Roundabout: Community Events



• KidsFest Superhero Race, 8 a.m. check-in;  costume parade, 10:45 a.m.; Music Festival, 11 a.m. Benefits Children’s Advocacy Alliance. Simon Park in Downtown Conway.  328-3347.

• Easter Egg Hunt, 2 p.m., Laurel Park, across Prince Street from Conway High School West. $5 donation benefits Alzheimer’s Arkansas. Age groups 0-2, 3-6, 7-10. Photos with Easter Bunny. Sponsored by UCA chapter of Sigma Kappa.

•  Twilight Optimist Club Easter Egg Hunt at Don Owen Sport Complex at the T-ball fields. Hunt begins at 1:05 p.m. after the arrival of the Easter Bunny at 1 p.m.

•  A Century of Service, Conway Fire Department celebrates 100th anniversary, open house, Station 6, 1825 S. Donaghey, “top of the hill.” Meet the firefighters, tours, refreshments, free blood pressure checks.

•  Great Outdoors Expo, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., City Event Center in Greenbrier. $5. Children 12 and under free. 501-679-6362.

• Train Open House in Conway, McGee Center, 3800 College Avenue. Free Admission, door prizes, how-to Sessions. Sponsored by the Central Arkansas Model Railroad Club.

•  Michael Johnathan’s WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m.

•  Performance of nine contemporary dance works choreographed by students and faculty. 7:30 p.m., Staples Auditorium, Hendrix.


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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 21:31

Roundabout: 11/19/17


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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:34

Bears grab the trophy in style

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:19

McCollum’s Column: Happiness on a bad hair day

Other than the University of Central Arkansas defense holding Abilene Christian to 25 net rushing yards Saturday, the toughest, stoutest job at Estes Stadium on Saturday was done by a hardy group of band members trying to hold together the large American flag during the national anthem in a swirling, 21 mph win, with gusts nearby about 50.

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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:52

Conway hopes to change first day of 2018 school year; waiver request in works

The Conway Board of Education approved a request to send a waiver to state officials regarding the first day of the 2018 school year during its regular meeting Nov. 14.

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