Friends of Shades Creek

is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in central Alabama, U.S.A. Our group is made up of local citizens working for the protection of, and responsible development along beautiful Shades Creek. We started in August 1998. Our mission is to educate and engage the community in the preservation efforts of Shades Creek. We are supported by memberships and donations.


2018 Salamander Festival

Thank you for attending our 14th Annual Salamander Festival on January 27, 2018. We thank The City of Homewood and America’s First Federal Credit Union for sponsoring. Watch for details about the 2019 Salamander Festival to take place the last Saturday in January.
Click for 2018 schedule.


Next Shades Creek Cleanup: Saturday,
Sept, 2018

Our last creek cleanup took place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at  Brookwood Village next to Grill 29. Thank you to all that helped this spring – you really do make a difference! Watch for details on the fall cleanup. Click for information about keeping streams clean.

August 9, 2018 – Homewood Library

Next meeting takes place August 9. We do not meet in June or July.
Watch for our fall schedule of programs, that start in August. We meet at Homewood Library in Room 101, downstairs. The public is invited to attend. For a partial listing of previous programs, click here.