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“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