Dog Day Family Fest with Camp Fletcher

Camp Fletcher is going to the dogs! This FREE family event will feature outdoor fun and activities, food, music, GBHS pet adoption drive, an epic hot dog eating contest between our local first responders and much more….you won’t want to miss it! Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 26th. Admission ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

OPEN: Lunch and Dinner. 11am – 10pm GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes! Kids will love this place! DATE NIGHT: Yes! PRICES: $10 – $30 PARKING: Parking Lot ADDRESS: 105 Summit Blvd Located at the Summit Shopping Center, Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is a one-of-a-kind dining experience, thriving on its ability to fuse two niche products seamlessly ... Read More

Aqua Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Pure Fitness

Paddle boarding has been something I’ve been wanted to do for a while now, but truth be told, I didn’t trust my balance and fitness level enough to risk flipping myself over board in the middle of a lake or ocean somewhere, so it’s something I’ve wanted to do from afar for a couple of ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun August 11th – August 13th

If the start of School hasn’t completely worn you out and you’re looking for some things to keep you busy this weekend! Here are our Top Picks for Weekend fun in the ‘Ham! The Birmingham Barons V. Chattanooga Taking on the Chattanooga Lookouts this weekend Friday: 7:05 pm –  3-D Stadium Collectible Series (Regions Field) ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety and Your Kindergartener

Your new kindergartener is facing her first year of formal schooling with a mix of excitement and dread. As are you. In fact, he may cycle through the highs and lows 50 times in the span of one minute: looking forward to being in “big boy school,” hoping for a nice teacher, feeling terrified of ... Read More

Fairytales and Frog Day at The Birmingham Zoo

Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the 2nd annual Fairytales & Frog Day on Saturday, August 19, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for the ... Read More

Think Outside the Gym: Stand Up Paddle Board

By Erin Holtz: As a busy mom I am always on the go. Rushing from place to place and squeezing in a workout whenever I can. As I eat standing up at the kitchen counter while I am feeding my son, the dogs, and my husband I am always trying to think of ways to ... Read More

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Birmingham

On Monday, August 21st a Solar Eclipse is going to cross the entire Untied States making it an exciting, once in a lifetime event for most of us… It’s expected that Birmingham will experience an approx 92% blackout and there will be plenty of places around town where you can go to witness the eclipse. ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Sun-Day on Saturday at McWane Science Center

The sun is so bright, you’ll have to wear shades. Join the McWane Science Center for a day of solar exploration as they gear up for the solar eclipse on August 21. Learn more about this spectacular phenomenon as well as design your own devices to safely view the eclipse. Then make plans to attend ... Read More