Check out our list for local, family-friendly activities. 


Mid-America Science Tots 

You can tune in virtually to the Mid-America Science Museum’s storytime every Thursday. This week, their educators will read “Welcome Home, Bear A Book of Animal Habitats by Il Sing Na.  

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 Fitness Friday 

Burn some energy by jamming along with the Children’s Library cardio drumming, dance time and/or book walk.

When: Time varies, check in around 3 p.m. Where: CALS Children's Library and Learning Center Facebook Live Ages: 3-18 

CALS Let’s Make a Meal 

Prep for fun as you and your kids learn basic cooking techniques and easy at-home meals.

When: 4 p.m. Where: CALS Kids Facebook Live Ages: 5-12 

The Bernice Bazaar

The kid and dog-friendly Bernice Bazaar is a marketplace featuring a select group of local artisans and makers. Social distancing and masks required. 

When: 4-8 p.m. Where: 1401 Main St. Little Rock


Paint + Storytime at the Painted Pig 

Bring your young artist to the Painted Pig’s Paint + Storytime for a story and a coordinating simple project.

When: 10 a.m.; 11 a.m. Where: 5611 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock Ages: toddler-5 Cost: $16 | Pre-pay here

Museum of Discovery Free Virtual Dance Workshops

The MOD's Art Discovery series is still on, supported by Arkansas Arts Council! Kathleen Marleneanu will lead students as they explore movement through storytelling. Check out these options for Saturday fun: 

Dance with "The Cat in the Hat" 

This session will bring Dr. Seuss' classic to life with a little bit of imagination and movement. 

When: 11 a.m. Where: Virtual Event | Register here  Ages: 4-6 Cost: Free

Dance into Space! 

3-2-1...BLASTOFF to fun as this session pairs the inspirational story of “Margaret and the Moon” by Dean Robbins with a mix of dance styles.

When: noon Where: Virtual Event | Register here  Ages: 5-8 Cost: Free

AMFA Arts on the Lawn

Each Saturday in March, AMFA puppeteers and artists will travel to parks to create engaging mini pop-up performances. These brief performances will be unique to each location as the puppeteers develop new story lines and build on reactions and ideas from the previous locations.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: Allsopp Park - 3700 Cedar Hill Road, Little Rock Cost: Free Info: website.

BoBrook Farm Spring Fling 

BoBrook's Spring Fling truly offers fun for the whole fam this weekend. Come out to enjoy shopping, River Bottom Winery wine, food trucks, live music, lawn games and FREE pictures with the Easter bunny. 

When: Mar. 6 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 13810 Combee Lane, Roland Cost: Free entry Info: Facebook event page

CALS Acting for Fun 

Mr. David will talk about the work that goes into acting and how you can start.

When: 4 p.m. Where: CALS Kids Facebook Live Ages: 5-12 


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. Plus, check out your local branch for grab-and-take crafts and activities. 

When: Daily at 10 a.m. Where: CALS Kids Facebook page | CALS Kids YouTube


Vintage Market Days 

This indoor family-friendly shopping event features antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor and more! Food trucks will be onsite, so come hungry. Social distancing and masks are required. 

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 2600 Howard St., Little Rock Cost: $10 Friday; $7 Saturday; $5 Sunday | Tickets good for RE-ENTRY all weekend long; Kids 12 & under are free More Information: Facebook page

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Daffodil Days & Tulip Extravaganza at Garvan Gardens

Garvan Gardens's Daffodil Days & Tulip Extravaganza will continue this weekend. This gorgeous display is definitely in our worth-the-drive category. 

When: Feb. 18-Apr. 15 Where: 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs National Park Ages: All Cost: Free - members and ages 3 & under | $15 - adults | $5 - ages 4-12 More information: 501-262-9300 | 

Methodist Family Health's 12th Annual Get Up & Give Collection Drive

This project allows Little Rock families to donate personal hygiene items, clothes, shoes, school supplies, bedding, funds and other necessities to the Methodist Counseling Clinic in their community. Here are the details if you’re ready to get started: 

When: 2/17 - 4/1 Donation drop-off location: 1600 Aldersgate, Suite 100 B, Little Rock Virtual donations: website More Info: 501-906-4210 | email | website