Monday, April 24, 2017

EVENTS >> 4-22-17

GOODSELL CAR AND TRUCK SHOW POSTPONED
Goodsell Truck Accessories will hold its 18th annual car and truck show from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29. It was set for last Saturday but was rescheduled because of forecasts of rain.

Admission and parking are free. More than 200 show cars and thousands of spectators are expected. Proceeds will be given to the Jacksonville Museum of Military History.

To enter a car, or for more information, call 501-982-2245.


CITIZEN-POLICE GROUP MEETING ON MONDAY

The Jacksonville Citizens Police Alumni Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Jacksonville Police Department on Marshall Road. The meeting will be followed by a two-hour course about a police procedure class which all alumni are invited to join.

For more information, email Vicky Kirchner at flamingoqueens@comcast.net.


FINANCIAL ADVISER AT CABOT AARP ON MONDAY

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

Christopher Staten, an Edward Jones financial adviser, will speak after a short business meeting.


‘CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY’ AUDITIONS

The Community Theatre of Cabot will hold auditions for “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Priscilla’s School of Dance, 205 S. Adams St.

Parts are available for 10 males, nine females (adults and youth) with speaking parts and for extras and Oompa Loompas, both male and female.

Stagehands and costume designers are also needed.

Call 501-941-2266 for more information.

Performances will be held in August at the Cabot Community Center’s event center, 508 N. Lincoln St.


16TH SECTION CRIME-WATCH MEETING TUESDAY

The 16th Section crime watch will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 16th Section Community Center.

“In appreciation for all your efforts to help us beat crime in our neighborhood, we will be serving cake and ice cream at the meeting,” according to the announcement.


TRI-COMMUNITY FISH-FRY FUNDRAISER SATURDAY

The Tri-Community Fire Department will host a fish fry from 4 till 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Station 1 on Hwy. 321 and Bear Road in Austin.

Catfish, chicken, baked beans, French fries with all the trimmings and a dessert and drink will be served.

Proceeds will help buy equipment for the fire department. The price for adults is $13 and $5 for children 5 to 12 years old. Kids under 5 eat free.

For more information, call 501-213-6444 or 501-843-3336.


WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETS SATURDAY

The Jacksonville Museum of Military History will hold its annual “welcome home” for Vietnam veterans from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is free to everyone. Highlights include a large map of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for veterans and Gold Star Families to sign to indicate place of service. The map is part of the museum’s permanent exhibit.

A display called “From Arkansas to the Silver Field of Vietnam” honors Arkansans killed in Vietnam. The film “Good Morning Vietnam,” starring Robin Williams, will be screened at noon. “There is no charge for the movie, but seating is limited. You must reserve a seat in advance,” according to the announcement.

An honor-and-remembrance ceremony will begin at 3 p.m., which will be followed by a meal for which tickets cost $10 and must be purchased by Monday.

Call the museum to pay for Vietnam veterans’ meals. There will also be live music, and veterans service organizations are invited to setup a free booth.

The museum is at 100 Veterans Circle. For more information, call 501-241-1943 or www.jaxmilmuseum.org.