The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Feb. 16th – Feb. 18th

Whew, what a week! Mardi Gras and Valentine’s celebrations made for a fun but busy week, so if you still have some energy and are looking for something to do this weekend, here are our top picks!

  • Big Machines Day at McWane Science Center

Get your motors running and head over to McWane Science Center for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines.

Saturday, 9am – 5pm

  • Birmingham Bulls Hockey at Pelham Civic Complex

As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls – and that’s just the beginning. Monster hits, UNBELIEVABLE GOALS and in-your-face hockey keeps you on the edge of your seat. The action is NON-STOP! With heart pounding music, contests, and the prospect of catching a fantastic FREE SOUVENIR, what are you waiting for? Build your team’s SPIRIT by sharing in ours. It’s an EXPERIENCE to remember.

Saturday, 7pm

  • The Great Backyard Bird Count at the Birmingham Zoo

This annual event unites birdwatchers from across the globe as they track bird species found in their own backyards, parks and local spaces. Hear bird watching tips from Birmingham Audubon Society experts and take part in bird conservation activities in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds. Participants are invited to take part in the bird walk from 8am-10am and afterwards enjoy crafts and activities from 10am-2pm.

Saturday, 8am – 2pm

  • Mr Mac Storytime at Emmet O’ Neal Library

Bring the entire family and join Mr. Mac for stories and music each Saturday morning.

Saturday, 10am

  • Hogwarts Express at Homewood Public Library

Join us as we delve into a different Harry Potter book each month through crafts, snacks, and activities. In February, we will recreate fun from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. K-7th grade.

Sunday, 3:30pm


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