What: Independence County Senior Citizens BBQ Dinner
When: Tuesday, September 25th, 4:30-6:30pm
Where: 1590 College Street, Batesville
What Else: Dinner will consist of a barbecue sandwich, baked beans, slaw, cookie and a drink. Drive by and pick up or eat in.
What: ‘The Art of Marriage’ Registration Deadline
When: Tuesday, September 25th
Where: Grace Communion Fellowship, 790 Allen Chapel Road, Batesville
What Else: The event will be Friday and Saturday, October 19th and 20th. Cost is $35 per couple or $18.50 per single. For more information, contact Pastor Jeff at 870-283-9311.
What: Ashley-Lewis Endowed Concert: The Orchid Ensemble
When: Tuesday, September 25th, 7:30pm
Where: Bevens Music Room, Brown Chapel, Lyon College, Batesville
What Else: Featuring the Canadian based trio, The Orchid Ensemble. For more information, visit www.lyon.edu or contact Chandra Huston at 870-307-7488.
What: Kresge Gallery Exhibition: Arturo Rodriguez
When: Wednesday, September 26th, 5pm
Where: Kresge Gallery, Alphin Building, Lyon College, Batesville
What Else: A closing reception for Rodriguez, an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Toledo, Ohio, who works in printmaking and painting. For more information, visit www.lyon.edu or contact Chandra Huston at 870-307-7488.
What: Evangelism Rally
When: Sunday, September 23rd through Wednesday, September 26th, Sunday 11am, Mon-Wed 7pm
Where: Franklin Baptist Church
What Else: Everyone is invited. For more information, call 870-322-8252.
What: Batesville Area Radio Club Meeting
When: Thursday, September 27th, 7pm
Where: First Community Bank Community Room, corner of St. Louis and Harrison Streets
What Else: Anyone interested is invited. For more information, visit barchams.org.
What: Registration Deadline for Annual Cushman School Reunion Dinner
When: Friday, October 12th, 5:30pm
Where: Community Center on old school campus
What Else: If you wish to eat, the meal is $17.50 each or $35 per couple. For more information, contact Barbara Finley at 870-793-2286.
What: Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting
When: Friday, September 28th, 10am
Where: Wholesale Tire, 66 Batesville Boulevard
What Else: There will be free food and refreshments.
What: 4th in the Fall
When: Saturday, September 29th
Where: Strawberry Gym and Ball Field
What Else: There will be music, food, vendors, fireworks and fun.
What: Region-Wide Yard and Sidewalk Sale
When: Friday and Saturday, September 28th and 29th
Where: Alpena, Jasper, Mt. Judea, Valley Springs, St. Joe, Leslie, Shirley, Fox, Timbo, Norfork, Diamond City, Lead Hill
What Else: For a map see Ozarkbyways.com or contact Matt Grandon at 870-754-5554.
What: 13th Annual Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River and Roseland Community Reunion
When: Saturday, September 9th, 9am
Where: Manila Airport Community Center
What Else: All folks from all surrounding communities are invited to come and eat, drink and reminisce. Bring old stories and pictures to share. Bring a potluck dish. This year’s reunion is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Owens Davis. For more information, contact Boyd Estes at 870-966-4012.
What: 1st Annual Roberson Family and Friends Reunion
When: Saturday, September 29th, 12noon
Where: Pleasant Plains VFW Post
What Else: The event will be a potluck, so bring a dish and a drink. Also bring your favorite photos to display on the memory board.
What: ‘Singing in the Park’ Tipton’s Concert
When: Saturday, September 29th, 6:30pm
Where: Sulphur Rock City Park
What Else: The Tipton’s are a southern/country gospel group. Bring your lawn chairs.
What: Forever Home Life-Saving Event
When: Saturday and Sunday, September 29th and 30th, 10am-5pm
Where: Petsense, 45 Eagle Mountain Boulevard, Batesville
What Else: A nationwide event that highlights to the public what wonderful work that the Humane Society of Independence County and other shelters throughout the country do to provide in helping to find homes and save lives through adoption. The humane society will be showcasing many adoptable dogs, puppies, cats and kittens. During the event, not only will the adoption fee be reduced to $50, but every person who adopts a pet will receive a gift of pet supplies and food valued at more than $100. Adoptable pets will have been spayed/neutered, received all vaccinations (including rabies) and are on heartworm preventive.
What: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 10am
Where: WRMC East Tower, White River Medical Center East Entrance
What: Meet Meghan Miller, University of Arkansas Admissions Counselor
When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 6-8pm
Where: First Community Bank, George Rider Room, corner of St. Louis and Harrison Streets, Batesville
What Else: Attention all high school seniors, juniors and parents. Meghan will give a brief talk on all aspects of applying to the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, including the application process, scholarships and housing information. Afterwards she will be available to meet one-on-one with students and parents. For more information, contact Deann Coleman at 870-307-3550 or email@example.com.
What: Convocation: Jean-Luc Krieg, Urban Development Expert Appearance
When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 7:30pm
Where: Nucor Auditorium, Lyon Building, Lyon College, Batesville
What Else: Krieg will talk about his work on urban development in the Mexico City slums. For more information, contact Chandra Huston at 870-307-7488.