Jack Pearadin and Doug Nelsen found a 1.73-carat diamond after nearly a year of searching the park's field.
What's Happening in February
Unless otherwise indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in the calendar, contact Lindsey Millar at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203 or by phone (501) 375-2985, fax (501) 375-3623 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Grif Stockley (“Ruled by Race: Black/White Relations in Arkansas from Slavery to the Present”), 12 p.m., WW.
10 Carol Grace (“Reflections of a Life Well Spent”), 2 p.m., WW.
11-14 Fearless Writing Workshop with Crescent Dragonwagon, Historic Arkansas Museum.
12 Clyde Milner II and Carol O'Connor (“As Big as the West: The Pioneer Life of Granville Stuart”), 6 p.m., Darragh Center, ML.
15 Mary Ruth Marotte (“Captive Bodies: American Women Writers Redefine Pregnancy and Childbirth”), 7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway.
17 Local and regional artists sign “Collaborations: Two Decades of African American Art,” 2 p.m., PA.
29 Paul Lake (“Cry Wolf: A Political Fable”), 7 p.m., TBMP. Presented by America's Voices. Reservations required.
31 Celia Anderson (“Love Ocean”), 1 p.m., PA.
31 Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant (“What Doesn't Kill You”), 3 p.m., University Park Leisure Center, 6401 West 12th St., Little Rock. Presented by Pyramid Art and Books.
Area bookstores and libraries:
BAM: Books-A-Million, 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, NLR, 771-7581
BN-LR: Barnes & Noble-Chenal, 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, 954-7648
BN-NLR: Barnes & Noble-North Little Rock, 4000 E. McCain Blvd., 771-1124
ML: Main Library, 100 Rock St., 918-3000
PA: Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, Museum Center, 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 110, 372-5824
RMBG: River Market Books and Gifts, Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St., 918-3093
TBMP: That Bookstore at Mountebanq Place, 1107 Oak St., Conway, 888-287-7791
TBIB: That Bookstore in Blytheville, 316 W. Main St., Blytheville, 870-763-3333
WW: WordsWorth Books & Co., 5920 R St., 663-9198