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Halloween is a highly anticipated day for children of all ages, but this year’s celebrations may look different due to COVID-19. Here are some tips to safely enjoy the holiday while keeping ghosts, ghouls, goblins – and germs – at a distance. As with most activities outside the home, if [Read More]
This Halloween will be a unique one for kids and parents, with concerns about COVID-19 piled on top of the usual warnings about safety. And with Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, parents may feel under pressure to make this year a Halloween to remember. But there are some simple [Read More]
The Birmingham Zoo is inviting the community to join us on weekends during the month of October for our new daytime Halloween event, Hoots & Howls! Perfect for the entire family, this re-imagined holiday event will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October 24-25, [Read More]
Testing availability and scheduling due to the COVID-19 pandemic have adversely affected students and families embarking on the college admissions process. The University of Alabama at Birmingham will not require applicants for spring, summer and fall 2021 to submit ACT or SAT test scores for admissions or scholarship consideration. High school GPA [Read More]
When parents heard for the first time that their children’s schools would be shuttered and that schoolwork must be completed remotely, they became homeschoolers overnight. Or did they? Is homeschooling simply doing your schoolwork at home? Many families who have been homeschooling for years gently would say, “No,” and come [Read More]
Today, with only 27% of parents expected to take their children trick-or-treating this Halloween, UNICEF USA is proud to announce the launch of a Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF virtual experience. In honor of the 70th anniversary of this iconic, American tradition, this year’s initiative will be comprised of fun, digital and interactive experiences all while teaching [Read More]
Though much of the school year looks very different for children across Alabama this fall, Girl Scouting is still here and stronger than ever. The Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama invites parents and guardians of girls from kindergarten to senior year of high school to look at how Girl Scouting [Read More]
These past several months have brought a lot of uncertainty during a global pandemic with fears of COVID-19. Now, as we enter the cold and ﬂu season, medical professionals are even more concerned. Delphene Noland is the manager of Infectious Disease Control and Prevention at Children’s of Alabama. She’s concerned [Read More]
Throughout October, Discover Dunwoody will spotlight destination partners and events that contribute artistic and cultural treasures to the City of Dunwoody, making it one of the region’s most creative communities. With temperatures in the mid-70’s, October is a wonderful time of the year to explore the outdoors in Dunwoody, and [Read More]
In 2006, PACER Center started a groundbreaking movement to raise awareness about the devastating impact and often long-term effects that bullying can cause in our nation’s youth. The result was PACER’s creation of National Bullying Prevention Month. Each October, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center leads a campaign that unites individuals [Read More]