June 14, 2018
-Raymond Allmon, Outreach Director for Friendship Aspire Academy Public Charter School and Leta Anthony, Consultant | Friendship Public Charter School is one of the oldest minority charter schools in the nation and has been in existence for 20 plus years and has 100% college acceptance rate. Fifteen schools are located throughout the United States. Friendship Aspire was named one of the top 25 high performing charter schools in nation. The school is new to Little Rock and has 160 exclusive seats available for Fall 2018. Friendship Aspire is currently enrolling for K-1st grade. Children will get 2 free uniforms, free before and after care, a guaranteed computer in the classroom, and a top-notch education. To enroll and learn more, call (225) 361-9035 or download & submit your application at www.friendshipaspire.org.
- Meet Friendship Aspire Academy Public Charter School Representatives:
- Thursday, June 14 | Noon – 4pm | Cotton Wood Apartments | 1502 Cottonwood Circle | Pine Bluff
- Satruday, June 16 | 10am – 1pm | Pine Bluff Regional Park Amphitheater | 6300 West 4th Ave. | Pine Bluff
- Saturday, June 16 | Noon – 6pm | Mosaic Templar Cultural Center | 501 West 9th Street | Little Rock
-Brian Rogers, Community Relations Liaison for Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Stephanie Sims, Guest Curator from the Clinton Foundation | Mosaic Templars Cultural Center presents Juneteenth Celebration, Saturday, June 16th 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 national recording artists Shanice and Sir the Baptist. Hosted by The Bar-Kay’s Larry Dodson and Power 92’s Comedian Keith Glason, this event will also feature local artists, a showing of documentaries “Dream Land: Little Rock’s West 9th Street” and “Soul Food Junkies” and so much 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.
- “Don’t Touch My Crown” exhibit opens Thursday, June 14th at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. The exhibition is not just about celebrating hair, but also our growth, aesthetics, and our culture.
-Dominique McGrudder, Mighty Vikings Youth Football Team; Derrick Hamilton, Mobile Video Game Station; Jerald Smith, Battlefield Laser Tag; and Ozzie Banks, III, Photographer | The Jacksonville Mighty Vikings Football Team & Partners sponsors a Father’s Day Celebration, Sunday, June 17th from 2pm-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 visit www.mightyvikingsonline.com.