CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Regular, ongoing meetings are listed in the section below specific date events, and that section is updated frequently. Many ongoing meetings have special speakers/events; be sure to check that section.
Great Berryville Read Facebook Chat
Jump into the discussion about the 100 books on PBS’ The Great American Read list on the Great Berryville Read’s Facebook page. A moderator will be posting questions and responding to comments live from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19. The Great Berryville Read is a project of the Berryville Public Library. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Science Action Club
Help test the waters at Mill Creek as the Berryville Library’s Science Action Club participates in the EarthEcho Water Challenge at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 19. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Book Talk and Singing
Author Larry N. Campbell will be revisiting parts of his magnificent journey along and across the Missouri River at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Movie at the Library
The Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will show ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ rated G, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at 194 Spring St. For more information, visit Eureka Library.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-253-8754.
Paint a rock and help spread kindness at the Berryville Library at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Music at the Library
The Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will help kids make their own music with Boomwhacker musical tubes at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at 194 Spring St. For more information, visit Eureka Library.org, email email@example.com or call 479-253-8754.
Program a robot as the Berryville SciGirls explore how robots and humans communicate at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. All girls in first through sixth grade are welcome. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Senior Center Birthday Party
The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center will celebrate June birthdays and everyone who will be over 90 in the given year at noon Thursday, June 21, at 202 W. Madison Ave. in Berryville. If you qualify or know someone who does, please come or have them join the party. Come early for pictures. For more information, call 870-423-3265.
The Lego Club will have a new weekly building challenge at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Carnegie Library. For more information, visit Eureka Library.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-253-8754.
ESSA Studio Stroll
The Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA) will feature three workshops along with three different studios at the Studio Stroll from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21. The featured studios will be the Metal Studio, the 2-D Studio and the Iron Studio, and the featured workshops will be Robert Dancik’s ‘Concrete: Not Just for Sidewalks Anymore,’ Dennis Heter’s ‘Introduction to Stained Glass’ and Bill Price’s ‘Utilitarian Blacksmithing.’ Refreshments will be served.
Teen Only Sci-Fri
Make your own animated short as teens explore stop motion animation from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Learn the basics of hand lettering with instructor Julie Rae from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 23, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Participants must be over 14 years old. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
A Zumbathon benefit will be held for the new Eureka Springs Community Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the community center. Advance tickets are $10, and tickets at the door are $15. For tickets or more information, call Dawn Anderson at 479-366-3732.
Dances of Universal Peace
Dances of Universal Peace will be at 7 p.m. Sunday June, 24 at the Eureka Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (EUUF) at 17 Elk St. At the dance, participants will sing and dance in traditions with many world religions. For more information, contact Rebecca Babbs at 479-253-8303 or email BabbsRebecca@gmail.com.
Get up close with some live animals at all three Carroll County libraries on Monday, June 25. The event will take place at 10 a.m. at the Green Forest Library, 1 p.m. at the Berryville Public Library and 3 p.m. at the Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Movie at the Library
The Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will be showing ‘The Lion King,’ rated G, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at 194 Spring St. For more information, visit Eureka Library.org, email email@example.com or call 479-253-8754.
Take and Make Adult Craft Program
Join fellow hand-lettering enthusiasts to practice the art of calligraphy at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 25. No prior experience is required. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
The Green Forest Library will have crochet classes at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 25, at 206 E. Main.
Democratic Party Convention
The Democratic Party of Carroll County Convention is Monday, June 25, at the Carroll Electric Community Room in Berryville. The meet and greet starts at 6 p.m., and the business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. The party will be electing its state convention members. All members in good standing who attend will automatically become County Delegates and may serve as a delegate to the state convention. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting.
HI Photographer’s Guild Field Trip
The HI Photographer’s Guild will be going on a field trip to Memory Lane Museum in Berryville. Meet at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 at 645 Hwy 62 E. to carpool. The group will visit a recreated city from the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s and see antique trucks, cars and signs.
GF Library Storytime
The Green Forest Library will have a story time at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, at 206 E. Main.
Cooking Club Meeting
The children’s cooking club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 26 at the Green Forest Library, at 206 E. Main.
The Green Forest Library will have crochet classes at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, at 206 E. Main.
The Green Forest Library will have DIY abstract painting at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at 206 E. Main.
Tween Book Club Discussion
The Tween Book Club will discuss “Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. Snacks and activities will follow the book discussion. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
The Green Forest Library will have coloring all day Wednesday, June 27, at 206 E. Main.
Moon Rocks at the Library
See part of NASA’s collection of moon rocks and participate in some space-related Scott Family Amazeum activities at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
BV Lego Club Challenge Day
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. will host a Lego Club meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
GF Lego Club
The Lego Club will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 28 at the Green Forest Library, at 206 E. Main.
ES Lego Club
The Lego Club will take on a new weekly building challenge at the Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at 194 Spring St. For more information, visit Eureka Library.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-253-8754.
Book Nuts Reading Club
This special reading club for first-graders through third-graders will meet at the Berryville Library at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 28. There will be a read-along, snacks, crafts and free books. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
The Green Forest Library will be showing August Rush at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at 206 E. Main.
Teen Escape Room
The Green Forest Library will host a Teen Escape Room day at 3 p.m. Friday, June 29, at 206 E. Main.
The Green Forest Library will show ‘Sing’ at 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, at 206 E. Main. The movie will be a part of the film Friday series.
June 30 and July 1
ESSA Family Weekend
The Eureka Springs School of the Arts will hold a Parent/Child Family Weekend at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, where attendees can make a box guitar with woodworker Doug Stowe. Stowe will lead the parents and children through the process of making their own three string fretless guitar. The registration fee is $150 per parent and child pair. To register, call 479-253-5384. The location is the Wood/Iron Studio on the ESSA campus at 15751 Hwy 62 W. in Eureka Springs.
Grassy Knob Ice Cream Social
The Grassy Knob Ice Cream Social will be held by the Grassy Knob Volunteer Fire Association Auxiliary from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Grassy Knob Community Center at 12037 Hwy 187. The auxiliary holds this event as a ‘thank you’ for the support they receive from the community throughout the year. There is no charge, although donations are welcome. Everyone is encouraged to come enjoy a bowl of ice cream, banana split or a hot fudge sundae and cookies. For more information, contact 479-253-6772.
Woodward Memorial Concert Series
Caitlin Secrest will be performing next in the Woodward Memorial Concert Series at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at Holiday Island Community Church at 188 Stateline Drive. Secrest is currently performing at Silver Dollar City in Branson, mo. This is a free concert, and a free will offering will be welcomed.
Magic Show at the Library
Prepared to be amazed by Magician Wyatt Beck at all three Carroll County libraries on Monday, July 2. Beck will be at the Green Forest Library at 10 a.m., the Berryville Library at 1 p.m. and the Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library at 3 p.m. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Science Action Club
Help NASA study the Earth’s energy flow by observing and reporting on the clouds as the Science Action Club participates in the GLOBE Observer Project at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
All-Aboard Game Night
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring St. will host a tween and teen board game night at 5 p.m. Friday, July 6. There will be pizza for all playing games. For more information, call 870-423-2323.
Opera in the Ozarks will perform ‘Cinderella’ at the Eureka Springs Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at 36 S. Main St. Children under 18 are free, and tickets are $10 for adults.
Opera in the Ozarks will perform a free showing of ‘Cinderella’ at the Green Forest Public Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at 206 E. Main St.
Five & Dime Script Submission
The Five & Dime Drama Collective of Eureka Springs is soliciting scripts for their 2018 Fall Performance Series, which will present several short performance works. The deadline for submission is Sunday, July 15, and authors are encouraged to submit up to three new scripts for a 10-minute play or a one-act play. Authors must be willing to collaborate with the creative team during the production process. Scripts must be submitted electronically to FiveAndDimeDrama@gmail.com. Scripts will be selected by the end of July.
Eureka Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets Sundays
Meetings are at 11 a.m. at 17 Elk St. in Eureka Springs. Refreshments follow, and childcare is provided. Call 479-304-6187 or visit www.euuf.org for more information.
Offroad Cyclist Club every Sunday
The Carroll County Branch of the Ozark Offroad Cyclist club will host training rides at 2 p.m. every Sunday at Lake Leatherwood.
Eureka Springs Duplicate Bridge Club every Monday
The Eureka Springs Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Monday at the Holiday Island Clubhouse. For more information call Jean or Clarence at 479-253-2627.
Carroll County Republicans every second Monday
The Carroll County Republicans meet the second Monday of the month at the Carroll Electric Community Room. The women meet at 6 p.m., and the general meeting is at 7 p.m. Refreshments are served, and everyone is welcome. For any questions, call Sharon at 870-715-0178.
Holiday Island Hikers every Monday
The Holiday Island Hikers hike every Monday, rain or shine at locations near and far. Hikes are rated for difficulty. Those hiking are encouraged to dress in layers and bring a hiking stick, water and insect repellent. Lunch is usually eaten out. Hikes vary in length, departure time and location. Contact Dan Kees at 660-287-2082 or email@example.com for more information.
Metafizzies every Monday
The Eureka Springs Metaphysical Society meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Christian Science Church reading room (lower level) at 68 Mountain St. in Eureka Springs. The groups hosts a variety of speakers, films and discussions. All are welcome.
American Legion Post 9 meets first Mondays
The Eureka Springs American Legion Post #9 meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. The Post home is located at the junction of Ark. Hwy. 23 and Ark. Hwy. 187 north of Eureka Springs. All Veterans are invited to attend.
Knitting and Crochet Club meets second and fourth Mondays
The Knitting and Crochet Club meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the Green Forest Library at 206 East Main Street. For more information call 870-438-6700.
Carroll County Cruisers
Carroll County Cruisers and Collectables meets the last Monday of every month at various locations. Show and Shine Cruise-ins will be held the last Friday of the month during the spring and summer months on the Berryville Square. For more information call 870-423-7928.
Al-Anon in Eureka Springs Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Al-Anon Family Group meetings (coffee served) are held at 103 Stadium Road on Sundays at 11:30 a.m., Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Chris at 512-925-5151. Anyone dealing with or recovering from alcoholism – themselves or family members – is invited to attend.
Free GED Classes Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Free GED classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bobcat Plaza. There will also be evening classes in Berryville on Monday and Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. These classes will prepare you with individualized study and tutoring to take the GED test. The morning classes are open to 16- and 17-year-olds who meet educational requirements. For further information, call the Carroll County Center at 870-423-4455.
Holiday Island Ladies' Fellowship meets third Mondays
The Holiday Island Community Church Ladies Fellowship meets every third Monday of the month at 10 a.m. at the church fellowship hall at 188 Stateline Drive. They have different programs and speakers each time.
TOPS meets every Monday
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group, will meet 4 p.m. Mondays at the United Methodist Church of Berryville on Highway 62. National yearly dues are $32, which includes a national magazine and $3 local chapter dues. For more information, contact Jean Vance at 870-350-6888 or Delphia Smith at 870-423-2492.
Meditation every Monday
Teaching for 30 minutes on Mondays starting at 5 p.m. at 5800 County Road 302 in Eureka Springs. The focus will be on Shamatha and Tonglen meditations. These two practices will alternate every week, with coffee and tea after. Call Alece at 479-244-6841 or Gary at 479-244-6840 for more information.
American Legion Auxiliary #36 to meet every third Monday
The American Legion Auxiliary #36 of Holiday Island will meet at 10 a.m. every third Monday at the Holiday Island Country Club. All ladies who are immediate relatives of veterans are eligible to come.
Green Forest Lions Club first and third Mondays
The Green Forest Lions Club will met at noon on the first and third Monday of each month at the Country Rooster Cafe and Antiques on the square in Green Forest.
Journeys Grief Recovery on Tuesdays
Journeys Grief Recovery support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month at the 1908 Gathering Place at 108 Springfield in Berryville. This support group is free of charge and sponsored by Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. For more information, call 870-505-6775.
Toddler Time Tuesdays
The Green Forest Library will host Toddler Time at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays in May at 206 East Main Street. There will be story time, songs, crafts and snacks for children not yet in school. For more information call 870-438-6700.
Farewell 4-H second Tuesdays
Farewell 4-H is an old 4-H club that has had many generations go through already. Farewell 4-H resumed meetings in October 2013. They meet the second Tuesday of the month at the Head School House at 6 p.m. and always have a potluck supper. We have over 30 young members and parent volunteers. The club is for anyone who is eager to learn about the country, or old-fashioned, way of life that seems to be fading.
HI Photography Guild meets fourth Tuesdays
The Guild meets at 3 p.m. in Room A, lower level, of the Clubhouse at 1 Country Club Drive in Holiday Island. Speakers and field trips. For more information on the guild, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee Break Women’s Meeting every Tuesday
The Coffee Break Women’s Meeting Al-Anon group meets at 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays at Faith Christian Family Church at 157 Huntsville Road in Eureka Springs.
Eureka Springs Hospital Guild meets every first Tuesday
Eureka Springs Hospital Guild meets at 1:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the hospital cafeteria. For more information call Mary Lou at 479-253-9398.
Eureka Springs Farmers Market
The Eureka Springs Farmers Market will be open from 7 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the parking lot of Pine Mountain Village. There are fresh vegetables, meats, baked goods, soaps, jellies and seasonal items like wreaths and crafts.
Parkinson’s Support Group meets on first Wednesdays
A support group for those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers is held at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at ECHO Community Room. For more information email Sally at SarahG@arkansas.net or call 479-981-1587.
Carroll County Hometown Health Coalition
The Carroll County Hometown Health Coalition meets at noon on the third Wednesday of each month in the Berryville Community Center meeting room.
Coloring at the library
The Green Forest Library offers free coloring pages for adults and children to color and then hang in the gallery every Wednesday at 206 East Main Street. For more information call 870-438-6700.
Freeman Heights Baptist Church hosts AWANA Wednesdays
Freeman Heights Baptist Church, located on 522 W. Freeman Ave., hosts AWANA at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The group welcomes children from pre-school to sixth grade, offering lessons, activities and games, as well as a meal from 5:30 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. Van pickup is available. For more information, call 870-423-2509.
Holiday Island Garden Club meets every third Wednesday
Holiday Island Garden Club will meet the third Wednesday of each month excluding July, August and December. Membership costs $12. Contact BJ Dennis at 402-326-3326, Tara Lawson at 479-244-0679 or Cathie Drake at 479-253-2377 for more information.
Eureka! Quilters Guild meets second Wednesday
Eureka! Quilters Guild meets the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at Lone Star Bible Church located five miles south of Eureka Springs on Highway 23. A business meeting is from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., followed by a sign-up luncheon. A quilting program follows lunch.
Carroll County Riders meet second Wednesday
The Carroll County Riders meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Sparky’s Roadhouse Cafe in Eureka Springs.
GSHS board meets every fourth Wednesday
The Good Shepherd Humane Society (GSHS) holds monthly board meeting at 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at LeStick Nouveau Restaurant at 63 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. All are welcome.
Monthly herbal community potluck
Flora Roja Community Acupuncture and Herbal Apothecary will host a monthly herbal community potluck from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month at 119 Wall St. in Eureka Springs. Come meet up with fellow herb lovers and get inspired. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share. Vegans and vegetarians are encouraged to attend. This is a free event. For more information, call (479)-253-4968.
Diabetes and Weight Management Support Group
A Diabetes and Weight Management Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month from January to October at Abundant Health Wellness Center at 240 Huntsville Road in Eureka Springs. For more information, call 479-325-9749 or visit danawestrd.com.
Senior Yoga Class on Thursdays
The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center is offering yoga classes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Thursday. The class was developed with seniors in mind, and beginners are welcome. The class is free for seniors over the age of 60. For more information, call the senior center at 870-423-3265.
Berryville Alcoholics Anonymous
Berryville’s Alcoholics Anonymous chapter meets at 7 p.m. each Thursday and 6 p.m. each Sunday at the Community of Christ Church at 501 Orchard Drive, across the street from Berryville Mercy Hospital. The meetings take place in the basement next to the lower parking lot of the church. There will be coffee, and all are welcome to attend. For more information call Deb at 479-304-9651.
Friends of the Berryville Library is second Thursdays
Berryville Public Library meets on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. to discuss library events and to brainstorm fundraising ideas. Interested individuals do not need to have a library card. Membership is open to the community at large. For more information, contact the library at 870-423-2323.
Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers third Thursdays
Mercy Auxiliary will sponsor an Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Caregivers are welcome at any meeting to share experiences and to receive comfort and resources.
Eureka Springs Lego Club meets Thursdays
The Lego Club meets every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library. The activity is free and snacks will be provided. It is intended for children ages 5 to 12. For more information, contact the library at 479-253-8754 or email@example.com.
HI Quilt Guild meets third Thursdays
The Holiday Island Quilt Guild meets the third Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. for a sewing workshop and at 1 p.m. for a membership meeting in the Holiday Island Clubhouse, Room A, lower level, at 2 Country Club Drive. Everyone is invited.
Poetluck is third Thursdays
Poetluck takes place every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring Street, Eureka Springs, Ark. Everyone is welcome and read their work for up to 4 minutes, after which Colony writers share their works.
Eureka Springs Rotary Club meets on Thursdays
The Eureka Springs Rotary Club meets at noon on Thursdays in the Crystal Dining Room of the 1886 Crescent Hotel. A salad bar and buffet lunch are available. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eureka Springs Buddhist Study Group meets on Thursdays
The Eureka Springs Buddhist Study Group will meet each Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Heart of Many Ways at 68 Mountain Street for 30 minutes of meditation followed by reading and discussion.
Classic kids movies
The Green Forest Library will show classic kids movies at 10 a.m. Fridays at 206 East Main Street. For more information call 870-438-6700.
Eureka Springs Garden Club
The Eureka Springs Garden Club meets the fourth Friday of each month at various locations. Everyone interested in gardening is invited to attend. For more information call Annie 479-981-0624.
Holiday Island Farmers Market
The Holiday Island Farmers Market will be held in Veteran’s Park from 4 p.m. to dark on Fridays. There will be live music, produce, baked goods, crafts and more.
Senior art class every Friday
The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center will host an art class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Fridays at 202 West Madison Avenue in Berryville.
Alpena Historical Society is third Saturdays
The Alpena Historical Society meets every third Saturday of the month, at 10 a.m. at the Old Auman store in Alpena, which is now the courthouse, just off Main street. The public is invited to attend and share knowledge, memories, artifacts and ideas, after the agenda is dealt with.
Berryville VFW meets every second Saturday
Berryville’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) chapter meets at 2 p.m. every second Saturday of the month at 109 Bunch Springs Road. For more information contact Monty Tidyman at 870-423-4263.
2nd Saturdays Music
2nd Saturdays Eureka Springs will be held on the second Saturday of each month through November at 2006 CR 266 in Eureka Springs. Each time, music will start around 5:30 p.m. and last until around 10 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring their own lawn chairs, ice chests with their own beverages and a food item to share. Each month’s potluck supper will have a theme, and certain foods will be provided. The event is free of charge, but there will be a donation box to help cover the costs of musicians and supplies.
Breakfast at Carroll County Airport Fly-In, Drive-In every third Saturday
The Carroll County Airport will have breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Airport Fly-In, Drive-In every third Saturday of the month. Guests can see any number of aircraft and talk airplanes with the pilots and locals while dining on scrambled eggs, flapjacks, sausage, orange juice and all the fixings. For more information call 870-423-8393.
Berryville Farmers Market open Saturdays
The Berryville Farmers Market is open 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Berryville Square.The farmers market has several new items this year, including cut flowers.
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