Z-Event Calendar

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

CAPCA’s Summer Utility Assistance Program is now open.  This program is for electric only.  For more information on guidelines and what is needed to apply for assistance, visit capcainc.com.  Residents in Faulkner County can call 501-358-8653.  Residents in Cleburne County can call 501-428-9204.  Residents in White County can call 501-279-2015.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, July 27th from 9am – 2pm at Arkansas State University, located at 1000 Iowa Street in Beebe.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-882-4491.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Cabot Boots and Badges Community Challenge Blood Drive Wednesday, July 27th from 9am – 3pm in the Community Center at the Veteran’s Park Event Center, located at 508 North Lincoln Street in Cabot.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-843-6526.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, July 27th from 3pm – 7pm in the gym at the Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, located at 117 West Maryland Avenue in Sherwood.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-835-4141.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, July 28th from 2pm – 6pm in Rooms A and B at the Jacksonville Community Center, located at 5 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-982-4171.

The City of Searcy’s Movies in the Park will be held Friday, July 29th at Berryhill Park in Searcy.  The motion picture “Tangled” will be shown at dusk.  Admission to the event is free and open to everyone.  For more information, call 501-268-2483.

The Cave City Watermelon Festival will be held Thursday, July 28th – Saturday, July 30th.  Activities on Thursday, July 28th will include on stage entertainment beginning at 6pm.  Activities on Friday, July 29th will include a kids fishing derby at 8am and on stage entertainment beginning at 6pm, including a free concert by the Bellamy Brothers.  Activates on Saturday, July 30th will include a 5K, the Kiwanis pancake breakfast, a car show, a parade, a free watermelon feast and live entertainment, including a free concert from Wade Hayes and Mark Wills.  For more information, call 870-283-5301.

Children’s Yoga in the Park will be held Saturday, July 30th at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  This is a free event for the community.  Parents are welcome to join and need to be present.  For more information, call 870-834-0114.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Sunday, July 31st from 10am – 2pm at the Faith Missionary Baptist Church, located at 301 Bill Foster Memorial Highway in Cabot.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-843-5291.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Monday, August 1st from 10:30am – 3pm at the Conway Fire Department, located at 1401 Caldwell Street in Conway.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-450-6148.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Tuesday, August 2nd from 9:30am – 1:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 2400 Prince Street in Conway.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-329-6483.

The 77th Annual Water Carnival will be held Saturday, August 6th on Main Street in Batesville.  The day will begin with a grand parade at 10am.  Other activities will include water slides, bounce houses, music, entertainment and beauty queens.  The day will wrap up with a community filled Glow-Run.  For more information, call 870-569-1572.

A Hunter Education Class will be held Saturday, August 6th from 8:30am – 6:30pm in Room 902 of the UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  This free class sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is required for anyone born after 1968.  For more information, call 870-612-2082.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Sunday, August 7th from 12 noon – 4:30pm in the Fellowship Hall at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, located at 5 Garland Springs Road in Mt. Vernon.  Appointments are encouraged. 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Tuesday, August 9th from 2pm – 6pm in the gym at the Valley Baptist Church, located at 3328 Highway 36 West in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-268-7501.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, August 10th from 12 noon – 5pm in the gym at the Greenbrier Event Center, located at #5 Lois Lane in Greenbrier.  Appointments are encouraged. 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and the Vilonia Fire Department Boots and Badges will hold a Community Challenge Blood Drive Friday, August 12th from 12 noon – 4pm in the conference room at the Vilonia Fire Department, located at 18 Bise Drive in Vilonia.  Appointments are encouraged. 

The deadline for applying for the White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund Fall 2022 Scholarships in Monday, August 15th.  These scholarships are awarded to White County single parents of minor children who are pursuing post-secondary education to achieve skilled employment.  For more information, call 501-230-2414.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Conway Community Challenge Blood Drive Challenge Monday, August 15th from 12:45pm – 6pm at the Conway Expo and Event Center, located at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-450-6186.

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, August 18th from 3:30pm – 7pm in the gym at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 6110 TP White Drive in Jacksonville.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-628-7088.

 Children’s Yoga in the Park will be held Saturday, August 27th at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  This is a free event for the community.  Parents are welcome to join and need to be present.  For more information, call 870-834-0114.

Children’s Yoga in the Park will be held Saturday, September 24th at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  This is a free event for the community.  Parents are welcome to join and need to be present.  For more information, call 870-834-0114.

A Hunter Education Class will be held Saturday, October 8th from 8:30am – 6:30pm in Room 902 of the UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville.  This free class sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is required for anyone born after 1968.  For more information, call 870-612-2082.

 Children’s Yoga in the Park will be held Saturday, October 15th at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  This is a free event for the community.  Parents are welcome to join and need to be present.  For more information, call 870-834-0114.

 Children’s Yoga in the Park will be held Saturday, October 29th at 9:30am at Maxfield Park in Batesville.  This is a free event for the community.  Parents are welcome to join and need to be present.  For more information, call 870-834-0114.

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