Spring is here and so are spring events. Here’s our roundup of what to do close to home this month.
Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris
Saturday, April 17 | 8 a.m.
The Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris is a Come out to help raise awareness of diabetes and help make it possible for kids to attend Camp Seale Harris, Alabama’s only diabetes camp, at this walk! Register for the family friendly walk/run at campsealeharris.org/diabeteswalk/.
Celebrate Hoover Day
Saturday, April 24 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Celebrate the City of Hoover with a day of fun and festivities at the park. The rain date is Sunday, April 25, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Denim & Dining
Friday, April 30 | 6-10 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens Outdoor Pavilion
Come out for this annual fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation, this year held outdoors with space for social distancing. The event will feature Jim ‘N Nick’s barbecue, beverages, dessert, a coffee bar and entertainment plus a live and silent auction, all included in the ticket price. The money that is raised will help fund enhanced academics for all Hoover schools and its nearly 14,000 students. Limited tickets are available. Early bird tickets are $85 and can be purchased at hoovercsf.org. Ticket prices will increase to $95 the week of the event.
Spring Plant Sale
April 29- May 1
Thursday & Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m.-noon
Time for spring planting! Volunteers and gardeners will be on hand at this annual sale to help with selections and to give advice about placement, care and maintenance, and you can own “a little bit of Aldridge Gardens” when if you buy a pass-along plant that lived there. The main feature is always the “Snowflake” hydrangea, but shoppers can also choose from a host of others too. Aldridge Gardens members get 10 percent off all purchases with their membership card too.
SAVE THE DATE
Greystone Golf and Country Club
This annual tournament brings together 81 of the top PGA Tour Champions players and World Golf Hall of Fame members to compete for a major championship. Since the tournament became Regions Tradition in 2011, it has raised over $4.5 million for local charities and more than $19 million since the tournament’s inception in 1992. Children’s of Alabama serves as its primary beneficiary.