Wendy tours the Children's Hands On Museum in Tuscaloosa to find out about their Christmas programs.
Wendy gets some great gift ideas from Lucy herself.
Fun for the whole family is waiting at Wilderness at the Smokies. www.wildernessatthesmokies.com
From field trips to summertime fun, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville will take you and your family on a mission you wonâ€™t soon forget! http://rocketcenter.com
Ann Dolin, author of Homework Made Simple, shares tips that give structure, but not too much structure, at home.
See how camping out in a Bankston Motor Home can bring families closer together. www.bankstonmotorhomes.com
Some youngsters from Tuscaloosa are having their own triathlon. We pass along the details
Mom's and kiddos can get crafty this Mother's Day weekend at Do It Yourself Crafts in Homewood. Turn a handprint into a flower on a plate with this class. www.doityourselfcrafts.com.
We visit Regions Field downtown to learn about the new baseball park. www.barons.com
Rack up on Birmingham Barons gear in the new sports shop. www.barons.com
Meet Spain Park High School Teacher of the Year and learn ways to help your teen along the path to success.
This three day symposium will include lessons of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement along with youth activism and the struggle for human rights. For more information on speakers and to register visit www.bcri.org.
Natalie Kelly of My Green Birmingham.com shares ways to celebrate Earth Day along with its history and a few eco-friendly jewelry items. Visit www.mygreenbirmingham.com for more information.
Picnic for Earth takes place from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Railroad Park on April 21, 2013. Bring your picnic baskets and blankets and learn how to get involved. Visit www.nature.org/alabama for more information.
Get the perfect checklist for your perfect outing and this time, you wonâ€™t forget anything! We also learn about a local store that rents out picnic equipment.
The Mountain Brook Art Festival takes place on April 20, 2013, and features more than 90 artists. Itâ€™s happening at Crestline Elementary School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit http://mountainbrookartassociation.com/ for more information.
Learn how this Birmingham organization is helping to expose students to theatre. Charlotteâ€™s Web, among other great shows, will take place this season. For show times and ticket information visit www.bct123.org.
Alabama Balletâ€™s Ovation is showing April 12-14, 2013 at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Visit www.alabamaballet.org for tickets and show times.
This fun store is a perfect spot to take your children for a crafting day. Owner Julia McNair shows Wendy and a couple of sweet children how to make monster plates. Visit http://www.doityourselfcrafts.com/ for more information. Fashion Therapist Tracy James shares her tips for child and tween fashion. These clothing items are school appropriate and encourage children to experiment with their choices to learn their own personal style. Mixing patterns is a great way to accomplish this. Tracy James also teaches parents how to encourage children to dress appropriately yet stylishly at the same time. Visit www.chicmadesimple.com for more information.