Roundabout May 20



• Conway Morning Optimist Club, 6 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Rd. Jim Baker, 730-3519.

• Conway Morning Rotary, 7 a.m., Presidents Dining Room, UCA campus, 201 Donaghey Ave.

• Free art class, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Faullkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 1620 Donaghey Ave.

• Story Time, 10 and 10:30 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Conway Noon Optimist Club, 11:30 a.m., Mulan’s, 790 Elsinger Blvd.

• Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A. Guest Speaker: Dr. Scott Smith, Orthopedic Surgeon with Conway Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.

• Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation Free Adult Digital Literacy Classes, 1, 2, and 3 p.m., Mayflower Public Library, 6 Ashmore Dr. Limit of three students for each one hour class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up, contact Jean Smith, 501-470-9678.

• Kirk Anderton, 6-8 p.m., JJ’s Grill, 1010 Main St.

• Conway Radio Control Association of model airplanes, 7 p.m., Smitty’s Barbeque, 740 S. Harkrider St. Show up earlier to give yourself time to eat. The meeting is open to any model airplane enthusiasts (family members invited).


• Story Time, 10 and 10:30 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Crafts, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting, noon, Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management, 57 Acklin Gap Rd. Speaker: Mike Gowan with Arkansas One Call, pipeline safety and calling before digging.

• Conway Civic League, noon, Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Rd. Installation of new officers for the coming 2014-15 year.

• Urban Farm Project Workday, 4:30p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.


• Story Time, 10 and 10:30 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Crafts, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Conway Noon Rotary Club, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to a scheduling conflict, the meeting will be held at the Centennial Valley Country Club, 1600 Centennial Club Dr. Guest Speaker: Pam Cope, founder of the Touch of Life Foundation, providing an update on the Mike Pike Place in Ghana.

• Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox, noon-1 p.m., Larry’s Pizza, 1068 Markham St. All welcome.

• Bridge, 1 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. All players and skill levels are welcome.


• The 2014 season of the Conway Community Band concert, 7 p.m., Kris Allen Stage in Simon Park in Downtown Conway. Free and open to the public. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, and a picnic. Contact Ricky Brooks, 450-5764,; or Tim Cunningham, 450-4880,

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