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Monthly Archives: July 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join the Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society for its monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library (1900 Tyler Street) in Conway. George Harper, associate professor at the Hendrix College will give a presentation titled “Colorful Coral Snakes and a Myriad of Mimics.” Visitors are welcome, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Coe Wilson at (501) 727-5559.
Interested in keeping bees? Wanna meet fellow beekeepers? Then, attend Ozark Foothills Beekeeping Association’s monthly meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church (43 Oak Tree Road) in Damascus. For more information, contact Sonny Chidister by clicking here.
I know. It’s summer. You probably can’t and don’t want to think about fall, let alone fall gardening. Guess what, though. Now is the time to start thinking about it. Arkansas is fortunate to have a long growing season and mild winter. For the past several years, I have harvested tomatoes and peppers well into November. I generally continue to harvest greens, broccoli, root vegetables, and onions throughout winter. Fall gardening has many benefits besides crop harvest. Cooler temperatures mean you don’t have to water as much as you do during summer. Cooler temps also mean less bugs. Unfortunately, many … Continue reading
Join the Arkansas Interfaith Power & Light for the Neighborhood Weatherization Kick-off, Monday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Oak Forest United Methodist Church (2415 Fair Park Boulevard) in Little Rock. Learn about saving energy and money at home and at houses of worship. An energy assessor will explain how utility rebates and incentives can help property owners weatherize their buildings with little or no out-of-pocket expenses. All are invited. Free ice cream! Click here for more information about the event.
Join the Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock for a screening of the documentary, Dirt! The Movie, Sunday, July 21 at 4 p.m. at the church (600 Pleasant Valley Drive) in west Little Rock. Directed and produced by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow, Dirt! The Movie takes you inside the wonders of the soil. It tells the story of the Earth’s most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility—from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation. Click here for more information about the film. Click here for more information about the screening.
It’s that time of the year again! Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries (FOCAL) will host a used book sale, Friday-Sunday, July 19-21 in the Main Library basement (100 Rock Street) in downtown Little Rock. Hardback books are $1, and paperbacks go for 50 cents. Fifty percent off for “gently read” books at River Market Books & Gifts for FOCAL members. Hours are: Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. FOCAL members may enter at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Funds generated by the book sales support FOCAL programs like Summer Reading Club, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF – distributing free … Continue reading