Tri-Lakes calendar of events starting April 6

Published April 7, 2014 at 12:07 p.m.
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April 6

Spring Orchid Show

BENTON — The Arkansas Orchid Society will continue the Spring Orchid Show and Sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Benton Event Center. This free event will feature speakers, as well as orchid mounting and potting demonstrations. For more information, call (501) 590-9596.

April 6 and April 7

Play Auditions

HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Pocket Community Theatre will hold auditions for Boys’ Life, by Howard Korder, at 5:30 p.m. today and at 7 p.m. Monday at 170 Ravine. For information, call (501) 623-8585 or visit pockettheatre.com.

April 6 and April 11 – April 13

Over the River and Through the Woods

HOT SPRINGS — The Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., will present Over the River and Through the Woods at 2:30 p.m. today, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. April 13. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to make a reservation, call (501) 623-8585 or visit pockettheatre.com.

April 7

Monday Afternoon Book Club

BRYANT — The Monday Afternoon Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library to discuss the club’s chosen title. The group is open to adults 18 and older. For more information, call (501) 847-2166.

Monday With the Master Gardeners

BENTON — The Saline County Master Gardeners and presenter Sherry Faulkner will discuss old-time-plant usage at 6:30 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The program is open to all ages. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

April 8

Lincoln Day Dinner

ARKADELPHIA — The annual Clark County Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Walker Conference Center at Ouachita Baptist University. The keynote speaker will be Louisiana state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Tickets are $35 per person or $200 for a table of six. Reserved seating is required. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (870) 353-2063 or email cabeland@iocc.com.

Handbell Concert

ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University Handbell Ringers will present a spring Ringers in the Round concert at 7:30 p.m. in the McClellan Hall Rotunda at OBU. The free concert is open to the public. For more information, call (870) 245-5133.

Art Exhibit and Reception

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Monday Studio Artists invite the public to view their 2014 art exhibit from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Woodlands Auditorium. The event will feature refreshments and an opportunity to meet with the artists. For more information, call (501) 915-8912.

Historical Society Meeting

MALVERN — The Hot Spring County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at 118 W. Second St. Attendees are invited to share old pictures, documents or items from Hot Spring County. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (501) 337-0796.

Unveiling Ceremony

ARKADELPHIA — The Clark County Historical Association will unveil a marker commemorating Clark County’s role in the Civil War at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Military Road, Arkansas 7 and U.S. 67. The unveiling will be followed by a reception at the Diamond Lakes Visitor Center. For more information, call (870) 230-1360.

April 9

Devotional Service

HOT SPRINGS — National Park Medical Center will host a devotional service at 12:30 p.m. in the hospital’s chapel. The service is open to patients, guests, volunteers, employees and the public. For more information, call (501) 620-1460.

Friends of the Library Open House

HOT SPRINGS — There will be an open house for Barbara O’Guinn, the last remaining charter member of Garland County Friends of the Library, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave.

Job Fair

HOT SPRINGS — The annual National Park Community College All Majors Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fisher Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet employers who are hiring; obtain career information; establish contacts through networking; and identify career, summer, temporary and internship opportunities. For more information, call (501) 760-4246.

April 10

Ouachita SpeakerSeries

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Ouachita Speaker Series will present Carl W. Ford Jr., former CIA national intelligence officer, as guest speaker at 6 p.m. in the Ouachita Activities Building of the Ponce de Leon Center. General admission is $12 per person. For more information, visit OuachitaSpeakerSeries.com.

Salad Luncheon and Dessert Auction

ARKADELPHIA — The fourth annual Salad Luncheon and Dessert Auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. An $8 donation will be requested at the door. For more information, call (870) 246-8011.

Candide

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Symphony Guild and the Hot Springs Village Symphony Guild will present excerpts from Henderson State University’s production of Candide at 7:30 p.m. in the Woodlands Auditorium. General-admission tickets are $10 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hsvpoa.org.

DIY Cleaning Products

BENTON/BRYANT — Adults 18 and older are invited to learn how to make natural cleaning products at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton and at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant. Attendance is first-come, first-served, up to 15 participants per location. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Beginning Internet Class

BENTON — Adults 18 and older are invited to a beginning Internet class at 1 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. Topics will include popular uses for the Internet, as well as online library resources. No registration is required. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Creative Writing

BRYANT — Jennifer Watson will teach creative writing for ages 16 and older at 6 p.m. at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library. No registration is required. For more information, call (501) 847-2166.

April 10 – April 12

Twelve Angry Men

ARKADELPHIA — The Henderson State University Theatre will present Twelve Angry Men at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. A reception will follow the opening-night performance Thursday. Additional showtimes are 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 17-19. Admission is $8 per person, and all seats are reserved. For more information, call (870) 230-5291.

April 10 – April 13

Guys and Dolls

ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s musical-theater program will stage Guys and Dolls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. April 13 in the Jones Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10, with discounts available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, call (870) 245-5555 or visit obu.edu/boxoffice.

April 11

Craft Workshop

BENTON — Adults 18 and older are invited to a craft workshop at 10 a.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. The class will be led by members of the Saline County Cooperative Extension Homemakers group and requires no registration. All supplies will be provided. For more information, call (501) 778-4766.

Golf Tournament

LITTLE ROCK — The 18th annual Civitan Services Golf Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. at the Eagle Hill Golf Course. The cost is $300 per team or $75 per player. For more information or to register online, visit civitanservices.com.

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