Announcements:

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m every Thursday; Larry’s Pizza; All are welcome

Toad Suck Car Club: 7 p.m. every second Monday of the month; Smitty's BBQ in Conway; Members arrive around 6:00 for dinner prior to meeting. The public is invited to attend.

League of Women Voters: 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month; Faulkner County Cooperative Extension Service on the corner of Faulkner and Caldwell Streets.

Calendar:

 

Closing Reception for Sheila Parsons, Art Pray Love and the Guatemala Medical Mission: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, January 12; The St. Peter’s Parish Hall Gallery; A gallery talk is scheduled for 6:30 which will focus on Sheila’s time in Guatemala working as an artist and art teacher. chance to admire and purchase more than 30 works of art, including oil paintings, watercolor paintings and works using mixed media. For more information contact Marilyn@artexperienceinc.com

 

Faulkner County Singing Club: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13; LifeSong Baptist Church in Greenbrier; The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Entering a new year with a song is a good start, and this venerable setting affords a pleasant respite from the often unseemly events.

 

The Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting: 12 p.m. Wednesday, January 16; Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management located at 57 Acklin Gap Road.

 

CAPCA Faulkner County Commodity Distribution: 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 17; Administration Office at 707 Robins St in Conway; Each household will receive 1 to 3 of each item as supplies last.Commodities will be given on a first come first serve basis. REQUIREMENTS: declaration of household income and photo identification. If you are picking up commodities for someone, you must have a signed and dated statement from that person giving you permission to pick up their commodities. You may pick up for only 1 other person.

 

The Newcomers' Club of Conway New Member Coffee: 10 a.m. Thursday, January 17; All Conway residents who are interested in meeting some new friends or trying new activities is invited.  For more information about Newcomers' or directions to the coffee, contact Donna at 472-8447.

 

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.

 

Foothills Arkansas Master Naturalists Fun Day: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, January 19; Woolly Hollow State Park; Kids of all ages can build a birdhouse and make a feeder. NOTE: Peanut butter will be used to make the feeders. 

 

Storytelling at the Library: 2 p.m. Saturday, January 26; Faulkner County Library in Conway; Brother Norm Moyer will be telling stories from the British Isles.

 

Dare to Dream (City Church Table): 6 p.m. Saturday, January 26; First Church of the Nazarene in Conway; Dinner to raise funds for Deliver Hope. The evening will include dinner, speakers, entertainment, and real stories of hope in our community among at-risk teens.

 

Beast Feast Arkansas 2019: 1-8 p.m. Saturday, February 9; Conway Expo Center; Beast Feast is the annual Sportsman Banquet hosted by the Second Baptist Men's Ministry in Conway, Arkansas. It is held each winter and is open to men and boys of all ages and is a night filled with games, entertainment, prizes, live music, great food, and great speakers.

 

CAPCA Faulkner County Commodity Distribution: 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14; Administration Office at 707 Robins St in Conway; Each household will receive 1 to 3 of each item as supplies last.Commodities will be given on a first come first serve basis. REQUIREMENTS: declaration of household income and photo identification. If you are picking up commodities for someone, you must have a signed and dated statement from that person giving you permission to pick up their commodities. You may pick up for only 1 other person.

 

North Metro Healthcare Awards: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, February 28; UCA McCastlain Ballroom in Conway; Contact Therese Williams for additional details at Therese@ConwayArkansas.org or 501.932.5411.