Announcements:

Humane Society of Faulkner County BINGO!: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m every third Friday of the month; Greenbrier Event Center at #5 Lois Lane; Main BINGO pack - $20, expanded pack - $35, with a $700 Raffle Jackpot.

Faulkner County Emergency Squad Fundraiser: Needing to purchase rescue equipment, used to outfit the new rescue vehicle. Representatives will be going door to door offering an 11x14 family portrait for on $30.00. For more information, contact Commander Tim Tyler at 501-328-7800 or Deputy Commander Keith Hillman at 501-416-6888.

Summer Camps: UCA offers a variety of summer camps for youth grades K- 12. Visit uca.edu/outreach/camps or call 501-450-3118 for information.

Calendar:

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 5; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Speaker will be Alan Fortney with the Association of Mature American Citizens. Open to the public.

 

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.

 

Conway Gun & Knife Show: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday July 7 & 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, July 8; Conway Expo Center; Admission $10, children 12 & under get in free.

 

Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Homecoming: 10 a.m. Sunday, July 8; 676 Hwy. 25 south of Wooster; Dinner to follow in the activity center. Special guests for the service will be the new Southern gospel trio, "United Voice."  Band members include Jeremy Ballinger, Chris Bennett and Mike Franklin.

 

The Arkansas Workforce Development Board Meeting: 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 10; Crown Plaza Hotel in Little Rock; The AWDB - Strategic Planning Committee, the AWDB - Program & Performance Evaluation Committee, and the AWDB - TANF Oversight Committee will meet that morning, beginning at 10:00 a.m. For more information, contact GTina Smith at 501-682-5625 or email GTina.Smith@arkansas.gov

 

Meet & Greet Rene Henderson 4 JP District 4: 7-9 a.m. Wednesday, July 11; Stroud's Diner 558 Hwy 365 in Mayflower; Henderson will be joined by Maureen Skinner, Candidate for Senate District 35 and  David Barber, Candidate for Faulkner County Assessor. Contact Henderson at 501.697.3346 or Julie Adkisson for more details.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11; McGee Center in Conway; Public invited to attend. For more information, call 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972

 

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 12; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Open Mic Meeting. Open to the public.

 

ARDOT "30 Crossing" Public Hearing: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 12; Wyndham Riverfront (Silver City Rooms), located at 2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock; The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will conduct an open forum Location and Design Public Hearing to present and discuss the 30 Crossing Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed design plans.

 

Mayflower Senior Citizen Center Family/Community Fun Event: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 12; 1 Ashmore in Mayflower; The public is welcome to attend and participate in an evening of Bingo, cake walks, door prizes, music, and much more. Contact Director Barnes at 501.470.3350 for more information.

 

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 19; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Speaker will be Jeremy Horpedahl with Arkansas Center for Research in Economics at UCA . Open to the public.

 

Concert with The Perry's: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 21; Oak Bowery Baptist Church on Highway 286 on Otto Road; Love offering to be taken. For more information, contact Bro. Matt Corkran at 501-336-9133 or Loyd Kelley at 501-514-5670.

 

Quitman High School Annual Reunion: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, July 28; Bulldog Complex on east side of the Quitman School Campus; The theme will be All Things 60s, hosted by Quitman High School Class of 1968. For more information, contact Gayla Barger Chapman  at 501-269-5255 or email chapman7@windstream.net.

Central Arkansas Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 7; McGhee Center in Conway; For more information, email frogwithvicky@gmail.com.