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.

July

21 — The Bayou Bartholomew Alliance is seeking volunteers to help complete the Roberson Trail, located on Hazel Street, north of Interstate 530 and south of the doctors’ offices at 4800 S. Hazel St., at 8 a.m. Those interested in participating are asked to bring a garden rake, shovel, wheel barrow and gloves, if possible. Work is expected to be complete by noon, according to a spokesman. This newly constructed trail will be open to the public for hiking, bird watching and wildlife viewing. For more information, call Scott at 870-692-5402.

23 — The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas will host the 20th annual Bill Garman Memorial Golf Tournament at Harbor Oaks Golf Club in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park. Warm-up and registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $75 per person or $300 per four-person team. Early registration is encouraged. For more information, call 870-543-6300.

23 — The final preparation meeting for the White Hall High School All-Classmates Reunion will be held at 6 p.m. at the White Hall Library. This year’s reunion will be held on Sept. 29 at the WHHS Cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The program will start at 3 p.m. and the catered meal will be served at 5 p.m. Those who want to help are encouraged to come and bring a friend. For more information contact Gladys O’Brien Clark at 870-247-4656, Leongladys@aol.com; Ann Rinehart Musgrove at 870-247-1113, Genenann1953@aol.com; or William Henry at 501-250-1204, wwhenry@suddenlink.net.

25-29 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas will present performances of ‘Hairspray’ on July 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. and July 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets to the show are $20 for members and $22 for non-members for the opening night. Other performances are $18 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information, call the center at 870-536-3375.

August

3 — The Drew County Historical Society will host a special benefit at the Monticello Country Club. Jack Lassiter, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will be the guest of honor. The society will also hold a silent auction and a live auction with Judge McElroy of Desha County as master of ceremonies. Viewing of items for the auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 7 p.m. The cost of tickets is $40 per person and $75 per couple. To purchase tickets for this special event, contact Connie Mullis, society president, at Mullis Insurance on the square or at 870-367-5268; or call Terri Wolfe, treasurer, at 870-723-2351. Checks should be made payable to the Drew County Historical Society. Society board members are also selling tickets. Seating is limited.