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Kites to be let loose in Little Rock

Kites to be let loose in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Let your spring kite fly at the 2015 Kite Festival Sunday. 

On April 26, near the Radha Madhave Temple at 9301 Frazier Pike, crowds will gather to release their kites for all to see. 

The event will start at 11 a.m. and will last until 6 p.m. They will be selling kites and firkis at the event, in case you don't have one. There will also be snacks available at a first come first serve basis. 

Drinking and smoking is prohibited at the festival. 

For more information on the Kite Festival, email KITEFESTIVALLR@gmail.com

Little Rock hosts "Operation Drug Take Back" in multiple locations

Little Rock hosts "Operation Drug Take Back" in multiple locations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Have any unused or expired drugs?

On Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., there will be several locations in Little Rock collecting and properly disposing of unused or unwanted drugs. 

Some of the locations include:

  • Little Rock Police Department at 700 W. Markham
  • Arkansas Children's Hospital at #1 Children's Way
  • Remedy Drugs at 8511 West Markham
  • Walgreens at Cantrell and Taylor Loop

The Little Rock Police Department will also be offering free food and entertainment at their event. They encourage anyone with expired prescriptions or even over-the-counter drugs to bring them to one of the listed drop-off points.

For more information about this campaign, visit www.artakeback.org

 

Moving sale off Kingsrow Drive Saturday

Moving sale off Kingsrow Drive Saturday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A moving sale is being held Saturday, April 25 at 230 Kingsrow Dr. in Little Rock, Ark. 

The moving sale will begin at 8 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m.

Some things being sold at the moving sale include:

  • antique dining room table and hutch
  • work bench
  • antique dressing table
  • metal cabinet

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Believe it or not, Mother's Day is right around the corner, and for some, it will the first of many. That means new tips and gadgets.

Ginger Daril with Verizon stopped by THV11 This Morning to share some high tech ways to help moms take care of their little ones.

To get the full details, click here

Monthly food truck meet up in West Little Rock

Monthly food truck meet up in West Little Rock

WEST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LRS) – According to Little Rock Soiree, you can now find your favorite food trucks at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church on the fourth Monday of every month.

The magazine said you can expect the trucks to open shop between 5 and 8 p.m. at 20900 Chenal Parkway. It kicks off March 30.

Some of the food trucks expected to attend include:

Arkansas Tobacco Free Kids Day

Arkansas Tobacco Free Kids Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Ark. Youth Leadership Initiative) - Kids from across Arkansas will convene in Little Rock to join in the fight against tobacco and other nicotine use on Wednesday, March 18th with a Silent March and Mock Funeral along Capitol Avenue, followed by a press conference on the steps of the State Capitol.

Sponsored by the Arkansas Youth Leadership Initiative and other public health partners, Arkansas Tobacco Free Kids Day is an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism in the fight against tobacco use. Kids are sending two powerful messages on this day: They want the tobacco companies to stop targeting them with marketing for cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products and they want elected leaders to do more to protect them from tobacco.

"Tip a Cop" benefiting Special Olympics Arkansas

"Tip a Cop" benefiting Special Olympics Arkansas

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Law enforcement officers from around central Arkansas will be waiting tables at the Texas Roadhouse locations in North Little Rock and Little Rock Thursday, March 12. 

The Battle of the Badges "Tip a Cop" is a competition between each agency. The one who raises the most money and awareness for Special Olympics Arkansas will have bragging rights as the agency with the most community support. 

All of the proceeds gained from their efforts will go directly to the Special Olympics Arkansas and provide year round training to the 14,000 Special Olympic athletes.

For more information, contact Officer Carmen Helton at (501) 690-2109 or Officer Shana Cobbs at (501) 813-6113.