June 2020

Only 4 Days Left!

Your support makes a difference! Be a champion for Arkansas PBS – and encourage your friends and family to do the same  to help us meet the Howarth Foundation challenge of 3,000 new members by June 7 to receive a $20,000 grant. We still need 302 new members in the next four days to meet our goal.

Donate now at myarkansaspbs.org/donate .

"Home Cooking With Kat & Friends"

Discover delicious recipes to make from the comfort of your kitchen or backyard in this mouthwatering special. Renowned chefs and home cooks from across the state share their favorite recipes, like Fried Green Tomatoes, Grilled Pizza and Oatmeal Cookies. Food historian and author Kat Robinson hosts.

Tune in Thursday, June 4, at 7 p.m.

"Exploring Arkansas: Trails Less Traveled" premiere & Facebook chat

Join host Chuck Dovish as he highlights less-trafficked hiking and waterway options to experience safely while observing social distance. Plus, chat with Chuck live on Facebook during the broadcast ! You'll also have the opportunity to make a donation to receive an “Exploring Arkansas” DVD set, “Trails Less Traveled Guidebook," logo cooling towel, hat or Arkansas State Parks book.

Tune in Sunday, June 7, at 5:30 p.m., and join the live chat on Facebook .
Public Affairs

We want to hear from you

Arkansas PBS is producing a special public affairs program centered around race, racism and the protests happening across our nation. What would you like to hear in the discussion?

Share your thoughts by Tuesday, June 9, by emailing publicaffairs@myarkansaspbs.org.


Keep learning all summer long with Camp AR PBS! We’ve got special programs and resources headed your way on air and online. Fill your days with creativity, exploration and fun from Camp AR PBS!

Visit myarkansaspbs.org/parents to download your Summer Fun Checklist .

Sign up for the Camp AR PBS newsletter for sneak peeks and ideas to help complete your checklist!
Arkansas PBS KIDS

2020 Arkansas PBS KIDS Writers Contest Winners announced

Students in grades K-3 across Arkansas submitted 145 entries for this year’s Arkansas PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Winners will be featured reading their original stories online throughout the summer.

Read all 12 winning stories at myarkansaspbs.org .

Watch a new author read each Thursday at 2 p.m. beginning June 4 at Facebook YouTube and myarkansaspbs.org .
Arkansas PBS Passport

"Iconic Women of Country"

Join Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and more as they pay tribute to the legends who inspired them. From Dolly to Tammy to Patsy to Loretta, this is an intimate look at iconic female artists and their timeless music.

Stream now at watch.myarkansaspbs.orgStream all your favorites, all the time, with Arkansas PBS Passport .
Community Engagement

"PBS American Portrait"

"I want justice..." and "Now is the time..." are just two of several prompts for "PBS American Portrait" – a digital-first, national storytelling project about what it really means to be an American today. Share your photos, videos and text submissions to capture the state and spirit of our nation.

Tell your story today  at  pbs.org/americanportrait.