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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. 60th Anniversary Delta Exhibition, through Aug. 26. Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition, through July 22. "Art Together" for early-stage Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, 10 a.m. third Monday of each month. "Foundation Collection" and "Masterworks," continuing. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults; call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. New works by Susan Plunkett, Vonda Rainey, Bob Snider, Holly Tilley, Marie Weaver. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BOSWELL MOUROT FINE ART 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. New works by Michael Warrick and Elizabeth Weber, through July 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. (501) 664-0030.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. "Landscapes," Andrew Rogerson, through Aug. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. or (501) 918-3033.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "The Value of Light," Megan Lewis, Friday-Sept. 1; reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. New exhibition by Sue Henley, Glenda Josephson, Herb Monoson, Patty Monoson, Dee Schulten, Sherrie Shepherd, Scotty Shively, through Sept. 30; reception, 5:30-8 p.m. July 13. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, all day Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics," through Aug. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; retired military, college students and ages 62 and older, $8; children 6-17, $6; active military and children under 6, free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 Main St. "You May Kiss the Bride," through Aug. 19. "What's Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999," continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, ages 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St. North Little Rock. New summer exhibition through Aug. 11. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. gregthompsonfineart.comor (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Justin Bryant: That Survival Apparatus," through Oct. 7; reception, 5-8 p.m. July 13. Knife Gallery, "We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas," Arkansas Made Gallery, continuing. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Store hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2.50, ages 65 and over $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351.

JACKSONVILLE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville. Local and regional military history from the Civil War to current conflicts. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $3, $2 for senior citizens and military, $1 for under 18, children under 5 free. (501) 241-1943.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. July exhibit: "The Wild Ones." Giclee drawing, 5:30 p.m. July 26. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 2120 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday-Saturday. (501) 374-1957.

LOCAL COLOUR GALLERY 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. Works by Larry Talley through July 15. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MATT MCLEOD FINE ART GALLERY 108 W. Sixth St. Arkansas League of Artists Members' Show, July 13-Aug. 17; reception and awards, 6-8 p.m. July 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 725-8508.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. "Diamonds," through Oct. 21. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. Performance: Erin Enderlin, 5:30 p.m. July 13. "A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans," through March 2019; "Cabinet of Curiosities," through fall 2018. "True Faith, True Light: The Devotional Art of Ed Stilley," through early 2018. Permanent exhibits: 1836 House of Representatives Chamber; "Pillars of Power," history of the Old State House; "On the Stump: Arkansas Politics, 1819-1919"; "First Families of Arkansas." Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. third Wednesday of the month. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

RED DOOR GALLERY 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. or (501) 753-5227.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. "Fresh Coat of Paint," "Works from the Permanent Collection," through July 20. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. "Backstage Pass: Baron Wolman & The Early Years of Rolling Stone," through Aug. 10. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. "Fascination," Culture Shock Art Collective, through July 14. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (501) 687-1061.

WINDGATE GALLERY The Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. "Champion Trees of Arkansas," Linda Williams Palmer, through July 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. (501) 812-2715.

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ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. Stitchery Spectacle, through Aug. 17. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Art classes for adults, teens, children; call for schedule and prices. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. or (479) 968-2452.

ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member co-op featuring works by Arkansas artists. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 623-6401.

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. Saturday Family Funday: "Creating a Character," 1-3 p.m. July 14. "Fire & Fiber: New Works by Sofia V. Gonzalez and David Clemons," through July 28. "UAPB and ASC: Five Decades of Collaboration," through Nov. 3. "Expressions From the Permanent Collection," continuing. Education and art programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS 214 S. Main St., Springdale. "Our Natural State," Tuesday-Aug. 17. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (479) 751-5441.

BAUM GALLERY OF FINE ART University of Central Arkansas, McCastlain Hall 145, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. (501) 450-5793.

CALICO ROCK MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 104 Main St., Calico Rock. "The Jot 'Em Down Store" and "One-Room School," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (870) 297-4129.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. "Clinton Meets Kennedy," continuing. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission: $8. (479) 444-0066.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. "The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art," through Sept. 3. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. or (479) 418-5700.

DELTA CULTURAL CENTER 141 Cherry St., Helena. Lecture: "The Shelling & Pearling Industry in 1800s Arkansas Delta," Richard Spilman, 1 p.m. today. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. or (870) 338-4350.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Admission: $7, veterans and active military $5, ages 6-16 $2. or (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "It's Alive!" RAM Annual Invitational, through Sept. 2. The Touch Gallery, through Dec. 19. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Art classes noon-4 p.m. every Saturday. RAM Saturdays 1-4 p.m. each Saturday, hands-on art lessons. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

HEMINGWAY-PFEIFFER MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 1021 W. Cherry St., Piggott. "Into the Wild," "The Piggott Connection," "Celebrating the Hemingways: Best Wishes From Piggott," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Admission: $5, groups and ages 65 and older $3. (870) 598-3487.

HOT SPRINGS AREA CULTURAL ALLIANCE ART NETWORKING MEETING 5:30 p.m. Monday, Whittington Gallery Studios, 307 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 321-2027.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. DinoTrek, continuing. Classes for adults, 5-7 p.m. last Saturday of the month, $5 plus museum admission. Continuing hands-on learning exhibits. Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), for ages 8 and older, 10 a.m.-noon every first Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Techno Gramp Camp, 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Science Society, 5-7 p.m. every last Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; 65 and older and children 3-12, $8. (501) 767-3461.

MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. "The Jim and Nancy Blair Meso-American Art Collection," continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (479) 273-2456.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Fairfield Bay Conference Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. New works by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters and stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

ROBERT MANN GALLERY POP-UP SHOW 102 E Central Ave., Bentonville. Julie Blackman, "Midwest Materials," through July 28. Hours: noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. (212) 989-7600.

SPRING RIVER ART GALLERY 112-B Main St., Hardy. Works by members of Spring River Artists Guild. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 856-2507.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. "The Bleak and the Burgeoning," various artists, through Oct. 7. Hours: noon-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1 hour before most performances. or (479) 571-2762.


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ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m. Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

CARELINK FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-10 p.m. first and third Fridays; lessons 7-7:45 p.m.; members $5, guests $8, students $3;, or (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 8-10:30 p.m. second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $15, students $7;, (501) 673-4090. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $4, guests $7; or (501) 350-4712.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET'S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 8-10:30 p.m. first Friday of the month, $10. Latin and swing dance: lesson, 7 p.m., $5; dance, 8-10:30 p.m., $10; third and fifth Friday of the month. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

LITTLE ROCK SALSA 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays, Club 27, 614 President Clinton Ave. $5-$10. or (501) 414-0400.

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DENIM AND DIAMONDS 7-10 p.m. every Saturday and Tuesday, 359 C.W. Road, Building A, Judsonia. The Double Shot Band, Saturday. Music and dancing. (501) 288-1842.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Friday admission: $2. or (501) 760-7375.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S. 67-167, Ward. Music, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.


Central Arkansas

CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES 7 p.m. select Tuesdays, Riverdale 10 Cinema, 2600 Cantrell Road. Raiders of the Lost Ark, Tuesday. Tickets: $9. or (501) 296-9955.

MOVIES IN THE PARK sundown (approximately 8:30 p.m.) every Wednesday in July, First Security Amphitheater, 400 President Clinton Ave. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Wednesday. or (501) 375-2552.

TERROR TUESDAY SERIES 6 p.m. Tuesdays through July 31, Ron Robinson Theatre, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $2. (501) 918-3000.

THE TRIAL OF DAVID OWEN DODD 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $8. or (501) 320-5715.

TWO DOLLAR TERROR TUESDAYS 6 p.m. every Tuesday in July, Ron Robinson Theater, Central Arkansas Library System, 100 River Market Ave. Tickets: $2. or (501) 320-5715.


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USED BOOK SALE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13-14, Central Arkansas Main Library Campus, 100 Rock St. Friends of Central Arkansas Library (FOCAL) basement sale. Early admission with $5 wristband: 5-7 p.m. July 12 and 9 a.m. July 13-14. or (501) 918-3000.

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT POETRY READINGS 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Kollective Coffee + Tea, 110 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 617-1238.


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ACAPELLA RISING REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Mondays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Ave., Sherwood. Barbershop quartet rehearsals open to all. or (501) 791-7464.

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 2:30-5 p.m. every Sunday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Irish traditional music session. Musicians, dancers, storytellers. Listeners welcome. or (501) 246-4340.

BETTYE LAVETTE 7 p.m. July 14, The Center for Humanities and Arts at University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College main campus, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: Ua-PTC students $10, standing room $20, reserved $35-$50, premium seats and VIP access $75. or (501) 812-2715.

DYNAMQ 9 p.m.-1 a.m. , 109 & Co., 109 Main St. Reggae party series every other weekend through September. Admission: $7. (501) 744-8842.

JOURNEY AND DEF LEOPARD 7 p.m. Saturday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $49.50-$179.50. or (800) 745-3000.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND 7 p.m. Friday, Lakewood Village, 2851 Lakewood Village Drive, North Little Rock. Lawn chairs or blankets recommended. or (501) 758-2576.

SOUNDS IN THE STACKS 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road. Tim Anthony, jazz piano & vocal. (501) 225-0066.

TOP OF THE ROCK REHEARSALS 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood. Ladies barbershop chorus rehearsals open to all women. (501) 580-7835.

WILDWOOD PARK FOR THE ARTS 20919 Denny Road. Neal Banerjee, tenor, 7:30 p.m. today. Michael Barta, violin, 7:30 p.m. July 12. Satia Spencer & Friends, 7:30 p.m. July 19. Suggested donations: $15. or (501) 821-7275.

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BOOMTOWN OPRY 7 p.m. July 14, El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. Eighth St., El Dorado. Local talent. Proceeds benefit El Dorad0 Boys and Girls Club. Tickets: $10, children 12 and under free. (870) 665-9315.

CODY JINKS 8 p.m. July 14, Templelive, 200 N. 11th St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $25-$75. or (479) 222-6186.

JOHNNY TOLLEY OLE' TIME VARIETY SHOW 7 p.m. Saturday, The Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Donations encouraged. or (870) 762-1744.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

MAGIC SPRINGS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 8-10 p.m. Magic Springs Theme & Waterpark, 1701 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Toby Mac, Saturday. Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult, July 14. Price: concert only $8-$10; $36.99-$59.99; season pass $74.99.(501) 624-0100.

MUSIC ON THE MEADOW 5-7 p.m. each Sunday, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. or (479) 634-3791.

SPENCER'S CORNER 801 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Real Thing jazz trio, 7-10 p.m. first Friday of every month. (501) 624-4976.

STILL ON THE HILL 7:30-8:30 p.m. July 13, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Arkansas 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.orgor (479) 634-3791.

SYMPHONY OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS 6:30 p.m. July 12, Cooper Memorial Chapel, 504 Memorial Drive, Bella Vista. (479) 524-2748.

WALMART ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. Thirty Seconds to Mars with Walk the Moon, K. Flay, Welshly Arms, 6 p.m. Sunday. Kenny Chesney, 7 p.m. July 12, $60-$109. Janet Jackson, 8 p.m. July 13, $35-$129.50. or (479) 443-5600.

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Special Events

Central Arkansas

ART IS IN CAKES 9807 W. Markham St. Baking and decorating classes. Cost: $65. or (501) 240-6102.

COMMUNITY WELLNESS CLINIC 4-7 p.m. first Thursday of every month, Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas 107, Sherwood. Flu shots, health screenings and doctor consultations offered. (501) 835-3410.

COMPUTER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS through July 26, Room 2156, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Classes: $60. Workshops: $20-$35. or (501) 951-7260.

HOMEGOODS DAY 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 14, Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park, 4815 U.S. 165, Scott. Homemade and handcrafted items. Admission: $4, children 6-12 $3, plus tax. or (501) 961-1409.

LITTLE ROCK CHESS CLUB 7 p.m. Fridays, Southwestern Bell Room, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Markham Street and University Avenue. (501) 224-2439.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older $10.95, children 3-12 $9.95. Parking: $3. (501) 666-2406.

MARTIAL ARTS FOR WOMEN AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 10 a.m.-11 a.m. every Thursday in July, Christ Episcopal Church, 509 Scott St. Based on Vietnamese mixed martial art Cuong Nhu. Cost: $10 per class. (501) 507-3642.

POPUP IN THE ROCK -- STIFFT STATION through Saturday, along Markham St. between Woodrow and Battery streets. Will demonstrate a newly envisioned commercial corridor along West Markham Street. (479) 970-9387.

QUEST QUILTERS GUILD INC. 9 a.m. second Monday of the month, Darragh Room, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 S. Rock St. Monthly meetings. (501) 318-0947.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY TOUR noon Friday, William E. Woodruff House, 1017 East Eighth St. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program tour. (501) 324-9880.

SUMMER STORY TIME SERIES 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 6, The Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Drive. Costumed book characters read, coloring, snacks. or (501) 455-9100.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St, North Little Rock. Writer's Workshop, take 2-3 pages of original work on theme of hardship, 2-3 p.m. July 14. Walk-in Leigh Law Legal Clinic, 9 a.m.-noon July 14. Special programs, crafts, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Special programs, performances, classes for all ages. (501) 687-1061.

WWI CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION EVENTS through September, Department of Arkansas Heritage. Exhibits and events across the state. or (501) 324-9880.

WYE MOUNTAIN BERRY PICKING 7 a.m.-noon Monday-Saturday through July 28, Wye Mountain Flowers and Berries, LLC, 20309 Arkansas 113, Roland. Pick your own blueberries and blackberries, fresh cut flowers, funland and barn animals for children. Pay for what you pick $7-$20. (501) 330-1906.

YOUTH SUMMIT SERIES 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 17, Second Baptist Church, 6111 W. 83rd St. Peer networking, STEM, civic engagement, personal and professional development. For ages 10-17. or (501) 683-1300.

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ARKANSAS FALLEN RIDERS BREAKFAST 9:15 a.m. first Saturday of the month, First Christian Church, 3911 S. Hazel St., Pine Bluff. Donations. (870) 247-2522.

HERBAL SALVE MAKING CLASS 1-3 p.m. July 14, Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Arkansas 71, Winslow. Cost: $20. or (479) 634-3791.

LAKE DARDANELLE STATE PARK 100 State Park Drive, Russellville. Day Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-July 13; registration by Friday, $65. (479) 967-5516.

MAX MILAM LIBRARY 25TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION 1 p.m. July 21, Max Milam Library, 609 Aplin Ave., Perryville. Musical performances at 1 and 3 p.m, historical presentation by Tim Nutt at 2 p.m, refreshments. (501) 889-2554.

NATURE PAINTING WORKSHOP 2-4 p.m. July 15, Hobbs State Park Visitor Center, 20201 Arkansas 12, Rogers. Cost: $30. Pre-registration required. or (479) 789-5000.

SCOTT SETTLEMENT 15525 Alexander Road, Scott. Tours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through Nov. 17. Admission: $6, children 6 and under free. (501) 804-6420.


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BIRTHDAY FROM HELL through Aug. 31, The Joint, 301 Main St., North Little Rock. The Main Thing comedy trio production. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets: $24. or (501) 372-0210.

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS today-Sunday, Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22, students and senior citizens $18. or 501-374-3761.

MENOPAUSE: THE MUSICAL through Saturday, Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $33-$37, children 15 and under $23, show only $25 and $15. (501) 562-3131.

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ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE through Sunday, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The Winter's Tale, 7:30 p.m. Friday, suggested donation $15. My Fair Lady, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; $32, students, senior citizens and military $25. Henry IV Part 1, 7:30 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Sunday; $32, students, senior citizens and military $25. Much Ado About Nothing, 2 p.m. today; 10 a.m. Saturday, $15, students, senior citizens and military $10. or (866) 810-0012.

IT'S NOT UGLY... IT'S ART! 2 p.m. July 13-14, The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. Tickets: $12, students $8, groups of 5 or more $5. or (870) 536-3375.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS through July 20, Opera in the Ozarks Theater, U.S. 62, Eureka Springs; Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 S. Main St., Springdale; Basin Park Hotel, downtown Eureka Springs; The Auditorium, downtown Eureka Springs; 1886 Crescent Hotel, downtown Eureka Springs. Productions of Die Fledermaus, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Broadway Cabaret, opera scenes, chamber music. Tickets: $10-$65. or (479) 253-8595.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN 7:30 p.m. July 12-15 and 18-22, Sunday performances at 2:30 p.m.; South Arkansas Arts Center, 110 East Fifth St., El Dorado. Tickets: $30 general public, $20 SAAC members, $10 students, $30 Opening Night Champaign Reception. or (870) 862-5474.


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ROBIN HOOD 3 p.m. July 15, Grand Prairie Center, 2807 U.S. 165 South, Stuttgart. Part of Lennox Summer Youth Theater Workshop, which will be held July 16-20, with performances July 21-22. (870) 673-4201 ext. 1895.


Central Arkansas

CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Andy Tanis, today. Fire & Brimstone, Riverbilly, Friday. Ben Beyers, Big Shane Thornton, Saturday. Happy hour bands start at 5 or 5:30 p.m., headline bands at 9. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Punch Line Stand-Up Comedy, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, $5. The Joint Venture comedy improv, 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $8. Artist Series, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 372-0210.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 N. Rodney Parham Road. Ladies Night, first Thursday of the month, free for women. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $8, Friday-Saturday $12. or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. Indie Music Night, 9 p.m. today, $10-$12. Randall Shreve & The Devilles, 9 p.m. Friday, $8-$10. Boom Kinetic, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $10. Karaoke & Dance with DJ Greg, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Dirty Red & The Soulshakers, 7 p.m. Friday, $5. The Dead Deads with Redefined Reflection, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $8, day of show $10. Diamond Empire Band with Brae Leni & The Evergreen Groove Machine, 8 p.m. Tuesday. (501) 372-7707.

STONE'S THROW BREWING 402 E. Ninth St. New Brew Friday, 4-10 p.m. Fridays. Randall Beer Infusion, 4 p.m. Saturdays. Better With Beer Free Movie Series, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. (501) 244-9154.

Works by talented Arkansas students, including Christ the King Catholic School fourth-grader Jude Pinter, are on display in the Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition through July 22. Hours at the Arkansas Arts Center, East Ninth and Commerce streets, are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Call (501) 372-4000 or visit

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