How’s all that remote learning working out for ya? Need a brain break and some fun things to do? Check out our favorite things happening in Huntsville the next few days below. Plus, much more can be found in our Event Calendar, and you can also enjoy fun things while on the go via our FREE Explore Huntsville app.
LOCAL VIRTUAL SCHOOL RESOURCES
We’re trying hard to connect families struggling with this whole virtual school thing with as much academic support as we can find:
- 2020 Back to School Guide to Huntsville & the Tennessee Valley
- Click here for a list of academic tutors offering extra virtual school support
- Click here for a list of local organizations offering expanded child care during remote learning
- Childcare Directory for Greater Huntsville
- RCM’s Guide to Local Private Schools
- Homeschool Guide to Huntsville
Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
- Kick the weekend off early with the RCM Virtual Book Club on Thursday night. Details
- Stroll the square downtown at the Friday Night Art Walk. Details
- Enjoy a Date Night at the USSRC Planetarium. Details
- Listen to a concert in your car at Lowe Mill. Details
- Play with cool toys and then take them apart at the Earlyworks Museum. Details
- Watch Hidden Figures at the MidCity Drive-In. Details
- Or… head to a double feature at the Scottsboro Drive-In. Details
- The Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair is here for its last weekend. Details
- Snag some of your favorite super heroes for a Free Comic Book. Details
- Get lost at the largest butterfly house in the South at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Details
- Grab some fresh summer produce at various weekend Farmers Markets. Details
- Take the kids to play some free disc golf around town. Details
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
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In Case You Missed It…
- Drive-in movies are all the rage in the Tennessee Valley
- Local businesses offering virtual learning support
- Burritt Cares program offers community support & free days
DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.
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