Local notes

Posted: May 5, 2018 at 1 a.m.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

University of Arkansas will offer a summer class on contemporary Jewish thought, taught by Jacob Adler, associate professor of philosophy and rabbi of Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. The course will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 29 to June 29. Topics include: Can women be rabbis? What is a miracle? How should we think about the various streams of Judaism?

Information: 200-1397, jadler@uark.edu.

BENTON COUNTY

The Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., presents the Chamber Singers of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville in a free concert, "Songs of the Sea," at 3 p.m. May 18.

Information: 855-2390, pcbv.org.

Rogers First Church of the Nazarene, 4911 W. Pleasant Grove Road, presents the African Children's Choir in a performance at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Information: 636-1050, rogersfirst.com.

Bella Vista Church of Christ, 989 N.W. McNelly Road, sponsors a Community Family Fun Day from noon to 3 p.m. today. Activities include a cake walk, face painting, bounce houses, carriage rides and games.

Information: 273-2434, churchofchristusa.com.

Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., hosts a National Day of Prayer breakfast for the city at 9 a.m. today. Guest speakers will include Bella Vista Mayor Peter Christie and Ben Rowell, a coach with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association. Participants will clean up around the church trailhead after the breakfast. A suggested donation is $5. Space is limited, so reservations are requested.

Information: 855-1126, bvcc.org.

Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., presents its third annual "Rod and Custom Car Show: from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19.

Information: 855-0272, bvlutheran.com.

Unity Church of the Ozarks, 12 McKissick Creek Road, Suite 1210, Bentonville, presents Bonnie O'Boyle speaking at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. O'Boyle is a rehabilitation counselor, reiki master, singer and songwriter, and an author.

O'Boyle leads a workshop, "The Power of Your Playful Heart," from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Information: 721-2752, unityozarks.org.

The United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, 100 Cooper Road, plans a family art night at 6 p.m. Friday. Reservations requested.

The Breakfast Club meets at 8 a.m. May 14, with Robert McAfee, a climatologist, speaking.

Information: 855-1325, unitedlutheranbv.org.

REGION

Holiday Island Community Church, 188 Stateline Drive, offers a Bible study, "With All Your Heart," at 10 a.m. Fridays, starting Friday. The video lessons, by historian and teacher Ray Vander Laan, were filmed in the Holy Land.

The church presents singers from the Opera of the Ozarks during the 9:30 a.m. worship service for eight weeks, from May 13 to July 1.

Information: 253-8200, hicchurch.com.

NAN Religion on 05/05/2018