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Thursday: Larry Weathers and his band will present special music and songs at 10 a.m. at the Woodlawn Community Center, 10070 Arkansas Highway 31 north of Lonoke. Larry is famous for writing and recording music. Everyone is invited to attend. Come early for a cup of coffee and bring a dish for the potluck lunch.
Friday: The Carlisle High School junior class will host a King Kat fish fry from 5-7 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria. All you can eat buffet. Cost is $14 for ages 12 and up and $10 for ages 6- 11. Children five and under eat free, dine-in only. Take outs will be available.
Saturday: The Carlisle Masonic Lodge will host a chili supper from 5-7 p.m. at the lodge, located on Arkansas Highway 70 East. Cost is $5 per person.
Monday: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center. Meal will be provided for $5.
Monday: Lego Rama will be from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. from students in third through sixth grade, at the Carlisle Public library.
Monday The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the courtroom at City Hall.
Monday: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the superintendent’s office.
Tuesday: Table top Tuesday, at the Carlisle Public library. Board games will be available for families to play from 3:30 p.m. until 5:50 p.m.
Tuesday: The Grand Prairie Civil War Round Table Meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Lonoke County Museum,215 South East Front Street, Lonoke. Please feel free to join us on as Bill Arnold, a retired educator and Civil War enthusiast brings our program. His topic will be "the early years of DeValls Bluff, Arkansas" while sharing some never published, but totally researched material. All members of the GPCWRT are invited as are the Lonoke County Museum members, as well as anyone that is interested in the Civil War. As always, there is no admission fee, and everyone is welcome to attend Arnold’s presentation. Bring a few extra dollars as we will raffle off one of our books. Membership dues are still just $20 and new members are always welcome.
Wednesday: Toddler time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public library. Theme is grandparents.
Sept. 12: The Carlisle Futuristic League Kickin’ Chicken Tailgate will be from 5-7 p.m. across from Fred C. Hardke Stadium. Cost is $10 per plate includes chicken quarter, baked beans, potato salad, roll and drink. Proceeds go toward scholarships for Carlisle seniors.
Sept. 13: The Ward Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to this year’s annual Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ward Chamber Community Center in Downtown Ward. This year’s headliner entertainment will be none other than local country recording artists Willie Ray & Smokin’ Guns. In addition to Willie Ray & Smokin’ Guns (www.willieraylive.com), there will be live entertainment all day long with bingo games; cake walks, and a silent auction. New to the Jamboree this year will be food vendors. There will also be crafts booths, product specific booths, and informational booths available all day long. If you wish to rent booth space to sell, advertise, or promote your product, service, organization, campaign or business, please contact MaryJane Sawyer, 501-319-3436. For further information, visit our website, www.wardchamber.com or contact Sharon Roberts at 501-743-4395.
Sept. 15: The Lonoke School board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Sept. 16: Bingo for Books will be from 4-5 p.m. at the Carlisle Public library. All ages are welcome.
Sept. 16: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.
Sept. 17: Toddler time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public library. Theme is fish.
Sept. 22: Today through Sept. 26 is banned Book week at the Carlisle Public library. Stop by and check out celebrate your freedom to read! Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read, draws attention to banned and challenged books, and highlights persecuted individuals. The Carlisle Public Library would love for you to stop by their display and take your selfie reading a banned book. All participants will be entered in a drawing held on Friday, Sept. 26.
Sept. 22: Pinch of this cooking demo for adults will be at 5:15 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library
Sept. 23: Table top Tuesday, at the Carlisle Public library. Board games will be available for families to play from 3:30 p.m. until 5:50 p.m.
Sept. 24: Toddler time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public library.
Sept. 29: Marble Run will be from 4-5 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library for students in third grade and up. The library team has lost their marble, stop in and test your knowledge on building a maze
Sept. 30: Table top Tuesday, at the Carlisle Public library. Board games will be available for families to play from 3:30 p.m. until 5:50 p.m.