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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun November 29, 2020

Calendar Events for the River Valley & Ozark Area

Editor’s note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to concern about the coronavirus. Saturday Drive-Thru Country Christmas Parade DARDANELLE — The Dardanelle Area Chamber of Commerce will host a stationary drive-thru country Christmas parade, It’s a Country Christmas, from 6-8 p.m. in Merritt Park. Get entry forms, due Monday, at the chamber office or at dardanellechamberofcommerce@gmail.com. Businesses, nonprofits and ci... READ MORE

Calendar Events for the River Valley & Ozark Area

Wednesday Battle of the Bulbs Entry Deadline RUSSELLVILLE — Wednesday is the deadline to enter the Russellville community’s inaugural Battle of the Bulbs Christmas Light Contest. City residents are invited to decorate the exterior of their businesses or homes to be on display the weeks before Christmas. Trophies will be awarded to first-place winners in three categories: residential, commercial and downtown. The displays will be judge...

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Wednesday and Oct. 27 A House Divided PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute invites all to participate in a free Zoom session titled A House Divided from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday or from 6:30-8:30 Oct. 27. In small groups led by trained, nonpartisan facilitators, participants will evaluate and discuss three options that could help heal the country’s partisan divide and give all Americans a way to move forwa...

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Tuesday Prostate Cancer Screening and Awareness CONWAY — The Conway Regional Health System will hold its annual free Prostate Cancer Screening and Awareness program from 5-7 p.m. Registration is required for this program. Participants will be screened prior to entering the east lobby of the Conway Regional Medical Center, and the number of men in the waiting area will be limited to meet state health department social-distancing requir...

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Today – Saturday Virtual Conway ArtsFest CONWAY — The Conway Alliance for the Arts will present its Conway ArtsFest, “We Create Conway,” virtually. Events include Students Create Conway, from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, which will feature a hands-on printmaking activity and a virtual art exhibit by college students; ArtsFest Live, from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, with a variety of guests who will lead activities and perform; and the Black Artists Showc...

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Tuesday Show Me the Money CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will present a free virtual Know Before You Go workshop on Zoom. Show Me the Money: Finding New Avenues for Scholarships will take place from 6-7 p.m. Students will discover the best places to find scholarships, as well as how to write a winning scholarship essay. For more information or to register, visit uca.edu/outreach.

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Monday Audubon Society Meeting PETIT JEAN MOUNTAIN — The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. in the Stables Classroom at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

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Monday Sterling Scholar Speaker FAIRFIELD BAY — In conjunction with the observation of Arkansas Archeology Month, Melissa Rathgaber, an archaeologist with the Parkin Archeological Park, will be the Sterling Scholar speaker from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Little Red Restaurant at Indian Hills. Rathgaber will discuss the Indian village of Casqui that was believed to have been visited by De Soto and the Spaniards in 1541. The event is f...

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Tuesday Cleburne County Master Gardeners Program HEBER SPRINGS — The Cleburne County Master Gardeners will offer a program at 10 a m. in the Heber Springs Community Room at the First Electric Cooperative, 150 Industrial Park Road. Paul Love, vice president of the White County Iris Society, will present a program titled Iris and Karen Avey of Mountain View, discussing the work going on there and of the Iris Festival in May. The public ...

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Tuesday Board Development Workshop Series CONWAY — The Board Development Workshop Series: GivePulse will continue from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at UCA Downtown, 1105 Oak St. The series provides a free volunteer-management tool for nonprofits to create events, manage volunteers and track the impact of volunteers on an organization. The workshop is free. For more information, visit uca.edu/outreach or call (501) 450-3118.

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Monday Recreation & Parks Commission Meeting RUSSELLVILLE — The Russellville Recreation and Parks Commission meeting for February has been rescheduled, and the location has been changed. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Conference Room at City Hall, 203 S. Commerce Ave.

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Today Neal & Tammy Harrington Exhibit and Reception RUSSELLVILLE — The River Valley Arts Center, 1001 E. B St., will present an exhibit by Neal and Tammy Harrington. The show’s opening reception will take place from 1-3 p.m. today. For more information, call (479) 968-2452.

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Monday Audubon Society Meeting CONWAY — The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. in Room 010 of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Life Sciences, in the basement’s north hall, at Hendrix College. There will be a program, to be determined, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Sandy Davies at davies.sandy2@gmail.com or at (501) 215-7990.

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Today Book Signing CONWAY — Award-winning author Kelli Stuart will have a book signing at 2 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Stuart is the author of the novel Like a River From Its Course, based on true stories from Ukrainian World War II survivors, and A Silver Willow by the Shore. Stuart is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in English/professional writing and a minor in the Russian language. For more information, cal...

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Today Blue Christmas Service PERRYVILLE — A Blue Christmas service will begin at 4 p.m. at Perryville United Methodist Church, 123 Cross St. For many people, the Advent and Christmas season magnifies loneliness, anxiety, grief and despair. Pastor Chanda Adams will lead this service, which helps attendees recognize their struggle while finding peace from Emmanuel, Christ, God with us. For more information, call the church at (501) 889-...

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