Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for April 11, 2014:
SCHOOL VIOLENCE - We still don 't know a motive for the stabbing
rampage a 16 year old went on in Pennsylvania but his attorney has alluded to
the possiblity Alex Hibral was bullied
however - an FBI source tells cnn hribal was quote disaffected - perhaps a loaner - but not bullied." Whether bullying turns out to be one of the factors - schools are concerned about the issue today more than ever before. Dr. Sherri Savage the head of counseling for Jefferson County schools talked about ways to talk with students about bullying.
JEH JEH LIVE - The Birmingham Botanical Gardens 2014 Spring Plant Sale will be held this weekendfor the public. It will be in the former J.C. Penney at Century Plaza (7580 Crestwood Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35210). The sale runs 9am-7pm on Friday, 9am to 5pm on Sunday, and 11am until 3pm on Sunday. Admission is free. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Gardens the first 50 shoppers on Friday will receive a free signature plant.
ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joins us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a
new animal. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to
BARGAIN MOM - Bass Pro Shops released their spring in-store schedule featuring free pictures with a bunny, egg hunts and more.
This Saturday and Sunday there will be a free craft event from 1 to 4 p.m.
Bunny pictures are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be an egg hunt at 2 p.m. for one hour for ages 2 to 10.
Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the main entrance. Find 5 eggs and return to registration for candy.
Over spring break my family visited the Creation Museum in Kentucky since kids are free in 2014.
One of the films shown at the museum is 'The Last Adam.' The MP4 download is normally $7.99 but for a limited time you can download it for free using the code: EASTER20. Jump on this offer, it's a great film and only 33 minutes long.
The code is good through April 30. http://www.answersingenesis.org/ store
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COMEDIAN ERIK GRIFFIN - Erik Griffin, a first generation, American born comedian/actor, is hardworking, ambitious, talented, and most importantly, "funny," according to his mother. Griffin made the decision in 2003 to quit his job and plunge headlong into making comedy his full-time occupation. This challenge paid off, and Griffin will next be seen as a recurring character on the new Comedy Central series, Workaholics, as Montez Walker.
JAZZ MUSIC - Intimate Jazz and Conversations with Saxophonist Paul Taylor
TK Productions & Events LLC
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Paul Taylor grew up in Denver, where he took up the saxophone at the age of seven. He played in school bands, and in high school joined a Top 40 band called Mixed Company.
COACH SARAH PATTERSON - The Gymtide coach talked about the upcoming NCAA Girls' Gymnastics Championship at the BJCC in Birmingham. The team will be going for Alabama's 7th national gymnastics title. Coach says the team has put in lots of practice hours.
CHEF CHRIS ZAPALOWSKI - cooked up breakfast burritos.
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