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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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