Community Calendar Aug. 31

Community Events

• Aug. 31 — The public is invited to Union Missionary Baptist Church for its Mission Day service starting with Sunday School at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be Sis. Lorie Williams, member of Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church North Little Rock. The guest Sunday school teacher will be Sis. Dee Dee Delaney of Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church, and Sis. Jean Maltbia, Mt. Gale Baptist Church, will review the Sunday school lesson. Refreshments will be served after the service. Sis. Jean Anderson, Mission-president, and the Rev. Henry Anderson is the church pastor.


• Sept. 1-2 — All Faulkner-Van Buren Regional Library locations will be closed Monday and Tuesday for Labor Day and upgrades to its Library systems.

• Sept. 2 — Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A. Guest speaker: Richard Henley, president and CEO of Conway Christian School.

• Sept. 2 — The Konway Kickers Clogging Team is offering a free clogging class and open house at 6 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 Oak St. For more information, call Donna Bivins at 328-5715 or 733-2504.

• Sept. 3 — Ladies’ Lunch Break, noon-1 p.m., Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Dave Ward and Farris. A meal will be served for $5.

• Sept. 3-5 — Oak Bowery Baptist Church will be having a “Back to Bethel” Camp Meeting. Each evening service will begin at 7. The Thursday and Friday services will be from 9 a.m. to noon. The church choir will sing each evening from 6:45-7. Service will include pastors, evangelist, and missionaries from various areas. The address is 889 Otto Rd. Directions: On I-40 Exit #129 (Hwy. 286/Dave Ward). Go east (away from town) for 7½ miles (will see church sign on left at Saltillo). Turn left on Otto Road and the church is ½ mile on the right.

• Sept. 4 — Conway Noon Rotary Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Rd. Guest speaker: University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway.

• Sept. 4 — The Senior Wellness and Activity Center will hold its Grand Opening Celebration from 2-4 p.m., 705 E. Siebenmorgen. Master of Ceremonies Craig O’Neill; and other dignitaries.

• Sept. 4 — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas will open for the fall season at 4 p.m. with a reception featuring exhibitions from three nationally-renowned artists. The works of Fay Ku, Kathleen Robbins and Theresa Pfarr will remain on display until Oct. 24. Exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The gallery is located in the west wing of McCastlain Hall on UCA’s campus. For more information, visit:

• Sept. 4 — Cha Cha and Rumba beginner dance lessons, $15 per couple, 6:30-7:30 p.m., every Thursday, Sept. 4 through Nov. 13, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St. Instructors: Cathy and Fred Fisher. Call 428-9026 or email:

• Sept. 5-6 — The Great Escape 2014, Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds, 2505 E. Oak St. All proceeds from the event benefit the Women’s Shelter of Central Arkansas, a non-profit corporation engaged in providing a promise of hope and a haven of safety for women and children who seek protection and relief from domestic abuse. For more information, contact Annette Miller at 730-3397 or; Jamie Boyd at 472-3064 or; L.T. Clark at 733-1959 or; or Angela Foster at 733-1119 or

• Sept. 5-6 — Cove Chapel Church is hosting special guest Marcia Kendall from Arlington, Texas, on Friday at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday at 10 a.m. The church is located at 165 Cove Chapel Rd., Springfiled, Ark. For more information, contact Pastor Sophia Hogan at 501-269-1629 or Loretta Guzman at 501-581-3621.

• Sept. 6 — Apraxia Kids of Arkansas is coordinating the Arkansas Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech at 10 a.m., with on-site registration and check-in at 9:30 a.m., at Laurel Park. Open to all adults and children. Anyone interested in registering, making a donation, or learning more about the event can contact; or visit:

• Sept. 6 — H & W Remember When get together at the store at 10 a.m. for Centerville residents who want to share memories or listen to folks share theirs. The focus of the get together will be focused on memories of Lake Bennett, as well as other topics of interest that may come up. All seniors from the Centerville community are invited to come out. Contact Gail West at 501-679-4043 or Shirley Pratt at 501-679-2001.


• Weekdays — After School Program, 3:30-6 p.m. Free program for ages 12-16 provides a snack and programs in fitness, nutrition, safety, drug and alcohol awareness, career choices and even tutoring. To register your child, request an application by e-mail at Participation is limited to 30 students. This program is funded in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Faulkner County. For more information, call 501-679-6362.

• Daily — Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon at Grace United Methodist Church, Conway.

• Sundays — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 hosts Bingo 1-4 p.m. The Bingo sessions are open to the general public and is a Smoke Free environment. The Post is located on Old Morrilton Highway (U.S. 64), just north of the intersection with Donaghey, under the Conway Water Tower. For more information or directions, call 329-1230 or visit:

• Sundays — The Conway Community Chorus regular rehearsals from 2-3 p.m. at the Conway High School music room. As this is a co-ed choir, everyone age 18 and up who is interested in performing in this group is invited to attend.

• Sundays — Eating Disorders 12-Step meeting, 6 p.m., 420 Willow St. For more information, contact Jessie N. at 636-357-5724.

• Second Sunday — Bearers of Light, a free support group for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death. The support group is an extension of the Resolve Through Sharing bereavement program at Conway Regional Medical Center. The perinatal bereavement program is designed to addresses a family’s individual needs through supportive care in the hospital, as well as follow-up care. Bearers of Light is a parent-led, self-help group guided by professionals who attend the meetings to provide information and facilitate group discussion. The program is free and no registration is required. Call 513-5227 or 514-8387.

• Sundays and Wednesdays — Urban Farm Project Workdays are at 5 p.m., and continue throughout the season at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Mondays — American Sign Language classes, 5:30 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Mondays — Women’s Weekly Closed Alcoholic Anonymous meeting, 5:45-6:45 p.m. at Grace Methodist Church 1075 Hogan Ln., Room 117, Conway. Contact Sara S. at 764-8062.

• Mondays — Point of Grace Clothes Closet is open 6-8 p.m. Bring a photo ID. Patrons can visit the shop once per month. Clothes are donated and given free. Donated clothes are accepted at any time. Point of Grace Baptist Church is located at 767 Hwy. 64 B, Conway (1.3 miles east of the west end of the new Vilonia bypass).

• Mondays — Henry Hawk’s fitness class, 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Presbyterian Church, 2400 Prince St. The class is free and open to all denominations. An exercise mat and hand weights (personal choice of total weight) will be needed.

• Mondays — Life After Prison Ministries, 6:30-8 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church, 1051 Hogan Ln., Conway. Parole reentry mentoring, Christian applications to life skills; Hazelden’s Socialization and Relapse Prevention studies.

• Mondays — Celebrate Recovery, 6:30-9 p.m. New Life Church, 633 S. Country Club Rd., Conway. Anonymity and confidentiality strictly upheld. Childcare Provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Alison 501-410-3728 or visit:

• Mondays — Al-Anon, 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. For more information and on holidays, call 501-831-4933.

• First Monday — The Arkansas Conservative Forum meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at China Town in Conway. Lunch begins at 11:30 and meeting starts at noon. Conservative speakers address current events and topics that are informative to conservatives. Open to All. For more information, call 329-8403.

• First Monday — Organ Recipients Association of Arkansas/Conway Area meets the first Monday of each month. We meet at various local restaurants at 5:15 p.m. to discuss all aspects of transplantation and help families cope with problems that arise. If you are a Transplant recipient or in need of one we can help. All Transplant types are included. Friends and family are welcome! Contact: Dale and Deb Smith, 501-472-0461 or;

• First Monday — Faulkner County Democratic Party and Faulkner County Democratic Women monthly meeting, McGee Center large meeting room, 3800 College Ave. Programs and speakers start at 7 p.m. The FCDW will hold its business meeting at 6 p.m. and the FCDP will hold its business meeting at 7:30 p.m.

• Second Monday — Bear Backers Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at First Security Field at Estes Stadium, UCA, 201 Donaghey Ave.

• Second Monday — United Commercial Travelers (UCT) meeting., a non-profit, charitable organization whose mottos are “People Helping People” and “Where Community and Compassion Unite” meets at China Town restaurant (near J.C. Penney). Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7. Please join us in giving back to our community. Contact Dr. Mark McMurtrey at 450-5308 or e-mail

• Second Monday — Toad Suck Car Club meets at 6 p.m. to eat, meeting starts at 7, at Smitty’s Bar-B-Que, 740 S. Harkrider St.

• Second Monday — American Needlepoint Guild, Natural State Stitchers Chapter, meets at 6:30 p.m. at The Stitcher’s Garden, 1018 Van Ronkle, Conway. Contact Debbie Rowley, 730-0642, or

• Second Monday — DAV Meeting, 7 p.m., John H. Dunn Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meets at the chapter, 1490 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Call 501-472-1492.

• Second Monday — Conway Area Mothers of Multiples meets at 7 p.m. at the Conway Regional Hospital main entrance. For more information, visit:

• Second and Fourth Monday — Conway MOPS meets at 8:45 a.m. at University Church of Christ on Dave Ward Drive. Meetings begin Sept. 9. Registration is necessary for child care. For registration information, contact Coordinator Jeanne Lehmkuhl at

• Third Monday — AARP meets at 11 a.m. at the new Conway Senior Activity and Wellness Center located at 705 E. Siebenmorgen Rd. Everyone is invited. For more information, call President Ron Ross at 327-6803.

• Third Monday — M.I.L.K. (Mothers. Infants. Love. Knowledge.) meets 1:30-3 p.m. at the Faulkner Country Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. M.I.L.K is here for anyone who is pregnant, breastfeeding, ever breastfed or offering support to any mother listed above. For more information, contact Millie Goins or Sondra Rodocker 501-450-4941 or Breastfeeding Hotline 1-800-445-6175 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Third Monday — Damascus City Council meetings will begin at 6:15 p.m. for November through February 2014, at 5 S. Broadway St. in Damascus.

• Third Monday — The Conway Running Club (CRC) meetings are held 7-8 p.m. at the Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. To connect with other members, see photos and videos and stay in touch with important announcements, visit and join on Facebook.

• Third Monday — Vilonia Water Works Association meets at 7 p.m. at 1089 Main St.

• Fourth Monday — Christian Car Club of Conway at 7 p.m. at the Lifeword Broadcast Ministries at Scott and Locust. Call Michael Biggs at 339-7700.

• Fourth Monday — Sons of Confederate Veterans Col. A. R. Witt Camp #615 meet at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Any interested individuals in the SCV can attend. Contact Roger Mills at 327-7730.

• Fourth Monday — The Faulkner County Republican Committee meets at China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A, 6 p.m. social; 7 p.m., meeting. This is not limited to members, all are welcome to attend. Call 501-733-7796.

• Fourth Monday — The Conway Arkansas Chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) meets at 5:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St. Contact Elaine Holmes, chapter leader, at 501-205-8417. Visit:

• Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — Greenbrier Group of Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings (open format) 7:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier City Event Center, 5 Lois Lane, in the upstairs meeting room.

• Tuesdays — The Conway Morning Optimist Club meets at 6 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Rd. Call Jim Baker at 730-3519.

• Tuesdays — Conway Morning Rotary, 7 a.m., President’s Dining Room, on the UCA Campus.

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

• Tuesdays — Soul Food Café Mission is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 701 Polk St., the former Second Baptist Church location. For more information, visit: or call Rick Harvey, Soul Food Café Mission executive director, at 501-514-5325.

• Tuesdays — Ladies of the University Church of Christ Tuesday morning Bible study, “The 7 Experiment,” 9:30-11:30 a.m., meets every Tuesday through Nov. 12, at 3155 Dave Ward Dr. Free childcare provided. Office, 329-8000.

• Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AR 541 meets Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 Collage Ave., Conway. Weigh-in from 9:15 to 9:50. Meeting follows promptly at 10. Call Peggy at 501-514-0823 or Sandy at 501-329-0558.

• Tuesdays — Conway Noon Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A.

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

• Tuesdays — Free line dancing classes, noon-1 p.m., at the Faullkner County Senior Citizens Activity Center, 1620 Donaghey Ave. Call 327-2895 or Evelyn Pratt, 329-3055.

• Tuesdays — Community Group Meditation, 12:30-1 p.m. at The Locals, 1024 Van Ronkle St., Conway. Relaxing into stillness. All are welcome to this time and place to show up as our expanded selves, beyond ideologies, open to a unifying harmony. Contact Pamela Mosley at 450-9097.

• Tuesdays — Cherokee Bingo open 4:30 p.m., games start at 6 p.m. at Bob’s Grill Downtown.

• Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) AR #402 meets at Peace Lutheran Church, 800 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway (corner of Dave Ward and Donaghey). Confidential weigh-in from 5:30-6:20 p.m., with program starting at 6:30. Call 501-472-0903 or 501-499-5235.

• Tuesdays — Yarn-a-holics, 5:30-7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Tuesdays — Alateen meeting, 6 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Call 548-0439.

• Tuesdays — DivorceCare group at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Conway. The class is free and open to the public. Childcare will be provided. The church is at 1610 Prince St. (corner of Clifton and Prince), Conway. Call the church office at 501-329-3801 or visit the church website:

• Tuesdays — Greenbrier TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 539 meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fire Station in Greenbrier. Weigh-in at 6. New members are welcome. Come join us.

• Tuesdays — DivorceCare Small Group, 6:30-8 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Trinity Building - Parlor. Childcare is available. Open to the community, as well as the FUMC congregation. Contact Rebecca Davis,, or 730-0551, to sign up or find out more. Advance sign ups are preferred.

• Tuesdays — Evening Yoga, 7 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St.

• Tuesdays — Choose to Lose with Dr. J.J. Mayo, 7 p.m., Tuesdays, July 8-Aug. 12, at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Registration is required. To sign up, call the library, 327-7482 or email

• Tuesdays — Conway Women’s Chorus seventh year of music, fun and fellowship. Fall rehearsals begin on Tuesday following the Labor Day Holiday. Rehearsals are 7 p.m. with sectionals, and 7:30-8:30 chorus, 2201 Washington Ave.

• Tuesdays — Al-Anon, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge at 329-5360 or Wanda at 472-9703.

• First Tuesday — Friends of the Faulkner County Library meet at 10 a.m. in the Librarian’s Office at 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Individual memberships are $5 and can be purchased at the meeting. If you are interested in supporting the Faulkner County Libraries, please attend the meeting. Call 501-327-7482.

• First Tuesday — The Central AR Model RR Club meets at The Fish House restaurant, 116 S. Harkrider, Conway. Self-pay meal at 5:30 p.m. The meeting begins at 6 p.m., with a train hobby presentation followed by discussion of pending business.

• First Tuesday — Central Arkansas Quilt Guild at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave., 6:30-9 p.m.

• First Tuesday — Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group meets at 6 p.m. at Conway Regional Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. Call 327-9944 or 679-2232.

• First Tuesday — The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. Contact: Kathy Jette at 450-7528 or

• Second Tuesday — Mid-Day Manna, led by Wanda Landers, 11:45 a.m.-12:50 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. Lunch will be served for $5. Childcare will be available upon request by calling 269-4387. Ladies in the community are invited. The church is located at 4215 Prince St., Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Arkansas Children’s Hospital Circle of Friends at 6:30 p.m. at Whole Hog Café in Conway.

• Second Tuesday — A community Alzheimer’s Care Givers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center at Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene.

• Second Tuesday — Cheerful Givers meets at 6 p.m. at Autumn Manor, 315 Hubbard Rd., Conway.

• Second Tuesday — Circle of Friends Faulkner County Chapter meets at 6:30 p.m. at Whole Hog Cafe. Call 501-269-2350.

• Third Tuesday — The Arkansas Ladies of Faith monthly brunch at 10 a.m. at the Agora Conference Center in Conway. For reservations, call Charlene, 501-796-3840, or reserve a seat online at: A $12 donation will be collected at the brunch.

• Third Tuesday — Bereavement Support Group, 10 a.m., Conway office of Arkansas Hospice, 1105 Deer St., Suite 10. Open to anyone who has experienced a loss. For more information, call Beth Cameron, 328-5400.

• Third Tuesday — Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association meets at 1:30 p.m. at Conway First Baptist Church activity center. All retired educators are invited to attend. For more information, call President Ed Bradberry at 501-581-3712, or Jay Fortner, secretary, at 329-4197.

• Third Tuesday — Conway Radio Control Association of model airplanes held at Smitty’s Barbeque located across from the Bus Factory on Hwy. 65B, starting at 7 p.m. Show up earlier to give yourself time to eat. The meeting is open to any model airplane enthusiasts (family members invited).

• Fourth Tuesday — The Conway Business and Professional Women meet at 5:30 p.m. at different locations. For location or more information, contact Lois Lee at 470-1811.

• Last Tuesday — Conway Regional Diabetes Education and Care Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Conway Regional Women’s Center’s Diabetes Education Classroom. For more information, call 513-5248.

• Last Tuesday — Parent support group for the Dyslexia Project meet at 7:30 p.m. at 1817 Bruce St. Topics may include: How to help your child with spelling, How to get a 504 plan, etc. The group is set up to learn from each other and support each other through the coming years.

• Tuesdays and Thursdays — Cherokee Bingo, doors open 4:30 p.m., games start at 6 at Bob’s Grill Downtown.

• Tuesdays and Saturdays — Conway Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m. to noon, Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Rd. On Tuesdays only a 10 percent discount will apply for those 60 years old and up.

• Wednesdays — Sexual Assault Crisis Response Support Groups, 1500 Museum Rd., Conway, Wren Corner. Sexual Assault support group meets 8-9 a.m.; Domestic Violence support group meets 9-10 a.m. Contact Kate Vincent at 501-730-9421.

• Wednesdays — A Close-Knit Faith Community is an interdenominational group of knitters and crocheters, who gather 9:30-11:30 a.m., to meditate on scripture as they knit for charity, at the St. Joseph Parish Administration Office located to the east of the Church. Patterns, some yarns and tools are available. Donations of worsted weight yarn are welcome. Call 501-513-6812. All faiths are welcome.

• Wednesdays — Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., China Town Restaurant, 201 Skyline Dr. #12A.

• Wednesdays — Al-Anon Support Group (Beginner meeting) 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Conway Regional Medical Center Conference Room located past the Information Desk. Call Cora, 269-4153.

• Wednesdays — Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8 p.m., June 4-Aug. 6, First Baptist Church, Greenbrier. Call 501-679-2639.

• Wednesdays — Al-Anon meetings at 8 p.m. at Willow Hall, 420 Willow St. Teenagers are welcome. Call Fran at 501-679-6544 or Lauren at 697-8105.

• First Wednesday — Ladies’ Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Student Center on Farris near Dave Ward Drive (enter off of Farris). Come and be fed both physically and spiritually from noon to 1 p.m. A meal including dessert and drink is served for $5. Nursery care is available. Call 501-730-4106 or 327-4066 to make arrangements.

• Second Wednesday — Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, 1:30 p.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. Call Bronnie Rose, facilitator, at 329-6282 or 246-1972.

• Second Wednesday — Conway League of Artist, 6:30 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. All interested visual artists are invited to come.

• Third Wednesday — Conway Civic League meets at noon at Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Ln.

• Thursdays — Joy of Living, 9:15-11 a.m., at Cornerstone Bible Church, with Helen Benafield returning as the group wrap-up leader. Community-wide ladies Bible study. The church is located at 1905 Dave Ward Dr. Contact the church office, 327-2690.

• Thursdays — Conway Noon Rotary Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Conway Country Club, 555 Country Club Rd.

• Thursdays — Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox buffet 11:30 a.m., Soapbox/meeting starts at noon-1 p.m. at Larry’s Pizza. Open meeting and no membership required.

• Thursdays — Play Bridge, 1 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Call the library at 327-7482 or email, Facebook and Twitter.

• Thursdays — Overeaters Anonymous, 5:15 p.m. at Conway First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., Room 213.

• Thursdays — Cha Cha and Rumba beginner dance lessons, $15 per couple, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 4-Nov. 13, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2310 E. Oak St. Instructors: Cathy and Fred Fisher. Call 428-9026 or email:

• Thursdays — St. Joseph Church is offering a six-week series for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the Church. The sessions are free and childcare is provided. The series takes place every Thursday from Sept. 18 through Oct. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Parish Administration Office Conference Room. For more information, call 327-6568.

• Thursdays — The Jazz Cats will be playing Dixieland and Swing music, 7-9 p.m. at Faby’s. The band has tuba, piano and clarinet/sax. Admission is free. 

• First Thursday — The Faulkner County Republican Women meet at 11:30 a.m. at Smitty’s Restaurant. Call Joyce Garrison at 327-0384.

• First Thursday — Blugrass jam sessions, 5:30 p.m., Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Bring instruments and join the fun.

• First Thursday — Support Group for Parents of Bipolar Children meets at 6 p.m. Contact Amanda Beckman, 358-8961, or visit:

• First Thursday — La Leche League of Conway offers 24-hour phone support and monthly informational meetings for breastfeeding mothers. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Music Room of La Lucha Space, 2035 Prince St. Mothers-to-be and babies are always welcome to attend. Call Jordan at 908-4933.

• Second Thursday — Machine Embroidery Conway AR Machine Embroiderers (CAME) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, Conway. Open to all Machine Embroidery Enthusiasts, beginner to advance.

• Second Thursday — Faulkner County Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave. The group is a non-partisan organization that promotes constitutional government and fiscal responsibility, thus ensuring future generations continue to enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Visit

• Second and Third Thursdays — Twilight Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 805 Amity Rd.

• Second and Fourth Thursdays — Conway Evening Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. at Smitty’s Bar-B-Que, 740 S. Harkrider St. in Conway. Call 336-5959.

• Second and Fourth Thursdays — Conway Duplicate Bridge Club meets 12:15 p.m. at College Square, 2421 College Ave. For reservations, call Margaret Miller, 764-1257.

• Third Thursday — Third Thursday Gallery Walk, Downtown Conway, participants will be listed online as they join. Visit:, or email or

• Third Thursday — Stroke Support Group, noon, at Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in the hospital classroom at noon. Open to all stroke survivors and caregivers. Call 501-514-4925.

• Third Thursday — Survivors After Life Altering Disabilities Support Group will meet at noon at the Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, 2210 Robinson, west of Stoby’s restaurant. The group is designed especially for people with disabilities and their caregivers. Call Catherine Gatlin, 501-514-4925.

• Third Thursday — Bike Night at Wendy’s, 3750 Dave Ward Dr., Conway. Sponsored by ABATE - District 17.

• Third Thursday — General Membership Meeting of the Faulkner County Landlords Association, 7 p.m. Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St., Conway. Visit:, or email

• Third Thursday — Dale W. Langford Detachment No.1323, Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. at the DAV HUT on South Donaghey, Conway. Contact Frank A. Lambert, Adjutant, 501-269-2085.

• Fridays — Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Contact Marge, 329-5360 or Wanda, 472-9703.

• First Friday — NAFRE meetings are at 11 a.m. All active and retired Federal employees and their spouses are invited to attend. Call Ray Luyet, president, 501-327-7844, or Billy Johnson, vice-president, 501-336-0265.

• Saturdays — Conway Farmers Market open 6:30 a.m. to noon, at Antioch Baptist Church, 150 Amity Rd.

• Saturdays — Wooster Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market every Saturday until Oct. 25, at the Wooster City Park. Vendor set up is at 7 a.m. and sales are open from 8 a.m. to noon. Market Board meeting open to all interested parties and the public, July 12, between 10:30 a.m. and noon at the Wooster Fire Department Building. For more information, call Marie Wilson, 501-581-7371.

• Saturdays — The Central Arkansas Basket Weavers Guild meets 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library. Call Wilma, 470-9869.

• Saturdays — An outreach mission using a coupon exchange for anyone that is interested in exchanging coupons that they don’t use for ones that they can use will be happening at Salem Church, and also at the Faulkner County Library. The meetings are 9:15-10:30 a.m. and is a free event. A donation of a non-perishable item that will be given to a local food pantry, will be accepted but is not required. Call 327-2884 or 269-1321.

• Saturdays — Serenity Al-Anon Group, 9:30-10:45 a.m., University Church of Christ at 3155 Dave Ward Dr., use East Parking Lot Entrance. Child care provided. Contact Cora, 327-9099.

• Saturdays — The Faulkner County Library welcomes musicians of all ages and levels to join in the Pickin’ Porch at 9:30 a.m. at the Library, 1900 Tyler St. Meets weekly throughout the spring and summer. Bring instruments, or just come and listen. Event is free and open to the public. Call the Library, 501-327-7482, or email, Facebook or Twitter.

• Saturdays — The Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter L meets at 5 p.m. at Smitty’s BBQ for dinner, meeting begins at 6. Call Bud Danner, director, at 501-514-5882.

• First Saturday — The Faulkner County Library welcomes Kimberly Tomlinson, an advanced certified color and skin care specialist. She has designed a series of five skin care classes to be presented at the Faulkner County Library. All classes meet at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

• First and Third Saturday — Community and Coffee for Pagan People, 2 p.m. at The Locals, 1024 Van Ronkle. Open to conversation, discussion, and anything that comes up. This is a time of community and fellowship. Hosted by Pentacles of Pride International and Conway Pagan Pride Day. Free and open to the public.

• First and Third Saturday — Conway Pagan Pride Day planning committee, 3:30 p.m. at The Locals, 1024 Van Ronkle. Planning committee for the first Conway Pagan Pride Day. Free and open to the public.

• Second Saturday — Veterans of Foreign Wars, 9 a.m. at College Square, Memorial Post 7163 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. All veterans are invited.

• Second Saturday — Concerned Citizens Advisory Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Greenbrier Event Center, 5 Lois Ln. For more information, call 501-679-6362 or visit:

• Third Saturday — Food Pantry open 8-11 a.m. at That Church, 1105 Deer St.

• Third Saturday — Greenbrier Craft Guild meets from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a project and sew, bead, knit, crochet or scrapbook with other crafters and learn from each other. The public is invited. Tables and chairs are provided. Call 501-804-2405 or 501-679-6362.

• Fourth Saturday — Conway Regional Great Start Lactation Club for expectant, new and experienced mothers meets at 10 a.m. at the Conway Regional Medical Center Conference Room. Call Pabin or Gates, 501-513-5721.

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