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Pet of the Week
05/04/16
Say hello to Fred (No. 219). He's a handsome, 17-month-old brown shepherd mix. He is very selective of dog friends but really likes people, likes to learn and is very trainable. He's very playful, a truly great pet to have around. Fred has his shots and is neutered. He's waiting to be adopted at the Good Shepherd Animal Shelter on Highway 62 east of Eureka Springs. The shelter is open from noon to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday and Wednesday. Call 479-253-9188 for more information...
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FRIDAY, MAY 6 Soccer Eureka Springs at Danville, 5 p.m.
'Peace in the Valley' showing scheduled for May 5 (05/04/16)
A special screening of the short film "Peace in the Valley" will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at The Auditorium. Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher, the producers and directors of the film, will stay after the showing for a Q&A session. Following the Q&A, they will be joined by ACLU's Holly Dickson, Eureka Springs Mayor Butch Berry, Lamont Richie and Rev. Blake Lasater for a discussion on one of the hottest topics in the country...
Parks department looking to address feral hog problem (05/04/16)
Jean Elderwind has been cultivating the garden outside her home for the past 30 years. In the past few months, feral hogs have destroyed it. "The perennials that were there are now gone," Elderwind said. She pointed out how the large rocks surrounding her flower beds have been lifted and removed, the soil tossed haphazardly inside and outside the bed. Elderwind lives with her husband, Doug Stowe, outside city limits, but the two don't live so far out as to expect visits from feral hogs...
Holiday Island Art Guild seeking applicants for art show (05/04/16)
The Holiday Island Art Guild is accepting applications for its annual art show and sale. The art categories include works on paper, canvas or fabric, three-dimensional or mixed media and photography. There will be cash prizes. The show is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25 through Sunday, Aug. 28. For more information or to register, call Carol McGowen at 479-200-8184 or email ckmcg@cox.net...
Good Shepherd hosts grand reopening (05/04/16)
The Good Shepherd Humane Society animal shelter is officially back in business. The shelter hosted its grand reopening Sunday afternoon, featuring a kissing booth, children's games and an adopt-a-thon. GSHS president Mark Jankowski said he was pleased with the turnout at the event, saying he hoped community members could see the improvements made at the animal shelter over the past few months...
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
05/05/16
Note: 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. MAY 3 Art Guild The Holiday Island Art Guild will hold their monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, at the cafe at Sunfest Market. Rigdon Irvin, artist and owner of the Birdcage Art Gallery, will be the guest speaker...

What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

May Festival of the Arts is this month. What is your

favorite art form?

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John Butler

"The Curb Guy"

I love all forms of expression.


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Michael McAleer

"Door Man"

Art is in everything.


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Pete Gerard

"Dreamin' Eagle"

Music.


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Kyle Kaminski

"Kyle"

Contemporary or post-modern.


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Greg Kelly

"Hanna's Dad"

Raku Pottery


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Carma McAleer

"Turpentine Information Queen"

Music, of course.

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