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Roundabout: Community events for April 19-20

Posted: April 18, 2013 - 7:43pm

TODAY

• E-Waste Recycling Drive for businesses. 8 a.m. to noon, City of Conway Landfill, 4550 Highway 64 West. Must have manpower to unload or have waste on pallets or shrink-wrapped. (Residential drive from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.)

• “Hats,” musical by Lantern Theatre and Community Arts Association, 7:30 p.m. 1021 Van Ronkle, reservations, 733-6220.

• The Museum of Veterans and Military History, 13 S. College in Vilonia, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Conway Alliance for the Arts: Art awards celebration and reception, 4:30 p.m. Trieschmann Fine Arts, Hendrix.

• Family Game Night, Faulkner County Library, 5-7 p.m. Welcome to families of all ages and sizes. Nancy Allen, 327-7482

• “Spring Awakening,” musical, 7:30 p.m., UCA Bridges/Larson Theatre, Snow Fine Arts Center, $10 each. Due to explicit sexual content, mature audiences only.

• Hendrix Department of Theatre Arts presents “Almost, Maine” by John Cariana, 7:30 p.m., Cabe Theatre.

SATURDAY

• E-Waste Recycling Drive, 8 a.m. to noon, for residential electronic waste. Open to all Faulkner County residents, must present photo ID. Rain or shine. City of Conway Landfill/Recycling Center, 4550 Highway 64 West. 501-336-0758. www.fcsolidwaste.com

• Mountain Man Rendezvous, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier. Reenactors dress in period attire and camp in authentic lodges and tents.

• Museum of Veterans and Military History, 13 S. College in Vilonia, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• City of Hope Outreach, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., second in Faith and Poverty Lecture Series. Speaker: Dr. Victor Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State, “Economics and Gentrification.” Hope Institute Building, 608 E. Robins St. $10 fee will help support the Oakwood Learning Academy. Cory Nelson, 501-205-1614.

• 6th Annual Baldwin Piano and Organ Co. reunion, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CHDC pavilion near Curtis Walker Park. Potluck at noon. Former employees and spouses welcome.

• Guided tour of South Fork Nature Center by Steve Smith, naturalist, on the banks of the South Fork of the Little Red River section of Greers Ferry Lake.

• Inaugural Vilonia K-Life 5K, sponsored by the Vilonia High School chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Runners and walkers welcome.

• Arkansas Earth Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., grounds of Heifer International, Little Rock.

• Barbecue Chicken Dinner fundraiser, noon to 4 p.m., Green Grove Lodge, 184 E. Harkrider, to benefit Conway High School’s Caring Cats program. $8. Can deliver larger amounts by calling 850-6520 or 730-2550.

• Hendrix Department of Theatre Arts presents “Almost, Maine” by John Cariana, 2 p.m., Cabe Theatre

• Conway Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., UCA Reynolds Performance Hall, “A Classical Homecoming.” Featuring Conway native Curt Thompson, violin virtuoso. Tickets, 450-3265.

• “Hats,” musical by Lantern Theatre and Community Arts Association, 7:30 p.m. 1021 Van Ronkle, reservations, 733-6220.

Please send items for Roundabout to Becky Harris at www.thecabin.net/events and click “Create Event.”

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