TODAY

• Conway Optimist Club, 11:30 a.m., Larry’s Pizza.

• "Creative Non-Fiction: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium, Hendrix College. Keynote speaker Rebecca Skloot, co-editor of The Best American Science Writing 2011.

• Caring Cats Podwer Puff game, 6:30 p.m., John McConnell Stadium, senior girls, coached by the fire department v. juniors and sophomores, coached by the police department, benefiting Special Olympics. Tickets $3. 472-9315.

• Conway Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., UCA Reynolds Performance Hall, featuring pianist Jue Wang, artist in residence, performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Israel Getzov will also conduct Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. 450-5761.

• Conway Morning Rotary, 7 a.m., President’s Dining Room on UCA campus

WEDNESDAY

• Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., Chinatown Restaurant. Speaker: Dr. Grant Bennett, orthopedist.

• Pianist Jensina Oliver performs "Masters of the Americas," 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall, Hendrix College. Free; CDs available at $10.

THURSDAY

• Book sale, Olin C. Bailey Library at Hendrix College , 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bailey Library patio.

• Conway Noon Rotary Club, Conway Country Club, 11:30 a.m. Speaker: newspaper columnist John Brummett.

• CAPCA Governing Board, 6:30 p..m., administrative office, 707 Robins St., Suite 118.

• La Vera Costanza Basset Horn Trio, 7:30 p.m., Reves Recital Hall, Hendrix College, 450-1422.

• Conway Evening Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Smitty’s Bar-B-Que Call 336-5959.

• Hometown Bluegrass: Carman Davanzo, Bob Steel, Lyle Dent and Robert Krezeszinski; free, 7 p.m., Faulkner County Library.

• Kitchen Store Holiday Preview to benefit Conway Regional Perinatal Bereavement program, 7 p.m., 704 Locust.

• Hendrix Founder’s Day.

• Faulkner County Tea Party candidate forum for Arkansas State Senate, 7 p.m., McGee Center.

Please submit items for Roundabout to becky.harris@thecabin.net.