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“This is for all of Alabama.” Inclusive playground opens in Hoover

A $2 million inclusive playground and splash pad have officially opened in Hoover. The facility, located at 100 Ben Chapman Drive behind the Hoover RV Park, brings to fruition a   — View Full Article

Just for Dads, May 2019

by Ward Williams Growing up in the 1980s, there were lots of different images depicted of the American father.  From the smart and compassionate father from Family Ties and Growing   — View Full Article

Measles in Alabama?

While we don’t know if there is an immediate reason for concern, the Alabama Department of Public Health has issued an advisory about a potential case of exposure to a   — View Full Article

8 ways to help limit screen time

Parents today must deal with something that our parents didn’t have to: managing screen time. With the advances in technology over the past decade, kids are starting on screens before   — View Full Article

Fam Jam Food Fest announced for August 17

For those of us with little ones to feed, it can be a challenge to eat out. What does everyone like to eat? What restaurants are kid-friendly? And how do   — View Full Article

Alice in Wonderland is the show you won’t want to miss this summer!

This summer, theatre-goers of all ages can look forward to exciting, free entertainment played upon stages across the greater Birmingham area in the Magic City Theatre Festival. Building on the   — View Full Article

Easter fun close to home

Easter fun around the ‘Ham by Leah Eagle Hippity Hoppity, Easter is on its way! April 21 to be exact, but before the bunny arrives, here are some events around   — View Full Article

New reading nook opens at the Homewood Library

When the Homewood Public Library changed their catalog computer system to one operated on iPads, it opened up space for them to get creative. “We love to balance screen time   — View Full Article

The cars are coming…to the BJCC!

Few things are more American than the love affair we have with automobiles, and that love affair will be on full display at the 2019 Alabama Auto Show. The annual   — View Full Article

Free ice cream? Sign us up!

March 20 is the official start to spring, and Dairy Queen stores nationwide are celebrating with us. All day long at participating non-mall locations, customers can receive a free ice   — View Full Article