11 Events for Weekend Family Fun
From free creepy crawly bug movies to $1 admission at the zoo, this weekend is full of fun and discounts. Need to cool down? On Sunday, celebrate Loblolly Creamery's grand opening with $1 mini scoops at the ice cream shop!
Here's the full agenda for the weekend.
Whole Kids Club at Whole Food Market: Join Whole Foods for story time, songs and fun foodie activities! Free snacks and crafts. This week's theme is science, with special guests from the Museum of Discovery. 10 a.m. For more info, click here. FREE!
Build Your Own First Aid Kits at Adventureland Academy: The Build-Your-Own First Aid Kit program educates children about basic first aid and injury prevention. The program is ideal for children ages 4 and up. 10-11 a.m. For more info, call (479) 200-9814. FREE!
Arkansas Travelers vs. Springfield Cardinals at Dickey-Stephens Park: The Travs take on the Springfield Cardinals. Then, after the game, dad can head out onto the field for a fun giveaway: Men over the age of 18 are invited on the field to dig in the infield dirt with the hopes of unearthing the remote control to a new TV! No heavy equipment allowed, plastic spoons will be provided. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. Tickets $6-$12. For more info, click here or call (501) 664-7559.
Hiland Dairy Dollar Day at the Little Rock Zoo: On Saturday, July 15, the Little Rock Zoo is hosting its eighth annual Hiland Dairy Dollar Day, which means that admission is just $1 per person all day long. Gates will open at 9 a.m. and last admission will be at 5 p.m. with the Zoo closing at 5:30 p.m. $1. For more info, click here.
"A Bug’s Life" at the Clinton Center: The Clinton Center is hosting a Creepy Crawly Cinema in conjunction with the temporary exhibit, Xtreme Bugs. The movie is free but regular admission fees ($6-$10) to tour the Clinton Center still apply. The movie, rated G, starts at 1 p.m. For more info, click here.
Arkansas Travelers vs. Springfield Cardinals at Dickey-Stephens Park: The Travs close out their series against the Cardinals. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free 16 oz. tumbler. Game starts at 6:10 p.m. Tickets $6-$12. For more info, click here or call (501) 664-7559.
Concert by the River at Burns Park: Show your support for One Heart Playground at this concert featuring local cover band, Tragikly White. All proceeds will suport the inclusive playground at Burns Park where children of all abilities can play together. For more info on the park, click here. Concert starts at 7 p.m. $10 for ages 13 and older, free for ages 12 and younger. For more information, call (501) 791-8543 or visit the website.
"Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" at the Clinton Center: The Clinton Center is hosting a Creepy Crawly Cinema in conjunction with the temporary exhibit, Xtreme Bugs. The movie is free but regular admission fees ($6-$10) to tour the Clinton Center still apply. The movie, rated PG, starts at 1:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Intro to Yoga for Children at Arkansas Yoga Collective: Practicing yoga for children has been shown to increase their ability to concentrate, encourage body awareness, help to develop and improve coordination skills and more. Join Rachel Newell for a fun-filled hour long class. The class will be geared towards children but parents are welcome to join for free. Recommended for ages 6 and up. 3-4 p.m. $10 per child. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
Loblolly Creamery Grand Opening: It's National Ice Cream Day and to celebrate, Loblolly Creamery is hosting a grand opening for the Loblolly Scoop Shop. All day there will be $1 mini scoops. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
"The Wizard of Oz" at Murry's Dinner Playhouse: Follow the yellow brick road straight to Murry's Dinner Playhouse for a family night at the theater as "The Wizard of Oz" hits the stage. Friday and Saturday dinner is from 6-7:20 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, there is a matinee with lunch from 11 a.m.-12:40 p.m. and the show at 12:45 p.m. as well as an evening performance with dinner from 5:30-6:40 p.m. and the show at 6:45 p.m. Tickets range from $15-$37. For more details on the show and to view a seating chart, visit the Murry's Dinner Playhouse website. To purchase tickets, call (501) 562-3131.