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May 6, 2017 - June 10, 2017

WelcomeHealth is pleased to announce a new event for their clinic. The event is called Talk & Walk w/a Doc and will be held on May 6 – June 10, 2017. This is a 6-week Saturday series in which specialty doctors speak on their topic of choice, take questions and provide answers and then embark on a 1.25 mile walk around Wilson Park. This unique event will allow participants to interact with doctors in an intimate setting. Registration is $25 per Saturday or $100 for all six Saturdays. Please see info below for specific information or contact Brittney Gulley at 479-444-6033 or bgulley@welcomehealthnwa.org for any questions you may have. Registration is requested in advance, but guests may show up the day of and register as well.

WHERE: 1100 N. Woolsey Avenue, Fayetteville

NOTE: Meet inside building for 10-15 minute presentation, followed by questions and...

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April 24, 2017

Presented by Walmart & Sam’s Club Home & Apparel divisions. It is a time of camaraderie and playing a game you love, all while raising awareness about the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County.

http://bgcbentoncounty.org/events/spring-classic-tournament/

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April 24, 2017

Enjoy a presentation by three Walmart EVPs at the 4th Annual Walmart Executive Friendraiser benefitting Dress for Success Northwest Arkansas. Featuring Jacqui Canney, Linda Simon and Ben Hasan.

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edt3h0582c7211fe&llr=5ffclktab

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April 25, 2017

The Mad Hatter and Sam's Furniture are hosting a celebration for the 15th Unbirthday of LifeSource. He is requesting that you join us for an evening of giving, mingling, and madness. Purchase your tickets online at www.lifesourceinternational.org or call 479.521.4000.

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April 28, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE – Celebrate spring at the 2017 Plant Sale at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks! e sale will take place on Friday, April 28 for garden members and on Saturday, April 29 for the public.

Both annual and perennial plants, grown by BGO horticulturists will be available, with an emphasis on native, butter y host and nectar plants. Over a dozen Northwest Arkansas vendors will also be selling annual and perennial plants, garden art, furniture, owers, herbs and succulents.

BGO members will be treated to refreshments and special pricing on BGO plants Friday night. e public is welcome to come shop and buy Saturday morning. ere is no admission fee, but guests are encouraged to bring cash or checks to purchase merchandise from vendors.

Plant Sale Hours:

Friday, April 28 | 5:00-8:00 pm (BGO Members only)

Saturday, April 29 | 8:00-10:30 am (Public)

Participating Vendors:

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks plants & gift shop Garden Living

Holland Wild ower Farm

University of Arkansas Horticulture Club

Lyn’s...

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April 28, 2017

Join us for an evening of culinary delights and unique "classroom" experiences. This annual signature event is a great way to celebrate NWACC students and learn more about the College's contributions to the Northwest Arkansas community. After party at Bike Rack Brewing Co. Event proceeds benefit NWACC Student Scholarships. Tickets and sponsorships are available. For more information contact us at (479) 619-4184 orfoundation@nwacc.edu.

http://nwaccfoundation.org/events

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April 29, 2017

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) continues the 2016-17 Season with its third Masterworks concert of the year on Saturday, April 29 at Walton Arts Center. Performed under the baton of acclaimed SoNA Music Director Paul Haas, The Romantic features the world premiere of David Leisner’s Pranayama; Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, with David Leisner on classical guitar; and Schumann’s Symphony No. 1, Spring. Visit sonamusic.org for ticketing information and a complete season lineup.

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April 30, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter Open House on Sunday, April 30th from 1-4pm. Come out and experience for yourself the Shelter’s amazing state-of-the-art facility and life-changing programs for children who have been abused, abandoned and neglected. The Open House is free and family members of all ages are welcome! We look forward to seeing you!

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April 30, 2017

Brent Hale, local chef of BIG sexy Food will appear on the action packed Food Network program "Guys Grocery Games", or "Triple G" on Sunday, April 30th at 6:00pm

Please join us for a watch party and cheer on this local chef as he cooks his way though wild challenges.

Sunday, April 30th @ 6:00pm

Foghorns, Baum Stadium

1545 W 15th St,

Fayetteville, AR 72701

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May 2, 2017

Member's only exhibition from May 2nd through June 1st.

For entry information, please visit http://www.artistsnwarkansas.org

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May 1, 2017

Join the Mercy Health Foundation for the 24th Annual Mercy Golf Classic at Pinnacle Country Club. All proceeds supporting enhanced health care services.

https://www.mercy.net/practice/mercy-health-foundation-northwest-arkansas/mercy-health-foundation-northwest-arkansas-24th

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May 2, 2017

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County presents the 12th annual Corporate Luncheon featuring guest speaker Charles Redfield, EVP Walmart U.S. Food. SPSFBC will be recognizing and appreciating over 100 community partners and have invited new corporate and community partners to join this year’s event.

http://www.spsfbc.org/event/spsfbc-corporate-luncheon/

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May 2, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Founded by Academy Award Winner ® Geena Davis and festival co-founder Trevor Drinkwater, BFF’s mission is to champion women and diverse voices in media. BFF is a one of a kind annual event which will champion women and diversity in all aspects of entertainment media. With engaged entertainment industry leaders and major corporate sponsors, the Festival is positioned to deliver commercially viable solutions and initiatives to positively support content creation and distribution in support of our mission.

For a complete line-up, visit www.bentonvillefilmfestival.com

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May 4, 2017

Artosphere: Arkansas' Arts and Nature Festival celebrates artists influenced by nature, who inspire us to live more sustainable lives. We invite the entire community to join us in the celebration by attending one or all of our free and low-cost family events and performances!

For information on specific events, visit http://waltonartscenter.org/artosphere/.

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May 6, 2017

The JDRF Run for the Roses Hope Gala is quickly growing to be one of NWA’s premiere events raising over $370,000 in 2016. Now in it’s 6th year, the gala is bringing philanthropists, community leaders, and partners together for an unforgettable evening featuring: Premiere Silent Auction Live Music VIP Cocktail Reception Sit-down Dinner Hat Contest with Prizes One-of-a-Kind Live Auction Live Viewing of the Kentucky Derby Horse Betting Raffle Unique opportunity to make a bid from the heart during JDRF’s Fund A Cure program.

http://www.jdrf.org/nwark/events/2017-jdrf-run-for-the-roses-hope-gala/

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May 9, 2017

A unique brunch series held at the 21s Museum Hotel. Latriece Watkins hosts each brunch as she interviews each speaker on their business vision in an intimate setting. The May Speaker is Charles Redfield

http://bbbsnwa.org/index.php/insiders-business-brunch/

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May 8, 2017

May 8 - 14, 2017

Mother’s Day Living Art Installation

Main Street Air Bridge, Eureka Springs, AR

(Basin Bath House Bridge)

Show the Ladies in your Life some Love!

If you love women...mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, cousins, and friends...bring fresh flowers (only) to fasten on to the Bridge of Love!

BYOF ~ Bring Your Own Flowers

Presented by Nuits Rosé Eureka Springs

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May 6, 2017

The 13th Annual Heather Ridley-Fleeman Battle for Hope 10K/5K run and 5K walk is Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Old Tiger Stadium in Bentonville. This event includes a 10K/5K run and a 5K walk. Individual runners and walkers as well as teams are encouraged to participate. Sponsorships and volunteer positions are available as well. All proceeds from Battle for Hope go directly to the cancer support and educational programs provided by Hope Cancer Resources.For more information about Battle for Hope, as well as registration and online payment, please visitwww.heathersraceforhope.com

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May 10, 2017

Where else but The Scott Family Amazeum does a night out offer the chance to float above the treetops, walk on water, witness a famous TV scientist do outrageous experiments with fire, all while enjoying sophisticated versions of upscale carnival food? Experience all of this and muchmore, but remember—sneakers and casual clothes required! We’re super serious about our play.

Visit www.amazeum.org to reserve tickets for you and your most adventurous adult friends for this one-of-a-kind evening at the Amazeum!

WHEN: Friday, May 12, 2017

WHERE: Scott Family Amazeum, 1009 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

TIME: 7 - 10 p.m.

PRICE: $100

CONTACT:

Shannon Butler Dixon

Director of Development and Communications

(479) 696-9280

sdixon@amazeum.org

https://www.facebook.com/Amazeum/

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May 12, 2017

The annual AAO Golf Classic is held at the Shadow Valley Country Club in Rogers. A great round of golf at one of NWA's most exclusive courses features great food and lots of opportunities to win amazing prizes at hole contests throughout the course.

http://www.aaoteam.org/golfclassic

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May 13, 2017

he Northwest Arkansas Heart Ball will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The American Heart Association Heart Ball is a nationwide event that celebrates our mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

The Northwest Arkansas Heart Ball will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017. This trendy formal event features prominent members of the health, philanthropic and local business communities. The night consists of a cocktail party followed by a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, recognition of AHA Sweethearts, and culminates with a Lip Sync competition by local celebrities.

https://ahagcar.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/20162017NorthwestArkansasHeartBall/tabid/774735/Default.aspx

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May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Autism Involves Me was founded in 2002 with a mission to serve families impacted with autism in both direct and indirect ways. Since then, Autism Involves Me has worked with families, schools, medical providers, as well as, congress and senate members, to serve those touched by autism. Autism Involves Me hosts events for the autism community to engage in. It is a time to meet great people in an environment safe for individuals on the autism spectrum. In addition, we bring professional resources and information sources to the Northwest Arkansas Community to inform and educate parents and caregivers on key information.

May 12 = Golf Tournament at Kingsdale Complex

May 13 = AIM Walk at Horton Farms

https://www.autisminvolvesme.org/events/

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May 13, 2017

The Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation is hosting the Hydration Celebration at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers to promote proper hydration and prevent heat related illness. Event features a 5K Run/Walk, Toddler Trot and 19th Annual Youth Run.

http://kendrickfincher.org/calendar-of-events/youth-run/

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May 17, 2017

Don’t miss the next installment of the 2017 Doing Business in Bentonville Speaker Series. The topic for May is “Sam’s Club Merchandising Direction and Initiatives” featuring speaker, Ashley Buchanan

www.doingbusinessinbentonville.com

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May 19, 2017

Open Avenues is a nonprofit organization that empowers adults with disabilities by providing employment education, life skills training and meaningful work. This 20th annual tournament has both am and pm flights available and will be held at Shadow Valley Country Club. Learn more at openaveunues.org

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May 20, 2017

The Open Avenues Spring Fling Continues with the luau celebration at the Embassy Suites. The evening event will include dinner, dancing silent & live auctions and is hosted by John Furner, Sam’s Club CEO

Learn more at openaveunues.org

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May 20, 2017

Make-A-Wish® Mid-South’s First Annual Walk For Wishes® in Northwest Arkansas is a free community-wide celebration and effort to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Walkers will fundraise leading up to the Walk For Wishes then join wish children, families and other enthusiastic supporters of our mission on the day of the event! Make your walk more meaningful by forming a team of your family, friends, colleagues or community group. Activities will include inflatable games, crafts, face painting and music.

Check out the walk website at www.walkforwishesnwa.org and join our Facebook Event page to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/627018790770286/

For more information about this event, contact Esther Wills at 479-755-4524 or ewills@midsouth.wish.org.

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May 28, 2017 - May 28, 2017

One of a kind farmhouse items!

Vintage, boutique, handmade, antiques, repurposed and more!

Learn more at JunkAtHortonFarms.com

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June 3, 2017

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) concludes its 2016-17 Season with the Pops performance, Music and Animation, on Saturday, Jun. 3 at Walton Arts Center. Performed under the baton of acclaimed SoNA Music Director Paul Haas, this season finale concert features a special guest appearance by TheatreSquared. Visit sonamusic.org for ticketing information and more.

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June 12, 2017

At one point, Arkansas was number one in the country for food insecurity. Now the state has a new distinction: the largest increase in the number of summer meals served to kids facing hunger of any state in the country. In 2013, Arkansas children were served over 4 million meals, an increase of 1.6 million meals over the previous summer. And in 2014, Team No Kid Hungry in Arkansas reached all 75 state counties with free summer meals for the first time in history. Thanks to the efforts of No Kid Hungry Arkansas, the state government's energetic support, and the dedication of our many partners on the ground, we're ending hunger in Arkansas. The success of Arkansas is a testament to the No Kid Hungry model -- with the right mix of political will, private sector support and community engagement we can end childhood hunger in America today.

RSVP Here: NoKidHungry.org/Bentonville

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June 21, 2017

The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. One day. Thousands of People. Raising Millions.

http://act.alz.org/site/TR/LongestDay/TheLongestDay?pg=entry&fr_id=9704

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July 4, 2017

The Walmart AMP is excited to present the 4th of July Spectacular featuring the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas(SoNA) under the direction of Paul Haas on Tuesday, July 4. Celebrate the holiday with a patriotic concert, fireworks sponsored by the city of Rogers and fun activities for the whole family. Walmart AMP gates open at 6 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm and concludes with a 15-minute firework display at 9:15 pm. Advance ticket prices range from $3 to $35.

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September 9, 2017

Ready for the ride of a lifetime?

The Bike MS: Rock'n Hot Ride is a 2-day fundraising cycling event. The ride is a 126-mile journey from North Little Rock to Ponce De Leon Center in Hot Springs Village and back. The routes include fully-stocked rest stops every 10 to 12 miles, a great lunch stop each day, and safety provided by volunteer nurses, HAM radio operators, law enforcement, and motorcycle escorts. The ride begins Saturday morning at Garver in North Little Rock. Riders will travel through Central Arkansas, where they will enjoy some of Arkansas' most scenic views, and end at Ponce De Leon Center in Hot Springs Village. Day Two begins with a hearty breakfast before heading back to Little Rock and the 2017 Finish Line.

Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.

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September 16, 2017

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

https://act.alz.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=walk_homepage

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October 2, 2017

A golf event benefitting the Jones Center hosted at Springdale Country Club.

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October 6, 2017

The Bill Fleeman Gentlemen of Distinction Gala is an annual fundraising event benefiting families served through Hope Cancer Resources. The highlight of the evening is the men’s fashion show featuring local gentlemen in support of patient services and community education in Northwest Arkansas. The night will also include a live auction, silent auction and the presentation of the Bill Fleeman Gentleman of Distinction Award given to a local gentleman who has made a difference in the treatment and/or support of cancer patients in our community. The 14th Annual Gentlemen of Distinction will take place Friday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

http://www.hopecancerresources.org/specialevents.htm

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November 11, 2017

BIG NIGHT IN THE BIG EASY, an evening celebrating the city of New Orleans, will be the celebratory event of the season bene ting The Jones Center on Saturday, November 11th. Mark your calendar and plan to enjoy a few iconic cultural features of the city including a Cajun- inspired dinner, live music, and boutique shopping in our version of the French Market. We will share The Jones Center’s Big Vision as we unveil our next phase of our interior renovation.

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