A few more classes added at McWane!

We love the Little Labs at the McWane Center! They’ve just updated their calendar with January classes: Little Labs: These special classes are designed for children 3 years old to kindergarten age. Children will discover different topics in each Little Lab through hands-on experiments and activities. In order to attend a Little Lab, child must ... Read More

BirminghamMommy Holiday Shopping Guide!

So, we know there are shopping guides all over the internet with lists and lists of the hottest toys, accessories and items – just waiting on you to purchase. We know, we know. So, we decided to put together a different type of list – one more specific to our area – good old B’ham! ... Read More

It's Time for Zoolight Safari!

Enjoy a fabulous night of lights, fun and holiday spirit as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for 13 nights! It’s the only place in Birmingham where it snows every night. Also, enjoy an expanded light show synchronized to all your favorite holiday tunes! Be sure to stop at the Barn in the Children’s Zoo for ... Read More

Holiday With the Animals at the Birmingham Zoo

Come join Birmingham Zoo to celebrate Holiday with the Animals. Watch the animals open specially made presents from the keepers and volunteers. There will also be many kids’ activities such as making bird treats in Alabama Wilds, making puzzle feeders for one of your favorite animals and much more! Please come help the animals celebrate ... Read More

Book Review: The New Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children

There are about several thousand parenting books out there to read. I try to read one every now and then, usually focusing on discipline and character. This book took me a little by suprise… it’s not your typical child-centered approach. The author feels that we need to go back to a more traditional way of ... Read More

Philanthropic Opportunities in the Birmingham Area

**This post appeared the week before Thanksgiving, but we thought it to be so important that it should re-post again!** The Birmingham area is booming with opportunities to serve your fellow man in one way, or another, this holiday season. No matter how busy you are, or how much time or effort you want to ... Read More

Breakfast with Santa at the Birmingham Zoo

Make your reservations early for this popular holiday event. Breakfast with Santa takes place in our Kudzoo Cafe and features a sumptuous breakfast followed by a visit from Ole Saint Nick himself with all of the children receiving a special treat. Call 205.879.0409 to make your reservations today! December 13th and 20th 11 am (all ... Read More

Friday Fireworks at the Summit!

Enjoy fireworks every Friday night at 7pm through December 19th at the Summit. Participating stores offer specials from the end of the show until closing. Gather next to Sephora for a great view. There is music and even a Santa making appearances for photos! ... Read More

Polar Express Pajama Party at McWane!

Celebrate the holidays again this year at McWane Science Center’s Annual Polar Express Pajama Parties, a magical holiday tradition for the entire family. Enjoy The Polar Express movie in the IMAX® Dome Theater and the Magic of Model Trains exhibit in the museum. Then, join the party while treating yourself to hot-chocolate, warm cookies and ... Read More