QUOTE OF THE DAY
“We are trying to allow a patient’s health-care
records to follow them from one place to the next.We all have our mobile technology on our
hip and our financial information is on our debit card, but the most critical information that we need is our health-care information.” Ray Scott, office of health information technology director, commenting on the State Health Alliance for Records Exchanges Article, 1BToday’s happenings
Habitat for Humanity ReStore grand opening, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 1212 N.
Walton Blvd., Bentonville
Job fair for George’s Inc., 1 p.m., Goodwill Store, 3157 Sunset Ave., Springdale
BAGGO and Brisket beneÿt for the Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation, 1-5 p.m., WhyteSpyder, 1023 E. Millsap Road, Fayetteville
Wayside walk, 4 p.m., Mount Magazine State Park, near Paris
Zombie High School Homecoming, 7 p.m., Arts Life Theatre, Fayetteville
Nightmares Haunted House presents Paint Ball Zombie Shoot, 7-11 p.m., 13080 U.S. 71 North, Bentonville
Concert: Audra McDonald, 7:30 p.m., Arkansas Best Corp. Performing Arts Center, Fort Smith Convention Center
No Sex Please,We’re British, 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale
Concert: The Doobie Brothers, 8 p.m., Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville
Haunted Jailhouse, 8-11 p.m., 217 East Taylor Road, Clarksville
Cookin’ on the Creek set in Harrison
The fourth annual Cookin’ on the Creek Kansas City Barbeque Society cook-off will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Harrison.
Teams will compete in contests for slicing, seasoning and grilling pork, chicken and beef. Winners will share more than $7,500 in cash and prizes.
Residents can sample the barbecue as well as other festival foods. Guests will get a chance to decide the winners in the People’s Choice Award and the Backyard BBQ Award.
Local bands Midnight Traveler, from Harrison, and the Fabulous High-Tops, from Fayetteville, are scheduled to perform.
More information is available at cookinonthecreek.com.
- ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTEZombie Crawl, Dance of the Dead planned
Downtown Eureka Springs will be the site for a Zombie Crawl and parade as well as the Dance of the Dead on Saturday.
The Zombie Crawl and parade will feature a creeping procession of funeral hearses, doomsday vehicles, Halloween floats and postmortem street performers. Line-up begins at 5 p.m. at the Carnegie Library annex, with the parade slated to start at 6 p.m.
Entry fee is at least two cans of food for the Flint Street Food Bank. Parade participants will also get half-price admission to the Dance of the Dead, set for 7-11 p.m. at the City Auditorium’s Haunted Underground.
Dance attendees should dress up in zombie costumes and makeup. Admission is $10 per person.
More information is available at eurekazombies.com.
- ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTEBreast cancer program sets screenings
The No Excuses Breast Cancer Outreach Program at Washington Regional Cancer Support Home will offer free clinical breast exams from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Nov. 9 at the Cancer Support Home, 1101 N. Woolsey Ave., in Fayetteville.
Exams are free to the public and will be performed by physicians and registered nurse practitioners. Appointments are required.
More information is available at (479) 271-2257.
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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 9 on 11/01/2013