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501-375-2552

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

RIVER MARKET TO OFFER KIDS COOKING CLASSES

The River Market will again be hosting cooking classes for kids on Tuesdays in July. The classes will be held at “The Bill and Margaret Clark Third Floor Multi-Purpose Facility Room” on the 3rd floor above the Boulevard Bread Company. Teaching the classes at the Market for the fourth year is Faith Anaya, founder of the acclaimed Little Rock cooking school Kids Cook!™ Faith is also a featured columnist for AY Magazine and, along with her students, is a regular guest on THV Channel 11’s “Positively Arkansas” morning show, appearing to discuss and demonstrate “kid-friendly” recipes. This year’s classes are smaller and include two different age groups. The class is totally hands on and kids eat what they make. A great way to spend Tuesdays in July!

To sign up for the classes, visit www.rivermarket.info. For more information about Kids Cook! visit www.kidscookarkansas.com.

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Little Rock Parks and Recreation (LRPR) manages 50 parks, seven community centers, the Adult Leisure Center, Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center, four swimming pools, two tennis centers, the River Market, the Riverfest Amphitheatre, three golf courses, plus a catering service. That includes more than 5,000 acres of designated parks and open space. In addition, the organization offers a wide-range of youth and adult recreational and sports leagues, after-school and summer playground programs for children ages 6-15, outdoor activities, therapeutic recreation and programs for seniors. LRPR, which employs more than 400 dedicated and experienced people, is one of only 31 organizations in the entire United States to be accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies through the National Recreation and Park Association.




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