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.


11 — Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E. Fifth Ave., will hold its annual back-to-school Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

18 — The Natural Born Ryders Motorcycle Club/Social Club of Pine Bluff will host its first Back-To-School Bash from 9 a.m. to noon at Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park. This a free event that is open to the public. School supplies for all ages, free hot dogs and drinks will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 501-626-9089 or 870-718-0033.

18 — New Salem Baptist Church at Sherrill will host the fourth annual K&K Woods Youth Conference and Scholarship Program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about the conference or scholarship application, call Vaccarlo Allen at 870-692-8194 or Timothy Wallace at 870-413-0337.

20-21 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will hold auditions for its production of Robert Fulghum’s “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” at 6:30 p.m. each day. The center is looking for actors who can convincingly portray people from the ages of 30-65. No experience is necessary, but a high level of energy and commitment are expected. Those who plan to audition are asked to prepare a two-minute narrative story about a life lesson. For more information, contact ASC at 870-536-3375, or visit the website at

24-25 — Ram Rodeo Series will sponsor the Summer Showdown Rodeo at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds at Rison. The Summer Showdown Rodeo is sanctioned by the Arkansas Rodeo Association, Cowboys Regional Rodeo Association, and American Professional Rodeo Association.

25-26 — The Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center will hold its Arkansas Hunter Education Course. Participants must attend both days in order to take the final exam. The class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 26. There is no fee for the program, however, participants must pre-register. For registration or more information, call 870-534-0011.


8 — Old Town Theatres Centre will present “An Evening of Dining — Broadway, Jazz and Patsy Cline,” featuring Kayce Glasse, on Sept. 8 at the Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 Country Club Lane. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased in advance. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sept. 4. Tickets may be purchased by mailing a check to Old Town Theatres Centre Inc., P.O. Box 8268, Pine Bluff, AR 71611; or by calling 870-535-2646.