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Sidewalk Film Festival: Guide to Family Screenings

Sidewalk Film Festival kicks off this week in Birmingham. It will no doubt be another great year of films, food, panels and parties. Mixed in with all of those films and parties… Family Films! Sidewalk is actually for kids too! You will be able to see some brand new family-friendly shorts and features along with ... Read More

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Social Media Apps Every Parent Should Know

Statistics show that one out of every five teens has been contacted by a child predator online. As parents it’s our job to protect our kids, but in this digital age it can sometimes feel like a daunting task. And while the apps themselves do not pose an actual threat to our kids safety, they ... Read More

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2019 Holiday Film Series, Alabama Theatre

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year.. and the Alabama Theatre has released their Holiday Film Series. Go ahead and make your plans, tickets are on sale now! Friday, Dec. 6: White Christmas, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7: The Polar Express ($12), 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7: The Polar Express ($12), 2 p.m. ... Read More

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Fairytales and Frogs Day at the Birmingham Zoo

Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the 4th annual Fairytales & Frogs Day on Saturday, August 17, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for the ... Read More

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After School Snacks Made Easy

Do your kids barge through the door in the afternoons starving like ravenous wolves looking for their first meal in a week? Mine sure do. If they aren’t looking for a pre homework snack, they’re rummaging for something quick before heading out again for training or practice. Here are a few easy after school snack ... Read More

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Vulcan Aftertunes Returns for a 15th Season

One of the best events for music lovers in Birmingham returns to Vulcan for it’s 15th Season. The annual event  series invites residents across the Birmingham region to connect and enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views along with everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. The first installment of the series will take place ... Read More

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Recipe: Bacon, Egg and Cheese Casserole

If you have slow movers in the morning, it can make eating a good breakfast everyday difficult when you’re already struggling to get out of the house on time. Here’s a casserole to try that tastes great re-heated, so you can make ahead and have leftovers for a couple of mornings! If you have adventurous ... Read More

Children’s of Alabama hosting Adoption Bootcamp

The UAB International Adoption Clinic (IAC) at Children’s of Alabama will be hosting an adoption bootcamp seminar on Saturday, Sept.14. This event seeks to educate potential adoptive parents and adult family members, as well as social workers, teachers, occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals, about the multifaceted needs of adoptive parents and their children. The ... Read More

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Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists – Fall 2019

Consignment sales in Birmingham are kicking off soon and we have your run down on all the sales happening around town. Consignment Sales in Birmingham Alabaster: Renewed Threads Alabaster First United Methodist Church Thursday, September 12th Friday, September 13th Saturday, September 14th Times TBA Sale Info Gardendale: Kingdom Kids Consignment Gardendale Mt.Vernon United Methodist Wednesday, ... Read More

Birmingham Area National Night Out Celebrations 2019

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors ... Read More