Community Calendar

NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER IS “FINE FREE MONTH” FOR THE LIBRARIES IN THE OREGON COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT. PLEASE RETURN ALL OVERDUE MATERIALS AND NO FINES WILL BE CHARGED DURING THIS TIME. FOR MORE INFORMATION YOU MAY CONTACT THE OREGON COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT, ALTON BRANCH AT 417-778-6414 OR YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY BRANCH.

 NOVEMBER 3 THROUGH THE 7TH:

THE FULTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE OFFICE IN SALEM, ARKANSAS WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE ANGEL TREE PROJECT MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 THROUGH THE 7TH, FROM FAMILIES WHO NEED HELP WITH CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR CHILDREN AND HOUSEHOLDS WHO NEED HELP WITH FOOD FOR CHRISTMAS.  APPLY AT THE FULTON COUNTY DHS OFFICE, 222 BYRON ROAD IN SALEM TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION.  YOU MUST HAVE VERIFICATION OF INCOME AND EXPENSES.  TO RECEIVE A FOOD BASKET, HOUSEHOLD NOT RECEIVING SERVICES FROM DHS WILL HAVE TO PROVIDE A PHOTO ID AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD FOR ALL ADULTS AND HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS IN THE HOME .  870-895-3309

 NOVEMBER 7:

In Memory of Eddie Johnson Jr, Alton Bank is having a Fundraiser with all Proceeds going to the Alton Fire Department.  Pulled Pork Sandwich Plate $7.00. Located in front of the Alton Bank on this Friday 11:00am – 2:00pm.  There also will be a Gun Raffle Ruger 10 22, black synthetic stock for the Eddie Johnson Family $1.00 per ticket, 6 tickets for $5.00 Tickets can be purchased at the Alton Bank. Drawing will be at 2:00 this Friday at the Alton Bank. Come out and help the Alton Fire Department raise money to help the Alton Fire Department in Memory of Eddie Johnson Jr.

 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8:

THE BAKER FAMILY WILL BE IN CONCERT AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE GEORGE D HAY COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER  ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH.  THE THEATER IS LOCATED ONE MILE SOUTH OF MAMMOTH SPRING ON HIWAY 63.  ADMISSION IS $5.00..12 AND UNDER FREE.  CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE. 

 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8:

THE ASH FLAT CHURCH OF GOD WILL HOLD A BENEFIT SINGING FOR THE FREDDIE WAYNE GANN FAMILY ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH AT 6:00 P.M. FEATURING THE BEEBE BELIEVERS FROM CABOT, ARKANSAS.  THE FAMILY WAS INVOLVED IN A BAD AUTO ACCIDENT ON SEPTEMBER 29TH.  ALL DONATIONS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.  THE CHURCH IS LOCATED AT 24 ARMHART IN ASH FLAT..THE STREET JUST BEHIND THE COUNTY JAIL.  ( info – 870-856-3594)

 NOVEMBER 8:

The United Methodist Women of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church will hold their annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 8, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The church is located at the corner of Keno and Otter Drive in Cherokee Village.  The bazaar features baked goods and candies, Christmas décor, craft items, a silent auction, and personalized Christmas ornaments.  Coffee and doughnuts are available from 8:30 to 10:00 am.  Lunch is available from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for $5.00. Proceeds will help support local mission ministries, and everyone is invited.

 NOVEMBER 9:

WEST PLAINS COUNCIL ON THE ARTS, REVITALIZING A TRADITION, INVITES EVERYONE TO A COMMUNITY MESSIAH SING, DIRECTED BY LARRY DAME BEGINNING 2:30PM, AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 112 AID AVE., WEST PLAINS, MISSOURI. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL KATHLEEN MORRISSEY AT 417-293-7751.

 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11:

THE Alton High School will have it’s annual Veteran’s Day assembly on November 11th, 2014 @ 9:30 am. Everyone is invited. The choir and band will perform the National Anthem, and another patriotic piece that they do in competition. Also, the local winners of the speech competition for Veteran’s Day will give their speeches. An Alton High School student will play the bagpipes and the Color Guard will present the colors.

 NOVEMBER 15:

LIVE IN CONCERT “THE VELVET RIDGE SINGERS” AT 6:00PM TO BE HELD AT THE SADDLE BAPTIST CHURCH, 8689 HEART ROAD, SADDLE, ARKANSAS. POTLUCK TO FOLLOW THE SINGING! FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 501-724-5031.

 NOVEMBER 15:

BENEFIT GOSPEL CONCERT AND CHILI SUPPER FOR TIM & KATHY BURNS AND BABY CARTER AT THE HIGHLAND HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH AT 2021 HIGHWAY 62/412, HIGHLAND, ARKANSAS. CONCERT 3:00 UNTIL 5:00PM – CHILI SUPPER 5:00 UNTILL 6:30PM. BABY CARTER WAS BORN 2 MONTHS PREMATURE AND WITH INSURANCE. THE MONEY RAISED WILL TO HELP PAY FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES. THEY NEED OUR HELP! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION YOU MAY MAIL YOUR CHECK TO THE ADDRESS ABOVE. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 870-856-4060.

 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15:

THE BB ROAD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL HOST A HUNTER MEAL ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH FROM 5:00 TIL 8:00 P.M. THIS WILL INCLUDE A HAM AND BEAN/CHILI SUPPER WITH ALL THE FIXINGS AND DESSERT WITH A DONATION FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 12 FOR $8.00.  CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER $4.00 AND PRESCHOOLERS FREE.  CARRY OUTS  AVAILABLE.   A LIVE AUCTION AND DRAWINGS FOR BOTH THE SAVAGE AXIS RIFLE AND KITCHEN APPLIANCE PACKAGE.  THE BB ROAD COMMUNITY CENTER IS LOCATED ON HIWAY 160 EAST TO INTERSECTION OF CR 225/222 – 10 MILES EAST OF ALTON.   

THANKSGIVING DAY – NOV 27:  

THE MAMMOTH SPRING FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WILL HOST A FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER ON THANKSGIVING DAY FROM 11:00 TIL 2:00 AT THE MAMMOTH SPRING SCHOOL CAFETERIA.  THERE WILL BE TURKEY, DRESSING, HAM, DESSERT, DRINKS.  FREE LOCAL DELIVERIES.  EVERYONE WELCOME.   (info – 870-625-3273)                                                                                                                

FEBRUARY 28:

THE 3RD ANNUAL WEST PLAINS BREWFEST  WILL BE HELD AT THE EXHIBIT HALL AT THE WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER FROM 5:30 UNTIL 8:00PM. PROCEEDS FROM EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE WEST PLAINS COUNCIL ON THE ARTS’  EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ARTS IN THE WEST PLAINS AREA AS WELL AS FUND THE GATEWOOD FAMILY FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP, WHICH WILL BE AWARDED TO AN AREA GRADUATING  HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PLANNING  TO MAJOR IN FINE ARTS . FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO THEIR FACEBOOK AT https://www.facebook.com/westplainsbrewfest

 EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY:

THE WEST PLAINS SENIOR CENTER AT 416 EAST MAIN IN WEST PLAINS IS HOSTING A RUG-MAKING CLASS EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:00 TIL 1;00 P.M.  LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 12:00 TIL 12:30.  COST FOR SUPPLIES TO GET STARTED IS $20.00.  FOR A REFRESHER COURSE IS $10.00.  INSTRUCTORS ARE KAREN RICKARD AND RACHEL HAMBY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-4055.