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Girlology and Guyology at Children’s of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama Hosting Workshops for Parents and Pre-teens on Understanding Puberty. If it’s time to have “the talk” with your children, make plans to attend the Girlology and Guyology workshops for pre-teens and parents on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Children’s of Alabama Bradley Lecture Center (1600 5th Avenue South). Girlology and Guyology is ... Read More

Labor Day at the Zoo : First Responder Discount Days

Spend your Labor Day at the Birmingham Zoo! Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train*, zip down the wild slide*, enjoy a Wildlife Show and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Labor Day, the Zoo is offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and up to ... Read More

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Museum Day at Southern Museum of Flight

Head over to the Southern Museum of Flight this Saturday for a day of fun and flying at Membership Day! Membership day is an open house in which families can experience fun and engaging activities at the museum, such as building airplanes and helicopters, free food, face painting, video games and health screening. Families can ... Read More

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Panda Express: Meals the Whole Family Will Love

When school and sports are in full swing we don’t have a lot of time for grocery shopping and sit down dinners at home. We’re always looking for places we can hit up when we’re bustling to and fro. Quick and tasty is always a plus… Enter, Panda Express. Panda Express serves American Chinese cuisine ... Read More

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Sidewalk Film Festival: Guide to Family Screenings

Sidewalk Film Festival kicks off this week in Birmingham. It will no doubt be another great year of films, food, panels and parties. Mixed in with all of those films and parties… Family Films! Sidewalk is actually for kids too! You will be able to see some brand new family-friendly shorts and features along with ... Read More

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Social Media Apps Every Parent Should Know

Statistics show that one out of every five teens has been contacted by a child predator online. As parents it’s our job to protect our kids, but in this digital age it can sometimes feel like a daunting task. And while the apps themselves do not pose an actual threat to our kids safety, they ... Read More

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2019 Holiday Film Series, Alabama Theatre

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year.. and the Alabama Theatre has released their Holiday Film Series. Go ahead and make your plans, tickets are on sale now! Friday, Dec. 6: White Christmas, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7: The Polar Express ($12), 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7: The Polar Express ($12), 2 p.m. ... Read More

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Fairytales and Frogs Day at the Birmingham Zoo

Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the 4th annual Fairytales & Frogs Day on Saturday, August 17, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for the ... Read More

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After School Snacks Made Easy

Do your kids barge through the door in the afternoons starving like ravenous wolves looking for their first meal in a week? Mine sure do. If they aren’t looking for a pre homework snack, they’re rummaging for something quick before heading out again for training or practice. Here are a few easy after school snack ... Read More

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Vulcan Aftertunes Returns for a 15th Season

One of the best events for music lovers in Birmingham returns to Vulcan for it’s 15th Season. The annual event  series invites residents across the Birmingham region to connect and enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views along with everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. The first installment of the series will take place ... Read More