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Hope for Autumn Foundation

Hope for Autumn Foundation will host its 10th annual Crawfish Boil on April 29, from 3-9 p.m. on the Main Green of Ross Bridge. more

Apr 17, 2017 4:26 PM People

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Alyx Chandler

PurpleStride Birmingham 2017 Presented by UAB Medicine was a 5K run and walk event aimed at raising money to make strides against pancreatic cancer. more

Apr 3, 2017 7:16 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Sav-A-Life.

A crowd of about 500 is expected for the annual Sav-A-Life Banquet for Life on April 27 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:55 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Scott Estes.

Scheduled for the third Saturday of the month, April through November, the free walks are 8-10 a.m. and available to garden members only. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:54 PM People

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

City officials are inviting the public to come out to Veterans Park for the annual “Celebrate Hoover Day” on April 29. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:51 PM People

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

In 2016, there were more than 2,000 people who attended the festival. This year’s Turkish Food Festival will be similar, with the addition of even more Turkish vendors. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:30 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Prince of Peace Catholic School.

The sixth-grade Cadette Girl Scouts from Prince of Peace Catholic School, Brock’s Gap Intermediate School and The Altamont School have donated $250 of their 2016 cookie sale proceeds to “A Cure for Clara,” which benefits the Cure GM1 Foundation. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:27 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Howard Poarch.

The Alabama Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) held its annual convention at the Embassy Suites in Hoover on Feb. 17-18. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:25 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Metro Kiwanis Club.

The event starts with lunch at 11 a.m., and play is scheduled for 1 p.m. with a four-person scramble format, said Chairwoman Deb O’Hara. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:17 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Junior League of Birmingham.

The 2017 sale, which organizers say will contain more than 100,000 items from at least 1,000 families, is set for April 27, 29 and 30 at the former Winn-Dixie shopping center near the intersection of Interstate 459 and John Hawkins Parkway. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:13 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Kings Home Shelby Auxiliary.

More than 30 different original and elaborate arrangements will be the focal points for this year’s Tablescapes luncheon, sponsored by the Kings Home Shelby Auxiliary, formerly the Hannah Home Shelby Auxiliary. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:10 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/city of Hoover.

The city’s 19th annual Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for April 22 in the parking lot at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon. more

Mar 31, 2017 5:56 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Southeastern Diabetes Education Services.

As the days get warmer with the arrival of spring, more organizations are inviting people to get out and run or walk. more

Mar 30, 2017 8:45 PM People

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Photos courtesy of Rick Plasters.

Rick Plasters is a Hoover resident of 30 years and has a career in business communication solutions, though his background is in art and graphic design. more

Mar 27, 2017 8:16 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Mark Rogers.

One of the oldest Boy Scout troops in the nation meets every Monday night at Christ Church United Methodist on Caldwell Mill Road. In 1917, just seven years after the founding of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 was formed. more

Mar 27, 2017 8:11 PM People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover couple spreads love with homemade pepper jelly business. more

Mar 27, 2017 8:01 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Exciting. Easy to use. Accessible. Those are some of the ways Dee Nance, superintendent of Hoover’s parks, describes the inclusive playground at Hoover East Park. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:56 PM People

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Photos courtesy of Carolyn Kolar.

During the almost 100 years of its history, it has had 25 scoutmasters and more than 1,800 members. Troop 21 has seen more than 200 of its members achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:52 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Hoover resident Ted Breaux works as absinthe distiller, educator. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:48 PM People

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Dance lab gets students moving at Trace Crossings. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:15 PM People 1 Comments