Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun February 15th – February 17th

  • After Hours on the Plaza: Library Bingo at Hoover Public Library

Round up your family and friends to compete for great prizes while playing a classic game with a library twist. Free event and refreshments provided.

Friday, 7pm – 9pm

  • Big Machines Day at McWane Science Center

Get your motors running and head over to McWane Science Center for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines.

Saturday, 10am – 6pm

Storytime and Activities Featuring the Good Egg and the Bad Seed

Learn how to keep yourself happy when everyone else around you is rotten, and how being happy might just be the best choice in these two stories from Jory John and Pete Oswald. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!

Saturday, 11am – 12pm

  • Great Backyard Bird Count at Birmingham Zoo

The Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Audubon are teaming up for our annual Great Backyard Bird Count! The event unites birdwatchers from across the globe as they track bird species found in their own backyards, parks and local spaces. Seasonal bird counts have been a central part of Birmingham Audubon’s work ever since its founding in 1946. Hear bird watching tips from Birmingham Audubon experts and take part in bird conservation activities in the Junior League of Birmingham –  Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds. Participants are invited to take part in the bird walk from 8am-10am and afterwards enjoy crafts and activities from 10am-2pm.

Saturday, 8am – 2pm

  • Barts Art Cart at Birmingham Museum of Art

Drop in to Bart’s ArtVenture for a kids art-making activity facilitated by Teen BMA. For Art Cart in February we will be creating faux stained glass art inspired by two stained glass windows in the Museum’s galleries. Art activities are geared toward children ages 4-10.

Sunday, 1pm – 4pm

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