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June 2018 Events

Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3
RidgePointe Country Club will host the sixth annual Rumble on the Ridge, beginning June 1 at noon with a demo day, followed by live music and food at 5 p.m. The festivities will continue through the weekend with a golf tournament and a dinner and dance party. For a detailed schedule or to purchase tickets, call (870) 931-4114.

Saturday, June 2
The 2018 Girl Talk Women’s Health Conference will be held at the Southwest Church of Christ in Jonesboro. There will be free health screenings from 8-11 a.m. and a luncheon with guest speaker Helen Strickland at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon tickets are $15. Purchase tickets online at chefjonesboro.com.

Cross Country Athletes will host the third annual Colors of the Cross 5K Run/Walk at Craighead Forest Park from 8-11 a.m. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Jonesboro Pregnancy Resource Center and Flags 4 Fallen. Info: my4.raceresult.com/88845/.

The Northeast Arkansas Master Naturalists will host National Trails Day in conjunction with Craighead Forest Park and the Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Craighead Forest Park. This event focuses on increasing trail awareness through outdoor opportunities such as hiking, kayaking, trail building, cleanup and other educational events. Info: NEA Master Naturalists on Facebook.

The ASU Regional Farmers’ Market will be open at 3500 Aggie Rd. in Jonesboro. The market will feature locally grown produce and local crafters and will be held each Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Starting June 5, the market will be held each Tuesday from noon to 5:30 p.m. Info: Ella Ellington, (870) 207-7882.

Sunday, June 3
Join NEA Baptist for a Cancer Survivors Day celebration, held from 1-2:30 p.m. at Valley View Church of Christ, located at 4500 Southwest Drive. Survivors are invited to bring their families and celebrate life. Info: (870) 936-7005.

Thursday, June 7
Warren and Tina Coots will host a Poolside Dinner Party to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be prepared and donated by the executive chef of Sodexo Catering Services and will be served to guests poolside. Tickets are $100 per person. Info: Susan Cathcart, (870) 930-5754.

Thursday, June 21
The Downtown Jonesboro Association will host Alive After Five: Sunset Sessions from 5-8 p.m. in the parking lot next to Eleanor’s Pizzeria on Main Street. The market offers artisan products, locally handmade and produced fares, local music and children’s activities. A local yoga instructor will be present to instruct beginning yoga classes for all ages. Info: (870) 919-6176.

Skinny J’s, featuring Lost Forty Brewing, will host Pints for Paws from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NEA Humane Society. Info: (870) 935-5185.

Friday, June 22
St. Bernards will host its 29th annual Triple Swing Dinner and Dance, a casual dinner and dance for approximately 400 guests at St. Bernards Auditorium. Purchase of ticket includes eligibility to win prizes and trips during the event. Live and silent auctions with mobile bidding will also be available. Info: St. Bernards Foundation, (870) 207-2502.

Saturday, June 23
The Foundation of Arts will present a Mel Brooks comedy, “The Producers,” at The Forum Theatre in Downtown Jonesboro on June 23, 25, 26 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and June 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online or at The Forum Box Office. Info: (870) 935-2726 or visit foajonesboro.org.

Sunday, June 24-Monday, June 25
The St. Bernards Triple Swing Golf Tournament will take place at Jonesboro Country Club. The tournament features a four-player scramble format with participants’ choice of either morning or afternoon flight. Tournament includes greens and cart fees, tee gift, commemorative team photo, breakfast, a luncheon and on-course refreshments and snacks. There will be prizes for first, second and third-place foursomes in both morning and afternoon golf groups and for the hole-in-one contest. All players are eligible for the Golf Ball Drop. Info: St. Bernards Foundation, (870) 207-2502.