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Wednesday: Adults tempt your senses at 1 p.m. and Teen book art will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Wednesday: There will be story time at the Lonoke library at 10 a.m.​


Thursday: At the Lonoke library we will have our Summer Reading Bash starting at 10 a.m. NHEMC will be here with live animals and we will have lunch provided by Arvest bank and drawings for our grand prizes!


Thursday: End of Summer Reading Program Party at 2 p.m. and NHECM live animal is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Friday: The Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy center will host it’s annual ESAU Corn Fundraiser June 30, July 7, July 14 and August 31. Pick up times will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This year only Peaches and Cream cord will be sold. Cost is $25 per bag or $35 per shucked bag. Approximately 72 ears per bag. Friday, July 7 will be shuck day. Cost is $35 per shucked bag Limited quantities will be available on the shucked bags. Call 501-676-2552 to place your order.


Friday: Will play all day at the Carlisle Public Library


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


Tuesday: The Lonoke County Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Independence Day.


July 5: Story time will be held for birth age to toddlers in the Children’s Department at the Lonoke Public Library at 10 a.m.


July 5: Teen Book Club at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


July 6: Kids Plant Craft at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


July 7: At 10 a.m. there will be children’s bingo for ages entering Kindergarten through sixth grade. Also, at 1 p.m. we will have our Dig. Plant. Grow. Activity in the children’s department at the Lonoke Public Library.


July 8: The Plantation Agriculture Museum invites you and your family to journey back to your pioneering roots during our third annual Homegoods Day. Homemakers and crafters from around Arkansas are here to explain and show their goods. We will offer free homemade ice cream, and more. The Plantation Agriculture Museum will be hosting Homegoods Day on Saturday, July 8 from 10-2 p.m. Come out to join the festivities while enjoying fresh homemade ice cream, demonstrations, and crafts. Supplies are limited. All activities will be held inside the air conditioned main museum. Admission is free. The Plantation Agriculture Museum is just 20 minutes from Little Rock at the junction of U.S. Hwy. 165 and Arkansas Hwy. 161. Take exit 7 off I-440 turn right on U.S. Hwy. 165, go 5 miles to Museum and turn right on Arkansas Hwy. 161 in Scott, Arkansas. The Museum is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission to the museum exhibits is free for self-guided tours. Guided tours are $4for adults and $3 for children. For more information, please contact Betty Coors at (501) 961-1409 or betty.coors@arkansas.gov.


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


July 10: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center. Lunch will be provided for $10.


July 10: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at city hall.


July 10: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building.


July 11: There will be an adult craft held at 10 a.m. Brick by Brick will also be held at 10 a.m.for the children. Teen journaling will be held in the train room at the Lonoke Public Library at 2 p.m.


July 11: Adult Craft at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


July 11: The Cabot school board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


July 13: Teen painting will be held at the Lonoke Public Library at 2 p.m. in the train room.


July 13: Kids Coding program at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


July 14: Dig. Plant. Grow. Will be held at 1 p.m. for all ages.


July 17: There will be a children’s summer movie at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Department in the Lonoke Public Library.


July 17: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


July 17: The Cabot city council will meet at 7 p.m. in the city Annex Building.


July 18: The Lonoke County Library board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the England Library.


July 18: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.


July 19: Teens Coding program at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


July 20: The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex building.


July 21: Dig. Plant. Grow. will be at 1 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


July 24: Wii Play all day and all ages at the Carlisle Public Library


July 25: At 10 a.m. there will be an adult craft in the main lobby area of the Lonoke Public Library. Also, at 2 p.m. there will be a teen coding class in the train room.


July 26: Story time will be held for birth age to toddlers in the Children’s Department at the Lonoke Public Library at 10 a.m.


July 28: Adult bingo will be held at 2 p.m. in the main lobby area at the Lonoke Public Library.