Sulphur Breakfast Benefit
A benefit breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the old school cafeteria in Sulphur Springs. The breakfast menu will feature eggs, bacon, pancakes, coffee, juice and milk. All proceeds will go to help fund park improvements in the city.
Quilt, Craft Class
A free class for quilters and crafters will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Church of Christ annex, 202 Irving Street S.W., in Gravette. Instruction on a quilt block will be given, and there will be a "show and tell" session. Please bring a snack to share and completed projects or works in progress.
Spring Break Activities at Gentry Library
Gentry Public Library has activities planned during Spring Break. On Monday, March 18, Wednesday, March 20, and Friday, March 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., children, grades K-6, are invited to create their own superhero costumes, have snacks, and read the library's own Curiositeam Comic Book. Please register your children by calling the Library at 479-736-2054. On Tuesday, March 19, everyone is invited to have coffee and gossip in the McKee room. And, every Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., the GPL Homeschoolers group meets for crafts, snacks and reading. Contact the library for more information at 479-736-2054.
Senior Center Quilt Raffle
Quilt raffle tickets may be purchased at the Billy V. Hall Senior Activity Center for four quilts made and donated by Betty Howard. Drawing will be held for two queen/full quilts and two twin bed quilts which will be raffled together. Cost is $1 per ticket or six for $5. Drawing will be held Friday, March 29. Visit the Center at 1870 Limekiln Road or call 479-787-5950. All proceeds go to the Meals on Wheels program which serves homebound Seniors in Gravette, Decatur, Sulphur Springs, Hiwasse and Maysville.
First Baptist Food Pantry
First Baptist Church, located at 213 E. Roller Avenue in Decatur, holds a community food pantry on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the church at 479-752-3514.
TOPS in Gentry
Gentry TOPS AR113, a nonprofit group which promotes healthy weight loss, meets every Monday at the First Christian Church Fellowship Room, Second and Giles, with a weigh in at 2:15 p.m. and the meeting at 3 p.m. There is a small fee to join but the first meeting is free.
Decatur UMC Pantry
The Decatur United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open the first and third Thursday evening of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and offers food boxes to Decatur residents. All that is needed is a valid identification, a utility bill or piece of mail showing an address in the 72722 ZIP code area. Also available is a USDA commodity program to residents of Decatur and other communities without a commodity program. The commodity program requires income information. For more information, stop by the church during food pantry hours.
GFA Food Pantry
The GFA food pantry at the First Assembly of God in Gentry is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The church partners with the NWA Food Bank and Rural Compassion to receive food to be given away, including canned goods, fresh vegetables, bread, milk and dairy products, eggs and meats. Other items such as toilet paper, shampoo, cleaning products and baby supplies are also available as supplies last. Clients are asked to call for an appointment. For more information, call 479-736-8415.
Mobile Food Bank
The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is adding a stop in Gravette, at 10 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Billy V. Hall Complex. The stop will be the eleventh mobile pantry in Northwest Arkansas. Food boxes, as well as fruits, vegetables and protein, will be distributed to up to 90 households.
Decatur VFW Post
VFW Post 9834 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. Guests are welcome.
Tired Iron Club
Tired Iron of the Ozarks antique engine and tractor club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the club's show grounds, located at 13344 Taylor Orchard Road in Gentry. For more information, visit the club's website at tiredironoftheozarks.org.
The Gravette Lions Club meets at 12:15 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Billy V. Hall Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 1870 Limekiln Road, in Gravette. The Gentry Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the McKee Community Room in Gentry Public Library. New members are welcome and invited.
The Gravette Kiwanis Club holds breakfast meetings at 7 a.m. each Friday at the cafeteria inside Ozarks Community Hospital. Guests are welcome.
Gravette American Legion, Post 25, meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Civic Center. All veterans are welcome. Persons interested in joining the American Legion, and especially Post 25, may contact the Gravette post at P.O. Box 476, Gravette, AR 72736.
Falling Springs Singing
Monthly singing services at Falling Springs Church are held at 7 p.m. the first Friday of each month. The church is located northwest of Gentry and west of Decatur on Falling Springs Road.
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