1. We Love Homewood Day 

Saturday, May 6 | All Day 
Homewood Central Park and Surrounding Areas

Don’t make plans other than to attend the “We Love Homewood Day” festivities on this day! This family-friendly festival will feature numerous local businesses on display, as well as food vendors, inflatables, games, live music and more. Stay up to date on this event at homewoodparks.com/wlhd. Here’s a lineup of the day’s festivities:  

7:30-8:30 a.m. | We Love Homewood Day 5K 
8:40-9 a.m. | Scoop and Scurry Ice Cream Fun Run 
10 a.m.-4 p.m. | We Love Homewood Day Festival 
6 p.m. | We Love Homewood Day Parade 
7-9:30 p.m. | Street Dancing in Edgewood 

2. Art in the Lot 

Saturday, May 6 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Trinity United Methodist Church 
1400 Oxmoor Rd

Art in the Lot is back again this year, featuring local vendors’ arts and crafts! This free event is open to all, and all are encouraged to sell, shop and discover the talents of artists right here in Homewood. Trinity United Methodist Church will also be accepting donations of toiletries and cleaning supplies to give to families who are a part of the Outreach Hub. The event is brought to patrons by the Trinity Studio and will be held in the church’s large parking lot. Visit trinitybirmingham.com for more information.  

3. Celebrating Charles Ghigna’s New Poetry Book

Wednesday, May 17 | 4-5 p.m.
Homewood Public Library

Author Charles “Father Goose” Ghigna will read from and share about his new book, The Father Goose Treasury of Poetry: 101 Favorite Poems for Children, at this event, featuring arts and crafts, snacks and more. All ages are welcome. 

4. Golden Girls Team Trivia

Thursday, May 18 | 6:30-8 p.m.
Homewood Public Library

Thank you for being a friend! Join the friends of the Homewood Public Library and other Golden Girls fans for a night of fun-filled trivia! Prizes will be awarded to teams for first place, best costume and best team name. Register here

5. It’s a Soul Thing–Taylor Hicks in Concert

Friday, May 19 | 7-8:30 p.m.
Samford University’s Wright Center

Fans of Taylor Hicks unite! The American Idol season 5 winner will perform a concert benefiting children, who have learning disabilities, that are also in adoption processes or in foster care. These children specifically are in need of intervention at Alabama Game Changers, which is a Hoover-based, medical-literacy clinic. To learn more or purchase tickets, visit here

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