Friday 5: Fun things to do in Northwest Arkansas this weekend, Mar 30-April 1

It’s Easter weekend and boy are there a lot of things to do!  Northwest Arkansas is so full of events all weekend-long that it may be hard to decide. Also check out the Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: March or the extensive list of Easter happenings in the 2018 Northwest Arkansas Easter Egg Hunts & Activities Guide for Kids.

Pre-School Storytime

Every Friday morning pre-schoolers are invited to join in for Pre-School Storytime. Reading fun books, singing silly songs, and do a simple craft.

Date: Friday, March 30

Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Bella Vista Library

More info: Click here

2018 Cow Paddy Run 

Join The Spark Foundation for the 2018 Cow Paddy Run at Gulley Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Participate in the 5K or 1K Fun Run with your classmates, friends, family or colleagues. Proceeds support health and fitness education in Fayetteville Public Schools, the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, and The Spark Foundation’s growing outreach programming. A fun evening for the whole family! Costume contests for Best Dressed Cow and Craziest Running Costume.

Date: Friday, March 30

Time: 5:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Gulley Park

More info: Click here

Super Saturday: Young Meteorologist Weather Festival

Learn about how to prepare for weather emergencies with local meteorologists Dan Skoff and Darby Bybee at the Young Meteorologist Weather Festival. There will be a number of weather-related activities for families.

Date: Saturday, March 31

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Public Library

More info: Click here

Subway Share the Color Workshop f0r Families

Join in for a free workshop hosted by SUBWAY! Registered dieticians will be on hand to teach children and their parents about the basics of good nutrition, and the importance of making colorful fruits and vegetables part of their daily meals and snacks. Children will participate in a hands-on sub-making activity, and get tips for nutritious eating with a free sandwich and coloring book! Registration is required.

Date: Saturday, March 31

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Fayetteville Public Library

More info: Click here (to register)

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? Storytime 

The Duckling asks for a cookie, and gets it! How do you think Pigeon feels about that? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

Date: Saturday, March 31

Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Barnes & Noble, Rogers

More info: Click here