Community Events

• Now-Dec. 13 — CAPCA Holiday Food Boxes. CAPCA began taking applications for Holiday Food Boxes on Nov. 1. Distribution will be Dec. 14, at True Holiness Saints Church on Highway 286. CAPCA plans on distributing 350 Holiday Food Boxes this year to low income families and individuals. Donations in the form of cash, food, and volunteers are asked for this important event. The food items most needed are cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, stuffing mix, brownie mixes, pie mix, and cornbread mixes. Cash donations will be used to purchase turkeys. If an individual, church, civic organization or business would like to be a part if this giving event, contact Donald Caldwell at 501-329-0977. Cash donations may be made to Food Pantry in person or by mailing: 707 Robins, Suite 118, Conway, AR 72034.

• Now-Dec. 24 — During this Advent season, St. Peters’ Episcopal Church invites the public to a time of prayer and reflection. The church sanctuary will be open for prayer Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. A brief noonday prayer service will take place at approximately 12:30. The church invites everyone to make this part of their worship during this Advent season. All faiths, denominations, and persons are welcome. St. Peter’s is located at 925 Mitchell St. in Conway, adjacent to the Conway Junior High School.

• Now-Jan. 2, 2013 — The Faulkner County Library will offer its "Food for Fines" program. If you are worried about finding coal in your stocking this holiday season because of a library fine, bring in some non-perishable food items and the fine will be forgiven. All food donations will go to CAPCA. Food may be dropped off at any library branch location. For more information, call the library at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Dec. 9 — The Dale W. Langford, Detachment 1323, Marine Corps League Unit in Conway will be collecting toys at 8 a.m. at Landers Toadsuck Harley-Davidson, 1110 Collier Dr. Distribution of the toys is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 18.

• Dec. 9 — The J. R. Raynor Mass Choir will present a Christmas Cantata, "And They Called His Name, Jesus," at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Greater Pleasant Branch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 Spruce St., Conway. The public is invited to this occasion, to worship and to experience the true meaning of Christmas through this ministry presentation. For additional information, contact Jermanie Jones at 501-516-5867, or the church office at 501-327-2164.

• Dec. 10 — Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home will be holding a candlelight memorial service at 6:30 p.m., at 1751 Dave Ward Dr. At the conclusion of the service all attendees will go outside, light a lantern of love and release it. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Griffin Leggett Conway at 501-327-5000.

• Dec. 11 — The Dyslexia Project will hold one meeting for the months of Nov./Dec. This meeting will take place, 7 p.m., at the Faulkner County Conservation Center located at 110 South Amity Rd. We will be watching the movie "F.A.T. city." Frustration, Anxiety, and Tension are all too familiar for those with learning differences. Richard Lavoie speaks about this in a moving presentation. Please join us.

• Dec. 11 — B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse) Toadsuck chapter will be waiting tables for donations, 5-9 p.m., at Larry’s Pizza, 1068 Markham St., Conway. All proceeds raised at this benefit will help the abused children.

• Dec. 11 — Roger Hodge, the new editor of the Oxford American, will speak at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Refreshments will be served. All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 501-327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Dec. 12 — The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet, 1:30 p.m., at the McGee Center. Lydia Stevens, Arkansas State Parkinson’s Disease coordinator from Hot Springs, is scheduled to attend. All interested persons are encouraged to attend this informative, fun, free meeting. If anyone has any questions, call Bronnie Rose, facilitator, at 329-6282 or 246-1972.

• Dec. 13 The Conway Fire Department is hosting a 2012 Recognition Service at 6 p.m. at the Burgess Auditorium at the Central Baptist College Cooper Complex. The service is open to the public.

• Dec. 13 — The CAPCA Governing Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at CAPCA Administrative Office, 707 Robins St., Suite 118, Conway. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss program updates, committee reports and funding proposals. CAPCA serves Cleburne, Faulkner and White counties.

• Dec. 13 — Join Arkansas author Gwendolyn Graves as she reads from her latest book, "The Fall of Man," at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. A book signing will follow. Refreshments will be served. All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 501-327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org.

Recurring

• Weekdays — After School Program, 3:30-6 p.m. This free program is for ages 12-16 and provides a snack and programs in fitness, nutrition, safety, drug and alcohol awareness, career choices and even tutoring. To register your child, request an application by e-mail at gbeventcenter@alliancecable.net. Participation is limited to 30 students. This program is funded in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Faulkner County. For more information, call 501-679-6362.

• Daily — Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, daily at Grace United Methodist Church, Conway.

• Sundays — Bearers of Light, a free support group for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, meets the second Sunday of each month. The support group is an extension of the Resolve Through Sharing bereavement program at Conway Regional. The perinatal bereavement program is designed to addresses a family’s individual needs through supportive care in the hospital as well as follow-up care. Bearers of Light is a parent-led, self-help group guided by professionals who attend the meetings to provide information and facilitate group discussion. The program is free and no registration is required. Call 513-5227 or 514-8387 for details.

• Sundays — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 will be hosting Bingo from 1-4 p.m. every Sunday. The Bingo sessions are open to the general public and is a Smoke Free environment. The Post is located on Old Morrilton Highway (U.S. 64), just north of the intersection with Donaghey, under the Conway Water Tower. For more information or directions, call 329-1230 or go to www.vfw2259.com.

• Mondays — Women’s Weekly Closed Alcoholic Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Grace Methodist Church 1075 Hogan Ln., Room 117, Conway. Contact Sara S. at 764-8062 or Sarah T. at 351-7727.

• Mondays — Al-Anon at First United Methodist Church at 1610 Prince Street, 7-8 p.m.

• Mondays — Conway Men’s Chorus is preparing for its Christmas Concert with rehearsals from 6-7 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. For more information, call 501-327-5151 or go to www.conwaymenschorus.org.

• Mondays — The Toadsuck Car Club meets every second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bob’s Grill in Conway.

• First Monday — The Central AR Model Railroad Club (CAMRC) meets at Whole Hog Cafe at 120 E. Oak St. for a self-pay meal at 5:30 p.m. The club meeting follows at 6. As train hobbyists involved in all scales of railroading, we participate in the world’s greatest hobby by designing, constructing, and demonstrating train layouts in action during family-friendly train open house events held in Conway. We also build community awareness of the railroad history of this area and sponsor educational activities about railroading. Visit our website: www.artrains.org or call 269-3030.

• First Monday — Arkansas Transplant Support Group meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. If you are waiting for or had a transplant, or a friend or family member of a transplant you are welcome. For more information: Organ Recipient Association of Arkansas, Conway, Deb and Dale Smith smithdf1@conwaycorp.net or 501-472-0461.

• First and Third Mondays — The Arkansas Chapter of DBSA (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance) meets every first and third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Conway Regional. The meetings are open to anyone who suffers from bipolar, depression, or any other mood disorder, as well as their family, friends, and/or loved ones.

• Mondays — Conway Area Mothers of Multiples meets at 7 p.m. every second Monday at the Conway Regional Hospital main entrance. For more information, visit www.conwaymom.vpweb.com.

• Mondays — "Bereavement Support Group." Noon, every first and third Monday, Conway office of Arkansas Hospice, 1014 West Markham St. Open to anyone who has experienced a loss. For more information, call Carol Fitch at 328-5400.

• Mondays — "Mothers of Preschool Children," 9 a.m. Mondays, University Church of Christ, 3155 Dave Ward Drive. Theme: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." Classes for children and mothers. Open to public. Call Rebecca Pratt, 733-2530.

• Mondays — "Veterans of Foreign Wars," 6 p.m., the first Monday of each month at College Square, Memorial Post 7163 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. All veterans are invited.

• Mondays — Life After Prison Ministries, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, at Fellowship Bible Church, 1051 Hogan Ln. Parole reentry mentoring, Christian applications to life skills; Hazelden’s Socialization and Relapse Prevention studies.

• Mondays — "Celebrate Recovery," 6:30-9 p.m. New Life Church, 633 S. Country Club Rd., Conway. Anonymity and confidentiality strictly upheld. Childcare Provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Alison 501-410-3728 or visit http://celebraterecoverynlc.blogspot.com.

• Mondays — Vilonia Baptist Fellowship Clothes Closet is open each 6-8 p.m. unless there is a holiday or inclement weather. They give away free clothing to anyone, and also accept clothing only donations. They are at 767 Highway 64 East, right before the Vilonia Animal Clinic.

• Second Monday — "UCT Meeting." United Commercial Travelers, a non-profit, charitable organization whose mottos are "People Helping People" and "Where Community and Compassion Unite" meets on the second Monday of each month at China Town restaurant (near J.C. Penney’s). Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7. UCT has chapters in both the USA and Canada, and has been in existence for over 100 years. We support a variety of causes, ranging from Renewal Ranch and Soaring Wings Ranch to Bethlehem House and The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at UAMS, among others. Please join us in giving back to our community. Contact Dr. Mark McMurtrey at 450-5308 or e-mail markmc@uca.edu for more information.

• Second Monday — "DAV Meeting." 7 p.m., John H. Dunn Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meets on every 2nd Monday at the chapter, 1490 S. Donaghey, Conway. For more information, call 501-472-1492.

• Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — "Greenbrier Group of Alcoholics Anonymous" Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Greenbrier City Event Center, located at 5 Lois Lane. All meetings (open format) at 7:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.

• Second Monday of every month — American Needlepoint Guild, Natural State Stitchers Chapter, meets the second Monday every month at 6:30 p.m. at The Stitcher’s Garden, 1018 VanRonkle in Conway. For more information, contact Debbie Rowley, 730-0642 or debbie@debbeesdesigns.com.

• Third Monday of each month — AARP meets at 11 a.m. at Conway Senior Citizens Center. Everyone is invited. For more information, call President Ron Ross at 327-6803.

• Third Monday of each month — M.I.L.K. (Mothers. Infants. Love. Knowledge.) meets 1:30–3 p.m. at the Faulkner Country Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. M.I.L.K is here for anyone who is: pregnant, breastfeeding, ever breastfed or offering support to any mother listed above. For more information, contact Millie Goins or Sondra Rodocker 501-450-4941 or Breastfeeding Hotline 1-800-445-6175 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Fourth Monday of each month — The Faulkner County Democratic Women meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library in Conway. All women and men who support the Democratic Party are invited to attend. For more information, see www.fcdw.org.

• Fourth Monday of each month — Christian Car Club of Conway at 7 p.m. at the Lifeword Broadcast Ministries at Scott and Locust. Call Michael Biggs at 339-7700 for more information.

• Fourth Monday of each month — Sons of Confederate Veterans Col. A. R. Witt Camp #615 meet at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Any interested individuals in the SCV can attend. For more information, contact Roger Mills at 327-7730.

• Fourth Monday — The Faulkner County Republican Committee meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the McGee Center in Conway. This is not limited to members, all are welcome to attend. Call 501-733-7796 for information.

• Fourth Monday — The Conway Arkansas Chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) will meet the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Conway. For more information on this new chapter, please contact Elaine Holmes, chapter leader, at 501-205-8417.

• First Tuesday — Central Arkansas Quilt Guild at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave., 6:30-9 p.m.

• First Tuesday — Friends of the Faulkner County Library meet at 10 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the Librarian’s Office at 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Individual memberships are $5 and can be purchased at the meeting. If you are interested in supporting the Faulkner County Libraries, please attend the meeting. For information, please call 501-327-7482.

• First Tuesday — The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in Room 128 at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Conway. For more information, contact Patsy at 501-513-9578 or patwrite@gmail.com.

• First Tuesday — Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Conway Regional Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. For more information, call 327-9944.

• Tuesdays — The Conway Morning Optimist Club meets each Tuesday at 6 a.m. at Something Brewing, 1156 Front St., Conway. For more information, call Jim Baker at 730-3519.

• Tuesdays — Al-Anon at First Nazarene Church on Faulkner and Scott Streets, 7:30-8:30 p.m., will meet at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. beginning Nov. 2. Contact Marge at 329-5360 or Wanda at 472-9703 for more information.

• Tuesdays — Beth Moore Bible Study, James: Mercy Triumphs. The eight-week group sessions will be held at 9 a.m. each Tuesday at the Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene, 64 N. Broadview St. in Greenbrier. For more information, call the church at 501-679-2644.

• Tuesdays — TOPS AR #402 meets Tuesdays at Peace Lutheran Church 800 S. Donaghey in Conway (corner of Dave Ward and Donaghey). Confidential weigh in from 5:30-6:20 p.m. with program starting at 6:30. For more information, call 501-472-0903 or 501-499-5235.

• Tuesdays — Greenbrier TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 539 meets Tuesday nights at 6:30 at the Fire Station in Greenbrier. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. New members are welcome. Come join us.

• Tuesdays — TOPS-AR402 meets Tuesdays at First Church of the Nazarene on Faulkner Street at Scott Street in Conway. Confidential weigh-in from 5:45-6:45 p.m. with program starting at 7 p.m. For more information, call 327-7118 or 730-0391.

• Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AR 541 meets Tuesday mornings at 10 at the McGee Center, 3800 Collage Ave., Conway. Weigh-in from 9:15-9:50 a.m. Meeting follows promptly at 10. For more information, call Steve at 501-339-1175 or Sandy at 501-329-0558.

• Tuesdays — Free line dancing classes, noon to 1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 1620 Donaghey Ave. For information, call 327-2895 or call Evelyn Pratt, 329-3055.

• Tuesdays — Free art class, 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 1620 Donaghey Ave.

• Tuesdays — The Conway Business and Professional Women meet the fourth Tuesday every month at the Faulkner County Library meeting room. Contact Lois Lee at 470-1811 for more information.

• Tuesdays — Community Group Meditation, 12:30-1 p.m. weekly (except during holiday weeks) at the District Court Building, 810 Parkway St. in Conway. A silent gathering for peaceful change. All are welcome to this time and place to show up as our expanded selves, beyond ideologies, desiring the highest good. Occupy as One. Contact Pamela Mosley at 450-9097.

• Tuesdays — DivorceCare Small Group, 6:30-8 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Trinity Building - Parlor. Separated? Divorced? Find yourself wanting to talk with others in similar situations? Join the DivorceCare Small Group. Childcare is available. This group is open to the community as well as the FUMC congregation. Contact Rebecca Davis, rdaviscloyd@conwaycorp.net or 730-0551, to sign up or find out more. Advance sign ups are preferred.

• Tuesdays — Conway Women’s Chorus begins its seventh year of music, fun and fellowship. If you have basic music reading skills, like music from classical to Motown and everything in between, this is the group for you. Fall rehearsals begin on Tuesday following the Labor Day Holiday. Rehearsals are every Tuesday with 7 p.m. sectionals and 7:30-8:30 chorus. The first three rehearsals are open. This gives individuals a chance to join us in practice before making a commitment for the season, which ends at our Christmas Concert. So come join us at our new location, 2201 Washington Ave.

• Second Tuesday — "Mid-Day Manna," led by Wanda Landers, will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. Lunch will be served for $5 and our schedule is planned so that ladies who work can join us on their lunch hour and still have time to get back to work. Childcare will be available upon request by calling 269-4387. Ladies of our community are cordially invited. Woodland Heights Baptist Church is located at 4215 Prince St. in Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Arkansas Children’s Hospital Circle of Friends monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Whole Hog Café in Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Alzheimer’s Care Givers Support Group A community Alzheimer’s Care Givers Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center at Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene.

• Second Tuesday — Circle of Friends Faulkner County Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Whole Hog Cafe. For more information, call 501-269-2350.

• Third Tuesday — Conway Radio Control Association of model airplanes will be held at Smitty’s Barbeque (Family members invited) located across from the Bus Factory on Hwy 65B, starting at 7 p.m. Show up earlier to give yourself time to eat. The meeting is open to any model airplane enthusiasts.

• Third Tuesday — The Arkansas Ladies of Faith monthly brunch at 10 a.m., every third Tuesday, at the Agora Conference Center in Conway. For reservations, call Charlene at 501-796-3840 or reserve a seat online at www.ArkansasLadiesofFaith.webs.com. A $12 donation will be collected at the brunch.

• Last Tuesday — Conway Regional Diabetes Education and Care Group meets the last Tuesday of each month in the Conway Regional Women’s Center’s Diabetes Education Classroom. For more information, call 513-5248.

• Last Tuesday — Parent support group for the Dyslexia Project will meet the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Topics may include: how to help your child with spelling, how to get a 504 plan, etc. The group is set up to learn from each other and support each other through the coming years. The first meetings will be held at 1817 Bruce St.

• First Wednesday of each month — Ladies’ Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Come and be fed both physically and spiritually from noon to 1 p.m. A delicious meal including dessert and drink is served for $5. Nursery care is available. Call the Church Office at 327-6565 to make arrangements.

• Second Wednesday — "Parkinson’s Support Group," 1:30 p.m., second Wednesday of each month, at the McGee Center, located on College Avenue; for more information, call Bronnie Rose, facilitator, at 329-6282 or 246-1972.

• Second Wednesday — Conway League of Artists, 7 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. All interested visual artists are invited to come.

• Third Wednesday — Roses Among Thorns, a cancer support group for women surviving any form of cancer, meets 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Wednesday of each month at Springhill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Greenbrier. For more information, contact Linda Dickey at 501-679-2931 or 501-472-1120.

• Wednesdays — Sexual Assault Crisis Response Support Groups, 1500 Museum Road, Conway, Wren Corner, every Wednesday. Sexual Assault support group meets 8-9 a.m.; Domestic Violence support group meets 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Kate Vincent at 501-730-9864.

• Wednesdays — Al-Anon group meeting 10 a.m. at a private home in Guy. Book study and discussion for friends and family of alcoholics. Please call 501-679-6544.

• Wednesdays — A Close-Knit Faith Community is an interdenominational group of knitters and crocheters who gather each Wednesday morning, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., to meditate on Scripture as they knit for charity. All skill levels are encouraged to participate in making lap-robes, hats and baby items which are then blessed and distributed to local agencies. Patterns, some yarns and tools are available. Donations of worsted weight yarn is welcome. The group meets at the St. Joseph Parish Administration Office located to the east of the Church. Call 501-513-6812 for more information. The group welcomes all faiths.

• Wednesdays — Al-Anon Support Group (Beginner meeting) 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Conway Regional Medical Center located in the Conference Room past the Information Desk. For more information, contact Cora at 269-4153.

• Wednesdays — Al-Anon meetings at 8 p.m. at Willow Hall, 420 Willow St. Teenagers are welcome. For more information, call Fran at 501-679-6544 or Lauren at 697-8105.

• First Thursday — Support Group for Parents of Bipolar Children meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Contact Amanda Beckman 358-8961 or www.freewebs.com/carpbc.

• Thursdays — "Men’s Fraternity," 6 a.m. Thursdays, Central Baptist Church, 3333 Dave Ward Drive. All men are welcome; light breakfast will be served at 5:45 a.m. Topic is "Winning at Work and Home." Call 329-9283 or visit the website www.mensfraternity.com.

• Thursdays — Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox meets every Thursday, Larry’s Pizza, buffet 11:30 a.m., Soapbox/meeting starts at noon to 1 p.m. Open meeting. No membership required.

• Third Thursday — "Third Thursday Gallery Walk." Every third Thursday, Downtown Conway, participants will be listed online as they join. For more information, visit www.gallerywalk.freeservers.com or email bj@arartsbs.org or frameworks_framing@hotmail.com.

• Third Thursday — "Bike Night." Every third Thursday, Wendy’s, 3750 Dave Ward Dr., Conway; sponsored by ABATE - District 17.

• Thursdays — Conway Noon Rotary Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Thursday at the Conway Country Club.

• Thursdays — La Leche League of Conway offers 24-hour phone support and monthly informational meetings for breastfeeding mothers. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the nursery of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Mothers-to-be and babies are always welcome to attend. For more information, call Jennifer at 908-6283.

• Second Thursday — Faulkner County Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. in the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. The group is a non-partisan organization that promotes constitutional government and fiscal responsibility, thus ensuring future generations continue to enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For more information, visit www.faulknercoteaparty.com.

• Thursdays — "Overeaters Anonymous," 5:15 p.m., at Conway First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Room 213, Conway.

• Thursdays — The Jazz Cats will be playing Dixieland and swing music from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at Something Brewing, corner of Mill and Front streets. The band has tuba, piano and clarinet/sax. Admission is free. Coffeehouse is 327-5517.

• Thursdays — The Joy of Living Ladies Community Bible Study has begun their Fall Study on Ecclesiastes. They meet each Thursday from 9:15-11 a.m. at Cornerstone Bible Church located at 1905 Dave Ward Dr. Helen Benafield is returning as the group wrap-up leader.

• First Thursday — The Faulkner County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at Smitty’s Restaurant. For more information, call Joyce Garrison at 327-0384.

• Second Thursday — Machine Embroidery Conway AR Machine Embroiderers (CAME) meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, Conway. Open to all Machine Embroidery Enthusiasts, beginner to advance.

• Second and fourth Thursdays — Conway Evening Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. at Smitty’s Bar-B-Que, 740 South Harkrider St. in Conway. Call 336-5959 for information.

• Second and fourth Thursdays — Conway Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:15 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at College Square, 2421 College Ave. For reservations, call Margaret Miller at 764-1257.

• Third Thursday of the month — The Greenbrier High School Association of Christian Students and Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Youth Outreach night at The Barn at Moo Moo’s Yogurt Bar located at 287 South Broadview in Sim’s Place in Greenbrier on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. featuring different guest speakers. All local high school students are invited to attend. For more information, contact Johnnie Hoffman at 501-733-2565.

• Third Thursday — General Membership Meeting of the Faulkner County Landlords Association, 7 p.m. Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Visit our website at www.FCLLA.org or email ContactUs@FCLLA.org for additional information.

• Third Thursday — Survivors After Life Altering Disabilities Support Group will meet the third Thursday at noon at a new location — the Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, located at 2210 Robinson west of Stoby’s restaurant. The group is designed especially for people with disabilities and their caregivers. For more information, call Catherine Gatlin at 501-514-4925.

• Third Thursday — Dale W. Langford Detachment No.1323, Marine Corps League will hold its monthly meeting commencing at 7 p.m. at the City of Hope building, 622 E. Robins St., Conway. For further information, please contact Frank A. Lambert, Adjutant, 501-269-2085.

• Fridays — Al-Anon at First Nazarene Church on Faulkner and Scott streets, Noon to 1 p.m., will meet at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. beginning Nov. 2. Contact Marge at 329-5360 or Wanda at 472-9703 for more information.

• Fridays — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, Inc. will be providing free computer training to the general public at the Goodwill Store in Conway. 2425 Sanders St. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon each Friday. For more information or directions, call 329-6501.

• First Friday of the month — NAFRE meetings are held at 11 a.m. at the Hole In The Wall restaurant located in the Old Gin on Markham Street. All active and retired Federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. For more information, call Ray Luyet, president, 501-327-7844 or Billy Johnson, vice-president, 501-336-0265.

• Fridays — The Conway Creative Writers meets 2-5 p.m. every Friday at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, call 513-9316.

• Fourth Friday — The Arkansas Conservative Forum meets the fourth Friday of each month at Larry’s Pizza in Conway. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and meeting starts at noon. Conservative speakers address current events and topics that are informative to conservatives. Open to All. Contact Nan Ramsey at 501-733-7796 or John Nabholz at 501-472-2447.

• Fridays and Saturdays — M.A.C.S. Bingo open at 5 p.m., starts at 6:15. 55 Nabco Dr., Conway. Benefiting Make a Child Smile foundation. For more information, call 501-581-9074.

• Saturdays — Serenity Al-Anon Group. Saturdays 9:30-10:45 a.m. University Church of Christ at 3155 Dave Ward Drive. Use East Parking Lot Entrance. Child care provided. For more information, contact Cora at 327-9099.

• Saturdays — The Central Arkansas Basket Weavers Guild meets on the fourth Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library. For more information, call Wilma at 470-9869.

• Saturdays — An outreach mission using a coupon exchange for anyone that is interested in exchanging coupons that they don’t use for ones that they can use will be happening at Salem Church, and also at the Faulkner County Library. The meeting time is 9:15-10:30 a.m. each Saturday. This will be a free event. A donation of a non-perishable item that will be given to local food pantry, but that is not required. For more information, call 327-2884 or 269-1321.

• Saturdays — The Faulkner County Library welcomes musicians of all ages and levels to join in the Pickin’ Porch at the Library at 9:30 a.m. We will meet weekly throughout the spring and summer. Bring instruments, or just come and listen. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Library at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org, Facebook or Twitter.

• Saturdays — The Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter L meets every third Saturday at 5 p.m. at Smitty’s BBQ for dinner, meeting begins at 6 p.m. For more information, call Bud Danner, director, at 501-514-5882.

• Second Saturday — Greenbrier Concerned Citizens Advisory Group Coalition regular monthly meetings - Join for discussion, coffee and snacks. Second Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Greenbrier Event Center, #5 Lois Lane, Greenbrier. Meeting room is on the second floor.

• Third Saturday — Food Pantry open 8-11 a.m. at That Church, 1105 Deer St., Conway. The Pantry will be open each third Saturday of the month.

• Third Saturday — Greenbrier Craft Guild meets every third Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m..Bring your own project and sew, bead, knit, crochet or scrapbook with other crafters and learn from each other. Everyone is welcome and you may come and go as you please. Tables and chairs are provided. For more information, call 501-804-2405 or 501-679-6362.

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