February 24

This week in Conway – Week of Monday, February 24, 2020

One more week. There is just one more week in the month of February 2020. We are almost to the end. However, don’t sleep on this week because this week has plenty of opportunities to stay busy in Conway.

Here is the list of events for the week of February 24, 2020. You will find a final Youth Maker Monday for February, a fashion show, workshops, movie night hosted by The Locals, a chili cook-off, a celebration of Ray Charles’ music, the Alchemy Songwriter Competition, and much, much more.

This Week

Monday, February 24

4:30p. Youth Maker Monday: Spheros. UCA Makerspace.
“Learn how to code a robot through apps that allow you to control it using Java, block coding and even facial recognition. This class is led by the Conductor’s educators Sharon and Anita! This class is FREE and designed to introduce young makers, ages 9-15, to the world of innovation!” Learn more

Tuesday, February 25

6p. Small Business Marketing Tips. Free Workshop. Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center.
The small business marketing workshop is hosed by SCORE and UCA Outreach. The workshop is free for local businesses. Learn More

1p | Board Development Workshop Series | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Learn More
6:30p | Pastor’s Roundtable with Peacemaker’s Discussion Group | Faulkner County Library | Learn More

Wednesday, February 26

6p. The Locals Movie Night presents. The Brick Room.
The Locals’ film series is finally showing some truly local films. Enjoy the work of student movie-makers and listen to them in an audience Q&A, where they’ll discuss their visions and process. Discover the wonderful talents we have right in our backyard. Learn More

5:30p | Testimonial Dinner for Conway Cradle Care | First Presbyterian Church | Learn More

Thursday, February 27

6:30p. Project Conway Fashion Show. The Brick Room.
“With Project Conway, Toad Suck Creative brings two extraordinary local fashion designers together in a high fashion showdown in what promises to be a battle for the ages.” Learn More

7a | Conway Geek Breakfast | Bob’s Grill | Learn More

Friday, February 28

7:30p. Georgia on My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles. Reynolds Performance Hall.
“‘Georgia on My Mind’ celebrates Ray Charles’ music with an all-star cast of award-winning performers, including Take 6, the 10-time Grammy-winning vocal group who has collaborated with Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, Ray Charles, and others. ” Learn More

8p | Out There, The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds | UCA Planetarium | Learn More

Saturday, February 29 Leap Day

7:30p. The Alchemy Songwriting Competition Showcase. The Brick Room.
“The 8th annual Alchemy Songwriting Showcase will feature original songs by the top 10 finalists of the 2020 Alchemy Songwriting Competition.” Learn More

12p | Toad Suck Chili Cook-Off | Toad Suck Harley-Davidson | Learn More
8p | Out There, The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds | UCA Planetarium | Learn More

Coming up the week of March 2

The first week in March is the week of  Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Event. I am still working on the March Events guide, but the annual consignment event is one of those events. It will last all week. Other events include In the Black: The Rebirth of the Black Renaissance at UCA Downtown, Downtown Conway Spring Open House, 101 Dalmatians Kids from the Red Curtain Theatre, and  Beauty and the Beast: In Concert which includes the Conway Symphony Orchestra. Be on the lookout for these events next week.

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