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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 20, 2020

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA

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

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA

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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Today and Monday Conway Women’s Chorus Performances CONWAY — The Conway Women’s Chorus will present Son, Moon and Stars, a Christmas celebration with a special nod to the U.S. space program and the 1960s, at 2 p.m. today and at 7 p.m. Monday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St. “You might want to brush up on your moon songs,” said Joan Hannah, director. “And if you love the look of the 1960s, put on your bell-bottoms and...

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Today Blue Christmas Service RUSSELLVILLE — All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 501 S. Phoenix Ave., will offer a Blue Christmas service at 5:30 p.m. for those experiencing grief, loss or hardship. Typically, holiday festivities emphasize joy and cheer, leaving little room for pain and grief. This service, which is open to the community, will emphasize the pain and loss felt by many at this time of year and offer a somber, gentle space to g...

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Today Festival of the Nativity and Chili Supper CONWAY — Grace Presbyterian Church, 1010 Hogan Lane, will have its fourth annual Festival of the Nativity and Chili Supper at 3 p.m. The church asks for a $5 donation for the chili supper, with proceeds donated to Bethlehem House. For more information, call the church office at (501) 504-6899.

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Today ATU Symphonic Wind Ensemble RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, ATU’s premier concert band, under the direction of Daniel A. Belongia, will perform at 2:30 p.m. at Witherspoon Auditorium, 407 W. Q St. The ensemble will offer debut performances of Roy Magnuson’s “The Softest Breath” and James Syler’s Symphony No. 2. Hal Cooper, professor emeritus of music at ATU and member of the ATU Hall of Disti...

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Nov. 17 The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet CLINTON — The Clinton High School Players, under the leadership of teacher Ruthann Curry Browne, will present the comedy The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet at 3 p.m. in the Clinton School District auditorium. Tickets, at $5, can be purchased at the door.

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