The Conway group of Moms Demand Action will host a local event Friday to help raise awareness about nationwide gun violence.

Residents are invited to the Wear Orange Party from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Simon Park.

"Come help us raise awareness to gun violence at our Wear Orange event in downtown Conway," event organizers said in a news release. "We will have snacks, crafts and lots of fun."

Nate's Hot Dogs and Las Delicias will be on hand with refreshments at the event.

Attendees are encouraged to wear orange.

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