The annual McRae school reunion will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at McRae Middle School, which is now part of the Beebe School District. The class of 1964 will be honored as they mark their 50th anniversary.
Dinner, which is $6 per person, will be served at 6:15 p.m. “If you went to school at McRae but did not graduate from McRae, still come. We would love to see you. I’m sure you will see someone you will know,” according to a news release.
ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT-GROUP MEETINGS IN CABOT
The Alzheimer’s Association holds a monthly support group meeting at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Cabot United Methodist Church. The meetings are hosted by Cindy Jones, Linda Vining and Jane Gunter. For more details, call 501-259-0646.
‘THE NERD’ AT CABOT THEATER THIS WEEKEND
“The Nerd” will be performed at the Cabot Community Theatre on Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1. Proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The shows on May 30-31 will include dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the performances start at 7:30. A matinee, without a meal, will be at 2 p.m. on June 1. Call 501-941-2266 for reservations. The theater is at 204 N. First St.
JACKSONVILLE CHAMBER LUNCHEON ON JUNE 17
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 17 at the Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive.
Andrew Parker, the director of governmental affairs for the Arkansas State Chamber, will speak. Tickets are $15 for members and $30 for nonmembers with advance registration or $40 after June 10. Call 501-982-1511 to RSVP or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING HELD IN CABOT
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held five times a week at the Lonoke County Christian Clinic, 502 Richie Road.
Closed discussions are held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. An open discussion is held at 8 p.m. Fridays, and an open-book study is held at 10 a.m. Saturdays. A closed meeting for women is held at 6 p.m. Sundays.
For more information, visit www.araadist6.org.
AUSTIN SPRINGFEST SET FOR SATURDAY
Austin Springfest will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday.
The festival, which will raise money for the city’s volunteer fire department, will kick off with a parade at 10 a.m., a beauty pageant at 11 p.m., dance performances at 1 p.m., a Lonoke County police dog demonstration at 2 p.m., military police dog demonstration at 3 p.m. and the Luke Williams Band will perform from 4 until 6 p.m.
McGruff the Crime Dog and Smokey the Bear will also be on hand. The event will include a dunking booth and a silent auction.
The Austin Community Auxiliary, which is sponsoring the festival, is asking for donations of baked goods for a cake auction. They may be dropped off at city hall on Friday.
To rent a booth or for more information, call Austin City Hall at 501-941-2648 or Mayor Bernie Chamberlain at 501-941-8974.
BRIDGE PLAYERS NEEDED AT SHEPHERD’S CENTER
The Shepherd’s Center at Beebe United Methodist Church is seeking bridge players for its weekly game at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Pat Graham at 501-843-2930.