The Conductor Presents: Game Changers

Join the Conductor, young professionals and startup community for Game Changers, an event celebrating the startup community through networking and storytelling.

Entrepreneurs share their story in five to 10 minutes, followed by a 20-minute Q&A.

Get a first-hand account of the success and challenges faced by entrepreneurs and how they got their start.

This month’s speaker will be local entrepreneur Drew Spurgers.

The event starts at 11 a.m. April 18 at UCA’s Makerspace at 250 Donaghey Ave., suite 130.

Annual citywide cleanup

From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 21, the Conway Department of Sanitation will host a free citywide cleanup for Conway residents.

During this event, there will not be a landfill charge for most household items, such as mattresses, furniture, stoves, refrigerators, freezers and washer and dryer units.

Construction debris, liquids and hazardous materials are not accepted.

For questions, call 501-450-6155.

Free drop-off is applicable to only Conway residential accounts.

Faulkner County residents are subject to a discounted per ton fee of $30 plus tax.

Business and industrial accounts are not eligible.

Electronic waste and other recyclable material will be diverted to the recycling center.

Conway Symphony Orchestra

Our season finale features the core of the orchestra, the string section, on four strings-only pieces: Chamber Symphony Op. 110 by Shosktakovich, the movie score from Psycho, Mozart’s Divertimento K136 and Grieg’s Holberg Suite.

As a special student night offer, all involved in music programs (band, orchestra, choir), can attend for free, and their parents are BOGO.

Call the box office at 501-450-3246 to take advantage of this deal.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Reynolds Performance Hall.

Pancakes for Kids

The Children’s Advocacy Alliance will host a pancake fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 22 at 574 Locust St.

All proceeds will benefit the children in Central Arkansas who have been victims of abuse and neglect.

For every two people that come eat with us, one person in our community will be trained in how to recognize, prevent and respond to pancakes.

To purchase tickets in advance, message the Children’s Advocacy Alliance, email Leia Smith at lsmith@hopeandjustice.org, or call our office at 501-328-5507.