Spring Break Zoo Camp at the Birmingham Zoo

The Birmingham Zoo will be offering Spring Break Camp this March 27-31, 2017 for campers in 4K-5th grade. New this year – campers will have the opportunity to “Freestyle” their Spring Break. Campers will have the freedom to choose their activities throughout the day. Options include Zoo hikes, games, train, carousel and slide rides, watch ... Read More

Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts and Activities

Grab your baskets and make a plan to attend your favorite hunt! Lots to choose from in and around the Birmingham Area for Easter Egg Hunts and Activities! Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham 119/280 Area Meadowbrook Baptist March 17th, Community Wide Egg Hunt 9am – 11am  Fellowship Hall Ultra Blast Laser Combat Center The Ultra ... Read More

Celebrate Seuss Around Birmingham!

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” Celebrate Seuss this week with these special events happening around Birmingham! Dr Seuss’ Birthday at McWane Science Center Grab your hat and hold on to your socks, and get ready to enjoy the wacky and wonderful world of ... Read More

Got an Anti-Veggie Kid? We have an answer!

Veggie Bread! Do you have a carb-loving, veggie-hating kid? Here’s a great recipe to try, and as a bonus for a  great time-saver, you can use baby food from the jar instead of making your own puree! Give it a try and let us know how it works! Ingredients 2 cups whole wheat flour (or ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Feb 23rd – Feb 25th

Our top picks for Weekend Fun in and around the ‘Ham! A little shopping, some storytimes and even a Puppy Parade! Consignment Sales Market on the Mountain at Mountain Brook Community Church Friday, 9am – 6pm Saturday, 8am -2pm BAMOM Twice as Nice Sale at Zamora Shrine Temple Saturday, 12pm – 7pm Sunday, 10am – ... Read More

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, teachers and of course, parents. Tooth decay (cavities) is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. Untreated ... Read More

Member Appreciation Morning at the Birmingham Zoo

As a thank you for supporting the Zoo, current Members are invited to join us for a special Member Appreciation Morning on Saturday, March 3 from 8am-9am. During this hour, Members can explore the Zoo before it opens to other guests, enjoy free rides, and special breakfast treats in the Membership Office. To become a ... Read More

2018 Spring Festivals in Birmingham

Lots of food, music, dancing and just plain fun coming to the ‘ham over the next couple of months, all guaranteed to help you get out and enjoy Springtime. The only problem you’ll have is trying to figure out how to fit them all in! Spring Festivals in Birmingham The Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off Brookwood ... Read More

Big Machine Day at McWane Science Center

Visitors get a chance to see big machines up close and personal as well as learn the science of simple machines and can participate in building programs during Big Machines Day. For the ninth year in a row McWane Science Center will host Big Machines Day. Get your motors running and head on over for ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Feb. 16th – Feb. 18th

Whew, what a week! Mardi Gras and Valentine’s celebrations made for a fun but busy week, so if you still have some energy and are looking for something to do this weekend, here are our top picks! Big Machines Day at McWane Science Center Get your motors running and head over to McWane Science Center ... Read More