I have a confession. With a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old, I can’t wait for Sci-Quest’s annual Hands On Trucks event! It’s a kid’s dream come true – getting up close to and being able to touch and climb in all different kinds of vehicles. Wow! More Than Just Trucks Sci-Quest partners with local organizations to [...]
It’s a familiar parenthood paradox – after the first warm days, kids count the days to summer break. But, around June15, boredom begins. I mean, how many times can you sing along with the Sponge Bob, Square Pants theme song without going up the wall? Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent or work full time, take [...]
April showers bring May flowers… and festivals, concerts, plays, and healthy events. Looking for things to do in May, Huntsville? Look no more! Check out the list of don’t miss events in May created by Our Valley Events.
Looking for some educational options for your kids for the summer? Here is the rundown on local summer camps in town. Most are already open for registration, so sign up soon, or risk losing your spot! Sci-Quest’s Summer Camps Hands-on Activities for Children! Sci-Quest has over 50 different camps to choose from. Campers will enjoy [...]
I don’t know about you, but I’ve just about had it with this winter weather. I’m SOOOO ready for spring! One might even say I’m ready to Spring into Summer. I know. Terrible pun, but hopefully you’ll forgive me since I’m talking about an actual event, the Spring into Summer Activities Fair, this Saturday, March [...]
Spring Break, it’s a mini-vacation in the middle of the year for kids. But what are working parents to do when they don’t have the vacation days to spare? Spring Break Camps can be the answer- Entertaining for your kids while trustworthy for Mom and Dad. Learning while on spring break- that’s a benefit everyone [...]
Do you know what time it is?? It’s ROCKET TIME!! Well, it is for Sci-Quest, Hands-on Science Center, who will be holding their annual Rocket Day this Saturday, February 23rd from 10:30am-2:30pm. 3,2,1… In the mood to shoot off some rockets this weekend? Or to teach your children the principles of rocket science? Then this weekend’s [...]
As some of you know though I am no science buff, I do love our local attraction dedicated to teaching our kids about all things science. Why yes, I am talking about Sci-Quest, Hands on Science Center. How IS this possible you may ask? Because Sci-Quest isn’t the boring classroom science I dreaded during my [...]
Working at Our Valley Events, we’re surrounded by events. Some might even say, that we live, eat, sleep, and breath events. After all it’s what we do! And we love it! Asking us to pick a favorite event is like asking us to pick up a single grain of sand: impossible. So when we wanted to recommend some great fall events, we went to our best source: YOU! After all, you’re the ones going to the events, right?
Most of us North Alabamians know the importance of being weather aware. Especially after April 27th, 2011, a lot of us have emergency plans in place for our family. At the very least, you bought a car charger for your electronics so you can stay in touch in case of a prolonged power outage. On [...]