June 13, 2019
– Guests: Coach Victor Joyner, Jacksonville High School; Derrick Hamilton, Mobile Video Game Station; Jerald Smith, Battlefield Laser Tag | Jacksonville Mighty Vikings Football Team & Partners sponsors a Father’s Day Celebration & Family Fun Day, Sunday, June 16th from 3pm-6pm at the Jacksonville Mighty Vikings Football Field, 312 Ray Road in Jacksonville. Fathers can attend and spend quality time with their children on Father’s Day. Enjoy music, family-friendly activities, a mobile video game station, laser tag, bounce houses, food, and more! This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-413-7683 or email [email protected] or visit www.mightyvikingsonline.com.
– Guests: Evangeline Parker-Guest, Founder & Executive Director of Miss Teen Promise and Jamille Rogers Thomas, Miss Teen Promise 1998/MTP Board Vice President | Miss Teen Promise is a nonprofit organization is in its 22nd year of providing life skills to Arkansas females and scholarship funds for higher education. Rise, Sparkle & Shine with Miss Teen Promise Female Preparatory and enrich the lives of females and support their education goals. Scholarship funds for higher education is provided for the 15-week program for females ages 4-25. Applications are now being accepted. Registration deadline will close midnight June 22nd. Register online at www.missteenpromise.com. For more information, email [email protected] or call 501-353-0009. *Teen Promise, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization with an award-winning history of “Taking Females Out of the Shadows of Promise and into the Spotlight of Success!”
– Guests: Christina Shutt, Director and Brian Rogers, Community Relations Liaison for Mosaic Templars Cultural Center | Mosaic Templars Cultural Center presents Juneteenth Celebration, Saturday, June 15th from 12 noon-6pm at 501 West 9th Street in Little Rock. This annual commemoration of the end of slavery will have family-friendly activities and attractions, exhibits, food trucks, entertainment, live music from the Grammy-nominated R&B recording artists Carl Thomas and six-time Stellar Award-winning and Grammy nominated gospel artist Vashawn Mitchell, along with several local artists and more! For more information and a list of the line up, call (501) 683-3593 or visit www.mosaictemplarscenter.com or like ’em on Facebook.
- “Finding Freedom in the Forest: Opportunities and Challenges for African Americans in the Timber Industry” exhibit opens. The exhibition is a family friendly experience designed to explore the history of the timber industry through the lens of African Americans in Arkansas.