Northwest Arkansas Easter Egg Hunts, Events 2014!

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Easter at the Club this Sunday

16,000 eggs, games and free face painting.

Date: Sunday, April 6th

Time: 3 p.m.

Location: Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

4th Annual Kiwanis Easter Eggstravaganza, Farmington

30,000 Stuffed Easter Eggs, 3 age divisions with several prize eggs in each division, FREE face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, hot dogs & chips, Live Music Provided by Inside Out Studio’s, Games & Activities too! (If postponed due to weather, decision will be made at 10 am and rescheduled for the following Saturday 1-3 pm. For more details call 479-236-7196.

Date: Saturday, April 12th

Time: 1-3 p.m.

Location: Williams Elementary School on Broyles Road, Farmington

More info: Click here

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Rogers Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 12th

Time: 11 a.m. to finish

Location: Veterans Park

More info: Click here to register

Easter Egg Roundup

Date: April 12

Location: Parsons Stadium, Springdale

More info: Click here

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Springdale Public Library, Egg Decorating (kids)

Date: April 12

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Springdale Public Library

More info: Click here

UBC Community Easter Egg Hunt

eggs02Free. Carnival style games, free food, live music, speaker and egg hunt (which will begin at 5:30 for kids 4th grade and under).

Date: April 16

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Location: Wilson Park

More info: Click here

The Promise Resurrection Drama

Date: April 17-20 (5 performances)

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Global Outreach Center, Rogers

More info: Click here

Springfest

This year’s festival will kick off with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at Jose’s and the second annual Springfest 5k at 8 a.m. Following the breakfast will be a full day of fun including live music, a dog parade, an easter egg hunt, belly dancers, a pub crawl, the traditional bed races and lots of other activities along Dickson Street. *The Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11 a.m.

Date: April 19

Time: The Easter Egg Hunt will be at 11 a.m. at the Walton Arts Center Rose Garden

Location: Dickson Street, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

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Fayetteville Egg Drop

For kids through sixth grade.

Date: April 19th

Time: 1 p.m. (egg drop at 3)

Location: Washington County Fairgrounds, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Cross Church Easter Eggstravaganza

Egg Hunt at 3 p.m. on baseball fields at the Cross Church Springdale Campus. Thousands of eggs. 500 prize eggs. Redeem prize eggs at 4:00 p.m. service in the Worship Center. Age division egg hunts: Birth-Prek; K-2nd grade; 3rd-5th grade

Date: April 19th

Time: 3:00PM to 5:30PM

Location: Springdale Campus Baseball Fields

More info: Click here

Easter Egg Hunt, Carnival, Bella Vista

EasterBunnyChildDate: April 19

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Riordan Hall, Bella Vista

More info: Click here

Easter at Orchards Park

basket-of-rabbitsInflatables plus food vendors. At 3 p.m., the egg hunt will start with more than 20,000 eggs. There will be 3 separate egg hunts by age for kids 12 and under.

Date: April 19

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Orchards Park, Bentonville

More info: Click here

Easter Bunny at the NWA Mall

Through Saturday, April 19*

Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Break from 3 – 4 p.m.)

Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (No break)

Sunday, Noon – 6 p.m. (No break)

*April 18 & 19, 11 a.m. – 8p.m. (No break)

Date: April 5-19

Location: NWA Mall, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Eureka Springs Easter Events, all on April 20th:

38th Annual Easter Egg hunt at War Eagle Mill at 2:00pm. Call 479-789-5343 for more info.

Easter Brunch and Annual Egg Hunt at the Crescent Hotel. Reservations are required for Sunday Brunch. Call 479-253-9652.

Easter Sunrise Service at the Christ of the Ozarks.

The Eureka Springs EasterBelles will host their annual Easter Parade on Easter Sunday at 2pm, Spring Street through Downtown Eureka Springs.  The EasterBelles will be partnering with the Merlin Foundation to earmark raised funds for efforts that benefit women not covered by traditional sources. For information on participating in the parade, contact Cne’ Breaux at 703/400-6090 or eseasterbelles@gmail.com.

Note from the mamas: If your church or community is holding an Easter egg hunt or event you’d like for everyone to know about, just post a comment below and share! 

Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: April 2014

Wizard of Oz, Mirvish Productions TorontoThe Wizard of Oz, WAC

Date: April 1

Time: Varies

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

NWA March for Babies

Date: April 5

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Arvest Ballpark, Springdale

More info: Click here

Easter Bunny at the NWA Mall

NWA Mall Easter Bunny PhotoSaturday, April 5 – Saturday, April 19*

Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Break from 3 – 4 p.m.)

Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (No break)

Sunday, Noon – 6 p.m. (No break)

*April 18 & 19, 11 a.m. – 8p.m. (No break)

Date: April 5-19

Location: NWA Mall, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Frog Listening Workshop, Part 1 & 2

shiloh museum logoFrogWatch USA regional coordinator Tom Krohn will teach us how to identify frogs and toads by their calls. Find out why frogs are important, why they’re in trouble, and what you can do to help. Pre-registration by April 5 is recommended.

Date: April 8 and April 15

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

More info: Click here or call 750-8165

Easter Egg Roundup

Date: April 12

Location: Parsons Stadium, Springdale

More info: Click here

Teen Night – Avant Garden Party

Date: April 12

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Location: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

More info: Click here for a listing of teen events

Fluff-Web-Ad-266x375Fluff at Walton Arts Center

Date: April 13

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

Team Red – Pre-diabetes meeting

On Thursday, April 17th, join your American Diabetes Association from 6:30pm – 7:30 pm for the second Team Red meeting! Learn about prediabetes and ways to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes from a certified diabetes educator. Limited space is available so RSVP now to secure a spot. If you are interested and have yet to sign up for the FREE Team Red program, please contact Olivia at owelch@diabetes.org or 479-464-4121. Team Red welcomes anyone and everyone to participate. Together we can Stop Diabetes!

Date: Thursday, April 17

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Rogers Activity Center, 315 W Olive St., Room 207, Rogers

For more info: Click here

Kids Eat Free Family Sundays, NWA Naturals, Dora the Explorer

Kids Eat FREE Family Sundays in 2014 will have various special appearances and all kids will get a chance to run the bases post-game. Dora the Explorer is scheduled to appear on Sunday, April 13, while SpongeBob SquarePants will be at the game on June 22nd.  During the upcoming year, we will also have two (2) Bark in the Ballpark Events presented by Rover Oaks Grooming, and two (2) post-game opportunities to play catch on the field following the games on June 15th and July 6th respectively.  There are also three (3) NEW giveaways scheduled including a special Mother’s Day Picture Frame courtesy of NWA Florist on Sunday, May 11th and two (2) special hat giveaways with one on Father’s Day on June 15th courtesy of OC Sports and our first ever Rally Cap Giveaway courtesy of Smucker’s on Sunday, July 13th.

Date: April 13th

Time: Game starts at 2:05 p.m.

Location: Arvest Ballpark

More info: Click here

14th Annual Glow Run

glow-run-promoDate: April 18

Time: 5 p.m. registration (glow runs later that evening)

Location: Frisco Stage, Downtown Rogers

More info: Click here

Springfest

Date: April 19

Time: Starts at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast

Location: Dickson Street, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Race for the Cure

Date: April 26

Location: Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall

More info: Click here

NWA Mom Prom

Mom Prom Are You InDate: April 26

Time: 7 p.m. to midnight

Location: Holiday Inn Ballroom, Springdale

More info: Click here

 

NWA Calendar of Events + Spring Break activities: March 2014

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

Trike Theatre’s Youth Theatre production of Fantastic Mr. Fox is fun, family-friendly and springs to life on February 28th at NWACC’s White Auditorium. Performances run until March 2nd. Tickets are available on Trike’s website: www.triketheatre.org. Adults: $8; Students and Seniors 65+: $6. Come enjoy this fantastical story of mayhem with our group of talented local youth.

Date: Feb. 28-March 2

Time: Varies

Location: NWACC’s White Auditorium

More info: Click here

Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Fund the Farm

fund-farm-55$5 admission/adult only event. Live Music provided by local bands, including Mike Bewley, Dave Baer, Effron White, Shannon Wurst, Smokey & The Mirror, Candy Lee & The Sweets, and Cutty Rye. Local beer provided by Apple Blossom. All proceeds benefit the Apple Seeds Teaching Farm.

Date: March 1

Time: 6pm until last call

Location: Smoke & Barrel Tavern

More info: Click here

NWA Fashion Week

Date: March 3-8

Time: Varies

Location: Varies

More info: Click here

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Fat Saturday Parade of Fools, downtown Fayetteville

mardi gras paradeCostumes, beads, floats and fun.

Date: Saturday, March 1

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Square to Dickson Street

More info: Click here

NWA Financial Forum

Keynote speaker former Governor Mike Huckabee. All net proceeds from the ticket sales ($20 per person) go to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation.Huckabee will speak on “The New Economy and You.”

Date: March 6

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: John Q. Hammons Center / Embassy Suites, Rogers.  

More info: Click here to buy tickets 

Dancing with the Stars of NWA

dancing with the starsDate: March 8

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers

More info: Click here

NWA Beautiful Girls Retreat

The largest girls’ ministry conference in NWA. Worship, dynamic speakers and teachers, a fashion show, ballroom dinner, film premiere and more at Embassy Suites.

Date: March 7-8

Time: Varies

Location: Embassy Suites, Rogers

More info: Click here

Miss Nelson is Missing

DMiss Nelson is Missingate: March 8-9

Time: Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m.

Location: Arts Center of the Ozarks

More info: Click here

Chicago

ChicagoTNEWDate: March 11

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

NWA Lawn and Garden Show

Date: March 14-15

Time: 9 to 6 p.m., both days

Location: Washington County Fairgrounds

More info: Click here

Siloam Springs Girls Night Out

Gather your girlfriends and head to scenic downtown Siloam Springs for this popular quarterly shopping event! Boutiques, cafes, restaurants, flower shops, and more will be open late and offer refreshments, door prizes, and merchandise specials – all within close walking distance! Bring your mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins and friends to explore the scenic historic downtown Siloam Springs (named 2013 City of Distinction by NWA Main Street Preservation Association), and treat yourself to a truly memorable Girls Night Out! Social Hour runs from 4:30 – 5:30 in 28 Springs Restaurant, where you’ll enjoy a free wine tasting, door prizes, and other refreshments. Retail shops are open until 8pm. Hosted by: Main Street Siloam Springs

Date: Thursday, March 13th

Time: 4:30 – 8pm

Location: Downtown Siloam Springs (streets include Broadway, E. University, E. Main, and N. Wright)

More info: morgan@mainstreetsiloam.org, 479.524.4556

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Father-Daughter Princess Ball

The First Ever Father-Daughter Princess Ball, a fundraiser for the NWA Mercy Family YMCA, is open to the entire community- not just members of the YMCA. Princesses 2 & older are invited to bring their favorite male role model – not necessarily just fathers. We welcome stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles and even older brother escorts to join the fun! We will be serving dinner & indulgent chocolate treats donated by Ferrara Candy Company. There will be a 40-foot red carpet for each princess and her escort to walk as they are announced. Capture Me Photography will also be on-site with a custom designed backdrop created especially for this event. They will be taking studio quality portraits and will provide a FREE digital print to each couple to commemorate the evening. We will also have a dance room, complete with a disco ball, for princesses who wish to show off their dance moves! And for competitive princesses, there will be fun games such as “princess relays” and “princess cornhole”. The cost is $25 per couple and $10 for each additional princess.

Date: Friday, March 14

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA, 5214 Village Parkway, at Village on the Creek in Rogers.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the YMCA at (479) 273-9622.

More info: Click here

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, downtown Fayetteville

The celebration kicks off at 11 a.m. with the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, which will travel around the square before heading north and then west along Dickson Street to West Avenue. By 2 p.m a portion of East Avenue on the square will be blocked off where the Craft Beer Village will be. Expect music, food and other festivities throughout the afternoon.

Date: March 15

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Downtown Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Tales from the South, On the Road

This unique radio showcase of southern writers broadcasts locally on KUAF on Sunday afternoons. Host Paula Morell chooses local writers for performance, accompanied by local musicians and a scrumptiously southern Sunday night supper.

Date: March 16

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale

More info: Click here

Tales and Ales

Date: March 29

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Town Center

More info: Click here

Spring Break Activities for Kids in Northwest Arkansas

Spring Break events, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges will have a variety of Spring Break events from Saturday, March 22nd to Sunday, March 30th.

On March 22nd:

crystal bridgesAll Day: Spring Bingo
Pick up a bingo card in the main lobby before you enter the galleries. Complete your bingo hunt and stop back in the lobby to pick up a prize.

Noon to 3 p.m.: String Painting
Drop in anytime between noon and 3 p.m. for a free, guided studio session. Be inspired by Janet Sobel’s drip paintings in our permanent collection and try this irresistible, gooey technique. Materials are provided and all ages are welcome!

1 p.m.: Family Tour
Join our friendly volunteer guides for a fun family tour – and each child participating will receive a pair of I-Spy Gallery Glasses to use on the tour and decorate at home!

2 p.m.: StoneLion Puppet Theatre presents Stellaluna
Enjoy this puppet presentation of Stellaluna, the story of a little bat who is separated from her mother during a night of foraging and lands in a nest full of birds. Mama bird happily adopts her, but Stellaluna just can’t change her “batty” ways. A great tale of acceptance adapted from the beloved children’s book by Janell Cannon.

Click here to see the full listing of Spring Break week activities at Crystal Bridges.

Spring Break at The Jones Center, March 24-28

jones center, smallExtended Recreation Sessions, Monday through Friday, Noon to 8 p.m.:

$3 All Access Pass

Skate, Swim and/or Gym for one price

Open House, Thursday, March 27

Come enjoy free popcorn and inflatables in the gym and learn about the leagues, day camps and fitness classes at the center.

Frozen Friday, March 28 (Noon to 8 p.m.)

Dress as your favorite princess character while skating to the soundtrack of Frozen and enjoy Ben and Jerry’s ice cream after you skate!

Click here for more info about The Jones Center.

Spring Break art classes, Terra Studios

During Spring Break, we’ll have fun and affordable art classes for kids and adults (and for all ages together!)  There’s also Sunday Music at Terra every Sunday from 1-4 p.m.  And during Spring Break, we’ll have specials that will only be posted for our friends, so be sure to “like” us on facebook.

Click here for more information.

Spring Break “Go-5″ Fitness Camp for youth (Grades 1-8)

Focused on providing kids with enjoyable, active group training sessions in a fun, motivating environment, G0-5 includes: Age appropriate exercises, drills, and games; Education about healthy eating habits and hydration; Special guest appearances from local athletes.
Cost: $99

Date: March 24th-March 28th

Time: Varies

Location: New Advanced Fitness and Performance facility, Fayetteville

More info: Call 479-987-4187, email ksummers@arkosm.com or click here.

For some inexpensive ideas for Spring Break excursions across the Natural State, click here to see a list compiled by the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.

Click here for a list of Spring Break classes at Trike Theatre.

Click here to see more about Spring Break art classes (Treasures from the Wilderness) at Community Creative Center.

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Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: February 2014

talent warsTalent Wars

Dinner and a talent show featuring local talent and local celebrities. You’ll get a great take-home bag.

Feb. 1

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn Convention Center, Springdale

More info: Click here

Star Trek Film Festival/Geek the Library, Rogers Public Library

RPL is hosting a free family-friendly Star Trek film festival beginning February 1st and running each evening through February 6th. Popcorn and drinks are free. Then on February 8th we will host our Geek The Library event. Geek is free and runs from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Face-painting, crafts and a live Minecraft tournament with prizes for the kids. Then for the older kids through adults, RPL feature Bridgesim a Star Trek Bridge simulator for battling Klingons.

Date: Feb. 1-8

Time: Varies

Location: Rogers Public Library

More info: Click here

Crystal Bridges Museum

I Love Lucy Live on Stage, Walton Arts Center

LucyTNEWDate: Feb. 4-9

Time: Varies

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

9th Annual CHILIRHEA Charity Chili Cookoff

All proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Arkansas Programs and Services and Alzheimer’s Association. Live music, Big Dawg Hot Dog Stand, silent auction. $30 adutls (eats and drinks all day) and kids under 13 are free.

Date: Feb. 8

Time: Noon to 6 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Town Center

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Family Sunday

Get in the Valentine’s Day spirit at a Family Sunday celebrating the love of art. Enjoy music, art projects, and fun in the galleries and have a lovely time with your family!  Sponsored by Rockline Industries. All activities are free.

iheartartDate: Feb. 9

Time: Noon to 5 p.m.

Location: Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Family Workshop | Family Love Box

Come together on a Friday night to create art with your family! Celebrate your family’s love of art and togetherness through collaging a family Love box.  Personalize your box with your own small family treasures by bringing them to the workshop. $20 per family ($16 for Members).

Date: Friday, February 14

Time: 6:30 to 8 pm

Location: Crystal Bridges

More info: Register online or at Guest Services.

Team Red Grocery Store Tour, American Diabetes Association

This free tour event will kick off the Northwest Arkansas Team Red program. Aisle by aisle, certified diabetes educators and dieticians will discuss portion and serving sizes, how to read nutrition labels and healthier options in Roger’s Walmart Supercenter. Limited space is available. RSVP now to secure a spot in this fun interactive activity.

Date: Thursday, February 20

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Walmart Supercenter, Rogers

More info: If you are interested and have yet to sign up for the FREE Team Red program, please contact Olivia at owelch@diabetes.org or 479-464-4121. Team Red welcomes anyone and everyone to participate. Together we can Stop Diabetes! Or click here to visit the website.

Community Creative Center Winter Art Programs (adult and youth)

Community Creative Center (formerly Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center) is a visual arts organization located in Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios. Community Creative Center (CCC) provides a full spectrum of visual arts classes to children and adults along with specialized workshops, summer, after school and intersession arts camps, and gallery and studio space for local artists. Classes include: Beginner’s Pottery Wheel Class, Figure Drawing, Intermediate Wheel Class, Water Colors, Photoshop, Drawing with Colored Pencils, Handbuilding Pottery Class, Fairy Tale Embroidery Class, Intro to Linocut, Mosaics, Acrylics, and more! For more information and a complete list of classes, visit the website.

Date: Dates vary depending on class; classes run through March 10th. Classes are weekly

Time: Varies

Location: Community Creative Center, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Calendar of Events: January 2014

last night imageLast Night Fayetteville

Date: Dec. 31

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Square

More info: Click here

Winter Break Wonders at Crystal Bridges Museum

Art projects, pop-up playgrounds, family tours and performances.

Date: Through Jan. 5

Time: Varies

Location: Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville

More info: Click here

Sing-a-Long Sound of Music

sound-of-music-singalong-with-dateDate: Jan. 10

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

Shatner’s World

Date: Jan. 11

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

New 2014 Titanic exhibit, Branson, Mo.

Date: Starts Jan. 17

Time: Varies

Location: Branson, Mo.

More info: Click here

Broadway on Ice

Date: Jan. 17

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Walton Arts Center

More info: Click here

paint the townPaint the Town Red

Date: Jan 25

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Town Center

More info: Click here

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