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Spring Break Staycation Fun in Birmingham

If you’re staying close to home this Spring Break, we have some ideas on how you can have some fun around Birmingham! Spring Break in Birmingham Oak Mountain State Fair Corndogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy – oh my! The Oak Mountain State Fair is back and just in time for Spring Break! This Family Friendly ... Read More

2023 Oak Mountain State Fair

Corndogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy – oh my! The Oak Mountain State Fair is back and just in time for Spring Break! This Family Friendly Event features rides, food, attractions and more! This year the fair will be offering FREE parking daily! Please note the fair is closed each Monday and Tuesday. Kids 35″ and ... Read More

YMCA of Greater Birmingham Provides Free Lifeguard Certification

This is a great resource if you have a teenager looking for a summer job! In 2023, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham is committed to water safety for children, adults and families around the entire Greater Birmingham area and eliminating the current lifeguard shortage in our communities.  To achieve that goal, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham ... Read More

Fun ways To Eat Green This St Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday filled with green decorations, leprechauns, and rainbows. It’s also a great opportunity to get your kids excited about eating their greens! Here are some fun and creative ways to encourage your little ones to eat their veggies on St. Patrick’s Day: Make a green smoothie Whip up a delicious ... Read More

Racing for Children’s

Racing for Children’s is revved up and ready to reveal their racecars for the upcoming 2023 race season, including a special entry during the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix weekend, April 29-30. Established by Birmingham area motorsports enthusiasts almost fourteen years ago, Racing for Children’s holds to its mission of raising awareness and research funds to help ... Read More

39th Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade in Birmingham

If you’re looking for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration that’s filled with green, great food, and an unforgettable parade, then you’ll want to spend the day in Five Points South enjoying all things Irish! Here’s the rundown on what to expect this St Paddy’s Day in Birmingham From 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: Summer Theatre Camps At Red Mountain Theatre

When School is out, fun is in at Red Mountain Theatre! RMT’s Theatre Camps give kids an outlet to use their creativity and imagination in dramatic ways, at all ages and skill levels. Countless studies have shown arts education improves children’s development and academic success. It’s not just about singing and dancing. It’s about teaching ... Read More

4 Tips for Parents to Maximize Your Tax Refunds

Raise your hand if the phrase  “Tax Season” makes you sweat. Honestly, same. But it doesn’t have to because I’m here to share with you some really great news! There’s A LOT of money out there for parents to collect when you have a new baby. But can you believe every year parents miss out ... Read More

Easter Egg Hunts and Activities in Birmingham

It’s time to get those Easter Baskets ready for your ultimate guide to all the Easter Eggs Hunts and Activities in and around Birmingham! Easter Egg Hunts In Birmingham Easter Egg-Sperience at the Birmingham Zoo Saturday, April 1st More than 10,000 eggs will be hidden in Henley Park with FOUR different hunts offered, INCLUDING AN ... Read More

12th Annual Holi Festival

Join the BMA and the Indian Cultural Society for the 12th annual HOLI Festival, the Indian celebration of color, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust.  This popular event brings communities together for a fun-filled day celebrating Indian culture and featuring music, dance, food, henna, art-making, gallery exploration, and the throwing of the colors. Come on out ... Read More