Watery Playgrounds in Little Rock Ease the Summer Heat

When it’s summertime in Arkansas, there’s no quicker way to cool off than to hit the water.  However, a lake, river or other body of water isn’t always reachable.  During the past two years, Little Rock has expanded its water

Summer Camp Fun!

In July, activities for the kids are both fun and educational. Check out these events geared toward the younger crowd. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers Craft Day for Kids on July 4. Participants learn what life was like

Experience the Past at Settlers Day Camp

Transport yourself back to frontier Arkansas at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park during Settlers Day Camp, June 17-19. The past becomes real for those ages 8 to 12 during this three-day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

The Amazeum Opens in Bentonville July 15

Opening July 15, the Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families in Northwest Arkansas. It is another layer enriching the lives of those who live in and visit this growing metropolitan area. The nearly 50,000-square-foot

Head to Camp in June!

School is out…and it’s time to have some fun! Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are gearing up for summer and several are offering special camps just for the kids. Village Creek State Park in Wynne offers two Outdoor Adventure

Dock Diving Dogs

Van Buren has a new sporting event that dog lovers won’t want to miss. Canines will compete in dock diving during the Van Buren Rotary Club Dog Days event set for June 6-7 at the Van Buren High School track

Explore the Outdoors during National Kids to Parks Day

May 16 is a special day across the United States. It has been designated as National Kids to Parks Day and Pinnacle Mountain State Park in west Little Rock is going to have special activities in its honor. Park interpreters

Fishing Fun in May

May is a great time to get the kids, grab a fishing pole and head to the water. Three of the Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta are hosting special fishing events this month just for the youngsters. Lake

Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari is Full Day of Fun

Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari in Gentry makes for the perfect day trip. The 400-acre safari is home to a variety of exotic animals living in the natural environment of a beautiful Arkansas landscape with several large ponds. My family, which

Dinosaur Festival in Nashville, Arkansas

The 24th annual Dinosaur Festival takes place May 22-23 in Nashville, Arkansas.  The scene of the event is Nashville City Park at 301 West Johnson Street. On tap for the festival are a softball tournament on Friday night and activities