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Mail to: P.O. Box 191, Berryville, AR 72616      
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CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Carroll County 4-H would love to encourage our community to make memories with us! We are currently selling 2019 Carroll County Fair & Livestock  Tee shirts. Ordering Deadline is August 16, 2019   Order yours today! Please make checks payable to the County Extension office. Return order forms to 909-B Freeman Switch Road. Berryville. Order online at scole@uaex.edu

Thank you for your support of the Carroll County 4-H Program!!!!

Current Announcements



 The Carroll County Cattlemen will meet Monday, August 19th  at 7 pm in the cattlemen’s building at the fairgrounds.  Cornerstone will sponsor. They will be planning for the fair. The meal will be pizza 

  


The Town of Oak Grove city council meeting will be August 20,2019 at 7:00PM in the Town Hall


  

The Lighthouse Messengers will be in concert Friday August 23rd-6:00 PM at the Alpena Methodist Church located at 207 Hill Street in Alpena.  There will be desserts, coffee and fellowship immediately afterwards.  Non-perishable good items will be collected for new Blessing Box located on the church grounds and to stock the Free Food Pantry at the church to assist local families and the less fortunate.   Suggested items include peanut butter, jelly, canned meats (tuna, chicken, Spam, Vienna sausages), soups, Ravioli, Ramen noodles, canned vegetables, Mac & cheese mix, snack crackers.
Come join us for an evening of great music and fellowship plus help us help our neighbors by extending a hand of love through the gifts of food to the hungry.
For more information or if you would like to help call 870-437-5286.

 

This year many will attend the Carroll County Fair.  Many of the events will take place on the Fairgrounds.  People of all ages and backgrounds will come and everyone can participate in the Bible Reading Marathon.  Berryville Community Praise and Worship night will be held inside the arena on Saturday August 24th beginning at 5:00pm and continuing until 6:30pm.  Groups of singers and musicians will lead the Fair goers in worship to God.

Bible Reading Marathon At the Carroll County Fair On Sunday afternoon August 25th at 1:00pm Youth will start the reading at Genesis 1.  Organizers of the event have set up twenty 4-hour Blocks of time for each coordinator to sign up readers and participate over the seven-day marathon.  Ones from years past and new ones who will take their turn reading the Bible.  Each day from 8:00am to 9:00pm the Word of the Bible will go out over the Fair changing the spiritual atmosphere.  You too can honor God and be a reader or Block Coordinator.  Sign up for a 15-minute time slot or 4-hour coordinator can be done by calling Bonnie Roediger at 870-350-0865 or Donna Pharis at 870-749-2660 with Bible reading Ministry International.  If your group would like to participate in the Friday night kickoff you can call Yelonda Lynch at 870-350-0284 with Kerusso.


  The August meet-up of the Carroll County Cruisers will take place Friday, Aug. 30th from 6-8pm on the historic downtown Berryville Public Square.  Our Berryville Chamber is working on some fun things to include that evening to help bring more visitors out to enjoy the classic cars as the Carroll County Cruisers kick off Labor Day Weekend, so make plans now and mark your calendar to attend this event on the last Friday of this month. We hope to see everyone there!


Saturday August 31st, 2019 

The Holiday Island Chamber of Commerce presents the Summer Concerts in the Park Series.  Saturday August 31st the Petersen Family Bluegrass and the Ford Mountain Gang will be performing at the Holiday Island Amphitheater Veterans Memorial Park located at 6 Parkcliff Drive.  Bring your cooler, blanket, and lawn chair. Admission is $10 per person and under 12 Free.  Food and drinks on site by Sun Fest Market and Hotboxx Woodfire Pizza.  For more information go to www.hichamber.com or call 479-2449594. 


Saturday August31, 2019 The City of Blue Eye will be having the Blue Eye Reunion. Parade begins at 10am. There will be Music, Games & Activities for kids, Craft & Food Booths, & Hourly prize drawings. Bring your lawn chair & join us for a day of fun! For Parade info call Johnny or Gina at 870-749-2591. For Booth info call Brenda at 870-654-3412





  

  


Ongoing Events:

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Sunday

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Give your Child the Gift of Reading

Receive a Free Book every month from Imagination Library

Register your Child with the Holiday Island Rotary Club

Children who live in zip code areas 72631, 72632 or 72616 and are under 5 years old are eligible.

Go to imaginationlibrary.com or fill out the form on the back of this notice and return to Holiday Island Rotary Club.

Learn more at www.holidayislandrotary.com

Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children (CASA volunteer) and speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children. Volunteers are needed in Carroll County. Lift up a child's voice. A child's life. Get involved at www.nwacasa.org or call 479-725-2213.

St. James Episcopal Church holds community suppers from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. Meals are provided by local restaurants. St. James is the church with the red door located at 86 Prospect Ave. on the Historic Loop. Meals are served downstairs in the undercr

Monday

Are you or do you know someone who is on a low fixed income or low income and is struggling to make ends meet?  Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville distributes USDA government commodities to low income individuals and families in Carroll County as well as other donated food. The Food Bank is located at 301 Bunch Springs Road in Berryville. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 till 2 and Tuesday from 4 to 6pm. Loaves and Fishes Food Bank... 870-423-4246.


 Learn to Read then Read to Learn 

 If you have a child under 5 and live in Carroll County, you can register for FREE high-quality age-appropriate books to be mailed directly to your child on a monthly basis from birth to 5 years old.

These are sponsored by the Rotaries Clubs of Holiday Island, Eureka Springs and Berryville  through grants, corporate and private donations to improve pre-K literacy. Encouraging children to Learn to Read then Read to Learn. 

You can register on-line at: imaginationlibrary.com  or complete a form at Loaves & Fishes  or call Peggy 479-244-9595.


Carroll County Cattlemen would like to invite you to their monthly meetings at the Carroll County Cattlemen's building at the fairgrounds every 4th Monday of the month. No meetings in November and December.


Crochet Club at  Green Forest Library.

Green Forest Library’s Crochet Club meets every Monday at 5:30 PM and Every Tuesday at 11:30AM. Come learn how to crochet, or bring the projects you’re working on to show them off. Door prizes are given at least once a month. 


Berryville Eyecare Clinic provides free eye exam and glasses for school children who qualify through the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation. See your school nurse for more information. 


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.

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.

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.

The Carroll County Republican Committee holds their monthly meeting at 7:00 pm every 2nd Monday of each month at the Carroll Electric Community Room in Berryville. The Carroll County Republican Women meet at 6 pm before the committee meeting. Refreshments served. Want to volunteer? Call Kellie at 870-480-6315.

Do you have more eggs than you know what to do with? Do you have more than enough produce from your garden? Would like to give these extras to someone who could really use it? Please consider donating it to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville. We give free food to the poor in Carroll County. You can drop off eggs or produce during open hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-2 and Tuesday from 4-6. If you have questions, our phone number is 870-423-4246. Than You and God Bless you!

The North Arkansas College and Carnegie Library are partnering to host free GED classes Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bobcat Plaza.
Evening Classes are available 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-old's who meet who meet educational requirements. If you are 18 to 21 years of age, The Arkansas Workforce Center is offering a chance for 40 hours' work per week for attending the classes 20 hours a week.
For further information, contact the Carroll County Center at 870-423-4455.

Tuesday

All teens are invited to a new Berryville United Methodist Church outreach program called Teen Life Recovery. All area teens ages 18 and under are encouraged to attend Tuesdays and Fridays from 4 to 6 at the Berryville United Methodist Church across from Williams Shopping Center. Friday movie nights will start in September. Call the Church at 870-423-2505 for more information.


Diabetes Support Group 

will be meeting on the second Tuesday of each Month. 2:30-3:30 PM in the Hospital Cafeteria. Free & open to the public. For more information call 417-678-7980. Sponsored by Mercy Hospital Berryville & Mercy Hospital Berryville Auxiliary.


Northwest Arkansas Food Bank Mobile Pantry

Tyson Food Assistance

Who: For Low-income individuals or families (Bring photo ID)

What: A box of supplemental groceries for low income households

When: 10am, First Tuesday of each month

Where: Carroll County Senior Center 202 W. Madison Berryville, AR


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.

The Berryville Library will host a monthly Adult Book Club on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm til 7:30pm. For more information call 870-423-2323.


​ECHO Stores are offering Music & Movement Storytimeevery TUESDAY during the summer @10am in the book department/children’s section. Last one being August 2nd. We recognize the remarkable effects of music on the brain and the many benefits of music and movement for children combined with a great story being comforting and inspirational! FREE Storytime on Tuesdays through Aug 2nd @10am. Danyelle Harris, ECHO Store Manager, will be leading the storytimes. 

The Farewell 4-H Club has resumed meetings. They will meet the second Tuesday of every month at the Head School House at 6 PM and always have a potluck supper. The club is for anyone eager to learn about the country, or old-fashioned way of life that seems to be fading. 


Do you have more eggs than you know what to do with? Do you have more than enough produce from your garden? Would like to give these extras to someone who could really use it? Please consider donating it to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville. We give free food to the poor in Carroll County. You can drop off eggs or produce during open hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-2 and Tuesday from 4-6. If you have questions, our phone number is 870-423-4246. Than You and God Bless you!


Journeys Grief Recovery support group meets at 6:30pm the first & third Tuesday of every month. 108 Springfield St. Berryville. This support group is free of charge & sponsored by Nelson Funeral Service. For more information, call 870-505-6775

  

Crochet Club at  Green Forest Library.

Green Forest Library’s Crochet Club meets every Monday at 5:30 PM and Every Tuesday at 11:30AM. Come learn how to crochet, or bring the projects you’re working on to show them off. Door prizes are given at least once a month. 

Wednesday

The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library host a weekly Song and Story Time for toddlers and preschool children and their caregivers at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday at 194 Spring St.


The Berryville Lions Club meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the Mercy Hospital Dayroom @ 12:30. All are welcomed to attend. For more information about lions Club you can go to www.lionsclubs.org or contact club president Tyler Ashworth at 870-423-2161 ext 1302.




Are you a Single Mom? The Caring People invite you to check out their Care Group, a place where Single Mom come together in a supportive community of other Single Moms to share the joys, fears and difficulties of rearing children alone. Lots of family outing and game night.
6:00pm - 7:30pm every Wednesday night (Meal and Childcare Provided)
Golden Baptist Church 28563, State Hwy J, Golden, Mo 65658 (417-271-3605)
For more information about Single Mom Care Group, contact Debbie Moen at 314-681-1090.
Discover more about the Caring People at www.thecaringpeople.org.

Thursday

Lego Club at Green Forest Library

Lego Club meets on the last Thursday of each month at 4pm. Use your imagination to build cities, compete in challenges, and win prizes! 


Pre-K Story Time - School Rocks! at the Berryville Public Library every week on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous Group of Berryville meets Thursday nights at 7PM in the lower level of the Community of Christ Church on 503 Orchard Drive across from Mercy Hospital. This is an open meeting and all are invited to attend.


Bentonville American Legion Post 77 meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Masonic Lodge, 805 NW Eighth St. in Bentonville. A light dinner is served at 6 p.m.

The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library host a weekly LEGO Club every Thursday from 3:00pm til 4:00pm. Build your own creations in the Library!  We will supply Legos and snacks!  For ages 5-12. Please do not bring your own Legos, as they might get lost.


Mercy Auxiliary in conjunction with Area Agency on Aging sponsors an Alzheimer’s Support Group for Caregivers the THIRD THURSDAY of each month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the conference room at Area Agency at 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​


Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club meets at 12:00 noon on the second Thursday of the month, and at 6:30 PM on the third Thursday of the month. Check out their website at http://Isarc.us for current information on the location of each meeting. ​

Carroll County Beekeepers will meet at the Carroll Electric Community Room at 920 Highway 62 Spur in Berryville at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month.


Veterans Task Force are inviting all veterans every Thursday evening at 7pm at the Green Forest American Legion Hall located next to Evans Feed Store. Enter through the back door.

Here, veterans of all ages can reconnect , strengthen their bonds and discuss a broad variety of topics.  The Veterans Task Force welcomes all who have served.






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Friday

Kids Cooking Club at Green Forest Library

Kids ages 5-15 can learn how to create delicious and healthy after school snacks. 4PM on the Third Friday of each month. 


 

New GriefShare session to begin Friday July 5th

GriefShare will meet every Friday from 2pm to 4 pm starting July 5th for 13 weeks at the First Christian Church , 763 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs.

GriefShare is a 13 week Bible based non-denominational support group for people who have lost a loved one no matter how long ago it was. It is a meeting where you can share confidentially  with people who understand. For more information call 479-253-8925 or 479-253-8015.




Secret Season Cinema at the Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library

The Carnegie Public Library kicks off its annual free Friday foreign film screening series, (also known as Secret Season Cinema), starting Friday, February 2nd . This year’s series features award winning films from countries across Europe, Brazil and South Korea, screening every Friday @ 6pm through March 9th.  For more information, see our website calendar at eurekalibrary.org or call 479-253-8754.


The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library host a First Friday Book Club every first Friday of the month. Come pick up this month's selection at the library! Everyone is welcome.

The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library host a monthly Alpha Geek Eureka Springs Library Teens on the first Friday of each month. Gather for gaming, movies, DIY and more. Nerdy or not, everyone is welcome. Donkey Kong, Daleks, D20s--oh my! Check our Facebook page for details at www.facebook.com/LibraryTeens! For Teens ages 10+


First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island will host a family movie and game night at 6 pm, the first Friday of every month.  Call 479-253-6711 for more information.


Do you have more eggs than you know what to do with? Do you have more than enough produce from your garden? Would like to give these extras to someone who could really use it? Please consider donating it to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville. We give free food to the poor in Carroll County. You can drop off eggs or produce during open hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-2 and Tuesday from 4-6. If you have questions, our phone number is 870-423-4246. Than You and God Bless you!


Holiday Island Community Church Friday Bible Study.
Having completed our study of Jeremiah, we will be taking a short “End of Summer Vacation” in our weekly Friday Bible Study..
We will send a notice when the Friday Bible study will resume, most likely the mid to end of September.
We have lively discussions, and a great deal of fun while learning about the Bible.
Please look for our notice of Bible Study resuming, and plan to attend.
Holiday Island Community Church is located at 188 Stateline Drive.


The Eureka Springs First United Methodist Church  Is please to announcement two upcoming events for the first week in May.  Our Grief Support group for Widows and Widowers will meet on Wednesday, May 2nd, at noon, in the church library. The meeting is led by Virginia Voiers, and is open to all who are struggling  with the loss of a spouse or partner.

The Green Forest United Methodist Church is hosting a class called Grief Share for people dealing with the death of a friend or loved one from 9am to 11am on Saturday mornings in our Fellowship Hall. All in need of support are encouraged to attend. You do not have to be a member of our church. The Green Forest United Methodist Church is located on the Corner of Hwy 62 and Springfield Street in Green Forest. For more information, please call 870-438-6122.


Bentonville American Legion Post 77 hosts "A Veteran's Coffee" from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at the Center for Nonprofit at St. Mary's Building, 1200 W. Walnut St. in Rogers on the 1st floor. ANY and ALL Veterans are invited.


Trail Maintenance Supervisor at Hobbs State Park Requests Volunteer Help
Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area with 12,056 acres of wooded land  is the largest of all of the 52 Arkansas State Parks.  In the course of a year over 43,000 visitors use the 35 miles of trail that meander throughout the Park.  Twenty-four of those miles are multi-use, meaning that you can ride your horse, non-motorized bike, or hike.  The remaining miles of trail are for hiking only.
Visitor use and erosion due to weather, relentlessly take their toll on the trails.  Al Knox, Trail Maintenance Supervisor at the Park, is a maintenance crew of but one; therefore, the efforts of volunteers are an indispensable means of making sure the Hobbs trails are properly maintained.  Typical tasks for volunteers include repair of drainage structures, pruning, vegetation removal, and trail tread maintenance.  No prior experience is necessary, and you can learn new skills.
If you like to hike, bike, or ride and enjoy well maintained trails, call Al Knox and become a trail maintenance volunteer at Hobbs State Park.

  • What to bring:  Sturdy boots, gloves, appropriate clothing, water, and snacks
  • Where to meet:  Hobbs State Park Maintenance Complex on War Eagle Road at the Hwy. 12/War Eagle Road intersection
  • When:   Second Saturday every month
  • Time:    8:00 am

Please call Al Knox, Trail Maintenance Supervisor at Hobbs State Park, to let him you are coming so he can properly plan activities.  479-530-2458