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COM­MU­NITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VAL­LEY & OZARK AREA

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - RIVER VALLEY & OZARK EDITION -

MON­DAY Open Reg­is­tra­tion at St. John School

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — Reg­is­tra­tion at St. John Catholic School, 1912 W. Main St., for the 2019-2020 school year will open to the gen­eral pub­lic on Mon­day. Reg­is­tra­tion forms and in­for­ma­tion pack­ets are avail­able in the of­fice. A $100 de­posit should ac­com­pany all forms in or­der to se­cure a spot. For more in­for­ma­tion or to ar­range a tour, call the school’s of­fice at (479) 967-4644.

WED­NES­DAY Buy­ing or Sell­ing a Busi­ness?

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — The Arkansas Dis­trict Of­fice of the Small Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion and the Arkansas Small Busi­ness and Tech­nol­ogy De­vel­op­ment Cen­ter will present Buy­ing or Sell­ing a Busi­ness? Ask the Ex­perts First from 10 a.m. to noon at the Rus­sel­lville Area Cham­ber of Com­merce. Par­tic­i­pants will hear from and in­ter­act with a panel of ex­perts, in­clud­ing a busi­ness bro­ker, an at­tor­ney and a CPA. There is no fee to at­tend. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired at as­btdc.org/rus­sel­lville-events or by call­ing (479) 356-2067.

THURS­DAY, FRI­DAY AND FEB. 17

The Rob­ber Bride­groom RUS­SEL­LVILLE — Ardith Mor­ris, a 37-year vet­eran of the Arkansas Tech Univer­sity fac­ulty, will di­rect The Rob­ber Bride­groom, her fi­nal pro­duc­tion at ATU, at 8 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Te­chionery Theatre, 1502 N. El Paso Ave. Tick­ets, at $12 for gen­eral ad­mis­sion and $8 for stu­dents, will be sold at the door. Ken Fut­terer, as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor of mu­sic at ATU, serves as mu­si­cal di­rec­tor, and ATU stu­dent Cameron Davis of Rus­sel­lville is the chore­og­ra­pher. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (479) 964-0890.

ON­GO­ING Free Fly-Fish­ing Class

HEBER SPRINGS — Greg Seaton will of­fer a free fly-fish­ing class for adults and older youth from 7-9 p.m. Thurs­days — Feb. 21 and 28, and March 7 and 14 — at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Pine streets. Seaton is a guide and a mem­ber of Trout Un­lim­ited and the Lit­tle Red River Foun­da­tion. It would be best to at­tend all classes, but if this is not pos­si­ble, stu­dents can at­tend when pos­si­ble. To reg­is­ter for the class or for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Seaton at (501) 690-9166 or [email protected] lit­tlered­fly­fish­ingtrips.com.

Mul­ti­class Com­puter Course

FAIR­FIELD BAY — The Fair­field Bay Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 130 Vil­lage Lane, Suite 5E, will of­fer a mul­ti­class com­puter course on the MS Of­fice 2010 ap­pli­ca­tions of WORD, Ex­cel, Pow­erPoint and Pub­lisher. Lap­tops will be pro­vided. All ses­sions will be from noon to 4 p.m. Tues­days, Feb.19 and 26, and March 5 and 12. The cost is $110 for all four sub­jects. For more in­for­ma­tion or to RSVP, call the cen­ter at (501) 884-4440.

River Val­ley Arts Cen­ter Gift Shop Clos­ing

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — The gift shop at the River Val­ley Arts Cen­ter is clos­ing. Any­one who has left work for sale at the shop needs to pick it up by Feb. 21. Any art­work left in the gift shop af­ter this date will be con­sid­ered a do­na­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. river­val­le­yarts­cen­ter.org, email rvarts­cen­[email protected] com or call (479) 968-2452.

Adult Sum­mer Soft­ball Reg­is­tra­tion

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — The Rus­sel­lville Re­cre­ation and Parks Depart­ment will reg­is­ter teams for its Sum­mer Adult Soft­ball League start­ing Feb. 25 and end­ing at 5 p.m. March 8. Teams that reg­is­ter must pay the en­try fee and sub­mit an en­try form and a team ros­ter. Forms are avail­able in the Rus­sel­lville Re­cre­ation and Parks Depart­ment Of­fice or at www.rus­sel­lvil­lear­kansas. org. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (479) 968-1272.

Health Foun­da­tion Schol­ar­ships

CON­WAY — Area full-time stu­dents in a health care field who are cur­rently en­rolled or be­gin­ning their ed­u­ca­tion are in­vited to ap­ply for a 2019-2020 schol­ar­ship through the Con­way Re­gional Health Foun­da­tion. The dead­line for ap­pli­ca­tions is Feb. 28. For an ap­pli­ca­tion, visit www.con­wayre­gional. org/schol­ar­ships, or con­tact the Con­way Re­gional Health Foun­da­tion at foun­da­[email protected] con­wayre­gional.org or (501) 513-5191. Re­cip­i­ents will be no­ti­fied in April and will be rec­og­nized at a re­cep­tion in the Con­way Re­gional Au­di­to­rium.

Arkansas

Women to Watch

Art Ex­hibit

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — The Arkansas Com­mit­tee of the Na­tional Mu­seum of Women in the Arts will present its bi­en­nial ex­hibit, Arkansas Women to Watch 2019: Heavy Metal, through March 9 at the Nor­man Fine Arts Cen­ter Gallery at Arkansas Tech Univer­sity. The ex­hibit in­cludes work by Holly Laws, as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor of art at the Univer­sity of Cen­tral Arkansas in Con­way. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. ac­n­mwa.org or Face­book.

Get Up & Give Col­lec­tion Project

HEBER SPRINGS — Methodist Fam­ily Health’s 10th an­nual Get Up & Give col­lec­tion project asks Arkansans to con­trib­ute ne­ces­si­ties to chil­dren and fam­i­lies who are aban­doned, abused, ne­glected and man­ag­ing psy­chi­atric, emo­tional, be­hav­ioral and spir­i­tual is­sues. The project is dur­ing Lent, March 6 through April 18. Peo­ple can do­nate per­son­al­hy­giene items, clothes, shoes, school sup­plies, bed­ding, funds and more to a lo­cal Methodist Coun­sel­ing Clinic. The drop-off lo­ca­tion for the River Val­ley & Ozark Edi­tion cov­er­age area is at 407 S. Sev­enth St., Heber Springs, AR 72543, or call (501) 365-3022. Down­load a list

of items at www.methodist fam­ily.org/get-up-and-give. html, or con­tact Kelli Reep at [email protected]­t­fam­ily.org or (501) 906-4210 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Paint­ing Class

FAIR­FIELD BAY — Jim Tin­dall’s paint­ing class will meet with a new sub­ject from 10 a.m. to noon. ev­ery Tues­day at the Fair­field Bay Com­mu­nity Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 130 Vil­lage Lane, Suite 5E. Each class costs $45, and all ma­te­ri­als are pro­vided. The cen­ter also of­fers Tin­dall’s once-a-month evening class from 5:30-8. The dates will be an­nounced. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the cen­ter at (501) 884-4440, or visit the cen­ter’s Face­book page.

Heber Springs TOPS Meet­ings

HEBER SPRINGS — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly) meets each Mon­day at the Church of the Nazarene, Eighth and Quitman streets. Weigh-in be­gins at 7:30 a.m., and a sup­port meet­ing em­pha­siz­ing weight loss and healthy liv­ing takes place from 9:30-11 a.m. Prospec­tive mem­bers are wel­come to at­tend. En­ter the church through the back en­trance. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Geneva Ear­les at

(501) 827-1243 or Janiece Bri­erly at (501) 250-5087.

Con­way TOPS Meet­ings

CON­WAY — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly) meets each Tues­day at Peace Lutheran Church, at the cor­ner of Don­aghey Av­enue and Dave Ward Drive. Weigh-in be­gins at 9:15 a.m., and a sup­port

meet­ing em­pha­siz­ing weight loss and healthy liv­ing takes place from 10-11 a.m. Prospec­tive mem­bers are wel­come to at­tend. En­ter the church from Don­aghey Av­enue. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Peggy at (501) 514-0823 or Sandy at (501) 329-0558.

Neigh­bor’s Ta­ble

RUS­SEL­LVILLE — Neigh­bor’s Ta­ble is a free meal from noon to 1 p.m. ev­ery Satur­day at All Saints’ Epis­co­pal Church, 501 S. Phoenix Ave. The doors open at 11:30 a.m. with free cof­fee. All are wel­come to at­tend. Neigh­bor’s Ta­ble also sends home sack lunches with guests. All Saints’ has a Loaves and Fishes Min­istry, which ac­cepts Sun­day-morn­ing of­fer­ings of non­per­ish­able food and toi­letries, to be dis­trib­uted at Neigh­bor’s Ta­ble. For more in­for­ma­tion, call

(479) 968-3622.

Hu­mane So­ci­ety Ben­e­fit Bingo

GREEN­BRIER — Bingo, spon­sored by the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Faulkner County, is played ev­ery third Fri­day at the Mel­ton Cot­ton City Event Cen­ter, 5 Lois Lane. Pregames start at 5:30 p.m., with full games at 6:30. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Sloan-Swindel Spay and Neuter Me­mo­rial Fund. For more in­for­ma­tion, email res­[email protected] ya­hoo.com.

Blue­grass Mu­sic Night

HEBER SPRINGS — Heber Springs Chris­tian Church, 1101 N. Broad­way St., of­fers a blue­grass mu­sic night from 6:30-8:30 ev­ery Tues­day. Mu­si­cians are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate. Free cof­fee is avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church at (501) 362-2389.

Yoga Class at the Li­brary

CON­WAY — Danny Mize, a reg­is­tered yoga in­struc­tor, teaches a yoga class at

7 p.m. Thurs­days at the Faulkner County Li­brary. Yoga prac­ti­tion­ers of all skill lev­els are wel­come to at­tend. All li­brary pro­grams are free and open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the li­brary at (501) 327-7482 or email [email protected]

To sub­mit an item for the Cal­en­dar of Events, mail in­for­ma­tion to Cal­en­dar of Events, River Val­ley & Ozark Edi­tion, P.O. Box 2221, Lit­tle Rock, AR 72203; fax to (501) 378-3500; or email to [email protected]­line. com. The dead­line for cal­en­daritem sub­mis­sions is noon Tues­day.

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