7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
June 8 Rocks of ages
The annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show returns to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See and buy gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry from collectors and sellers. Enjoy demos, exhibits, children's activities and door prizes. Admission to the park is $3 for adults and $1 for children; there is no fee for the show.
June 9 Take a load off Mondays
June 10 Letâ€™s get around downtown
Would you like to make getting around downtown easier for work? For play? Or living? Help the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority identify opportunities, challenges and priorities for a new downtown circulator during a public meeting 5:30-7 p.m. in Alagasco Center for Energy Technology.
June 11 Morning Joe â€” on the go
This cycling class is 6:30-7:20 a.m. every Wednesday in Campus Rec Center Studio 3. It and all FitWell classes are free to members and do not require pre-registration. Download a schedule.
June 12 Preparing leaders who are smarter than the problems
Join green experts from around the world to focus on lessons in sustainability and the use of smart technologies to make Birmingham more livable. The Smart Cities Symposium is free and open to the public. Download an agenda with session times, topics and speaker bios. Learn more at www.uab.edu/smartcities.
June 13 Whatâ€™s your numbers?
Knowing important numbers like blood pressure, weight and waist circumference can keep you healthy or help improve health by encouraging you to eat better, exercise and take your medication. Get them checked during Green Screens 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 1 in the UAB Hospital North Pavilion First Floor Lobby.
June 14 The islands come to you
Celebrate the vibrant, festive spirit of the Caribbean 11 a.m.-8 p.m. in Linn Park. Music, food, vendors, dancing and lots of island spirit are everywhere to be seen and shared. Come early and stay late for the street dance. Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization, led by UABâ€™s own Pauline Ford. A mini carnival in Regions Field June 13 before the Birmingham Baronâ€™s game.
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