Events

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Construction and Viewing - 17th Street Plaza Section A - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram.
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Yoga at Railroad Park! - The Meadow - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMYOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Construction and Viewing - 17th Street Plaza Section A - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram.
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Happy Feet Friday - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMGet your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple, plus it lowers your blood pressure, reduces your risk for or helps you manage type two diabetes, manages your weight, improves your mood and helps you stay strong. So whether you're training for your next marathon or just wanting to get moving, Happy Feet will get you on the right track. All experience levels are welcome.
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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Construction and Viewing - 17th Street Plaza Section A - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram.
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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Construction and Viewing - 17th Street Plaza Section A - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram.
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Construction and Viewing - 17th Street Plaza Section A - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram.
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Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition, Closing Ceremony - 17th Street Plaza - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMIn honor of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Birmingham, the Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be creating a Mandala Sand Painting at Railroad Park. A Mandala is a symbolic representation of an enlightened world created to promote peace & healing. Millions of grains of colored sand will be painstakingly poured to create this sacred cosmogram. This live exhibition will conclude with a Closing Ceremony when the Mandala will be dismantled.
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Crunk Fitness - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMCrunk Fitness is a fun, high-energy, hip-hop dance workout for all levels. It involves a combination of basic aerobics movements and funky hip-hop dance moves, broken down so anyone can do it. You can tone up-lose weight, transform your body, and have a blast! This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Bootcamp at Railroad Park - The Hillside. - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMBootcamp at Railroad Park is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Zumba at Railroad Park - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMZUMBA at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Yoga at Railroad Park! - The Meadow - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMYOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Feet Friday - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMGet your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple, plus it lowers your blood pressure, reduces your risk for or helps you manage type two diabetes, manages your weight, improves your mood and helps you stay strong. So whether you're training for your next marathon or just wanting to get moving, Happy Feet will get you on the right track. All experience levels are welcome.
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Saturday, November 1, 2014

FARE Walk - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 8:30 AM to 1:00 PMMore details are forthcoming.
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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Rebecca and Zach's Engagement Party - The Hillside/A Piece of Green Package - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Private event: Landmark Tour and Travel - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park Section B - 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Homelessness Awareness Week: Homeless Simulation - Section B, 17th Street Plaza/The Railway Package - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMExperience the systemic barriers to housing through homelessness simulation. The simulation will be followed by a community discussion about how and why people become homeless. Visit www.OneRoofOnline.org for registration details.
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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Magic City Half Marathon and 5K - Mile Event - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park, Section B - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis - 17th Street Plaza - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Mayor William A Bell, Sr. presents Happy Holidays from Railroad Park - The Hillside - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PMTis the season to have fun! Come join us for Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. presents Happy Holidays from Railroad Park. This year our ceremonial tree lighting event will feature music, food trucks and much more! We look forward to seeing you! Happy Holidays!
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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Birmingham Metro Diversity Coalition 2015 MLK Unity Walk - 17th Street Plaza - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PMMore details are forthcoming.
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Dowdell Wedding - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park, section C - 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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