• Jan. 13 — MLK Prayer Breakfast, UCA Student Center Ballroom. Keynote speaker: Corey Oliver, BobCourtway Middle School literacy teacher and UCA alumnus. Theme: “One People. One Nation.OneDream.” Although an RSVP is not necessary, it would help with food preparation to provideinformation on who will be in attendance. Please send information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org nolater than Wednesday, January 11. As a reminder, the free breakfast bar will open at 8:15 a.m. andthe official program will begin at 9 a.m.
• Jan. 14-15 — Conway Classic Blast Tournament is an annual JO Volleyball tournament that willhost nearly 96 volleyball teams in Conway. With a target of 96 teams we are hoping it will bringnearly 1500+ people (players, family and friends) into the community. For more informationregarding rules/registration/pricing, please visithttp://www.conwayjuniors.com/page/show/2752448-conway-classic-blast-tournament.
• Jan. 15 from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Kristy’s Blowout Benefit Bash is open to the public — Kristy Smithalways wanted a blowout bash when she passed, so we’re giving it to her. Bring your voice ormusical instrument as this will be an open mic celebration of Kristy’s life. There will be fundraisingas well, with the money going into a benefit fund to pay for final bills and costs for Kristy and herfamily. Address: TC’s Midtown Grill, 16111 E. Oak St., Ste. 15
• Jan. 20 — Gospel concert by the Isaac’s will take place at 7 p.m. at the Lonoke Missionary BaptistChurch.
• Have a happy New Year. Don’t drink & drive!
• Stride into the new year with a revitalizing “First Day Hike” at Woolly Hollow State Park. Be a part ofthis national movement that encourages people to connect with nature and take advantage of ourstate parks. Join us for a guided hike at 11 a.m. or hike at your leisure. Bring your family and friendsto start the year off on the right foot. The event is free of charge. Please contact Woolly Hollow StatePark at (501) 679-2098 for more details. Address: 82 Woolly Hollow Road, Greenbrier
• Still on the Hill, 2 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library - Still on the Hill is a national and international touring group from Northwest Arkansas that has been described as “Ambassadors of the Ozarks” for the work they do to preserve a rich culture that is quickly disappearing. Kelly and Donna of Still on the Hill are award-winning “Storytelling-songwriters.” Different than most singer-songwriters, this dynamic duo embellishes their songs with a host of unique instruments from the hills they call home. Many of these were hand-made by old-times and have amazing stories that go with them. All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 501-327-7482. Address: 1900 Tyler Street
• Klasses with Kateri at 5:00 p.m.! Individualized Instruction built around your interest and your skill level. Drawing (charcoal, graphite, colored pencil, pen/ink), Painting (acrylic, watercolor, oil, pastel, gouache), Collage, Mixed Media, Graphic Art, Sculpture (clay, paper mache), Lithography, Cartooning/Illustration, Mural Creation! Classes are forming now! Contact Moore Art Supplies for more information! Address: 1015 Deer Street Conway, Ar 72032