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Cruises added for holidays

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area has scheduled additional eagle viewing cruises on Beaver Lake for the holidays.

Cruises are Saturdays and Sundays as usual through mid-December. Holiday season trips are Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 26-31. Trips leave at 3 p.m. from Rocky Branch Marina aboard the park's 20-passenger pontoon boat. Cruises last 90 minutes to two hours.

Cost is $10 for passengers 13 and older or $5 for children age 6-12. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the park visitor center, 479-789-5000.

Squirrels topic of story time

Mother Nature will read to children at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area.

Squirrels are the topic of her stories for this session. Story time is followed by hands-on craft making.

For more information call the visitor center, 479-789-5000.

Naturalists seek new members

Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalists are accepting applications for new member training.

Benton County classes start Jan. 19. Carroll County classes start Jan. 21. Washington and Madison county classes start Jan. 26. Most classes are on alternating Saturdays. Carroll County classes are planned for Monday evenings with field work on Sunday afternoons.

Cost is $135 for training, plus $30 annual dues. Cost is $80 for an additional family member if materials are shared.

For information email or visit

Sports on 12/04/2018

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