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


Wednesday: Origami for kids will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Thursday: Story Time will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


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


Saturday: The Lonoke County Museum, 215 S.E. Front St., will hold an outdoor, Dutch-oven pioneer cooking event from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Come see how food was prepared on outdoor open fires during the 1800s. Enjoy an authentic historical meal prepared by an award- winning Dutch-oven cooking club in the museum for $7 per plate.


Monday: Teens Cooking Demo will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


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


Tuesday: The Carlisle Public Library will be closing at 4 p.m. for the Lonoke County Library System Board Meeting that will start at 5 p.m.. This meeting is open to the public.


Jan 24: Kids Kazoo Day at the Carlisle Public Library. Stop by for your free Kazoo.


Jan 25: Story Time will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Jan. 27: A southern gospel concert by the Martins sponsored by the Community Theatre of Cabot, local merchants and the Cabot A& P commission will be Saturday, Jan. 27.


The Veteran’s Event Center, 508 N. Lincoln St., will be the Cabot location. Show time starts at 7 p.m. Doors for the “meet and greet “reserved ticket section will open at 5:30 p.m. The box office will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $15 and can be reserved by placing your order with itickets.com.


You may also call 1-800-965-9324 for ticket purchases . For questions or more information, call 501- 941-2266.


Jan 29: Join us for National Puzzle Day at the Carlisle Public Library


Jan. 29: The Lonoke City Council will meet for a special meeting to approve the 2018 budget and discuss properties being considered for condemnation at 6 p.m. at city hall.


Jan. 29: There will be a community gathering to discuss the city of Lonoke’s strategic plan at 6:30 pm. in the cafeteria at the Gina Cox Center. Six action teams seek creative input and ideas for implementing key goals of the vision. It will be an unprecedented step toward transparency and community engagement in Lonoke.


Jan 30: The Adults All-About-Herbs Program will be held at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Jan 31: Kids Inspire Your Heart with Art program be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Feb. 1: The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the depot. Lunch will be provided for $10.


Feb. 5: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center. Lunch will be provided for $10.


Feb. 5: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at city hall.


Feb. 5: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building.


The Cabot Lions Club meet at Colton’s Grill & Steakhouse in Cabot. Meetings start at noon on the second and fourth Thursday of the month.


Meeting schedule for 2018:


Jan. 11 and Jan. 25


Feb. 8 and 22


March 8 and 22


April 12 and 26


May 10 and 24


June 7 and 21


July 12 and 26


Aug. 9 and 23


Sept. 6 and 20


Oct. 11 and 25


Nov. 8 and 22


Dec. 6 and 20