Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

World Wetland Day @ Discovery Center

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

Come explore the importance of Wetlands as we celebrate World Wetland Day! This year's global theme is all about habitat restoration. Play in our invasive species sensory bin, create storm surges, enjoy storytime, meet native species, and more as we learn how to better take care of the world around us! Included with admission. Programs subject to change.


Pajama Story Time at Smyrna Library

Smyrna Public Library 400 Enon Springs Rd W, Smyrna, TN

Get ready for bedtime at Smyrna Public Library! Wear your favorite P.J's and bring a stuffed animal as Ms. Amy reads a story, sings songs, rhymes, and lullabyes. 


Youth Magic Group @ Smyrna Library

Smyrna Public Library 400 Enon Springs Rd W, Smyrna, TN

Come to Smyrna Public Library on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30am when, presto, we turn kids into magicians! Youth Magic Group is free to the public and geared toward ages 6-12. 


Frist Arts Fest Weekend Celebration

Frist Art Museum 919 Broadway, Nashville, TN

It’s a contemporary art takeover at the Frist! Join us for a kickoff weekend celebrating the art of Jeffrey Gibson, Otobong Nkanga, Matthew Ritchie, and others. Enjoy artist talks and tours, art-making activities, live music, food trucks, games, an artists’ market, and more! Additional information and a schedule of events will be posted on this page closer to ...

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Family Program: Ukulele Workshop and Blues Jam with Harmonica Player Carlos DeFord Bailey

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 222 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN

Have you ever wanted to play a ukulele? Now is your chance! In this fun, hands-on workshop, participants will learn and practice a few ukulele basics, then accompany special guest harmonica player Carlos DeFord Bailey, a musician who performs in the tradition of his grandfather, Country Music Hall of Fame member DeFord Bailey. Known as ...

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Chinese New Year @ Plaza Mariachi Music City

Plaza Mariachi Music City 3955 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN

Join us for a festive celebration of Chinese New Year! Don't miss this opportunity to experience the rich culture and traditions of China. The event will take place on February 4 from 4 - 6 pm at Plaza Mariachi. This is a FREE and family-friendly event.


LEGO Block Party @ Smyrna Library

Smyrna Public Library 400 Enon Springs Rd W, Smyrna, TN

Join us for Lego Block Party at Smyrna Public Library 3pm-4pm  


Sensory Play @ Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway

Shelby Bottoms Nature Center 1900 Davidson St, Nashville

All Ages Registration Required Stop by the classroom and engage all of your senses (touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing) to learn about the natural world and life in Shelby Bottoms. Tiny naturalists and those with special needs are especially welcome. Leader: Amanda Healan To register, please email us at or call (615) 862-8539.