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Summer Fun and Activities in Birmingham

Summer Activities for Families in Birmingham

Looking for summer activities around Birmingham to keep your kids busy during the break? This list is every Parent’s answer to the inevitable “I’m Booooooored!” you’ll be hearing about 2.1 hours into summer break! Summer Activities for Families in Birmingham – Cool them off with our list of Birmingham Area Splash Pads and Waterparks – ... Read More

Birmingham Summer Festivals and Concerts

Summer Festivals and Concerts in Birmingham 2018

Check out some of these fun Festivals and Concerts happening this Summer around Birmingham, great for the family or a date night out! Summer Festivals and Concerts in Birmingham Music on Main Street and Sunset Market May 25th 8:30pm June 1st, 8:30pm June 8th, 8:30pm June 15th, 8:30pm June 22nd, 8:30pm June 29th, 8:30pm Downtown ... Read More

Recipe: French Toast with Homemade Whipped Cream

We love pancakes and waffles, but sometimes it gets a little old and we like to mix it up with some tasty french toast! Here’s our Easy Peasy recipe you can make for your family! What You’ll Need: 6-8 Slices of thick white bread 2 Eggs 2/3 Cup of Milk 1/4 tsp of cinnamon 1 ... Read More

Salsa Showdown

8th Annual Salsa Showdown

It’s time again for the Sidewalk Film Festivals 8th Annual Salsa Showdown! All the chips and dip you can eat with the purchase of one ticket! Restaurants and vendors from across Alabama will convene to compete for best salsa, queso, guacamole, and specialty dip – both audience choice and jury choice. Live music, piñata smashes, ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 18th – May 20th

Summer time is THISCLOSE! Here are some fun happenings going on around Birmingham this last weekend of the school year! Shelby County Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo On Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19 all Shelby County residents and employees (with ID) will receive 50% off general admission to the Birmingham Zoo! The Zoo ... Read More

Celebrate Summer at McWane Science Center

School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Special days include McWane’s 20th Birthday Bash, camps, deals, IMAX films and much more! Dinosaurs in Motion: Dinosaurs in Motion engages and educates the visitor using magnificent, fully interactive, life-size metal dinosaur sculptures created by North Carolina artist John Payne. An amazing blend of science, ... Read More

Summer Reading Events around Birmingham

Keep the kiddos reading this summer with some of these fun programs offered at Birmingham Area Libraries! Summer Reading in Birmingham Birmingham Public Library Got a Minute? READ! Birmingham Public Library is changing the way we record summer learning participation for the 2018 program. Rather than counting the number of books read, BPL will now ... Read More

Indoor Activities to Beat Summer Heat in Birmingham

Our summers can get pretty hot, and sometimes pretty rainy. So when the weather is keeping you in doors this Summer, check out these indoor activities to keep the kiddos busy! Indoor Activities for Families in Birmingham Autobahn Indoor Speedway – If you’re feeling the need for a little speed check out European-style indoor go-karting ... Read More

Protecting Children from Extreme Sun Exposure

As the summer season approaches, pediatric skin cancer scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are alerting parents of genetic research showing that sun damage contributes to melanoma in children and adolescents as well as adults.  The research underscores the need for precautionary measures necessary to avoid extreme sun exposure for children, including the implementation ... Read More

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

  Happy Mother’s Day Weekend, Mamas! Here are some great options for fun around the ‘Ham this weekend, use them together as a family or feel free to forward this list to Dad and get yourself a little down time in a quiet house! Birmingham Barons at Regions Field V. Pensacola Blue Wahoos Friday Night ... Read More