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01/07/20 - 03/12/20
The Monster Hunters
The Center For Art & Education is taking registration for The Monster Hunters, a short comedy by Joshua Mikel for the children's theatre program. It's a typical afternoon in Bumblewood when the weekly meeting of the Monster Hunter's Club (whose members have never caught, seen, or even tried to hunt a monster) is interrupted by a troublesome announcement: a real, live monster has been sighted in a nearby cemetery....
01/11/20 - 03/21/20
RAM Paint ‘N Sip: Paint Like the Masters
Whether you are a beginning painter or more accomplished, you’ll love this new, entertaining and educational paint party series at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Artist Petra Radcliffe will guide and inspire you as you create your own painting based on the art of Van Gogh, Peter Max, Bob Ross, Picasso, Edvard Munch and other famous artists during six bi-weekly Saturday evening sessions. You’ll learn little known fac...
02/01/20 - 02/29/20
Photography by Taylor Prewitt
Photography by Taylor Prewitt will be on display in the Community Room of the Main Library. The featured photographs were taken on Wildcat Mountain, east of 74th Street (also known as Wildcat Mountain Road) and around Wildcat Mountain Lake (also known as Carol Ann Cross Lake) over the past few years. Prewitt is a retired cardiologist who worked at Cooper Clinic from 1969 to 2003 and now volunteers seeing cardiology p...
02/03/20 - 02/14/20
Make a Valentine’s Day Card

Use your creativity and imagination to make your own Valentine’s Day card for that special someone in your life. All materials will be provided at this open-house DIY crafting program for all ages. Drop in anytime the library is open for this free activity.

02/03/20 - 02/14/20
February QR Code Origami

Get ready for Valentine’s Day by learning to fold Valentine’s Day-themed origami crafts. Scan the provided QR codes with a smartphone that lead to YouTube videos explaining how to complete several different crafts. Simple and intermediate level crafts will be available. All paper materials will be provided. Participants must bring a smart phone or tablet with headphones.

02/03/20 - 02/28/20
Community School of the Arts Spring Registration
Registration is open for Community School of the Arts private lessons and classes in music, theatre, dance, and visual art for students from preschool to adult. The curriculum includes choices for one-on-one lessons at preferred times and lengths. Students study with professional artists/teachers in piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, painting and dance, to acting and more. Group classes are also beginning. Visual a...
02/08/20 -
Hare Mountain & Herrod's Creek

TrailBlazers Hiking Club will hike to Hare Mountain, the highest point on the Ozark Highland Trail, a 3.4 mile moderate roundtrip. On a clear day there will be views of the Mulberry River and valley. The hike continues on the OHT to Herrod's Creek, another 2-mile roundtrip. Take lunch and water. Becky is hike leader. Meet at Cloverleaf Plaza parking lot in Van Buren to carpool or caravan. 

02/08/20 - 02/08/20
Burns Night Supper hosted by the Fort Smith Firefighters Foundation
The Fort Smith Firefighters Foundation presents Burns Night Supper. A charitable event for the Fort Smith Firefighters Pipe and Drum Corps. Doors open at 5:30 pm for cocktail hour. The Crumbs will be performing during the cocktail hour. Piping in of the Haggis to begin at 6:30 pm. Entertainment provided by the Fort Smith Firefighters Pipe and Drum Corps. Come out for Scottish cuisine, live entertainment, bagpipes and...
02/15/20 - 02/16/20
Cowboy Action Shooting with Judge Parker's Marshal
Cowboy Action shooting is a monthly event held by Judge Parker's Marshals at the Old Fort Gun Club, on the third weekend of the month. CAS is governed by the rules of the Single Action Shooting Society or SASS which can be found online. This event is open to the public as are all events at the OFGC. Everyone is welcome to come out and watch or to get more information about any of the many events at the OFGC. Wearing ...
01/01/20 - 01/31/20
Miller Branch Artists of the Month – Leslie StewART
Leslie Stewart is a three-dimensional painter who lives and works in Fort Smith. Her colorful paintings and use of newsprint pay homage to her childhood growing up in a newspaper family in Central Arkansas. Her distinctive style jumps off the canvas highlighting shape, dimension, and color. Flowers are a favorite subject matter, as it links her to her mother’s love of gardening. Her ideas are inspired by life and al...
01/02/20 - 02/29/20
Photography by Taylor Prewitt
This exhibit is on display all hours library is open. The original photography of Taylor Prewitt will be on display in the Community Room of the Main Library during January and February. The featured photographs were taken on Wildcat Mountain, east of 74th Street (also known as Wildcat Mountain Road) and around Wildcat Mountain Lake (also known as Carol Ann Cross Lake) over the past few years. Taylor Prewitt is a ret...
01/16/20 - 01/25/20
Make a Dragon Craft!

This event takes place all hours Dallas Branch Library is open. Get ready for the Chinese New Year with a dragon craft at the Dallas Street Branch Library! The craft will first be available on “Appreciate a Dragon Day” on January 16 and will continue while supplies last until the Chinese New Year on January 25.

01/20/20 - 02/24/20
Homeschool Art Classes
"Creativity is everywhere and is among the most sought-after skills in today’s complex economy." Art classes are a great way for homeschool parents to incorporate art into your child's curriculum. Classes meet each Monday starting January 20 through March 24 for this 6-day program. Each Monday, we will cover an artist and their style and technique. Students learn how to interpret, criticize, and use visual informati...
01/09/20 - 02/13/20
Diabetic Empowerment Education Program

Deep Training. Every Thursday until February 13, 2020. Participants will attend a six week learning session where they will get hands on training for diabetes including; Risk Factors, Complications, Diabetic Monitoring, Medications, Meal Planning & Exercise. Call 479-478-8819 to register. Sponsored by West Central Center On Aging.

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