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Thursday: There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. for Christian Women Job Corp Center located at 112 North Center Street, Lonoke.
Friday and Saturday: The Lonoke High School Class of 1962 will be holding its 50-year reunion. The class will meet for lunch at the Lonoke County Museum on Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. They will hold their formal reunion Oct. 13 at the Holiday Inn Express in Lonoke. For more information, contact Jo Hill at email@example.com, or 5307 Wood Street, North Little Rock, Ark 72118 or call at 501-681-1241.
Saturday: The first monthly MJP Craft Show will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 102 N.W. Front St. in Lonoke.
Saturday: The Concord United Methodist Church will hold its annual fish fry with a gospel and Christian music concert. Music begins at 3:30 p.m. and serving begins at 4 p.m. All proceeds go to benefit the children and youth ministries of the Concord UMC. Bring a lawn chair.
Monday: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Tuesday: Carlisle book author Kim Rush will be signing books from 3-5 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Wednesday: The Carlisle Public Library will have toddler time at 10 a.m.
Oct. 19- 21: The Cabot Dance Academy is holding a haunted hayride off of Exit 25 on Hwy 67/167. Rides start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please contact Carrie Epley at 501-960-1136, Wendi Pickard at 501-259-0462 or call the studio at 501-605-8900.
Oct. 20: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its Bi-annual Airport Day at the Carlisle Municipal Airport. Food and airplane rides will be available to the public free of charge.
Oct. 20: The Crossroads Fire Department will hold a spaghetti supper fundraiser at the Crossroads Fire Department from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Proceeds will go towards purchasing a piercing nozzle.
Oct. 20: Glen and Leigh Ann Poll along with the Arkansas Edition will be preforming at 6 p.m. in the Carlisle Civic Center. Tickets are $10 for the concert. For more information contact the Carlisle Civic Center at 870-552-3637.
Oct. 22: The Carlisle Lions Club will meet for a meal at 6:30 p.m. Pizza-N-More followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. BancorpSouth.
Oct. 23: Carlisle Public Schools parent-teacher conference will be held from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Also a financial aide night event will be available to prospective college students at 6 p.m. at the high school.
Oct. 23: The Carlisle Public Library will have its fall fitness program at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 24: The Carlisle Public Library will have toddler time at 10 a.m. Bingo for books will be from 4-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 26-28: The Cabot Dance Academy is holding a haunted hayride off of Exit 25 on Hwy 67/167. Rides start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please contact Carrie Epley at 501-960-1136, Wendi Pickard at 501-259-0462 or call the studio at 501-605-8900.
Oct. 27: Prairie County Piecemaker’s 3rd biennial Quilt Show from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Hazen Community Building. No admittance fee. New this year - a silent auction of handmade items. Area quilters are invited to participate. This is in conjunction with the Grand Prairie Rice Festival and the Prarie County Piecemaker’s Quilt Club is affiliated with the Cooperative Extension Service. Quilters are encouraged to enter their quilts in this show. Entries will be received Thursday, Oct. 25 from 2 - 6 in the Hazen Community Building.
Oct. 27: The 36th Grand Prairie Rice Festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Hazen City Park. The annual gathering of fun and celebration will feature the antique tractor show and parade, the quilt show in the Community Center, the mini-tractor pull and all kinds of vendors, activities, entertainment and food for all ages. More details and schedules will be published at a later date.
Oct. 30: A flu clinic will be held for Carlisle Public Schools staff and students only, from 1-6 p.m.. This year the flu clinic is not open to the public.
Oct. 30: The Carlisle Public Library will be showing the movie "NickToons Halloween" from 4-6 p.m.
Oct. 31: The Carlisle Public Library will have toddler time at 10 a.m. Halloween Trick or Treat will be all day from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Oct. 31: The Cabot Dance Academy is holding a haunted hayride off of Exit 25 on Hwy 67/167. Rides start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please contact Carrie Epley at 501-960-1136, Wendi Pickard at 501-259-0462 or call the studio at 501-605-8900.
Nov. 3: The Lonoke Junior Civic League will host the Miss Lonoke Pageant at the Lonoke Primary School at 6 p.m. Requirements include: Must live in Lonoke or attend Lonoke Public Schools and be within the age of 0-18 years (senior in high school). The cost is $35 per contestant. There are also photogenic categories with each age group. It is $10 for the first photo, $5 for each additional photo. Participants may either compete in photogenic by itself or be in the pageant to do photogenic. All the money raised goes straight out to the Lonoke Community. Text email address to 501-676-1100 for an information packet.
Nov. 12: There will be a Title 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Carlisle Elementary School cafeteria.
Nov. 12: The Carlisle School Board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building, beginning with the annual report to the public.
Nov. 13: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting has been moved in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday.