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For many years, there have been Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. The ideas were similar, but didn’t always offer the same activities. Read more

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Each child who has received a Magic Moment represents a mile marker of the marathon, Martin said. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Abbey Seale Photography.

When the Birmingham Kidney Walk kicks off April 13, 2-year-old Mountain Brook resident Maeve Campbell will be leading the way as this year’s Walk Patient Chair. Read more

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A one-goal loss in last year’s state semifinal left Zach Shunnarah feeling both heartbroken and hazy. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

After the success of the first year in 2018, the Shades Creek Appreciation Festival is returning the weekend after Easter on April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama Junior Board will host its second annual Pink up the Pace 5K and 1-mile Dolly Dash on Saturday, April 27, at the Crestline Elementary School Field. Read more

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During the lecture, Tankard will be speaking about garden artists and gardens of the arts and crafts movement. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

On the evening of April 22, a portion of Crestline will be filled with community members, families, friends and students for the fourth annual Student Showcase. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Friends of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is hosting its annual Spring Plant Sale this April, but with one special mention: it’s the 50th anniversary of the event. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Tom Lewis.

Due to a discouraging forecast of severe weather, the two organizers of the Dan Anderson Lacrosse Classic canceled the event for the first time in its 15-year history. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

School resource officers wear many hats to support students and faculty. Read more

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Anne Dawson

Every parking space in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens lot was full on Saturday, March 16, with people from all over wanting to take part in the 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Amy Kerper

Two years ago, the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) announced plans to celebrate and commemorate the JLB’s 100th Anniversary. Read more

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State Rep. David Faulkner (District 46) visited preschoolers at Foundations Early Learning & Family Center in Fairfield as they celebrated Black History Month. Read more

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Hal Abroms will be honored at the Collat Jewish Family Service's tenth annual "Hands Up Together" on April 28. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The start and finish was in front of the Grand Bohemian Hotel, with the course winding through Mountain Brook. Read more

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The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors young people across America for outstanding volunteer service. Read more

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Submitted by Kristi Walters

The Sid Strong Foundation recently made its second $30,000 contribution to Children’s Hospital of Alabama. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Birmingham Camellia Society hosted the event, which marked the camellia's 60th anniversary as state flower. Read more

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The sixth-grade Mountain Brook Blazers completed a 16-0 season with a 33-31 double overtime victory over the Vestavia Blue in the sixth-grade girls Over the Mountain Championship. Read more

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