Saturday, March 09, 2013
40 Days of 24/7 Prayer (Prayer Event)
Time: 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
Location: Fayetteville Prayer Room
40 Days of all day prayer, praise & worship. Connect with God. Join us as we "Seek God for this City".
Summer Registration (Child Care)
Location: First School
First School, a ministry of First United Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville, is now registering for summer session and the fall 2013 school year. Spaces are limited! Call 479-571-4516 or visit www.firstschoolfayetteville.org for more information.
Couch Potato Walkers Registration (Classes)
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
This six-week program is designed to get you off your seat and on your feet. This program is specifically designed for beginning walkers. The concentration of this program is walking a little farther or a little faster each week to achieve the goal of walking three miles at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Saturday, April 27. Registation deadline is Saturday, March 16.
NWA Mercy Family YMCA March Promotion (Health Education)
Location: NWA Mercy Family YMCA
Join the NWA Mercy Family YMCA in March and pay only HALF of the joiner fee. Sign up for the member-only free Ultimate Pound Down. There will be teams of two, individual fitness assessments, teams that compete for the grand-prize of two (2) $250 Visa Gift Cards • New members, earn back your joiner fee by completing the program, and all participants are eligible for a FREE month of membership withcompletion of the program and improvement in designated assessment areas.
Rhea Lana's Kids Consignment Sale (Community Event)
Location: 2075 N. Shiloh Dr, Fayetteville
Northwest Arkansas Sale expects 1,100 families re-selling more than 95,000 children's and maternity items to 5,000 shoppers March 3-9. This is for families seeking the cost-savings of selling and purchasing high quality, gently used children's clothing, furniture, toys, and merchandise. For more information, visit http://fayetteville.rhealana.com/
Siloam Springs Firefighters Annual Pancake Breakfast (Benefit)
Time: 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Siloam Springs Fire Station on Cheri Whitlock
The price is $5 per plate/all you can eat. There will be pancakes, sausage, milk, coffee, and juice. Tickets may be purchased in advanced from any Siloam Springs fireman, or at Station 1 on Cheri Whitlock.
Fabulous Felines Adoption (Pet Adoption)
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: PetCo in Rogers
Fabulous Felines is holding an adoption event in Rogers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8, 9 and 10 at Petco at Scotscale Mall. Kittens and cats needing forever homes will be available for adoption. See photos at Fabulous felinesnwa on Facebook. We’re also looking for foster homes for our cats and kittens until forever homes are found. If you’re interested, email email@example.com. Additional information: Adoptions begin at 9 a.m. Friday and will continue through 4 p.m. Sunday. Fabulous Felines is a 501C3 charitable organization dedicated to helping homeless, abused and neglected cats and kittens find forever homes.
Crisis Response Unit Training (workshop)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall 2000 Dawn Hill Rd Siloam Springs, AR
The Siloam Springs Crisis Response Unit will be holding a training session to learn the basic information about HAM radio equipment, led by Bob Leonard. The cost is $15 per person. You can register online at http://crussark.org/training.php
Growing Opportunities Inc. Pilot Project (Community Outreach)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Tontitown, Arkansas
We are piloting a project meant to assist those with "agriculture" disabilities, or "brown thumbs." We are holding classes in Tontitown offering instruction on everything from seed planting, to transplanting to a garden. Including hands on experience with farm animals, and for those interested, support with an entry in the Washington County Fair. We will meet on Saturday's bimonthly through May for 6 sessions. Call or e-mail with questions. It is free!
Free Tax Preparation (Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 AM
Location: 2510 N 17th Street Suite 204, Rogers AR 72757
Saturday March 9 there will be a free tax preparation event 11 am – 4 pm. Appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome for this event - 2510 N 17th Street Suite 204, Rogers AR 72757. For more information, contact Kim Porter at (479)936-9795
The Egg Drop Extravaganza (Children's Event)
Time: 2:00 PMLocation: First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Bentonville
It literally will be raining Easter Eggs as a helicopter drops thousands of eggs for the Easter Egg Drop Extravaganza sponsored by 1st Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Bentonville. Kids from pre-school to 6th grade are invited to participate as well as special needs students. Registration is required before participation. This can be done online at flmbcbentonville.org or on the day of the event beginning at noon. For more information call 479-273-3693
The Art of Marriage (Registration)
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Cross Church Fayetteville
Cross Church Fayetteville is hosting a six-week class for married couples. "The Art of Marriage" will begin at 5:00 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 2 and continue Sunday nights from Feb 10-March 10 @ 5:00. "The Art of Marriage" was produced by Family Life Ministries. Topics will include: God's purpose for marriage, overcoming isolation, fulfilling responsibilities, communication and conflict, intimacy, and leaving a legacy. Registration is available at crosschurch.com/fayetteville>small groups or by calling 479-695-5200 and asking for Rachel. Cost is $35 per couple. Child care will be provided at the church, 3484 W. Wedington Drive. The class will be held on the est side of ARVEST Bank near the church.
GriefShare Support Group (Support Group)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: FUMC, Bentonville, 201 N.W. 2nd Street
The First United Methodist Church of Bentonville is offering their 13 week GriefShare Support Group, Saturdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. These weekly two hour sessions are open for all who need a safe place to work through their grief. For more information contact Doylene Fuqua at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 479-640-1639. You can also find out more online at fumcbentonville.org, or call 479-273-2712.
11th Annual Kiss a Pig Gala (Charity Event)
Time: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Location: John Q. Hammons Convention Center
11th Annual Kiss a Pig Gala Saturday, March 9, 2013 John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers, AR 6:00pm – Midnight Special Performance by: REO Speedwagon Voted as the Best Charity Gala in Northwest Arkansas for the last six years, the American Diabetes Association and Glucerna proudly present this year’s theme – “Time for Pigs to Fly”. Join us for a black-tie affair featuring fine cuisine, live and silent auctions, and over-the-top entertainment as the community’s most talented leaders compete for the chance to kiss a pig to thank it for producing the first source of insulin for people with diabetes. Tickets: Individual - $200 Table of 10 - $2000 Event Information: www.diabetes.org/nwakissapig 479-464-4121 All proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association of Northwest Arkansas in our work to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all children and adults affected by type 1, type 2, gestational, and prediabetes.
Benefit Concert for the Family of Keeten Heskett (Benefit)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Ridgeview Baptist Churc, 1850 E Huntsville Rd, Fayetteville,Ar
A free concert by The Gospel Echoes and Ridgeview Choir.2 1/2 year old Keeten is in Arkansas Children Hospital awaiting a Heart Transplant. God has already provided for Keeten as he has survived 4 open heart surgerys.Please Join us for Gospel Concert. A love offering will be Taken
Keith Cox Family Benefit (Benefit)
Time: 6:00 PMLocation: National Guard Armory, Lincoln
This benefit is to help Sandy with Keith's medical bills. Keith was in CCU for 32 days and went to be with our Lord on December 27. Please bring a pie or a cake to be sold at the aution. There will be several other items and a Chili supper!
Team Impact (Community Gift)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: First Baptist Church of Bentonville
Team Impact will be performing feats of strength for five nights at 7:00pm.
In This House Musical (Blood Drive)
Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Sager Creek Arts Center, Siloam Springs
Under the direction of Ben Hill, veteran singer/actors Gary Guinn, Go Strealy, Scott Carrington, and Liesl Dromi will perform in this heartwarming story of two couples brought together by a minor car accident, and forced to spend New Year’s Eve in an abandoned home. Through the course of the night, the characters confront their hopes, apprehensions, fears, and regrets about family, marriage, and the fleeting nature of time. The audience will face their own questions regarding their most important relationships, and ultimately find encouragement and strength In This House.
SoNA Masterworks III Concert (Concert)
Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville
Join the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas for it's Masterworks III Concert, a dramatic presentation of Verdi's Requiem. For ticket information, you can call the Walton Arts Center box office at (479) 443-5600, or visit www.sonamusic.org.
Symphony of Northwest Arkansas—Masterworks III (Music)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Walton Arts Center
Featuring the SoNA Singers and regional choirs, this concert presents Verdi’s masterpiece Requiem, which has proven incredibly popular with classical music fans and newcomers owing in part to the miraculous way in which it fuses opera, symphony, and Roman Catholic liturgy – no one can encounter this work without feeling Verdi’s profound love and empathy. A highlight of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas season, audiences will revel in the combined sonic forces of more than 250 players and singers onstage. The five-concert season at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville includes classical masterpieces and exciting pops lineups. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call the Walton Arts Center box office at (479) 443-5600 or visit www.sonamusic.org.