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Today: BancorpSouth in Carlisle will collecting school supplies for children in need throughout the month of August. Donations may be dropped of in the lobby during regular business hours.
Friday: The Lonoke Jackrabbits Booster club will sponsor the city-wide pep rally at the city park, starting at 6 p.m. Football, volleyball and golf team members, as well as cheerleaders will be recognized. The LHS band and cheerleaders will perform. Players will eat for free. Others will pay $6 for a pork loin sandwich with chips, cookies and a drink. T-shirts, yard signs and booster club memberships will be available.
Saturday: The Carlisle Bison Booster Club will sponsor the Bison Bash at 5:30 p.m. in the Carlisle City Park. Carlisle Junior and high school football players, band members, cheerleaders and dance team will be introduced. Activities include face painting, football toss and the car bash. Pork chop sandwiches, beans, a drink, chips and a cookie may be purchased for $7 per a person. Bison memorabilia will be on sale.
Saturday: The Lonoke County Museum will host the "Not so Newlywed game" at 6:30 p.m. Some of the contestants include Les and Cheryl Anderson, Wade and Diana Finley, Mike and Betty Wilson, Doug and Gayla Ervin, Derrick and Tammy Walker, Patti and Barry Weathers as well as John and Judy Garner. Bill Ryker will be the master of ceremony. Dress is casual and refreshments will be available. Cost is $20 per ticket. Call 501-676-6750 to reserve a seat.
Sept. 2: The Carlisle Public library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
Sept. 4: The Carlisle Public Library will have a grandparents themed toddler time at 10 a.m.
Sept. 7: Arkansas Game and Fish Hunter Education class to be held September 7, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, 517 East 3rd Street, Carlisle, Arkansas. The class is free, but the number of attendees is limited. You must preregister for the class by calling Curt Moody at 870-552-3567 or 501-683-7000.
Sept. 9: The Carlisle public library will have an Angry Birds themed activity from 4-5:30 p.m. All supplies will be provided. There will be two players per team.
Sept. 9: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the court room.
Sept. 9: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the superintendent’s office.
Sept. 11: The Carlisle Public Library will have a circus themed toddler time at 10 a.m.
Sept. 12: The Carlisle Public Library will be celebrating National Video Game Day. The wii will be set up from 1-5 p.m.
Sept. 16: The Carlisle Public Library will celebrating National Rock Day. Patrons are invited to paint a pet rock from 2-5 p.m.
Sept. 16: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the administration building.
Sept. 17: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.
Sept. 18: There will be a farm themed toddler time at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Sept. 23: The Carlisle Public Library will celebrate National Checkers Day from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Sept. 24: The Carlisle Public Library will be showing the movie "Super Buddies at 3:45 p.m. Snack will be provided
Sept. 25: There will be a Hats themed toddler time at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
Sept. 26: The Carlisle Public Library will have Bingo 4 Books from 3:30-5 p.m.