Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello planted a chinkapin oak tree at the center of campus recently in observance of Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.
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The annual White Hall Memorial Day Motorcycle Procession will begin at 9:45 a.m., Monday, May 30, weather permitting.
Arkansas Fallen Riders Association will hold its breakfast meeting at First Christian Church, 3911 S. Hazel St., at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The doors open at about 8:30 a.m.
Pine Bluff /Sheridan ABATE District 20 will meet at Delta Rivers Nature Center in Regional Park at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5. All members and interested riders are invited to attend. Results of the May rummage sale will be discussed.
Rhonda G. Williams of Warren recently published her first novel, “The Naming of Girl.” The announcement was made by Upperhand Press of Bexley, Ohio.
Arkansas landowners may consider installing a recreational pond on their property a worthwhile investment, according to Scott Jones, small impoundment Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
The women of Whispering Knoll Assisted Living Facility are honored with a day of pampering services. Conducted May 6, the event featured services by a variety of agencies including makeup by Dillard’s cosmetics department associates, fingernails by Polished with a Purpose, photo shoot by GC Images/Greg Courteney Jr. photographer, gifts by New Birth Women’s Ministry, music by Melvin Crockett and Son and a presentation of roses as Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity serenaded the women. Families and friends also attended. (Special to The Commercial)
The Southeast Arkansas College Early Childhood Development Center, 2200 S. Hazel St., is accepting applications to fill toddler slots for the Early Head Start Program.
Whispering Knoll Assisted Living Facility, 6812 S. Hazel St., will host a bake sale starting at 10 a.m. Friday, June 3.
The First Presbyterian Church of Pine Bluff will hold its annual neighborhood block party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Pine Bluff Fire Station No. 3 at 32nd Avenue and Beech Street.