Community Events

• Now through May 2016 — The Enlightened Mentorship At-Risk after-school program is held five days a week, Monday throught Friday, at 2223 Washington Avenue in Conway. Class times are from 3:45-5:45 p.m. for grades K-6 and 6-7:30 p.m. for grades six through 12. This free program provides tutoring, mentoring, enhanced activities, homework assistance and snacks/supper for children up to age 18. Children may also come for a snack and supper each day and do not necessarily have to participate in programs while at the program. Please note: This program is also open during school holidays, including the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and spring break. For more information, call 501-932-6556.

• March 19 — Mosaic Celebrate Recovery will be holding a pancake fundraiser from 8-11 a.m. at 856 Harkrider St. Admission is by donation.

• March 19-20 — Conway Gun & Knife Show, over 400 tables. Conway Expo Center, Faulkner Co. Fairgrounds, 2505 E. Oak., Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. See our ad in today’s classifieds; visit www.gandsgunshows.com.

• March 19 — There will be a meeting of the Martinville Cemetery Association at 2 p.m. on Hwy. 124 West in Damascus. Officers will be elected.

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• 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.

• Daily — Take, Read, Leave a Book any time at the bright blue box, at 460 Hwy. 287, Holland, Ark. Books are available for adults and children.

• Sundays — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 hosts bingo from 1-4 p.m. The bingo sessions are open to the general public and are held in 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 501-329-1230 or visit: www.vfw2259.com.

• Sundays — The Conway Community Chorus holds regular rehearsals from 2-3 p.m. at the Conway High School music room. As this is a co-ed choir, everyone age 18 and up who is interested in performing in this group is invited to attend.

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

• Sundays — Anointed Praise and Worship Ministries, Inc. of Conway, 10 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, contact Pastor M.L. Clay and Evangelist Kimberly Clay at www.apwminc.org, 870-727-0061, or www.facebook.com/apwmconway.

• Sundays and Wednesdays — Urban Farm Project Workdays are held at 5 p.m. and continue throughout the season at the Faulkner County Library, located at 1900 Tyler St.

• Mondays — American Sign Language classes, 5:30 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Mondays — Women’s Weekly Closed Alcoholic Anonymous meeting, 5:45-6:45 p.m. at Grace Methodist Church 1075 Hogan Ln., Room 117, Conway. Call Sara S. at 501-764-8062.

• Mondays — Rehearsals for the Conway Men’s Chorus are held from 6–7 p.m. in the choir room at Woodland Heights Baptist Church on Prince Street at Hogan Lane. Men of all ages with all musical abilities who simply love to fellowship and sing are invited to be part of this exciting group. It is advised to join the chorus during the first few weeks of rehearsals. The fall rehearsal season begins Sept. 14 and lasts until the holiday concert in early December. The spring rehearsal season begins Feb. 1 and lasts until the concert in early May. The concerts feature a wide variety of musical styles are presented as the chorus’ gift to the community. For more information contact Mike McCullars, chorus chairman, at 501–472–8758, email info@conwaymenschorus.org or visit www.conwaymenschorus.org.

• Mondays — Family Vibes, Inc. is offering free counseling services and appointments available for married couples, families and individuals. Group enrichment sessions are open to the public and are held from 6-7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, contact Dr. Kimberly Clay at www.apwminc.org, 501-908-4985, 870-727-0061, by email at familyvibesinc@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/familyvibesinc.

• Mondays — Life After Prison Ministries, 6:30-8 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church, 1051 Hogan Ln., Conway. Programs available include parole reentry mentoring, Christian applications to life skills and Hazelden’s socialization and relapse prevention studies.

• Mondays — Celebrate Recovery, dinner at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m., Mosaic Church, 766 Harkrider St. Anonymity and confidentiality are strictly upheld, and childcare is provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, email mosaiccr@gmail.com or call Lessie at 501-269-3359.

• Mondays — The Toastmasters Club meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Hurley Chiropractic and Wellness Center. For information call Phillip Borden, 501-442-1088.

• Mondays — Al-Anon, 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. For more information call 501-329-5360.

• First Monday — Arkansas Conservative Forum meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Drive. For more information, call Bob Gregory, team leader, at 501-514-0727.

• 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 are in need of a transplant, we can help. All transplant types are included. Friends and family are welcome. Contact Dale and Deb Smith at 501-472-0461 or smithdf1@conwaycorp.net, or visit www.ora-ar.org.

• First Monday — Faulkner County Democratic Women’s Lunch, noon, Mike’s Place. The business meeting is conducted quarterly.

• First Monday — Faulkner County Democratic Party meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• First Monday — The free beginners clogging class with Donna Bivins for ages 60 and up takes place from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Ola and John Hawks Senior Wellness and Activity Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Rd.

• 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 — United Commercial Travelers (UCT) meeting., 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). Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. Please join us in giving back to our community. Contact Dr. Mark McMurtrey at 501-450-5308 or e-mail markmc@uca.edu.

• Second Monday — Toad Suck Car Club meets at 6 p.m. to eat, and meetings start at 7 p.m. at Smitty’s Bar-B-Que, 740 S. Harkrider St.

• 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, 501-730-0642, or debbie@debbeesdesigns.com.

• Second Monday — Faulkner County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 6:30 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Membership is open to all. For more information, contact holbrook1909fcnaacp@gmail.com.

• Second Monday — John H. Dunn Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. 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 the Conway Senior Activity and Wellness Center located at 705 E. Siebenmorgen Rd. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Ron Ross at 501-327-6803 or Ruby Johnson at 501-327-0498.

• Third Monday — M.I.L.K. (Mothers. Infants. Love. Knowledge.) meets from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Faulkner Country Library at 1900 Tyler St. in Conway. M.I.L.K is here for anyone who is pregnant, breastfeeding or who has ever breastfed or wishes to offer support to other mothers. For more information, contact Millie Goins or Sondra Rodocker at 501-450-4941 or call the breastfeeding hotline at 1-800-445-6175 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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

• Third Monday — Conway Running Club meetings are held from 7-8 p.m. at Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center at 700 Salem Rd. To connect with other members, see photos and videos and stay up to date on important information, visit www.conwayrunning.com and check out the club on Facebook.

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

• Fourth Monday — Christian Car Club of Conway, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., at the Purple Cow in Hendrix Village. Call Michael Biggs at 501-339-7700.

• Fourth Monday — Conway NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway Regional Medical Center Women’s Center classroom 1 and 2 on the first floor. Call Marj Anderson at 501-908-4903.

• Fourth Monday — Faulkner County Republican Committee meets at 7 p.m., with a social hour beginning at 6 p.m., at China Town Restaurant on Skyline Dr.

• Fourth Monday — Sons of Confederate Veterans Col. A. R. Witt Camp #615 meets at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Any interested individuals in the SCV can attend. Contact Roger Mills at 501-327-7730.

• Fourth Monday — The Conway Arkansas Chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) meets at 5:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St. Contact Elaine Holmes, chapter leader, at 501-205-8417, or visit www.bpusa-conwayar.com.

• Tuesdays — The Conway Morning Optimist Club meets at 6 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Rd. Call Jim Baker at 501-730-3519.

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

• Tuesdays — Free art class, 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Rd.

• Tuesdays — Soul Food Café Mission is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 701 Polk St. For more information, visit: soulfoodcafemission.org or call Rick Harvey, Soul Food Café Mission executive director, at 501-514-5325.

• Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AR 541 meets Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave., Conway. Weigh-in from 9:15 to 9:50. Meeting follows promptly at 10. Call Pat Blencowe at 501-336-8144 or Sandy at 501-329-0558.

• Tuesdays — Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., Hole In the Wall Cafe.

• Tuesdays — Conway Noon Optimist Club, 11:30 a.m., Golden Corral, 814 E. Oak St.

• Tuesdays — Free line dancing classes, noon-1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Rd. Call 501-327-2895 or Evelyn Pratt at 501-329-3055.

• Tuesdays — Family Vibes, Inc. is offering free counseling services and appointments available for marriages, families and individuals. Group enrichment sessions are open to the public and are held noon-1 p.m. at Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. For more information, contact Dr. Kimberly Clay at www.apwminc.org, 501-908-4985, 870-727-0061, email familyvibesinc@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/familyvibesinc.

• Tuesdays — Community Group Meditation, 12:30-1 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler Street, Conway. Relaxing into stillness; all are welcome to this time and place to show up as our expanded selves, beyond ideologies, open to a unifying harmony. Contact Pamela Mosley at 512-797-2850.

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

• 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 at www.conwayfumc.org.

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

• Tuesdays — Conway Women’s Chorus is enjoying their eighth year of music, fun and fellowship. Fall rehearsals are 7 p.m. with sectionals, and 7:30-8:30 chorus, 2201 Washington Ave.

• Tuesdays — Al-Anon, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge at 501-329-5360 or Wanda at 501-472-9703.

• Tuesdays and Thursdays — Cherokee Bingo, opens 5 p.m., games start at 6:15 p.m., Helton’s, 710 S. Harkrider.

• First Tuesday — Friends of the Faulkner County Library meets at 10 a.m. in Meeting Room 1 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 Central AR Model RR Club meets at The Fish House restaurant, 116 S. Harkrider, Conway. Self-pay meal at 5:30 p.m. The meeting begins at 6 p.m., with a train hobby presentation followed by discussion of pending business.

• First Tuesday — ABATE 17 Conway meets each month, 6 p.m. to eat, 7 p.m. to meet, and out by 8 p.m. at Smitty’s Bar-B-Que, 710 S. Harkrider St. All riders are welcome. The group initiates, endorses and sponsors educational programs; rider safety, public awareness, legislative and affirmative action and individual freedoms and rights. It also supports other non-profits in the community, rides and events.

• First Tuesday — Central Arkansas Quilt Guild at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave., 6:30-9 p.m.

• First Tuesday — Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group meets at 6 p.m. at Conway Regional Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. Call 501-327-9944 or 501-679-2232.

• First Tuesday — The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. Contact Kathy Jette at 450-7528 or by email at jettekathy@yahoo.com.

• Second Tuesday — Victory Baptist church will be hosting Mothers Day Out from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for children ages one to five years. Drop-in only; lunch is provided. This free event is held at 2230 Victory Lane in Conway. Space is limited. For more information contact Selva Wood, 501-764-6520.

• Second Tuesday — Mid-Day Manna, led by Wanda Landers, from 11:45 a.m. to 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 — Conway Coin Club meets 5:30-8 p.m. at the Faulkner County Senior Wellness and Activity Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgen. Dinner is $6 for those under 60, and $3 for those over 60. All ages are welcome. For more information, call Jennifer at 501-908-9678.

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

• 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.

• Second Tuesday — Mid-Day Manna Women’s Bible Lecture/Lunch, 11:45 a.m., Woodland Heights Baptist Church. Wanda Landers will be the speaker at this event. Lunch is $5.

• 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 — Bereavement Support Group, 10 a.m., Conway office of Arkansas Hospice, 1105 Deer St., Suite 10. Open to anyone who has experienced a loss. Call Beth Cameron, 328-5400.

• Third Tuesday — The Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association meets at 1:30 p.m. September through May (December and May meetings only at 1 p.m.) in the activity center of the Conway First Baptist Church. Anyone that has retired from any area of education is encouraged to visit and become a member. For more information, contact Bobby Broach at 327-7887 or babroach@att.net, president, or Florine Phipps, 501-470-3333 or JohnP@cyberback.com.

• 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 501-470-1811.

• Fourth Tuesday — The Saltillo Volunteer Fire Department Board of Commissioners meeting meets at 7 p.m. at the fire station, located at 1 Rolling Manor Dr., Conway.

• Last Tuesday — Conway Regional Diabetes Education and Care Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Conway Regional Women’s Center’s Diabetes Education Classroom. For more information, call 501-513-5248.

• 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 Conway.

• Tuesdays and Saturdays — Conway Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Rd. On Tuesdays only a 10 percent discount will apply for those 60 years old and up.

• Wednesdays — Sexual Assault Crisis Response Support Groups, 505 Amity Rd., Suite 608. Sexual Assault support group meets 8-9 a.m.; Domestic Violence support group meets 9-10 a.m. Contact Kate Vincent at 501-358-6217.

• 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 — St. James CME Methodist Church Bible Study, noon to 1 p.m., 1303 Markham St., Conway. A hot meal will be served.

• Wednesdays — Anointed Praise and Worship Ministries, Inc. will be hosting Words on Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• 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 501-697-8105.

• First Wednesday — Ladies’ Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Student Center on Farris near Dave Ward Drive (enter off of Farris). 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 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972.

• 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, group wrap-up leader. Community-wide ladies Bible study. The church is located at 1905 Dave Ward Drive. The group will be taking a break after Thursday, Nov. 20, and will resume Jan. 8. For more information, contact the church office at 501-327-2690.

• Thursdays — Conway Noon Rotary Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the East Hall of the Old Gin Special Events Center, 1016 Markham St, Conway. For more information, contact Mike Binko at 501-504-4494.

• 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 — Play Bridge, 1 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Call the library at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

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

• Thursdays — St. Joseph Church 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 takes place every Thursday from Sept. 18 through Oct. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Parish Administration Office Conference Room. For more information, call 327-6568.

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

• First Thursday — The Faulkner County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. at Smitty’s Restaurant. Call Lisa Cook at 501-358-2026.

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

• 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 Conway Regional Medical Center conference room. Mothers-to-be and babies are always welcome to attend. Call Jordan at 501-908-4933.

• First and Third Thursday — Game night is held from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Faulkner County Senior Wellness and Activity Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgen. Dinner is $5 for those under 60, and $2 for those over 60. All ages are welcome. For more information, call Jennifer at 501-908-9678.

• 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 Third Thursdays — Twilight Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Rd.

• 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 501-336-5959.

• Second and Fourth Thursdays — Conway Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:15 p.m. at College Square, 2421 College Ave. For reservations, call Margaret Miller, 501-764-1257.

• 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 — The Christ Temple Holiness Church food bank is open at 868 Willow St. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Third Thursday — The Ozark Foothills Beekeepers Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, located at 1900 Tyler Street. For more information call 501-796-2461. Active and beginning beekeepers are welcome.

• 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, 1323, Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. at the DAV HUT on South Donaghey Avenue. Contact Frank A. Lambert, Adjutant, 501-428-1606. All marines and corpsman welcome.

• Fridays — Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge, 501-329-5360 or Wanda, 501-472-9703.

• Fridays — Free live Music provided by The Lord’s Church at Dunn Hill, 6 p.m. 3 Debbie Ln., Conway.

• First Friday — National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, 11 a.m. lunch and meeting at noon, China Town Restaurant. All active and retired Federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. Call Ray Luyet at 501-327-7844 or Pam Allen at 501-327-8197.

• Third Friday — Humane Society of Faulkner County will be hosting Bingo to benefit the Sloan Swindle Memorial Spay Neuter Fund at the Melton Cotton City Event Center, 5 Lois Ln. Pregame at 5:30 p.m. and Regular game at 6:30 p.m.

• Saturdays — Conway Farmers Market open 6:30 a.m. to noon, at Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Rd.

• Saturdays — The Central Arkansas Basket Weavers Guild meets 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Call Wilma, 501-470-9869.

• 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, 501-327-9099.

• 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 at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.

• 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.

• First and Third Saturday — Community and Coffee for Pagan People, 2 p.m. at The Locals, 1024 Van Ronkle. Open to conversation, discussion, and anything that comes up. This is a time of community and fellowship. Hosted by Pentacles of Pride International and Conway Pagan Pride Day. Free and open to the public.

• First and Third Saturday — Conway Pagan Pride Day planning committee, 3:30 p.m. at The Locals, 1024 Van Ronkle. Planning committee for the first Conway Pagan Pride Day. Free and open to the public.

• 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.

• Third Saturday — Friendship Clothes Closet, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friendship Baptist Church, West Republican Road. Clothes are donated and given free. Call 501-679-1672.

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

• Third Saturday — Greenbrier Craft Guild meets from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Melton Cotton City Event Center. Bring a project and sew, bead, knit, crochet or scrapbook with other crafters and learn from each other. The public is invited. 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.

To submit a church, school or community event to the calendar, email editorial@thecabin.net and francisca.jones@thecabin.net.