RVO Calendar of events starting Nov. 7

Published November 7, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
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Nov. 7

John Two-Hawks Performance

MORRILTON — The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will present John Two-Hawks for a free community event at 6:30 p.m. in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Two-Hawks is a Grammy- and Emmy-nominated recording artist and the recipient of a Platinum Award. Two-Hawks’ show will take place in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium. For more information, call (501) 977-2142 or email stell@uaccm.edu.

Trail Dedication

RUSSELLVILLE — The Wildlife Observation Trail dedication was postponed because of the weather and has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. today. The trail is at 6630 U.S. 64 W. in Illinois Bayou Park. The trail was funded by a grant from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The public is invited to attend.

Nov. 7 and Nov. 8

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

CONWAY — The Caucasian Chalk Circle will be presented at the Snow Fine Arts Center Bridges/Larson Theatre at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. today and Friday, and Wednesday through Nov. 15 . Tickets are $10 each for the general public. UCA students with a current ID will receive two free tickets. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling UCA Ticket Central at (501) 450-3265.

Nov. 7 and Nov. 17

Art Exhibit and Receptions

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Art will present the BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition. Works in all media by candidates for graduation will be on view today through Dec. 5 in the McCastlain Hall Baum Gallery. Public receptions will be held from 5-7 p.m. today and from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 17. Gallery hours each week are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Nov. 9

Humanities Day

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts will hold its first Humanities Day from 8 a.m. to noon on the ASMSA campus at 200 Whittington Ave. ASMSA Humanities Day: Language/International Culture will provide Arkansas eighth- through 10th-graders the opportunity to participate in two language classes to introduce them to Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. The classes will include introducing the languages in exciting ways, learning basic introductory phrases and participating in fun activities that reflect the cultures from which the languages originate. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit asmsahdlanguage.eventbrite.com.

Craft Fair

FAIRFIELD BAY — The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4513 in Fairfield Bay invites everyone to its third annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. More than 22 vendors and crafters have signed up for this fundraising event to benefit the veterans via the VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary. The post is at 2531 Arkansas 330 S., about one-half mile north of the New Road and Arkansas 330 intersection (Fairfield Bay west entrance), or about 2.5 miles south of the intersection of Arkansas 330 and 16. A few spaces are still available for vendors/crafters. For more information, call Patty Sullivan at (501) 884-5461.

Young-Wise Dedication

CONWAY – Hendrix will dedicate the new Young-Wise Memorial Stadium and Plaza at 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.

Nov.10

Empty Bowls Benefit

CONWAY — The second annual Empty Bowls Event to benefit the Bethlehem House homeless shelter will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at oneChurch, 1058 Front St.

Nov. 11

Hughes Center closing for Holiday

RUSSELLVILLE — The Hughes Community Center will be closed Monday for observance of Veterans Day.

Ongoing

Goosebumps

CONWAY — Everything weird, creepy, grotesque and downright scary will be center stage for Goosebumps, an exhibit curated by Hannah Mosby, a University of Central Arkansas art history student. The exhibit will be featured at UCA’s Black Box Student Gallery through Monday. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit www.uca.edu.

Food for Fines

CONWAY — The Faulkner County Library will hold its Food for Fines program for the Thanksgiving season. The library will accept nonperishable food items through Nov. 22. Donated items will be given to local shelters and food pantries for the holidays. The library will waive fines for overdue items when food is donated. For more information, call the library at (501) 327-7482, email Jen@fcl.org or Nancy@fcl.org, or visit Facebook or Twitter.

Upcoming

Newcomers Club

HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Newcomers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 in the First Electric building on Industrial Road. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about the community, meet new friends and discover all the activities available. For more information, call Sandy at (501) 362-5344.

Heber Springs Driver Class

HEBER SPRINGS — There will be an AARP Driver Safety Program class from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15. The class will meet in the McCoy Room of the Administration/Student Services Building at the Arkansas State University-Heber Springs campus. Individuals 55 and older who complete the course will qualify for a three-year discount on their automobile-insurance premiums in Arkansas. The course costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. The fee may be paid in cash or by check (payable to AARP). To reserve a place, call ASU at (501) 362-1273 or email jlrath@hebersprings.asu.edu.

The Locals Fundraiser

CONWAY — The Locals coffee shop and retail space will hold a launch party and fundraising event at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at 1024 Van Ronkle St. The event will include music performances, games and contests for prizes, and more. Performers will include the up-and-coming local folk-rock band Big Ginsburg, Swampbird, and the Pneumatic Girls with Jack Alberson, a University of Arkansas alum from Memphis. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thelocals.be.

Dixieland Jazz Band

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Dixieland Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Faulkner County Library. Refreshments will be served. All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at (501) 327-7482, email Nancy@fcl.org or visit Facebook or Twitter.

To submit an item for the Calendar of Events, mail in- formation to Calendar of Events, River Valley & Ozark Edition, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR, 72203; fax to (501) 378-3500; or email to rvonews@arkansasonline.com. Deadlines for calendar-item submissions are noon Friday for Thursday editions and noon Tuesday for Sunday editions.

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