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Friday: Des Arc High School’s sophomore class is sponsoring a barbecue supper prior to the Carlisle-Des Arc football game at Des Arc. The meal will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for ages 10-and-under. Plate includes: chopped barbecue, slaw, baked beans, Texas toast or bun, tea and dessert.
Friday-Sunday: The Cabot Dance Academy is holding a haunted hayride off of Exit 25 on Hwy 67/167. Rides start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please contact Carrie Epley at 501-960-1136, Wendi Pickard at 501-259-0462 or call the studio at 501-605-8900.
Saturday: Prairie County Piecemaker’s 3rd biennial Quilt Show from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Hazen Community Building. No admittance fee. New this year - a silent auction of handmade items. Area quilters are invited to participate. This is in conjunction with the Grand Prairie Rice Festival and the Prarie County Piecemaker’s Quilt Club is affiliated with the Cooperative Extension Service. Quilters are encouraged to enter their quilts in this show. Entries will be received Thursday, Oct. 25 from 2 - 6 in the Hazen Community Building.
Saturday: The 36th Grand Prairie Rice Festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Hazen City Park. The annual gathering of fun and celebration will feature the antique tractor show and parade, the quilt show in the Community Center, the mini-tractor pull and all kinds of vendors, activities, entertainment and food for all ages. More details and schedules will be published at a later date.
Saturday: The pantry at the Brown Street Church of Christ, 400 Brown street Lonoke will be open from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information, please contact Willie Hunt at 501-676-3419 or Daniel Nelllums at 501-676-3864.
Saturday: The family of Doris Pasley invites you to join them as the honor her on her 90th birthday. A reception will be held at the Carlisle Civic Center on from 2-4 p.m.. Birthday cards would be a treasured remembrance, but please no gifts.
Tuesday: A flu clinic will be held for Carlisle Public Schools staff and students only, from 1-6 p.m.. This year the flu clinic is not open to the public.
Tuesday: The Carlisle Public Library will be showing the movie “NickToons Halloween” from 4-6 p.m.
Wednesday: The Carlisle Public Library will have toddler time at 10 a.m. Halloween Trick or Treat will be all day from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Wednesday: The Cabot Dance Academy is holding a haunted hayride off of Exit 25 on Hwy 67/167. Rides start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, please contact Carrie Epley at 501-960-1136, Wendi Pickard at 501-259-0462 or call the studio at 501-605-8900.
Nov. 3: The Lonoke Junior Civic League will host the Miss Lonoke Pageant at the Lonoke Primary School at 6 p.m. Requirements include: Must live in Lonoke or attend Lonoke Public Schools and be within the age of 0-18 years (senior in high school). The cost is $35 per contestant. There are also photogenic categories with each age group. It is $10 for the first photo, $5 for each additional photo. Participants may either compete in photogenic by itself or be in the pageant to do photogenic. All the money raised goes straight out to the Lonoke Community. Text email address to 501-676-1100 for an information packet.
Nov. 5: A free drug awareness meeting, sponsored by Lonoke alderman Efrem Jones and the Bridgeway Hospital will be held at the Lonoke Community Center at 6 p.m. There will be a panel discussion of varying professionals and law enforcement officers to introduce parents, caregivers and guardians of the newest types of drugs being used and abused by youth in the arena. For more information, call Jones at 501-266-2729 or 501-676-0616. Refreshments will be served.
Nov. 12: There will be a Title 1 meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Carlisle Elementary School cafeteria.
Nov. 12: The Carlisle School Board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building, beginning with the annual report to the public.
Nov. 13: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting has been moved in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday.
Nov. 19: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Nov. 20: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room at the Civic Center.