Friday

 

Fort Smith Commissary Kiwanis Club: Meets at 7 a.m. at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road. Call Mark Hobbs at (479) 649-9800.

 

Friends of the Scott Sebastian Regional Library Spring book sale: Runs 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Old Police Station at City Hall.

 

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. Call (479) 646-3945.

 

Writers Group: Meets at 10 a.m. at Mountainburg Public Library, 1300 U.S. 71 North. Call (479) 369-1600.

 

Bingo for Books: Meets 10-11 a.m. at Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren. Call (479) 474-6045.

 

Art Class: Meets 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Arc for the River Valley, 7821 Texas Road in Fort Smith. Call 783-5529.

 

Noon Exchange Club: Meets at noon at Fianna Hills Country Club, 9101 Jenny Lind Road. Call Daren at 783-1191.

 

Downtown Sertoma Club: Members meet at noon at Golden Corral, 1801 S. Waldron Road. Call Roger Young at (479) 650-2542.

 

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

 

River Valley Community Action Network: Meets at noon at Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, 612 Garrison Ave. Call 782-7837.

 

"Masterpiece — Little Women" pre-broadcast screening: Begins at noon at Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Call 783-0229.

 

Redwork: Meets 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren. Call (479) 474-6045.

 

"Critter Crunch" animal feeding: 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.

 

Marvel Movie Month — "The Avengers: Age of Ultron": Begins at 3:30 p.m. at Dallas Branch Library, 8100 Dallas St. Call (479) 484-5650.

 

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.

 

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

 

Alma Community Outreach Food and Clothing Ministry barbecue dinner and pie auction: Runs from 6-9 p.m. at the Alma Boys and Girls Club. Cost is $5. Call (479) 926-9614.

 

Steve Hess and Southern Salvation concert: Begins at 7 p.m. at Vian Baptist Church, 404 W. Schely in Vian. Call (918) 773-5226.

 

Owl Prowl: Begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, 8300 Wells Lake Road. Visit www.rivervalleynaturecenter.com or call (479) 452-3993.

 

Saturday

 

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast: Begins at 8 a.m. at the Belle Point Masonic Lodge, 6000 Zero St.

 

Lavaca Community Food Pantry: Opens at 8 a.m. at 2709 Arkansas 96 in Lavaca.

 

Friends of the Scott Sebastian Regional Library Spring book sale: Runs 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Old Police Station at City Hall.

 

Franklin County Master Gardeners plant sale: Runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin County Extension Office parking lot, 300B Airport Road in Ozark.

 

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.

 

Blackberry class: Meets at 9 a.m. at The Learning Fields, 7300 Gardener Ave. at Chaffee Crossing. Visit www.learningfieldsatcc.org.

 

Seventh annual Fort Smith Volunteer Fair: Runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Riverfront Park Event Building, 121 Riverfront Drive. Call Cody Faber at (479) 226-3727.

 

Antique machinery show: Runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Smith Trolley Museum, 100 S. Fourth St. Call Wayne Templeton at (479) 629-7911.

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Members meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at VFW Post 8845, 3005 Tilles Ave. Call Charles Hollibough at 783-8394.

 

Marshallese Culture Day: Runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale. Call (479) 750-8165.

 

13th annual Viking Festival: Runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Heavener Runestone Park, 18365 Runestone Road in Heavener. Call (918) 653-2241.

 

Mother Nature Reads: Begins at 10:30 a.m. at Hobbs State Park, 20201 Arkansas 12 in Rogers. All ages welcome, but most stories are targeted to ages 3-6. Stories are followed by hands-on nature craft activities. Call (479) 789-5000.

 

Padle Battle for St. Jude: Begins at 10:30 a.m. at 1100 Garrison Ave. Contact Greg Jensen at paddlebattle@Propak.com or (479) 651-5405.

 

Ruth Haze Foundation's Food and Clothing Giveaway: Runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Community Rescue Mission, 310 N. F St. Email midswest3030@gmail.com.

 

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

 

Military Order Purple Heart, Post No. 587: Meets at noon at Vietnam Veterans Building, 12112 Redwood Drive at Fort Chaffee. Call Jim Frye at (479) 639-2489.

 

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

 

Arklahoma African Violet Society: Meets at 1 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. 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.

 

The Arc for the River Valley bowling: Meets at 3 p.m. at Midland Bowl, 2600 N. 32nd St. Cost is $1.25 for Arc members and $2.50 for nonmembers per game. Call 783-5529.

 

19th Century Living History Ball: Runs 7-9 p.m. at the Fort Smith Museum of History, 320 Rogers Ave. Call 783-7841.

 

Sunday

 

13th annual Viking Festival: Runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Heavener Runestone Park, 18365 Runestone Road in Heavener. Call (918) 653-2241.

 

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

 

Van Buren Writers Group: Members meet at 2 p.m. at the Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren. Call Sheila at 739-6057.

 

"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.

 

Crawford County Friends of Genealogy: Meets at 2:30 p.m. at Van Buren Public Library, 1409 Main St. in Van Buren.

 

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.

 

John G. Lake ministry: Meets at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Call Chris Del Conte at (479) 689-9690.

 

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 Daily Calendar, P.O. Box 1359, Fort Smith, AR 72902. Email submission to speterson@swtimes.com.