11 Events for Weekend Family Fun
Your little leprechauns are in for a weekend full of fun!
Kids Yoga with Arkansas Heart Hospital at Whole Foods Market: Join certified yoga teacher Ellen O’Malley at Whole Foods Kids Club for kids yoga! The class is free and any age group is welcome. The fun starts at 10 a.m. Click here for more info. FREE!
St. Patty's Skate at Arkansas Skatium: Let your little leprachauns burn some energy at the skating rink! Wear green and receive $1 off admission. Open skate (roller skating and ice skating) goes from 7:30-10 p.m. Click here for details.
St. Patrick's Day Color Powder Run and Mini-Mile in Park Hill: Something tells us you'll look more like a rainbow than a leprechaun at the end of this fun run. Runners can choose between the family fun run, a 2.7-mile route , or the mini-mile route, a one-mile, up-and-back run on the Levy Trail that's great for little ones. Start time is 8:30 a.m. at Levy Baptist Church. For more info, click here.
Spring Canoe Float at Little Maumelle River: Enjoy a guided tour of the Little Maumelle River and experience the freshness of springtime in Arkansas from a canoe. Pack a lunch, bring a water bottle and wear shoes that can get wet. Stay out on the water from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration is $40 per canoe. Click here for more details.
Paint & Story Time at The Painted Pig: Kids can enjoy listening to "Alan and his Big Scary Teeth" read aloud and then paint an alligator figurine during this session from 10-10:45 a.m. The project is geared at kids ages 1-4, but older siblings are welcome to participate as well. Registration is $16 per child and more info is available here.
Brian and Terri Kinder Concert at CALS Main Library: Rock and roll with the Kinders at this free, 45-minute concert. The fun starts at 10:30 a.m. Click here for details. FREE!
20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Marching bagpipe bands, Irish step dancing, Irish wolfhounds, clowns, decorated floats, international cultural groups and antique cars will all make an appearance in this annual parade. The route begins at Sixth and Main Street in North Little Rock, travels through the Argenta Arts District, crosses over the Arkansas River at the Main Street Bridge, travels through the River Market, up Sherman Street and ends at Third and Cumberland Street in Little Rock. The fun starts at 1 p.m. Visit the website for more info. FREE!
Gardenfest at Laman Library: Mom and dad can get their gardening questions answered while kids visit with animals from Heifer International and Raptor Rehab of Central Arkansas! There will be door prizes, demonstrations, DIY projects and free hot dogs while supplies last. The fun goes from 1-4 p.m. Click here for more info. FREE!
Free Irish Dance Lesson at McCafferty Academy of Irish Dance: Get in the St. Patrick's Day spirit with a free Irish dance lesson! Kids ages 3 and up and aduls can all attend and try this fun art form. The lesson starts at noon and more details are available here. FREE!
“Charlotte's Web” at Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre: A spider and a pig may be an unlikely pair of best friends, but Wilbur needs a one-of-a-kind friend — and Charlotte the spider is a perfect companion. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 for members and $12.50 for non-members. More details are available here.
Girl Scout Cookie Brunch at At the Corner: The sweetest brunch you ever did try. It's Girl Scout Cookie season and that means we're theming entire meals around them! Try Samoas chicken & waffles, Thin Mint pancakes, Tag-A-Long & Do-si-Do crepes and more! A portion of the proceeds go to Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Brunch goes from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Click here for more info.