August 2012 Calendar of Events
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3 Methodist Family Health Walk for Children and Families: Former Razorback quarterback Clint Stoerner chairs the sixth annual walk to benefit Methodist Family Health. Registration begins at 6 p.m.. The walk begins at 7 p.m. Awards will be presented, and attendees can enjoy live music, pizza, and ice cream. NLR Side of the Big Dam Bridge at Cook’s Landing. $20 per person; $50 per family. For more information, call (501) 661-0720 x7301.
9 36th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival: Come for the giant watermelons, watermelon toss, arts and crafts, food vendors, watermelon-eating contest, seed-spitting contest, and more. 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. Park Drive, Hope. For more information, visit www.hopemelonfest.com.
9 Dog Days of Summer Kick-Off Party: Guests will be treated to a live performance by Boom Kinetic, beverages compliments of Glazers, and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Whole Foods Market. A silent auction will allow guests the opportunity purchase various items including local dining certificates, clothing, jewelry, art, entertainment, and more. 7 – 11 p.m. $40. Bess Chisum Stephens Community Center, 1200 South Cleveland, Little Rock. For more information, call (501) 666-9436 ext. 3328.
13 Dog Days of Summer Golf Tournament: The tournament, held at Pleasant Valley Country Club, will be a 9-hole, three-man scramble with a shotgun start at 3:30 p.m. Hot Dog Mike will be serving his famous dogs as players register from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Individual Player Fee: $75, 3-Man Team Fee: $225. Includes golf fees, cart, practice range, and reception. Pleasant Valley Country Club, Little Rock. To purchase party tickets or register for golf, please call Denise Barbieri at (501) 666-9436 or contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
15 Third Annual Flower Workshop with Tanarah Haynie: Tanarah, a floral designer with international education,
20 Sauces with Lee Richardson: Learn from Food & Wine Magazine’s 2011 Best New Chef of the Midwest, Chef Lee Richardson. During this class he will be teaching the techniques and flavors of the mother sauces. 6 – 8 p.m. $50. Eggshells Kitchen Company, 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock. For more information, call (501) 664-6900.
25 Breakfast with Rhinos: Seating is limited and prior reservations are a must. Breakfast with Animals starts at 8 a.m. sharp. Member child: $12.95; member adult: $16.95; non-member child: $16.95; non-member adult: $21.95. Little Rock Zoo, Cafe Africa
25 Put It On the Green Celebrity Skills Challenge: The afternoon will feature a Par 3 Golf Marathon, with teams of adults and several of The First Tee’s Youth Ambassadors completing as many holes as possible in four hours. Money is being raised by those competing in the form of dollars pledged for every hole completed, for every birdie made, or both. The First Tee of Central Arkansas, 1 First Tee Way, Little Rock. For more information, visit TheFirstTeeAR.org.
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