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Independence Day Celebrations Happening at OWA

Independence Day is nearly here, and OWA has just what you need to celebrate with the entire family. This year, OWA is hosting not one, but two identical firework shows for guests to enjoy. A second show was added this year to encourage responsible social distancing and accommodate enhanced health & safety protocols during this ... Read More

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer is here! That means more time with the kids home and more outdoor activities, here are some tips on keeping your family safe and your home in tip top shape! Update your first aid kit: More time is spent outdoors in the summer months.  We spend time in lawn and garden maintenance and athletic ... Read More

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4th of July Fireworks in Birmingham

Street festivals might be canceled or scaled back this year, but the Fireworks will go on!! Here’s a list of where to celebrate the 4th of July in Birmingham! ChelseaFest and The Big Kaboom Chelsea Corners Way June 27th beginning at 5pm The City of Chelsea is once again hosting this annual event. Food Trucks, ... Read More

Summer Camp Spotlight 2020, Afilm Camp

Afilm Camp offers summer day camps that gives students the opportunity to participate in making a short film.  Their curriculum is designed so that any experience level can participate and have a great week learning about film. Your student will make a film in a week written by “Big Fish” author Daniel Wallace. With no ... Read More

Babe Ruff’s Saturday Cinema: Aladdin

Pack your blankets and join the Birmingham Barons on Saturday June 27th for the first Babe Ruff’s Saturday Cinema Night at Regions Field featuring Disney’s Aladdin starring Will Smith. Relax and view the movie from the field or in the stands. VIP and Reserved Ticket Packages are available to watch the movie on the field ... Read More

Movies in the Park, Veterans Park in Alabaster

To say we’re a wee bit sad about not being able to go to the movies right now would be a huge understatement. It’s one of our favorite past times all year long, not just during the summer. We were excited to see that Veterans Park in Alabaster will be hosting a few movies in ... Read More

Birmingham Area Splash Pads To Keep You Cool This Summer

Splash pads are a great way to keep cool this summer, here are some of the ones we know have re-opened since Covid-19. Please make sure to double check their websites/social media for any changes in hours/days. Birmingham Area Splash Pads Explore Splash Pad in Hoover Will reopen Tuesday, June 16th. Please take note of ... Read More

Bham Strong: New Birmingham Murals That Will Inspire You

Artists along with many local businesses are making the most of the boarded up storefronts in downtown Birmingham, and the results are nothing short of powerful and inspiring. You can find all of these on the block around the Alabama Theatre/McWane Science Center/Pizitz Food Hall.               If you find ... Read More

Urban Air Re-Opens And Offers Free Day For Essential Workers

Ahead of reopening to the public, Urban Air is honored to recognize all essential workers – and their families – with a free day of fun just for them. All those who serve on the frontlines (including, but not limited to, medical professionals, caregivers, first responders, law enforcement personnel as well as grocery store employees, ... Read More

Best Day Hikes in Birmingham

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay socially distanced if your family isn’t quite ready to mingle with lots of others. Here are some of the best spots around Birmingham for a day hike! Red Mountain Park: Red Mountain park is one of our favorite places for hiking with 1,500 acres ... Read More