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Find the best family and kid friendly activities and events in central Mississippi, including the cities of Jackson, Madison, Flowood, Brandon, Ridgeland, Clinton, Richland, Byram as well as Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties.But the fun doesn’t stop there—you’ll also find festivals, carnivals, and special event for the whole region—from Memphis to New Orleans.

From museums to concerts to plays…from parks to bike trails, Parents & Kids Magazine keeps track of all the fun choices for your family.

Be sure to check out our directory of ongoing events, too.Many local attractions feature family fun all year long.

For even more great information, also check our directories page for listings of summer camps; after school care and enrichment classes; kids’ sports; pediatricians; birthday party ideas and more.

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The Music Man

The Music Man.  Wednesday-Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm.  Blackbox Theatre.  Wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best. Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize - this despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain's fall.  Directed By Dr. David S. Sollish.  Admission $10; Seniors/Students $5; Complimentary admission for Belhaven students, faculty, staff and their immediate families.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to each performance.  Visit www.belhaven.edu/arts/schedule.htm.

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Thu Aug 17 @ 6:00PM - 08:30PM
Workshop: Training the Citizen Artist
Thu Aug 17 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Canton 3rd Thursday Square Party
Fri Aug 18 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Artist Workshop | Bookmaking with Ke Francis
Sat Aug 19 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
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Mon Aug 21
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Thu Aug 24 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
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Fri Aug 25 @ 6:00PM -
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Sat Aug 26 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Early Birds, Dinos, and Java
Sat Aug 26 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Let’s Get Curious About the Color Yellow
Wed Aug 30 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Day Care Day at the Old Capitol