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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Lake Hamilton Church of the Nazarene (200 Lockhaven Point) in Hot Springs. For more information, contact Robert Schappek by clicking here.
Interested in building or renovating your home using green design and materials? Then, join this discussion group hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas Chapter, tomorrow between noon and 1 p.m. at Arkansas Studies Institute (401 President Clinton Avenue) in downtown Little Rock. This month, the group will take a breather from the standard speaker-style lunches and chat together about new programs, products, or discoveries that anyone has found relating to sustainability and green lifestyle. No reservation necessary for this free event. Bring your own lunch. For more information, contact Mandy Breckenridge by clicking here.
Join Science Cafe for its monthly program, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Vieux Carre/The Afterthought (2721 Kavanaugh) in Little Rock. The Science Cafe will present a program titled “Bees, Trees, and Mushrooms: Sustainable Products.” The following panelists will discuss the benefits, cultivation, economics, and sustainability of bees, trees, and mushrooms: Joe Fox, State Forester, Arkansas Forestry Commission Jay Justice, President, Arkansas Mycological Society Larry Kichler, President, Central Arkansas Beekeepers’ Association Visit the Science Cafe website for more information.
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend North Central Arkansas Beekeeping Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Farm Bureau Insurance (1424 Highway 62 W) in Mountain Home. For more information, contact Nina Huddleston by clicking here.
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Central Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Oyster Bar (3003 West Markham Street) in Little Rock. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
Dr. Mindy Fullilove, a research psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute and a professor of clinical psychiatry and public health at Columbia University, will give a lecture titled, “Neighbor Like You Mean It: A Social Psychiatrist’s Views on Urban Life in the 21st Century,” about the impact of urban development and renewal on the health and well being of urban residents. From her research, Fullilove has published “Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It,” and “The House of Joshua: Meditations on Family and Place.” WHEN: Friday, June 29 – 5-6 … Continue reading
Join the Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center in Russellville. The group will screen the film The Big Year with Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wison, and David Frankel. It tells a story about birders and their quest to find rare species. Popcorn and soda provided! For more information, contact Coe Wilson at (501) 727-5559.
Meet fellow canoeing enthusiasts near you! Join Northwest Arkansas Canoe Club for its monthly meeting, tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Jim’s Razorback Pizza (2620 W. 6th Street) in Fayetteville. For more information, visit the Club website at www.arkansascanoeclub.com.
Tomatoes are flooding farmers’ markets! What does that mean? It means it’s time to buy ‘em cheap and freeze ‘em for winter! Sure, you can can tomatoes, but who wants to stand in a hot kitchen during summertime? Plus, you’d be using electricity to cool down the house. Freezing tomatoes is fast, and it doesn’t heat up the house. It’s also SUPER easy. Here’s what you do: Select tomatoes without blemishes and bruises; wash. Place tomatoes on a pan lined with freezer sheet. Stick pan in the freezer. When frozen, place tomatoes in plastic bags. Cooking with frozen tomatoes is … Continue reading
A new series of “green-bag” lunches will help industry leaders learn from each other how to save energy, prevent pollution and conserve resources, all while helping their bottom lines. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) in partnership with Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions has created the “Putting Green to Work” lunches which will feature speakers from businesses that have excelled at energy conservation and other sustainable practices. The first green-bag lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., June 28 at ADEQ, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock. The first featured business will be Dassault Falcon Jet. The series, an effort … Continue reading