COMMUNITY EVENTS

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CALVERY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL FISH FRY

OCTOBER 16

The fall PTF fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 11 a.m. till 7 p.m. at The Calvary Eagles' Nest Gym on Newcastle Road. Tickets are $10 each.

NENEVEH MINISTRIES & PLUM FOUNDATION RUMMAGE SALE

OCTOBER 16

Rummage sale and everything must go! Drawing for $100 Walmart gift card. Free Items! This will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. till noon. at 208 West Broadway in Forrest City. If you need more information call (870) 600 - 4414.

SUNSET KAYAKING

OCTOBER 16

Leisurely kayak Bear Creek Lake and tour the lake's shoreline and coves while enjoying the day's golden hour. This will happen at sunset Saturday, October the 16th, at 5:30. It will last 1 hour and 30 minutes. Minimum age is 8 years old. Kayaks, paddles, and PFDs are provided, but space is limited. Make reservations by calling ithe visitors center. (870) 295 - 4040 Admission: Adults $15.00, Ages 10-12 $7.50

DEMOCRATIC PARTY ZOOM MEETING

OCTOBER 21

The Democratic Party of St. Francis County will meet via ZOOM on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The agenda will include recommendation of 2022 filing fees, DPA donation and recruitment of viable democratic candidates for all county wide offices.  Special guests will be candidates for States Offices. All members are asked to participate in this important meeting. For more information contact Peggy R. Wright, Chair or Adrian Winfrey, Vice-Chair.

ROSANNE CASH PERFORMANCE

OCTOBER 15 AND 16

Rosanne Cash will be performing from inside the Johnny Cash boyhood home on Friday, October 15, and Saturday, October 16. This event will headline the virtual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. Tickets are $35 plus fees for the virtual experience but a VIP ticket is available for $75 and includes an in-person event on the campus of ASU on Saturday evening. For tickets and more information you can visit JohnnyCashHeritageFestival.com.

CRYSTAL GAYLE

OCTOBER 16, 2021

Crystal Gayle will be performing at EACC Fine Arts Center on October 16, 2021. She is a big influence in Country Music and Loretta Lynn's older sister. To purchase tickets you can visit the EACC Fine Arts Center website, buy tickets in person at the window or call 870-633-4480 ext. 352.

PWSD FASFA COMPLETION NIGHT

OCTOBER 21

Christin Williams from EACC will be the speaker for the event. This event is for the 12th grade students and their parents. It will be held from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the PWHS library. These are the items that you need to bring that night: SSN, Taxes, Address, DOB. For more information contact: (870) 581- 2425 or aholman@pwsd.k12.ar.us

LEVON HELM JUBILEE 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

Levon Helm Jubilee will be on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in Marvell, AR. There will be many featured artists including: Amy Helm, Brad Moneymaker, Danny Dozer & Friends, Billy Jeeter & Band, Jr Rogers & The All-Star Band, Carla Robinson, Gospel Express, and Bluff City Bandits.

JOB FAIR

OCTOBER 26

Edward's Food Giant will be holding a job fair at every location on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions reach out to them on their FaceBook page.

AIR SUPPLY

RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 6, 2021

The Air Supply concert at Eacc Fine Arts Center has been rescheduled to 11/06/2021 at 7:30 p.m. Any previously bought tickets will still be honored for this performance. To purchase tickets you can visit the EACC Fine Arts Center website, buy tickets in person at the window or call 870-633-4480 ext. 352. 

QUILT SALE

NOVEMBER 6 & 7

First Baptist Church of Forrest City Caring Touch Quilting Group will have their yearly quilting show and sale on Saturday, November 6th from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. and on Sunday, November 7th from noon till 4 p.m. The show will be held in the church fellowship hall ( 507 N Rosser ST). The proceeds will be given to Arkansas missions. The number to call for more information is: (870) 633 - 5837.

LITTLE TEXAS

JANUARY 22,2022

Little Texas will be performing at EACC Fine Arts Center on January 22, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. They are an iconic Country Classic Rock bank. One of their most notable songs is 'God Bless Texas.' To purchase tickets you can visit the EACC Fine Arts Center website, buy tickets in person at the window or call 870-633-4480 ext. 352. 

CECE WINANS

FEBURARY 19, 2022

Cece Winans will be performing at EACC Fine Arts Center on February 19, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. She is the most awarded female in Gospel of all time. To purchase tickets you can visit the EACC Fine Arts Center website, buy tickets in person at the window or call 870-633-4480 ext. 352.

ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION & PURE PAIRIE LEAGUE 

APRIL 22, 2022

Atlanta Rhythm Section and Pure Prairie League will be performing at EACC Fine Arts Center on April 22, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. They have both been active for over 50 years in the Southern Rock and Country Rock styles of music. To purchase tickets you can visit the EACC Fine Arts Center website, buy tickets in person at the window or call 870-633-4480 ext. 352.

DRIVER'S TESTING AT TROOP D

NOW

Arkansas State Police Troop D driver's testing for Skills will be Monday, Wednesday, and  Friday at 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The written exam will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information call 870-633-1454. You will need an original copy of your birth certificate and also a photo ID. You can purchase a photo ID for $5 at the Revenue Office, this is just an option, NOT something you have to do. Either way you MUST have a photo ID.

TRANSPORTATION FOR VETS

MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY

The Disabled Arkansas Veterans is providing transportation to area veterans from St. Francis County to the VA in Little Rock. The van will pick up veterans every Monday and Wednesday at the Shell station on Holiday Drive in Forrest City at 7:05 a.m. and the Love's truck stop in Palestine at around 7:10 a.m. To reserve a spot or get more information please call 870-932-1052.

OUTREACH PROGRAM

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT

The Oak Hill Church of God, 97 SFC 309, will host Monday Night Outreach each week, a free support group for people struggling with depression, grief, loneliness, or addiction. A complimentary meal is served at 5:30p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30p.m. For more information, call 870-633-7331.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, 400 Hill St. in Forrest City.

FLU VACCINE

EVERY THURSDAY

Lee County Cooperative Clinic at 530 West Atkins Blvd in Marianna, will be offering free drive thru flu vaccines & Covid-19 testing every Thursday from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call 870-295-5225 to pre-register. Walk ups are also welcome. Please wear your mask.

AA & AL-ANON MEETINGS

EVERY THURSDAY

Alcoholics Anonymous & Al Anon Meetings are held at 568 W. Chestnut in Marianna every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT MEETING

EVERY SECOND THURSDAY EACH MONTH

The Alzheimer's Support Program of East Arkansas Area Agency on Aging will host its monthly support group meeting on Thursday, November 8, starting at noon at Forrest City Medical Center. For more information call 870-494-3300. Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month.

DRIVER'S LICENSE CLASSES

EVERY THURSDAY

Classes for an Arkansas Driver's License are held each Thursday at the Lee County Courthouse. The driving portion is at 9 a.m., and the written exam is given at 1:00 p.m.

MARS HILL CLOTHES CLOSET

OPEN THE LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH

If you or anyone you know needs clothing, please come shop! Our clothes are clean, gently worn, and FREE!

Take Hwy. 261 South from Palestine (turn at the Valero Station) and cross the Lee County line. Then take the first paved road to the right (LEE 814). The church is just off the pavement. Only 6 miles or so from Palestine.


Call for more info or emergency needs.

870-317-8848 or 870-295-0408

FREE MULCH

THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH

Forrest City Landfill will give away free mulch on the first Saturday of every month, from 7:00 to noon, weather permitting.

COVID-19 BOOSTER VACCINE

NOW AVALIABLE

Lee County Cooperative Clinic now has Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccines avaliable. To schedule please call 870-295-5225.