• The September meeting of the Conway Shakespeare Club will be held at the Conway Country Club at noon. Following the luncheon, Hilda Malpica will deliver a program on Erich Maria Remarques’ book "All Quiet on the Western Front." Email for more information.

• Open Mic Night, Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., 7 p.m., call 501-327-7482 or email Event is free and open to the public.

• Conway Newcomers’ Club Welcome Coffee for any woman, either new or longtime with a Conway address, interested in learning more about Arkansas and meeting new friends. For more information, call Catherine, 501-513-1956 or Karen, 501-932-6063.

• Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox buffet 11:30 a.m., Soapbox/meeting from noon-1 p.m. at Larry’s Pizza. Curtis W. Coleman will speak. All are welcome. Open meeting and no membership required.

• Celebrate Recovery at oneChurch, dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:45 p.m., oneChurch, 1073 Front St. Anonymity and confidentiality are strictly upheld, and child care is provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, email or call John at 501-205-9616 or Alison at 501-410-3728.

• Twilight Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Road.

• Third Thursday Gallery Walk, Downtown Conway, participants will be listed online as they join. Visit:, or email or

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

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

• Stroke Support Group, noon, at Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in the hospital classroom. Open to all stroke survivors and caregivers. Call 501-514-4925.

• 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.

• Bike Night at Wendy’s, 3750 Dave Ward Drive. Sponsored by ABATE - District 17.

• General membership meeting of the Faulkner County Landlords Association, 7 p.m. Faith Church, 1655 Middle Road. Visit, or email

• Dale W. Langford Detachment, 1323, Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. at the DAV HUT on South Donaghey Avenue. Call Frank A. Lambert, Adjutant, 501-428-1606. All Marines and corpsman welcome.

• Joy of Living, 9:15-11 a.m., at Cornerstone Bible Church, with Helen Benafield, group wrap-up leader. Communitywide 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, call the church office at 501-327-2690.

• 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. For more information, call Mike Binko at 501-504-4494.

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

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

• St. Joseph Church is offering a six-week series for nonpracticing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church. The sessions are free and child care 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.

• 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.


• 20th Century Club’s first meeting of the 2016-17 year will be held at Mike’s Place in downtown Conway. The noon meeting will include a luncheon, business meeting and program. Cost of the luncheons this year will be $20. Remember to bring dues.

• 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.

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

• Conway Writers’ Group meets 2-4 p.m. at the Faulkner County Senior Wellness Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgen Rd. Writers of all ages participate to improve composition skills. Newcomers are always welcome and encouraged to bring a writing sample to share.

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

• 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.


• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

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

• 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.

• The Conway League of Artist will host it’s Fall Show from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Faulkner County Library. The show will be on display through Oct. 22. The show is open to any CLA members and you can enter up to three works of art. Membership is $25 per year and that entitles you to monthly meetings at the Faulkner County Library on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm. New members can join and participate on Sat. Sept. 17 between 9:30-noon. Entry fees are $12 each or 3 for $30. Call Coe Wilson, Show Chairman, 501 208 2264.

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

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

• 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.

• 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

• 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.


• Cindy Beckman, from Greenbrier, will be signing copies of her new book on "Arch Ford, Man of Vision," from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 900 W. Oak, in Conway. This event is free and open to the public.

• Edwards/Sohn family reunion at 11 a.m. at Damascus Community Center. Potluck lunch at 1 p.m.


• Conway AARP Chapter will meet at Conway First United Methodist Church at 10:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Pot-luck lunch, Bingo. Handicap parking available. Volunteers needed to help set up/clean up. All seniors 50 and older are welcome to attend. Please bring a potluck, bring a prize, and a canned Food for food pantry. Call Ruby Johnson 327-0498 or Ron Ross 327-6803.