Today: The Carlisle Public Library will have a movie day at 2 p.m. at the library.
Friday: The Carlisle Public Library will host an e-book lunch and learn from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring an e-reader. Food will be provided.
Saturday: The Church of Christ food pantry will be open for Lonoke County from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 400 Brown St. in Lonoke. Please bring proof of address. For more information, call (501) 676-3419 or (501) 676-3864. The church will deliver, please call before the date.
Saturday: The Hickory Plains United Methodist Church will hold a fish fry and bluegrass fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hickory Plains Park to raise money to help rebuild the church which was recently destroyed by fire. Music by Arkansas Edition, a bluegrass/gospel band, will start at 6 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $7 for children 5-12. Children under 5 eat free. To order tickets, call (870) 830-3961 or write firstname.lastname@example.org. The Hickory Plains Park is located on Arkansas Highway 13 north of Carlisle next to the church remains in Hickory Plains.
Sunday: Lonoke County Single Parent Scholarship has its deadline for applications for the 2012 fall semester. For an application and information about eligibility requirements, go to: www.aspsf.org/county_lonoke.
Monday: The Lonoke School District board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration office.
Monday: The Carlisle Public Library will have sand craft art from 2-4 p.m. at the library.
Monday-Thursday: The Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Humnoke Arkansas will hold its Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. for ages 5 through teens. Bible lesson, games, crafts, music and food will be offered for all those who attend. For more information or for transportation, call (501) 275-1405.
Tuesday: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.
July 30-Aug. 3: Landmark Missionary Baptist Church at 517 E. Third. in Carlisle will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. for two years old through 6th grade. A nursery will also be provided. This year’s theme is Sonlight Express and will include puppet show, Bible lessons, music, games and crafts. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The closing program will begin at 7:45 p.m. Friday with dinner to follow. For more information, call or text (501) 258-1308.
Aug. 13- The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center.
Aug. 13: The Carlisle School Board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the superintendent’s office.