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11/14/19 - 11/14/19
An Evening with the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo
The Fort Smith Public Library welcomes National Book Award winning, young adult author and poet Elizabeth Acevedo for an author talk and book signing. Copies of her books will be available for purchased signing. Acevedo is a New York Times bestselling author of "The Poet X" and "With the Fire on High." Her critically-acclaimed debut novel, "The Poet X," won the 2018 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. ...
11/14/19 - 11/14/19
AACLive! Presents Adrian Legg
In its yearly tradition of bringing at least one of the world’s best guitarists to town, Artist, Audience & Community Live! is proud to present British guitar legend Adrian Legg. Globally acclaimed by critics and fans alike for his unique acoustic and electric fingerstyle guitar playing, Legg masterfully blends diverse musical styles, influences and inspirations to create a distinctive sound all his own. With multi...
11/15/19 - 11/15/19
Bill Cooper's Safe Kids! Fair

Join the United States Marshals Museum and Cox for the free Safe Kids! Fair to learn self-protection tips and obtain Next Generation Child Safety Kits. Kits come complete with FBI-certified fingerprints, palm prints, photographs, a child safety journal and DNA ID. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will provided. 

11/15/19 - 11/15/19
PRIME River Valley Professional Summit

The 2nd annual PRIME Summit is a daylong educational and networking opportunity for area professionals of all ages. Registration, event schedule and details online.

11/16/19 - 11/16/19
Breastfeeding Class
Classes provide preparation for successful breastfeeding by discussing the many benefits of breastfeeding, explaining how to get started, teaching basic techniques and providing solutions to common problems. Classes are open to all breastfeeding mothers or women interested in breastfeeding in the future. We recommend that you bring a support person with you who will learn these same basic skills and help you while yo...
11/16/19 - 11/16/19
Author Nancy Powell Speaks in Greenwood

Author Nancy Glenn Powell will discuss her book about her Arkansas family's Civil War experiences. All are welcome to this regular meeting of the South Sebastian County Historical Society.

12/03/19 - 12/03/19
Hearts of Gold Kick Off
Project Compassion is conducting its annual clothing drive for NEW unwrapped soft, clothing items to distribute to area Nursing Home residents at Christmas. This collection begins now and continues through December 18. Items needed are size Med to 5X nightgowns, pajama sets, lounge pants, sweatshirts and sweatpants, colorful plain t-shirts, close toe & heel house-shoes. Drop off locations are the Project Compassi...
12/14/19 - 12/14/19
Fort Smith Christmas Parade 2019

The annual Fort Smith Christmas Parade will be held downtown on Garrison Avenue. Those who wish to participate in the parade must register at eventbrite.com or on the Fort Smith Christmas Parade Facebook page. In the case of inclement weather, please check Facebook for updates. Make plans to celebrate the holiday season with the entire community. 

12/14/19 - 12/14/19
The Nutcracker
Western Arkansas Ballet's 34th annual presentation of The Nutcracker includes a cast of over 100 local children and adults in this timeless holiday classic. Guest Artists are Taylor Sambola, from Cincinnati, Ohio, as Sugar Plum Fairy; Arcadian Broad, Cincinnati Ballet, as Cavalier; and Diego Miranda-Monsman, the University of Oklahoma as Nutcracker Prince. Tickets are $25 for adults or $15 for children/students (infa...
11/14/19 -
QuickBooks Payroll Workshops
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents two QuickBooks Payroll workshops. The 9 a.m. to noon session is designed for QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise users to learn the payroll features in the desktop version of QuickBooks accounting software. The 1-4 p.m. session is for those using the cloud-based version of QuickBooks (Simple Start, Essentials or Online Plus) to learn the payrol...
11/16/19 -
Hunter Education Course
The course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible hunting, is free and open to all ages. Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas. This is an instructor led class with hands on demonstrations. This class will end with a test to pass the course. Registration is required. Register at register-ed.com. Pick Arkansas...
11/16/19 - 11/16/19
Network of Executive Women Fall Food Drive
The Network of Executive Women annually holds a food drive during the Thanksgiving season. This year's recipient is The Salvation Army. NEW is an association of women professionals, executives and business owners in the greater Fort Smith region. The organization provides contact with a growing network of success-oriented business women from various industries and businesses. Facebook-fort smith network of executive ...
11/16/19 - 11/16/19
Interactive Movie: The Princess Bride (PG)

Inconceivable! Feel free to interact out loud with the 1987 movie The Princess Bride (PG). There will be no shushing as the audience will rhyme with Fezzik, kazoo the Jaws theme song when the shrieking eels attack, exclaim Westley's love, and much more! If you're feeling extra festive, come dressed like your favorite character. There will be popcorn!

11/16/19 - 11/16/19
12th Annual Black Tie Bingo Gala

Join the Fort Smith Public Library Endowment for a fabulous night of fine dining, exciting BINGO games and outstanding raffle items in support of the Library Endowment Trust. Daren Bobb and Erika Thomas will be the emcees and entertainment will be provided by the Don Bailey Jazz Ensemble and the violinist Dr. Kathleen Lavengood. Tickets are available by phone or online. 

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