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White County Central’s Kindergarten Sign Up is now underway. If you have a child who will be five years old on or before August 1st of this year, contact White County Central and sign them up for kindergarten. Screening and registration will take place at a later time. For more information, call 501-729-4292.
Arkansas Game and Fish and Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will sponsor the 23rd Annual Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 20th at the Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex, located at 2800 Graham Road in Jacksonville. Registration will be held from 7am – 8am and the derby will be held from 8am – 10am. The derby is open to ages 15 and under. Prizes will be awarded. Admission is free. For more information, call 501-982-4171.
The Steaks on the Square Cookoff will be held Saturday, June 20th on the Court Square in downtown Searcy. Cooks will meet at 10am and the judges will meet at 12 noon. The entry fees will be $150 for the steak category and $25 for the “Anything on a Stick” category. There will be cash prizes. All proceeds will benefit the Jesse Dylan James Foundation. For more information, call 501-230-3190 or visit www.SteakCookoffs.com.
The Greers Ferry Chamber of Commerce will host the City of Greers Ferry Fourth of July Fireworks Saturday, July 4th at 9pm at the Greers Ferry City Park.
Big Bang on the Range will be held Saturday, July 4th at the Arkansas Game and Fish Trap Shooting Complex in Jacksonville. Gates open at 5pm with live music and fun activities for everyone. The fireworks show will begin at 9pm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-982-4171.
The 6th Annual Evolution Truck, Bike and Car Show will be held Saturday, July 11th at the Arkansas State University – Beebe campus, located at 1000 West Iowa Street in Beebe. Registration will take place from 8am – 12 noon. Awards will be presented at 2pm. All makes, models and years are welcome. The entry fee will be $20 per vehicle for judging or $10 per vehicle to display only. All proceeds will go to Patriot Guard Riders and the ASU ROTC.
If social distancing guidelines have been lifted, Searcy School District will hold its traditional Graduation Ceremony Saturday, July 25th at 2pm at the Benson Auditorium on the Harding University campus in Searcy.
The 77th White River Water Carnival will be held Saturday, September 12th beginning at 11am at Riverside Park in Batesville. There will be live music, watersports, food trucks, a classic car show, a BBQ championship, kid activities, arts and crafts, and more.
Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will host the 8th Annual FestiVille Friday, September 25th from 3pm – 7pm and Saturday, September 26th from 9am – 7pm at Dupree Park, located at 1700 Redmond Road in Jacksonville. There will be carnival rides, games, live entertainment, a volleyball tournament, a petting zoo, canoe rides, fireworks and more. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 501-982-4171.
The 6th Annual Shine Your Ride Truck, Bike and Car Show will be held Saturday, October 24th from 8am – 3pm at Orr Collision Center, located at 301 South Poplar in Searcy. All makes, models and years are welcome. The entry fee is $20 per vehicle. All proceeds will go to the Sunshine School in Searcy. For more information, call 501-388-2057.
Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will hold their Trunk or Treat Saturday, October 31st from 5:30pm – 8pm at Dupree Park, located at 1700 Redmond Road in Jacksonville. There will be games, activities, bounce houses, haunted hayrides, costume and trunk contests, music and more. For more information, call 501-982-4171.