Weekend Roundup: 8 Ideas for Family Fun
Whether you’re looking for storytime or ASO’s return to the stage, we’ve got details for family fun this weekend.
Mid-America Science Tots
You can tune in virtually to the Mid-America Science Museum’s storytime every Thursday. This week, their educators will take preschoolers on a journey through the animal kingdom with “Actual Size” by Steve Jenkins followed by a hands-on craft.
When: 11 a.m.-noon Where: Virtual | Facebook Live; In-Person | 500 Mid America Blvd., Hot Springs Best Ages: 5 and under Cost: Free (In-person is included with admission) More information: event page
CALS Virtual Storytimes
CALS storytime is on every morning this weekend. Tune in Thursday for a Read Aloud favorite, Friday for a Guest Reader and Saturday for Family Storytime.
When: Daily at 10 a.m. Where: CALS Kids Facebook page | CALS Kids YouTube
Thursday & Saturday
Museum of Discovery Wiggle Worms
This week, you will experience “Snowmen at Night” with your Wiggle Worm at the Museum of Discovery’s weekly preschool program.
When: Thursday and Saturday | 10:30 a.m. Where: 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150, Little Rock Best Ages: 5 and under Cost: Included in admission | Free for members
Snow Place Like Girl Scouts Virtual Event
Come enjoy a winter day and see what all the fuss is about Girl Scouts! Girls can enjoy making ice cream, paper bead jewelry, painting, feeding the birds and building a snowman! This event is geared towards prospective members, but all are welcome.
When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Virtual event via Zoom, register here Cost: Free
Yoga with Wendy Cook Benefiting The Centers Human Trafficking Program
Enjoy a relaxing morning for a good cause. Wendy Cook of Big Rock Yoga will lead a level 1 yoga flow for all abilities. You can sign up for just the session or upgrade your package with a Human Trafficking Awareness t-shirt and Bella Vita Bracelet, designed with input from human trafficking survivors.
When: 9-10:30 a.m. Where: Virtual event via Zoom, get tickets here Cost: $20-$60
Saturday & Sunday
Kid-Friendly Movies at the North Little Rock Drive-In
This weekend, the North Little Rock Drive-In is all about family-friendly showings with three options for kids of all ages.
“Kung Fu Panda” | Saturday @ 6:30 p.m.
“Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” | Saturday @ 8:30 p.m.
“Hook” | Sunday @ 6:30 p.m.
Where: 7318 Windsong Drive, North Little Rock Cost: $20/car
"A Lyric Return" Livestream Concert with ASO
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra returns to the stage with "A Lyric Return" featuring the music of Jessie Montgomery, Claude Debussy, George Walker and concludes with Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis."
When: Saturday & Sunday | 7:30 p.m. Where: arkansassymphony.org | livestreamed from the Robinson Center Cost: $10 donation minimum More info: facebook
$1 Retro Movies at the Movie Tavern
Yeti or not, there are some great deals at the Movie Tavern. This week, the retro picks for the week are “Smallfoot” and “Wonder.”
When: Check here for showtimes Where: 11300 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock Cost: $1 on Sundays | $5 the rest of the week