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Finish Line Fun at BDB 100 Finale Fest

Finish Line Fun at BDB 100 Finale Fest

Argenta Arts Foundation again hosts The Big Dam Bridge 100 Finale Fest end of tour event Saturday, September 29, 9 am - 4 pm on Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock.

The festival will cater to Tour participants and their guests offering special activities, services, foods, entertainment and shopping opportunities that are certain to please the riders their family friends and sightseers.

Riders in the BDB 100 Bicycle Tour will have access to end-of-race benefits in the Rider Service Area. The Rider Number issued at registration is the pass to these free services in the Rider Service Area:

Services offered include Bike Repair Service, Bag Check, Bike Check, Spray Down, Changing Tents, Free Massage Therapy, and Live Entertainment by Fire & Brimstone, Swingshift Band, and Rockasaurus.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

Now - September 23: Henry V, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ticket price $25-$40, Arkansas Repertory Theatre 601 Main Street, downtown Little Rock. Tickets and more info at www.therep.org.

September 18 - 25: Tales from the South, a live taping of the radio series, is held weekly on Tuesdays at Starving Artist Cafe´. Cost: $5 admission plus dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.; taping begins at 7 p.m. Seating is limited. For details, call 501-372-7976, visit www.TalesFromTheSouth.com.

Fit 2 Live Initiative announces fall schedule

Fit 2 Live Initiative announces fall schedule

North Little Rock, AR (September 11, 2012) – The William F. Laman Public Library System announces its continuing partnership with NLR’s Fit 2 Live initiative, the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm.

Fit 2 Live” at Laman! will teach patrons about nutrition, exercise options, healthy grocery choices, meal planning and more.

Upcoming events include:

Tuesday, September 18, at 6:30pm: FREE ZUMBA CLASS with Carla Townsend-Barnett

Tuesday, October 16, at 6:30pm: “Navigating Nutrition Recommendations – Is MyPlate Your Plate?” with David Rath Nutrition

Tuesday, November 20, at 6:30pm: FREE MARTIAL ARTS CLASS – Join Unity Martial Arts and learn about coordination, balance, and self-defense while getting your dose of exercise and having fun!

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

September 10: Crush Wine Bar hosts a Wine Tasting with Geyser Peak Winery from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for $10. The wines for the evening: Geyser Peak Sauvignon Blanc, Geyser Peak Pinot Grigio, Geyser Peak Chardonnay, Geyser Peak Merlot, Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon. Crush Wine Bar is located at 318 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. Call 501-374-9463 for more information.

September 10 - 23: Henry V, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, ticket prices $25-$40, Arkansas Repertory Theatre 601 Main Street, downtown Little Rock. Tickets and more info at www.therep.org.

Bike & Hike For ALS

Bike & Hike For ALS

BIKE & HIKE: Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 am -- BIKE 20 miles from Downtown NLR to Pinnacle Mountain, HIKE Pinnacle from East to West, then BIKE 20 miles back downtown.

HIKE ONLY from the WEST side of Pinnacle Mountain to the east side and back around on the base trail. Then drive downtown for the after party. Facebook.com/bikehikeforals
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UAMS report: Blacks at 'significantly higher' risk of death from cancer, HIV

UAMS report: Blacks at 'significantly higher' risk of death from cancer, HIV

Health Status of African-Americans Detailed in  UAMS College of Public Health Report

LITTLE ROCK – Mortality rates of African-Americans were significantly higher than those of Caucasians for most cancers, HIV and homicide, but lower for motor vehicle crashes and suicide, according to a recent report compiled by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

That’s just one of many findings detailed in a joint study focusing on the health status of African-Americans in Arkansas compiled by UAMS and supported by the Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC), the Arkansas Center for Health Disparities and the Arkansas Prevention Research Center. The full report can be found here: www.uams.edu/coph/reports/ or www.arminorityhealth.com/reports_updates.html.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

August 20: Crush Wine Bar hosts a Wine Tasting with Echelon Vineyards from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for $10. The wines for the evening: Echelon Pinot Grigio, Echelon Collection Chardonnay, Echelon Collection Pinot Noir, Echelon Red Blend, and Echelon Collection Cabernet Sauvignon. Crush Wine Bar is located at 318 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. Call 501-374-9463 for more information.

August 20: The AR Travelers VS San Antonio Missions at Dickey-Stephens Park. Game begins at 7:10 p.m. Tickets available at www.Travs.com or call 501-664-1555.