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story.lead_photo.caption Courtesy image "Big Changes in the Old Neighborhood" by Carol Hart of Fayetteville is among 50 artworks by 49 artists selected for the 61st annual Delta Exhibition, on view May 3 through June 30 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Showcasing artists living and working in Arkansas and its border states, the annual Delta Exhibition presents a vision of contemporary art in the American South. Also included are Kim Brecklein of Harrison, Olevia "Libby" Caston of Russellville, Janet Goodyear of Eureka Springs and Laura Terry of West Fork. Information: arkansasartscenter.org or (501) 372-4000.

Eureka Eats

announced

It's time to eat your way through downtown Eureka Springs at the Main Street Eats walkable progressive dinner, which will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 5. Main Street Eats locations include Rogue's Manor, Brews, The Basin Park Hotel Balcony Restaurant, New Delhi Café, Karma Kups Tea House, The Original Funnel Cake Stand, Red's Pizzeria, Nyx Café, The Stone House and Amigos. Dining pass holders will be able to enjoy full entrees, indulge in fresh oysters, sample craft beer, and enjoy that funnel cake they always want to have.

Main Street Eureka Springs hosts Main Street Eats twice a year and encourages foodies to try new places and make their own party along the way.

Tickets are available online or can be purchased in person at Brews at 2 Pine St. on the evening of the event. Proceeds benefit Main Street Eureka Springs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving to support entrepreneurs, economic development through preservation and creative place making.

Information: facebook.com/MainStreetEurekaSprings.

Blood Center

seeks donors

Currently, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks reports less than a three-day supply of type O negative and A positive blood. But all blood types are needed this week. Please give if eligible.

Help by giving blood at these upcoming blood drive:

Holiday Island: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1, Holiday Island Elks Lodge, 4 Parkcliff Drive

Lowell: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4, Central States, 302 Jane Place

Information: (800) 280-5337 or cbco.org

OLLI sets

new classes

The Osher Lifelong Institute at the University of Arkansas announces the following classes for the upcoming week:

April 2: "Being White in the Work for Social Justice" -- In today's culture we need constructive approaches to achieve racial equity and justice. The first session of this class will briefly introduce two key concepts: understanding white fragility and looking at a set of three roles of actor, ally, or accomplice. The second session will focus in depth on the three role opportunities and challenges for whites in the fight for racial justice. Participants will develop personal understanding of white fragility and explore choices for roles they could assume in pursuing racial equity and justice. $28 members/$43 nonmembers.

• April 4: "Introduction to Mid-Century Modern Architecture." $25 members, $40 nonmembers.

• April 4: "What's Shaking: Forecasting Earthquakes." $21 members, $36 nonmembers.

• April 5: "Hands of Mercy: Methods of Healing Practice by Frontier Nuns in Arkansas." $22 members, $37 nonmembers.

• April 5: "The Bible and the Quran." $40 members, $55 nonmembers.

Information: (479) 575-4545 or olli.uark.edu.

Class of 1979

reunion set

The Springdale Class of 1979's 40-year reunion planning meeting will be at 4 p.m. April 7 at Sassafras Springs Winery in Springdale.

Information: Email klrobertson@hotmail.com or shs1979bulldogs@gmail.com or facebook.com/springdalehighschoolclassof1979.

Two concerts,

two teas set

Scott and Carolyn Buss will host two high teas, each with a special concert, at 3 p.m. April 14 and 4 p.m. April 15 at the Institute of Music, Worship and the Arts, 2262 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista.

Tickets are $20, or $18 for four or more, and proceeds support music and the arts in Bella Vista through scholarship funds for students in Northwest Arkansas.

Information: (479) 254-9188 or email imwamusic@sbcglobal.net.

UAMS hosts

kids' seminar

When a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. Therefore, the UAMS Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education in Springdale is offering a free program for kids April 6 to help them learn to cope with what can be a very stressful and confusing time in their lives.

"Understanding Alzheimer's Disease for Kids and Teens" is intended for children and teenagers who are being impacted by having people in their lives with the disease.

The center is offering two age-appropriate sessions:

Children's program (ages 8-12) -- 10 a.m.-noon

Teens' program (ages 13-18) -- 1-3:00 p.m.

Both programs will be at the UAMS Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education at 2422 N. Thompson St. in Springdale.

Information: (479) 751-3043 or uamscaregiving.org/springdale/youth.

NAN Profiles on 03/31/2019

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