Only 72 More Days

October 8, 2022

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Gather your family and friends and join us tomorrow, at the Race to Hydrate. Enjoy the annual 5k, 13k and youth race, followed by free ice cream, character appearances, face painting, and so much more! It’s sure to be a great day for the whole family!


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NWA Food Bank Receives $3.5m Grant

Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

The Alice L. Walton Foundation has granted $3.5m to the NWA Food Bank, ensuring greater access to healthy foods for those facing hunger across our cities. 

  • Capital campaign: The Alice L. Walton Foundation will match donations up to $3m for the 'Food for Today. Hope for Tomorrow' campaign, which will provide a new distribution and operations center in Lowell. 
  • Foods to encourage: The remaining $500,000 of the grant will go towards a two year initiative to promote food choices that lead to healthier lifestyles.

Read more on the story HERE


Fayetteville Receives New E-Bikes For Micromobility Program

NWA Daily

Spin delivered a new fleet of 100 e-bikes to Fayetteville, adding electric bicycles back into the city’s micromobility program. 

  • New bikes: Veo recently pulled their e-bikes from Fayetteville due to maintenance issues and minimal usage compared to e-scooters; Spin feels confident about their S-300 model taking over the e-bike market.
  • Micromobility: Fayetteville’s e-scooter program, including Veo and Spin, has a combined fleet of 1,000 scooters for rent that can be used over a 20 sq. mile service area. 

Learn more about Fayetteville micromobility program HERE


Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

Hooray for Friday! Here’s a look at the fun awaiting you this weekend. 

  • Psycho for cyclo-cross: The OZCX cycle-cross festival begins today at Centennial Park in Fayetteville and will conclude with the 2022 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup on Sunday. 
  • Hydrate for life: Run or cycle in the Race to Hydrate 5k, 13k, and youth runs on Saturday morning at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade.
  • You’re killing me, smalls: Roast s’mores and enjoy live music during the Ozarktober Fall Bonfire at Shiloh Square in Downtown Springdale tonight from 6-9p. 
  • Pink as a pig: Get a look at the Razorback Men’s Basketball Team during the Red-White Game on Sunday, Oct 16 at 2p. Attendees can claim free tickets to the Oct 24 exhibition game.
  • Raise a stein: Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Rogers at the craft beer festival on Saturday from 2-6p. 
  • Handmade: You could get a 72-day-head-start on Christmas gift purchases at the War Eagle Fair this weekend (that’s right folks, 72 days til Christmas). 

Have a great weekend, NWA! We’ll be back on Monday. 

Sponsored by Peel Compton Foundation

Begin Your Holiday Season With A Christmas Feast At Peel Museum

Peel Compton Foundation

Welcome the holiday season and support Peel Compton Foundation's community programs during Christmas at Peel Museum on Friday, December 2 from 6-9p.

  • Delicious cuisine: This annual fundraiser centers around a one-of-a-kind fine dining experience by Chef Matt Cooper of CONIFER
  • Merry and bright: The evening will feature seasonal music by The Reyes Trio and opportunities to bid on unique experience packages from local businesses!

Tickets are on sale now for $150. Get yours HERE

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