Building with Bricks

Join the Alabama Center of Architecture in March as they celebrate architecture through Building with Bricks, a design build hand’s on experience  for kids and adults too! Design/Build Room for Kids – It’s time to show off your brick creations. Use your imagination to create your best architectural designs using LEGO bricks with an architect ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun, March 1st – March 3rd

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss! That’s the theme for the events happening around the Magic city this weekend! Along with a tasty Chili Cook Off, one of our most favorite events each spring! 15th Annual Chili Cook Off at Brookwood Mall The Chili Cook-Off is The Exceptional Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from this ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: Alabama School of Fine Arts

It’s Alabama and we’re all looking forward to a steamy summer. There’s a way to make that summer S.T.E.A.M. count with camps in Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math at Alabama School of Fine Arts. ASFA is a public magnet school that is a unique intersection of arts and sciences. During the summer, ASFA opens its doors to the wider ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Homeschooling and Socialization

Let’s start with the first thing everyone ask about when you tell them you’ve decided to homeschool…socialization! I’ll admit I used this idea as an excuse in the early days of my husband and I deciding to homeschool. As someone who attended public school, I couldn’t fathom how my children could make lasting friendships without ... Read More

MOMS Club Mardi Gras Parade, 2019

Watch out for flying beads and moon pies at the park this afternoon as kid “floats” of strollers and wagons take over the park leading up to Mardi Gras. All are welcome, kids are invited to bring instruments and we hear there will be king cake afterward at this MOMS Club, Over the Mountain chapter ... Read More

Spring Fun for Families in Birmingham

After being stuck indoors during the cold rainy months, getting out and getting some fresh air is always welcome! Fortunately, Birmingham has a lot of options for festivals and family fun going on around town. Here’s a run down of the ones we always look forward to! Spring Festivals and Activities in Birmingham The Exceptional ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Feb. 22nd – Feb. 24th

Birmingham Bulls Hockey at Pelham Civic Complex Vs. Knoxville Ice Bears As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls – and that’s just the beginning. ... Read More

Birmingham Summer Camps 2019

Many Birmingham Area Summer Camps are registering now! Summer time is just around the corner for Birmingham Families, many of our area attractions have great options for Summer Camps to help Moms look like heroes while keeping the kiddos entertained during the Summer Break. Check out this full guide of options available for 2019! Birmingham ... Read More

1st Annual Magic City Gras

Get your beads & mask ready because Mardi Gras is coming back to the HAM! Join us as we celebrate Fat Tuesday BHM Style. Admission $5 Proceeds Benefit the Global Scholars and Birmingham students. Schedule Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:00pm – 6:00pm :: pre-party 6:00pm – 7:00pm :: parade Le Tour de Ham 7:30pm – ... Read More

Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday

Celebrate the birthday of the Father of Our Country! Special admission is $5 per person when someone in your group is wearing a historical costume; otherwise, admission is $10 per adult, $9 for students and seniors. Come join the Colonial encampment, play colonial games, and more. Monday, February 18th at American Village in Montevallo. Events ... Read More