May 23, 2019
– Guests: Benito Lubazibwa, Founder of Africa Day Fest and Remix Ideas | Get a taste of African culture, attend the 3rd annual Africa Day Fest, Saturday, May 25th from 11am-6pm on South Main Street in Little Rock. African Arts will be celebrated through music, food, performance, and children’s activities. This family-friendly festival will feature dancing, a fashion show, kid’s zone, music, drum circle, food, vendors, and more. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.africadayfestival.com or like em Facebook or email [email protected].
- Friday, May 24th | 6pm-9pm | Made in Africa Fashion Show | Little Rock River Junction Bridge | This is a fundraiser and the kickoff event for Africa Day Fest. African designers will be featured and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.
– Guests: Ophelia Morgan, McClellan High Class of 89 | McClellan High School presents the Class of 1989 Reunion, June 7th-8th at the Wyndham Riverfront, #2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock. Thirty years later of Lion Pride will kick off, Friday, June 7th at Big Whiskey’s in downtown Little Rock. Saturday, June 8th, breakfast will held at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 2618 South Shackleford in Little Rock. Later, a gathering will be held at the high school for the group photo, and the the Alumni Picnic will be held at Pavilion #10 in Burns Park. To receive a $65 discounted price, you must RSVP by May 31st. For more information, call 501-284-3941 or visit the Facebook page “Class of 1989 McClellan Lions 30 Years Class Reunion.”
– Guests: Lana Nayles and Gwen Zeigler of the Little Rock Chapter of the Links, Inc. for the 12th Jazzy Jeans & Jewels. | The Little Rock Chapter of the Links, Inc. annual Jazzy Jeans & Jewels is in it’s 12th year. They are presenting “Mardi Gras in the Rock – A Fusion of New Orleans,” Saturday, June 1st from 7pm-12 midnight at the Metroplex Event Center, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock. Dress in your jazziest jeans and jewels and join them for a Taste of Links featuring the culinary skills and more. All proceeds from Jazzy Jeans and Jewels events are given to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in Arkansas on a rotating basis. This year’s recipient is Philander Smith College. For tickets and more information, visit www.eventbrite.com or call 501-492-9660. *The Little Rock Chapter is an affiliate of The Links, Incorporated and is one of 287 chapters composed of 15,000 women of color worldwide whose mission is to provide service to their respective communities.