• WMCS Rummage Sale — For the second year, the West Memphis Christian School Grandparents Fundraiser rummage
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sale will be Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct.
6 at the school on Missouri Street. Saturday’s sale will be from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., and Sunday’s hours will be from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. More than a dozen participants will offer furniture, clothes, shoes, sporting goods, exercise equipment and much more. The two-day sale will be held rain or shine and will be held inside the school.
• Class of 1984 WMHS Reunion —
The Class of 1984 of West Memphis Senior High will be celebrating their 35th year class reunion, October 11-12, 2019. Still trying to find classmates. Call Vivia L. Ross at 870-225-3565 for more information.
• Master Gardeners of Crittenden County Seminar — Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:30 a.m.
until 3 p.m.
at the Marion First Baptist Church, 2137 Hwy.
Registration 8:30 a.m., welcome and invocation 9 a.m., growing vegetables by Tom Mashour, 10:30 a.m.
All about herbs with Evelyn Mosley, 12 p.m. lunch, 1 p.m.
cooking fresh with David Lycidas, and 2 p.m. preserving the bounty with Meredith Wayman. Registration is $25.
Includes tea/coffee, lunch and workshop materials. For questions contact Russ Parker, County Extension Agent at 870-739-3239.
• B.O.W. Classes — Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Co., 1015 S. Cooper, Memphis, will be hosting girls hop hop classes for ages 8-13 beginning this Saturday, Sept.
14, and lasting 10 weeks.
Enrollment cost is $180.
• Mass Flu Clinics — The Crittenden County Health Department will be having a mass flu clinic Tuesday, Sept.
24, from 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Insured participants are asked to bring their insurance cards. For those individuals who do not have insurance coverage, there will be no charge. A second flu clinic will be held in Marion Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 a.m.
until 5:30 p.m., at the Marion First Baptist Church.
• 13th Annual Hometown Crawfordsville Harvest Festival — Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Music, car show, Veterans parade, arts, craft and great food. Paw Patrol will be here this year in the children’s area, drawings for great prizes and also the silent auction will be back again. For more information contact any of the following committee members: Terri Watson at 901262-4874, Corine Miller at 870-823-6000, Jo Zachary at 870-514-6143, Susan Marotti at 870-636-5822, or Joe Marotti at 870-514-0146. The deadline for vendor registration is Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.
• 40 & 8 Club — Steak night Wednesdays. Fish fry every third Friday of the month at 152 Legion Road, West Memphis. 735-0866.
• Families in Transition —
provides support groups for victims of domestic violence as well as teen dating violence. We also provide “Safe Dates” Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum to schools, youth groups and any organization focusing on youth ages 12 and up. If you are interested in attending a support group or participating in “Safe Dates”, please contact Nyya Denson at 870-732-4077. All services are provided free of charge through State and Federal funding.
• Global Academy USDA Food Program — Global Academy, Inc., located at 301 N. 7th St., in West Memphis, is participating in the USDA Food Program. Meals will be available at no charge or at a reduced rate to enrolled persons at the above location. Eligibility is determined by income and household size. For more infromation, call (870) 7027530, or visit www.arkademia. org.
• Bethel AME Community Grant Program — Larry Banks, pastor of the Bethel AME Church, 2304 E. Barton Ave., was recently awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for the 2019-2020 school year by the U.S. Department of Education. Applications are now being accepted for a maximum of 100 students to participate in the program that will be held at Maddux Elementary School, 2100 E. Barton Ave.
Once the 100 positions are filled, all others will be placed on a standby list. Applications for children in grades 3, 4, 5 and 6 may be picked up at Bethel AME Church or at Maddux Elementary School during back to school registration. The program director is Sheri Lowe and the site coordinator is Karmen McNutt.
New meeting schedule:
1:30 p.m., on the first Thursday of each month; 5 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at West Memphis City Hall, 205 S. Redding St., in West Memphis. All meetings are open to the public.
• West Memphis Lions Club —
The West Memphis Lions Club holds their meetings every first Tuesday and third Tuesday of each month at Shoney’s at noon.
Guests and new members are welcome. Anyone interested in more information can contact Willie Catha Jones at 870-735-6928.
• Dunbar Creative Learning Center — Now Accepting New Applications “Infant and Toddler Program” Ages 6 weeks to 36 months, 320 Lee Street, Earle (behind the church). Open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop-Ins Welcome. State Licensed, C.P.R. Certified. All meals included, experienced care givers. DCC/CCDF Voucher and Self Pay Accepted. For more information call Mrs. Sharla Chase at 870-514-5577.
• National Sultana Disaster Museum — Open Thursday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m.
at 104 Washington St. across from the county court house.
Donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children.
• American Legion Charity Bingo — Mondays at 7 p.m.
at 150 Legion Rd. across from the speedway race track. If we have 35 people we will pay $100 per game. We will play old program. Early bird starts at 6:45. Call 870-735-8803 after 4 p.m.
• G.E.M. Academy —
Inside The Word on the Move Tabernacle, 2703 E.
Broadway, West Memphis: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. We offer education enrichment classes for children 1st to 3rd grade.
For more information or to register for 2018 contact our School Director Mrs. Marlena Davis at 870-394-4792.
• Woolfolk Public Library Story Hour — Come enjoy stories, crafts and a snack at the library, 100 N. Currie St., Marion every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.