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CALENDAR EVENTS FOR THE THREE RIVERS AREA

January 24, 2021 at 12:00 a.m.

Editor’s note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to concern about the coronavirus.

Ongoing

Humane Society Fundraiser

BATESVILLE — Raffle tickets are on sale for a Valentine Experience Package to raise money for the Humane Society of Independence County to fund a new heater for its building that houses the shelter’s dogs. The winner will receive a variety of gift cards and services that offer an opportunity to spend a day on Historic Main Street shopping, eating at restaurants and visiting some of the most fun places in town. Tickets are $10 each, and the drawing will be Feb. 14. Buy tickets at the HSIC shelter, 5 Environmental Drive; the Fleaman Barkus Thrift Store, 228 Ramsey St.; or from any HSIC board member. Tickets can be paid for in person or through Pay Pal. For more information, call the Humane Society at (870) 793-0090.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Sale

BATESVILLE — The White River Health System Foundation is partnering with Café V for a Valentine’s Day Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Sale. Proceeds from the sale will support 3-D mammography at WRHS. There are two convenient pickup options: Drive through at White River Medical Center, or pick up orders at Café V inside the hospital. All orders will be available for pickup from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 12. Order online at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/valentd/, or to pay with cash or check, print the order form and return it to WRHS Foundation, 1989 Harrison St., Batesville, AR 72501. The deadline to place orders is Feb. 3.

‘Up From the River’ Bicentennial Edition

BATESVILLE — The updated “Up From the River: The Story of Batesville’s Historic Main Street” bicentennial edition is now available through the Main Street office. Writers include Nancy Britton, Bob Carius, George Lankford, Linda Matthews, Diane Tebbetts, Mike West and Twyla Wright. The book can be purchased for $25 from www.mainstreetbatesville.org/gifts/up-from-the-river-book-bicentennial-edition. Proceeds from book sales will benefit the Batesville Downtown Foundation and Main Street Batesville.

Painting Classes

BATESVILLE — Two continuing painting classes take place at Gallery 246, 246 E. Main St. A watercolor class, taught by Aline McCracken, meets from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. The fee is $10, with all supplies provided. Acrylic: Paint With Panaché, taught by Jim Tindall, meets from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays. The fee is $45, with all supplies provided. To register, call (870) 262-8066, visit the gallery, or see its Facebook page. COVID-19 precautions are observed in the gallery.

Bald Knob VFW Free Coffee

BALD KNOB — The community is invited to get a free cup of coffee from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Bald Knob Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10007, 3012 Highway Ave. Volunteering to serve coffee are Will “Ace” Marler, a Purple Heart recipient and post quartermaster; Bill “Rhino” Morton, a veteran service officer; and Savannah Breaux, commander of VFW Post 10007.

Upcoming

Basic Life Support

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer a Basic Life Support (CPR) course from 5-9 p.m. Feb. 4. This class meets the requirements for health care professionals. The fee is $49. To register, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com or call (870) 612-2082.

The Basics of Spanish

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer The Basics of Spanish from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 8 through March 15. This entry-level class provides participants with practical knowledge for listening to and speaking Spanish. The cost is $99. To register, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com by Friday.

A Taste of New Orleans

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, 100 Victory Circle, will offer A Taste of New Orleans, a drive-thru lunch pickup, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16. The menu will include red beans and rice, jambalaya, gumbo (with or without seafood) and bread pudding. The cost is $15 for one meal or $20 for two meals. To purchase tickets, call the senior center at (501) 982-7531. All proceeds will benefit the center.

Excel Level 1

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer Excel Level 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19. Participants will learn the basics of Excel. The fee for the class is $99. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Gardening With Bees

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer Gardening With Bees from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 25. The course fee is $15. To register, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com or call (870) 612-2082.

The Basics of Bookkeeping

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer the online course The Basics of Bookkeeping on March 1-26. Participants will learn the basics of how to keep track of every penny. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Raised Bed Gardening

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer Raised Bed Gardening from 6-8 p.m. March 11. Participants will learn the basics of growing the perfect garden in a raised bed. The course

fee is $15. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Safe Sitter Essentials

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 13. The class is designed to prepare students in grades six through eight to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or baby-sitting. The class includes fun games and role-playing exercises. Students will use manikins to practice skills such as choking rescue and CPR. The course fee is $69. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Safe@Home

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will offer Safe@Home by Safe Sitter from 6-7:30 p.m. March 18. The class, taught by Cathy Shonk, is designed to prepare students in grades four through six to be safe when they’re home alone and how to handle emergencies. Students may attend the class in-person or virtually. The course fee is $30. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Heartsaver CPR AED

BATESVILLE — The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Community Education will present a Heartsaver CPR AED course from 5-9 p.m. April 15. The course trains participants to give CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe and effective manner. The class fee is $69. Register at uaccb.coursestorm.com or call (870) 612-2082.

To submit an item for the Calendar of Events, mail information to Calendar of Events, Three Rivers Edition, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR, 72203; send faxes to (501) 378-3500; or email trnews@arkansasonline.com. The deadline for calendar-item submissions is noon Tuesday.

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