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Register now to win a K2 Summit 30 Cooler--tickets are $5 and the drawing will be held Friday, May 29. This is part of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life SFC Courthouse Fundraiser. 270-7397 for more info.
Humane Society Lasagna Dinner & Silent Auction
Forrest City Humane Society is having its annual Lasagna Dinner & Silent Auction from 4:30 to 7:30 on Friday, May 29, at the Presbyterian Church in FC. Tickets are $8 and you can get them at the door. For more info, call 270-7338.
Events at Mississippi River State Park
The park is offering several events at Bear Creek Lake this Friday, May 29, including Fire Starting, Native Mammals, Woodland Wand, and a Full Moon Adventure. For details, call the park at (870) 295-4040.
SFC Blues Heritage Event
5/29/15 - 5/30/15
In celebration of Arkansas Heritage Month, this two-day event starts Friday with refreshments, music, and an engaging presentation by Dr. Cliff Jones. Reserve your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. On Saturday, events will be held in and around the SFCo. Museum from 10:00 to 3:00. Food vendors, music, museum tours, and a special art unveiling are all scheduled. Don't forget your lawn chair! For more info, email Jenny or call 633-4480, ext. 353.
SFC Relay for Life
The annual SFC Relay for Life event is being held this Saturday, May 30, from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m., at Sam Smith Stadium in FC. (Festivities will be moved inside Mustang Arena if it rains.) Activities for spectators include live entertainment, an obstacle course, raffles, and refreshments.
Summer Energy Saving Tips
An information summit, "Summer Energy Saving Tips to Lower Your Electric Bill," is being held this Saturday, 5/30, at 11:00 a.m. at Madison Community Center. For more information, call Madison City Hall.
Children's Movie at Library
The Forrest City Public Library will show a children's movie on Saturday, May 30, at 9:30 a.m. Parents must attend with their children. For more information, call 633-5646.
FC Spring Fling
The 2015 Spring Fling will be held this Saturday, May 30, from 1:00 to 4:00 at the intersection of Hill and Rosser in downtown FC. This event features vendors and children's activities. For more information, call 501-412-6231.
Colt Community Yard Sale
Colt's community-wide yard sale is this Saturday, May 30.
Summer Camps at ASU
Arkansas State offers over 60 summer camps for kids 3 to 18, including "Art for Little Hands," "Jurassic Park Comes to Jonesboro," "CSI Camp," "Shark Week," and "Harry Potter at Hogwarts." For the full list of camps, dates, costs, and applications, go to their website at AState.edu/Youth. Individual camp sizes are limited, so check it out soon!
Vacation Bible School--Salem MB Church
6/1/15 - 6/5/15
Salem MB Church will hold Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 1, through Friday, June 5. Breakfast will be served at 8:00, and classes will be held from 8:30 to noon. This year's theme is "Adventures at Sea." For more information, call 633-2989 or 633-2596.
FC Summer Food Program
Forrest City School District's Summer Food Program starts Monday, June 1. Breakfast is 7:30 to 8:30, and lunch is noon to 1:30. Meals will be available at the high school, the junior high school, and Stewart Elementary. Call 633-5669 ext. 141 for more information.
Holly Grove Summer Food Program
Holly Grove Kiddie Kollege Daycare will hold its Summer Food Program from Monday, June 1, through July 24. The food will be distributed at the Town & Country Annex Building in Holly Grove.
Blood Drive at EACC
East Arkansas Community College will host a Blood Drive (by the Mid-South Regional Blood Center) on Tuesday, June 2, from 10:00 to 2:00. Donors should take their Blood Card or picture ID to EACC Learning Resource Center Room B-129 for registration and screening; donors will get a free t-shirt (while supplies last). For more info, call 633-4480 ext. 304 or email email@example.com.
5K & Rollin' on the River Festival
Clarendon's Rollin' on the River Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, June 5 & 6. The 5K run starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Cost is $30. Packet pick-up will be held from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m., with the race beginning at 7:30. A mini-tractor pull will also be held that evening at the Clarendon ballpark, and concessions will be sold. Call 870-747-3381 for more information on the 5K. Saturday's activities include a Buddy Bass tournament, a Youth Fishing Derby, Lions Club pancake breakfast, a Relay for Life community singing, a dog show, water slide, bounce house, magic show, and much more. For more info, call 747-3381.
EACC Golf Tournament
EACC's 5th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at FC Country Club on Monday, June 15--registration ends Friday, June 5. This will be a 4-person scramble style tourney, with entry fees at $100 per person and $400 per team. Check-in is at 11:30 that morning, with a shotgun start at 1:00. For more information, call Nikki Jones at 633-4480, ext. 352.
Marianna's Youth Community
5/30/15 & 6/6/15
Marianna's Youth Community Action Program meets at noon on Saturday, May 30, and Saturday, June 6, at 169 South Alabama Street in Marianna. For more information, to join, or to volunteer, call 821-0918.
Free Safety Baby Shower
A free Safety Baby Shower is being offered at Southeast Region Health Office, 1501 Dawson Road in FC. Learn how to keep your baby safe at home and on the go. Receive helpful information and gifts. Call to reserve your seats by June 18 at 633-6812 ext. 114.
The Scrap Happy Quilters of Brinkley have donated a quilt to the Central Delta Depot Museum, which will raffle it off as a fundraiser. Stop by the museum to see the quilt, and get your tickets for just $1 each. The drawing will be held July 4.
7/17/15 - 7/19/15
The second annual Three Trees Cowboy Church Ranch Rodeo has been rescheduled for the third weekend in July. The rodeo will now be held at the Wiley T. Jones Fairgrounds in FC Friday through Sunday, July 17 - 19. For more information, call 588-7667 or 494-5344.