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Birmingham Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

This Sunday, January 20, starting at 8:36PM, we will experience our only lunar eclipse for 2019. The total lunar eclipse will last approximately five hours, and will end at 1:48AM on January 21st. Totality is expected to occur at 11:12PM. If you would like to get out and witness this for yourself, you’re in luck! ... Read More

BrickFair Alabama LEGO Fan Expo

The BrickFair LEGO Fan Expo is coming back to the Magic City!! If you have (or you are) a LEGO Fanatic, you’re going to want to make plans to attend! BrickFair offers endless inspiration, playing opportunities, camaraderie and chances to win LEGO! Explore the larger LEGO community, discover creative building techniques and take home great ... Read More

Kick off the New Year with Clean Carpets

If you think carpet cleaning is best saved for your spring cleaning ritual, you might want to reconsider.  Seemingly minor spots and stains from holiday entertaining and kids being home for their extended break, can become permanent without proper cleaning and the fibers of your quality carpets and rugs can begin to break down and ... Read More

Kids and Online Safety

Texting, sharing photos and instant messaging is how kids socialize today. But many of them use these tools to threaten, gang up on and cyberbully other kids. According to new survey findings from the University of Phoenix: Three in four US adults (76%) are concerned for the online safety of children under the age of ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 11th – 13th

  Bulls Broncs and Barrels – Blount County Agri-Business Center Celebrate an American tradition this winter as the Lone Star Rodeo Company brings its BULLS, BRONCS, & BARRELS TOUR to the Agri-Business Center for two nights of competition. The events get underway at 7:30 p.m. including Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Brahma Bull Riding, ... Read More

Marvel Universe Live

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands in this all-new, spectacular arena ... Read More

Red Mountain Theatre Company Summer Camp 2019

Red Mountain Theatre Company offers a variety of summer camps that teach theatrical craft while providing performance opportunities for youth. Our curriculum includes, vocal, dance, and drama training and culminates in a chance to share what students have learned during the week. “We unlock the best from the students to reach their full potential. We ... Read More

Magic Moments Magic Show

On January 13, Magic Moments will be hosting the first annual Magic Moments Magic Show at the Alabama Theatre. This event is unique. We will be using it as a fundraising opportunity to bring even more magic to chronically ill children in 2019 while also inviting back previous magic moment recipients and their families. Make ... Read More

Recipe: Yummy Hot Cocoa

Who doesn’t love hot cocoa when the temps dip below freezing?  Here’s a yummy recipe to try that is sure to warm up those tiny humans! INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup boiling water 3 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup ... Read More

Craving Comfort?

Bread, pasta and potatoes, Oh My!  When the weather gets cold, I tend to go out of my way to incorporate these little nuggets of comfort into my daily eating habits, and my waistline tends to pay the price. I was beginning to wonder if my body was trying to prepare for some type of ... Read More