Babypalooza’s weekly round-up of the best things to do with kids in Birmingham, February 26 – March 4, 2023. Find fun family events near you including Read Across America Week, Cottontails Village Arts & Craft Show, BAMOM Twice as Nice Sale, Home Depot’s Pinball Craft Kids Workshop, and Birmingham Yoga’s Prenatal Yoga.
Birmingham Event Guide for Kids
MARCH 2 – 6
Read Across America Week
Multiple Locations in Birmingham
Read Across America Week is an annual event that celebrates reading and literacy in the United States. During this week-long event, people of all ages are encouraged to read and share their love of books. One way to participate is by reviewing the recommended titles in the Read Across America Calendar, which features books for all age groups and interests.
From classic children’s tales to inspiring biographies and thought-provoking fiction, the calendar offers a diverse selection of books that can appeal to a wide range of readers. By exploring these titles and sharing them with others, participants can discover new stories and ideas, deepen their appreciation for literature, and foster a lifelong love of reading.
MARCH 3 – 5
Cottontails Village Arts & Craft Show
Cottontail’s Village Festival is a highly anticipated event every spring as a division of the Christmas Village Festival. The festival provides a fun and exciting way for families and friends to come together and celebrate the arrival of the new season. With over 200 booths, visitors can browse various gifts from vendors across the United States. The festival features everything from arts and crafts to clothing, food, and jewelry. Admission is free for children under six years old, and tickets can be purchased online or at the BJCC ticket window during the event.
BAMOM Twice as Nice Sale
Metropolitan Church of God
The BAMOM Twice as Nice Consignment Sale offers new and gently used infant, children’s, and maternity clothing, shoes, toys, books, and more. The sale allows parents to purchase high-quality items at affordable prices. Only cash, Mastercard, and Visa are accepted at the sale. Strollers are prohibited on Friday, so visitors are advised to plan accordingly. A shopping bag will be provided to carry all the fantastic finds. With a wide variety of items, the BAMOM Twice as Nice Consignment Sale event promises an enjoyable experience for anyone looking for quality children’s and maternity items.
Pinball Craft Kids Workshop
Ages 5 – 12
During the workshop, children will learn how to create their pinball machine using wood, nails, and other materials. The event is suitable for children aged 5-12 and provides a great opportunity to learn new skills while having fun. All participants will receive a certificate of achievement, an apron, and a commemorative pin. The workshop is free, but registration is required, so interested families should sign up early to secure their spot. The Pinball Craft Kids Workshop at Home Depot is a fantastic way to inspire creativity and encourage children to love DIY.
A LOOK AHEAD
The event offers a gentle yoga practice that is specifically designed to help expectant mothers strengthen their bodies, reduce stress, and prepare for childbirth. The class is led by experienced instructors who provide participants with a supportive and nurturing environment. Prenatal Yoga is suitable for all stages of pregnancy, and no prior yoga experience is required. The class is in a comfortable and spacious studio with props to enhance the practice.
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