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


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.


31 — Pine Bluff Police Department will host its Fall Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. There will be fun activities for the whole family. Admission is free.


November


1 — First Baptist Church Pine Bluff, 6501 S. Hazel St., will present its monthly book review at 10 a.m. Ken Thornton, pastor of First Baptist, will review the book, "Four Blood Moons – Something is About to Change" by John Hagee. The public is invited to this book review. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be presented.


1 — The Arkansas Fallen Riders Association will host its monthly breakfast at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church Community Center, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 9:15 a.m. The breakfast is free but donations are appreciated. All motorcyclists/riders are welcome.


1 — St. Luke United Methodist Church, 32 School St., will host its annual "Taste of Fall" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Frozen main-dish casseroles, vegetables, cornbread dressing, and much more, along with pies, cakes, cookies, jams and pickles will be available. Assorted vendor tables will also be there to showcase their merchandise and a door prize drawing for a handmade quilt will be held. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $6, with soup take-outs available. For more information, call 870-543-0585 or 870-535-2291.


2 — The ABATE District 20 monthly meeting will be held at the Delta Rivers Nature Center. The board of directors meeting starts at 1:30 p.m. and the group meeting will begin at 2 p.m. All motorcyclists are welcome.


3-8 — The past splendor and current decay of the historic Hotel Pines in downtown Pine Bluff are artistically documented in an exhibit of current photo and video images to be on display Nov. 3-8 at the High Cotton event space at 220 Barraque St. The exhibit will be open to the public free of charge from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday during its run at the High Cotton exhibit space, formerly Harlow Sanders Cotton Co., in downtown Pine Bluff. A "Meet-The-Photographers" reception with food and beverages is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 8. The public is invited. Details: Contact Rita Henry at 870-538-7414 or 501-664-0553.


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.


7 — The Progressive Women’s Association will host its Fall Scholarship Auction at 6:30 p.m. at White Hall City Hall. Tracy Robinson of Robinson Auctions will be the auctioneer. Some of the items to be auctioned include restaurant gift certificates, clothing store gift certificates, hunting supplies, arts, one-of a-kind items, jewelry and much more. The public is invited to join the fun and do some Christmas shopping.


7-8 — In celebration of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming, Alfreda Gerald, who appeared in Tyler Perry’s movie, "Madea’s Witness Protection", will be live in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the New Community Theatre, 207 E. Second Ave. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the box office starting at 5 p.m. the night of the show or online at pbcommunitytheatre.org. For more information, call 870-535-2646.