Imagination Library, free books for your kids!

We like to periodically remind everyone to make sure any children under 5 years old living in Jefferson County are enrolled in this amazing program. Sign your kids up here. A little about the program:Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a specially chosen collection of books designed to spark a life-long love of reading. Each participant ... Read More

Thomas and Friends Live! On Stage

Call all choo choo lovers…Thomas and Friends Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes to Town is headed to the Magic City just in time! The all-new 90-minute musical adventure Thomas & Friends™ Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes To Town is packed with audience singalongs, high-energy dancing and thrilling adventures. When Thomas makes a big ... Read More

It's Easter Bunny at the Zoo time!

Got to get in on this one before it fills up…Bring your family along to the Children’s Zoo for breakfast and photos with the Easter Bunny! When: April 11th – 8am and 9:15am Cost:Members: 11yrs & up: $11, 4yrs-6yrs: $8, 1yrs-3yrs: $4, Infant: FREE Non-Members: 11yrs & up: $16, 4yrs-6yrs: $11, 1yrs-3yrs: $6, Infant: FREE ... Read More

Special Beatrix Potter Story Time – Pottery Barn

Join us for a very special story time celebrating the wonderful world of Peter Rabbit™. We’ll be reading from Beatrix Potter classics and giving away a free Peter Rabbit™ growth chart.* This special Book Club event will be held at all Pottery Barn Kids stores on: March 24 and March 31 from 10 am – ... Read More

Bargain Carousel is coming up soon!

A 1000 family garage sale, Bargain Carousel has been labeled the “largest garage sale in Birmingham.” The Junior League of Birmingham’s Bargain Carousel provides shoppers with quality items at affordable prices. The proceeds raised at Bargain Carousel are returned to the community through the Junior League of Birmingham’s 37 Community Projects. Over 3,000 volunteer hours ... Read More

Fairy Time at Aldridge Gardens

The Fairy Garden opens for families to build fairy houses. Get the Secret Map to the site at the Gate House. Story at 2:00, then it’s time to build. Bring some natural materials such as twigs, pine straw, feathers, pebbles, flowers, shells, acrons, sweetgum balls, etc. Check in with docent. Children must be accompanies by ... Read More

If you haven't heard…Twilight DVD goes on sale tonight!

Moms, lock up your daughters….and well, husbands, lock up your wives (if we’re really being honest here.) Twilight hits stores tonight at midnight on DVD! The contributors here will be waiting in line for our copy, but we count ourselves in as true Twerds! ... Read More

Big Chili Fun!

If you’re looking for a great way to spend this beautiful weekend with the family, why not try the 5th Annual Chili Cook off benefiting the Exceptional Foundation in Homewood? Seventy teams will compete while you get to sample, there will be live music and refreshments. You can buy your tickets at the gate, or ... Read More

Itty Bitty Magic City is Back! is so excited that this exhibit is returning to The McWane Science Center. It was one of our favorites and a big hit for the kiddos. The mini-sized Magic City – complete with buildings, factories, cars and trains – encourages young learners to explore new skills as they join the cities’ workforce. By dressing ... Read More

Learning Express Does Play Days!

Learning Express is not just the best place to buy a gift for the kiddos that you love, they do play days now too! Check out the following information for an event at a location near you! Calico Critters Play Day: Ages 4-7Meet Mrs. Fisher Cat & make a Calico Critter craft! Cahaba Heights – ... Read More