Announcements & Meetings

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Potluck Film up ­-- will fill you with information

The Eureka Springs Coffee Party group is hosting an open potluck and showing of the film The Future of Food on Sunday evening, July 10 at the UU church building at 17 Elk Street.

The film investigates the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically- engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. The film also explores alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.

The potluck will begin at 5 p.m. Local and organic foods are encouraged.

Regards, Post #9 meets July 11

American Legion Post #9, Eureka Springs, will meet Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. at the Post home, located at the junction of Hwy. 23 and Hwy. 187 north of Eureka Springs. All veterans are welcome.

Honor the feminine

Join others in the Eureka Mystery School Tuesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. for a video presentation and sacred dance practice of The 21 Qualities of the Divine Feminine in Tibetan Buddhism.

Learn about Tava as a great Bodhisattva honored as Mother in this tradition. Men, women, participants and observers of this dance are welcomed. Call Amrit at 253-3165 for directions and to reserve a place at this month's gathering.

Inner entrepreneur workshop

Lauren Land-Powell will present a workshop on Knowing Your Inner Entrepreneur July 13 at the Christian Science Church on Mountain St. Lauren travels extensively presenting workshops that enable people to unstick old programs that can keep them from manifesting deepest desires.

Lauren uses crystal healing bowls and her voice as a tool and has touched people's lives in very deep ways. This one-day workshop is $85 and registration must be made in advance. For more information contact Jasmine at 253-7729 or email chajas9@gmail. com.

Art Hobson at UU

Sunday, July 10, professor emeritus of physics from the Univ. of Arkansas, Art Hobson, will speak on his secular humanist philosophy and also take a broad look at religion in America at the Universalist Church.

Group discussion at 10 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. All are welcome at the church, 17 Elk St. Child care provided. Call 253-0929.

Shopping and fairy tales

Alexis Brady of Eureka Springs will entertain children from 6 -- 7 p.m. with fairy tales at the Pine Mountain Village Stroll and Sale on Thursday, July 14. Local deejay Robert Sanders will be spinning records in the gazebo until 7 p.m.

There will also be a small petting zoo from Promised Land Zoo in the grassy area near the Chamber of Commerce building. Cookies and punch will be served in the gazebo.

Panda Mania shares God's love

A summer children's event called "Panda Mania" will be hosted at Holiday Island Community Church from July 18 -- 22. Kids will explore a bamboo forest filled with crazy pandas as they discover God's loves.

Kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God sightings. Each day concludes with a Rowdy Wrap-Up--a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they've learned. Family members and friends (also called Very Important Pandas) are encouraged to join in daily for this special time.

Through a mission project, called Operation Kid-to-Kid, kids will create special backpacks for needy children.

PandaMania is for children from age 4 to those who have completed 5th grade, and will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day. For more information or to register, call (479) 253-6187 or visit www.hicchurch.com.

Come as you are July 10

Enjoy an hour of worship, music and fellowship in a relaxing, casual atmosphere and enjoy a nutritional free meal this Sunday, July 10, 6 -- 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church.

Rachel and Larry Brick lead worship music. Pastor Stan Adams gives a short message and leads discussion.

This "come as you are" church is on Hwy. 23 S across from Autumn Breeze Restaurant. All are invited and children are welcome. For more information, call (479) 253-8987 or (479) 981-0482.

Reminders

*AARP picnic Annual picnic Monday July 11, 5 p.m., Holiday Island Rec. Center Pavilion. Members please bring a side dish, salad or dessert. Bring your own utensils and favorite beverage.

Call Richard Nicholson (479) 253-1725. Friends and guests always welcome.

*Swim membership open at Quality InnThe Quality Inn on US 62E is now offering a swim membership for use of the indoor heated pool .between 9:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Phone Janet Morgan at 253-5040.

*Drug problem?The Eureka Springs Coffee Pot Narcotics Anonymous Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at the Coffee Pot building located on 23 S. behind Land O' Nod Motel. Contact Shawn H. (417) 271-1084 or Robin S. (479) 244-6863 for more information.

*NA meetings at ECHOMondays and Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. -- Fridays 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. -- Saturdays 12:30 p.m. Call Wil (501) 613-1997 or email popawil57@ yahoo .com, or call Shawn (417) 271-1084 for more info.

*New service at St. JamesSt. James Episcopal, Monday evenings, 5:30 p.m. Quiet contemplation, short Scripture passages, brief homily; and music from Taizé. You're welcome at St. James, 28 Prospect Ave on the historic loop.

*Consider compassion Geshe Thupten Dorgee, professor of Tibetan Studies at the University of Arkansas will speak on compassion Thursday, July 7,.at the Unitarian Church, 17 Elk Street, at 7 p.m. Donations appreciated but not required.

*Nonprofit grant applications now openNonprofits in Carroll County can go to arcf.org as of July 10 to apply online for Giving Tree Grants through the Carroll County Community Foundation. Applications must be submitted by August 15.

Any IRS 501(c)(3) public charity, public school, government agency or hospital in Carroll County is eligible to apply. Other applicants may be considered if the project has a clear charitable purpose for the public benefit.

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