February 2, 2012 by wcobserver
FREE CLASSES for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers funded by a grant from Arkansas Arts Council. One of the most exciting new programs is a partnership with the Cancer Support Home. These classes are very popular. Please contact the Washington Regional Cancer Support Home at (479) 521-8024 or (479) 463-2868 to register and find out details.
OLD CAR, NEW PURPOSE The Office of Human Concern is accepting older, running vehicles to help support OHC low-income programs for seniors, disabled and families. This is a tax deductible donation. Help us help others! Call (479) 636-7301.
SINGLES MINGLES DANCEFriday Nights, 8 p.m. Live music by local professional musicians. 215 W. Apple Blossom Road in Bethel Heights. Take 71B Apple Blossom Rd., turn west, building on left. Address on building. We provide a smoke- and alcohol-free environment for single adults, all ages to meet, dance and mingle! (479) 750-1246, (479) 636-5946 or (479) 787-6077.
WINSLOW SEED & PLANT SWAP will occur on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Winslow Library from 10:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. If you have extra seed to swap and trade with someone please bring them in a container with a clear label as to what it is. Plants will be traded in the parking lot of the Library to avoid getting dirt/soil in the Library. If you have any questions you may call Arianna at (479) 200-3086, or Rita at (479) 634-2026.
CLASSES Northwest Arkansas Beekeeper’s Association is hosting a series of classes for beginning beekeepers on Feb. 13. They will be held at the Pauline Whitaker Equine Center on the UofA Campus from 6 – 9 p.m. Classes cost $5 per person or $10 per family (pay at the door).
TRAIL BUILDING Class and Workday: Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Devil’s Den State Park. Learn what it takes to design and maintain sustainable trails in this informative presentation that will answer the how, why, and where of trail design and maintenance. Lunch provided by the Friends of Devil’s Den State Park. Participation is limited to 50. For additional information or to sign up go to: http://www.imba.com/events or contact Rebekah Spurlock at (479) 761-3325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STORY TIME Washington County Library System is presenting interactive story time activities for children ages 3 and up from Feb. 6 – May 17. This series of programs — “Rocky’s Pet Shop” — will feature stories about the animals that share our lives. Children will learn how to care for a variety of pets and how to choose the best pets for their family. Flannel board stories, puppets, crafts, and musical activities will enhance the story times. Kindergarten classes, preschools, daycares, and families are all welcome to attend. For more information, contact Sherry Rodgers at (479) 442-6253 or any of these participating libraries: Farmington, West Fork, Winslow, Lincoln, Greenland, Elkins, and Prairie Grove.
RUN Freakin Eurekan 15k Trail Race Sat. Feb. 11 10 a.m. Eureka Springs
DO YOU BELIEVE? Now is your chance to find out! Eternal Energies Exploration, Feb. 25-26. Please join us for our “Midwinter Fun-Raiser.” Space is extremely limited, so call or email today to place your deposit. Contact Rebecca Buchanan, Director, Ozark Folkways www.ozarkfolkways.org
LEARN how to build a home greenhouse for $100. Workshop Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. – noon. Contact Botanical Garden of the Ozarks for details. (479) 750-2620 www.bgozarks.org
LOVE POEM Give that someone special a personal reading from their favorite published classic or contemporary love poem. Stop by the Fayetteville Public Library’s Reference Department between 9 a.m.-5 p.m during the week of Feb. 6-10 to film a reading that will be uploaded to the library’s YouTube channel the week of Valentine’s Day.
MARDI GRAS Parade of Fools floats and marching groups in Fayetteville Sat. Feb 18, 2:30 p.m. All events are open to the public. Those wanting to participate in the Saturday parade or the Friday parade Contact: Terri Shea (479) 236-8423 or Dixie Rhyne (479) 236-4794 Those who want to participate in the Fat Tuesday parade are invited to Second Line.
BAKE SALE by Winslow Friends of the Library 1st Saturday of Every Month at City Hall in Historic Downtown Winslow.
CONTRIBUTE Do you have friends or family buried in the Brentwood Cemetery north of Winslow, Arkansas? Please help us keep the lawn mowed by sending a contribution to; Brentwood Cemetery Fund, Mrs. Beverly Stout, 15653 Canfield Rd, West Fork, AR 72774. Call (479) 839-2119.
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