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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

Stickwork at Huntsville Botanical Garden

Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty has captivated audiences around the world with its whimsical architecture and immersive designs made entirely from natural materials. Now, this novel art form is coming to the Huntsville Botanical Garden with a brand new installation of massive scale.

Included in General Admission

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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Decatur/Morgan County Farmers Market

Morgan County/Decatur Farmers Market 211 1st Ave SE, Decatur

Best selections available before noon, so arrive early! The mission of the Morgan County/Decatur Farmers Market is to enhance sustainability of our region’s farms by providing a venue for the exchange of quality locally grown goods while creating a vibrant community- gathering place. Visit to purchase locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and handmade crafts.

Free
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Pea Ridge Farm & Market

Pea Ridge Farm 250-E Prospect Road, Fayetteville

This family farmers market offers seasonal produce May – December as well as CSA subscription boxes, Christmas trees & wreaths, pumpkins, gourds, and homemade goodies like jams and baked goods.

Free
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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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Reed’s Farmers Market

Reed's Farmers Market 12031 Highway 231-431 S, Meridianville

This family owned farmers market has been in business for over 25 years. They specialize in seasonal vegetables, homestyle canned goods, bedding plants, tropical plants, and hanging baskets, as well as carrying Amish made canned goods and rockers. They also have pumpkins in the Fall and Christmas trees in December.

Free
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Athens Kids Mart

Athens Kid's Mart & Home Accents 100 Hwy 72 East, Athens

Antiques, furniture, linens, glassware, home decor, adult clothing, & treasures! And of course, things for children and babies too. Shop 'til you Drop. Great bargains on new and gently used items.

Free
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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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LEGO Club at Monrovia Library

Monrovia Public Library 254 Allen Drake Drive, Monrovia

Spark your imagination and build LEGO creations at the Monrovia Public Library. LEGOs will be provided, there will be a new fun challenge every month. Recommended ages 6-12.

Free
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Big Ole’ Ballpark Fair

Toyota Field - Rocket City Trash Pandas 500 Trash Panda Way, Madison

The second annual Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair returns to Toyota Field from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 22. From Monday-Thursday, armbands (which include unlimited rides and admission) will cost $30 and admission alone is $10. From Friday-Sunday, armbands (which include unlimited rides and admission) will cost $35 with admission alone also costing $10. Children…

$10 – $30
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Dog Nights at the Garden

Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville

Enjoy the Huntsville Botanical Garden with your four-legged friend! Every Monday night from 5:00 p.m. to close, dogs are welcome in the Garden. Bring your canine companion along to explore the dedicated pet-friendly paths and spend time in nature with your loved ones, tails and all!

$12 – $17
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Kids Chess Night at Madison Library

Madison Library 142 Plaza Blvd, Madison

The Madison City Chess League provides kids in North Alabama the opportunity to play chess for free on Monday nights at the new Madison Library location on Plaza Drive.

Free
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Decatur Park Concerts

Daikin Ampitheatre, Founder's Park Church Street, Decatur

Decatur Park Concerts is a free concert series that offers a wide variety of musical styles in a family-friendly setting. Concertgoers are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.

Free