Friday, March 08, 2013
Cookie Booths (Public Service Announcement)
Location: NWA Businesses
In case you missed out on placing your order for those oh-so decadent Thin Mints, or those mouthwatering Savannah Smiles, Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas is happy to announce that booth sales are now underway. Cookie lovers everywhere can purchase the sweet treats at cookie booths in various locations across the Council area. Girl Scouts. You can visit www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org and search for a Girl Scout Cookie booth by zip code using the cookie booth locater system. Smart phone users can now download the Cookie Locater app.
Summer Registration (Child Care)
Location: First School
First School, a ministry of First United Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville, is now registering for summer session and the fall 2013 school year. Spaces are limited! Call 479-571-4516 or visit www.firstschoolfayetteville.org for more information.
40 Days of 24/7 Prayer (Prayer Event)
Time: 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Fayetteville Prayer Room
40 Days of all day prayer, praise & worship. Connect with God. Join us as we "Seek God for this City".
Couch Potato Walkers Registration (Classes)
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
This six-week program is designed to get you off your seat and on your feet. This program is specifically designed for beginning walkers. The concentration of this program is walking a little farther or a little faster each week to achieve the goal of walking three miles at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Saturday, April 27. Registation deadline is Saturday, March 16.
NWA Mercy Family YMCA March Promotion (Health Education)
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
Join the NWA Mercy Family YMCA in March and pay only HALF of the joiner fee. Sign up for the member-only free Ultimate Pound Down. There will be teams of two, individual fitness assessments, teams that compete for the grand-prize of two (2) $250 Visa Gift Cards • New members, earn back your joiner fee by completing the program, and all participants are eligible for a FREE month of membership withcompletion of the program and improvement in designated assessment areas.
Rhea Lana's Kids Consignment Sale (Community Event)
Location: 2075 N. Shiloh Dr, Fayetteville
Northwest Arkansas Sale expects 1,100 families re-selling more than 95,000 children's and maternity items to 5,000 shoppers March 3-9. This is for families seeking the cost-savings of selling and purchasing high quality, gently used children's clothing, furniture, toys, and merchandise. For more information, visit http://fayetteville.rhealana.com/
Fabulous Felines Adoption (Pet Adoption)
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: PetCo in Rogers
Fabulous Felines is holding an adoption event in Rogers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8, 9 and 10 at Petco at Scotscale Mall. Kittens and cats needing forever homes will be available for adoption. See photos at Fabulous felinesnwa on Facebook. We’re also looking for foster homes for our cats and kittens until forever homes are found. If you’re interested, email email@example.com. Additional information: Adoptions begin at 9 a.m. Friday and will continue through 4 p.m. Sunday. Fabulous Felines is a 501C3 charitable organization dedicated to helping homeless, abused and neglected cats and kittens find forever homes.
CBCO Blood Drive (Blood Drive)
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Wal-mart People Center, Bentonville
CBCO needs your help to meet the growing need for blood in the Ozarks. Please make plans to donate at this upcoming blood drive. To be eligible to give, you must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and present required ID. For more information about sharing your good health with others, please visit our website at www.cbco.org or call 1-800-280-5337.
Growing Opportunities Inc. Pilot Project (Community Outreach)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Tontitown, Arkansas
We are piloting a project meant to assist those with "agriculture" disabilities, or "brown thumbs." We are holding classes in Tontitown offering instruction on everything from seed planting, to transplanting to a garden. Including hands on experience with farm animals, and for those interested, support with an entry in the Washington County Fair. We will meet on Saturday's bimonthly through May for 6 sessions. Call or e-mail with questions. It is free!
The Art of Marriage (Registration)
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Cross Church Fayetteville
Cross Church Fayetteville is hosting a six-week class for married couples. "The Art of Marriage" will begin at 5:00 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 2 and continue Sunday nights from Feb 10-March 10 @ 5:00. "The Art of Marriage" was produced by Family Life Ministries. Topics will include: God's purpose for marriage, overcoming isolation, fulfilling responsibilities, communication and conflict, intimacy, and leaving a legacy. Registration is available at crosschurch.com/fayetteville>small groups or by calling 479-695-5200 and asking for Rachel. Cost is $35 per couple. Child care will be provided at the church, 3484 W. Wedington Drive. The class will be held on the est side of ARVEST Bank near the church.
Team Impact (Community Gift)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: First Baptist Church of Bentonville
Team Impact will be performing feats of strength for five nights at 7:00pm.
Loving the Least (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers
An evening with Max Lucado devoted to the bible-less peoples of the world. Discover how God is using Pioneer Bible Translators to transform th elives of some of the most spiritually impoverished people in the world.
In This House Musical (Blood Drive)
Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Sager Creek Arts Center, Siloam Springs
Under the direction of Ben Hill, veteran singer/actors Gary Guinn, Go Strealy, Scott Carrington, and Liesl Dromi will perform in this heartwarming story of two couples brought together by a minor car accident, and forced to spend New Year’s Eve in an abandoned home. Through the course of the night, the characters confront their hopes, apprehensions, fears, and regrets about family, marriage, and the fleeting nature of time. The audience will face their own questions regarding their most important relationships, and ultimately find encouragement and strength In This House.