Announcements:

CASA Training: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m Thursday, September 6 through Monday, October 1 and 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tuesday, October 2; Faulkner County Courthouse  801 Locust St.; This training is for anyone who: 1) wants to help their community, 2) wants to impact the lives of under-represented youth, 3) has a passion for giving hope, 4) is invested in the lives of all children, 5) has a heart for foster children, 6) wants to save lives and create a better future. Please apply by August 30, 2018. You must apply and go through an interview prior to training. Dinner will be provided at training, bring your own drink. The swearing in will be on Oct. 2, at 8:00 a.m., at the courthouse located at 510 S. German Lane. Applications may be found through the ticket link or at www.hopeandjustice.org/casa-20th/

Calendar:

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.

 

Grand opening & Pancake Breakfast: 7-11 a.m. Saturday, August 25; Greenbrier Senior Citizen Center 21 North Broadview; All you can eat pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Bake sale and silent auction. $6 per person, 4 years and under eat free. For more information or to reserve tickets call 501-679-3103.

 

Volunteer Training/Workshop: 1 p.m. Saturday, August 25; Mayflower Senior Citizen Center; The Jerrie Rene Henderson for Justice of the Peace, District 4  Campaign will hold Volunteer Training on Phone Banking and Canvassing. Training will be conducted by JoAnne Mills, Donzella Prather, and David Barber.  Call/text 501.697.3346 to reserve a spot at the training or send an email to voterenehenderson4JP@gmail.com

 

Boy Scout Troop 71 90th Anniversary: 2-4 p.m. Saturday August 25; First Untied Methodist Church in Conway; Skills to be presented. Any past members with memorabilia or sharable keepsakes are asked to contact Amy Strohm at abs.eyes@yahoo.com

 

Afternoon Women's Tea: 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 28;  Weathered Cottage in Mayflower; The Rene Henderson 4 JP Campaign Team will co-host. Becky Tucker will be the featured guest. Mrs. Tucker is the mother of US 2nd Congressional Candidate Clarke Tucker.

 

Faulkner County Home Building Association General Membership Lunch & Learn: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, August 30; Calvary Baptist Church in Conway; Roads, Right-of-Ways and Roundabouts - Representatives from Conway Street Dept., Faulkner County Road Dept., ARDOT, and area municipalities will present information regarding Faulkner County Projects. RSVP by August 28 to fchba10@gmail.com or call 501-269-9558.

 

Central Arkansas Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 4; McGhee Center in Conway; For more information, email frogwithvicky@gmail.com.

 

Cherokee Bingo: 4:30 p.m. Every Thursday; 710 Harkrider in Conway; For more information, call 501-358-0436.

 

Raminator in Conway: Friday, September 7 & Saturday, September 8; Superior Chysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Conway; Recorded hitting a speed of 99.10 mph, the Raminator with a 2018 Ram Heavy Duty Laramie Limited body will be demonstrating.

 

Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 12; McGee Center in Conway; Public invited to attend. For more information, call 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972

 

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.

 

Conway Symphony Orchestra - Free Community Concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 21; Downtown Conway

 

Festival of Chairs: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 25; Legacy Acres; The Festival of Chairs' signature feature are the repurposed chairs by local artists. The chairs are symbolic of the children and families that the Children’s Advocacy Alliance serves on a daily basis. The chairs start the journey broken, tattered, abused, then they arrive at the Festival of Chairs as beautiful works of art; this is the visual representation of the path walked by the children we serve. These chairs, along with other works of art and hundreds of other unique items, are featured in live, silent and super silent auctions.