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Roundabout: March 20-24

Posted: March 19, 2013 - 10:47am

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

• Close-Knit Faith Community, 9:30 a.m., interdenominational group of knitters and crocheters who knit for charity. St. Joseph Parish Administration Office, 501 Front St.

•  Roses Among Thorns, cancer support group, will not meet today.  Linda Dickey, 501-679-2931.

• Conway Kiwanis Club, 11:30 a.m., Chinatown Restaurant. Speaker: Mary Ruth Marotte, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.

• Local Emergency Planning Committee quarterly meeting, noon, Faulkner County Road Department Training Facility, 57 Acklin Gap Road. Speaker: Mike Gowan from Arkansas One Call.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

• Conway Rotary Club, 11:30 a.m., Conway Rotary Club. Speaker: John Shelnutt, Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, Director of Economic Forecast.

• Faulkner County Tea Party, 11:30 a.m., lunch and soapbox, Larry's Pizza.

• Lenten Luncheon, noon, First Presbyterian Church, devotional and music. $4 suggested donation for soup and cornbread. Co-host, Grace United Methodist Church.

• Stroke support group, noon, Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. 501-514-4925.

• Cherokee Bingo, 5 p.m., Bob's Grill in Downtown Conway.

• Faulkner County Landlords Association, 7 p..m., Faulkner County Library.  Howard Warren, the state association's legislative liaison, will provide an update on the status of pending legislation that has bearing on the rental business.  Items include standards of habitability, evictions, along with the recommendations on last year's commission on landlord/tenant laws in Arkansas.

FRIDAY MARCH 22

• Central Arkansas AG Expo, noon to 8 p.m., Conway Expo Center. $5 admission.

 

• The Museum of Veterans and Military History, 13 S. College in Vilonia, will beopen 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

• Conway Creative Writers, 2 p.m., "Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft," Faulkner County Library, part of the Great Courses series, continuing at 2 p.m. April 5. Part of The Great Courses series, made possible by a donation from Shirley Barham. 327-7482.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

• Holland Park Clean-up, 8 a.m. to noon. Rakes, string trimmers, chainsaws needed.

• Central Arkansas AG Expo, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Conway Expo Center. $5 admission.

 

• Animals seeking forever homes, Pet Country, 2665 Donaghey, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by Faulkner County SPCA, Lydia Grier, 339-1980.

• Sigma Kappa Easter Egg Hunt, 3 p.m., Laurel Park. Benefits Alzheimer's Arkansas. Donations welcome. For age groups 0-2, 3-6 and 7-10.

• The Museum of Veterans and Military History, 13 S. College in Vilonia, will beopen 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

• Palm Sunday

• Central Arkansas AG Expo, noon to 5 p.m., Conway Expo Center. $5 admission.

• Spring break ends.

 

Staff writer Becky Harris can be reached at becky.harris@thecabin.net and 505-1234.

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

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