CAPCA Amazon Wish List: The CAPCA summer Student Food Pantry is running low on items. They created an Amazon wish list to show what items they are in need of. The wish list was created to show the non-perishable items they are stocking in the pantry, they are accepting perishable items as well and appreciate any and all donations. Lunch meat, hot dogs, cheese, cheese sticks, shelf stable milk or small individual milk, yogurt, fruit and veggies that can be stored in the fridge, frozen items, etc.The items may be purchased anywhere and donations dropped off at 707 Robins St. Suite 118 open Monday-Friday between the hours of 8-12 and 1-5.
Humane Society of Faulkner County BINGO!: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m every third Friday of the month; Greenbrier Event Center at #5 Lois Lane; Main BINGO pack - $20, expanded pack - $35, with a $700 Raffle Jackpot.
Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 12; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Open Mic Meeting. Open to the public.
ARDOT "30 Crossing" Public Hearing: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 12; Wyndham Riverfront (Silver City Rooms), located at 2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock; The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will conduct an open forum Location and Design Public Hearing to present and discuss the 30 Crossing Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed design plans.
Mayflower Senior Citizen Center Family/Community Fun Event: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 12; 1 Ashmore in Mayflower; The public is welcome to attend and participate in an evening of Bingo, cake walks, door prizes, music, and much more. Contact Director Barnes at 501.470.3350 for more information.
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.
AETN Commission Meeting: 3 p.m. Friday, July 13; Via Conference call; This is an open meeting under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Those interested in teleconference information should contact Amy Giovannetti at AETN, 800-662-2386.
Market Day at Wesley UMC: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14; Wesley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall; the indoor market will feature a wide variety of handcrafted items, as well as fresh eggs, produce and baked goods. A silent auction will also take place. All proceeds go to benefit the church's daycare project. For more information, call the church office at 501-327-7629.
Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 19; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Speaker will be Jeremy Horpedahl with Arkansas Center for Research in Economics at UCA . Open to the public.
Districtwide Business/Economic Forum: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19; Mayflower City Hall located at 2 Ashmore Street in Mayflower; The forum will be facilitated by Entrepreneur Freddie Smith, of Faulkner County, who is a certified John Maxwell Speaker, Coach & Trainer. The event begins with a food and networking Power Hour from 5p-6pm immediately followed by the Business Forum from 6p-8p. Businesses and stakeholders who do not receive their invitation by July 15 should email email@example.com or call Rene at 501.697.3346.
2018 Faulkner County Singing Convention: 7p.m. Friday July 20, and 10 a.m. Saturday July 21; Salem United Methodist Church; Celebrate 140 years of singing throughout the county.
Concert with The Perry's: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 21; Oak Bowery Baptist Church on Highway 286 on Otto Road; Love offering to be taken. For more information, contact Bro. Matt Corkran at 501-336-9133 or Loyd Kelley at 501-514-5670.
Back to School Carnival and Health Fair: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28; New Hope Baptist, 1232 Watkins Street in Conway; Sponsored by New Hope Baptist Church Health Ministry and Ida Burns Elementary School. The carnival will feature bounce houses, food, fun, games and prizes. At the health fair, Baptist Health will provide immunizations and school and sports physicals. School supplies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, email Gerard Newsom at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 501-358-5054 or visit newhopefamily.org.
Quitman High School Annual Reunion: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, July 28; Bulldog Complex on east side of the Quitman School Campus; The theme will be All Things 60s, hosted by Quitman High School Class of 1968. For more information, contact Gayla Barger Chapman at 501-269-5255 or email email@example.com.
BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance: 7 p.m. Friday, August 3; Pulaski Academy Conner Performing Arts Center; Tickets are $5, available at
www.littlerockarkansasstake.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.