Learning center plans events

Happy Kids Learning Center, 614 S. Cherry St., is celebrating Arkansas Children’s Week. Activities include:

• Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Vera Brown, a storyteller from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, will be the special guest.

• Thursday at 9 a.m., a spokesman from the sheriff’s department will visit.

• Friday at 2 p.m., there will be a balloon release along with other events such as face painting, bubble blowing, bean bag toss and refreshments.