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AETN Family Day 2013 set for Saturday in Conway

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) will host Family Day Conway 2013 - a free public event to encourage community spirit through family-friendly fun and entertainment, educational activities and community service drives - Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the statewide network headquarters, 350 South Donaghey Avenue, Conway. Following in the footsteps of the iconic Fred Rogers, AETN extends the invitation of "Won't You be My Neighbor?" to all Arkansans for the daylong celebration.

Highlights of the day include story time with Arkansas First Lady Ginger Beebe at noon, a Bob Ross look-alike contest at 1 p.m., and a performance by Kindersongs at 1:30p.m. Kids will have the opportunity to meet their favorite PBS characters every hour. The Conway Police Department will be distributing child ID kits, and the Arkansas Arts Center Artmobile will be open for tours.

Community service drives to be held at Family Day include:

Donations are not required to participate in Family Day activities.

In addition to public service projects, AETN has planned several activities for the entire family:

The event is completely free and open to the public. Additional information and the most current schedule of activities are available at aetn.org/familyday. AETN Family Day Conway 2013 is sponsored in part by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, Petit Jean Meats and Chick-Fil-A.

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