Happy Friday, moms…and happy May!  It’s going to be a beautiful weekend.  If you’re looking for something fun to do with your kids check out the five events below, and visit the PAM Calendar for more happenings.


Cottonwood Arts Festival
Cottonwood Park, 1301 West Belt Line Rd, Richardson
Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
A juried art show plus live music, food, and a children’s area – Children of all ages will have the opportunity to create a sculpture hat from scrap, design a masterpiece in plaster, add to an enormous collage, or practice their hand at sculpting clay on a real potter’s wheel. Free.

Haggard Park, 901 East 15th St, Plano
Saturday 10:30am-5pm
Celebrating its 12th anniversary, AsiaFest 2015 will showcase the rich cultures of Asia: Japan and Korea in the north; China, Taiwan, and the Philippines to the east; Vietnam and Malaysia in the south; and Bangladesh, India, and Nepal in the southeast. The numerous cultural demonstrations, performances, and vendors will provide a fun and engaging time for your entire family. Free.

Super Science: Float My Boat
Saturday 3pm
Parr Library, 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano
Build a boat made of foil and then test it by seeing how many pennies it can hold before it sinks. Free All Ages

Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight
Prestwick STEM Academy, 3101 Stonefield, The Colony
Saturday 3-8pm
The Colony Parks and Recreation Department and The Tribute Lakeside Resort & Golf Community join together to bring you this fun festival. All ages will experience a visual feast at this inaugural event! Air Show, Kite Flying (free kites while supplies last plus kites for sale), stunt kite demonstrations, crafts, Blackland Prairie raptor exhibit, face painting, trampolines, music, demonostrations and more.

The Big Bad Musical
Plano Children’s Theatre 1301 Custer Road, Plano
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
A courtroom has never been more lively and fun than in The Big Bad Musical! This smart and wickedly funny musical is great for actors and audiences of any age. The jury — your audience — must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairy-tale world! The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by storybooks of quirky characters who want to get even: Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf.