St. Joseph Bazaar: Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4; St. Joseph School; Flea market will be open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday. Family Style Spaghetti dinner will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. Mass will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday. The midway will be open at 5:30 p.m. both days. For more information, visit



Conducter Pitch Night: 5 p.m. Thursday, August 2; UCA Downtown; Pitch Night is presented in partnership with the University of Central Arkansas, Startup Junkie Consulting, and the Conductor Mentor Network, an aggregation of the region's top influencers and experts. Pitch Night creates opportunities for startups to pitch their businesses to area investors and mentors. The receptions take place every other month and are hosted by the Conductor. The three budding entrepreneurs presenting their startups at Pitch Night on August 2 are Mike Steely, Brian Kearns and Tim Dockins.


Renewal Ranch Fundraiser: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, August 2; Larry's Pizza in Conway; The men of Renewal Ranch will be serving and the ministry will receive any tips plus additional donations.


Faulkner County Emergency Squad Meeting: 6p.m. Thursday, August 2; OEM Office; Open to the public.


Conway Writers Group: 2-4 p.m. every Friday; Ola and John Hawks Senior Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Road, Conway; The group views all writings as creative. Its goals are to encourage, assist and celebrate writing in all its forms. Newcomers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to bring writing samples. Meetings are free and open to the public.


BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance: 7 p.m. Friday, August 3; Pulaski Academy Conner Performing Arts Center; Tickets are $5, available at 100% of proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House Charities


Central Arkansas Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 7; McGhee Center in Conway; For more information, email


Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 8; McGee Center in Conway; Public invited to attend. For more information, call 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972


Marine Corps League Informational Meeting: 7-8 p.m Thursday, August 16;DAV Building, 1490 S. Donaghey in Conway;  The League is an organization of Marines, for Marines, and provides community service, relief for needy veterans, and opportunities for fellowship. Marines of all ages are invited. Once a Marine, always a Marine. For more information, contact Donnie Hay at 501-733-8011 or Jim Howington at 501-672-2222.


Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour: September 14-16; Mountain View; a free self-guided driving tour of the private working studios of artists located within 30 miles of the courthouse square.