Bart’s ArtVenture Drop-in Portraiture Workshop

Join the Birmingham Museum of Art  in Bart’s ArtVenture for a free family-friendly, drop-in art-making activity on portraiture on July 29 from 10:30am-1:00pm. Learn about drawing portraits from local artist Hannah Adamson, and view her new collaborative portrait installation in Bart’s ArtVenture. After you learn techniques and draw your own portrait, you can help them ... Read More

Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Fall 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

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 21st – July 23rd

  Birmingham Barons v. Jacksonville Generals Catch a game this weekend while our Barons are home! They’re taking on the Jacksonville Generals at the beautiful Regions Field! Friday, July 21st – 7:05pm. Friday Night Fireworks and Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, July 22nd – 6:30pm. Diamond Dig Sunday, July 23rd – 3:00pm. Salute to Armed ... Read More

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is one of Alabama’s top swimming holes. It is located in Pinson, AL just minutes from downtown Birmingham. It has over seven miles of hiking trails, is home to federally protected species, and is a great way to cool off in an Alabama summer. 1. The first thing you’ll want to ... Read More

Trucks by the Tracks at Railroad Park

Birmingham’s best food trucks will gather at American Family Care Presents Trucks by the Tracks on Sunday, September 17, serving up everything from po boys, gourmet grilled cheese & specialty burgers to popsicles, snow balls and ice cream sandwiches! It’s Birmingham at its best, with lawn games and activities set up throughout the park. Live ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: School Year Routine

Sorry to get all real-world on you but it’s almost time for Back to School. The up-side: your days of having kids run through the house screaming from sun-up to sun-down or coordinating crazy camp drop-off and pick-up schedules that change every week are numbered. The down-side: it’s almost time to start back to a ... Read More

Back to School Tax Free Weekend for Alabama

It’s time to save on Back To School! This weekend, beginning Friday, July 21st at 12:01 am (CST) and running through midnight, Sunday, July 23rd, shoppers can save on back to school needs. Here’s a list of some of the items that will be tax exempt. A complete list of what is included and what ... Read More

Special Saturdays at the Birmingham Zoo

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide inclusive opportunities to all members of the community, the Education Department at the Birmingham Zoo and KultureCity are excited to announce our new Special Saturdays program. Special Saturdays is a series of zoo-based learning experiences for children and adolescents with cognitive or physical disabilities whose opportunities for engagement ... Read More

Craft: Make Your Own Garden Markers

Trowels, dirt and watering cans are usually pretty irresistible to kindergarteners, but let’s not overlook their learning benefits as well: digging strengthens children’s hands and wrists for the small motor tasks that they need to do in school. And while we’re talking about those small motor activities, here’s a great chance to do a little ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend fun July 14th – July 16th

The weekend is here, it’s time to have some fun! Sloss Music and Arts Festival – Sloss Furnaces Ok, we know this one isn’t kid friendly but it’s one of the best things happening in the ‘Ham this weekend. If you’re looking for a date night or a night out with your adult friends, this ... Read More