Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EVENTS >> 3-22-17

LONOKE MUSEUM’S HAT EXHIBIT APRIL 1

The Lonoke County Museum will hold a special exhibition called “Hattitude” to highlight some of its hat collection at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The museum is at 215 SE Front St. in Lonoke.

Hats will be modeled by members of the Concord Grapette Chapter of the Red Hat Society. Wanda Cook will be the mistress of ceremony, and Rita Patterson will provide entertainment. Refreshments will be served.

Admission is $10. Mother-daughter special admission is $12.

The museum will also hold a free Native American artifact show and discussion from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday, April 2.

Anyone interested in Native American artifacts is welcome to attend and bring items from their personal collection to share.

John House of the Archaeology Survey Station at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be on hand to help identify objects and answer questions.

 

GRACE POINT CHURCH IN BEEBE SPRING BIZARRE

Grace Point Church at 3110 Hwy. 31 South in Beebe will hold its annual spring bizarre from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday with hundreds of items on sale. “Don’t miss it. Come early for best bargains,” according to the announcement.


ZYNDALL RANEY BAND AT WARD COUNTRY DANCE

The Zyndall Raney Band perform from 7 until 10 p.m. Saturday at Ward Country Dance at Exit 25 off Hwy. 67/167 south of Beebe.



 

CABOT AARP HOSTS FRAUD-PREVENTION SPEAKER

Cabot AARP will hold a potluck at 6 p.m. Monday at the Cabot Senior Center, 600 N. Grant St.

After a short business meeting, Kathleen Pursell, who is director of Arkansas Senior Medicare Patrol, will speak on medical and Medicare fraud prevention.


JACKSONVILLE LIONS RUMMAGE SALE RESCHEDULED 

The Jacksonville Lions Club will hold a rummage sale at 8 a.m. Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at 16 Foxboro Cove. Hundreds of items will be on sale by several families. From Madden Road turn left on Club Road then left on Foxboro Cove.

All proceeds benefit the Lions Club. The event had was planned for this weekend but was postponed due to forecasts of rain.


SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT MARCH 31 IN CABOT

Southern gospel musicians and singers will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 at the Veterans Park Community Center, 508 N. Lincoln St. in Cabot. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Mike Franklin, Glen and Lee Ann Pool, the New Livin‘ Quartet, David Cannady, Jason Jolley, Tommy Lyons, Caitlyn Cook and more are set to perform.

Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations are not required, but they are recommended and can be made by calling 501-941-2266 and leaving your name and number of guests.


FISH FRY WILL BENEFIT ST. JUDE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Knights of Columbus and the Ladies of the Knights will hold a fish fry from 6:30 till 8 p.m. Friday, March 31 at St. Jude’s Parish Hall, 2403 McArthur Drive, as a fundraiser for the St. Jude Scholarship Fund. Tickets will be sold at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Sunday and at the door the day of the event. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for kids 6-13 years old and free for kids 5 and under.


FREE SOUP AT JACKSONVILLE CHURCH NEXT WEEK 

The Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Ministries in Jacksonville will serve free soup to the community at 4 p.m. next Wednesday. This event is free and open to the public.

The church is at 1924 W. Main St., Building 3.

It is also holding revival services at 7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday and next Wednesday.


CABOT LIBRARY BOOK-SALE FUNDRAISER ON APRIL 1

The Friends of the Cabot Public Library will hold their bi-annual book sale from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at the library, 909 W. Main St. Hardbacks, DVDs and CDs will be on sale for $1 each. Paperbacks are 25 cents. Proceeds will benefit the summer reading program. The Cabot Animal Shelter’s mobile adoption unit will be on hand as will a live DJ from 104.7.


CAR SHOW APRIL 1 IN JACKSONVILLE HELPS SICK BOY

A fundraiser antique car and truck show will be held from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at McArthur Church, 3501 John Harden Drive in Jacksonville.

The event will raise money to help a Jacksonville woman’s 3-year-old grandson with Christianson syndrome, and his family, attend a conference in Canada to learn about the rare genetic nervous-system disorder.

Pre-registration fee is $25 and $35 on the day of the car show. Trophies will be awarded. For more information, call Jackie Sunderman at 501-240-5676 or email robbiesunderman@yahoo.com.