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.
'Green Eggs and Ham' Storytime
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will explore the book version of scree favorite "Green Eggs and Ham" at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. There will be stories, crafts and snacks for all. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
All Screens Game Night
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will host an after-hours teen all-screens game night at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Game stations will be set up for Minecraft, Guitar Hero and more. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
The Berryville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a silent auction on Saturday, Aug. 20, during the Carroll County Country Club's annual Men's Invitational Golf Tournament. The auction will be held from that morning until 2 p.m. during registration of morning and afternoon players. Businesses or individuals who would like to donate an item for the auction may contact the chamber office at 870-423-3704 or email BerryvilleChamber@windstream.net.
The Carroll County Music Group will have their annual meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 21, at the Crescent Hotel Conservatory. This will be the first annual meeting open to the public. There will be a music portion with some local students and adult musicians, as well as beverages and snacks.
Tween Book Club
The Tween Book Club of the Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, to kick off a new school year of books, crafts and fun. Guests can join the discussion of what the club will be reading this year and complete a fun first craft of the year. Guests will also get a free copy of next month's book. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
GSHS Board Meeting
The monthly board meeting for Good Shepherd Humane Society (GSHS) will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at LeStick Restaurant on 63 Spring Street in Eureka Springs. Everyone is welcome to come hear what is going on at the shelter.
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will host a Lego Club meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
'Curious George' Storytime
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will explore the book version of scree favorite "Curious George" at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. There will be stories, crafts and snacks for all. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will host an Anime Club meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
Line Dance Lessons
Free line dance lessons will be offered at the barn at Holiday Island beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. Lessons will be offered at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from September to May.
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.Nov. 1: Churck Welch will recount the spiritual journeys he has experienced.
Holiday Island Community Church Offers "Children's Church" every Sunday
Worshipping together as a family is a blessing. We would like to invite you and your family to worship with us at our Sunday Service, beginning at 9:30 a.m. If your children are between the ages of 2 through 2nd grade, they may attend our Children's Church. Before the Pastor's sermon, the children are dismissed to attend a children's sermon and interactive group activity. Our Church is located at 188 Stateline Drive, Holiday Island. For more information, please call 479-253-8200.
GriefShare every Sunday beginning Jan. 4
GriefShare will be starting a new 13 week session Sunday, Jan. 4. The program helps people work through the steps of recovery to a new normal. This Bible-based, non-denominational support group is for the people who are grieving the loss of someone close to them, whether it be a recent loss or a loss some time ago. Participants can join at any time as each lesson is self-contained. GriefShare meets at the Holiday Island Community Church Library on Sundays during the 13 week session from 2 to 4 p.m. There is a $15 charge for the workbook. For more information or to sign up, call 479-253-8200 or 479-253-8925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eureka Classic Movies every Sunday
The directors of Eureka Classic Movies will show films 7 p.m. every Sunday afternoon at the Auditorium, on 36 S. Main St. in Eureka Springs. Tickets cost $5 for adults, with children 16 years and under free. Metered parking is free during the movies.
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.
Community suppers every Sunday
St. James Episcopal Church will host Sunday community suppers from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. beginning Sunday, Dec. 6. This is the sixth season of the suppers, with meld provided by local restaurants. Supper will be provided every Sunday during the winter season until March 20. The suppers are free and everyone is welcome.
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 dandtkees@cox-net 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 during the spring and summer months on the Berryville Square. For more information call 879-423-7928.
Al-Anon in Eureka Springs Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Al-Anon Family Group meetings (coffee served) are held behind the Land 'O Nod Inn on Sundays at 11:30 a.m., and Mondays and Tuesdays at 7 p.m., and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 479-363-9495. Anyone dealing with or recovering from alcoholism -- themselves or family members -- is invited to attend.
Free GED Classes Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The North Arkansas College and the Carnegie Library are partnering to host free GED classes every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carnegie Library Annex. In Berryville, 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 Nancy Wood at 870-981-0482, Carnegie Library at 870-253-8754, or 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 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
Meditation will take place every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at 5800 County Road 3012 in Eureka Springs. The focus will be on Shamatha and Tonglen meditations. Shamahta is a calm abiding. It involves learning how to focus the mind one-pointedly so that disturbing thoughts subside. Tonglen is a practice of love and compassion that focuses on all beings. 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.
Toddler Time Tuesdays
The Green Forest Library will host Toddler Time at 10:30 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.
Peaceful Pencil Time Tuesdays
The Berryville Library will host a weekly Peaceful Pencil Time adult coloring program on Tuesdays. Coloring and conversation begin at 10 a.m. Patterns, pencils and inspiration are available all day. For more information call 870-423-2323.
Writing Camp on Tuesdays
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will hold a weekly teen and tween writing camp at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays all summer long. Students will receive tips and tricks used by published authors as everyone works together to write a novel. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
Women of Freeman Heights Bible Study Tuesdays
All ladies are invited to join the Women of Freeman Heights Baptist church, at 522 Freeman in Berryville, to study the Book of Hebrews and The Nearness of King Jesus. This is an eight-week study offered on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The group will meet in the Fellowship Hall, and the cost of the member workbook is $12. For more information, contact the church office at 870-423-2509.
End Time Ministry Video Bible Study every Tuesday
Join Christ Tabernacle in Blue Eye, Ark. every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for a free video Bible study on the end time prophecy with Rev. Irvin Baxter.
Line dancing at Holiday Island first and third Tuesdays
Line dancing is held the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 7 p.m. in the Barn on the island on Shields Drive. Event is free, and instruction is given. For more information, contact Vicky Lemme at 479-253-9039.
Weekly meditation practice every Tuesday
All are invited to join a group meeting every Tuesday night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for meditation (30 minutes), tea and audio/video/online teachings from leading spiritual teachers. We meet at 17 Elk St. (the Eureka Unitarian Universalist Fellowship) in Eureka Springs. For more information, call Sandy Pope at 479-253-6181.
Topical Christian Studies every Tuesday
Rev. Dr. John Wallace of the Holiday Island Community Church leads topic studies every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the church at 188 Stateline Drive in Holiday Island. Info: 479-253-8200.
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.
Lions Club meets second and fourth Tuesdays
The Lions Club of Eureka Springs meets on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Noon at the Forest Hill Restaurant. Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit www.lionsclubs.org.
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 email@example.com.
North Arkansas College GED Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays
At the Green Forest Public Library on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Classes are free to the public. For more information call North Arkansas College Adult Education Office at (870) 391-3198.
Craft and story time every Tuesday
The Green Forest Library will have craft and story time at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday.
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.
Senior center board games Wednesday
The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center will have board games available from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays at 202 West Madison Avenue in Berryville.
Knitting and Crochet Club meet first and third Wednesdays
The Knitting and Crochet Club meets at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Green Forest Library at 206 East Main Street. For more information call 870-438-6700.
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.
An Inquiry into Sufism slated every second and fourth Wednesday
Melissa Clare will host "An Inquiry into Sufism" at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays each month. These Wednesdays include Oct. 14 and 28, Nov. 11 and 25 and Dec. 8 and 23.
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.
Verse-by-verse Bible studies every Wednesday
Led by Rev. Dr. John Wallace at Holiday Island Community Church at 188 Stateline Drive. Info: 479-253-8200.
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, Patricia Messer at 479-981-6079, 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.
Berryville Alcoholics Anonymous
Berryville's Alcoholics Anonymous chapter meets at 7 p.m. Thursday of each week at the Community of Christ Church at 501 Orchard Drive. The meetings take place in the basement next to the lower parking lot of the church. For more information call 870-929-6236.
Classic kids movies
The Green Forest Library will show classic kids movies at 4 p.m. the second and third Thursdays of each month at 206 East Main Street. For more information call 870-438-6700.
Eureka Springs Study Group is every Thursday
The Eureka Springs Study Group continues with the concept of emptiness and impermanence with "Two Subtle Realities" by Geshe Topgal, a professor at the University of South Carolina. Silent Meditation begins at 4 p.m. and the book study is from 4:30-5:30 Thursdays at the Library Annex in Eureka Springs.
Olympic Parade Storytime Series on Thursdays
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street will highlight a different country each week throughout the summer at its story time programs at 10 a.m. each Thursday. There will be stories, snacks and crafts for all. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
Beginning Readers' Theater on Thursdays
The Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street is hosting a new program for beginning readers at 11 a.m. on Thursdays in June and July. New readers will get to show off their reading skills as they help make a story come to life each week. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
Teen Tech Time on Thursdays
Teens can build a robot this summer during Teen Tech Time at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in June and July at the Berryville Library at 104 Spring Street. Call 870-423-2323 for more information.
Basketball every Thursday night
Holiday Island will hold Thursday Night Basketball at 6 p.m. every Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island, 6 Dove Circle. All are invited. Call 479-253-6711 for more information.
Cancer support group meets first and third Thursdays
The Cancer Support Group meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Island Community Church Fellowship Hall at 188 Stateline Drive. Group is completely confidential. Cancer survivors and caregivers/spouses welcome. For more information, contact Dr. Frank Dinello at 479-253-7235.
Prayer gatherings held first and third Thursdays
Prayer gatherings will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Heart of Many Ways at 68 Mountain Street in Eureka Springs. The gatherings will feature invocations and prayers for changes needed in world crises. Call Amrit at 479-253-3165 for more information.
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.
HI Craft Guild meets second Thursdays
The Holiday Island Craft Guild meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. in the Island Room, across from the Holiday Island Recreation Center.
Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers third Thursdays
Mercy Auxiliary in conjunction with Area Agency on Aging will sponsor an Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meetings will be in the conference room at Area Agency on Aging on 1204 Primrose in Berryville. Caregivers are welcome at any meeting to share experiences and to receive comfort and resources. For more information, call Rebecca Davis at 870-350-3415 or Anita Spearman at 479-981-0626.
Eureka Springs Lego Club meets third Thursdays
The Lego Club meets the third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. For more information, visit their website at https://sites.google.com/site/holidayislandquiltguild.
Discovering Gratitude Alcoholics Anonymous every Thursday
Family Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., at Blue Eye United Methodist Church in the lower level Fellowship Hall, 6238 E. State Highway 86, Blue Eye, MO. Please feel free to attend.
Ham radio in Eureka Springs second and third Thursdays
The Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club meets the second Thursdays of the month at noon at the Eureka Springs Pizza Hut, 2048 E. Van Buren. It meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Please check the website for the location of this meeting at http://lsarc.us. Anyone with an interest in amateur radio is welcome.
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 at the Forest Hills Restaurant. A salad bar and buffet lunch are available. For more information contact email@example.com.
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 in the Christian Science Church at 68 Mountain Street for 30 minutes of meditation followed by reading and discussion of "Atisah's Lamp for the Path."
Bible Gateway Reading Plan every Friday
Enhanced by Dr. J. Vernon McGee. Info: 479-253-8200.
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 479-275-8563.
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.
Friday Family Movie Night
Holiday Island will hold Friday Night Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island, 6 Dove Circle. Admission is free and popcorn and soda will be served. Call 479-253-6711 for more information.
Dances of Universal Peace is third Fridays
Dances of Universal Peace is held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on 17 Elk street in Eureka Springs 7 p.m. every third Friday of the month. The dances are simple and joyful moving meditations that involve the singing of sacred phrases with accompanying movements from the world's many spiritual traditions. Participation is free of charge. Contact Rebecca Babbs at 479-253-8303 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Coloring book workshop every Friday
Painter's Palette Art School on the Berryville Square will host a free coloring book workshop from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Friday. Call Lynne Crow at 479-586-4868 for more information.
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. For more information call 870-437-2440.
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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