To submit information for the community calendar, e-mail Allison Goodman at cgoodman@arkansasnews.com before 4 p.m. on Friday.


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


Thursday: The American Legion Post 71 Meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Post, 114 N. 1st Street, Cabot. Pre-meeting meal will be at 6pm. All members and spouses are welcome to come. All ladies may join and/or attend the Auxiliary meeting. Daughters can join the Junior Auxiliary. If you are a Veteran and are interested in joining or a son of a Veteran, come on by. If you are a motorcycle rider, we have a Legion Riders Chapter, too. Any questions, please don’t hesitate to call The Post at 501-203-5715 or come by Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Saturday 9 a.m. until noon.


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


Saturday: CATCH, Central Arkansas Team Care for the Homeless will be having a meeting at 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church Cabot, 204 N. 3rd Street. Point of contact or questions, please call Allen Miller, 501-203-5715.


Monday: The Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc is hosting a free environmental education teacher workshop from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Participants will receive training in two internationally recognized environmental education programs – Project Learning Tree and Project WET. These programs provide respected and proven environmental education curricula that are approved by the Arkansas Department of Education and TAPP Registry for 6 hours of professional development credit. Class sizes are limited; registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the museum at 870-256-3711 or lowerwhiterivermuseum@arkansas.com.


Tuesday: The Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center will present a Call To Action for Suicide and Bullying Prevention – “Whispers To Wisdom.” from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Lonoke Assembly of God Church at 1763 SW Front Street, Lonoke. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from a distinguished panel of professionals on the subjects. Greg Adams – Arkansas Children’s Hospital Center for Good Mourning, Mary Meacham – Arkansas Chapter for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Dr. Cathy Staton – Trauma Focused Licensed Therapist, Steven Blackwood – Strategic Consultant, Suicide Loss Survivor & Grass Roots Prevention Advocate, Senator Eddie Joe Williams and Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney Chuck Graham. A question and answer session will allow attendees to address the panelists. Keynote Lunch Speaker will be First Lady Susan Hutchison. There will also be educational resources offered by Methodist Behavioral Hospital, Pinnacle Point, and Professional Counselling Associates. There is no charge to attend the event and lunch will be provided. You are encouraged RSVP by July 25, 2017 to Robyn Ketchum rketchum.wadecac@sbcglobal.net or Sharon Rudder srudder.wadecac@sbcglobal.net or you may call the Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center at 501-676-2552. Seating will be limited. Additional training sessions will be offered at a later date and registration to these sessions will be available at Whispers To Wisdom.


Tuesday: Genealogy at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Tuesday: The Lonoke County Farm Bureau Board of Directors will meet for their policy development meeting at 7 p.m. Come early for the meal.


Aug. 2: Teen Book Club at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 3: Story Time at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 3: The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the depot. Lunch will be provided for $10.


Aug. 7: Crazy 8’s Math Club at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 9: STARS, Small Town Amateur Radio Service, ham radio group will be having their monthly meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 71, 114 N 1st Street, Cabot. The meetings are on the second Sunday every month. Any questions call 501-203-5715.


Aug. 9: Teen Solar System Activity at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 10: Story Time at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library and Kids Solar System Activity at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 14: Students return to school at the Carlisle School District.


Aug. 14: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon at city hall. Lunch will be provided for $10.


Aug. 14: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at city hall.


Aug. 14: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building.


Aug. 15: Bath Bombs craft at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 16: Teen Creative Journaling at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 17: Story Time at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 17: Kids Coding at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 21: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


Aug. 22: Calligraphy Class at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 22: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at city hall.


Aug. 23: Teen Coding at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 24: Story Time at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 28: Crazy 8’s Math Club at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 29: Pinch of This at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 30: Teen Book Club at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Aug. 31: Story Time at 10 a.m. at Carlisle Public Library


Oct. 7: Annabelle’s Anthem benifit dinner and silent action will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the St. Rose Parish Hall in Carlisle. Annabelle is the daughter of Trey and Lindy Hearn, who was recently diagnosed with ALL, a form of leukemia. Lindy is a sixth grade teacher at Carlisle Public Schools and Trey is a manager at Keo Fish Farm. Annabelle began treatment July 21, and will continue receiving treatment for the next two years. The public is invited to support the family in an evening of dinner, dancing and fun. Dinner will be catered by Harlan Caviness and Chuck Brown. If you would like to purchase tickets, donate an auction item, or have any other question feel free to contact Hilary James at 870552-5259.