• Sam Preljvukaj of Due Amiche Italian Restaurant, 1600 Dave Ward Drive, will open his restaurant from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit a Conway friend who needs dialysis and whose husband has lost his job.
• Norman Boehm Faculty Piano Recital, 7:30 p.m., Reeves Recital Hall, Hendrix College.
• Life After Prison: A biblical approach to overcoming roadblocks, getting employed, and preventing relapse for adults on parole, 6:30 p.m., Conway Public Library, call 501-548-0115.
• Conway Morning Rotary, 7 a.m., Presidents Dining Room, UCA campus.
• Octubafest I, 7 p.m., UCA Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall.
• Graphic Design Class Show with Ray Ogar, on view through Oct. 24, Black Box Student Gallery, UCA Schictl Hall. M-F, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
• Faulkner County Retired Teachers, 1:30 p.m., Activity Center, First Baptist Church. Speaker: Monty Rowell, "Communication – Then and Now."
• Ed Sanders, artist in residence, public reading and book signing, 7:30 p.m., UCA College of Business 107.