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Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham's downtown area with Southside and UAB's campus.




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Birmingham Walk to End Alzheimer's September 25, 2016 1:00pm
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions! Registration 1:30pm Ceremony 3pm Walk 3:15pm For more information, visit the website: http://act.al.org
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25th Annual Magic City AIDS Walk & 5K Run September 25, 2016 5:00pm
Grand Marshals: The Mystic Krewe of Apollo ​ The Magic City AIDS Walk and 5k Run raises money and awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS in the Birmingham metro area. It is the largest and longest-running AIDS Walk in Alabama. Donations are encouraged and 100% of funds raised are used at BAO to help provide free services for our community. The 25th Annual AIDS Walk and 5k Run will be held Saturday 25 October at Railroad Park at 5:00 PM. The 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk will take off at 6:30PM followed by a brief closing ceremony. Festivities include a community and business fair, children's activities, health screeings, and live music. The AIDS Walk and 5k Run is a family affair; kids and pets are welcome! Please come prepared to clean up after your pet. Stand with us for the 25th on the 25th at Railroad Park. We will honor those who have lost the battle, and celebrate those who are LIVING with HIV. We will educate our youth and look forward to a brighter tomorrow standing strong together. ​ Start your AIDS Walk page today and help us meet our goal for the 25th on the 25th! For more information or to register for the walk, visit the website: http://www.birminghamaidsoutreach.org/
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Jazzercise September 26, 2016 6:00pm
Do you want to look good and feel great? Try Jazzercise! This pulse-pounding, beat-pumping fitness program will leave you breathless, toned and coming back for more! With a hot playlist and various class formats, like Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength, and Dance Mixx, you will burn up to 800 cph (that’s calories per hour) without missing a beat, literally! Hand weights and mats suggested, but not required. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Bootcamp September 27, 2016 6:00pm
Bootcamp at Railroad Park focuses on high intensity interval training. By using just your body weight, this workout routine will help tone muscles, build endurance, and boost metabolism. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Zumba September 28, 2016 6:00pm
Zumba at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Yoga September 29, 2016 6:00pm
Yoga at Railroad Park strengthens and tones your body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Railroad Park's yoga class is structured for all participants. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Private Event: WBHM 40th Anniversary Member Party September 30, 2016 5:00pm
Happy Feet Friday September 30, 2016 6:00pm
Get your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. This class teaches you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking lowers blood pressure, reduces risk for and helps manage type 2 diabetes, improves mood and strength, and helps control weight. All experience levels are welcome. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Birmingham Walk to Defeat ALS October 01, 2016 9:00am
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. To join a team, start a team, or to just learn more about ALS Association, visit the website: alsa.org
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Private Event: Temple Beth-El October 03, 2016 5:30pm

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