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April 11, 2012 by Jeff Winkler

BLUEGRASS & COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW April 14, 6 p.m-10 p.m. Brentwood Community Building. Adults $5, kids 6 to 12 $2, under 6 free. Concession available. Proceeds to Benefit West Fork Senior Class Project Graduation. For information call Velma 479-601-6947.

EARLY GARDEN TIPS Get tips for a successful Ozark spring garden on Saturday, April 14, at the West Fork Public Library. James Maginot, owner of Beyond Organics, will talk about early season starters and give tips on planning your garden, seed selection, and early pest control to maximize vegetable production. This free event begins at 11 a.m. and is the fourth of the library’s “Six Saturdays of Spring Training” speaker series. For more information, call 839-2626.

MUSIC AND FOOD BENEFIT Saturday, April 14, a Benefit for Brian Stephenson from 5-7 p.m. We will have music, food; a pie, baked goods, and quilts auction will start at 7 p.m.; food will be stew or chili; adult plate will be $8 and kids plate, $5; Damon Meadors will be handling music — Brian fell and broke his back & is recovering from paralysis.

PLANT TREES, SAVE STREAMS Volunteers are needed for Spring Planting at the White River Streambank Stabilization Project, which will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, off Wyman Road in Fayetteville. Volunteers will plant native trees and shrubs to enhance the new project. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For directions and more information, call Lori Linn at 444-1916 or download a flyer from the Beaver Water District’s website at

MILITARY OFFICERS MEET The Northwest Arkansas Military Officers Group, an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its bi-monthly dinner meeting at the Fayetteville Clarion Inn on Friday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Mike Roberts from the University of Arkansas whose topic, “India, Business Perspectives” provides insight on his recent visit to India. All former, current or retired officers of all military services are invited to attend. Please call CDR Sam Sansom, USN-Ret. at 761-3772 for additional details.

FISH FRY Saturday, April 21, 5 p.m. New Sulphur. Fish fry as we kickoff our revival services; revival will be Sunday-Wednesday with Rev. Randall Wright; Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday night services will start at 7 p.m. located at 13425 Hogeye Rd. Prairie Grove.

EAT RIGHT Be at the West Fork city administration building April 23 from 10-12. Get $50 in free coupons to use at any Farmer’s Market. Must be 60 years of age and have income less than $1,300 per month for one person. Bring Photo Id and proof of income. Call Frances Hime, 225-1611 if you have questions.

CLEAN UP DAY Fall Creek Cemetery at Strickler will have a cleanup day on April 28. Anyone wishing to help should be at the Cemetery by 8 a.m. A business meeting will follow. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so at Arvest Bank to the “Fall Creek Cemetery Account at Strickler AR.” For more information call Virginia at 479-442-4596.

EXPERT HERBALIST On Saturday, May 12, Ozark Folkways will host a one-day class with herbalist Steven Foster from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The cost of the class is $100 and includes a wild herb walk and a catered gourmet lunch. Foster is the author or co-author of fifteen books. Space for this class is extremely limited. Call to reserve your spot today! Contact: Rebecca Buchanan 479-634-3791

BINGO Prairie Grove American Legion Post 146. Every Thursday. Every game has a winner. 4:30 p.m. earlies, regular games at 6:30 p.m. Hot Balls. Two games worth up to a $1000. Free gift for new players. Find us on Facebook. 124 S. Neal. 479-409-5131. Easy Parking.

ELKINS COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE Come Dance to Shadow Creek Band at the Elkins Community Center on Friday nights, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Located on Doolin Drive off Hwy. 16 in downtown Elkins. Alcohol free/smoke free. Family oriented. Concessions available, plenty of parking. Book your next event with us. Large auditorium with plenty of seating & kitchen facilities. Call ECC @ 479-643-2080.

GIVE YOUR OLD CAR A 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 today! (479)636-7301.

Jeff Winkler

Jeff Winkler is the managing editor of the Washington County Observer. Email him at

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