Birmingham Spring Break Calendar: Week 2

Some of us are headed back to school this week while some of you have hit the road and are just now starting your break. Here are some things going on around Birmingham to keep you busy this week!

If you’re looking for an Easter Egg Hunt, there are still a few to choose from. Take a look at our list here.

Have a great week, everyone!

It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored!

Monday March 25th:

Tot Time with Mrs. Eve at Avondale Library – Hoppy Easter
Hop on in for a fun filled storytime guaranteed to make you extra “hoppy.” Come jump up, don’t delay, hop to it right away. 24-hour advance registration required.

Family Movie Night – Bessemer Public Library
An arcade villain rebels against his bad guy role and dreams of becoming a hero. He travels between games in the arcade and ultimately must eliminate a deadly enemy that threatens the entire arcade.
5:30 p.m


Tuesday March 26th

Family Fun Night – The Giant, The Beanstalk and Jack – Avondale Library
Presented by Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy.” Based on the timeless tale of a lazy boy named Jack who outwits the Giant, gets the gold, and saves the farm. Fee-fi-fo-FUN!
Free but registration and 24-hour advance notice required.

Birmingham Museum of Art – Hippo Adventures
Meet at the Information Desk outside Bart’s ArtVenture!
Join us for a new in-gallery family experience! Children aged 3 – 8 and their adult companions are invited to join Museum educators to explore Hip, Hippo, Hooray!, discover activities that make looking at art fun and exciting, and create new family memories about art and hippos.

No reservations required. Hippo Adventures are also available by appointment for groups of 10 or more children aged 3 – 8. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 205.254.2964.

The Pigeon Wants an Audience – Hoover Public Library
The Pigeon has left the pages of his book to host a day devoted to …him! Fun for the whole family in the Kid Zone. Part of “Spring Break: Birds of a Feather Read Together”

Homewood Public Library
Storytime – Join us for the fun of it! All ages welcome.


Wednesday March 27th:

Chicken Little – Hoover Public Library
The sky is falling, but don’t panic! Leave that to our talented staff. Fun for the whole family in the Library Theatre. Part of “Spring Break: Birds of a Feather Read Together”

Storytime – Barnes and Noble Summit
Join us as we read The Amazing Hamweenie. What do you do with a cat who thinks he will be the biggest star ever? You read about him in this story. Afterwards, we will make a craft and enjoy something sweet from our Cafe.

Birmingham Museum of Art: * Multiple Event Listings *

10AM-1PM – Bart’s Art Cart, games, and hippo activities!

10:30AM, 11:30AM, Noon – Three tour options to see our new family-friendly exhibition, Hip, Hippo, Hooray!

11AM and Noon – Bart’s Books: Bart’s Books: George and Martha by James Marshall and Maurice Sendak

1PM –  Film: We Bought a Zoo

Family Story Time with Mr MacNorth Shelby Library
Storyteller Extraordinaire – Come join Mr Mac and his musical storytime complete with puppets! All Ages, no registration required.


Thursday March 28th:

Thursday Night Party in the Park, Before Dark – Railroad Park
Thursday Night Parties in the Park Before Dark features live music and great food for purchase from Georges Boxcar.  Come on out and enjoy Birmingham’s living room! Don’t forget to bring a friend! This event is free and open to the general public. Check our Calendar of Events for up to date information about each weeks performers.
5pm – 8pm

SNAP – Movie and Popcorn – Emmet O Neal Library
Movie and popcorn. 3:30. Grades 3-6. No registration required.

Tweety and His Peeps – Hoover Public Library
The Looney Tunes cutie and the marshmallow “tweets” known as Peeps – what a combination! Fun for the whole family in the Kid Zone. Part of “Spring Break: Birds of a Feather Read Together”


Friday March 29th:

Leaps and Bounds – Homewood Public Library
Limited to ages 2½ to 4 years old. Call 332-6619 to register the Monday on the week of the program. No older/younger siblings please. This is a movement class that is designed to get the wiggles out while building gross motor skills.


Saturday March 30th:

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – Birmingham Zoo
Make your reservations now for this popular event! Breakfast with the Easter Bunny takes place in the Kudzoo Café and features a delicious breakfast followed by a visit from the Easter Bunny. All children will receive a special treat. Call the Zoo at 205.879.0409 to make reservations.
9:15am & 10:30am
Members: $14 for adults, $9 for children
Non-members: $19 for adults, $15 for children

Family Storytime – Emmet O’Neal Library
Bring the entire family and join Mr. Mac for stories and music each Saturday morning.
10:30 a.m.

Storytime – Barnes and Noble Summit
Join us for Storytime as we read Blackout. It was a normal summer night in the city. And then the lights went out. We will make a craft and have a treat from the Cafe.


Sunday March 31st

Happy Easter!



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