Kids: Summer Learning and Enrichment Activities
Keep those brains engaged with these
critical-thinking and hands-on activities
Who: Lego lovers 17 and under
What: Central Mall & The Greater Fort Smith Association of Home Builders have teamed up for a summer Lego Contest. Participants will be divided into age categories to compete. First-place, second-place and best of show prizes will be given for each category. Participation is free.
How: For more information contact Central Mall at 479-452-1866, centralmallfortsmith.com or The Greater Fort Smith Association of Home Builders at 479-452-6213, fortsmithhomebuilders.com.
When: Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. July 11
Where: Central Mall, 5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Who: Kids ages 6-15
What: Aspiring young entrepreneurs are invited to submit their business ideas for a chance to set up shop at Central Mall for a day. A contest will be held, with fans voting on their favorite ideas. Submissions will be accepted from June 10-24, with fans voting June 25-July 9. Entry is free.
How: 479-452-1866 centralmallfortsmith.com
When: June 10-July 25 Where: Central Mall, 5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Young Chefs in the Kitchen
Who: Kids ages 7 & up
What: The unique, hands-on culinary program will teach participants basic nutrition and disease prevention, kitchen hygiene and safety; and how to prepare delicious nutritious food made from whole grains, fresh vegetables, rich legumes and fruit. The program is free to first-time attendees. Parents must accompany child. Please preregister, as space is limited. For more information, contact Cindy Howell at 479-629-5502.
When: 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 6-9
Where: Fort Smith Seventh Day Adventist Church Gym, 2000 Louisville, Fort Smith