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Recipe: Fun with S’mores

S’mores are a summertime favorite for most, and we love them just as much as the next family. While at the grocery check out a couple of weeks ago, waiting to check out with our standard S’mores supplies, Graham Crackers, Marshmallows and Hershey Bars, you know, the quintessential s’mores ingredients, one of my girls asked ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 29th – July 1st

Lots of events happening in the Magic City to get you in the mood for this 4th of July, oh and Tacos!!! Here are our top picks for fun this weekend in Birmingham! Birmingham Barons at Regions Field V. Jacksonville Friday, with Friday Fireworks – 7:05pm Saturday, Replica Jersey Giveaway – 6:30pm Sunday,  3:05pm Babe ... Read More

Family Game Day at Iron City!

If your family loves a good game night…or day, then you’re going to love this event coming up at Iron City! Open to families of all ages, the venue will be filled with all types of games perfect for an afternoon of family fun! Games include: Putt Putt Giant Connect 4 Corn Hole Xbox Twister ... Read More

Red Mountain Park Opens Sensory Friendly Trail

The Butler Snow Sensory Friendly Trail at Red Mountain Park is now open! Funds for this trail were generously contributed by Butler Snow Foundation. This sensory trail is designed for children and adults with developmental differences who have a curiosity for our natural world. The trail was also designed with people who have low vision and/or ... Read More

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Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations in Birmingham

  Check out all of these fun Fireworks Shows and 4th of July Celebrations happening in and around Birmingham this Independence Day! Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations in Birmingham 37th Annual I Love America Night Wald Park Vestavia June 28th This 37th annual event will feature free swimming at the Wald Park Pool, children’s ... Read More

SECURE Study with UAB

The Child and Adolescent Health Lab at UAB is conducting a research study to keep children safe in cars. Participants will: -Complete surveys -Install a car booster-seat -Take a short drive in a state-of-the-art driving simulator -Learn the best ways to keep your child safe in a vehicle Participants and their children will be compensated ... Read More

37th Annual I Love America Night

Celebrate America Night at Wald Park on Thursday, June 28th! Make plans to celebrate with with free children’s activities, a business expo, and a movie! Free Swimming 6:00-7:30 pm Children’s Area hosted by Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church 6:00-8:00 pm Pops in the Park concert by the Shades Mountain Baptist Church Orchestra Movie: Despicable Me ... Read More

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