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JUNE

 

Veterans Outreach ministries Center in Searcy would like to dedicate the Month of June as Navy Appreciation Month.  Please join us in recognizing our fellow service men and women, veterans and family members who have or are serving in the Army. Don’t forget to thank those around you that have served.

 

Monday 1 thru Friday 5, 2015

What: Driver Education Classes

When: June 1-5, 2015 8 am

Where: Batesville High School

To register call Teonia Gott 870-793-6846 or Stu Smith 870-612-3974

 

Monday 1, 2015

What: Registration for the Afterglow 5K

When: Starts June 1 until Friday Aug 28, 2015

Where: Riverside Park

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold registration for the Afterglow 5K. The Afterglow 5k will be held at Riverside Park on Saturday Aug. 29 at 8pm. Participants can register online at www.afterglowrace.com. For further information contact Mandi  Curtwright at 870-793-2378

 

Monday thru Thursday 1-4, 2015

What: Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp

When: June 1-4, 2015 8-12

Where: Pioneer Stadium

This camp is for boys entering grades 4-6, for more information contact Coach Dave King at 870-307-3058

 

Thursday 4, 2015

What: Gardening Seminar

When: June 11, 2015 9-3

Where: ASU Newport Student/Community Center

Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service, ASU-Newport, and the White River Garden Club hosting A Day with Janet Carson.  The cost is $15 paid in advance which includes lunch, door prizes and other goodies. You must pre-register by June 4 at 870-523-7450

 

 

Friday 5, 2015

What: Ultimate Hamburger Grill Fest

When: June 5, 2015 10-2

Where: Berryhill Park Searcy

Want to be a part of this call 501-268-1771

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Batesville Rotary Yard Sale

When: June 6, 2015

Where: Independence County Fairgrounds

Batesville rotary will hold a HUGE OPEN yard sale to raise money for BEST FOOT FORWARD. Tables are available for rent inside the air conditioned commercial building as well as outside the building. Rent for inside is $25 and outside $20. We expect lots of shoppers so donate to a cause and make some money by bringing items to sell. Best Foot Forward is a service project the Rotary club in cooperation with United Way and the Wood Family of Dealerships to provide students with athletic footwear for school. Last year Rotary was able to provide approximately 300 pairs of shoes for students. This year we hope to triple the number. All money for table rentals at the yard sale will be used for shoes. You can contact us at Batesvillerotaryyardsale@gmail.com or 870-307-5648. This yard sale will be held regardless of the weather.

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: History Workshop

When: June 6, 2015 9-2

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

Come discover your ancestors by learning to do effective genealogy research. Topics covered will include oral history, using archival records and the internet, and preserving family keepsakes. Participants are encouraged to bring their research. The registration fee of $10 covers handouts and materials. Bring a sack lunch or plan to visit a local restaurant. Register by calling 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com.

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Cleburne County Cattlemen’s Boots and Bling

When: June 6, 2015 6:30

Where: Cleburne County Fairgrounds

Tickets are on sale for a night of dinner, dancing and a whole lot of fun! Ryan Couron, will be performing. All proceeds will go to help support the youth of Cleburne County. Tickets are $50 each. For tickets call 501-362-8378, seating is limited so reserve your tickets by June 1st.

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Rockin’ Across the River Color Run 5K

When: June 6, 2015 8 am

Where: Calico Rock

Summer feeding for kids can be very stressful. With your help we can eliminate the food insecurities they may face this summer> Register through facebook by clicking about, under our cover photo or visit www.filabowl5k.weebly.com.

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Benefit auction for the M&NA Depot Museum

When: June 6, 2015 5:30

Where: St. Joe Community Center 555 W. Hwy 374 Woolum Rd.

Pie and Misc. Auction plus a new generator, quilted items, etc. Auctioneer will be Roy Ragland.

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Old Fashion Pie Supper

When: June 6, 2015 6 pm

Where: Thida Community Center

Diamond T 4-H wants to paint the town by having a Pie Supper to help get the repairs and paint job on the outside of the Community Center. 

 

Saturday 6, 2015

What: Annual fox Fun Fest

When: June 6, 2015

Where: Fox AR

 They will kick the events off with a parade at 10 am, and then a co-ed softball tournament, kids games, bouncy house, music, bar-b-q, and more. Free admission. This is a fundraising event for their city park.

 

Sunday 7, 2015

What: Benefit for David Smith

When: June 7, 2015 10 am

Where: At the old gym Hard

David Smith is from Ozark Acres who at age 54, was diagnosed with Squamous Carcinoma Cancer. BBQ Dinner by Spring River Beach Club $6, T-Shirts available, Auctions, Pie and Cakes, live music by Forever Young and Lauren Gray Donations greatly appreciated. For more info call 870-613-5474

 

Sunday thru Tuesday 7-9, 2015

What: Revival

When: June 7-9, 2015 7 pm

Where: Guion Baptist Church

Rev. Larry Neil from Odessa, MO, will be the evangelist. While in Guion, Larry Neil will be leading the Calvary Baptist Church of Odessa, Mo. In a mission trip. The purpose of the trip is to help the Guion Baptist Church with some needed painting and repairs to the church

 

Sunday 7, 2015

What: Ozark folk center state Park Court Square concert Series

When: The First Sunday of Each month from 2-4

Where: Court Square in Mt. View

The Harmony will be the group for June, performances are free and open to the public. Guest are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and instruments. Each week a different group performs under the shade of the big oak tree on the east side of the courthouse. Performers play a one hour set from 2-3 and then the public is invited to join the group for a classic pickin’ session from 3-4.

 

Monday thru Thursday 8-11, 2015

What: Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp

When: June 8-11, 2015 8-12

Where: Pioneer Stadium

This camp is for boys entering 7-9 grades, for more information contact Coach Dave King at 870-307-3058

 

Monday 8, 2015

What: Healthcare Provider CPR Class

When: June 8, 2015 2-6 pm

Where: Vital Link at 1033 EMS Drive Batesville

There is a $40.00 fee, call to register at 870-793-3351

 

Monday 8, 2015

What: Heartsaver CPR and First Aid class

When: June 8, 2015 6-10 pm

Where: Vital Link at 1033 EMS Drive Batesville

There is a fee of $40.00 which covers the cost of your text book and CPR cared. Call to register at 870-793-3351

 

Tuesday 9, 2015

What: Hog Bash

When: June 9, 2015

Where: Independence Hall on the campus of UACCB Batesville

We are honored to have both Razorback Basketball Head Coaches Mike Anderson and Jimmy Dykes at this year event. Hog Bash will be catered by Fred’s Fish House. Doors open at 5:30 and the event begins at 6 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students (5-18) and age 5 and under are free with a paid adult. Tickets may be purchased at First Community Bank, Scott Wood Chrysler, Stanley Wood Chevrolet, WRD Entertainment and the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. If there are remaining tickets, they will be sold at the door the night of the event. All proceeds are used for scholarships given by the Razorback Foundation and Independence County Chapter of the Arkansas alumni Association.

 

Wednesday 10, 2015

What: Cyber Security Camp

When: June 10, 2015 8:30-12

Where: UACCB Maintenance Building 701

UACCB will offer a free half-day camp for students interested in the growing field of cyber security. Students entering grades 8 and 9 in the fall of 2015 are eligible to attend. The camp includes activities focused on cyber security topics: the interconnections of security, technology and computers; basic concepts of Alice computer programming; PC hardware repair; password recovery; and war walking activities. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 870-612-2082

 

Thursday 11, 2015

What: Gardening Seminar

When: June 11, 2015 9-3

Where: ASU Newport Student/Community Center

Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service, ASU-Newport, and the White River Garden Club hosting A Day with Janet Carson.  The cost is $15 paid in advance which includes lunch, door prizes and other goodies. You must pre-register by June 4 at 870-523-7450

 

Thursday 11, 2015

What: Habitat for Humanity Annual Banquet and Silent Auction

When: June 11, 2015

Where: Independence Hall at UACCB

Doors open at 6pm, dinner served at 6:30pm Tickets are $25 per person and $300 per Corporate Table of 8.

 

Friday 12, 2015

What: 2015 Summer Celebration Annual Fundraiser

When: June 12, 2015

Where: Historic Barnett Building on Main Street

This year’s event will include a 20’s turn back the clock theme and prizes will be awarded to the best dressed 20’s costumes. In addition to a silent auction, food tasting from local restaurants, a photo booth, and raffle prizes, there will be live music by Danny Dozier, Sarah Roark, and John Parks. Honorary guests of the evening include Nelson and Sandy Barnett and Charles and Betty Barnett. Tickets for the event are available at Carlee’s Hallmark, Citizens Bank, First Community Bank, and the BAAC Gallery on Main. Tickets are $40/person in advance and $45 at the door. Tables of 6 or 8 may also be reserved for $240 or $320, respectively. Please call 870-793-3382 to inquire about reserving tables or for more information on the event.

 

Saturday 13, 2015

What: Kids’ Fishing Derby

When: June 13, 2015 7

Where: Lake Charles State Park 3705 Hwy 25 Powhatan

Our annual youth fishing derby starts at 7am Registration will last until 10, with fishing until 11. There will be a short break while we add up the results, but stick around. At noon we will hand out prize packages for fishing, and then we will start drawing names for door prizes. Everyone should get a prize.

 

Saturday 13, 2015

What: Family fun Day

When: June 13, 201511-2

Where: Pleasant Plains City park

Food, bounce houses, free throw contest, horse shoes all by Pleasant Plains Neighborhood watch.

 

Saturday 13, 2015

What: Hello Baby The Bethany Project

When: June 13, 2015 8:30-12

Where: Cave City Safe room

Hello baby is a free event to help mommies and families prepare for a new baby and provide seasonal clothing for toddlers and children. We are currently taking donations at the Cave City School which can be dropped off to any of the school secretaries. Everyone is invited to attend.

 

Monday 15, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: June 15, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Monday thru Thursday 15-18, 2015

What: Reading Camp

When: June 15-18, 2015 9-12

Where: Ozark Foothills Literacy Project

For more info 870-793-5912

 

Thursday 18, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: June 18, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Saturday 20, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: June 20, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 20, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: June 20, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

Monday thru Wednesday 22-24, 2015

What: Fun Fit day Camp

When: June 22-24, 2015

Where: Lake Charles State Park 3705 Hwy 25 Powhatan

Challenge your kids this summer with fun fit day camp. Campers play games and do activities that help improve their physical fitness while having fun. Some activities include scavenger hunt hiking, kayaking, geocaching, races, swimming, and more! Parents must supply snacks and lunches for the kids. Price is $10 per child per day, or $30 for the whole camp.

 

JULY

 

Veterans Outreach ministries Center in Searcy would like to dedicate the Month of July as Air Force Appreciation Month.  Please join us in recognizing our fellow service men and women, veterans and family members who have or are serving in the Army. Don’t forget to thank those around you that have served.

 

Saturday 4, 2015

What: July Fourth Fireworks

When: July 4, 2015 7pm

Where: Greers Ferry Lake

Hebber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to celebrate one of the largest fireworks displays in Arkansas. Join us by car or boat to view the 2015 Fireworks Extravaganza on the shores of Sandy Beach in Heber Springs. Spend your day shopping, sightseeing or playing on the lake.

 

Sunday 5, 2015

What: Ozark folk center state Park Court Square concert Series

When: The First Sunday of Each month from 2-4

Where: Court Square in Mt. View

The Lazy Goat String Band will be the group for July, performances are free and open to the public. Guest are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and instruments. Each week a different group performs under the shade of the big oak tree on the east side of the courthouse. Performers play a one hour set from 2-3 and then the public is invited to join the group for a classic pickin’ session from 3-4.

 

Sunday thru Wednesday 12-15, 2015

What: Vacation Bible School

When: July 12-15, 2015 5-7:30

Where: First Methodist 615 E. Main St. Batesville

A snack supper will be served at 5 each night. This is for ages 2-12 call 870-793-3803 to register

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: July 18, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: July 18, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

Monday 20, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: May 20, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

AUGUST

 

Veterans Outreach ministries Center in Searcy would like to dedicate the Month of August as Marines Appreciation Month.  Please join us in recognizing our fellow service men and women, veterans and family members who have or are serving in the Army. Don’t forget to thank those around you that have served.

 

Saturday 15, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: August 15, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 15, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: August 15, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

 

Monday 17, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: August 17, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Veterans Outreach ministries Center in Searcy would like to dedicate the Month of September  as Coast Guard Appreciation Month.  Please join us in recognizing our fellow service men and women, veterans and family members who have or are serving in the Army. Don’t forget to thank those around you that have served.

 

Saturday 19, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: September 19, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 19, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: September 19, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

 

Monday 21, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: September 21, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesvill

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Saturday 26, 2015

What: Basic Outdoor Survival

When: September 26, 2015 9-12:30

Where: UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, Room 902

 Dan Nash, a professional mountain guide, will teach phase one of survival training. Training includes instruction on survival kits, the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire and preparation for rescue. Classroom and field exercises include fire starting, water filtration and shelter construction. Bring a water bottle or container, two bandanas and a steel or magnesium fire striker. Field exercises to be held outdoors, rain or shine. Up to two minors (under 18) may attend the class for $5 each but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18 years of age with a fee of $32. For more information or to register call 870-612-2082 or Katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Saturday 26, 2015

What: Intermediate Survival

When: September 26, 2015 1-5

Where: UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, room 902

Dan Nash, a professional mountain guide, will teach phase two of survival training. Training and field exercises include an overview of the Basic Survival Class followed by instruction in wilderness first-aid, orienteering, collecting wild edibles, the use of snares, dead falls, fish traps and surviving harsh weather environments. Adults (18 and up) need to bring a pocket knife and three feet of string. Field exercises to be held outdoors, rain or shine. Up to two minors (under 18) may attend the class for $5 each but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18 years of age with a fee of $32. For more information or to register call 870-612-2082 or Katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

 

OCTOBER

 

Veterans Outreach ministries Center in Searcy would like to dedicate the Month of October  as National Guard Appreciation Month.  Please join us in recognizing our fellow service men and women, veterans and family members who have or are serving in the Army. Don’t forget to thank those around you that have served.

 

 

Saturday 17, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: October 17, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 17, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: October 17, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Monday 16, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: November 16, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Saturday 21, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: November 21, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver S

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 Friday 24, 2015

What: March of Dimes fundraising night

When: April 24, 2015 doors open at 5:30 race 8

Where: Batesville Motor Speedway

$2 from every ticket sold will go to the Batesville March for Babies

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: Calico Rockin’ River Rally

When: April 24-25, 2015 Friday 7pm Saturday starts at 11am

Where: King Park, Highway 56 Calico Rock

Events begin Friday at 7pm with a free concert by Deadwood Groove. Saturday starts with a Poker Run at 11am a motorcycle show, biker games and more. Saturday evening, attend the Oulaws: Part II concert at 7pm in the park. Purchase tickets for $15 from calicorock.us.facebook.com/rocknriverrally or at the door. For more info call 870-656-4016  

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: 28th Annual Spring fest Festival

When: April 24-25, 2015

Where: Spring Park Heber Spring

Spring Park will be filled with arts & crafts, fun activities for the kids, the always popular Butterfly Pavilion, live music, festival foods, and much more. Pet lovers can enter their canine friends in the Pooches with Panache dog contest. There will be two great car shows; classic cars and motorcycles on the Courthouse lawn and Volkswagens in Spring Park. And you don’t want to miss the first ever Red River Ram Concert Series featuring Kasey Smith and Shelby Lee Lowe Friday and Saturday night at 7pmin the Spring Park Amphitheatre. Spring fest is fun for the whole family! Admission to the Springfest Festival and the Red River Ram Concert Series is free.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 25th annual Buddy Bass Tournament

When: April 25, 2015 7-3

Where: Box Hound Marina, Horseshoe Bend

Will benefit the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals, held on 640 acre Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Entry fees will be $50 per boat (2 person maximum in boat). There will be an optional Big Bass entry of $5 per person.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

When: April 25, 2015 10-12

Where: Suite C in the Josephine Ray Rogers Center located in the front part of White River Medical Center

A representative from Teva Pharmaceuticals, makers of Azilect, a drug used for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease will be in attendance, with printed information on the disease to be distributed to the attendees. They will also be providing refreshments for this event. All patients, caregivers, family and friends are encouraged to attend. For more information call 870-793-0067

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Anderson’s Promise Land Therapeutic Horse Ranch Fund Raiser

When: April 25, 2015 4pm

Where: 570 Kyler Road Batesville

This is the only fund raiser that the ranch has per year. Soup and Chili beans and cornbread, served from 4-6 and the a pie auction starts.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 2nd annual “Better Days Ahead” 5K Poker run/walk

When: April 25, 2015 11am

Where: Mountain View High School

Stone county Abuse Prevention Center is sponsoring the run/walk. Individual and team relay categories and the best hand wins a $100.00 gift card so come help support the victims of domestic violence, help raise community awareness. For more information call 870-269-9027

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Main Street Batesville Block Party

When: April 25, 2015 1

Where: Main Street Batesville

Main Street Batesville will celebrate the completion of the first block of the new downtown streetscape with a full day of free community activities.  There will be several activities happening downtown starting at 1pm. There will be free carriage rides, a street dance, and much more. 1-3 music on Main Street, 3:15 Dedication of first block of the new streetscape and ribbon cutting in front of the old Gray’s Hospital, 4-5:30 Open mic on the Pocket Park stage, 7pm Street dance featuring music by Danny Dozier and the Lockhouse Orchestra Band.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Primitive fish Trap Workshop

When: April 25, 2015 10-12

Where: Jacksonport State Park

Ever wonder how to catch a fish when you don’t have a hook, line, and skinker? You are in luck because you can learn that skill. Reservations are required for this  workshop and must be made at least 2 day in advance. Reservations will not be taken after 3pm on April 23rd. This workshop is limited to a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants. Call the park for more information at 870-523-2143

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Words Matter

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in Cherokee Village mall

Bring pencil, paper, there is no cost, presented by Cheri Lynn Quattrichi. For more information call 870-257-5742

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit walk

When: April 25, 2015 9

Where: Riverside Park

Batesville Kiwanis and Macy’s Miracle will host Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit. All proceeds will benefit research for Angelman Syndrome. The event will conclude with activities from Keller’s Bounce Houses, a petting zoo, performances by West Magnet Dance Team and more. On-site registration will begin at 9 and the walk will begin at 10. Registration forms are available at Citizen’s Bank’s main branch, First United Methodist Church of Batesville, and www.batesvillekiwanis.org.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Ladies class (the wife God would have me to be)

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

We invite women of all ages to a class taught by Anne Stevens on the topic “ The Wife God would have me to be”. Visit our website for more information www.QVCOC.com or call us at 870-793-6700.

 

Friday thru Sunday 24-26, 2015

What: Basic Blacksmithing with Bob Patrick

When: April 24-26, 2015 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

Both practical and artistic, the skill of blacksmithing is a creative full body experience. This workshop will cover all the fundamentals for first time forging. Students are invited to stay at instructor Bob Patrick’s magical mosaic house in Everton.

 

Saturday and Sunday 25-26, 2015

What: Intermediate Digital Photography with Ed Alexander

When: April 25-26, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School at 110 E. Main Street Mt. View

An extension of the Basic Digital this workshop will expand your knowledge so you can achieve creative artful photographs.

 

Monday 27, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 27, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday - Friday April 27-May 1, 2015

What: Spring gospel meeting

When: April 27 thru May 1, 2015 7PM

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

Jimmy Stevens from Seminole, Tx will be speaking on a variety of topics. For more information call 870-793-6700 or go to the web site www. QVCOC.com

 

Tuesday 28, 2015

What: Southside Town Meeting

When: April 28, 2015 6:30

Where: Allen Chapel Church Family Life Center

For the residents of the newly formed town of Southside, to discuss details of election of the city government of Southside.

 

 

MAY

 

Friday 1, 2015

What: Portfest Golf Tournament

When: May 1, 2015 1pm

Where: Newport Country Club

Teams will play 18 holes; the entry fee is $60 per twosome. If you wait and sign up the morning of the scramble the cost will be $70 per person, and $140 per team. Sign up will close at 11am or the first 36 twosomes to sign up. Proceeds will go toward the Portfest Festival.

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: BladeSports National Finals Cutting Competition

When: May 2, 2015 10am

Where: Ozark Folk Center state Park in Mt. View

Tickets to the Craft Village at the Ozark Folk Center are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12, children under 6 are free. There is no additional charge to watch the Competition.

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Business Expo

When: May 2, 2015 10-2

Where: Mountain View Courthouse Lawn

Mt. View Merchants Committee is hosting. The event is designed to make sure that everyone is aware of the unique and interesting businesses in the area. Registration is $25 with all proceeds designated for the July 4th Extravaganza and fireworks display. For more info  or to register call 870-269-5955

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Mini Relay for Life by Batesville High School

When: May 2, 2015 5-9

Where: Batesville High School Pioneer Stadium

Wish upon a star as we wish upon a cure. Open to the public following the Color Run. Games, food, and door prizes available for all ages.

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Batesville March for Babies

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Southside High School Track

You can participate in the walk that helps moms have healthy pregnancies and saves babies’ lives by registering online at MarchForBabies.org. Join the fun and the fight for stronger, healthier babies. They’ll be the easiest steps you and your family will ever take!

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Main Street Farmers Market Opening

When: May 2, 2015 8am-12

Where: Main Street Batesville

Batesville’s Main Street Farmers Market will open for the 2015 season May 2 and will be open the first and third Saturdays of every month through November this year. The market will again set up in the Pocket Park on Main Street from 8am to noon on market days. For growers or food producers interested in learning about growing for the market there will be an information meeting held Tuesday march 17th at 5:30 at the 3rd Street Farm Store in Batesville. Please call 870-613-4588 to register. For other information call 208-869-1445

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Annual Cemetery cleaning

When: May 2, 2015 7:30am

Where: Evett Cemetery

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: 2015 Trap Tournament

When: May 2, 2015 9am registration first pull 10am

Where: Independence County shooting sports Complex 3000 N. Main Street Batesville

Presented by Cave City High School Senior Class of 2015, for fundraiser for the drug free graduation party. Shooters can be from ages 12 and over, each 5 person team will follow a 50 shot format, each shooter will shoot 25 targets. At the end of the round, event officials will tally scores and divide teams into evenly matched flights. Equipment needed: Shotgun, 3 boxes of shells ( #7.5 or #8 shot) and Eye and Ear protection. Contact Crystal Bradley 870-613-1419 or Jennifer Corter 870-283-2468 by April 21st to enter your team so we can prepare for the shoot. You can register the day of the shoot. Fee of $250 per team. Sponsors please contact us if interested in a sponsorship or to rent a spot to advertise at the tournament.  

 

Saturday and Sunday 2-3, 2015

What: Flame and Facets- Glass Beads with Beau Anderson

When: May 2-3, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Master Glass artist Beau Anderson is on tour from France and offering 2 classes to share his amazing talent with molten glass. He makes this mesmerizing art form is fun to learn.

 

Monday 4, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 4, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday 4, 2015

What: Humane Society of Independence County Shoe Collection

When: May 4, 2015

Where: Bargain Hound Boutique

The Humane Society is conducting a shoe collection drive through the week of May 4, to raise funds for dogs and cats spay/neuter assistance in Independence County. The goal is to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes to earn $1000. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes, sandals, boots, etc., at the Bargain Hound Boutique (Tuesday through Saturday) at 228 Ramsey Street in Batesville. This would be a great project for schools, churches, or any other groups that would like to help the Humane Society.

 

Thursday 7, 2015

What: Extreme Couponing 202

When: May 7, 2015 6-8

Where: UACCB Main Campus Bldg, Room 240

Deann Castleberry will take extreme couponing to the next level. This class is for advanced shoppers. There will be a $15 Fee.

 

Thursday 7, 2015

What:  National Day of Prayer

When: May 7, 2015 noon

Where: Batesville Municipal Building downtown (500 East main)

National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The Batesville observance represents a Judeo Christian expression of the national observance, based on our understanding that this country was birthed in prayer and in reverence for the God of the Bible. There will be lunch provided by John 3:16 on the lawn of the Municipal Building before the observeance for those who would like to come early. For more information, contact Jennie Alexander 870-307-1342.

 

Friday -Sunday 8-10, 2015

What: Marbles and Pendants- Glass Ornaments with Beau Anderson

When: May 8-10, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Master Glass artist Beau Anderson is on tour from France and offering 2 classes to share his amazing talent with molten glass. He makes this mesmerizing art form is fun to learn.

 

Friday 8, 2015

What: Batesville FCA basketball benefit

When: May 8, 2015 3pm

Where: Batesville High School Gym

What better way to raise money for BHS & BJHS athletes than some friendly competition? Cost per team is $250 (must be 18 & over). 2 Game guarantee, 15 min running clock, halves (clock stops last min each half), 30 sec penalty box in place of free throws. Deadline to sign up is May 6th. General admission $1, additional donations welcome at the gate, reasonable concession stand prices. All proceeds will go to help our athletes attend camps and other events throughout the 2015-2016 summer and school year. To sing up or more info contact Coach Kristi Wiles at 870-219-9041 or kwiles@batesvilleschools.org.

 

Saturday 9, 2015

What: Dutch Oven Breakfast Feast

When: May 9, 2015 9-11

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park Pocahontas

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Davidsonville Historic State Park and make a breakfast feast with Dutchovens, including cinnamon rolls, biscuits, egg casserole, and pancakes. Admission is $13 per person and early registration is required. Call 870-892-4708 to sign up and for more details.

 

Saturday 9, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: May 9, 2015 10-2

Where: Mt. Zion Lodge, Southside

 

Saturday 9, 2015

What: Pioneer Softball Camp

When: May 9, 2015

Where: North Complex on the softball fields

3rd-5th grade will be from 2-4, and 6th -8th grade will be from 4:30-6:30. The cost is free, donations are accepted. For more information email Coach Busby at aray@batesvilleschools.org.

 

Monday 11, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 11, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Thursday 14, 2015

What: Accounting training

When: May 14, 20159-11:30 and 1-3

Where: Walker room at Lyon College

The first session will teach the basic functions of the QuickBooks accounting software program and the second session will prepare businesses for an audit and what to expect during that process. Registration fees are $99 for one session or $150 for the entire day. To register for this training call Jamie Beck at 870-793-2378 or Jamie.beck@mybatesville.org.

 

Saturday 16, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: May 16, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 16, 2015

What: Introduction to Papermaking by Debbie Jolly

When: May 16, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main Street Mt. View

This one day workshop will teach you how to make beautiful new paper from recycled paper stock.

 

 

Monday 18, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 18, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday 18, 2015

What: Operation JumpStart online course

When: May 18, 2015

Where:

The course will provide educational training and learning flexibility for Independence County entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a business. The cost to enroll is $250, however, BACC is offering each course participant a $100 scholarship towards enrollment, which will decrease the cost to $150 for participants. The scholarship is being offered as part of an ongoing effort to connect with our area entrepreneurs. We want them to know that we can provide support and assist in connecting them with valuable business development resources that they may not otherwise realize exist. For more information call Jamie Beck at 870-1-793-2378

 

Monday 18, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: May 18, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Monday thru Wednesday 18-20, 2015

What: Copper Coloring- Flame Painting with Skip and Racheal Mathews

When: May 18-20, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

No one else teaches this amazing technique of creating luminous color on copper with controlled heat.

 

 Thursday 21, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: May 21, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Friday and Saturday 22-23, 2015

What: 66th Annual Fulton county Homecoming Festival

When: May 22-23, 2015

Where: Salem

For more information call 870-371-0887

 

Friday thru Sunday 22-24, 2015

What: It doesn’t have to be round- The un-round turned wood bowl with Kip Powers

When: May 22-24, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Kip easy going teaching style is inviting and thorough. This workshop he will show you how to make beautiful and refined square bowls turned on a lathe.

 

Saturday 23, 2015

What: Bulldog Blitz 5K

When: May 23, 2015 9am

Where: Quitman High School football Field

Prizes fastest male and female overall fastest in each, (10 year) age group, best Hawaiian costume. For more info or to sign up call Jennie Palmer at 501-472-8119 or palmer@quitman.k12.ar.us , fees are $20 for adults $15 for students 12th grade and under. Sponsored by Quitman FCCLA

 

Monday 25, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 25, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Friday thru Sunday 29-31, 2015

What: Introduction to Clay with David Dahlstedt

When: May 29-31, 2015

 Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

One of our most popular classes David brings out your creativity while you play and learn basic ceramic techniques.

 

Saturday 30, 2015

What: Lil Bit Olympics

When: May 30, 2015 10

Where: Pioneer Stadium Batesville

The cost is $10 per child (boys and girls) ages 5-12. Events: long jump, soft ball throw, 50m dash (5-6 yr olds), 100m dash (7-10yr olds), 200m dash (5-10yr old), 400m dash (5-10yr olds), 800m run (5-1-yrs old), Dad 100m dash, and a mom and dad 200 relay. Athletes can enter and run one or all events. Introductions will be made before each race and displayed on the video board at Pioneer Stadium. Live broadcast on the Cube. com as well. Pioneer varsity cheerleaders will present ribbons after each race. Legends of Track will be there for an autograph session.

 

 

JUNE

 

Wednesday 10, 2015

What: Cyber Security Camp

When: June 10, 2015 8:30-12

Where: UACCB Maintenance Building 701

UACCB will offer a free half-day camp for students interested in the growing field of cyber security. Students entering grades 8 and 9 in the fall of 2015 are eligible to attend. The camp includes activities focused on cyber security topics: the interconnections of security, technology and computers; basic concepts of Alice computer programming; PC hardware repair; password recovery; and war walking activities. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 870-612-2082

 

Monday 15, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: June 15, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Thursday 18, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: June 18, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Saturday 20, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: June 20, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

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Registration is open for “Reading is a Superpower” the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project’s 2015 Summer Reading Camp for 6-12 years old. The camp is set for June 15-18, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 615 E. Main Street in Batesville. The camp will offer a fast paced morning of engaging reading and writing activities with a focus on heroes and their stories. Activities will include story time, a superhero obstacle course, reader’s theater, creative writing, recipe reading to make super snacks, word games, and more. The camp will be led by certified teachers, including Literacy Project board members Ann Walmsley and Julie Reardon.  Registration fees are $99 until May 15, plus $75 for each additional sibling. After May 15 the cost is $125, plus $100 for each additional sibling, Register online at oflp.org/read2015 or by phone at 870-793-5912. Space is limited.

 

An account has been set up at Centennial Bank in Batesville for Wade Cooley of Mount Pleasant. Cooley, a married father of four, recently underwent brain surgery. Self-employed in the lumber business, Cooley will not be able to work for the foreseeable future.

 

 

Benefit raffell is being held for Vanessa Cherry (18 Daughter of Mary Ann and Dan Clem) and a SR. at Batesville High School, who was severely injured in an automobile accident on March 1, 2015. She is currently in Timber Ridge Rehab Center in Benton, AR for traumatic brain injury. A 30 quart Hopper Portable Yeti cooler valued at $349.99, donated by Cup’d Up Outdoors, is being raffled. Tickets can be purchased from Cup’d Up Outdoors (870-569-9969, Terri Harris at 870-612-4584, Merchants and Planters Bank, or Kim Snell at 870-307-8946. Tickets are $5 each or 4 for $20. Winner will be announced on Friday May 1, 2015 at Cup’d Up Outdoors. There is an account set up at Merchants and Planters Bank in Vanessa’s mothers name Mary Ann Clem.

 

NADC Head Start Registration apply now for 2015-2016, bring proof of income. For more information call

Mt. View 870-269-4341 or 870-269-5805, Salem 870-895-3434, Viola 870-458-2016, Brockwell 870-368-5228, Calico Rock 870-297-8853, Melbourne 870-368-5229, Cave City 870-283-5341, Evening Shade 870-266-3460, Highland 870-856-2545 or 870-856-1190, Batesville 870-698-0014 or 870-698-9127, Sulphur Rock 870-799-3415

 

APRIL 2015

 

Monday and Tuesday 13-14, 2015

What: Feather Weight Focals- The Hollow blown Glass Beads and Vessels

When: April 13-14, 2015 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

For those experienced in working with molten glass, this workshop offers multiple techniques for making light weight hollow beads of soft glass. Also taught by Beau Anderson

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: April 14, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Large Auditorium

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Kindergarten and preschool preview open house

When: April 14, 2015 6

Where: Newport Elementary School cafeteria

Stop by to meet the administration and teachers of Newport Elementary School, visit and explore the facilities. Enjoy fun activities and snacks. Those entering kindergarten must be age five by Aug. 1 and preschool age tree or four by Aug. 1, 2015.

 

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: April 14, 2015 9-2

Where: Batesville High School, #1 School Road in Batesville

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Online & Sell Your Stuff

When: April 14, 2015 6-8

Where: UACCB Main Campus building Room 240

Did you know that the average American household has $4,000 worth of unused items? In this class you will learn how to cash in. Should your hidden treasures be sold on eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Facebook or some other marketplace? How can you use social media like Pinterest, Twitter or Facebook to advertise? Kat Simpson, is the instructor, and there will be a $15 fee.

 

Wednesday 15, 2015

What: Boat Ramp closed

When: April 15-June 9, 2015

Access to the Arkansas game and Fish Commission Boat Launching Ramp located proximately 4/10 mile downstream from Lock and Dam No. 1 at Batesville, will be closed, to allow for the reconstruction of riverbank Road from the City of Batesville Golf Course clubhouse to just beyond the entrance to the boat launching ramp. The closing of Riverbank Road may be extended if inclement weather prolongs the construction process.

 

Thursday 16, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: April 16, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Thursday 16, 2015

What: UAMS North Central Diabetes support group meeting

When: April 16, 2015 noon

Where: Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 409 Vine Street in Batesville

The meeting will be at noon and it is free and open to the public. For questions please call 870-698-9992.

 

Thursday 16, 2015

What: First United Methodist Church annual Chicken on the Run Fundraiser

When: April 16, 2015

Where: First United Methodist Church in Newport

Enjoy smoked chicken, beans, potato, salad, roll and a cookie; take out only from 4-6. Meals are $8 each or two for $15. Proceeds will fund outreach programs.

 

Friday 17, 2015

What: Independence County Commodity Distribution

When: April 17, 2015 8:30

Where: Miller Gym at 550 Oak Street in Batesville behind the NADC office

All applicants will need to be recertified before the distribution or on that date. You must bring proof of income and a proof of ID. We will be giving out a variety of items. Any question may be directed to Independence County Coordinator, Monday-Thursday 8-4:30 at 870-793-5765 ext 230.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: NEA Bass Nation Tournament

When: April 18, 2015 6:30am-2:30

Where: Lake Charles

This is the fourth year for NEA Bass Nation, FOCAS, and myself to coordinate and sponsor the Kalee James Cancer Benefit. Past Recipients Kalee James 2012, Noah Cook 2013, Megan Dixon 2014, this years is Braxton Hogland, the 5 year old son of Chuck and Kerry Hogland from Reyno, AR, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in April of 2014. He is being treated at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Entry forms can be found at Northeast Arkansas businesses. You can register that morning or in advance.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Mr. Pretty Legs Woman-Less Beauty Pageant

When: April 18, 2015 6pm

Where: Batesville Middle School Auditorium 955 Water Street

Benefitting Batesville High School’s Class of 2015 project graduation, admission $5 for adults and $3 for students, open to male’s 9-12 grades.  For more information contact Danita Crawford 870-376-6489

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Masters of Soul

When: April 18, 2015

Where: ASU-Newport

Masters of Soul is a 10 person ensemble and a celebration of the legendary songs and performers that defined Motown and soul music. This 90-minute show feature stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. The show will feature hits from such artists as Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Marvin Gaye, The temptations, The Four Tops, The Jackson 5 and many others. To purchase season tickets, call 870-512-7802

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Photography 100.5

When: April 18, 2015 10:30 am

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in Cherokee Village mall

If you have ever just wanted to take a little better photo of your family when you’re on vacation this is the class for you. Tom Helfert will head up the presentation, his presentation will help both novice and more experienced photographers find ways to look at their art in a different prospective. He will also be working to get a new photo club at the art center established.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: April 18, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: April 18, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Monday 20, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 20, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Thursday 23, 2015

What: Batesville Area Radio Club

When: April 23, 2015 7

Where: First Community Bank community room

Batesville Area Radio Club invites anyone interested in HAM radio to attend the meeting. More information is available at http://barchams.org/

 

Thursday 23, 2015

What: A Vision for the Future Economic Development Summit

When: April 23, 2015 8:30-12

Where: Newport Business Resource Center 201 Hazel Street

Topics include Workforce training and Education, D.R.I.V.E., and NEDC grants small business loans and lines of credit. For more information or to reserve your free spot call 870-523-1009.

 

Friday 24, 2015

What: Golf Tournament Swing in the Spring

When: April 24, 2015 11am

Where: Eagle Mountain Golf Club

The Lyon College football program fundraiser with proceeds going back into the program which will field its first intercollegiate squad since 1951 in August. It will be a 4-man scramble, with teams playing the best ball on each hole. A maximum of 25 teams will play on the links. The cost to play is $100 per person, or $400 per foursome. Lunch will be provided for participants by Citizen’s Bank. Teams will have a cart to drive during the event.  Lyon football players will be available throughout the course at the pins and help load and unload bags, if needed. All participants will also receive a voucher to attend all six home Lyon games of the inaugural Lyon season in the fall (a $30 value), along with a Lyon football cap. Golfers will be recipients of other gifts donated by area businesses.

 

Friday 24, 2015

What: March of Dimes fundraising night

When: April 24, 2015 doors open at 5:30 race 8

Where: Batesville Motor Speedway

$2 from every ticket sold will go to the Batesville March for Babies

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: Calico Rockin’ River Rally

When: April 24-25, 2015 Friday 7pm Saturday starts at 11am

Where: King Park, Highway 56 Calico Rock

Events begin Friday at 7pm with a free concert by Deadwood Groove. Saturday starts with a Poker Run at 11am a motorcycle show, biker games and more. Saturday evening, attend the Oulaws: Part II concert at 7pm in the park. Purchase tickets for $15 from calicorock.us.facebook.com/rocknriverrally or at the door. For more info call 870-656-4016  

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: 28th Annual Spring fest Festival

When: April 24-25, 2015

Where: Spring Park Heber Spring

Spring Park will be filled with arts & crafts, fun activities for the kids, the always popular Butterfly Pavilion, live music, festival foods, and much more. Pet lovers can enter their canine friends in the Pooches with Panache dog contest. There will be two great car shows; classic cars and motorcycles on the Courthouse lawn and Volkswagens in Spring Park. And you don’t want to miss the first ever Red River Ram Concert Series featuring Kasey Smith and Shelby Lee Lowe Friday and Saturday night at 7pmin the Spring Park Amphitheatre. Spring fest is fun for the whole family! Admission to the Springfest Festival and the Red River Ram Concert Series is free.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 25th annual Buddy Bass Tournament

When: April 25, 2015 7-3

Where: Box Hound Marina, Horseshoe Bend

Will benefit the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals, held on 640 acre Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Entry fees will be $50 per boat (2 person maximum in boat). There will be an optional Big Bass entry of $5 per person.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 2nd annual “Better Days Ahead” 5K Poker run/walk

When: April 25, 2015 11am

Where: Mountain View High School

Stone county Abuse Prevention Center is sponsoring the run/walk. Individual and team relay categories and the best hand wins a $100.00 gift card so come help support the victims of domestic violence, help raise community awareness. For more information call 870-269-9027

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Main Street Batesville Block Party

When: April 25, 2015 1

Where: 1355 E. Main Street across the street from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Main Street Batesville will celebrate the completion of the first block of the new downtown streetscape with a full day of free community activities. The block dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting will be held at 3:15

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Primitive fish Trap Workshop

When: April 25, 2015 10-12

Where: Jacksonport State Park

Ever wonder how to catch a fish when you don’t have a hook, line, and skinker? You are in luck because you can learn that skill. Reservations are required for this  workshop and must be made at least 2 day in advance. Reservations will not be taken after 3pm on April 23rd. This workshop is limited to a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants. Call the park for more information at 870-523-2143

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Words Matter

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in Cherokee Village mall

Bring pencil, paper, there is no cost, presented by Cheri Lynn Quattrichi. For more information call 870-257-5742

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit walk

When: April 25, 2015 9

Where: Riverside Park

Batesville Kiwanis and Macy’s Miracle will host Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit. All proceeds will benefit research for Angelman Syndrome. The event will conclude with activities from Keller’s Bounce Houses, a petting zoo, performances by West Magnet Dance Team and more. On-site registration will begin at 9 and the walk will begin at 10. Registration forms are available at Citizen’s Bank’s main branch, First United Methodist Church of Batesville, and www.batesvillekiwanis.org.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Ladies class (the wife God would have me to be)

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

We invite women of all ages to a class taught by Anne Stevens on the topic “ The Wife God would have me to be”. Visit our website for more information www.QVCOC.com or call us at 870-793-6700.

 

Friday thru Sunday 24-26, 2015

What: Basic Blacksmithing with Bob Patrick

When: April 24-26, 2015 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

Both practical and artistic, the skill of blacksmithing is a creative full body experience. This workshop will cover all the fundamentals for first time forging. Students are invited to stay at instructor Bob Patrick’s magical mosaic house in Everton.

 

Saturday and Sunday 25-26, 2015

What: Intermediate Digital Photography with Ed Alexander

When: April 25-26, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School at 110 E. Main Street Mt. View

An extension of the Basic Digital this workshop will expand your knowledge so you can achieve creative artful photographs.

 

Monday 27, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 27, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday - Friday April 27-May 1, 2015

What: Spring gospel meeting

When: April 27 thru May 1, 2015 7PM

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

Jimmy Stevens from Seminole, Tx will be speaking on a variety of topics. For more information call 870-793-6700 or go to the web site www. QVCOC.com

 

 

MAY

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: March for Babies

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Southside High School Track

You can get involved in the walk that helps moms have healthy pregnancies and saves babies’ lives. Join the fun and the fight for stronger, healthier babies. They’ll be the easiest steps you and your family will ever take.

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Batesville March for Babies

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Southside High School Track

You can participate in the walk that helps moms have healthy pregnancies and saves babies’ lives by registering online at MarchForBabies.org. Join the fun and the fight for stronger, healthier babies. They’ll be the easiest steps you and your family will ever take!

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Main Street Farmers Market Opening

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Main Street Batesville

Batesville’s Main Street Farmers Market will open for the 2015 season May 2 and will be open the first and third Saturdays of every month through November this year. The market will again set up in the Pocket Park on Main Street from 8am to noon on market days. For growers or food producers interested in learning about growing for the market there will be an information meeting held Tuesday march 17th at 5:30 at the 3rd Street Farm Store in Batesville. Please call 870-613-4588 to register. For other information call 208-869-1445

 

Saturday and Sunday 2-3, 2015

What: Flame and Facets- Glass Beads with Beau Anderson

When: May 2-3, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Master Glass artist Beau Anderson is on tour from France and offering 2 classes to share his amazing talent with molten glass. He makes this mesmerizing art form is fun to learn.

 

Monday 4, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 4, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday 4, 2015

What: Humane Society of Independence County Shoe Collection

When: May 4, 2015

Where: Bargain Hound Boutique

The Humane Society is conducting a shoe collection drive through the week of May 4, to raise funds for dogs and cats spay/neuter assistance in Independence County. The goal is to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes to earn $1000. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes, sandals, boots, etc., at the Bargain Hound Boutique (Tuesday through Saturday) at 228 Ramsey Street in Batesville. This would be a great project for schools, churches, or any other groups that would like to help the Humane Society.

 

Thursday 7, 2015

What: Extreme Couponing 202

When: May 7, 2015 6-8

Where: UACCB Main Campus Bldg, Room 240

Deann Castleberry will take extreme couponing to the next level. This class is for advanced shoppers. There will be a $15 Fee.

 

Friday -Sunday 8-10, 2015

What: Marbles and Pendants- Glass Ornaments with Beau Anderson

When: May 8-10, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Master Glass artist Beau Anderson is on tour from France and offering 2 classes to share his amazing talent with molten glass. He makes this mesmerizing art form is fun to learn.

 

Saturday 9, 2015

What: Dutch Oven Breakfast Feast

When: May 9, 2015 9-11

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park Pocahontas

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Davidsonville Historic State Park and make a breakfast feast with Dutchovens, including cinnamon rolls, biscuits, egg casserole, and pancakes. Admission is $13 per person and early registration is required. Call 870-892-4708 to sign up and for more details.

 

Monday 11, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 11, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Thursday 14, 2015

What: Accounting training

When: May 14, 20159-11:30 and 1-3

Where: Walker room at Lyon College

The first session will teach the basic functions of the QuickBooks accounting software program and the second session will prepare businesses for an audit and what to expect during that process. Registration fees are $99 for one session or $150 for the entire day. To register for this training call Jamie Beck at 870-793-2378 or Jamie.beck@mybatesville.org.

 

Saturday 16, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: May 16, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Saturday 16, 2015

What: Introduction to Papermaking by Debbie Jolly

When: May 16, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main Street Mt. View

This one day workshop will teach you how to make beautiful new paper from recycled paper stock.

 

 

Monday 18, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 18, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday 18, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: May 18, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Monday thru Wednesday 18-20, 2015

What: Copper Coloring- Flame Painting with Skip and Racheal Mathews

When: May 18-20, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

No one else teaches this amazing technique of creating luminous color on copper with controlled heat.

 

 Thursday 21, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: May 21, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Friday and Saturday 22-23, 2015

What: 66th Annual Fulton county Homecoming Festival

When: May 22-23, 2015

Where: Salem

For more information call 870-371-0887

 

Friday thru Sunday 22-24, 2015

What: It doesn’t have to be round- The un-round turned wood bowl with Kip Powers

When: May 22-24, 2015

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

Kip easy going teaching style is inviting and thorough. This workshop he will show you how to make beautiful and refined square bowls turned on a lathe.

 

Monday 25, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: May 25, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Friday thru Sunday 29-31, 2015

What: Introduction to Clay with David Dahlstedt

When: May 29-31, 2015

 Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E Main Street Mt. View

One of our most popular classes David brings out your creativity while you play and learn basic ceramic techniques.

 

Saturday 30, 2015

What: Lil Bit Olympics

When: May 30, 2015 10

Where: Pioneer Stadium Batesville

The cost is $10 per child (boys and girls) ages 5-12. Events: long jump, soft ball throw, 50m dash (5-6 yr olds), 100m dash (7-10yr olds), 200m dash (5-10yr old), 400m dash (5-10yr olds), 800m run (5-1-yrs old), Dad 100m dash, and a mom and dad 200 relay. Athletes can enter and run one or all events. Introductions will be made before each race and displayed on the video board at Pioneer Stadium. Live broadcast on the Cube. com as well. Pioneer varsity cheerleaders will present ribbons after each race. Legends of Track will be there for an autograph session.

 

 

JUNE

 

Wednesday 10, 2015

What: Cyber Security Camp

When: June 10, 2015 8:30-12

Where: UACCB Maintenance Building 701

UACCB will offer a free half-day camp for students interested in the growing field of cyber security. Students entering grades 8 and 9 in the fall of 2015 are eligible to attend. The camp includes activities focused on cyber security topics: the interconnections of security, technology and computers; basic concepts of Alice computer programming; PC hardware repair; password recovery; and war walking activities. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 870-612-2082

 

Monday 15, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group

When: June 15, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

All patient’s caregivers, family, and friends are invited to attend. If you have any questions regarding this or any future meetings, call the support group leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067

 

Thursday 18, 2015

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 This year’s Colors of the Spectrum event will be a 2 colorful mile fun run/walk and balloon release raising money for the Dennis Developmental Center and Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s Autism Wing. It will be held Saturday, April 11th, at 5pm at the Melbourne Walking Trail. Entry is $20, and donations to these foundations above and beyond registration are always accepted and greatly appreciated. Families of individuals on the spectrum have the option of forming teams of 10 or more for a discounted rate. Email colorsofthespectrum@gmail.com for more info on registration. Keller’s Bounce Houses will once again be joining in on the fun with their Kid’s Castle, and Bare Feet and Blue Jeans Photography will be snapping candid’s of the day as well as finish line shots. The event is not timed this year and is strictly a fun run/walk only. No pressure, just tons of colorful fun!

 

Registration is open for “Reading is a Superpower” the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project’s 2015 Summer Reading Camp for 6-12 years old. The camp is set for June 15-18, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 615 E. Main Street in Batesville. The camp will offer a fast paced morning of engaging reading and writing activities with a focus on heroes and their stories. Activities will include story time, a superhero obstacle course, reader’s theater, creative writing, recipe reading to make super snacks, word games, and more. The camp will be led by certified teachers, including Literacy Project board members Ann Walmsley and Julie Reardon.  Registration fees are $99 until May 15, plus $75 for each additional sibling. After May 15 the cost is $125, plus $100 for each additional sibling, Register online at oflp.org/read2015 or by phone at 870-793-5912. Space is limited.

 

An account has been set up at Centennial Bank in Batesville for Wade Cooley of Mount Pleasant. Cooley, a married father of four, recently underwent brain surgery. Self-employed in the lumber business, Cooley will not be able to work for the foreseeable future.

 

 

Benefit raffell is being held for Vanessa Cherry (18 Daughter of Mary Ann and Dan Clem) and a SR. at Batesville High School, who was severely injured in an automobile accident on March 1, 2015. She is currently in Timber Ridge Rehab Center in Benton, AR for traumatic brain injury. A 30 quart Hopper Portable Yeti cooler valued at $349.99, donated by Cup’d Up Outdoors, is being raffled. Tickets can be purchased from Cup’d Up Outdoors (870-569-9969, Terri Harris at 870-612-4584, Merchants and Planters Bank, or Kim Snell at 870-307-8946. Tickets are $5 each or 4 for $20. Winner will be announced on Friday May 1, 2015 at Cup’d Up Outdoors. There is an account set up at Merchants and Planters Bank in Vanessa’s mothers name Mary Ann Clem.

 

NADC Head Start Registration apply now for 2015-2016, bring proof of income. For more information call

Mt. View 870-269-4341 or 870-269-5805, Salem 870-895-3434, Viola 870-458-2016, Brockwell 870-368-5228, Calico Rock 870-297-8853, Melbourne 870-368-5229, Cave City 870-283-5341, Evening Shade 870-266-3460, Highland 870-856-2545 or 870-856-1190, Batesville 870-698-0014 or 870-698-9127, Sulphur Rock 870-799-3415

 

APRIL 2015

 

Tuesday 7, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: April 7, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Bois d’Arc building

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Wednesday 8, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: April 8, 2015 12-5

Where: Williams Baptist College, 22 McClellan Drive in College City

 

Wednesday 8, 2015

What: Paul Dailly’s Wild Horse Ministries

When: April 8th at 6:30 pm

Where: Foothills Cowboy Church, 595 Hilly Village Rd. Batesville

While training a wild horse that has never seen a saddle, Daily explains to his audience and points out the similarities between man’s relationship with God and a horse’s relationship with his trainer. You don’t want to miss out on this exciting and amazing blessing. Free admission for everyone, bring your lawn chairs.

 

Thursday 9, 2015

What: Fundraiser for Family Violence Prevention

When: April 9, 2015 5-8

Where: Maxfield on lower lever of Edwards  Commons on the Lyon College Campus

The Chi Omicron sorority is doing a fundraiser for Family Violence Prevention it’s a Pancake dinner tickets are $5 kids 5 and under free

 

 

Thursday 9, 2015

What: The Cleverlys

When: April 9, 2015 7pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall

Tickets are $10 sold at First Community Bank and at UACCB. Call 870-612-2040 for more information

 

Friday 10, 2015

What: Karen Peck and New River Concert

When: April 10, 2015 7pm

Where: At the historic Landers Theater Main St. downtown Batesville

Tickets: $10 in advance $12 at the door VIP seating $20 available at Bread of Life, First Community Bank, or by phone at 870-307-1553 or 1-800-771-4575. To benefit Women’s Addictions Resistance Project 180, Seating is limited.

 

Friday 10, 2015

What: Put Life Back into your life

When: April 10, 2015 9-11:30

Where: White River Area Agency on Aging, 3998 Harrison Street, Batesville

This six week (March 6-April 10) self management workshop will help you set your goals, develop your plan and track your progress to improve your health-and your life. Free all materials provided Register today. For more info call 870-793-5358

 

Friday 10, 2015

What: Blood Drive

 When: April 10, 2015 9-2:30

Where: Newport High School, 406 Wilkerson St. Newport

 

Friday and Saturday 10-11, 2015

What: 12th Annual Spring Fairgrounds Flea Market

When: April 10-11, 2015

Where: Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem

For more information call 870-895-5565 or email clewis@fultoncountyfair.org

 

Friday thru Sunday 10-12, 2015

What: Liquid Core Molten Glass Design

When: April 10-12 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

A new technique in glass designs allows for a wider range of creative flexibility in making wild and complex shapes tat are larger, thinner, off center, free formed and intentionally distorted. The technique will be introduced in this advanced level workshop, taught by the esteemed international glass artist Beau Anderson

 

Friday thru Sunday 10-12, 2015

What: Scottish Festival

When: April 10-12, 2015 Friday 7:30pm Sat 8-5 Sun 8-2

Where: Lyon College campus

Festivities will kick off Friday evening with a Celtic concert featuring the Lyon College band and dancer’s at Brown Chapel, and much much more.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: White River District Pinewood Derby

When: April 11, 2015 9:30 am sign up races start shortly after that

Where: Southside Elementary School

Entry is $5 to cover trophies, ribbons, and materials all Cub Scouts may enter the race.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: annual 1040 Tax Run/Walk

When: April 11, 2015 10:40

Where: Eagle Mountain Elementary

Cost before April 4 is only $10.40, day of race registration will be $15.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Colors of the Spectrum Event for Autism

When: April 11, 2015 5pm

Where: Melbourne Walking Trail

Entry is $20 and donations to these foundations above and beyond registration are always accepted and greatly appreciated.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Neighborhood Block Party

When: April 11, 2015 12-2

Where: Calvary Baptist Church Recreation area at the corner of 18th and Porter Street

Free Lunch Bounce House for the Kids Games and Fellowship, come join the fun and enjoy the food and games! Need more information call 870-793-5480 or go to calvarybatesville.net

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Strawberry Fire Department Chicken Supper

When: April 11, 2015 5-7pm

Where: School Cafeteria

Carry outs available, live auction and door prizes, adults $6, ages 5-11 $4 4 and under free. All proceeds go to the Strawberry Fire Dept.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Concert

When: April 11, 2015 6pm

Where: Carmichael Center Searcy

Special guest include Muscadine red, silver tongue, Trenton Williams and Taylor Eaves

Callie Jane will give a VIP family pass away April 6th, listen for details. Tickets single ticket is $10 2 tickets are $15 VIP Family Passes $30 meet and greet all artist.

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Parents day out

When: April 11, 2015 10am-4pm

Where: Batesville First Assembly of God

Free Childcare, parents must pre-register their children by 3pm on Friday April 3 by calling 870-793-5489

 

Saturday 11, 2015

What: Girl Scouts open house

When: April 11, 2015 10-4

Where: Cam Crossed Arrows in Floral

Girl Scouts- Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas is inviting families to come visit our residential summer camp.  Come sample what camp has to offer.  This is a free event. Each family is encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy lunch with the Camp Directors and staff. Plus, all girls attending will be entered into a drawing to win a free week of resident camp up to $250. Membership with Girl Scouts is not required to attend. For more information or to register visit www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org or call Linda Archer at 870-251-1292.

 

Saturday and Sunday 11-12, 2015

What: 200th celebration of Davidsonville Pioneer Living History

When: April 11-12, 2015 9:30-5

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park Pocahontas

This event is perfect for the whole family and all activities are free. For more information call the park at 870-892-4708

 

Sunday 12, 2015

What: Izard County Historical Senior Nonprofit Event

When: April 12, 2 pm

Where: Izard County Senior Center

Contact Linda Carol Cooper 870-368-7257 Mr Vincent Anderson will speak about some of the history.

 

Monday 13, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 13, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday 13, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: April 13, 2015 9-2

Where: Cedar Ridge School District, New Jr. High Building, 1500 N. Hill in Newark

 

Monday 13, 2015

What: Heart saver CPR and First Aid Class

When: April 13, 2015 6-10 pm

Where: Vital Link 1033 EMS Drive Batesville

There is a fee of $40 which covers the cost of your text book and CPR card. Call to register at 870-793-3351.

 

Monday and Tuesday 13-14, 2015

What: Feather Weight Focals- The Hollow blown Glass Beads and Vessels

When: April 13-14, 2015 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

For those experienced in working with molten glass, this workshop offers multiple techniques for making light weight hollow beads of soft glass. Also taught by Beau Anderson

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: April 14, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Large Auditorium

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: April 14, 2015 9-2

Where: Batesville High School, #1 School Road in Batesville

 

Tuesday 14, 2015

What: Online & Sell Your Stuff

When: April 14, 2015 6-8

Where: UACCB Main Campus building Room 240

Did you know that the average American household has $4,000 worth of unused items? In this class you will learn how to cash in. Should your hidden treasures be sold on eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Facebook or some other marketplace? How can you use social media like Pinterest, Twitter or Facebook to advertise? Kat Simpson, is the instructor, and there will be a $15 fee.

 

Wednesday 15, 2015

What: Boat Ramp closed

When: April 15-June 9, 2015

Access to the Arkansas game and Fish Commission Boat Launching Ramp located proximately 4/10 mile downstream from Lock and Dam No. 1 at Batesville, will be closed, to allow for the reconstruction of riverbank Road from the City of Batesville Golf Course clubhouse to just beyond the entrance to the boat launching ramp. The closing of Riverbank Road may be extended if inclement weather prolongs the construction process.

 

Thursday 16, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: April 16, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Friday 17, 2015

What: Independence County Commodity Distribution

When: April 17, 2015 8:30

Where: Miller Gym at 550 Oak Street in Batesville behind the NADC office

All applicants will need to be recertified before the distribution or on that date. You must bring proof of income and a proof of ID. We will be giving out a variety of items. Any question may be directed to Independence County Coordinator, Monday-Thursday 8-4:30 at 870-793-5765 ext 230.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: NEA Bass Nation Tournament

When: April 18, 2015 6:30am-2:30

Where: Lake Charles

This is the fourth year for NEA Bass Nation, FOCAS, and myself to coordinate and sponsor the Kalee James Cancer Benefit. Past Recipients Kalee James 2012, Noah Cook 2013, Megan Dixon 2014, this years is Braxton Hogland, the 5 year old son of Chuck and Kerry Hogland from Reyno, AR, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in April of 2014. He is being treated at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Entry forms can be found at Northeast Arkansas businesses. You can register that morning or in advance.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Photography 100.5

When: April 18, 2015 10:30 am

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in Cherokee Village mall

If you have ever just wanted to take a little better photo of your family when you’re on vacation this is the class for you. Tom Helfert will head up the presentation, his presentation will help both novice and more experienced photographers find ways to look at their art in a different prospective. He will also be working to get a new photo club at the art center established.

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: ABATE District 11 meeting

When: April 18, 2015 11am

Where: Mi Ranchito Batesville

President-Kaleb Duncan-870-214-1182, Vice President- David Cartwright-870-613-5284, Secretary-  Danny Caniff-870-613-4796 for more info. Come join us and help us grow

 

 

Saturday 18, 2015

What: Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

When: April 18, 2015 10am

Where: White River Health and Rehab next to UACCB

As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory loss disorder, there may be times when you feel overwhelmed or frustrated. The caregiver Support group of Batesville provides an opportunity for you to talk with others who really understand what you are going through, others who know just how you fell.

 

Monday 20, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 20, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Friday 24, 2015

What: Golf Tournament Swing in the Spring

When: April 24, 2015 11am

Where: Eagle Mountain Golf Club

The Lyon College football program fundraiser with proceeds going back into the program which will field its first intercollegiate squad since 1951 in August. It will be a 4-man scramble, with teams playing the best ball on each hole. A maximum of 25 teams will play on the links. The cost to play is $100 per person, or $400 per foursome. Lunch will be provided for participants by Citizen’s Bank. Teams will have a cart to drive during the event.  Lyon football players will be available throughout the course at the pins and help load and unload bags, if needed. All participants will also receive a voucher to attend all six home Lyon games of the inaugural Lyon season in the fall (a $30 value), along with a Lyon football cap. Golfers will be recipients of other gifts donated by area businesses.

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: Calico Rockin’ River Rally

When: April 24-25, 2015 Friday 7pm Saturday starts at 11am

Where: King Park, Highway 56 Calico Rock

Events begin Friday at 7pm with a free concert by Deadwood Groove. Saturday starts with a Poker Run at 11am a motorcycle show, biker games and more. Saturday evening, attend the Oulaws: Part II concert at 7pm in the park. Purchase tickets for $15 from calicorock.us.facebook.com/rocknriverrally or at the door. For more info call 870-656-4016  

 

Friday and Saturday 24-25, 2015

What: 28th Annual Spring fest Festival

When: April 24-25, 2015

Where: Spring Park Heber Spring

Spring Park will be filled with arts & crafts, fun activities for the kids, the always popular Butterfly Pavilion, live music, festival foods, and much more. Pet lovers can enter their canine friends in the Pooches with Panache dog contest. There will be two great car shows; classic cars and motorcycles on the Courthouse lawn and Volkswagens in Spring Park. And you don’t want to miss the first ever Red River Ram Concert Series featuring Kasey Smith and Shelby Lee Lowe Friday and Saturday night at 7pmin the Spring Park Amphitheatre. Spring fest is fun for the whole family! Admission to the Springfest Festival and the Red River Ram Concert Series is free.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 25th annual Buddy Bass Tournament

When: April 25, 2015 7-3

Where: Box Hound Marina, Horseshoe Bend

Will benefit the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals, held on 640 acre Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend. Entry fees will be $50 per boat (2 person maximum in boat). There will be an optional Big Bass entry of $5 per person.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: 2nd annual “Better Days Ahead” 5K Poker run/walk

When: April 25, 2015 11am

Where: Mountain View High School

Stone county Abuse Prevention Center is sponsoring the run/walk. Individual and team relay categories and the best hand wins a $100.00 gift card so come help support the victims of domestic violence, help raise community awareness. For more information call 870-269-9027

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Main Street Batesville Block Party

When: April 25, 2015 1

Where: 1355 E. Main Street across the street from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Main Street Batesville will celebrate the completion of the first block of the new downtown streetscape with a full day of free community activities. The block dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting will be held at 3:15

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Words Matter

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in Cherokee Village mall

Bring pencil, paper, there is no cost, presented by Cheri Lynn Quattrichi. For more information call 870-257-5742

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit walk

When: April 25, 2015 9

Where: Riverside Park

Batesville Kiwanis and Macy’s Miracle will host Macy’s Stroll and Roll Benefit. All proceeds will benefit research for Angelman Syndrome. The event will conclude with activities from Keller’s Bounce Houses, a petting zoo, performances by West Magnet Dance Team and more. On-site registration will begin at 9 and the walk will begin at 10. Registration forms are available at Citizen’s Bank’s main branch, First United Methodist Church of Batesville, and www.batesvillekiwanis.org.

 

Saturday 25, 2015

What: Ladies class (the wife God would have me to be)

When: April 25, 2015 10:30am

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

We invite women of all ages to a class taught by Anne Stevens on the topic “ The Wife God would have me to be”. Visit our website for more information www.QVCOC.com or call us at 870-793-6700.

 

Friday thru Sunday 24-26, 2015

What: Basic Blacksmithing

When: April 24-26, 2015 9-4:30

Where: Arkansas Craft School 110 E. Main St. Mt. View

Both practical and artistic, the skill of blacksmithing is a creative full body experience. This workshop will cover all the fundamentals for first time forging. Students are invited to stay at instructor Bob Patrick’s magical mosaic house in Everton.

 

Monday 27, 2015

What: Divorce/Separated Care

When: April 27, 2015 6pm

Where: First Methodist Church 615 E. Main Street Batesville

Find help, discover hope, experience healing, weekly support group. Contact Alicia Williams for more information at 870-834-6076 child care provided.

 

Monday - Friday April 27-May 1, 2015

What: Spring gospel meeting

When: April 27 thru May 1, 2015 7PM

Where: Church of Christ in Quail Valley

Jimmy Stevens from Seminole, Tx will be speaking on a variety of topics. For more information call 870-793-6700 or go to the web site www. QVCOC.com

 

 

MAY

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: March for Babies

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Southside High School Track

You can get involved in the walk that helps moms have healthy pregnancies and saves babies’ lives. Join the fun and the fight for stronger, healthier babies. They’ll be the easiest steps you and your family will ever take.

 

Saturday 2, 2015

What: Main Street Farmers Market Opening

When: May 2, 2015

Where: Main Street Batesville

Batesville’s Main Street Farmers Market will open for the 2015 season May 2 and will be open the first and third Saturdays of every month through November this year. The market will again set up in the Pocket Park on

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The North Central Arkansas District Fair will award the Billy Ray Nix Memorial Scholarship and the NCA District Fair Scholarship to graduating seniors in the seven-county district fair area. Students in Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp, Stone and Van Buren counties who have participated in county, district or state fairs and meet the scholarship criteria are eligible to apply. Scholarship applications are available online at www.ncadistrictfair.org Applications must be received by the NCA District Fair by March 1, 2015

 

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and the Indep Co. Conservation District wants to remind all owners of Poultry Feeding Operations (PFO) that the annual registration for PFO’s begins January 1, 2015 in accordance with the Arkansas Poultry Feeding Operations Registration Act. Registration dates will run through March 31 and affect any PFO with 2,500 or more confined fowl. Each poulty producer will register their operation through the Indep Co. Conservation District. There will be an annual ten dollar registration fee per operation. For more info 870-793-4164 ext 3 or Call Arkansas Natural Resources Commission in Little Rock, Patrick Fisk 501-682-3968.

 

All persons who withdrew ground water and/or diverted surface water, except for domestic purposes, must report their 2014 usage by March 1, 2015. Act 408 of 1989 provides for the collection of a late registration penalty. Wells and relifts should be registered in the County they are located in.

 

This year’s Colors of the Spectrum event will be a 2 colorful mile fun run/walk and balloon release raising money for the Dennis Developmental Center and Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s Autism Wing. It will be held Saturday, April 11th, at 5pm at the Melbourne Walking Trail. Entry is $20, and donations to these foundations above and beyond registration are always accepted and greatly appreciated. Families of individuals on the spectrum have the option of forming teams of 10 or more for a discounted rate. Email colorsofthespectrum@gmail.com for more info on registration. Keller’s Bounce Houses will once again be joining in on the fun with their Kid’s Castle, and Bare Feet and Blue Jeans Photography will be snapping candid’s of the day as well as finish line shots. The event is not timed this year and is strictly a fun run/walk only. No pressure, just tons of colorful fun!

 

North Central Arkansas District fair officials have scheduled the 2015 Spring District Junior Livestock Show for April 2 and 3 at the NCA District Fairgrounds on LaCrosse Road at Melbourne. All entries must be made online at www.ncadistrictfair.org . All entry fees must be paid by the entry deadline and can be mailed to NCA District Fair, PO Box 92, Sturkie, Ar 72578. Review the Spring Show Tabloid that is located on the website to be familiar with the divisions and classes. Persons who do not have access to a computer should contact their local fair office, Vo-Ag Instructor or County Extension Office. Entreis that are not preregistered will not be accepted on check-in day. For more information on the spring livestock show email ncadfair@yahoo.com or contact your local district fair board members.

 

 

February 2015

 

Friday 20, 2015

What: Donations

When: February 20, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Friday 20, 2015

What: Band & Dancing

When: February 20, 2015 7pm

Where: Pleasant Plains VFW Building, 250 East Club Rd.

Zyndall Raney Band will be playing $6 per person. There will be a concession stand providing food and drinks. NO ALCOHOL AND NO SMOKING.

 

Friday 20, 2015

What: Bingo

When: February 20, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Saturday 21, 2015

What: Photography Club, 100.5

When: February 21, 2015 10-12

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in the Cherokee Village Town Center, on the 3rd level of the business mall and next to the gazebo stage.

Facilitator is Tom Helfert for more info call 870-257-5661

 

Saturday 21, 2015

What: Candle Making Workshop

When: February 21, 2015 8-11

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park located on Highway 166 fifteen minutes south of Pocahontas

Join the park interpreter to learn the history of candle making and make your own candles using the traditional dipping method. The registration deadline is February 19 and participants must be at least 12 years or older. You may register by calling 870-892-4708. Admission is $15 per person and all supplies will be provided.

 

Saturday 21, 2015

What: Batesville Parks and Recreation Dept. registration for baseball and softball

When: February 21, 2015 8-2

Where: George Rider room at First Community Bank

Registration is open for girls ages 3-18 and boys ages 3-15. A copy of each child’s birth certificate is required. Contact Rodney Stroud at 870-698-2724 for more details.

 

Monday 23, 2015

What: Donations

When: February 23, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Monday 23, 2015

What: Boy Scouts of America Chili Dinner

When: February 23, 2015 11-7

Where: St. Mary’s Caatholic Church Parish Hall 3800 East Harrison Batesville

Ticket Price $6 Ticket includes chili, corn chips, dessert and drink. Dine in or carry out available. Proceeds will be used to help off-set expenses for local boy scout activities.

 

 

Monday 23, 2015

What: AR author Annalisa Daughety

When: February 23, 2015 2pm

Where: Jackson County Library

AR author Annalisa Daughety will be visiting the Library. She will have books for sale and Friends of JCL will provide light refreshments. Event is open to the public.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 24, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: February 24, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Lodge Recreation Room

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Concert

When: February 24, 2015 6:30pm

Where: West Magnet gym/auditorium

Fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students of the West Magnet string program presents a concert. Each class is celebrating American music through folksong. Free to the public

 

Wednesday 25, 2015

What: Donations

When: February 25, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Thursday 26, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 26, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 26, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 26, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday26, 2015

What: Batesville Area Radio Club

When: February 26, 2015 7pm

Where: First Community Bank community Room located at St. Louis and Harrison Street

Anyone interested in HAM radio is invited to attend the meeting. For more information go to http://barchams.org/.

 

Friday 27, 2015

What: Donations

When: February 27, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Friday 27, 2015

What: Audition Dates

When: February 27, 2015 5:30

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park at White Oak Theatre located in the administration building

Musicians wishing to audition for the 2015 season will want to attend one of the upcoming auditions Feb 27 or March 21 at 11am. Musicians should call ahead to schedule an audition time for either day. Performers should come prepared to play at least four songs, three written prior to 1941 as well as song of their choice. The tune of choice can be written after 1941 or can be an original composition. A piano will be available; all others please bring your own instruments. Please note: No microphones or other sound equipment will be used during the auditions. Call Daren Dortin Music Director at 870-269-3851 or email him at darendortin@arkansas.gov to reserve an audition time and date.

 

Friday 27, 2015

What: Band & Dancing

When: February 27, 2015 7pm

Where: Pleasant Plains VFW Building, 250 East Club Rd.

Randell and the Ramblers will be playing $6 per person. There will be a concession stand providing food and drinks. NO ALCOHOL AND NO SMOKING

 

Friday 27, 2015

What: Bingo

When: February 27, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: 2015 Meet the Pioneers

When: February 28, 2015 6pm

Where: The 2015 Batesville Pioneer Baseball & Softball teams are hosting a Preseason dinner & silent auction at the High School Cafeteria. Tickets are $10 – see any coach or player to purchase tickets.

 

 

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: Writing:”Words Matter”

When: February 28, 2015 10-12

Where: Arts Center of North Arkansas in the Cherokee Village Town Center, on the 3rd level of the business mall and next to the gazebo stage.

Instructor: Cheri Lynn Quattrochi to sign up call 870-257-5661 or for more info call 870-257-5661

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: Royal Gumbo Cook-Off

When: February 28, 2015

Where: Stone County Fairgrounds on the corner of Park Ave. and Warren St.

General admission tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 and free for children under  6. Admission includes all you can eat gumbo, sides, drink and a dessert. There will also b jump house for the kids, an art sale for the adults and door prizes. There will be a $100 cash prize and trophy awarded for the best gumbo in each of the three different categories and a people’s choice award. To enter the contests call Scott Beck at 870-213-6810. All proceeds from this fundraising event will go to the Royal Family Kids Camp, a non-profit summer camp program for abused and neglected children in state foster care. Tickets are available at the First United Methodist Church of Mt. View, Best Drug 415 E. Main St. Valero Food mart 1939 W. Main St. and at the door.

 

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: Kingdom Dog Ministries

When: February 28, 2015 3PM

Where: Allen Chapel Family Life Center, 629 Allen Chapel Road, Batesville

Youth Expo: 3-5pm:BB gun shooting, bass fishing, horseback riding, archery, duck calling, trapping and camping survival and laser skeet shoot.  Wild Game Supper: 5:30-6:30pm: Enjoy meats from a variety of labeled game.  Kingdom Dog: 6:30pm: Watch Hank Hough and his dogs in this life-changing presentation. Kingdom Dogs put on one of the most entertaining, yet scripturally true talks that you will ever see! Get ready to be entertained, amazed, and instructed. Seating limited, buy tickets in advance at Terry’s Modern Building supply or Wade’s Heating and air, for $10 adults and $5 for kids.

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: Team Trivia Game Night (to support the Humane Society of Indep. Co

When: February 28, 2015 6 pm

Where: Fellowship bible Church, 276 East main Street Batesville

Chili supper, all the trimmings and beverage included in registration fee of $15. Space is limited and tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Call Bev Finch 870-613-3045 or Sue Augustus 870-307-5305 for more info and to register.

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: Concert

When: February 28, 2015 6pm

Where: Oil Trough Community Center

It will feature the award-winning Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet. An offering will be collected.

 

Saturday 28, 2015

What: 7th Annual Ozark Seed Swap

When: February 28, 2015 1-4

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park at the Bois D’arc Conference Center

This event is cosponsored by the University of Central Arkansas at Conway and the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Weather permitting, all interested persons are invited to attend this free event. For more info call 870-269-3851.

 

 

March 2015

 

Monday 2, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 2, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Tuesday 3, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: March 3, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Lodge Recreation Room

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Wednesday 4, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 4, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Thursday 5, 2015

What: Community updated meeting

When: March 5, 2015 5:30-7pm

Where: US Pizza

City of Batesville Mayor, Rick Elumbough, has announced the first 3 Community update meetings for 2015. The public is invited and encouraged to attend these meetings and learn about the progress on the Community Center Project, the Barnett Building and other ongoing City projects in 2015.

 

Friday 6, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 6, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Friday 6, 2015

What: Bingo

When: March 6, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday and Saturday 6-7, 2015

What: Audition for Mary Poppins

When: March 6-7, 2015 Friday at 6pm and Saturday at 10am and 12pm

Where: Lyon College, in the Batesville landmark, Brown Chapel

Batesville Community Theatre will hold auditions for this summer’s production of the Broadway blockbuster musical, “Mary Poppins” several different roles will be cast. Recommendedn starting age is 7, but all ages will be considered. (Younger children’s roles, other than Jane and Michael Banks, will be toys and park scenes.) Comfortable clothes are advised and a vocals and dance numbers will be learned during auditions. Performance dates are July 16-19 and 23-26 with Angie Weaver music director and Danielle Green, choreographer. Further info is posted on Batesville Community Theatre Facebook.

 

Friday thru Sunday 6-8, 2015

What: Spring Revival

When: March 6-8, 2015 Friday at 7pm Sat 6pm Sun 10:30am

Where: Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church located 2935 Bethesda Road Batesville

Speaker will be David Borg.

 

Saturday 7, 2015

What: Dutch Oven Baking Bonanza

When: March 7, 2015 2-4pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park 7953 Hwy 166 S. Pocahontas

The baking Bonanza is all about desserts! Join the park interpreter to make a variety of sweet treats, all in Dutch ovens. Cooking in Dutch ovens is a fun and useful skill and you can learn all the proper techniques and tips to do your own Dutch oven cooking at this workshop, plus you get to sample all the goodies at the end. Call 870-892-4708 to sign up and for more details. The deadline to register is March 4

 

Saturday 7, 2015

What: Batesville Parks and Recreation Dept. Registration for baseball and softball

When: March 7, 2015 7-12

Where: George Rider Room at First Community Bank

Registration is open for girls ages 3-18 and boys ages 3-15. A copy of each child’s birth certificate is required. Contact Rodney Stroud at 870-698-2724 for more details.

 

Saturday 7, 2015

What: Benefit Auction for the M&NA Depot Museum, City of St. Joe

When: March 7, 2015 6:30

Where: St. Joe Community Center 555 W. Hwy 374 (Woolum Rd)

For more information call 870-439-2012 Mayor John Henley

 

Saturday 7, 2015

What: Arkansas Center for Indep. 3rd annual Polar Bear Plunge

When: March 7, 2015 11am

Where: Jacksonport  State Park

To participate or to be a sponsor call ACI 870-523-8488

 

 

Saturday 7, 201

What: Friends in great places Concert

When: March 7, 2015 7pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall

“Friends in great Places” 2015 will showcase some of the area’s best new talent along with old friends like Pam, Tim, Gary, Brad, and Kenny. New friends include “Finger Food”, a feast for guitar lovers and for anyone with a passion for acoustic music. Steve Davison and Micky Rigby along with Danny Dozier form the group. Then we have 4 young students from the “Music Roots Program” in Mountain View. They call themselves “Twang.” And then there’s Irl Hess (pronounced Earl Heese). Irl has played with the Cleverlys, Roy Rogers Junior and many more. Come enjoy it all. Tickets are only $10 and available at all local banks, right here at the radio station, the Batesville Guard and UACCB. Friends in Great Places 2015 you’re gonna love it!

 

 

Monday 9, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 9, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Tuesday 10, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: March 10, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Bois d’Arc Building

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 and Friday 13, 2015

What: Batesville Community Theatre presents A. R. Gurney’s

When: March 10, 2015 7pm

Where: Halloway Theatre on the campus of Lyon College

Admission is $8. Tickets are available for purchase at the Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery on Main Street, White River Veterinary Clinic, and Village Veterinary Care. They will also be available fro purchase at the door but seating is limited. Due to the adult nature and content of this play, it is more suited for mature audiences.

 

Wednesday 11, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 11, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Friday 13, 2015

What: Donations

When: March 13, 2015 8-12

Where: Help and Hope, 2622 East main Street Batesville

They will be accepting donations every Monday, Wednesday and Friday

 

Friday 13, 2015

What: First Annual Stone County FFA Alumni Dinner and Auction

When: March 13, 2015 6pm

Where: Stone County Fairgrounds

Live Auction starts at 7pm items built by FFA students and donated by local businesses. Get Your Tickets Now $7 at one of our sponsor locations: Ozark Heritage Bank or North AR Farm Supply

 

Friday 13, 2015

What: Bingo

When: March 13, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday and Saturday 13-14, 2015

What: Second Annual Anglers Expo (by Rotary Club of Cleburne County)

When: March 13, 2015 Friday 12-7 Sat 8:30-5

Where: Community Center 201 Bobbie Jean Lane Heber Springs

On Sat afternoon celebrity guest, John Godwin, of Duck Commanders will greet visitors; sign autographs, and participate in fan photo opportunities. Admission is $5 for adults (13 and over) $2 for children (5 to 12) Free for children 4 and under, $15 maximum for families with three or more children. The proceeds from this event will be awarded by grants to worthwhile clubs and organizations within Cleburne County, along with other projects endorsed by Rotary International. Hands on Teaching seminars will be conducted by professional sportsmen and staff from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. For more info call 501-362-5858, 4

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The Batesville Optimist Club is once again sponsoring their annual Essay Contest. The contest is open to all area youth 18 and under who are still in high school. This year’s topic is “Optimism should be a Priority”. The winner will receive $100and their essay will be submitted to the District Contest where the winner will receive a $2500 scholarship. 2nd place will receive $50 and 3rd place $25. Thanks to Batesville Physical Therapy for sponsoring the contest. All essays must be turned in no later than Friday February 6th. For more information or to receive and application form, contact Chris Black at 870-834-2131.

 

Donations will be greatly appreciated for the Butterfly Ranch in Swifton, you can drop the donation off at WRD Entertainment to Lisa Bray and she will go to Sam’s and get supplies that the house is in need of, any amount will help $5 goes along way for them. Thank you for your support

 

Please announce as much as possible

Cherokee village animal Control is hosting a mobile low cost spay/neuter clinic on Feb 3-5. Veterinarian services are provided by Arkansans for Animals, Dr. Joanna McManus, D.V.M. Located at Cherokee Village Animal Control Facility 1531 Hwy 289 N. in Cherokee Village. Call now! Advance appointments are necessary. 870-994-4445.

 

The North Central Arkansas District Fair will award the Billy Ray Nix Memorial Scholarship and the NCA District Fair Scholarship to graduating seniors in the seven-county district fair area. Students in Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp, Stone and Van Buren counties who have participated in county, district or state fairs and meet the scholarship criteria are eligible to apply. Scholarship applications are available online at www.ncadistrictfair.org Applications must be received by the NCA District Fair by March 1, 2015

 

Ozark foothills Literacy Project Book Drive

What to Donate: Lightly used or new books for kids or adults, cash donations accepted at OFLP Office, Journals and other writing materials, coloring books and baryons. When to Donate: 1-12-2015-1-26-2015. Who: Donations will go to Batesville Family Violence Prevention and Ash Flat Public Library. Where to donate at: Edwards Commons at Lyon College, MorningSide Coffee, Ozark Foothills Literacy Project, Row-Johns Library at UACCB, First Community Bank, Paperchase bookstore, Indep. Public Library, Natalie’s, Elizabeth’s, Mexican Mama’s, Anytime Fitness, Heartline Health, bread of Life

 

January 2015

 

Thursday 15, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 15, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 15, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: January 15, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Friday 16, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 16, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 16, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 16, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW at Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd.

The Zyndall Raney Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Saturday 17, 2015

What: Freezing Day 8K

When: January 17, 2015 10am

Where: Main Street Batesville

Presented By Main Street Gym, Sign up at main street gym now or call Mark at 870-307-9817, $20 per person, Kids Under 18 $10 young kids need a parent or guardian.

 

Saturday thru Monday 17-19, 2015

What: Library Closed

When: January 17-19, 2015

Where: Independence County

Due to Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

Monday 19, 2015

What: White River Area Parkinson’s disease support group

When: January 19, 2015 1:30

Where: Citizen’s Bank Annex building located on College Street in Batesville

All patients, caregivers, family, and friends are encouraged to attend. The group meets regularly on the third Monday of each month at this location with the exception of the month of April, October, and December. If you have any questions regarding these meetings, you may call the support groups leader, Joan Sellers, at 870-793-0067.

 

Monday 19, 2015

What: Court House is closed

When: January 19, 2015

Where: Ash Flat

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Certified Volunteer Ombudsman

When: January 20, 2015 8:30-4

Where: 3998 Harrison Street, Batesville

If you are retired and want to stay active or you would just like to serve your community, consider becoming a Certified Volunteer Ombudsman. Spending just 2-4 hours per week, Ombudsman can greatly enrich the lives of elderly residents in long term care facilities who may not have the support of family or friends. For info call Maxine or Charlotte at the White River Area Agency on Aging 800-382-3205, 870-612-3041, or 870-612-3037. WRAAA will host a free training class on the Ombudsman Program. If you are not aware of the role an Ombudsman plays in the life of a nursing home resident, you will find this class very informative. This classroom training is also the first step toward becoming a certified volunteer ombudsman.

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 20, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: CNA Classes

When: January 20, 2015 3:30-7:30

Where: UAMS North Central in Batesville, located in the Professional Building at 1215 Sidney Street, Suite 201 or Contact Kim Tate at 870-698-9991 for additional info

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: CPR and First Aid class

When: January 20, 2015 6-10

Where: Vital Link 1033 EMS Drive Batesville

There is a fee of $40.00 which covers the cost of your text book and CPR card. Call to register at 870-793-3351

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 20, 2015 1-6

Where: Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road Batesville

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 20, 2015 12-4

Where: Black River Technical College 1410 Hwy 304 E. Pocahontas

 

Wednesday 21, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 21, 2015 12-4

Where: Black River Technical College 1410 Hwy. 304 E. Pocahontas

 

Wednesday 21, 2015

What: Free Baseball Clinic

When: January 21, 2015 7:30

Where: Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The clinic will cover fielding with Coach Brian Krug of Batesville High School, hitting with Coach Elliot Sampley from Lyon College, and base running with Coach Stu Smith from Batesville High School. This clinic is free and open to youth Coaches and parents.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Batesville Area Radio Club

When: January 22, 2015 7pm

Where: First Community Bank community room at St. Louis and Harrison

The Batesville Area Radio Club invites anyone interested in HAM radio to attend the meeting. For more info go to http://barchams.org/

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 22, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 22, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

 

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Human Resources Training

When: January 22, 2015 9-4

Where: George Rider Room at First Community Bank 1325 Harrison St. Batesville

First Comm Bank and the Chamber of Commerce will host a human resource training focusing on recruiting, retaining and leading quality employees. Registration fees are $150 for Chamber members and $200 for non-members. To register contact Allison Phelps at 870-793-2378 or ALLISON.PHELPS@MYBATESVILLE.ORG

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 22, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart, 2500 Malcolm hwy. 67 N in Newport

 

Wednesday and Thursday 23-24, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 23-24, 2015 12-5

Where: Wal-Mart 3150 Harrison in Batesville

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 23, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 23, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart 1415 Hwy 67 S. in Pocahontas

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 23, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd

The Mustang Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Tuesday 27, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 27, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 27, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 27, 2015 2-6

Where: Eagle Mountain Magnet School, 600 Eagle Mountain Blvd. Batesville

 

Wednesday 28, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 28, 2015 9-1

Where: Ozarka College 64 College Drive Ash Flat

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 29, 2015 11-4

Where: University of Arkansas Community College, 2005 White Drive Batesville

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 29, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 29, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 30, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 12-5:30

Where: Sloan Hendrix High School #1 Greyhound Circle in Imboden

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart 219 Hwy 412 Ash Flat

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 10-2

Where: Maynard High School 74 Campus Drive in Maynard

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 30, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd.

The Ramblin’ Fever Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Saturday 31, 2015

What: Whisk broom and Crochet Workshop

When: January 31, 2015 10-4

Where:  Davidsonville Historic State Park Pocahontas

10-12 is Whisk Broom Workshop-Before vacuums were invented brooms were the only way to clean the floors in your home. The deadline to register is Jan 23, $20 per person. 1-4 is the Beginners Crochet Workshop-the art of crocheting has been practiced for hundreds of years. Sign up for this workshop and learn the basic skills of crocheting with the Ozark Folk Center craft director, Jeanette Larson. The deadline to register is Jan 29; admission is $10 per person. You may register for one or both workshops. If you choose to take both classes please bring your lunch. All supplies will be provided and you can take home what you make. Please call 870-892-4708 for more details and to register.

 

Saturday 31, 2015

What: Chili dinner

When: January 31, 2015 12-4

Where: Masonic lodge in Cave City

Meal will include chili choice of toppings and crackers or corn chips and a can drink. A meal is $5 per person. All proceeds are going to community projects throughout the year. For questions or to buy tickets in advance contact Justin Little at 870-283-2495

 

Saturday 31, 2015

What: Souper Bowl Saturday

When: January 31, 2015 10-1

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 424 East Main Street

Warm up for Super Bowl Sunday with BAAC. Kids’ Bouncy House (weather permitting), make your own football art ( $5/person),and other family fun activities. $8 per quart or advanced tickets $7 per quart and advanced ticket holders may purchase soup during a special V. I. P. hour from 9-10. Tickets are available at the BAAC Gallery on Main, Batesville Chamber of Comme5ce, Carlee’s Hallmark, Citizen’s Bank, First Community Bank and BAAC Board members.

 

February 2015

 

Tuesday 3, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 3, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 3, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: February 3, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Bois d’Arc building

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

Thursday 5, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 5, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 5, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 5, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Monday 9, 2015

What: Retired Teachers Meeting

When: February 9, 2015 11 am

Where: First Community Bank

They will have a potluck meal of sandwiches, salads and desserts. The program is on quilting and quilts, Guest are welcome.

 

Tuesday 10, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 10, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 10, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: February 10, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Bois d’Arc building

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

 

Thursday 12, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 12, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 12, 2015

What: Lecture

When: February 12, 2015 7:30-9:30

Where: Nucor Auditorium in the Lyon Building Lyon College

The Lyon College Convocations Committee will present Scott W. Johnson at the 2014-2015 Patterson Lecture. Johnson’s presentation is “Rathergate Ten Years After”. The lecture is free and open to the public. He is cofounder of, and contributor to the website Power Line, which was named Time Magazine’s first and only blog of the year in Dec. 2004 for its role in exposing the CBS 60 Minutes Rathergate fraud regarding President Bush’s service in the Air National Guard.

 

Thursday 12, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 12, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Friday 13, 2015 and Saturday 14, 2015

What: Play

When: February 13, 2015 7pm, February 14, 2014 2pm

Where: Lyon College

Alexandra Patronto-Smith a senior at Lyon College will see her first full-length play come to life. A semi-autobiographical play that centers around the theme of mental illness and severe family discord. Admission is free and open to the public

 

Saturday 14, 2015

What: Valentine’s Day Gourmet dinner

When: February 14, 2015 5:30

Where: Papa Dicks Restaurant at Crown Point Resort in Horseshoe Bend

Proceeds will benefit Safe Passage, Inc. domestic violence programs and the Horseshoe Bend Christian Community food Outreach. Hors d’oerves and cocktails begin at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:30. The three course meal includes salad, roasted pork tenderloin and chocolate cups with cookies. Tickets are $50 per person and are limited to 50. Call 870-670-5951 or email dkugler000@centurytel.net.

 

Tuesday 17, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 17, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 17, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: February 17, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Bois d’Arc building

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcements will be available on the OFCSP website under the MUSIC page and linked to Tuesday Night Square Dance.

 

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 19, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 19, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: February 19, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 24, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Community Square Dance

When: February 24, 2015 7-9

Where: Ozark folk Center in the Lodge Recreation Room

This is open and free to the public. The first hour of each evening will be an open community dance and provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning the skills and techniques of traditional Ozark squares. The second hour will focus on current Ozark Folk Center dancers as they practice and rehearse routines for the upcoming season. There are open positions in the OFC Dance Department for dance callers and single male dancers. As with any winter event, weather issues may cause cancellation. Updates concerning weather cancellations other announcement

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The annual nut sale was a great success. The Independence County Conservation District thanks you for your support and wants to let everyone know they have extra nuts still for sale. If you missed the order period and would like to purchase some of the extras come by the office located at 490 E. College Street, Room 242 Batesville (second floor of the Post Office building). We have a limited amount of the nuts left don’t miss out.

 

The Batesville Optimist Club is once again sponsoring their annual Essay Contest. The contest is open to all area youth 18 and under who are still in high school. This year’s topic is “Optimism should be a Priority”. The winner will receive $100and their essay will be submitted to the District Contest where the winner will receive a $2500 scholarship. 2nd place will receive $50 and 3rd place $25. Thanks to Batesville Physical Therapy for sponsoring the contest. All essays must be turned in no later than Friday February 6th. For more information or to receive and application form, contact Chris Black at 870-834-2131.

 

United Way of Indep. County seeks to hire a proven leader as its executive director. A Bachelor’s Degree or equal experience in a related field is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of fundraising, volunteer recruitment, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, QuickBooks, and donations software. Candidates must be able to effectively build relationships with other community organizations and the business community to aggressively promote the United Way and its mission. The ideal candidate must work effectively with a volunteer board of directors, office staff, community partners, and United Way funded agencies. Candidates must possess strong oral, written, and presentation skills. Submit a cover letter and resume to P O Box 3927 Batesville AR 72503 or email mbmiller@me.com

 

Donations will be greatly appreciated for the Butterfly Ranch in Swifton, you can drop the donation off at WRD Entertainment to Lisa Bray and she will go to Sam’s and get supplies that the house is in need of, any amount will help $5 goes along way for them. Thank you for your support

 

January 2015

 

Tuesday 6, 2015

What: Session 2 Community Craft Classes

When: January 6, 2015 1:30-4:30

Where: Craft School’s artisan Studios at 110 East Main St. Conveniently located right off the square and next door to the Arkansas Craft Guild, and at Ozarka College’s Mountain View campus

Classes will start Jan 6 and run thru Feb. 24, The mesmerizing magic of fire and working with molten glass cannot be compared. Maria Smith is offering a weekly Glass Bead Making. Tuition for this 8-week class will be $280 materials fee

 

Thursday 8, 2015

What: Session 2 Community Craft Classes

When: January 8, 2015 1:30-4:30

Where: Craft School’s Artisan Studios at 110 East Main St. Conveniently located right off the square and next door to the Arkansas Craft Guild, and at Ozarka College’s Mountain View Campus

Classes will start Jan 8 and run thru Feb 24, Weekly pottery Classes. The sensuous art of making with clay is thrilling and rewarding. Taught by local ceramic artist David Dahistedt who knows just how to free your creative spirit? Tuition for the class will be $280 plus materials fees according to student use of clay and glazes.

 

Thursday 8, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 8, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Friday 9, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 9, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 9, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 9, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd.

The After Hours Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

 

Saturday 10, 2015

What: Bowl for Paws Drive

When: January 10, 2015 1-3 pm

Where: Hollywood Bowls in Batesville

$75 of each team entry goes to Humane Society, 4 person teams $25 per person 16 team max sign up today by calling 870-793-5781

 

Sunday 11, 2015

What: Izard County Historical and Genealogical Meeting

When: January 11, 2015 2pm

Where: Izard County senior center located on highway #9 south of Brockwell

Special Notes: Mr. Vincent Anderson will speak about some of the history on the White River. He will also talk about his newly published first book titled “Bald Knobbers: Chronicles of Vigilante Justice.” For more information call 870-368-7257 meeting is open to the public

 

Thursday 15, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 15, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 15, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: January 15, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Thursday 15, 2015

What: Certified Volunteer Ombudsman

When: January 15, 2015 8:30-4

Where: 1 Allen Chapel Rd, Batesville

If you are retired and want to stay active or you would just like to serve your community, consider becoming a Certified Volunteer Ombudsman. Spending just 2-4 hours per week, Ombudsman can greatly enrich the lives of elderly residents in long term care facilities who may not have the support of family or friends. For info call Maxine or Charlotte at the White River Area Agency on Aging 800-382-3205, 870-612-3041, or 870-612-3037. WRAAA will host a free training class on the Ombudsman Program. If you are not aware of the role an Ombudsman plays in the life of a nursing home resident, you will find this class very informative. This classroom training is also the first step toward becoming a certified volunteer ombudsman.

 

Friday 16, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 16, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 16, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 16, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW at Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd.

The Zyndall Raney Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Saturday 17, 2015

What: Freezing Day 8K

When: January 17, 2015 10am

Where: Main Street Batesville

Presented By Main Street Gym, Sign up at main street gym now or call Mark at 870-307-9817, $20 per person, Kids Under 18 $10 young kids need a parent or guardian.

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 20, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 20, 2015 1-6

Where: Lyon College, 2300 Highland Road Batesville

 

Tuesday 20, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 20, 2015 12-4

Where: Black River Technical College 1410 Hwy 304 E. Pocahontas

 

Wednesday 21, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 21, 2015 12-4

Where: Black River Technical College 1410 Hwy. 304 E. Pocahontas

 

Wednesday 21, 2015

What: Free Baseball Clinic

When: January 21, 2015 7:30

Where: Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The clinic will cover fielding with Coach Brian Krug of Batesville High School, hitting with Coach Elliot Sampley from Lyon College, and base running with Coach Stu Smith from Batesville High School. This clinic is free and open to youth Coaches and parents.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 22, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 22, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

 

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Human Resources Training

When: January 22, 2015 9-4

Where: George Rider Room at First Community Bank 1325 Harrison St. Batesville

First Comm Bank and the Chamber of Commerce will host a human resource training focusing on recruiting, retaining and leading quality employees. Registration fees are $150 for Chamber members and $200 for non-members. To register contact Allison Phelps at 870-793-2378 or ALLISON.PHELPS@MYBATESVILLE.ORG

 

Thursday 22, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 22, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart, 2500 Malcolm hwy. 67 N in Newport

 

Wednesday and Thursday 23-24, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 23-24, 2015 12-5

Where: Wal-Mart 3150 Harrison in Batesville

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 23, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 23, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart 1415 Hwy 67 S. in Pocahontas

 

Friday 23, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 23, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd

The Mustang Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Tuesday 27, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 27, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Tuesday 27, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 27, 2015 2-6

Where: Eagle Mountain Magnet School, 600 Eagle Mountain Blvd. Batesville

 

Wednesday 28, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 28, 2015 9-1

Where: Ozarka College 64 College Drive Ash Flat

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 29, 2015 11-4

Where: University of Arkansas Community College, 2005 White Drive Batesville

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: January 29, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 29, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: January 29, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Bingo

When: January 30, 2015 5:30pm

Where: Rosa Moore VFW Post 4766, HWY 5,9,14 North, next to Jimmy Driftwood barn, Mt. View

Proceeds go to the veterans and to help maintain the post

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 12-5:30

Where: Sloan Hendrix High School #1 Greyhound Circle in Imboden

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 2-6

Where: Wal-Mart 219 Hwy 412 Ash Flat

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Blood Drive

When: January 30, 2015 10-2

Where: Maynard High School 74 Campus Drive in Maynard

 

Friday 30, 2015

What: Band and Dancing

When: January 30, 2015 7pm

Where: VFW Pleasant Plains 250 East Club Rd.

The Ramblin’ Fever Band will be playing $6 per person. They have a concession stand with hotdogs, snacks, and sodas. There is NO ALCOHOL OR SMOKING ALLOWED

 

Saturday 31, 2015

What: Whisk broom and Crochet Workshop

When: January 31, 2015 10-4

Where:  Davidsonville Historic State Park Pocahontas

10-12 is Whisk Broom Workshop-Before vacuums were invented brooms were the only way to clean the floors in your home. The deadline to register is Jan 23, $20 per person. 1-4 is the Beginners Crochet Workshop-the art of crocheting has been practiced for hundreds of years. Sign up for this workshop and learn the basic skills of crocheting with the Ozark Folk Center craft director, Jeanette Larson. The deadline to register is Jan 29; admission is $10 per person. You may register for one or both workshops. If you choose to take both classes please bring your lunch. All supplies will be provided and you can take home what you make. Please call 870-892-4708 for more details and to register.

 

February 2015

 

Tuesday 3, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 3, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 5, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 5, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 5, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 5, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Tuesday 10, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 10, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 12, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 12, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 12, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 12, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Tuesday 17, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 17, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 19, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 19, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

Thursday 19, 2015

What: Grief Support Group

When: February 19, 2015 2pm

Where: First United Methodist Church 116 E. Jefferson Mountain View

Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Grief support groups provide a safe place to share and be encouraged by others who have lost a loved one.

 

Tuesday 24, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 24, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 26, 2015

What: Yoga in the Gallery

When: February 26, 2015 8:45am

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery

Classes will be held every Tues. and Thurs. on 226 E Main Batesville. The hour long sessions will be led by RYT200 certified yoga instructor Marnie Davis. Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat if possible. Pre-registration is not required for these sessions. Please bring your yoga session fee of $10 to each class. You may also purchase a punch card for 10 sessions from BAAC for $70. Call 870-793-3382 for more info.

 

Thursday 26, 2015

What: Clothes of Care

When: February 26, 2015 10-12

Where: North Heights Church of Christ Batesville, above the fairgrounds

They offer adult, children, tee, and baby clothing to those in the community who might be in need. Depending on the amount of clothes we have at one time each family/individual can take home one outfit a month. We mainly caring clothing, but we also have toys and some household items. We run off donations so what we have depends on what comes in. We accept clothing, household items, some furniture, and shoes so we asked that all those that have clothing to get rid of that they consider us.

 

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September

 

Sunday Sept 28 thru October 31

What: Pumpkin Patch

When: September 28 thru October 31 Mon-Fri 11am-7pm Sat 10-6 Sun 12-5

Where: Hope Lutheran Church 2415 E. Main Batesville

This year half the proceeds from the patch will go to the Alpha Center and  half to missions work. For more info call870-793-3078.

 

Monday 29, 2014

What: Blood Donation

When: September 29, 2014 9:30am to 2:30pm

Where: Highland High School, 1 Reel Circle in Hardy

 

Tuesday 30, 2014

What: Blood Donation

When: September 30, 2014 9:00am to 2:00pm

Where: Batesville High School, #1 School Road in Batesville

How to donate simply call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood. Org

 

October

 

Thursday 2, 2014

What: Sharp County Tax Collector

When: October 2, 2014 10:30-1

Where: Cherokee Village at the Senior Center

 

Friday 3, 2014

What: Golf Tournament

When: October 3, 2014 11:30

Where: River Oak Searcy

Lunch at 11:30, Shotgun Start 12:30 4-Man Scramble. For more info call 501-279-2024 or email jfhopki@wal-mart.com or gaanger@wal-mart.com. All proceeds go to benefit the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.

 

Friday 3, 2014

What: Fall Festival

When: October 3, 2014 5-8pm

Where: Newark Elementary School

Pie and cake auction, games, activities, silent auction, etc.

 

Friday and Saturday 3-4, 2014

What: Herb Harvest Fall Festival

When: October 3-4 9am-5pm

Where: Ozark Folk Center Mt. View

Justin M. Nolan, PhD. Associate Professor of the Anthropology dept at the U of A at Fayetteville, will be the keynote speaker on Friday. Registrants can save $10 by meeing the September 22 deadline. At-the-door registration will be permitted between 8-10am. Fees are as follows: one day admission, $60 before Sept 22 and $70 after, 2 day admission is $110 before the 22nd and 120 after. For more info call 870-269-3851.

 

Saturday 4, 2014

What: 9th Annual Variety Night

When: October 4, 2014

Where: UACCB Independence Hall Batesville

Fish fry and all the trimmings dinner 5pm, Silent/live auction 3-6pm, and entertainment 6:30, tickets $10, win a 2006 PT Cruiser. For more info call 870-799-2525 or www.john316ministry.com.

 

Saturday 4, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Saturday 4, 2014

What: Domestic violence awareness and 5K poker run/walk

When: October 4, 2014 7:30am

Where: Mountain View High School Football field

Preregistration begins at 7:30am for the race. Admittance into the domestic violence awareness event is free and open to the public.

 

Saturday 4, 2014

What: Melbourne City Wide Yard Sale

When: October 4, 2014 7-3

Where: Melbourne

The City will be preparing a list that will be available for pick up at city hall on Thur, and fri. Please call city hall with your name and location to be added to the list by 2pm on Wed. You may set your sale up at the Charles C. Miller Park. No sales will be allowed to set up in front of Fred’s, old Dollar Store, the Bread of Life Bookstore and Home Town Market. For more info call 870-368-4215.

 

Sunday 5, 2014

What: Gospel singing Jubilee

When: October 5, 2014 5pm

Where: West Baptist Church 1100 N. Central Ave Batesville

The Mercy Rive Boys and The Representatives representing the King for more info call 870-793-2104

 

Sunday thru Wednesday 5-8, 2014

What: Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church revival

When: October 5-8, 2014

Where: 4225 Newport RD, Rosie

Sun night starts at 5pm Randall Perkey from First Landmark Baptist in highland

Monday starts at 7pm with Scotty Burrow from Mt.Pleasant Baptist in Searcy

Tuesday starts at 7pm with Robert Randolph from highway Baptist in Greenville MO

Wednesday starts at 7pm with daryl Sellers from Union Grove Baptist in Pleasant Plains

 

Wednesday 8 thru Friday 10, 2014

What: Revival at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church

When: October 8-10 7pm

Where: Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church 3555 Sunset ridge Rd Cave City

The Palmer Family from Farmerville LA will be appearing each night, for more info call 870-793-7210 or 870-613-7463.

 

Thursday 9, 2014

What: Sherwood Urgent Care Presents the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce

When: October 9, 2014 11:30-1

Where: Independence hall at UACCB 2005 White Drive

Membership luncheon will be held as a candidate forum featuring the political candidates for State Senate- District 63. All candidates running for quorum court have also been invited to attend and speak. Lunch will be provided compliments of Subway. $10 for members and $15 for non-members. To register, contact Allison Phelps at 870-793-2378 or Allison.phelps@mybatesville.org.

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: Batesville main street farmers market

When: October 11, 2014 8-12

Where: Pocket Park on Main Street

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: Benefit Pie Auction

When: October 11, 2014 6-8pm

Where: Southside Middle School Cafeteria

Attention Political Candidate and supporters you are invited to a benefit pie auction for rumble mafia 14 and under girl’s softball team. All political Candidates will be given opportunity to speak.

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: 23rd Annual Cushman Miners Day

When: October 11, 2014 starts at 7am

Where: Cushman

Parade line-up is at 9am streets closed for Parade at 9:30 and parade starts at 10, Parade begins @ Cushman Assembly of God Church/ Ends at the school. Present Grand Marshalls is Coach Charlie & Betty Webb. Ronzo the Clown magic show, Becky Ransom, Jessica & Michael Crenshaw, Soul Searchers. Christian & Megan Baxter, Kashi Wolford, and more will be entertaining. Grand prize drawing for $250.00 must be present to win is at 11pm.

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: Ghost of Davidsonville Fall Festival

When: October 11, 2014 4-9

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park Hwy 166 South Pocahontas

Entry fee is $3.00 per adult, $2.00per child ages 6-12 and $2.00 per adult 62 and older children 5 and under are free. There will be games, food, and costumes contest and a lot more. For more info call 870-892-0480.

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: 3rd Annual Katz Tracks 5K

When: October 11, 2014 8am

Where: Main St Melbourne

For more info call 870-373-0845. Day of Race Registration $25 for adults and $20 for students 18 and under, registration and packet pick-up is from 6:30-7:45am. T-shirts will be available while supplies last.

 

Saturday 11, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Saturday and Sunday October 11 and 12

What: Gun and Knife show

When: October 11 & 12

Where: Mountain View

For any questions contact Jennifer Turner Timbo Volunteer Fire Dept 501-626-5588

 

Monday 13, 2014

What: Sharp County Tax Collector

When: October 13, 2014 9:30-5:30

Where: Cave City, City Hall

To collect taxes.

 

Saturday 18, 2014

What: 5K run/walk

When: October 18, 2014 8am

Where: White River Medical Center on Harrison St.

$20 for general public $10 for kids 9 and under before October 10th and after it is $25 general public and $10 kids. Proceeds go toward the WRHS Foundation’s Nursing Scholarship Program. Registration from 6:30-7:30am race starts at 8am. For more info call 870-262-6168 or cjames@wrmc.com.

 

Saturday 18, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Sunday 19, 2014

What: Ozark Foothills Literacy Project tutoring workshop

When: October 19, 2014 2:30-5pm

Where: Ozark Foothills Literacy

To register for the workshop or for more info call 870-793-5912 or info@literacyindependence.org

 

Monday 20,2014

What: Crescent Circus

When: October 20, 2014 7pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall

Ticket outlets: First Community Bank, main bank, Southside, and Cave City and at UACCB. Enjoy a wildly interactive experience combining magic, comedy and incredible demonstrations of skill and balance. Call 870-612-2040 for more info.

 

Friday 24 thru Sunday 26

What: Footprints 4-H 1st Annual Trail ride Fundraiser

When: October 24-26, 2014

Where: Rafter D Ranch Mt. Pleasant

Ride over 30 miles of well maintained trails on this beautiful ranch. National Trail riders Magazine rated Rafter D as a 5 star ride. There are 33 camp sites with water and electric. Each site includes 1 outside stall. Clean showers and bathrooms are on the grounds. More info can be found at www.rafterdtrailride.com For more info call Rebecca Guthrie 870-291-7998 or to reserve a campsite call Mike Davis 870-291-1818

 

Saturday 25, 2014

What: Blood Drive

When: October 25, 2014 10-2

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Main St Batesville

For more info 870-793-2203

 

Saturday 25, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

 

 

Wednesday 29, 2014

What: Fall Fest

When: October 29, 2014 5-7pm

Where: West Baptist Church

Open to the whole community

 

November

 

Saturday 1, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Saturday 8, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

 

Saturday 15, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Saturday 22, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

Saturday 29, 2014

What: VFW Karaoke Fun Night

When: September 20, 2014 6pm

Where: VFW 250 E. Club RD Pleasant Plains

No smoking or drinking allowed. Good family fun. $5 admission under 6 free, all proceeds go to the Veterans out reach program

 

December

 

Friday thru Sunday 5-7

What: Hot rod Car, Bike and Truck Show

When: December 5-7

Where: Springfield Expo Center located 635 East St. Louis Street, Springfield MO

Biggest Indoor Car, truck, and Bike show. For more info call 417-862-1010 ext. 351 or lkrauck@Ozarkslocal.tv.

 

Saturday 13, 2014

What: Christmas Parade

When: December 13, 2014 2pm

Where: Swifton Middle School

For more info call 870-273-4660

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July
 

The Independence County Library's Summer Reading Program in Batesville, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" begins now thru Thursday, July 31st. For details call the library at 870-793-8814.

 

What: Donations to help a very deserving family

Where: Citizens Bank Account under Rickey D Reeves Medical

What Else: Contact Mark Reeves at 870-834-3001 for further information

 

Good for use now to Thursday, July 31st

What: Second Chance at Life Meal Program Monday – Friday

When: Breakfast 8 am – 9 am; Lunch 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Cedar Ridge High School Cafeteria

What Else: Children 18 and under eat Free. If an adult brings a child they will eat free too.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/21 to Friday 07/25/14

What: Summer Bible Series

When: July 21-25 7:00-8:15 pm nightly

Where: Quail Valley Church of Christ 4104 Harrison St in Batesville

What Else: Call 793-6700 or visit www.QVCOC.com for a list of nightly topics. Classes for ages 2 and up, including adults.

 

Good for use thru Monday 07/21 to Friday 07/25/14

What: Vacation Bible School

When: Meal served at 5:30 pm, program begins at 6:00 pm, ends at 8:30 pm

Where: Floral Baptist Church 3950 Floral Rd

What Else: If you need a ride to VBS call 501-345-2266

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/22 to Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Constructing Your Own Ukulele Class (Five-Day Class)

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $300 plus materials fee of $165 (mahogany) or $270 (Koa-wood), to register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/24/14

What: Arkansas No Kid Hungry Campaign Summer Champions Tour

When: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Where: Rock Creek Fire Station, 3517 W. Hwy 14, Harriett, AR

What Else: For more information contact nconley@arhungeralliance.org

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/24/14

What: HAM Radio Meeting

When: 7:00 pm

Where: Community Room at the First Community Bank located at St. Louis and Harrison Street

What Else: More information available at http://barchams.org/

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/24/14

What: Flatwoods Baptist Church Blood Drive

When: July 24, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Where: Family Life Center 2709 E. Main Street Mtn View, AR

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/26/14

What: The Fulton County Fair and Hill's Auto Sales "Tough Truck Competition"

When: Saturday, August 2nd at 7 pm

Where: Fulton County Fairgrounds Arena in Salem, AR

What Else: Pre-entry fee is $25 per vehicle and must be postmarked one week prior to the event date July 26. Entry fee on day of show is $30 and all drivers must be present one hour prior to start time for a driver's meeting. Contact the Fulton County Fair Association at 870-895-5565 or email fultoncountyfair@centurytel.net for a copy of the rules and entry form.  Rules are also available at Hill's Auto Sales on Hwy 62 East, Salem, AR. Contact Pam at 870-750-0216 for more information.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Cord-Charlotte Indians Alumni Reunion

When: Registration at 10 am, Assembly is at 11 am

Where: Cord-Charlotte High School

What Else: BBQ plates from Hawg's are $10, bring your favorite dessert to auction. Live entertainment by Country Steel.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Benefit/Potluck dinner & Pie Auction to assist with medical & funeral expenses for the late Norman Tex Morrison

When: Saturday July 26, 2014

Where: St. Joe Community Center, 555 Hey. 374 W. (Woolum Rd)

What Else: Please bring pies and other items to be auctioned. For questions call John Henley, Mayor 870-439-2012

 

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Canning and Preserving Workshop

When: July 26 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Powhatan State Park

What Else: Registration Fee $15

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/28/14

What: Cave City School Board Meeting

When: July 28, 7:00 pm

Where: Cave City High School Library

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 07/30/14

What: The Fulton County Fair, First National Banking Company, and the Salem and Mammoth Spring VFW posts will be honoring all veterans at the fair.

When: 10 am

Where: The Fulton County Fair, Salem, AR

What Else: All veterans will be recognized during the program with a special recognition of WWII Veterans. Guest speaker is Colonel James Paul Rowlett. FNBC will provide lunch for veterans and their spouses. The program will conclude with games and door prizes. Contact the Fulton County Fair Office at 870-895-5565 for more information.

 

Good for use Thursday 07/31/14 thru Saturday 08/02/14

What: Church Indoor Yard Sale

When: Thursday and Friday 7:00am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 7:00 am-12 noon

Where: Pleasant Plains First Assembly of God, 7477 Batesville Blvd

 

August
 

The Humane Society of Independence County

Is offering monthly dog dip/baths the first Saturday of August and September at the shelter facility which is located at #5 Environmental Dr. in Batesville.  The Humane Society invites everyone to bring their dogs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get them bathed and/or dipped. Donations are accepted. We will also have a vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. until noon. Come by and see Dr. Nanci Solis. For more information, call the shelter office at (870) 793-0090.

 

Good for use thru Friday 08/01/14

What: Free showing of God's Not Dead

When: August 1st 8:30 pm

Where: Concord Missionary Baptist Church 10455 Heber Springs Rd N

What Else: The movie will be outside, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free popcorn and drinks. Concord MBC will also be preregistering any kids between the ages of 4 – 12th grade for VBS.

 

Good for use thru 08/01-08/03 Friday, Saturday, Sunday

What: Jimmy Clewes Woodturning Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact Lucia Vinograd 870-269-8367

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/03/14

What: Lyon College Student Orientation Advising Registration Program (SOAR) Required for all Freshmen

When: Students will need to complete the online check list by Sunday, August 3rd

Where: Students can register online at www.lyon.edu/SOAR .

What Else: For more information call Manning at 870-307-7416 or email josh.manning@lyon.edu.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/03 to Wednesday, 08/6/14

What: Adult Vacation Bible School

When: Sunday at 5:30 pm, Bible Study 6:30 pm.  Monday thru Wednesday evening meal at 6:15 pm bible study at 7 pm

Where: Desha Baptist Church, 2655 Heber Springs Road, Desha, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-251-2977

 

Good for use thru Friday 08/08/14

What: Concord Missionary Baptist Vacation Bible School

When: Monday August 4th – Friday August 8th at 6:00 pm

Where: Concord Missionary Baptist 10455 Heber Springs Rd N

What Else: There will be music and snacks each night, along with water games and students will need to bring a change of clothes with them.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/09/14

What: Youth Talent Show

When: 6 pm

Where: Izard County Fairgrounds

What Else: We are looking for singers, dancers, musicians, groups, comedians, ventrilaquists, and cheerleading groups to participate. Open to all acts ages 10 to 21. For more information call Joe at 870-373-3876. Entry forms may be found at www.izardcofair.org/

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 08/05 until Saturday, 08/09/14

What: John Van Orman Class How to Make a Flat Bottom Canoe

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: the Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact Lucia Vinograd 870-269-8367

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/09/14

What: Annual Cave City School Alumni Reunion

When: August 6th lunch starts at 11:30 am program starts at 1:00 pm

Where: Middle School Cafeteria

What Else: $10 per person, catered by Fred's Fish House

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/16/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: Saturday, August 16 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Masonic Lodge, Batesville Blvd. Across from the airport

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/17/14

What: Southern Gospel Concert with Karen Peck and New River

When: August 17, 10:45 am

Where: Higginson Assembly of God in Higginson AR 72068

What Else: Admission is free, offering will be received

 

Good for use thru Friday, 08/29 until Sunday, 08/31/14

What: Gene Sparling's Class "Natural Edge Bowls" from trees

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: the Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact Lucia Vinograd 870-269-8367

 

September
 

Good for use thru Saturday, 09/13/14

What: GLOW Afterglow 5k

When: 9:30 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: To register go to www.afterglowrace.com

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 09/25/2014

What: The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic

When: ?

Where: The Court at Eagle Mountain, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Wiley Osborn at 870-793-1508 or wosborne@pecofoods.com

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The Humane Society of Independence County

Is offering monthly dog dip/baths the first Saturday of July, August and September at the shelter facility which is located at #5 Environmental Dr. in Batesville.  The Humane Society invites everyone to bring their dogs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get them bathed and/or dipped. Donations are accepted. We will also have a vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. until noon. Come by and see Dr. Nanci Solis. For more information, call the shelter office at (870) 793-0090.

 

The Independence County Library's Summer Reading Program in Batesville, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" begins now thru Thursday, July 31st. For details call the library at 870-793-8814.

 

Good for use now to July 31st (closed July 4th)

What: 2nd Chance at Life Meal Program Monday – Friday

When: Breakfast 8 am – 9 am; Lunch 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Cedar Ridge High School Cafeteria

What Else: Children 18 and under eat Free. If an adult brings a child they will eat free too.

 

Good for use now thru Wednesday, 07/30/14

What: The Independence County Library Children's Story Time

When:  Ages 3-5 at 10 am, and ages 6 and up will be at 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: Call the Library for more information 870-793-8814

 

Good for use now to August

What: United Way of Independence County Needs Your Pledge and Donation

When: Now thru August

Where: Just text "PLEDGE" to 870-307-1406 and you will receive an immediate response or stop by any Centennial, Citizens, First Community, Merchants and Planters or Southern Bank locations in Batesville. No donation is too small.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30 to Wednesday, 07/02/14

What: Great American Flame-In

When: 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Inviting other Copper Flame Painters to join in a Great American Flame-In.  Visitors are welcome to visit with flame painters in the Copper Colorist workshop in the Craft Village.  Admission to the park is $12 for adults and $7 for children 6-12.  For more information call Melody Miller at 870-269-2909.

 

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Southside High School, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR

 

July 2014

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/01/14

What: The Midland School District will hold a special board meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: In the board room at the Administration Office

What Else: Agenda: Financial Workshop and Personnel

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 07/02/14

What: Acoustic players, musicians, singers, jam with others, sing some oldies and patriotic stuff.

When: 7 pm

Where: The Community Room at the First Community Bank, Batesville, AR

What Else:  For more information call Ed Casper 870-307-0258.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/03 to Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Old Time Gathering on the Square Fourth of July Celebration

When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Live music, special sidewalk sales, door prizes, street dance, parade (10 am), kids' games, horseshoe pitching contest, church service, float entries, BBQ Cook Off. For more information or to enter any of these events call Mary Jane 870-269-5955 or Janell 870-269-6777.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Lifeline Baptist Church's Freedom Celebration

When: 6 pm

Where: Hwy 157 Pleasant Plains, AR

What Else: Food, fun and fellowship games and singing. Fireworks begin at 9 pm.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Citizens Bank's "Celebrate America"

When: 1 pm food and craft vendors, 7 pm music by "Everyday Life", 8:45 pm drawing for a new car, 9:15 pm Fireworks

Where: Riverside Park in Batesville, AR

 

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: The Community of Fox in Stone County is having its 4th of July Celebration

When: 2 pm Children's Parade

Where: Located at the Fox Park on Hwy 263 in Downtown Fox, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-363-4277. There will be horse shoe pitching tournaments, lawnmower race, lawnmower obstacle course race, pie contest, watermelon seed spitting contests, food, fun, and more.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Autism/Asperger's Activity Group will not meet this month due to Independence Day.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When: Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and Celebration

When: Parade starts at 10 am with the line starting at 9:15 am

Where: Downtown Horseshoe Bend, AR

What Else: Sign-up sheets to be in the parade are at the Chamber of Commerce Office.  Stay for lunch after the parade and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy fireworks over the Bend at dusk shot from Turkey Mountain Golf Course. If you would like to be a sponsor go to http://www.123contactform.com/form-983929/Event-Registration-Form

 

Good for use thru 07/04/14

What: Upcoming events at Lake Charles State Park

When: 12:30 pm America's Bird: The Bald Eagle, Nature Center Open 1 pm – 3 pm, 4 pm Lawn Games: Washer Toss, 6:30 pm Evening Kayak Tour

Where: 3705 Hwy 25 in Powhatan, AR

What Else: Call 870-878-6595 for more information.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/05/14

What: Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives

When: 7 pm

Where: At the Ozark Folk Center State Park in the Music Auditorium, 1032 Park Avenue in Mountain View, AR

What Else:  $30 general admission seats are available. Call 870-269-3851.

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/05/14

What: Upcoming events at Lake Charles State Park

When: 1 pm – 2 pm Cannon Firing, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Nature Center Open, 6 pm Evening Barge Tour

Where: 3705 Hwy 25 in Powhatan, AR

What Else: Call 870-878-6595 for more information.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Sanders Family Reunion

When: Call Marcia 870-269-5551

Where: VFW at 401 Park Street, Calico Rock, AR

What Else: Potluck, bring food and drinks bring musical instruments and play or sing with us. Call Marcia Lawrence 870-269-5551

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Upcoming Events at Lake Charles State Park

When: 11 am Meet a Snake, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nature Center Open, 2:30 pm Meet a Gator

Where: 3705 Hwy 25 in Powhatan, AR

What Else: Call 870-878-6595 for more information.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/06 to Wednesday, 07/09/14

What: Southside Methodist to hold Vacation Bible School

When: 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Where: Magnolia Street across from Southside High School

What Else: Ages 4 – 12. The theme is "Workshop of Wonders, Image, and Build with God". For more information call Cindy 870-793-6800.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/07/14

What: "Gigging for a Miracle" City of Jonesboro, to raise money for a Special Needs Playground for kids and adults, even those in wheelchairs will be able to play in this park.

When: Friday, 07/11 9:30 am until Saturday, 07/12/14 at 9:30 am to go "Giggin"

Where: Meeting at Southside Softball Field

What Else: Dinner Friday night at 5-5:30 pm, John 3:16 will serve a catfish dinner for those in the tournament. Please pre-register by July 7th by calling Sharron Turman 870-882-5430.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/07 to Friday, 07/11/14

What: Ozark Folk Center State Park's Youth Day Camp for ages 8-12.

When:  Call to ask for time the Camp starts: 870-269-3851

Where: The Ozark Folk Center State Park is located at 1032 Park Avenue in Mountain View, AR.

What Else:  To register for the day camp or inquire about scholarships call the state park at 870-269-3851.

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 07/09/14

What: Tutor Training

When: 9:30 am – Noon

Where: Ozark Foothills Literacy Project, 608 Water Street in Batesville, AR. For more information please call Nicole Stroud 870-793-5912 or info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 7 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 6 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/11/14

What: Hollow Vessels Embellished with Carving & Texture Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for three-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $10-$50. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/12/14

What: The New Farmer's Market in Batesville, AR

When: 8:30 am – 12 Noon

Where: 2014 Main Street, Batesville, AR

What Else: There will be music, a cooking demo at 10 am, and a fun kids activity during the market day. For more information contact Jean Larson at 208-869-1445

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/12/14

What: Bad Boy Splash & Dash (Multi-sport event swim/run event for the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project)

When: 9 am

Where: Lyon College, Batesville, AR

What Else: Open to kids ages 5-18 and adults 19 .  Athletes can pick up race packets between 7 am – 8 am.  The first heat will begin at 9 am.  The cost of the event is $20 until July 11th and $25 on race day.  Call the Literacy Project for more information.  To register call 870-793-5912 or go to info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/12/14

What: Benefit Dinner for Rhonda Reddock BBQ Pork or Chicken

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: Women on Mission of Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church, 2935 Bethesda Road, Batesville, AR

What Else: All money raised will go to Rhonda for her cancer expenses in Little Rock. For more information call Ricki Gilbert at 870-612-0191

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/13/14

What: The Larry Nelson Family in Concert

When: 5 pm

Where: West Baptist Church, 1100 North Central Avenue, Batesville, AR

What Else:  A love offering will be taken.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/14/14

What: Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Class offered by Vital Link

When: 6 pm – 10 pm

Where: 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville, AR

What Else: Cost is $40. To register call 870-793-3351.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/14/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 1 pm – 5 pm

Where: First United Methodist Church, 615 East Main Street in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Friday, 07/18/14

What: Native American Style Baskets Turned on a Lathe Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for four-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $100. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Thursday, 07/17/14

What: Adventure Camp for Kids 8 – 12 years of age

When: 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else: Camp fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, to register call 870-892-4708

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Saturday, 07/19

What: Independence County Fair

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6 pm – 10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 6 pm – 10:30 pm and Saturday Matinee is at 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: $15 Armbands Tues., Wed., Thurs.; $20 Armbands Fri. and Sat.; Saturday Matinee $12

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/18/14

What: Entries for the Fulton County Fair

When: July 28 – August 2

Where: Salem, Arkansas

What Else: Entries are being accepted at the fair office. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The  Creative Arts and Livestock Rules and Entry Books are on the fair website, www.fultoncountyfair.org and get a complete entry list of exhibits and enter online or call 870-895-5565 deadline to register is Friday, 07/18/14.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/22 to Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Constructing Your Own Ukulele Class (Five-Day Class)

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $300 plus materials fee of $165 (mahogany) or $270 (Koa-wood), to register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397.

 

August

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/03/14

What: Lyon College Student Orientation Advising Registration Program (SOAR) Required for all Freshmen

When: Students will need to complete the online check list by Sunday, August 3rd

Where: Students can register online at www.lyon.edu/SOAR .

What Else: For more information call Manning at 870-307-7416 or email josh.manning@lyon.edu.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/09/14

What: Youth Talent Show

When: 6 pm

Where: Izard County Fairgrounds

What Else: We are looking for singers, dancers, musicians, groups, comedians, ventrilaquists, and cheerleading groups to participate. Open to all acts ages 10 to 21. For more information call Joe at 870-373-3876. Entry forms may be found at www.izardcofair.org/

 

 

September

Good for use thru Saturday, 09/13/14

What: GLOW Afterglow 5k

When: 9:30 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: To register go to www.afterglowrace.com

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 09/25/2014

What: The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic

When: ?

Where: The Court at Eagle Mountain, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Wiley Osborn at 870-793-1508 or wosborne@pecofoods.com

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June 2014
 

The Humane Society of Independence County

will be offering monthly dog dip/baths the first Saturday of  July, August and September at the shelter facility which is located at #5 Environmental Dr. in Batesville.  The Humane Society invites everyone to bring their dogs down this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get them bathed and/or dipped, and ready for the summer flea/tick season! Donations are accepted and help the shelter fund these events. We will also have a vaccination clinic from  10 a.m. until noon, so if you are needing to get your furry friends their vaccinations, etc., come by and see Dr. Nanci Solis.  For more information, call the shelter office at (870) 793-0090.

 

Good for use thru Month of June

What: Summer Cereal Drive

When: all day

Where: W&W Ford and the Optimus Club of Searcy, W&W Ford is the drop off location in Searcy

What Else: Items needed are dry cereal, pop tarts, oatmeal breakfast bars, cream of wheat, etc.

 

The Independence County Library's Summer Reading Program in Batesville, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" begins now thru Thursday, July 31st. For details call the library at 870-793-8814.

 

Good for use now to July 31st (closed July 4th)

What: 2nd Chance at Life Meal Program Monday – Friday

When: Breakfast 8 am – 9 am; Lunch 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Cedar Ridge High School Cafeteria

What Else: Children 18 and under eat Free. If an adult brings a child they will eat free too.

 

Good for use thru June to Wednesday, 07/30/14

What: The Independence County Library Children's Story Time

When: Ages 3-5 at 10 am, and ages 6 and up will be at 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: Call the Library for more information 870-793-8814

 

Good for use thru June to August

What: United Way of Independence County Needs Your Pledge and Donation

When: Now thru August

Where: Just text "PLEDGE" to 870-307-1406 and you will receive an immediate response or stop by any Centennial, Citizens, First Community, Merchants and Planters or Southern Bank locations in Batesville. No donation is too small.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23/14

What: Independence County Conservation District Sheep and Goat Meeting

When: on Saturday, June 28th, registration begins at 8:30 am, first session begins at 9 am

Where: at the U of A Livestock and Forestry Experiment Station near Bethesda

What Else: RSVP no later than 06/23/14. Lunch will be provided. To register call 870-793-4164 ext. 3 or email ricki.gilbert@arnacdnet.net

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Vacation Bible School for ages 4 - Teens

When: 6 pm Dinner for kids, Class 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Where: Flippo Chapel MBC, 715 Floral Road, Pleasant Plains, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-307-2582

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Vacation Bible School A Backyard Kids Club

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: Brownsville Baptist Church at Hwy 92 and Brownsville Road in Greers Ferry, AR

What Else: Grades 1 thru 6, for more information call 501-825-8459

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 4 pm

Where: UACCB, 2005 White Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25/14

What: Independence County Conservation District Cover Crop Workshop

When: Monday, 06/30/14, registration begins at 9:30 am, first session at 10 am

Where: At the Oil Trough Community Center in Oil Trough, AR

What Else: Lunch will be provided.  RSVP no later than 06/25/14, call 870-793-4164 ext. 3.

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Archeology Camp Kids 8 to 12 years to age

When: 9 am – 3 pm each day

Where:  Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else:  Camp Fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, contact 870-892-4708 for more information and to register

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 12 pm – 5 pm

Where: Vital Link, 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville, AR

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: The Batesville Area Radio Club and HAM Radio meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: at First Community Bank, the Community Room, Batesville,  AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Habitat for Humanity opening of its store in Batesville

When: This Summer

Where: 392 Harrison Street

What Else: They are accepting donations now, to schedule a pick up call Shalyn Carlile at 870-793-1999 or info@independencehabitat.org

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Annual White River Carnival Press Conference

When: 9 am

Where: The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 409 Vine Street in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27 to Saturday, 06/28/14

What: Cave City Watermelon Pageant sponsored by the Watermelon Festival Committee and Living Spaces of Batesville

When: Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am

Where: Cave City High School Cafeteria, Cave City, AR

What Else:  For more information call Carolyn Wommack 870-307-8030. To be eligible for competition a contestant must be a full-time resident of one of the following counties:  Sharp, Independence, Lawrence, Fulton, or Izard. Entry fee is $20 for the beauty division photogenic fee is $5 each. There are several divisions of competition. 

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: "Goin Fishin" Vacation Bible School

When: 10 am – 3 pm

Where: Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 629 Allen Chapel Road, Batesville

What Else: For more information call 870-251-1278

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: Open House Stone County Museum

When: Tours at 1 pm; Open House 2 pm – 4 pm

Where: 206 School Avenue, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Music provided by local musicians

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: Strawberry Fire Department Fireworks Display, seeking donations

When: Now

Where: Strawberry Ball Field, Strawberry, AR

What Else:  For more information call Fire Chief Stan Mayland at 870-307-8414.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: By His Grace

When: 6 pm

Where: Parkview Baptist Church, 2600 North St. Louis Street, Batesville

What Else:  Free admission, love offering will be received. For more information call 870-307-1815

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28 to Sunday, 06/29/14

What:  Batesville Area Radio Club Field Day

When: Sat., 1 pm to Sun. 1 pm

Where: at 355 Radio Tower Road, turn south off Hwy 15 at the Independence/Cleburne County Line

What Else: "Hams" will demonstrate various capabilities of Amateur Radio using only emergency power, sending messages in many forms and they can help you get on the air. For more information go to http://barchams.org/

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 06/29/14

What: A Burn-Out Shower for Marsha and Darrell Vest who lost everything in a house fire

When: 2 pm

Where: Fairgrounds Building in Melbourne, AR

What Else: It will be a drop-in shower.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30 to Wednesday, 07/02/14

What: Great American Flame-In

When: 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Inviting other Copper Flame Painters to join in a Great American Flame-In.  Visitors are welcome to visit with flame painters in the Copper Colorist workshop in the Craft Village.  Admission to the park is $12 for adults and $7 for children 6-12.  For more information call Melody Miller at 870-269-2909.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Southside High School, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR

July 2014

Good for use thru Wednesday, 07/02/14

What: Acoustic players, musicians, singers, jam with others, sing some oldies and patriotic stuff.

When: 7 pm

Where: The Community Room at the First Community Bank, Batesville, AR

What Else: For more information call Ed Casper 870-307-0258.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/03 to Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Old Time Gathering on the Square Fourth of July Celebration

When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Live music, special sidewalk sales, door prizes, street dance, parade (10 am), kids' games, horseshoe pitching contest, church service, float entries, BBQ Cook Off. For more information or to enter any of these events call Mary Jane 870-269-5955 or Janell 870-269-6777.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When: Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and Celebration

When: Parade starts at 10 am with the line starting at 9:15 am

Where: Downtown Horseshoe Bend, AR

What Else: Sign-up sheets to be in the parade are at the Chamber of Commerce Office.  Stay for lunch after the parade and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy fireworks over the Bend at dusk shot from Turkey Mountain Golf Course. If you would like to be a sponsor go to http://www.123contactform.com/form-983929/Event-Registration-Form

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Sanders Family Reunion

When:

Where: VFW at 401 Park Street, Calico Rock, AR

What Else: Potluck, bring food and drinks bring musical instruments and play or sing with us. Call Marcia Lawrence 870-269-5551

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 07/09/14

What: Tutor Training

When: 9:30 am – Noon

Where: Ozark Foothills Literacy Project, 608 Water Street in Batesville, AR. For more information please call Nicole Stroud 870-793-5912 or info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 7 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 6 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/11/14

What: Hollow Vessels Embellished with Carving & Texture Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for three-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $10-$50. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/12/14

What: Bad Boy Splash & Dash (Multi-sport event swim/run event for the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project)

When: 9 am

Where: Lyon College, Batesville, AR

What Else: Open to kids ages 5-18 and adults 19 .  Athletes can pick up race packets between 7 am – 8 am.  The first heat will begin at 9 am.  The cost of the event is $20 until July 11th and $25 on race day.  Call the Literacy Project for more information.  To register call 870-793-5912 or go to info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/14/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 1 pm – 5 pm

Where: First United Methodist Church, 615 East Main Street in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Friday, 07/18/14

What: Native American Style Baskets Turned on a Lathe Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for four-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $100. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Thursday, 07/17/14

What: Adventure Camp for Kids 8 – 12 years of age

When: 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else: Camp fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, to register call 870-892-4708

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Saturday, 07/19

What: Independence County Fair

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6 pm – 10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 6 pm – 10:30 pm and Saturday Matinee is at 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: $15 Armbands Tues., Wed., Thurs.; $20 Armbands Fri. and Sat.; Saturday Matinee $12

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/18/14

What: Entries for the Fulton County Fair

When: July 28 – August 2

Where: Salem, Arkansas

What Else: Entries are being accepted at the fair office. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The  Creative Arts and Livestock Rules and Entry Books are on the fair website, www.fultoncountyfair.org and get a complete entry list of exhibits and enter online or call 870-895-5565 deadline to register is Friday, 07/18/14.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/22 to Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Constructing Your Own Ukulele Class (Five-Day Class)

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $300 plus materials fee of $165 (mahogany) or $270 (Koa-wood), to register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397.

 

August

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/03/14

What: Lyon College Student Orientation Advising Registration Program (SOAR) Required for all Freshmen

When: Students will need to complete the online check list by Sunday, August 3rd

Where: Students can register online at www.lyon.edu/SOAR .

What Else: For more information call Manning at 870-307-7416 or email josh.manning@lyon.edu.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/09/14

What: Youth Talent Show

When: 6 pm

Where: Izard County Fairgrounds

What Else: We are looking for singers, dancers, musicians, groups, comedians, ventrilaquists, and cheerleading groups to participate. Open to all acts ages 10 to 21. For more information call Joe at 870-373-3876. Entry forms may be found at www.izardcofair.org/

 

September

Good for use thru Saturday, 09/13/14

What: GLOW Afterglow 5k

When: 9:30 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: To register go to www.afterglowrace.com

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 09/25/2014

What: The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic

When: ?

Where: The Court at Eagle Mountain, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Wiley Osborn at 870-793-1508 or wosborne@pecofoods.com

 

 

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June 2014

The Humane Society of Independence County

will be offering monthly dog dip/baths the first Saturday of June, July, August and September at the shelter facility which is located at #5 Environmental Dr. in Batesville.  The Humane Society invites everyone to bring their dogs down this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get them bathed and/or dipped, and ready for the summer flea/tick season! Donations are accepted and help the shelter fund these events. We will also have a vaccination clinic from  10 a.m. until noon, so if you are needing to get your furry friends their vaccinations, etc., come by and see Dr. Nanci Solis!  For more information, call the shelter office at (870) 793-0090.

 

Good for use thru Month of June

What: Summer Cereal Drive

When: all day

Where: W&W Ford and the Optimus Club of Searcy, W&W Ford is the drop off location in Searcy

What Else: Items needed are dry cereal, pop tarts, oatmeal breakfast bars, cream of wheat, etc.

 

The Independence County Library's Summer Reading Program in Batesville, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" begins now thru Thursday, July 31st. For details call the library at 870-793-8814.

 

Good for use now to July 31st (closed July 4th)

What: 2nd Chance at Life Meal Program Monday – Friday

When: Breakfast 8 am – 9 am; Lunch 11 am – 12 pm

Where: Cedar Ridge High School Cafeteria

What Else: Children 18 and under eat Free. If an adult brings a child they will eat free too.

 

Good for use thru June to Wednesday, 07/30/14

What: The Independence County Library Children's Story Time

When: Ages 3-5 at 10 am, and ages 6 and up will be at 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: Call the Library for more information 870-793-8814

 

Good for use thru June to August

What: United Way of Independence County Needs Your Pledge and Donation

When: Now thru August

Where: Just text "PLEDGE" to 870-307-1406 and you will receive an immediate response or stop by any Centennial, Citizens, First Community, Merchants and Planters or Southern Bank locations in Batesville. No donation is too small.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/19/14

What: The Independence/Jackson Counties Cattleman's Meeting

When: 6 pm

Where: At the University of Arkansas Livestock & Forestry Research Station located on Highway 106 between Bethesda and Cushman.

What Else: There will be a tour followed by a meal and formal presentation at the Main Administration Building at the Research Station. If you know of candidates for the Arkansas Beef Princess, please get them ready.  Applications will be accepted in July.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/20/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 2 pm – 6 pm

Where: Harps Food Store, 1740 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/20/14

What: Ms. Danielle's Peace, Love, and Dance Recital

When: 6:30 pm

Where: at John 3:16's new multi-purpose building at 75 Holmes Road in Charlotte, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-612-0274

 

Good for use thru Friday 06/20 to Saturday 06/21/14

What Ajra Rodeo Leslie Homecoming Rodeo

When: 8 pm

Where: Leslie Arkansas Downtown Arena

What Else: For more information or to enter any event call 870-213-7414

 

Good for use thru Friday, Saturday, Sunday 06/20-06/22/14

What: World Fast Draw Index Championship

When: Friday from 6 pm – 8 pm, Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 9 am – 1 pm

Where: Stone County Fairgrounds, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Admission is $2 per person. There will be a food vendor onsite. For more information visit www.FastDraw.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Legal Aid of Arkansas Board of Directors to Meet

When: 10 am

Where: At the Newport Airport Terminal Building, 3800 North Operations Drive, Newport, AR

What Else:  The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 1-800-9-LAW AID (1-800-952-9243)

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 12 pm – 4 pm

Where: Stanley Wood Chevrolet, 1674 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Softball That's My Game, The Annual Tyler Lewis Memorial Scholarship Softball Tournament

When: 8 am

Where: Pleasant Plains, AR High School Ball Fields

What Else:  Age Division: Eligible for High School Ball 2014-2015. Entry Fee is $150 per team. To register call 501-230-0558 or 501-283-0953.  All proceeds go to a graduating Midland Senior.  We are still looking for more teams to register.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: The Beatles Tribute featuring Danny Dozier and the Lockhouse Orchestra

When: 7 pm

Where: Landers Theater on Main Street in Batesville

What Else: Tickets are $15 and available at The Batesville Chamber, Citizens Bank, Merchant and Planters Bank and First Community Bank

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Gospel Jam

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1915 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

What Else:  For more information call 870-307-5554 admission is free.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Lace, Loops, and Laughter: Beginner's Tatting Workshop

When: 9 am – 1 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan, AR

What Else: Registration Fee $15, please bring a sack lunch.  To register call the Park 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 06/22/14

What: Old Independence Regional Museum Seminar on Shaker Furniture and Religion

When: 2 pm

Where: Old Independence Regional Museum in Batesville, AR.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23/14

What: Independence County Conservation District Sheep and Goat Meeting

When: on Saturday, June 28th, registration begins at 8:30 am, first session begins at 9 am

Where: at the U of A Livestock and Forestry Experiment Station near Bethesda

What Else: RSVP no later than 06/23/14. Lunch will be provided. To register call 870-793-4164 ext. 3 or email ricki.gilbert@arnacdnet.net

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Vacation Bible School for ages 4 - Teens

When: 6 pm Dinner for kids, Class 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Where: Flippo Chapel MBC, 715 Floral Road, Pleasant Plains, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-307-2582

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/23 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Vacation Bible School A Backyard Kids Club

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: Brownsville Baptist Church at Hwy 92 and Brownsville Road in Greers Ferry, AR

What Else: Grades 1 thru 6, for more information call 501-825-8459

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 4 pm

Where: UACCB, 2005 White Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25/14

What: Independence County Conservation District Cover Crop Workshop

When: Monday, 06/30/14, registration begins at 9:30 am, first session at 10 am

Where: At the Oil Trough Community Center in Oil Trough, AR

What Else: Lunch will be provided.  RSVP no later than 06/25/14, call 870-793-4164 ext. 3.

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25 to Friday, 06/27/14

What: Archeology Camp Kids 8 to 12 years to age

When: 9 am – 3 pm each day

Where:  Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else:  Camp Fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, contact 870-892-4708 for more information and to register

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 12 pm – 5 pm

Where: Vital Link, 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: The Batesville Area Radio Club and HAM Radio meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: at First Community Bank, the Community Room, Batesville,  AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Habitat for Humanity opening of its store in Batesville

When: This Summer

Where: 392 Harrison Street

What Else: They are accepting donations now, to schedule a pick up call Shalyn Carlile at 870-793-1999 or info@independencehabitat.org

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Annual White River Carnival Press Conference

When: 9 am

Where: The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27 to Saturday, 06/28/14

What: Cave City Watermelon Pageant sponsored by the Watermelon Festival Committee and Living Spaces of Batesville

When: Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am

Where: Cave City High School Cafeteria, Cave City, AR

What Else:  For more information call Carolyn Wommack 870-307-8030. To be eligible for competition a contestant must be a full-time resident of one of the following counties:  Sharp, Independence, Lawrence, Fulton, or Izard. Entry fee is $20 for the beauty division, photogenic fee is $5 each. There are several divisions of competition. 

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: Strawberry Fire Department Fireworks Display, seeking donations

When: Now

Where: Strawberry Ball Field, Strawberry, AR

What Else:  For more information call Fire Chief Stan Mayland at 870-307-8414.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28/14

What: By His Grace

When: 6 pm

Where: Parkview Baptist Church, 2600 North St. Louis Street, Batesville

What Else:  Free admission, love offering will be received. For more information call 870-307-1815

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/28 to Sunday, 06/29/14

What:  Batesville Area Radio Club Field Day

When: Sat., 1 pm to Sun. 1 pm

Where: at 355 Radio Tower Road, turn south off Hwy 15 at the Independence/Cleburne County Line

What Else: "Hams" will demonstrate various capabilities of Amateur Radio using only emergency power, sending messages in many forms and they can help you get on the air. For more information go to http://barchams.org/

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 06/29/14

What: A Burn-Out Shower for Marsha and Darrell Vest who lost everything in a house fire

When: 2 pm

Where: Fairgrounds Building in Melbourne, AR

What Else: It will be a drop-in shower.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Southside High School, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR

 

July 2014

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/03 to Sunday, 07/06/14

What: Old Time Gathering on the Square Fourth of July Celebration

When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Live music, special sidewalk sales, door prizes, street dance, parade (10 am), kids' games, horseshoe pitching contest, church service, float entries, BBQ Cook Off. For more information or to enter any of these events call Mary Jane 870-269-5955 or Janell 870-269-6777.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When: Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and Celebration

When: Parade starts at 10 am with the line starting at 9:15 am

Where: Downtown Horseshoe Bend, AR

What Else: Sign-up sheets to be in the parade are at the Chamber of Commerce Office.  Stay for lunch after the parade and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy fireworks over the Bend at dusk shot from Turkey Mountain Golf Course. If you would like to be a sponsor go to http://www.123contactform.com/form-983929/Event-Registration-Form

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 7 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 07/10/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 6 pm

Where: Edwards Commons, 2300 Highland Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/11/14

What: Hollow Vessels Embellished with Carving & Texture Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for three-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $10-$50. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 07/12/14

What: Bad Boy Splash & Dash (Multi-sport event swim/run event for the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project)

When: 9 am

Where: Lyon College, Batesville, AR

What Else: Open to kids ages 5-18 and adults 19 .  Athletes can pick up race packets between 7 am – 8 am.  The first heat will begin at 9 am.  The cost of the event is $20 until July 11th and $25 on race day.  Call the Literacy Project for more information.  To register call 870-793-5912 or go to info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Monday, 07/14/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 1 pm – 5 pm

Where: First United Methodist Church, 615 East Main Street in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Friday, 07/18/14

What: Native American Style Baskets Turned on a Lathe Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for four-day class is $250 plus materials fee of $100. To register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Thursday, 07/17/14

What: Adventure Camp for Kids 8 – 12 years of age

When: 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else: Camp fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, to register call 870-892-4708

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/15 to Saturday, 07/19

What: Independence County Fair

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6 pm – 10:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 6 pm – 10:30 pm and Saturday Matinee is at 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: $15 Armbands Tues., Wed., Thurs.; $20 Armbands Fri. and Sat.; Saturday Matinee $12

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/18/14

What: Entries for the Fulton County Fair

When: July 28 – August 2

Where: Salem, Arkansas

What Else: Entries are being accepted at the fair office. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The  Creative Arts and Livestock Rules and Entry Books are on the fair website, www.fultoncountyfair.org and get a complete entry list of exhibits and enter online or call 870-895-5565 deadline to register is Friday, 07/18/14.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 07/22 to Saturday, 07/26/14

What: Constructing Your Own Ukulele Class (Five-Day Class)

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $300 plus materials fee of $165 (mahogany) or $270 (Koa-wood), to register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org or call 870-269-8397.

 

August

Good for use thru Sunday, 08/03/14

What: Lyon College Student Orientation Advising Registration Program (SOAR) Required for all Freshmen

When: Students will need to complete the online check list by Sunday, August 3rd

Where: Students can register online at www.lyon.edu/SOAR .

What Else: For more information call Manning at 870-307-7416 or email josh.manning@lyon.edu.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 08/09/14

What: Youth Talent Show

When: 6 pm

Where: Izard County Fairgrounds

What Else: We are looking for singers, dancers, musicians, groups, comedians, ventrilaquists, and cheerleading groups to participate. Open to all acts ages 10 to 21. For more information call Joe at 870-373-3876. Entry forms may be found at www.izardcofair.org/

 

September

Good for use thru Saturday, 09/13/14

What: GLOW Afterglow 5k

When: 9:30 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: To register go to www.afterglowrace.com

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 09/25/2014

What: The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic

When: ?

Where: The Court at Eagle Mountain, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Wiley Osborn at 870-793-1508 or wosborne@pecofoods.com

 

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June 2014
 

The Humane Society of Independence County will be offering monthly dog dip/baths the first Saturday of May, June, July, August and September at the shelter facility which is located at #5 Environmental Dr. in Batesville.  The Humane Society invites everyone to bring their dogs down this Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and get them bathed and/or dipped, and ready for the summer flea/tick season! Donations are accepted and help the shelter fund these events.  We will also have a vaccination clinic from  10 a.m. until noon, so if you are needing to get your furry friends their vaccinations, etc., come by and see Dr. Nanci Solis!  For more information, call the shelter office at (870) 793-0090.

 

Good for use thru Month of June

What: Summer Cereal Drive

When: all day

Where: W&W Ford and the Optimus Club of Searcy, W&W Ford is the drop off location in Searcy

What Else:  Items needed are dry cereal, pop tarts, oatmeal breakfast bars, cream of wheat, etc.

 

The Independence County Library's Summer Reading Program in Batesville, "Fizz, Boom, Read!" begins June 8th through July 31st.  For details call the library at 870-793-8814.

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/11/14

What: Church of Christ Guest Speaker Kevin Pendergrass

When: Wednesday – Saturday at 7 pm with Sunday 10 am Bible Class and 10:45 am Sunday Worship.

Where: Hwy 14 North, Lead Hill, AR

What Else:  Fellowship dinner to follow, if you have any questions call Ron Odell at 870-577-0642

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/11 – Wednesday, 07/30/14

What: The Independence County Library Children's Story Time

When:  Ages 3-5 at 10 am, and ages 6 and up will be at 2 pm

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: Call the Library for more information 870-793-8814

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/12/14

What: Habitat for Humanity of Independence County "Home Is Where The Heart Is", annual banquet and silent auction

When: 6 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm

Where: at Landers Theater, 322 East Main, Batesville, AR

What Else: Tickets $25 per person, & $300 per corporate table of 8

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/12/14

What: Gardening Seminar "A Day with Janet Carson"

When: 9:30 am – 3 pm

Where: The ASU Newport Student/Community Center, Newport, AR

What Else: The cost is $15 paid in advance which includes lunch, door prizes, and other goodies.  You must pre-register by June 6th by calling 870-523-7450 or emailing wbarker@uaex.edu

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/12/14

What: Lunch 'N Learn: Arkansas's Big Health Problems and How We Plan to Solve Them, Presented by Jennifer Dillaha, MD

When: 11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Where: WRMC in Batesville, Josephine Rogers Women's Center, Conference Room B, 1700 Harrison Street

What Else: Lunch provided by UAMS North Central, please register by June 10th call 870-698-9991

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/13/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council's Annual Summer Celebration and Silent Auction, Dinner, Drinks, and live music

When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 424 East Main Street in Batesville

What Else: Tickets are $40 each in advance, $45 at the door and are available at Citizens Bank, First Community Bank, Batesville Chamber, Carlee's Hallmark and the BAAC Gallery at 226 East Main Street.  For more information call 870-793-3382 or baac@suddenlinkmail.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/13/14

What: PECO Foods Presents the John H. Hickman Foundation Trap Tournament

When:  Call the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce for time 870-793-2378

Where: At the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, Batesville, AR

What Else: Teams consist of five shooters and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each flight. Team Registration is $300, Individual Registration is $75 and there are Sponsorship Opportunities Available. For more information call the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 870-793-2378.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/13/14

What: The White River Area Parkinson's Support Group Meeting

When: 1:30 pm

Where: Citizens Bank Annex Building on College Street in Batesville, AR

What Else: For more information call Joan Sellers 870-793-0067

 

Good for use thru Monday and Tuesday, 06/13-06/14/14

What: Annual Lions Club Rodeo

When: Gates open at 6 pm; rodeo begins 8 pm, parade starts Saturday at 4 pm

Where: Calico Rock, AR

What Else: Jerry Hopper Band playing Saturday night following Rodeo admission to dance is free.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Kids Fishing Day, ages 5-15 years of age

When: 7 am – 11 am

 Where: Lake Charles State Park, 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR

What Else: Free to enter, call 870-878-6595 for more information

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Olyphant Reunion Potluck

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Olyphant Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 413 Jackson 9, Bradford, AR 72020

What Else:  Contact Paul Epperson 870-523-6905

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Kids Fishing Derby

When: 7:30 am – 11 am

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else:  Contact for more information 870-892-4708; kids ages 5 – 15 derby is free to enter.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Boating & Safety Class

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Floral Volunteer Fire Station, Floral, AR

What Else: Lunch will be provided, the class is being provided by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Batesville Main Street Farmer's Market

When: 8 am – 12 Noon

Where: 2014 main Street, Batesville, AR

What Else: If you are a local grower, producer or artisan and are interested in becoming a vendor or in offering an activity for the Main Street Farmer's Market, please contact Jean Larson 208-869-1445 or jeallo16@gmail.com The Farmer's Market will be open the second Saturday June – November.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Bethesda Day 2014

When: 10 am

Where: Downtown Bethesda, AR

What Else: Grand Parade 10 am, entries arrive at 9:30 am at Campground Methodist Church

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: See Disney's "Frozen" movie

When: dusk, 8 am

Where: Spring Park, Searcy, AR

What Else:  Free admission into Spring Park begins at 7:30 pm, each movie-goer will receive one bag of popcorn and drink compliments of Southern Bank, candy, T-shirts glow necklaces and bracelets will be available for purchase.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 6/15 until Friday, 06/20/14

What: Lyon College's Celtic Arts Summer School

When: Check in at 10 am June 15th, classes will begin at noon that day. There will be four one-hour sessions each day that will begin at 8 am.

Where: Outside on campus

What Else: A free instructor's concert will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 18th in the Brown Chapel at Lyon. The Public is invited to attend.  For more information regarding classes and costs for students contact Hannah Keller, hannah.keller@lyon.edu to register contact Bell at 870-307-7473 or james.bell@lyon.edu or online at www.lyon.edu/pipe-band

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/16/14

What: Musicians play with other jammers, bring your instrument and play, sing or listen.

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, Community Room in Batesville.

What Else: For information call Ed Casper 870-307-0258

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/16/14

What: The White River Area Parkinson's Support Group

When: 1:30 pm

Where: In the Citizens Bank Annex Building located on College Street in Batesville

What Else: All patients, caregivers, family and friends are welcome to attend. Contact Joan Sellers for more information 870-793-0067

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 06/17/14

What: Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Class offered by Vital Link

When: 6 pm – 10 pm

Where: 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville

What Else:  Fee of $40, call to register at 870-793-3351

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 06/17/14

What: Foothills Plant Society Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, Community Room in Batesville

What Else:  Speaker is Tina Marie Wilcox of Ozark Folk Center's Heritage Herb Garden. For more information call 870-834-5456

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/18/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 9 am – 2 pm

Where: Department of Human Services, 1095 White Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/20/14

What:  Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 2 pm – 6 pm

Where: Harps Food Store, 1740 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 12 pm – 4 pm

Where: Stanley Wood Chevrolet, 1674 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: The Beatles Tribute featuring Danny Dozier and the Lockhouse Orchestra

When: 7 pm

Where: Landers Theater on Main Street in Batesville

What Else: Tickets are $15 and available at The Batesville Chamber, Citizens Bank, Merchant and Planters Bank and First Community Bank

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Gospel Jam

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1915 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, AR

What Else:  For more information call 870-307-5554 admission is free.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/21/14

What: Lace, Loops, and Laughter: Beginner's Tatting Workshop

When: 9 am – 1 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan, AR

What Else: Registration Fee $15, please bring a sack lunch.  To register call the Park 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 11 am – 4 pm

Where: UACCB, 2005 White Drive, Batesville, AR

Good for use thru Wednesday, 06/25 thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Archeology Camp Kids 8 to 12 years to age

When: 9 am – 3 pm each day

Where:  Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else: Camp Fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, contact 870-892-4708 for more information and to register

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 12 pm – 5 pm

Where: Vital Link, 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/26/14

What: The Batesville Area Radio Club and HAM Radio meeting, 7 pm at First Community Bank, the Community Room, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/27/14

What: Habitat for Humanity opening of its store in Batesville

When: This Summer

Where: 392 Harrison Street

What Else: They are accepting donations now, to schedule a pick up call Shalyn Carlile at 870-793-1999 or info@independencehabitat.org

 

Good for use thru Friday and Saturday, 06/27-06/28/14

What: Cave City Watermelon Pageant sponsored by the Watermelon Festival Committee and Living Spaces of Batesville

When: Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am

Where: Cave City High School Cafeteria, Cave City, AR

What Else: for more information call Carolyn Wommack 870-307-8030. To be eligible for competition a contestant must be a full-time resident of one of the following counties:  Sharp, Independence, Lawrence, Fulton, or Izard. Entry fee is  $20 for the beauty division, photogenic fee is $5 each.  There are several divisions of competition. 

 

Good for use thru Monday, 06/30/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Southside High School, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR

 

 

July 2014

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When:  Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade and Celebration

When: Parade starts at 10 am with the line starting at 9:15 am

Where: Downtown Horseshoe Bend, AR

What Else: Sign-up sheets to be in the parade are at the Chamber of Commerce Office.  Stay for lunch after the parade and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy fireworks over the Bend at dusk shot from Turkey Mountain Golf Course. If you would like to be a sponsor go to http://www.123contactform.com/form-983929/Event-Registration-Form

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 07/15 thru Tuesday, 07/17/14

What: Adventure Camp for Kids 8 – 12 years of age

When: 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7953 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas, AR

What Else: Camp fees are $25 per day or $75 for all three days, to register call 870-892-4708

 

Good for use thru Friday, 07/18/14

What: Entries for the Fulton County Fair

When: July 28 – August 2

Where: Salem, Arkansas

What Else: Entries are being accepted at the fair office. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:30 am – 4 pm. The  Creative Arts and Livestock Rules and Entry Books are on the fair website, www.fultoncountyfair.org and get a complete entry list of exhibits and enter online or call 870-895-5565 deadline to register is Friday, 07/18/14.

 

 

September
 

Good for use thru Saturday, 09/13/14

What: GLOW Afterglow 5k

When: 9:30 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: To register go to www.afterglowrace.com

 

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 09/25/2014

What: The John Herman Hickman Foundation Golf Classic

When: ?

Where: The Court at Eagle Mountain, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Wiley Osborn at 870-793-1508 or wosborne@pecofoods.com

 

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May 2014

FOR AREA RESIDENTS WHO HAVE FOUND POSSIBLE DEBRIS FROM THE RECENT DEVASTATING TORNADOS, WRD ENTERTAINMENT IS SETTING UP A COLLECTION BOX AT OUR STUDIOS at 920 HARRISON, SUITE C, BATESVILLE, AR.  IF YOU FIND PICTURES, PAPER, OR KEEPSAKES THAT ARE POSSIBLY FROM THE VILONIA or Mayfield AREA, DROP THEM BY THE STUDIOS AND ON FRIDAY, MAY 23RD, WE'LL SEND THE COLLECTED ITEMS TO THE CITY OF VILONIA.

 

Survivors can register online at WWW.DISASTERASSISTANCE.COM or VIA Smartphone M.FEMA.GOV

 

Good for use thru Monday, 05/19/14 – Sunday, 06/01/14

What: Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp for Grades 4 through 9

When: 8 am – Noon each weekday

Where: Call Camp Director, Dave King for more information about camp registration and operation at 870-307-3058

 

Good for use Now – May 26 Monday

What: Stone County Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

When: Monday 26 @ 11:45 - Noon

Where: Military Memorial in front of Stone County Court house

 

Good for use Now – June 2

What: Musicians play with other jammers

When: June 2 Monday @ 7pm

Where: First Community Bank – Community Room

Whatelse:  Call Ed Casper for info 870-307-0258

 

Good for use thru Friday 5/23

What: Pocahontas Disaster Recovery  Center

When: will close at 7pm Saturday

Where: Pocahontas

Whatelse:  FEMA Helpline is 800-621-FEMA 800-621-3362.

 

Good for use 22-23 Thurs and Fri       

What: Independence County Swim Team Summer Registration

When:   Afternoons this week 5pm – 6:30pm

Where:  Lyon College Pool located in the Becknell Gymnasium.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 05/22/14

What: Flatwoods Baptist Church Blood Drive for American Red Cross

When: 1 pm – 6 pm

Where: Family Life Center, 2709 East Main Street, Mountain View, AR

What Else: To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: FlatwoodsBapt

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 05/22/14

What: the Batesville Area Radio Club/Ham Radio Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank's Community Room, Batesville

What Else: For more information call Cynthia 870-793-6479

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/23/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: Noon to 5 pm

Where: Wal-Mart, 3150 Harrison Street in Batesville

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/23/14

What: Volleyball Game and Star Program/Meteor Shower

When: Game at 3 pm, Meteor Shower at 10 pm

Where: Lake Charles State Park, 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR

What Else:  870-878-6595 for more information

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/23/14

What: The North Arkansas Dance Theatre presents "Little Red Riding Hood and Other TAILS from The Wood"

When: 7 pm

Where: in Melbourne at Ozarka College

What Else: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/23/14 to Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Arkansas State Sporting Clays Championship

When: Contact 877-GO-DELTA, or go to www.deltashootingsports.com for itinerary

Where: Delta Resort & Spa, 8624 Bucksducks Road, Tillar, AR 71670

What Else:  $15,500 Prize purse

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/23/14 to Monday, 05/26/14

What: Davidsonville Historic State Park is offering a variety of things for the weekend for friends and family

When:  Call for time 870-892-4708

Where: Located at the edge of the Ozark Mountains, Davidsonville Historic Park is on Hwy 166 South, 15 minutes southwest of Pocahontas.

What Else: There are primitive tent sites and Class A sites with hookups.  We also offer boat rentals for Trapper Lake.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 10 am – 3 pm

Where: Wal-Mart, 3150 Harrison Street in Batesville

 

Good for use thru 05/24/14

What: Big Springs Cemetery Decoration/Homecoming

When: Saturday, 05/24/14 10:30 am singing and preaching

Where: Rosebud and Big Springs Road, Newnata, Stone County, AR

What Else: If you have a loved one buried in the cemetery, we need donations for the upkeep and mowing.  For information call 870-746-4024

 

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Civil War Cannon Demonstration, Critter Lunch, Nature Center Open, Evening Kayak Tour

When: Cannon at 1:30 pm, Critter Lunch 2 pm, Nature Center Open 2 pm – 4 pm, 6:30 pm, Evening Kayak Tour

Where: Lake Charles State Park, 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR

What Else:  870-878-6595 for more information

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Fulton County Homecoming Festival 5K Race Features Online Entry

When: Registration and check-in 7 am – 7:30 am, race starts at 8 am

Where: Salem, AR, north side of the Court Square

What Else: Registration is available at www.register-wizard.com/events/applepierun/register The entry fee is $15. For those who do not have internet, a paper entry form can be obtained by calling 870-895-5565.  Entry fee day of race is $20.  Late registration will be accepted between 6:45 am – 7:30 am. For more information call Sherry Jackson 870-895-6226 or Holly Pate at 870-895-6209.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Fulton County Homecoming Festival Parade

When: Kiddie Parade at 12 Noon, Parade at 1 pm

Where: Fulton Square downtown

What Else: Call Janie Flynn 870-895-3207 for more information and to pre-register for parade and get parade routes

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction for the Taylor McKeen Shelton Foundation

When: 6:30 pm

Where: The Course at Eagle Mountain in Batesville, AR

What Else: Tickets are $25 per person.  Dinner will be provided by John 3:16 Ministries plus Pres Ellis and The Lockhouse Band will perform for all to enjoy.  The funds from the event will go to the cause of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood or the National SUDC Program.  Tickets can be purchased from the WRD Entertainment studios at 920 Harrison Street, Suite C in Batesville.  For more information please contact www.taylormckeen.com and the Taylor McKeen Shelton Foundation on facebook.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Faith Tabernacle Church in Mountain View, AR a free pancake breakfast

When: 7 am – 10 am

Where: 107 Riggsville Drive, Mountain View, Ar

 

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Youth Ranches "Bug Run"

When: Registration from 4 pm – 6 pm, Dinner at 6 pm – 7 pm

Where: 100 St. Vincent Place, Batesville

What Else: Rebel Creed is hosting the "Bug Run", with a family cookout and live music by Blue Sky. Ride out is at 7 pm $15 for 1st target, and $5 for an extra one.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24/14

What: Concord Fire Department Fundraiser and Cookout

When: 11 am

Where: Concord City Park, 75 Central Avenue, Concord, AR

What Else: Pie auction, pulled port sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, slaw, beans and drinks.  Entertainment is live music and two bouncy houses.  Donations are welcome. For more information call 870-668-6324

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/24, and Sunday 05/25/14

What: Tatting Basics taught by Becky Holden

When:  Call for class time 870-269-8397

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $100 to register www.arkansascraftschool.org

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Introduction to Geocaching, Nature Center Open, Nature Scavenger Hunt

When: Geocaching at 10 am, Nature Center 12 pm – 2 pm, Scavenger Hunt at 3 pm

Where: Lake Charles State Park, 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR

What Else: 870-878-6595 for more information

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Annual Memorial Day Service

When: 11 am followed by a potluck dinner on the grounds

Where: Reeves Pine Grove Cemetery on Hwy 58 West (Guion Road), Melbourne, AR

What Else: Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery can be mailed to: Reeves Cemetery Association, 127 North Spring St., Melbourne, AR 72556.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Annual Memorial Day Service at the Alderbrook Cemetery

When: 2 pm

Where: Desha, AR

What Else: All are invited to attend. For more information call 870-251-2634

Good for use thru Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Civil War on the Sylamore

When: 6 pm

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-269-3851 or www.OzarkFolkCenter.com

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 05/25/14

What: Maple Springs Cemetery Memorial Service

When: 2 pm

Where: Maple Springs Cemetery, Oil Trough, AR

What Else: For more information call 870-264-3221

 

Good for use thru Monday, 05/26/14

What: The Sharp County Courthouse will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

When: Memorial Day

Where: in Ash Flat, AR

What Else: By Judge Brown

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 05/27/14

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 1 pm – 6 pm

Where: White River Medical Center, 1710 Harrison Street in Batesville

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 05/29/14

What: Independence County Senior Citizens Sponsored BBQ Dinner

When: Lunch 11 am – 2 pm, Dinner 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Where: 1590 College Street Senior Center, Batesville

What Else: BBQ Sandwich, baked beans, slaw, cookie, and drink for $6

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/30/11

What: Bringing Awareness to Independence County About Mental Health, by Health Resources of Arkansas, a Division of Alternative Opportunities

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: 1325 East Main Street, Batesville, AR, at Old Kelly Wyatt's Restaurant

What Else: Tickets are $5 for a bowl of chili, drink and dessert.  For more information call  Ashley 870-307-2465

 

 

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/30 and Saturday, 05/31/14

What: The North Arkansas Dance Theatre presents "Little Red Riding Hood and Other TAILS from The Wood"

When: Friday 7 pm, Saturday 6 pm

Where: in Batesville at Brown Chapel, Lyon College

What Else: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 05/30, thru Sunday, 06/01/14

What: Arkansas Craft School Sustainability Weekend by the County's Famous Cooks

When: Lunch served from 12 pm – 1 pm each day, dinner Saturday night served from 5 pm – 6:30 pm

Where: At Tomahawk Creek Farm in Stone County, 10 miles southeast of Mountain View.

What Else: Cost for lunch is $12 each day, dinner cost is $25.  You will need to purchase meals at least three days in advance.  Call the Craft School 870-269-8397 or visit www.arkansascraftschool.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/31 – 06/01/2014

What: Arkansas Craft School announces Sustainability Weekend

When: Presented by the Arkansas Craft School, all day: crafts, lunch, dinner, you will need reservations for lunch and dinner

Where: 110 East Main St., Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact for reservations 870-269-8397 or visit www.arkansascraftschool.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/31/14

What: Championship Bull Riding returns to Salem

When: 7:30 pm Kids Calf Scramble and Mutton Busting, 8 pm Bull Riding

Where: The Fulton County Fair, Hwy 62 West in Salem, AR 72576

What Else: Admission is $12 for teens and adults; $5 for children age 5-12. Contact 870-895-5565, the contestants should contact Cline Hall at 501-412-3644.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/31/14

What: Fox Fun Fest

When: 10 am – 8 pm

Where: Fox Community Park, Fox, AR

What Else: Parade, softball, craft vendors, music, waterslide, street dance, food. Admission is free.

 

June 2014

Good for use thru Sunday, 06/01/14

What: June Singing/Pot Luck

When: Just show up, this event has happened every June 1st since the early 1800's.

Where: At Lee's Chapel Cemetery Sandtown Road, Batesville at the church next to cemetery

What Else:  People come from different states to the event. For donations to the cemetery go to Citizens Bank (Main Bank) and please put your name on the deposit to Lee's Cemetery Sandtown Road, Batesville, or send them to Jim Hasting #7 Hasting Circle, Batesville 307-2455 or Doris O'Neill 4445 Sandtown Road, 283-5242.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 06/01/14

What: Ozark Foothills Literacy project to Hold Tutor Training Workshop

When: 2:30 pm

Where: Literacy Project Office, 608 Water Street, Batesville, AR

What Else: Please call 870-793-5912 or email info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use thru Friday 06/06 – Saturday 06/07/14

What: Annual Portfest Festival

When: Friday Blackfoot band performs at 7 pm, Marshall Tucker Band at 8:30 pm; Saturday Four West will perform at 5:30 pm, and Jon Pardi is performing at 7 pm

Where: Portfest is held on the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park, three miles north of Newport off Hwy 69.

What Else: Kids six and under get in free.  Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets.  Coolers are welcome but there will be a $10 cooler fee at the gate.  Free parking, for more information go to www.portfest.org

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/06/14

What: The Chamber Golf Classic

When: Call Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce for starting time

Where: Batesville, AR

What Else: Register online with your member number Allison.phelps@mybatesville.org or call Allison 870-793-2378

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/07/14

What: Boots & Bling Cattlemen's Thing, Dinner, and Dancing

When: 6:30 pm

Where: The Cleburne County Fairgrounds

What Else: Tickets $50 each.  Ryan Couron will play to support the Cleburne  County Cattlemen's scholarship fund.  For more information call 501-206-1429.  Reserve your ticket by May 29th.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/07/14

What: Genealogy Workshop

When: 9 am – 2 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: Fee $10, please bring a sack lunch or plan to visit a local restaurant.  To register call 870-878-6765 or email powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/07/14

What: Annual Highway to Heaven Poker Run

When: 10 am last bike in at 2 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville, AR, Pavilion #2

What Else: Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served at no cost to riders and passengers.  Riders $10/Passenger $5.  One with best poker hand will win $100.  For more information please call 870-613-2942.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 06/12/14

What: Habitat for Humanity of Independence County "Home Is Where The Heart Is", annual banquet and silent auction

When: 6 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm

Where: at Landers Theater, 322 East Main, Batesville, AR

What Else: Tickets $25 per person, & $300 per corporate table of 8

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/13/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council's Annual Summer Celebration and Silent Auction, Dinner, Drinks and live music

When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 424 East Main Street in Batesville

What Else: Tickets are $40 each in advance, $45 at the door and are available at Citizens Bank, First Community Bank, Batesville Chamber, Carlee's Hallmark and the BAAC Gallery at 226 East Main Street.  For more information call 870-793-3382 or baac@suddenlinkmail.com

 

Good for use thru Friday, 06/13/14

What: PECO Foods Presents the John H. Hickman Foundation Trap Tournament

When: Call the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce for time 870-793-2378

Where: At the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, Batesville, AR

What Else: Teams consist of five shooters and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each flight. Team Registration is $300, Individual Registration is $75 and there are Sponsorship Opportunities Available.  For more information call the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 870-793-2378.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 06/14/14

What: Kids Fishing Day

When: 7 am – 11 am

 Where: Lake Charles State Park, 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR

What Else:  870-878-6595 for more information

 

July 2014

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When: Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

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April 2014

Good for use thru Tuesday, 04/01/14

What: Ozark Folk Center State Park Opens for the Season

When: April through November 10 am – 5 pm

Where: 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Admission is $12 for adults and $7.50 for children 6-12.  Contact 870-269-3851 or www.ozarkfolkcenter.com

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 04/03/14

What: Batesville Rape Crisis Center and Anger Management Classes

When: Wednesday afternoons free counseling or group counseling at 1 pm and Thursday evenings at 6 pm for victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

Where: At the Batesville Rape Crisis Center, 2026 Byers Street, in Batesville

What Else: Call 870-698-0006 or 870-793-8111

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 04/03/14

What: Independence County Commodity Distribution

When: 8:30 am until gone

Where: At the NADC Office in Batesville, at 9th and Oak Streets

What Else: You must bring proof of income and a proof of ID.  Contact Stan Calvery at 870-793-5765 ext. 230.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 04/03/14

What: OWOA Meeting regarding Arkansas Forestry with various speakers and dinner

When: 1 pm – 8 pm, dinner at 6 pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall, Batesville

What Else:  Members, free, non-members $15

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 04/03/14

What: Ashley-Lewis Concert: An Evening of Classical Music of India

When: 7 pm

Where: Bevens Music Room, Brown Chapel, Lyons College, Batesville

 

Good for use thru Friday, 04/04/14

What: Medicinal Herb Field Trip

When: 9 am

Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View

What Else: Call 870-269-3851 to pre-register for Trip

 

Good for use Friday 04/05 thru Saturday 04/06/14

What: Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Rummage and Bake Sale

When: Saturday 7 am – 5 pm, Sunday 7 am to 12 Noon

Where: 2814 Floral Rd., Hwy 87 West, Floral/Pleasant Plains, AR

What Else: appliances, cook stove, microwave, small appliances, bike, lawnmower, clothes, and "live" bunny rabbits.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Boater Safety Course

When: 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Free Will Baptist Church in the Family Life Center, 629 Allen Chapel Rd., Batesville

What Else: Lunch will be provided students under 18 years of age must have signed parental consent. Call 870-307-5003

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What: 5K/Fun Run, Stride to Prevent Suicide

When: 8 am

Where: Spring Park, Searcy, AR

What Else: To register www.elliottfoundation.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What:  City of Melbourne Community-Wide Yard Sale

When: 7 am – 3 pm, rain or shine

Where: Charles C. Miller Park, Melbourne, AR, do not set up in front of Fred's, Old Dollar General, The Bread of Life Bible Book Store, and Home Town Market.

What Else:  The city will be preparing a list that will be available for pick up at City Hall on Thurs., April 3rd and Friday, April 4th. Please call City Hall 870-368-4215 to be added to the list by Wed., April 2nd by 2 pm.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Pleasant Grove Political Rally

When: 6 pm

Where: The Pleasant Grove Community Center

What Else:  Old fashion pie supper. For more information call Kathy Ruminer 870-269-5373

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Photographic Identification Cards will be made for area residents

When: 9 am – 2 pm

Where: at the County Cooperative Extension Service, 1770 Myers St., Batesville

What Else: a fee of $25 for each card.  Each person requesting a card must b ring some form of identification or two adult witnesses who will vouch for the person's identity.  Hispanic residents desiring more information may call Maria Bynun at 870-307-5064.  Others may call the Independence County Library at 870-793-8814.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/05/14

What: The Medicinal Herb Workshop

When: 9 am – 5 pm

Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View in the White Oak Auditorium

What Else: Lunch will be served call 870-269-3851 to pre-register

 

Good for use Sataurday, 04/05/14

What: Book Sale by the Friends of the Stone County Library

When: 9:30 am – 1 pm

Where: at the conference room in the Library in Mountain View, Ar

 

Good for use Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Colors of the Spectrum 5K

When: 9 am

Where: Downtown square in Melbourne, AR

What Else: Pre-register at 870-243-3829 or www.facebook.com/colorsofthespectrum.com or call 870-243-3829

 

Good for use Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Autism/Asperger's Activity Group Ages 18 - 30

When: 1 pm – 4 pm

Where: at NCO 710 South St. Louis Street, Batesville

What Else: the craft is a Cubby House.  Bring your choice of movie and/or game for Xbox 360.  Contact 870-307-9700.

 

Good for use Sunday, 04/06/14

What: The Literacy Program will hold a tutor training workshop

When: 2:30 pm

Where: The Literacy Project office, 608 Water Street, Batesville

What Else: To register for the workshop call 870-793-5912 or info@literacyindependence.org

 

Good for use Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 04/06-04/09/14

What: Evangelist Brother Derek Collins

When: 11 am and 5 pm on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, 7 pm – 9 pm

Where:  Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Rosie, AR 

What Else: For more information call 870-844-5517

 

Good for use Monday, 04/07 until Saturday, 04/12/14

What: The City of Batesville Cemetery Department will be doing a city-wide cleanup of the Oaklawn  Cemetery

When: 8 am – 5 pm

Where: Oaklawn Cemetery, Batesville, AR

What Else: All flowers and decorations of value or importance need to be removed from the graves before the cleanup begins.  Items that are left on the graves will be disposed of.  Flowers and decorations may be brought back beginning Sunday, April 13th.  Questions call 870-698-2432.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 04/08/14

What: Ozark Storytellers invite tellers and listeners to Monthly Story Swap

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: 1032 Park Avenue, in the White Oak Auditorium at the Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Admission is free.  Contact 870-269-3851

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 04/08/14

What: Bouncin' for a Cause! For Exceptional Abilities Pageant

When: 3 pm – 8 pm

Where: The White River Fun Center in Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Stacy 870-307-5542

 

Good for use thru Thursday 04/10-Friday 04/11/14

What: Join the Stone County Stingray Swim Team

When: 4 pm – 7 pm

Where: City Pool in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Children 5 – 18 years of age, First Child $50, Second $40 each, Three or more $30 each.  For questions call 870-269-5014.

 

Good for use thru Friday 04/11 and Saturday 04/12/14

What: Annual Spring Fairgrounds Flea Market and Salem Chamber of  Commerce Community-Wide Yard Sale

When:

Where: At the Fulton County Fairgrounds at 124 Arena Lane in Salem, AR

What Else: Admission and parking is free.  For more information or to reserve outside booth space, call 870-895-5565 or fultoncountyfair@centurtel.net

 

Good for use thru Friday 04/11 – Sunday, 04/13/14

What: The 35th Arkansas Scottish Festival

When: Celtic Concert 7:30 pm Friday in Brown Chapel, Lyon College, Batesville, opening ceremony Saturday morning (8 am – 5 pm), Feast and Ceilidh Saturday night and the Iona Worship  Service is Sunday morning at 9 am.  Will close on Sunday at 2 pm.  For more information www.lyon.edu/scotfest.com

 

Good for use Friday, 04/11 – Thursday, 04/17/14

What: Lyon College Mabee-Simpson Library Book Sale

When: Mon. – Thurs. 8 am – Midnight; Friday 8 am – 7 pm; Saturday 2 pm – 7 pm; Sunday 2 pm – Midnight

Where: Lyon College, Batesville, Mabee-Simpson Library Book Sale

What Else: for more information call Camille Beary  870-37-7444 or camille.beary@lyon.edu

 

Good for use thru Friday, 04/11/14

What: The McKamey's in Concert

When: 7 pm, doors open at 6 pm

Where: Belview Baptist Church Hwy 9, in Melbourne

What Else:  Free to the public contact 870-368-7867

 

Good for use thru Friday, 04/11/14

What: A simulation of  Deaf culture, instruction in sign language, and information about services and technology available to the Deaf.

When: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Where: Lee Building on Blakeney Avenue, Harding University, Searcy, AR

What Else: contact 501-279-4416 or Lthompson@harding.edu

 

Good for use thru Saturday 04/12/14

What: Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

When: 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Lyon College Scottish Festival, 2300 Highland Rd., Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Olivia Maniaci 646-771-5377 or olivia@dkmsamericas.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: German Dutch Oven Class

When: 2 pm – 4 pm

Where: Davidsonville Historic State Park, 7954 Hwy 166 South, Pocahontas,  AR

What Else: No children under the age of 8 please.  Wear close-toed shoes.  Admission is $13 per participant.  Call 870-892-4708 to register.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Newark-Wide Spring City Yard Sale

When: 7 am – until ?

Where:  All throughout Newark, AR

What Else: Maps may be picked up at the Red Rooster, call 870-799-8888

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14 (Rain Date: 04/26/14)

What: Egner Cemetery Clean up

When: 8 am

Where: Saldo, AR

What Else: Contact 870-251-1528

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Easter by the River Easter Egg Hunt

When: 9 am – 2 pm

Where: Riverside Park, Batesville

What Else: 15,000 eggs, 4 age groups: 0-3 10 am, 3-6 11 am, 7-9 12 pm, 10-12 1 pm, prize eggs in each group, hamburgers, hot dogs, cotton candy, drinks, bounce houses.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon, Mission Run in the Ozarks

When: 8 am

Where: On the Court Square in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Registration will include T-shirts, 5K is $30, 10K is $35, Half Marathon is $40 call Michalle Stevens 870-365-9407 or cbunnyshelly@yahoo.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Sell Anything Sale benefiting the American Cancer Society

When: 7 am – 2 pm

Where: Independence County Fairgrounds, Batesville

What Else:  Indoor Booth: $25; Outdoor Booth $20; booth rental due April 10, 2014, Free Admission, Concession will be available. Contact Gena or Stacy 870-793-4196

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: The Rotary Club of Batesville is sponsoring a Trap Tournament

When: Registration at 9 am, first pull 10 am, may to go 3 pm

Where: The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Amanda Dickey 870-834-9268

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Mission Run of the Ozarks

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

Where Else: Register online at www.ageeracetiming.com/events/85

 

Good for use thru Saturday 04/12-Sunday 04/13/14

What: Gun and Knife Show

When: 04/12 9 am – 5 pm; 04/13 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Stone County Fairgrounds, Mountain View, AR

What Else:  Admission $5 for adults 12 and older all proceeds go to purchase firefighting and medical equipment for Timbo Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders. Contact 870-213-5106

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Basic Outdoor Survival

When: 9 am – 12:30 pm

Where: UACCB Nursing Allied Health Lecture Hall, Room 902, Batesville, AR

What Else:  Fee $32 Pre-registration is required call 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Springfest Block Party

When: 11 am – 2 pm

Where: Ruddell Hill Baptist  Church, 805 Bethesda Road, Batesville, AR

What Else: Bounce houses, games & prizes, food.  Call 870-793-5584

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Intermediate Outdoor Survival

When: 1 pm – 5 pm

Where: UACCB Nursing Allied Health Lecture Hall, Room 902, Batesville, AR

What Else:  Fee $32 pre-registration is required call 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 04/15/14

What: Foothills Plant Society Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, the Community Room, Harrison & St. Louis Streets, Batesville

What Else: Ann Woods, Master Gardener will present "Daylillies".  Everyone Welcome call 834-5456 for more info.

 

Good for use thru Thursday – Saturday 04/17-04/19/14

What: 52nd Annual Arkansas Folk Festival

When: Thurs., Fri., Sat.

Where: Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR

What Else:  Fee admission to Crafts Village during this weekend. Free shuttle on Sat. from downtown to the Folk Center.  The parade is on Saturday at 10 am.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/19/14

What: Annual Buddy Bass Tournament

When: 7 am – 3 pm

Where: Box Hound Marina at Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend

What Else: Entry fees: $50 per boat, 2 person maximum per boat. Optional Big Bass entry of $5 per person. Drawings for door prizes are held after the weigh in.  Benefits the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals. Contact 870-670-5968

 

Good for use Friday, 04/25 – Saturday 04/26/14

What: Love and Respect Conference

When: Friday night 6 pm supper served, 6:46 pm conference begins, Saturday 9 am breakfast and childcare, 9:30 am conference begins

Where: Batesville First Assembly on the corner of 20th and Lyon Streets

What Else: Registration is $40 / couple, $25 / individual to register call 870-793-5489

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/26/14

What: Free Yard Sale

When: 8 am – 12 pm

Where: West Baptist Church CAC, 1100 N. Central Avenue, Batesville

What Else:  Baby-adult size clothing and shoes only, everything FREE.  First come, first serve.

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 04/30/14

What: Quilts of Valor Foundation

When: Month of April

What Else: The Mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.   For more information contact Sheila Gordon, Arkansas State Coordinator 501-354-5758 or sheila.gordon@govf.org

 

May 2014

Good for use thru 05/02 Friday thru 05/04/14 Monday

What: Introduction to Wordturning by Kip Powers

When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday call 870-269-8397 for class time and registration

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain, View

What Else: contact for more information 870-269-8397 or www.arkansascraftschool.org Tuition is $200

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/03/14

What: Heritage Herb Extravaganza

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else:  Hands on activities, vendors & tours of the Garden, call 870-269-3851

 

Good for use Monday, 05/12 thru Friday, 05/16/14

What: Beau Anderson will teach Glass Bead Making

When: Monday – Friday contact 870-269-3851 for class time and registration

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What  Else: Tuition is $450 four day class and $100 for Friday class to register go to www.arkansascraftschool.org

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/17/14

What: 10th Annual Syllamo’s Revenge-Mountain Bike Challenge, Mt. View

When:  Go online for time

Where: For event information steveparker@mvtel.net for trail information http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/syllamo_bike.html  begins in Mountain View, AR

 

Good for Saturday, 05/24 and Sunday 05/25/14

What: Tatting Basics taught by Becky Holden

When: Call for class time 870-269-8397

Where: Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition is $100 to register www.arkansascraftschool.org

 

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July 2014

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When: Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View, AR

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

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March 2014

Good for use until Monday, 03/31/14

What: Youth Exhibitors in the 7-County North Central Arkansas District Fair/Spring Junior Livestock Show

When: April 17 – 18, but deadline to enter is March 31st

Where: The Fairgrounds at Melbourne, AR

What Else:  Junior exhibitors from Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp, Stone and Van Buren  Counties are eligible to enter beef cattle, goats, and horses in the spring show. For a complete listing of classes go to http://www.ncadistrictfair.org/ Entry Fees should be mailed to NCA District Fair, PO Box 92, Sturkie, AR 72578

 

Good for now until 03/31/14

What: NADC Head Start Registration 2014/2015, Free Quality Preschool

When: Now

Where: Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp, and Stone Counties

What Else: Contact 870-793-3234 for registration.  No one will be discriminated against because of race, creed, religion, gender, or disabilities.  Applications taken on children who will be 3 or 4 by August.  Lowest income families are highest priority for acceptance.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 03/14/14

What: First United Methodist Church in Mountain View, Chili Lunch

When: 11 am – 1 pm

Where:  First United Methodist Church at corner of Jefferson and Church Streets

What Else: $6/person to order early call 870-269-3252 from 9 am – 11 am, take out within city limits

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Sidney Arkansas St. Patrick’s Celebration – Back Yard BBQ Contest all proceeds go to charity

When: Saturday, 03/15

Where: Sidney, Arkansas baseball field

What Else: Back Yard Cookers only, all entries must be received by March 8th, First 15 teams to apply will be accepted. Three categories are: Pork Butt, Ribs, Anything Butt, $50 per category or 2 for $45 each or 3 for $40.  Contact 870-283-4135 or 870-613-1956 or sidneyarbbq@gmail.com Entry form can be obtained by going to www.sidneywaterworks.com click on BBQ Contest.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Hunter Education

When: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Where: UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, Room 902

What Else: Class is free, to register contact Mary Zirkle at 501-345-0367

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 03/14-03/16/14

What: Days of 3 Syllamo Stage Run

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact www.runarkansas.com or www.3daysofsyllamo.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Benefit Fundraiser for Jeannie Hawkins Ivie

When: 3 pm – 7 pm

Where: Oil Trough Community Center in Oil Trough

What Else: There will be chili, hot dogs, a bake sale, and live auction with pies and cakes and many donated items for sale and a raffle for a basket worth over $800.  There will also be a bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, and games for the kids. For more information go to www.gofundme.com and search for Jeannie Ivie.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Fox Community Political Pie Auction, Fox, AR

When: 6 pm

Where: Rural Special School Cafeteria, Mountain View

What Else: Before the auction meet the political candidates and hear their speeches.  For more information call Rhonda West  870-363-4277 Chili will be served while supplies last.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Dutch Oven Workshop to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

When: 9 am – 1 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: Registration fee $12. Contact the park 870-878-6765 or powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Country and Bluegrass Gospel Music

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1915 Batesville Blvd.

What Else: Free admission, for more information call 870-307-5554

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Benefit Chili Supper and Silent and Live auctions

When: 3 pm – 7 pm

Where:  Oil Trough Community Center in Oil Trough, AR

What Else: Benefit for Jeannie Hawkins-Ivie who is fighting ovarian cancer.  Hot dogs, chili, and hot tamales will be served and a raffle will be included with a bounce house for children. Contact 870-307-3594.

 

Good for use thru Saturday 03/15 – Sunday 03/16/14

What: Annual St. Patrick's Day Pancake Daze

When: 7 am – 1 pm both days

Where: St. Mary of the Mounts, Church Hall (lower level), at First and Church Streets , Horseshoe Bend, AR Contact 870-368-4082 or 870-670-5610.  Donation $5

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/17/14

What: Arbor Day Observance and the City of Batesville

When: 1 pm

Where: Oaklawn Cemetery at Row Lake.

What Else: There will be a brief ceremony with a tree planting following.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/17/14

What: The White River Parkinson's Disease Support Group

When: 1:30 pm

Where: Citizens Bank Annex Building on College Street in Batesville

What Else: Contact Joan Sellers 870-793-0067

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/17/14

What: Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Class offered by Vita Link

When: 6 am – 10 pm

Where: 1033 EMS Drive, Batesville

What Else: Fee of $40 covers the cost of text book and CPR card.  To register call 870-793-3351

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/17/14

What: Musicians, Accordion, Button Box, Harmonica, Guitar, Keyboard, Banjo Autoharp, Singers

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, Batesville, Community Room contact 870-307-0258

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/18/14

What: The King's Highway Gospel Band

When: 6:30 pm

Where: The Woodman of the World Building in downtown Clinton, AR

What Else: Admission is free, the Sulphur Road Pickers will be guest band. Contact 501-745-2025

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/22/14

What: Meet the Candidates of 4-H

When: 5 pm

Where: Stone County 4-H Chili Supper and Pie Auction, Stone County Fairgrounds, Big Fair Bldg.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/22/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Mixed-Media on Canvas Workshop

When: 10 am – 1 pm

Where: BAAC East Main St., Batesville

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 03/23/14

What: Bill & Vicki Sky Concert

When: 5:30 pm

Where: Southside Baptist Church, 1846 Batesville Blvd.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/25/14

What: Cloverton Live in Concert

When: 7 pm, doors open at 6 pm

Where: 2005 White Drive, UACCB Independence Hall,  Batesville, AR

What Else:  Concert is Free

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 03/26/14

What: American Red Cross Blood  Drive

When: Noon – 5 pm

Where: Mountain Meadows Health and Rehabilitation, 1680 Batesville, Blvd., in Southside on Hwy 167

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 03/27/14

What: The Batesville Area Radio Club / HAM Radio Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: Community Room at the First Community Bank at St. Louis and Harrison Streets

What Else:  www.barchams.org/ or call 870-793-6479

 

Good for use thru Friday, 03/28/14

What: Senior Safety Workshop by the Cleburne County Extension Homemakers

When: 9 am – 4:30 pm

Where: 1313 West Pine Street, First Presbyterian Church in Heber Springs

What Else: Pre-registration is required.  Contact 501-362-2524

 

Good for use thru Friday, 03/28/14

What: The Chamber Trap Tournament

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex

What Else:  Registration begins at 9 am, first pull at 10 am, contact the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce for more information.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/31/14

What: The Arkansas Department of Career Education’s Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Open House

When: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Where: 111 North 12th Street, Batesville

What Else: Contact 870-793-4153

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/31/14

What: Annual Celtic Poetry Contest sponsored by the Arkansas Scottish Festival accepting entries

When:  Until Monday, 03/31/14

Where: to submit poems email entries to james.bell@lyon.edu and include "Poetry Entry" in the subject line. 

What Else:  First Place is $100

 

April 2014

Good for use thru Friday – Saturday 04/04-04/05/14

What: Medicinal Herbs

When: Fri., Sat.

Where: Ozark Folk Center

What Else: Call 870-269-3851 to register for tour and workshop

 

Good for use Saturday, 04/05/14

What: Colors of the Spectrum 5K

When: 9 am

Where: Downtown square in Melbourne, AR

What Else: Pre-register at 870-243-3829 or www.facebook.com/colorsofthespectrum.com or call 870-243-3829

 

Good for use Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 04/06-04/09/14

What: Evangelist Brother Derek Collins

When: 11 am and 5 pm on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, 7 pm – 9 pm

Where:  Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Rosie, AR 

What Else: For more information call 870-844-5517

 

Good for use Tuesday, 04/08/14

What: Bouncin' for a Cause! For Exceptional Abilities Pageant

When: 3 pm – 8 pm

Where: The White River Fun Center in Batesville, AR

What Else: Contact Stacy 870-307-5542

 

Good for use Friday, 04/11 – Thursday, 04/17/14

What: Lyon College Mabee-Simpson Library Book Sale

When: Mon. – Thurs. 8 am – Midnight; Friday 8 am – 7 pm; Saturday 2 pm – 7 pm; Sunday 2 pm – Midnight

Where: Lyon College Mabee-Simpson Library Book Sale

What Else: for more information call Camille Beary 870-37-7444 or camille.beary@lyon.edu

 

Good for use thru Friday, 04/11/14

What: The McKamey's in Concert

When: 6 pm

Where: Belview Baptist Church in Melbourne

What Else:  Free to the public contact 870-368-7867

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Sell Anything Sale benefiting the American Cancer Society

When: 7 am – 2 pm

Where: Independence County Fairgrounds

What Else:  Indoor Booth: $25; Outdoor Booth $20; booth rental due April 10, 2014, Free Admission, Concession will be available. Contact Gena or Stacy 870-793-4196

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: The Rotary Club of Batesville is sponsoring a Trap Tournament

When: Registration at 9 am, first pull 10 am, may to go 3 pm

Where: The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex

What Else: Contact Amanda Dickey 870-834-9268

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Mission Run of the Ozarks

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

Where Else: Register online at www.ageeracetiming.com/events/85

 

Good for use thru Saturday 04/12-Sunday 04/13/14

What: Gun and Knife Show

When: 04/12 9 am – 5 pm; 04/13 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Stone County Fairgrounds, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Admission $5 for adults 12 and older all proceeds go to purchase firefighting and medical equipment for Timbo Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders. Contact 870-213-5106

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 04/18-04/20/14

What: 52nd Annual Arkansas Folk Festival

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR

What Else: Fee admission to Crafts Village during this weekend. Free shuttle on Sat. from downtown to the Folk Center

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/19/14

What: Annual Buddy Bass Tournament

When: 7 am – 3 pm

Where: Box Hound Marina at Crown Lake in Horseshoe Bend

What Else: Entry fees: $50 per boat, 2 person maximum per boat.  Optional Big Bass entry of $5 per person.  Drawings for door prizes are held after the weigh in.  Benefits the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals.  Contact 870-670-5968

 

May 2014

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/03/14

What: Heritage Herb Extravaganza

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Hands on activities, vendors & tours of the Garden, call 870-269-3851

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/17/14

What: 10th Annual Syllamo’s Revenge-Mountain Bike Challenge, Mt. View

When: go online for time

Where: For event information steveparker@mvtel.net for trail information http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/syllamo_bike.html

 

 

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July 2014

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When:  Go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

 

 

 

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February 2014

Good for use until Tuesday, April 1st , 2014

What: Cleburne County District Court announces an amnesty program that will allow misdemeanor criminal violators or traffic offenders who have outstanding warrants for past due fines or who have failed to appear in Court to rectify the issue without being arrested or incurring additional fines for their noncompliance.

When: until Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Where: 922 South 9th Street, Heber Springs, AR

What Else: Contact District Court Clerk’s Office 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 501-362-6585

 

Good for use now thru Monday, 03/31/14

What: The Fulton County Fair Foundation has scholarships available for graduating Seniors in Fulton County who have participated in county, district or state fairs and meet the scholarship criteria.

When: now until 03/31/14

Where: Scholarship applications are available online www.fultoncountyfair.org or from Fulton County Agriculture teachers or County Extension Agents.

What Else: Applications must be received by the Fulton County Fair Foundation by March 31st 2014

 

Good for use now thru Saturday, April 12th

What: The Fulton County Fair Association is now accepting vendors for Annual Spring Fairgrounds Flea Market

When: Friday-Saturday, April 11-12th

Where: in Salem, Arkansas

What Else: Inside spaces are 8 x 8 ft., rent is $30; a double space 8 x 16 ft. is $50; a triple space 8x24 ft. is $80.  Outside space is 12 x 20 ft. and the rental fee is $40.  This is a $5 charge for electricity.  Vendor applications are available at www.fultoncountyfair@centurytel.net .  An application can be mailed by calling 870-895-5565 or 870-458-3080 or email fultoncountyfair@centurytel.net .  The Salem Chamber of Commerce Community-Wide Yard Sale will also be on these dates.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: The Community School, Inc. Board Meeting

When: 5:30 pm

Where: at White River Specialized, Inc. located at 1550 Cottonwood, Batesville

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: Patrick Mulick will present “Social Justice: The Heart of the Science of Psychology”

When: 11 am

Where: Lyon College, in the Maxfield Room of Edwards Commons

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: Lunch with the Canadian Consul General

When: 11:45 am

Where: The Little Rock Club

What Else: RSVP by February 10th

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: Foothills Plant Society Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, the Community Room

What Else: meets every third Tuesday of the month, contact Becky 870-834-5456

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 02/19/14

What: Health Care Reform from Blue Cross Blue Shield

When: 11:30 am – 1 pm

Where: Harding University, Founders Room, Searcy, AR

What Else: come listen and learn and eat lunch (free) at a presentation by Cal Kellogg, EVP & Chief Strategy Officer

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/20/14

What: Independence – Jackson County Cattlemen’s Assn. Meeting

When: 6 pm

Where: Tadpole’s Restaurant, Pleasant Plains, south of Batesville on 4 lane Hwy 167

What Else: $5 per person

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/20/14

What: Introduction to Grant Writing by Karla Rush instructor

When: 6-9 pm

Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 803

What Else: register by Thursday, Feb. 6th and get $4 off. Fee: $29 to register 870-612-2082 or katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/20/14

What: Community-wide Chili Dinner by the brothers of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Lyon College

When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: The First Presbyterian Church in Batesville

What Else: $5/person, children 5 and under eat free.  The Fox Blossom Venture will provide live music.  Proceeds will go toward brotherhood events.

 

Good for use thru Thursday – Friday 02/20-02/21/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Drawing Workshops for teens & adults

When: 6 pm – 9 pm

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/21/14

What: Who’s Your Doggie?  Todd Oliver & Friends

When: 7:30 pm, doors open at 7 pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall

What Else: children 6 & under, free, ages 7 – 12 $10, ages 13 $20

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/21/14

What: Karate Training

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: dates Feb 21 28, Mar 7, 14 Ages 13 and up

 

Good for use thru Friday – Saturday, 02/21-02/22/14

What: Izard County Animal Rescue Effort Annual Paws & Claws Rummage Sale

When: 8 am – 4 pm

Where: The Izard County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building in Melbourne

What Else: Concessions will be available.  On Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm there will be a pet vaccination clinic for dogs (on a leash) and cats (in a crate), Rabies vaccination will be $10.  Nail trimming and other vet related services will be available.

 

Good for use thru Friday – Saturday, 02/21-02/22/14

What: Cave City Gun Show

When: Fri. 5 pm – 9 pm; Sat. 9 am – 5 pm

Where: Family Life Center, 437 North Main, Cave City, AR

What Else: for more information call 870-283-2999

 

Good for use thru Friday – Friday, 02/21/14 – 03/14/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery display work from artist Debbie Yen

When: January 21st – March 14th

Where:  BAAC Gallery, Main St., Batesville

What Else: Reception for Debbie Yen, 5 pm – 7 pm, Friday, March 14th

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Wild Game Supper & Youth Expo at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church

When: 3 pm – 6:30 pm; Kid’s Clinic from 3 pm – 5 pm; Supper is 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Where: Free Will Baptist Church, 629 Allen Chapel Road, Batesville, in the Family Life Center

What Else:  Tickets $5 in advance or $6 at the door.  Contact 870-251-1278

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Indoor Flea Market

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Historic Hardy Gym, 203 School Street, Hardy, AR

What Else: Hot lunch will be available.  Call 870-856-4041.  Sponsored by the Hardy Garden Club.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: 2014 Polar Plunge

When: Registration Noon, Plunge 1 pm

Where: White River Sand Bar in Batesville

What Else: Registration call 870-307-5288

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: ICYAA Baseball/Softball Sign-Ups

When: 8 am – 1 pm

Where: First Community Bank Main Branch in the Ryder Room in Batesville

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Special Olympics 5k/10k Penguin Run

When: 10 am

Where: Kennedy Park, Batesville

What Else: Registration $20 call 870-307-8230

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Quill Pens and Berry Ink

When: 2 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: Discover how to make ink, cut a quill pen, and write a letter.  Free.  Contact information 870-878-6765.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Kids’ Drawing Workshops

When: Check online for time

Where:  BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: for Grades Pre K – 6th Grades

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/24/14

What: Sign Language for Beginners

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 803

What Else: Fee $45 plus textbook dates: Feb 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 31

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/24/14

What: Crocheting for Beginners

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB, Batesville, Row Johns Building, Room 815

What Else: Fee $20, dates are Feb. 24, Mar 3, 10, 17 bring skein of acrylic thread and any size crochet hook from size H to J.

 

Good for use thru Monday – Friday Feb. 24-March 21

What: Kresege Gallery Exhibitions Juried Student Show

Where: Kresege Gallery, Alphin Building, Lyon College

What Else: An annual competition juried by an external artist, this show gives Lyon College students a chance to compete for monetary awards and prestige.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/25/14

What: Preparing for the Job Hunt, Beth Bruce instructor

When: 6-9 pm

Where: UACCB Main Campus Building, Room 240

What Else: FREE, to register 870-612-2082 or katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Tuesday 02/26/14 until 05/06/14

What: Professional Practices for Artisans by John and Terry Van Orman

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: Ozarka College in Mountain View

What Else: 11-week class will be worth 33 CEU credits, equivalent to 2 college credit hours. Tuition is $275.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/27/14

What: Lap Quilting

When:  6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Annex Building, Room 402

What Else: Fee $35, contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/27/14

What: Batesville Area Radio Club

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank in the Community Room at St. Louis and Harrison Streets

What Else: For more information http://barchams.org/

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/28/14 until Friday, 04/25/14

What: Glass Bead Making by Sage Holland

When: 3 pm – 9 pm

Where: 110 East Main Street, Mountain View

What Else: Tuition for 9-week class is $275 payable to teacher

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/28/14

What: Lyon College Annual Scholarship Fund, Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball

When: 5:30 pm

Where: The Cow Palace at Chimney Rock in Concord

What Else: Tickets are $100 each. Contact Carly Dahl at 870-307-7278 or email carly.dahl@lyon.edu

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/28/14

What: Alpha Center’s Art and Antiques Auction

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Lander’s Theater, 332 Main St., Batesville

What Else: Tickets $10 available at Alpha Center, 2131 Fitzhugh, Carlee’s Hallmark and Heritage House.  Contact 870-698-1008

 

March 2014

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Salsa and East Coast Swing for Beginners
When: 9 am – 11 am

Where: UACCB Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: Fee is $30 contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Hooked Rugs Workshop

When: 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: Registration fee is $20, contact the park 870-878-6765 or powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Rumba and West Coast Swing for Beginners

When: 1 pm – 3 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: $30 contact 870-612-2082, dates Mar 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: 5k/Walk/Run/Moonwalk Race

When: 4 pm

Where: Pioneer Drive

What Else: Big Daddy Randy Allen will MC, pre-register 870-613-5882 or 870-834-6058, cost is ages 0-10 $10; ages 11 and up is $25 stay for after party go to www.batesvilleboosters.com for more info.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Music Auditions for 2014 Season at Ozark Folk Center

When: Friday Feb. 28th at 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm and Sat., March 1st 12 Noon – 2:30 pm

Where: White Oak Theatre located in the Ozark Folk Center administration building

What Else: Musicians should come prepared to perform at least three songs, each written prior to 1941 and a bonus song of their choice.  A piano will be available; all others please bring your own instruments.  No microphones or other sound equipment will be used during the auditions.  Please call Music Director Daren Dortin 870-269-3851 or email daren.dortin@arkansas.gov< to reserve a time.

 

Good for use thru Saturday 03/01/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council National Juried Exhibition

When: April 14th – May 30th, 2014.

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council on Main Street, Batesville

What Else: Deadline is March 1st for submissions for artists 18 and older working in 2D media. Check out BAAC website for more information.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: 11th Annual Yard Sale and Craft Sale

When: 7 am – 3 pm

Where: Independence Fair Grounds, Batesville, AR

What Else: Admission $1, free parking at rear gate, spaces available: Indoor  $15, Outdoor $10, contact 870-569-4359, 870-834-9608, 870-283-4949  Breakfast and lunch will be available.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/02/14

What: Requiem, by Giuseppe Verdi, the Lyon College Concert Chorale joins the Arkansas  Symphony Orchestra

When: 8 pm on Sat., March 1st and 3 pm on Sun. March 2nd

Where: Robinson Center Music Hall, Little Rock

What Else: Tickets range from $14 - $53 and can be purchased through the Little Rock Symphony orchestra.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 03/02/14

What: ICYAA Baseball/Softball Sign-Ups

When: 1 pm – 3 pm

Where: First Community Bank Main Branch in the Ryder Room, Batesville

Good for use thru Sunday – Wednesday 03/02-03/05/14

What: The Church of Christ in Quail Valley Spring Gospel Meeting

When: Weeknights at 7 pm

Where: 4104 Harrison Street in Batesville

What Else: Contact www.qvcoc.com or call 870-793-6100

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/04/14

What: Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010

When: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Main Campus Building, Room 223

What Else: Fee $55, dates: Mar 4, 6, 11, 13 Contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 03/06/14 to Thursday, 05/01/14

What: Pottery Classes by David Dahlstedt

When: March 6th until May 1st ; 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School at 110 East Main Street in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for classes is $275 plus materials fees according to student use of clay and glazes.

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 03/07-03/09/14

What: Mountain View Blue Grass Festival

When: Thurs., Fri., Sat., March 7-9

Where: Auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center

What Else: www.mountainview-bluegrass.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08 – Saturday, 03/15

What: Sidney Arkansas St. Patrick’s Celebration – Back Yard BBQ Contest all proceeds go to charity

When: Saturday, 03/15

Where: Sidney, Arkansas baseball field

What Else: Back Yard Cookers only, all entries must be received by March 8th, First 15 teams to apply will be accepted. Three categories are: Pork Butt, Ribs, Anything Butt, $50 per category or 2 for $45 each or 3 for $40.  Contact 870-283-4135 or 870-613-1956 or sidneyarbbq@gmail.com Entry form can be obtained by going to www.sidneywaterworks.com click on BBQ Contest.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: Billy Joe Shaver to perform

When: 7 pm

Where: Calico Rock School Auditorium, 301 College Street, Calico Rock, AR

What Else: Tickets and T-shirts are on sale now.  Visit www.calicorock.us

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: Calico Rock Museum’s Annual Bootlegger Daze Celebration

When: 1 pm

Where: Downtown Calico Rock, AR

What Else: Antique car display on Main Street, food and vendors, Bootleggers and revenuers Encounter, live music and Bootleggers movie presentation

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: Trivia Game Night to support the Humane Society of Independence County

When: 6 pm

Where: Fellowship Bible Church, Main Street, Batesville

What Else: Doors open at 5 pm, Trivia starts at 6 pm, registration fee $15/person, includes Lasagna supper and beverage, call 870-613-3045 or 870-307-5305 to register.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament

When: 7 am

Where: Friendship Baptist Youth Ministries, at the Miller Gym on Oak Street, Batesville

What Else: Children free, adults $2, must be 16 and older to compete, $70 registration fee.  Call Ashley Weemas 870-834-6418 or Chasity Richardson at 870-834-9621

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/17/14 – Friday 03/21/14

What: The Ozark Folk School is open

When: March 17th – 21st

Where: Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View

What Else: Blacksmithing, pottery, weaving, soap making, broom making and more.  Fees for courses vary non-refundable registration fees are $20 per say and must be paid upon registration. The remainder must be paid in full the first day of class.  Contact the Ozark Folk Center State Park 870-269-3851 or go to www.ozarkfolkcenter.com.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/18/14

What: Business Etiquette and Professionalism by Beth Bruce, Instructor

When: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: UACCB Main Campus Building, Room 240

What Else: Register by Thursday, Feb. 6th and receive $4 off.  Fee $29, to register 870-612-2082 or email katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 03/14-03/16/14

What: Days of 3 Syllamo Stage Run

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact www.runarkansas.com or www.3daysofsyllamo.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Kids’ Watercolor Workshops

When: Check out the time online

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: Grades PreK-6th Grades

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/22/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Mixed-Media on Canvas Workshop

When: 10 am – 1 pm

Where: BAAC East Main St., Batesville

 

 

Good for use thru Monday, 03/31/14

What: The Arkansas Department of Career Education’s Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Open House

When: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Where: 111 North 12th Street, Batesville

What Else: Contact 870-793-4153

 

 

April 2014

Good for use thru Friday – Saturday 04/04-04/05/14

What: Medicinal Herbs

When: Fri., Sat.

What Else: Where: Ozark Folk Center

What Else: Call 870-269-3851 to register for tour and workshop

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 04/12/14

What: Mission Run of the Ozarks

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

Where Else: Register online at www.ageeracetiming.com/events/85

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 04/18-04/20/14

What: 52nd Annual Arkansas Folk Festival

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR

What Else: Fee admission to Crafts Village during this weekend. Free shuttle on Sat. from downtown to the Folk Center

 

May 2014

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/03/14

What: Heritage Herb Extravaganza

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Hands on activities, vendors & tours of the Garden, call 870-269-3851

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 05/17/14

What: 10th Annual Syllamo’s Revenge-Mountain Bike Challenge, Mt. View

When: go online for time

Where: For event information steveparker@mvtel.net for trail information http://www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/recreation/syllamo_bike.html

 

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July 2014

Good for use thru Friday, 07/04/14

What: Independence Day Celebration Mt. View

When:  go online to find the time

Where: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, Mt. View

What Else: Call 870-269-8068 or www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

 

 

 

 

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Good for use thru Tuesday Feb 4th until Tuesday, April 1st , 2014

What: Cleburne County District Court announces an amnesty program that will allow misdemeanor criminal violators or traffic offenders who have outstanding warrants for past due fines or who have failed to appear in Court to rectify the issue without being arrested or incurring additional fines for their noncompliance.

When: until Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Where: 922 South 9th Street, Heber Springs, AR

What Else: Contact District Court Clerk’s Office 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 501-362-6585

 

Good for use thru Tuesday Feb 4th – Friday February 14th

What: The Batesville Junior High School Family and Career Community Leaders of America raising money for Brantley Frazier.

When: Now

Where: Batesville Junior High School

What Else: We are selling chocolate covered strawberries to be delivered/picked up on Valentine’s Day.  Prices are $15/half dozen, $20/Dozen, $30/2 dozen. Call Alicia Riley at 870-291-3157 or email airley@batesvilleschools.org

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, Feb 4th

What: Main Street Batesville Consultant Meeting

When: Wed., Feb 5th 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Where: First United Methodist Church at 615 E. Main Street in Batesville

What Else: Lunch will be provided, RSVP  no later than Feb. 4th call 870-793-2378

 

Good for use thru Wednesday, 02/05/14

What: UAMS North Central in Batesville, a CNA class

When: Wed., 02/05/14

What Else: stop by the UAMS North Central Office located in the Professional Building at 1215 Sidney Street, Suite 201, Batesville or contact Kim Tate at 870-698-9991.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/06/14

What: Polymer Clay Jewelry

When: 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council at 246 E. Main St., Batesville

What Else: $25, pre-registration is required. Call 870-793-3382

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/06/14

What: Business After Hours by The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce

When: 4:30 pm – 6 pm

Where: The Course at Eagle Mountain

What Else: All chamber members are invited to attend.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 5th 870-793-2378

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/07/14

What: Master Gardener Training Program

When: Deadline application is 02/07/14; Classes begin March 6th and end on April 3rd.

Where: Independence County Extension Service at 1770 Meyers St., in Batesville

What Else: Fee for classes is $50 which includes books and other materials. Upon completion of training and Master Gardner certification, participants will be required to donate 40 hours to help with community and educational projects. Contact Independence County  Extension office at 870-793-8840.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/07/14

What: Alpha Center’s Art and Antiques Auction

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Lander’s Theater, 332 Main St., Batesville

What Else: Tickets $10 available at Alpha Center, 2131 Fitzhugh, Carlee’s Hallmark and Heritage House.  Contact 870-698-1008

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/07/14

What: West Endowed Concert: Quapaw String Quartet

When: 7:30 pm, Feb. 7th

Where: Bevens Music Room, Brown Chapel Lyons College

What Else: The Quapaw Quartet, the resident string quartet of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of classical music in the annual West

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/08/14

What: Sulphur Rock Magnet Variety Show

When: 6 pm

Where: UACCB

What Else: two raffles: A Henry Golden Boy Rifle and a 32 inch flat screen TV

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/08/14

What: Kids’ Valentine’s Day Workshops

When: Pre-K – 1st 10:30 am – Noon; 2nd – 5th 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council 246 E. Main Street, Batesville

What Else: $10 per student. Stop by Batesville Area Arts Council’s Gallery to sign up or call 870-793-3382

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/08/14

What: Water Witching

When: 2 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: You’ll discover the science of water below the earth’s surface and try your hand at the ancient way of finding it.  Free. Contact 870-878-6765 for more information.

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/10/14

What: Independence County Blood Drive

When: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Where: Batesville High School, 1 School Road in Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/11/14

What: Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: Batesville First United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall

What Else: Entertainment, a live auction and raffle. Tickets are $5 each

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/11/14 thru Saturday 02/15/14

What: Arkansas African American Legislators, 1868 – 18 93

When: 8 am – 5 pm daily

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park, 4414 Hwy 25.

What Else: a free traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas History Commission and Black History Commission of Arkansas will be displayed at Powhatan Historic State Park. For more information go to www.arkives.com or call 870-878-6765

 

Good for uses thru Wednesday, 02/12/14

What: Grow Your Business with Endless Warm,  meet with a group of like-minded leaders for $19.99/month

When: 11 am – 12:30 pm

Where: US Pizza Banquet Room

What  Else: Only one representative per industry

 

Good for use thru 02/13/14

What: Organizational Meeting of Keep Independence County Dry Coalition

When: 6:30 pm

Where: Southside Middle School Cafeteria, 70 Scott Drive, Batesville, AR

 

Good for use thru 02/14/14

What: Harlequin Theatre Production: The Dining Room, by A.R. Gurney

When: 7:30 pm Thurs., and Fri., 02/13-02/14 and Sun., Feb. 16th at 2 pm

Where: Holloway Theatre

What Else: Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and non-Lyon students.  Lyon students with ID get in  free.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/14/14

What: The Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View two packages offered for Valentine’s Day

When: Friday, Feb. 14th

Where: 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

What Else: Package #1: overnight at the cabins at Dry Creek, dinner for 2 with live  music by Kathy Jensen and Charlie White at The Skillet and breakfast next day at The Skillet.  $149.50/couple includes tax and gratuities.

Package #2: Romantic dinner for 2 with live music at The Skillet on Valentine’s Day.  $59/couple, includes tax and gratuities.  Call 870-269-3851 for reservations.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/14/14

What: Valentine Pageant

When: 4:30 pm

Where: Salem High School

What Else: Zeta Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will conduct the Annual Valentine Pageant.  Votes for contestants are one penny each.  Cans for votes will be at the Town & Country Super Market.  Voting will lend at 4 pm on Wednesday, February 12th.  All proceeds from the pageant will be used by Beta  Sigma Phi for community service projects. Contact Carolyn Lewis for more information 870-895-2491.

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/14/14

What: Valentine’s Day at Fox Creek BBQ

When: 7 pm

Where: Fox Creek BBQ in Batesville

What Else: Make your reservation 870-698-0034

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/15/14

What: Pearl Stringing Workshop

When: 9 am – 12 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: $20 per necklace, $10 per bracelet, $5 per earring set, bring a sack lunch.  For more information and to register call 870-878-6765or email powhatan@arkansas.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/15/14

What: White County Children’s Safety Center “Light Up The Streets” 5k Glorun

When: 7 pm

Where: Downtown Searcy Courthouse Square

What Else: Register www.whitecountycsc.com or www.facebook.com/LightUpTheStreets

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/15/14

What: Independence County Blood Drive

When: 12 – 6 pm

Where: Wal-Mart, 3150 Harrison in Batesville

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/15/14

What: Sylamore Trail 25K and 50K Run

When: Details can be found at www.RunArkansas.com or sylamore50k@aol.com or gregeason@sbcglobal.net 501-454-4391

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/15/14

What: Classes for Broom Tying, Corn Shuckery, Apothecary, Printing, Chicken Scratch Embroidery, and Locker Hooking

When: 10 am – Noon

Where: Ozark Folk Center, 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR

What Else: Classes cost $30 plus a materials fee.  Call 870-269-3851 or email www.ozarkfolkcenter.com

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/17/14

What:  Boy Scouts of America Chili Dinner

When: 11 am – 7 pm

Where: St. Mary’s Catholic Church-Parish Hall, 3800 E. Harrison, Batesville

What Else: Tickets $5, dine in or carry out

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/17/14

What: Health Coach, Daniela Liscio how to stay healthy and cook easy meals and weight loss tips.

When: 6-8 pm

Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 815

What Else: Fee $15 to register contact 870-612-2082 or katrina.stevens.@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/17/14

The Sharp County Courthouse will be Closed Monday, February 17th in observance of President’s Day.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: Lunch with the Canadian Consul General

When: 11:45 am

Where: The Little Rock Club

What Else: RSVP by February 10th

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/18/14

What: Foothills Plant Society Meeting

When: 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank, the Community Room

What Else: meets every third Tuesday of the month, contact Becky 870-834-5456

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/20/14

What: Introduction to Grant Writing by Karla Rush instructor

When: 6-9 pm

Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 803

What Else: register by Thursday, Feb. 6th and get $4 off. Fee: $29 to register 870-612-2082 or katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/20/14

What: Community-wide Chili Dinner by the brothers of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Lyon College

When: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: The First Presbyterian Church in Batesville

What Else: $5/person, children 5 and under eat free.  The Fox Blossom Venture will provide live music.  Proceeds will go toward brotherhood events.

 

Good for use thru Thursday – Friday 02/20-02/21/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Drawing Workshops for teens & adults

When: 6 pm – 9 pm

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/21/14

What: Who’s Your Doggie?  Todd Oliver & Friends

When: 7:30 pm, doors open at 7 pm

Where: UACCB Independence Hall

What Else: children 6 & under, free, ages 7 – 12 $10, ages 13 $20

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/21/14

What: Karate Training

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: dates Feb 21 28, Mar 7, 14 Ages 13 and up

 

Good for use thru Friday – Friday, 02/21/14 – 03/14/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery display work from artist Debbie Yen

When: January 21st – March 14th

Where:  BAAC Gallery, Main St., Batesville

What Else: Reception for Debbie Yen, 5 pm – 7 pm, Friday, March 14th

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: 2014 Polar Plunge

When: Registration Noon, Plunge 1 pm

Where: White River Sand Bar in Batesville

What Else: Registration call 870-307-5288

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: ICYAA Baseball/Softball Sign-Ups

When: 8 am – 1 pm

Where: First Community Bank Main Branch in the Ryder Room in Batesville

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Special Olympics 5k/10k Penguin Run

When: 10 am

Where: Kennedy Park, Batesville

What Else: Registration $20 call 870-307-8230

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Quill Pens and Berry Ink

When: 2 pm

Where: Powhatan Historic State Park

What Else: Discover how to make ink, cut a quill pen, and write a letter.  Free.  Contact information 870-878-6765.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 02/22/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Kids’ Drawing Workshops

When: Check online for time

Where:  BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: for Grades Pre K – 6th Grades

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/24/14

What: Sign Language for Beginners

When: 6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB Row Johns Building, Room 803

What Else: Fee $45 plus textbook dates: Feb 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 31

 

Good for use thru Monday, 02/24/14

What: Crocheting for Beginners

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB, Batesville, Row Johns Building, Room 815

What Else: Fee $20, dates are Feb. 24, Mar 3, 10, 17 bring skein of acrylic thread and any size crochet hook from size H to J.

 

Good for use thru Monday – Friday Feb. 24-March 21

What: Kresege Gallery Exhibitions Juried Student Show

Where: Kresege Gallery, Alphin Building, Lyon College

What Else: An annual competition juried by an external artist, this show gives Lyon College students a chance to compete for monetary awards and prestige.

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 02/25/14

What: Preparing for the Job Hunt, Beth Bruce instructor

When: 6-9 pm

Where: UACCB Main Campus Building, Room 240

What Else: FREE, to register 870-612-2082 or katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Tuesday 02/26/14 until 05/06/14

What: Professional Practices for Artisans by John and Terry Van Orman

When: 5 pm – 8 pm

Where: Ozarka College in Mountain View

What Else: 11-week class will be worth 33 CEU credits, equivalent to 2 college credit hours. Tuition is $275.

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 02/27/14

What: Lap Quilting

When:  6 pm – 8 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Annex Building, Room 402

What Else: Fee $35, contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/28/14 until Friday, 04/25/14

What: Glass Bead Making by Sage Holland

When: 3 pm – 9 pm

Where: 110 East Main Street, Mountain View

What Else: Tuition for 9-week class is $275 payable to teacher

 

Good for use thru Friday, 02/28/14

What: Lyon College Annual Scholarship Fund, Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball

When: 5:30 pm

Where: The Cow Palace at Chimney Rock in Concord

What Else: Tickets are $100 each. Contact Carly Dahl at 870-307-7278 or email carly.dahl@lyon.edu

 

March 2014

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Salsa and East Coast Swing for Beginners
When: 9 am – 11 am

Where: UACCB Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: Fee is $30 contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Rumba and West Coast Swing for Beginners

When: 1 pm – 3 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Annex Building, Room 404

What Else: $30 contact 870-612-2082, dates Mar 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: 5k/Walk/Run/Moonwalk Race

When: 4 pm

Where: Pioneer Drive

What Else: Big Daddy Randy Allen will MC, pre-register 870-613-5882 or 870-834-6058, cost is ages 0-10 $10; ages 11 and up is $25 stay for after party go to www.batesvilleboosters.com for more info.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: Music Auditions for 2014 Season at Ozark Folk Center

When: Friday Feb. 28th at 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm and Sat., March 1st 12 Noon – 2:30 pm

Where: White Oak Theatre located in the Ozark Folk Center administration building

What Else: Musicians should come prepared to perform at least three songs, each written prior to 1941 and a bonus song of their choice.  A piano will be available; all others please bring your own instruments.  No microphones or other sound equipment will be used during the auditions.  Please call Music Director Daren Dortin 870-269-3851 or email daren.dortin@arkansas.gov< to reserve a time.

 

Good for use thru Saturday 03/01/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council National Juried Exhibition

When: April 14th – May 30th, 2014.

Where: Batesville Area Arts Council on Main Street, Batesville

What Else: Deadline is March 1st for submissions for artists 18 and older working in 2D media. Check out BAAC website for more information.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/01/14

What: 11th Annual Yard Sale and Craft Sale

When: 7 am – 3 pm

Where: Independence Fair Grounds, Batesville, AR

What Else: Admission $1, free parking at rear gate, spaces available: Indoor  $15, Outdoor $10, contact 870-569-4359, 870-834-9608, 870-283-4949  Breakfast and lunch will be available.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/02/14

What: Requiem, by Giuseppe Verdi, the Lyon College Concert Chorale joins the Arkansas  Symphony Orchestra

When: 8 pm on Sat., March 1st and 3 pm on Sun. March 2nd

Where: Robinson Center Music Hall, Little Rock

What Else: Tickets range from $14 - $53 and can be purchased through the Little Rock Symphony orchestra.

 

Good for use thru Sunday, 03/02/14

What: ICYAA Baseball/Softball Sign-Ups

When: 1 pm – 3 pm

Where: First Community Bank Main Branch in the Ryder Room, Batesville

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/04/14

What: Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010

When: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Where: UACCB in Batesville, Main Campus Building, Room 223

What Else: Fee $55, dates: Mar 4, 6, 11, 13 Contact 870-612-2082

 

Good for use thru Thursday, 03/06/14 to Thursday, 05/01/14

What: Pottery Classes by David Dahlstedt

When: March 6th until May 1st  1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Where: Arkansas Craft School at 110 East Main Street in Mountain View, AR

What Else: Tuition for classes is $275 plus materials fees according to student use of clay and glazes.

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 03/07-03/09/14

What: Mountain View Blue Grass Festival

When: Thurs., Fri., Sat., March 7-9

Where: Auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center

What Else: www.mountainview-bluegrass.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08 – Saturday, 03/15

What: Sidney Arkansas St. Patrick’s Celebration – Back Yard BBQ Contest all proceeds go to charity

When: Saturday, 03/15

Where: Sidney, Arkansas baseball field

What Else: Back Yard Cookers only, all entries must be received by March 8th, First 15 teams to apply will be accepted. Three categories are: Pork Butt, Ribs, Anything Butt, $50 per category or 2 for $45 each or 3 for $40.  Contact 870-283-4135 or 870-613-1956 or sidneyarbbq@gmail.com Entry form can be obtained by going to www.sidneywaterworks.com click on BBQ Contest.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: Trivia Game Night to support the Humane Society of Independence County

When: 6 pm

Where: Fellowship Bible Church, Main Street, Batesville

What Else: Doors open at 5 pm, Trivia starts at 6 pm, registration fee $15/person, includes Lasagna supper and beverage, call 870-613-3045 or 870-307-5305 to register.

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/08

What: 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament

When: 7 am

Where: Friendship Baptist Youth Ministries, at the Miller Gym on Oak Street, Batesville

What Else: Children free, adults $2, must be 16 and older to compete, $70 registration fee.  Call Ashley Weemas 870-834-6418 or Chasity Richardson at 870-834-9621

 

Good for use thru Tuesday, 03/18/14

What: Business Etiquette and Professionalism by Beth Bruce, Instructor

When: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: UACCB Main Campus Building, Room 240

What Else: Register by Thursday, Feb. 6th and receive $4 off.  Fee $29, to register 870-612-2082 or email katrina.stevens@uaccb.edu

 

Good for use thru Friday – Sunday 03/14-03/16/14

What: Days of 3 Syllamo Stage Run

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact www.runarkansas.com or www.3daysofsyllamo.com

 

Good for use thru Saturday, 03/15/14

What: Batesville Area Arts Council Kids’ Watercolor Workshops

When: Check out the time online

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: Grades PreK-

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What: Eight-Week Seminar on the Gospel of Matthew

When: Every Tuesday night 7 pm beginning Jan. 8th

Where:  The Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1239 Oak Grove Road, Batesville

What Else: Each meeting will be one hour.

 

What: Autism/Asperger’s Activity Group Ages 18-30

When: First Saturday of each month from 1 pm – 4 pm

Where: NCO 710 South St. Louis Street, Batesville

What Else: Snack, potluck, movie and a present exchange.  Range for presents $5 to $10.  Contact 870-307-9700

 

 

What: Cleburne County District Court announces an amnesty program that will allow misdemeanor criminal violators or traffic offenders who have outstanding warrants for past due fines or who have failed to appear in Court to rectify the issue without being arrested or incurring additional fines for their noncompliance.

When: from January 1, 2014 until  April 1, 2014

Where: 922 South 9th Street, Heber Springs, AR

What Else: Contact District Court Clerk’s Office 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 501-362-6585

 

What: Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church will no longer have AWANA on Wednesday nights starting this week.

What Else: The AWANA program will be held on Sunday nights.

When: January 19, 2014 from 5:30 pm – 7:00pm

Where: The bus will be available for pick up call 870-793-2077.

 

What: Lake Charles State Park

When: Now

Where: 3705 Hwy 25, Powhatan, AR 72458

What Else: The lake is up and fish are biting. Lake Charles State Park has an ample supply of live minnows and a variety of plastic lures to suit your fish.  Minnows are $1.50 a dozen. Winter hours are Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 12 pm for more information call 870-878-6595

 

 

What: Annual MLK Food Drive sponsored by White River Area Agency on Aging Foster Grandparent Program

When: January 6th thru 15th

Where: Donate Here: WRAAA office at 505 S. St. Louis St., Batesville; WRAAA office at 3998 Harrison St., Batesville; Kroger Food  Store at 303 St. Louis St., Batesville; Cash Saver on 1245 E. Main St., Batesville.  If you have a large donation in need of pickup contact 870-612-3000.

 

What: An opening reception for Emily Wood

When: 5-7 pm Jan. 23rd

Where: Kresge Gallery, Alphin Building Lyon College

What Else: Kresge Gallery Exhibitions, Emily Wood is the chair of the Painting and Drawing Department and an instructor at the Arkansas Arts Center Museum School.

 

What: Country and Blugrass Gospel Music

Where: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1915 Batesville Blvd., Across from Southside High School

When: 6:30 pm

What Else: Open to the public, free Admission.  Contact 870-307-5554

 

What: The Williams Singers from Williams Baptist College in Walnut  Ridge, AR

When: 6 pm

Where: Drasco, AR The Christian Lighthouse

What Else: Open to the public and is free of charge. Music will be Classical, spirituals, and contemporary arrangements.

 

What: The Sharp County Courthouse will be closed January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day

 

What: The White River Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

When: Jan., 20th at 1:30 pm

Where: The Citizens Bank Annex building on College Street in Batesville

What Else: Contact Joan Sellers 870-793-0067

 

What: BAAC Gallery on Main Street, Batesville

When: Now

What:  Artist Debbie Yen Watercolors

 

What: Ladies’ Craft Night

When: 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: Polymer Clay Jewelry

 

What: Girl Scout Cookie Time

When: Now until January 26th

Where: As your friendly neighborhood Girl Scout

What Else: or call Kim Umphress at 870-793-0501

 

What: Project Graduation Batesville High School Smoked Pork Butt Sale

When: Fri., Jan. 31st and Sat., Feb. 1st

Where: Pick up at Hawg’s EXXON, 1150 N. St. Louis

What Else: $25 each cash or check only, to order: Pick up tickets at WRDE Entertainment, 920 Harrison St., Suite C, Batesville, and Van Winkle Sports, 3417 Harrison St., Batesville, call Diane Jeffrey 870-307-3146 or Pat Sanders 870-613-1211 

 

What: BAAC “Souper Bowl Saturday”

When: 10 am – 1 pm

Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Batesville

What Else: Tickets $7, $8 day of event. You can purchase tickets from BAAC Gallery on Main St., Batesville, Carlee’s Hallmark, Citizens Bank, and the  Batesville Chamber of Commerce. VIP hour 9 am- 10 am

 

What: West Endowed Concert: Quapaw String Quartet

When: 7:30 pm, Feb. 7th

Where: Bevens Music Room, Brown Chapel Lyons College

What Else: The Quapaw Quartet, the resident string quartet of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of classical music in the annual West

 

What: Kids’ Valentine’s Day Workshops

When:?

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

 

What: The Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View two packages offered for Valentine’s Day

When: Friday, Feb. 14th

Where: 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

What Else: Package #1: overnight at the cabins at Dry Creek, dinner for 2 with live  music by Kathy Jensen and Charlie White at The Skillet and breakfast next day at The Skillet.  $149.50/couple includes tax and gratuities.

Package #2: Romantic dinner for 2 with live music at The Skillet on Valentine’s Day.  $59/couple, includes tax and gratuities.  Call 870-269-3851 for reservations.

 

What: Sylamore Trail 25K and 50K Run

When: Details can be found at www.RunArkansas.com or sylamore50k@aol.com or gregeason@sbcglobal.net 501-454-4391

 

What: BAAC Gallery display work from artist Debbie Yen

When: January 21st – March 14th

Where:  BAAC Gallery, Main St., Batesville

What Else: Reception for Debbie Yen, 5 pm – 7 pm, Friday, March 14th

 

What: BAAC Drawing Workshops for teens & adults

When: 6 pm – 9 pm

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

 

What: BAAC Kids’ Drawing Workshops

When:?

Where:  BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: for Grades PreK – 6th Grades

 

What: Kresege Gallery Exhibitions Juried Student Show

When: Awards reception will be from 5-7 pm Feb. 27th

Where: Kresege Gallery, Alphin Building, Lyon College

What Else: An annual competition juried by an external artist, this show gives Lyon College students a chance to compete for monetary awards and prestige.

 

What: Lyon College Annual Scholarship Fund, Black Tie Blue Jeans Ball

When: 5:30 pm

Where: The Cow Palace at Chimney Rock in Concord

What Else: Tickets are $100 each. Contact Carly Dahl at 870-307-7278 or email carly.dahl@lyon.edu

 

What: Mountain View Blue Grass Festival

When: Thurs., Fri., Sat., March 7-9

Where: Auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center

What Else: www.mountainview-bluegrass.com

 

What: Days of 3 Syllamo Stage Run

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Contact www.runarkansas.com or www.3daysofsyllamo.com

 

What: BAAC Kids’ Watercolor Workshops

When:?

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

What Else: Grades PreK-6th Grades

 

What: BAAC Mixed-Media on Canvas Workshop

When: 10 am – 1 pm

Where: BAAC Main St., Batesville

 

What: Medicinal Herbs

When: Fri., Sat.

Where: Ozark Folk Center

What Else: Call 870-269-3851 to register for tour and workshop

 

What: Mission Run of the Ozarks

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

Where Else: Register online at www.ageeracetiming.com/events/85

 

What: 52nd Annual Arkansas Folk Festival

When: Fri., Sat., Sun.

Where: Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR

What Else: Fee admission to Crafts Village during this weekend. Free shuttle on Sat. from downtown to the Folk Center

 

What: Heritage Herb Extravaganza

When: Saturday

Where: Mountain View, AR

What Else: Hands on activities, vendors & tours of the Garden, call 870-269-3851

 

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What: Eight-Week Seminar on the Gospel of Matthew

When: Every Tuesday night 7 pm beginning Jan. 8th

Where:  The Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1239 Oak Grove Road, Batesville

What Else: Each meeting will be one hour.

 

What: Autism/Asperger’s Activity Group Ages 18-30

When: First Saturday of each month from 1 pm – 4 pm

Where: NCO 710 South St. Louis Street, Batesville

What Else: Snack, potluck, movie and a present exchange.  Range for presents $5 to $10.  Contact 870-307-9700

 

What: Cleburne County District Court announces an amnesty program that will allow misdemeanor criminal violators or traffic offenders who have outstanding warrants for past due fines or who have failed to appear in Court to rectify the issue without being arrested or incurring additional fines for their noncompliance.

When: from January 1, 2014 until  April 1, 2014

Where: 922 South 9th Street, Heber Springs, AR

What Else: Contact District Court Clerk’s Office 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 501-362-6585

 

What: A meeting for anyone interested in working or helping to make Independence County a “Wet” county

When: Thurs., Jan 9th at 7 pm

Where: First Community Bank Annex atop Ramsey Mountain, south of Batesville

What Else: Contact 870-613-3046 Phillip Finch

 

What: UACCB Board Meeting

When: Thursday, January 9th at 11 am

Where: UACCB Campus

 

What: The Mercy River Boys Concert

When: Sunday, January 12th at 5 pm

Where: West Baptist Church in Batesville, 1100 N. Central Avenue

What Else: A love offering will be taken

 

What: Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society to meet

When: Sunday, Jan. 12th 2 pm

Where: Izard County Senior Center South of Brockwell, AR on Hwy #9, South

What Else: Contact 870-368-4727 after 5 pm

 

What: The Literacy Project which serves Fulton, Sharp, Izard, and Independence Counties

When: 2:30 pm

Where: the Batesville Municipal Building 500 E. Main St., 2nd floor, Batesville

What Else: To register contact 870-793-5912 or www.literacyindependence.org

 

What: Annual MLK Food Drive sponsored by White River Area Agency on Aging Foster Grandparent Program

When: January 6th thru 15th

Where: Donate Here: WRAAA office at 505 S. St. Louis St., Batesville; WRAAA office at 3998 Harrison St., Batesville; Kroger Food  Store at 303 St. Louis St., Batesville; Cash Saver on 1245 E. Main St., Batesville.  If you have a large donation in need of pickup contact 870-612-3000.

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