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Aug. 31

▲ Join Hobbs State Park staff for snorkelling. Snorkelling is the prac­tice of swim­ming on or through wa­ter while equipped with a div­ing mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usu­ally fins. Use of this equip­ment al­lows the snorkeler to ob­serve un­der­wa­ter at­trac­tions for ex­tended pe­ri­ods of time with rel­a­tively little ef­fort. The pri­mary ap­peal is the op­por­tu­nity to ob­serve un­der­wa­ter life in a nat­u­ral set­ting without the com­pli­cated equip­ment and train­ing re­quired for scuba div­ing. Join a Hobbs State Park in­ter­preter guide to truly ap­pre­ci­ate Beaver Lake as few have. There will be a short pon­toon boat ride to an un­spoiled, quiet cove, search­ing for the hid­den di­ver­sity of un­der­wa­ter life. Time and date is 1-4 p.m. Thurs­day, Aug. 31. All par­tic­i­pants meet at Rocky Branch Ma­rina, 8872 Rocky Branch Ma­rina Road, Rogers, AR 72756 — Arkansas High­way 12 east from Rogers to Arkansas High­way 303 north to Rocky Branch Ma­rina Road. All par­tic­i­pants un­der 18 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult and the adult must be in the wa­ter. Life jack­ets, masks and snorkels pro­vided. The cost is $20 for adults (13 and up) and $10 for chil­dren (through age 12). Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion and pay­ment re­quired. To regis­ter call: 479-789-5000.

Sept. 16

▲ Come pray with us as our chil­dren start the new school year. Spon­sored by the Bella Vista Chris­tian Women’s Club Prayer Con­nec­tion, the event will be held on Satur­day, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Cooper Me­mo­rial Chapel, lo­cated at 504 Me­mo­rial Dr., Bella Vista. The Ben­tonville H.S. Cham­ber Choir will be in­spir­ing us be­fore a de­vo­tional by Pas­tor Mark Voll from Vil­lage Bible Church. We will then con­tinue to pray for our chil­dren with spe­cial and per­sonal prayer in­ten­tions of­fered by those at­tend­ing. Di­rect any ques­tions to Chris Schae­fer at 479-544-9362.

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