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Events for May 22 - July 13

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Toddler Storytime

Ms. Linda reads a book and/or goes on an adventure.

You can find them on the Nixon Library Facebook Page or YouTube: CALS Kids

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Millennial Kitchen

Ms. Linda cooks up basics or pop culture based food in her Millennial Kitchen!

You can find them on the Nixon Library Facebook Page or YouTube: Central Arkansas Library System

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Sewing 101

This will be a Facebook live program where Ms. Opal will be teaching the basics about how to use your sewing machine, how to troubleshoot problems and at the end of the program there will a Q & A. So, be sure to have your questions ready. 🙂

Join us on the Nixon library Facebook videos page to join the live event when it starts.

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VIRTUAL BingoFlix: Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (1996, PG)

While the theater may be closed, you can still join us for a VIRTUAL edition of BingoFlix! Play bingo along to cheesy movie cliches to win prizes! FREE to play!

In the third installment in the series, Dar, the Beastmaster teams up with Seth to rescue his brother King Tal. They learn that the boy was captured by the evil Lord Agon, who has been sacrificing young prisoners in order to magically retain his youth, and seeks to gain immortality by releasing the dark god Braxus from his prison.

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Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with Jobe: A 13-week Course

Are you an artist, writer, or creative of any kind, or have you always dreamed of being one? Would you like a guided means of defeating your blocks and kickstarting your creativity? Find your community online and share in this virtual experience of Julia Cameron’s best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, led by Jobe.

Class discussion in the Facebook group weekly, every Saturday 12p-2p. Course intended to be taken full 13 weeks 4/4 through 6/27. FREE but must join the Facebook group –

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Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way with Jasmine Jobe

Are you an artist, writer, or creative of any kind, or have you always dreamed of being one? Would you like a guided means of defeating your blocks and kickstarting your creativity? Find your community online and share in this virtual experience of Julia Cameron’s best-selling book, The Artist’s Way, led by Jobe.

Class discussion in the Facebook group weekly, every Saturday 12p-2p. Course intended to be taken full 13 weeks 4/4 through 6/27. FREE but must join the Facebook group –

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Tuesday Tidbit

Short videos about various activities.

You can find them on the Nixon Library Facebook Page or YouTube: CALS Kids

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Virtual Open Lab

Tech help from an expert. Ask your burning technology questions, get troubleshooting help with your computer or mobile device, or start out with new tech.
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Knitting Help Virtually!

Please register by Monday at 5 pm CDT prior to the session to receive your Zoom login information. Logins will be sent out on the day of the session.

Need help with your knitting? Is your LYS closed or not offering help right now?

We’ve come up with a solution: VIRTUAL KNITTING HELP!

Join Heather on Tuesdays, May 5 – May 26 at 5:30 PM CDT and get the help you need!

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Made in Arkansas Film Festival 2020: Adventures in Quarantine

The second annual Made in Arkansas Film Festival is presented by Made in Arkansas with partnership from CALS Ron Robinson Theater. By filmmakers and for filmmakers, Made in Arkansas is dedicated to cultivating and promoting the art of filmmaking, and the yearly festival is devoted to showcasing films made in The Natural State.

The inaugural festival was a big success because it provided an opportunity for filmmakers to gather, swap ideas, support each other’s work, and network for future projects.

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Digital Marketing with Canva (Live Online Class)

You don't have to be a graphic designer to learn Canva; a powerful, free, web-based tool to create promotional materials for your event or organization.
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Lawyers in the Library

Session 1: General Program

Get an overview and introduction to all topics to be presented in the series, including consumer law, housing law, record sealing, public benefits, family law, and advance directives.

About the Series
The health challenges and economic strains caused by COVID-19 mean that many people in our community are facing legal situations never encountered before. In addition, some of our area residents are still facing financial fallout from the historic Arkansas River flooding of summer 2019.

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Terror Tuesdays: Sleepaway Camp (1983, R)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

The first film in the Sleepaway Camp franchise tells the story of a young girl sent to a summer camp that becomes the site of a series of murders shortly after her arrival. Known for its infamous twist ending,

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Funny Fridays: Meatballs (1979, PG)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

Directed by Ivan Reitman, and noted for Bill Murray’s first film appearance in a starring role, Meatballs follows the wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Grab a screenshot of your randomized bingo card here: LINK COMING SOON

And join us for the watch party LIVE on Friday,

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Terror Tuesdays: Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988, R)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

The second installment in the Sleepaway Camp franchise takes place five years after the events of the original film, and features a now 19-year-old Angela Baker, posing as a counselor, murdering misbehaving teenagers at another summer camp. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers blends elements of black comedy and satire,

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Funny Fridays: Happy Campers (2001, R)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

Happy Campers follows a group of college freshmen and their experiences as summer camp counselors at the fictional Camp Bleeding Dove. When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

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Lawyers in the Library

Session 2: Consumer Law/Housing Law

Understand consumer issues including bankruptcy, foreclosure, debt collection, contracts, rent-to-own purchases and consumer scams. Legal staff will also present on Arkansas landlord/tenant issues.

About the Series
The health challenges and economic strains caused by COVID-19 mean that many people in our community are facing legal situations never encountered before. In addition, some of our area residents are still facing financial fallout from the historic Arkansas River flooding of summer 2019.

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Terror Tuesdays: Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989, R)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

The third installment in the Sleepaway Camp franchise follows serial killer Angela Baker one year after the second film, this time targeting teenagers at yet another summer camp.

Grab a screenshot of your randomized bingo card here: LINK COMING SOON

And join us for the watch party LIVE on Tuesday,

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Funny Fridays: Poison Ivy (1985, NR)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

It’s summer once again and kids flock from everywhere to go to Camp Pinewood in Clifton, Maine. Poison Ivy chronicles the romantic misadventures of the counselors as they struggle with their campers.

Grab a screenshot of your randomized bingo card here: LINK COMING SOON

And join us for the watch party LIVE on Friday,

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Terror Tuesdays: Camp Death 3 in 2D (2018, NR)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

Camp Crystal Meph has reopened but the curse of killer Johann Van Damme continues. Camp ‘Death’ has been given a new life as rehab center for mentally ill adults yet an unseen evil begins to murder campers and staff alike.

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Funny Fridays: Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012, TV-PG)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

Based on the adventures of Fred Figglehorn, a character created and played by Lucas Cruikshank, Fred 3: Camp Fred is the third & final film in the Fred trilogy. School’s out, and now it’s time for some serious fun in the sun.

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Lawyers in the Library

Session 3: Public Benefits/Record Sealing

Explore public benefits including unemployment insurance, SNAP benefits, Medicare/Medicaid, stimulus checks, Social Security Insurance/Social Security Disability Insurance, and housing assistance such as Section 8 Vouchers, Rural Development Program, or Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Legal staff will also present the positive outcomes of sealing a criminal record, including what records are sealable, how a record is sealed, and assistance that is available to navigate the process.

About the Series
The health challenges and economic strains caused by COVID-19 mean that many people in our community are facing legal situations never encountered before.

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BingoFlix Goes to Camp! Terror Tuesdays: Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre (2009, NR)

This June… coming to a screen near you… it’s BingoFlix Goes to Camp!

Join us for a VIRTUAL game of movie cliche bingo played along to some of the campiest films ever made! FREE to play!

Caesar, an effete tough guy and his slovenly half brother, Otto, have signed up as summer camp counselors. But when the mysterious Carrie shows up, the other counselors start disappearing one by one.

Grab a screenshot of your randomized bingo card here: LINK COMING SOON

And join us for the watch party LIVE on Tuesday,

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Lawyers in the Library

Session 4: Family Law/ Advance Directives

Learn more about divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, and guardianships. Legal staff will also give a presentation on wills, living wills and power of attorneys.

About the Series
The health challenges and economic strains caused by COVID-19 mean that many people in our community are facing legal situations never encountered before. In addition, some of our area residents are still facing financial fallout from the historic Arkansas River flooding of summer 2019.

Learn More