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Cirque de Couture featuring Little Rock designers

Cirque de Couture featuring Little Rock designers

 

SARPA:Sexual Assault Recovery & Prevention Agency is hosting a spectacular event coming up on September 9, 2011 to raise awareness and funds for their program called Cirque de Couture, which will include many fashion designers from Little Rock to be participating.  Cirque de Couture is established as their second annual fashion designer contest and fashion show to raise awareness and funds for the 501(c)3 non-profit (Tax ID#: 71-0567897). 

“Day in the life of a Union Soldier” evening program at Gulpha Gorge Campground Amphitheater

“Day in the life of a Union Soldier” evening program at Gulpha Gorge Campground Amphitheater

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Company K 12th Kansas Infantry Regiment marched through Hot Springs on April 4, 1863 on their way to Camden, Arkansas.

This Friday, August 26th  at 8:30 p.m., a park ranger dressed in period attire will present a 45 minute program offering a glimpse of the past with a talk and examples of the items that were carried by a member of the Union Army.  Also hear about the march from Fort Smith, Arkansas all the way to Hot Springs through the eyes of the foot soldier in the Union Army.

Gulpha Gorge Campground is located on U.S. Hwy 7-S, a short distance off U.S. Hwy 70 East on the eastern edge of Hot Springs.  The amphitheater is located at the north end of the campground.  All programs are free and weather-permitting.  For more information, call 501-620-6715.

Hot Springs National Park is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

60 players to compete in poker finals Wednesday

60 players to compete in poker finals Wednesday

After 10 weeks of qualifying rounds, 60 of the best poker players from around the state and as far away as Galveston, TX will face off in the $25,000 Arkansas Poker Tournament where the Grand Prize is $10,000. Prize money will be awarded through seventh place.

Oaklawn held qualifying rounds every Monday and Wednesday evening from June 13 through Aug. 17. The top two players from each round were automatically invited to the finals and the remaining 20 spots were filled based on a points system. 

WHEN:                 Wednesday, Aug.

Full moon kayak tour

Full moon kayak tour

Park interpreters from Lake Catherine are giving a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the lake in a whole new way.  On Saturday, August 13, full moon kayak tours are being given out on the lake in Hot Springs.  Fees include use of the kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets and a $15 admission fee.  You must pre-register and pay at the visitor center.  For more information, you can call the Lake Catherine State Park Superintendent at 501-844-4176.

Sara Evans in concert

Sara Evans in concert

Sara Evans is visiting the Timberwood Amphitheatre as part of the Magic Springs' Pepsi Concert Series. 

Evans, known best for songs like "Born to Fly", "Suds In A Bucket", and "Perfect", is performing on August 6.  Admission is free with paid admission to the park. Tickets cost $10 for VIP reserved seating and $5 for regular reserved seating.  For more information, visit www.magicsprings.com.

Meet the new chief at HSPD block party

Meet the new chief at HSPD block party

WHO:              Hot Springs Police Chief David Flory and Clark Street neighborhood residents

WHAT:            Celebrating “National Night Out” with a block party

WHEN:            6 p.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2011 (events will continue through the evening)

WHERE:          413 Clark Street (party is throughout 400 block), near Oaklawn Elementary School

Approximately 11 Hot Springs neighborhoods are participating in the City of Hot Springs’ first annual observance of “National Night Out,” a nationwide event where Americans stand together to promote crime and drug prevention a

E.M.S. CONFERENCE

E.M.S. CONFERENCE

E.M.S Conference

August 3-7, 2011   Hot Springs, Arkansas

Information: www.aemta.org or 501-354-8181