Things To Do

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FREE Turtle Search

@ Nickajack Wetlands (call for directions), Murfreesboro

Participate in a box turtle research project during this off-trail experience in the woods. Ages 8 and older.

Categories: Nature Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Best Bets This Week →

Deer Run Homeschool Family Day Camp

@ Deer Run Camps & Retreats, Thompson's Station

FREE Vintage Baseball

@ Sam Davis Home, Smyrna

Sounds Baseball

@ Greer Stadium, Nashville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

Arts Entertainment →

Country Music Marathon Post-Race Concert

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Spring Jam 2014

@ Belmont University's Massey Performing Arts Center, Nashville

We’re All 4 The Hall Benefit Concert

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

FREE Kid’s Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

Planning Ahead →

A, B, C, 1, 2, 3 … Let’s Go!

@ Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Canoe or Kayak the Harpeth River

@ Beaman Park Nature Center, Ashland City

Kids Rock Marathon

@ LP Field, Nashville

Under the Stars Family Cookout

@ Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville

Classes & Activites →

Check out the ongoing events happening in Middle Tennessee every day!

The Dailies

Wednesday, April 23

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Preschoolers and parents can enjoy an April showers program. All ages.

$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Whole Foods, Franklin

Mare Wakefield performs music for ages 10 and younger.

Categories: Music Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Learn to love the wilderness! Kids ages 1 – 4 with a parent can discover the wonders of nature featuring a different animal every week.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

All ages can learn about bird migration routes, check out the bird collection and participate in other activities that celebrate feathered friends.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

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Regal Green Hills 16, Nashville

Running April 17 – 26, take in a variety of films including features, shorts, documentaries, animation and more.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Films Ages: All ages

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The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Ages 4 – 7 with a parent  can listen to a story followed by a hike on the trails.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Meet the gecko. All ages.

$ Categories: Animal Encounters Ages: All ages

Thursday, April 24

Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Wear your favorite superhero costume and learn about superhero qualities by creating crafts and testing your abilities. Ages 2 – 5.

$ Categories: Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Preschoolers and parents can participate in unusual hands-on craft projects. Ages 2 – 5.

$ Categories: Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

BounceU, Nashville

Ages 3 – 6 can bounce on inflatables while you have time to run errands.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

Gymboree Play & Music, Nashville

Your child can unleash his creative talent by painting, sculpting, collaging and building. 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. for ages 24 – 36 months with a parent; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for ages 3 – 5 (drop-off class). Socks required.

RSVP Categories: Ages: 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Ages 2 – 5 can enjoy songs, crafts, games, stories and more.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

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Goodlettsville Public Library, Goodlettsville

Get books, audio books, movies and music titles for $1 each (paperback fiction books are 50 cents). On Saturday at 1 p.m., the bag sale begins. For $4, fill ‘er up with all you can fit in the bag.

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Make colorful spring branches. All ages.

$ Categories: Crafts Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Head outside to embark on a nature walk. All ages.

$ Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

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Downtown Clarksville, TN, Clarksville

Celebrate Clarksville’s history and heritage through an international street festival with arts and crafts, live music, care shows, children’s activities and more. All ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater, Nashville

This musical comedy is set in 1944 and is about the hijinks that ensue when a singing cowboy and his troupe are late for a special broadcast at the BBC in London. Ages 10 and older.  

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

Adults can sample more than 200 high-end wines, beer and spirits along with food, a silent auction with more than 200 items and a photo op with Predators mascot Gnash. Proceeds benefit the Predators Foundation which supports several local charities.

$$ Categories: Fundraisers Ages: Parents Only

Loveless Barn, Nashville

This benefit for the Hope Clinic for Women features keynote speaker, Donal Miller, a New York Times best-selling author who teaches people to write life stories of clarity, purpose and hope.

$$$ Categories: Fundraisers Ages:

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Franklin Road Academy, Nashville

This musical focuses on the efforts of dictatorial director Julian Marsh to mount a successful musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression. Ages 8 and older.      

$$ Categories: Theater Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens