5 Things to Do with Kids This Week - April 30

Find Your Family Fun®️ in North Little Rock, Maumelle, Sherwood, Jacksonville, LRAFB, & Scott, AR

By Sandra Ozaki, Publisher Macaroni Kid North Little Rock, Arkansas May 1, 2023

Every week, Macaroni KID North Little Rock shares five things to do with kids in North Little Rock, AR over the coming week. 

Here are Macaroni KID North Little Rock's picks for five things to do in North Little Rock, Maumelle, Sherwood, Jacksonville, LRAFB, and Scott, AR this week. Click on the links below for all the details! 

See the full event calendar here. Click the links below for more information.

1. Toad Suck Daze Festival in Downtown Conway, Friday-Sunday

The free-admission, family festival has something for all ages: local and national musical entertainment, retail vendors and arts and crafts booths, carnival rides, children’s activities, and of course, the World Championship Toad Races starring our amphibious friends. 

2. Great NLR Cleanup and Celebration Party at Burns Park, Saturday, 8:30 am

Clean up your street, neighborhood, park, or playground. Register your cleanup team by May 4th to participate. The celebration starts at noon in Burns Park.

3. Jacksonville Show Me Reptile Show at the Civic Center, Sat./Sun., 10 am-3:30 pm

The Show Me Reptile Show is a premier reptile expo bringing quality and variety. Our events are affordable for the entire family. Kids 12 and under are admitted free and a Military and Veterans discount is available with ID.

4. Spring Fest at Lake Nixon in Little Rock, Saturday 10 am-4 pm

Celebrate the official opening of our first mountain bike and multi-use trail, music, food trucks, and lots of other ways to have fun (fishing, boating, and more)!

5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at AR Museum of Fine Arts, Sat. at 10:30 am and 2 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm

AMFA is bringing the magic of Eric Carle’s beloved children's books to life on stage in "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show!" This production has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over five years with its faithful adaptations of Carle’s timeless classics.

This week's events for kids, teens, and families on LRAFB:


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