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    Make-A-Wish Believe Campaign Kickoff at Macy’s

    Make-A-Wish Alabama and Macy’s will host Birmingham’s first Believe Rally at Macy’s in the Riverchase Galleria on Thursday, November 10th at 6:30 p.m. This will be the kick-off for Macy’s 9th Annual Believe Campaign. The event will feature the Briarwood High School band and cheerleaders, as well as cheerleaders from the University of Alabama at […]

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    Veteran’s Day Weekend Discounts and Event Picks

    Family Event Picks November 10 – 13 Budweiser Clydesdales will be available for viewing Uptown Birmingham & Riverchase Galleria Nov. 10, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Uptown) Nov. 11, 5 – 7 p.m. (Uptown) Nov. 12, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Uptown) Nov. 13, 2 – 5 p.m. (Riverchase Galleria) November 11 Birmingham Veterans Day […]

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    WonderKid Studios Art Workshops at 2016 Moss Rock Festival

    Make sure to visit the Moss Rock Art Festival at The Preserve in Hoover on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th for great kid’s interactive art workshops presented by WonderKid Studios using the observation of nature as a launching point for creative projects. Moss Rock Festival tickets for adults are $7 and kids under […]

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    Cocktails and Cupcakes for the Cure

    October 25th, 2016 Medical West will host the seventh annual “Cocktails and Cupcakes for the Cure” breast cancer awareness event on Tuesday, October 25th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham. Enjoy a night of shopping, cocktails, cupcakes, hors d’oeuvres, health screenings, door prizes, and information about breast cancer awareness. Take […]

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  • Pumpkin Patch

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    Best Pumpkin Patches near Birmingham, Alabama

    We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Pumpkin Patches near Birmingham, Alabama where you can pick pumpkins off the vine and enjoy lots of other activities like hay rides, arts and crafts, petting zoos and more. 4D Farms – Cullman, AL Website: www.4dfamilyfarm.com Date: September 24th — October 3oth Hours: Monday—Thursday: Closed; Friday: 2pm—6pm; […]

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    Exchange CAP Center’s Child Safety Resource Fair

    Annual Child Safety Resource Fair Saturday, September 17, 2016 Martin L. King Jr. Recreational Center In honor of National Baby Safety Month, The Exchange Club Child Abuse Protection Center will hold its annual Child Safety Resource Fair. There will be over 20 local agencies on site providing information about many areas of child safety. They […]

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    Childcare Resources’ 2016 Fairy Tale Ball

    Saturday, August 27th The 10th Annual Fairy Tale Ball, benefiting children and families served by Childcare Resources, will be on Saturday, August 27th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover River Ballroom. This event is for both children and adults to be entertained with music, food, and characters of all kinds. Everyone’s […]

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  • Alabama Tax Holiday 2016

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    Alabama Back to School Tax Free Holiday 2016

    August 5th-7th, 2016 Starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 5th and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 7th, the state of Alabama will hold its 11th Annual Tax Free Weekend. This weekend provides an opportunity to purchase clothing, computers, and school supplies free of the state sales tax. What items can be purchased tax-free? CLOTHING […]

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    Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

    October 20th-23rd, 2016 Join eight of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies as they embark on incredible adventures, determined to make their dreams come true. Watch Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora, and Snow White tell their stories through artistic skating and acrobatics. Also, experience the sisterly love of Frozen as you travel to the […]

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  • Carmike Movie Series

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    Summer Kids Movie Roundup

    Looking for a way to beat the heat or a rainy day activity? Check out the children’s summer movie series at local theaters weekdays through July. For $4 or less, your children can watch some of their favorite movies on the big screen. Movies begin at 10:00 AM. Amstar Cinemas – Alabaster Tuesdays and Wednesdays […]

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  • Coyote-Drive-In

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    Coyote Drive-In Movie Theater

    Alabama’s biggest drive-in theater is coming to the Shops of Grand River just in time for warm nights with movies under the stars and shopping your favorite brands all in one area. The Coyote Drive-In Theater and Canteen will open Thursday, May 5 with four huge screens, a full-service restaurant, bar and concessions, a kids play area […]

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  • Sculpture Competition

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    Imagination Festival’s High School Sculpture Competition

    The Magic City Art Connection has hosted the High School Sculpture Competition for many years now, which encourages high school students to use their creativity to design and construct sculptures that follow a theme or concept. Last year’s concept “Child’s Play Revived” had students and artists finding inspiration from children’s drawings and bringing the child’s creations to […]

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  • MCAC Imagination Fest

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    Imagination Festival at Linn Park

    April 22- April 24, your child can discover new ways to express their creativity at Magic City Art Connection’s Imagination Festival! This annual event is filled with interactive workshops in art, music, dance and movement to help children flex their creative muscles. They can make anything from posable puppets and clay animal sculptures to Pollock paintings and mandala […]

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    Peppa Pig is Coming to Birmingham

    Everyone’s favorite pig is coming to Birmingham on January 28, 2016 The new live-action adventure Peppa Pig’s Big Splash* brings the Nick Jr. series to life in select U.S. cities. There will be singing, dancing, and fun (including an interactive singalong) with Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Danny Dog, and the rest of the […]

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  • Gift Guide 2

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    Gift Guide: Imagination

    From adults to teens to tots these Christmas gift ideas are sure to inspire creativity and learning. Fat Brain Spin Again Homewood Toy & Hobby There’s stacking, there’s twirling, and then there’s Spin Again! The first ever stacking and twirling toy! Encourages hand-eye coordination and baby engineering skills Instills a sense of wonder as kids […]

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  • Pinterst Thanksgiving Crafts

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    Thanksgiving Crafts for the Kids Table

    On the Alabama Baby & Child Pinterest page, we’ve pinned some of our favorite Thanksgiving crafts. We tried to select crafts that would be easy to make and give you the opportunity to make you child feel included in the Thanksgiving preparations.     Printables: Turkey Coloring Page               […]

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  • Museum Day Live

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    Visit a Museum September 26…Free!

    Want to check out a new museum? You can visit one for free on Saturday, September 26, thanks to Museum Day Live! sponsored by Smithsonian magazine. This annual event (in the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which are always free) enables people to download a ticket that offers two museum-goers free admission at participating museums in […]

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  • Read and Romp 2016

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    Celebrate Learning at Read and Romp-Birmingham

    If you want to get your preschoolers excited about reading, this event is for you. Read and Romp-Birmingham is a free family literacy event for children ages 3 to 5 and their families on Saturday, September 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Learning Tree Park (4831 Court V in Ensley). Kids can enjoy fun […]

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  • The Big Latch On

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    St. Vincent’s Health System to host Big Latch On

    The Big Latch On Friday, July 31, 2015 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM St. Vincent’s Hospital – North Tower To kick off National Breastfeeding month St. Vincent’s Birmingham has registered to be a site host for The Big Latch on event supporting and building awareness about breastfeeding on Friday at July 31 from 9:30AM to […]

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  • Animal-Planet-Hatch-Em

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    Journey To Jurassic World with Hatch ‘Ems

    Jurassic World just stomped into theaters and Disney Pixar’s animated The Good Dinosaur will follow this November! It’s safe to say the dinosaur hype has hatched! Children can journey to Jurassic World from home with Animal Planet Hatch ‘Ems Dinosaurs!   These colorful dinos hatch right out of their shells! Simply place the eggs in […]

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  • What's Up Doc at McWane Science Center

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    Bugs Bunny is coming to the McWane Science Center

    Bugs Bunny is celebrating his 75th birthday and it looks like he took a wrong turn in Albuquerque to have his party at McWane Science Center! Meet Bugs Bunny, as seen on Cartoon Network, and enjoy a special celebration full of fun, food and looney tune science at McWane Science Center. WHAT’S UP AT THE […]

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