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Hendrix Wind Ensemble Presents “An Evening in the Park”

Hendrix Wind Ensemble Presents “An Evening in the Park”

Spring 2014 concert set for April 21 at 5:30 p.m. on campus... Read More

Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Events at Lake Dardanelle in May

Lake Cruise –Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat.  Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1 hour cruise.  There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited.  You must register for the tour. Call 479-967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.  (Weather permitting)

Tuesdays & Saturdays at 1:30p.m. – What’s for Lunch? –We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

33-time Grammy winners to visit UCA

33-time Grammy winners to visit UCA

By Holly Morrison

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office

 

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) — University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances will host musicians Chick Corea and Béla Fleck at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 22 at 7:30 p.m.  

Two historic classical musicians have joined their talents for a 2014 tour across the U.S. Corea and Fleck joined forces with their Grammy-winning album The Enchantment.

“We are excited to bring these two highly acclaimed musicians to the University of Central Arkansas campus,” said Amanda Horton, director of UCA Public Appearances.  Amanda Horton. “They have amazing talent, and their success in the music industry has been proven through their combined 33 Grammys.”

World's Largest Mobile Pet Adoption Event comes to Conway

World's Largest Mobile Pet Adoption Event comes to Conway

Conway, AR (NSALA) – North Shore Animal League America’s 2014 Tour For Life – the world’s largest national cooperative life-saving mobile pet adoption event – will arrive in Conway, AR to partner with Maumelle Friends of the Animals for a special life-saving event at Petsmart, 3480 Landers Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117 on Friday, April 4, 2014 beginning at 11 AM – 4 PM.

In partnership with PURINA ONE®, Tour for Life is aimed at reinforcing the importance and advantages of shelter pet adoptions and familiarizing communities with their local shelter.  

Enjoy Wildflower Week at Petit Jean State Park

Enjoy Wildflower Week at Petit Jean State Park

The public is invited to spend a week enjoying the wildflowers of spring at Petit Jean State Park.  Weekday programs will be geared toward senior citizens, while weekend programs will be family oriented.  

UCA men wear high heels to raise sexual violence awareness

UCA men wear high heels to raise sexual violence awareness

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) – Male students, faculty and staff will sport women’s high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual violence.

UCA men, as well as female supporters, will be participating in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

The end of sexual assault and gender violence starts with awareness and Walk a Mile is one of the best ways to raise awareness in the Central Arkansas region,” said Scott Isenga, director of fraternity life.  “The event is important because it puts our UCA fraternity men creatively at the forefront, literally, of these issues on our campus.“

U Can't Touch This! MC Hammer headlining Toad Suck Daze

U Can't Touch This! MC Hammer headlining Toad Suck Daze

Put on your parachute pants and get ready to travel back to the glory days of the 1990’s as MC Hammer (who became simply Hammer for a while) will bring his talents to Toad Suck Daze this year. Hammer will be the headlining artist Saturday, May 3, and major country act Sawyer Brown will take the stage Friday, May 3, it was announced at the Conway Chamber Annual Meeting Thursday night.

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