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Vulcan Park and Museum Announces Access Program for Low Income Families

Vulcan Park and Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. This program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits ... Read More

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Alabama’s 15th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, and ends at midnight Sunday, July 19, 2020, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Here’s what you can save on. CLOTHING ... Read More

Social Distancing Fun at Central Alabama Paintball Park

Hello! Have you ever tried paintball before? I used to be scared to try it, because I thought it would hurt to be hit but my parents found the perfect solution by choosing a low-impact paintball arena. If you are looking for paintball, rather than pain-ball, Central Alabama Paintball Park (CAPP) is the place to ... Read More

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer is here! That means more time with the kids home and more outdoor activities, here are some tips on keeping your family safe and your home in tip top shape! Update your first aid kit: More time is spent outdoors in the summer months.  We spend time in lawn and garden maintenance and athletic ... Read More

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4th of July Fireworks in Birmingham

Street festivals might be canceled or scaled back this year, but the Fireworks will go on!! Here’s a list of where to celebrate the 4th of July in Birmingham! ChelseaFest and The Big Kaboom Chelsea Corners Way June 27th beginning at 5pm The City of Chelsea is once again hosting this annual event. Food Trucks, ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight 2020, Afilm Camp

Afilm Camp offers summer day camps that gives students the opportunity to participate in making a short film.  Their curriculum is designed so that any experience level can participate and have a great week learning about film. Your student will make a film in a week written by “Big Fish” author Daniel Wallace. With no ... Read More

Best Day Hikes in Birmingham

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay socially distanced if your family isn’t quite ready to mingle with lots of others. Here are some of the best spots around Birmingham for a day hike! Red Mountain Park: Red Mountain park is one of our favorite places for hiking with 1,500 acres ... Read More

Summer Learning with the Birmingham Public Library

Registration for the 2020 Birmingham Public Library Virtual Summer Learning program is going on now! This year Summer Learning will be hosted virtually- completely online for the first time. But do not worry as BPL will still include fan favorites including local performers and amazing prizes. They will offer everything from STEM, fitness, Bubble Lady, ... Read More

Summer Day Camp Options in Birmingham

  It’s been a wild and crazy ride the past few months and it’s left lots of local Moms wondering about child care options and camps, here is what we know is happening, many of these have adjusted their offerings and spots are very limited. Aldridge Gardens 3530 Lorna Road | Hoover | 205.682.8019 | ... Read More

Birmingham Area Farmers Markets

Summer time means fresh veggies and fruits, and there are several markets still operating making it possible for you to get your fix! Here’s what we found! Birmingham Area Farmers Markets Alabama Farmers Market Open seven days a week, year ’round,  with the majority of vendors open from 6am-5pm. Located at 344 Finley Avenue, the ... Read More