Thursday, May 31, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE >>06-01-07

Tour de Rock June 9

CARTI Tour de Rock is set for June 9 at Burns Park. The event is a cycling fun ride for bikers of all ages and experience levels.
For more information contact Dee Rieke at 501-296-3413 or visit

Music festival today

The Pinnacle of Music Festival is 4-9 p.m. today through Saturday. The event will be held in the west summit picnic area. This new festival features Gospel musicians Friday evening and Michael Burks Saturday night.

Lawn chairs will be allowed. Blues singer and guitarist Michael Burks will perform from 7-9 p.m. Saturday.
There is a $5 parking fee. For more information call 868-5806 or e-mail

Austin Fest Saturday

The city of Austin will hold its annual Austin Fest event Saturday. The all-day event is the main fundraiser for the Austin Volunteer Fire Department and proceeds will help pay for the new fire station. There will be booths, food, entertainment, a silent auction, parade and pageant. The police department will have a Morgan Nick Amber Alert booth; the prison band will perform from 7–9 p.m.

The Austin Fest parade will take place at 10 a.m. with the pageant to follow at 11 a.m. Call Tammy at 843-9657 to participate in the parade and stop by Chamberlain’s Corner Store to get an entry form for the pageant.

Family fun night scheduled in Cabot

The Lonoke County 4H is hosting it’s second annual Family Fun Night Saturday at the Cabot High School cafeteria to raise money for the Club’s Scholarship Fund and to help send kids to camp.

The event will feature a homestyle chicken dinner and entertainment provided by the band, A Rich History.

A Silent Auction with items ranging from local business gift certificates to heirloom furniture will be held as well as a wide variety of games and prizes for kids of all ages. Tickets cost $5 adults and $2.50 for children under 12. Call Carolyn Burns at 501-676-3124 for more information.

Zoo happenings announced

Several events happening at the Little Rock Zoo this month include a Father’s Day barbecue, June 17.
Cost is $17.95 for members adults and $10.95 children, non-members $21.95 adults and $12.95 children. Call 501-661-7218 for reservations. Breakfast with Rhinos is slated for June 23. Cost is $12.95 for members adults and $12.95 adults $8.95 child, for non-members $16.95 adults $10.95 child. Call 501-661-7218 for reservations. Call 501-666-2406 or visit for updates.

Art center hosts vocal talent competion

Little Rock Star, a vocal talent competition, will hold auditions starting today and on June 30, the first Little Rock Star will be born. This event will be held at the New Windsong Performing Art Center in North Little Rock. This is a tremendous opportunity for young talent aged 15-35. For details call 501- 753-8694 or visit

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