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

A Guide To Birmingham Murals

We’re completely in love with all of the murals around Birmingham and have been out hunting them for a while. Here are some of the ones we’ve found as well as some fun facts and a location where you can see them too!                         ... Read More

Beat Cabin Fever with the McWane Science Center

Spring Fever has now turned into Cabin Fever. McWane is preparing at-home experiments and activities for your family to enjoy these next few weeks until they can welcome you back to the museum. McWane implemented additional steps in their cleaning protocols when awareness of COVID-19 heightened, and will continue to follow these as they clean ... Read More

Birmingham Easter Meals, Curbside.

It’s safe to say that Easter is going to look quite a bit different this year. Many local restaurants will be stepping up their game and offering family meals for you to pick up curbside. So, no fear, if you’re unable to venture out or haven’t been able to find what you need, these local ... Read More

Virtual Science Resources for Learning at Home

Kick your science game up a bit with these virtual resources for learning science from home! American Museum of Natural History: The American Museum of Natural History is closed, but the OLogy science website is not! Kids and families can find curriculum collections on topics from dinosaurs to river ecology, Museum courses on Coursera, Khan ... Read More

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Free Online Math Resources: All Ages

The idea of teaching my kids math is terrifying, for me and them. Luckily there are some resources to help us all out as we venture down this road of helping our kiddos finish their school year at home. Scroll on through for a list of websites that cover all age groups. ABCMouse: Digital math ... Read More

New England Aquarium offering virtual programming during temporary closures

With students across New England (and the US) home from school amid closures related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the New England Aquarium is offering special virtual programming to keep families engaged. Each day at 11:00 a.m., (10am Central) content will be posted on the Aquarium’s social media platforms that includes live videos with educators, ... Read More

COVID-19 Resources for Families in Birmingham

Our community and many companies are coming together to help ease the stress of the school closings for parents during the COVID-19 shutdown. Whether it’s free meals or online learning classes, there are more and more options for helping parents during this time. We will continue to update this list as we learn more. COVID-19 ... Read More