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Virtual Storytime: Sleepover Storytime

A storytime about night time routines and having a sleepover.

Posted on the CALS Kids YouTube Channel

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CALS Writing Circle: Writer’s Lunch

How do people find the time to write? If you’re having trouble making space for writing in your busy life, join us—virtually—on your lunch hour from wherever you are. You deserve some dedicated writing time. Bring your own work-in-progress or use the prompts provided. Come and go; eat if you like. Everyone is welcome, no writing experience is required. Contact dmoore@cals.org.

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Heather Register Zbinden: “Are You My Mother?: Searching for Lost Relatives in the 1950 Census”

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Speaker: Heather Register Zbinden

Genealogists have always known about missing relatives hiding in the census. But when it is your own mother, grandmother, and aunt, how do you know when to stop searching? Follow one historian’s search for her mother in the 1950 United States Census and learn about the family lore that solved the puzzle.

Heather Register Zbinden is the Programs &

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CALS Writing Circle: Writing all Year Workshop Group

Are you looking for a writing workshop group? Led by J. Jobe, Writing All Year is a place to share your work-in-progress with other writers. We meet twice a month to give and receive encouragement, insight, and feedback in a safe and respectful environment. Our objective: to improve the work with kindness and compassion. If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, please join us. All experience levels are welcome. Contact jjobe@cals.org.

Please note: this group will meet only one time in December.

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CALS Writing Circle: Author Talk with Jennifer Adams

Local author and publisher Jennifer Adams will discuss becoming an indie author, self-publishing, and marketing your book. Contact jjobe@cals.org.

 

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Michael Hood: In Search of the Little Rock Maumelle and Western Railroad

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Speaker: Mike Hood

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Ouachita Mountains west of Little Rock held one of the last expanses of virgin timber east of the Rocky Mountains. In 1904, Andrew Johnson Neimeyer moved his sawmill operation from Saginaw, Arkansas, to just south of Little Rock along the banks of the Fourche River and began construction on what would become the Little Rock Maumelle and Western Railroad.

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