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This week's events-RVOOriginally Published October 7, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.
Updated October 7, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.
FAIRFIELD BAY — The North Central Arts Foundation for Arts and Education will present Aaron Alfred Lee in concert. The performance will be at 4 p.m. at the Presbyterian Kirk of the Hills, 250 Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. Lee travels extensively, performing recitals and conducting seminars in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Bahama Islands, Canada and the United States. The concert is free and open to the public; but donations are welcome. For more information, contact Lea Berry at (501) 884-6288.
Retired Teachers Meeting
HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon at the Rustic Inn in Heber Springs. Steve Singleton, executive director of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, will be the guest speaker. All retired school personnel are invited to attend.
Night Out Against Crime
CONWAY — Neighborhoods across Conway are invited to join forces to celebrate the 30th annual National Night Out crime-prevention event. All Conway residents are invited to attend a block party organized by the Special Operations Division of the Conway Police Department. The party will kick off at 5 p.m. at the Pine Street Substation. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks. Officers with the Police Department will be on hand with information on crime prevention, recruiting and developing a partnership with the community. The Conway Fire Department will bring a fire truck. For those not attending the party, Project Coordinator Lt. Jeff Anderson with the Conway Police Department encourages them to organize block parties in their own neighborhoods from 5-7 p.m. For more information, contact the Special Operations Division at (501) 328-4179.
HEBER SPRINGS — The public is invited to the Business Expo, sponsored by the Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Heber Springs Community Center. Prizes will be offered by the 62 vendors, including a travel package to Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.heber-springs.com, or call (501) 362-2444.
Model Airplane Club Meeting
HEBER SPRINGS — Anyone who builds or flies model airplanes or wants to learn how to do so is invited to the next meeting of the Heber Springs-area model airplane club at 6:30 p.m. The club meets at the Heber Springs Community Center, 201 Bobbie Jean Lane, across the street from Auto Zone and behind Michael’s Italian Restaurant. The new club president is Ken Tabor. For more information, call (501) 206-7070.
Oct. 11 and Oct. 12
Mountain Man Rendezvous
LESLIE — The second annual Leslie Mountain Man
Rendezvous will be held Friday and Saturday. Re-enactors will wear pre-1840s period clothing and camp in tents in Leslie. The rendezvous will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. There will be knife- and tomahawk-throwing demonstrations, as well as shooting demonstrations. Admission is free for the event, sponsored by the Leslie Area Merchants Association and the Early Arkansaw Re-enactors Association. For more information, call (501) 941-4828.
NEW DIXIE — There will be a spaghetti and sausage dinner featuring homemade rolls and peach cobbler from 4-7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Hall, 24 St. Boniface Drive. The price is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children younger than 6 may eat free with a parent. For carryout meals, call (501) 759-2896 after 3:30 p.m.
CONWAY — The Conway League of Artists is hosting the annual Tri-County Exhibit at the Faulkner County Library. This exhibit is open to artists in Conway, Faulkner and Perry counties. There is more than $1,500 in prize money, along with other awards. The Conway League of Artists will accept entries from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library, and those participating must be a member or join the Conway League of Artists. Entry forms are available at the Faulkner County Library on the league’s display board. For more information, call Coe Wilson at (501) 208-2264.
CONWAY — The Faulkner County Library and the University of Central Arkansas’ Confucius Institute will offer Adventures in Chinese Culture at 2 p.m. Saturday. Participants will learn the traditional Chinese tea ceremony. The class is limited to 30 people, and sign-up is required. Also, a class on Chinese paper crafts will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Patrons need to bring their own scissors. A third class, on making Chinese dumplings, will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The class is limited to 20 people, and sign-up is required. For more information or to register for classes, call (501) 327-7482, email email@example.com, or visit Facebook or Twitter.
CONWAY — The Conway League of Artists is taking applications for membership. The league meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Faulkner County Library in Conway. Yearly dues are $20, and there is a lineup of programs in the making for the coming year. Refreshments are served at meetings. Those interested in becoming a member can visit a meeting or send membership dues to Penny Rubow, 511 Faulkner St., Conway, AR 72034; or call her at (501) 733-6573.
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