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5 Little Rock area Kroger stores to host 'Flu Super Clinic'

5 Little Rock area Kroger stores to host 'Flu Super Clinic'

Kroger Delta Division announced today that five Little Rock-area locations will host a flu super clinic this Thursday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to meet customer demand for this year’s flu shot.

 Each super clinic will have 750 doses of the current flu vaccine. In addition, all Kroger locations in metro Little Rock received a minimum of 50 doses this week. The cost of the flu shot is $25.

The following Kroger locations will be hosting the super clinics this Thursday:

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

January 2: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Improv Comedy Troupe at The Joint

Now - January 12: "A FERTILE HOLIDAY" This original comedy chronicles the Fertile Family's trouble-ridden holiday reunion in the tiny town of Dumpster, Arkansas. Performances at The Joint every FRIDAY at 8 p.m., and SATURDAY at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Admission is $20, reservations are recommended. Tickets can be purchased at The Joint's cabaret theatre, call 501-372-0205, visit www.TheJointInLittleRock.com.

ACT Announces Auditions For Musical Jesus Christ Superstar

 ACT Announces Auditions For Musical Jesus Christ Superstar

The Argenta Community Theater has announced auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar. Auditions will be held as follows: Thursday, January 10 - Open Call: 6-8 p.m., Dance Call: 8-9 p.m., Saturday, January 12 - Open Call: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dance Call: 1-2 p.m.

The show will be performed July 23-28, 2013 at ACT. Rehearsals will begin in June, 2013. Auditions are held during this time to allow as many people as possible to audition, particularly students home for the holiday, who will again be home for the summer.

Free screening and education event at State Capitol

Free screening and education event at State Capitol

A man has a one in six chance of developing prostate cancer during his lifetime. Men die at a higher rate from prostate cancer than women die of breast cancer in Arkansas.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation (APCF) will host a free prostate cancer education and screening event at the State Capitol, located at 500 Woodlane Ave. in Little Rock, Ark, on January 15 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is an annual collaboration between APCF and the State Capitol.

Men between the ages of 40 and 75 are encouraged to take advantage of the free preventative-health care services, which will include a brief explanation of prostate health and a blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA). Men with a family history of prostate cancer and men that are African-American are in high-risk populations for prostate cancer and are eligible for screening at age 35.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

Now - January 6: The Arvest River Market on Ice - Skating rink hours will be Monday - Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Entry Fees will be $9 per person including tax and skate rental, children ages four and under free with paid adult admission. Call 501-375-2552, visit www.HolidaysInLittleRock.com.

Local Artists Fill Holiday Art Market at Starving Artist Cafe

Local Artists Fill Holiday Art Market at Starving Artist Cafe

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Annual Starving Artist Cafe Holiday Market continues this Saturday,  December 15 and again December 22.

Artists will be set up inside the restaurant to sell their original artwork (paintings, jewelry, crafts, photography, pottery, etc.) for our customers to shop as they enjoy a fantastic lunch. No fee, no commission, and the artist will get lunch on us. Market hours are Noon-2pm. Limited to six artists a day. You can do one day, several days, or all. Contact Paula: starvingartistcafe@gmail.com  

Also, we'll be selling original Christmas ornaments again this year on our display tree. We sell a lot of these each year, so hang yours! The tree will go up on November 24 and stay up in the cafe' through Christmas. Contact Paula: starvingartistcafe@gmail.com

Check Out Great Ideas For Shopping Local

Check Out Great Ideas For Shopping Local

Ideas for shopping local in Argenta: Arkansas Holiday gift baskets from Argenta Market filled with local products www.argentamarket.com, buy a bead party or class at Argenta Bead Company www.argentabead.com, a gift card for a delicious dinner at Ristorante Capeo www.capeo.us, or an I Love Argenta T-shirt at the Argenta Art Foundation office, call 501-993-1234.