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june 2015 events

Monday, June 1
Friends of the Library’s Scholastic Book Fair, will be held at the Jonesboro Public Library, June 1-5, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and June 6-7, 2-5 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.

Tuesday, June 2
Gary and Lisa Gazaway with Joy Sanford Trio
, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Jonesboro Public Library, free treats from Andy’s Frozen Custard and Newk’s Eatery, 6:30 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.

Friday, June 5
3rd Annual Heroes Luncheon, sponsored by NEA Chapter of the American Red Cross, Vernon Bourgeois, former sheriff of Terrebonne Parish, La., as seen on A&E’s “Cajun Justice” to speak, recognition of local heroes, St. Bernards Auditorium, 11:30 a.m. Info: 932-3212 or pamela.knapp-carver@redcross.org.
Giggin’ For a Miracle, frog giggin’ event to benefit The Miracle League of Jonesboro, catfish dinner open to the public served by John 3:16 Ministries at 5:30, registration at 5 p.m., prizes awarded to the top three-man teams, weigh-in at 9 a.m. on June 6, 5000 S. Caraway Rd. Info: Jennifer Witherspoon, 501-732-9100.

Saturday, June 6
Lincoln Day Dinner, hosted by Craighead County Republican Committee, Congressman Rick Crawford will serve as master of ceremonies and Senator John Boozman will be keynote speaker, ASU Student Union’s Centennial Hall, 6:30 p.m. Info: Billie Sue Hoggard, 926-5999 or 972-0204.

Sunday, June 7
NEA Baptist Cancer Survivor Day, Fowler Family Center for Cancer Care, 4808 E. Johnson, 1-3 p.m. Info: June Morse, 936-7005 or june.morse@neabc.com.

Monday, June 8
My Summer Success, a free two-week fitness camp for children ages 8-12 hosted by NEA Baptist’s Center for Healthy Children, NEA Baptist Clinic Wellness Center, 8-11:30 a.m. Info: Erica Huffstetler, 336-1760 or neabaptistfoundation.org.

Tuesday, June 9
Callie MaRae, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Jonesboro Public Library, free treats from Andy’s Frozen Custard and Newk’s Eatery, 6:30 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.

Thursday, June 11
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a garden party with live and silent auctions, dancing with Eleven Cent Ransom, The Silos of Bono, cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Info: Jane Gunter, 501-265-0027 or jgunter@alz.org.

Saturday, June 13
TinkerFest, part of the nationwide “Maker Movement” is an engaging event where visitors learn how everyday things work, the ASU Museum, located adjacent to the Dean B. Ellis Library, 10 a.m. - noon. Info: astate.edu/museum or 972-2074.

Monday, June 15
16th annual A-State Sports Medicine 4-person Scramble, to benefit ASU student athletes and A-State Sport Medicine/Athletic Training, Jonesboro Country Club, range opens at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m. Info: 972-2052.

Tuesday, June 16
Striding the Blast, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Jonesboro Public Library, free treats from Andy’s Frozen Custard and Newk’s Eatery, 6:30 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.

Thursday, June 18
Alive After Five, street market, children’s activities, live music, free movie showing sponsored by Quick Flix USA, hosted by Downtown Jonesboro Association, Huntington Avenue, 5-8 p.m. Info: downtownjonesboro.com/aliveafterfive.

Tuesday, June 23
Dillan Cate, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Jonesboro Public Library, free treats from Andy’s Frozen Custard and Newk’s Eatery, 6:30 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.

Wednesday, June 24
“Goloshes of Fortune,”
a tale of mysterious magical rain boots that will grant the wearer’s greatest wish, presented by A-State Summer Children’s Theatre, tickets $5 in advance, $7 at the door, ASU Fowler Center, June 24 and 25 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and June 26 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets: 972-ASU1.

Friday, June 26
“Anything Goes,” presented by the Foundation of Arts, The Forum Theater, set for June 26, 27, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. and June 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets: 935-2726 or foajonesboro.org.

Saturday, June 27
Triple Swing, three-day event to benefit the Memory Care Community at St. Bernards Villa, hosted by St. Bernards Advocates, dinner and dancing at 6 p.m. on June 27 at St. Bernards Auditorium, VIP Golf Classic at RidgePointe Country Club on June 28 and Golf Classic on June 29. Info: 207-2500 or dhousley@sbrmc.org.

Tuesday, June 30
Clancey Ferguson, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Jonesboro Public Library, free treats from Andy’s Frozen Custard and Newk’s Eatery, 6:30 p.m. Info: libraryinjonesboro.org.