Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: January 2018

A new year, a new calendar full of things for you and your family to do together!  Northwest Arkansas is a great place to entertain yourself (and your family) while not having to go very far to get there. Here are all the things we are excited about in January.

The Black Eyed Pea New Years Day Run

Fundraising 5K and 10K run with local friends and fellow runners. 100% of donations go to FHS Cross Country Program.  Coffee and hot chocolate provided PLUS Black Eyed Peas and Cornbread for afterwards. 

Date: Monday, Jan. 1

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: 3509 Buckingham Dr. Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Winter Cooking Camp

Special 3 Day Holiday Camp, learn how to make delicious season bright recipes. $147 for a 3 hour Camp – 3 Days; Ages 5 and up

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 2 through Thursday, Jan. 4

Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: Young Chef’s Academy of Rogers

More info: Click here

Blackout: Youth Art Camp

Enroll your kids this holiday break in BLACKOUT, a youth art camp led by teaching artist Heather Younger Morton! The windows of The Artist’s Lab will be blacked out, and the focus of the camp will be on light and its effects through art projects, dramatic productions, and experiments. Students will get to experiment with black and white photography, color theory, projections, and more! Through these lessons, students will be introduced to historical and contemporary artists that use light as a subject. This camp is open to youth aged 6-12, and space is limited!

Dates: December 26-29; January 2-5

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for all dates

More info and to register online, click here! http://bit.ly/2zHH5Vh

For further questions, contact Simone Cottrell, Director of Outreach at simone@artlabtheatre.com

What Do You Do With a Chance Storytime

The final book in the award-winning What Do You Do With …? picture book series by bestselling author Kobi Yamada and illustrator Mae Besom, What Do You Do With a Chance? inspires kids of all ages to find the courage to go for the opportunities that come their way.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 6

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Barnes and Noble, Rogers

More info: Click here

Free Demo: Splatter and Stretch Preschool Art & Movement 

It’s time to get MESSY! This 45-minute preschool art class is designed for children 2-5 to explore the elements of art through sensory and process-based exploration. Young children learn best through play and exploration, and this guided art class will stimulate the senses and engage your child’s creativity. Class will include movement and yoga to support focus, relaxation, and health. Will provide washable materials, but “messy-safe” attire is recommended. This is a parent/caregiver -supported activity. 

Date/Time: Sunday, Jan. 7 @ 3:30 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 8 @ 9:30 a.m.

Location: Jubilee Music & More, Rogers

More info and to register: Click here

Little Sprouts Winter Wonderland 

Little Sprouts off-season with Winter Wonderland. Little Sprouts is the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks’ story & activity time for preschoolers and their parents.  30 minute sessions and on chillier mornings the program will be held indoors. Little Sprouts is always free for garden members. Regular garden admission prices for non-members: • Adult: $7 • Children: $4 (ages 5-12) •Free for children under 5

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 10

Time: 9:30 & 10:15 a.m.

Location: Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks

More info and View the schedule here: http://bit.ly/lilsprouts

Art on the Bricks-Featuring Art Ventures NWA

Downtown Rogers Art on the Bricks welcomes Art Ventures NWA to the monthly art walk in January. Join the artists and art lovers for the artist reception and exhibit.  Additional hours to see Art Ventures Rogers are available on Friday from 5 – 7 p.m. and and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A dozen other businesses will be hosting pop-up galleries during the Thursday evening art walk. 

Date: Thursday, Jan. 11

Time: 4:30 – 8 p.m.

Location: Rogers Experimental House, 121 W Walnut, Rogers

More info: Click here

Mom/Father and Daughter/Son cooking class

Family Cooking Class. Learn to do great recipes while spending quality time with your loved ones. Ages 4 and Up. $58 per pair.

Date: Friday, Jan. 12

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Young Chef’s Academy of Rogers

More info: Click here

Paddington Storytime

Over 50 years ago, a small bear set out on the adventure of a lifetime. Since then, Paddington has charmed readers around the world with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. Join in this Storytime featuring this beloved classic, in theaters now.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 13

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Barnes and Noble, Rogers

More info: Click here

Sunday Sunday: Free Swim

Enjoy a complimentary afternoon of pool use as part of the Funday Sunday series. Sponsored by Walmart. Free public pool access 

Date: Sunday, Jan. 14

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 pm

Location: Jones Center

More info: Click here

MLK Day of Remembrance

Join Bentonville Parks & Recreation in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Bring a canned good to the Community Center to benefit those less fortunate. It is in deeds, small as well as large, that we are able to live his words of caring, sharing of our abundance, and spreading kindness. Youth are encouraged to decorate Unity Hands, which will then be displayed throughout the Bentonville Community Center. A special movie, themed appropriately to cultural unity, will be shown in the pool area at 3pm. All are invited to this showing

Date: Monday, Jan. 15

Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: 1101 SW Citizens Cir, Bentonville

More info: Click here 

JC Movie Night: Despicable Me 3

#JCmovienight is back for Season 4. January’s movie is a family-favorite, Despicable Me 3. This is a totally free movie screening in the auditorium.

Date: Friday, Jan. 19

Time: movie starts at 6:30 pm.

Location: Jones Center

More info: Click here

Paint The Town Red

Paint the Town Red, supporting the American Heart Association, promises to be an evening of fun and passion, bringing community leaders and philanthropic young professionals together. The night includes a silent auction, wine pull, party music by DJ Derrick and samplings from area restaurants. Must be 21 to attend.

Date: Friday, Jan. 19

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Town Center

More info: Click here

Be My Shiloh Valentine

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early by making your own Victorian Valentine Card. Part of the Shiloh Saturday Series for families.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 20

Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

More info: Click here

Winter Season Show #1

First season showcase. Tickets for the show are $10 per day, and are available at the door (cash/check only) Kids UNDER 8 are FREE. Feel free to bring food/drinks into the venue.

Date: Sunday, Jan. 21

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Meteor Guitar Gallery, Bentonville

More info: Click here

Mom/Father and Daughter/Son cooking class

Family Cooking Class. Learn to do great recipes while spending quality time with your loved ones. Ages 4 and Up. $58 per pair.

Date: Friday, Jan. 26

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Young Chef’s Academy of Rogers

More info: Click here

Winter Season Show #2 

First season showcase. Tickets for the show are $10 per day, and are available at the door (cash/check only) Kids UNDER 8 are FREE. Feel free to bring food/drinks into the venue.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 27

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Meteor Guitar Gallery, Bentonville

More info: Click here

Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens Storytime

Fancy Nancy returns in a story about felines, canines, and making new four-legged friends. Nancy’s new kitten meets her posh pup, Frenchy. Will her two pets ever get along? Will Nancy be able to love them both the same? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow. 

Date: Saturday, Jan. 27

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Barnes and Noble, Rogers

More info: Click here

5th Annual Princess for a Day, Pagnozzi Charities

Bring your little princess dressed in her favorite princess attire. She will be able to get her nails painted, make-up applied, and make a princess craft. There will be 14 fairytale princesses at the event this year for your child to visit with, get an autograph from and have their photo taken with. There are morning and afternoon session. Money raised at this event will go to the Pagnozzi Youth Sports Assistance Fund in order to provide assistance for dance and gymnastics. Pagnozzi Charities provides sports assistance to underprivileged children K-8th Grade in Northwest Arkansas.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 27

Time: Varies

Location: Central United Methodist Church, Fayetteville

More info: Click here

Teen and Tween Lit Up

Homework, testing, and navigating friendships can be stressful! Gain some tools to deal with the stressors in your life. They will go over yoga postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to reduce stress and improve focus. You will walk away with a detailed handout that describes what we’ve done so that you can easily take these tools with you. Ages 11-16 ($25 – Members and $30 – Non-members)

Date: Sunday, Jan. 28

Time: 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Location: Bee Well Yoga

More info: Click here

UPCOMING

NWA Beautiful Girls Retreat, “Brave”

NWA Beautiful Girls Retreat, this year’s theme is “Brave”.  Speakers include Marine Corporal Aaron Mankin, BHS Student Body President and Homecoming Queen Emma Mae Jenkins, Marjorie Jackson, author of Devoted, and worship leaders Caleb + Kelsey from Anthem Lights. Community-based and serve hundreds of girls in two teaching tracks (4th-7th grade and 8th grade-college age and their mothers/leaders).

Date: Feb 23-24, 2018

Time: Varies by day

Location: Doubletree Suites by Hilton in Bentonville

More info and to register: Click here (Early bird registration by Feb. 2)

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