Arkansas PBS Engage Blog


"Pollinators" - Good Roots

Here’s a fun fact: One out of every three bites of our food, including fruits, vegetables, chocolate, coffee, nuts and spices, is created with the help of pollinators.

Pollinators, including bees, butterflies, birds and bats, are a vital part of the pollination process. As they move from flower to flower searching for nectar, they transfer pollen, enabling the fertilization and reproduction of plants.

Memorial Day Weekend Programming Marathon

Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving the U.S. military. Arkansas PBS has a marathon of shows Sunday to help celebrate those we lost.

AR PBS Sports - 2023 High School Baseball and Softball State Championships

Get ready to swing for the fences! AR PBS Sports, along with the Arkansas Activities Association, is ready to bring the high school baseball and softball state championship games into your home! We’re sharing live broadcasts of the state finals from the University of Central Arkansas so families and fans across Arkansas can enjoy the celebration from the comfort of your own home!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Programming

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is observed in the U.S. throughout May, and recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian American and Pacific Islander Americans to history, culture and achievements of the United States. Arkansas PBS has Asian-themed programming lined up for enjoyment throughout May.

"Farming the Community" - Good Roots

Located in the rocky terrain of Searcy County, Arkansas, Dogwood Hills Guest Farm is a charming retreat that offers visitors an educational farm experience. Owned and operated by Ruth and Grace Pepler, the farm is self-described as “extreme homesteading.”

"Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2023" State Champions

The “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2023” state champions have been crowned in the state conference finals held at Arkansas PBS on Saturday, April 22, and we’re proud to celebrate these outstanding young scholars!

"Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2023" State Championships

Get your brains and buzzers ready! Brilliant high school students from across the state will test their mental mettle in the annual Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2023” at Arkansas PBS Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Celebrate Earth Month 2023

April is a time to celebrate our planet and protect it. This month at Arkansas PBS, meet those working for a brighter tomorrow in the U.S and see sights from around the world. Programming incudes releases such as Changing Planet with Dr. M. Sanjayan and American Experience: The Sun Queen,highlighting trailblazer Maria Telkes. Explore some of the beauty that is Earth, from its rivers in Rivers of Life to its coral reefs in "Nature: Treasure of the Caribbean. 

April Programming Highlights

April programming on Arkansas PBS brings several season premieres, including "Tom Jones" “Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein” and returning programs such as "My Grandparents War."

"Arkansas Youth and Livestock" - Good Roots

Raising and showing livestock can provide Arkansas youth with numerous benefits, both personal and educational. Whether through participation in programs like 4-H or FFA, or simply as a hobby, livestock offers unique opportunities for personal growth and learning.

Celebrate Women’s History Month – March 2023

This March, Arkansas PBS is celebrating Women's History Month with a number of programs elevating the voice of women. With stories in music, science and activism, see just some of the achievements of women throughout history to now.  

Lakeside Legends

In 2023, for the third year, Lakeside High School teamed up with Arkansas PBS to showcase the Arkansas Activities Association’s High School Basketball State Championships as part of “AR PBS Sports.” Lakeside TV, the name of the high school’s broadcast program, is a well-oiled machine. See how they dedicate three days, sunup to sundown, to reporting on the games, producing highlight reels and engaging with fans on social media with Arkansas PBS Production Intern Emily Jefferson now.

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