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.

January

18 — Delta Rivers Nature Center will hold a teacher workshop, “Schoolyard Habitat.” Teachers can register to get continuing education hours. For more information, call 870-534-0011.

21 — The Pine Bluff Presidential Inaugural Gala Committee will present an Inaugural Gala in honor of President Barack Obama at 7 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center Ballroom. The special guest will be Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. surgeon general. Live entertainment will be provided by Legoria Payton & Friends. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. Tickets are available at the Pine Bluff Convention Center ticket office, Treasure Chest Bridals in The Pines mall and Fathers & Sons Clothier in Jefferson Square. For more information, call 870-413-1667 or e-mail legoria.payton@sbcglobal.net.

26 — The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., will celebrate Jabberwock 2013, a talent and variety show, at 6 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. For more information, call 870-692-3403 or 870-413-1229.

28 — Child Care Awareness of Southeast Arkansas and JCCSI Parents as Teachers will host BINGO with the kids from 4 to 5 p.m. at JCCSI, 1203 W. Pullen St. For more information call, 870-536-0520.

February

9 — Arkansas’ first lady, Ginger Beebe, will be on-hand to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Home and Garden Seminar & Show at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. This year’s show will focus on raised-bed gardening, one of the largest growing segments in home gardens. For more information about the show, contact Ruby Poteet at 870-879-1378 or rwp8303@aol.com. For more information on the Master Gardener program, contact the county extension office, or visit www.arhomeandgarden.org/master_gardener.htm.

14-15 — “Love Letters” will be presented by the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.ArtsScienceCenter.org; by calling 870-536-3375; or at the box office.

28 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will hold its Photography I with Eric Maynard class beginning Feb. 28 and continuing each Thursday through April 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $85 for members and $105 for non-members. For more information, contact ASC at 870-536-3375, info@artssciencecenter.org or visit the website at www.artssciencecenter.org.