Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in April 2019

Every month we curate your Ultimate Guide to Events in Conway, a post filled with a handy schedule of (probably) everything going on in Conway that month. We scour dozens of sources, calendars and websites so you don’t have to.

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WEEKLY EVENTS
Become a regular, set up a weekly hang-out with friends or pop into these events whenever you have the time!

Mondays

11:45a | Conway Toastmasters meeting | Cafe 501 | More info
8p | Live Trivia | Bear’s Den Pizza
5:30p | American Sign Language Class | Faulkner County Library
4p, 5p, 6p, 7p | Clogging Class | Faulkner County Library

Tuesdays

5p | Adult Coloring | Faulkner County Library
5:30p | Yarn-a-holics | Faulkner County Library
6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
6:30p | Slow Flow Yoga | Nutrition Revolution
7p | Live Trivia | Old Chicago
7:30p | Live Trivia | Taylors’ Made Cafe
7p | Family Board Game Night | The Bat Cave

Wednesdays
12p, 1p | Adult Tai Chi Class | Faulkner County Library
6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
1-7p | Free Tax Prep by IRS-certified Volunteers | Faulkner County Library

Thursdays
11:30a-1p | Impact Mastermind | More Info
1p | Bridge Club | Faulkner County Library
6:30p | Slow Flow Yoga | Nutrition Revolution
7p | Evening Yoga | Faulkner County Library
8p | Live Trivia | Zaza’s
9:30p | Karaoke | King’s Live Music
10p | Dance Party | Bear’s Den Pizza

Fridays
6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
7p | Friday Night Jams | Round Mountain Coffee
8p | Live Music | King’s Live Music | Calendar
9p | Live Music | TC’s Midtown Grill & Billiards | Calendar
4-8p | Poker Tournament | Bears Den Pizza

Saturdays
9a-2p | Free Tax Prep by IRS-certified Volunteers | Faulkner County Library
6p | Live Music | JJ’s Grill | Calendar
8p | Live Music | King’s Live Music | Calendar
9p | Live Music | TC’s Midtown Grill & Billiards | Calendar
9p-2a | Karaoke Saturday | Bear’s Den Pizza

 

APRIL EVENTS

Monday, April 1

  • 9am-12pm | Youth Maker Monday | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 7pm-9pm | College Cheerleading Nationals Showcase | More Info
  • 7:30pm | Currents | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Tuesday, April 2

  • 11am-5pm | Hiring Fair for Virco | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 1-4pm | “Aging in Arkansas” | Trieschmann Fine Arts Building at Hendrix College | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Know Before You Go: Writing a Winning Scholarship Essay | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Free
  • 7pm | 6th Annual Conway Art Awards | Hendrix College | More Info

Wednesday, April 3

  • 6-9pm | Pairing Dinner with Stone’s Throw Brewing | Wunderhaus | More Info

Thursday, April 4

  • 9-11am | Nonprofits: Serving Latinx Communities | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 5-6pm | Adult Maker Training | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 5-7pm | In Common by Kristen Spickard Art Reception | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 6pm | Fire Ant Management Workshop | 844 Faulkner Street | More Info

Friday, April 5

  • 9-10am | First Friday Coffee with the Women’s Leadership Network | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 5-6:30pm | YPC April Social Event | Fat Daddy’s BBQ | More Info
  • 5-8pm | First Friday Art Pop-up | The Art Experience Studio | More Info
  • 5-9pm | Eat for Change benefitting CoHO | Chipotle | More Info
  • 7pm | A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Simon Park | Buy Tickets
  • 8pm | “Mayan Archaeoastronomy” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info

Saturday, April 6

  • All Day | Downtown Conway Spring Open House | More Info
  • 7:30am | Heroes for Hope 1.31K/5K/10K | Sign Up
  • 9:30-11:30am | Teaching Garden Workshop | Freyaldenhoven Greenhouses | More Info
  • 10am-1pm | The Drop | Second Baptist Church | More Info
  • 12-2pm | Mudbugs & Bears | Crafton Alumni Pavillion | Buy Tickets
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 7pm | A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Simon Park | Buy Tickets
  • 7-8:30pm | Acrylic Pour Class benefitting Pink House | Anxious Arts | More Info
  • 8pm | “Mayan Archaeoastronomy” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info

Sunday, April 7

  • All Day | 2019 Conway Bridal Show | Farris Center | More Info
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 3-5pm | Superhero Bash | share.the.love Kidsclub | More Info
  • 3-7pm | Crawfish Boil | Bear’s Den Pizza
  • 6-8pm | Game of Thrones Trivia | Bear’s Den Pizza | More Info

Monday, April 8

  • 1-4pm | Bears for Senior Care | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | More Info
  • 7:00-9:15pm | Screening of BlacKkKlansman | McCastlain Ballroom, UCA | More Info
  • 9:15-10:00pm | Q&A with Oscar-winning filmmaker of BlacKkKlansman, Kevin Willmott | McCastlain Ballroom, UCA | More Info

Tuesday, April 9

  • 1:40-4pm | Human Library | Torreyson Library | More Info
  • 6-7pm | A Weigh to Lose: Staying Motivated | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Free

Wednesday, April 10

  • 11am-12:30pm | Finding Your Ideal Client | The Studio Downtown | More Info
  • 11:30am-12:30pm | Game Changers: R3Fit Nutrition | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 5:30pm | “The Mole Whisperer” Workshop | 844 Faulkner Street | More Info
  • 6-9pm | Cinco de Mayo Mini Tour Launch | Old Chicago | More Info

Thursday, April 11

  • 2-4pm | Mapping A Successful Startup | Conway Chamber of Commerce | More Info

Friday, April 12

  • 11am-1pm | ArCA Student Demo Day | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 11am-2pm | 10 Year Anniversary Party! | Cross Creek Sandwich Company | More Info
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 6-7pm | Kids Run Arkansas | Conway Regional Health & Fitness Center | More Info
  • 7pm | Mathilda: The Musical | Staples Auditorium | More Info
  • 7pm | A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Simon Park | Buy Tickets
  • 7:30-11:30pm | LipSync for Life | The Brick Room | Buy Tickets
  • 8pm | “Edge of Darkness” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info
  • 8:30pm | Barrett Baber Show | Kings Live Music | Entry $5

Saturday, April 13

  • All Day | Maker Made & Remade Market | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 8:30am-5pm | First Time Home Buyer | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Free
  • 9am | Rockin’ the Cradle 5K/1K | Conway Cradle Care | More Info
  • 9am-2pm | Celebrate: A Community Block Party | Roger’s Plaza Fountain | More Info
  • 10am-5pm | Steak Cookoff | Hayne’s ACE Hardwire | More Info
  • 1-4pm | Easter Eggstravaganza | Crain Hyundai of Conway | More Info
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 5:30pm | The Power of Change Gala benefitting Harbor Home | Cowboy Church | More Info
  • 7pm | A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Simon Park | Buy Tickets
  • 7pm | Mathilda: The Musical | Staples Auditorium | More Info
  • 8pm | “Edge of Darkness” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info
  • 9pm | Dueling Piano Show | Kings Live Music | Entry $5

Sunday, April 14

  • All Day | Maker Made & Remade Market | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 2pm | Mathilda: The Musical | Staples Auditorium | More Info
  • 2-4:30pm | Doggy Easter Egg Hunt | Tails with Kate | More Info
  • 3pm | Spring Fling | Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
  • 3-7pm | Crawfish Boil | Bear’s Den Pizza
  • 5pm | Hark for Homelessness! | Snow Fine Arts Center | More Info
  • 7:30pm | Dailey & Vincent Bluegrass | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Monday, April 15

  • 7:30am | Kyle Allison Golf Classic | Greens at Nutters Chapel
  • 5-7pm | Arkansas Coding Academy Open House | ARCA Campus 1835 South Donaghey | Free

Tuesday, April 16

  • 6pm | Spring Soiree Women’s Event presented by LifeChoices | Legacy Acres | Buy Tickets
  • 6-7:30pm | All About Annuals by The Plant Outlet | Faulkner County Library | More Info

Wednesday, April 17

  • 9am-3pm | There’s a Grant for That! | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | More Info

Thursday, April 18

  • 6-8pm | Sexual Assault Awareness | McCastlain Hall | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Women’s Book Club | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 7pm | Disney’s Newsies: The Musical | Conway High School | $5 Faculty/Students, $10 Adults
  • 7pm | Open Mic Night | Faulkner County Library | More Info

Friday, April 19 – GOOD FRIDAY

  • 10am-12pm | Introduction to Drawing | St. Peter’s Episcopal Church | More Info
  • 1pm | Disney’s Newsies: The Musical | Conway High School | $5 Faculty/Students, $10 Adults
  • 6-8pm | Tulip Painting Fundraiser | Branch Out Conway | More Info
  • 7pm | Mathilda: The Musical | Staples Auditorium | More Info
  • 7pm | Disney’s Newsies: The Musical | Conway High School | $5 Faculty/Students, $10 Adults
  • 7:30-9:30pm | Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt | Rock Solid Church | More Info
  • 8pm | “Stars of the Pharoahs” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info

Saturday, April 20

  • 9am-3pm | Spring Plant Sale | Bell Urban Farm | More Info
  • 9:30-11:30am | Teaching Garden Workshop | Freyaldenhoven Greenhouses | More Info
  • 11am | Easter Festival | Pointe of Grace Baptist Church
  • 11am | Easter Egg Hunt by oneChurch | Gatlin Park
  • 1pm | Disney’s Newsies: The Musical | Conway High School | $5 Faculty/Students, $10 Adults
  • 1-3pm | The Hunt | Woodland Heights Baptist Church | More Info
  • 2-5pm | Conway Easter Egg Hunt | 1622 Scott Street | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Red Carpet Launch Party | The Brick Room | More Info
  • 7pm | Mathilda: The Musical | Staples Auditorium | More Info
  • 7pm | Disney’s Newsies: The Musical | Conway High School | $5 Faculty/Students, $10 Adults
  • 7:30pm | The Music of John WIlliams | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets
  • 8pm | “Stars of the Pharoahs” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info
  • PM | The Great Whiskey Rendezvous CD Release Party | TC’s Midtown Grill

Sunday, April 21 – EASTER SUNDAY

  • 3-7pm | Crawfish Boil | Bear’s Den Pizza
  • In order to keep an unbiased list, we have decided to not list any Easter church services for this day. If you are looking for an Easter Service, we guarantee you can find one. 🙂

Monday, April 22

  • 9am-1pm | Smart Recycling: Free Community Class | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center
  • 11:45a | Conway Toastmasters meeting | Cafe 501 | More info
  • 5-7pm | Adult Maker Workshop | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Child Abuse Prevention Training | Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center | Free

Tuesday, April 23

  • None yet!

Wednesday, April 24

  • 11am-12:30pm | Decide on Your Brand Lingo | The Studio Downtown | More Info
  • 11:30am-1pm | Sexual Assault Luncheon | Hole-in-the-Wall Cafe | More Info
  • 2-3pm | Academic Signing Day | McCastlain Ballroom at UCA | More Info
  • 5-8pm | Startup Grind ft. Mike Preston | UCA Downtown | More Info
  • 6:30pm | Science Wednesday: The Science of Gene Editing | King’s Live Music | More Info

Thursday, April 25

  • 6:30-8:30pm | Movie Night | The Locals and Kings | More Info
  • 8pm | Miguel | Farris Center | Buy Tickets

Friday, April 26

Saturday, April 27

  • All Day | Giveback Weekend benefitting I Can! Dance | THINK Coffee | More Info
  • 10am-2pm | Prescription Drug Take Back Day | Walmart on Dave Ward
  • 12pm-12am | 7th Annual Conway Crawfish Crawl | Kings Live Music | More Info
  • 7pm-12am | Super Smash Bros. Tournament | Round Mountain Coffee | More Info
  • 8pm | “Invaders of Mars” Free Public Show | UCA Planetarium | More Info

Sunday, April 28

  • 2pm | Conway Women’s Chorus presents “The Natural State” – Free Concert | Wesley United Methodist Church | More Info
  • 3-7pm | Crawfish Boil | Bear’s Den Pizza
  • 6pm | Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure | Reynolds Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Monday, April 29

  • 11:45a | Conway Toastmasters meeting | Cafe 501 | More info
  • 3:30-5:30pm | Youth Maker Monday | UCA Makerspace | More Info

Tuesday, April 30

  • None yet!

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