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Thursday, Aug. 19

6:45 a.m. breakfast and 7 a.m. meeting - The Pea Ridge Optimist Club, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Merrill White at 586-8406 or Annette Beard at 445-4081.

3 - 6 p.m. - Pea Ridge Farmers’ Market, Emergency Services Building entrance off Slack Street.

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

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Friday, Aug. 20

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Autumn Village. For information, call Becky Warner at359-3764.

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

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Saturday, Aug. 21

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

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Big Book Study, BrightwaterMethodist 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.

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Monday, Aug. 23

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

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Tuesday, Aug. 24

Noon - Deadline for municipal election filings.

1:45 - 3 p.m. - TOPS Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church, Garfield. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

6 p.m. - Pea Ridge Historical Society, Pea Ridge Museum (former EH building) at 1451 N Curtis Street.

7 p.m. - Seligman, Mo., Lions Club, City Hall.

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Wednesday, Aug. 25

10 a.m. - The New Meadowbrook E.H. Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church of Garfield.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Free back-to-school haircuts offered

GARFIELD - Serendipity Salon in Garfield will offer free back-to-school haircuts for students kindergarten through 12th grade from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, call Sherri Dean at the salon at 359-2887.

Granny’s Quilts of Love set fundraiser

The seventh annual Granny’s Quilts of Love auction and dinner fundraiser will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Pea Ridge High School.

Dinner includes lasagna, salad, corn, roll, dessert and drink. The auction will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Dinner is $6 for adults, $2 children 12 and under. Proceeds go to buy materials to make quilts for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

For more information, call Mary Margaret Webb at 451-8640 or Pat Patterson at 451-1500.

Chicken in a bag held

GARFIELD - The “Chicken-in-a-Bag” fundraiser is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug.

28. It is sponsored by the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire/EMS Department. NEBCO volunteers will grill chicken halves ready for pickup.

To pick up a “ Chickenin-a-Bag,” drive through the NEBCO Community Center parking lot at 17823 Marshall St. (U.S. Highway 62), in Garfield. Chicken halves will be foil wrapped, bagged and ready for takeout at just $5 each.

Proceeds will be applied to the cost of the two recently purchased heart monitors on the NEBCO FIRE-EMS advanced life-support ambulances.

Ridge Rockers to hold open house

The Pea Ridge Ridge Rockers will have an open house at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the Pea Ridge Elementary School cafeteria.

There will be a free dinner and a short introduction to square dancing. The public is invited and there is no age limit.

Pea Ridge cleanup

The 2010 annual fall cleanup will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 14-17, and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18.

For questions or more information, call 451-8654 or 451-1122.

Donations needed

GARFIELD - The 2010 Turkey Shoot, sponsored by the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department, is set for Saturday, Sept. 25. To donate items for the sale, call NEBCO at 359-3134 or 656-3707.

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AREA EVENTS

Truck and Tractor pull

SELIGMAN, Mo. - The Seligman Truck and Tractor Pull is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Ruby’s Event Park, Mo. Hwy. 37 south of Seligman. Admission is $10 for adults, children 12 and under free.

For more information call (417) 662-3611 or (417) 776-3014.

Train ride to Van Buren

SELIGMAN, Mo. - The Seligman to Van Buren train ride will be Saturday, Oct.

9. Ride to beautiful Van Buren and enjoy the Arts and Crafts days. The train will leave Seligman at 7 a.m.

and arrive in Van Buren approximately 11 a.m. It will depart Van Buren at 2 p.m.

and arrive back in Seligman approximately 6:30 p.m.

First class tickets are $80 each, seniors are $72, Caboose tickets are $80 each, seniors $72, Vintage car tickets are $60 each, seniors $54. Children ages 4-12 $35, under 4 free.

For more information, call (417) 662-3611 or 662-3450.

Community, Pages 6 on 08/18/2010

Print Headline: NORTHEAST BENTON COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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