Looking for some fun (and free) family activities? Smart Toys and Books, located at Franklin Square on Kingson Pike, has a monthly schedule of awesome events you and your little ones can enjoy. Not to mention the entire store is like a playground in itself. Check out what they're offering for the rest of November!
November 11 Pastel Portrait Artist Available –
Artist Donna McMahon will be available to create beautiful portraits of children. She began her portrait career at Walt Disney World in Orlando, so you know she's kid-friendly. Reservations and a non-refundable deposit of $40 for each portrait are required in advance.
November 12 National Toy Store Day –
All the 2011 Best Toys for Kids Award Winners featured so you can get the deets on the best of the best. Prizes, drawings and discounts will be available too! 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
November 19 Playmobil Day of Play –
Several Playmobil items set up for hands-on experience. 20% discount on all Playmobil items. Prizes, drawings, and giveaways offered. 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
November 25 Early Santa Sale –
Save up on stocking stuffers with earlybird discounts. 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
Story Time with Miss Helen (Not on Nov. 24).
Fridays at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.
“Mommy and Me” Art Classes – Fridays at 10am, 11am, 12pm. $5 materials fee and reservations required in advance. Ages 2+.
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hands-on trials with and demonstrations of newly arriving games.