A DINO-mite excursion hits Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure, Feb. 26-Mar. 7

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Are you scared?! Photo via Jurassic Quest’s Facebook

Dinosaurs take over Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure in Bessemer, February 26-March 7, during Jurassic Quest—an exciting drive-thru dinosaur adventure. For a rawrin’ good time, read on to learn more about this event and how to purchase tickets.

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Regions Bank + Renasant Bank named recipients of the 2021 Virtual A.G. Gaston Conference happening Feb. 23-24

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A.G. Gaston exhibition at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute opens July 2, 2019. Photo via Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Are you ready to celebrate empowerment? Take part in the 2021 Virtual A.G. Gaston Conference taking place Tuesday, February 23-Wednesday, February 24 in Birmingham. Read on for details on this year’s event, plus how to register.

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100 Acts of Service from the Junior League of Birmingham opens volunteer opportunities to the public—sign up today

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100 Acts of Service is a new program by the Junior League of Birmingham providing volunteer projects to Birmingham residents. Photo via the Junior League of Birmingham

For nearly a decade, former Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) Community Vice President Lee Ann Petty dedicated countless hours of service to Birmingham. In honor of her memory, the JLB is opening up volunteer opportunities to the entire community through 100 Acts of Service. Sign up today and give back to your city.

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Sign up, log in + get ready! Give your career a shot in the arm at Focus 2021 Mar. 31

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How we do conferences in 2021. Photo via Momentum

Raise your hand if 2020 challenged you. Yeah, us, too. Luckily, a year after everything shut down, Momentum is inviting Alabama women to join them for their largest virtual event ever. Focus 2021 is a 1.5-hour online conference happening March 31 from 11AM-12:30PM. Sign up today to reserve your spot.

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5 COVID-safe ideas for a swoon-worthy Valentine’s Day Weekend in Birmingham

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Cheers to rosé specials, good friends and a Friday night of fun. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now/Taken before COVID-19

It’s valentine’s Day Weekend, and if you’re wondering what you can do to celebrate while staying COVID-safe, we have a few ideas for you. Are you ready? Here goes.

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Ignite your Valentine’s Weekend with markets, deals, last-minute gifts + more, Feb. 12-14

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Valentine, Galentine. Photo via @theroofbham on Instagram

It’s Valentine’s Day Weekend. Whether your Valentine is human, furry + four-legged or even a tasty taco, the weekend is here, which means HALLELUJAH! Get your scroll on to find out what’s happening in Birmingham February 12-14.

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An engineering showcase, an IMAX rover landing on Mars + more this Feb. at McWane

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That wow only McWane Science Center can provide. Photo via McWane Science Center

Looking to energize your mind and wow your senses? Don’t waste another second—visit McWane Science Center this February for an Engineering Showcase and a live showing of the Rover Landing on Mars at the IMAX Dome Theater. Plus, learn how to sign the kids up for Spring Break Camp happening in March.

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9 restaurants for takeout to celebrate Lunar New Year in Birmingham

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Dancers at a past BSC Chinese New Year Celebration. Photo via Birmingham-Southern College’s Facebook

Ready for another new year? Lunar New Year is February 12 and there are important steps to ensure good luck for the coming year. Wear red, clean your house and make sure you eat all the lucky foods. Check out these nine restaurants to celebrate Lunar New Year in Birmingham.

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Shop + save at the COVID-safe Giggles & Grace Consignment Sale, March 5-6

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Mask up for Asbury’s Giggles & Grace Consignment Sale March 5-6. Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church/Taken pre-COVID

Grab your mask and prepare to shop ’til you drop during one of Asbury United Methodist’s most popular semiannual events—the Giggles & Grace Consignment Sale on March 5-6. Learn how to shop the COVID-safe sale early, receive shopping vouchers and more.

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Cozy deals, hot Magic City news + some love in Birmingham, Feb. 5-7

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The only Valentine you need is warm, soft + loaded with sweetness. Photo via @cinnaholichoover

With six more weeks of winter, we’re helping you ride out the chilly weekend ahead with cozy deals, hot Magic City news and some love. Check out what’s ahead in Birmingham, February 5-7.

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Detour ahead—the Mercedes-Benz Marathon has been postponed to 2022

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz Marathon is postponed. Photo via Mercedes-Benz Marathon and pre-COVID

Hold your horses. It was recently announced that the 20th Anniversary Mercedes-Benz Marathon is postponed until next year due to COVID-19. Keep reading to hear their future plans and how kids can still get involved.

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