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.

June

13 — Downtown Pine Bluff will be jumping again at 7 p.m. with a Music on Main “Street Dance Party”, sponsored by the Downtown Special Events Organization. The Street Dance will be held at Second Avenue and Main Street and feature a live DJ with music. Admission to the event is free. Those attending are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and their dancing shoes. There will be dance showcasing, dance-offs and break dancers. For more information on Sweet Sounds of Downtown, Music on Main and the Downtown Special Events Organization visit the Music on Main facebook page at www.facebook.com/musiconmainpb or contact Harold Terry at 501-352-4451.

14 — The Community Theatre, 207 W. Second Ave., will present ‘Uncle Sam and Strawberry Jam” during its Children’s Theatre, featuring Larry Sullivan. For tickets visit the website pbcommunitytheatre.org or call 870-535-2646.

14 — The Lanwood-Risonian Civic and Social Club will celebrate its 16th annual Juneteenth Festival at Rison at Powell Park. The festival starts at 11 a.m., with the gospel program beginning at 2 p.m.

14 — Sherry E. Livingston, Ms. Arkansas United States 2014, will present a talk and signing of her book, “Beautiful Ashes: A Journey to Divine Healing”, at 2 p.m. at The Pines mall.

16-20 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host its Theater Camp. Theater I, for ages 8-12 will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Theater I is an introduction to the fundamentals of acting. Camp will culminate with a performance on Friday for families. Theater II, for ages 13-16, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Theater II is based on exercises that combine acting fundamentals with text, conflict resolution, and acting with a partner. Camp will culminate with a performance on Friday for families. Brian Chambers will be the instructor. To sign up or for more information, call 870-536-3375 or email info@artssciencecenter.org.

23-27 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will offer Science Camp.Science I, for ages ages 6-11, will be from 9 to 11 a.m. In Science I, participants will learn basic science and engineering skills. Through hands-on experimenting and craft-making, they will develop and make toys that move, light up, or make sound. Science II, for ages 12-17, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. In Science II, participants will learn science and engineering skills through hands-on experimenting, craft-making, and learning how to use programmable computer chips that will control movement, lights, and sounds. Alexandra Pearson will serve as the instructor. To sign up or for more information, call 870-536-3375 or email info@artssciencecenter.org.