By Tammy Moore Teague
RKids Corner is a community hub for all types of kid and family-friendly events and activities in the Waldron, Mansfield, Huntington, Hartford and Hackett areas. We welcome your submissions and suggestions! Please feel free to submit them –HERE
- Movie in the Park, October 12 at 7 p.m., 707 Featherhill Road in Lavaca. Free admission- showing “Hocus Pocus.”
- Autumn Fest at Dayton 2229 E. 252, Huntington. Saturday, October 13 from 4-8 p.m.
- Barling Cruise Night Concert in the Park, Friday, October 19 at 5 p.m., 800 East H Street, Barling. Barling Cruise Night and Car and Motorcycle Show, Saturday October 20 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Hal Smith Field in Barling.
- Hartford Fall Festival, October 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Alexander Park.
- Fall Festival October 20, Huntington, AR 5-10 p.m. Pie walk, costume contest, food court and street dance.
- Waldron Elementary School Fall Festival, October 20
- Lavaca Berry Festival, Saturday October 27 from 9 a.m-4 p.m. at the County Baseball Fields on Featherhill Road, East of Lavaca.
- City of Hackett Fall Festival, Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Costume contest, food/drinks, and lots of kid friendly activities!
- Trick or Treat on Main, Waldron, October 31.
- Abbott Baptist Trunk or Treat, Wednesday, October 31 from 5-7:30 p.m. The church is located at 28127 Hwy. 71 North, Abbott. They will have a bounce around, games, candy popcorn and prizes.
- Trunk or Treat on Main Street, Lavaca on Wednesday, October 31 from 6-7:30 p.m.
- Movie in the Park, November 9 at 7 p.m., 707 Featherhill Road in Lavaca. Free admission- showing “Gremlins.”
- City of Mansfield Christmas Parade, Saturday December 1. Time is TBA
- Victory Lodge #470, Barling, AR Chili Cook off on Saturday, December 1. The cookoff starts at 3 p.m., judging at 4:30 p.m. There will be live music and Santa will be there from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. All donations go to buy Christmas presents for underprivileged kids of the community. This will take place at the Barling Community Center at 304 Church Street in Barling.
- Movie in the Park, December 14 at 7 p.m., 707 Featherhill Road in Lavaca. Free admission- showing “Elf.”
- River Valley Animal Hospital in Barling is hosting a kid’s coloring contest to benefit the Charleston Dog Shelter. The event will begin December 1-31. $1 entry for the coloring sheet. The winner will be announced January 1, and will win a gift basket worth over $100.