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Now that school’s back in session, I bet you and your kids are happy to have a couple of days to sleep in. If you’re like me, though, you’ll want to climb out of that bed and try to squeeze in some quality family time before it’s time to head back to class on Monday. I’ve got the scoop on a handful of fun activities that will get you out of the house and get those kiddos moving!

Friday, August 26, 2011

Take me out to the ballgame! The Arkansas Travelers play the Tulsa Drillers at the Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. and tickets range from $4 – $12. 

If you still haven’t caught “The Music Man” at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, now’s your chance! This hilarious comedy is appropriate for the whole family. Dinner is served from 6:00 – 7:35 and the show starts at 7:45. Call 562-3131 for tickets.

The fourth installment in the Spy Kids franchise is now playing! Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4-D stars Jessica Alba, Joel McHale and Jeremy Piven and is rated PG.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

It’s Geocaching Weekend at Pinnacle Mountain State Park! Whether you’re an old hand at geocaching or would just like to see what it’s all about, this is sure to be a fun event! Call 868-5806 to make reservations.

Reeds Bridge in Jacksonville will be the site of living history over the weekend! There will be a festival open to the public from Saturday – Sunday, but the REAL fun will be the Civil War reinactments taking place at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $10 per car; for more information call 259-1959.

Eggshells in the Heights has a fantastic Kids Cook program in which children ages 8 – 12 use fresh ingredients from the Little Rock Farmer’s Market. The class will take place at Eggshells (5501 Kavanaugh, Suite K) from 10 a.m. – noon. Cost is $40 per child; to reserve a spot call 766-7629.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Rhea Lana Consignment sale begins in Conway and continues until September 3rd. Doors open at noon on Sunday at the new Expo Center located at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway. For more information, see www.rhealana.com.

The Arkansas Travelers will take on the Springfield Cardinals at 6 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park. Tickets are $4 – $12, and on Sunday fans have the opportunity to get their photos taken with the players before the game! See you on the field!

Savvy Kids is a monthly family magazine reflecting the unique style, interests and needs of central Arkansas families. In each issue of Savvy Kids, we feature health topics, information for special needs families, and highlight local heroes, arts programs and community events.
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