Veteran’s Day at the Birmingham Zoo

In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. * To be eligible for free admission, guests must show proof of military service by presenting a valid military identification card, dependent identification card or ... Read More

Sensory Pathway at Children’s of Alabama

A patient awaits treatment in Children’s of Alabama’s emergency department, anxiously rocking back and forth. Such behavior could be written off as fear of the doctor, but to Child Life Specialist Chelsea Brashier and other emergency staff, it’s often a clue to pinpoint the best method of care. Brashier aided in the November 2016 launch ... Read More

Georgia Aquarium Becomes first Certified as Autism Center

Parents with children on the autism spectrum often find choosing vacation locales and attractions to visit a challenge due to sensory needs, dietary restrictions and safety concerns. The Georgia Aquarium is the latest destination – and the first aquarium – to become a Certified Autism Center (CAC). The CAC designation, granted by the International Board ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Nov 2nd – Nov 4th

HELLO, November!! Here are our top picks for weekend fun this first weekend of November Disney on Ice Presents Frozen at the BJCC Be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions ... Read More

Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy

Halloween 2018 is in the books and I don’t know about you, but we’ve got a serious amount of candy. While we love us some mini snickers, sometimes we like to mix things up a bit. Here are a few recipes for you when you’re tired of eating all that candy in it’s original form! ... Read More

Halloween Candy for Buy Back

Halloween Candy Buy Back in Birmingham 2018

If your kiddos hit the candy jackpot this Halloween and you’re cringing at the thought of them eating it all, here are some local buy back programs that will take it off your hands and send it to our troops! Halloween Candy Buy Back In Birmingham Dr. Thomas Dudney 122 7th Avenue NE Alabaster, AL, ... Read More

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen

Discover the full story of Disney’s Frozen like never before at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle. Be a part of Anna’s fearless adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. ... Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or Treating

Getting dressed up and trick or treating always makes for a fun night and we all want to keep our little monsters safe, so as you get everyone ready keep these safety tips in mind! Plan a safe route so parents know where their older kids will be at all times. Set a time for ... Read More

Trunk or Treat in Birmingham 2018!

Hello, Candy! Halloween is almost here and Birmingham has a lot of options for Trunk or Treating! Grab your ghosts and goblins and get ready for ALL the treats! Trunk or Treat in Birmingham 🎃 Birmingham Academy of Martial Arts Saturday, October 27th 5pm – 7:30pm Decorated Trunks and loads of candy! 🎃 Asbury United ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Oct 26th – Oct 28th

The Weekend before Halloween is always busy busy and this one is no exception! Here aour Top Five for Family fun around the ‘Ham! Boo at the Zoo! Over the top fun during the 27th annual Boo at the Zoo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions, themed rides and carnival ... Read More