Free Family Tennis Nights!

Aimed at introducing new families to tennis, USTA Southern is bringing back and expanding the Family Tennis Night series in May, June and July. All events are free to the public. Those interested are asked to sign up at Tennis coaches, pros and volunteers will introduce families to tennis through a series of fun ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: Beauty and Brains Girls STEM Camps

Taking place at the Vestavia Hill Civic Center these high energy, dynamic and fun- half-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-based summer camps are for perfect for girls in grades K-6th.   We wholeheartedly believe that summer camp should be super-duper crazy fun and amazingly enriching at the same time. We believe it’s just as important ... Read More

‘The Great Give’ Fundraiser to support local libraries

We love our local libraries, they show up a lot on our events calendar for all of the great events they offer us that help us get our kiddos interested in reading.. Here’s a great way to give back to them! “The Great Give” is an online fundraising campaign that will kick-off Tues., May 8, & Wed. ... Read More

Alabama UPick Farms

Alabama U-Pick Farms and Orchards

We all love Fresh Fruits and Veggies, and it doesn’t get more fresh than picking your own! Here in Alabama, we have a wonderful moderate Spring season that you should enjoy to the fullest!  Get the kids and get out!  A fun and unique activity is to go to a you-pick-your-own farm.  You get fresh ... Read More

How to Teach Cooking Safety to your Little Chef

By: Wendy Ross Bringing kids into the kitchen is more than a fun way to bond with your little ones. Getting kids involved in cooking gets them excited about healthy foods, teaches them skills for independence, and frees you from fetching snacks every 10 minutes. However, the kitchen can also be a dangerous place for ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 27th – April 29th

  The last weekend of April is going to be busy! Check out all the fun happening in and around the ‘Ham! Magic City Art Connection – Linn Park The 35th annual show and Birmingham’s largest festival will transform Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. #MagicCityArt spotlights ... Read More

Oak Mountain State Fair

The Oak Mountain State Fair is a family-friendly event featuring rides, free attractions, music, food, and more. This year we are offering free parking every day. Thursday April 26 – Open 5:30pm – 10:00pm $5.00 admission. Children 35 inches and below have free admission. $25.00 Unlimited Ride Wristbands Friday April 27 – Open 5:30 pm ... Read More

Magic City Art Connection

FIND ART! Make your way to downtown Birmingham’s historic Linn Park and settle in for Magic City Art Connection’s spring infusion of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes and aromas. The 35th annual contemporary art festival presents 200 juried artists from around the country and much more to thousands of visitors hungry for arts and ... Read More

Junior League of Birmingham Bargain Bash and Carousel

Bargain Bash- Please join the Junior League of Birmingham for an evening of exclusive access to all the merchandise that will be sold at Bargain Carousel. Enjoy fabulous food and tasty beverages from local businesses, incredible auction items, and private shopping at bargain prices. Be a part of this wonderful night as we raise awareness ... Read More

Protecting your Child from Identity Theft

You buckle them into car seats, make sure they wear a helmet when riding their bikes and keep a first- aid kit on hand at all times. As a parent, you do everything you can to guard your children’s physical safety, but do you know how to protect them from identity theft? How Common Is ... Read More