Saturday, December 08, 2012
Marriage Encounter - United Methodist Weekend (Marriage Event)
Need more fun in your marriage? More trust & comfort? Come to Marriage Encounter - United Methodist Weekend, Feb.15-17, in Bentonville, meals & room included. It'll add joy to your marriage. Application fee is only $50 per couple. Married couples of any faith are welcome. Privacy is guaranteed; you'll share only with your spouse, in your own room. Register by Dec. 18; phone Irv & Ruth Granderson, 479-531-5999.
Bikes, Trikes & Toys for Tots Run (Community Outreach)
Location: Locomotion in Springdale
Ride leaves Pig Trail H-D Rogers at 12:30pm and the sleigh load-in begins at 11:30am. Please bring at least one new, unwrapped toy for a deserving boy or girl. Lunch will be served to all riders and Santa will hand out the toys to the kids!
Fabulous Felines Adoption (Pet Adoption)
Fabulous Felines will be holding an adoption event at Petco at the Scottsdale Mall in Rogers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 7th, 8th and 9th. Kittens and cats needing forever homes will be available for adoption. See photos at fabulous felinesnwa on facebook or call (479) 633-7521 for more information. Adoptions begin at 9 a.m. Friday and will continue through 4 p.m.
Food/Paper Goods/ Toys for Tots/ Adopt a child for Christmas (Non-Profit Event)
Location: NWA Area
NWA Head Start Program is holding a food and paper goods drive to help support our local families. We are also participating in the Toys for Tots drive. We have several kiddos that need adopting for Christmas this year. If you would be interested in helping with any of this please call NWA Head Start at 479-636-7317 and ask for Kristie or Kaleigh. Or you are welcome to bring any donations by our Central Offices located at 210 N. 13th St., Rogers, AR 72756
Protect Women and Children Mission (Non-Profit Event)
KL Advisory and Consulting is a non-profit charity organization providing free life-saving information for the protection of women and children. Learn how you can become an important part of KLAC’s mission to protect women and children at drklac.org
Medical Arts Pharmacy Food Drive (Food Drive)
Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Medical Arts Pharmacy in Fayetteville, AR is teaming up with the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank to help gather donations during this holiday season. Donations can be dropped off at Medical Arts Pharmacy located at 2515 E. Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville Monday through Friday between 8:00AM and 6:00 PM.
Christmas for Kids (Children's Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Grace Lutheran School Lowell, AR
A fun-filled morning of singing, crafting, eating, playing. Come and enjoy. This event is free-children 4-11 welcome. Drop your kids off at the gym at 9:00 and pick them up at 1 pm. Also, a light lunch will be served. This offers you a perfect opportunity to spend some "alone time" running errands, Christmas shopping, or just relaxing.
Winslow Crafters Christmas Bazaar/Bake Sale (Craft Fair)
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Boston Mountain Fire Station
Fundraiser for Chuck Walker (one of our City of Winslow Employees diagnosed with cancer). Come out and show your support. For more information or to donate call Christine (479)287-6745 or Clint (479)841-2090
Holiday at the Y (Family Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
Spend some time celebrating the holidays at the YMCA. Bring family and friends for kids games, face painting, Little Shopper’s Shop, a make and take craft, and photos with Santa($5). Little Shopper’s Shop will sell a variety of gifts all for under $5. Children can shop without parents or siblings present and gifts will be wrapped for them to take home. Pictures with Santa will be available for $5. Refreshments will be for sale. Free to the community
Holiday Bazaar and Pictures with Santa for Project Graduation- Class of 2013 (Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Farmington High School- 278 W. Main St.
We have over 55 vendors, from clothes, to wreaths, wood working, frames, jewelry & much, much more! Pictures with Santa will be available all day! Hand quilted Razorback Quilt will be raffled! Adults $2, kids 10 and under free! For information Check us out on Facebook at FHS Project Graduation Class of 2013 Holiday Bazaar!
Santa on the Caboose (Christmas Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Frisco Caboose - Downtown Rogers, AR
When Santa visits Downtown Rogers, he hangs out inside the Frisco Caboose to hear what all the girls and boys want under their tree. He'll be there from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each Saturday in December. Don't forget to bring a camera or take a photo on your smart phone to share with family and friends!
Adoption Fundraiser (Adoption)
Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 208 NE 3rd St. Bentonville
A Christmas Open House featuring items from Bayt Boutique and Noonday to raise money for a local family's adoption of their daughter from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
St. James MB Church Presents; Jonathan Slocumb (Community Event)
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Springdale High School Performance Arts Center
St. James Missionary Baptist Church invites the entire Northwest Arkansas community to join us in an uplifting time of fellowship through song, dance, and laughter. Join us as we host Christian comedian Jonathan Slocumb on Saturday, December 8 at 4:00 pm at the Springdale High School Performance Arts Center. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit www.stjbc.org.
8th annual Madrigal Feast. (Concert)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Fayetteville High School Choir Booster Club is hosting its 8th annual Madrigal Feast. While you enjoy a sumptuous meal, the Choir will entertain you with beautiful a capella Christmas Carols, all sung in gorgeous costumes. This is surely one of the most lovely Christmas traditions Fayetteville has to offer! Seating begins at 6:45. The dinner and performance begin at 7:00. Tickets are $30 each