Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will be at the EACC Fine Arts Center on Saturday, December 6th. They will be there playing wonderful holiday music, it will begin at 7:30. You can still purchase tickets to attend by visiting www.eacc.edu and clicking on the Fine Arts Center.

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Time-Specific Events

Operation Christmas Child (November 17th-24th)

Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week will be November 17th-24th.

Starry Nights (November 21st till December 28th)

Starry Nights will open back up in Shelby Farms Park on November 21st and run till December 28th. For more information and to purchase tickets into the show visit www.shelbyfarmspark.org.

World AIDS Day (December 1st)

There will be a World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1st  from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. It will be at Forrest City Civic Center. There will be food and door prizes, with the grand prize of $300. For more information call Connie Roebuck aka the Condom Lady at 870-630-1484.

Memphis Symphony Big Band (December 6th)

Warfield Concerts present the Memphis Symphony Big Band at the Community Building on Saturday, December 6th. It is a free event, located in Helena-West Helena. For more information you can visit www.warfieldconcerts.com or you can call 870-714-2844.

Legal Aid Board of Directors (December 6th)

 The Legal Aid of Arkansas Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m., Saturday, December 6th. It will be at 1200 Henryetta St., Springdale, AR 72762.

Christmas in Colt (December 6th & 13th)

There will be Christmas at the William Stone House in Colt, AR on Saturday, December 6th and 13th, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  They will also be open from Monday, December 8th-12  from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. There will be a special visit from Santa on the 13th. For more information you can call 633-7588 or 501-626-7254.

Marianna/Lee County Christmas Parade (Decenber 12th)

The Marianna/Lee County Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 12th at 7 p.m. If you would like to enter a float there is no fee and you can call 295-4440 to let them know and get more information as needed, You must call by Monday, December 8th.

Recurring Events

CPR Classes (Forrest City)

CPR Classes Forrest City Medical Center offers community CPR classes on the second Tuesday of every month from 8 a.m. to noon. The class is held in the hospital’s in-service classroom. The cost is $45, books included. To register or for more information, contact David Herzog, director of the St. Francis County EMS, at (870)630-9611.

Sistas Support Group

Sistas, a local organization for mothers who have had a child die, meet the second Thursday of every month, at 5:30 p.m. in the in-service classroom at Forrest City Medical Center. For more information, contact Carol Baker at 870-261-3136.

Prayer Services - Fresh Annointing Ministries

Fresh Anointing Ministries Church will hold prayer services every third Sunday of the month at 7 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1 p.m. and the last Friday of each month at 7 p.m.

Tabitha's Clothes Closet

Tabitha’s Closet at Oak Hill Church of God is open on the first Saturday of every month form 10 a.m. to noon. Free clothing is available in all sizes for men, women, and children.

Sanyo Reunion-till September 2014

The Sanyo Reunion Committee is planning its event for September 2014.  Anyone interested in assisting or serving on the committee may contact Lorene Oliver at 870-295-5841.

Prayer Services- Fishing for Souls Church

Fishing For Souls Church will host community prayer meetings every Saturday from noon till 1 p.m. For more information you can call 870-295-3760.

Madison Satellite Clinic

The clinic is located at 809 Jackson Street in Madison. It will be from 8:30- 4:30 every Tuesday and Friday. For more information call 870-295-5225

Senior Citizens

A lunch program has been started at the Hughes Community Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-1. For information call Edward Watt at 870-339-3070.

St. Francis Area Development Center in Forrest City

There are openings for develpmentally delayed children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old. For more information call 633-5270 and talk to Casey Herron.

Mission Meeting- Paradise #1

The Paradise #1 Church will have Mission meetings every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Mission Meeting- Mt. Moriah

Mt. Moriah Church of Oak Forest will hold mission and youth meetings on the Fourth Sunday of each month at 11:15 a.m.

Baptist Training Union

Paradise #1 Church on Hill Street will host youth and adult Baptist Training Union on the First and Third Sunday of each month at 5 p.m.

4-H Clubs

The 4-H Clubs of St. Francis County are looking for members. For more information, contact Judy Sweet at 261-1730.

AA Meetings

The meetings will be every Saturday at the fellowship area of Faith Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. For more information you can call 633-8312.

Benefit Fund

At First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas locations there is a benefit fund set up for Jarrett “Jett” Moore. It is to help with medical expenses. He was born with single ventricle defect and went through one surgery the day he was born. To donate stop by any location.

Caregiver Support- Fourth Wednesday

East Arkansas Area on Aging hosts a caregiver support group at 2 p.m. They are located at 55 South Poplar. For more information call 930-2222 or 800-680-6950.

Retired Teachers- First Wednesday

The Lee County Retired Teachers Association meets at noon in the Lee County School District’s board room. For more information call 295-2668.

Haynes City Council- Second Tuesday

The Haynes City Council meets at 6 p.m. at the Haynes Fire Station.

Moro NAC Meeting- Second Monday

The Moro Neighborhood Action Council meets at 6 p.m. at the New Hope Church in Moro.

Marianna NAC Meeting- Second Monday

The Marianna Neighborhood Action Council meets at the St. Luke Church on Main Street at 6 p.m.

YCAP Meetings- First and Last Saturday

The Youth Community Action Program will meet at noon at 169 South Alabama St., in Marianna. For more information, to join or to become a volunteer call 821-0918.

Farmer Market- Each Tuesday and Thursday

The Marianna’s Farmer Market located near the historic Downtown Court Square is open from 7:30 a.m. till noon or until everything is sold old. WIC Farmers Market coupons are accepted.

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