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Roundabout: Community events for Feb. 17-21

Posted: February 16, 2013 - 7:50pm

TODAY

• Conway Home and Garden Expo, noon to 5 p.m., Faulkner County Expo Center. $5.

• Conway Composers Guild recital, 3 p.m., Under the Dome at First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St. The Guild is committed to cultivation, promotion and creation of serious new music by composers living and working in Conway.

• Harlem Ambassadors v. Toad Suck Lions basketball show, 6 p.m., Hendrix College Gym. Advance tickets, $1 students; $3 seniors, $5 adults, available at all Simmons Bank locations, the Log Cabin Democrat, Faulkner County Library. For more information, 450-7743. Proceeds used to purchase eyeglasses for needy Conway children and give three $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors. www.conwaynoonlions.org

• Live at the Met: Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” UCA Reynolds Performance Hall, tickets, 450-3265.

MONDAY

PRESIDENTS DAY

• Presidents Day Closings:

• Sanitation office, landfill and re-use center will be closed. Residential Recycling Routes will not run on Monday, Feb. 18, but resume on Feb. 25 for normal collection.

• Conway AARP Chapter, 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Center. No meal because of Presidents Day. Speaker: Debbie Wheeler of Hospice Home Care.

TUESDAY

• Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association, 1:30 p.m., First Baptist Church Activity Center. Program: Joan Hanna, director of Faulkner Academy of Arts and Conway Women’s Chorus.

WEDNESDAY

• Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 p.m., Chinatown Restaurant. Speakers: Alderman David Grimes and Mayor Tab Townsell, Fireman and Policeman of the Year.

• David Coleman, “The Dating Doctor,” 7 p.m., Reves Recital Hall in Treischmann Center at Hendrix College.

• UCA Symphonic Band concert, 7:30 p.m., Reynolds Performance Hall.

• “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur,” 7:30 p.m., Snow Fine Arts Center Bridges/Larson Theatre. $10. Tickets 450-3265.

THURSDAY

• Church Women United Lenten Luncheon, noon, devotional and music, St. Peter’s Episcopal, 925 Mitchell. Co-host, Salem United Methodist Church. $4 donation suggested for soup and cornbread..

• Pitza42 Restaurant MobilePack event, volunteers packing meals for children in Swaziland. One Church.

• Conway Rotary Club, 11:30 a.m., Conway Country Club. Speaker: Vivian Hogue, Conway families and their history.

• Conway Shakespeare Club, 1:30 p.m. Program: William Sydney Porter, “O. Henry,” presented by Sara Galvin and Claudia Davis at the home of Sharon Thompson.

• Art and Fashion…Artist in Action, 6:30 p.m., EM Jeans.

• “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur,” 7:30 p.m., Snow Fine Arts Center Bridges/Larson Theatre. $10. Tickets 450-3265.

• “Past Obsessions: World War II in History and Memory,” a lecture and discussion by Dr. Carol Gluck, 7 p.m., Worsham Student Performance Hall, Hendrix.

• Faulkner County Tea Party, 7 p.m., McGee Center. Conversations with State Reps. David Meeks, Stephen Magie and Stephen Meeks; and State Sens. Jason Rapert and David Sanders.

• The Hendrix Players present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 7:30 p.m., Cabe Theatre.

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

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