Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for May 10, 2013:
CLARE LIVE - Clare joined us live from Splash Adventure Waterpark with the stars of the new Sea Lion Splash Show. The only traveling sea lion show in the United States, Sea Lion Splash will be on hand May 11, 12, & 19 and then every day of operation May 24 through July 21st. A mix of acrobatics, music and comedy, this one-of-a-kind spectacle featuring a cast of stout stars from both California and the Patagonia region of South America is sure to delight the young and the young at heart. For more information, visit www.splashadventurewaterpark.com or call 205.481-4750.
JEH JEH - Jeh Jeh joined us live from the Birmingham Public Library in the Atrium of the East Building. He talked with Sandi Lee, Eastern Region Coordinator, about a series of programs on the topic of bullying that will take place at several libraries in our system. He talked with Renee Blalock, BPL Director, about the importance of reading during the summer months. She invites everyone to sign up for Summer Reading. He talks with Janine Langston, Western Region Coordinator, about the variety of programs scheduled for this year's Summer Reading Program and introduces participants in the Prescription for Reading initiative. And he talked with Angela Fisher Hall, BPL Associate Director, about the important partnerships and collaborations that make Summer Reading a success. For more information, visit http://www.bham.lib.al.us
AMERICN IDOL - Mike & Janice talked with Angie Miller who got the boot last night on American Idol. The top 3 performed three songs Wednesday night - one picked by Jimmy Iovine, one picked by the judges, and one picked by the producers. America voted and Angie ended up with the fewest votes. While her time is over, Angie will still go on tour this summer! Tune in next Wednesday and Thursday to find out if Candice or Kree wins the American Idol title.
BBJ - Ryan Poe with the Birmingham Business Journal joined us this morning with a look at local business headlines. He discussed mortgages and restrictions, a calm real estate quarter, and how land from the hostess bankruptcy is up for sale in a popular area. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.
TNA WRESTLER - TNA Superstar Joseph Park joined us in the studio this morning for some fun. The Superstars of TNA IMPACT WRESTLING, as seen on Spike TV Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, invade the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham tonight at 7:30 p.m. as part of TNA's "The Road To SLAMMIVERSARY World Tour."
ZOO - Lauren Kimbro joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a pancake tortoise. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
BARGAIN MOM - Bargain Mom, Christie Dedman joined us this morning with some weekend deals! Aldi has market totes for $8.99 this week. It's not the lowest price but it's certainly a good price for the size. These would make good Mother's Day, graduation or end of the year teacher's gifts. She also gives us two ways to save on Iron Man tickets.1. Get a FREE movie ticket with 4 Freschetta, Tony's or Red Baron pizza purchase. Go to https://www.im3ticketoffer.com/to learn more and to find a participating theater near you. Keep in mind there's a 24 to 48 hour processing time to receive the movie tickets via email.
2. Subway kids meals feature a special code you can enter online at www.tickettofresh.com. It's not guaranteed but you could win a free movie ticket to see Iron Man 3. Also, $2 dollar craft kits. Check the clearance aisles at your Walmart for deals.
Next week on Good Day Alabama, we talk with Dolly Parton for the scoop on what's going on at Dollywood this summer! Dr. Asa Andrew joins us with a look at foods that feed your brain and elevate your mood! We have men cooking this week.... From a "Guy Gourmet" to one man's "Beef with Meat", we check out some new books. We check in with specialists to talk money, your pets, your kids' health, and gardening! The President of the American Heart Association, who just happens to work at UAB, shares her very personal story and her warnings about strokes. American Idol comes to an end as Candice and Kree sing for the final votes this week. We check in one last time with Rob and Jeannine at Magic 96 for their thoughts on Wednesday's performances! Author Daniel Wallace has a new book and he joins us to share it with us! What are the best family cars - from safest to most economical, we check out the top picks! Comedian James Gregory joins us in the studio and so does our Pet of the Week. And it's Do Dah Day week and Mickey heads out to the park on Friday for all sorts of fun that you don't want to miss! Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama.