The North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently installed One Heart Playground at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14.


The playground is at Burns Park by Funland.


The One Heart Playground will be used for all children with disabilities to play and enjoy being able to do what kids enjoy and


It was made possible by donations, North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith, parks and recreation events like Country by the River and the Downtown Tip Off Club Luncheon.


For more, call 791-8543.


Kiwanis pancake breakfast


The North Little Rock Kiwanis Club will have its annual pancake breakfast this Saturday at First United Methodist Church at 6701 JFK Blvd., in North Little Rock.


Proceeds will benefit the various activities the club sponsors and includes, among others, the North Little Rock High School Key Club and Community National Day of Prayer Breakfast.


Breakfast is $7 and can be purchased at the door.


Culture Shock: Shelter in Place


The ladies of Culture Shock exhibit sculptural installations at the William F. Laman Public Library’s Main Branch Gallery. The artwork featured in this show seeks to explore physical or mental spaces where one could dwell or find shelter or refuge. “With an awareness that male artists continue to have greater opportunity and exposure, The Collective is committed to expanding the networking and exhibition opportunities for women artists in Arkansas” according to the group’s mission statement.


Culture Shock is a group of female artists, including Melissa Cowper-Smith, Rachael Trusty, Sofia Gonzalez, Dawn Holder, Holly Laws, Sandra Lockett, Tammy Harrington, Louise Halsey, Jesse Hornbrook, Melissa Emily Gill and Jessica Mongeon. The opening reception is Sept. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show began on Monday and runs through Oct. 27 in the library’s second floor gallery.


Admission is free and open to the public. The library is at 2801 Orange St. in North Little Rock, is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.