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This week in Conway – Week of Monday, February 17, 2020

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Hello Conway, we have arrived at the week of February 17. Here are the events for this week in Conway.

Monday is President’s Day, but the week is filled to the brim with events including information about foster care and adoption, events hosted by the Conductor, experts discussing the Science of Hate, a reception for the Annual Black History Month Exhibition at UCA Downtown and much more.

Monday, February 17 – Presidents Day

6:30p. Foster Care & Adoption Informational Meeting.
Are you interested in foster or adoption? The Call in Conway & Faulkner County will be hosting an information meeting. The meeting will take place at Friendship Baptist Church starting at 6:30 pm. Learn More

Tuesday, February 18

6 pm. Youth Maker Community Event: Plastic Fusing. McCastlain Hall
“Design and create your own beach bag, purse, apron, skirt, baby bib, or pretty much anything you decide to create!” The event is for youth and hosted by Conductor. Learn More

1 pm. Board Development Workshop Series. Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center.
5 pm. Maker Mentor Class: Soldering 101. UCA Makerspace.
6 pm. How to Start a Small Business. Free Workshop. Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center.

Wednesday, February 19

6:30 pm.  The Science of Hate. Science Wednesday. Kings Live Music.
“Are you ready for the next Science Wednesday? We’re turning the month of love on its head! Join us for “The Science of Hate” on 02/19!” Learn More

Thursday, February 20

11:30 am.  North Metro Healthcare Awards, underwritten by UCA. UCA McCastlain Ballroom.
“The fourth annual event honors individuals who are making an impact on the overall health of the community they serve and companies that are dedicated to the health and wellness of their employees.” Learn More

5:30 pm. Game Changers with Greg Lasker. UCA Welcome Center. Learn More
6 pm. Spotlight on Tuscany – Travel Preview Night. Buffalo Alumni Hall. Learn More

Friday, February 21

5 pm. 2nd Annual Black History Month Reception. UCA Downtown.
“This is the 2nd Annual Black History Month Exhibition featuring works from students of African descent. This year’s exhibition will be selected by Hearne Fine Art. The Reception for this show is February 21, 2020, 5-7 pm” Learn More

8 pm. Experience the Aurora. UCA Planetarium. Learn More

Saturday, February 22

10 am. Conway First Responders Meet n Greet, Conway Fire Department.
“Emergencies are stressful! Meeting our local first responders in a calm and safe environment can aid our loved ones during a real emergency!”  Learn More

7:30 am. 2020 Arkansas State BJJ Championships. Conway Expo Center. Learn More
2 pm. INTO the WOODS, Red Curtain Theatre. Staples Auditorium. Learn More
3 pm. Full Circle Event. James H Clark Auditorium. Learn More
6:30 pm. Cruisin’ 4 Alzheimer’s Care. Conway Country Club. Learn More
7 pm. INTO the WOODS, Red Curtain Theatre. Staples Auditorium. Learn More
8 pm. Experience the Aurora. UCA Planetarium. Learn More

Sunday, February 23

2 pm. INTO the WOODS, Red Curtain Theatre. Staples Auditorium.
“Stories from the Brothers Grimm are woven together on the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family, and the choices we make. Everyone’s favorite storybook characters are brought together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece, and a rare modern classic.” Learn More

Coming up the week of February 24

The week of February 24 will have plenty of events to put on your calendar. Starting with Tuesday, there is a Pastor’s Roundtable hosted by the Peacemaker’s Discussion Group. The Locals will host a movie night on Wednesday at the Brick Room.

Other events include the Project Conway Fashion Show, Georgia on My Mind at Reynolds Performance Hall, and the Alchemy Songwriting Competition Showcase. Be sure to check your

You can see more events for the entire month of February here.


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