The Arkansas Department of Health is implementing new immunization requirements, effective Sept. 1, for the 2014-15 school year.
New this year is the requirement for the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) for children who turn 11 on or before Sept..
The American Taekwando Association is hosting its 24th annual World Expo in Little Rock until July 13. The event brings in about 20,000 people from all over the world.
The Tournament of Champions is Friday, July 11, marking the culmination of a year of hard work at regional and national ATA tournaments to earn a spot among the top 10 in their divisions..
Child-support payments are often the lifeblood of a single-parent family’s income. However, not all single parents receive child support, even if a court judgment is in place. To ensure that their children’s daily needs are met, many parents often turn to the Office of Child Support Enforcement to collect..
Ice cream, sidewalk chalk and a coloring contest are the main attractions at Loblolly Creamery’s happy hour on Thursday, July 10 benefitting the Thea Foundation.
Loblolly Creamery, located inside the Green Corner Store & Soda Fountain (1423 Main St.), is serving its handcrafted sodas, ice cream and other treats for the whole family, and boozy floats for the grownups..
The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is hosting a music camp named for Arkansas native and legendary composer Lorenzo Smith, July 15 to Aug. 8.
Students in grades 6-12 will learn will learn a variety of music-related topics, including how to properly tune instruments, stage presence and music fundamentals..
There are lots of Fourth of July festivities happening in Central Arkansas on Friday. Here are our top 4 suggestions for celebrating on July 4.
1. POPS ON THE RIVER
The 31st Annual Pops on the River features an array of patriotic activities..
The North Little Rock Municipal Airport is hosting its Second Annual Airport Day and Car Show on Saturday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The free event features pilots from all over Arkansas and surrounding areas, who will be flying in for the event in sport planes, antique planes, custom and home-built planes..
Looking for a way to spend Saturday night without the kids? The Little Rock Zoo is hosting Woo at the Zoo from 6 to 9 p.m.
This adults-only event explores the world of animal mating, and guests can learn about the “strange, interesting, bizarre and downright hysterical world of animal mating,” the zoo’s press release said..
The annual Quest for Statehood gives visitors the chance to experience 1836 Arkansas with costumed living-history interpreters from both museums, who will be portraying a tavern keeper, phrenologist, carpenter, shop keeper, owner of a ladies’ emporium, silhouette artist and more..
In many ways, Cooper Hill is your typical 4-year-old.
The Moro, Arkansas, tyke’s energy knows no bounds. He loves playing anything with a ball, but also burns off energy in track and field, running the 100-yard dash, throwing a softball and competing in the long jump..
Little Rock marketing agency Mass Enthusiasm has been selected to redesign the website for Zoobooks.
Zoobooks, established in 1980, provides learning fun for children of all ages. The series explores the anatomy, habitat, socialization and ecological role of a single animal or animal group in a vibrant, easy-to-understand way..
Playgrounds are a fun place for children to burn off some excess energy. And, while the occasional cut or scrape may occur, children may also be injured more severely.
Falls, abrasions, broken bones and severe scrapes are some common playground injuries that can be severe, said Jeanine Andersson of Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics in Little Rock..
This summer the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is providing free PBS KIDS resources on-air and on digital platforms to help bridge the summer learning gap.
Beginning Monday, June 2, AETN will feature a new summer daytime kids’ schedule and a variety of digital resources and community activities to keep families learning and exploring all summer..
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park is now open in Maumelle at 400 Sharkey Drive, Suite 1.
The brand-new, 25,000-square-foot facility includes an open jump court, three Ultimate Dodgeball courts, a SkySlam basketball court, a SkyRobics exercise program and a foam zone..
Throughout the summer, Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock is hosting activities for children in grades K-5 on Tuesdays and the second Saturday of each month.
The free educational programs, called Heifer Hour, feature crafts, games, children’s books or outdoor activities to teach kids about caring for the earth and other people..
The Social Security Administration recently released the most popular baby names by state for 2013. Below are the top 10 names for boys and girls in Arkansas.
Top 10 Boys’ Names
Top 10 Girls’ Names
Local fashion designer and “Project Runway” finalist Korto Momolu has joined Sisters United to promote breastfeeding, safe sleep and other aspects of infant health among African-American women..