June 1, 2017
-Dr. Derek Lewis and Jean Williams, RN & committee member for the Health & Wellness Community Expo presented by the Derek Lewis Foundation. This annual free health event will be held, Saturday, June 3rd from 8am-1pm at Greater Christ Temple Pentecostal Church in the Bishop Leodies & Goldie Warren Community Development Center, 1200 Lewis Street in Little Rock. There will be free health screenings, school & sports physicals, health information, Ask The Doctor segments, food, fun, and entertainment. The Expo hopes to bring together the community and health experts to improve health in Central Arkansas. For more information, call 501-207-0711 or visit Derek Lewis Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.
-DeAnna Korte, Executive Director the Arkansas Riverfest stopped by to talk about Riverfest’s 40th Anniversary Festival. Riverfest is Arkansas’ largest festival, featuring outdoor stages over the weekend with many artist, such at Wiz Khalifa and Morris Day and the Time; visual and performing artists; merchants, as well as food vendors. The festivities will be held June 1st-4th in downtown Little Rock.
- Thurs., June 1st | 6th Annual Flowing on the River | 6pm-9pm Separately ticketed wine & craft beer event | $30 ($40 at the door).
- Fri. & Sat., June 2nd & 3rd | 2-day Music Festival (Fri. 5pm-11pm) (Sat. 1pm-11pm) | $40 Advance | $55 at the gate | Children 10 & under get in Free with a paid adult
- Sat., June 3rd | Wiz Khalifa | 9:30pm | Arkansas Federal Credit Union/Sweetwater Amphitheater Stage
- Sun., June 4th | 40th Anniversary Celebration | 1pm-9pm | $5 entry (children 10 & under are free) at the gate for those who have not purchased tickets to the music festival and Free admission to those who have. Children 10 & under get in Free with a paid adult.
- Sun., June 4th | Morris Day & the Time | 7:15pm | Frio Light Stage at the Clinton Center
For more information and to view the lineup, visit www.riverfestarkansas.com.
-Joe Mallett, Director; Hugh Leavell, Community Outreach Director; Decorrie Morgan, 2nd Class Cadet; and April Mitchell, 3rd Class Cadet talked about Arkansas National Guard’s Youth Challenge. Applications are being accepted to this free military style structured program for youth ages 16-18 who have dropped out or on the verge of dropping out of high school. Youth can earn their Arkansas High School diploma. For more information, call 1-800-814-8453 or visit www.aryouthchallenge.org.