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by - ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE | November 9, 2012 at 2:41 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“I really can’t take credit for winning the election. I just give him credit for committing political suicide.”

Ann Kimes,

a Republican re-elected as Boone County justice of the peace, on her opponent Freeland Dunscombe.

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Today’s meetings

Walton Arts Center Foundation, 4 p.m.

Today’s happenings

Veterans Day assembly, 9 a.m., Central Junior High gymnasium, Springdale

Grant proposal writing class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library

Veterans Day reception, 11 a.m., Fort Smith Museum of History

Veterans Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Veterans Medical Center, 1100 N. College, Fayetteville

Veterans Day program, 11:30 a.m., Northwest Arkansas Community College Student Center, Bentonville

Authors in the Afternoon with Tommy B. Smith, 2-4 p.m., Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave.

Homeschool Friday Fun: Artful Architecture, 3:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

Beaver Watershed Alliance Fall Friendraiser, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers

Razorvets: Celebrating Veterans, 6 p.m., Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House, Fayetteville

Pathfinder’s Art Works 2012: Creating Confidence with Canvas, 6:30 p.m., Shewmaker Center, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville

Documentary premiere: The Art of Crystal Bridges, 6:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

Concert: Jane Bunnett with Hilario Duran and Candido Camero, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Walton Arts Center, FayettevilleVeterans art documentary to air

At 6 p.m. Sunday, AETN will air 2011 National Veterans Creative Festival, a documentary about the arts festival held in Fayetteville last year.

The festival and the documentary are designed to demonstrate the power of art therapy for veterans. The festival is the culmination of a year-long therapeutic arts program held annually by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Entries for the 2013 competition will be accepted by the Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks beginning Jan. 14. More information is available by calling (479) 444-5060.

  • ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Play features U.S. soldiers’ letters

Letters Home, a play featuring letters written by U.S.

soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, will be performed at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

The production was inspired by the New York Times editorial “The Things They Wrote” and the subsequent HBO documentary Last Letters Home. The play also features letters from Frank Schaeffer’s books Voices from the Front, Letters Home from America’s Military Family, Faith of Our Sons and Keeping Faith, as well as a few responses from parents.

Tickets are $16-$26. Active or retired service members can purchase $5 tickets.

More information is available by calling (479) 443-5600 or online at waltonartscenter.org.

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