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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here's a list of fun things to do with the family this week!

    Thursday 1/17
    Free Military Day at The Wonder Place
    Parents in the military are treated to free admission to the popular play space.
    Parents in military FREE! and $7 per child
    Info: TheWonderPlace.com

    Friday 1/18 and Sat 1/19
    Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam at Verizon Arena
    Monster Jam stars the biggest performers on four wheels...Monster Jam Monster Trucks. These 12 foot tall, ten thousand pound machines race and rip up custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over - or smash through. The Party in the Pits from 4:30 - 6:15 to give fans opportunity to view trucks up close, and meet the drivers.
    7:30 p.m.
    $20 to $50
    Children 2-12 $5
    Info: Ticketmaster.com

    Saturday 1/19
    Navajo Sandpainting at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
    The Navajo art of sand painting like many Native American arts, was practiced as a religious ceremony. Parti participants in this workshop will gain an appreciation of the art of sand painting by creating their own works of art with materials provided by the park.
    Reservation require.
    1-3 p.m.
    $5
    Info: ArkansasStateParks.com

    Sat 1/19
    Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam at Verizon Arena
    Monster Jam stars the biggest performers on four wheels...Monster Jam Monster Trucks. These 12 foot tall, ten thousand pound machines race and rip up custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over - or smash through. The Party in the Pits from 4:30 - 6:15 to give fans opportunity to view trucks up close, and meet the drivers.
    7:30 p.m.
    $20 to $50
    Children 2-12 $5
    Info: Ticketmaster.com

    Saturday 1/19
    Navajo Sandpainting at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
    The Navajo art of sand painting like many Native American arts, was practiced as a religious ceremony. Parti participants in this workshop will gain an appreciation of the art of sand painting by creating their own works of art with materials provided by the park.
    Reservation require.
    1-3 p.m.
    $5
    Info: ArkansasStateParks.com

    Sat 1/19
    ODC/Dance presents The Velveteen Rabbit at Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville
    Oberlin Dance Collective (ODC) enlivens Margery Williams' classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that comes to life. Told through music, dance and a powerful narrative, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love. Recommended for ages 5 and up, but this is an Infant Friendly performance.
    2 p.m.
    $10 to $20
    Info: WaltonArtsCenter.org

    Sat 1/19
    Tea and Tatting for Beginners Workshop at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Part
    Tatting is an age-old, American art in lace-making that you can recreate using simple techniques with just your hands and a shuttle. What was once called poor man's lace in pioneer days, can now be a new hobby for you and your family to discover and take home.
    Reservations requested.
    9 a.m to noon
    $10
    Info: ArkansasStateParks.com

    Now Open!
    55th Annual Delta Exhibition at Arkansas Arts Center
    This juried exhibition features innovative and provocative two and three dimensional works that represent the dynamic vision of the artists of the Mississippi Delta. Each year, more than 900 entries are received from artists who reside in or are natives of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee or Texas. A guest juror selects works for the exhibition, a Grand Award and two Delta Awards.
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m Tues through Sat
    11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays
    Info: ArkArts.com
    FREE!!!

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