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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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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA June 01, 2021 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, June 1 – Considering Home Ownership (Homeownership Pt. 1)

Individuals who may be thinking about buying a home will learn what financial preparation is required prior to purchasing a home. You will understand the factors that can affect your eligibility for a loan, the different mortgage options available to you, and learn how to estimate what you can afford to pay for a home.

TUESDAY, June 8 – Understanding Mortgages (Homeownership Pt.2)

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of the different types of mortgages, common costs associated with buying a home, financing options, and how to get started with the application process. Buying and owning a home is a dream for many people; this workshop can help turn that dream into a reality.

TUESDAY, June 15 – Mortgage Modifications (Homeownership Pt. 3)

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

TUESDAY, June 22 – Developing a Business Plan (Small Business)

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, you will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

TUESDAY, June 29 – Retirement (Personal Finance)

Begin preparing for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow you to grow your wealth. In this workshop, you will also set financial goals and learn how to manage them.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA June 08, 2021 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, June 8 – Understanding Mortgages (Homeownership Pt.2)

In this workshop, you will gain a better understanding of the different types of mortgages, common costs associated with buying a home, financing options, and how to get started with the application process. Buying and owning a home is a dream for many people; this workshop can help turn that dream into a reality.

TUESDAY, June 15 – Mortgage Modifications (Homeownership Pt. 3)

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

TUESDAY, June 22 – Developing a Business Plan (Small Business)

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, you will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

TUESDAY, June 29 – Retirement (Personal Finance)

Begin preparing for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow you to grow your wealth. In this workshop, you will also set financial goals and learn how to manage them.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA June 15, 2021 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, June 15 – Mortgage Modifications (Homeownership Pt. 3)

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

TUESDAY, June 22 – Developing a Business Plan (Small Business)

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, you will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

TUESDAY, June 29 – Retirement (Personal Finance)

Begin preparing for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow you to grow your wealth. In this workshop, you will also set financial goals and learn how to manage them.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA June 22, 2021 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, June 22 – Developing a Business Plan (Small Business)

In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, you will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan.

TUESDAY, June 29 – Retirement (Personal Finance)

Begin preparing for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow you to grow your wealth. In this workshop, you will also set financial goals and learn how to manage them.

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Online Event: Financial Forums presented by BBVA June 29, 2021 12:00pm

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via EventBrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

TUESDAY, June 29 – Retirement (Personal Finance)

Begin preparing for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow you to grow your wealth. In this workshop, you will also set financial goals and learn how to manage them.

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