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


Ongoing: A Weight Watchers meeting is held every Tuesday at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 603 East Park in Carlisle. Weigh-in is at 5:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 6 p.m. Registration requirements and more information will be provided at the meeting.


Today: If you are looking for spring break activities, series of workshops at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park might just be the ticket.


First up, a Kid’s Cooking Camp. The fee for the class is $10 and covers all supplies.


Thursday: Kids will build and cook a simple snack in a solar oven made from recycled material. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Fee for this class is $10.


Friday: the Hula Hoop weaving workshop will teach kids how to make a simple rug from recycled T-Shirts that are woven on a hula hoop. Please bring 12 old t-shirts (Adult XL). We will supply the hoops. The fee for this workshop is $7.


Call 501-961-1409 to make advance reservations and reserve your spot.


Today: The Cabot Fire Department will host a community blood drive starting at 11 a.m.


Blood donors will receive their choice of a t-shirt in “Strong” olive, “Bold” maroon, or “Fearless” teal. Healthy adults, age sixteen and up, have the opportunity to give blood.


Appointments are not required but can be made by calling Arkansas Blood Institute at 877-340-8777 or visiting arkbi.org.


Donors must meet certain weight requirements.


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


Thursday: The Cabot Lions Club will meet at noon, at Colton’s Grill & Steakhouse in Cabot.


Thursday: Criswell Robinson American Legion Post 71 will be having their monthly membership meeting 7 p.m. with the pre-meeting meal at 6 p.m. at 114 N 1st Street, Cabot. If interested or for any questions, please call 501-203-5715.


Friday: Movie & Popcorn at 11 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Friday: A Faith Journey concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Brownsville Baptist Church, located at the corner of Arkansas highway 31 and Watson Road. The concert is free to the public. Love offerings will be accepted.


Saturday: From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. STARS (Small Town Amateur Radio Service), a ham radio group will be having a condensed Technician License class with a test session immediately after. For any questions, e-mail Gordon Miller at gmiller266@gmailo.com.


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


Tuesday: The Carlisle Public Library will be doing a Genealogy program at 10 a.m. in the Carlisle Senior Citizen Center, followed by an “All About Herbs” program on Dill for Adults and Teens at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.


March 28: Teen Book Club at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


March 29: Story Time with a Caterpillar theme at 10:30 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


March 30: Carlisle Public Library will be closed today for a Lonoke County Library System wide training day.


March 31: The Lonoke First Baptist Church will host a city wide egg hunt beginning at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke County Fair ground.


March 31: The Carlisle city wide Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fling at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Elementary school playground.


April 4: The Carlisle Masonic Lodge will host a spaghetti supper with adults costing $6 while children 12 and under are free. The supper is a fundraiser for the lodge.


April 5: The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the depot. Lunch will be provided for $10.


April 9: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center. Lunch will be provided for $10.


April 9: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the courtroom at city hall.


April 9: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building.


April 10: The Cabot School board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


April 12: The Cabot Lions Club will meet at noon, at Colton’s Grill & Steakhouse in Cabot.


April 14: The city of Lonoke will host a spring clean up 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. April 14-21. Dumpsters will be located at the city shop, 1219 Barnes St.


April 14: Volunteers are needed for Cabot’s annual Spring litter-pickup campaign on Saturday, April 14. Sponsored by Cabot City Beautiful, the cleanup is being held in conjunction with the Great American Cleanup and will start at 9 a.m. and end approximately at noon.


Volunteers should meet at the Cabot School District’s Administrative Building Parking Lot at 602 N. Lincoln St. Orange safety vests and garbage bags will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring a sturdy pair of work-gloves with them and wear good walking shoes. Lunch will be provided at noon at the parking lot.


For more information, call 501-920-2122 or cabotbeautiful@yahoo.com.


April 14: The semi-annual pecan grafting workshop, which is offered every other year by the White County Cooperative Extension Service, has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 14.


The workshop costs $10 to attend, which can be paid by cash or check the morning of the workshop, which is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Attendees should bring a sharp knife and a lawn chair. Grafting wood and tape will be provided.


The workshop will take place at the home of William Johnson, 1313 W. Mississippi St., Beebe, Ark., 72012. Registration by phone or email is required by March 30. To register, contact Sanders at 501-268-5394 or ssanders@uaex.edu.


April 16: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.


April 16: The Cabot City Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the City Annex Building


April 19: The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex building.


April 21: The Lonoke Chamber of Commerce will host its 49th annual Lonoke Area Chamber of Commerce banquet in the Gina Cox Center. Details to be announced at a later date.


April 26: The Cabot Lions Club will meet at noon, at Colton’s Grill & Steakhouse in Cabot.


April 30: It’s almost Spring and that means it’s almost golf season. Criswell Robinson American Legion Post 71 will be hosting our 4th Annual Golf Tournament. It will be held at Rolling Hills Country Club on April 30 at 1 p.m. It’s a four person scramble with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Also an opportunity to win a 2018 Ford Vehicle, if you get a Hole in One on a designated hole, plus Closest to Pin Award and Longest Drive Award. Early registration is through April 27. Not only are we looking for Golfers, we are also looking for Sponsors. For more information contact The Post at 501-203-5715.