Saturday, October 13, 2012
NWACornMaze (Community Event)
Location: 1308 W Drake St Fayetteville, AR
Come out and join Gracepointchurch.tv and K-Life student ministries!Enjoy a hay ride, obstacle course, corn maze, and other special events! Follow the link to our website for more details.
Wisdom at Work Conference Registration (Registration)
Location: Global Campus, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Who Should Attend? Business Leaders, Academics, Faith and Spiritual Leaders, Change Agents, Students. The conference will include sections: wisdom of business, of healthcare, in research, and in change. Register now before it's too late!
Gallons To-Go Fundraiser (Fundraiser)
Location: Chick-fil-A, Rogers
Chick-fil-A (Rogers' stores only) is having a Tea Fundraiser for the SCC the month of October. For each gallon of tea sold in October, Chick-fil-A will donate $1 to the Samaritan Community Center.
Arkansas Support Network Christmas (Donations)
Location: Arkansas Support Network
Arkansas Support Network is in desperate need of your help. We serve individuals with disabilities and their families in NWA. Every year, we provide holiday food, warm clothes, and gifts to individuals with disablities who would otherwise not have a Christmas. This year, we have over 200 qualified individuals (adults and children) and we are needing community support to meet these needs. Without community help, these adults and children will go without. For more information, contact LaDonna Meredith at 479-927-4100
Scrapbooking for Camp Barnabas (Fundraiser)
Time: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: The Harbor of NWA in Springdale
Need a place to spread out? How about some quiet time away from the house? Come join me at The Harbor of NWA for a day of scrapbooking/crafting. This is a fundraiser for the Camp Barnabas scholarship fund. For a $25 donation you will have your own table space and lots of fun. All donations go to camp and are tax deductible. For questions please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Heritage League Fall Rummage Sale (Rummage Sale)
Time: 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Community Christian Fellowship (505 S. Lincoln, Siloam Springs)
"The Siloam Springs Heritage League will hold a Fall Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 13th, from 7:30am-1:00pm at Community Christian Fellowship Church (505 S. Lincoln). Items will include furniture, baby and children’s toys, clothes as well as household items. Proceeds will benefit Heritage League projects including local scholarships, the Siloam Springs Christmas Parade and area families in need.Heritage League is a service club whose purpose is to serve and improve the community. For more information, contact Kara Borg at 479-373-6088."
Mid-America Food Ministry (Community Outreach)
Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Fayetteville First Church of the Nazarene
Mid-America Food Ministry is your opportunity to purchase a low-cost, high-quality box of food to help your family make ends meet in these difficult times. This service is a non-profit community outreach for the sole purpose of helping make sure people have the food they need. Place your order by Oct 21st. Pick-up time is Oct 27th, 8-9 AM. Please Contact Harry Oxford at 957-1598 or at 521-5870 for more information.
Fabulous Felines Adoption (Pet Adoption)
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: PetSmart of Rogers
Fabulous Felines will be holding an adoption event at Pet Smart at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 12, 13 and 14. Kittens and cats needing forever homes will be available for adoption. See photos at fabulous felinesnwa on face book or call (479) 633-7521 for more information. We have a number of adorable kittens and cats of all colors. Please look online or come see for yourself at PetSmart! --------Additional information:All kittens and cats have been spayed or neutered, vaccinated, have had complete health checks, been micro-chipped and have been socialized in foster homes. Adoption includes free lifetime registration. The cost for adoption is $60 for kittens under six months $40 for older kittens and adults. Adoptions begin at 9 a.m. Friday and will continue through 4 p.m. Sunday. Fabulous Felines is affiliated with the Humane Society of the Ozarks.
Nestle Good Food, Good Life Doubles Classic (Charity Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Location: Pinnacle Country Club
The 2nd Annual Nestle Good Food, Good Life Doubles Classic benefiting The Samaritan Community Center’s snackpacks for kids program is October 12-12. The Round Robin Tournament is a men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles event. Entry fee is $80 per team. Entry deadline is Tuesday, October 9. For more information call 479-418-7444
Pea Ridge Annual Mule Jump (Community Event)
Time: 9:00 AMLocation: Pea Ridge High School
A 5k run will start the day's activities at 7:30am and following the open ceremonies will be barrel and flag races, pole bending, and the mule jumping competition. This is open to the public! Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children 6-12. Children under 5 enter in free! For more information, visit out website at www.pearidgemulejump.com
Shoe - Palooza (Benefit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Fun City
I am doing a shoe drive in lieu of an adoption party for my daughter. Please help us provide shoes for foster kids and orphans in Northwest Arkansas. Bring a new pair of shoes to Fun City on October 13th and receive 100 FREE tokens in exchange! Inquire about becoming a foster parent while you are there. No used or flip flops, please. These will not qualify for the tokens. Free tokens offer good on October 13th only.
Sam's Club Hosting National BBQ Championship (Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Bentonville, AR
Shred, Sizzle and Smoke at the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Championship50 teams from across the nation earn chance to compete for national titleFree and open to the public: Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.The top 50 barbecue teams from across the U.S. will compete in the second annual Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour championship in Bentonville, Ark. on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the title of national champion and a portion of the $500,000 prize purse. The competition will take place in the Sam’s Club corporate headquarters parking lot at 2101 SE Simple Savings Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST. Please call me at 479-899-5180 if anyone from your staff would like to interview any of the teams or Troy Black at the competition.
Kid's Day America (Family Event)
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Jones Center, Springdale, Arkansas
Our community will be participating in the seventeenth annual Kids Day America! KDA is an international health, safety, and environmental awareness day for children. Local law enforcement will be on hand to provide fingerprinting and child identification cards for the children. The local fire department will be providing fire prevention and safety information. We will also have other programs available, such as car seat safety, bicycle safety, internet safety, and more. There will be free spinal screenings, vision screenings, and dental screenings for the children and drug awareness information. KDA is a FREE event to the whole community and benefits The Children’s Advocacy Center. There will be food, characters, balloons, and fun FOR FREE for all who come out to join us!
George Dombek’s "Birds and Butterflies and Earlier Work" (Art Show)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Dombek Studio & Gallery
George Dombek, nationally known artist, is hosting an exhibition at his recently completed Dombek Studio & Gallery every Saturday and Sunday in October. The public is invited. For more information, call 479-442-8976
An Evening in the Park with Abiding (Concert)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Orchard Park, Bentonville
Bring your family, friends, church, lawn chairs, even a picnic and enjoy an evening of praise and worship with Abiding at Orchard Park in Bentonville right across the street from the Crystal Bridges entrance.
United Service Revive America Tour (Revival)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 AM
Location: Life Connection Church
Join us this weekend for an AMAZING event with special guest speakers. Josh Radford who speaks all across the nation including, Bethany World Prayer Center, John Hagee, Reinhard Bonnke, Steve Hill, Rodney Howard Browne. Also special guest worship leader Jonny Hale, who wrote the Hem of His robe, a serious don't miss event!
I'll Fly Away Foundation Celebration (Celebration)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers
Brumley Entertainment and the I’ll Fly Away Foundation will celebrate 80 years of the world’s most celebrated Gospel song of all time, “I’ll Fly Away” with the first annual “Shindig” featuring multi-platinum and Grammy winning recording artist The Oak Ridge Boys along with Daily & Vincent and the Blackwood Brothers Quartet. The music event will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the John Q Hammons Center at 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway in Rogers, Arkansas.