Science and Vulcan Park and Museum. Click here for more information or contact Jennifer Watts at jwatts@visitvulcan.com or 205-203-4819.

LAUDERDALE

April 17 – FLORENCE
5th Annual Sustainability Conference at the University of North Alabama. Grant to the International Fertilizer Development Center. Click here for more information or contact Joyce Fedeczko at jfedeczko@ifdc.org.

LEE

April 7-April 12 – AUBURN
Community Films and Conversations at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Grant to the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Click here for more information or contact Scott Bishop at bishogs@auburn.edu or 334-844-7014.

MADISON

April 24 – HARVEST
Inside-Out Closing Ceremony at Limestone Correctional Facility. Grant to the University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, contact Katie Owens-Murphy at kowensmurphy@una.edu or 256-765-4893.

MARSHALL

April 1-April 30 – GUNTERSVILLE
Wade Hall Traveling Postcard Buildings Exhibit in Guntersville. Grant to Troy University Libraries. Click here for more information or contact Ruth Elder at relder71917@troy.edu or 334-670-3874.

MONROE

April 6 – 23 – Monroeville
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Monroe County Public Library, 121 Pineville Road, Monroeville, AL  36460.  For more information, contact Darlene Thompson / 706.249.0058.

April 9 – MONROEVILLE
Bicentennial Scholar presentation by Mike Bunn. 4:30pm.  Monroe County Public Library, 121 Pineville Road, Monroeville, AL  36460.  For more information, contact Darlene Thompson / 706.249.0058.

MONTGOMERY

April 11 – 13 – MONTGOMERY

ANABRANCH: Alabama’s Celebration of Literature and the Humanities:

        April 11

        Kick-off event – Princeton University scholar Imani Perry in conversation with actor André Holland.  6:00pm.  Capri Theatre, 1045 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106. For more information, call 205.585.5323.

        April 12

        ANABRANCH workshops.  9:00am – 4:30pm.  Whitley Hall, Troy University Montgomery Campus, 231 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, AL 36104.  For more information, call 205.585.5323.

        April 13

        Alabama Book Festival at Old Alabama Town. 9:00am – 4:00pm.  Grant to Troy University Department of English. Click here for more information or contact Kirk Curnutt at kcurnutt@troy.edu.

April 18 – MONTGOMERY
“Food for Thought” lecture series w/Derryn Moten at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Grant to the Friends of the Alabama Archives. Click here for more information or contact Georgia Ann Hudson at georgiaann.hudson@archives.alabama.gov or 334-353-3312.

SHELBY

April 18 – MONTEVALLO

Road Scholar presentation by Alan Brown.  2:00pm. Carmichael Library, 75 College Drive, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL 35115.  For more information, contact Carey Heatherly / 205.665.6107.

TALLAPOOSA

April 23 – May 2 — DADEVILLE

Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.  Dadeville Recreation/Senior Citizen Center, 116 Kids Court, Dadeville, AL 36853.  For more information, contact Sandra Fuller / 256.496.2386.

WALKER

April 1-April 30 – JASPER
Wade Hall Traveling Postcard Streets Exhibit in Jasper. Grant to Troy University Libraries. Click here for more information or contact Ruth Elder at relder71917@troy.edu or 334-670-3874.

ONGOING

MONTGOMERY

Through 2019 – MONTGOMERY
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit. Alabama Public Television (APTV), 1255 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL  36107. For more information, contact Mary Davis / 334.694.5875.

Through 2019 – MONTGOMERY
2019 Food for Thought Series. Grant to Alabama Department of Archives and History. Contact Wesley Garmon/ 334.353.3288.