Snow in the Forecast for Fantasy Playhouse in February

By The Team at Fantasy Playhouse This February at the Von Braun Center, Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre and Academy (FPCTA) flips the script with the world premiere of the classic fairytale Snow White and the 7 Littles. Written and directed by Artistic Director Stephen Tyler Davis, this new adaptation gives power to the princess and … Continue reading Snow in the Forecast for Fantasy Playhouse in February

We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym Who Are We?

By Vanessa and Joaquin Tucker- Owners We Rock The Spectrum Kids GymVanessa and Joaquin Tucker are the owners of a new kid’s gym in Owens Cross Roads. They have two boys Julian (7), and Vincent (6).Vanessa had a vision to provide her son Julian, who is on the autism spectrum, a resource for him to … Continue reading We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym Who Are We?

SPRING TEST PREP SEASON

By Greer MilamOwnerSPARC, LLC The spring semester is an active part of the school year for preparation for college admissions tests. When parents or students call about spring prep, along with other diagnostic factors, here is some general advice I offer as a starting point depending on the student’s year in school. Families of sophomores. … Continue reading SPRING TEST PREP SEASON

Do You Hear What I Hear?

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing CenterTis the season for celebrations, gatherings of family and friends, music and merriment and all holiday things. It’s a time to renew acquaintances and make new ones. Hearing is the vital sense that allows us to maintain relationships and make connections with family/friends; making it possible to engage, … Continue reading Do You Hear What I Hear?

STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR FANTASY PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S THEATER & ACADEMY

Emily Rodrick Marketing/PR ManagerFantasy Playhouse Children's Theater & Academy HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 21, 2022)- State Senator Tom Butler (R) Madison, State Senator Sam Givhan (R) Huntsville, and Rep. Howard Sanderford (R) Huntsville, along with members of the Alabama Mountains Rivers Valleys (AMRV) Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council recently announced a $25,000 grant to Fantasy Playhouse Children’s … Continue reading STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR FANTASY PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S THEATER & ACADEMY

Microwave Dave Gallaher: Huntsville’s Own Roadrunner Always Returns Home

By Tara MelloC.B. Guitars Dave Gallaher, aka Microwave Dave, has been a Huntsville staple for four decades, but this musical aficionado who plays weekly at places like Humphrey’s and The Nook is far more than just a local musician. Dave has played with and opened for such music greats as Aretha Franklin, Reba McEntire and … Continue reading Microwave Dave Gallaher: Huntsville’s Own Roadrunner Always Returns Home

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Presents Charlotte’s Web

(Huntsville, AL) - Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is proud to present this theatrical retelling of E.B. White’s children’s book, Charlotte’s Web. For one weekend only, see this literary classic come to life on stage with a cast of 28 local actors, beautiful sets, costumes, and puppets! FPCTA offers five public performances October 14-16, with … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Presents Charlotte’s Web

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy Opens Fine Arts Preschool Program

Emily Rodrickemily.rodrick@fantasyplayhouse.com(256) 539-6829www.fantasyplayhouse.orgFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy launches new Fine Arts Preschool Program in September helmed by new Preschool Coordinator Maegan McLaughlinHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 14, 2022)- This September, Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy (FPCTA) will expand its educational programming to include a new fine arts preschool pilot program. FPCTA’s Fine Arts Preschool Program will specialize … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy Opens Fine Arts Preschool Program

Detecting Early Warning Signs of ADHD in Children 

By: Taneia Surles, MPH, HAPPI HealthMost people expect young children to be full of energy burned off by playing with toys, having fun with friends, or other forms of physical activity. However, what happens when a child cannot focus at school after playtime? When a child cannot concentrate for an extended period or get tasks … Continue reading Detecting Early Warning Signs of ADHD in Children 

“The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling”…No, it is not.

By Elisa FerrellSchool Board RepresentativeDistrict 3 My dad was a great storyteller and the best with bedtime stories. Whether he was making a story up as he went or reading my sisters and me a book, he had this steady, almost monotone voice that was reassuring, and sleep-inducing, the ultimate goal of the bedtime story. When dad … Continue reading “The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling”…No, it is not.