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Paintings and Photographs from Northeast Arkansas Delta by Norwood Creech will be displayed at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center from September 3rd-29. Monday-Thursday it will be open from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and on Friday it will be open from 10 a.m.- Noon. For more information or to schedule a group tour please call 633-4480 ext. 352. No admission charge.

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Time-Specific Events

Keep Arkansas Beautiful Campaign (Now - 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 call 1-888-742-8701.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser (September 19th)

 Victory Church, 437 Old Madison Road, will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, September 19th from 5 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out available. All proceeds go to the Victory Kids Club House to remodel the children’s church. For more information or ticket prices, call Shelia Adams at 318-4804 or Sherry Fisher at 494-5208.

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (September 19th)

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be Friday, September 19th at the EACC Fine Arts Center. The event starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 and you can get them at Times Herald, Chamber of Commerce or the Forrest City High School.

"Go Jim Go" Fundraiser (September 20th)

A “Go Jim Go” or “Let’s Ride for LeBonheur” will be at Village Creek Saturday, September 20th. There will be horseback rides from 8 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. A BBQ dinner will be at 5 p.m., Dinner plates are $10. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. There will be music from “Foul Play” and “Deep South” and Jim Jaggers of Channel 3 will be there alongside LeBonheur representatives. All events will be held at the equestrian camp ground. For more information you can call 238-9406.

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 870-295-5841.

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 (September 27th)

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. 

Fish Fry Fundraiser (September 27th)

There will be an Auction/ Fish Fry Fundraiser catered by Cajun Express on Saturday, September 27th beginning at 5 p.m, located in the Palestine/ Wheatley cafeteria. Tickets are $20. All proceeds go to the basketball & softball programs for Palestine/ Wheatley School District. For more information or to donate things for the auction you can call Richard Havner at 870-734-6538.

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 870-261-0444.

Crowley's Ridge Vo-Tech BBQ (October 3rd)

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 221.

L'Anguille River Festival (October 11th)

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.

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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