The Bald Knob Animal Shelter will hold an Adoption Event Saturday, March 9th from 9am – 4:30pm at Dollar General, located at 139 Highway 167 in Bald Knob. Everyone is invited to come out and adopt a dog. The adoption fee is $60 and a city license fee is $4. You can also help the Bald Knob Animal Shelter by making donations of bleach, laundry detergent, peroxide, rubbing alcohol, cotton balls, dog food, dog treats, water bowls and other items.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will offer a Social Media Success Strategies seminar Monday, March 11th from 10am – 12 noon at the Melba Theatre in downtown Batesville. Registration is free, but you must pre-register. For more information, call 870-972-3517.
The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold their annual Career Fair Tuesday, March 12th from 1pm – 4pm, with set-up and lunch for employers from 12 noon – 1pm. There is no charge for vendors, but preregistration is required. For more information, call 870-612-2048.
The McRae Elementary Third Grade will hold a Living Museum Thursday, March 14th at 6pm at the Searcy High School Cafeteria. The students have chosen famous inventors, politicians, presidents and leaders to research. They have created posters, designed costumes and written speeches from their person’s point of view. Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.
The 5th Annual Automotive Evolution Auto Show will be held Saturday, March 16th from 8am – 2pm at ASU – Searcy, located at 1800 East Moore Avenue in Searcy. The show will feature cars, trucks, bikes and more. There will also be music, rides and food. Proceeds from the event will be divided between the ASU – Searcy Auto Scholarships and the White County Area on Aging Meals on Wheels program.
John 3:16 Ministries will host their Wild Game Supper 2019 Saturday, March 16th from 3pm – 8pm at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. They will be serving catfish, alligator, hog, duck, turkey, deer, goose, chicken, frog legs and more. Matt Gumm from Branson will be performing. There will also be an indoor aquarium, bounce houses, games and more. Tickets are $10 each. All proceeds will benefit John 3:16 Ministries.
The Batesville High School Project Graduation will hold a Trap Shoot Competition Saturday, March 23rd at 12 noon at the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, located at 3600 North St. Louis Street in Batesville. There will also be a silent auction and a concession stand. The registration fee is $350, with lunch provided. Registration is due on Tuesday, March 19th. All proceeds will go to the Batesville High School Drug and Alcohol Free Graduation Party. For more information, call 870-834-8836.
The Optimist Club of Searcy will hold a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner Saturday, March 23rd from 5pm – 7pm at the Riverview High School Cafeteria. Tickets are $6 per person and children three and under will eat for free. There will be dine in or carry out available. A live auction will be held at 6pm. All proceeds will go to help with the youth projects of the Optimist Club of Searcy.
An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course will be offered Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th from 5pm – 8:30pm each evening in the UACCB Nursing Allied Health Building, Room 902, located at 2005 White Drive in Batesville. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must successfully complete this course and carry proof while operating on Arkansas water. For more information, call 870-612-2082.
The Searcy Fire Department will hold a Benefit Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 30th from 8am – 11am at the fire station at 501 West Beebe Capps Expressway in Searcy. There will be pancakes, sausage and hot coffee. You can eat in or get breakfast to go.
The Searcy McRae Elementary PTO will host their 2nd Annual 5K Color Run Saturday, March 30th at 9am at the Searcy McRae Elementary School, located at 609 West McRae Avenue in Searcy. There will also be an after party with bounce houses. For more information, call 501-388-6349.
United Way of White County will host the “Be a Hero- Meet a Hero” event Saturday, March 30th at 11:30am at the Searcy Event Center. Children are invited to come out and meet hometown heroes, as well as look at fire engines, police cars, school buses and more for free. There will also be a Fun Run, in which participants are urged to dress up as their favorite superhero or hometown hero. The entry fee for the Fun Run will be $10 per person or $20 for a family of four. Proceeds will benefit United Way of White County.
The Searcy McRae Elementary PTO will hold their Spring Carnival Friday, April 12th at 5pm at the McRae Elementary School, located at 609 West McRae Avenue in Searcy. There will be a cake walk, bounce houses, a duck pond, boat races, mini golf and more. There will also be prizes and food. Everyone is invited to come out and support the McRae Elementary School.
The Searcy Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host the Hook and Ladder 5K Fun Run Saturday, April 27th beginning at 8am in downtown Searcy. The Fun Run will be followed by a medals presentation and a fire engine pull competition. All proceeds will go to the Searcy Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, which supports firefighters and their families in times of need, lends aid in emergency situations and provides assistance to those in need in the community.