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Women's Auxiliary gives gifts to veterans at the VA

Women's Auxiliary gives gifts to veterans at the VA

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will be passing out 400 gifts to veterans receiving services at the VA.

The gifts will be delivered Thursday, December 13, at 1 p.m. Douglas Bowers of the Central Arkansas Veterans Health-care System will be present to receive the gifts from The Salvation Army on behalf of our wounded veterans.

This project is funded through The Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Fund. The Women's Auxiliary also goes weekly to visit our local VA hospitals each Thursday as part of their hospitality outreach ministry.

(source: The Salvation Army)

 

Hear Holiday Tales From the South

Hear Holiday Tales From the South

Don't miss Tales From the South; Dinner and a Show, WEDNESDAY, November 21. Enjoy a fantastic dinner and be part of the live audience for Internationally-syndicated radio show "Tales from the South," where Southerners bring their own true stories to life. Next week features the 1-Hour Annual Holiday Show with readings by Mary Lester, Wetzel LaGrone, Sara Baker, Martin Ferguson, Ann Talman, and Sandra Hamilton. Music by The Salty Dogs and blues guitarist Mark Simpson. For tickets or more information go to www.talesfromthesouth.com

Starving Artist Cafe is located at 411 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock.

Southern Scents Inspire Art of Local Soap

Southern Scents Inspire Art of Local Soap

Drop in the Argenta Market during Argenta Artwalk this Friday and check out a new local product, Southern Girl Soapery. Located in Little Rock, Southern Girl Soapery creates handmade soaps inspired by the traditions, stories, and scents of the South. Each small batch is stirred, cut, and wrapped by hand. Over a decade  has gone into crafting recipes and perfecting techniques. Ingredients come from local farms and exotic lands. Colors and fragrances are from nature, never harsh chemicals. Look for soaps featuring Arkansas cucumbers (Damn Yankee), Diamond Bear beer (Home Brew), and K-Bee honey (Oh, Honey!). Buy local!

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

November 1 - 30: The Art of Music Show at the Hays Senior Citizen Center. Open house on November 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. features an exciting exhibit with art painted to music. The exhibit features early and current photographs, sheet music, LP art, posters and original art all with a musical theme. This vibrant display inspired by the music in their lives promises to fill your evening with delight. Visit the art of music show.

Pulaski Tech gets approval for Anesthesia Technology program

Pulaski Technical College recently received approval for its Anesthesia Technology program from the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians (ASATT).

 This approval allows students in the program to take the Anesthesia Technologist Certification Exam, which they must successfully pass before they can work as anesthesia technologists.

 Pulaski Tech offers the program in partnership with Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Anesthesia technologists have traditionally been trained on-the-job, but in order to be certified, they must now have a college degree. At Pulaski Tech, anesthesia technology is one of six options offered through the Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health. The degree requires 61 credit hours that include classroom work and on-site clinicals.

Craft Beer Festival Beer Lovers Dream Come True

Craft Beer Festival Beer Lovers Dream Come True

The Arkansas Times along with the Argenta Arts District is excited to announce their first Craft Beer Festival in central Arkansas November 2nd - 6-9 p.m. We want to share the celebration of the fine art of craft brewing in America by showcasing over 150 beers.

Purchase tickets now at Craft Beer Festival and get a souvenir tasting glass with purchase of ticket. One big night of fun, food, entertainment & tasting fine beer!

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

Now - October 31: Argenta Bead Company hosts jewelry & bead classes at 703 N. Main St., Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. For more information call 501.537.0928 - (main), 501.944.7161 - (shop cell) or email beadchick@argentabead.com. Store Hours are Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Now - November 2: Haunted Evening Tour, A popular attraction that introduces you to the ghostly side of Little Rock and the surrounding area. The tour departs from the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History every Friday night at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30, Seating is limited and reservations are required.