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


Today: At 10 a.m. Color Me Calm for adults will be held and at 3:45 p.m. there will be a children craft at the Lonoke Public Library.


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


Today: Comic Book Day will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Saturday: Join us at the Lonoke Public Library from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for Free Comic Book Day. At 11 a.m. Garden Sprouts will meet in the garden at the Library!


Sunday: The 2017 Carlisle High School graduating class will be honored in ceremony at 3 p.m. at Bison Arena


Monday: Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. and Crazy 8’s is at 4:00 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


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


May 8: At 4 p.m. there will be Brick by Brick for children at the Lonoke Public Library!


Monday: Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at city hall


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


Tuesday: The Delta River’s Nature Center will be at the Lonoke Library to do a presentation with live animals at 1 p.m. and at 4 p.m. we have Crazy 8’s Math Club.


Tuesday: The Lonoke Library Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Lonoke Library.


Tuesday: Delta Rivers Nature Center will be visiting at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


Wednesday: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Public Library


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


May 11: There will be an adult keepsake box craft at 10 a.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


May 11: Color Me Calm is from 2-4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 12: The 2017 Lonoke High School graduation ceremony will be at 8 p.m. p.m. in the Gina Cox Center.


May 13: Experienced at food preservation or a novice wanting to learn, classes offered at the Lonoke County Cooperative Extension office are the thing for you. Classes in water bath and pressure canning using the newest techniques are being offered in preparation for the summer harvest. A pickling class will also be offered for those who want to learn how to turn those cucumbers into delicious pickles. Whether you enjoy foods from your own garden or locally grown from the Farmers’ Market these classes can be beneficial. Pressure canning will be taught on May 13 from 9 a.m. until noon, water bath canning May 13 from 1- 4 p.m., and the pickling class will be on June 3 from 9 a.m. until noon. During the pickling class we will also discuss dehydration. Each class will meet in the Cooperative Extension conference room on Hwy 70 East. There will be a cost of $10 per person for each class to cover the cost of food with each participant taking home one jar of each item preserved. Pre-registration is required by May 5 as space is limited. For more information and to register for the classes please contact Dianna Bowen, County Extension Agent at the Lonoke County Cooperative Extension Service, 2001 Highway 70 East, 501-676-3124.


May 15: Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 15: Summer Reading Registration beings at the Lonoke Public Library


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


May 16: BINGO for Books is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 16: Coding for all ages will be held at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


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


May 18: The Lonoke County Quorum Court will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex building.


May 17: Story Time will be at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Public Library


May 17: Teens will meet at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 18: Color Me Calm will be at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library.


May 18: Adult Craft will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 19: There will be an adult craft at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library.


May 20: The Lonoke Junior High Cheerleaders will host a Car Wash Fundraiser to purchase new uniforms from 9 a.m. until 1p.m. in the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts parking lot. Suggested donation is $5, but all donations will be accepted.


May 22: Story Time is at 10:30 a.m. and Crazy 8’s is at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 22: Teen scratch art will be held at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Public Library.


May 23: Board Games will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 23: Crazy 8’s Math Club will meet at 4 p.m. at the Lonoke Library.


May 24: Last day of school for the Carlisle School District


May 24: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. at the Library.


May 24: Teen Book Club will be at 4p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 25: Color Me Calm is from 2-4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 26: Last day of school for the Lonoke School District


May 26: BINGO for all ages at 2 p.m. in the Lonoke Library


May 29: Carlisle and Lonoke Public Library will be CLOSED for Memorial Day


May 30: Wii Play from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 30: Crazy 8’s Math Club will be at 3:45 p.m. at the Lonoke Library.


May 31: Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. in the Lonoke Library


May 31: Teen Art will be at 4 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library


May 31: Lonoke Assembly of God will host a Family Fun Day from 6-8 p.m. on May 31. There will be free games, food, prizes and amazing family fun.