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National Night Out 2017

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Travel: Holiday Inn Resort, Jekyll Island

My family and I just recently returned from a trip to Jekyll Island. I have to admit, when this first popped up on my radar, I wasn’t really sure where Jekyll Island was. I had heard of it, but wouldn’t have been able locate it on a map if you asked me to. In case ... Read More

Summer Reading Series at Hanna Andersson

We’re just a few days away from the Hanna Andersson Grand Opening at the Summit – In addition to some fun grand opening festivities, they’ll be hosting a Summer Reading Series for families! Wednesday, July 19th, 11am Duncan The Story Dragon. Giveaway: For each storytime you attend during the Summer Reading Series, you’ll receive an ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 7th – July 9th

Check out the weekend fun happening around Birmingham! Half Price Days at the Birmingham Zoo Visit the Zoo during Half-Price Summer Fun Days to take advantage of discounted half-price admission, half-price rides, and $1 hot dogs in the cafes! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience ... Read More

Float Your Boat Festival at Turkey Creek

The Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve are pleased to announce that the eighth annual Float Your Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 am – 4 pm. Float Your Boat offers a fun-filled day at the Preserve that features balsa wood boat races with prizes, the City of Pinson’s “Beat ... Read More