The Vietnam War-AETN Screening and Panel Discussion

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Please join us on Saturday, September 16th at 2:00 as we host AETN's partial screening of the new documentary film, "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.This multi part documentary tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American hisotry as it has never been told on film. The story explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses for all sides-Americans who fought in the war and others who oppose it, as well as combatants and civians from North and South Vietnam.

2017-09-16 19:00:00 2017-09-16 21:00:00 America/Edmonton The Vietnam War-AETN Screening and Panel Discussion Please join us on Saturday, September 16th at 2:00 as we host AETN's partial screening of the new documentary film, "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.This multi part documentary tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American hisotry as it has never been told on film. The story explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses for all sides-Americans who fought in the war and others who oppose it, as well as combatants and civians from North and South Vietnam. Ten years in the making, the series includes rarely seen and digitally re-mastered archival footage from sources around the world, photographs taken by some of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th Century and much more. A panel discussion  no location Fayetteville Public Library

Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change with Diane Burko

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On Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 pm the Fayetteville Public Library and the Walton Arts Center welcome artist Diane Burko for a discussion of her book Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change.  Diane Burko has placed herself at the intersection of science and art, imparting imaginative and emotional dimensions to the statistics on climate change.

2017-09-06 23:00:00 2017-09-06 23:00:00 America/Edmonton Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change with Diane Burko On Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 pm the Fayetteville Public Library and the Walton Arts Center welcome artist Diane Burko for a discussion of her book Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives: Bearing Witness to Climate Change.  Diane Burko has placed herself at the intersection of science and art, imparting imaginative and emotional dimensions to the statistics on climate change. Since the 1970s Burko’s work has evolved from photographing and painting monumental landscapes to documenting glacial recession, using the power of art to capture its reality.  She has seen firsthand the rapid transformation of landscapes essential to life on earth and compels us to take notice and take action with her new book.  A book signing will follow her presentation. About Diane Burko: Diane Burko received a BS in painting and art history from Skidmore College and an MFA from the Graduate School of Fine Arts of the University of Pennsylvania. Burko is professor emeritus of the Community College of Philadelphia where she taught.  She has also been a visiting professor or lecturer at varied institutions, including Princeton University, Arizona State University, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She is an affiliate of The Institute of Alpine and Arctic Research (INSTAAR), having led a seminar at their headquarters and interacted with their research scientists in Boulder, Colorado, in 2014. She has been invited to speak at conferences at institutions such as the Geological Society of America, the American Geophysical Union, the Atlantic Council and National Academy of Sciences.  Burko has had more than 40 solo exhibitions of her work in galleries and museums throughout the country.  Her honors include two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and two Pennsylvania Arts Council awards. Diane Burko's exhibit is available for viewing at the Walton Arts Center through September 30, 2017. no location Fayetteville Public Library

LEGO Club

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Create and build with LEGOs provided.  Photographs of students and their projects will be taken each month and provided at the next month's meeting.

2017-08-15 21:00:00 2017-08-15 21:00:00 America/Edmonton LEGO Club Create and build with LEGOs provided.  Photographs of students and their projects will be taken each month and provided at the next month's meeting. no location Fayetteville Public Library

I Didn't Think This Day Would Ever Come: Student Loan Repayment Options

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Student loan debt can be intimidating, and the repayment options can be mind-numbing. How do you navigate the options that best fit your current situation? Joel Doelger is a certified student loan repayment counselor with Credit Counseling of Arkansas. He will explain how to locate your loans, review your repayment options, and select the best option given the rest of what's going on in your financial life.

2017-09-19 22:30:00 2017-09-19 22:30:00 America/Edmonton I Didn't Think This Day Would Ever Come: Student Loan Repayment Options Student loan debt can be intimidating, and the repayment options can be mind-numbing. How do you navigate the options that best fit your current situation? Joel Doelger is a certified student loan repayment counselor with Credit Counseling of Arkansas. He will explain how to locate your loans, review your repayment options, and select the best option given the rest of what's going on in your financial life. Credit Counseling of Arkansas ("CCOA") is a local non-profit that has been helping individuals and families address personal finance issues through community education and individual financial counseling for over 22 years. Check out their various services on their website (www.ccoacares.com).  no location Fayetteville Public Library

An Evening with Colson Whitehead RSVP

Will you join us for this free, open to the public event?  For event planning purposes, please let us know if you plan to attend An Evening with the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner Colson Whitehead.

Provide us with your name and contact information to be notified of future developments or changes to the program.
 
Please note that all seating is first come first serve, and this RSVP does not reserve a seat for you.

Scarlett Lewis: Choose Love

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Join us on Tuesday, August 8 at 6:00 pm as we welcome Scarlett Lewis, founder of The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation and author of Nurturing Healing Love

2017-08-08 23:00:00 2017-08-08 23:00:00 America/Edmonton Scarlett Lewis: Choose Love Join us on Tuesday, August 8 at 6:00 pm as we welcome Scarlett Lewis, founder of The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation and author of Nurturing Healing Love.  no location Fayetteville Public Library

Afterschool Workshop: Art with Suzie (K-4th)

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Join us for an afterschool workshop filled with fun!  Miss Suzie will be here to teach us new and exciting ways to enjoy making art- all supplies will be provided, so all you need to bring is your creativity!

This event is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and opens Thursday, November 9th.

2017-11-30 22:00:00 2017-11-30 22:00:00 America/Edmonton Afterschool Workshop: Art with Suzie (K-4th) Join us for an afterschool workshop filled with fun!  Miss Suzie will be here to teach us new and exciting ways to enjoy making art- all supplies will be provided, so all you need to bring is your creativity! This event is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and opens Thursday, November 9th. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Afterschool Workshop: Pioneer Life (K-4th)*

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Laura Jennings, Park Interpreter from the Prairie Grove Battlefield Park, will be here to teach participants about pioneer life!

 

This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is free and opens Thursday, October 26th.

 

 

2017-11-16 22:00:00 2017-11-16 22:00:00 America/Edmonton Afterschool Workshop: Pioneer Life (K-4th)* Laura Jennings, Park Interpreter from the Prairie Grove Battlefield Park, will be here to teach participants about pioneer life!   This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is free and opens Thursday, October 26th.     no location Fayetteville Public Library

Afterschool Workshop: **OFFSITE** What Does a Judge Do? (K-4th)*

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Join us as the Washington County Courthouse to learn about the legal system.  Meet Hon. John Threet, a real judge, and learn what a judge does while you sit in an actual courtroom!

**This is an OFFSITE workshop and participants must provide their own transportation.  Parents must accompany participants at all times during the workshop.  This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and will open Thursday, October 19th.

2017-11-09 22:00:00 2017-11-09 22:00:00 America/Edmonton Afterschool Workshop: **OFFSITE** What Does a Judge Do? (K-4th)* Join us as the Washington County Courthouse to learn about the legal system.  Meet Hon. John Threet, a real judge, and learn what a judge does while you sit in an actual courtroom! **This is an OFFSITE workshop and participants must provide their own transportation.  Parents must accompany participants at all times during the workshop.  This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and will open Thursday, October 19th. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Afterschool Workshop: American Heart Association (K-4th)*

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Join us for an afterschool workshop led by the American Heart Association.  Participants will do fun activities to learn how to be heart healthy!

 

This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and opens Thursday, October 12th.

2017-11-02 21:00:00 2017-11-02 21:00:00 America/Edmonton Afterschool Workshop: American Heart Association (K-4th)* Join us for an afterschool workshop led by the American Heart Association.  Participants will do fun activities to learn how to be heart healthy!   This workshop is free and is open to youth in grades K-4th.  Registration is required and opens Thursday, October 12th. no location Fayetteville Public Library

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