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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Vulcan Park and Museum is the only Birmingham museum ... Read More

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Alys Stephens Center Presents: Dino-Light

Formerly known as Darwin the Dinosaur, Dino-Light was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and first feature-length theatrical production created and performed by creators Ian Carney and Corbin Popp. In this original storyline, a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home, ... Read More

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Homewood Witches Ride 2019

This event is a personal favorite for, we’ve participated several years now and always have such a great time getting our outfits together and decorating our bikes for the ride. If you have a big group of witchy friends, this event is for you! So, what IS the witches ride? The Homewood Witches Ride ... Read More

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Alabama State Fair 2019

The Alabama State Fair is just around the corner and it will be packed full of fun! Exciting Attractions & Shows. Live Music. All Your Favorite Fair Food. Spectacular Carnival & Kiddie Rides and more! Live Music includes: Jack Russel’s Great White Black Oak Arkansas Abraham and the Old Gods Alabama Rose Zach and Cheyloe ... Read More

September Events at McWane Science Center

September is full of fun with some great events happening at the McWane Science Center. Add these to your to-do list! Homeschool Day September 2nd Is your child a home school student looking for a fun and educational way to spend the day? Plan a trip to McWane Science Center on Home School Day (first ... Read More

100 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham

Birmingham is a city full of fun things to do for families and we’ve compiled more than 100 (!!!) on this list, just for you! So the next time you’re looking for an activity to keep you busy, no matter what mood you’re in, this list has you covered! Things to do with Kids in ... Read More

Girlology and Guyology at Children’s of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama Hosting Workshops for Parents and Pre-teens on Understanding Puberty. If it’s time to have “the talk” with your children, make plans to attend the Girlology and Guyology workshops for pre-teens and parents on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Children’s of Alabama Bradley Lecture Center (1600 5th Avenue South). Girlology and Guyology is ... Read More

Labor Day at the Zoo : First Responder Discount Days

Spend your Labor Day at the Birmingham Zoo! Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train*, zip down the wild slide*, enjoy a Wildlife Show and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Labor Day, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and up to ... Read More

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Museum Day at Southern Museum of Flight

Head over to the Southern Museum of Flight this Saturday for a day of fun and flying at Membership Day! Membership day is an open house in which families can experience fun and engaging activities at the museum, such as building airplanes and helicopters, free food, face painting, video games and health screening. Families can ... Read More

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Sidewalk Film Festival: Guide to Family Screenings

Sidewalk Film Festival kicks off this week in Birmingham. It will no doubt be another great year of films, food, panels and parties. Mixed in with all of those films and parties… Family Films! Sidewalk is actually for kids too! You will be able to see some brand new family-friendly shorts and features along with ... Read More