Community Events

• Now-Nov. 22 — The Faulkner County Library Food For Fines program for the Thanksgiving season. The library will accept non-perishable food items. Donated items will be shared with local shelters and food pantries for the holidays. The library will waive fines for overdue items when food is donated. For more information, call the library at 327-7482 or email Jen@fcl.org, or Nancy@fcl.org, Facebook and Twitter.

• Now-Dec. 5 — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art presents BC/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition: Works in all media by candidates for graduation in the UCA Department of Art, UCA campus, McCastlain Hall 145 (West wing). For more information, visit: www.uca.edu/art/baum.

• Now-Dec. 14 — Conway Christmas Parade entry forms are available for pick up and return at the office of the Conway Chamber of Commerce. The parade will be held at 6 p.m. in downtown Conway. The theme this year is "All I Want For Christmas..." A $10 entry fee serves as a donation to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Faulkner County. For information regarding the parade, contact Deidra Porter at 501-908-6617 or silverlinings_RFL@yahoo.com.

• Nov. 17 — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art presents BC/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition: Works in all media by candidates for graduation in the UCA Department of Art reception, 2-4 p.m., UCA campus, McCastlain Hall 145 (West wing). For more information, visit: www.uca.edu/art/baum.

• Nov. 18 — Sign up for Affordable Health Care, 3-6:30 p.m. Representatives from MKBenefits will be at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, call the library, 327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 18 — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel presents "An Update on the Mayflower Oil Spill," 4:10-5:30 p.m. in Mills C, Hendrix College. Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program, Project Pericles and the Pre-Law Society.

• Nov. 18 — Neil Rutman, University of Central Arkansas Artist in Residence in piano and professor of music, will perform his annual concert at 7:30 p.m. on UCA’s campus in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

• Nov. 18-19 — Sign up for Affordable Health Care, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives from The Living Affected Corporation will be at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, call the library, 327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 19 — American Red Cross blood donation, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donghey. Appointments can be made at redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED CROSS.

• Nov. 19 — Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A. Guest: Independent Living Services Choir.

• Nov. 19 — The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting at noon at Central Baptist College, 1501 College Ave. in Maybee Hall. The meeting subject will be Central Baptist College Campus Safety Program.

The speaker will be Chris Mitchell, director of Campus Safety & Security.

• Nov. 19 — Hendrix College Foundation’s Fall Fest, 5:30-7 p.m., Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center, Indoor Games and Sports for Families of Special Needs Children. Come join Hendrix College’s Foundations of Kinesiology Class in conjunction with Pediactrics Plus in a night full of fun and games. Free food for all participants. Be one of the first 50 people to sign up and receive a free T-shirt. For more information, email mccrackenj@hendrix.edu.

• Nov. 19 — UCA Professor of Creative Writing and editor in chief of the Toad Suck Review, Mark Spitzer, will read from his two latest books, "Crypto-Arkansas" and "After the Octopus" at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 19 — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center, UCA campus. Under the direction of Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, visiting assistant professor of music education. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Cunningham at 450-5756 or SCookcunningham@uca.edu.

• Nov. 20 — American Red Cross blood donation, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donghey. Appointments can be made at redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED CROSS.

• Nov. 20 — Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town Restaurant, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A. Speaker Don Greenland, Nabholz, Building of Crystal Bridges.

• Nov. 20 — Sign up for Affordable Health Care, 3-6:30 p.m. Representatives from MKBenefits will be at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, call the library, 327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 21 — American Red Cross blood donation, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Central Arkansas Student Center, 201 S. Donghey. Appointments can be made at redcrossblood.org or 1-800-RED CROSS.

• Nov. 21 — Conway Noon Rotary Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Rd.

• Nov. 21 — The ACTS Jr. program in Conway will be hosting their final performances for the fall semester at 6:30 p.m. at New Life Church. The public is invited to come and see all the hard work of these kids.

• Nov. 21 — Mt. Vernon-Enola School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mt. Vernon-Enola High School, 38 Garland Springs Rd.

• Nov. 21 — The UCA Dixieland Jazz Band returns at 7 p.m. to the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 21 — Faulkner County Landlord Association meeting, 7 p.m. at Mike’s Place, 808 Front St. All those attending, please RSVP by email to: trentconnie@yahoo.com or kgilden@sbcglobal.net.

• Nov. 21 — Vilonia City Council meeting, 7 p.m., 18 Bise St.

• Nov. 21-23 — The 12th annual Dazzle Daze will begin with "Girls’ Nite Out," Thursday, Nov. 21, 6-9 p.m. General Shopping will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Conway Expo Center located at 2505 E. Oak St./Highway 64 East. Tickets are $5 for general shopping and $25 in advance and $30 at the door for "Girls’ Nite Out." The Dazzle Daze event includes a raffle for a 2014 Ford Mustang convertible and other great prizes. Raffle tickets are $100 each and limited to 500 sold. For information on raffle tickets or to purchase event tickets, visit: www.DazzleDaze.com or call 501-513-5191.

• Nov. 22 — Miss University of Central Arkansas 2014 Scholarship Pageant, 7 p.m., at Reynolds Performance Hall. Tickets go on sale at 6 p.m. with general seating beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for UCA students, staff and faculty with an ID; $5 for children 12 years and under; and $10 for the general public. The pageant is sponsored by The Miss UCA Board of Directors and Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

• Nov. 22 — Look Up to the Stars! Star Tour 2013, 7 p.m. Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former NASA consultant. Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, call the library at 327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• Nov. 23 — Mt. Vernon Community Cemetery Fall Clean-up from 8 a.m. to noon.

• Nov. 23 — Central Arkansas Model Railroad Club (CAMRC) Holiday-theme Train Open House event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. For more information, visit the club’s website: www.artrains.org.

• Nov. 23 — City of Conway will light its new Christmas tree at Rogers Plaza. Standing at 54 feet tall, it will be the largest Christmas tree in Arkansas. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. and will include songs by adult and children’s choirs and photo opportunities with Santa. The day’s festivities will conclude with the dedication and lighting of the Christmas tree.

Recurring

• Weekdays — After School Program, 3:30-6 p.m. Free program for ages 12-16 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 at Grace United Methodist Church, Conway.

• Sundays — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 hosts Bingo 1-4 p.m. 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 visit: www.vfw2259.com.

• Sundays — Eating Disorders 12-Step meeting, 6 p.m., 420 Willow St. For more information, contact Jessie N. at 636-357-5724.

• Second Sunday — Bearers of Light, a free support group for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death. 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.

• 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. It will start at 5:45 p.m. beginning Nov. 4.

• Mondays — Point of Grace Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Bring a photo ID. Patrons can visit the shop once per month. Clothes are donated and given free. Donated clothes are accepted at any time. Point of Grace Baptist Church is located at 767 Hwy. 64 B, Conway (1.3 miles east of the west end of the new Vilonia bypass).

• Mondays — American Sign Language classes, 6 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Mondays — Henry Hawk’s fitness class, 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Presbyterian Church, 2400 Prince St. The class is free and open to all denominations. An exercise mat and hand weights (personal choice of total weight) will be needed.

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

• Mondays — Life After Prison Ministries, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Faulkner County Libray, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. 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 — Al-Anon, 7-8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St.

• Mondays — Tai Chi, 7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• 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. Visit: www.artrains.org, or call 269-3030.

• First Monday — Organ Recipients Association of Arkansas/Conway Area meets the first Monday of each month. We meet at various local restaurants at 5:15 p.m. to discuss all aspects of transplantation and help families cope with problems that arise. If you are a Transplant recipient or in need of one we can help. All Transplant types are included. Friends and family are welcome! Contact: Dale and Deb Smith, 501-472-0461 or smithdf1@conwaycorp.net; www.ora-ar.org.

• First and Third Monday — Bereavement Support Group, noon, Conway office of Arkansas Hospice, 1014 W. Markham St. Open to anyone who has experienced a loss. For more information, call Carol Fitch, 328-5400.

• Second Monday — Bear Backers Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at First Security Field at Estes Stadium, UCA, 201 Donaghey Ave.

• 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 at China Town restaurant (near J.C. Penney’s). Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7. Please join us in giving back to our community. Contact Dr. Mark McMurtrey at 450-5308 or e-mail markmc@uca.edu.

• Second Monday — Toad Suck Car Club meets at 6 p.m. to eat, and meeting starts at 7 at Bob’s Grill Downtown.

• Second Monday — American Needlepoint Guild, Natural State Stitchers Chapter, meets at 6:30 p.m. at The Stitcher’s Garden, 1018 Van Ronkle, Conway. Contact Debbie Rowley, 730-0642, or debbie@debbeesdesigns.com.

• Second Monday — DAV Meeting, 7 p.m., John H. Dunn Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meets at the chapter, 1490 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Call 501-472-1492.

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

• Second and Fourth Monday — Conway MOPS meets at 8:45 a.m. at University Church of Christ on Dave Ward Drive. Meetings begin Sept. 9. Registration is necessary for child care. For registration information, contact Coordinator Jeanne Lehmkuhl at foomaroo@att.net.

• Third Monday — 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 — 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.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Third Monday — Damascus City Council meetings will begin at 6:15 p.m. for November through February 2014, at 5 S. Broadway St. in Damascus.

• Third Monday — The Conway Running Club (CRC) meetings are held 7-8 p.m. at the Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. To connect with other members, see photos and videos and stay in touch with important announcements, visit www.conwayrunning.com and join on Facebook.

• Third Monday — Vilonia Water Works Association meets at 7 p.m. at 1089 Main St.

• Fourth Monday — 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, visit www.fcdw.org.

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

• 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. Contact Roger Mills at 327-7730.

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

• Fourth Monday — The Conway Arkansas Chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) meets at 5:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Conway. Contact Elaine Holmes, chapter leader, at 501-205-8417.

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

• 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. 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. Call 501-327-7482.

• First Tuesday — The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in Room 128 at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Conway. 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. Call 327-9944.

• Tuesdays — The Conway Morning Optimist Club meets at 6 a.m. at Hilton Gardens Inn, 805 Amity Rd. Call Jim Baker at 730-3519.

• Tuesdays — Conway Morning Rotary, 7 a.m., President’s Dining Room, on the UCA Campus.

• Tuesdays — Ladies of the University Church of Christ Tuesday morning Bible study, "The 7 Experiment," 9:30-11:30 a.m., meets every Tuesday through Nov. 12, at 3155 Dave Ward Dr. Free childcare provided. Office, 329-8000.

• Tuesdays — Conway Noon Optimist Club, 11:30 a.m., Fish House, 116 S. Harkrider St.

• Tuesdays — Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A.

• Tuesdays — Conway Community Meditation, 12:30-1 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Tuesdays — Cherokee Bingo open 4:30 p.m., games start at 6 p.m. at Bob’s Grill Downtown.

• Tuesdays — DivorceCare group at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Conway. The class is free and open to the public. Childcare will be provided. The church is at 1610 Prince St. (corner of Clifton and Prince), Conway. Call the church office at 501-329-3801 or visit the church website: www.conwayfumc.org.

• Tuesdays — Yarn-a-holics, 5:30-7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Tuesdays — Evening Yoga, 7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Tuesdays — Al-Anon, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge at 329-5360 or Wanda at 472-9703.

• 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. Call the church at 501-679-2644.

• Tuesdays — Community Group Meditation, 12:30-1 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Contact Pamela Mosley at 450-9097.

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

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

• Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AR 541 meets Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 Collage Ave., Conway. Weigh-in from 9:15 to 9:50. Meeting follows promptly at 10. Call Peggy at 501-514-0823 or Sandy at 501-329-0558.

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

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

• Tuesdays — DivorceCare Small Group, 6:30-8 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Trinity Building - Parlor. Childcare is available. 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 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 7 p.m. with sectionals, and 7:30-8:30 chorus, 2201 Washington Ave.

• Second Tuesday — Mid-Day Manna, led by Wanda Landers, 11:45 a.m.-12:50 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. Lunch will be served for $5. Childcare will be available upon request by calling 269-4387. Ladies in the community are invited. The church is located at 4215 Prince St., Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Arkansas Children’s Hospital Circle of Friends at 6:30 p.m. at Whole Hog Café in Conway.

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

• Second Tuesday — Cheerful Givers meets at 6 p.m. at Autumn Manor, 315 Hubbard Rd., Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Circle of Friends Faulkner County Chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. at Whole Hog Cafe. Call 501-269-2350.

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

• Third Tuesday — Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association meets at 1:30 p.m. at Conway First Baptist Church activity center. All retired educators are invited to attend. For more information, call President Ed Bradberry at 501-581-3712, or Jay Fortner, secretary, at 501-329-4197.

• Third Tuesday — Conway Radio Control Association of model airplanes held at Smitty’s Barbeque 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 (family members invited).

• Fourth Tuesday — The Conway Business and Professional Women meet at 5:30 p.m. at different locations. For location or more information, contact Lois Lee at 470-1811.

• Last Tuesday — Conway Regional Diabetes Education and Care Group meets 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 meet at 7:30 p.m. at 1817 Bruce St. 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.

• Tuesdays and Thursdays — Cherokee Bingo, doors open 4:30 p.m., games start at 6 at Bob’s Grill Downtown.

• Wednesdays — Sexual Assault Crisis Response Support Groups, 1500 Museum Rd., Conway, Wren Corner. Sexual Assault support group meets 8-9 a.m.; Domestic Violence support group meets 9-10 a.m. Contact Kate Vincent at 501-730-9421.

• Wednesdays — A Close-Knit Faith Community is an interdenominational group of knitters and crocheters, who gather 9:30-11:30 a.m., to meditate on scripture as they knit for charity, at the St. Joseph Parish Administration Office located to the east of the Church. Patterns, some yarns and tools are available. Donations of worsted weight yarn are welcome. Call 501-513-6812. All faiths are welcome.

• Wednesdays — Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town Restaurant, 201 Skyline Dr #12A.

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

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

• First Wednesday — Ladies’ Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Come and be fed both physically and spiritually from noon to 1 p.m. A meal including dessert and drink is served for $5. Nursery care is available. Call 501-730-4106 or 327-4066 to make arrangements.

• Second Wednesday — Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1:30 p.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. Call Bronnie Rose, facilitator, at 329-6282 or 246-1972.

• Second Wednesday — Conway League of Artists, 6:30 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. All interested visual artists are invited to come.

• Third Wednesday — Conway Civic League meets at noon at Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Ln.

• Thursdays — Joy of Living, 9:15-11 a.m., at Cornerstone Bible Church, with Helen Benafield returning as the group wrap-up leader. Community-wide ladies Bible study. The church is located at 1905 Dave Ward Dr. Contact the church office, 327-2690.

• Thursdays — Conway Noon Rotary Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Rd.

• Thursdays — Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox buffet 11:30 a.m., Soapbox/meeting starts at noon-1 p.m. at Larry’s Pizza. Open meeting and no membership required.

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

• Thursdays — The Jazz Cats will be playing Dixieland and Swing music, 7-9 p.m. at Faby’s. The band has tuba, piano and clarinet/sax. Admission is free. 

• Thursdays — Catholics Returning Home. St. Joseph Catholic Church in Conway is offering a six-week series for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the Church. The sessions are free and childcare is provided. The series will be from 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 12 through Oct. 17 in the Parish Administration Office Conference Room. Call 327-6568.

• First Thursday — The Faulkner County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. at Smitty’s Restaurant. Call Joyce Garrison at 327-0384.

• First Thursday — Blugrass jam sessions, 5:30 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Bring instruments and join the fun.

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

• First Thursday — La Leche League of Conway offers 24-hour phone support and monthly informational meetings for breastfeeding mothers. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Music Room of La Lucha Space, 2035 Prince St. Mothers-to-be and babies are always welcome to attend. Call Jordan at 908-4933.

• First and Third Thursday — Play Bridge at the Faulkner County Library. Games begin at 12:30 p.m., 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Call the library at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org., Facebook and Twitter.

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

• Second Thursday — Faulkner County Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. at 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. Visit www.faulknercoteaparty.com.

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

• Second and Fourth Thursdays — Conway Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:15 p.m. at College Square, 2421 College Ave. For reservations, call Margaret Miller, 764-1257.

• Third Thursday — Third Thursday Gallery Walk, Downtown Conway, participants will be listed online as they join. Visit: www.gallerywalk.freeservers.com, or email bj@arartsbs.org or frameworks_framing@hotmail.com.

• Third Thursday — Stroke Support Group, noon, at Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in the hospital classroom at noon. Open to all stroke survivors and caregivers. Call 501-514-4925.

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

• Third Thursday — Bike Night at Wendy’s, 3750 Dave Ward Dr., Conway. Sponsored by ABATE - District 17.

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

• Third Thursday — Dale W. Langford Detachment No.1323, Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. at the DAV HUT on South Donaghey, Conway. Contact Frank A. Lambert, Adjutant, 501-269-2085.

• Fridays — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, Inc. provides free computer training to the general public at the Goodwill Store, 2425 Sanders St., Conway. Classes 10 a.m.-noon. For information or directions, call 329-6501.

• Fridays — Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge, 329-5360 or Wanda, 472-9703.

• Fridays — The Conway Creative Writers meets 2-4 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Call 513-9316.

• First Friday — NAFRE meetings are 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. Call Ray Luyet, president, 501-327-7844, or Billy Johnson, vice-president, 501-336-0265.

• Fourth Friday — The Arkansas Conservative Forum meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Shorty’s on Harkrider and Garland streets in Conway. Lunch begins at 11:30 and meeting starts at noon. Conservative speakers address current events and topics that are informative to conservatives. Open to All. Contact Nan Ramsey, 501-733-7796, or John Nabholz, 501-472-2447.

• Saturdays — The Central Arkansas Basket Weavers Guild meets 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library. Call Wilma, 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 meetings are 9:15-10:30 a.m. and is a free event. A donation of a non-perishable item that will be given to a local food pantry, will be accepted but is not required. Call 327-2884 or 269-1321.

• Saturdays — Serenity Al-Anon Group, 9:30-10:45 a.m., University Church of Christ at 3155 Dave Ward Dr., use East Parking Lot Entrance. Child care provided. Contact Cora, 327-9099.

• Saturdays — The Faulkner County Library welcomes musicians of all ages and levels to join in the Pickin’ Porch at 9:30 a.m. at the Library, 1900 Tyler St. Meets weekly throughout the spring and summer. Bring instruments, or just come and listen. Event is free and open to the public. Call the Library, 501-327-7482, or email Nancy@fcl.org, Facebook or Twitter.

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

• Second Saturday — Veterans of Foreign Wars, 9 a.m. at College Square, Memorial Post 7163 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. All veterans are invited.

• Second Saturday — Greenbrier Concerned Citizens Advisory Group Coalition regular monthly meetings - join for discussion, coffee and snacks, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Greenbrier Event Center, 5 Lois Lane, second floor.

• Third Saturday — Food Pantry open 8-11 a.m. at That Church, 1105 Deer St., Conway.

• Third Saturday — Greenbrier Craft Guild meets 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring a project and sew, bead, knit, crochet or scrapbook with other crafters and learn from each other. Everyone is welcome and come and go as they please. Tables and chairs are provided. Call 501-804-2405 or 501-679-6362.

• Fourth Saturday — Conway Regional Great Start Lactation Club for expectant, new and experienced mothers meets at 10 a.m. at the Conway Regional Medical Center Conference Room. Call Pabin or Gates, 501-513-5721.

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