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Identity Protection Workshop (August
A Lunch -N- Learn Workshop on fraud and identity
theft is being offered in Jonesboro on Monday, August
25th. The workshop starts at noon, and avance
registration is required. For more information and to
register call 1-877-926-8300.
County Fair (August 25th-30th)
The St. Francis County Fair will be here.
Brinkley Class Reunion-Class of 1974
The Brinkley High School Class of 1974 will celebrate
their 40th class reunion with a banquet at the Brinkley
Convention Center Friday, August 29th from 6 p.m. till
midnight. For more information, email
Brinkleyhighschool74@gmail.com or visit the Facebook
page Brinkley Class Arkansas or classmates.com.
Forrest City Class Reunion- Class of
1979 (August 29th-31st)
The Forrest City High School Class of 1979 will hold
its 35th class reunion Friday, August 29th through
Sunday, August 31st. Activities include a meet and
greet, meals, a dance, and memorial services. For more
information call 281-738-3298.
Legacy Week (August 27th- September
Village Creek State Park will celebrate Legacy
Week from Wednesday, August 27th, through Monday,
September 1st. A lot of programs will be offered that
week. For a program schedule or more information you can
Play Presentation (September 5th)
Momma: A Praying Mother will be presented at the
Forrest City Civic Center at 7 p.m. The Admission is
free. For more information call 581-2076.
Barbecue Contest (September 5th &
All Veterans Empowerment Services Inc. will host a
Barbecue Contest. It will be at the office located on
500 S. Rosser Street in Forrest City. For more
information call 870-494-3005 or stop by the office.
Colt Pioneer Days (September 5th &
Annual Colt Pioneer Days will be at the William Stone
House again this year. On the 5th the events will take
place from 5pm till 8pm and on the 6th they will be from
9am till 3pm. If you would like to participate in the
event you can call Walter Meals at 633-7588 or
501-626-7254. If you would like a booth please call
633-7588, please NO food booths.
Keep Arkansas Beautiful
Campaign (September 6th- October 31st)
The Fall Litter pick-up campaign with Keep Arkansas
Beautiful will be from Saturday, September 6th until
October 31st. To organize an event or join one, visit
keeparkansasbeautiful.com (Keep Arkansas Beautiful) or
Blood Drive (September 12th)
There will be a blood drive in Forrest City at the
Department of Work Force, 300 Eldridge Rd. It will be
Friday, September 12th from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Community Health Fair (September
There will be a Community Health Fair at the Forrest
Civic Center on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m.
till 1 p.m. It is a free event.
Reunion (September 20th)
Sanyo will be having their Reunion for all of the
former Sanyo workers. It will be at Ole Sawmill around
4pm. For more information you can call Lorene Oliver at
Cotton Pickin' Festival (September
26th & 27th)
Caldwell’s annual Cotton Pickin’ Festival is
scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 & 27.
Activities include a silent auction, cake walk, kids’
games, and music. Gospel singing starts the event at
6:00 Friday night. Saturday events begin at 11 a.m.
Annual Autumn on the Square
The Annual Autumn on Square will be at the historic
Downtown Court Square in Marianna. Booths are still
available and you can register for a space until
September 19th , call 821-2666 or 295-2469 for a space.
To Register for the Poker Run call 295-1339. There will
be a lot of events and Tiffany Davis offers a schedule.
T-shirts must be pre-ordered by August 26th.
Women's Expo (October 7th)
Forrest City Medical will be having the Women’s Expo.
It will be at the EACC Fine Arts Center again this year.
The doors will open at 4:30pm for “Girlfriend Time” and
the Lisa Welchel’s presentation will begin at 7:30pm.
For more information, questions, or information about
getting a booth please call Janet Benson at
Crowley's Ridge Vo-Tech BBQ (October
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute will be hosting
their 27th annual Vo-Tech Barbecue Friday, October 3rd.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The drive
thru will be open from 4-7 p.m. and the Student Center
from 5-8 p.m. Door prizes will be given away hourly, and
the Cummins Prison Band will provide entertainment until
9 p.m. 633-5411 for more info.
Children's Museum's 4th Annual
Children's Ball (October 3rd or 4th)
The Children’s Museum in Memphis is having their 4th
annual Children’s Ball. It will be themed after the
movie “Frozen”. There are two dates to pick from,
Friday, October 3rd or Saturday, October 4th. This
formal-attire event includes dinner and activities.
Parents must accompany the children, and reservations
are required. Tickets for members are $35 a person and
non-members are $50 a person. To make reservations you
can go online to cmom.com or call 901-458-2678 extension
L'Anguille River Festival (October
Palestine’s L’Anguille River Festival will be held
Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. Activities
include a barbecue cook-off, bungee jumping, an archery
contest, silent auction, and crafts.
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.
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
Prayer Services - Fresh Annointing
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
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
Prayer Services- Fishing for Souls
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
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
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
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.
The 4-H Clubs of St. Francis County are looking for
members. For more information, contact Judy Sweet at
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.
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
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
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
Farmer Market- Each Tuesday and
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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