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Making History Once Again

Newly renovated Siloam Springs Museum opens March 30 Janelle Jessen Special to The Free Weekly After months of renovations, the Siloam Springs Museum is ready to reopen its doors to

Risa's Astrology

Aries: Mars to Mercury — Our Destiny Changes

Mercury turns direct Thursday in the early morning at 16 degrees Pisces. Mercury remains in its retrograde shadow until the 17thof April. We therefore move forward cautiously with plans, communications,

Advice Goddess

The Litter Mermaid

The Litter Mermaid I’m not the best housekeeper or the tidiest person. I’ve got papers everywhere, dishes in the sink, clothes on the floor, and an unmade bed. I have

Family Friendly

Trike Takes Flight

‘Balloonacy’ helps lift little learners LARA JO HIGHTOWER When Trike Theatre presents “Balloonacy” as part of its Little Trike Series, the story will be told through physicality, not words.

Making Ripples

Wildlife Close To Home

Tips make encounters with predators safer AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Encounters with predators are extremely rare, and attacks or injuries even rarer. However, if you enjoy outdoor recreation, carry with

8 Days a Week

8 Days A Week

March 29 (Friday) Family Nature Workshop — Tree Detectives, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335. Arkansas New Play Festival — “He Did It” by Rachel Lynett, 6:30 p.m., Crystal

In The News

We Got Leno!

Comic talks family, optimism ahead of stand-up show JOCELYN MURPHY People know Jay Leno more now as “the car guy” than “the guy who used to be on ‘The


One ‘Freaky Friday’

Pilot Arts picks a musical perfect for families LARA JO HIGHTOWER In 1972, when Mary Rodgers published “Freaky Friday” — her hilarious young adult novel about what happens when

Cover Story

‘A Bigger, Better Pie’

South By Southeast offers art and a beautiful country drive BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Val Gonzalez is “a proponent of the idea that rather than each struggling for a perceived slice

Maker Space

An Unsung Heroine

At 95, Willa Fouty is real live ‘Rosie the Riveter’ BECCA MARTIN-BROWN Sometimes heroes — or heroines — hide in plain sight. Some folks who know Willa Fouty know