Friday, April 05, 2013
Kids Night Out Registration (Child Care)
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
Are you looking for a night out while your kids have a blast at the Y? if so, bring your children to the YMCA’s Kids night Out! this program is offered for children 2 to14 years and involves activities such as ping pong, organized games, crafts and lots of fun! All children will be served dinner between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. Dinner will include a slice of pizza, bag of apples and a drink. Activities start at 6:00 p.m. and run until 10:00 p.m.
Downtown Rogers Restaurant Week (Community Event)
Location: Downtown Rogers
Explore the flavors of the downtown district during the “2nd Annual Downtown Rogers Restaurant Week” from April 1-6, 2013. Restaurants, diners, cafes, bakeries and coffee shops and drive-ins will showcase their favorite specialties, or tempt you with new menu items. It’s a celebration of local dining. There are no passes to buy, coupons to carry or cards to punch - simply go to a participating Downtown Rogers restaurant, enjoy the special two- or three-course fixed price menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Visit www.MainStreetRogers.com/Events/RestaurantWeek for the list of participating historic downtown Rogers restaurants.
Siloam Springs City-Wide Spring Cleanup (Community Event)
Location: Siloam Springs
Spring Cleanup Week is scheduled April 1-5, 2013. Cleanup items need to be placed by the curb no sooner than Saturday, March 30, 2013, and no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 01, 2013. Acceptable curbside items include: appliances, furniture, mattresses, up to four used tires without rims. Please bag or box all items possible.Paints, chemicals, fertilizers, household cleaners, batteries, oils, and fluorescent light bulbs must be taken to the Transfer Station at 1108 E. Ashley on Friday, April 5th from 8:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. There will be a $5.00 charge per load. Electronics (TV’s, computers, monitors, microwaves, printers, fax machines, stereos, etc…) must also be taken to the transfer station at 1108 East Ashley for free disposal. Yard waste is not included in the spring cleanup, but will be picked up on the regular monthly schedule. Please call 479-524-8512 for more information.
Annual Lawnmower Tune Up (Fundraiser)
Location: Abernathy Agriscience Building (1194 W. Cassatt Rd.)
The Agricultural Mechanization (AgMech) club and the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) will be hosting the “Lawnmower Tune Up” fundraiser April 5-6.The event will be held at the Abernathy Agriscience Building at the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center (1194 W. Cassatt Rd.) off Garland Avenue, approximately two miles north of the U of A campus.Individuals interested in Lawnmower Tune Up can drop off lawnmowers between 1-6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6. All lawnmowers will need to be picked up by 5 p.m. Saturday. Customers will be notified by phone when their mowers are ready for pick up.The cost for lawnmower maintenance is $30 per mower plus oil and parts; the average cost is $37. The tune up includes: changing spark plugs, filter and oil, and sharpening and balancing mower blade. Only push mowers in working order will be accepted.
Indoor Rummage Sale (Rummage Sale)
Time: 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Gentry Assembly of God
Washer, dryer, household items, toys, etc. First Assembly of God Church on Main Street in Gentry, just east of Dollar General.
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 Main Event (Fundraiser)
Time: 6:00 PMLocation: 28 Springs, Siloam Springs
Main Street Siloam Springs' elegant evening fundraiser takes place on April 5th at 28 Springs Restaurant in downtown Siloam Springs. Contact Meredith@mainstreetsiloam.com to be placed on the invitation list!
Cru Fellowship Dinner (Benefit)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Cross Church Pinnacle Hills, 2448 Pinnacle Hills Parkway
You are invited to the Campus Crusade for Christ and Athletes in Action 2013 Fellowship Dinner and Silent Auction. Guest speaker Mike Duke. The event benefits students at the University of Arkansas.
2nd Annual Hands of Hope Gala (Fundraiser)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Horton Farms
Event to benefit New Beginning Children's Homes. NWA's newest non-profit provider of faith based, family style children's homes. NBCH is scheduled to open early this summer as a long term residential care for Arkansas's foster children. Evening is business casual attire and will include dinner, silent auction, live auction and great entertainment from a live band and the NBCH Gospel Trio!