This Spring Break tap into your inner superhero. Don’t miss a special sneak preview of our summer superhero exhibit “Hall of Heroes.” And be sure to get an IMAX ticket to see the epic BATMAN V. SUPERMAN. Top it off with UAB’s Brain Awareness Week, hands-on science activities on every floor and a special commemorative ... Read More

Just in time for Spring Break!! Dinosaurs are returning to the Birmingham Zoo! Don’t miss the Zoo’s newest exhibit, back from extinction, Dino Discovery – They’re Back! This limited-time exhibit features 12 life-sized, North America-native animatronic dinosaurs at heights of nearly 20 feet, weighing almost 7 tons and measuring 85 feet in length! Take an ... Read More

For orthodontic patients who choose to make fashion statements with their mouths, colors are really heating up.  From soft pastels that coordinate with a wardrobe to bright hues for celebrating holidays or expressing school spirit, the colors appear on the elastic ties that bind the wires to the brackets.  These ties can be changed when ... Read More

It’s Chili Cookoff Time! One of our most favorite Birmingham Events, sample all sorts of Chili while helping a good cause, The Exceptional Foundation! Check out Birmingham Art Crawl, Story times, and if you’re ready for a little Easter Shopping, Cottontails runs later this week at the BJCC Exhibition Halls! Have a GREAT Week! It’s ... Read More

Join Railroad Park for a completely new urban camping experience. Your family could be the first to camp out on Birmingham’s front lawn! A crew of experts will be on hand. You’ll get to: Spy Orion’s belt during an astronomy lesson, come up close and personal with nocturnal animals visiting from the Birmingham Zoo, receive ... Read More

You might be ready, but is your child? No more diapers…. It’s something to dream about. To see if your child is ready, look for these signs: 1. They’re interested, they want to wear underwear 2. They can understand and follow basic directions 3. They can tell you through words or actions that they need ... Read More

Lots of storytimes to keep you and the little ones busy this week.. We’re excited to be partnering up with the fun Stage Show, Listen to Your Mother! Auditions are happening this week, so get your story together and set up a time to audition for a chance to be a part of this fun ... Read More

Recipe: Chili Blanco

Fall and Winter dinner is always filled with some variety of chili, and I just learned that Chili has it’s own day! Did you know National Chili Day is always celebrated on the 4th Thursday of February? Well, now that we know, how could we not celebrate by sharing our favorite Chili Recipe! What You ... Read More

We love finding books that help kids learn about something they are about to experience. In keeping with National Dental Health Month,  here are our top 5 books for preparing kids for their first Dental visit and getting them excited about taking care of their little choppers! 1. Brush your Teeth Please by Reader’s Digest, ... Read More

It’s back! The event that kids and kids at heart love… BIG Machine’s Day at McWane Science Center! Get your motors running and head over to McWane for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines including backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, loaders, dozers and cranes. Learn ... Read More