Z-Event Calendar

 The 5th Annual Joyful Heart Ball will be held Saturday, February 15th from 6pm – 9pm in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, located at 615 East Main Street in Batesville.  This is a free community dance party thrown especially for people of all ages with special needs.  Dates, friends, family and caregivers are welcome to attend. 
The 2020 Snowflake Ball to benefit distinguished young women in Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 15th from 6:30pm – 9pm at the White County Extension Service Complex, located at 2400 Old Searcy Landing Road in Searcy.  This is a state-wide program that recognizes leadership, talent and academic achievement in young ladies in their senior year of high school through college-granted and cash scholarships.  Tickets are $30 per person, which includes a meal, dessert and drink.  For more information, email arkansas@distinguishedyw.org. 
A public meeting will be held for anyone interested in joining the Main Street Searcy Farmers’ Market Thursday, February 20th at 6:30pm at the Carmichael Community Center, located at 801 South Elm Street in Searcy.  Local farmers, bakers, crafters and artists are invited to attend.  The 2020 Searcy Farmers’ Market season will begin Saturday, April 25th.
The 2020 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Friday, February 14th at the Cabot High School, located at 18 Spirit Drive in Cabot.  There will be a plunge during both lunches at 11am and at 12 noon.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas. 
The 2020 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 15th at the Cabot Aquatics Park, located at 1245 Bill Foster Memorial Highway West in Cabot.  Registration will begin at 10:30am and the plunge will begin at 12 noon.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas. 
 The 2020 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 22nd at Days Inn, located at 3109 East Race Street in Searcy.  Registration will begin at 9:30am and the plunge will begin at 10:30am.  The minimum donation to plunge is $50.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas. 
The 2020 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 22nd at Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier.  Registration will begin at 11am, followed by a dessert auction will at 12 noon.  Awards and a parade will be held at 12:30pm.  The plunge will be held at 1pm.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas.
The 2020 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Friday, March 6th at Pioneer Stadium, located at #1 Pioneer Drive in Batesville.  The plunge will begin at 9:20am.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas. 
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, March 17th from 9am – 2:30pm at the Newport High School, located at 406 Wilkerson Street in Newport.  For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
The White County Literacy Council will hold their 1st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser Tuesday, March 17th at 5:30pm at the White County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 2400 Old Searcy Landing Road in Searcy.  There will be a silent auction, Irish food, Irish music and dance performances.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.  All proceeds will benefit the White County Literacy Council.  For more information, call 501-278-5000.
All About Carz will host the 4th Annual Classics & Antiques on the Square Car Show Saturday, March 21st from 8am – 3pm on the Courthouse Square in downtown Searcy.  Registration will be held from 8am – 12 noon.  The registration fee is $20 per vehicle.  All vehicles must be classics and antiques 1995 and older year models.  There will also be music, a silent auction and food.  All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society in Searcy.
The Optimist Club of Searcy will hold their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Saturday, March 28th from 5pm – 7pm at the Riverview High School Cafeteria.  Tickets are $6 per person.  Children three and under eat for free.  Plates will be available to dine in or carry out.  There will also be a live auction at 6pm.  All proceeds benefit the youth projects of the Optimist Club of Searcy.
The 41st Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival will be held Friday, April 3rd – Sunday, April 5th on the Lyon College campus in Batesville.  Activities on Friday, April 3rd will include a golf tournament, The President’s Reception and The Kilted Mile.  There will be a full day of activities on Saturday, April 4th, including the Tartan Twenty Bike Ride, a Scottish breakfast, craft and food vendors, a bake sale, live entertainment, a British car show, a children’s zone, sheepdog demonstrations, Highland dancing and more.  The festival will conclude Sunday, April 5th with a worship service, live entertainment, sheepdog demonstrations, Highland dancing and the Boniest Knees Contest.
Jacksonville’s largest Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 4th at Excell Park, located on Ray Road in Jacksonville.  All participants must arrive by 10am.  There will be egg hunts with 2,000 eggs per age group for ages toddler up to 10 years old.  The event is free and open to the public.  In the event of rain, the egg hunt will be moved to the Jacksonville Community Center.  For more information, call 501-982-4171. 
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Wednesday, April 15th from 9am – 2pm at the Cave City High School, located at 711 North Main Street in Cave City.  For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

 

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