Alabama Greek Picnic Weekend 2019
Description About the Alabama Greek Picnic: The Alabama Greek Picnic is a new, highly anticipated summer event designed to provide Alabama members of the Pan-Hellenic Council a unique experience to unite, fellowship, and network in a central location. The Alabama Greek Picnic will provide Divine 9 members and their guests a weekend full of events, including a major service project, comedy show, family fun, stroll competition, nightlife entertainment, and worship. We are very excited to bring to the city of Birmingham, AL the 2nd Annual Alabama Greek Picnic. Although staged in the beautiful state of Alabama, this event is sure to become a favorite amongst members of all Black Greek Lettered Organizations from across the nation. Why be part of the Alabama Greek Picnic? Alabama is home to over 60 colleges and universities, including nine HBCUs. Students travel from all around to world to attend Alabama’s prestigious colleges. For this reason, undergraduates by the 100,000s have had the privilege to be initiated in the state of Alabama. In addition, there are hundreds of graduate chapters, representing all Divine 9 organizations, which are located throughout the state. Charles Linn Park, centrally located at the municipal center of downtown Birmingham. As Birmingham's primary civic space, Linn Park contains numerous monuments and memorials, and hosts several public events such as the Birmingham Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the Magic City Art Connection, Magic City Blues Fest, and City Stages. This “garden in the city” is bounded by 20th St. N. and the Birmingham City Hall to the west, Park Place to the south, 8th Ave. N., with Boutwell Auditorium, and the Birmingham Museum of Art to the north, and the Jefferson County Courthouse to the east.