Breast Cancer Awareness Day


Thursday, October 27th-at Reynolds Cancer Support House, 3324 South M Street, Fort Smith, AR. Located behind Creekmore Park. 9am-2pm: Mercy Mobile Mammography Van. Call (479) 314-7855 to schedule your appointment. 9am-2pm: Breast Care Consultations & Sign-ups. Arkansas Department of Health for no-cost mammograms. 5:30pm: Breast Cancer Survivor-ship: Life after Treatment. Presented by Aida Jones, APN, Sparks Cancer Center. You’ve survived breast cancer, but what does that mean? Learn about long-term side effects, emotional well-being and living life as a breast cancer survivor! Refreshments provided by Panera Bakery-Cafe. Call (479) 782-6302 for information or to RSVP.


ARVAC


Dardanelle, Ark. October 27, 2016—The Arkansas River Valley Area Council (ARVAC, Inc.) currently has a vacancy in the low-income sector of the ARVAC Board of Directors. ARVAC welcomes representatives of low-income to apply for a position on the ARVAC Board of Directors. ARVAC is a private, non-profit community action agency charged with providing community, individual, and family support. The Board meets six (6) times per year to establish goals, strategic planning, financial initiatives, and compliance measures of the agency. Voting of a new member will occur at the next Board Meeting on the 27th.


East Pointe PTO Fall Festival


Friday, October 28th from 5-8 pm. Games: Nail Painting,Plinko, Balloon Animals, Inflatables, Mash Tent, Win a Fish, Disco Dance,Hair Painting, and more. Food: Pizza, Chicken Sandwiches, Caramel Apples, Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Hamburgers, Cookies, and more. There will be awesome raffle items and silent auction baskets to bid on! This is fun for the ENTIRE family! Raffle items include: ENO Hammock, Beats headphones, Kindle Fire and more Buy your punch cards early: 20 punches for $4 (preorder punch cards will be also be available at Parent Teacher conferences)Or buy them at the door: $5 for 20 punches.


Annual Hallelujah Night


Hosanna Free Will Baptist Church 2107 Rice Loop, Charleston, AR Saturday, October 29th. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. for inflatables 8:30 p.m. - ? for hayrides. ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHARGE! No costumes, please. Families are encouraged to come out and enjoy the evening. Inflatables for small and big kids! Old fashioned hot dog roast, funnel cakes, marshmallow toast, s’mores, & popcorn! ……..Cake walk & hay ride……..Plus drawing for prizes! Phone: 479-965-3184


Mt. Zion Fall Harvest Festival


On Saturday, October 29th from 4-6pm, Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be hosting our Annual Fall Harvest Festival. This will be an evening filled with hayrides, games, food, pony rides, bounce around, door prizes, live music and more! This is a free community event and everyone is welcome! We are located at 5711 Mt. Zion Road- between Greenwood and Hackett. For more information visit www.mzbconline.org or call 479-996-7697.


Community Trunk or Treat


Local churches are collaborating to bring the first annual TRUNK OR TREAT to the Greenwood Square! Bring the family out to enjoy games, popcorn, face painting, inflatables, prize drawings, and more! October 31st at 6:00-8:00 p.m. Greenwood First Free Will Baptist, Greenwood Church of the Nazarene, Westwood Baptist, Calvary Temple United Pentecostal will be hosting.


Hackett First Baptist Fall Festival


On Monday, October 31st, Hackett First Baptist Church will be having their annual Fall Festival. Please join us from 5:30 to 7:30pm. for fun, games, chili cook-off, heavenly desserts and lots of food and soft drinks. This event is for the entire family and it’s all FREE!!!!!!!! We are located at 401 E. Greenwood St. Got questions? Call Bettie 479-806-4929


Annual Chamber Banquet


Don’t miss this this spectacular event! Come join us on Nov. 3, 2016 at 6pm in the Student Union for a night of celebration as we honor the recipients of Citizen of the Year, Shining Star Award, and Horizon Award. Enjoy a savory meal and a night of entertainment. It is $200 to sponsor a table with 8 seats. Includes signage on your table and a running ad with your logo, and $25 per individual ticket. We will also be having our Silent Auction with some fantastic items up for grabs, so don’t miss out! Please RSVP to sponsor your table or purchase your ticket. Thank you, all! Tanya Taylor Greenwood Chamber of Commerce 479-996-6357


Holiday Market


Come join us on Saturday, Nov. 5th from 8am-5pm. There will be crafts, gifts, and cold drinks, as well as, a hot chili cook-off starting at 10am and ending at 2pm. For more information contact: Kim Dodon (479) 809-3447 for booth and space reservations or contact: Melinda Wynn (479) 285-0420 for the chili cook-off.


Pancake Breakfast


Nov. 5that Beef O’Bradys from 8 - 10:30 am.


Mt. Zion Fall Festival


On Saturday, November 7th from 4-6pm, Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be hosting their Annual Fall Festival. This will be an evening filled with hayrides, games, food, pony rides, bounce around, door prizes, live music and more! This is a free community event and everyone is welcome! We are located at 5711 Mt. Zion Road- between Greenwood and Hackett. For more information visit www.mzbconline.org or call 479-996-7697.


Charleston Open Town


Thursday, November 10th. Merchants will have specials and will stay open late- until 8pm. We are in the process of compiling a list of merchants/restaurants that will be participating in the festivities. Please contact Jamie Schmalz with MediSav Pharmacy at jamie@medisav.com or 479-452-0278 to be included in posters and signage.


Charleston Holiday Bazaar


The Bazaar will be held on Saturday Nov. 12, 2016 at the Charleston Community Center from 8:00am-2:00pm. For more information call (479)965-6035 or (479)965-6729.


Charleston Ministerial Alliance


Community Thanksgiving Service will be Sunday, November 21, 2016 at First Methodist, at 6:00 P.M., the speaker will be Rev. Andrew Kjorlaug. Charleston Ministerial Alliance will be preparing Thanksgiving Food Boxes again this year on Monday, November 21st, 2016. If you would like to help prepare the boxes please be at Freewill Baptist Church, 1004 2nd street at 8:00A.M.. These boxes will be distributed to families who have previously signed up.