BETSY ROSS VISITS MILITARY MUSEUM
American flag creator Betsy Ross, portrayed by an octogenarian member of the Tate’s Bluff Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Camden, will appear at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. She will present a program on flags that have flown over the United States.
The event, sponsored by The Rock Children of the American Revolution Society, complements the organization’s national project “O! Say Can You See,” a fundraiser for the Star-Spangled Banner House. The event also celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner.
The public is invited. The museum is at 100 Victory Circle.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS OKTOBERFEST ON OCT. 11
The Ladies of the Knights and Knights of Columbus Council 11604 will host their 11th annual Oktoberfest at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 108 N. First St. in Jacksonville. The evening will feature a German dinner, music and dancing. Tickets are $15 each for adults. Proceeds will benefit the charity work of the Knights and Ladies.
For more information or to buy tickets, call 501-843-8251 or 501-843-7655. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
NORTH PULASKI COMMUNITY CENTER DINNER SEPT. 9
A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the North Pulaski Community Center will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Smokin’ Buns BBQ and Catfish, 25401 Hwy. 107.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. They can be purchased by calling Stoney McKeehan at 501-231-1608.
North Pulaski Community Fest will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 on West Republican Road next to the North Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds will help support the community’s parks. Admission is free.
Vendors can obtain registration forms by calling Tommy Majors at 501-590-1646 or Ed Hildreth at 501-680-0347.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS IN CABOT, BEEBE
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held five times a week at the Lonoke County Christian Clinic, 502 Richie Road in Cabot.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in the Presbyterian church on the ASU-Beebe campus. Open meetings are held at 8 p.m. Monday, and closed meetings are held at 8 p.m. Thursday.
SIXTEEN SECTION CEMETERY FISH FRY ON SEPT. 13
A fish fry fundraiser for the Sixteenth Section Cemetery will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. on the second Saturday of September, October, November and December in the Sixteenth Section Community Center. The next one will be held Sept. 13.
All you can eat for $12 for adults and $6 for kids ages 6 to 12. Kids 6 and under are free.
BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH SHOOTING TOURNEY SEPT. 14
Bible Baptist Church in Jacksonville will hold a team-shooting tournament at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14.
Three-member teams with each member competing in three different categories: Skeet, 22-caliber long rifle and pistol. Participants must attend a service before the tournament. There is not an entry fee, and guns and ammo will be available for $5.
The winner will receive a $300 gift card to Gander Mountain. The second-place team will get a $150 gift card, and a $75 gift card will go to the third place team. To register, call 501-982-8826.
CANDIDATES STUMP IN SHERWOOD NEXT SATURDAY
The Sherwood Young Professionals of the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce will host an old-fashioned political rally called Sherwood Standing on the Stump from 10 a.m. until noon next Saturday at Delmont Park.
All candidates for contested local, county and state races are invited to participate. At least 15 candidates plan to attend and will have the opportunity to give a brief stump speech.
Campaigns will also be allowed to set up a campaign table to pass out literature, stickers, etc. The Sherwood Young Professionals will have a voter registration table. For more information, call 501-425-4037 or by email DWBrown@CityofSherwood.net.
WARD JAMBOREE SET FOR SEPT. 13 DOWNTOWN
The Ward Jamboree will be held downtown from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The Ward Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to this year’s annual Jamboree at the Ward Chamber Community Center.
Willie Ray and the Smokin’ Guns, a country band from Cabot, will perform. To reserve a booth, call Mary Jane Sawyer at 501-319-3436. For more information, visit www.wardchamber.com or call Sharon Roberts at 501-743-4395.
CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE ON SEPT. 9 IN LONOKE
Bill Arnold, a retired educator and Civil War enthusiast, will speak at the Civil War Round Table meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the Lonoke County Museum in downtown Lonoke, 215 SE Front St.
His topic will be the early years of DeValls Bluff. The meeting is open to the public. There is no admission fee.
Membership dues are $20.