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story.lead_photo.caption The Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Blvd., Hot Springs, presents a day of throwback admission and activities for its 40th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Look for the debut of the Global Soundscapes show. Admission for the day is $4, $1 for Tesla shows. Call (501) 767-3461 or visit - Photo by John Sykes Jr.

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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARGENTA ART WALK 5-8 p.m. third Friday of the month, downtown North Little Rock. (501) 758-1720 or (501) 993-1234.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. "Behind the Seams: Costuming the Children's Theatre," through Feb. 24. "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 Terri Haugen, Chris Hynes, Greg Lahti, Michelle Moore, Carol Spencer Morris. Richard Stephens' watercolors, through Sunday; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. (501) 690-2193.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "Member's Choice Winners," Arkansas League of Artists, through March 9. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH GALLERY 509 Scott Street, Little Rock. "Life Changes," Brenda Fowler, through March 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "The White House Collection of American Crafts: 25th Anniversary Exhibit," through March 31. 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. "PURSEsonal Connections: Drawings by Betsy Davis," through Jan. 27. "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.

THE GALLERIES AT LIBRARY SQUARE 401 President Clinton Ave. Arkansas League of Artists Show, through Feb. 23. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5790.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "More or Less: Liz Smith & Katherine Strause" and "Face to Face: Contemporary Portraits," through Feb. 3. "History in Color: The Spectrum of Daily Life in Early America," through Dec. 31, 2019. 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. January exhibit: "Landscapes." Giclee drawing, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31. 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. Work by Dixie Rodgers, through Jan. 31. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. "By the President in the Name of Congress," "From Turbulence to Tranquility: The Little Rock Arsenal," "The Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep," "War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion," "Through the Camera's Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs" and Alger Cadet Gun exhibit, continuing. Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas' military heritage. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. Tape and Tunnels, through March 24. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; school holiday Mondays. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. "A Piece of My Soul: Quilts by Black Arkansans," through March 2019. Permanent exhibits: "First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of Their Times"; 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. each Wednesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

WINDGATE CENTER OF ART AND DESIGN University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 28th Street and East Campus Drive. "On Their Own Terms," through March 10; reception, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 1. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-3182.

WINDGATE GALLERY University of Arkansas -- Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. "Women of a New Tribe," photography exhibit, through Feb. 23. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. (501) 812-2715.

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ARKADELPHIA ARTS CENTER 625 Main St., Arkadelphia. "Heirloom Treasures," Audrey Sosebee Dixon, through Jan. 25. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (870) 245-7982.

ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Sip and Paint group painting class, wine welcome, 1-3:30 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, $40. 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. "Small Works on Paper," through Jan. 26. "Era of Activism," through Aug. 31. Yoga for Kids, ages 7 and up, 10:15-11 a.m. Saturdays. "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 COUNCIL OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY The Ritz Gallery, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville. Select works from All is Assuredly Well, book illustrations by Angela Trotter, through Jan. 31. Hours: 7:45 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (870) 762-1744.

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. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, through December. 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.

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY 320 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $7, veterans and active military $5, ages 6-16 $2. or (479) 783-7841.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL AIRPORT 6700 McKennon Blvd., Fort Smith. "Masterworks on Paper," Timothy J. Clark, through March 31. Hours: 4:30 a.m.-midnight, Monday-Sunday. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes. (479) 788-7025.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "David Hayes: The Ventana Series," through Jan. 27. 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 CONVENTION CENTER 134 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs. "The Soul of Arkansas," Longhua Xu, through Feb. 2. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and during special events. (501) 321-2027.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. January exhibit including Dustyn Bork, Donnie Copeland, Randall Good, through Jan. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

LANDMARK BUILDING 201 Market St., Hot Springs. "Limited Editions," artists of the Arkansas Society of Printmakers, through Feb. 22. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 545-0534.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. 40th Anniversary Kick-off, 9 a.m. Saturday; $4 admission, debut of Global Soundscapes Show. 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. Works by painters, sculptors, photographers, potters and stained-glass artists. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2741.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. or (479) 621-1154

SOUTH ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. "Fleur de Lis -- Worlds Within," by Candice Alexander, through Saturday. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekends by appointment. (870) 862-5474.

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.

STAGE 18, 18 Center St., Fayetteville. "Decadent Chemistry: Heroines and Abstracts," 38 artists, through Feb. 2. Hours: first Thursday of the month and one hour before Stage 18 events. or (479) 310-0153.

21C MUSEUM HOTEL 200 N.E. A St., Bentonville. "The Future is Female," through September; reception with curator and artist remarks, 6-8 p.m. today. Hours: Always open. (479) 286-6500.


Central Arkansas

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.

THE BALLROOM ON SHACKLEFORD 1300 N. Shackleford Road. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-10 p.m. first and third Fridays; lessons, 7-7:45 p.m.; members $5, guests $8; 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;, (501) 351-3062. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays; beginning swing lessons, 7-8 p.m.; members $5, guests $7;, (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 Friday, Saturday and Tuesday, 359 C.W. Road, Building A, Judsonia. Music and dancing. (501) 288-1842.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE MERRY MIXERS 7 p.m. every third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. Admission: $10. Season discount for members. (501) 915-8111.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place, 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.


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

WRITERS NIGHT OUT 5-7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Pizza Hut, U.S. 62 East, Eureka Springs. Meet up and discuss writing, open to everyone. or (479) 292-3665.


Central Arkansas

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.

THE BEACH BOYS 7 p.m. Monday, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $63-$83. or (800) 745-3000.

THE JOINT 301 Main St., North Little Rock. Argenta Acoustic Music Series: Hiroya Tsukamoto, 7:30 p.m. today, $25, Jazz At The Joint: guitarist Jimmy Bruno, 7:30 p.m. Monday, $30, (501) 425-1528.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE 7:30 p.m. today, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $52.50-$228, plus fees. or (800) 745-3000.

SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES & SCOPE 8 p.m. Jan. 31, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Doors open 6 p.m. Tickets: $35-$44. or (800) 293-5949.

THIRD MONDAY JAZZ NIGHT 7:30 p.m. every third Monday of the month, The Lobby Bar, 320 W. Seventh St. (501) 374-2615.

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.

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ALLEN ASBURY 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Jones Performing Arts Center, Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. (870) 245-5134.

THE BELLAMY BROTHERS 7:30 p.m. Saturday, East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Tickets: $31.20-$39. or (870) 633-4480.

CONWAY WOMEN'S CHORUS OPEN REHEARSALS 7-8 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 29, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St., Conway. (501) 339-7401.

JOHN KING 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Griffin Restaurant, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado. Tickets: advance $20, day of show $30. or (870) 444-3007.

MONROE CROSSING 7 p.m. Jan. 28, The Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould. Part of Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. Suggested donation: $5. (870) 972-2367.

OZARK MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL through Sunday, downtown Eureka Springs. Tickets: all access 4-day pass $55, Thursday only $10. or (479) 253-7837.

SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 801 Media Center at 5 Star Productions, 801 N. A St., Fort Smith. Tickets: $40. or (479) 719-8931.

SOUTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY 7:30 p.m. Saturday, First United Methodist Church, 320 W. Main St., Magnolia. "Winds of Change" chamber concert by Emerald Piano Quintet. Tickets: $15-$40. or (870) 863-4547.

STARDUST BIG BAND 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs. Tickets: $10, kindergarten-12th grade free. (501) 767-5482.

VOICEJAM AUDITIONS accepted through Feb. 3. Open to a cappella groups of three-20 performers; submit auditions through video. Finalists invited to Northwest Arkansas April 4-6. or (479) 571-2762.

WALTON ARTS CENTER'S BAUM WALKER HALL 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. "Masterworks II: Verdi & Chopin," Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, $32-$55. or (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE BRIDAL SHOW 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Statehouse Convention Center, 100 E. Markham St. Vendors, guest Savvy Shields. Admission: advance $10, at the door $15, VIB $50, VIG $35, plus fees. or (501) 378-3807.

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

ASTRONOMY AND STARGAZING 101 6:30-7:30 p.m. today, Jan. 24 and 30, Central Arkansas Library System Main Library, 100 Rock St. Topics include learning constellations, star-hopping, combating light pollution, and how to use telescopes; moon viewing sessions will follow each program as skies permit. (501) 250-4095.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS COIN CLUB 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month, Parkway Place Baptist Church, 303 Parkway Place. Buying, selling, swapping, appraisals, auctions, programs. (501) 351-3114.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS FREETHINKERS DISCUSSION GROUP 1-5 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library, 100 Rock St. (501) 351-4980.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE OF ARKANSAS 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. (501) 607-2136.

ECUMENICAL BUDDHIST SOCIETY 1516 W. Third St. Introduction to Buddhism, 7-8:30 p.m. first Monday of the month through February. (501) 551-5135. EBS Kids, 3-4:30 p.m. third Sunday of the month. (501) 772-4732.

GEM AND MINERAL CLUB 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Drive. Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society. Children welcome. (501) 772-4325.

GIRL POWER 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 26; Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St.; William J. Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. "Finding Your Voice-Speaking Your Mind," open to 8th grade girls. Cost:$10 (lunch provided), reservations required. or (501) 324-8641.

THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 2 p.m. Saturday, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $28.50-$131.50 plus fees. or (800) 745-3000.

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.

LOVE YOUR BRAIN YOGA 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 13, Blue Yoga Nyla, 3801 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. (501) 753-9100.

POLAR PLUNGE noon Jan. 26, behind Starbucks and U.S. Pizza on Maumelle Boulevard, Maumelle. Fundraising event hosted by Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arkansas. Registration 10:30 a.m. Costumes encouraged. Minimum donation $50.00. or (501) 771-0222.

POWHER PLAYERS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS' POWHER HOUR 5:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Heifer International, 1 World Ave. With athlete and life coach Christina Lecuyer. Admission by free ticket. or (855) 948-6437.

ST. JOSEPH CENTER MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY 9 a.m.-noon Monday, St. Joseph Center, 6800 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock. Volunteer projects include pasture habitat restoration, fence construction and grounds upkeep; limited supply of tools, participants encouraged to bring own tools. or (501) 993-4560.

SCIENCE CAFE LITTLE ROCK 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. "You Are How You Eat -- Food Safety." or (501) 686-7418.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE 1200 President Clinton Ave. John DiPippa on Affordable Care Act recent court ruling, noon Wednesday. or (501) 683-5239.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St, North Little Rock. 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.

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BEANS, GREENS, AND CORNBREAD COOK-OFF 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hunt Education Center, 105 Missouri St., Helena-West Helena. or (870) 338-4350.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION 4:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Har-Ber High School, 300 Jones Road, Springdale. Tickets: $10-$25. (479) 587-8753.

MARTIN L. KING JR. DAY CELEBRATION Youth celebration, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jonesboro High School Auditorium, 301 Hurricane Drive, Jonesboro. March/parade and community program, 11 a.m. Monday, Military Science Building, Arkansas State University, 1921 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. or (870) 897-3076.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY EVENTS Monday, locations in Morrilton. Parade at 10 a.m. Commemorative service at 11 a.m. (501) 215-1647.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PRAYER BREAKFAST AND PROGRAM 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, University of Central Arkansas Student Center Ballroom 205, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway. Keynote speaker Fort Smith Mayor-Elect and Arkansas Representative George B. McGill; free breakfast buffet opens at 8:15 a.m. (501) 450-3135.


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LAST ROUND-UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS through Feb. 2, 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.

LEND ME A TENOR through Sunday, The Studio Theatre, 320 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $18; students, military and senior citizens $15. (323) 632-0052.

THE RUNNER STUMBLES Friday-Sunday, Jan. 24-26, The Weekend Theater, 1001 W. Seventh St. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday performances, 2:30 p.m. Sunday performances. Tickets: $16; students, senior citizens, military $12. or (501) 658-2044.

WILD KRATTS LIVE! 1 p.m. Saturday, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $27.50-$34.50. or (501) 244-8800.

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THE DINNER DETECTIVE 6 p.m. Saturdays, Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palak Drive, Fayetteville. Interactive comedy murder mystery show; dinner included. Children ages 15 and up with adult supervision permitted. Admission: $59.95. or (866) 496-0535.

GO, DOG. GO! 10 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 26, Starr Theater, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Best for ages 4 and up. 10 a.m. Saturday show modified for special needs. or (479) 443-5600.

EVERY BRILLIANT THING through Feb. 10, Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $17-$55, SNAP benefit recipients $5, ages 30 and under $10. or (479) 443-5600.

SOMETHING ROTTEN 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Reynolds Performance Hall, University of Central Arkansas, 223 Beatrice Powell St., Conway. Tickets: $30-$40, children and students $10. or (501) 450-3265.

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestion, featuring cast members from TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? Tickets: $30-$65 plus applicable fees. or (479) 443-5600.


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ANNIE KIDS 3:45 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 24, South Arkansas Arts Center, 110 E. Fifth St., El Dorado. or (870) 862-5474.

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM 2-6 p.m. Jan. 26, The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. By appointment only. Prepare 32 bars of music in the style of the show, bring sheet music for accompanist, no a capella. Suggested age 15 and up. Video auditions accepted. or (501) 315-5483.


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CAJUN'S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Brian & Nick, Risky Whiskey Boys, Friday. Ben & Doug, Erica Jones Band, 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. Steve Davison 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. Ward Davis, 9 p.m. Saturday, $20. Indie Music Night, 8 p.m. Sunday, $10-$12. Flaw, 8 p.m. Tuesday, $10-$21, $2 surcharge for minors. Karaoke & Dance with DJ Greg, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Saturdays. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Futurebirds with Dylan Earl & The Reasons Why, 9 p.m. Friday, $10. Magic Beans, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $8, day of show $10. Jon Spencer & The Hitmakers, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, $15. (501) 372-7707.

STONE'S THROW BREWING 402 E. Ninth St. New Brew Friday, 4-10 p.m. Fridays. Game night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Trivia, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. (501) 244-9154.

Laura Landers and Chad Fulmer bring to life the story of a young nun and the priest charged with her murder in The Runner Stumbles. The Weekend Theater production, 1001 W. Seventh St., Little Rock, continues with performances 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Jan. 24-26, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16, $12 for students and senior citizens. Call (501) 374-3761 or visit
Works by the Arkansas League of Artists, including California Valley by Sally Papich, are on display at the Galleries at Library Square, 401 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, through Feb. 23. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and admission is free. Call (501) 320-5790 or visit

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