STAR FEAT after school paddling.jpg

Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Bill and Suzanne Andrews, both fifth-grade teachers at Mountain Brook Elementary, know firsthand how demanding school is and how stir-crazy kids can get after spending most of the day cooped up in classrooms. Read more



Photo courtesy of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Fall is the best time to plant trees and shrubs, and to get you ready, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. Read more



Photo courtesy of Mountain High Outfitters.

Mountain High Outfitters has planned several fun and educational events for the month of June, ranging from a free standup paddleboard demo at Oak Mountain State Park to a beginner overnight backpacking class in the Sipsey Wilderness. Read more


Venture Crew 2010 2014

Photo courtesy of the Nantahala Outdoor Center.

Each summer since its founding, Mountain Brook-based Venture Crew 2010 has sent a group of crew members to one of the BSA high adventure bases. Read more


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