The Cabot Community Thanksgiving Feast will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Fellowship Church at 601 S. Elm St., behind the Bank of the Ozarks downtown.
The meal is free and open to anyone. Carryout and delivery are available. For more information or to request meal delivery, call 501-259-3799.
Beebe First United Methodist Church will hold its free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. RSVP by calling 501-882-6427 or call Bill Palmisano at 501-882-9565, though reservations are not required. Take out and local delivery are available. Transportation can be arranged if needed in the Beebe area.
The church is located at 302 N. Main St.
The Salvation Army in Jacksonville, 209 S. Oak St., will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m Thanksgiving Day. Anyone can attend the dinner.
First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville, 308 W. Main St., offers free meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday in the family life center behind the sanctuary on Hickory Street. Everyone is welcome.
BEEBE HIGHLIGHTS SMALL BUSINESSES ON SATURDAY
The Beebe Chamber of Commerce will hold its second-annual Small Business Saturday this weekend to support small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. The chamber encourages residents to shop local, independent businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and build communities.
SANTA SHACK OPENS FRIDAY AT WALMART IN CABOT FRIDAY
Cabot’s Santa Shack will open Friday and continue until Dec. 18 at Walmart. The event is sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful.
Santa Claus will be available for photos with the kids, who will all receive free candy canes.
Santa’s Shack will be open until Dec. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays; from 9 to 11 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturdays, and from 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays. From Dec. 19 to Dec. 23, Santa’s Shack will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
JACKSONVILLE SENIOR CENTER RENAMED NEXT WEEK
The Jacksonville Senior Center will be renamed the Jacksonville Senior Wellness and Activity Center during a grand re-opening ceremony at 2 p.m. next Wednesday.
PUSH-UP COMPETITION AT CABOT ANIMAL SHELTER
The Cabot Animal Shelter is holding its first push-up competition to see who can do the most push-ups in 60 seconds.
The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Veterans Park Community Center fitness room.
The cost to enter is $10 or $15 on the day of the event. Proceeds will benefit the shelter. The competition will have four divisions: men 20 years old and older, women 20 years old and older, young men 15- to 19-years-old and young women 15- to 19-years-old.
Winners of each division will receive medals. Each division will have participation prizes. For more information, call 501-843-2021.
SHERWOOD LOWERS ADOPTION FEE FOR CATS TO $5
This month, the Sherwood Animal Shelter is holding its $5 feline drive to help alleviate an over-abundance of cats. The shelter wants to find its cats good homes and offers rock-bottom prices.
The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.