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World Read Aloud Day: 20 Read Aloud Books Your Family Will Love

For 11 years, World Read Aloud Day has called attention to the importance of sharing stories by challenging participants to grab a book, find an audience, and read aloud! The global effort is now celebrated in over 173 countries and counting! Here are 20 books, perfect for reading aloud to the whole family! The Paperboy ... Read More

Tips on Protecting Your Home This Winter

As temperatures continue to drop and frost visits your home each morning, feeling more like January, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your home from the colder weather. Most of you have probably heard and are familiar with the tips we hear about on the news- leaving the water dripping, opening the cabinet doors ... Read More

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Children’s Consignment Sales in Birmingham, Spring 2020

It’s time for Spring Consignment in Birmingham! Are you ready to shop? Spring Consignment Sales in Birmingham Alabaster: Renewed Threads Alabaster First United Methodist Church Thursday, March 12th Friday, March 13th Saturday, March 14th Times TBA Sale Info Gardendale: Kingdom Kids Consignment Gardendale Mt.Vernon United Methodist Wednesday, February 19th  – 8am – 6pm Thursday, February ... Read More

Beaker Bash: Forecast Fun

It’s almost time for the McWane Science Center’s Annual fundraiser, Beaker Bash! Have you ever wondered how lightning works? Or why snowflakes never look alike? Find out the answers to questions like these and more at McWane Science Center’s biggest party of the year! You are invited to join us and your favorite meteorologists* as ... Read More

Indoor Play in Birmingham

We’re pretty lucky here in the DEEP south when it comes to avoiding long stretches of frigid temps, but we do get our share of cold snaps and that can leave us scrambling for some activities that will help the kiddos work those wiggles out, and not leave us popsicles in the process. Here are ... Read More

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World

The McWane Science Center is Rockin’ with this new exhibit!! Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for ... Read More

MLK Day in Birmingham

Honor and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr with these events happening around Birmingham. Martin Luther King Day Food Drive ad Half Price Admission at the Birmingham Zoo In the spirit of service, the Birmingham Zoo will be hosting a Food Drive in partnership with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama on ... Read More

Cold or Flu? How to know the difference

The winter months are cold and flu season… sore throats and coughs are common in kiddos, maybe even a fever. So, as parents, how can we tell the difference when both the cold and flu present similar symptoms? According to Children’s of Alabama, the flu hits a lot harder than a cold does, and a ... Read More

BrickFair Alabama

Attention LEGO fans – BrickFair is coming to Birmingham, Alabama! BrickFair is the ultimate experience for LEGO fans! A family friendly and fun event – at BrickFair you’ll find tons of amazing custom creations made from millions of LEGO bricks, hands-on games and activities, vendors selling all sorts of unique LEGO related items, and much ... Read More

5 Things to Know Before You Go: Monster Jam

Monster Jam is rolling into Birmingham this weekend, if it’s your first show, you probably have a few questions about what to expect so we thought we would give you the top 5 things you need to know before you go! Monster Jam in LOUD! It’s great fun for the whole family, and all ages, ... Read More