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The Conway Public Schools Orchestra will host their La Fiesta Taco Supper, Concerts and Silent Auction Friday, January 22nd beginning at 5pm at Conway High School. Adult taco salad dinners will be $10 each and children 12 and under will be $5. The meal includes a drink and dessert. There will be no dine-in option this year due to COVID-19. All meals will be available for to-go or curbside pickup. Food service will run from 5pm – 8pm. Concerts and the silent auction will begin at 5:30pm. Masks must be worn in all venues. All proceeds will go to the Conway Orchestras.
The deadline for applying for the White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund, Inc. Spring Scholarships is Thursday, January 7th. These scholarships are awarded to White County single parents of minor children who are pursuing post-secondary education in order to achieve skilled employment. Interested applicants can view the application and instructions at www.aspsf.org. For more information, call 501-230-2414.
The Searcy Police Department will host a Valentines Food and Essential Items Drive Saturday, February 6th from 10am – 2pm at the Police Department, located at 101 Gum Street in Searcy. Items will be collected for the Spreading Smiles Pantry and will be distributed to local hospice patients and family caregivers. Items needed include non-perishable foods, canned goods, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, lotions, shaving gel, safety razors, combs, brushes, socks, t-shirts, blankets, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, bath towels and wash cloths.
Batesville’s Polar Plunge 2021 to benefit Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 6th at the Batesville Aquatics Center, located at 1420 20th Street in Batesville. Registration will be held at 10am and the plunge will begin at 11am. All proceeds will go to Special Olympics Arkansas. For more information, call 1-800-722-9063.
The “Soup-er Sweets” Beautification Benefit Fundraiser Saturday, February 6th from 11am – 1pm at the Fairfield Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 365 Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. Lunch will be $5 per person and will include homemade soup, a side, drink and dessert. There will also be a live auction. CDC guidelines will be followed. All proceeds will go to the Towne Center Beautification/Mural Project in Fairfield Bay. For more information, call 501-253-4716.
Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will hold the 2nd Annual Cupid Shuffle 5K Walk/Run Saturday, February 13th beginning at 8am at Dupree Park in Jacksonville. Participants have the option to shuffle with Cupid in person or virtually. Preregistration will be $25 or $35 the day of the race. Runners 12 and under are $15 for preregistration or $25 the day of the race. All participants will receive a t-shirt and a medal. For more information, call 501-982-4171.
Greenbrier’s Polar Plunge 2021 to benefit Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 20th at Woolly Hollow State Park, located at 82 Woolly Hollow Road in Greenbrier. Registration will be held at 11am and the plunge will begin at 12 noon. All proceeds will go to Special Olympics Arkansas. For more information, call 1-800-722-9063.
The Faulkner County Urban Farm Project will host the Faulkner County Seed Swap 2021 Saturday, February 20th from 11am – 1pm at the Faulkner County Library’s lower lobby, located at 1900 Tyler Street in Conway. Everyone is welcome to bring seeds to share. If you don’t have seeds, there will be several groups providing seeds. Swapping plants and seedlings is also encouraged. Bring envelopes, bags and markers to assist with storing and labeling seeds. For more information, call 501-327-7482.
Searcy’s Polar Plunge 2021 to benefit Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 27th at the Searcy Swim Center, located at 525 Recreation Way in Searcy. Registration will be held at 9am and the plunge will begin at 10am. All proceeds will go to Special Olympics Arkansas. For more information, call 1-800-722-9063.
The Classics and Antiques on the Square Car, Truck and Bike Show will be held Saturday, March 20th from 9am – 2pm on the Courthouse Square in downtown Searcy. The show is open to all vehicles 1995 and older. Registration will be held from 9am – 11am. All proceeds will go to the Humane Society of Searcy.
The Cave City Easter Run will be held Saturday, April 3rd beginning at 9am at the Cave City Park. There will be a half marathon, a 10K and a 5K. Unique finisher awards and the top three male and female awards will be given for each race. The entry fee will be $20 per event and $15 for a virtual race. Proceeds will benefit the Cave City Police Department.
The Fairfield Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host Cupcakes and Characters Saturday, May 22nd from 10am – 12 noon at the Chamber of Commerce, located at 365 Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. Parents are invited to bring their children out to enjoy a cupcake and refreshments, and take pictures with all kinds of characters. This is a free event, but donations will be taken for playground equipment for Shirley Schools, the Fairfield Bay Animal Protection League and the Van Buren County Literacy Council.