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– Every Saturday through Sept. 1, at ASU Mid-South (North side of Broadway), from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Local fruits and vegetables, specialty and prepared foods, arts and crafts and food trucks.
• The West Memphis School District will destroy 2012-
2013 special education records – For students who were dismissed from special education or graduated during the 2012-2013 school year. The student or custodial parents interested in picking up records will need to contact Dr. Paula Rose-Greer, Special Education Director at (870) 732-8555 before June 30th. Records may be picked up at 410 West Tyler Suite B from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Proof of identity is required.
• 15th Street COGIC Vacation Bible School – Monday, June 18 through Friday June 22 at 121 S. 15th St., West Memphis from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Elder Alvin Coleman Jr., pastor.
• Crittenden County NAACP Meeting – Monday June 18, 6 p.m. at 812 E. Broadway. West Memphis. Special guest Minister Tony Wilson, Consultant and expert on Non-Profit Organizations. The public is invited.
• Crittenden County AARP Chapter #3502 Meeting – Luncheon meeting on Tuesday, June 19 at 11:30 a.m. Meeting location is East Arkansas Family Health Center, 900 N. 7th St., West Memphis and all individuals age 50 and above are welcome to attend.
• Workforce Development Board of Eastern Arkansas Meeting – Executive Meeting “VIA” Conference Call Thursday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. For more information contact Lori Malone at 870733-0601.
• Freedom Fest – Friday, June 29 beginning at 5 p.m. at Tilden Rodgers Park. Musical fanfare, vendors and more. Fireworks display at 9 p.m.
• Boys & Girls Club Summer Program – Sponsored by City of Marion Parks & Recreation through Friday, Aug. 10 at Brunetti Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. $50 per child (some programs and any field trips may carry an additional fee). Lunch and snack provided each day. Call Darin McCollum at 870-735-1658 for more information and to register. Limited number of spots.
• Keep West Memphis Beautiful – 7th Annual “Clean-Up-Blitz Saturday, June 23. Registration begins 8 a.m. at West Memphis City Hall, 205 S. Redding. Volunteers will receive free Tshirts (while quantities last) gloves and trash bags will be provided. Cleanup 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Public Works at 870-732-7671. Lorraine Robinson at 870-635-2315.
• J. S. Phelix 80 Year Alumni Reunion – From the Little Red House to J. S. Phelix Alumni Reunion for 1938 to 1970. Reunion will be Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Clarion Hotel, 2007 S. Service Rd., West Memphis. For more information contact Mary Alice Catha at 901-828-4913 or Gurice Martin at 901-826-2469.
• CYT Summer Conservatory – Registration is now open for DeltaARTS’ Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory. Open to children ages 6 through 18 (incoming high school seniors), the camp will run July 9th through 13th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at West Memphis Christian School. Tuition is $200 per student with discounts available. For more information visit www.deltaarts.org. or call 870-732-6260.
• ‘ All Our Children’ Meal Program – Through Aug. 14, 2018, providing services which include a meal and a snack. Places of service are: The Children’s Place, 426 S. 14th St., West Memphis from 10 to 11 a.m. breakfast, 12 to 1 p.m. lunch.; Mt. Calvary MB Church, 2101 E. Jackson Ave., West Memphis 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. breakfast, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. lunch; and L. R. Jackson Girls Club, 405 S. 25th St., West Memphis from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 breakfast, 12 to 1 p.m. lunch. Program services children ages 5 through 18 years of and people up to 21 years of age that are participating in a State education for the mentally or physically disabled.
• After School Meals Program – Wonder City, 412 S. 25th Street is providing a free at-risk after school program from 2:30 until 6 p.m. As an enhancement to our afterschool program, we will also participate in the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), which provides snacks and meals to all children ages 5-18, regardless of race, sex, or disability. Snack Time (3:30 p.m.) and Meal Time (5 p.m.). If more information is needed, please call 870-735-7592. Other program and feeding locations will be Academies of West Memphis, 501 West Broadway
• Purchase Birth & Death Certificates – At Crittenden County Health Unit, Vital Records Department, 901 N. 7th St., West Memphis during office hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Birth Certificate $12 ($10 for each additional copy) and Death Certificates $10 ($8 for each additional copy). You can still purchase certificates at 4815 W. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72205.