The Tuscaloosa Public Library’s summer reading program, “Libraries Rock!,” got underway on June 4. The program, which runs through July 27 at all TPL locations, includes a variety of activities to keep area kids entertained for hours each week.
As part of President Obama’s Early Learning Initiative, the state of Alabama is participating in Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, which allows Early Head Start programs to partner with local child care centers, serving infants and toddlers from low-income families.
The Alabama Veteran’s Reunion will take place on Aug. 26. This is the fourth year for the event, which honors all of Alabama’s veteran service members – and their families – with a day dedicated to them.
According to Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports’ Director of Tourism Development Bill Buchanan, the Veterans Reunion honors every hero in the state of Alabama – and more.
A strong partnership between parents and teachers make for a winning team! Parents and teachers working together equal a child’s success in school.
As a parent you can strengthen the team by:
Land of Oz: Solving first-world problems, one monthly 500-word op-ed at a time.
First of all, where in the heck did summer go? Never mind… we discussed it last year.
If you’ve got kids in local schools, then most likely, your most recent store list size has increased exponentially. And it probably includes a lot of odd items such as, but not limited to:
Here’s wishing all our Druid City Living readers a great week, filled with all kinds of outstanding local events. Get out, get involved, and above all else: Have fun.
Happy Father’s Day week, everyone! (Don’t forget to spoil dad this weekend). This week’s calendar is once again packed with great events for everyone in the family. From the Tuscaloosa County UA Alumni’s annual wine tasting event to the United Way’s Day of Action to all of the great live musical acts set to perform in and around the city, be sure to get out and enjoy yourself.
By Nicole Hall
When you think about tobacco marketing, I am sure you might think about the handsome cowboy, Camel Joe, or maybe even the Flintstones, who were once hired in the old days to promote a certain brand of cigarettes. The youth of today are not faced with television ads, billboards, or commercials, but rather a new marketing tactic called “point of sale.” Point of sale marketing takes place where the items are sold. Think about the last convenience store you went into. What did you see? If you take a moment to look at your surroundings, it’s hard to miss. I assure you, young, intrigued eyes take notice, as they are quite observant. The bright packaging. The discounts. The fruity flavors. They take it all in, just like the tobacco companies want them to.