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FEB. 1-29
Beaks & Barks (link)
Dogs are welcome to visit the Huntsville Botanical Garden every day in February! Enjoy a stroll along dedicated pet-friendly paths or a game of fetch in the no-leash zone. For birding enthusiasts, this is an excellent time of year to grab those binoculars and head outdoors. The Garden is considered a birding hotspot by the National Audubon Society. 

FEB. 7-8 
“Lion King Jr.”  (link)
“The Lion King Jr.” will be performed at Bob Jones High Auditorium by Columbia Elementary drama students. The show tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king.  

FEB. 14
 Pour Your Heart Out 
“The hottest Valentine ticket in town” is back by popular demand. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center hosts its sixth annual Pour Your Heart Out celebration, which includes an evening of food, drink and live music in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. As part of the event, metalworkers from Sloss Furnaces of Birmingham will help attendees create their own Valentine keepsake. A cash bar will also be available, and dressy-casual attire is suggested. For more information visit

FEB. 27 
Party in the Park for Madison Hospital 
Laugh the night away at Party in the Park with comedian Andy Hendrickson. Hendrickson is coming all the way from Los Angeles to deliver his dry, clever, clean comedy to help raise essential funding for Madison Hospital. He has wowed audiences across the nation and appeared on David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Proceeds will purchase 25 new Nära cribs so Madison Hospital can continue providing the very best for new mothers and babies. Tickets and more details can be found at 

FEB. 22-23 
Red Cross Lifeguard Training 
Madison Lifeguard Training will be offering a Lifeguard Certification Course Feb. 22-23. This course offers training in the nationally recognized American Red Cross Lifeguard Program. The skills taught include water rescue, CPR, the use of an AED and first aid. Successful participants will receive American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and first aid. Call 256-468-1384 to sign up.