The Clinton Presidential Center is hosting a temporary exhibit, called “Presidential Pets,” through April 27. This exhibit pays tribute to the pets that called the White House home, and includes items from presidents George W.
The Museum of Discovery’s Tech City features 12 exhibits comprised of 20 activity stations that teaches visitors what it takes to build a city. The exhibits present challenges that can be readily solved using an engineering approach.
Mondays and Thursdays: Lap-sit story time for babies, newborn to 24 months, and their caregivers. It includes stories, action rhymes, songs and playtime. Event time: 9:30 a.m. Event place: Terry Library.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: This program at the Museum of Discovery introduces children 6 and under to science in a fun, hands-on and interactive environment. Event time: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
April 18-19: Clinton McDonald, from the Super Bowl Champions Seattle Seahawks, will return to his hometown, Jacksonville, to celebrate with a homecoming rally, local fashion show, banquet and the Second Annual Clinton McDonald “Iron Sharpens Iron” (ISI) Football Camp.
April 18: Access Gardens Friday Plant Sales are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. ACCESS Stella Boyle Smith Campus, 10618 Breckenridge Drive in Little Rock. Call 501-217-8600 for details.
April 19: Prizes, games, photos with the Easter Bunny and, of course, an egg hunt. The festivities are at the park’s Pavilion #10. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Four egg hunt times are divided by age: 9 a.m., children with special needs; 9:30 a.m., ages 1-3 (with parents); 10 a.m., ages 4-6 (no parents); and, 10:30 a.m., ages 7-9 (no parents).
April 19: The Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Allsopp Park (3700 Cedar Hill Road, Little Rock) for children in second grade and younger.
April 19: The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation hosts the 2014 Earth Day Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Have fun and discover how Heifer International is working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth.
April 19: Discover astronomy with members of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Activities include solar viewing in the afternoon, special indoor programs and viewing through telescopes from 9-10 p.m.
April 20: Pinnacle Mountain State Park is hosting an Earth Day celebration dedicated to going green. Programs will focus on recycling, reusing and repurposing. Call 501-868-5806 for details.
April 22: The 40th Annual Little Rock Farmer’s Market opens in the River Market Pavilion downtown. The market is open on Saturdays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m. through the last Saturday in October.
April 22-23: This Cirque du Soleil show will be at Verizon Arena for two shows. Tickets are $52.50-$152.50. Tickets are available at the arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
April 24-27: The Central Arkansas Library System’s annual event features lots of family friendly activities. This year’s festivities include a story time on Governor’s Mansion lawn, treasure hunt, Lego exhibit and more.
April 25-May 11: This classic tale of love, courage and the triumph of good over evil is sure to leave audiences of all ages feeling happily ever after. “Sleeping Beauty,” written by Alan Keith Smith, illustration by David Hohn, and based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, will be at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on weekends through May 11.
April 25: Access Gardens Friday Plant Sales are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. ACCESS Stella Boyle Smith Campus, 10618 Breckenridge Drive in Little Rock. Call 501-217-8600 for details.
April 25: This class teaches children about the plants that contain dyes that can be used to decorate Easter eggs. Held at the Weyerhaeuser Bonsai Education Center at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
April 26: The festival returns for the third year to bring the community together for a day of artists, music, food and family friendly hands-on activities. The festival is held along Main Street in Argenta.
April 26: Local poetry troupe Foreign Tongues is headlining this event at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. The event features youth poets from central Arkansas and the 2013 Southern Fried Poetry Slam Team Champion G.
April 26: The course starts at Helping Hand in North Little Rock, and runs down Northshore Business Park and ends back at Helping Hand. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the 2K family fun run starts immediately after, about 9 a.m.
Efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of this information but we highly recommend contacting event organizers for up-to-date information.