Thursday, April 12, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE >>04-13-07

Swim team registration open April 14-15, 21-22

Registration for the Sherwood Sharks Swim Team will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 14-15 and April 21-22 at the Harmon Center. For more information check the Web site or call 834-2086.

Car show this weekend

16th Annual Central Arkansas Antique Power Show is set for Friday and Saturday at the Grant County Courthouse Square in Sheridan. Admission is free. For more information call 501-776-4088 or e-mail

Zoo set to celebrate Earth Day Saturday

The Little Rock Zoo will celebrate Earth Day with activities today and Saturday. Many exhibitors with hands on, interactive displays on how to conserve the world in which we live. Animal shows on the amphitheater stage all day, food, rides and fun for all. The 6th Annual CASI Chili Cook-off and the 10th Annual Photo Contest will be on Saturday only.

Admission: $8 adults to 13; $6 children 1-13; senior + $6; under 1 free. For more information Bug Fest runs through Saturday at the Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150, Little Rock. Learn about unusual insects, arachnids and other invertebrates from around the world and discover how they play a fascinating role in our environment. Don’t miss the “Great Hissing Cockroach Races” in the Discovery Court.
Admission: $7 adults & seniors; $6 children; members are free. For more information visit

Annual folk festival begins April 19

The 45th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival runs April 19-21 at the courthouse square in Mountain View. Annual Spring Celebration featuring handmade crafts, frontier life demonstrations, parade, lots of “folk, mountain, and bluegrass” music, dancing on the court square, and a window decorating contest. A great fun family festival! Ozark Folk Center opens for the season. Free admission to Crafts Village during this weekend. Free shuttle from downtown to the Folk Center.
Admission is free. For more information visit.

Annual trout festival slated at Cotter

The 6th Annual Great Cotter Trout Festival is set for April 20-21 at Big Spring Park in Cotter. Celebrate trout fishing on the banks of the beautiful White River under historic Rainbow Arch Bridge. Admission is free. For more information visit


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