Plenty going on around town, just needs you to come out and play.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens • Pay-What-You-Can. Also Free on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon.
Be sure to see the new exhibit featuring artwork by children and teen participants in Dixon’s afterschool art programs.
Memphis Zoo • Free Tuesdays.
Enjoy the zoo with free admission after 2 p.m. Bring TN ID. Get up close and personal with rays at Stingray Bay. And don’t miss the jellies, the zoo’s newest addition in the Aquarium.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art • Fred’s Free Wednesdays. See the annual Student Exhibition, Art Builds Creativity (ABC), a visual art enrichment program for fourth graders from Title I schools in Memphis.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Memphis Public Library • Bookstock, happening at the Benjamin L. Hooks library branch.
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fun family event celebrates local authors and reading with family activities, author chats, and more. Don’t miss the Memphis Parent Writers Panel at 2:30 p.m. Hear from authors Patricia McKissack, Barry Wolverton, and Moriah McStay about writing and publishing children’s books. Free.
Hosted by MP editor Jane Schneider.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
YMCA at Schilling Farms • Healthy Kids Day.
Activities include A-Mazing Obstacle Course, moon bounce, face painting, crafts, games, and activities. Basketball Free Throw Contest for ages 5-12 at 11 a.m. and Freeze Dance Contest for all ages at 11:30 a.m. Free.