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Alabama State Games
Don’t miss the Alabama State Games June 7-9 in Birmingham. (ASG)

It’s time to make your weekend plans. Don’t miss the Alabama State Games, free Friday Night Flicks at City Walk BHAM, the Central Alabama Pride Parade and more – June 7-9.

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1. Alabama State Games @ participating venues

Alabama State Games
Don’t miss the incredible athletes competing in the Birmingham area June 7-9. (Alabama State Games / Facebook)
  • What: Don’t miss a full weekend of sports during the first-ever Alabama State Games. Experience a wide variety of Olympic events with athletes of all ages and skill levels.
  • When: Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9 | Times vary depending on event
  • Cost: Free admission
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2. Mary Poppins @ Red Mountain Theater

The occupation "Mary Poppins" at the Red Mountain Theatre
The cast of Mary Poppins puts on a fantastic show. (Red Mountain Theatre)
  • What: Red Mountain Theatre serves up a spoonful of sugar in this popular musical featuring everyone’s favorite nanny, Mary Poppins.
  • When: Friday, May 31st – Sunday, June 30th | Tuesdays – Saturdays 6:30pm | Wednesdays, Saturdays + Sundays matinees at 2pm
  • Cost: $39+ with discounts for children ages 2-12
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3. Foam Party to kick off the summer reading @ Center Point Public Library

  • What: Kick off a fantastic summer of reading with a foam party at Center Point Public Library. Bring your swimsuits, explore a bubble wonderland, exciting activities and snacks, and sign up for the library’s summer reading program.
  • When: Friday, June 7 | 3 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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4. Art after 5: Pride Month / The Wizard of Oz @ Birmingham Museum of Art

  • What: Follow the yellow brick road to this Wizard of Oz-themed event celebrating Pride Month. Enjoy a night of art, music and pop culture merging with Oz-themed activities, a costume contest and themed cocktails. Ages 18 and over are welcome to attend.
  • When: Friday, June 7 | 5–9 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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5. Bards & Brews: Tribute to Voice Porter @ The Greenhouse in Ensley

  • What: Join us for this special open mic tribute honoring Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins and hear local poets share their own poems and stories.
  • When: Friday, June 7 | 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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6. Friday Night Flicks – Barbie @ City Walk BHAM

  • What: Grab your Barbie-loving friends for a free outdoor movie. Be sure to bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks.
  • When: Friday, June 7 | 7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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7. Run, Drive and Rumble for PTSD Awareness @ 5th Ave South

People walking on a grey asphalt road during the day
(Miguel A Amuto / Unsplash)
  • What: Help raise funds and awareness for PTSD. Participate in the 5K run, road bike ride or motorcycle race, then stay afterward for live music, admission and lunch provided by Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant and Cahaba Brewing Company.
  • When: Saturday, June 8th | 7 AM
  • Cost: $35 to $50
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8. Magic City Octane @ The Summit

  • What: Check out cool cars and meet other enthusiasts at this free community event.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 8-11am
  • Cost: Free admission
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9. Alabama Hike for Hope @ Red Mountain Park

  • What: Raise awareness and funds for victims of suicide at this important march benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | Registration 9am | Event 10am–2pm
  • Cost: Free to go
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10th Marvel City Caribbean Food and Music Festival @ DeBardeleben Park (Bessemer)

Marvel City Caribbean Food and Music Festival
Marvel City Caribbean Food and Music Festival. (Anne Holmes / Bham Now)
  • What: Get ready for a taste of the Caribbean! This festival offers a full day of delicious food, tropical drinks, live performances and infectious music like reggae, soca and calypso.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 11am–9pm
  • Cost: 12 $ | Children under 12 years old are free
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11. 40 years of The Nick Rocks @ The Nick

  • What: Celebrate 40 years of live music at The Nick with bands like Blood Moon Riot, Shadows of the Wind + Oxmoor.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 10pm
  • Cost: $7
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12. Zoo Brews @ Birmingham Zoo

Zoo Brews
Stop by Zoo Brews on Saturday, June 8. (Birmingham Zoo)
  • What: Experience more than 20 breweries from across Alabama and the Southeast as you travel through the zoo. There will also be a delicious selection of food trucks on-site. Minimum age to participate: 21.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 6–9 p.m.
  • Cost: General admission $50 | Driver with license $20
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13. Sailing on: Tribute to the Beach Boys @ Ferus Artisan Ales

  • What: Hear all the Beach Boys’ classic hits when Sail On performs at the Trussville Entertainment District on Saturday, June 8.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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14th Central Alabama Pride Parade @ 7th Ave South

Central Alabama Pride Parade
Pride Parade in Central Alabama. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)
  • What: Head to South Birmingham on Saturday, June 8 for the annual Central Alabama Pride Parade. You’ll see floats, costumes and more.
  • When: Saturday, June 8 | 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission
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15th Central Alabama Pride – PRIDEFEST @ Linn Park

  • What: Keep the Pride Month celebrations going with Pride Fest on Sunday, June 9. The event will feature performances by ’90s R&B icon Adina Howard and many more.
  • When: Sunday, June 9 | 11am–7pm
  • Cost: Free admission
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