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Weekend Roundup January 22-24

Weekend Roundup January 22-24

Looks like the wintry weather has finally arrived in Huntsville! Most people are in hibernation mode, but if you’re getting a little stir-crazy we’ve got some great events in our Weekend Roundup below.

Each Thursday we list our favorite free and/or cheap family events happening in town, along with a few that are definitely worth the splurge. There are even more to be found in our full Event Calendar.

NOTE: With the winter weather being unpredictable this weekend, we strongly advise calling ahead and checking with event venues before you make the journey. You never know when one will reschedule due to road conditions, or even a malfunctioning heating unit.

Free & Cheap Events

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Weekend Storytimes

Friday & Saturday
Cost: FREE
Various Locations

There’s nothing like curling up with a good book when it’s cold outside! Families and kids have several options to do that this weekend at several branches of our local library, as well as B&N.
Little Bits Lap Sit Storytime – Friday at 9:30
Little Wanderers Storytime – Friday at 10:30
Family Storytime in Madison – Saturday at 10:00
Barnes & Noble Storytime – Saturday at 11:00

Once Upon a Winter’s Night

Friday from 6-8 PM  Rescheduled to Feb. 19 Due to Weather
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

This fairy tale themed celebration will take place after normal library hours and include puppet shows, games, crafts, and more. Call 256-461-0046 for more details.

Whole Foods Kids Club

Saturday 9-11 AM
Cost: FREE
Whole Foods Huntsville | More Info

Bricks4Kidz is bringing their LEGO robotic creations to demonstrate and interact with your family. You’ll be able to make some colorful spin art and play with the paper crinkling machine too!

Get a Ticket to Ride

Saturday at 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Barnes & Noble Jones Valley | More Info

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to play this awesome adventure board game, your family can get a tutorial at the bookstore cafe. Ticket to Ride is super fun, and a great game for chilly days!

Planetarium Show

Saturday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $5 – FREE
VBAS Planetarium | More Info

Star gazing on cold clear nights is so much fun! You’ve got a chance to do just that with other astronomy enthusiasts on top of Monte Sano. Read our full review.

Worth the Money

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Seeds to Sprouts

Friday at 10:00 AMCancelled due to weather
Cost: $8 for first child, $5 for each additional sibling in the same family
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Enjoy exciting stories, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Today’s class is all about – you guessed it – SNOW. Read our full review. 

Parents Night Out Talent Show

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: $20 for first child, $10 for additional siblings
Alexander’s Martial Arts, Madison | More Info

You and your SO can have a little bit of time together without kids, but the kids will be having a blast at this Kids Night In. They’ll plan a talent show, eat pizza, play games & even learn a few karate moves.

See Also

Royal Fun Night

Friday from 6:30 – 8:30 PMRescheduled to Friday, Feb. 5th due to weather
Cost: $10 for members, $12 non-members, kids under 2 are free
Sci-Quest | More Info

Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all princesses and knights who want to learn about medieval science! Enjoy a royal evening with special guests Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Sir Lancelot from the Knights of the Round Table.

Comic Science Improv

Friday at 7:00 PM – Cancelled due to weather
Cost: $7 at the door; $5 each or $20 for four online; children 8 and under FREE
Crosswinds Church | More Info

Enjoy some hilarious family-friendly fun and local comic improv. The audience is always encouraged to participate, and fans of “Who’s Line Is It Anyway” will be happy campers.

Paint a Penguin Create Date

Saturday from 2-4 PM
Cost: $45 for one adult and one kid
Spirited Art | More Info

Kids should grab one of their favorite grownups for this “Create Date” – canvas and all other supplies included, plus hot cocoa!

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