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Monday: The city of Lonoke municipal office will be closed in observance of Veterans day.
Monday: The Carlisle Student Council is serving breakfast for veterans and their spouses at 8:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the front at 9:30 a.m. Anyone wanting to attend should RSVP with either Sue Grimm at 501-993-5291 or Clay Parker at 870-552-5044.
Monday: The Carlisle School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the board room at the superintendent’s office.
Tuesday: The Carlisle Public will have a deer hunting toddler time at 10 a.m.
Tuesday: The Lonoke City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the court room.
Wednesday: Come to our Bunny Tales story time at the Lonoke Public Library at 10 a.m. Our theme this week is “Thanksgiving food” and we will be collecting can food and non-perishables for our local food bank. The children will help decorate the food collection box. Join us for a story, games, and fun.
Wednesday: The Grand Prairie Civil War Round Table will be meeting at the Lonoke County Museum in downtown Lonoke, Arkansas, 215 South East Front Street, at 7 p.m. Vernon Dutton from Little Rock will bring our program. His talk will be on the 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Antietam . This is the only AR regiment that served in the Army of Northern Virginia for the duration of the war. Since 1994, Dutton has participated in over 20 major reenactments including Gettysburg , Shiloh, and Antietam . Dutton served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. Dutton is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association and is licensed to sell professional liability insurance in 12 states. He is the author of a new book: Civil War Reflections: Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits published by Time Travelers Publishing in 2012. He will bring a few copies to our meeting. He is member of the Civil War Roundtable of Arkansas and holds the rank of High Private in the 3rd Arkansas Infantry, a reenactment unit dedicated to the preservation of Civil War history. Everyone is invited and as always, guests are welcome. There is no admission charge.
Nov. 14: There will be a retirement party for Carlisle Fire Chief Marvin Reid from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the fire station. The public is invited to attend.
Nov. 18: A pinch of this food demo will be at 5:15 p.m. at the Carlisle Public Library
Nov. 18: The Lonoke School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the administration building.
Nov. 19: The Carlisle Public Library will have a soup toddler time at 10 a.m.
Nov. 24: It’s movie day at the Carlisle Public Library. Stop by at 3:45 p.m. Snacks will be provided
Nov. 27: The Carlisle Public Library will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 19: The Carlisle City Council will meet at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center.