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Vulcan Park and Museum Announces Access Program for Low Income Families

Vulcan Park and Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. This program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits ... Read More

Fairytales and Frogs : The Royal March

Princes and Princesses! Lords and Ladies! Royals and Commoners alike! The Birmingham Zoo formally invites all fairytale characters, creatures, and yes, even some frogs, to attend our Royal March. Join us on Saturday, August 15, at 10:00am and 11:00am children (and adults) are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for a magical morning ... Read More

Itty Bitty Magic City Reopens at McWane Science Center

Drumroll please…Itty Bitty Magic City, the amazing adventureland for preschoolers reopens August 5! The McWane team has worked hard to make this space as safe as it is fun for the little ones. They’ve gone all out, modifying the interactive exhibits , installing hand washing stations and more. To keep things super safe, each child ... Read More

Kind is Cool. Join the Challenge

It’s been a rough few months to say the least. None of us could have possibly been prepared for a global pandemic. If you’re feeling a lot like you’re living in the upside down, you’re not alone. We’re tired, we’re cranky, we’re confused and anxious about all of the information being thrown at us. It’s ... Read More

Digital Strain Disorder: How Much Time Should Your Kids Be Spending in Front of Screens this Summer?

4 Tips for Parents Setting Screen Time Limits for Kids During the Pandemic With a summer overshadowed by COVID-19, parents are taking a hard look at how to make the right decisions regarding their kids’ increased reliance on screens— which are helping to maintain a sense of normalcy during this socially-distanced time— while also finding ... Read More

Tips for Avoiding Back to School Germs

As Covid-19 continues to spread, many parents are wrestling with the decision of sending their kids back to school for in-person instruction or choosing the virtual option that most school systems are offering on some level. In addition to worrying about what germs they might pick up this year, we now have to be more ... Read More

You Can Now Rent Alabaster Movie Theater for $100

Get your family or a group of your friends together and see a movie on the big screen. For a limited time only, a discounted, flat-rate fee of $100 gets your group a private auditorium. Showtimes available from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM daily. Seven days advance notice is required to book. The maximum group ... Read More

Your Guide To Geocaching In Birmingham

Are you familiar with Geocaching? If you have kids, you need to know about this activity, it’s great to do as a family and while staying socially distant! Geocaching is a treasure hunting game where you use a GPS to hide and seek containers in random places all over the world. You might be surprised ... Read More

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Alabama’s 15th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, and ends at midnight Sunday, July 19, 2020, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Here’s what you can save on. CLOTHING ... Read More