This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.


October


24 — The Budweiser Clydesdales will make a stop at the Arts &Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St. from 2 to 4 p.m. The community is invited to stop by with a camera and canned goods that will be donated to Neighbor to Neighbor. For more information, call 870-536-3375 or visit www.asc701.org.


24 — Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road, will hold its monthly Senior Adult Day at 10 a.m. in the church’s Christian Community Center. The guest speaker will be Carol Hayes, community relations specialist with the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas. A potluck luncheon will follow at 11:30 a.m. There will also be games and prizes. For more information, contact Judy Hall at 870-718-9675


24-25 — The Delta Rivers Nature Center will host its 12th annual Halloween event, Boo on the Bayou, from 6 to 9 p.m. This free event will include carnival games, face painting, bounce houses, prizes and candy. There will also be a half mile haunted trail. Shuttle buses will be provided. Families, civic groups, church groups or other organizations that are interested in volunteering are asked to contact Eric Maynard at 870-534-0011 or email info@deltarivers.com.


25 — The Pine Bluff Branch of the NAACP will host the 23rd annual Dove Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. A VIP reception will be held from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Individual tickets to the banquet are $40 and can be purchased at the Pine Bluff Convention Center ticket office through the day of the banquet. Tables of eight are available for $400. For more information, contact Dorothy Oliver at 870-850-0107 or Wanda V. Neal, president, at 870-536-3141.


25 — The Arts &Letters Committee of the Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will host a book signing and reading in honor of Tawana Denise Butler-Bailey from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Delta Life Development Center, 715 W. Barraque St. Books will be on sale for $15. For more information, please contact Deaquanita R. Lancelin at 870-413-9897 or Jo Ann Davis at 870-692-7261.


25 — Jason Irby, author of "Love Within Life," will host an event, along with Sen. Stephanie Flowers, in observance of National Domestic Violence Month at 2:30 p.m. at Flowers’ office located at 217 Main St.


25 — The Youth Department of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 8523 Princeton Pike, will hold its annual Second Chance Program and Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kevin Crumpton, pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. For more information, contact Arwilda Whiteside at 870-247-3835; Wendell Willis at 870-692-0837; or Daphnne Goldsmith at 870-536-5805.


25 — Cane Creek State Park at Star City will host its annual Ghost Roast from 5-9 p.m. Admission is $2 per vehicle. Participants are asked to bring a canned food donation for Lend-A-Hand Food Pantry of Lincoln County. For more information, contact Seth Boone, park interpreter, at 870-628-4714 or email CaneCreek@Arkansas.com.


25 — Ladies of Elegance No. 22 Order of Eastern Star will host the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" walk against domestic violence at The Pines mall. On-site registration will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10:15. There is a $25 registration fee. A T-shirt will be included with early registration. For more information, email ladiesofelegance22@inbox.com.


25-29 — Pine Bluff First Assembly of God Church, 1002 Ridgway Road, will be presenting a play, "The Book of Life". Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the play will start at 7. There will also be an extra viewing Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. Groups of 15 or more can reserve seats on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information or to make seat reservations, call 870-535-0371. Admission is free.


26 — The Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra will present "The Classical Masters" at 4 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Pine Bluff Convention Center’s auditorium located at 500 E. Eighth Ave. Preferred seating season tickets are $75 for adults and $15 for students. General seating season tickets are $62 for adults and $10 for students. Student tickets are for students in K-12 grades. Everyone is required to have a ticket. Tickets will also be available at the door for each performance. A family season ticket is also available for $165 and includes two adults and two or more students under 18 years of age. If this is your first season ever to purchase season tickets, buy one ticket at regular price and get the second one free. Additional information is available by calling the symphony office at 870-536-7666 or by visiting the website at www.pinebluffsymphony.com


26 — Central Presbyterian Church, 6300 Trinity Drive, will hold Trunk or Treat from 4 to 6 p.m. Church members will decorate their car trunks and hand out candy in the parking lot. There will be music, food, fun and games for all ages throughout the night. For more information, call 870-879-9074 or vist the website at www.centralprespb.com.


27 — The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program will be hosting a general interest meeting at 6 p.m. in the Extension Conference Room, 500 Idaho St., to form a new 4-H Shooting Sports Club. The 4-H Shooting Sports Club is available to all youth, ages 9-12. Adults that would like to volunteer and help with the club are encouraged to attend the meeting as well. For more information, contact Anthony Whittington, County Extension Agent-Agriculture at 870-534-1033.


31 — New Beginnings Baptist Church, 8826 Old Warren Road, will host a fall festival from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There will be games, prizes food and singing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Charles Cantwell at 870-718-1065.


November


7 — The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers will host "Christmas in the South: Holiday Foods Show" at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 412 W. Sixth Ave. The cost to attend the event is $10 and it must be pre-paid. The fee includes a cookbook. Checks must be mailed and made out to the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers, 500 S. Idaho St., Pine Bluff, AR. 71601. Details: Contact Mary Ann Kizer, county Extension agent-family and consumer sciences, at 870-534-1033 or email mkizer@uaex.edu