spring break

Montgomery Library Offering Educational Alternative for Spring Break

IMG_6460 IMG_6450 IMG_6452 IMG_6456 IMG_6461 IMG_6463 IMG_6465 IMG_6466 The Juliette Hampton Morgan library in Montgomery is offering kids an educational alternative this Spring Break. Students, grades, K-12, have the opportunity to participate in the STEM Spring Break Program. The STEM program allows students learn science, technology, engineering, and math through various experiments. The program is open March 24-25 from 9am-12pm….

COVID-19 Pandemic Putting Damper on Spring Break Activities

Goodbye, sunshine. Hello, study sessions. Colleges around the U.S. are scaling back spring break or canceling it entirely to discourage beachfront partying that could raise infection rates back on campus. Many students looking to blow off steam or escape the cold are still going to hit big party spots. But many say they will be reluctantly skipping trips this year….

University of Alabama Cancels Spring Break, Extends Winter Break

The University of Alabama announced Wednesday morning that it will cancel Spring Break in 2021. University officials say it will continue in-person instruction and provide on-campus residence for the 2021 Spring Semester, but classes will start Wednesday, January 13, a week later than previously scheduled. Officials also say classes will be canceled on Monday, March 15 as a wellness/study day…

Coronavirus Affecting Travel

As Spring approaches, may people are monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak, and the impact it will have on travel. Alabama World Travel is a travel advisory agency that has been doing business in Montgomery for nearly 30 years. This is one of the busiest times of the year for the agency. Officials say people are still wanting to travel, but there…

Booze Ban Bad for ‘Bama Business?

In a recent special session, Gulf Shores voted to ban alcohol on beaches. The ban is effective immediately and lasts until April 17th. Many are worried the ban will stop Spring Breakers from heading down south, possibly hurting cities where the economy depends on Interstate travel. Like the city of Greenville, where warmer weather means people start heading for sunny…