Friday 5: Fun things to do in Northwest Arkansas this weekend, April 13-15

So many things to do and so little time! Lucky for you, we put together a short list of family friendly fun things going on this weekend. Want more options? Check out the Northwest Arkansas Calendar of Events: April 2018

Razorback Baseball vs. South Carolina 

Visit Baum Stadium for an SEC matchup as the Razorbacks face off against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Free Shirsey Friday, the first 2,000 fans will get a Razorback Shirsey.

Date: Friday, April 13

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Baum Stadium

More info: Click here

Pupusa Palooza

A free pupupsa-making event sponsored by the Council for International Friendship. Learn to make pupusas and enjoy food and fellowship.

Date: Friday, April 13

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Ground Floor Coffee

More info: Click here

Pig the Star Storytime

Pig does everything he can to be the star of a photo shoot. When the photographer starts to favor his friend, Pig must try everything to steal back the show! Join in, with activities to follow.

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Barnes and Noble, Rogers

More info: Click here

Free Earth Day Activities at Hobbs State Park

Earth Day is an annual event where family-centered activities are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area celebrates Earth Day on Saturday April 14th throughout the Park.

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 9 a.m. with events all day (see link for list)

Location: Hobbs State Park

More info: Click here

Second Saturday (featuring Barre Demo) at the Jones Center

The Jones Center will host a Second Saturday event in the new Tyson Foods Fitness Center and gymnasium at the center. “Second Saturday” is a free event open to all members and guests. Complimentary access to the fitness center is open to the public from 8am-noon. During the event, the Jones Center will be debuting Barre classes. Barre instructor Cody Logan will be coming to teach a demo on April 14th from 8:15-8:45 a.m. You can also try a regularly scheduled Spin & Yoga classes that morning (Spin is 9AM, Yoga is 10AM). Breakfast items will available starting at 8 a.m. while they last, including coffee, fresh fruit, and pastries. Provided by Crossroads Catering. Free.

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 8 a.m.-noon

Location: The Jones Center gym

More info: Click here


Kids Kayaking 101 at the Jones Center 

Kayak Safety for kids! The first kids clinic your kids should take. (Ages 6 to 13) Limited number of students per clinic. (Cost $35 with your own kayak or $45 we’ll provide your kayak & gear)

Date: Sunday, April 15

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Jones Center

More info: Click here and email to sign up