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

The Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off

The Chili Cook-Off is The Exceptional Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from this event are a significant source of funding for our programs at The Exceptional Foundation where we strive to meet the social and recreational needs of individuals of all ages that are mentally challenged. This is a fun, quirky, outdoor party offering ... Read More

American Village Festival Of Tulips

Tulip Watch is on! Over 100,000 Tulips have been planted this year at American Village and as soon as 20% of them are in bloom, the will kick of the 2018 Festival of Tulips, expected to be Saturday, February 24th! As the only You-Pick Tulip Field in the Region visitors can take home armfuls of ... Read More

Women’s Strength Class with D1 Training

Women have a dilemma. They want to get “in shape” which typically means “lean and toned” but don’t know how to get there or even what that actually means. The truth is getting “lean and toned” means gaining muscle mass and losing body fat. Fitness magazines and the Internet are filled with the newest plans ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun February 9th – February 11th

Looks like a rainy weekend in the ‘Ham! For any outdoor activities make sure to check the event on their website or Facebook to make sure everything is still a go! Backyard Adventures at McWane Science Center From the biological interactions between plants and insects, and the zoology of nocturnal animals to the horticultural know-how ... Read More

Family Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Join Katherine Bromberg of HeartShine Kids Yoga for a fun, engaging yoga class designed specifically for children with special needs and their parents. This class will incorporate yoga poses, breathing exercises, and mindfulness activities to support increased body awareness, fine and gross motor development, self-regulation, and sensory integration. Classes will also include opportunities for peer ... Read More