A weekend of family fun is calling your name! Check out Babypalooza’s event picks for this weekend which include Holi Festival, Me…Jane, and Kids Saturday at Filter Coffee! Also, go ahead and buy your tickets for Shen Yun!

March 9
Holi Festival
Birmingham Museum of Art
11 AM – 3 PM
FREE

Celebrate life in color at the Birmingham Museum of Art’s annual Holi Festival. Communities will come together to celebrate Indian culture. The event will feature classical Indian and Bollywood style dancing, food from local Indian restaurants, henna artists, art making, and more! At the end of the event, guests will gather outside to play Holi, which includes the traditional throwing of powdered colors.

Schedule:
Dance performances – Auditorium, 11AM-2PM
Art Activities – Main Lobby, 11AM-3PM
Henna – Lobby, 11AM-3PM
Veggie Biryani from Taj India, $5 (cash only) – Café, 11AM-3PM
Throwing of the Colors, Outside, 3:00PM

March 9
Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
UAB Alys Stephens Center
2 PM
Tickets: Adult $15, Child $10

Before becoming the beloved animal activist we know today, Dr. Jane Goodall was just a little girl with a special Chimpanzee toy named Jubilee. They went on outdoor adventures together and observed nature. In this musical adaptation of her story, join Jane and Jubilee as they learn about the world around them and the importance of protecting wildlife. Get to the theatre early for a family-friendly pre-performance lunch. Non-member lunch tickets are $16, with two kids under 12 eating free (does not include performance tickets), or get a family four pack for $60 (includes performance tickets).

March 9
Kids Stage Saturday
Filter Coffee Parlor
4 – 4:30 PM
FREE

Keeping up with the little ones can be tiring. A cup of coffee may be the caffeine boost you need to keep the fun going. Head to Filter Coffee Parlor in Five Points for Kids Stage Saturday. Relax and enjoy your nice cup of Joe while the kids enjoy storytelling, creative dramatics, and music.

March 16-17
Shen Yun
The BJCC
Saturday 7 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Tickets start at $80

You’ve probably seen the posters all over town. Now, it’s finally time to gather the family and go see Shen Yun with your own eyes. Travel back to the magical world of ancient China and experience a lost culture through classical Chinese dance. Stunning costumes, backdrops, and an orchestra like no other will make this a show that takes your breath away!