The University of Arkansas at Monticello will present degrees to the class of 2016 during commencement exercises Friday, May 6, at Steelman Fieldhouse.
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New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will open its food pantry from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 30. Participants should bring proof of residence and their own bags to carry the food.
The Pine Bluff Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The speaker will be Delos McCauley of the Three Rivers Audubon Society.
The Pine Bluff Chili Cook-off has been canceled for Saturday, April 30, because of impending storms. The cook-off has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, the date when the sweet potato pie bake off is held.
The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28.
Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Recreation Services and Army Community Service office canceled the annual Child Abuse Awareness 5K run and two-mile walk/stroll, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 30.
ROGERS — Some days, extension forester Tamara Walkingstick heads into the woods with a helmet and chainsaw. On Saturday, May 7, her toolkit will consist of a recipe book and a toaster oven.
The application deadline for the Learning Institute and Opportunities for New Students program has been extended to Monday, May 16, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Participants gather for the Altheimer community cleanup April 16. The event included Altheimer elected officials, Greater Battle Chapel Baptist Church, Altheimer United Methodist Church, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ and other residents. Keep Arkansas Beautiful donated items to assist with the cleanup and the Jefferson County Road Department provided the Dumpster. (Special to The Commercial)
The location for the 2016 National Walk @ Lunch Day has been changed from Saracen Landing to the The Pines mall because of possible rain, according to a press release.