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2014 Jewish Food Festival moves to War Memorial Stadium

2014 Jewish Food Festival moves to War Memorial Stadium

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (JFA) – The Jewish Federation of Arkansas will present the 2014 Jewish Food Festival on Sunday, April 27th, 2014.

This year's festival will be in a new location at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Federation expects to host a crowd of more than 15,000 people from across Arkansas and surrounding states. The Festival will include traditional Jewish foods as well as cultural and religious booths and entertainment.

The festivities kick off with a classic Jewish breakfast at 8:30 a.m. The full festival begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the festival is free.

Since the food and vendor booths are sheltered, the festival will occur rain or shine!

(Source: Jewish Federation of Arkansas)

 

2nd annual “Tiques and Fleas in the Park” happens May 2

2nd annual “Tiques and Fleas in the Park” happens May 2
MAUMELLE, Ark. ( CEO) - Counting on Each Other, Inc., a Maumelle-based 501(c) 3 non-profit organization is holding a fund raiser, the 2nd annual ‘Tiques and Fleas in the Park”, a community yard sale, at Lake Willastein, May 2 and 3. Free admission. Food, Fun, Flea Market, & Children's activities. 100% of proceeds will support the dental needs of Maumelle seniors. Vendors book early for the best spots! Spaces are limited! Reserve your space today!! Spring into action now, clear your clutter and come set it up here, you price it, and you sell it. Each 19’long 9’wide space is $20.00, 2 spaces $30.00, table(s) are included or bring your own for both days. Setup begins at 6am Friday. The area is secured for the entire event. Rent a booth by calling 501- 993-8867/501-851- 4344 or by emailing countingoneachotherinc@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Counting on Each Other, Thrivent Financial & Maumelle Wellness Center.

UAMS to offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings May 2

UAMS to offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings May 2

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is offering free oral, head and neck cancer screenings from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. May 2 on the sixth floor of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

To make an appointment, call (501) 603-1212 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28-May 1. Walk-ins are welcome but may require a short wait. Parking is available in UAMS Parking 3 at Cedar Street and Capitol Avenue. Parking tickets will be validated.

Screenings will be conducted by the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine.

4th Annual Turkish Food Festival happening Saturday!

4th Annual Turkish Food Festival happening Saturday!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RTHLR) - Raindrop Turkish House-Little Rock organizes its 4th Annual Turkish Food Festival.

The festival starts Sat., April 26 at 11:00 a.m. at the Raindrop Turkish House on 1502 Market St. in Little Rock. Try Turkish Coffee, Kababs, Baklava, Dessert, Dolmas, and Turkish Gyros! Other Entertainment includes Turkish classical music and folk dance; also learn about henna tattoos, tile painting, and Ebru (Water Marbling). Admission is free.

You may have a chance to learn about a different culture while enjoying delicious samples of Turkish Cuisine, music and art presentations. Event is open to public and free admission. Raindrop Turkish House is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational, charitable, social and cultural organization founded by Turkish-Americans in Houston in 2000 and now it operates in seven states: Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico and Louisiana.

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The 12th annual Empty Bowls event was held Thursday in Little Rock.

It's the Arkansas Foodbank's largest running and most consistently successful fundraiser. Our very own Tom Brannon emceed the event, where Arkansas artists create works of art for the auction.

Along with great art, there was also a food court of sorts featuring some of Little Rock's top-rated restaurants.

The Foodbank is celebrating 30 years of feeding the hungry this year.

 

Pulaski Tech Culinary School hosts Sugar Arts Show

Pulaski Tech Culinary School hosts Sugar Arts Show

Students at Pulaski Technical College's culinary school will show off their cake decorating and pastry arts skills at a Sugar Arts Show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday,May 5, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute, 13000 Interstate 30.

Rally against child abuse scheduled at Capitol

Rally against child abuse scheduled at Capitol

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Service is to join child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.

The rally is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the front steps of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock and is intended to draw attention to child abuse and to present ways on how the abuse can be prevented.

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