Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama on April 10, 2015:
JEH JEH LIVE - The 2015 Spring Plant Sale will be held on April 10 -12 for the public. The 2015 location is at Brookwood Village, 780 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209. The public sale runs from 9am to 7pm today, 9am to 5pm tomorrow, and 11-3m on Sunday. Admission is free. Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale features over 100,000 plants, many have been nurtured by volunteers at The Gardens. This sale allows a unique opportunity, providing expert knowledge on the plants and by offering unique plants difficult to find in ordinary garden centers. And your purchase helps The Gardens reach its educational goals. The Spring Plant Sale furthers The Gardens' mission of promoting public knowledge and appreciation of plants, gardens and the environment while providing consumers seasonally appropriate planting advice from experts and satisfaction from supporting a worthwhile cause with each purchase. For more information, vsit bbgardens.org.
BBJ - Mike talked to Bryan Davis from the Birmingham Busness Journal to talk about local business headlines. Today, they talked about a new incentive package and downtown developments in the Southside and Parkside areas. For more on these and other business stories, visit birminghambusinessjournal.com.
MARK RAINES - Mark Raines is an award-winning television and film teacher at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, CA, Mark Raines, is passionate about helping students find and share their voice through video and film. He was named National New Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education in 2008 and also received teaching recognition from the Toyota International Teacher Program, USAToday, and the Radio Shack National Teacher Award. He shares his storey this weekend at TedXTuscaloosa. It is tomorrow from 5-9pm at the Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are $50 and include the event and dinner. For tickets or more information, visit tedxtuscaloosa.com/.
ZOO CREW - Kelly Garrison joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a new animal. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
COMEDIAN - John Witherspoon has found his niche and become a regular scene-stealer. Witherspoon has performed alongside some of the most talented directors, actors and producers, having starred in such major features as "Uncle Nicky," "Friday & Next Friday," "The Ladies' Man" and "Boomerang," and made over a dozen appearances on "The David Letterman Show." For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at 205-444-0008 or visit stardome.com.
ALABAMA BALLET - Alabama Ballet, the state's premier, professional ballet company, presents its annual mixed repertory performance Ovation from April 9-12 at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre on the Alabama School of Fine Arts campus. For tickets, call 205-202-8142 or visit AlabamaBallet.org. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and group discounts are available. Alabama Ballet's mixed repertory production Ovation, featuring Sir Frederick Ashton's Les Patineurs, Roger Van Fleteren's Tango Tango, and Michael Fothergill's Chiaroscuro, opens Thursday, April 9, with performances running through Sunday, April 12, at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre, ASFA. Visit AlabamaBallet.org for tickets, or call 205-202-8142.