Socially Distanced Trick or Treat Options in Birmingham

If traditional trick or treating makes you a little nervous this year, or if you’re just looking for some extra Halloween fun, check out these local spots for some socially distanced treats! Asbury United Methodist Church Sunday, October 25th 4pm – 6pm Join Asbury United for a drive-through style Halloween Parade on Sunday, Oct. 25 ... Read More

McWane’s Halloween Hunt

Celebrate Halloween with McWane Science Center at the Halloween Hunt on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31! With purchase of general admission, guests can participate in a science scavenger hunt throughout our museum. When you check-in at the ticketing counter, you will have the option to receive the scavenger hunt program. Those who complete ... Read More

Halloween Fun at OWA

Experience all your Halloween fun in one place this October at OWA! With scare zones for the brave at heart, and kid-friendly activities, there is something thrilling for everyone. Don’t miss all of the activities set to entice the friendliest ghost and the ghastliest ghoul thru November 8th OWA Island Movie Nights Join us under ... Read More

Hoots and Howls at the Birmingham Zoo

Join your Birmingham Zoo during the month of October for our new daytime Halloween event, Hoots & Howls! Partake in the happy haunts by wearing your favorite costume. Enjoy trick-or-treating in the new Candy Cave* located in the Zoo’s Reptile Building. Take a wild ride around the Zoo on our Haunted Express Train* and go ... Read More

Drive Thru Trick or Treating at Lowes

Halloween is expected to look different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, with health officials advising against traditional trick-or-treating. But national chain, Lowe’s Home Improvement plans to offer an alternative. The home improvement retailer announced Monday it will have “drive-through curbside trick-or-treating” at Lowe’s stores nationwide Oct. 22 and 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. ... Read More

Partners In Kids Health: Is it the Flu or Covid-19

These past several months have brought a lot of uncertainty during a global pandemic with fears of COVID-19. Now, as we enter cold and flu season, medical professionals are even more concerned. Delphene Noland is the manager of Infectious Disease Control and Prevention at Children’s of Alabama. She’s concerned that families, already fatigued from the ... Read More

Fall Cleaning Checklist from Stanley Steemer

Fall is here and it’s time to start prepping your home! Check out this Fall Cleaning Checklist for everything you can do to help get your house clean and cozy for the autumn weather. Living Room: Dust light fixtures and ceiling fans Wash curtains, blankets, and pillows Replace light blankets with warmer ones Dust furniture and ... Read More

Should You Invest in Upgrades Before Listing Your Home?

Most people have wandered through new home developments and perused Instagram and Pinterest wishing their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older floorplan and design. While it might seem ... Read More

31 Nights of Halloween on Freeform is Back!

Come little children, we’ll take you away…to a land of enchanting and eerie movies. (Sorry, Sarah Sanderson. We COULDN’T resist.) 31 Nights of Halloween starts October 1st, and Freeform has cooked up a new spell-binding line-up. The Full 31 Nights of Hallloween Schedule: WEEK OF OCTOBER 1 Thursday, Oct. 1 12:30p/11:30c – Willy Wonka & ... Read More

Preventing Eye Strain in Kids

This school year has started in much the way the last one ended, with many districts opting for virtual learning, which means children sit at home in front of computer screens rather than in a classroom in front of teachers. But that extra screen time – mixed with the screen time many children and teenagers ... Read More