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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

 

June 2014

 

 

 

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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