Selected upcoming programs -- part of our exciting lineup! See our Event Calendar for a full listing.
RJ Spangler lives and breathes music as a Detroit-based drummer, producer, and manager. Join him on a fascinating journey through the jump and swing jazz of the 40s and 50s.
Tuesday, August 20 at 7pm at the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park, 556 W. Maple Rd.
Live concert with the RJ Spangler Trio featuring Larry Smith on the alto sax. RJ is a veteran Detroit bandleader and drummer. His trio consists of Oliver Nevels on guitar and Greg Cook on the upright bass. They deliver straight ahead 50s and 60s hard bop jazz as only seasoned veterans can. Bring a blanket and picnic!
Third Annual Musical Heritage Concert at the Museum
Sunday, June 16 at 2pm
What better way to spend Father’s Day than this lively concert? Fiddlers ReStrung is one of the best high school fiddle ensembles in the nation, promising a diverse repertoire that engages the audience with energy and witty charm. The group is made up entirely of students from Saline High School. This annual program is presented by the Baldwin Public Library and the Birmingham Historical Museum & Park.
Introduction to Herb and Vegetable Gardening
Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm
Learn the basics of planning, planting, maintaining and harvesting an edible garden with a presentation from English Gardens. Locally grown herbs and vegetables— you can’t get much more local than your own backyard.
Earthwise Gardening: The Secret is in the Soil
Tuesday, July 16 at 7pm
Join Lillian Dean and SOCWA Master Composters and learn the basic steps for creating a healthy garden. Topics will include soil health, natural mulches, composting, and more.
Baseball Talk: Rick Ferrell and the Detroit Tigers
Presented by Kerrie Ferrell, author of "Rick Ferrell, Knuckleball Catcher"
Thursday, July 18 at 7pm
Celebrate All-Star Baseball Week and join us for an entertaining and historical presentation that chronicles the baseball career of Detroit’s own Hall of Fame catcher Rick Ferrell. His daughter and biographer Kerrie will share photos and inside-stories that will take us through the decades of 20th century baseball. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
An Evening with Nutrition and Raw Food Expert Andrea McNinch
Wednesday, July 31 at 7pm
Join nutrition expert Andrea McNinch for a nutritional power hour! Get ready to awaken your taste buds while regenerating your cells. You will learn how to turn seasonal local summer produce into a nutritional masterpiece that will “wow” your friends, please the kids and reverse the aging process all in one simple dish! Andrea is one of the world’s leading and most sought-after raw food experts. You will be blown away by her health knowledge and culinary skill. Don’t miss this rare opportunity!
Storybrook Tea at The Community House
Sunday, July 21, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Ever wondered “Why is a raven like a writing-desk?” Join TCH and the actors of InterACT Entertainment for a tea and interactive performance of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Adults: $36, Children under 12: $20. Register at www.tchserves.org or by calling 248-644-5832.
Summer Picnic at BASCC
Tuesday, August 13 at 11am
Enjoy a Franks Anatra hot dog (a veggie option is available), chips, cold pop and an ice cream sundae in the BASCC courtyard. The Silver String Dulcimer Society will entertain with traditional, jigs, reels, waltzes and patriotic music. Pre-registration and $8 payment required by calling 248-203-5270 or stopping by the Birmingham Area Senior Center, 2121 Midvale Street. See you there!
This group meets on the third Tuesday of each month to discuss a different title. Newcomers are always welcome! Click here to learn more about our book clubs.Wednesday Afternoon Book Group
This group meets on the second Wednesday each month to discuss a different title. Click here to learn more about our book clubs.