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.

May

9-10 — The New Community Theatre, 207 W. Second Ave., will present “George Burns and Friends” at 7:30 p.m., starring Peter Salzer and Lynn Roberts. For ticket information, call 870-535-2646 or visit the website at pbcommunitytheatre.org.

10 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host its monthly Family FunDay from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 870-536-3375 or email info@artssciencecenter.org.

13 — The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Economic Research and Development Center will present an event that explores Pine Bluff and Southeast Arkansas’ early African American entrepreneurs and business learders at 5:30 p.m. at the UAPB Business Support Incubator, 615 S. Main St. The public is invited to attend.

13 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host Scott Sudduth of the Arkansas Hospitality Association for a free training session from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Participants will receive supporting materials and a certificate of completion for the course. Individuals or groups interested in attending this free training session should contact the Arts & Science Center to confirm attendance. 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.

16 — The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will sponsor a spring fundraiser and membership drive from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 6501 S. Hazel St. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Linda Minyard at 870-879-5867.

16-17 — The New Community Theatre, 207 W. Second Ave., will present “The 4 Fabs” at 7:30 p.m. It’s Beatlemania coming to Pine Bluff. For ticket information, call 870-535-2646 or visit the website at pbcommunitytheatre.org.

24 — The city of Sherrill will host the third annual reunion and celebration at the fire station in downtown Sherrill from noon to 7 p.m. The event will include a vintage car show, a kiddie carnival with games, face painting, arts and crafts, a gospel fest, food vendors and entertainment for the entire family. The event is free and open to the public. Vendor space is available. For more information, call Maryann Lee at 870-718-0505 or e-mail mizmaryann@hotmail.com.