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.
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
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
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.
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.