Children are the future and there’s an event to ensure their education is at the forefront as well as celebrating the legacy of a local pioneer in childhood education, Mrs. Helen R. Walton.
To tell us more about Recess at the Hive is Dr. Ronald Ferguson and David Lightfoot.
Dr. Ferguson will serve as the keynote speaker at Recess at the Hive. Dr. Ferguson is a world-renowned expert on childhood education and is visting from Harvard where he serves as the Faculty Director for the Achievement Gap Initiative.
Recess at the Hive will feature food from James Beard Semi-Finalist Chef Matthew McClure and music from DJ Ambrosia. Emmy award-winning Andy Heyward, creator of Inspector Gadget will serve as emcee. Proceeds from the event will benefit Bright Futures’ Campaign of the Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center. The event will be held Saturday, February 23 at 5:00 p.m. at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased here.