Battle of the Books and Yard Waste Pick-up Around Birmingham This Week

See what's happening around Birmingham and plan your week. If you've got one to add, feel free.

Battle of the Books gets under way at the Baldwin Public Library with author Gregory Mone.
Battle of the Books gets under way at the Baldwin Public Library with author Gregory Mone.

City Commission

The Birmingham City Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. Among the agenda items are final appointments to the Greenwood Cemetery Advisory Committee, and a revised route request by the Junior League of Birmingham for the Dash for Destiny 5K Run/Walk on May 4, 2014.

Battle of the Books

The Baldwin Public Library and the Friends of the Baldwin Public Library welcome author Gregory Mone as part of the annual Battle of the Books programs at 7 p.m. Monday. Mone, a novelist, magazine writer, science journalist, and editor for Popular Science, will discuss his selection 'Dangerous Waters.'  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Yard Waste Pick-up

This week is the last chance for curbside yard waste pick-up for residents of Beverly Hills. Beginning Dec. 23 residents can take Christmas trees, bags of leaves and/or grass and brush bundles to the SOCRRA site at 995 Coolidge in Troy for composting at no charge. The service is only available from Dec. 23, 2013 to April 5, 2014. SOCRRA will not accept grass or leaves in plastic bags.
The city of Birmingham will collect yard waste untile Dec. 20. 

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