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List of events for December at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

List of events for December at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Sunday, December 1

  • Fall hayride and campfire

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jostle, bounce, and laugh your way across the fields and through the woods on a guided hayride with a warm campfire, stories, hot chocolate and marshmallows. Advance payment and registration is required. For more information contact Park Interpreters Maryanne Stansbury (maryanne.stansbury@arkansas.gov) or Richard Spilman(richard.spilman@arkansas.gov).

Meeting place: field by Highway 300 and Pinnacle Valley Road
Admission:$12 adults, $6 children (ages 6-12)

Wednesday, December 4

Go!bbler Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

Go!bbler Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Foobank) - Go! Running of Little Rock is back hosting its annual Go!bbler Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, benefitting the Arkansas Foodbank. The Turkey Trot has grown into the undisputed way to begin Thanksgiving Day for thousands of runners across the nation.

The run will begin at 8:00 am on November 28th at the Go! Running store located in The Heights on 1819 N Grant St.  There will be group run options of 3 miles, 4 miles, and 6.5 miles that cover many aspects of running such as road, track, trails, and other “surprises” that are essentially a tour of Hillcrest and The Heights.  It’s a group run with no entry fee, no chips, and no timing, but a whole lot of fun. The run begins next to Go! Running and finishes back at the store. 

How To Register:

Little Rock Mills Student and Dolphin-Laser swimmer signs with Razorbacks

 Little Rock Mills Student and Dolphin-Laser swimmer signs with Razorbacks
Jessie Garrison, 18, of Little Rock, a senior at Wibur D. Mills University Studies High School in the Pulaski County Special School District, signed her letter of intent last Thursday to join the Arkansas Razorback swim team this fall in front of Mills Athletic Director Raymond Cooper, Principal Veronica Perkins, Arkansas Dolphin-Laser Swim Coach Kyle Cormier, family and fellow students. After Garrison put pen to paper in a ceremony at the school’s gymnasium, the crowd enthusiastically “called the hogs.”

Joe T. Robinson High School Basketball Standout Signs to Play at University of Memphis

Joe T. Robinson High School Basketball Standout Signs to Play at University of Memphis


In a signing ceremony November 14th at Robinson High School in West Little Rock, 5’11” Damonique Miller signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Memphis next year.

In front of family, fellow players, classmates, coaches and administration, Miller, who has a 3.5 grade point average, put pen to paper with a big smile, saying she is thrilled to be joining the NCAA Division 1 school next year. She thanked her mom and dad, who were by her side, and her coaches.

Miller scored an average of 17 points a game with six rebounds last year and was a First Team All-Conference Selection, Hardin said.

Robinson High School women’s basketball coach Anwar Hardin said this is the third year in a row he has had an athlete sign to play college basketball. “It feels great to have a student attain their goals. I’m equally as proud of the kids going on to college to be scholars,” he said.

Go!bbler Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

Go!bbler Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Foobank) - Go! Running of Little Rock is back hosting its annual Go!bbler Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day, benefitting the Arkansas Foodbank. The Turkey Trot has grown into the undisputed way to begin Thanksgiving Day for thousands of runners across the nation.

The run will begin at 8:00 am on November 28th at the Go! Running store located in The Heights on 1819 N Grant St.  There will be group run options of 3 miles, 4 miles, and 6.5 miles that cover many aspects of running such as road, track, trails, and other “surprises” that are essentially a tour of Hillcrest and The Heights.  It’s a group run with no entry fee, no chips, and no timing, but a whole lot of fun. The run begins next to Go! Running and finishes back at the store. 

How To Register:

LR Christian Academy finds new way to raise money through fitness event

LR Christian Academy finds new way to raise money through fitness event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LRCA) — Little Rock Christian Academy in Little Rock will host the Boosterthon Fun Run event on November 15. The Boosterthon Fun Run is a 9-day program that raises local schools needed funds for education while inspiring students to live healthy, character-filled lives. This school year, Boosterthon’s new character theme, Camp High Five, will challenge 700,000 students in 22 states to move from classmates to friends with a summer camp theme all about friendship.

“Our team motivates students across the country to get excited about fitness, leadership and character,” said Chris Carneal, Boosterthon founder and president. “We love watching schools exceed their financial goals with our program, but what really fires us up is developing leaders at the elementary-school level.”

Central Arkansas Roller Derby Rock & Roll Bout to benefit the Arkansas FoodBank

Central Arkansas Roller Derby Rock & Roll Bout to benefit the Arkansas FoodBank

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Central Arkansas Roller Derby) - This year marks the third annual Central Arkansas Roller Derby (CARD) Rock & Roll Bout to benefit the Arkansas FoodBank.  On November 16th at 7pm come to Little Rock Skateworld and watch the CARD family battle it out, derby style. Admission is only $5 if you bring 2 non-perishable food items.  Tickets without a food item are $10 for adults; kids 10 and under are free.   All food items go to the Arkansas FoodBank Network.