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.

November

18-20 — Schools, community groups, and the general public can plan on seeing the award-winning John McLinn Ross Players’ production of “Do Lord Remember Me” on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Show dates and times are Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 19-20 at 3 p.m. Season subscription prices: Golden Lion Subscription — $25 (one ticket per production); Coalition Subscription — $50 (two tickets per production); Lion’s Pride Subscription — $100 (four tickets per production) Details: Call Alexis Skinner at 870-575-8428 or e-mail skinnera@uapb.edu.

19 — The Episcopal Women of Trinity Episcopal Church, 703 W. Third Ave., will offer a “Taste of Trinity”. The event will include a bake sale, casserole shop, craft corner and treasure room. Doors will open at 10 a.m. for shopping. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch tickets are $8 and may be purchased by calling 870-879-1499, 870-534-3832 or at the door.

19 — The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service will offer “Navigating the Financial Journey”, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 Idaho St. For a fee of $15 per person, participants will cover topics including budget development, money management, wise use of credit, and consumer protection. To register for the money management course, contact Mary Ann Kizer at 870-534-1033 or e-mail mkizer@uaex.edu

19 — The 2012 Christian Debutantes, sponsored by Bluff Springs Christian Church, will host a tribute to breast cancer awareness balloon release at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

19 — The Jefferson County 4-H Program will conduct a training session for all teen and adult 4-H volunteers from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the conference room of the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, 500 Idaho St. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, contact Pia Woods at the Jefferson County Extension Service at 870-534-1033.

21 — The Jefferson County Democratic Women will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Garden Room of the Holiday Inn Express at The Pines mall. Details: Contact Becky Robinson at 870-766-4188 or Mary Whiteaker at 870-247-2880.

21 — The Clever Clovers 4-H Club of White Hall will meet at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the White Hall Public Library, located at 300 Anderson Ave. For more information, contact the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, at 870-534-1033 or e-mail pwoods@uaex.edu.

26 — Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will host its annual Breakfast with Santa from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in the church’s Christian Community Center. The menu will include pancakes with sausage and the trimmings. The cost is $10, which includes breakfast, a visit with Santa and a family photo CD. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations and other details, contact Laura Delhommer at 870-718-4770.

December

2 — Richard and Kerry Ellen Campbell will present a “Rhythm and Blues Christmas” during the monthly Live@5 series at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for center members and $10 for non-members. For more information, contact ASC at 870-536-3375, info@artssciencecenter.org or visit the website at www.ArtsScienceCenter.org

2 — The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will hold its annual Christmas Luncheon and Festival of Tables from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Great Hall of First United Methodist Church, 200 W. Sixth Ave. Tickets for the event, which includes lunch, tablescapes’ viewing, entertainment by the Jenkins Choir and door prizes, are $10 each and may be purchased from any Auxiliary member, at the Pine Bluff Salvation Army Corps office, 501 E. 12th Ave., or at the door on the day of the event. Carry-outs will be available. On the day of the luncheon, the doors will open at 11 a.m. There will be no reserved seating. Additional information is available by calling the corps office at 870-534-0504.

3 — “A Jazzy Christmas” with Legoria Payton and Friends will be held at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., at 7:30 p.m., after the Christmas parade. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

3 — The Old Towne Committee for Reinventing Downtown Pine Bluff will present the seventh annual Old Towne Christmas from 4-6 p.m. Activities will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave. The event will include visits with Santa, carriage rides, a balloon artist, magician and musical entertainment. The event is free to the public.

8 — The opening reception for the 2011 Irene Rosenzweig Exhibition will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St. Best of Show will be announced at 6 p.m. The exhibition will be on display from Dec. 2 through Feb. 4, 2012.

8-11 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host its production of “Christmas Belles”, set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. For more information, contact ASC at 870-536-3375, info@artssciencecenter.org or visit the website at www.ArtsScienceCenter.org