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Craft Ideas for Summer Fun!

Summer is full of fun and sun, beach and pool days, but every year when we make our summer fun lists, crafts always gets added because it makes a great rainy day/down day option and bonus, we still get to mark something off of our list! Here are some ideas for crafts you can do ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 22nd – June 24th

Top picks for weekend fun in and around Birmingham this weekend! Family Camp Out Night – Railroad Park Your family is invited to a campout on our front lawn! Family Camp-Out Night, presented by Publix, returns for 2018. One night a year, we convert a special section of Railroad Park into an interactive campground for ... Read More

Discover Columbus’ Ships in Demopolis AL

Replica’s of explorer Christopher Columbus’ ships “The Pinta” and “The Nina” will open June 21 in Demopolis. The ships will be docked at Demopolis Yacht Basin, 130 Yacht Basin Drive, until their departure early Monday morning, June 25. The “Nina” was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called ... Read More

5 common summer illnesses in kids

Summer is here, and that means more time in the great outdoors. It also means exposure to some different illnesses. Here are some fairly common ones your kids might pick up this summer and what you can do to help (via CDC). As with any illness, if symptoms persist or become severe, be sure to ... Read More

Help Paint a Birmingham Mural

I don’t know about you but I get so excited when a new mural is added to our city, we have some pretty great ones around town and they’re fun to find and they make a great photo op! Now, this weekend, all of Birmingham has the chance to help create one in a special ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 15th – June 17th

Celebrate Dad this weekend with these fun things happening around the Magic City! Here are our Top Picks for Weekend fun this Father’s Day Weekend! Free Movie on the Mall in Trussville Head out to the historic mall in Trussville for a free family movie night. Take your blankets and chairs and enjoy this fun ... Read More

Movies Under the Moon Vulcan

Movies under the Moon at Vulcan Park

Alabama has a rich history and legacy in auto racing, in fact, some of the best known deep-south racing royalty reside in the state. Bobby and Donnie Allison, Red Farmer and Neil Bonnet, “The Alabama Gang” all earned their place in the national spotlight.  Inspired by the Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and ... Read More

Birmingham Ice Cream Shoppes

Birmingham Area Ice Cream Shoppes and Sweet Treats

Birmingham is full of great options when it comes to Ice Cream and Sweet treats… Of course we love ice cream all year round but enjoying a yummy ice cream cone or sweet treat on a hot summer afternoon is perfection! We’ve compiled a list of the ones we know about and love.. (in no ... Read More

Summer Naptimes: Staying on Track

Summertime is exciting. We get to go on adventures, barbecue, swim, and eat popsicles. It’s easy to get off schedule in the summer and while that is part of what makes it such an exciting season, it can also lead to exhausted children. If you happen to notice that your children are a little out ... Read More

Lego Day McWane

LEGO Day at McWane Science Center

Celebrate the love of all things LEGO this Saturday, June 16th at the McWane Science Center! Explore amazing LEGO displays and take on LEGO Challenges and building activities throughout the Adventure Halls. Programming: LEGO Activities and Games – 10:00am- 6:00pm Join in all of the LEGO building activities throughout the Adventure Halls! LEGO Displays – ... Read More