Wednesday, March 25, 2015

EVENTS >> 3-25-15

SHERWOOD CLEANUP NEEDS VOLUNTEERSKeep Sherwood Beautiful will hold its ninth annual community cleanup at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11.

Volunteers will meet at the Jack Evans Senior Center, 2301 Thornhill Drive, to receive assignments and supplies. This year’s slogan is “Shine Up Sherwood.”

Volunteers will be given free lunches and T-shirts, and have a chance to win door prizes.
For more information, call 501-835-4699 or email ksbarkansas@gmail.com.

 

COMMUNITY THEATRE OF CABOT RESCHEDULES PLAY

The Community Theatre of Cabot, which canceled performances of “Smoke in the Mountain” because cast members were ill, has rescheduled shows to Saturday and Sunday.

The Saturday show starts at 7:30 p.m. and dinner will be available for $25 starting at 6:30.

The Sunday matinee starts at 2 p.m. and does not include a meal.

For reservations, call 501-941-2266. The Starlight Diner Theater is at 1102 S. Pine St.


FISHNET MISSIONS, CHURCH TEAM UP MARCH 29

New Life Assembly of God Church in Sherwood and Fishnet Missions of Jacksonville will host an event called Day of Hope from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at 8013 Jacksonville-Cato Road in Gravel Ridge. The event will include a grocery giveaway, free haircuts by the Paul Mitchell Salon, food, fellowship and a candy hunt for kids.


SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT AT WARD CHURCH

The Freemans, a Southern gospel group, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at DaySpring Missionary Baptist Church at Markham and Church Streets in Ward.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call 501-843-3336 or 870-270-7056.


STORM-SPOTTING CLASS IN LONOKE ON MARCH 26

The Lonoke County Office of Emergency Services and the National Weather Service will hold a free class about storm spotting from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lonoke County Annex in Lonoke. The class is open to the public.

For more information, call Rita Schmitz at 501-676-3054 or 501-676-3058.


FILIPINO-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION BALL ON SATURDAY 

The Filipino-American Association’s 24th anniversary and induction ball will be held on Saturday, March 28 at America’s Best Value Inn in Jacksonville.

A social hour will start at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7, followed by the swearing in of incoming board members. Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher will induct new officers. There will be cultural dances and a parade in cultural outfits.

The attire is semi-formal. For more information, call Lydia C. Burnett at 501-952-1796 or email Lydia_burnett@yahoo.com.


WARD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DINNER APRIL 10

The Ward Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Friday, April 10 at Grace Community Church, 30 Second St. A social hour will begin at 6 with the dinner program starting at 7. Retired Chief Master Sgt. John (Mickey) Spillane IV, who served in the Air Force for 30 years, will speak.

Tickets are $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight. For more information, call Sharon Roberts at 501-743-4395 or Alderman Charlie Gastineau at 501-413-9341, or visit www.wardchamber.com.


DELTA KAPPA GAMMA CHAPTER TO MEET MONDAY

The Beta Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at the home of Sharon Stuthard, 30 Edgewater in Jacksonville. New membership applications will be presented and voted on at the meeting. For further information on membership, contact Paula Armstrong at 501-834-3855.


FREE TAX PREP TO VOLUNTEERS AND NONPROFITS

Volunteers and nonprofits can have their taxes done for free at Liberty Tax locations in Jacksonvile, North Little Rock and Searcy through Saturday, March 28.


OPEN ARMS SHELTER'S BANQUET SET FOR APRIL 2

First Lady Susan Hutchinson will speak during Open Arms Shelter’s third annual Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2 in the cafeteria of Cabot Freshman Academy. Tickets are $25, tables of eight are $200 and sponsorships are available for $500.

For more information or to make reservations, call 501-676-6166 or 501-843-9460.

A silent auction will be held from 6 until 7 p.m. and dinner will be served by Cabot’s ROTC at 6:30. Singer, songwriter and motivational speaker Sondra Burnett will emcee the event and will sing “The Star Spangled Banner” as Cabot High School’s ROTC presents the colors. John C. Thompson and an army of volunteers will cook boneless pork loin.


CHAMBER DINNER SET

The Ward Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards banquet at 6 p.m. Friday, April 10 at Grace Community Church, 30 Second St. A social hour will begin at 6 with the dinner program starting at 7. Retired Chief Master Sgt. John (Mickey) Spillane IV, who served in the Air Force for 30 years, will speak.

Tickets are $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight. For more information, call Sharon Roberts at 501-743-4395, Alderman Charlie Gastineau at 501-413-9341, or visit www.wardchamber.com.