Community Calendar

First Baptist Church in Center Ridge is holding a clothing closet every Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  The church is now accepting winter clothes donations for the closet.  For more information, call 242-1373.

The 8th annual UACCM Pageant presented by Phi Beta Lambda will be held Saturday, November 8, from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium.  In addition to UACCM students, there are categories for girls from birth to age 17.  Registration fee is $30 before October 27th or $40 after that date.  The final deadline is November 3rd.  For applications, visit

The Nemo Vista School District will hold its annual public meeting in conjunction with the regular board meeting on Monday (10/20/14) at 6:30 p.m. in the administration board room.

PERRY 4-H BANQUET (10/20/14)
Perry County 4-H will hold its annual achievement and awards banquet Monday (10/20/14) at 7:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Perryville.  For more information or to RSVP, call the Extension Office at 889-2661.

PERRY CHAMBER (10/21/14)
The Perry County Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Tuesday (10/21/14) at noon at First Electric in Perryville.

4-H BANQUET (10/21/14)
Conway County 4-H will hold its annual awards banquet on Tuesday, October 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Downtown Church of Christ Family Life Center in Morrilton.  Attendees are asked to RSVP to 354-9618 by Tuesday (10/21/14).

Registration for the Morrilton Parks and Recreation's youth basketball program for boys and girls in grades 3-6 continues through Wednesday (10/22/14).  You can register at the Parks and Recreation office at the City Ball Park Complex weekdays from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:30 p.m.  Registration is $40 for first child, $35 for second child and $30 for third or more children in the same family.  For more information, call Larry Tarrant at 354-4727 or 208-6675.

Brookridge Cove will have an open house and chili cookoff on Wednesday (10/22/14) from 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited for all-you-can-eat chili and to welcome new administrator Bobbi Helton.  There will also be a drawing for a $50 gift card.

The annual fall area-wide Gospel Meeting of the Conway County Churches of Christ continues through Wednesday (10/22/14) at the Downtown Church of Christ in Morrilton. The theme is "The Heart of the Gospel" with a different speaker each night. Services begin at 7:00 each night with refreshments and fellowship to follow.

The Conway County Retired Teachers Association will meet Thursday (10/23/14) at 10:00 a.m. at the Harding Street Church of Christ Annex.  All retired school personnel are invited.  Members are encouraged to bring canned goods for the Conway County Care Center.

Morrilton Elementary School will hold a take-out spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Thursday (10/23/14).  Meals are $6 if ordered by Monday (10/20/13) or $8 if purchased Thursday.  To pre-order, call 354-9443.  Meals will be available for pick-up at the front door of MES from 4:30-7:00 p.m.

The Morrilton Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday (10/23/14) at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Meeting Room.

The Springfield Lodge of Free Masons will meet Thursday (10/23/14) at 7:00 p.m.

ARVAC will issue commodities for eligible households in Conway County on Friday (10/24/14) from 8:00 a.m.-noon at the National Guard Armory in Morrilton.  Applicants will need to bring total household income, number in household and Social Security card.

The Abundant Life Pregnancy Resource Center in Morrilton will hold its annual Celebrate Life fundraising banquet on Friday (10/24/14) from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Morrilton. There is no charge for individual tickets, but table sponsorships are available at various levels. To become a sponsor or to RSVP, call 354-4141.

FLY-IN (10/25/14)
The Morrilton Municipal Airport will host its annual fly-in on Saturday (10/25/14) from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and the C.C. Kruzzers will hold a car show with the event.  In addition, all planes that fly in that day will receive a discount of ten cents a gallon on fuel.  Admission is free to the public.

HARVEST OF HOPE (10/25/14)
The Conway County Care Center's annual Harvest of Hope food drive culminates with its "Fill the Truck" drive on Saturday (10/25/14).  Individuals are asked to help fill a truck located in the Kroger parking lot with non-perishable food items.  The seventh annual Harvest of Hope Gospel Singing will follow from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Rialto Theatre in downtown Morrilton.  The cost to attend is $5 or five cans of food for adults and $3 or three cans of food for children.  Entertainment will be provided by local church choirs, individuals and youth groups.

A Fall Freedom Festival hosted by The Harbor on Ranchette Road in Conway will take place Saturday (10/25/14) from 3:00-7:00 p.m.  The event includes hay rides, face painting, bounce houses, a chili cookoff and entertainment by Gospel Outlaws Christian Rock Band.

Lonoke Baptist Church will hold its annual Fall Fest on Sunday (10/26/14) from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Conway County Fairgrounds Multi-Purpose Building in Morrilton.  The event will include free chili, hot dogs, bounce houses, a costume contest and other games.

BLOOD DRIVE (10/27/14)
The American Red Cross will hold blood drives Monday (10/27/14) from 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Bigelow High School and from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Walmart in Morrilton.

The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet Monday (10/27/14) at 7:00 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Building at Hendrix College in Conway.  The speaker will be Courtney Hatch, associate professor of Biology at Hendrix.  For more information, call Pat Donnell at 977-3899.

4-H BANQUET (10/28/14)
Conway County 4-H will hold its annual awards banquet Tuesday (10/28/14) at 6:00 p.m. at the Downtown Church of Christ Family Life Center in Morrilton.

There will be a regular meeting of the Morrilton Historic District Commission on Wednesday (10/29/14) at 4:30 p.m. in the small conference room at City Hall.

BLOOD DRIVE (10/30/14)
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Thursday (10/30/14) from 10:00 a.m.-3;00 p.m. at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton.

The St. Vincent Morrilton Auxiliary will host a beans and cornbread lunch and a silent auction on Thursday (10/30/14) from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the hospital Grill Area.  Meals are $6 each.  For carryouts, call 977-2455.

The Morrilton City Council Budget Committee will meet Thursday (10/30/14) at 6:00 p.m. at the Wastewater Conference Room.

BLOOD DRIVE (10/31/14)
The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Friday (10/31/14) from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Wonderview High School.

Main Street Morrilton will host its annual Monsters on Main Street from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Friday (10/31/14) in downtown Morrilton.  Candy and treats will be available to trick-or-treaters at participating merchants.  There will also be a fortune teller, dance performance, face painting and other activities.  A costume contest will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Rialto Theatre.  All activities are free, but concessions will be available for purchase.

TRUCK OR TREAT (10/31/14)
Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in the Hillcreek Community north of Plumerville will hold a Truck of Treat event with games and food for kids.  Everyone is welcome.

The eighth annual Veterans Parade in downtown Plumerville will be held Saturday (11/1/14) beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Entertainment and activities in the park will start at noon.  Food will also be available.  For more information or parade entries or setting up a booth, call 208-3467.
To submit your community calendar event please email or call 354.2485

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