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2nd Show Added for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! See Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while the Alabama Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score. Samford University Wright Center Friday, April 12 (7pm) and ... Read More

Valentine’s Day at the Birmingham Zoo

VALENTINE’S DAY ENRICHMENT: Join us on Valentine’s Day as members of our animal family enjoy special holiday themed enrichment! Guests are welcome to watch from the viewing areas outside of the animal habitats. Photos and video of the enrichment are welcome! WHEN Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14 💕 SCHEDULE 9am – 10am Coyotes and ... Read More

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

Here are our top picks for Weekend fun around the Magic City Marvel Universe Live! BJCC LEgacy Arena If you’ve been following us on social media, then you know that Marvel has taken over Birmingham and we can’t recommend this show enough! Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from ... Read More

Great Backyard Bird Count

The Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Audubon are teaming up for our annual Great Backyard Bird Count! The event unites birdwatchers from across the globe as they track bird species found in their own backyards, parks and local spaces. Seasonal bird counts have been a central part of Birmingham Audubon’s work ever since its founding in 1946. Hear ... Read More

15th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Chili Cook-Off is The Exceptional Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from this event are a significant source of funding for our programs at The Exceptional Foundation where we strive to meet the social and recreational needs of individuals of all ages that are mentally challenged. Join us on Saturday, March 2nd for the ... Read More

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

Tops picks for weekend fun in the Magic City! National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – Bluff Park Ice Cream Shoppe Celebrate national ice cream for breakfast day with our delicious homemade Belgian waffle ice cream sundaes! Saturday, 8am – 10:30am Groundhog Day with a Twist at the Birmingham Zoo Due to Birmingham Bill going ... Read More

Big Machines Day at McWane Science Center

Get your motors running and head over to McWane Science Center for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines including backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, loaders, dozers and cranes! Learn the science of simple machines and participate in fun building programs throughout the day! Machines provided ... Read More

Summer Camp Options at Red Mountain Theatre Company

Red Mountain Theatre Company offers a variety of summer camps that teach theatrical craft while providing performance opportunities for youth. Our camps include singing, dancing, and acting instruction that culminates in a chance to share what students have learned during the week. RMTC camps give students an opportunity to not only reach their full potential ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Bullying

It’s estimated about two out of ten children get bullied. Bullying is defined as an unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. It can cause lasting issues for both the victims and the bullies themselves. Dan Marullo, PhD is a child psychologist at Children’s of Alabama. He says it’s important for ... Read More

A Super Bowl Party the kids AND grown ups will enjoy!

With a little bit of planning, you can host an awesome yet family-friendly Super Bowl party this year. Take the stress out of prepping by using these low-prep and yummy ideas! Taco & Nacho Bar- People LOVE this! Load up your Crockpot with some ground beef, chicken, or pork, and let it cook all day. ... Read More