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Community events in the River Valley & Ozark areaPublished November 4, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.
MARSHALL — The Methodist Women’s Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 500 Zack Ridge Road in Marshall. Homemade cakes, pies, cookies, muffins, candies, rolls and breads will be for sale, as well as homemade peanut brittle, barbecue sauce, jellies, cheese dips and other holiday snacks. A chicken-spaghetti lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Handcrafted gifts and other items will be available for holiday shopping. For more information, call (501) 730-2545.
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Snow Fine Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uca.edu.
Gentle Yoga Session
RUSSELLVILLE — The next session of Gentle Yoga will be begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the River Valley Arts Center, 1001 East B. St. The seven-week, one-hour sessions will be taught by Joy Murphy. The class fee is $84 for center members and $105 for nonmembers. Participants should bring a mat or heavy towel and a bottle of water. Preregistration is required by calling (479) 968-2452 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Faculty Chamber Music performance is slated for Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Snow Fine Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uca.edu.
Ladies Lunch Break
CONWAY — Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall will be the site for the Ladies Lunch Break from noon to 1 p.m. Cost of the meal is $5. For more information, or if child care is needed, call the church office at (501) 327-6565.
PERRYVILLE — Perryville United Methodist Church will hold its annual fried-pie sale Nov. 7-9. Pre-orders may be made by calling the church at (501) 889-5314 before noon, or by placing an order in person at the Perry County Courthouse with Jan Moore, or at Shelter Insurance with Kate Cole. Pies are $2 each, and include apple, apricot, chocolate and peach. Sugar-free fruit pies will also be available.
MAUMELLE — The Maumelle Newcomers will have a Lunch Bunch gathering at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 8 at Terrace on the Green, 2200 Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock. Attendees will meet in the parking lot in front of the Hallmark store in Maumelle at 11:15 a.m. or at the restaurant at 11:45 a.m. For more information or to sign up, call Nanjo Coleman at (501) 803-4797.
MORRILTON — The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton’s Phi Beta Lambda student organization will hold its annual UACCM Pageant on Saturday in the Fine Arts Auditorium at UACCM. Divisions will range in age from birth to 17 years old, with the Ms. UACCM division open to students enrolled at the community college. The pageant will begin with a welcoming ceremony at 10 a.m. The preregistration deadline for the pageant is 4 p.m. Tuesday. After that, the fee will increase from $30 to $35 until the final deadline of 10 a.m. Friday. For more information or to register, visit www.uaccm.edu or call (501) 977-2047.
Hope Moore Concert
CONCORD — Hope Moore and the Imagine That Band will perform Nov. 10 in the new gymnasium at Concord High School. Moore’s mother, Raquel Hipp Moore, will be the opening act for the 16-year-old singer. A chili and hot dog supper will kick off the evening from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. The cost of admission is $5 per person. The event is sponsored by the junior class at Concord High School.
NEW DIXIE — There will be a spaghetti and sausage dinner in St. Boniface Hall from 4-7:30 p.m. The dinner will feature homemade rolls and peach cobbler. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children under age 6 may eat free with a parent. For carryout, call (501) 759-2896 after 3:30 p.m. The public is invited.
RUSSELLVILLE — The First Cumberland Presbyterian Women will hold their annual holiday bazaar beginning at 7 a.m. A variety of homemade jellies, jams and relishes will be offered, along with cakes, fried pies, cookies and candies. There will also be jewelry, knives, linens, handcrafted holiday and decorative items and white elephant objects for sale. A chicken spaghetti lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. The church is located at 1200 North Arkansas in Russellville.
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery will present the Studio Foundations Course Competitive Exhibition through Monday in McCastlain Hall. Gallery hours are Monday-Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uca.edu.
FAIRFIELD BAY — Jane Huner’s collected works will be on exhibit at the Fairfield Bay Library, 369 Dave Creek Parkway, through Tuesday. The public may view the exhibit from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; and from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. For more information or to purchase a painting, call Ellen Kelly at (501) 884-6476.
Cleburne County Retired Teachers Meeting
HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Retired Teachers Association will meet Nov. 13 at noon at The Rustic Inn in Heber Springs. The guest speaker will be Charlotte Lacy, who will share interesting stories about her world travels. A short business meeting will address the 2013 legislative session and what issues may arise that affect the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System. All retired school personnel are invited to attend. For more information, call Lavern Penn at (501) 206-0357.
MAUMELLE — The Maumelle Newcomers will have a luncheon at 11 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Maumelle Country Club. The theme is Re-purpose Your Shoes. The speaker will be Karla Allen of the Arkansas Water Project’s Shoes for Wells. The menu will include beef stroganoff. The cost is $14 per person, with checks made payable to the Maumelle Newcomers. Reservations are required by Nov. 12. For more information, call Joan Ann Olsen at (501) 851-4223.
DARDANELLE — First Presbyterian Church will hold its Big Centennial Celebration on Nov. 17 and 18. The two-day event will include choirs, bagpipe music, a reception with typical foods from 100 years ago and a time-capsule ceremony. The event is free and will re-create the excitement of 100 years ago, when the church was finished and its doors first opened. For more information, call event chairwoman Betsy Harris at the church at (479) 229-3594.
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