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EXTEMPORANEOUS THEATRE COMPANY Extemporaneous Theatre Company performs live, improvised entertainment. BIRMINGHAM magazine voted Extemporaneous Best On-the-Spot Theatre 1901-1/2 11th Ave S, extemporaneoustheatre.com

HISTORIC FIVE POINTS SOUTH ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT Founded in 1893, Five Points South is a walkable neighborhood with James Beard Foundation Award-winning restaurants and historically significant architecture. The beautiful Highlands United Methodist Church, the centerpiece of Five Points, has been part of the neighborhood for more than 100 years. The fountain sculpture in front of the church, The Storyteller, was designed by Birmingham artist Frank Fleming and conveys the deep Southern tradition of storytelling. The fountain is a favorite backdrop for tourists taking photographs in the area. Five Points is a popular shopping and dining destination, influenced by nationally-renowned restaurants such as Highlands Bar and Grill, Hot

BUMPERNETS Founded in 1999, America s first table tennis store and billiard pro shop is home to one of the most premier, exciting and top-notch fun environments in the Birmingham area. All of the table games and arcades are available for play or purchase. Owned by one of the most renowned table tennis players in North America, BumperNets is home to over 110 unique ways to have fun. Whether you are a family of five looking to spend some quality time together or just friendly co-worker competition, BumperNets has it all! 2000 Riverchase Galleria Hoover, AL 35244, 205-987-2222, bumpernets.com

CENTRAL ALABAMA THEATER One of Birmingham s newest non-profit theater companies, CAT endeavors to enrich and expand the region s entertainment experiences through quality professional theater. Through film, one-man shows, storytelling and concert entertainment, CAT encourages creative community involvement. centralalabamatheater.org