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Today: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Public Library


Today: Teen Book Club is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Thursday: There will be an adult keepsake box craft at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


Thursday: Color Me Calm is from 2-4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Friday: The 2017 Lonoke High School graduation ceremony will be at 8 p.m. p.m. in the Gina Cox Center.


Saturday: Experienced at food preservation or a novice wanting to learn, classes offered at the Lonoke County Cooperative Extension office are the thing for you. Classes in water bath and pressure canning using the newest techniques are being offered in preparation for the summer harvest. A pickling class will also be offered for those who want to learn how to turn those cucumbers into delicious pickles. Whether you enjoy foods from your own garden or locally grown from the Farmers’ Market these classes can be beneficial. Pressure canning will be taught on May 13 from 9 a.m. until noon, water bath canning May 13 from 1- 4 p.m., and the pickling class will be on June 3 from 9 a.m. until noon. During the pickling class we will also discuss dehydration. Each class will meet in the Cooperative Extension conference room on Hwy 70 East. There will be a cost of $10 per person for each class to cover the cost of food with each participant taking home one jar of each item preserved. Pre-registration is required by May 5 as space is limited. For more information and to register for the classes please contact Dianna Bowen, County Extension Agent at the Lonoke County Cooperative Extension Service, 2001 Highway 70 East, 501-676-3124.


Monday: Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Monday: Summer Reading Registration beings at the Lonoke Public Library


Monday: The Cabot Civitan Club will meet at 6 p.m. at First Security Bank, 205 W. Pine Street


Monday: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


Monday: The Cabot City Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the City Annex building


Tuesday: The Cabot Rotary Club Meeting will be at noon at Colton’s Steak House & Grill, 195 Northport Drive


Tuesday: BINGO for Books is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Tuesday: Coding for all ages will be held at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


Tuesday: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.


May 18: The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex building.


May 17: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Public Library


May 17: Teens will meet at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 18: Color Me Calm will be at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library.


May 18: Adult Craft will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 19: There will be an adult craft at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library.


May 20: The Lonoke Junior High Cheerleaders will host a Car Wash Fundraiser to purchase new uniforms from 9 a.m. until 1p.m. in the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts parking lot. Suggested donation is $5, but all donations will be accepted.


May 22: Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. and Crazy 8’s is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 22: Teen scratch art will be held at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


May 23: Board Games will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 23: Crazy 8’s Math Club will meet at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Library.


May 24: Last day of school for the Carlisle School District


May 24: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. at the Library.


May 24: Teen Book Club will be at 4p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 25: Color Me Calm is from 2-4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 26: Last day of school for the Lonoke School District


May 26: BINGO for all ages at 2 p.m. in the Lonoke Library


May 27: The Lonoke County Museum will have a living history day from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at the museum. Admission is free.


May 29: Carlisle and Lonoke Public Library will be CLOSED for Memorial Day


May 30: Wii Play from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 30: Crazy 8’s Math Club will be at 3:45 p.m. at the Lonoke Library.


May 31: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library


May 31: Teen Art will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 31: Lonoke Assembly of God will host a Family Fun Day from 6-8 p.m. on May 31. There will be free games, food, prizes and amazing family fun.