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Pulaski Tech hosts Aerospace open house

Pulaski Tech hosts Aerospace open house

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Pulaski Technical College will host an open house at its newly renovated Aerospace Technology Center from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10.

The center, located at 1600 W. Maryland Ave. next to the North Little Rock Airport, is an FAA-certified school for training aircraft maintenance technicians.

The drop-in open house will showcase the recently completed renovation of the original hangar-style laboratory built in 1983, as well the 25,000-square-foot building that opened in August 2009.

Pulaski Tech received $500,000 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to renovate the original 10,000-square-foot building and to make energy-efficiency upgrades.

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Starving Artist Cafe

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Starving Artist Cafe
By Karen Martin NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Mardi Gras Monday, complete with beads, feather masks, commemorative photos and a Cajun buffet by chef Jason Morell, is happening from 6-9 p.m. Monday, March 7 at Starving Artist Cafe, 411 Main St. in downtown Argenta, North Little Rock. Entertainment will be by Bob Boyd Sounds, and there will be a cash bar. Admission is $30.

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Get your green on at St. Patrick's Day Parade

Get your green on at St. Patrick's Day Parade

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The 12th Annual Rock to North Little Rock St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 12 at 1 p.m.

The Parade begins on Third Street in downtown Little Rock near the main Post Office, passes Dugan's Irish Pub at Third and Rock Streets, travels through River Market, crosses the Main Street Bridge into North Little Rock ending in the Argenta Historic District. The reviewing stand will be located in front of Cregeen's Irish Pub at Main and Broadway in North Little Rock.

A program of traditional Irish music and dance will be held on the main stage in North Little Rock following the parade from 2-4 p.m.

The parade is presented by the Irish Cultural Society of Arkansas and sponsored by the city of North Little Rock and the Regional Recycling and Waste Reduction District. For more information, visit IrishArkansas.org or call 501-868-6416.

Church brings Mardi Gras theme to LR marathon

Church brings Mardi Gras theme to LR marathon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- First United Methodist Church, Downtown for GOOD, celebrates the Little Rock Marathon with a Mardi Gras theme.  Members will be lining the street, cheering on the runners and walkers with lively music and lots of encouragement. This year featuring a Mardi Gras theme, beads will be distributed to the cheering masses.

Music on the street starts at 9 a.m.

Tenenbaum honored by city, Argenta Foundation

Tenenbaum honored by city, Argenta Foundation

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Mayor Patrick Hays and the City of North Little Rock will recognize the Honoree Harold Tenenbaum for his philanthropic contributions to Central Arkansas at the 2011 Argenta Arts Foundation Award Reception. The sold-out event is Wednesday, March 2.

Harold Tenenbaum is the Chairman of the A. Tenenbaum Company, Inc., which was founded by Harold’s great uncle in 1890 and is Arkansas’ largest recycler and processor of scrap metal. Harold became President of the Company in 1986.  The Tenenbaum Family has long been known for their philanthropy. They believe strongly that their charitable resources should be focused in the Central Arkansas area.

How does your brain work?

How does your brain work?

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- What happens in an emergency room? How does our brain work? Find out at GENERAL HOSPITAL/BRAIN AWARENESS, a special educational event at the Museum of Discovery, March 10-12, 2011.

Thanks to underwriting from the Arkansas Bioscience Institute and the Arkansas Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the first 464 visitors on Saturday, March 12 will get free admission to the Museum of Discovery. First come, first served. Demonstrations and hands-on activities are designed to teach elementary and high school students about brain and nervous system function, and what may go wrong in certain disorders of the nervous system.

"The human body is amazing," says Susan Bennett, Museum educator. "Although we study human anatomy and physiology in school, we often forget how wonderful it is on a daily basis.

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) will headline the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo with a fashion presentation, highlighting a few clothing lines to be featured at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

The expo is February 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metroplex, located 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. The LRFW presentation is scheduled for 1:40 p.m. The expo and fashion show is free and is open to the public.

Attendees will get a sneak peak into this summer’s favorite fashion experience. The LRFW showcase will preview sophisticated, trendy and couture fashions by Savers, the Nicole McGehee Collection (LRFW 2010 Clothing Line of the Year), NaJo by Natasha Rawls (LRFW 2009 Clothing Line of the Year) and introduce Graffiti by 13-year old fashion designer Aaliyah Fisher, who will become the youngest designer to ever showcase in a fashion week.