This week's events-Three Rivers

Originally Published August 4, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
Updated August 2, 2013 at 1:34 p.m.
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Aug. 4

Relay for Life Fundraiser

SALEM — There will be a Fulton County Relay for Life fundraiser at 1 p.m. at the Ozark Mountain Music Makers Barn, featuring music by Glory Road, the Dead Wood Band, Vicky Lynn and Lawless, and more. Donations will be accepted for admission. Pulled-pork plates, complete with baked beans, coleslaw and a drink, will cost $5 each, and to-go orders will also be available.

Aug. 5

Education Initiative Banquet

BATESVILLE — Citizens Bank and the Southside School District will reveal the recipients of $5,000 in grant money in the first Citizens Bank-Southside Education Initiative at an awards banquet at 6:30 p.m. at Elizabeth’s Restaurant in Batesville. Following the overwhelming success of its mini-grant program with the Batesville School District, Citizens Bank earlier this year decided to expand its Education Initiative to Southside. The Southside grant recipients were selected by a panel representing the Social Sciences and Secondary Education Division at Lyon College.

Aug. 5 –Aug. 9

God’s Backyard Bible Camp VBS

CABOT — Our Savior Lutheran Church, 301 S. Pine St., will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme is God’s Backyard Bible Camp. For more information or to register, visit, or call (501) 605-8082.


Retirees Meetings

KENSETT — Retired employees from Eaton Vickers and Remington Rand meet from 7:30-8:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Kensett Country Kitchen. All former employees are invited to attend.

Cabot Civitan Club Meetings

CABOT — The Cabot Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month at First Security Bank in downtown Cabot. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Tom Nolting at (501) 606-3731.

Republican Committee Meetings

CABOT — The Lonoke County Republican Committee meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at Grandpa’s Bar-B-Cue. For more information, call Irene Ernst at (501) 941-4905, or visit lonoke

Sanitation Pickup Schedule Change

SEARCY — The city of Searcy Sanitation Department has temporarily changed its hours for safety reasons because of high temperatures. Residential garbage and recycle pickup will begin at 6 a.m. All other areas of operation will remain the same. This scheduling change will remain in effect until further notice.

Cabot Alzheimer’s Support Group

CABOT — The Cabot Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Cabot United Methodist Church, 2003 S. Pine St. For more information, contact Cindy Orlicek Jones at (501) 843-9014 or

Ceramic Classes

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Senior Wellness and Activity Center is offering ceramic classes for people 60 or older. Membership is $20 per year. Classes meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call the center at (501) at 982-2011.

Brain Fitness Classes

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Senior Wellness and Activity Center will offer Super Noggin brain-fitness classes for people 60 or older. There is no cost for the class, but membership to the center is $20 per year. For more information, call the center at (501) 982-2011.


Chuck Wagon Gang Gospel Concert

WARD — The Chuck Wagon Gang, a mixed gospel quartet, will appear at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call (501) 628-1838 or (501) 850-2056.

Mountains, Music and Motorcycles

MOUNTAIN VIEW — The second Mountains, Music and Motorcycles car show will be held Aug. 17 in the Centennial Bank parking lot. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to noon. The entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 the day of the event. There will be 17 classes in the show. For more information, call Matt Sloan at (870) 615-0785 or Kelly Simmons at (870) 213-7644, or visit

Ward Chamber Annual Jamboree

WARD — The Ward Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual jamboree from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Chamber of Commerce building.

Relay for Life

HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Relay for Life will be held Sept. 20 at Spring Park in Heber Springs. For more information on forming a team or becoming a sponsor, call Laurie York at (870) 668-0312.

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