Calendar of events


This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.

March

7 — The tradition will continue at St. Joseph Catholic Church as Lent approaches and the annual Lenten fish fry events kick off. The first fish fry will be held March 7 and run each Friday through and including April 11. Serving times will be 5 to 7:30 p.m. each Friday at St. Joseph Gallagher Hall. The price is $12 per meal for adults and $6 per meal for children under 12 years of age. The dine-in or carryout all-you-can-eat menu will include fried catfish fillets, French fries, slaw, homemade mild or spicy hush puppies, ice tea and a dessert. For more information, call 870-692-608

7 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will hold its monthly music series, Live@5, from 5-7 p.m. The featured guest will be the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Jazz Ensemble. The cost of the evening is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information call 870-536-3375 or e-mail info@artssciencecenter.org.

7 — The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chapter of the NAACP will host its annual Women in the NAACP Banquet at 7 p.m. at Mount Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, 812 E. Harding Ave. The guest speaker will be Joyce Vaughn. Admission is $20, which includes dinner. For more information, contact Mary Brentley, adviser, at 870-267-2540; Chanise Golatt, WIN banquet co-chair, at 501-413-8317; or Edlun Marshall, president, at 870-995-4449.

8 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host its Family FunDay from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will feature Chain Reactions. Using dominoes, balls, ramps, toys and other items, participants will use teamwork to create a large moving sculpture. For more information call 870-536-3375 or e-mail info@artssciencecenter.org.

8 — USA Dance Chapter 5014 will hold its montly dance at 7 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 6300 Trinity Drive. Lisa Kirkpatrick of Dance Makers will instruct a dance class, followed by dancing and fellowship.

12 — Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff recently announced its spring 2014 session of classes. Classes will be held each Wednesday through April 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Lakeside Methodist Church, 15th Avenue and Olive Street. The registration fee is $10. For more information about classes, contact Bettye Johnson at bcj41@cablelynx.com.

13 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will hold Photography 2 with Eric Maynard classes on March 13 and continue each Thursday through April 10 from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. The cost of the class is $85 for members and $120 for non-members. For more information, call 870-536-3375 or email info@artssciencecenter.org. For invitations and information, visit www.ArtsScienceCenter.org and sign up for the free e-mail list.