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story.lead_photo.caption Courtesy photo The Garden Club of Rogers takes garden tours of gardens in the area as part of its social activities and for appreciation of other people's gardens. In July they toured the Wallflower Farm in Pea Ridge owned by Michelle Wall. The group enjoyed lunch and a tour of her gardens and greenhouse. There was also a sunflower patch in the back. Tours run from May through September. If anyone has a garden they would like the club to tour, contact Debi Chapman at (479) 936-6510.

Calico Cut Ups

Judy Taylor, owner of Lonesome Pine Quilts in Elkins, will speak on "Solving the Color Puzzle" -- what to do with those odd prints and ugly colors that seem to accumulate in a quilter's stash -- when the Calico Cut Ups meet at 1 p.m. Sept. 23 in Becker Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive in Bella Vista.

Taylor will also will be the vendor at this meeting, so come at noon to check out her treasures for sale. Nonmembers are welcome.

At a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 23, members will be making tote bags for the children at the Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter. Forty-eight bags are already cut. All you will do is follow the pattern in sewing and finishing them.

Information: Email or call (970) 376-6332.

BC Dems

Benton County Democrats meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 at Golden Corral, 2506 W. Pleasant Crossing Drive in Rogers. Come for lunch at 11 a.m., and stay for program at noon. Guest speakers will be representatives from Moms Demand Action, an advocacy group gaining real influence in the gun violence policy debate.

Information: email


Washington County Democratic Women will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palek Drive in Fayetteville.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and presenters will focus on the topic. Local experts and survivors will discuss the impact, outcomes and Arkansas laws as they pertain to prevention, protection and breaking the cycle of domestic violence. Individual speakers will share professional and personal experiences. Participants will learn how to turn information into action.

Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.



Playwerks, a new theater group in Bella Vista, will hold their first meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church Parish Hall. Anyone interested in community theater is invited to attend.

Information: Email


Quilters United in Learning Together will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St. in Springdale. The guest speaker will be Laura Wasilowski. Come at 6 p.m. to check out the upcoming speakers and workshops and to learn more about QUILT. Guests may attend one meeting for free and then are asked to join.

QUILT will host Laura Wasilowski's Braided Basket workshop Sept. 27 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church NWA, 2901 E. Zion Road in Fayetteville. Registration is required.

Information: Email

Civil War

The Civil War Roundtable Of Northwest Arkansas will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the General Store at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. Maylon Rice of Fayetteville will present a program on "The Financial Effects of Reconstruction On The American South."

Information: (479)936-4663.


The Rotary Club of Fayetteville will meet at noon Sept. 26 at Mermaids, 2217 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. The guest speaker will be Morgan Carrico with the Clinton Presidential Center.

Information: Email


The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 in the Ann Henry Meeting Room at the Fayetteville City Library. The meeting is open to anyone with a serious interest in the UFO phenomenon.

Information: (479) 422-9586.


The Democratic Party of Benton County will host the Little Flock Family Fun Day and Picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at Little Flock City Park near City Hall. The event will be catered by IDK? Cafe with music by Farmer and the Markets. There will be a bounce castle for the kids, special speakers and more. Bring a lawn chair. Purchase tickets in advance or day of the event for $15. Kids 12 and younger are admitted free.

Information: (479) 381-7443 or

Civil War

The Bella Vista Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Bella Vista Historical Museum, next to the American Legion on U.S. 71. Jeff Patrick, museum curator at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, will be the guest speaker. Patrick has been with the National Park Service since 1992. He has written and edited numerous books, including one on the Battle of Wilson's Creek. His talk, "One by One the Boys Pass Away," is based on a hospital diary from one of his books.

The meetings are open to the public.

Information: Email

Radio Club

The Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club will meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 in the day room at Mercy Hospital, 214 Carter St. in Berryville. Anyone interested in ham radio is welcome to attend.

The club offers technician, general and amateur extra class tests at noon on the second Saturday of each month. Participants must have a reservation and a current valid amateur radio license or an FCC registration number. Register at least a week before the second Saturday. The test fee is $15.

Information: littleswitzer


The Fort Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Community Room at the Fort Smith Main Library. The program will be on national defense with speaker Lori Jarrett. Hostesses are Leta Marshall and Cherie Kirkpatrick.


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