Z-Event Calendar

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Here’s what’s happening in the Heart of Arkansas:

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo “One Hit Wonders” will be held Wednesday, June 9th at the Batesville Community Center & Aquatics Park, located at 1420 South 20th Street in Batesville.  The Business to Business Trade Show will be held from 10am – 11am, “A Taste of the Chamber” will be held from 11am – 1pm and the public trade show will be held from 11am – 3pm.  Admission is free.

The Conway Community Blood Drive Challenge Wednesday, June 9th from 11am – 6pm at the Conway Expo Center, located at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway.  For more information, call 501-450-6186.

The Humane Society of Independence County will hold Bark in the Park Saturday, June 12th from 10:30am – 2:30pm at the Independence County Fairgrounds.  There will be food, fun and games for the whole family and your dog.  Admission is a donation of cash or pet supplies.  All proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Independence County.

The Beebe Summer Blast (presented by The Way project ministries) will be Saturday, June 12th beginning at 4pm at Firefighters Park, located at 300 North Gum Street in Beebe.  There will be activities for the kids including bubbles, face painting and more.  There will also be free food and drinks.  Everyone is invited to attend.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer their Boater Education Course Friday, June 18th from 9am – 4pm at the University of Arkansas Community College – Batesville, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  Anyone born on or after January 1st, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must complete this course in order to operate a boat on Arkansas water.  The class is free.  For more information, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer their Hunter Education Class Saturday, June 19th from 8:30am – 6:30pm in the Independence Banquet Hall at the University of Arkansas Community College – Batesville, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  Anyone born 1968 will need to complete this class in order to hunt in Arkansas.  The class is free.  For more information, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com.

Arkansas Game & Fish and Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will sponsor the 24th Annual Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 19th beginning at 7am at the Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex, located at 2800 Graham Road in Jacksonville.  Fishing enthusiasts ages 15 and under are invited.  Prizes will be awarded.  Admission is free.  For more information, call 501-982-4171

Children’s Yoga at the Park will be held Saturday, June 19th beginning at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  Parents must stay during the class and can even participate.  This is a free event for the community.

The Optimist Club of Searcy will hold their Free Fishing Derby Saturday, June 26th at Searcy Lake.  The derby is open to all kids ages 4 – 15 accompanied by a parent or guardian.  A kids casting contest will be held at 8am.  The Fishing Derby will begin at 9am.  Awards will be given in three age groups for the biggest fish.  There will also be a drawing for a free bicycle in each age group.  All contestant will need to bring their own bait and tackle.  There will also be free hot dogs and drinks.

The Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the First Annual Freedom Fest on the Lake Friday, July 2nd and Saturday, July 3rd at Sandy Beach on Greers Ferry Lake.  Activities will begin Friday, July 2nd at with a trap shoot from 9am – 5pm, followed by musical entertainment that evening.  Activities on Saturday, July 3rd will begin with a 5K race, followed by the World Championship Cardboard Boat Races at 10am.  The event will conclude with a fireworks extravaganza at 9:30pm.  Admission to the event is free.

Independence Day at the Bay will be held Saturday, July 3rd beginning at 7:15pm at Fairfield Bay Marina.  There will be live music, followed by a huge fireworks show.  Admission to the event is free.  Everyone is invited to attend.

The 24th Annual Celebrate America event will be held Sunday, July 4th beginning at 4pm at Riverside Park, located at 1850 Chaney Drive in Batesville.  There will be live music, food and a big fireworks show at 9:15pm.  Admission to the event is free.

Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will hold Big Bang on the Range 2021 Sunday, July 4th at the Arkansas Game & Fish Trap Shooting Complex, located at 2800 Graham Road in Jacksonville.  Gates will open at 5pm with live music and fun for the kids.  There will be inflatables, a mobile gaming station, a rock climbing wall and a Spider Jump Station.  The fireworks display will begin at 9pm.  For more information, call 501-982-4171.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer their Hunter Education Class Saturday, August 28th from 8:30am – 6:30pm in the Independence Banquet Hall at the University of Arkansas Community College – Batesville, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  Anyone born 1968 will need to complete this class in order to hunt in Arkansas.  The class is free.  For more information, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com.

The 2021 Veterans Appreciation Day Truck, Bike and Car Show will be held Saturday, September 18th at McArthur Church, located at 3501 John Harden Road in Jacksonville.  Registration will be held from 8am – 11am.  All makes, models and years are welcome.  The entry fee for judging is $20.  The entry fee for display only is $10.  All proceeds will go to veterans.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer their Hunter Education Class Saturday, October 2nd from 8:30am – 6:30pm in the Independence Banquet Hall at the University of Arkansas Community College – Batesville, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  Anyone born 1968 will need to complete this class in order to hunt in Arkansas.  The class is free.  For more information, visit uaccb.coursestorm.com.

 

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