Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in May 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
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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

MAY EVENTS

Wednesday, May 1

  • 6:30-8pm | Girls Night Out: Pretty in Pink | St. Joseph Youth Ministry | More Info

Thursday, May 2

  • 5-7pm | Open House | Arkansas Coding Academy | More Info
  • 6:30pm | Measure in Love: Spring Conway High Choir Concert | Conway High School | More Info

Friday, May 3

  • TOAD SUCK DAZE FESTIVAL 2019! See the schedule here.
  • 12-9pm | Rita’s National Italian Ice Day | Rita’s Italian Ice | More Info
  • 5pm | Art Daze | 824 Front Street | More Info
  • 5-8pm | First Friday Conway Artist Pop Up | Art Experience Studio | More Info

Saturday, May 4 – STAR WARS DAY

  • TOAD SUCK DAZE FESTIVAL 2019! See the schedule here.
  • 9:30-11:30am | Master Gardeners Teaching Garden: Irrigation, Veggies, Insects & Disease | More Info
  • 10-11am | Woman’s Self Defense Workshop | National Black Belt Academy | More Info
  • 1-4pm | Labyrinth in the Neighborhood | St. Peter’s Episcopal Church | More Info
  • 6:30-8:00pm | Cupping Class | Round Mountain Coffee | Buy Tickets

Sunday, May 5 – CINCO DE MAYO

  • TOAD SUCK DAZE FESTIVAL 2019! See the schedule here.
  • 2-3:30pm | Free Mother’s Day Photo Shoot | UCA Fountain | RSVP Here

Monday May 6 – NATIONAL NURSES DAY

Tuesday, May 7 – NATIONAL TEACHER DAY

  • 2-7pm | Making Flowers for Spring Market | Wunderhaus | More Info
  • 7pm | SpringSing 2019 by the Conway Men’s Chorus | Reynold’s Performance Hall | Buy Tickets

Wednesday, May 8

  • 7:15-8:15am | Bike to School Day 2019 | More Info
  • 11:00am-12:30pm | Know Thy Brand Workshop | Silverlake Design Studio | Buy Tickets
  • 11:30am-12:30pm | Game Changers: Startup Stories by RazorCity IT | UCA Makerspace | More Info

Thursday, May 9

  • 5-7pm | Light + Emotion by Mike Kemp | UCA Downtown | More Info

Friday, May 10

  • 6am-12pm | Women’s Run Arkansas 5K | McGee Center | Register
  • 8am-2:30pm | Leadercast 2019 | McCastlain Ballroom @ UCA | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Cubs in the Kitchen: Mother’s Day Cookies! | UCA Downtown | Buy Tickets
  • 8pm | Edge of Darkness | UCA Planetarium | More Info

Saturday, May 11

  • 8am-2pm | Faulkner County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale | Conway Expo Center | More Info
  • 8:30am-3:30pm | 20th Annual Golf Tournament | The Greens at Nutters Chapel | More Info
  • 9am-1pm | Baby Fair | Baptist Health Medical Center | More Info
  • 9am-3pm | Spring Fling Vendor & Craft Fair | Downtown Conway | More Info
  • 10-11am | All About Mom BodyPump Class | 10 Fitness | More Info
  • 10a-4pm | Spring Market | Wunderhaus & Downtown Conway | More Info
  • 10am-5pm | High Spirit Holistic Show | Conway Expo Center | More Info

Sunday, May 12 – MOTHER’S DAY

  • 10am-5pm | High Spirit Holistic Show | Conway Expo Center | More Info

Monday, May 13

  • 3:30-5:30pm | Youth Maker Monday: Cardboard City (Day 1 of 2) | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 6pm | 2019-2020 Season Debut | Reynold’s Peformance Hall @ UCA

Tuesday, May 14

  • 3:30-5:30pm | Youth Maker Monday: Cardboard City (Day 1 of 2) | UCA Makerspace | More Info
  • 6-7:30pm | Spring Quarterly Meeting | Faulkner County Coalition for Social Justice | More Info

Wednesday, May 15

Thursday, May 16

  • 11:30am-1pm | YPC’s Launch with Brad Lacy | Chamber of Commerce | More Info
  • 4-7pm | Dog Friendly Happy Hour | King’s Live Music | More Info

Friday, May 17

  • Ride Your Bike to Work Day | More Info
  • 6-8pm | Friday Night Cruisin’ | The Village at Hendrix | More Info
  • 6-8pm | End of Year Celebration | McCastlain Hall, UCA | More Info
  • 7:30pm | Concert in the Park | Kris Allen Stage – Simon Park | More Info
  • 8pm | Dark Matter Mystery | UCA Planetarium | More Info
  • 5-8pm | Community Crawfish Jubilee | Young Professionals of Conway | Buy Tickets

Saturday, May 18

  • 7am-6pm | Apraxia Kids Giveback Weekend | THINK Coffee | More Info
  • 7am-1pm | OPENING DAY Downtown Farmer’s Market | More Info
  • 9am-2pm | LeanFeast Grand Opening | More Info
  • 9am-3pm | Babysitter Training | Preparedness & Training, LLC | Buy Tickets
  • 9:30-11:30am | Master Gardeners Teaching Garden: Irrigation, Veggies, Insects & Disease | More Info
  • 10am-12pm | Pups on the Patio | Chick-fil-A West Conway | More Info
  • 5:30-8:00pm | 5th Annual Rally for Recovery | Conway Expo Center | Buy Tickets
  • 5:30-8:30pm | 2019 Donaghey Dinner | Faulkner County Democratic Party | Buy Tickets

Sunday, May 19

  • 11am-6pm | PiYo Instructor Training | Glover Fitness | More Info

Monday, May 20

  • 2:30pm | Red Curtain Theatre: Smoke on the Mountain | John & Ola Hawks Senior Wellness & Activity Center | Buy Tickets

Tuesday, May 21

  • 9am-12pm | AR Food Bank Mobile Health Unit | Wesley United Methodist Church

Wednesday, May 22

  • 11:00am-12:30pm | Know Thy Brand Workshop | Silverlake Design Studio | Buy Tickets

Thursday, May 23

  • 6-9pm | Wine and Art with Will | Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre | More Info

Friday, May 24

  • 8:30am | Women Influencers Arkansas Conway Coffee | Cross Creek | More Info
  • 6pm | Yin Yoga, Live Music and CBD Tea | Go Inside Yoga | Buy Tickets 
  • 6pm | Hold onto Hope Houseshow benefitting Deliver Hope | House on South | Learn More
  • 8pm | Experience the Aurora | UCA Planetarium | More Info
  • 8pm | Disney Drag Night | The Pink House | More Info

Saturday, May 25

  • 8am | Fittest in Arkansas Spring 2019 | CrossFit Conway | Buy Tickets
  • 10am-3pm | Brookside Family Fund Food Sale | Conway Ministry Center | More Info

Sunday, May 26

  • 2-4pm | May Community Bike Ride | Simon Park | More Info

Monday, May 27 – MEMORIAL DAY

Tuesday, May 28

Wednesday, May 29

  • A Pairing Dinner with Rattle’s Garden | Wunderhaus

Thursday, May 30

  • 7-8am | Conway Geek Breakfast | Bob’s Grill | More Info

Friday, May 31

  • 8pm | The Sun: Our Living Star | UCA Planetarium | More Info

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