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Science Fiction & Fantasy Triple Feature

Saturday, 16 May 2015 - 10:15am
Join us as we kick off our summer-long celebration of the science fiction and fantasy genres. Free admission and refreshments!

10:30 a.m. - The Princess Bride
1:00 p.m. - The Fifth Element
3:30 p.m. - Pacific Rim

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Monday at the Movies: Back to the Future

Monday, 18 May 2015 - 2:00pm
When teenager Marty McFly is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown, he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time!

115 minutes - (1985) - PG

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Neuroscience Cafe - Parkinson's Disease Update

Monday, 18 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Presented by UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. 444-7840
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Monday at the Movies: Back to the Future

Monday, 18 May 2015 - 6:30pm
When teenager Marty McFly is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown, he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs and non-stop action, Back to the Future is an unrivaled adventure that stands the test of time!

115 minutes - (1985) - PG

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Glue Gun Gang: Dot Paintings

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Try your hand at acrylic dot painting, a technique made famous by Australian Aboriginal artists in the 1970s. Adults only. FREE! Reservations required. Sign up begins May 1. 444-7840
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No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 10:30am
Join others to discuss your nonfiction book of choice in this month's genre: Travelogues. Stop by the Nonfiction Department for suggestions. 444-7840.
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Glue Gun Gang: Dot Paintings

Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 10:30am
Try your hand at acrylic dot painting, a technique made famous by Australian Aboriginal artists in the 1970s. Adults only. FREE! Reservations required. Sign up begins May 1. 444-7840
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Art Reception - David Diodati

Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 5:30pm
Join us for a reception honoring May Featured Artist, David Diodate.
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After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

Friday, 22 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Put on your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Have a favorite board game you want to share? Bring it with you, we'll have space!

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Business Blogging and Podcasting

Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 10:30am
Dr. Dale Callahan presents a seminar on how blogging and podcasting can help small businesses. 444-7840
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Join us for a discussion of the book The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan. 444-7840
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Write Club

Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 10:30am
Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud. Share your stories and inspirations!

Write Club is a monthly forum for local amateur writers to meet and discuss their work. The goal of Write Club is to inspire and encourage literary involvement in the community by providing an environment in which local authors can network, share their writing and offer each other moral support and constructive criticism.

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Philos Moore

Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 2:30pm
Singer/songwriter from Birmingham performs a unique blend of Americana and alt-country.

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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss THE AVIATOR'S WIFE by Melanie Benjamin.
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Tabletop Board Game Day

Saturday, 6 June 2015 - 10:00am
Join us for a day of tabletop board games. Have a game, but don't know how to play it? We'll be showing episodes of YouTube's "Tabletop."

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