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Upcoming Community Events

1) Mississippi River State Park will host a Kayak Test Drive on Saturday, May 28 from 10:00am until 12:00pm at Storm Creek Swim Beach – The public is invited to explore the sport of paddling. Park interpreters will have a couple of kayaks available for individuals to try and be on hand to answer questions and give pointers. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-295-4040.

2) The Delta Cultural Center will present "75 Years of Passin' the Biscuits" on Saturday, May 28 from 11:00am until 11:30am at the Visitors Center – As part of the Delta Drop-In program, Ron Kelley will tell the history of the King Biscuit Time radio show and talk about some of the early performers on the show. The Delta Drop-In programs are held each Saturday and are presented by DCC staff members. Each program provides a unique look into the museum. Visitors may get to see a new artifact, learn about a person featured in an exhibit, or discover new facts about the Delta region. View the event online. For more information, contact the DCC at 870-338-4350.

3) The Marvell Civic Club and the City of Marvell invite the public to the 9th Annual Memorial Day Veteran's Celebration on Monday, May 30 from 10:00am until 1:00pm at the Tri-County Fairgrounds – Come out and support those who have done their part to protect the nation. There will be music and special guests, and a light lunch will be provided. For more information, contact 870-829-1001 or kortni@suddenlink.net.

4) The next Weekly Movie Night will be Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00pm at the Wild Hog Saloon – All members over 21 are invited to Movie Night at the Wild Hog Saloon. The bar will open prior to the movie at 6:30pm. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, May 31: Miss You Already
Tuesday, June 7: Legend
Tuesday, June 14: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
For more information, or to put in a request for an upcoming movie that you’d love to see on the big screen, contact Leslie Chin at 870-572-3408 or email him at idrchin@gmail.com.

5) UAMS and the Helena Health Foundation are hosting a "Get Fit Delta Week" from Tuesday, May 31 through Saturday, June 4 at UAMS East – June 2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of UAMS East's occupation of the Helena Health Foundation's Wellness Center. In honor of this time, they will be co-hosting a week-long celebration of various wellness programs and activities.

Tuesday, May 31:

Men's Health Day from 10:00am until 2:00pm – Prostate, hearing, blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screenings will be available at no cost. Check-in at the Front Desk.
Wednesday, June 1:
Business After Hours from 5:00pm until 6:30pm – There will be refreshments and music as well as recognition of 10-year Fitness Center member. A few "success stories" will also be featured. This event is open to the public at no cost.
Thursday, June 2:
Adolescent Health Day from 10:00am until 1:00pm – This event includes a scavenger hunt, motivational speakers, exercise instruction, and lunch. It is open to participants between the ages of 12-18 at no cost.
Friday, June 3:
Senior Citizen Day from 10:00am until 1:00pm – Hearing and health screenings as well as lunch and learn will be available at no cost.
Saturday, June 4:
5K Walk/Run at 9:00am – Registration fee is $20 before May 24; late registration fee is $25.
Kid's Fun Run at 10:00am – Registration fee is $15 before May 24; late registration fee is $20.
Women's Health Conference from 10:00am until 2:00pm – This event includes health and hearing screenings, guest speakers, and lunch at no cost. Check-in at the Front Desk.
For more information or to schedule a health screening, contact 870-572-2727.

6) Fabulous First Thursday Lunch will take place Thursday, June 2 from 11:30am until 1:00pm at the Pillow Thompson House – Enjoy a fabulous meal by chef Elizabeth Stephens. There is one set menu for the meal, and the cost to attend is $14 per person. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, contact the Pillow-Thompson House at 870-338-8535.

7) Alive After 5 will be held on Thursday, June 2 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm in Downtown Helena – Come visit the shops and restaurants of Downtown Helena on the first Thursday of each month. Participating businesses include:
Bailee Mae's (209 Rightor)
Bella (229 Cherry)
Delta Cultural Center/Miller Annex (223 Cherry)
Delta Ice Box (301 Rightor)
Handworks (227 Cherry)
Harts Shoes (401 Cherry)
Haute Pare (403 Cherry)
Hunt Education Center (105 Missouri)
J.W. Hall & Co Marketplace (306 Cherry)
Southbound (233 Cherry)
For more information, contact Jordan Yancey at 479-466-9450.

8) Steamboat Sunday will be held Sunday, June 5 from 8:30am until 12:00pm in Downtown Helena – The steamboats are back, which means community members and visitors alike are invited to Downtown Helena on these special Sunday mornings. Shops, museums, and cultural sites will be open on Sunday mornings whenever the boats stop for a visit, including:

Bailee Mae's (209 Rightor) - open every Sunday from 8:00am until 7:00pm
Bella (229 Cherry)
Delta Cultural Center Depot (95 Missouri) & Visitor Center (141 Cherry)
Delta Gypsy Caravan (509 Cherry)
Freedom Park (700 Biscoe) - interpreters onsite
Fort Curtis (350 Columbia) - interpreters onsite
Handworks (227 Cherry)
Harts Shoes (401 Cherry)
haute paré (403 Cherry)
Helena Museum (623 Pecan)
J.W. Hall & Co Marketplace (306 Cherry)
Pillow-Thompson House (718 Perry) - open for tour
St. Mary's Catholic Church (123 Columbia) - open for tours
The remaining Steamboat Sunday dates are: June 19, July 3, September 11, November 13 & 27. For more information, contact Main Street Helena at 870-338-9144.

PLUS... mark your calendars for the following upcoming events

June 10 & 11: Delta Duck Derby
June 11: Helena Second Saturdays
June 11: "Cleaning Up Home Sure Feels Good" Event
June 21 & 28: World War II Series: Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest, pts. 1 & 2
June 25: Divas on Fire
July 5: World War II Series: Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest, pt. 3



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watch and name birds spotted, we live in the flyway



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Build raised beds for veggies



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Cherry street H-West Helena



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Plant decorative sweet potato vines.



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Upcoming Community Events

1) TONIGHT: The Delta Cultural Center will present " An Evening with Jacob Trieber" on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30pm at Beth El Heritage Hall – There will be a presentation of the life of Judge Jacob Trieber by Dr. Ken Bridges, a history professor at South Arkansas Community College, and a reenactment of Judge Trieber by Rusty Porter. There is no cost for this event. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

2) Mississippi River State Park is having a Full Moon Adventure on Friday, May 20 from 8:30pm until 9:15pm at the Bear Creek Lake Swim Beach – Join a park interpreter for a full-moon hike and look for the park’s nocturnal residents. Sturdy shoes and long pants are recommended, as is a flashlight (in case of emergency). This walk is approximately 1/2 mile in length. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-295-4040.

3) Delta Heritage Trail State Park will host the Kids to Parks Bike Ride on Saturday, May 21 from 10:00am until 11:00am at the Visitor's Center – Children are invited to ride their bikes along the Delta Heritage Trail and enjoy all the flowers coming into bloom. Afterwards, they will join a park interpreter to make s’mores and hotdogs by the campfire as well as play games like volleyball, horseshoes, and much more. There is no cost to attend this event. View the event online. For more information or to register, contact Maggie at 870-572-2352.

4) The Arkansas Delta Arts Partnership will host the River Ridge Arts Market on Saturday, May 21 from 10:00am until 4:00pm in Bailee Mae's Backside Club at 209 Rightor Street in Helena – The public is invited to come and shop for paintings, photography, jewelry, woodworking and much more. 10' X 10' booths are available $40. Register by May 14. For more information or to register, contact adapmail@gmail.com.

5) The Delta Cultural Center will present the 16th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest on Saturday, May 21 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm in the Cherry Street Pavilion – The Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Festival is a one-day event that features an impressive line-up of some of the top gospel acts with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary Christian music. This year's lineup will include: Gloryland Pastors Choir (Little Rock), Tim Roger and the Fellas (Blytheville), and Doc McKenzie and the Highlights. There is no cost for this event. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

6) Steamboat Sunday will be held Sunday, May 22 from 8:30am until 12:00pm in downtown Helena – The steamboats are back, which means community members and visitors alike are invited to downtown Helena on these special Sunday mornings. Shops, museums, and cultural sites will be open on Sunday mornings whenever the boats stop for a visit, including:
Bailee Mae's (209 Rightor) - open every Sunday from 8:00am until 7:00pm
Bella (229 Cherry)
Delta Cultural Center Depot (95 Missouri) & Visitor Center (141 Cherry)
Delta Gypsy Caravan (509 Cherry)
Freedom Park (700 Biscoe) - interpreters onsite
Fort Curtis (350 Columbia) - interpreters onsite
Handworks (227 Cherry)
Harts Shoes (401 Cherry)
haute paré (403 Cherry)
Helena Museum (623 Pecan)
J.W. Hall & Co Marketplace (306 Cherry)
Pillow-Thompson House (718 Perry) - open for tour
St. Mary's Catholic Church (123 Columbia) - open for tours
The remaining Steamboat Sunday dates are: June 5 & 19, July 3, September 11, November 13 & 27. For more information, contact Main Street Helena at 870-338-9144.

7) The Delta Cultural Center will hold a Civil War Roundtable on Monday, May 23 from 6:00pm until 7:00pm at the Beth El Heritage Hall – This series brings in expert speakers to talk on a variety of topics relating to the Civil War in the Delta. This roundtable will feature Harmony Musical Group from Mountain View, AR. This event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

8) The next Weekly Movie Night will be Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00pm at the Wild Hog Saloon – All members over 21 are invited to Movie Night at the Wild Hog Saloon. The bar will open prior to the movie at 6:30pm. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, May 24: Brooklyn
Tuesday, May 31: Miss You Already
Tuesday, June 7: Legend
For more information, or to put in a request for an upcoming movie that you’d love to see on the big screen, contact Leslie Chin at 870-572-3408 or email him at idrchin@gmail.com.

9) The Helena Family Health Center will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, May 25 from 10:00am until 10:30am at 513 Porter Street – The community is invited to this celebration of the Helena Family Health Center's expansion, which will include the addition of medical exam rooms and three dental operatories. Dental will be offered at this site for the first time upon completion. CEO Dr. Susan Ward-Jones and a city official will speak briefly. This event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, contact Gloria Gilliam at ggilliam@eafhc.org or Yvonne Jusko at 870-817-0122.

10) Mississippi River State Park will host a Kayak Test Drive on Saturday, May 28 from 10:00am until 12:00pm at Storm Creek Swim Beach – The public is invited to explore the sport of paddling. Park interpreters will have a couple of kayaks available for individuals to try and be on hand to answer questions and give pointers. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-295-4040.

11) The Marvell Civic Club and the City of Marvell invite the public to the 9th Annual Memorial Day Veteran's Celebration on Monday, May 30 from 10:00am until 1:00pm at the Tri-County Fairgrounds – Come out and support those who have done their part to protect the nation. There will be music and special guests, and a light lunch will be provided. For more information, contact 870-829-1001 or kortni@suddenlink.net.

12) UAMS and the Helena Health Foundation are hosting a "Get Fit Delta Week" from Tuesday, May 31 through Saturday, June 4 at UAMS East – June 2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of UAMS East's occupation of the Helena Health Foundation's Wellness Center. In honor of this time, they will be co-hosting a week-long celebration of various wellness programs and activities.

Tuesday, May 31:

Men's Health Day from 10:00am until 2:00pm – Prostate, hearing, blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screenings will be available at no cost. Check-in at the Front Desk.
Wednesday, June 1:
Business After Hours from 5:00pm until 6:30pm – There will be refreshments and music as well as recognition of 10-year Fitness Center member. A few "success stories" will also be featured. This event is open to the public at no cost.
Thursday, June 2:
Adolescent Health Day from 10:00am until 1:00pm – This event includes a scavenger hunt, motivational speakers, exercise instruction, and lunch. It is open to participants between the ages of 12-18 at no cost.
Friday, June 3:
Senior Citizen Day from 10:00am until 1:00pm – Hearing and health screenings as well as lunch and learn will be available at no cost.
Saturday, June 4:
5K Walk/Run at 9:00am – Registration fee is $20 before May 24; late registration fee is $25.
Kid's Fun Run at 10:00am – Registration fee is $15 before May 24; late registration fee is $20.
Women's Health Conference from 10:00am until 2:00pm – This event includes health and hearing screenings, guest speakers, and lunch at no cost. Check-in at the Front Desk.
For more information or to schedule a health screening, contact 870-572-2727.

PLUS... mark your calendars for the following upcoming events

June 2: Alive After 5
June 10 & 11: Delta Duck Derby
June 11: Helena Second Saturdays
June 25: Divas on Fire



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Upcoming Community Events

1) TODAY: Helena-West Helena School District will present EAST Awareness Day on Thursday, May 12 from 9:00am until 12:30pm in the uphill gym at Central High School – This presentation hopes to empower students to stand against drunk driving, drug abuse, sexual irresponsibility and violence. For more information, contact Ms. Gist at dgist@hwhschools.org or at 870-572-6744.

2) Delta Ink will host a Youth Writer's Day Camp on Saturday, May 14 from 9:00am until 5:00pm at KIPP Delta ELA (215 Cherry Street) – This workshop is a part of this year's Delta Heritage Month activities and is offered for grades 3-12. Following the class, there will be a reception and showcase at 5:00pm and is open to the public at no cost. Refreshments will be provided. Spaces are limited. For more information or to register, contact Jackie Dean at 817-602-5501 or jaclyn.markovich@gmail.com.
3) HELENA SECOND SATURDAYS: The Delta Cultural Center will present a Walking Tour of Historic Helena on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00am until 11:30am at the Main Stage on Cherry Street – As part of the Delta Drop-In program and in conjunction with Arkansas Heritage Month, Shane Williams will lead a tour of Cherry Street concentrating on the historic buildings. The Delta Drop-In programs are held each Saturday and are presented by DCC staff members. Each program provides a unique look into the museum. Visitors may get to see a new artifact, learn about a person featured in an exhibit, or discover new facts about the Delta region. View the event online. For more information, contact the DCC at 870-338-4350.

4) HELENA SECOND SATURDAYS: The Phillips County Library presents Storybook Club on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00am until 11:00am (702 Porter Street) – Children and parents will be entertained by listening to a few wonderful stories read by a boisterous storyteller. Stick around afterwards to see what else the library has to offer. This event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, contact the library at 870-338-3537.
5) HELENA SECOND SATURDAYS: The Helena Community Garden will host a Discovery Day on Saturday, May 14 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm at 112 Walnut Street – Kids of all ages are welcome to come play in the dirt with Greg Cook. There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact 870-338-3300.

6) HELENA SECOND SATURDAYS: The Cherry Street Fair will take place Saturday, May 14 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Cherry Street – Come to Downtown Helena for live music, food, and fun. The Phillip Stackhouse Band will be the featured musician, and DJ Roman King will be rocking out the Kidzone. As always the local food and craft market will be full of unique offerings ranging from home décor to art, fresh soul food and more. There will be a family-friendly beer garden with lawn games, including giant jenga and cornhole, plus the popular Kidzone. There is no cost to attend. For more information, or to participate as a vendor, contact Will Staley at 870-816-4844.

7) HELENA SECOND SATURDAYS: A Pop-Up Planetarium will be open on Saturday, May 14 from 6:00pm until 7:30pm in the Miller Annex (223 Cherry Street) – Children and grown-ups are invited to experience the wonders of astronomy with PCCUA professor Chris Maloney. There will be two 30-minute presentations: the first at 6:00pm and a second at 7:00pm. For more information, contact Chris Maloney at 870-995-3613.

8) UPDATED: Delta Heritage Trail State Park will host a Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop on Sunday, May 15 from 10:00am until 11:00am at the Visitor's Center – Join a park staff member for a class on cooking with Arkansas’ official state cooking vessel. Learn everything you need to know about seasoning, cleaning, and cooking with a camp Dutch Oven. The cost of the class is $10. Ovens, ingredients, and cooking utensils will be supplied, and participants get to eat what they cook. Class size is limited, so please register by Thursday, May 12. View the event online. For more information or to register, contact Maggie at 870-572-2352.

9) Mississippi River State Park will host a Kayak Tour of Bear Creek Lake on Sunday, May 15 from 3:00pm until 4:30pm leaving from the Visitor Center – Kayaking is a great way to experience Bear Creek Lake: check out little coves for wildlife or just enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of Crowley’s Ridge. All skill levels are welcome. Basic paddling techniques will be covered beforehand. The cost is $12 with kayak rental, $6 for those who can provide their own kayaks. Space is limited, and interested parties are encouraged to pre-register by calling the visitor center. View the event online. For more information or to pre-register, contact 870-295-4040.

10) Helena Little Theatre will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, May 17 from 5:30pm until 7:00pm in the Fine Arts building at PCCUA – The Helena Little Theatre Board invites the community to find out about the upcoming 2016-17 season. Additionally, the board will welcome new board members and present the 2016 HLT scholarships. Refreshments will be served. RSVPs are requested but not required. To RSVP, email info@helenalittletheatre.org or fill out the online form. For more information, call Kirk Whiteside at 870-338-6474, Ext. 1327.

11) The Delta Cultural Center will host a Trivia Night on Tuesday, May 17 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Southbound Pizza – Everyone is invited to bring their knowledge of trivia, form a team, and get ready for a fun evening. Southbound has a great selection of food and beverages that will be available for purchase. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

12) The next Weekly Movie Night will be Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00pm at the Wild Hog Saloon – All members over 21 are invited to Movie Night at the Wild Hog Saloon. The bar will open prior to the movie at 6:30pm. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, May 17: Concussion
Tuesday, May 24: Brooklyn
Tuesday, May 31: Miss You Already
For more information, or to put in a request for an upcoming movie that you’d love to see on the big screen, contact Leslie Chin at 870-572-3408 or email him at idrchin@gmail.com.

13) The DCC will present " An Evening with Jacob Trieber" on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30pm at Beth El Heritage Hall – There will be a presentation of the life of Judge Jacob Trieber by Dr. Ken Bridges, a history professor at South Arkansas Community College and a reenactment of Judge Trieber by Rusty Porter. There is no cost for this event. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

14) Mississippi River State Park is having a Full Moon Adventure on Friday, May 20 from 8:30pm until 9:15pm at the Bear Creek Lake Swim Beach – Join a park interpreter for a full-moon hike and look for the park’s nocturnal residents. Sturdy shoes and long pants are recommended, as is a flashlight (in case of emergency). This walk is approximately 1/2 mile in length. View the event online. For more information, contact 870-295-4040.

15) Delta Heritage Trail State Park will host the Kids to Parks Bike Ride on Saturday, May 21 from 10:00am until 11:00am at the Visitor's Center – Children are invited to ride their bikes along the Delta Heritage Trail and enjoy all the flowers coming into bloom. Afterwards, they will join a park interpreter to make s’mores and hotdogs by the campfire as well as play games like volleyball, horseshoes, and much more. There is no cost to attend this event. View the event online. For more information or to register, contact Maggie at 870-572-2352.

16) The DCC will present the 16th Annual Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Fest on Saturday, May 21 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm in the Cherry Street Pavilion – The Arkansas Delta Family Gospel Festival is a one-day event that features an impressive line-up of some of the top gospel acts with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary Christian music. This year's lineup will include: Gloryland Pastors Choir (Little Rock), Tim Roger and the Fellas (Blytheville), and Doc McKenzie and the Highlights. There is no cost for this event. For more information, contact 870-338-4350.

17) The Arkansas Delta Arts Partnership will host the River Ridge Arts Market on Saturday, May 21 from 10:00am until 4:00pm in Bailee Mae's Backside Club at 209 Rightor Street in Helena – The public is invited to come and shop for paintings, photography, jewelry, woodworking and much more. 10' X 10' booths are available $40. Register by May 14. For more information or to register, contact adapmail@gmail.com.

18) Steamboat Sunday will be held Sunday, May 22 from 8:30am until 12:00pm in downtown Helena – The steamboats are back, which means community members and visitors alike are invited to downtown Helena on these special Sunday mornings. Shops, museums, and cultural sites will be open on Sunday mornings whenever the boats stop for a visit, including:

Bailee Mae's (209 Rightor) - open every Sunday from 8:00am until 7:00pm
Bella (229 Cherry)
Delta Cultural Center Depot (95 Missouri) & Visitor Center (141 Cherry)
Delta Gypsy Caravan (509 Cherry)
Freedom Park (700 Biscoe) - interpreters onsite
Fort Curtis (350 Columbia) - interpreters onsite
Handworks (227 Cherry)
Harts Shoes (401 Cherry)
haute paré (403 Cherry)
Helena Museum (623 Pecan)
J.W. Hall & Co Marketplace (306 Cherry)
Pillow-Thompson House (718 Perry) - open for tour
St. Mary's Catholic Church (123 Columbia) - open for tours
The remaining Steamboat Sunday dates are: June 5 & 19, July 3, September 11, November 13 & 27. For more information, contact Main Street Helena at 870-338-9144.

PLUS... mark your calendars for the following upcoming events

May 23: Civil War Roundtable of the Delta presents “Harmony”
May 28: MRSP: KAYAK TEST DRIVE
June 1: UAMS East Business After Hours
June 2: Alive After 5
June 10 & 11: Delta Duck Derby
June 11: Helena Second Saturdays



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May 23: Civil War Roundtable of the Delta presents “Harmony”
June 1: UAMS East Business After Hours
June 10 & 11: Delta Duck Derby




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Professional ballet with free admission Warfield Concerts Helena-West Helena, AR



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Check for school and Little Theater productions



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Watch the motorcycle people and listen to music



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Hog Wild festival this weekend Helena-West Helena



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Google the Blues festivals in AR and compare them



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migrating orioles like grape jelly and oranges so put some out and watch for those beauties.



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Every town has a festival, find them and try them



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recruit an exercise group



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use your smartphone and set up a walking path.



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talk up a neighborhood watch and garden



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look in pools of water for tadpoles and drain the mosquito breeding grunds



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walk barefoot in mud



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count dandelions



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weed flower beds



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count train cars



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Seek out beautiful sites, take a picture and share it.



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Scout out the Mississippi River trail and see if you want to exercise there. A lot of people travel the whole trail so you might meet some interesting people



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Go to the animal shelter and see if they need walkers for the dogs, exercise



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Think about joining Master Gardeners, great fun, exercise and beneficial to all involved.



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check to mse if all daffodils have bloomed



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pick up winter air blown trash along street



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Eat more crawfish. Saw an older man and a boy seining ditches along the fields



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Eat crawfish with mushrooms,sausage, onions, corn and potatoes



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kayak Horners neck this afternoon with Mississippi River State Park



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Celebrate Good Friday



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drive, walk or jog out and see if farmers are starting planting or are still too wet/



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weed the beds while the ground is soaked and soft



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Hike trails while reptiles are slow.



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Drive around town to see which trees are budding leaves and flowers



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search for cotton gins. There were 20 or more in my county and now we have non operating and few still even standing



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Look for migrating birds, most headed north.



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take notes of flora and fauna in a square 300' area for four weeks and then make an analysis



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Go to Mississippi River and count barges and floating trees



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hike, walk, jog, run, sit and watch, fish, hunt, roll down hills, slide down hills on cardboard, swim, ski, garden, explore to name a few



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Buy a pick=up stick and patrol the right-of-way



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Thursday Night on Cherry Street.



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still cool enough to not have a lot of snake challenges in the woods but spray for ticks and mosquitoes.



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remove water traps to help fight the mosquitoes.



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permit feral pig hunting and later eating



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Prune shrubs




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A stroll down main street on Saturday morning may make a surprising discovery.



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Fishing is fun and east Arkansas has plenty of free places to fish and a lot of banks to fish from if you don't have access to a boat.



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Thursday March 3, activities on Cherry STREET STARTING AT 5



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Civil War study group Saturday at Temple.



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Find all state parks in east AR that have hiking trails.



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Bird specie counting in backyard or at park or edge of town



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Hike in a state park, wear mosquito repellant



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canoe trips on Mississippi



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Delta Heritage Trail is open from Lexa to Elaine, with5 trailheads



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hike at any of the parks



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Thanks for the info. I have a Ladies group that meets monthly and always looking for new places to have lunch.

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Yes, and now Cherokee Village town center has a new gift shop and store. It's called Whatever and has lots of interesting things. They have a web site called whatever.com



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Cherokee Village and Hardy area have new restaurants....Cherokee has a lovely Tea Time Tea room open for breakfast and lunch and High Tea on friday afternoon. A special grand opening on Monday Sept 8 in the afternoon. 4;30 to 5:30.

Highland has a new catfish restaurand coming..David's catfish at the one entrance to Cherokee Village. You can also get a great catfish dinner at the South Golf Course restaurant on Fri nights.

There is a new Wellness center opening in the Village next to the Art Center.

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There is now a Village Art Center in Cherokee Village in Town Center. It's open Sat. 10 to 2 to the public, Wonderful art displayed and there is a gift room too.



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There will be a Memorial Day service in Marvell AR, at 11:00 with a free lunch afterwards. Just like the celebrations in the 50's



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walk in the rain?



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May 17, Mountain Music Festival in Hardy www.bonafidestringband.com/pb/wp_86c
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Check for good ideas at arkansas.com www.arkansas.com/

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Find a hiking trail and look at the blooming wildlife/wild flora. It is beautiful on the Delta Heritage trail.



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Thunderfest Committee is getting ready for for 4th of July. They have the early tickets on sale for the July 5th thunderfest. Star of show is Colin Raye, Arkansas native who has had 16 #1 songs. Reserved seats are going fast and are $35. The general admission are on special sale right now. . Google thunderfest.com or check it out on Facebook.

Parade and largest Arkansas fireworks over Lake Thunderbird are on July 4th.

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Saturday there will be a 10 mile bike course on railroading at the Delta Heritage Park at Barton, 10:00. I can't ride bikes any more and I have to work, I would have loved to hear the talk. Wife was coming down with her new bike but remembered today she has a meeting Friday.



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The Wild Hog Music Festival and Motorcycle Rally is Thursday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27 on Cherry Street in Downtown Helena – Everyone is invited to downtown Cherry Street for this world-famous event. The festival includes a poker run, bike show, bike parade, dyno shootout, and the Ms. Wild Hog Contest. 3-day wristbands for non-bikers are available for $20. Visit www.wildhogmusic.org for a full schedule of events. For more information, contact Leslie Chin at 870-572-3408.




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5) Mississippi River State Park is hosting events in neighboring Lee County throughout the month of March – All events are open to the public at no cost (unless otherwise noted):
Saturday, March 1: Nature’s Color Wheel – 11:00am-11:45am (Trotting Fox Trail)
Saturday, March 1: Fire Starting – 2:00pm-3:00pm (Beech Point Campground)
Friday, March 7: Homeschool Friday – 3:00pm-5:00pm (Visitor Center)
Saturday, March 8: Children’s Bird Walk Adventure – 9:00am-10:00am (Amphitheater)
Saturday, March 8: Nature Journaling – 11:00am-11:45am (Visitor Center)
Click here for a full list of March activities at the park. For more information or to pre-register, contact the Visitor Center at 870-295-4040.





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Look at daffodils blooming.



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