Summer is here, and so are the events to go along with it. Check out our full list of ones happening close to you this month.

1. Free Friday Flicks

Fridays
Veterans Park

Free Friday Flicks is celebrating its 30th birthday this year by kicking off the season of Friday night outdoor movies with the first film they showed in 1992: 101 Dalmatians! The park opens at 6:30 p.m. each week, and the free movie starts at dusk. BYO blanket, and find updates on films and more on the @freefridayflicks Facebook page. Here’s the schedule:



  • June 4: 101 Dalmations
  • June 11: Trolls World Tour
  • June 18: Tom & Jerry Movie
  • June 25: The Croods: A New Age
  • July 9: Rain Date

2. Ross Bridge Farmers Market

Fridays | 4-8 p.m.
2101 Grand Avenue

Shop local businesses and farmers’ selections this market full of fresh produce, live music, kids activities, food trucks and more. The market runs May 14-Aug. 13 this year. Find more details on the @rossbridgefarmersmarket Facebook page.

3. MarketPlace at Lee Branch

Saturdays | 8 a.m.-noon
Village at Lee Branch

Shop local fruits, vegetables, eggs, grass fed meat, and unique artisans with an Alabama flare each week right off Highway 280. To learn more or place an order, visit themarketplaceatleebranch.com.

4. Summer Nights at Cross Creek Church

June 8, June 22, July 13 & July 27
5:30-8 p.m.
560 Lake Crest Drive

Join Cross Creek Church for dinner, crafts, sports, and Bible time for ages K4-5th grade on select evenings this summer. The cost is $5 per child, and no sign-up is necessary. For more information, visit crosscreekchurch.net/summer-nights/ or email info@crosscreekchurch.net.

5. Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Thursday, June 17
Hoover Country Club

Join the Hoover Area Chamber for its monthly luncheon to honor 2021 scholarship recipients. Networking for the event begins at 11:15 a.m., and food will be served at noon. Register or learn more at hooverchamber.org. You can also join the chamber for Coffee & Contacts on June 10 7:30-9 a.m. at Brookwood Baptist (5295 Preserve Way) or for Business After Hours on June 24 5:30-7 p.m. at Infiniti of Birmingham (1804 Montgomery Highway).