UPCOMING EVENTS

• Oct. 7-8 — The annual fall book sale by the Friends of the Libraries at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler Street. The Friday evening sale, from 6-8:30 p.m. is for members of the Friends, but memberships for a little as $5 will be available at the door. Doors will open for the public on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. •

• Oct. 9 — Conway AGATE, Advocates for Gifted and Talented Education, will hold their fall meeting, 2 p.m., at Conway School‘s Administration Building, 2220 Prince Street.The guest speaker will be Ronnie Kay Erwin. Her topic will be: IF YOU DON’T ADVOCATE FOR YOUR G/T CHILD, WHO WILL?. Dr. Charlotte Green, G/T and A/P Supervisor for Conway Schools, will give an update on Conway’s G/T Program. There will be a time for questions and comments from parents. The public is invited. For more information contact Dr.Green at Conway School’s Administration Building.

TODAY

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

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

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

• Soul Food Café Mission is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 550 8th Ave. in Conway. For more info rmation, visit: soulfoodcafemission.org or call Rick Harvey, Soul Food Café Mission executive director, at 501-514-5325.

• 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.

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

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

• 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.

• 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 or 870-727-0061.

• 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.

• 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.

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

• Anointed Praise and Worship Ministries, Inc., 6:30-8 p.m., Faulkner County Library.

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

• 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.

• 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.

WEDNESDAY

• A Close-Knit Faith Community is an interdenominational group of knitters and crocheters, who gather 10-11:30 a.m., to meditate on scripture as they knit for charity, at the After School Care building, 1313 Deer St. (formerly Boys and Girls CLub). The group stitches for area charities. Call 501-513-6812. All faiths are welcome.

• Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town Restaurant, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A.

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

• 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.

THURSDAY

• Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch guest is Mike Winter, Chief of the Conway Fire Department, noon to 1 p.m. at Larry’s Pizza. All are welcome.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

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

• 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.

FRIDAY

• 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.

SATURDAY

• Trinity Worship Center College Planning Day for high school students. The day includes sessions on ACT planning, scholarships, financial aid, student life and the parents’ role. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at 1055 Sunflower Drive, Suite 109 in Conway.

SUNDAY

• The annual meeting of the Blasingame Cemetery Association held at the cemetery, Oak Church Road north of El Paso. The meeting will be held In the pavilion. Bring lawn chairs. The meeting is for the purpose of discussing financial and other matters pertaining to the Cemetery. We will also elect officers and board members for the coming year. Hicks Blasingame of E1 Paso is the President and can be reached at 501-796-2839. Potluck lunch at noon and the business meeting will convene immediately after the meal. Anyone interested in helping to care for this Cemetery but unable to attend the meeting, may send a donation to Blasingame Cemetery Association, P. 0. Box 152, El Paso, AR 72045.

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