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April 4, 2015
Family Fun Saturday featuring Dr. Mamie Parker
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Join MTCC and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for a wild life inspired Family Fun Saturday featuring Dr. Mamie Parker – Arkansas native and former Assistant Director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation at the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Prior to this position, she made history when appointed the first African American as the FWS Regional Director of the 13 Northeastern states.

Schedule of Events
10 a.m. - Noon
Meet a panel of extraordinary women with outstanding STEM careers for a morning of exploration, exposure and hands-on fun involving careers in the environmental and natural science fields.

Noon - 1 p.m.
Lunch

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will have a mini wildlife exhibition with alligators, turtles and more in MTCC's "backyard."

Lunch will be provided. Family Fun Saturday is free and open to the public. For more information contact Hollie Sanders (Hollie.Sanders@agfc.ar.gov ) or Elvon Reed (elvon@arkansasheritage.org).


April 10, 2015
Sips & Strokes
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Join MTCC for an evening of paint, wine, and fun! Come learn painting techniques with local artist Marchello Eans and take home art pieces inspired by MTCC’S “Freedom! Oh, Freedom!” Exhibit.

Marchello Eans is an artist with a passion for painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and photography just to name a few. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Eans currently teaches at a local public school in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Reservations open Friday, March 20. Contact Tameka Lee at 501.683.3620 or Tameka@arkansasheritage.org to reserve your easel! Space is limited.

**Reservations must completed at MTCC.
**Materials fee ($10) must be paid to complete reservation.



April 23 -27, 2015
2015 Arkansas Literary Festival
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Get ready for the 2015 Arkansas Literary Festival presented by the Central Arkansas Library System. MTCC is proud to be a sponsor for Arkansas's largest celebration of authors and illustrators. Our featured authors include: Tiphanie Yanique, T. Geronimo Johnson, Sefi Atta and Jamaica Kinkaid.

Complete schedule of events TBA. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news. Additional information available at http://www.arkansasliteraryfestival.org/.


May 16, 2015
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Documentary
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

MTCC will host a special screening of the documentary “Why We Laugh: The story of Black comedy in America”, followed by a performance and Q&A with author, comedian, and executive producer Darryl Littleton.

"Why We Laugh" is sweeping account of the evolution of Black comedy in America . The Robert Townsend directed documentary is an adaptation of Littleton’s book of the same name and includes interviews with prominent scholars, politicians, cultural critics, and a host of notable black comedians, including Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Katt Williams, D.L. Hughley, and Steve Harvey.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501.683.3593.


June 20, 2015
Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom 2015
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Join MTCC as we celebrate Juneteenth 2015! This annual commemoration of the end of slavery is a fun-filled event rooted in history and focused on the future. Juneteenth is a time for reflection and forward thinking. With a variety of entertainment throughout the day, this block party style celebration has something for everyone—live music, poetry, children’s activities, food trucks, non-profits, and vendor booths ranging from clothing to food. With over 1,000 people in attendance last year, there are opportunities for volunteers, sponsorships, and vendor space. Juneteenth is free and open to the public! For more information call 501.683.3620.




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