Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

Touch-a-Truck @ Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center 800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville, TN, United States

SATURDAY, APRIL 13  | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (QUIETER HOUR FROM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) Our wildly-popular, annual Touch-a-Truck event returns this spring. Children (and adults!) will have a chance to see and touch heavy machinery utilized in the construction industry and speak with the people who operate them. We will have a variety ...

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Arts in April (Free Day) @ Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN, United States

  Join Discovery Center to celebrate the diversity of Tennessee through art! Engage with local artists at interactive stations around the museum, visit the Dow Street Music School Petting Zoo, enjoy the Murfreesboro Little Theater as they perform "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," or create your own masterpiece with special activities ...

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Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Public Square Park 1 Public Square, Nashville, TN, United States

The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. Admission is free. The festival will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Cherry Blossom Walk, hosted by Sister Cities of Nashville. Festival highlights include Japanese music and dance, a ...

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Arbor Day – Pinkerton Park

Pinkerton Park 495 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin, TN, United States

Feeling stumped? Join us for our Arbor Day Celebration for story time, reading of the proclamation, demonstrations by the City's Urban Forestry team and some animals from the Nashville Zoo. Come enjoy free popcorn and hot dogs provided by the City of Franklin Parks and Middle Tennessee Electric while supplies last! 

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JCPenney Kids Zone Event

Cool Springs Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN, United States

  During the April Kids Zone event, kids can will make an Owl Dream Catcher. Date: Saturday, April 13 Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. They will also receive a collector’s pin, and a special lanyard to hold their Kids Zone pins. Parents receive a special 10% off coupon offer that can be combined with other coupons ...

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Kite Fest

12965 Old Hickory Blvd., Antioch, TN 37013 12965 Old Hickory Blvd., Antioch

Join us for the biannual Kite Fest at Mill Ridge Park! Kites and flying tutorials, picnic snacks, and lawn games are provided by Friends of Mill Ridge Park! Fly with us between 11:00-3:00 PM on Saturday, March 30; April 13; April 27; and May 11. Bring a park blanket or chair. A portable toilet is ...

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Family Storytime @ LaVergne Library

LaVergne Public Library 5063 Murfreesboro Rd, LaVergne, TN, United States

Family Storytime offers fun, music, dancing and a great story for all ages. Parents/caregivers must attend storytimes with their children. Program duration is 35-45 minutes.

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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales @ Linebaugh

Linebaugh Library 105 West Vine Street, Murfreesboro, TN, United States

Join us at Linebaugh Library for a super silly show performed by the Murfreesboro Little Theater! Performances of “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” will be on Saturday, April 20 at 10 am and Sunday, April 21 at 2 pm in the children’s program space. This event is free and for all ...

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Lowes Build & Grow

Lowe’s Build and Grow kids clinics are free, monthly, in-store events designed to inspire the next generation of builders while growing their confidence and DIY skillset. These specially designed clinics are for kids, ages 4-11, and their parents to participate in together at Lowe’s.   April 20, 2024 10:00 AM Playful Garden Cart Planter Kick-off ...

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Nashville Earth Day Festival

Centennial Park Nashville, TN, United States

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2024 11 AM - 5 PM • CENTENNIAL PARK Nashville Earth Day will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 11 AM to 5 PM at the Centennial Park Bandshell. This free family event brings the Nashville community together to celebrate our planet, inspire positive environmental change, and support sustainable small ...

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