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Upcoming

Jan. 3:  Summertime Jazz Band at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

January 10, 2013 Justin Bieber Verizon Arena  North Little Rock, AR

Jan. 22:  Hendrix prof and author Tyrone Jaeger will read from his latest work at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information

Jan 26: The Punch Brothers will perform at 8 p.m. in Worsham Student Performance Hall in the Student Life and Technology Center at Hendrix College.  More info on this event here.

Jan. 27:  The Robinson's perform at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

Feb 2013

Feb. 10:  Hungrytown performs at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

Feb. 23: Barcamp Conway 2013: local tech conference where attendees choose what topics they want to hear/know about. Register here

Feb. 26: 6pm-730pm Faulkner County Healthy Weight Summit featuring the documentary 'The Weight of the Nation'

March 2013

Mar 2:  Suite Elegante' a harp and flute duo, will perform at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

April 2013

April 4:  Noted poet Alberto Rios will hold a reading at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

April 12:  National DEAR day (Drop Everything and Read).

April 16:  Jeni and Billy in concert at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.

April 19:  The Faulkner County Library and CAFTA will host the 4th annual arts awards.  TBA

April 23:  World Book NIght

April 27:  Golf Tournement at the Faulkner County Library.  Details to come.

May 2-15:  Arkansas Civil War exhibit at the Faulkner County Library

Aug. 30: Danny Santos in concert at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information

Past Events


2012

June 12 - Tuesday night the city council will allow open comment on the new Walmart. Be there or be square!

Jun 13 Wed Dave Chappelle - Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock

June 16, 2-5pm - Defcon501 Presents - Arduino hangout and workshop at La Lucha Space.  This time we will be discussing and (hopefully) planning a series of Arduino events to involve kids..  More details to be discussed....

Jun 20 Wed Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers - Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock

June 23 — Woodland Heights Baptist Church Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction benefitting The Bethlehem House of Conway, 8-11 a.m., at the WHBC Fellowship Hall, 4215 Prince St. (at the comer of Prince Street and Hogan Lane). The pancake breakfast is free with donations accepted. The event will include a silent auction and door prizes. All proceeds will go to The Bethlehem House Capital Campaign to build their new facility. Two matching grants have been pledged which will triple the amount.

June 27 - The Conway Geek Lunch is a monthly community-driven meeting for local (and visiting) technology-minded people. Each month attendees congregate to discuss topics like social media, digital marketing, design, programming, and ways to better their communities. Join us Wednesday, June 27 at 11:30 am, at Stromboli's (605 Salem RoadConway, AR​​). For more information, see the Event Page on Facebook.

July 13, 14, 20 and 21 — Two Fridays and Saturdays in July: Faulkner Academy of Arts will present their summer musical, “Oklahoma!,” in Conway. Call 501-339-7401 or e-mail at [email protected] for auditions, tickets, or more information.

Aug. 2-3 — St. Joseph Bazaar Midway open Thursday, Aug. 2 and Friday, Aug. 3.

Aug. 4 — St. Joseph Bazaar Auction.

September 8 - EcoFest 2012 will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Laurel Park.

September 22nd - 2012 Pirate Party at the home of David Barber

September 21 - 29, 2012 Conway ArtsFest.

September 24-29 - Conway Fashion Week

October 25th - Red Hot Chili Peppers, Janelle Monae Verizon Arena North Little Rock, AR

October 29th -November 3rd -  UCA Homecoming 2012!

Nov  25 Sun Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - Robinson Center Music Hall in Little Rock

Dec. 1:  Jonathan Trawick and Western Fling at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments.  501-327-7482 or [email protected]

Dec. 1- Jan. 2:  Food for fines at the Faulkner County Library.  Bring in some non-perishable food items and any fines will be forgiven.

December 1, 2012  12noon - 4pm  - Drop-in at the Faulkner County Library and Meet the Conway Wiki (where you are). If you'd like to get involved with the organization of events to promote the wiki please drop-in! Or contact [email protected]

Dec. 6:  Ruth Voss retirement reception at the Faulkner County Library from 3:30 to 6:00 PM.

Dec. 6:  UCA MFA readings at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments.  501-327-7482 or [email protected]

December 8, 2012 4p - Join the wiki conversation. We would like to invite the community to join us in the launch of our wiki. We'll give you a quick pitch about why the wiki matters to Conway, start some conversations about ideas for promoting the wiki, add some pages and enjoy our community.  Join the Facebook event and invite your friends.

December 5, 2012 - 7:30p - 9:30p - Vortex Open Mic at La Lucha Space. Join UCA's literary journal to hear their work and share some of yours.  Look forward to seeing you there.

Dec. 8 – Faulkner County Retired Teachers Association will hold its annual holiday luncheon in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. Bring your favorite dish or dessert. Patty Oeste and the Ruth Doyle Intermediate 6th Grade Choir will provide music. Anyone who has retired from any position in education is welcome to attend.

Dec. 11:  Roger Hodge, new editor of the Oxford American, will speak at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected],org for more information.

 

Dec. 13:  Author talk and book signing with Gwendolyn Graves at 7 PM at the Faulkner County Library.  Refreshments.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected]

Dec. 20:  The Nelson Family will perform a program of Christmas and gospel songs at the Faulkner County Library at 7 PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Call 501-327-7482 or email [email protected] for more information.


See Also:

Please add Conway calendars!!

  • http://www.littlerock.com/calendar/annual-events/

Comments:

Please don't forget to put the location of events when you add them! Thanks! - JeffPadberg