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Today:The Woman Can Run Clinic has begun in Lonoke. This clinic is free to the participants, however, people do need to register at www.womenrunarkansas.net. The clinic in Lonoke will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm. There are walkers, beginning runners, advanced and intermediate groups.
Today: Bingo for Books will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library.
March 10: The Miss Sweetheart Pageant, a fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association, will be at 3 p.m. at Lonoke Primary School.
March 11: The Carlisle Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Civic Center.
March 11: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the court room at City Hall.
March 11: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the board room at the superintendent’s office.
March 12: The tween group, fourth, fifth and sixth grade students will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. There will also be a homemade laundry detergent demo at 5:30 p.m. Adults are asked to bring an empty jug if they have one.
March 13: Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities at 9 a.m. in Lonoke County. Commodities will be distributed at the following locations: Allport City Hall, Austin City Hall, Cabot Church of Christ located at 500 North 2nd Street, Carlisle Old City Gym, Humnoke City Hall, Lonoke County Fairgrounds, Ward Chamber of Commerce, Woodlawn Community Center, and the England Community Center. ID must be present in order to receive commodities. The food items to be distributed may include applesauce, peaches, whole corn, dry red beans, rotini pasta, orange juice, apple juice and canned pork. All customers receiving commodities must present identification. To be eligible to receive USDA commodities, income guidelines must be met. The income guidelines for this program are based on 130% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Based on these guidelines, a one person household must make less than $14,157 per year to qualify for this program. For each additional family member, add $4,966.
March 13: Toddler Time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. Theme will be St. Patrick’s Day.
March 18:The Smyrna Full Gospel Church will hold a nightly revival at 7 p.m. with Edwina Kidd through March 22. The church is located at 1675 Smyrna Road in Lonoke. For more information contact Bob Carr at 501-266-9352.
March 19: The Carlisle Public Library will be showing the movie “Hop” at 3 p.m. All ages are invited to movie day.
March 19: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room at the Civic Center.
March 20: Toddler Time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. Theme will be spring.
March 21: Wii Day will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. Stop in and play.
March 23: The Lonoke County Museum will hold a Bunko night beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the museum. Admission is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The museum is located at 215 South East Front St. in Lonoke. For more information call Sherryl Miller at 501-676-6750 or 501-676-6635.
March 26: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” program will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. All ages are invited to participate.
March 26: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
March 27: Toddler Time will be at 10 a.m. at the Carlisle Public Library. Theme will be Easter.
April 6: The Annual Miss Carlisle Pageant will be at 5 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.