November 5, 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
350 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR
Arkansas PBS Family Day returns this fall with the daylong celebration “’C’ is for Community!” Join us at our statewide headquarters for fun, family-friendly activities throughout the day focusing on arts and crafts, health and physical fitness, animals and nature, conservation and recycling, literacy, science and much more. We’ve invited your favorite PBS KIDS characters to meet and greet guests and take photos. Live entertainment includes performances by Papa Rap and momandpop, as well as a stage presentation from the Museum of Discovery. Plus, learn about the great programs Arkansas PBS is currently producing, tour the studios and meet the staff! Refreshments will include free hot dogs (11am – 1pm), popcorn and drinks, as well as food for purchase from trucks. Bring the whole family for a day of fun, learning and friendship!
Check out our EventBrite page for more details on activities and schedule!
Spanning indoors and outdoors, Family Day will feature:
- Your favorite PBS KIDS characters, including Daniel Tiger and Curious George
- Live animals from the Little Rock Zoo from 1:00-2:00
- Two stage presentations from the Museum of Discovery at 10:20 and 12:20
- A Mobile Makerspace from The Innovation Hub
- Tours of a Conway Fire Department truck
- Arkansas Game and Fish’s BIG mobile aquarium
- Games and giveaways from The Arkansas Travelers from 10:00-12:30
- A fitness activity with the Little Rock Lightning basketball team from 10:00-2:00
- Fun with the folks from the Little Rock Marathon
- Arts and crafts with the Conway Alliance for the Arts from 10:00-12:00
- A sidewalk chalk area and a bubble yard
- An interactive gardening activity with St. Joseph Center from 10:00-2:30
- An appearance by Smokey the Bear with the AR Department of Agriculture
- An instrument petting zoo with the Conway Symphony Orchestra from 10:00-11:00
- A group percussion activity with Papa Rap throughout the day
- Tours of Arkansas PBS studios, including pictures with Blueberry from 10:00 – 12:30.
- Face painting
- Bounce houses
- Interactive dance activities with Taylor Conway
- Live music from Palmer Music School students and staff at 11:00
- Live music from Papa Rap at 1:00 (featured on Blueberry’s Clubhouse)
- Live dance performance from Funk Fusion at 2:00
- Live music from momandpop at 3:00 (featured on Blueberry’s Clubhouse)
- Story times and activities in the PBS atrium throughout the day
- Giveaways & prizes from Arkansas PBS and partners
- FREE hot dogs from 11am to 1pm
- FREE snacks, as well as food for purchase from food trucks
- Pop-up shop
- And so much more!
*Our friends from Keep Arkansas Beautiful and the Little Rock Sustainability Commission are working with us to make this an eco-friendly event!
Conway Advertising and Promotion Commission
First Community Bank
The UPS Store #67777
Delta Dental of Arkansas
Velda Lueders – Coldwell Banker RPM Grp
Andy’s Frozen Custard
First Security Bank
Freyaldenhoven Heating & Cooling
Mathnasium of Little Rock
Community Partners & Participants
Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Arkansas Travelers, Conway Alliance for the Arts, Conway Fire Department, Conway Symphony Orchestra, The Creative Institute, Keep Arkansas Beautiful, Little Rock Lightning, Little Rock Marathon, Little Rock Sustainability Commission, Little Rock Zoo, Museum of Discovery, momandpop, Papa Rap, St. Joseph Center