If you’re not going to be at the ball park this weekend, here are some FREE things going on in and around St. Clair County & Jefferson Counties:
Barnes and Noble: Saturday, July 11th, at 11:00 am
Join a free story time. Different locations offer different stories. Check the website or call to confirm before you go.
Storytime book: DC Comics Pop Up Story Time
Check out the Barnes & Noble near you for more storytime hours! Different stores do more story times on different days of the week!
Don’t forget to fill out your Barnes & Noble summer reading log so you can pick up your FREE book while you’re there for storytime!
Birmingham Museum of Art: Saturday, July 11th
Bart’s Art Cart // Set Sail 11:00-12:00
This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!
Set Sail!: Create a sailboat to take on your summer adventures. All hands on deck, sailors!
Bart’s Books // Madeline and the Cats of Rome 11:00-12:00
Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.
Tons of fun for kids and families in the Hands On Art Galleries at the Museum. General admission to the museum is always FREE!
Books-a-million: Saturday, July 11th, 2:00pm
Summer Fun Camp: Minions
Everyone’s favorite little yellow friends are back in action this summer! Bring your friends to Books-a-Million and craft your own Minions goggles and play games!
Looking Ahead: Percy Jackson event on July 18th
Home Depot: no activities this weekend
Looking Ahead: next workshop is August 1st
Lowe’s: Saturday, July 11th, 10:00am
Build Black Widow’s Sky Cycle
Looking Ahead: Avengers workshops in July.
Michael’s: Friday, July 10th, 10:00 am to 12:00pm
Passport to Imagination: Faux Stained Glass
***Passport to Imagination events are happening all summer. They are $5 per session or $12 will get a pass for 3.
Saturday, July 11th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Michael’s Kid’s Club: Foam Printing
***Michael’s Kid’s Club Crafts cost $2 per child
Drop in for a 30 minutes craft – ages 3 and up.
Looking ahead: crafts coming up for the next 3 Saturdays!
Williams-Sonoma: Saturday, July 11th, 10:00 am
FREE Junior Chef class!
Salt is an amazing way to bring out the flavors in everything you cook. We’ll teach you how to cook on a salt plate, from Chicken and Corn Quesadillas to Chocolate Chip Cookies! Then we’ll teach you how to use different flavored salts on your favorite foods, from popcorn to veggies skewers. Suitable for ages 8-13.
Looking ahead: Classes every Saturday in July!