Nature Walks for Mommy (or Daddy) and Me. Meets at Wolf River Nature Area on Germantown Greenway the third Tuesday of the month from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Toddler/preschool-aged children & parent participate in a naturalist/educator-led story time, hike, and themed activity. $10/family/session. Call 757-7375 to register.
My First Book Club. Meets at the Children’s Museum of Memphis (CMOM) on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Children ages 2-4 explore the world through story time, crafts, and a snack. Free with admission. 458-2678.
Caterpillar Club. Meets at Memphis Botanic Garden on Tuesday or Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. October 11/12 & 25/26. Children 5 and under take part in stories, crafts, and garden exploration. Semester fee: $60/child with adult for 6-classes. 636-4122.
Mini Masters: Tree Huggers. Meets at Dixon Gallery and Gardens on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:15 a.m. This parent-child workshop designed for children ages 2-4 features a story time, hands-on art activity, and snack. $5/child. Reservations. 761-5250.
Wild Lunch at Lichterman. Meets at the Nature Center each week at noon. Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center’s animal keepers feed the animals. Free with admission. 767-7322 x121.
Beginner Skate Classes. Meets at Cordova Skating Center on Tuesdays from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Skate lessons for all ages. $10/class. Includes admission and skates. 755-0221.
Tot Art. Meets at CMOM on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Children ages 1-4 explore different kinds of art. Free with admission. 458-2678.
Fridays At The Avenue: Screen on the Green. Meets at Central Park in The Avenue Carriage Crossing Mall on select Fridays. Oct. 7: Tangled (PG) at 6:35 p.m. Oct. 21: Monsters vs. Aliens (PG) at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and enjoy a movie under the stars. Free. 854-8240.
Peanut Butter and Jam. Music education program takes place at Germantown Performing Arts Centre on a select Saturday at 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Introduces children ages 8 and under to a wide variety of musical instruments and styles.
$8/child with two adults. 751-7500.
Beginner Skate Classes. Meets at EastEnd Skating Center on Saturdays,10 a.m. to noon. Skate lessons for ages 10 and under. $6/class. Includes admission and skates. 363-7785.
Magic Carpet Ride. A world music series happens at Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School on a select Saturday at 10 a.m. Oct. 29: Watoto de’ Afrika. Children ages 2+ explore musical traditions, visual arts, and stories from around the world. $5/child with adult. 537-1483.
Kindermusik: Our Time. Meets once a week at various times and locations around town. This semester-long parent/child program designed for ages 18 months to 3 years focuses on music and movement. Contact Donna Metler at U of M Community Music School, 678-4244, Kindermusik with Ann Durden at 753-8686, or Annette and Friends, 409-3367 • kindermusik.com for more.
Music for Aardvarks. Classes meet at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, First Congregation Church, and St. George’s Episcopal Church in Germantown. Interactive music enrichment program for children ages 6 months to 5 years and their parents. 871-0227 or memphisaardvarks.com.
Parent/Child Swim Classes at the YMCA. Year-round swim lessons at your local Y. Promotes water enrichment and aquatic readiness activities for children 6 months to 3 years and their parent. For details, call the branches or visit ymcamemphis.org MP