John H. Dunn Disabled Veterans Chapter 10 Chili Dinner: 2-7 p.m. Saturday, February 24; Chapter building, 1490 S Donaghey Avenue, in Conway; The event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.

 

Great Start Lactation Club: 10 a.m. Saturday, February 24; Conway Regional Women’s Center Classrooms 1 and 2; Aaron Forrester, DDS, a pediatric dentist, will discuss “Pediatric Dental Health." Participants will also have the opportunity to weigh their babies and to discuss breastfeeding issues. Pregnant women are also invited to attend the group.

 

Fire on the Runway Winter: 7 p.m., Saturday February 24; Hilton Garden, 805 Amity Road, Conway; Raising Awareness Of Suicide In Arkansas. Partial proceeds to the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Center.

 

PMBC Annual Black History Program: 3 p.m. Sunday, February 25; The Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Menifee; Rev. Artee Williams and the Pleasant Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Conway will be the special guests. Also Rev. Cecil Gibson, Pastor of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Louann, Arkansas, will perform a recitation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The public is invited to come and fellowship in this grand occasion.

 

The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society: 7 p.m. Monday, February 26; Lake Dardanelle State Park in the Lakeview Room, Russellville; The program will be presented by Karisa Fenton, who is currently working on her Fish and wildlife Masters project at Arkansas Tech University. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited. For more information, call 501-977-3899.

 

Jenna Bush Hagar Lecture: 7:30 p.n. Tuesday, February 27; Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, Conway; Tickets are $15 for the general public, $5 for the UCA community, $5 for non-UCA students and children and free for UCA students with valid student I.D. Call UCA Ticket Central at 501-450-3265 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or toll free from anywhere in Arkansas at 1-866-810-0012 or visit www.uca.edu/reynolds.For additional information, contact Horton at 501-450-3682 or ahorton@uca.edu.

 

Free Genealogy Research Help: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m and 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday; Conway Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2045 Dave Ward Drive, Conway.

 

Women's Business Showcase: 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28; McCastlain Ballroom, UCA; All women are invited to attend the Women's Business Showcase hosted by the UCA Women's Leadership Network. The event is free. However, you must RSVP. Please contact Autumn at 501-450-3118.

 

Conway Evening Lions Club: 6:30 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month; Smitty's BBQ in Conway.

 

Conway Conversations  Book Discussion: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, March 1; UCA Downtown, Conway; In this lunch & learn event, participants will choose to read one of three book options & participate in a discussion group on a topic related to community and identity. Lunch will be provided, but space is limited! Please contact Autumn at 501-450-3118 for more information.

 

Conway Writers Group: 2-4 p.m. every Friday; Ola and John Hawks Senior Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Road, Conway; The group views all writings as creative. Its goals are to encourage, assist and celebrate writing in all its forms. Newcomers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to bring writing samples. Meetings are free and open to the public.

 

National Wild Turkey Foundation annual dinner & auction: 6 p.m. Friday, March 9; The Castle at Harmon Ranch, 227 Highway 25N, Greenbrier; Hosted by the Ozark Mountain Longbeards Chapter. For more information call Matt Johnson at (501) 804-3155.


Blackbird Academy Field Trip: 1 p.m. Friday, March 9;Conway and Antioch Baptist Church, Conway; The play will be Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. No charge. Must make reservation. For more information call Ann Turney at 501-472-7303 or ann@blackbirdacademy.org

 

The Diabetic Shoppe Educational Day: 12-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 13; Rock Creek Apartments, 375 Monroe Street, Conway; For those in need of diabetic help. Ask about diabetic footwear, screenings, and consulting, educational materials, and blood glucose monitors. A trip to a healthcare provider may be needed prior to getting a prescription for therapeutic footwear. 

 

Central Arkansas Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13; McGee Center, Conway;Monthly Meeting and Program. For more information send an email to frogwithvicky@gmail.com

 

Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14; Faulkner County Library in Conway; Public invited to attend. For more information, call 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972.

 

2018 Table-Talk Conversations: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, March 24; Palarm Baptist Church #795 HWY 356, Mayflower; Informational workshop "Real-Life encounters and potential consequences". Hosted by YARN. Admission is free. Early registration is March 1 for lunch count. For more information, contact Berthenia Gill at 501-590-7619 or bertheniagill36@icloud.com

 

"Buddy" — The Buddy Holly Story: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29; Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA, Conway; Buddy tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, That'll Be The Day, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, Ritchie Valens' La Bamba, The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace and more. Call 501-450-3265 for tickets or visit the Reynolds website.