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

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.

16-31 — “Preserving Food Along the Railroad” exhibit is now on display at the Arkansas Railroad Museum, 1700 Port Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday through May 31. The exhibit features canning jars, cook booklets, posters, photos and more relating to Arkansas’ railroads. Details: Call 870-535-8819.

23-25 — Pilots from across America will fly in to Pine Bluff’s Grider Field as they celebrate Operation Skyhook. The event will include flying competitions, military displays, youth aviation challenge, free aircraft rides for the kids and much more. For more information, visit www.bpapilots.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.