Roundabout: 10/06/17

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

• Downtown Conway Farmers and Crafts Market, Front and Mill Streets, continues each Saturday of October from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• TOPS AR 0541 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets each Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran, Dave Ward and Donaghey. Weigh-in is 9:15-9:50. For more information, call Peggy Gregory 501-514-0823 or Steve Laca 501-339-1175.

• Automotive Care 101, Saturday Oct. 21, from 1-2:30 p.m. — Hines Service Center (798 Sixth Ave., Conway). Program will teach participants about safety, checking fluid levels, changing the oil, maintaining the cooling system, changing a flat and more. The class is free and open to the public. Please call Autumn at 501-450-3118 to register.

• The city of Mayflower will hold a City Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Courtroom at City Hall.

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Know Before You Go: The Costs of College Workshop, Friday, Oct. 13, from 7-8:30 p.m. — UCA Downtown (1105 Oak St., Conway). Designed for parents of high school students, participants will learn about the different types of financial aid, how to calculate the costs of college and how to make a plan to afford the college of your choice. This event is free and open to the public. Please call Autumn at 501-450-3118 to register.

• The city of Vilonia will hold a City Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at 18 Bise Drive in Vilonia.

• CAPCA’s Governing Board will meet Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held at the CAPCA Administrative Office, 707 Robins St. Suite 118, Conway, AR 72034. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss program updates, committee reports and funding proposals. CAPCA serves Cleburne, Desha, Faulkner, White, Arkansas, Lincoln and Lonoke Counties in Arkansas and Tangipahoa Parish in Louisiana.

TODAY

• Drum and Dance Club: Community Drumming for Mind Body Balance will hold a performance from 6-8 p.m. at the Amphitheater outside the Student Union at UCA.

• Faulkner County senior center activities:

Conway — 9-11:15 a.m., flu shots by Walmart Pharmacy

Greenbrier — 7 p.m., Farmington

Vilonia — 6-10 p.m., game night

Twin Groves — Noon, bingo

Menu: Baked chicken

SATURDAY

• The third annual Pumpkin Palooza at Wofford Ranch is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 38 Green Meadows Drive in Vilonia. There will be food trucks, music, hay rides, petting zoo, horse rides, bounce house, face painting, pumpkins, games, prizes and more.

• Several local Walmart employees have joined forces to raise money for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The employee-organized Praise Fest will take place at 7 p.m. at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 146 Taylor Circle in Conway.

SUNDAY

• The third annual Pumpkin Palooza at Wofford Ranch is from 1-5 p.m. at 38 Green Meadows Drive in Vilonia. There will be food trucks, music, hay rides, petting zoo, horse rides, bounce house, face painting, pumpkins, games, prizes and more.

• The Faulkner County Singing Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. with Centerville United Methodist Church, 2 miles east of Woolly Hollow State Park. The public is invited.

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