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Happy Birthday, Vulcan!! This week our favorite Iron Man turns 112 and we’re all invited to help him celebrate! Lots of Summer Reading Kick Offs happening this week and the Barons return home to take on the Chattanooga Lookouts at Regions Field and Annual Rickwood Classic! It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! ... Read More

It’s here, People!! Summer is finally here. Are you wondering what to do to keep the kiddos busy this summer, or are you just looking for new ways to explore our fine city and create a Staycation right here in the ‘Ham? Well, look no further, here are some of our top recommended must-dos for ... Read More

Ready or Not… Summer is here. A little slow this week as far as extra activities happening around town, but looking ahead to after Memorial Day and there are some really fun events coming up! Have a great last week of school everyone!! It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday May 22nd: ... Read More

Get ready to celebrate the great outdoors! Junior Rangers are invited to spend the day learning more about our National Parks. Join us on May 21st to see National Parks Adventures in IMAX, meet real park rangers, and spend time with Smokey the Bear! National Parks Adventure Combo Ticket Price See National Parks Adventure in ... Read More

By Kristen Berthiaume: I have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. While I’m looking forward to not checking the Keep-at- Home folder every night (or, let’s be honest, in carpool drop-off line some days…), I’m a working mom so my kids and I don’t exactly get a summer “break.” More accurate: we have ... Read More

Just in time for Summer Break, Carmike Cinemas at the Summit will be offering a lineup of Sensory Friendly Films. Aimed at families with children who find it difficult to endure a loud dark theater for the entirety of a movie. What does sensory friendly mean? The volume of the movies will be reduced, the ... Read More

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists

Last summer we posted this great way to keep up with summer fun. It was our summer bucket list, and it was a huge hit with our family. We even took it a step further and documented our entire summer in a picture book we ordered from one of our favorite photobook websites. Start now ... Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 15th – May 22nd

The countdown to summer is on! Things at the local libraries are slowing down a bit as the prepare for the kick off of summer reading.. Make sure to check with your your library before heading out to your favorite storytime. The Barons will return home later this week, Hall of Heroes is now open ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Twisted Root Burger Company

OPEN: Lunch & Dinner. Monday – Thursday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Yes! PRICES: $6.99-$10.99 entrees PARKING: Generally easy during the week. Can be tough during peak hours on weekends. ADDRESS: 2501 Rocky Ridge Road in Vestavia. 205-874-9293 I’m hesitant ... Read More

Event of the Week! Itty Bitty Magic City Turns One!

McWane Science Center will celebrate the first anniversary of its newest museum space, the Birmingham Children’s Museum Itty Bitty Magic City, this week. Festivities include museum-wide activities during the celebration named Itty Bitty Birthday on Saturday May 14 from 10am until 4pm in the museum. Itty Bitty Magic City is the largest capital project for ... Read More