Receive Half-Price Admission for Martin
Luther King Jr. Day
In the spirit of service this holiday, bring any non-perishable or
canned food item and receive half-price admission to the Zoo during the
United Way Canned Food Drive*. While you're here, watch a sea lion
demonstration, take a ride on the Red Diamond Express, the Protective
Life Carousel and much more! *Limit one per guest.
All Alabamians want to know: will Birmingham Bill see his shadow or
not? Join the Zoo for the annual Groundhog Day prediction at the
Birmingham Zoo Wildlife Stage and find out if we'll have six more weeks
of winter. Don't miss a chance to play kid-friendly games, watch a
special Wildlife Show and more.
9am-10am: Games and more
10am-10:30am: Wildlife Show
10:30am: Photo Opp with Birmingham Bill
February 14. 6-9pm
Join the Birmingham Zoo this Valentine's Day as we discuss
"love" in the animal kingdom. You're invited to sip and
stroll through the Birmingham Zoo's Predator Building as you enjoy live
music, animal encounters and keeper chats. Reservations also include
hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, engraved champagne flutes and a souvenir
photo. Advance tickets only - tickets are limited. This fun event for
guiests 21 and up is one you won't want to miss!
The Birmingham Zoo - Alabama's Must-See Attraction
Mission: Inspiring Passion for the Natural World...
The Birmingham Zoo is an independent, not for profit, 501(c)(3)
Birmingham Zoo, Inc. | 2630 Cahaba Road | Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone: 205.879.0409 | Fax: 205.879.9426
As well as exploring the technology that gets us
around everyday, visitors will explore the way that travel has
shaped the social fabric of our time. Visitors will also see new
technology and get a glimpse of where our future is headed. With 17
interactive exhibits and 8 information kiosks detailing the
incredible technology pioneered by humans to make the farthest
reaches of our planet accessible, Going Places will be a wild ride!
DROIDS SATURDAY JANUARY 7 COST: $30 EVENT STARTS
AT 8:30 PM MOVIE
SCREENING AT 9:35 PM
Includes 1 ticket to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,
1 Drink Ticket and Heavy Hors D’oeuvres 21+ event
Go rogue and join us on the dark
side for an adult night of drinks and droids! Grab some grub at the
Admiral Snack Bar, enjoy cocktails at the cantina, and meet Star
Wars characters under the Death Star before entering a galaxy far,
far away for a private showing of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Come you must. Fun night you will have.
Purchase tickets at the link below or by calling 714-8414.
Weather is one of the most
dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it’s more extreme and
complex than ever. Extreme
Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone.
Travel to the edge of 300-foot tall glaciers collapsing, to the
front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly,
yet mesmerizing tornadoes. Follow researchers and everyday heroes
as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and
adapt to our ever-changing weather.
SLEEPOVER FRIDAY JANUARY 20 Members: $40 Non-members:
*This event is for ages 6 and up.
Minimum of one adult required per three children ages 6-18.
The force is strong at this
galactic sleepover! Come dressed as your favorite Jedi knight and
jump into hyperspace as you head to a galaxy far, far, away! Dinner
will be served on the dark side before heading off to Jedi training
where you will discover the science of Star Wars and explore the
forces of the galaxy. Once you have completed your training, meet
Star Wars characters and enjoy a special showing of Rogue One: A
Star Wars Story on the IMAX Dome. As Yoda would say, “Miss this,
you must not.”
Check in at
5:30. Purchase tickets at the link below or by calling
Mark your calendars for McWane
Science Center’s annual family-friendly event—Beaker Bash! On February 4, 2017,
McWane will present
Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet? Come journey through
McWane Science Center to creatively explore the science of
transportation and the amazing innovations that help us travel
around the planet. Participants will navigate down winding roads,
soar through the air, sail across the seas, and ride the rails to
experience far away places. To purchase tickets, click the link
below or call 205-714-8414.
In a time of conflict, a group of
unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the
Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key
event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who
choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of
something greater than themselves.
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