MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
Asbury United Methodist Church, 1700 Napa Valley Drive, will have its pumpkin patch open today through Oct. 31: Monday-Friday each week, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church’s youth program and child care center. (501) 225-9231.
Community Park Church, 4630 S. Shobe Road, Bryant, will host the free “A Day at the Park Festival” from noon to 3 p.m. today. Activities include unlimited free carnival games, food, and a bouncy-house obstacle course, lunch and a Christian-folk music concert from 1:30-2:30 p.m. (501) 847-0477.
Friends in Christ Lutheran Church, 4305 Arkansas 5 North, Bryant, will host a free Octoberfest celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today with German food, bake sale, games and prizes. The church will also be collecting children’s clothing donations for Kids Closet. (501) 408-9362.
Immaculate Conception Church, 7000 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, will host the Vatican International Expedition of the Eucharistic Miracle of the World from 1:30-4 p.m. and 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 12; from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m and 3-7 p.m. Oct. 13; from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Oct. 14-18; from 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 19: and from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 20. (501) 835-4323.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., will host its 15th annual St. Francis Shrimp Boil from 5-9 p.m. today, with shrimp, sides and live music; drive-thru will be available from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $25 a person and $10 per child 12 and younger at eventbrite.com; and are $30 and $15 at the door. (501) 225-4203.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2501 Main St., will have its annual revival at 6:30 Wednesday-Friday with speaker Claybon Lea. (501) 908-9420.
Ecumenical Buddhist Society, 1516 W. Third St., will host its monthly potluck for all ages from 5:30-7 p.m. today. Please take a vegetarian dish to share; beverages will be provided. (501) 772-4732 or (617) 970-7242.
Jacksonville First Assembly of God Church, 221 N. Elm St., Jacksonville, will host a revival with speaker Dane Hall at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 13; and at 7 p.m. Oct. 14-16. (501) 982-1794.
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1823 S. Cedar St., will have an installation service for its new pastor, Keith Williams, at 11 a.m. with T.L. Taylor; and at 3 p.m. Sunday with Christopher Davis. (501) 663-7974.
New Light Baptist Church, 3110 Battery St., will have its Men’s and Women’s Day at 11 a.m. Sunday with Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. (501) 664-8054.
Pulaski Heights Christian Church, 4724 Hillcrest Ave., will celebrate its 92nd anniversary with Great River Region’s Executive Regional Minister Dr. Nadine Burton at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with lunch served at noon. (501) 663-8149.
Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn Drive, will have a Blessing of the Animals at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Bishop Kenneth Hicks Peace Garden. Pets and photos of pets will be blessed.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Mississippi St., will have the choir and percussion ensemble of Episcopal Collegiate School join its choir to perform Ariel Ramirez’s Misa Criolla at its 10:30 a.m. Eucharist; and at 4 p.m. Sunday will have a Blessing of the Animals for all creatures at its outdoor altar.
Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, will host the class “The Basics of Brueggemann” with Robert Williamson at 9:50 a.m. on Sundays in October. (501) 227-0000.
St. Nicholas Episcopal Church in Maumelle, 4001 Club Manor Drive, Maumelle, will partner with Maumelle Friends of the Animals to host a Blessing of the Animals from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Lake Willastein Park, Lake Willastein Drive. Animals and photos of animals will be blessed, and the organization will be showing animals available for adoption.
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St., will have an Evensong at 5 p.m. with tea afterward; and will hold a Blessing of the Animals at 6 p.m. Sunday in the courtyard; the church will collect items for the Humane Society of Pulaski County, which will have pets that can be adopted. Refreshments will be served.
The church will also host a chamber music performance in its cathedral at 7 p.m. Thursday; suggested donation for tickets is $10 at the door, or $10 and a $2.24 fee through eventbrite.com. Student tickets are free. (501) 372-0294.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4501 Rahling Road, will have a Communion service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with breads from around the world in honor of World Communion Sunday.
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