Hello Conway! We’re in the second week of February, and things are really starting to heat up as more organizations are starting to have more events. This week brings us Arkansas’s largest boat show, Valentine’s Day, Startup Stories by Conductor, and a night with the Conway Symphony Orchestra.
Here are some more events you will want to put on your radar for this week, February 10, 2020, in Conway.
Monday, February 10
4:30p: Youth Maker Monday: Scratch Jr. is hosted by Conductor and held at the UCA Makerspace is a free event. “ScratchJr is an introductory programming language that enables young children (ages 7-and up) to create their own interactive stories and games.” Learn More
6 pm: Opioid Prevention Project Community Kickoff. Faulkner County Library.
Tuesday, February 11
7:30 pm: An American in Paris at the Reynolds Performance Hall.
“Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, ‘An American in Paris’ is an all-new musical by Big League Productions. The stage performance tells a timeless love story through iconic music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, and gravity-defying choreographed dance.” Learn More
8:30a | Spring 2020 Bridging the Gap Workshop. UCA
1p | Board Development Workshop Series. Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center
3p | Book Discussion: Difficult Conversations about Racial Equity and Inclusion. UCA Student Health Center Room 307
Wednesday, February 12
11:30 am: Startup Stories: The Giving Table. UCA Makerspace. “Entrepreneurs share their story in 10-15 minutes, followed by a 15-minute Q &A with the audience. Get a first-hand account of the successes and challenges faced by Arkansas entrepreneurs and how they found their start.”
8:30 am. Spring 2020 Bridging the Gap Workshop. UCA.
Thursday, February 13
3 pm. Absolute Home Auction to Benefit Conway High School. Conway High School.
6-8 pm. WLN – Seasons of Life & Leadership Event. Brewer Hegeman Conference Center.
6 pm. Mom’s Demand Action. Conway February Membership Meeting. St. Peter’s Parish Hall.
Friday, February 14
Check your favorite restaurant for Valentine’s Day specials.
9 am: Arkansas Boat Show – CONWAY. Conway Expo Center. Twiggy the skiing squirrel makes an appearance at biggest Boat and Outdoor Sale in Arkansas.
Saturday, February 15
7:30p: “American Portrait: A Concert of Unity” by the Conway Symphony Orchestra at Reynolds Performance Hall. “‘American Portrait: A Concert of Unity'”, is an educational performance that looks into what makes American Music, American.
Coming up the week of February 17.
Be on the lookout for the How to Start a Small Business hosted by UCA Outreach and SCORE mentors on Tuesday the 18th. Science Wednesday returns on the 19th, and the panel explores the science of hate. On Saturday the 22nd, there will be a Conway First Responders Meet n Greet at the Conway Fire Department.
You can see more events for the entire month of February here.
Todd is a copywriter, content strategist, digital marketer and the Publisher for Conway Scene. He enjoys coffee from the local coffee shops, learning the stories of new friends, pro wrestling, and dirt track racing.