KXJK/KBFC will be having their annual Bass Classic! It is a fishing tournament for anyone interested in signing up. Entry fee is $90 a team, $100 if you would like to be in the Big Bass Payout. Guaranteed $1,000 payout. Fishing will take place on Old Town Lake in Lakeview, AR. Launch will be at 7 a.m., with a weigh in at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 23rd.

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Time-Specific Events

GED Classes (Ends June 17th)

 Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute is having free GED classes through June 17th. Classes are available in Forrest City, Wynne, Brinkley, Marianna and Clarendon. For more information you can call 633-5411 or 800-842-2317.

AR Arts Center Visual Performance (April 10th through June 21st)

 The Arkansas Arts Center will have a visual performance of 30 Americans on view at the Jeannette Edris Rockefeller & Townsend Wolfe Galleries from Friday, April 10th till Sunday, June 21st.

Blood Drive- Phillips County (May 5th)

There will be a blood drive at the Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas in West Helena on Tuesday, May 5th from 2-6 p.m. It will be located in the Fine Arts Building

Free Screening for Anxeity & Depression (May 7th)

The Forrest City Medical Center’s Senior Care will hold a free screening for anxiety and depression on Thursday, May 7th from 10-6 p.m. It will be held in the In-Service Classroom. For more information you can call Bonnie Moore at 261-0319.

Crawfish Festival (May 9th)

The Toler L. Hutchins- All Veterans Empowerment Services will host a crawfish festival on Saturday, May 9th at 10:30 a.m. You will have the choice between crawfish, corn, potatoes, hamburgers, hot dogs, catfish and a drink. For more information you can call 494-3005 or 494-4075.

Forrest City All-Sports Banquet (May 11th)

The Forrest City All-Sports Banquet will be Monday, May 11th at the Forrest City Civic Center. The Guest Speaker will be Donnie Willis. Tickets are $12 a piece or $100 for a table of 10. Tickets need to be purchased by Monday May 4th. For more information and tickets you can call 633-1485.

Annual Arts in the Park (May 16th)

Lee Co. Community Foundation & Marianna/Lee County Museum will host the annual Arts in the Park on Saturday, May 16th from 6-9 p.m. at the Historic Downtown Court Square.

Kayaking Tour (May 17th)

The Mississippi River State Park will host a kayaking tour on Bear Creek Lake on Sunday, May 17th at 2 p.m. For a guided tour with a rental is $12 and with your own kayak is $6. For more information you can call 295-4040.

35th Class Reunion- Lee High School- Class of 1980 (May 22nd-24th)

The 35th reunion for the class of 1980 from Lee High School will be Friday, May 22nd-24th. For more information you can call 501-413-5664.

Kayaking Lessons (May 23rd)

There will be a Kayak Test Drive for people wanting to learn how or beginners at the Mississippi River State Park on Bear Creek Lake. It will be on Saturday, May 23rd from 10-12 p.m. For more information you can call 295-4040.

Ranch Rodeo (May 29th-31st)

The 2nd Annual Three Trees Cowboy Church Ranch Rodeo will be at the Wiley T. Jones Fair Grounds in Forrest City from May 29th till May 31st.  Lots of activities going on all three days. For more information you can call 261-2505, 630-7044, 588-7667 or 494-5344.

Relay for Life (May 30th)

The 15th Annual Relay for Life will be at the Sam Smith Stadium on Saturday, May 30th from 10-10 p.m. In case of rain it will be moved to the Mustang Arena. For more information or to participate you can call 995-1910.

Summer Food Program (June 1st-July 24th)

The Holly Grove Kiddie Kollege Day Care will hold their summer food program from June 1st through July 24th. The food will be distributed at the Town & Country Annex Building in Holly Grove.

30th Class Reunion- Forrest City- Class of 1985 (June 12th-14th)

The Forrest City High School Class of 1985 will have their 30th reunion from Friday, June 12th-14th. They are currently still looking for classmates, faculty and administrative staff. Any information you have or if you are looking for information you can call Maurice Williams at 901-827-4790, Floria Mason at 270-2071 or Denis Bean at 270-2603.

2-Man Golf Scramble (June 13th & 14th)

The Ridgecrest Country Club will hold the Languille 2-man Golf Scramble on June 13th & 14th. For more information you can call Tony Downey at 270-0361, David Coleman at 261-4040, Larry Heustess at 630-4404 or Cody Flowers at 261-5493.

Teen Challenge (June 15th-18th)

Teen Challenge  will be going on at the 4-H center in Ferndale, AR from June 15th-18th. You can pick applications at the Farm Bureau office and the deadline to enter is Friday, May 29th.

Summer Theater Camp (July 6th-11th)

EACC will host their 6th annual children’s Summer Theater Camp from July 6th-July 11th. It will start out with auditions for 60 different roles. For more information you can call 633-4480 ext. 333.

3-man Golf Scramble (July 18th & 19th)

The Ridgecrest Country Club will hold a 3-man Golf Scramble on July 18th & 19th. For more information you can call Tony Downey at 270-0361, David Coleman at 261-4040, Larry Heustess at 630-4404 or Cody Flowers at 261-5493.

Al Burkhart 2-man Golf Scramble (August 8th & 9th)

The Ridgecrest Country Club will hold the Al Burkhart 2-man Golf Scramble on August 8th & 9th. For more information you can call Tony Downey at 270-0361, David Coleman at 261-4040, Larry Heustess at 630-4404 or Cody Flowers at 261-5493.

Club Championship (August 22nd & 23rd)

The Ridgecrest Country Club will hold its Club Championship on Aug 22nd & 23rd. For more information you can call Tony Downey at 270-0361, David Coleman at 261-4040, Larry Heustess at 630-4404 or Cody Flowers at 261-5493.

Lincoln High School Class of 1968- 47th reunion (August 28th-30th)

The Lincoln High School class of 1968 will have their 47th reunion from August 28th- 30th. For more information you can call Glenda Wade at 633-7868, Annie Noble-Randle at 317-7067, Mae Catherine Harris at 633-5870 or Beverly Smith at 633-4877.

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.

Note: This information is provided as a public service.  Events are sent by the general public or obtained from  other public domain sources.  KXJK/KBFC makes no claims regarding the accuracy or verification of this information, and assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions.