Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Babypalooza 10/3/15



The BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama Babypalooza Baby & Maternity expo is the biggest baby celebration in the south.
Presented by Baptist Health System  you can expect exhibitors with health, childcare, and maternity goods and services.
The expo will feature health information from Baptist Hospital, Nursery Design and Baby Registry 101 from Babies-r-Us, baby and maternity exhibitors, product demonstrations, the citywide baby shower, private schools, and much more.
Babypalooza provides a high-energy, family-friendly environment for parents to discover the plethora of resources available to them in the community.

The event is FREE however you must register online for admission and prize drawings.  

For a list of exhibitors, click here

Check out the Facebook page for more info!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Upcoming Events This Week

If you know of an event I should add to the list, please leave a comment here or on the River Region Family Facebook page! Have fun  exploring Montgomery with your family! As always, I recommend that you follow the links for more information and call ahead to confirm. Event information often changes!

Friday 9/25/15
6-10 pm Ballet and The Beasts FREE
Enjoy the Montgomery Ballet in a FREE performance under the stars at the Montgomery Zoo.  Admission is FREE, picnic blankets and chairs are welcome.  Join us Sept 25, gates open at 6pm, the performance will begin at dusk.  Ballet and the Beasts is an evening event at the Montgomery Zoo.  All zoo animals will be in their night quarters during the event.  Select Education animals will be on display prior to the event.


Saturday 9/26/15
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market

9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Tours of the Alabama State Capitol Tours start at the Union Street lobby. FREE

10 am-4 pm Community Safety Day at Burlington Coat Factory/Baby Depot
The free event will include finger printing, car seat safety checks, and additional resources and safety tips for interested parents.* This is sure to be a fun and educational event for both parents and kids in the community. 
 

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow Workshop-Firetruck with Fire Safety Cards FREE
Registration opens 9/14.  

2-5 pm Worldwide Day of Play Pratt Park FREE
The Prattville Games will include relay courses and medals will be provided in different categories much like the Olympic Games. These relays will be open for ages groups K-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, and 5th- 6th grade.
The event will take place at the Amphitheatre at Pratt Park from 2pm-5pm. Children must be on site at 2pm for the event to begin. After the awards, everyone is invited to stay and play in the park and enjoy free hotdogs.
For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (334) 595-0800.



Sunday 9/27/15
2-4 pm Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams- MMFA
Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event and enjoy a jazz combo and special art making activities in the studios reflective of the five categories of the exhibition A Journey Through the Collection: Docent Choices 


Tuesday 9/29/15
6-8 pm Chick-fil-a Eastchase Kids Night






Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. 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. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Local Grocery Deals 9/16-9/22/15

Here are my favorite deals this week at local grocery store in the river region. For the entire store ads and to find locations, click on the links below. 



AG Store
Loined Pork Chops Family Pack $1.19/lb
Bell Peppers $0.50 each
8 lb bag baking potatoes $2.50
USDA Select Bone in Chuck Roast $3.39/lb
Fresh Fryer Thighs $0.39/lb
Yellow Squash $0.79/lb
Four Pack Tomatoes $0.99
Libby's Peas, Corn and Beans Canned Vegetables $0.50

Food Outlet 
Boneless Pork Chops $1.94/lb
Split Chicken Breasts $0.96/lb
Bell Peppers $0.47 each
Red or White Seedless Grapes $1.71/lb
Shur Fine Milk gallon $2.96

Cashsaver 
Family Pack Ground Beef $2.29/lb
Family Pack Fryer Breast Tenders $1.97/lb
On the vine Tomatoes $0.99/lb
Bartlett Pears $0.99/lb
Red Delicious Apples $0.79/lb
Green Cabbage $0.45/lb
1lb Cello Carrots $0.59
3lb Med Yellow Onions $1.48
5lb bag russett potatoes $1.54
Sweet potatoes $0.48/lb

McGehee Rd Super Foods and Renfroe's Foodland 
Boneless Pork Loin $2.29/lb
Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast $2.48/lb
Red or White Seedless Grapes $1.28/lb
Beefsteak tomatoes $0.98/lb
Food Club Sugar 4lb 3 for $5
Food Club Flour or Meal 5 lb $1.88
Cucumbers or Bell Peppers $0.58 each
McIntosh or Gala Apples 3lb bag $2.88
Zuchinni or Yellow Squash $1.48/lb
 
 
 



 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Local Grocery Store Deals 9/9-9/15/15

Here are some great deals at local grocery stores in the river region. For the entire ad or locations, click on the links below. :) 



Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats

AG Store
Fresh Ground Beef Family Pack $2.49/lb
Fresh Fryer Leg Quarters 10 lb bag $2.99
SugarDale Ham Shank Portion $1.29/lb
Boneless Fryer Breasts Family Pack $1.59/lb
Aberdeen Sliced Bacon 12 oz $1.50
Baking Potatoes 20 lb bag $4.99
Gala Apples 3 lb bag $3.00
Bananas $0.50/lb
Tomatoes $0.99/lb

Cashsaver (price plus 10%)
Sanderson Farms whole Fryers $0.77/lb
Shank Portion Ham $0.97/lb
Family Pack Ground Chuck $2.98/lb
Baking Potatoes $0.58/lb
Potatoes 10 lb bag $2.98
Jumbo Yellow Onions $0.49/lb
Red Or green Seedless Grapes $1.72/lb
Red Delicious apples $0.75/lb
Turnip Roots $0.88/lb

Renfroe's Foodland  and McGehee Rd Superfoods
T-bone steak $6.99/lb
Quarter Loin Pork chops $1.68/lb
Cantaloupes $2.00
Cabbage $0.50/lb
Butterball Ground turkey 16 oz $2.39
Tomatoes on the vine $1.28/lb
Medium Yellow Onions 3lb bag BOGO
Idaho Peaches $1.18/lb
Baby Peeled Carrots 1lb bag BOGO
Milo's Gallon Tea $2.50
Foodclub Milk 1/2 gallon $1.50 
Freshland Large Eggs Dozen $2.00


 
 



Friday, September 4, 2015

Calendar: September 2015

September has two of my favorite free events here in Montgomery-Ballet and the Beasts and Broadway Under The Stars. Two excellent, free opportunities to expose your children to culture and the arts. 





Click here for September events at Montgomery City County Public Library
Click here for Wetumpka Public Library events and activities.
Click here for Autauga Prattville Public Library events and activities. 


Friday 9/4/15
7:05 pm Montgomery Biscuits vs. Birmingham Barons. 
Fireworks Friday, Tickets $9 and up. 

Saturday 9/5/15
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market

9 am-Noon Home Depot Kid's Workshop-Football Toss Game FREE
  • Come learn how to make a football toss game
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12
  • All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

6:35 pm Montgomery Biscuits vs. Birmingham Barons
Tickets $9 and up.  

Sunday 9/6/15
1 pm  First Sundays at One. MMFA
Free docent-led tours of the museum galleries. 

5:35 Montgomery Biscuits vs. Birmingham Barons
Fan appreciation Night. Post Game Fireworks. Tickets $9 and up. 




Thursday 9/10/15

7:30-9:30 pm Broadway Under The Stars FREE
Free concert of Broadway hits performed by the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra at the Blount Cultural Park. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome. 

Saturday 9/12/15
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market

6-10 pm Prattville 176th Year Celebration FREE
Location: Heritage Park Fountain. Hometown favorites The Bryan Jackson Band will be performing. Food vendors will be onsite and downtown restaurants will be open. This 2nd annual event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (334) 595-0800.

6:35 pm Montgomery Biscuits vs. Chattanooga Lookouts
Tickets $9 and up. 


Sunday 9/13/15
5:35 pm Montgomery Biscuits vs. Chattanooga Lookouts
Tickets $9 and up. 

Monday 9/14/15
7:05 pm Montgomery Biscuits vs. Chattanooga Lookouts
Tickets $9 and up.

Tuesday 9/15/15
6-8 pm Chick-fil-a Eastchase Kids Night 

Wednesday 9/16/15
10:30-11 and 11-11:30 Tales For Tots MMFA
This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Saturday 9/19/15
6 am-Noon Gigantic Flea Market Doster Center in Prattville 

7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market


Friday 9/25/15
6-10 pm Ballet and The Beasts FREE
Enjoy the Montgomery Ballet in a FREE performance under the stars at the Montgomery Zoo.  Admission is FREE, picnic blankets and chairs are welcome.  Join us Sept 25, gates open at 6pm, the performance will begin at dusk.  Ballet and the Beasts is an evening event at the Montgomery Zoo.  All zoo animals will be in their night quarters during the event.  Select Education animals will be on display prior to the event.


Saturday 9/26/15
7 am-Noon The Shoppes at Eastchase Farmers Market

9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Tours of the Alabama State Capitol Tours start at the Union Street lobby. FREE

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow Workshop-Firetruck with Fire Safety Cards FREE
Registration opens 9/14.  

2-5 pm Worldwide Day of Play Pratt Park FREE
The Prattville Games will include relay courses and medals will be provided in different categories much like the Olympic Games. These relays will be open for ages groups K-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, and 5th- 6th grade.
The event will take place at the Amphitheatre at Pratt Park from 2pm-5pm. Children must be on site at 2pm for the event to begin. After the awards, everyone is invited to stay and play in the park and enjoy free hotdogs.
For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (334) 595-0800.

 

Sunday 9/27/15
2-4 pm Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams- MMFA
Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event and enjoy a jazz combo and special art making activities in the studios reflective of the five categories of the exhibition A Journey Through the Collection: Docent Choices 


Tuesday 9/29/15
6-8 pm Chick-fil-a Eastchase Kids Night








Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. 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. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.

 

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Local Grocery Store Deals 9/2/15-9/8/15


Here are my favorite deals at local grocery stores in the river region this week. To see the entire ad or find locations, click on the links below.



AG Store
Fresh Fryer Chicken Thighs Family Pack $0.39/lb
Quarter Loin Chips $1.49/lb
Kraft Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip 30 oz $2.99
Russet baking potatoes 8 lb bag $2.50
Fresh Green Cabbage 3 lbs for $1.00
Yellow Onions 3lb bag $1.50


McGehee Road Superfoods and Renfroe's Foodland 
Ground Chuck Family Pack $2.98/lb
Boston Butt Pork Roast $1.28/lb
15 lb bag russet potatoes $3.98
Beefsteak tomatoes $1.48//lb
Seedless grapes $1.28/lb
Lays Potato Chips 10-10.5 oz BOGO
Cucumbers or Bell Peppers BOGO
Sliced Mushrooms 8oz package BOGO
Sweet Onions $1.08/lb
Sunkist Lemons 1lb bag $1.50
3 lb bag Ginger Gold or Paula Red Apples $2.48
Food Club Pinto Beans 1lb $0.78
Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast $1.49/lb
Seeded Watermelon $3.99 each
Food Club or Ideal Sandwich Bread $0.88
Kraft Cheese 5-8 oz chunk, shredded, or cube $2.28

Food Outlet
USDA Boston Butts 2 pack $0.98/lb
USDA Chicken Tenders $1.86/lb
Cabbage $0.37/lb
Sauers mayonnaise $1.98
Shurfine Sandwich Bread $0.75
Powerade 32 oz $0.64
Shurfine Milk Gallon $2.96

Piggly Wiggly/Mega Meats
Boston Butts $1.09/lb
Russet Potatoes 8 lb bag $2.99
Fresh Chicken Leg Quarters 10 lb bag $2.99
3lb bag Onions $1.89
 Fresh Chicken thighs 10 lb box $3.99
Seedless Grapes $1.99/lb
Fresh Green Bell Pepper $0.59 each