Archive for Category: Kids Pick

scouts

Scouting History: Girl Scouts of the USA & Boy Scouts of America

Girl Scouts of the USA will be celebrating its 108th birthday on March 12, and Boy Scouts of America just turned 110 years old in February. Both of these organizations started in England by a man named Robert Baden-Powell. He wrote a book called Aids to Scouting, which was...

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christmas show

The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show

It’s hard to describe The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show in just one word. You might think of words like singing, dancing, instruments, fun, and exciting.  But maybe the very best word is simply what they believe is the most important word – family. The Hughes family first moved to...

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gratitude

Reading List: Books About Gratitude

We could all use a little help expressing gratitude, especially during the holiday months. These books teach kids about being thankful, giving selflessly, lessons about friendship, and more. All the World By Liz Garton Scanlon Grades: Preschool to 3rd grade This book affirms the importance of all things great...

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school supplies

Back-to-School: School Supplies Giveaway

Check out these kids who came out for school supplies.      The Northwest Defenders Motorcycle Club hosted their 5th annual Back to School Supply Giveaway on August 4 at the Fayetteville Elks Lodge #1987. The event was open to the public and the Defenders and Elks Lodge donated supplies,...

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paper airplane

The Paper Airplane Guy

National Aviation Day (August 19) is a United States national observation day that celebrates the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday to be National Aviation Day (Mr. Wright, born...

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Up, Up, & Away! August 19th is National Aviation Day!

On August 19, Americans celebrate National Aviation Day. It’s a great day to learn more about airplanes and aviation. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt first proclaimed that August 19 would be National Aviation Day.  Why August 19? Because that’s Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville, along with his brother Wilbur,...

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Bentonville Bike Parade: Let the Good Times Roll

Recently, some young patriotic cyclists rolled out for a bike parade through the Bentonville town square. The children had access to free red, white and blue decorations to adorn their ride with. Then the short parade began as proud parents and farmers market shoppers were treated to a colorful...

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