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May  2017 Community Events

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

 

 

 

Disney on Ice- Worlds of Enchantment

Thurs, May 4th thru Sunday, May 7th

Verizon Arena

Price: $61, $41, $21, and $16

Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment  non stop fun with four of the most famous Disney stories, This action packed spectacular bring to you Disney Pixar Toy Story, Cars, The Little Mermaid and Frozen. The your imagination take you from wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond.

For ticket purchase please visit www.ticketmasters.com

 

2017 Men of Honor

Sunday, May 7, 2017

5:00 PM

UALR Performing Arts Theatre

Tickets: General Admission $30.00, Students K-12 $15.00, at the door $35.00

Since 1973 Delta Presents has been honoring black high school males committed to public service with scholarships in Little Rock. The theme for this year event is Men of Honor.  Delta Presents is the sorority's signature event to recognize and honor young African - American male high school seniors in the community for outstanding achievements in their schools, churches, and communities.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Mrs. Carolyn Turner at 501-920-7363

 

2017 Goodwill Awards Luncheon and Fashion Show

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Robinson Center

Downtown Little Rock

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas Awards Luncheon & Fashion Show is a celebration of the amazing people that Goodwill serves and our volunteers and community partners. Goodwill has been serving the community for 90 years changing lives in Arkansas.

To order your sponsorship for the luncheon please contact Community Engagement at 501-372-5100 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Race to Remember

Saturday, May 13, 2017

4:00 PM

War Memorial Stadium

Price: $20.00

Join Mamies Poppy Plates in their 6th Annual Race to Remember to recognize stillbirth, infant and child loss. The fun filled day will include pre-race party for the entire family, a balloon release, and a certified and chip-timed 5K race. The money raised helps Mamie's Poppy Plates to provide remembrance plates to families who experience stillbirth, infant and child loss. To register or sponsor a team, go to www.mamiespoppyplates.com

For more information contact Sarah Adams at 501-817-6442 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

4th Annual Peace Love Goodwill 5K/10K/Half Marathon

Saturday, May 13, 2017

FREE EVENT

Murray Park

Peace Love Goodwill is a premier race that attracts participants from all over Arkansas to compete and support Goodwill's mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. What started as a 5K has grown into a 10K along with the new half marathon.  The 5K race starts at 8am, the 10K race starts at 7:30 am and the half marathon starts at 7am. All volunteers should be at the park by 5:30 am. After the race stick around for the  inaugural event Arkansas Autism Festival and Walk .

For more information please call 501-372-5100


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017

 

Mother's Day Grand High Tea

Sunday, May 14, 2017

3:00 PM

Price: $45 per person

The Empress of Little Rock

In this day of instant everything, the Empress is offering a special Little Rock, Arkansas high tea in an elegant Victorian atmosphere. The event is designed to foster relationships and calm the  mind. Treat your mom like she is High Queen for the day.

For more information please contact Innkeeper at 501-374-7966 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Adventures of Alice in Wonderland

Fri., May 19th thru Sun., May 21st

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Price: $15-$20

Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre

Arkansas Festival Ballet Rebecca M. Stalcup, artistic director presents The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland. When Alice falls down the rabbit hole she finds herself in Underland, a weird and exciting place. When Alice uncovers her true destiny and fate she stops at nothing to take the Red Queen off the thrown.

For more information or to purchase tickets online at www.arkansasdance.org or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

33rd Annual Greek Food Festival

May 19th thru 21st

Admission: Three Can food items or $3

Children 12 and under FREE

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

The International Greek Food Festival, the largest ethnic festival in Arkansas, has been serving food, friends and the community for the past 30 years. All the food served at this festival has come about because of the love of cooking. There will be a variety of culinary dishes from Greek, Armenian, Georgian, Romanian, Russian, Indian, Middle Eastern, English and just a small dash of American. The different style cooking captures the traditions of the different heritages in a fun community sitting.

For more information please call 501-221-5300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J Kelly Business to Business Radio Talk Show

May  2017

 

Every Saturday morning from 10-10:30 am listen to your host,Mrs. Mary M. Parham and co-host Rev. James McCarther

Of the J Kelly Business to Business radio talk show

on Praise 102.5 FM.

 

Call In Number to Ask Questions 501-433-1250

 

May 6, 2017

Mr. John Brunson and Mr. Frisco McDonald

Shorter College Alumni Association


May 13, 2017

Mrs. Marilyn Clark

American Heart/American Stroke Association


May 20 2017

Dr. Emma Kelly Rhodes

Emma Rhodes Educational Center

 

May 27, 2017

Mrs. DeAnna Korte

Riverfest