Friday

 

Fort Smith Commissary Kiwanis Club: Meets at 7 a.m. at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road.

 

Fort Smith Duplicate Bridge Club: Meets at 10 a.m. at 1810 S. U St.

 

Novice Bridge Game: Meets at 10 a.m. at 1810 S. U St.

 

Let’s Play Bingo: Meets at 10 a.m. at Arkoma Senior Citizen Center, 615 Poteau St.

 

Story Time: Meets at 10 a.m. at Miller Branch Library, 8701 S. 28th St.

 

Crochet and Knitting Club: Meets at 10 a.m. at Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St.

 

First Friday Friends: Meets at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call 783-0229.

 

Trombone Choir performance: Begins at 11:30 a.m. at Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus.

 

Noon Exchange Club: Meets at noon at Fianna Hills Country Club, 9101 Jenny Lind Road.

 

Downtown Sertoma Club: Meets at noon at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road.

 

Bingo: Begins at noon at VFW Post 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave.

 

Redwork: Meets 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Alma Public Library, 624 Fayetteville Ave. in Alma. Call (479) 632-4140.

 

Yarn and Needle Club: Meets at 1 p.m. at Mountainburg Public Library, 1300 U.S. 71 N. in Mountainburg. Call (479) 369-1600.

 

Ellig-Stoufer American Legion Post 31: Opens at 1 p.m. at 4901 Midland Blvd. is open for games, drinks and snacks. All veterans welcome. A donation is requested to cover costs.

 

"Critter Crunch": Begins at 2 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Fridays will be snake feeding. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Homework Help: Runs 3:30-5 p.m. at Alma Public Library, 624 Fayetteville Ave. in Alma. Call (479) 632-4140.

 

Nature Break for ages 3-7: Begins at 3:45 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Chess Club: Meets at 4 p.m. at Mulberry Public Library, 220 N. Main St. in Mulberry. Call (479) 997-1226.

 

Bost Family Fall Fling: Meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Burford Pavilion off Century Drive.

 

Roland High School Alumni Reunion chili supper: Begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Roland High School cafeteria.

 

Fraternal Order of Eagles Fort Smith Aerie 208 Auxiliary dinner: Begins at 6 p.m. at the Eagles, 3321 S. 66th St.

 

11th annual Saving Paws benefit for Ahimsa Rescue Foundation: Runs 6-10 p.m. at Golden Living, 1000 Fianna Way. Call (479) 650-0902.

 

WOMP: Weapons of Mass Production: Meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Shunammite House, 923 S. 26th St.

 

2017 Ladies Conference: Begins at 7 p.m. at Miracle Power Tabernacle, 1106 N. 34th St. in Fort Smith. RSVP to (479) 739-1817.

 

Saturday

 

11th annual Paint the Park Pink: Begins at 8 a.m. near the Bell Tower on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus.

 

Roland High School Alumni Reunion breakfast buffet: Runs 8-10 a.m. in the Roland High School cafeteria.

 

Cooking Matters at the Farmers Market: Runs from 8-11 a.m. at the downtown Fort Smith Farmers Market at the corner of Garrison Avenue and Second Street.

 

Arkansas Retired Military Association Ladies Auxiliary breakfast: Runs 8:30-10 a.m. at 144 N. Greenwood Ave. Cost is $5. Call 783-2727.

 

Guided hike: Begins at 9 a.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

2017 Ladies Conference: Begins at 9 a.m. at Miracle Power Tabernacle, 1106 N. 34th St. in Fort Smith. RSVP to (479) 739-1817.

 

Fall Plant Sale: Runs 9 a.m. to noon at The Learning Fields at Chaffee Crossing, 7300 Gardner Ave.

 

Sixth annual Fort Smith Volunteer Fair: Runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River Park Events Building, 121 Riverfront Drive. Call 783-3961.

 

Bee and Pollinator Festival: Runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Learning Fields at Chaffee Crossing, 7300 Gardner Ave.

 

Great Arkansas River Cleanup: Runs 10 a.m. to noon beginning from the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Call (479) 452-3993.

 

Fort Smith Boys Shelter Open House and Barbecue: Runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 5904 S. Zero St.

 

Seventh annual Fort Smith Women's Living Expo: Runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fort Smith Convention Center, 800 Rogers Ave. Visit www.womenslivingexpo.com.

 

Arkansas Retired Military Association: Meets at 11 a.m. at 1500 N. Greenwood Ave.

 

Church on the Street: Meets at 11:30 p.m. at the corner of Riverfront Drive and North H Street.

 

Food and fellowship fundraiser: begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Roland.

 

RAM Saturdays: Runs noon to 5 p.m. at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Ave. Call 784-2787.

 

Make and Take art program: Begins at 1 p.m. at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, 1601 Rogers Ave.

 

Magic the Gathering: Meets 1-4 p.m. at Dewey's Cafe inside Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call 783-0229.

 

"Critter Crunch": Begins at 2 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Saturdays feature fish feeding in the large aquarium. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Laser Shot: Meets at 3 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Activity dependent on availability of the room. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Fellowship Singing: Meets at 5 p.m. for a covered dish meal followed by singing at 6 p.m. at God’s Harvest Pentecostal Tabernacle, 325 Ray Lane in Alma.

 

Roland High School Alumni Reunion fellwoship and banquet: Begins at 5 p.m. in the Roland High School cafeteria. Banquet follows at 7 p.m.

 

"Remember" concert benefiting the Sebastian County Humane Society: Runs 6-8:30 p.m. at King Opera House, 427 Main St. in Van Buren.

 

Benefit Singing for Cameron Schools: Runs 6-9 p.m. at Cameron Methodist Church, 15489 Church St. in Cameron. Call (918) 721-4302.

 

Veterans of Comedy LIVE: Runs from 7-8:30 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave. Visit tvocfortsmith.eventbrite.com.

 

Sunday

 

Seventh annual Fort Smith Women's Living Expo: Runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort Smith Convention Center, 800 Rogers Ave. Visit www.womenslivingexpo.com.

 

Bingo: Begins at noon at VFW Post No. 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave.

 

Ozark Bead Box: Meets at 1 p.m. at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call Diana at 652-1009.

 

Exhibit opening reception: Runs 1-4 p.m. at the Center for Art and Education, 104 N. 13th St. in Van Buren. Call (479) 474-7767.

 

Dew-vies — “ParaNorman”: Meets at 1:30 p.m. at Dewey’s Cafe inside Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call 783-0229.

 

River Valley Writers: Meets at 2 p.m. at Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.

 

"Critter Crunch" animal feeding: Begins at 2 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Archery lessons: Begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Equipment provided. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Eagles Aerie No. 208: Members meet at 3 p.m. for shuffleboard and games at 3321 S. 66th St.

 

The Calendar runs Monday through Friday in the Times Record; weekend events are included in Friday’s calendar. Items must be submitted five working days before publication to Today’s Calendar, P.O. Box 1359, Fort Smith, AR 72902. Email submission to speterson@swtimes.com.