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The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Feb. 2nd – Feb. 4th

Top picks for weekend fun around the ‘Ham! What looks like fun to you? Groundhog Day at the Birmingham Zoo All Alabamians want to know: will Birmingham Bill see his shadow or not? Join the Zoo for the annual Groundhog Day prediction at the Birmingham Zoo’s Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Stage and find out if we’ll have six more ... Read More

Valentines for Children’s at Heavenly Donut Company

Join us Saturday, February 10th at The Heavenly Donut Company, where we’ll be set up and making cards for the patients at Children’s of Alabama. We’ll have all the supplies you need and maybe even a sweet treat to say thank you for helping us spread the love this Valentine’s Day! Please take a moment ... Read More

Groundhog Day at the Birmingham Zoo

All Alabamians want to know: will Birmingham Bill see his shadow or not? Join the Zoo for the annual Groundhog Day prediction at the Birmingham Zoo’s Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Stage and find out if we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Don’t miss a chance to play kid-friendly games, make a Groundhog craft and more. *In the chance of rain, ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 26th – January- 28th

What’s happening around the Magic City this weekend? Plenty! But, here are our tops picks for fun! The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice – BJCC Legacy Arena nter 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 ... Read More

Salamander Festival

The 14th Annual Salamander Festival will take place on January 27, 2018 at Homewood Sr. Center. Our sponsors are The City of Homewood and America’s First Federal Credit Union. The Festival begins with a guided nature hike at the park before the festival begins – Meet in front of the Sr. Center at 2:00 3:00 ... 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

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

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

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