COVID-19 Resources for Families in Birmingham

Our community and many companies are coming together to help ease the stress of the school closings for parents during the COVID-19 shutdown. Whether it’s free meals or online learning classes, there are more and more options for helping parents during this time. We will continue to update this list as we learn more. COVID-19 ... Read More

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5 Tips for Students (and Parents) Dealing with Online Schooling

Many Americans are familiar with the acronym WFH (Work From Home); however, not as many are familiar with the similar acronym SFH (School From Home). As U.S. schools and colleges nationwide react to the global coronavirus pandemic, many education institutions are moving classes online—or planning to—and students are having to deal with the transition to ... Read More

Coronovirus Closures and Cancellations around Birmingham

Many experts have advised that communities across the Country reduce and alter events that typically draw large crowds. As mentioned on our Facebook Page, we will continue to keep you updated on happenings around the city, however some of the events listed on our website may occur while others may be cancelled or postponed. If ... 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

St Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bites

St Patrick’s Day is just about a week away.. Here’s a tasty treat you can try with your little Leprechauns! What You’ll Need: Pretzels (twists or squares) White Chocolate Melting Wafers Rolos Green M&M’s Sprinkles (optional) What You’ll Do: Preheat oven to 200 degrees Top pretzel with 1 Rolo Bake for 3-4 Minutes, just log ... 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

Summer Camp Spotlight 2020, Afilm Camp

Afilm Camp offers summer day camps that gives students the opportunity to participate in making a short film.  Their curriculum is designed so that any experience level can participate and have a great week learning about film. Your student will make a film in a week written by “Big Fish” author Daniel Wallace. With no ... Read More

Birmingham Summer Camps, 2020

Birmingham Area Summer Camps are registering now! Summer time is just around the corner for Birmingham Families, many of our area attractions have great options for Summer Camps to help Moms look like heroes while keeping the kiddos entertained during the Summer Break. Check out this full guide of options available for 2020! Birmingham Summer ... 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