It’s time to start packing up those winter clothes and preparing to reset the clocks for Daylight Saving Time. Spring has arrived, and there’s plenty happening around Hoover to help you kick off this new season.

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Seventh Annual Hearts and Harmony Gala

March 2



Hoover Country Club

6 p.m.

The Hoover Service Club’s Hearts and Harmony Gala 2019 honoring Signature Homes Dwight Sandlin and Jonathan Belcher will once again feature a seated dinner, live and silent auctions and live entertainment. This annual evening of enjoyment doubles as the club’s fundraiser for its community service and scholarship endeavors. Reservations should be made by Feb. 15. The cost is $125 per person. For more information, call 936-0472 or visit hooverserviceclub.com.

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Hoover Arbor Day Celebration

March 2

Aldridge Gardens

9:30 a.m.

The 21st annual Hoover Arbor Day Celebration is presented by the Hoover Beautification Board and will feature a formal ceremony honoring winners of this year’s Fourth Grade Arbor Day Essay Contest, free trees for Hoover residents, a ceremonial tree planting, full access to Aldridge Gardens and the “Roots” gift shop and assorted refreshments from local businesses. Certified arborists and other plant professionals will be on-site to answer tree-related questions and to assist residents with selecting an appropriate tree for their yard.

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A Night for the Angels

March 2

6-10 p.m.

Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel

The Angel Warriors Foundation Gala 2019 will consist of dinner, music, a silent auction, live entertainment, guest speakers and more, all benefitting this organization whose mission is to serve residents with special needs. Requested dress for the event is cocktail attire.

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Paws for the Cause

March 9

Veterans Park on Valleydale Road

8-11 a.m.

The Shelby Humane Society will host the Paws for the Cause 5k and 1-Mile Tail Waggin’ Trek for people and the four-legged friends. The certified 5k off-road cross-country race will wind around the park and its lake, and through tree-lined trails that surround the park. The Tail Waggin-Trek is a 1-mile “obstacle” course run for individuals or teams and will be fun for adults, kids and dogs. All obstacles will be challenges suitable for all ages and those who can walk a mile. Find more information and register by visiting AdventureSignup.com and searching for “Paws for the Cause.”

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Inverness vs. Cancer Golf Tournament

April 1

Inverness Country Club

12:30 p.m.

Inverness Country Club will hold the inaugural Inverness vs. Cancer golf tournament in honor of longtime golf pro Dave Ragan Jr. Entry fee is $150 per golfer, with lunch at 11 a.m. and an awards presentation (with light hors d’oeuvres) to conclude the tournament. Hole sponsorships are $250 per hole. There will be special prizes on all Par 3 holes, and Hole 6 will be a Money Hole. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society in honor of Ragan. For more information, contact the Club at 991-8608.

WHAT TO DO IN HOOVER

March 3
Sunday NovelTea
Hoover Public Library
3 p.m.

March 4
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Documentary Screening
Hoover Public Library
2 p.m.

March 5
Mardi Gras Cake Pops
Hoover Public Library
6:30 p.m.

March 9
Dragon Training
Hoover Public Library
10:30 a.m.

March 10
Student Art Reception
Hoover Public Library
3 p.m.

March 12
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Egg Drop
Hoover Public Library
4 p.m.

March 13+14
The Young Irelanders
Hoover Library Theatre
7:30 p.m.

March 16
Service Saturdays
Hoover Public Library
11 a.m.

March 19
Anne Gibbons, “Anne Beddow: Pioneer Nurse Anesthetist”
Hoover Historical Society
Meet at Hoover Public Library
1 p.m.

March 21
Trivia Night – Marvel/DC Universe
Hoover Public Library
7 p.m.

March 23
Storytime Allstars
Hoover Public Library
10:30 a.m.

March 26
Family Movie – Peter Pan
Hoover Public Library
10:30 a.m.

March 27
Hiroya Tsukamoto in Concert
Hoover Public Library
7 p.m.

March 30
Flash Fiction 2019
Hoover Public Library
2 p.m.

AROUND TOWN

Through April 21
Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages Exhibit
Birmingham Museum of Art

Feb. 28-March 3
Annie Jr.
Virginia Samford Theatre

March 1-3
Birmingham Ballet Presents Swan Lake
Samford University Wright Center

March 7
Live at the Lyric: Marc Broussard
Lyric Theatre

March 8-10
Alabama Ballet Presents: The Sleeping Beauty
BJCC Concert Hall

March 14
P!nk: Beautiful Trauma Tour
BJCC Legacy Arena

March 15
Amos Lee My New Moon Tour 2019
Alabama Theatre

March 15+17
Opera Birmingham Presents Tosca
Samford University Wright Center

 

March 15+18
Alabama Story
Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre

March 16-17
Shen Yun
BJCC Concert Hall

March 19
Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series: Author Eric Metaxas
Samford University Wright Center

March 22
For King and Country presents Burn the Ships
Samford University Wright Center

March 23
Rumpshaker 5K
Regions Field

March 23 + 24
Spring Walking Tour: Vulcan Trail
Vulcan Park & Museum

March 28-April 7
Man of La Mancha
Virginia Samford Theatre