Something about this time of year just makes us crave caramel popcorn. Maybe it’s the pumpkin patches and the fall festivals and their funnel cakes and candied applies.. Well now you don’t have to venture out for this fall favorite, you can try this easy recipe at home (all year long,)  and my kids loved ... Read More

It’s all about Halloween this week, whether it’s storytimes at the local libraries, festivals around town or fun at our local Children’s Attractions, the theme is definitely spooky! Boo at the Zoo is every night this week (weather permitting,) you can catch some spooky fun at McWane Science Center later in the week and if ... Read More

Disney On Ice has arrived in Birmingham and as a fun way to promote their show and highlight some local Charities that we all love and hold dear, they sponsored a fun Pumpkin Carving Contest that aired this morning on ABC 33/40, Talk of Alabama. The Lakeshore Foundation, Children’s of Alabama, and MDA all put ... Read More

Ready for some Spooky Family Fun? ABC Family has a great line up of shows kicking off tonight to get you in the mood for Halloween! Which one is your Favorite? Monday, October 19th *Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 1:30 to 5pm EST/PT * Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 ... Read More

By Kristen Berthiaume: As schools and extracurricular groups increasingly begin adopting it, you may be hearing more and more about mindfulness. What is it? By no means is it a new concept – mindfulness is the process of becoming aware moment-to-moment of what you are experiencing, especially by focusing on information gained from your five ... Read More

We hope you’re out and enjoying this AH-Mazing Fall weather we’re having right now! It’s great for getting out and enjoying all of the Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals! Boo at the Zoo is in full swing and many of the Libraries are hosting some really fun storytimes right now! It’s Not Our Fault if ... Read More

It’s not too early to start the Halloween Fun, try this quick treat/craft with the tiny humans! What you’ll Need: 16 chocolate wafer cookies 3 quarts popped popcorn 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter or margarine 3 cups miniature marshmallows 3 tablespoons (1/2 of a 3-ounce box) lime gelatin dessert mix Green food color, optional 8 ... Read More

If you’re thinking about starting a family or anticipating the arrival of a new baby, join us for From Maybe to Baby.  This free event brings pregnancy healthcare experts together in one convenient location, just for you. You can expect an evening dedicated to education, resources, answers to your pregnancy related questions and lots of fun.  Nosh on delicious hors ... Read More

Make plans to head to the Birmingham Zoo for Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 17 nights of Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo. New this year, come experience the thrill of the all-new Skeleton Skate Ice Rink*. Fun ... Read More

So much to do this week in Birmingham, it’s going to be hard to fit it all in, but we’re sure you’re going to give it your best effort!  Lots of Festivals and Pumpkin painting to get you in the mood for Fall and Halloween. Make sure to check out our list of Fall Festivals ... Read More