Really leaving town
Sunday, June 24, 4 p.m. at Chelsea's there will be an International Festival and Going Away Celebration for Laura Blue Waters, who is moving to Istanbul to teach high school art, and Gene Pierce, who is moving to Saigon to teach 4th grade. Wear your favorite international clothing and bring an ethnic dish to the potluck. Live music will be provided by Blue Moon. More information from Gene at (479) 981-6344.
Zeek + 42nd Street --
an evening of fun and folly
Art + Film Sunday Night in Basin Spring Park starting at dusk will be featuring a short retrospective of Zeek Taylor's work along with the film 42nd Street, a Bubsy Berkley spectacle. The season is sponsored, in part, by the Eureka Springs Preservation Society. More info at eurekaspringsdowntown.com.
Third Thursday! Sip and Support
Thursday, June 21, Cocktails for a Cause heads to Eureka Live from 5 -- 7 p.m. to support the Eureka Springs Preservation Society and ESDN. Whitley Starnes will perform and a boutique jewelry auction will be showcased by live models. The $10 cover plus 33% of drink sales are split by the organizations. More info at eurekaspringsdowntown.com.
Parkwood Art & Frame, offering custom framing of art and fabrics, invites the public to a Grand Opening Open House Friday, June 22, 4 -- 8 p.m. at 3 Parkwood Drive, Suite B in Holiday Island. (479) 363-6104.
The Arkansas Ladies of Faith brunch is happy to have Twyla Cramer as their next special speaker and soloist. Twyla will share her message entitled, "Broken to be a Blessing." Join hosts Margo Pryor and Charlene Gates-Phillips at the Gazebo Restaurant, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 26. Please RSVP by calling (870) 480-3161 or (479) 981-6388. You may also reserve online at www.ArkansasLadiesofFaith.webs.com.
Ozark Senior Providers
The next meeting of the Ozark Senior Providers Network will be June 26 at noon at the Carroll County Area Agency on Aging in Berryville.
The meeting will be hosted by Joni Moore from Hospice Compassus. She will be showing a video and giving a speech about Hospice and Hospice care. Joni is also providing lunch from Geraldi's.
Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to Jakeaknapik@gmail.com.
Sunday at UUF
June 24: Randy Riverstone will discuss his trek through the Sonora Desert with a group trying to cross into the US for work to feed their starving families.
The Other Side of Immigration will be shown at 9:45 a.m.
Service at 11 a.m. All are welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 17 Elk St. Child care provided. Call 253-0929 or visit online -- uuism.net/-eurekauuf.
Friends of the Barn potluckFriends of the Barn invite everyone to bring a dish to share at the Holiday Island Historic Barn on Sunday, June 24. Festivities begin with a meal from 2 -- 3 p.m., including a brief meeting with information about proposed rehabilitation of the main entrance. For more information contact, Jim Hirnisey, 253-6285 or Ken Brown, 253-8934.
Learning Center summer program The Eureka Springs Elementary and Middle Schools, in partnership with Main Stage, offer a 21st Century Community Learning Center summer program for students in grades K -- 6 from July 2 -- August 4 (except July 4) at no cost to the family. Hours are 8 a.m. -- 5:30 p.m. and will include breakfast, lunch and snacks.
The summer program will include, but not be limited to, physical activities, visual and performing arts and will have a "2012 Olympics" theme. Academic tutoring/instruction may be part of the program. Please call 253-7716 for more information.
Occupy at new locationCome and Occupy at 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons at the group's new location at the Picket Fence Shops on Van Buren just down from Roscoe's. Please try to carpool or walk, or find a close by place to park unless you are handicapped.
Furniture bank and used book store open
Wildflower Chapel's low cost Furniture Bank and Used Book Store is located behind Wildflowers Thrift Store and Chapel on US 62E across from Hill Country Hardware.
For more information, contact Bill Grissom, (479) 252-5108.
Alateen meetingSundays from 10:15 -- 11:15 a.m. For more information, call or text (479) 981-9977, or e-mail ALATEEN1ST@gmx.com.
Overeaters AnonymousThursdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Coffee Pot building behind Land O' Nod at US 62 and Hwy. 23. More information: Barbara (479) 244-0070.
Coffeehouse and outreach openBerean Coffeehouse of Calvary Chapel of Eureka Springs hosts Youth Nights monthly with live music, activities and prizes. Watch this space for dates.
Regular services 7 p.m. Wednesday nights and 10 a.m. Sunday in the back of the Coffeehouse on US 62E, next to the old Victoria Inn. Coffeehouse open to the public 7 a.m. -- 1 p.m. Tuesday -- Saturday with extra hours and live music on Fridays 5 -- 10 p.m. Worship Circle Fridays at 7 p.m.
OccupyIf you can't join the occupation, join the Facebook group (type in Occupy Eureka Springs to find the group). More info: 253-6963.
Casual Sundays at FUMCCome as you are and enjoy a free meal every Sunday night from 5:30 -- 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. Rachel and Larry Brick will share music during the supper. All are invited to stay for the Casual Worship Service from 6 to 7 p.m. Rachel and Larry Brick lead worship music and Pastor Stan Adams (and others) give the message with a discussion. This is a "come as you are" church! Open Doors, Open Hearts, Open Minds.
Find us on Hwy. 23S across from Autumn Breeze Restaurant. The public is invited and children are welcome. For more information, call (479) 253-8987or (479) 981-0482.
Drug problem?The Eureka Springs Coffee Pot Narcotics Anonymous Group meets Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at the Coffee Pot building behind Land O' Nod Motel. Contact Shawn H. (417) 271-1084 or Robin S. (479) 244-6863 for more information.
Al-Anon Family Group meetingsEureka Springs AFG meets at the Coffee Pot behind the Land O' Nod Motel Sundays at 11:30 a.m., Mondays and Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Coffee Break Women AFG meets at Faith Christian Family Church, Hwy. 23S, on Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. For info: (479) 363-9495.