When: Sunday through Tuesday, August 5th through 7th, 6pm nightly
Where: Southside United Methodist Church
What Else: There will be a potluck right after the Tuesday night service. Special preacher will be Jim Gilliam.
What: Drought Survival Conference
When: Tuesday, August 7th, 6-9pm
Where: Quitman High School Cafeteria, 6275 Heber Springs Road West, Quitman
What Else: All livestock producers are invited to attend. Admission is free. Topics will include: tax advice, layout and design of grazing systems, alternative water supplies and feedstuff, establishing winter annuals and 300 days grazing. For more information, contact your local extension office or the Cleburne County office at 501-362-2524.
What: White River’s Got Talent
When: Tuesday, August 7th form 6-8 or Thursday, august 9th from 6-8 for tryouts. Finals are Saturday September 8th at 6pm
Where: Tryouts are at UACCB/Independence Hall and Finals are at Riverside Park
What Else: Limited to 30 acts each tryout night. Applications are at any First Community Bank location or online at www.firstcommunity.net Bring applications with you the night you try out.
What: Summer Art Camp
When: Saturday, August 11th, 10-11:30am
Where: Jackson County Library, Newport
What Else: Totally free and all supplies are provided. For ages 6 to 9.
What: ‘The Martins’ Concert
When: Sunday, August 12th, 2:30pm
Where: Ozark Folk Center Auditorium, Mountain View
What Else: One of gospel music’s premiere groups will help the Ozarka College Foundation raise funds for the Ozarka College Stone County Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door with 16 and under being admitted for only $5. Advance tickets are available at Centennial Bank and Ozarka College.
What: Open Fall Enrollment for HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters)
What Else: Enroll now for HIPPY. HIPPY is a free, at-home education program for children aged 2 (if the child will be 3 by Dec. 31st), 3, 4 and 5 (if the child turns 5 after Aug. 1st). Parents are provided free educational materials, books and supplies to work with their child at home to help lay the foundation for kindergarten. Even if your child is in a preschool program, you may qualify for HIPPY. For Sharp and Lawrence County, call 870-886-3212 or for Independence County, call 870-251-4024.
What: NADC Head Start Recruitment
When: Through Summer
What Else: HEAD START offers: Free preschool, M-F 8-3. Free meals and snacks. Experienced, certified teachers. Kindergarten readiness. Children with disabilities also served. Apply now and bring proof of income. Child has to be 3 or 4 by August 1st. Call 870-793-3234.
What: 2012 Summer and Regular Crisis Intervention Program
When: Monday, July 9th through Sunday, September 30th or until funds are depleted
Monday through Wednesday, 8am-11:30pm
Where: Northcentral Arkansas Development Council, Inc., Batesville
What Else: For applicants to be considered in a crisis situation, they are required to have received a shut-off notice from their energy supplier with a shut-off notice date to be within 7 days from the date of application. This will be for ELECTRIC ONLY. The following are requirements needed before applications can be taken and processed: 1. Proof of income for all household members for the previous month, including verification of any contributions from family and friends. Applications stating income is zero must provide written statement verifying how they pay their bills. 2. Information on the date and place of current or last employment for all household members. Any member 18 or older without a job must provide verification of unemployment. 3. Proof of child support being received. 4. Proof of utility assistance if applicant received subsidized housing. 5. A copy of an energy bill or receipt from energy supplier.