Sunday, October 07, 2007


October 2007 Arkansas Art Gallery: Come and view an eclectic collection of artworks from Arkansas artists. Open Tues.-Thurs. 10a.m. to 4p.m. Fri. & Sat.10a.m. to 9p.m. OCTOBER12: Downtown Argenta Art Walk held every month on the second Friday of the month 5p.m.-8p.m. Participating galleries: AR Art Gallery, The Art Scene Gallery & Art Market, Pennington Studios/Claytime Pottery, Galaxy Furniture and AM Architecture. For details call 501-687-5959 or visit The Arts Scene Gallery & Art Market: A multi-disciplined art environment. Open Saturday and Sunday 10a.m. - 6p.m. OCTOBER 12: On thesecond Friday of the month—come and join us after the Argenta Art Walk from 8p.m.-1a.m. Located on the corner of Broadway and Maple at 201 Maple St. in Historic Argenta along the Trolley Line! For more information on the Arts Scene, weekly news & updates, visit or call 501-372-2130. The Arkansas Queen : Enjoy the Arkansas River aboard the Arkansas Queen Riverboat in the lovely month of October. The Fall Color Cruiseboards at 9:30a.m. on Saturday, OCTOBER 27. View nature’s painted leaves and enjoy lunch, jazz music and games returning at 2:00p.m. Boarding all ghosts and goblins for a familyHalloween Cruise with Radio Disney spooky staffers, games, and a Halloween costume contest on theRiverboat boarding at 6:00p.m. on Sunday,OCTOBER 28. TheSunday Jazz & Champagne Brunch continues as well with a delicious menu served with your choice of champagne, sparkling cider, or orange juice. Reservations Required. For a complete schedule, to book a special cruise or for more information, visit them on the web at or call 501-372-5777. The Razorback Submarine: Visit the USS Razorback (SS 394), a BALAO Class Fleet Submarine located at the North Shore Maritime Center. NOW Open Mondays & Thursday -Saturdays 10a.m.-6p.m. Open Sundays 1p.m.-6p.m. Visit the USS Razorback online at To schedule a group tour call 501-371-8320 or e-mail: North Little Rock Animal Shelter’s Mobile Adoption Unit: Lakewood Village on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m.—4 p.m. Call the NLR Animal Shelter at 501-791-8577 for the Sunday schedule and more details. Come out to see the animals! North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce: presents on OCTOBER 5TheOctober FYI Luncheon from 11:50a.m.- 1p.m. Admission for Members $12; Non-members $15. For more information on this event, about the Chamber, or to become a member; contact Kenda Ford at 501-372-5959, email or visit North Little Rock Parks and Recreation: Offers physical fitness, aerobics & dance classes for all ages call 501-791-8541 or 501-791-8545, visit for more details on events/schedule. To rent pavilions or the Hospitality House, call 501-791-8537 for more details. For more information on baseball call 501-753-0012, visit or Bonzai BMX Track– or call 501-753-6989. Burns Park Campgrounds call 501-771-0702. Burns Park Golf Course call 501-758-5800. Burns Park Tennis Center visit or call 501-791-8585. Funland -call 501-753-7307 or 501-791-8543. Riverview Skate Park call 501-791-8540. The Big Dam Bridge: Located over the Murray Lock & Dam System, is the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridge built for that purpose, spanning the Arkansas River with 4,226 linear feet of bridge at 90 feet above the river it connects the two cities and the River Trail. Directions: Take I-40 to exit #148 heading south on Crystal Hill Rd. At the red light turn left onto North Shore Dr. At the four-way intersection turn right, following the sign to Cook’s Landing. Parking near the restrooms and at the foot of the bridge. For more information on these and other events visit River Trail: The North Shore Trail, a paved pedestrian and bicycle trail, takes you from the downtown I-30 bridge along the AR River through Emerald Park, Burns Park to Cook’s Landing where it meets up with the Big Dam Bridge and crosses the AR River over Murray Lock & Dam. For more info visit or call Terry Easton at 501-660-4207 or email her at or call 501-791-8540. William F. Laman Public Library, NLR: Offers library programs FREE and open to the public. OCTOBER 4: Music in the Plaza Season Finale with Brave Combo! Not your run-of-the-mill organ-grinders, the Grammy-award winning eclectic group will knock your socks off with an all-ages concert from 6:30p.m.-8p.m. Plan to be with us at the Laman Library Main Plaza Stage. OCTOBER 13: Good Gardens “Fall for Irises!”Iris expert Robert Treadway shows you how to plant and plan for Irises. From 10a.m.- 11a.m. in the Lecture Hall Main Library. OCTOBER 20: eBay Basics Skills Class from 9:30a.m.- 4:30p.m. in the Lecture Hall, Main Library. Have you heard about eBay and wondered how to go about selling your items? Kim Laffoon, an education specialist trained by eBay presents this day long workshop. Space is Limited, register bycalling Amy Brawner at 501-758-1720 ext. 109. For more information on these events or other events call 501-758-1720 or visit Theatre: “India: Kingdom of the Tiger“ Journey across India, a breathtaking land shaped by a multitude of cultures, customs and traditions. Also playing, “Alaska: Spirit of the Wild” and “The Lost World: Life in the Balance” follow scientist on an expedition to one of the least explored places on the earth, the table mountains of Southern Venezuela and the Mayan civilization of Tikal. IMAX Admission: Adults $7.50, Child $5.50, Seniors $6.50 EpiSphere show, “Impact Earth!” A traditional planetarium show that explains where meteorites are and where they comefrom. Admission: $5.50 for all ages. IMAX is CLOSED on Mondays; Open Tues.-Sun. Call for show times 501-376-IMAX or visit Historic Arkansas Museum: Every Saturday in October: Step Back Saturdays: Storytelling from 10a.m.-4p.m. See how they did it in pioneer days. In addition to a tour and living history, Saturdays bring pioneer life ways to the historic grounds, showing you the how and the why of 1800s living. The museum is open 9a.m-5p.m., Monday –Saturday and 1-5p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking are FREE; tours of the historic grounds are $2.50 for adults and $1 for children, tours on the hour except for Noon the last tour is at 4p.m. Call 501-324-9351 for details or visit Museum of Discovery: Offers programs everyday.OCTOBER 13: Saturday Discoveries from 1-4p.m. for kids in grades K-6. This month’s topic“Cool Concoctions!” Cost: $15 per class; Space is limited. Contact Beth Nelson at 501-396-7061 or email to make your SaturdayDiscoveries reservation.Paws, Claws and Tailswill be held the first Saturday of each monthOctober - Mayfrom 11a.m.-2p.m. Learn about the 50 different species of animals that live at the Museum while getting an up-close experience with several of the live animals. Open Monday -Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday 1-5 p.m. Call 501-396-7050 or visit for more info. Old State House Museum: 300 W. Markham is along the Trolley Line! Museum hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 9a.m.–5p.m. andSundays 1-5p.m. FREE Admission. For more information on the museum and exhibits call 501-324-9685 or visit

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