Bekah Hall http://ualrpublicradio.org en Summer Program Offers Enrichment For Gifted And Talented http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/summer-program-offers-enrichment-gifted-and-talented <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>With school out for the summer, the Little Rock School District is continuing to provide opportunities for students to learn.</p><p>One such program took place at David O. Dodd Elementary, where the district’s Summer Enrichment Program held its closing ceremony Friday.</p><p>Now completing its third year, the seven day camp utilizes critical thinking and problem solving for third through fifth graders who are proficient or advanced in math and literacy.</p><p>This year the theme focused on the study of Native Americans found in Arkansas.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:11:24 +0000 Bekah Hall 7042 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Summer Program Offers Enrichment For Gifted And Talented Puppet Workshop Being Held At CALS Children's Library http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/puppet-workshop-being-held-cals-childrens-library <p></p><p>Larger than life puppets can be created this weekend at the Central Arkansas Library System’s Children’s Library.</p><p>The workshop takes place Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.</p><p>Led by Jo Ann Kaminsky, a registered play therapist and Arkansas native, participants will work in groups on the giant puppets, building some with undulating bodies.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:52:54 +0000 Bekah Hall 6989 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Puppet Workshop Being Held At CALS Children's Library Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival To Take Place After Shortage Scare http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/bradley-county-pink-tomato-festival-take-place-after-shortage-scare <p></p><p>In South Arkansas, the Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival will indeed take place this weekend.</p><p>The festival honors the pink tomato, Arkansas’s official fruit and vegetable, in a week long celebration complete with live music, games, and contests.</p><p>Arkansas tomato fans had a scare when the tomatoes were said to be in short supply just weeks before the festival.</p><p>Low temperatures in April stunted the progress of the tomatoes.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:46:02 +0000 Bekah Hall 6301 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival To Take Place After Shortage Scare