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The Evening Times prints briefs about events for organizations, schools and governmental agencies. News briefs

are accepted at the Times office, by fax at 735- 1020 or by e- mail news@ theeveningtimes. com. Always include contact information.

• Academies of West Memphis Entertainment – Hosting Voiceplay, a professional a’capella group and premier entertainment for Disney World and Disney Cruises, at the school’s Performing Arts Center Tuesday,

at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10. For ticket information contact Doug Conwill at or call 732-8558.

• Delta Market – 3rd Tuesday each month. Oct. 18 at ASU Mid-South North Campus, 2000 W. Broadway (near soccer fields).

Arkansas Workforce Center Open House – And employer information session Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for jobseekers and employers. A special time of 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

has been set aside specifically for employers. Event held at 2003 W. Broadway, Mid-South Community College, West Memphis. Pre-registration requested for the employer session. For more information visit s or call 870-400-2269.

Feeding/Mentoring Program – Free Food at Barton Court Apartments for ages 5-18 sponsored by USDAAt Risk Program 3:15 Supper/4:15 Snack.

2nd Annual Appreciation Steak Luncheon for Pastors, Police and Firemen – Thursday, Oct. 20, noon at Faith International Church, 805 S. 14th St., West Memphis. To reserve your seat call 901-413-4318.

Pastor Anthony King.

Crittenden County Republican Committee Meeting – Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Fidelity National Bank, 330 Military Rd., Marion. Individuals are welcome to attend. For additional information contact John Roberts, chairman, at 901485-0964 or e-mail to johnroberts1548@

Loaves and Fishes – Movie night with activities Friday,

Oct. 21 beginning at 7 p.m. at 8th Street Mission for Jesus Christ, 717 E. Broadway, West Memphis. A community fellowship filled with love.

Parents bring your child to a fun filled night with hot dogs, popcorn, soda, gospel karaoke, electronic bowling, golf, baseball, arts and crafts and more.

Jazz and Gospel Extravaganza – The Memphis, Tennessee/Crittenden County Arkansas Chapter of the Philander Smith Alumni present a fundraiser event for scholarships for students of Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Centenary United Methodist Church, 584 E. McLemore, Memphis, Tennessee. Tickets are $15. For more information or tickets call 870-7330505 or 870-735-8680.

2nd Annual Susan G.

Komen 3.2K walk/run – Saturday, Oct. 22.

Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Walk starts at 9 a.m.

Registration is $5. Near West Memphis High School off Rich Road.

Harvest Sunday Blessings the Fruit of the Fields – Trinity of the Fields Anglican Church, 100 E. Military Rd., Marion Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m.

Mass Flu Clinic – Crittenden County Health Department hosting an annual Mass Flu Clinic on Tues.

Oct. 25 at First Baptist Church, 2137 Hwy. 77 in Marion. Bring insurance cards and/or Medicate/Medicare card. For additional information contact West Memphis Health Unit at 870-735-4334.

St. Bernard’s Mobile Mammogram Unit – Will be at Crittenden County’s Flu Clinic location Tuesday, Oct.

25th from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church at Marion, 2137 Hwy. 77.

Earle School District Records to be Destroyed – If you have a child who had been enrolled in special education or speech therapy in the Earle School District between May 31, 2009 and May 31, 2010 their records will be destroyed after Oct.

28, 2016. You have the right to pick up your child’s due process records prior to the designated destruction date.

These records will be available for pick up at the Earle Administrative Office. Pick up dates and times are Monday-Friday as follows: Oct. 10-14, 8 a.m-3:30 p.m.

and Oct. 17-21, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. If the time/dates are not convenient for you please leave a message at 870-7928486.

• Trinity Baptist Church Harvest Festival – Saturday, Oct. 29 from 4 till 6:30 p.m.

at 521 Graham St., West Memphis. Lots of games, cake walk, Hay ride and music. Free hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, soft drinks and lots of candy.

Annual Italian Spaghetti Supper and Fall Carnival – At St. Michael’s Catholic School on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m.

A Family Affair Health Clinic – Saturday Oct. 29 and Sunday Oct. 30 at New Life, 1093 Hwy. 77, Marion.

Open to the public (all free).

Topics 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Biblical health message, prostrate cancer, nutritionnal, exercise and a cooking course. Screenings 2 to 5 p.m. Flu shots 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Professional advice.

Childbirth educator/labor Doula and more. Flu shot screeings, food free baby formula, Taekwondo games, Glo Germ and more for the kids.

Need a ride? 501-400-0469.

Black Out Ryders Halloween Trunk or Treat – Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Shine Detail, Missouri Street starting at 6:30 p.m. All parents and children are welcome.

Trinity in the Fields Yard Sale – Saturday, Nov. 5, 7 a.m. ending at 11 a.m. 100 E.

Military Rd., Marion.

Marion Fire Department 17th Annual Steak Dinner – Saturday, Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are available from any firefighter. $15 per ticket.

Limited number available at the door. Call 870-739-4127 for additional information.

DeltaARTS ‘Aladdin JR’ – Performances Thursday,

Nov. 10 at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Academies of West Memphis Performing Arts Center. For more information call Alex Smith at 870-7326260 or visit

Music at Trinity – Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m., 100 East Military Rd. Marion. Guest Cameron Hicks. Free admission and light refreshments sponsored by DeltaARTS, Marion Chamber of Commerce, Marion Advertising and Promotion.

American Legion Post 53 – Fish fry 1st Friday of every month. Food served from 5-8 p.m. Karaoke every Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Bingo Monday’s at 7 p.m., 150 Legion Road. 735-8803.

Arkansas State University Degree Center – Offering admission, advising, and scholarship information/assistance for students interested in attending Arkansas State University-Jonesboro on the ASU Mid-South campus.

Students can major in Criminology, Business, Nursing, or Education and live locally. Assistance is available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call, Kennidi Ridgell, Degree .

Seeking Donations for Blessed Thrift Satellite location – Now accepting clothes, furniture, food items, appliances. Also yard equipment, cars, trucks and vans (in working condition), etc.

Please call for large pick-ups or drop-off at The Word On The Move, 2703 E.

Broadway, West Memphis, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Call 901-514-2181 or 901343-9473.

• 15th Street Childcare Development Center – Announced its sponsorship of the USDA Food Program.

Meals will be available at no separate charge or at a reduced charge for National School Lunch Program and at no charge for Child and Adult Care Program.

• Community Bible Study – Every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Meadows Apartment Club House. The community is invited.

Synergy Foundation is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program – Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, nationality, origin, sex, age or disability and there will be no discrimination the course of the meal services. Meals will be provided at a first come, first serve basis at the sites and times as follows: Opened site: Through May 30, 2017.

1. Avondale, 1402 Crestmere St., West Memphis. Snack 3:45 p.m./Supper 4:30 p.m.

M-F. 2. Cheer City United, 104 Block St., West Memphis. Snack 5:40 p.m./Supper 5:15 p.m. M-F.

3. Daysprings, 1227 Ark.

Hwy. 77, Marion. Supper 3:30 p.m./Snack 4:30 p.m. MF. 4. Marion Church of God, 1747 Hwy. 64, Marion. Snack 5:30 p.m./Supper 6:30 p.m.

Sunday & Wednesday. 5.

Marion Elementary, 133 E.

Military Rd., Marion. Snack 3:15 p.m./Supper 4:15 p.m.

M-F. 6. Marion High School, 1 Patriot Dr., Marion. Snack 3:30 p.m./Supper 4:15 p.m.

M-F. 7. Marion Intermediate, 100 L.H. Polk Dr., Marion.

Snack 3:45 p.m./Supper 4:30 p.m. M-F. 8. Marion Jr. High School, 801 Carter Dr., Marion. Supper 3:30 p.m./Snack 4:10 p.m. M-F. 9.

Meadows, 1101 S. Avalon, West Memphis. Snack 3:30 p.m./Supper 4:15 p.m. M-F.

10. Riverside Apartments, 3950 East Service Rd., West Memphis. Snack 3:30 p.m./Supper 4:30 p.m./Supper 4:30 p.m. M-F. 11. West Jr.

High School, 301 S. Avalon, West Memphis. Snack 4:30 p.m./Supper 5 p.m. T-W-T.

12. West Memphis High School, 501 W. Broadway, West Memphis. Snack 3:30 p.m./Supper 4:15 p.m. M-F.

13. Wonder Jr. High, 1446 E.

Madison Ave., West Memphis. Snack 4 p.m./Supper 4:15 p.m. M-F.

Charity Bingo – At the VFW on South Avalon Friday and Saturday early games at 6:30 p.m., regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. Food served at concession counter. $100 games, 4 jackpots and a winner take all. Free meal one Saturday of each month. For information call 735-9102.

National Sultana Disaster Museum – Open Thursday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m. at 104 Washington St. across from the county court house.

Donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children.

• AARP Free Membership – Offering first time members Free Membership for one year. Included are privileges and countless discounts to many restaurants, hotels, theaters, entertainment parks and stores. Meetings every third Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the West Memphis Utility Company. Awesome speakers and refreshments will be served.

• Good Neighbor Love Center Annual Canned Food Drive – Accepting nonperishable food items Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 709 E. Broadway. For more information call 870735-0870.

• West Memphis Senior Life Center Food Bank – Every third Thursday at 318 W.

Tyler, West Memphis.

Registration 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Lunch served 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. For information call 870-702-7738.

• NAMI Arkansas Support Group – 2nd Friday of each month at 11 a.m. The location is Mid-South Health Systems, 905 N. 7th St., West Memphis. For more information contact Charlotte Wade at

• Alanon and Alateen Meetings – Alanon Mondays at 8 p.m., Wednesdays at 12 noon and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Ala-teen meetings Thursdays at 6 p.m. All meetings are at the AA Clubhouse at 1233 Park Drive, West Memphis (behind Popeye’s Chicken on Missouri).

Utility Bill Help – Visit Crowley’s Ridge Development Council, 111 E.

Jackson, West Memphis and bring utility bill, previous month’s income and two forms of ID. Office hours MTH 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For information call 870-4004023.

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