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.
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.
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.
Monday, Aug. 23
5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820.
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.
Wednesday, Aug. 25
10 a.m. - The New Meadowbrook E.H. Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church of Garfield.
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.
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.
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
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