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Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Spring 2017

It’s Consignment Time in Birmingham! Time to put that wire hanger stash to good use.. Receiving has kicked off or kicks off very soon for many of these sales, so make sure to follow on through to the actual sale site to get all of the information you might need if you’re planning to sell! ... Read More

McWane Beaker Bash

Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet?

A question all parents are familiar with,” Are We There Yet,” is the theme for the McWane Science Center’s annual fund raising event, Beaker Bash! Mark your calendars for this family-friendly event! On February 4, 2017, McWane will present Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet? Come journey through McWane Science Center to creatively explore the ... Read More

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Understanding Fairness

Over your parenting career, you will hear the phrase “that’s not fair!!” multiple times a day. Starting the day your child talks and ending the day you stop being a parent. Which is never. Depending on your child’s age, there are different ways to teach them to understand fairness. Older kids can grasp the concept ... Read More

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Going Places Takes Off at McWane Science Center

We’re so excited about newest traveling exhibit, at the McWane Science Center. Going Places, opened Wednesday, January 11.  Created by the renowned Scitech in Perth, Australia, Going Places is an interactive science exhibition that explores the technology humans have developed for travel. If you have ever wanted to pilot an airship, ride on a hovercraft, ... Read More

Ringling Bros 2017

Ringling Brothers Circus Goes Out Of This World

Holy Acrobats on Ice, Circus Goers! The Ringling Brothers circus will be rolling into town soon and their new show is nothing but, well.. Out of this World! Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun! BirminghamMommy had the pleasure of seeing this show in Chicago back before Thanksgiving and I ... Read More

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Ringling Bros Out of this World Reading Challenge

Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books? Are you interested in earning a circus ticket at the same time? Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and the library will be hosting some serious fun with Out of This World @ Birmingham Public Library! The reading challenge is easy and fun for kids ... Read More

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BrickFair LEGO Expo

LEGO models, displays and winding trains sprawled out over 58,000 square feet. BrickFair brings together adult fans of LEGO from across the USA (and Canada, and a few other countries) to show off their projects, great and small, and to share their passion for LEGO – the most awesome toy – ever. LEGO fan festivals like BrickFair are great fun for the whole ... Read More

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How to Handle After School Meltdowns

Hell hath no fury like a kid fresh home from school. Your eight and nine year old can quickly adopt the rationale of a two and three year old. For some reason, the frustrations they have pent up throughout the day suddenly erupt when they get home. For you parents caught in the middle of ... Read More

Drinks and Droids

Drinks and Droids at McWane

Star Wars fun for the Moms and Dads! Go rogue and join McWane on the dark side for an adult night of drinks and droids! Grab some grub at the admiral snack bar, enjoy cocktails at the cantina, and meet Star Wars characters under the Death Star before entering a galaxy far, far away for ... Read More

Christmas Tree Recycling

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Trees

If you’re wasting no time putting your house back together after all of the Christmas Celebrations and you’re looking for a place to recycle your Christmas Tree, here’s a list of places around Birmingham where you can drop them off.. Make sure you get all of the ornaments and lights off before you go! Birmingham/Mountain ... Read More