Looking for something FREE to do outdoors this weekend? Pack up the family and head to the Ruffner Mountain Wildlife Meet and Greet! This event has limited capacity, so keep reading for details and to find out how to reserve your spot. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham Featuring wildlife that's native to Alabama, this educational program will be held in the Ruffner Mountain … [Read more...] about Ruffner Mountain Wildlife Meet and Greet
Ready for some daytime Halloween fun for the next three weekends through the end of October? The Birmingham Zoo hosts Hoots & Howls starting Oct. 17th! Come on out and see your zoo friends from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on October 17 and 18, October 24 and 25, and of course, October 30 and 31! Halloween activities include the Cobweb Carousel, the Haunted Train, and you can even trick-or-treat in the Candy Cave, which is in the Reptile Building! … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo hosts Hoots & Howls starting Oct. 17th!
After being rescheduled from April 2020, Trussville City Fest is finally happening this Saturday, September 26th. Starting at 8:00 AM, downtown Trussville will be ready to tailgate and celebrate! This year, the Trussville City Fest is forty-years-old and is a bicentennial celebration! As always, it remains a family-fun, kid-friendly event but of course, there are a few changes in 2020. First, there will be FREE admission!! Second, activities will be … [Read more...] about Trussville City Fest finally happening on Saturday, September 26th
The Greater Birmingham Humane Society is hosting an online Critter Camp! Sign your child up and get a cool activity kit, access to summer-long online programs, and more! Camp includes online access to more than fifteen interactive PAWsitie Education Videos, a bi-weekly Facebook LIVE activity via the Greater Birmingham Society Facebook page, and a PAWsitive Education Workbook. You can ORDER HERE for up to six children. The cost for one child is $15.00. … [Read more...] about Sign your child up for Critter Camp with the B’ham Greater Humane Society
The Birmingham Zoo will be opening soon! For the safety of zoo staff, visitors, and animals, there are significant changes to their daily operations. The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place on June 8 for members only. It will open for general admission to the public on June 11. Online reservations are required for both members and non-members in order for staff to time guest entrances to thirty-minute time blocks. CLICK HERE TO … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place
The Shelby Humane Society is having an on-site adoption event this weekend with discounted adoption fees! Come out on Saturday, June 6, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM to see all the adoptable cats and dogs waiting for new homes. Previously, pre-adoption visitation has been by appointment only as the public has been unable to come inside the facility. With this event, the animals will be brought outside so you can visit them all in person! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP … [Read more...] about Pet Adoption Event with discounted fees on Saturday, June 6th
Every year in late May or early June, synchronous fireflies (scientific name: Photinus carolinus) put on a show in the Great Smoky Mountains, most specifically in Elkmont Campground in Tennessee, drawing a crowd from around the world. These are no ordinary fireflies, and this is not an ordinary crowd. The Smokies is one of the only places in the world where you can find them. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER and live your best life on a … [Read more...] about Watch Synchronous Fireflies at this rare event online
Need your very own Greyhound? We know of a few who may need you! With the recent announcement of the closure of the dog-racing track, the Jefferson County Racing Association is launching a massive initiative to find homes for over 400 dogs. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live well during the quarantine. The Alabama Greyhound Rescue and Adoption Center, a non-profit endeavor which is located at the track here in … [Read more...] about Need your very own Greyhound? Birmingham Racetrack seeks homes for over 400 dogs