Announcements:

Humane Society of Faulkner County BINGO!: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m every third Friday of the month; Greenbrier Event Center at #5 Lois Lane; Main BINGO pack - $20, expanded pack - $35, with a $700 Raffle Jackpot.

Women's Car Care Clinic: 6 p.m. every first Thursday from June 7 - Dec 6; Green Toad Tire & Auto in Conway; Discuss 5 senses and how they can help save you money, save time, keep you safe and mitigate down time and what to expect from an automotive shop (who the people are, their roles, etc) and things to look out for and avoid.

Faulkner County Emergency Squad Fundraiser: Needing to purchase rescue equipment, used to outfit the new rescue vehicle. Representatives will be going door to door offering an 11x14 family portrait for on $30.00. For more information, contact Commander Tim Tyler at 501-328-7800 or Deputy Commander Keith Hillman at 501-416-6888.

Summer Camps: UCA offers a variety of summer camps for youth grades K- 12. Visit uca.edu/outreach/camps or call 501-450-3118 for information.

Calendar:

AETN Commission Meeting: 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20; Classroom at Network Headquarters, 350 South Donaghey in Conway; This is an open meeting under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, and the public is invited.

 

Conway Branch, American Association of University Women, meeting: 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20; Faulkner County Library, Conway; The purposes of the meeting are to involve both long-time and newer members in the annual planning process, to elect a new president and treasurer for July 2018-June 2019, and to continue recruitment efforts. A reduced national membership rate will be in effect until June 30 for applicants who join at the meeting. Interested women and men are invited to attend. For more information, call 501-796-2461.

 

Woolly Hollow Annual Fun Day: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday, June 21; Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier; Paddle boat races, bubblegum blowing contest, watermelon seed spitting and more. Prizes will be awarded in two age groups: 1-9 and 10-15. Paddle boats and swimming are free. Please call the park at 501-679-2098 for further information.

 

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, June 21; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Open Mic Meeting. Open to the public.

 

Conway Writers Group: 2-4 p.m. every Friday; Ola and John Hawks Senior Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Road, Conway; The group views all writings as creative. Its goals are to encourage, assist and celebrate writing in all its forms. Newcomers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to bring writing samples. Meetings are free and open to the public.

 

Wooster Independence Day Celebration: 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23; In Wooster; Festivities will begin with a lawnmower pull, there will be a live band, kids' games and prizes, a bounce house, and a pie and cake auction, concessions will also be available. Festivities will conclude at dusk with a fireworks display.  A patriotic program, officiated by Mayor Terry Robinson, will precede the fireworks display.  Faulkner County Judge Jim Baker will address the public.  Other elected officials and candidates for elected offices have also been invited to participate. 

 

League of Women Voters Organizational Meeting: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26; Cooperative Extension Service at 844 Faulkner Street in Conway; The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the League of Women Voters and to determine if there is sufficient interest and support to establish a local chapter. The public is invited to attend.

 

CAPCA Governing Board Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28; CAPCA Administrative Office, 707 Robins St. Suite 118 in Conway;Committees will begin meeting at 5:30 pm.The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss program updates, committee reports and funding proposals.  The Governing Board will also review and adopt the 2018-2019 CSBG Grant Request. CAPCA serves Arkansas, Cleburne, Desha, Faulkner, Lincoln, Lonoke and White counties in Arkansas, and Tangipahoa, Parish in Louisiana.

 

Pine Street CommUnity Museum Collection Picnic: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30; Student Life and Technology Center on the campus of Hendrix College. The purpose of the event is to acquire items associated and representative of the historic African American Pine Street CommUnity. Bring photos, articles, artifacts and memories to share.

 

Central Arkansas Quilt Guild: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 3; McGhee Center in Conway; For more information, email frogwithvicky@gmail.com.

 

Faulkner County Tea Party: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, July 5; Larry's Pizza in Conway; Speaker will be Alan Fortney with the Association of Mature American Citizens. Open to the public.

 

ARDOT "30 Crossing" Public Hearing: 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 12; Wyndham Riverfront (Silver City Rooms), located at 2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock; The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will conduct an open forum Location and Design Public Hearing to present and discuss the 30 Crossing Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed design plans.