Yes, the weekend is still open for business.

 

First things first: How to Do Snow Days in Little Rock With the Family

 

Thursday, Feb. 18

"Creating Black Americans" Virtual Speaker Series with Nell Irvin Painter // The 2021 Six Bridges Book Festival may be off in the distance, but this should help tide you over. CALS is helping bridge the gap with author and historian Nell Irvin Painter in a virtual program on her decade-spanning work "Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present." The livestream starts at 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Weekly Storytime Showcase // As part of its lineup of Black History Month activities, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is helping you talk to your kids about race and Black history. Each week, MTCC's director Christina Shutt reads a family-friendly story featuring authors and main characters of color on Facebook Live and YouTube. Plus, viewers get a secret code for a free scoop from Loblolly. Storytime starts at 7 p.m. Learn more here.

More ways to get involved with BHM: Local Entities Launch Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge

 

Friday, Feb 19

"Thank God It’s Friday" Virtual BingoFlix // Our sentiments exactly. The BingoFlix screening series offers prizes to viewers who can fill up their bingo cards with hilariously awful cliches. The recent lineup is all about musicals, and this week's 1978 flick takes place in an L.A. discotheque and stars Donna Summer and Jeff Goldblum as the "lecherous club owner." You have our attention. Showtime is 7 p.m. Learn more here.

 

Saturday, Feb. 20

Free Fundamentals Class with Full Out Barre // If you've been looking for a way to shake off the snow day sluggishness, here it is. All levels are welcome to try out the local fave gym and find out how it all works. Bonus: FOB has virtual options. Class starts at 10 a.m. Learn more here.

 

Sunday, Feb. 21

Soup Sunday benefiting Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families // Soup, there it is. Marking the event's 40th year of celebrating AACF, Soup Sunday is shaking things up by offering specials at participating local restaurants all month long, along with a virtual program including an online auction. The evening starts at 6 p.m. Learn more here.

Need some cozy recipe inspo that go a long way? Try this carnitas stew and chocolate pot de crème.