Calendar


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.

October

19 — Whispering Knoll Assisted Living, 6812 S. Hazel St., will host its Pretty in Pink Day at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Wilma Reynolds. There will be a mini Walk for The Cure after the program.

19 — The Alpha Rho Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., along with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chapter NAACP and the UAPB Political Science Club, will host a presidential political forum at 7 p.m. in the Hathaway/Howard Fine Arts Auditorium on the campus of UAPB. For more information, contact Crystal Jones at 870-377-5174 or jones_crystal_91@yahoo.com; or Mattie P. Collins at 870-536-5417 or kencol1@msn.com.

19-20 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will present “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” at 7:30 nightly. For additional information, please call the center at 870-536-3375.

19-31 — Good Faith Carr United Methodist Church, 3703 Ryburn Road, will host its third annual Pumpkin Patch on the church’s front lawn. There will be pumpkins and gourds for sale, crafts, face/pumpkin painting, hay rides and refreshments. The patch will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Limited group times for school groups, daycare centers and others are welcome by appointment. For more information, call 870-879-3360.

20 — Hazel Street Church of Christ, 4015 S. Hazel St., will present its Fall Ladies Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Vivian Alford. Lunch will be served.

20 — The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., will host Take Apart Day in the Tinkering Studio from 1 to 3 p.m. Visitors are invited to drop by anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. to participate in this ‘Constructive Destruction,’ which is free thanks to Central Moloney, a local sponsor. For more information, contact Timothy Rhoades at 870-536-3375 or trhoades@artssciencecenter.org.

26 — The Progressive Chapter of American Business Women’s Association will host its Fall Scholarship Auction at 6:30 p.m. at White Hall City Hall. Items in included in the auction will be restaurant gift certificates, hunting supplies, arts, quilts, clothing store gift certificates, jewelry and much more. The proceeds from the auction will benefit scholarships for young ladies from Pine Bluff and White Hall. To donate or for more information, call 870-489-0047 or 870-536-6500

26-27 — The 10th annual “Boo on the Bayou” will be held at the Delta Rivers Nature Center in Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy games, crafts, face painting and animal program, plus a half-mile “Haunted Trail”. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight and come in costume. Admission is free. Food and drink will be available. For more information, call the Nature Center at 870-534-0011.

November

2 — John Good and Friends will perform during Live@5 at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 Main St., from 5-7 p.m. Cost of the evening is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The event is sponsored by M.K. Distributors.

10 — The Old Town Theatres Centre will present a dinner theatre with Lawrence Sullivan in Richard Bach’s, “Jonathan Livingston Seagull”, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased in advance. The deadline to purchase tickets is Nov. 7. Checks should be mailed to Old Town Theatres Centre, P.O. Box 8268, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611 or call 870-535-2646.