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Bridge to the Future Festival 2017
On Saturday, May 20, starting at 10 a.m., meet us at the Clinton Center in Little Rock for a fun, free community festival as part of the 2017 Bridge to the Future Festival! Created to encourage students to read throughout their summer break and avoid learning loss, the festival will feature exciting educational actives for kids and great resources for parents.
“Arkansans Ask: Children & Disasters”
Disasters can strike anywhere at any time, and during the day roughly 70 million U.S. children are separated from their families. What are steps we can take to improve child-focused disaster preparedness, community resilience and help any household become better prepared for emergencies? Experts will share and answer your questions in a special episode of “Arkansans Ask” Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m.
Plan a Family Movie Night In With AETN PBS KIDS
Reserve the best seats in the house, grab the popcorn and gather the whole family for weekly AETN PBS KIDS Family Night specials! Every Friday on AETN PBS KIDS (AETN-3) starting at 6 p.m., your family can look forward to movie specials or themed programming with PBS KIDS favorites including “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!,” “Sesame Street” and more.
Star City’s Farrah McEntire chosen as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator
AETN and ArkansasIDEAS are proud to congratulate Farrah McEntire, an EAST Initiative facilitator at Star City High School, on being named at 2017 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator! Ms. McEntire is one of 52 educators from across the country recognized with this honor, and she will represent Arkansas at the 2017 PBS Digital Summit and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.
Celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month With LOUPE
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Every Monday in May, join us at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month with LOUPE, AETN’s statewide arts initiative. Eclectic episodes featured this season highlight the work of several Arkansas filmmakers and include profiles of the Governor’s Arts Award recipients for 2016 and 2017, an adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” artist portraits and an AETN archival piece about pinhole photographer Thomas Harding.