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.


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


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


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


Friday:Lonoke Walmart’s re-grand opening ribbon cutting celebrationwill be held at 8 a.m. A DJ will be playing music and several vendors will be on site. Refreshments will also be served.


Friday: There will be an Easter Egg hunt at 11 p.m., at Barnes Healthcare, 1010 Barnes Street in Lonoke. There will be hot dogs served, a photo booth and the Easter bunny may make an appearance.


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


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


Saturday: The Zyndall Raney Band will perform at Ward Country Music Hall, located just off US Hwy 67, Exit 25 (Ward Exit). The show will start at 7 p.m. For more information, call 870-512-8447.


Tuesday: Are you a motorcycle rider? Are you a Veteran? Are you an American Legion member? Criswell Robinson American Legion Post 71, Cabot, has a Legion Riders group. Next meeting is at 7 p.m. April 3 at 114 N 1st Street. For any questions, please call 501-203-5715.


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


April 7: The Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park will host lye soap making workshop at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 1 p.m. Participants will each receive a pamphlet of soap recipes, several bars of soap, and memories to take home. Please bring an apron or clothing which will cover your arms and legs and wear close-toed shoes. This workshop may be attended by ages 18 and up, while ages 16 to 17 are required to be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and reservations are required. Admission: A non-refundable $25 registration fee is due when you sign up. For more information, call 501-961-1409.


April 8: The public is cordially invited to a free event. “The Living Christ” is a program of music and scriptures presented by missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It will start at 6 p.m.at the church building located at 6110 TP White Drive in Jacksonville. For more information about the event, call 501-628-7088.


April 8: STARS, (Small Town Amateur Radio Service) a ham radio group, will be having their monthly meeting with testing available at 1:30 p.m. at 114 N 1st Street, Cabot. For any questions, please contact Gordon Miller at gmiller266@gmail.com.


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 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 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 15: The Lonoke School Board meeting will be at 6 p.m. in the administration building.


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: Feed Our Vets Cabot will be having their monthly pantry for Veterans and their families from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 214 Rainbow Drive, Cabot. For more information see our Facebook page. Facebook.com/feedourvetscabot.


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 27: The Ward Chamber of Commerce will have a political Meet & Greet Forum & Hot Dog Feed starting at 6 p.m.at the Ward Chamber building, 80 W 2nd, downtown Ward. State, county and local candidates are invited to participate. For more information or to reserve a table, contact either Charlie Gastineau at 501-413-9341 or Wayne Knight, 501-626-0676. Cost for a table is $25 and we are limited to 16 tables.


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.