The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun August 4th – August 6th

The Market at Pepper Place

Yes, we know that this isn’t an event special to this weekend, but we thought it was worth a mention that the summer is winding down and if you haven’t had your fill of fresh summer veggies yet, you need to make it down for a relaxing morning strolling through the market and picking up some of the freshest goods you’ll be able to find!

Rain or Shine Saturday Mornings from 7am – Noon
2829 2nd Avenue South

Half Price Summer Fun Days at the Birmingham Zoo

It’s the last weekend to take advantage of Half Price Admission to the Zoo! If it’s on your summer fun list, now’s the tie to make it happen!

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 Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by and feed* beautiful lorikeets in the Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests can also see live animal demonstrations, feedings, chat with the keepers and more! *Additional cost.

Adults – $8*
Children 2 – 12 years old – $5.50*
Senior Citizens 65 years+ – $7*
Military (Active duty only- must show military ID)- $7*
*Plus tax

Titusville Station Celebration Day at Memorial Park Birmingham

This family- friendly event will take place at Memorial Park, right next to our Zyp Station, from 10am-2pm and will include:

– Food Trucks
– Live Music
– Local Vendors
– A Neighborhood Bike Ride (led by Magic City Bike Club)
– Giveaways
– Special Guests
– Plus Much More!

Our Team will also provide FREE DEMO RIDES and BIKE SAFETY COURSES for interested attendees who want to test out a pedelec (or standard 8-gear bike) while learning how to cycle safely through the Magic City.

Peterrific and Aqualicious Storytime at Barnes and Noble, Summit

New York Times bestselling author Victoria Kann is back with a follow-up to the Pinkalicious book series. Join Peter, Pinkalicious’s little brother, as he tries to build a tower of blocks that will reach the moon. Storytime continues with a family trip to the beach in the popular Aqualicious. Activities to follow.

Saturday, August 5th 11am

LEGO Boost Community Build at Barnes and Noble, Summit

Calling all LEGO and robotics enthusiasts! Join us for a fun-filled community build event celebrating the release of LEGO BOOST. Build, code, and play with Vernie the robot and learn how to program Vernie to complete obstacles and tricks.

Saturday, August 5th 2pm


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