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The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice Trivia Giveaway

Enter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on an inspiring walk down memory lane in celebration of magic and family fun. Dory is back with friends Nemo and Marlin from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory. Embark on a new ocean adventure as they discover ... Read More

Beaker Bash 2018: The Great Outdoors

On February 3, 2018, McWane Science Center will present their annual fundraiser, Beaker Bash—a beloved tradition for Birmingham area families. During the 2018 event ‘Beaker Bash: The Great Outdoors!’, visitors will discover the amazing science that awaits them in their own backyard. Event activities will encourage families to search the grass and the soil to ... Read More

Indoor Activities to Beat Winter Boredom

Here in the DEEP South, super cold winters and frigid temps aren’t the norm, but lately Birmingham has had our share and it’s killing our outdoor play time. Thankfully it’s not a problem that has us locked in our house for months on end like other parks of the Country. Maybe it’s my southern roots, ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Jan 12th – Jan 15th

Top picks for weekend fun around Birmingham for this Martin Luther King Day Weekend!   Dinner on the Dark Side at McWane Science Center Friday January 12th, 6pm – 10pm Enjoy dinner on the darkside before heading to Jedi training where you will discover the science of Star Wars, explore the forces of the galaxy, ... Read More

Having Motivation as a Stay at Home Mom

Being a stay at home mom is a huge adventure. That. Never. Ends. There are a ton of good things about being a stay at home mom- like getting all the kisses you want, making sure you child follows the routine YOU want them to follow, and seeing all of your child’s “firsts.” But I ... Read More

Half Price Admission, Birmingham Zoo

In the spirit of service this Martin Luther King holiday, (Monday January 15th) you can enjoy half price admission to the Birmingham Zoo by bringing any non-perishable or canned food item during the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Food Drive*. While you’re here, watch a sea lion demonstration, take a ride on the Red Diamond Express, ... Read More

Backyard Adventures at McWane Science Center

A New Year and a New Exhibit at McWane Science Center! Backyard Adventures is set to open to the public on January 22nd and will run until the end of April. Backyard Adventures will highlight the biological interactions between plants and insects, and the zoology of nocturnal animals to the horticultural know-how that goes into ... Read More

Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

Chili is my all-time favorite meal for the fall and winter months. I live for those cold days that only chili can make warm. I have tried many different recipes and loved almost all of them but my husband decided to try a recipe this year and it is our new go to chili! He ... Read More

Getting A Better Body Image for You and Your Daughter

I think we have all found ourselves standing in front of a mirror and thought-yikes. Bad hair day. Bad skin day. Bad make up day. Bad outfit day. Just a bad day for looking good in any way. I can’t count the number of times I have said all of those things to myself- out ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 5th – January 7th

Kicking off the New Year with some weekend fun! Here are our top picks to keep you busy around the Magic City! Last Weekend: Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland and Holidays at McWane If you’re not quite ready to move on from Christmas or haven’t made it out yet, this is the last weekend to enjoy the ... Read More