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Summer Camp Spotlight: Red Mountain Theatre Company

RMTC camps teach theatrical craft while providing performance opportunities for youth. The curriculum includes vocal, dance, and drama training and culminates in a staged performance, where students perform for live audiences. Summer Blast Students Students learn a repertoire of musical theatre songs and dances during a weeklong workshop, culminating in a performance for family and ... Read More

Pirates at the Birmingham Zoo!

Ahoy, Matey! Most pirates set sail, but this spring you’re invited to set rail on the all new Pirate Red Diamond Express Train Ride at the Zoo! The Zoo’s newest attraction promises to be both entertaining as well as inspiring and is designed to send an important message about water conservation. Guests of all ages ... Read More

Weatherfest at McWane

Join the WBRC First Alert Weather Team on the Plaza along with other special guests to learn about all things weather. See special tools used to detect and predict weather, and meet your favorite WBRC Fox 6 personalities. FREE for activities on the plaza Regular admission for Adventure Halls and IMAX In partnership with Wayne’s Environmental ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities

There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Birmingham when it comes to the weekends. Here are our TOP 5 Picks for this weekend! 1. America’s Thrift Store Open House: Stop by for some FREE family fun and goodies! Saturday, April 22 10am – 4pm Alabaster Location Free hot dogs Free drinks and cookies (while ... Read More

Free and Discounted Summer Movies in Birmingham 2017

Free and Discounted Summer Movies for Birmingham 2017 The Deal: Amstar Cinemas – Alabaster – Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s. Admission is $4.00 per person, price includes Movie, Kids Drink and Popcorn. All movies will start at 10am, box office opens at 9:30. Seating is limited, first come first served. All movies are G or PG. Flicks ... Read More

Family Friday at Railroad Park

Get the entire family on track to better health with this fun hour of low to high impact activity designed to promote exercise for all ages. Families are invited to enjoy team activities like kickball, soccer or wiffle ball. Each class will begin with a warm up and light stretching, followed by the game of ... Read More

Kulture City

KultureCity and The Gardens partner for Earth Day celebration

KultureCity, one of USA Today’s 2016 Top Nonprofits in the U.S., is a Birmingham based, impact driven nonprofit focused on helping autistic individuals realize their potential by providing tangible help and equipping businesses and the community to relate to children with autism and their families. “The KultureCity Sensory Friendly Initiative was born out of the ... Read More

Earth Day

Earth Day Activities around Birmingham

Earth Day is coming up this weekend and there are several things to do around Birmingham to celebrate! Earth Day Activities in Birmingham Birmingham Botanical Gardens: Earth Day at The Gardens returns on April 22, 2017 from 11 – 4 p.m. in Blount Plaza. This year, the annual celebration will celebrate the legacy of Dr. ... Read More

Day out with Thomas

Giveaway: Day Out with Thomas, Friendship Tour

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of friendship and family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017. Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Calera, Alabama on May 12-14 & 20-21, 2017. Day Out ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: The Dance Foundation

The Dance Foundation has a lot of fun to offer this summer for Children ages 4 and up! Take a look at this line up, something fun for your kiddos. Once Upon a Fairytale Daily adventures from classic fairytales are unveiled through a trunk filled with costumes and creative artifacts.  Each day, campers dance, create ... Read More