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Movies in the Park, Veterans Park in Alabaster

To say we’re a wee bit sad about not being able to go to the movies right now would be a huge understatement. It’s one of our favorite past times all year long, not just during the summer. We were excited to see that Veterans Park in Alabaster will be hosting a few movies in ... Read More

Birmingham Area Splash Pads To Keep You Cool This Summer

Splash pads are a great way to keep cool this summer, here are some of the ones we know have re-opened since Covid-19. Please make sure to double check their websites/social media for any changes in hours/days. Birmingham Area Splash Pads Explore Splash Pad in Hoover Will reopen Tuesday, June 16th. Please take note of ... Read More

DeSoto Caverns Celebrates National Caves & Karst Day

DeSoto Caverns is celebrating National Caves & Karst Day this June 6, through festivities, specials, and fun! DeSoto Caverns is offering 25% off Gate tickets that day as well as buy one get one free for onyx animals, and 20% off rock candy specialty drinks, and more. The park will be showcasing demonstrations from a ... Read More

Virtual Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham

Since our normal Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts are cancelled this year, we searched the city looking for ways your kiddos can still participate in some hunting fun! Here’s what we found! Virtual Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham 1818 Farms Saturday, April 11th at 11am. 1818 Farms will be streaming a virtual Farm Tour/Easter Egg ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Launches Virtual Zoo on Social Media

Birmingham Zoo Launches Virtual Zoo on Social Media The Birmingham Zoo has successfully launched a virtual zoo on social media. Already having gained thousands of views across the country, the new content aims to keep guests at home connected to the organization and animals they love. Dedicated Zoo staff have constructed a clever way to ... Read More

36th Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade

Put on some green and head out to the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, led by the Ian Sturrock Memorial Pipe Band. Come early for kids activities, live music and brunch or stay after the parade to grab some lunch, dinner or a drink from any of the participating merchants who will be offering ... Read More

Event of the Week: Color4Friendship One-Mile Color Run

Join Friendship Circle of Alabama in raising awareness for individuals with special needs by taking part in a one mile COLOR RUN! The Color4Friendship Run is a 1 mile, un-timed event in which “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors at different points throughout the mile. We are running to proclaim ... Read More

Member Appreciation Morning at the Birmingham Zoo

As a thank you for supporting the Zoo, Members ONLY are invited to a special Member Appreciation Morning this Saturday, March 14 from 8am until 9am. Members can enjoy special breakfast treats (while supplies last) and FREE rides until 9am. Don’t miss this chance to explore the Zoo before it opens to other guests with ... Read More

Exceptional Foundation Chili Cookoff

Mark your calendars for The Exceptional Foundation’s 16th Annual MortgageBanc Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in the Upper Parking Lot at Macy’s Brookwood Village! The Chili Cook-Off is a family friendly event featuring live music, a kid zone, and all the chili you can eat. Last year, over 100 cook teams competed for ... Read More

4th Annual Festival of Tulips

Due to the weather, the Opening Day of the 4th annual Festival of Tulips has been moved to Saturday, February 22nd (weather permitting). Come and stroll through a field of 100,000 tulips in every color of the rainbow. Pick the ones you want to take home – tulips with the bulbs are only $1.50 each ... Read More