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


Today: 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.


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


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


Thursday: Color me calm is for adults and will be held at 10 a.m. in the front lobby area of the Lonoke Public Library.


Thursday: A ribbon cutting will be held for Grand Prairie Care & Rehabilitation Center at 10:30 a.m. in Lonoke.


Friday: Solar Eclipse painting for adults will be held at 10 a.m. in the front lobby area at the Lonoke Library.


Saturday: The Carver High School Alumni Association and Lonoke Community Center are partnering in hosting a free back to school, school supplies event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Lonoke Community Center. Children must be accompanied by a parent. The Community Center is located at 1355 W. Front street in Lonoke. For more information, contact Odis Cole at 501-676-6638 or Mike Brown at 501-676-4390


Sunday: Small Town Amateur Radio Service, STARS, a ham radio group will be having their monthly meeting, 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.


Monday: Students return to school at the Cabot, Carlisle and Lonoke School Districts.


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


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


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


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


Tuesday: The Lonoke County Library System Genealogist will be at the Lonoke Public Library at 11 a.m. for any questions you may have about your ancestors. Also we will have a Kids Solar System program at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Department at the Lonoke Public Library.


Aug. 16: Story time will be held at 10 a.m.in the Children’s Department of the Lonoke Public Library for ages birth to 4 years of age.


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.18: There will be an adult craft held at 10 a.m. in the front lobby area at the Lonoke 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: 4H Science experiment will be held at 4 p.m. for ages 5 to 12 in the Children’s Department.


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


Aug. 23: Story time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Department of the Lonoke Public Library for ages birth to 4 years of age.


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. 24: Color me calm is for adults and will be held at 10 a.m. in the front lobby area of the Lonoke Public Library.


Aug. 25: We have adult bingo at 10 a.m. and Dig. Plant. Grow. at 4 p.m. for all ages at the Lonoke Library.


Aug. 26: Central Arkansas Team Care for the Homeless, CATCH, will be having a meeting at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Post 71, 114 N 1st St, Cabot, the Cabot mini mall. Any questions, call 501-203-5715.


Aug. 28: A basic computer class will be held at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke Library. You can bring your own laptop or use one of the library’s computers.


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


Aug. 29: Teen journaling will be held at 4 p.m. in the train room at the Lonoke Library.


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


Aug. 30: Story time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Department of the Lonoke Public Library for ages birth to 4 years of age.


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


Sept. 9: The 25th annual antique tractor and engine show will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Plantation Agriculture Museum in Scott. The museum invites all pre-1960s tractor exhibitors and hit-and-miss engines, along with those who love them. This event is a treat for all ages and draws out a large community of farmers, tractor owners, and spectators alike. The event is free for exhibitors and visitors. 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. For more information, please contact Betty Coors at (501) 961-1409.


Oct. 7: Annabelle’s Anthem benefit 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.