Z-Event Calendar

Pangburn Kindergarten Registration will be held Wednesday, April 18th from 8:30am – 2:30pm at the Rubber Floor Gym on the Pangburn School Campus.  Parents will need to bring their child’s birth certificate, Social Security card, an insurance card, proof of residency in the school district and an immunization record.  There will be free school physical exams for the incoming kindergarten students from 8:30am – 12 noon.  There will also be free vision screenings for kids and parents from 8:30am – 12 noon.  For more information, call 501-728-4230.
The Searcy Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold their 1st Annual Hook and Ladder 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 21st beginning at 8am in downtown Searcy.  All proceeds from the event will go to funding the Ladies Auxiliary, which provides aid to firefighters, their families and the community in times of need.
The Judsonia Community Fish Fry and Pie Auction will be held Saturday, April 21st at 6pm at the Judsonia Community Building.  The cost will be $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 12 and under.  Proceeds will go to the Judsonia Summer Blast event.
Jacksonport State Park will host the Great Arkansas Cleanup – Park Day – Earth Day event Saturday, April 21st beginning at 9am.  Volunteers will meet at the Jacksonport State Park Visitor Center, located at 205 Avenue Street in Jacksonport.  Volunteers who help with the cleanup will receive a free t-shirt and a picnic lunch.  For more information, call 870-523-2143.
Searcy Public Schools will hold their Kindergarten Round-Up Thursday, April 26th from 8am – 3pm.  You can register at the elementary school in your attendance zone.  Children enrolling must be five years old on or before August 1st of this year.  Parents will need to bring their child’s birth certificate, immunization record, a physical from a doctor, Social Security card and verification of residence.
The 2nd Annual Crawfish for a Cause will be held Saturday, April 28th at 1pm at 8005 Harrison Street, between Sulphur Rock and Magness.  There will be music, a live and silent auction, activities and more.  Admission will be $15 with kids under 10 admitted for free.  Proceeds will benefit the Butterfly Ranch, a local faith based residential program for women.
The Humane Society of Independence County will hold a benefit Trivia Night Saturday, April 28th at the Batesville Community & Aquatics Center.  The doors will open at 5pm and trivia will begin at 6pm.  Tables of 10 people will compete in four rounds for a grand prize.  There will also be games, a silent auction, a table decorating contest and baked goods available for donations. Tickets are $25 each and includes a catered meal and beverage.  Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Independence County.  For more information, call 870-612-2621.
White County and the city of Searcy will host the Spring County-Wide Cleanup Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th from 7:30am – 5pm each day and Saturday, April 28th from 8am – 2pm.  Just look for the signs at the Fair Grounds on Davis Drive in Searcy.  Items that will be accepted include regular size tires off the rim, appliances, scrap metal, furniture, bagged trash and all paints in dry form.  Items that will not be accepted include concrete, masonry, brush, vegetation, chemicals, liquid paint, batteries, electronics and tractor tires.  For more information, call 501-279-6200.
Main Street Batesville’s Main Street Farmers Market will begin their season Saturday, May 5th from 8am – 12 noon in the Pocket Park in Batesville.  Opening day will include live music and other festivities.  Vendors can sign up for the entire season for a discount or sell for a single day.  The rest of the dates for the Main Street Farmers Market will be the first, third and fifth Saturdays through September.  For more information, call 844-462-4482.
The Old Independence Regional Museum will hold their Annual Spring Family Day Saturday, May 5th from 10am – 2pm on the museum grounds, located at 380 South 9th Street in Batesville.  This year’s theme will be “Wild History.”  Guests can learn about native wildlife in the area from settlement days to present time.  This program is free and open to everyone.  For more information, call 870-793-2121.
Graduation for Searcy High School will be held Friday, May 11th at 7:30pm at Searcy Lion Stadium.  In the event of rain, graduation will be moved to Benson Auditorium on the Harding University Campus in Searcy.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, May 12th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their Business Expo Wednesday, June 6th from 10am – 3pm at the Batesville Community Center.  Admission is free and everyone is invited to attend.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, June 9th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Coco.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
The City of Beebe’s 4th of July Extravaganza will be held Saturday, June 30th at 5:30pm at the Beebe City Park.  There will be food, drinks, water slides, a fireworks show and a free concert featuing Craig Wayne Boyd.  Everyone is invited to attend.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, July 14th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Toy Story.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
The 39th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival will be held Thursday, July 26th – Saturday, July 28th.  This year’s festival will have live entertainment in the Cave City Park featuring gospel music on Thursday, July 26th; Mo Pitney on Friday, July 27th and Little Texas on Saturday, July 28th.  There will also be family activities, great food and the world’s sweetest watermelons.  Admission to the festival is free.  For more information, call 870-283-5301.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, August 11th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Moana.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, September 8th in downtown Newport and will feature the original motion picture “Ghostbusters.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.

 

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