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Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt

Big Spring Park 420 Church St NW, Huntsville

It's fun, it's free, it gets you and your family out of the house and doing something together! It's the Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt.

Free
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Treasure on Gold Mountain

Burritt on the Mountain 3101 Burritt Dr SE, Huntsville

Stake your claim on all the fun at Burritt on the Mountain! Hunt for treasure at this exciting, interactive adventure that comes to life on March 12. Experience the Alabama Gold Rush of 1829 as you shop in the General Store for provisions, build a cabin out of child-size faux logs, pan for gold in the sluice, get hands-on experience with daily chores, and much, much more. Clues are given along the way so you can find “gold nuggets” along with tons of fun. This adventure, geared for children ages 3 to 11, will provide hours of family fun and learning while presenting the rough and tumble life of a prospector and the early history of Alabama.

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Peak Butterfly Season in the Purdy Butterfly House

Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville

The Purdy Butterfly House at the Huntsville Botanical Garden is a must-see in May through September! Peak Butterfly Season is the best time of year to visit the fluttering butterflies in the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house. This immersive habitat is home to over 1,000 brightly-colored native butterflies, as well as turtles, fish, and frogs. Come meet our winged friends while enjoying a stroll among the waterfalls, ponds, streams, and lush vegetation.

$12 – $17
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Storybook Stroll

Downtown Athens Athens

Stroll through beautiful Downtown Athens while reading pages of favorite storybooks, posted in participating business windows. These books all have an ocean theme - the perfect complement to the Athens-Limestone County Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities. Begin your stroll at Revival (303 W. Washington Street), use the QR Code to access the map, and enjoy the book and activities!

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In Full Swing at Huntsville Botanical Garden

Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville

When was the last time you were on a swing? Huntsville Botanical Garden's newest exhibit is an invitation to kick up your feet, let time slow down, and rediscover one of the simple joys of summer: swings!

$12 – $17
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Dueling Pianos at Stovehouse

Stovehouse 3414 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville

Stephen Johnson and Newt Johnson will be playing some amazing and wonderful tunes via piano every Thursday night from May through October in the Food Garden from 7 -10 PM! Come enjoy some delicious food, cold drinks, tasty milkshakes, and great live music! Food garden is free and open to all ages!

Free
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Madison County Farmers Market

Madison County Farmers Market 1022 Cook Avenue, Huntsville

The Madison County Farmer’s Market is one of the oldest institutions still in business. With commercial vendors at each and selling a variety of produce, the middle portion is set aside for produce farmers to sell their fresh fruits and vegetables.

Free
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Ayers Farmers Market

Ayers Farm Farmers Market 1022 Cook Ave NW, Huntsville

The Ayers has supplied the residents of Huntsville with farm-fresh produce for over 40 years. Open daily, some produce is even picked on the very day of its sale. In addition to fruits & veggies, they carry a full line of canned fruits and jellies, custom fruit baskets (they deliver to Huntsville Hospital!), homemade pies, eggs, plants, and more.

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Whiz Kids (Ages 6 and below)

Matrix Gym 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville

Open Gyms are a great way for athletes of all ages to get extra time in our facilities, working on a specific skill or just meeting their friends for some FUN! All Open Gym participants must have an electronic waiver on file if you wish to attend.

$5
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Store in the Store at Cook Museum

Cook Museum of Natural Science 133 Fourth Ave. NE, Decatur

Join for Stories in the Store where Cook Museum will read a couple of stories and children will be able to take an active role in the storytelling. Come early to choose your favorite stool! Story time will begin at 9:30 am outside of the Museum Store. New stories will be read each week. Admissions to the Exhibits is not included.

Free
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Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark (Bridge Street)

Cinemark Monaco 370 The Bridge Street, Huntsville

This is a 8-week program that provides parents and their children a safe, fun, entertainment experience this summer. Each week they will show re-released classic G- and PG-rated family-friendly film. Movies start at 10AM and this year the movies will be shown Monday-Thursday each of the 8 weeks! Cost is $1.50 per show Reservations can be…

$1.50
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Open Gym (Ages 6-18)

Matrix Gym 3228 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville

Open Gyms are a great way for athletes of all ages to get extra time in the gym facilities, working on a specific skill or just meeting their friends for some FUN! All Open Gym participants must have an electronic waiver on file if you wish to attend.

$10
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Winchester Road Farmers Market

Winchester Road Baptist Church 1262 Winchester Road NE, Huntsville

The Winchester Road Farmers Market (WRFM) is a local grower’s- only market and governed by local farmers and consumers. Everything sold at the market is grown or crafted by local farmers and craftspeople within 100 miles of the market. The market gives priority to farmers and farm products, but also includes hand-made and homemade crafts,…

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The Greene Street Market At Nativity

The Greene Street Market at Nativity 208 Eustis Avenue, Huntsville

This is a local, producer-only market where you can know the farmers who grow your food. Items available include produce, meat and dairy, breads, honey and relishes, fresh herbs and flowers, popsicles and treats, cooking demonstrations and live music! Also shop the indoor Greene Street Market Store at 208 Eustis Street, open Mondays – Fridays from 10AM – 2PM year-round, as well as 4PM – 8PM during outdoor markets.

Free
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$5 after 5 at Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville Museum of Art 300 Church Street, Huntsville

Enjoy $5 admission on Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Huntsville Museum of Art. Explore the Museum’s latest exhibitions or visit favorites from the Museum collection during this after-hours event. Wine service has returned. Guests aged 21+ will be able to purchase a glass of wine from the Church Street Wine Shoppe…

$5
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Pottery Class at Holtz Leather

Holtz Leather 1214 Meridian Street, Suite D, AL

Holtz Leather is inviting the public to join them in their pottery studio (2nd floor of their retail location) for their biggest project yet. You will be making 12 inch drape bowls!

$120
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Athens Kiddie Carnival

Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival E Forrest St & S Beaty St, Athens

A carnival just for kids? Yes, you heard us right and it is NOT TO BE MISSED. Seriously, read our RCM review and you'll be lining up. Tokens to ride are just $.50 each and all monies go to local charities. A North Alabama tradition that needs to become your family's summer tradition.

Free

Fort Payne Independence Day Fireworks

Fort Payne Sportsplex 101 45th St NE, Fort Payne

Celebrate our nation's independence a little early with the City of Fort Payne! Join us at the Fort Payne Sports Complex for a fireworks show. There will be no event this year because our complex is being renovated but we will shoot fireworks.

Free