YMCA of Greater Birmingham Provides Free Lifeguard Certification

This is a great resource if you have a teenager looking for a summer job! In 2023, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham is committed to water safety for children, adults and families around the entire Greater Birmingham area and eliminating the current lifeguard shortage in our communities.  To achieve that goal, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham ... Read More

Racing for Children’s

Racing for Children’s is revved up and ready to reveal their racecars for the upcoming 2023 race season, including a special entry during the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix weekend, April 29-30. Established by Birmingham area motorsports enthusiasts almost fourteen years ago, Racing for Children’s holds to its mission of raising awareness and research funds to help ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight: Summer Theatre Camps At Red Mountain Theatre

When School is out, fun is in at Red Mountain Theatre! RMT’s Theatre Camps give kids an outlet to use their creativity and imagination in dramatic ways, at all ages and skill levels. Countless studies have shown arts education improves children’s development and academic success. It’s not just about singing and dancing. It’s about teaching ... Read More

Send a Valentine to Patients at Children’s Of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama is asking for your help to show some love to its patients on Valentine’s Day. Beginning today through Feb. 14, you can send free greeting cards to patients in the hospital. Visit and select one of three Valentine’s Day card designs. Hospital staff will print the cards and distribute them to ... Read More

How to Heart Attack Your Friends this Valentine’s Day

We could all use a little extra love this Valentine’s Day, so why not Heart Attack your kids,family and friends!? It’s super simple, here’s how! For your kiddos, cut hearts of all different shapes and sizes then write nice comments about each of your children on the hearts. Then starting on February 1st,  stick a ... Read More

New Exhibit: Explore Your World at McWane Science Center

Coming January 21, 2023 to McWane Science Center Complete a quest across land and sea as you discover our planet with McWane Science Center through the upcoming traveling exhibit, Explore Your World! Maps are created using layers of data to help us understand the world around us and guide how we interact with it. Mapping ... Read More

Winter Class Spotlight: Itty Bitty Bakers

Got little chefs in the making? Itty Bitty Bakers sets kids up for success by giving them hands-on baking opportunities that fit their age and skill level. Parents today are busy! Let Itty Bitty Bakers take the load off! They’ll teach your kids essential kitchen skills in a fun and safe environment. Bonus: holiday treats taken home ... Read More

Monster Jam Returns to Birmingham!

The most unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable motorsports experience for families and fans in the world today returns to Birmingham for the first time since 2020 with an adrenaline-charged weekend at Legacy Arena at the BJCC from February 11-12, 2023. Monster Jam world champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open ... Read More

December Events at Louise’s Cakes and Supply

December is a month filled with holiday baking and tasty treats! Why not kick your skills up a notch and let the kiddos get in on some of the fun with some treats that will be just as fun to create as they are to eat! Check out these classes great for kids OR a ... Read More

Visit the Magic of Model Trains at the McWane Science Center

The Magic of Model Trains is a holiday tradition, and McWane Science Center is excited to announce its return for the 2022 holiday season. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this awe-inspiring exhibit of locomotive displays. No detail is too small for our miniature landscapes. Be your own conductor; investigate the “I Spy,” ... Read More