Donations for the Way Station

June 1-24 | Drop-Off Times during Library Hours
The O’Neal Library

From June 1-24, The O’Neal Library will be collecting donations of menstrual products for the Way Station, which is a homeless shelter for young adults. Unopened and unused boxes of pads, tampons, feminine wipes and more are encouraged donations. Those wishing to donate may bring their items to the second floor of the reference desk this month. Anyone wishing to help package these goods for delivery may learn more and register here. Contact young adult librarians Michelle Cheng and Gracie Roth at with questions.

Weeknight Trivia

Wednesday Nights | 8 p.m.
Otey’s Tavern

There’s questionable behavior at Otey’s Tavern on Wednesday nights, thanks to Otey’s Team Trivia. With cold classic cocktails, award-winning burgers and wings and the festive Otey’s atmosphere, Will Haver, Lance Taylor and Sean ‘Rockstar’ Heninger educate the masses with knowledge that will take you places. Trivia night is great for groups or a date-night activity. Check out the menu and stay up to date on event happenings here

Student Recital

Wednesday, June 5 | 11 a.m.-noon
The O’Neal Library

The O’Neal Library will host a concert featuring the talents of local students Mina Hu (Vestavia Hills High School), Cuewon Kim (Vestavia Hills High School) and Carley Newman (Evangel Christian School). From the time she was 4, Mina has been playing violin and has advanced to study under Samford University instructor Jeffrey Flaniken. Mina has also performed as the associate concertmaster of the Alabama All-State Orchestra. Cuewon, who earlier this year won the Lois Pickard Concerto Competition and the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, has been playing viola since he was 5. As the concertmaster of the 2024 Alabama All-State Festival Orchestra, Carley has been playing the violin since she was 3 and for the past eight years, she has studied under Samford University instructor Jeffrey Flaniken. Learn more about this concert here

Hip Hop Camp 2024

June 17-21 | 9 a.m.-noon  
Linda Dobbins Dance

Calling all dancers ages 5-11! Linda Dobbins Dance will host one week of dance camp, featuring local talent teaching sessions on popping and locking, breakdancing and hip hop choreography. Each day, campers will get to participate in games and activities and enjoy snacks and arts and crafts, too. On the last day of camp, there will be a performance in which campers will show off what they’ve learned to attendees. For more details or to register, visit here

Snapping Summer Shindigs

We want to see how you’re spending your summer here in Mountain Brook and beyond! Be sure to tag @mountainbrookmag in your posts on Instagram this summer, and we’ll repost some of our favorites both online and in our upcoming print issue, too. Having a stay-cation? Check out some of our favorite spots to spend summer in and around Mountain Brook. 

The O’Neal Library
50 Oak St
Mountain Brook, AL 35213

Mountain Brook Creamery
2715 Cahaba Rd
Mountain Brook, AL 35223

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
931 Jemison Ln
Mountain Brook, AL 35223

Cahaba River Walk Park
3529 Overton Rd
Mountain Brook, AL 35223

Jemison Trail Dog Park
2973 Cahaba Rd
Mountain Brook, AL 35223

The Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223

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