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5 common summer illnesses in kids

Summer is here, and that means more time in the great outdoors. It also means exposure to some different illnesses. Here are some fairly common ones your kids might pick up this summer and what you can do to help (via CDC). As with any illness, if symptoms persist or become severe, be sure to ... Read More

Help Paint a Birmingham Mural

I don’t know about you but I get so excited when a new mural is added to our city, we have some pretty great ones around town and they’re fun to find and they make a great photo op! Now, this weekend, all of Birmingham has the chance to help create one in a special ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 15th – June 17th

Celebrate Dad this weekend with these fun things happening around the Magic City! Here are our Top Picks for Weekend fun this Father’s Day Weekend! Free Movie on the Mall in Trussville Head out to the historic mall in Trussville for a free family movie night. Take your blankets and chairs and enjoy this fun ... Read More

Movies Under the Moon Vulcan

Movies under the Moon at Vulcan Park

Alabama has a rich history and legacy in auto racing, in fact, some of the best known deep-south racing royalty reside in the state. Bobby and Donnie Allison, Red Farmer and Neil Bonnet, “The Alabama Gang” all earned their place in the national spotlight.  Inspired by the Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and ... Read More

Birmingham Ice Cream Shoppes

Birmingham Area Ice Cream Shoppes and Sweet Treats

Birmingham is full of great options when it comes to Ice Cream and Sweet treats… Of course we love ice cream all year round but enjoying a yummy ice cream cone or sweet treat on a hot summer afternoon is perfection! We’ve compiled a list of the ones we know about and love.. (in no ... Read More

Summer Naptimes: Staying on Track

Summertime is exciting. We get to go on adventures, barbecue, swim, and eat popsicles. It’s easy to get off schedule in the summer and while that is part of what makes it such an exciting season, it can also lead to exhausted children. If you happen to notice that your children are a little out ... Read More

Lego Day McWane

LEGO Day at McWane Science Center

Celebrate the love of all things LEGO this Saturday, June 16th at the McWane Science Center! Explore amazing LEGO displays and take on LEGO Challenges and building activities throughout the Adventure Halls. Programming: LEGO Activities and Games – 10:00am- 6:00pm Join in all of the LEGO building activities throughout the Adventure Halls! LEGO Displays – ... Read More

“TEA”riffic Summer Giveaway with Red Diamond

It’s time to officially kick off Summer with this TEAriffic Summer Giveaway from our friends at Red Diamond. Over the next 4 weeks, BirminghamMommy readers will have the chance to enter for some great Birmingham Zoo prizes. Red Diamond is a long time Zoo Sponsor and they’ve teamed up to kick your summer fun up ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 8th – June 10th

Happy Weekend! If you’re looking for something fun to do in the Magic City this weekend, we’ve got you covered! Here are our top picks! Trussville’s 2nd Saturday Downtown Trussville’s 2nd Saturday Downtown’s Celebrates the Arts on June 9th from 4:00-8:00pm located on Morrow Ave next to Slag Heap Brewery. There will be local artists ... Read More

Family Camp Out Night

Family Camp-Out Night presented by Publix returns! Join us Saturday, June 23 to June 24. More details TBA. Stay tuned! One night a year, we convert a special section of Railroad Park into an interactive campground for families. A host of experts will give lessons on everything from astronomy to camp cooking to orienteering‐with some ... Read More