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Thursday, April 15

6:45 a.m. breakfast and 7 a.m. meeting - Pea Ridge Optimist Club, Mt.

Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Merrill White at 586-8406 or Annette Beard at 445-4081.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

Friday, April 16

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Autumn Village. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

7 p.m. - Coal Gap Music Show, 20651 Slate Gap Rd. For information, call Dee Berry 359-3799 or Don Halsey 359-3425.

Saturday, April 17

7:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Pea Ridge Optimist Club pancake breakfast, Pea Ridge High School cafeteria.

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, Pea Ridge High School.

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Pea Ridge Historical Society Museum open.

1 - 3 p.m. - Powell, Mo., Historical Preservation Society Silent Auction, Rocky Comfort School

4 - 7 p.m. - NEBCO spaghetti fundraiser, NEBCO Community Center.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Big Book Study, Brightwater Methodist Church.

Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

8-11 p.m. - Snow’s Big Red Barn Dance, 8 miles northeast of Pea Ridge on Missouri KK Highway. For information, call 451-8294 or (417) 341-8456.

Monday, April 19

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820.

7 - 9 p.m. - The Mid-South Writer’s Group, Books-N-More, 83 S. Main Street, Cassville, Mo.

Tuesday, April 20

9:30 a.m. - Granny’s Quilts of Love, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Margaret Webb at 451-8640; or Pat Patterson at 451-1500.

10:30 a.m. - 55 and Over Club, EMS community room. For information, call President Bob Hauter at 451-8274.

1:45 - 3 p.m. - TOPS Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church, Garfield.

For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

Wednesday, April 21

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Seligman, Mo., Senior Center, free lunch program. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.


Spaghetti dinner for NEBCO

GARFIELD - The NEBCO Volunteer Fire Department will hold their all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Feed fund raiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the NEBCO Community Center, 17823 Marshall St.

(U.S. Highway 62).

The all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner includes a drink, salad, bread and dessert, with spaghetti refills.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children 5-12 and free for children under 5 years of age.

All proceeds go to the building fund for the new NEBCO VFD fire station No. 2 on Posey Mountain.

Regional Chamber Business Expo

The fourth annual Business Expo for the Regional Chamber of Commerce serving Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri is set for 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 17, at the Pea Ridge High School.

Along with the interactive vendor booths, there will be a health and safety theme and an American Red Crossblood drive. The Expo offers reasonable rates for all businesses and a reduced rate for non-profit groups.

For more information or to register for a booth, visit www.myregionalchamber.

com, call the chamber office at 451-0599 or e-mail info@

Remembering the ’80s Blackhawk Reunion

Remembering the ’80s Blackhawk Reunion will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday May 8. A catered dinner will be served in the Intermediate School cafeteria.

Immediately following the dinner, participants are invited to gather in the old gym for an evening of memories and laughter.

Admission is $20 per person. Please RSVP with your money to Sherri Dean at 18350 Marshall St., Garfield, AR 72732, by April 17.

This will help achieve an accurate head count for the meal. If you choose to pay at the door, the charge will be $25 per person.

For questions, contact Karen (Light) Skeets at 459-4943 or Ray Herron at 417-489-4038.

Free electronic recycling event

SPRINGDALE - The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, along with Benton County Solid Waste District and others, will sponsor a free electronic recycling event to give the area the opportunity to dispose of electronic waste by reusing or recycling all unwanted electronic materials.

The event will be April 15-17 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. For more information, call 479-444-1725.

Silent Auction

POWELL, Mo. - The Powell Historical Preservation Society (PHPS) will host the third Silent Auction from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the Rocky Comfort Elementary School south of Longviewon Mo. Hwy. 76.

David Bunch, auctioneer, will oversee the silent auction, and the live auction of pies, cakes and other baked goods. The baked goods sale will begin at 2 p.m.

This year the music entertainment will be provided by the hand-clapping, toe-tapping folk group Baled Green and Wired Tight. The PHPS will raffleoff a handmade metal elk welcome sign from the studio of metal artist Diane Evans, Country Comforts Salon and Day Spa, Wheaton, Mo. The raffle kicks off on April 17 and will run through the PHPS Fall Fundraiser.

Proceeds go toward turn the county’s historic iron bridge at Powell into a walking bridge. Must be present to win door prizes.

Vegas Night fundraiser

ROGERS - The Kyler Kasper Foundation presents Vegas Night, a fundraiser to benefit Pea Ridge resident Kyler Kasper suffering from Diamond Blackfan Anemia.

The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Cost is $50 per ticket in advance, tickets will not be sold at the door.

Dinner will be provided to all ticket holders as well as poker chips to start off a night of fun. There will also be a cash bar and high roller table.

Grand prize is two roundtrip tickets to Las Vegas, Nev.

For tickets or more information, contact TheKyler-KasperFoundation@yahoo.

com, or call Sarah Kasper at 366-3606.

Community, Pages 5 on 04/14/2010


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