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March means many things to people, but if you’re a kid in school, it means one thing…SPRING BREAK! And this March brings fun things to do for all ages throughout the Arkansas Delta. The Foundation of Arts in Jonesboro welcomes Ramona Quimby to the stage on March 17-19. Beverly Cleary’s famous rambunctious and imaginative 3rd …
Wintertime is eagle-watching season, and January brings events and opportunities to go eagle-spotting in Central Arkansas! The main attraction this month is Petit Jean State Park‘s annual Eagle Awareness Weekend, which takes place Saturday and Sunday January 14-15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We talked to park interpreter BT Jones, who outlined some of the …
Bird Island is Arkansas’s largest known Purple Martin roost. For a few weeks during the summer, these migratory birds take roost on the island, which is located in the middle of Lake Ouachita. You can learn all about these birds during Purple Martin Awareness Weekend August 1-2 at Lake Ouachita State Park near Hot Springs. During …
I used to think Fall was my favorite season, but now I know it’s Spring. I love the gorgeous shades of green that pop out on trees and bushes across the Arkansas landscape. The buds and blooms of trees and flowers, singing birds, and warmer days make me feel more alive. Plus, there are a …
Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many different birds as possible and learn more about how they live and the types of …
September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out exhibitions of old-time sawmilling and blacksmithing, kiddie tractor pulls, plowing, home-related antiques, and more on …
May is a great time to get out and explore any of the great Arkansas State Parks. Two of the Arkansas Delta’s parks are offering fun and educational activities geared toward youngsters that focus on the creatures and critters that call the parks home. Mississippi River State Park in Marianna hosts a Children’s Bird Walk …
Several Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are “going to the birds” this month! From bird watching to birding tours to learning to lure birds to your backyard, you’ll find a great variety of events and workshops focused on learning more about our feathered friends. Cane Creek State Park in Star City offers a Bayou …