The Tri-County Fair is September 1st-6th in Marvell!

Paintings and Photographs from Northeast Arkansas Delta by Norwood Creech will be displayed at the East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center from September 3rd-29. Monday-Thursday it will be open from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and on Friday it will be open from 10 a.m.- Noon. For more information or to schedule a group tour please call 633-4480 ext. 352. No admission charge.

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Time-Specific Events

Tri-County Fair (September 1st-September 6th)

Monday:
- Gates Open at Noon.
- Jr. Miss Tri-County Pageant  7 p.m.
- Demolition Derby                  7 p.m.
- Mrss Tri-County Pageant      8 p.m.
- Armbands are $15               1-6 p.m.

Tuesday:
- Gates Open at 5 p.m.
- Little Miss & Young Miss Pageant  7 p.m.

Wednesday:
- Senior Citizen Day- Free Admission 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Talent Show  7 p.m.

Thursday:
- Family Day/ Dollar Night; All rides, Admission and some Concessions will be $1.

Friday:
- Football Day
- Tri County's Got Talent    7 p.m.

Saturday:
- Derby Day Gates Open at 9 a.m.
- Baby Miss and Mister        1-5 p.m.
- Demolition Derby              7 p.m.
- Armbands are $15            1-5 p.m.

Armbands are sold everyday except Thurday. They are $20 and sold from 6-close.

Play Presentation (September 5th)

Momma: A Praying Mother will be presented at the Forrest City Civic Center at 7 p.m. The Admission is free. For more information call 581-2076.

Barbecue Contest (September 5th & 6th)

All Veterans Empowerment Services Inc. will host a Barbecue Contest. It will be at the office located on 500 S. Rosser Street in Forrest City. For more information call 870-494-3005 or stop by the office.

Colt Pioneer Days (September 5th & 6th)

Annual Colt Pioneer Days will be at the William Stone House again this year. On the 5th the events will take place from 5pm till 8pm and on the 6th they will be from 9am till 3pm. If you would like to participate in the event you can call Walter Meals at 633-7588 or 501-626-7254. If you would like a booth please call 633-7588, please NO food booths.

Keep Arkansas Beautiful Campaign (September 6th- October 31st)

The Fall Litter pick-up campaign with Keep Arkansas Beautiful will be from Saturday, September 6th until October 31st. To organize an event or join one, visit keeparkansasbeautiful.com (Keep Arkansas Beautiful) or call 1-888-742-8701.

Blood Drive (September 12th)

There will be a blood drive in Forrest City at the Department of Work Force, 300 Eldridge Rd. It will be Friday, September 12th from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.

Community Health Fair (September 13th)

There will be a Community Health Fair at the Forrest Civic Center on Saturday, September 13th from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. It is a free event.

Reunion (September 20th)

Sanyo will be having their Reunion for all of the former Sanyo workers. It will be at Ole Sawmill around 4pm. For more information you can call Lorene Oliver at 870-295-5841.

Cotton Pickin' Festival (September 26th & 27th)

Caldwell’s annual Cotton Pickin’ Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 & 27.  Activities include a silent auction, cake walk, kids’ games, and music.  Gospel singing starts the event at 6:00 Friday night.  Saturday events begin at 11 a.m.

Annual Autumn on the Square (September 27th)

The Annual Autumn on Square will be at the historic Downtown Court Square in Marianna. Booths are still available and you can register for a space until  September 19th , call 821-2666 or 295-2469 for a space. To Register for the Poker Run call 295-1339. There will be a lot of events and Tiffany Davis offers a schedule. T-shirts must be pre-ordered by August 26th. 

Women's Expo (October 7th)

Forrest City Medical will be having the Women’s Expo. It will be at the EACC Fine Arts Center again this year. The doors will open at 4:30pm for “Girlfriend Time” and the Lisa Welchel’s presentation will begin at 7:30pm. For more information, questions, or information about getting a booth please call Janet Benson at 870-261-0444.

Crowley's Ridge Vo-Tech BBQ (October 3rd)

Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute will be hosting their 27th annual Vo-Tech Barbecue Friday, October 3rd. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The drive thru will be open from 4-7 p.m. and the Student Center from 5-8 p.m. Door prizes will be given away hourly, and the Cummins Prison Band will provide entertainment until 9 p.m. 633-5411 for more info.

Children's Museum's 4th Annual Children's Ball (October 3rd or 4th)

The Children’s Museum in Memphis is having their 4th annual Children’s Ball. It will be themed after the movie “Frozen”. There are two dates to pick from, Friday, October 3rd or Saturday, October 4th. This formal-attire event includes dinner and activities. Parents must accompany the children, and reservations are required. Tickets for members are $35 a person and non-members are $50 a person. To make reservations you can go online to cmom.com or call 901-458-2678 extension 221.

L'Anguille River Festival (October 11th)

Palestine’s L’Anguille River Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. Activities include a barbecue cook-off, bungee jumping, an archery contest, silent auction, and crafts.

World AIDS Day (December 1st)

There will be a World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1st  from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. It will be at Forrest City Civic Center. There will be food and door prizes, with the grand prize of $300. For more information call Connie Roebuck aka the Condom Lady at 870-630-1484.

Recurring Events

CPR Classes (Forrest City)

CPR Classes Forrest City Medical Center offers community CPR classes on the second Tuesday of every month from 8 a.m. to noon. The class is held in the hospital’s in-service classroom. The cost is $45, books included. To register or for more information, contact David Herzog, director of the St. Francis County EMS, at (870)630-9611.

Sistas Support Group

Sistas, a local organization for mothers who have had a child die, meet the second Thursday of every month, at 5:30 p.m. in the in-service classroom at Forrest City Medical Center. For more information, contact Carol Baker at 870-261-3136.

Prayer Services - Fresh Annointing Ministries

Fresh Anointing Ministries Church will hold prayer services every third Sunday of the month at 7 p.m., each Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1 p.m. and the last Friday of each month at 7 p.m.

Tabitha's Clothes Closet

Tabitha’s Closet at Oak Hill Church of God is open on the first Saturday of every month form 10 a.m. to noon. Free clothing is available in all sizes for men, women, and children.

Sanyo Reunion-till September 2014

The Sanyo Reunion Committee is planning its event for September 2014.  Anyone interested in assisting or serving on the committee may contact Lorene Oliver at 870-295-5841.

Prayer Services- Fishing for Souls Church

Fishing For Souls Church will host community prayer meetings every Saturday from noon till 1 p.m. For more information you can call 870-295-3760.

Madison Satellite Clinic

The clinic is located at 809 Jackson Street in Madison. It will be from 8:30- 4:30 every Tuesday and Friday. For more information call 870-295-5225

Senior Citizens

A lunch program has been started at the Hughes Community Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-1. For information call Edward Watt at 870-339-3070.

St. Francis Area Development Center in Forrest City

There are openings for develpmentally delayed children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old. For more information call 633-5270 and talk to Casey Herron.

Mission Meeting- Paradise #1

The Paradise #1 Church will have Mission meetings every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Mission Meeting- Mt. Moriah

Mt. Moriah Church of Oak Forest will hold mission and youth meetings on the Fourth Sunday of each month at 11:15 a.m.

Baptist Training Union

Paradise #1 Church on Hill Street will host youth and adult Baptist Training Union on the First and Third Sunday of each month at 5 p.m.

4-H Clubs

The 4-H Clubs of St. Francis County are looking for members. For more information, contact Judy Sweet at 261-1730.

AA Meetings

The meetings will be every Saturday at the fellowship area of Faith Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. For more information you can call 633-8312.

Benefit Fund

At First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas locations there is a benefit fund set up for Jarrett “Jett” Moore. It is to help with medical expenses. He was born with single ventricle defect and went through one surgery the day he was born. To donate stop by any location.

Caregiver Support- Fourth Wednesday

East Arkansas Area on Aging hosts a caregiver support group at 2 p.m. They are located at 55 South Poplar. For more information call 930-2222 or 800-680-6950.

Retired Teachers- First Wednesday

The Lee County Retired Teachers Association meets at noon in the Lee County School District’s board room. For more information call 295-2668.

Haynes City Council- Second Tuesday

The Haynes City Council meets at 6 p.m. at the Haynes Fire Station.

Moro NAC Meeting- Second Monday

The Moro Neighborhood Action Council meets at 6 p.m. at the New Hope Church in Moro.

Marianna NAC Meeting- Second Monday

The Marianna Neighborhood Action Council meets at the St. Luke Church on Main Street at 6 p.m.

YCAP Meetings- First and Last Saturday

The Youth Community Action Program will meet at noon at 169 South Alabama St., in Marianna. For more information, to join or to become a volunteer call 821-0918.

Farmer Market- Each Tuesday and Thursday

The Marianna’s Farmer Market located near the historic Downtown Court Square is open from 7:30 a.m. till noon or until everything is sold old. WIC Farmers Market coupons are accepted.



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