Featuring: Academics Plus, Atkins, Bigelow, Central Arkansas Christian, Clinton, Concord, Conway, Conway Christian, Conway St. Joseph, Danville, Dardanelle, Dover, Greenbrier, Guy Perkins, Heber Springs, Hector, Maumelle, Mayflower, Morrilton, Mount Vernon-Enola, Nemo Vista, Perryville, Pottsville, Quitman, Russellville, Sacred Heart, Shirley, South Side Bee Branch, Two Rivers, Vilonia, Western Yell County, West Side Greers Ferry, Wonderview.READ ONLINE
This week's events-RVOOriginally Published September 22, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
Updated September 20, 2013 at 1:05 p.m.
Audubon Society Meeting
DARDANELLE — The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. at Dardanelle State Park’s Visitor Center. The program will be presented by Chris Keller, a professor at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. His subject will be How to Manage Hardwood Forests for the Cerulean Warblers. Cerulean warblers have attracted National attention as a result of their decline in the Ozark National Forrest. Visitors are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Coe Wilson at (501) 208-2264.
RUSSELLVILLE — The Maniacal 4, a trombone quartet, will perform at 7 p.m. at Russellville High School, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave. The free concert is presented by the Center for the Arts. For more information, call (479) 498-6600 or visit russellvillecenter.net.
Audubon Society Meeting
CLINTON — The Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at Western Sizzlin’ in Clinton. The group will have a Dutch-treat dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation by Phillip Moore at 7 p.m. on the Arkansas Highways Wildflower Beautification Program. Door prizes will be awarded after the meeting. For more information, visit www.littleredriveraudubonsociety.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEBER SPRINGS — The quarterly luncheon of the Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will be held at noon at the Heber Springs Community Center. The guest speaker will be Wayne Woods, chairman, CEO and president of CJRW, an advertising and marketing firm. The cost is $8.50 per person. For more information, call the chamber office at (501) 362-2444.
Ozark Memories Day
DOVER — The 35th annual Ozark Memories Day will be held Saturday. The free festival, sponsored by the Dover Area Chamber of Commerce, includes a parade, a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Dover Lions Club, games for all ages, craft booths, vendors, an antique car show, a magician, a Dutch-oven cooking contest, and a chicken dinner sponsored by the Dover Band Boosters. Music during dinner will be provided by various Dover Junior High and Senior High school bands. For more information on the parade, call Van Tyson at (479) 641-2688 or (479) 857-3477; on the crafts and vendor booths, call B.J. Meyers at (479) 331-3817 or (479) 857-3817; demonstration booths, Tyson or Earl Shrock at (479) 331-3483; and food booths, JoAnn Dorn at (479) 331-2302. To enter the Dutch-oven cooking contest, call Donald Byers at (479) 331-3389.
Cash Dash 5K
HEBER SPRINGS — The Cash Dash 5K race and 1K leashed-pet
race and fun walk will be held Saturday at Sandy Beach. The event is a fundraiser for the Heber Springs Humane Society. There will be gifts and prizes for four-legged participants. For more information or to enter, call Betty at (501) 691-4701 or email ageeracetiming.com/events/101/.
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.
MORRILTON — The Morrilton Depot Museum will hold its fifth annual Antique Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5. People are encouraged to bring antiques — furniture, pottery, silver and other treasures to be appraised by experts from Pinnacle Auction and Estate Services, and John and Phyllis Saugey and Betty and Terry Saugey of Saugey’s Antiques. There will be a $5 donation applied for each three items to be appraised, with proceeds benefiting the museum. There will also be a bake sale and a silent auction.
GREERS FERRY — The Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce will have a fall festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Lacey’s Narrows Marina. Events for the whole family will include crafts, games, classic cars, food vendors and entertainment. For more information, call Sharon at (501) 825-6616.
Mountain Man Rendezvous
LESLIE — The second annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous will be held Oct. 11 and 12. Re-enactors will camp in tents in Leslie and will wear pre-1840s period clothing. 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.
CONWAY — The Faulkner County Library and the University of Central Arkansas’ Confucius Institute will offer Adventures in Chinese Culture at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadlines for calendar-item submissions are noon Friday for Thursday editions and noon Tuesday for Sunday editions.