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AETN Battle of the Pumpkins - DIY PBS KIDS Costume Ideas
Posted on 17 Oct 2014
Are you and your ghouls and goblins dreaming up ideas for Halloween costumes? Take some inspiration from this round up of great PBS KIDS DIY Costume ideas - like Sid the Science KIDS, Daniel Tiger, Arthur Read, Thomas the Tank Engine, Word Girl, Buddy the Dinosaur and more! Read More

Posted on 19 Sep 2014
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has invited candidates in nine races to participate in "Election 2014: AETN Debates." New this year: debates will be streamed live during taping at Read More

“Dabbling in Design” Workshop Offered Nov. 1
Posted on 17 Oct 2014
Learn about the basic elements of design in this two-hour workshop presented by the AETN Education Department. Using Microsoft Word, you’ll learn about basic layout and color blocking, as well as how to add photos and textures, apply color, and add accent shapes and text. The cost is $20, and the registration deadline is Oct. 24. Read More

AETN Student Selects - Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Posted on 15 Oct 2014
In the next three days, we'll be attending the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and providing outstanding opportunities to both young filmmakers and festival attendees! We'll be hosting the 2014 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Emerging Filmmakers Program Oct. 16-17, and screening the "Student Selects 2014: A Young Filmmakers Symposium" documentary films Thursday, Oct. 16 at 3:50 p.m. in the Arlington Hotel. Read More

AETN Antenna Repairs - Beginning Oct. 14
Posted on 11 Oct 2014
Due to antenna repairs, viewers watching AETN on digital sub-channels KETS-2 (Little Rock area), KETG-9 (Arkadelphia area) and KETZ-12 (El Dorado area), may notice daytime program interruptions to our sub-channels AETN-2 Create, AETN-3 Plus and AETN-4 Radio Reading Service beginning Tuesday, Oct. 14. Our primary channel, AETN-1, will not be affected. Read More

“Election 2014: AETN Debates” - Finalized Participants
Posted on 11 Oct 2014
Final information about all candidate and panelist information is now finalized for “Election 2014: AETN Debates.” Familiarize yourself with the schedule, candidates and issues relevant to Arkansas’s 2014 election cycle, and be sure to watch, learn and participate! Debate tapings are open to the public and will be livestreamed at Debates will air each night Oct. 13-17 beginning at 7. Read More

AETN Battle of the Pumpkins - Finished Products
Posted on 11 Oct 2014
You saw the challenge, now check out the AETN departments’ answers! We’re seeing an entirely new side of everyone’s creativity here at the station with some truly outstanding pumpkins. From classic PBS to favorite new dramas to AETN originals (classic and brand-new for Halloween) read on to see all of the amazing entries and find the link to vote for your favorite. Read More

AETN Battle of the Pumpkins - Halloween Crafts
Posted on 10 Oct 2014
While the pumpkin battle rages here, what specter-tacular crafts are you doing at home? We have some great Halloween craft ideas for kids big and small — from creating your own Monster Slime to treat holders and more! Read More

“Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes.” - Adult PTSD
Posted on 09 Oct 2014
What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what impact can it have on adults’ lives? As part of our ongoing efforts to examine all areas of mental health, AETN is exploring this important topic in a new episode of “Healing Minds. Changing Attitudes.” Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. Submit your questions for our panel of experts at or at 800-662-2386. Read More

AETN Battle of the Pumpkins - You Pick the Winner
Posted on 07 Oct 2014
AETN’s departments are getting ready for Halloween with an exciting new contest, but to choose the winner, we’ll need your help! Keep reading for the rules, to see who’s competing and to learn how you can cast your vote! Read More

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