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Your Guide To Geocaching In Birmingham

Are you familiar with Geocaching? If you have kids, you need to know about this activity, it’s great to do as a family and while staying socially distant! Geocaching is a treasure hunting game where you use a GPS to hide and seek containers in random places all over the world. You might be surprised ... Read More

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Alabama’s 15th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, and ends at midnight Sunday, July 19, 2020, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Here’s what you can save on. CLOTHING ... Read More

How Hot Is Too Hot For Outdoor Play

Summer is officially upon us and the temps are rising.  Most kids just don’t care how hot, cold or rainy it is outside and after a few days stuck inside with them fighting and bickering, you probably won’t care either. In fact, you might even pull a trick that my Mom used to pull on ... Read More

Fun Indoor Activities To Beat the Summer Heat

When the temps start to rise sometimes we have to take a break from outdoor play to cool off a bit, but that doesn’t mean the kiddos have to be bored, there are still lots of things you can do to keep them moving and creating. Here are some ideas to beat the summer heat ... Read More

25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham

We know that summer bucket lists look a lot different this year as we continue to work on social distancing, but there are still plenty of things to do, here are our ideas for you! 25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham Where to See Animals: Birmingham Zoo Oak Mountain Petting Zoo Alabama Safari ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo to Reduce Daily Operating Hours

The Birmingham Zoo will be reducing daily operating hours from seven days a week to five days a week. Beginning July 13, the Zoo will close on Mondays and Tuesdays until further notice. Guests and Members can visit the Zoo from Wednesday through Sunday during the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Zoo ... Read More

Social Distancing Fun at Central Alabama Paintball Park

Hello! Have you ever tried paintball before? I used to be scared to try it, because I thought it would hurt to be hit but my parents found the perfect solution by choosing a low-impact paintball arena. If you are looking for paintball, rather than pain-ball, Central Alabama Paintball Park (CAPP) is the place to ... Read More

Red, White, and Blue Snack Cups for the 4th of July

If you’re looking for a fun little craft to do with the tiny human this 4th of July, try these cute (and functional) snack cups. If you’re headed out to watch the fireworks, these will be great for everyone to have their own personal snack of choice. They’re super simple to make and you might ... Read More

Independence Day at Desoto Caverns

Celebrate the 4th of July at Desoto Caverns! The Independence Day celebration on July 4, 2020 will feature live entertainment throughout the day including shows by an internationally acclaimed professional fire dancer, giant bubble shows, Streetmosphere Shows, Craft Artisan Demonstrations, and more! You will also be able to enjoy  daily tours of the Majestic Caverns ... Read More

Fireworks Safety from Children’s of Alabama

We all love fireworks, kids and adults a like, and they’re certainly synonymous with the 4th of July holiday. With some communities across the country canceling their professional displays this year because of social distancing concerns, there could be an increase in the personal use of fireworks, along with a potential for increased injuries. The ... Read More