Run, dive, golf

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - OUR TOWN - Dead­line to sub­mit Sept. event in­for­ma­tion is Aug. 15. Send event in­for­ma­tion to Carin Schopp­meyer at cschopp­meyer@nwadg.com.

WILL GOLF FOR KIDS AND COLOR OF HOPE GALA ARKANSAS CHIL­DREN’S HOS­PI­TAL

3 4 6 a.m. and 1 p.m. — The 24th & an­nual “Will Golf for Kids” golf tour­na­ment to ben­e­fit Arkansas Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal will be played at Kingswood and Bella Vista Coun­try Club. The four-per­son scram­ble will have shot­gun starts at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days. Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is Aug. 1. In­for­ma­tion: (501) 364-1477, will­go­lf4kids.org.

4 6 p.m. — Break out your fa­vorite sil­ver cock­tail at­tire for the 2017 “Color of Hope” gala at the John Q. Ham­mons Cen­ter in Rogers. The evening will in­clude din­ner, danc­ing and live and silent auc­tions. Tick­ets are $300. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 725-0405, will­go­lf4kids.org.

FILL THE BUS UNITED WAY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

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— The United Way of Northwest & Arkansas is seek­ing vol­un­teers to col­lect and sort school sup­plies for its an­nual “Fill the Bus” event at Northwest Arkansas Wal­mart lo­ca­tions. Reg­is­ter to vol­un­teer. In­for­ma­tion: vol­un­teernwa.org.

SKYDIVE FOR KIDS CHIL­DREN’S AD­VO­CACY CEN­TER OF BEN­TON COUNTY

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9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — The sev­enth & an­nual “Sky Dive for Kids” at Skydive Skyranch in Siloam Springs will ben­e­fit the Chil­dren’s Ad­vo­cacy Cen­ter of Ben­ton County. Par­tic­i­pants are asked to raise at least $1,000 in pledges. Lunch will be avail­able for $5. In­for­ma­tion: cacben­tonco.com.

GOLF TOUR­NA­MENT ILLI­NOIS RIVER WA­TER­SHED PART­NER­SHIP

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11:30 a.m. — The in­au­gu­ral Illi­nois River Wa­ter­shed Part­ner­ship char­ity golf tour­na­ment will be played at The Creeks Golf and RV Re­sort in Cave Springs. Pro­ceeds will sup­port the part­ner­ship’s work to pro­tect and pre­serve the wa­ter­shed through ed­u­ca­tion and out­reach, con­ser­va­tion, restora­tion and mon­i­tor­ing ac­tiv­i­ties. Reg­is­tra­tion is $400 per fourper­son team, and spon­sor­ships are avail­able. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 215-6623, stephanie@iwrp.org.

TASTE OF CRAW­FORD COUNTY CASA

8 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. — “Sam­ple the Taste of Craw­ford County” for lunch or din­ner to ben­e­fit CASA of Craw­ford County. The an­nual fundraiser will be held at Van Buren High School and fea­ture tastes from area restau­rants and cater­ers. Tick­ets are $10 at the CASA of­fice, 1112 Main St.; Delta In­vest­ments, 1110 Main Street; the Van Buren Cham­ber of Com­merce, 510 Main St.; and the Craw­ford County Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 605 Alma Cir­cle Blvd., all in Van Buren. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 474-8502, casaofcraw­ford­county.org.

VINYLS, VITTLES AND VINO FEED COM­MU­NI­TIES

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— Chris­tine and Pete Hart­man will host “Vinyls, Vittles and Vino” at their Fayetteville home. KUAF will tape live the

Vinyl House show dur­ing the ben­e­fit for Feed Com­mu­ni­ties. Tick­ets are $25. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 966-4790, feed­com­mu­ni­ties.org.

HEELS AND HAM­MERS HABI­TAT FOR HU­MAN­ITY OF WASH­ING­TON COUNTY

11 6 p.m. — The Habi­tat Women Build project will ben­e­fit from “Heels and Ham­mers” at Sas­safras Springs Vine­yard in Spring­dale. The evening will in­clude hors d’oeu­vres, beer and wine, an art auc­tion, raf­fle and live mu­sic from Brick Fields. Tick­ets are $40 or $70 for two. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 575-9696, habi­tat­wash­ing­ton­coar.org.

KICK­OFF LUN­CHEON RAZORBACK ATH­LET­ICS

18 11:15 a.m. — The an­nual Arkansas Razorback “Kick­off Lun­cheon” will be at the Northwest Arkansas Con­ven­tion Cen­ter in Spring­dale. The lun­cheon will fea­ture head coach Bret Bielema and the Razorback foot­ball team. Tick­ets are $30. A re­served ta­ble for eight — with two seats re­served for stu­den­tath­letes or foot­ball per­son­nel — are $350 or $650 for a VIP ta­ble in a pre­ferred lo­ca­tion. In­for­ma­tion: (800) 982-4647

SOGGY DOGGY POOL PARTY PRAIRIE GROVE POUND

19 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Dogs take over the Prairie Grove Aquatic Cen­ter for an end-of-sum­mer fundraiser, “Soggy Doggy Pool Party,” ben­e­fit­ing the Prairie Grove Pound. This is a dog-only swim event. Ad­mis­sion is $10 per dog. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 3014897, (479) 846-3270, friend­sof­pgp.wixsite.com/ fof­pgp.

SOUL RUN SOULS HAR­BOR NWA

19 7:30 a.m. — The “Soul Run” 3-mile team re­lay to ben­e­fit Souls Har­bor NWA will be at Fo­er­ster Park in Rogers. The fundraiser will in­clude a kids 1-mile fun run, con­ces­sions, in­flat­a­bles and prizes. Reg­is­tra­tion for the re­lay is $30 and $25 for the kids fun run. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 631-7878, soul­shar­bornwa.org.

ROLLER DERBY HAVENWOOD

19 5 to 9:30 p.m. — Northwest Arkansas Roller Derby will take on Spring­field Roller Girls at Starlight Skatium in Fayetteville to ben­e­fit Havenwood. Doors and beer gar­den open at 5 p.m. Tick­ets are $10. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 273-1060, nwa­haven­wood.org.

A COOL SUM­MER HOME­COM­ING KEN­DRICK FINCHER HY­DRA­TION FOR LIFE

19 6 to 11 p.m. — Ken­drick Fincher Hy­dra­tion for Life will hold “A Cool Sum­mer Home­com­ing” at Fayetteville Town Cen­ter. The ben­e­fit will fea­ture a per­for­mance from Fayetteville Funk. Also in­cluded will be din­ner, drinks, danc­ing and the crowning of the home­com­ing court king and queen. Tick­ets for the home­com­ing-at­tire event are $100. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 986-9960.

TEAL NIGHT IN TAHITI RIVER VAL­LEY OVARIAN CAN­CER AL­LIANCE

19 6 to 10 p.m. — Spend the evening in the trop­ics with the River Val­ley Ovarian Can­cer Al­liance at the fifth an­nual “Teal in Tahiti” at the Fort Smith Con­ven­tion Cen­ter. The ben­e­fit will fea­ture din­ner, live mu­sic from Ul­tra Suede, danc­ing, live and silent auc­tions, and draw­ings for jew­elry. Tick­ets for the trop­i­cal-at­tire event are $65, but no charge for ovarian can­cer sur­vivors. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 883-3379, river­val­ley­oca.com.

SUM­MER MAS­QUER­ADE SILOAM SPRINGS COM­MU­NITY CLINIC

19 6:30 p.m. — Siloam Springs Com­mu­nity Clinic will cel­e­brate its 12th an­nual ben­e­fit with “Sum­mer Mas­quer­ade” at River­side Event Cen­ter in Siloam Springs. Fare will in­clude ca­jun food from Cafe Rue Or­leans, craft beers, wine and live and silent auc­tions. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 5249550, ext. 6357; siloam@ com­mu­ni­ty­clin­ic­nwa.org.

FAYETTEVILLE ROOTS FES­TI­VAL

24-27 — The an­nual Fayetteville Roots Fes­ti­val, a four-day ur­ban mu­sic fes­ti­val, will fea­ture tra­di­tional and con­tem­po­rary food and mu­sic. More than 20 mu­si­cal acts will per­form on main­stages at Fayetteville Town Cen­ter, Ge­orge’s Ma­jes­tic Lounge, Max­ine’s Tap­room, King­fish Dive Bar, Fayetteville Pub­lic Li­brary and the Fayetteville Farmer’s Mar­ket. In­for­ma­tion: fayet­teville­roots.com

AIM FOR AD­VO­CACY RESTORA­TION VIL­LAGE

26 9 a.m. — The sec­ond an­nual “Aim for Ad­vo­cacy” sport­ing clays fundraiser to ben­e­fit Restora­tion Vil­lage will be held at Spring Val­ley An­glers Rod and Gun Club in Gravette. All pro­ceeds will sup­port the Restora­tion Vil­lage Ad­vo­cacy pro­gram. Spon­sor­ships are avail­able. In­for­ma­tion: Cyn­thia Cochran, cie@restora­tionvil­lage.net.

Stephanie Bryant

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and her daugh­ter Gabrielle Bryant of Spring­dale sort their do­nated items for the “Fill The Bus” fundraiser spon­sored by the United Way of Northwest Arkansas last year at the Wal-Mart Su­per­center at Pleas­ant Cross­ing in Rogers. The items col­lected help sup­ply school­child­ren in Ben­ton, Madi­son and Wash­ing­ton coun­ties in Arkansas and McDon­ald County in Mis­souri. Col­lec­tion points will be tak­ing do­na­tions through the week­end of Aug. 4-5 at the Wal-Mart Su­per­center lo­ca­tions through­out Northwest Arkansas and one lo­ca­tion in Pineville, Mo.

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Pa­tri­cia Bogle of Pea Ridge lands with tan­dem instructor Bran­don Ca­wood last Au­gust dur­ing the sixth an­nual “Sky Dive For Kids” at Skydive Skyranch in Siloam Springs. The event was the cul­mi­na­tion of a fundrais­ing cam­paign for the Chil­dren’s Ad­vo­cacy Cen­ter of Ben­ton County, with a to­tal of 34 sup­port­ers who raised at least $1,000 for the or­ga­ni­za­tion an earned for tan­dem jumps. This year’s event is Aug. 5-6.

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Sa­man­tha By­lak (from left), 1and her sis­ters Jes­sica By­lak and Han­nah By­lak, all of Fayetteville, sort through do­nated school sup­plies at the Wal­Mart Su­per­center on Mall Av­enue in Fayetteville. Vol­un­teers with United Way of Northwest Arkansas are col­lect­ing school sup­plies for the an­nual “Fill the Bus” cam­paign.

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Arkansas Razorback foot­ball play­ers call the Hogs at the start of the an­nual “Kick­off Lun­cheon” in 2016. The team kicks off the 2017 sea­son Aug. 18 at the Northwest Arkansas Con­ven­tion Cen­ter in Spring­dale.

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