Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 24, 2012:
ZOO CREW - Mickey visited with Lindsey Herron from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the Kamodo Dragon. For more information, visit birminghamzoo.com.
ASK THE DOCTOR - Dr. Jerome Williams from Red Mountain Animal Clinic joined us to take viewer questions about their pets. For more information, call (205) 326-8080 or visit redmountainanimalclinic.com.
RACHAEL RAY - Rachael Ray joined us live from New York this morning from the set of her show. She discussed upcoming celebrity guests and special shows she has on tap for November sweeps. The countdown to Thanksgiving is on! We're gearing up for the biggest food month of the year… and Rach is preparing a holiday menu that makes "scents." (No that's not a typo.) Get ready for Rachael's Smell-O-Vision! But, before we get to turkey day…here's what else Rachael has on the menu for November! Halloween Show - Every year Rachael and her hubby John dress up for Halloween. So what costumes will they be rocking this year? Tune in to find out! Plus - a Mystery Trick or Treater makes a surprise appearance. Bucket List Show - For an entire hour, Rachael and our studio audience will be crossing things off their bucket lists. Rach is visiting the Philadelphia Zoo to be a zookeeper for the day! She'll feed the giraffes and lions and play with the animals! Plus - TLC's Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro surprises one 12 year old fan with her bucket list dream come true. Direct from Your Couch - We're taking the show on the road, and Rach could be coming to a house near YOU! Rachael will be hosting the entire show from a viewer's home… interviewing her celebrity guest right in the viewer's living room, and cooking in their kitchen! Regis Returns! - Regis is back, and this time he's bringing some of basketball's biggest stars with him for our "Courtside Cookoff!" NBA players will compete for bragging rights as they heat things up in Rachael's kitchen. Plus - Rach is teaching Regis how to make bacon & eggs. 60 Minute Thanksgiving - Rachael is going to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner in just 60 minutes! From turkey breasts, potatoes, stuffin muffins, and pecan pie - you can make all this in the time it takes to watch this show! Grocery Store Thanksgiving - One week before Thanksgiving, we're turning our studio into a grocery store to give viewers all the tips they'll need to shop for their holiday meal. Get your shopping list ready! Rachael will tell you what to buy when, and how to prep the food. Co-Host Mondays - Every Monday during the November sweeps, Rachael will be joined by a co-host --- from new dad Nick Lachey, to hunky chef Curtis Stone, and Good Morning America hosts Lara Spencer, Josh Elliott and Sam Champion. Other guests scheduled to appear in November include… Ann Romney, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Phil, Demi Lovato, Connie Britton, Carson Daly, Rick Springfield, Zooey Deschanel, Ty Pennington …and MORE!
JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us from the 12th Annual City of Birmingham Recycles Day. It is today from 6am until 2pm at Linn Park on Short 20th Street. The City of Birmingham Recycles Day Committee hosts the event to allow citizens to recycle Electronic Waste and Yellow Pages. Envionmental groups will be onsite to share information about the environmental and recycling. At the event they will accept Yellow Pages, Personal Computers, Televisions, Monitors, LCD TVs, Flat Screen Monitors, VCRs, Radios, Stereos, DVD Players, Microwaves, Power Supplies, Rechargeable Batteries, Vacuums, Banking Equipment, Telephones, Pagers, Networking Equipment, Laptops, Keyboards, Mice, Cables, Non-hazardous Medical Equipment, Printers, Copy Machines, Servers, Hubs, Ink and Toner Cartridges, Remotes, Modems, Projectors, and Cameras. It will not accept refrigerators, washers, clothes dryers, dish washers, mercury containing devices (thermometers, fire alarms), hazardous chemicals/materials, light bulbs, florescent bulbs, and bio waste. There will be a drive-thru set up for you to pull through and drop off your e-waste, Yellow Pages telephone books, and cellular telephones.
GARDENING - Learn all about bats at Aldridge Gardens in the next week! Learn about the "Hidden World of Bats" tomorrow from 6-7:30pm. Found in virtually every part of the world except the Polar Regions, bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. Participants in this class will learn many qualities and adaptations of these fascinating animals. On Friday, check out the second annual Horror in the Gardens from 7-10pm. It is a costumed Halloween party for those 21 and up located at the Aldridge Gardens Pavilion. There will be live entertainment provide by local musicians, food vendors with delicious samples of your favorite local foods, many door prizes and a costume contest. Tickets are $30. And next Tuesday you can "Build Your Own Bat House!" from 6:30-7:30pm. This one hour workshop is a fun and educational family project that will also benefit the environment! With the proper habitat and a correctly built bat house, your family may be graced with a bat colony moving into your landscape. For more on all of these events, visit http://www.aldridgegardens.com or call (205) 682-8019.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Mike Dubberly and Jeh Jeh Pruitt try their best to learn about some of the big leaders at the Magic City Classic! They teamed up with the Alabama State and the Alabama A&M Drum Majors to learn a few tricks and some new moves! You must tune in to see how that turns out! Jeh Jeh also takes us to the McWane Science Center to check out the new exhibit with Clifford the Big Red Dog! Gus Mayer brings some of fall's hottest fashions to the studio! The Chilton County Arts Fair is coming up and we check out what all you'll find there! Plus our Pet of the Week joins us in the studio and we check out new recipes from Zoe's Kitchen ... that and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!
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