Saturday, April 06, 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.
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.
33rd Mission Conference (Missions Event)
Location: Nicodemus Church, Siloam Springs
The theme of the conference is "teaching all the nations". The speakers will be Mr. and Mrs. Cole who teach in Thailand and are currently on leave teaching at John Brown University. Everyone is invited to this conference! For more information, call 479-524-5489
Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament (Fishing Event)
Time: 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Prairie Creek Marina
Springdale FFA is hold a benefit bass fishing tournament on April 6th. Check in is 6am-6:45am and take off is at 7am. Weigh in is at 3pm. Entree Fee is $70 plus $10 (optional) Big Bass Pool. Springdale High School's FFA Chapter would love your support.
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!
My Collection (Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Gravette Historical Museum
The special exhibit will feature the private collections of many northwest Arkansas residents for one day only. Some of the collections featured are arrowheads, vintage cookbooks, stamps, vintage glassware and dishes, vintage irons, vintage ice tools and copper hat ashtrays from the 1950’s. There is something for all ages to enjoy and the Museum will be open as well. There will be barbeque and a cash drawing! For more information, call 479-206-2491.
Bayt Boutique Trunk Show (Adoption)
Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location: 208 NE 3rd ST, Bentonville
Artisan-crafted Home Decor and Noonday Collection Trunk Show to benefit a local family adopting from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CBCO Blood Drive (Blood Drive)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church, Rogers
CBCO needs your help to meet the growing need for blood in the Ozarks. Eligibility requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds, being in general good health and present required ID. A single blood donation can save the lives of up to three people. For more information about this blood drive, check out our website at www.cbco.org or call 1-800-280-5337.
Stunt Show and Live Music Benefiting Servant's Heart Household & Food Pantry (Community Event)
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Beckendale Plaza in Centerton
Two Shows (2:00 & 4:00) featuring Brent the Stunt Guy and music from Jonathan & Allison Firey from New Fire.Admission is a non-perishable/non-expired food or tax deductible donation to Servant's Heart. For more information visit our Facebook page or call 479-224-6475.
GriefShare Support Group (Support Group)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: FUMC, Bentonville, 201 N.W. 2nd Street
The First United Methodist Church of Bentonville is offering their 13 week GriefShare Support Group, Saturdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. These weekly two hour sessions are open for all who need a safe place to work through their grief. For more information contact Doylene Fuqua at email@example.com, or 479-640-1639. You can also find out more online at fumcbentonville.org, or call 479-273-2712.