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Events at Pinnacle Mountain for Spring Break

Events at Pinnacle Mountain for Spring Break

WEST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (PMSP) - We invite you and your family to attend one of our regularly scheduled interpretive programs. All programs are FREE unless otherwise stated. Children 7-14 should ask at one of the programs on how to become a State Park Explorer.

MARCH 2

  • Morning Birding - 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Join Park Interpreter Maryanne (maryanne.stansbury@arkansas.gov) for a morning of birding with assistance from Central Arkansas Master Naturalists.  Please bring your binoculars and any field guides you find helpful.  We will walk a half-mile paved trail looking for the first signs of spring arrivals.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring water to hydrate. Meeting place: Arboretum Trailhead
Admission: Free

2014 Spring Fishing Classic coming soon

2014 Spring Fishing Classic coming soon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1 Bass Pro Drive in Little Rock, Ark., provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. and Canada at no cost.

DeGray Lake Resort State Park welcoming Spring Breakers

DeGray Lake Resort State Park welcoming Spring Breakers

At long last, spring is just around the corner, and not a minute too soon! After an uncharacteristically harsh winter across the state, spring fever is likely to strike soon and hard. Teachers can expect flurries of day dreaming episodes and longing gazes out the windows to begin sometime this month and build in severity and frequency as spring break draws ever nearer. Productivity in the work place may begin to take a hit as employees plot their escape into the great outdoors. Do not despair though, for there is good news as well. A low pressure system of fun and play is expected to sweep across the state bringing with it smiles and laughter beginning March 7th through the 30th, as DeGray Lake Resort State Park will be kicking off Spring Break 2014 park style!

Guests can expect a full line-up of daily programs to be offered by the park’s interpreters that are geared toward the whole family. Many guest favorites will be

Robinson High to host regional archery tournament

Robinson High to host regional archery tournament

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (JTRHS) - Joe T. Robinson High School, part of the Pulaski County Special School District, will host the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools (ANASP) Region Six Archery Tournament this weekend.

More than 530 competitors from fourth-grade to high school seniors from across the region, which includes 11 counties, will compete for the opportunity to progress to the state tournament in Hot Springs in March.

The event is this Sat., Feb. 15 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Joe T. Robinson High School and is open to the public and the fee is $2 per person. Children under five are free. 

Bridges will feature light show on game weekend

Bridges will feature light show on game weekend

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – It doesn’t matter what team you’re rooting for in the big game this weekend, you can watch your team’s colors come to life in central Arkansas on the Main Street, Junction and Clinton Presidential Park bridges Saturday and Sunday.

A spokesperson for the Little Rock River Market said the bridges are putting on a special light show presenting the colors of both the Seahawks and the Broncos on Feb. 1 and 2, and at the end of the game, you can watch the colors of the winning team.

February programs at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

February programs at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Saturday, February 1 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop
Ever noticed that all food tastes better cooked outside and over a fire? It's a longstanding tradition in the State Parks of Arkansas. Here is your chance to learn to cook tasty meals in the great outdoors and discover the secrets of successful Dutch oven cooking with Park Interpreter Maryanne (maryanne.stansbury@arkansas.gov). Spaces are limited; advance payment and registration is required.

Meeting place: Visitor Center
Admission: $15 per person

Sunday, February 2 - 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 3 pm- 4:30 pm