Announcements:

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. This month has a guest speaker on Arkansas’ 2018 Ballot Issues.

Are you a 4-H alumni? Faulkner County 4-H would love for you to be involved. “Be a judge, volunteer, make a difference,” 4-H officials said. For more information, call 501-329-8344.

Downtown Conway Farmers and Crafts Market: Saturdays through October; 718 Parkway St.; Veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers, honey, meats, eggs, baked goods, crafts including wind chimes, jewelry and more. Meet the farmers, crafters and artists.

Arkansas Coding Academy Adult Classes: At the Arkansas Coding Academy, students can be retrained for a new career within several months. They offer 3-month full-time and 6-month part-time tracks taught by local senior-level developers. The programming language for each course is based on input and feedback from local companies, and the curriculum is structured around project-based assignments with a final project based heavily in the core language for that course. To see the class schedules, inquire about tuition and for more information, Visit arkansascodingacademy.com or call 501-450-5276.

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.

 

Griffin Leggett Conway-Funeral Home Inaugural Show and Shine: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday, October 13; 1751 Dave Ward Dr. "Join us for an opportunity to bring your ride — new, old, hot rod and street rod — and show it off. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided." Call 501-327-5000 for more information. 

 

Spirits of the Cadron: 6-8:45 p.m. Saturday, October 13; Historic Cadron Settlement Park, 6200 Hwy. 319; The haunted tours will start at the Cadron Blockhouse and follow a lantern-lighted path where guides in period costumes will share scary stories about the settlers who once lived in this early settlement. Admission is $2 a person or $5 a carload.

 

Faulkner County Singing Club: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14; Centerville United Methodist Church; The public is invited.

 

Souls Outreach Ministries: 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday and 11 a.m. every Sunday; 2695 Donaghey Ave. in Conway; with Pastor Apostle Marcus Stevenson Jr.

 

Newcomers Club of Conway Fall Welcome Coffee: 10 a.m. Thursday, October 18; Open to any Conway resident, new or longtime, who is interested in getting out and meeting new friends. For more information and directions, please contact Donna at 501.472.8447.

 

FCHBA Table Top Expo and Gumbo Cook Off: 6 p.m. Thursday, October 18; Whit Davis Lumber in Greenbrier; No cost to participate. Raffle tickets available for door prizes.

 

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

 

Radio Control Fun Fly: 9 a.m.- 4p.m. Sunday, October 21; Beaverfork Lake Park; Combat and Limbo Drone race hosted by Central Arkansas FPV Racers. Entry fee $10.

 

"Gone but not Forgotten" presented by The Conway High School Drama Department and the Oak Grove Cemetery Board: 3-5 p.m. Sunday, October 21; Oak Grove Cemetery, 305 Bruce Street; The drama students will present short vignettes of several Conway notables who are buried in the cemetery. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. There will also be a
short dedication ceremony for the new columbarium.

 

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.

 

Arkansas MG Walk: 10 a.m. Saturday, December 1; Lake Dardanelle State Park in Russellville; For more information visit www.MGWalk.org/Arkansas

 

Cupcakes and Christmas Chaos with Junie B Party: 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 18; Reynolds Performance Hall; Enjoy cupcakes, activities and get your photo with Junie B. during an afterparty  immediately following the show. For ticket information visit tickets.uca.edu