Lo­cal Notes

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - PROFILES -

Blood Cen­ter seeks donors

Com­mu­nity Blood Cen­ter of the Ozarks will host blood drives at the fol­low­ing lo­ca­tions:

■ Low­ell: 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Wachter Net­work Ser­vices, Inc., 1419 W. Mon­roe

■ Ben­tonville: 11 a.m.3 p.m. Thurs­day, North­west Arkansas Re­gional Air­port, 1 Air­port Boule­vard; 9 a.m.1 p.m. July 7, Out­door Cap, 1200 Melissa Lane

■ Siloam Springs: 1:304:30 p.m. Thurs­day, Ar­vest Bank, 1645 High­way 412 W. ■ Spring­dale: 8:3011:30 a.m. Thurs­day, Harps Gen­eral Of­fice, 1004 S. Guten­sohn

■ Ber­ryville: 10 a.m.3 p.m. Fri­day, Mercy Hos­pi­tal Ber­ryville, 214 Carter

■ Fayet­teville: 10 a.m.3 p.m. July 12, U of A Well­ness Cen­ter, 640 N. Gar­land; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14, Wash­ing­ton Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter, 3215 N. North Hills

In­for­ma­tion: (800) 2805337 or cbco.org.

Child care train­ing set

Child Care Aware of North­west Arkansas is pro­vid­ing free train­ing. Classes in­clude:

■ “Que madre tan padre o que padre a toda madre.” Las clases se en­cuen­tran los jueves de 6-8 p.m. y es­tán lo­cal­izadas en 614 E. Emma Salón 218 en Spring­dale. Llame al (479) 751-9494 para más in­for­ma­ción.

Classes are free and first come, first-serve.

In­for­ma­tion: (479) 7513463 or nwachild­care.org.

Hobbs hosts clean-up day

The Lake Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Month Clean-up at Hobbs State Park Con­ser­va­tion Area is set for Satur­day.

Vol­un­teers are in­vited to help ei­ther by walk­ing along the shore­line or by bring­ing their own kayaks and ca­noes to scout the shore­line. In­di­vid­u­als with non-mo­tor­ized boats will car­a­van to pre-se­lected park ac­cess sites for clean-up.

All vol­un­teers are asked to reg­is­ter at the Hobbs State Park Con­ser­va­tion Area vis­i­tor cen­ter at 9 a.m. to re­ceive as­sign­ments, gloves and trash bags. The cleanup will last from 9 a.m. un­til noon, fol­lowed by a free lunch and raf­fle prize give­away un­til 1 p.m.

A lim­ited num­ber of kayaks, and stand-up pad­dle boards will be avail­able. In­di­vid­u­als who would like to uti­lize boats or boards should con­tact Becky Roark at (479) 750-8007 or email becky@beaver­wa­ter­shedal­liance.org.

In­for­ma­tion: (479) 7895000 or email re­bekah. penny@arkansas.gov.

Band plays Tues­day

The Bella Vista Com­mu­nity Band will give a free con­cert be­gin­ning at 7 p.m. Tues­day at Blow­ing Springs Park in Bella Vista.

The Bella Vista Sun­rise Ro­tary will have a pic­nic meal avail­able for pur­chase be­gin­ning at 5:30 p.m. Pro­ceeds from the meal will ben­e­fit lo­cal char­i­ties. Bring a chair.

In­for­ma­tion: email mc­smith1972@sbc­global.net.

ESSA of­fers July fun

The Eureka Springs School of Art will of­fer the fol­low­ing work­shops July 31 to Aug. 4: ■ Di­vid­ing Grains of Glass: Be­gin­ning Cloi­sonné Enamel with Danielle James ■ Up­cy­cled Pa­per Art with Eloa Jane Periera

■ In­tro­duc­tion to Fur­ni­ture De­sign with Steve Palmer

In­for­ma­tion: (479) 2535384, essa-art.org or email bar­bara@essa-art.org.

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