Updated 4/14/15 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 9
7:00 p.m., Blytheville: Arkansas Northeastern College Department of Fine Arts presents "For The Love of Music," music centered around the emotion music stirs within us. Blytheville Main Campus, Adams/Vines Recital Hall.
Friday, April 10
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Osceola: Staffmark Career Fair. Bring your resume. Inside the Osceola/SMC Chamber of Commerce, 116 N Maple (parking in back of building).
7:00 p.m., Blytheville: Miss Co Arts Council presents "Della's Diner" from Springer Theatricals. Ritz Civic Center, 306 W Main. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door, children 12 & under admitted free with purchase of adult ticket.
Saturday, April 11
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Osceola: ReNew East Arkansas city-wide neighborhood summit. Harold Ohlendorf Civic Center at 116 N Maple (parking in back of building).
11:00 a.m., Wilson: Groundbreaking for the new Hampson Archaeological Museum, on the square
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Osceola: Main Street Osceola crawfish boil with music by Loose Change. Plates $15 each, dine in or carry out. Inside the Bingo Hall at 106 W Hale (next door to the Main Street Osceola offices)
Sunday, April 12
3:00 p.m., Blytheville: Arkansas Northeastern College Department of Fine Arts presents "For The Love of Music," music centered around the emotion music stirs within us. Blytheville Main Campus, Adams/Vines Recital Hall.
Friday, April 17
6:30 p.m., Blytheville: Miss Co Arts Council presents "Rip Van Winkle" from Bits ‘N Pieces Giant Puppets. Ritz Civic Center, 306 W Main. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door, children 12 & under admitted free with purchase of adult ticket.
Tuesday, April 21 ***NEW***
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Osceola: Temps Plus will be hosting a Job Fair. Stop by and fill out an application, visit with the Staff, and enjoy some refreshments. Temps Plus office, 415 West Keiser.
Wednesday, April 22
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Osceola: Osceola/SMC Chamber Annual Administrative Professional's Day Luncheon, Harold Ohlendorf Civic Center at 116 N Maple (parking in back of building). Tickets $15 each and include lunch & door prizes. Homemade Spring Hat contest with Chamber Cheques prizes awarded to 1st place $100, 2nd $75, and 3rd $50. Companies may sponsor a table centerpiece for $30. To RSVP or sponsor a centerpiece, call 870-563-2281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or print & return this form.
Thursday, April 23
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Blytheville: ANC Job Fair, Briggs/Sebaugh Wellness Center. Booths are free, but require pre-registration by April 17. To register a company booth, contact Bridget Shemwell at 870-838-2974, email email@example.com, or print & return this form.
Saturday, April 25
7:15 - 11:30 a.m., Osceola: County-Wide Clean-Up. The City of Osceola Street Department will pick up at your curb side debris such as chairs, tables, mattresses, box springs, and other small items between the hours above. NO tires, shingles, limbs, leaves, and household garbage will be picked up. To ensure your Saturday pick up, call 870-563-2612 and leave your name, phone number, and address and you will be scheduled. (Also, the county landfill will be free to all county residents from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. if taken by residents personally.)
2:00 - 8:30 p.m., Wilson: Mud Bugs on the Square. Free admission with Kevin Johns selling crawfish, other food vendors also available. Kids' zone $5 unlimited wristband. Live music with Loose Change. Horseshoe tournament benefiting Wilson Volunteer Fire Department, $25 per two-person team, $100 grand prize, $50 runner up, winner's trophy to be on display at Gunn's Supermarket. Tournament starts at 3:00 p.m. Pre-registration required at Wilson Cafe in advance now through up until 2:30 on festival day.
Sunday, April 26
3:00 p.m., Blytheville: Arkansas Northeastern College Department of Fine Arts presents Community Band Concert. Blytheville Main Campus, Adams/Vines Recital Hall.
Wednesday, April 29
12:00 p.m., Osceola: Osceola/SMC Chamber Quarterly Member Luncheon. Program is Mayor Dickie Kennemore with the State of the City Address. Tickets $15 each and include lunch. To RSVP, call 870-563-2281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Harold Ohlendorf Civic Center at 116 N Maple (parking in back of building).
Friday, May 1
6:00 p.m., Osceola: South Mississippi County Relay for Life, downtown on the courthouse square. To register a team, survivor, or booth, or to volunteer, contact Ashley Hennessey at 870-270-7931 or email@example.com or visit the SMC Relay for Life website. (Note: North Mississippi County Relay for Life is June 5 in Blytheville and North Mississippi County Buffalo Island Relay for Life is June 13 in Leachville).
***NEW DATE*** Friday, May 8
8:30 a.m. tee time, Osceola: ANC Foundation Great River Promise scholarship golf tournament, Osceola Municipal Golf Course. Four-person scramble, $180 per team includes green fees and lunch. Cart rental extra. To register a team or sponsor the tournament, contact Rachel Gifford at 870-838-2902, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or print & return this form.
Friday May 15 & Saturday May 16
17th Annual Osceola Heritage MusicFest featuring David Nail, downtown on the courthouse square. Fun weekend of live music, kids' activities, food and non-food vendors, backyard grillin' competition, SMC United Way MusicFest 5K, poker run, and more. Sponsorship opportunities available. For full details or to purchase tickets, visit OsceolaHeritageMusicFestival.com (save BIG with an early bird weekend pass!).