BAO BINGO draws a fun and diverse crowed of 200 or more guests on the first Monday of each month. There are six games with cash prizes of $100 each plus door prizes throughout the evening. Guests are welcome to bring their own food & beverage or purchase from the BAO concession stand.
The 26th Annual Magic City AIDS Walk & 5K Run will be on Sunday September 24, 2017 at Railroad Park. It's the largest annual event for BAO and draws a crowd of 800 to 1000 every September. The Magic City AIDS Walk serves to remember and honor those who have lost the battle, as well as educate our youth about HIV & AIDS.
Arty Party is an annual art auction benefiting BAO. The event is held in May at B&A Warehouse where over 200 pieces of art are available for auction. Ten to fifteen pieces of art are featured in a live auction and remaining is in a silent auction. A featured artist is honored each year and guests enjoy wonderful hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine.
Smith Lake Poker Poker Run is held each June and is a wonderful way to celebrate summer time in Alabama. Guests travel to 7 checkpoints on the lake and draw one poker card at each location. Food & beverage is available at every checkpoint as well. All guests meet at the After Party to compete for door prizes and enjoy live music and catering.
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day of 1 December. The BAO Team hosts several free and confidential HIV testing events on and around World AIDS Day. Each year BAO has Open House the first Thursday of December. During Open House our neighbors and community are invited to tour BAO and meet our professional team and Board of Directors. The 2017 Open House will be Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Magic City Wellness Center / Magic City Acceptance Center - 2500 4th Ave S.
Crestwood Crawl is held each October when the weather is perfect in Birmingham. Crawlers walk to 7 checkpoints in the Crestwood neighborhood and draw one poker card at each location. Food & beverage is available at every checkpoint as well. All guests meet at the final checkpoint to compete for door prizes and enjoy music and catering. This year's Poker Run will be Saturday October 28, 2017.