Run, dive, golf
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
— 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
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.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
10 6 to 9 p.m.
— 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, email@example.com.
Stephanie BryantFile photo
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.
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.
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.
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.