Good Day Alabama for April 24, 2014

Good Day Alabama for April 24, 2014

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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for April 24, 2014:

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY - On Saturday, April 26th, a Household Hazardous Waste Day (HHWD) will be held , at Legion Field , from 8:00 am until 11:00 am . KBBC and the City of Birmingham Storm Water Management Department have partnered with the Storm Water Management   Authority, Inc., Alabama Environmental Council, City of Bessemer, Jefferson  County Commission, Cawaco Resource Conservation & Development Council,  UAB School of Public Health, and the Jefferson County Department of Health to present this event. It will be at McLendon Park at Legion field (400 Graymont Ave. W, Birmingham, AL). What to bring: Electronics, including televisions; Appliances; Motor oil (container must have lid); Small engines (i.e. lawn mowers); Batteries; CFC containing devices (i.e. freezers, air conditioners); Prescription drugs; Paint (consumers only, no businesses. Please consolidate into as few containers as possible); Ammunition; & Paper for shredding.

- Jeh Jeh joins us live from the Barber Motorsports Park. The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is this weekend. It includes 11 races over 3 days. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

- The 13th Annual Gardendale Magnolia Festival is this weekend. The family friendly event has three stages of live entertainment. It is free to the public. It includes 200 vendor booths, a pooch parade, car show, eating contests, and more! And this year Cowboy Bruce Wild West Show will be there to entertain families. It is at the Gardendale Civic Center and Gardendale First Baptist Church today and tomorrow from 5-10pm and on Saturday from 10am until 5pm. For more information, visit

- St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church will celebrate its 16th Annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 25 & 26. Admission to the Festival entertainment and tour events is free and open to the public, and traditional Lebanese food will be available throughout both days for sale. Lebanese delicacies offered during the two-day Festival include Baked Kibbee, Rolled Grape Leaves, Spinach Pies, Baked Kibbee and Falafel Sandwiches, Tabouleh (Lebanese Salad), Grilled Lebanese Lemon Chicken, Loobia (green beans), Rice, Homus and Pita Bread. Ample, comfortable dining tables and seating will be available in and outside the Church. This year the Saint Elias Cedar 5K Run will be held on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. followed by the Cedar Shake Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. The run will benefit the SUKI (Spreading Unconditional Kindness Intentionally) Foundation, an organization established to educate the community, fund local research, and help families with children diagnosed with Rett Syndrome. The race will begin at the Church located at 836 8th Street South and will run through the historic Glen Iris neighborhood. For more information and to register visit Expanded parking will include two offsite parking lots available for use Friday evening and all day and night Saturday from UAB Remote 1 Parking, located at 608 8th Street, South, directly across University Boulevard and next to the car dealership and from UAB parking 15R on 10th Avenue South, next to Epic School. Buses will run from both lots, both evenings, beginning at 5 and ending at 9. Prices for food will range from $3.00 a la carte spinach pies to plates of food for $10.00 and up. Desserts include a variety of baklawa, kiak (Lebanese sugar cookie) and Lebanese ice cream. Prices will range from $2.50 for most desserts to $20.00 for a dessert sampler. Friday lunchtime delivery will be available by calling at (205) 252-3867, or placing deliveries on-line at for any delivery over $75.00 to the southside or downtown area. Traditional dances will be performed by youth of the Church on an indoor stage beginning at 6p.m. Friday and at 12:30 p.m. Saturday and will continue throughout the afternoon and evening. The New York based Amin Sultan Lebanese Band will perform on stage in a large tent 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. nightly. Hourly guided tours, starting on the front steps of the historic St. Elias Church with its renovated interior, will be available from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., and self-guided tours may be taken 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., both days with a 5-6 p.m. exclusion Saturday during the Saturday Vigil Liturgy, which all are welcome to attend. During the Festival a silent auction will take place. The silent auction will feature a variety of interesting offerings including catered Lebanese dinners, vacation packages, collector items and many gift certificates to restaurants and events in the Birmingham area. The Silent Auction will close in two stages at 4:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Items for sale at the St. Elias Booth include cookbooks, coin dancing skirts, hats, T-shirts and cups. Credit and debit cards will be accepted. St. Elias is located in Birmingham, Alabama at 836 8th Street, South, between University Blvd. and 10th Avenue South.

- Mike and Janice talked with Dollar Bill & Madison from 102.5 The Bull about last night's performances on American Idol. Catch the results show tonight on FOX6 at 8pm.

- In Our House today, Meredith Jones joined us to discuss outdoor living spaces. She discusses screened in porches — the costs and the options. For more information, visit

- Hailey Rogers with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society introduced us to a pet today looking for a forever home! Her name is Mimi. For more information on today's pet or others up for adoption, call (205) 942-1211 or visit

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, we bring your more Indy Car Drivers from the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama! Will Jeh Jeh face off against the bull again this year at the Talladega Rodeo? Tune in to find out! Mickey joins us live from the McWane Science Center for Weatherfest! The Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals for your family! And comedian Arnez J joins us with some laughs! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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