The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 26th – January- 28th

What’s happening around the Magic City this weekend? Plenty! But, here are our tops picks for fun!

  • The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice – BJCC Legacy Arena

nter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on an inspiring walk down memory lane in celebration of magic and family fun. Dory is back with friends Nemo and Marlin from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory. Embark on a new ocean adventure as they discover the real meaning of family. Travel to Arendelle with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf from Disney’s Frozen as they learn true love is the greatest power of all. Nothing is out of reach for Rapunzel as her friends help light the way. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs make their own magic and reveal we can do ANYTHING with our friends in tow. Buzz and Woody will have you jumping out of your seat in a foot-stomping throwdown; Simba, Timon and Pumbaa prowl the Pridelands; Jasmine, Aladdin and Genie show friendship is fearless; and your favorite Disney Princesses stay strong and journey on. Make unforgettable memories as you explore The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice!

Multiple Shows Throughout the Weekend
Friday – 10:30am and 7:00pm
Saturday – 10:30am, 2pm, 6:30pm
Sunday – 1pm

  • Frankenstein’s Workshop at McWane

Join us as we celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. We’ll explore the intersection between science fiction and today’s science advancements in electricity, robotics, synthetic biology and human enhancements.
Saturday, 9am – 5pm

  • Electric Saturday at CHOM

Have a hair-raising experience with the Van de Graff Generator!
Experiment with static! Make your own lightning with a Tesla Coil!
Saturday, 10am – 4pm

  • Mr. Mac Storytime at Emmet O’Neal Library

Bring the entire family and join Mr. Mac for stories and music each Saturday morning.

Saturday, 10am – 11:15

  • Salamander Festival at Sr Center Homewood

Learn about Salamanders! See displays about fish, frogs, turtles and birds – Free Arts & crafts for kids to make. Food Plate with chocolate or drinks ($1.00) and popcorn. Find out about a new invasive plant that is invading river habitats.

The Festival begins with a guided nature hike at the park before the festival begins – Meet in front of the Sr. Center at 2:00
3:00 – Festival Begins with Animal and Plant displays
4:00 – Welcome from:  Friends of Shades Creek & The City of Homewood
4:10 – Awards, Door Prizes, The Salamander Story, and dancing
4:30 – Presentation – Oak Mountain Wildlife Center Birds – With Owls, Hawks, and more
4:40 – Amber Wilson – Whooping Crane Outreach Program and Talk
Enjoy Music with Rob Angus and his Band!


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