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Library offers summer program

The Pea Ridge Community Library has begun the Summer Reading Program which will continue until Thursday, June 24. This year, we are adding a preschool class; any child who will enter kindergarten in the fall is eligible. Other eligible grades include kindergarten through 5th. If you have just finished fifth grade, you are still able to enter the contest. All books read for the contest must come from the Pea Ridge Library. Contest rules and ending party information are available at the library.

Please come and join us; we always have a lot of fun.

The party to celebrate the contest entrants will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 26. There will be pizza and watermelon. All entrants will receive a treat bag and winners receive prizes.

Garfield School reunion set

GARFIELD - The eighth Garfield School reunion is set for June 25-26. From 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 25, a casual gathering will be held in the Garfield Elementary Gym, with snacks provided. Beginning at 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, the group will meet for a luncheon at the NEBCO Community Room in Garfield.

Reservations will be confirmed by sending by an RSVP, accompanied by $15 for each person attending.

Please confirm by Tuesday, June 1, to ensure an accurate head count. Make checks payable to Garfield School Reunion and mail to Dorothy Williams, 13451 Ventris Rd., Garfield, AR 72732.

Participants are asked to bring old photos and annuals for the memorabilia table to share memories.

For more information or to confirm, call Williams at 359-3300.

Race of Faith challenges cowboys

A Race of Faith Cowboy Challenge benefiting Special Olympics is set for July 24-25 on the McKinney farm, 1735 Clark St., Pea Ridge.

The cost is $50 for preregistration and $75 the day of the event. Contact Lori Whillock at 957-4133.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, June 24

10:30 a.m. Storytime Reading, Pea Ridge Community Library, East Pickens Street.

11:30 a.m. Women’s Business Association of Pea Ridge, Arvest Bank conference room.

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

5:30 p.m.TOPS meeting weigh-in; 6 p.m.

meeting, Autumn Place Village. For information, call Michaela Hewsley at 790-2276.

6:30 p.m. Pea Ridge Lions Club, Pea Ridge High School media center.

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

Friday, June 25

5-8 p.m. Garfield School reunion, Garfield Elementary Gym. Call Dorothy Williams at 359-3300 for more information.

7 p.m.The Ozark Classic Country Band at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Admission is $10 and children under 12 are free. Concession stand will be open.

7:30 - 10 p.m. Ridge Rockers Square Dance Club, regular dance, Pea Ridge Elementary School. For information, call Gaye Smallwood at 659-4733.

Saturday, June 26

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

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. NEBCO Fire Station 2 open house, Posy Mountain Drive.

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Garfield School reunion luncheon, NEBCO community room. Call Dorothy Williams at 359-3300 for more information.

7 p.m. Music at Old Coal Gap School, Slate Gap Road in Garfield. Open-mic. For more information, call Dee Barry at 359-3799.

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

Monday, June 28

11:30 a.m. Benton County Democratic Women’s Club meeting with Larry Delashmit speaking, Clarion Hotel. Call 876-02178 for reservations.

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

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AREA EVENTS

Truck and Tractor pull set

SELIGMAN, Mo. - A Truck and Tractor pull is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 24, S.M.T.T.P.A sanctioned pull, at the Ruby’s event park on Missouri Highway 37 South. Come and enjoy the BIG Boys.

All the way from Springfield , Mo. They are at the big fairs. For more information call 1-417-662-3611.

Community dance on Thursday

SELIGMAN, Mo. - The Seligman dance will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 1, in the Seligman community building. The band will be Frosty Garland and the Road Hogs.

Entrance is $4 each, snacks are optional, no alcohol or smoking allowed. Come and enjoy the family fun. For more information call 1-417-826-5355. Sponsored by the Seligman Lions Club.

Community, Pages 5 on 06/23/2010

Print Headline: NORTHEAST BENTON COUNTY COMMUNITY EVENTS

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