LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here are some fun ideas for the family.
The Kennedy Center presents "Locomotion"
Wildwood Park for the Arts
Friday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.
Wildwood Park for the Arts and Deltic Timber Corporation present this moving performance for young audiences. A production of the touring Kennedy Center Theatre, Locomotion is adapted for the stage from Jacqueline Woodson's award-winning book. Set in Brooklyn, the tale centers around a young orphan named Lonnie as he discovers a passion for poetry and heals from the pain of losing his family. Tickets are $10. For info: (501) 821-7275.
Moore Manners Etiquette Classes
Saturday, Feb. 25, 8:30 - 12:30
Children ages 7 to 12 will learn the importance of manners, including proper introductions, how to write thank-you notes, table manners, "netiquette" and other courtesies. Lessons are taught with fun games, role-playing and a formal tutorial meal. Registration required; call 501-868-1038. Cost: $100.
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Robinson Center Music Hall
Monday, Feb. 27
Tuesday, Feb. 28
The New York-based Shen Yun presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, with a live orchestra consisting of Western and Chinese instruments. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from the five millennia of Chinese civilization. For tickets: (800) 745-3000 or (501) 224-8800.