From summer camps to movie nights and beyond, Hoover has plenty of summer events to add to your calendar this month.

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Friday Night Flicks

June 7

Veterans Park on Valleydale Road

7-9 p.m.

The 2019 Free Friday Flicks will begin June 7 at Veteran’s Park off Valleydale Road in Hoover and continue each Friday through July 26 at 6:30 p.m. each week. The schedule is as follows: Mary Poppins Returns on June 7, The Little Mermaid on June 14, A Dog’s Way Home on June 21, Ralph Breaks the Internet on June 28, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World on July 12, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation on July 19 and The Incredibles 2 on July 26. Also each week, there will be a free kids zone, giveaways and more. Films will begin at dusk. For updates on weather that may affect the schedule, find @BYMovieParties on Twitter or @FreeFridayFlicks on Facebook.

Immersion Day

June 21

Jefferson State Community College Shelby-Hoover Campus

Jefferson State Community College will host Fundamental Cook Immersion Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 21. The event is an opportunity for young adults with disabilities to consider new career training. Advance registration is required, with a limit of 20 per session. Contact Ms. Jackson at 983-5214 or The event will include a welcome from Chef Joseph Mitchell, director of hospitality at Jefferson State; orientation to the college and the Culinary and Hospitality Institute; question-and-answer with JSCC admissions, financial aid and ADA officer; hands-on skill practice; and complete interest screening tool.

Drama Daze

June 24-28

Berry Middle School

10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day

Students can spend several of their summer days at Drama Daze, a five-day camp for rising fourth through ninth graders. The camp is designed to promote confidence, imagination, teamwork and self-confidence through exploring the power of storytelling using body, voice and mind through via art, song, dance and acting. Students will collaborate, problem-solve and have fun, while learning new skills, making new friends and preparing a showcase performance on the final day. On June 28, students will stay after camp to do final preparation for a showcase performance held that afternoon at 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $185 for the week, which includes a camp T-shirt, art supplies and pizza on Friday. Registration can be completed by filling out this form at this link:

Junior Space Camp

June 29

Hoover Public Library

10:30-11:30 a.m.

The saying “the sky is the limit” applies to this camp designed for young space enthusiasts (ages 3-7). Hands-on exploration stations will be set up for these little astronauts-in-training.


June 1+2
Adidas Select Series Basketball
The Finley Center

June 2
Sunday NovelTea: Hurricane Season
Hoover Public Library
3 p.m.

June 3-28
Summer Camp
Aldridge Gardens
9 a.m.

June 4
Birmingham Islamic Society
The Finley Center

June 5
SPV Volleyball College Elite Camp
The Finley Center

June 6
Samford String Quartet
Hoover Public Library
7 p.m.

June 8
Hydrangeas Under the Stars
Aldridge Gardens
6 p.m.

June 9
Young Artist Reception
Hoover Public Library
3 p.m.

June 10
Artist/Propagator Reception: Miriam McClung
Aldridge Gardens
5 p.m.

June 10
Tacos and Trivia
Hoover Public Library
6:30 p.m.

June 13-16
Birmingham Children’s Theater presents Alice in Wonderland
Riverchase Galleria Food Court
June 13 – 7 p.m., June 14 – 7 p.m.; June 15 – 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; June 16 – 2 p.m.

June 14-16
CYBL National Championships
The Finley Center

June 15
Insatiable Readers: Pop Culture
Hoover Public Library
10:30 a.m.

June 15
Bird Walk
Aldridge Gardens
8 a.m.

June 17
Escape Room
Hoover Public Library
4:30 p.m. + 6:30 p.m.

June 20
Arthur Atsma
Hoover Public Library
10:30 a.m.

June 22
Little Angel Gowns Gala
Hoover-Randle Home and Gardens
5:30 p.m.

June 23
Nordic Walk Workshop with Dr. Leroy Hurt
Aldridge Gardens
2 p.m.

June 25
New Horizons Dinner Dance
Featuring Good Fellas
Hoover Senior Center
6 p.m.

June 25
Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
Hoover Public Library
6:30 p.m.

June 27
2D Baseball
Hoover Met and Complex Fields

June 27-July 3
The Finley Center
The Hoover Met Complex

June 30
GBMEA Festival Orchestra – Music at the Founding of America
Hoover Public Library
2 p.m.


Select Fridays & Sundays
Various Movies
Alabama Theatre for listings

The Market at Pepper Place
8 a.m.-noon

June 1

June 7-9
Symphony in the Summer
Railroad Park

June 2-6
Birmingham Barons vs. Jackson
Regions Field

June 7-30
Red Mountain Theatre Company Presents
My Fair Lady
Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre
Alabama School of Fine Arts

June 12-16
Birmingham Barons vs. Jacksonville
Regions Field

June 13-30
Always…Patsy Cline
Virginia Samford Theatre

June 14+15
Birmingham Quilters Guild QuiltFest 2019
Trussville Civic Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

June 15
American Heart Association Heart Walk
Railroad Park

June 22
Birmingham Taco Festival
Benefitting Bare Hands Art Club
Sloss Furnaces

June 25-29
Birmingham Barons vs. Mobile
Regions Field

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