Friday 5: Fun things to do this weekend in Northwest Arkansas

Friday 5


Basic Gardening Workshop with Siloam Springs Parks & Rec

The Siloam Springs Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a free gardening workshop this weekend, complete with refreshments and door prizes! The topics will cover:
- Building a raised bed
- Growing potatoes in your home garden
- Attracting pollinators to your garden

Date: Saturday, March 11

Time: 9am to 12pm

Location: Siloam Springs Community Building

More info: Click here

community garden

Sing Along and Story at Native American History Museum

Join Miss Cindy (from the Peel Compton Foundation) for a singalong of the traditional folk song “Land of the Silver Birch.” Kids will be able to sing along, dance, and play along with the song. The Native American folktale and coloring station will follow the singing. This event is free and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, March 11

Time: 10:30 to 11:30am

Location: Museum of Native American History, Bentonville

More info: Click here

Super Saturday: Royal Readers at the Fayetteville LibraryDisney Castle

Your girls will beg you to go to this event at the Fayetteville Public Library this weekend: the princesses are coming for story time! The royalty will read a fairy tale story, and then all your kids’ favorite princesses (and even a prince!) will be available for a meet & greet and photos. This family event is free and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, March 11

Time: 10:30 to 11:30am

Location: Fayetteville Public Library

More info: Click here

LEGO Batman Make & Take Event16836065_1342216632467557_6092080680757272143_o

The Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville is celebrating The LEGO Batman movie this Saturday. Kids will be able to help Batman protect Gotham from the Joker by making their very own LEGO Batman Speedwagon! Admission is free for this fun LEGO event (while supplies last).

Date: Saturday, March 11

Time: 6 to 7pm

Location: Barnes & Noble, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Jones Center Sunday Funday: Free Swim

As part of the Jones Center’s Sunday Funday series, enjoy an afternoon of swimming completely free! Sponsored by Wal-Mart.

Date: Sunday, March 12

Time: 1:30 to 4:45pm

Location: The Jones Center, Springdale

More info: Click here


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