Hamburg Movies on the Square features ‘Sing’

The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce will host Movies on the Square on the downtown square in Hamburg with a showing of the movie Sing on June 29. The movie begins at sunset. Food vendors will be at the event. Described as “American Idol with animals,” Sing is an animated comedy featuring a group of animals who enter a singing competition. Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, and others provide the voices.

G&F Commission approves hunting regulations changes

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission has set the 2017-18 hunting season dates for all game, including waterfowl season and 2018 turkey season. Opening days of the 2017-18 Arkansas deer season are: Archery – Sept. 23, 2017 Muzzleloader – Oct. 21, 2017 Modern Gun – Nov. 11, 2017 Private Land Modern Gun Antlerless Deer Hunt – Oct. 14-18, 2017 Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt – Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018 Christmas Holiday … Continued

Southeast Arkansas Arts Center July Calendar of Events

Live @5 July 7, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Live @5 for the month of July will feature the Platinum Hitz Band. Live @5 features live music the first Friday of each month! The cost of the event is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The event is for guests 21 or older. 2nd Saturday Family Fun Day July 8, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon exploring art through the … Continued

LUMC homecoming set for June 25

The Lacey United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming 2017 on Sunday, June 25. The worship service will begin at 10:30 am. The message and worship service will be provided by The Stone Quartet. There will be a potluck lunch after the service. The pastor is Bro. Don Johnson. Come fellowship with us and receive a blessing.

Art Camp for Kids, July 17-21

The Guachoya Cultural Art Center in Lake Village will host a Summer Art Camp for Kids on July 17-21. The three classes are Art, Creative Crafts and Dance & Tumbling. Teachers are Dede Gibson, Tracy Brooks and Jamie Bennett. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. until noon with a mid-morning snack. Children must be in the first through sixth grade in the fall. The registration deadline is July 11. Since there are a limited … Continued

History talk to focus on electoral diversity in Southeast Arkansas

Lakeport Plantation’s monthly history talk, Lakeport Legacies, will feature Rodney Harris on June 29. Harris will present A Case Study in Diversity: Southeast Arkansas Legislators, 1868-Jim Crow. During Reconstruction (1867-1874), Republicans, including the first African American office holders, controlled most political positions in Arkansas. Many people assume that African American office holding ended with Democrats’ political “Redemption” in 1874. Despite Redemption, office holding on the local and legislative level remained quite diverse until 1893. Southeast … Continued

Master Gardener training set for June, July

A wide array of gardening related topics will be covered in depth at the Summertime 17 Master Gardener Training in June and July. The training dates are June 15, 22 and 29 and July 13 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Speakers will include current Master Gardeners, U of A Extension Specialists, and other state agency specialists. The location of the training sessions had not yet been determined. For more information, call Steve … Continued

Youth Money Camp set for July

The Southeast Arkansas Financial Education Center, Inc. (SAFE), a non-profit organization, will conduct a money camp for youth on July 26–27 from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the Southeast Arkansas Regional Library, Monticello Branch, located at 114 W. Jefferson Avenue. The free, two-day Youth Money Camp is offered to youth ages 13 to 18 years. Participants will learn how to spend, save and invest money wisely. Additional enrichment training will include entrepreneurship, tax education, college … Continued

Lakeport Plantation Summer Hours

To better accommodate visitors, Lakeport Plantation is now offering daily tours, Monday through Friday, on the hour, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Also, for the summer travel season, Lakeport will be open Saturdays, May 20-July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours on the hour. Last tour will be at 2 p.m. Lakeport will be closed for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. Visitors who would like a tour of Lakeport at another … Continued

Pink Tomato Festival entertainment and schedule

The the 61st Annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival in Warren begins on June 3 and runs through June 10. Country music recording artists Sawyer Brown, the headline entertainment, will perform on Saturday, June 10 from 9:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. Barrett Baber will perform on Friday night from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. Trey Hawkins, the Friday night headliner, will follow Baber at 10 p.m. Other entertainment will include White Mustang, performing on Friday from … Continued