This Week in Our Community
July 31st 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Smart Recovery Meetings: Conway Counseling and Wellness Center Clinton will start SMART Recovery meetings. Meeting will be held EVERY Wednesday at 224 Shakerag Rd Clinton, AR. Please call Angie at 501-745-8001 for more information
August 2nd & 3rd 7:00 P.M. You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown: Join us for this awesome play brought to you by The Clinton Rotary Club. The play will be held in the Clinton High School Auditorium with tickets costing $10 presale and $15 at the door. Tickets are available at First Security Bank, First Service Bank, Blagg Law Firm, or and Clinton area Rotarian.
August 3rd 10:00 A.M. – Noon Picking on the Square: Join other local residents for an acoustic music jam in Clinton on the historical downtown square under the big tree on the west side of the court house (during inclement weather session will be held in the Van Buren County Democrat Office). This is an acoustic gathering so no mics or amps. Bringing a chair is recommended, come join our musical circle or just stop by and listen.
August 3rd 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Junk in the Trunk: Every First Saturday of the month Howard’s Antiques & Flea Market will be hosting this community sale. Booth spaces are free to set up. Call Linda at 501-757-1725 to reserve your spot or for more information.
AUGUST 5TH Yoga for Every-body: Held every Monday evening in August at the Clinton Physical Therapy & Gym this class is open to everyone. Instructor Carol Corning will be leading the class and she is registered with the Yoga Alliance. You can register in advance or walk-in. There is a $10 charge for this class. Bring your mat! Call 501-745-8881 to register or for more information.
August 6th 6:00 P.M. Sons of the Revolution Meeting: The Abraham Van Buren Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will meet at the Western Sizzlin’ Steak House in Clinton. Members and guests are encouraged to come 30-45 minutes early to socialize before the start of the meeting. Members may bring their spouse, as we always welcome your ladies at our meetings.
We also invite new member prospects to attend the meeting. If you have an ancestor who served in the military, or in a civilian capacity which demonstrated their support of the Revolution, and you are interested in membership, come visit with us at this meeting.
August 8th 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are usually held the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Clinton Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. The public and all press & media are invited to attend.
August 15th 18th 6:00 P.M. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.
August 20th 6:00 P.M. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
August 31st Park Fest: The City of Clinton and the Clinton A&P Commission invite you to join a Community Open House at Archey Fork Park. This monthly festival encourages a variety of events & activities to schedule together for a increased foot traffic and promotes the community use of our beautiful Archey Fork Park. Activities will include fresh produce, swap meet, outdoor workshop, local arts and crafts, live music, non-profit fundraisers, community outreaches, and sports activities. This event will be held every last Saturday of the month we hope to see you there.
September 7th 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. 8th Annual Down Syndrome Walk: A one-mile walk (formerly known as the “BUDDY WALK”) to promote acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome! Join us at the Yellowjacket Arena at Clinton Public Schools. Participants with Down Syndrome can register for FREE! Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 10 & under.
The Clinton Down Syndrome Walk is a fun filled day for kids and adults. There will be bounce houses, games, music, fun, food, and fellowship, and money raised from the event is donated to several local organizations that celebrate every person with Down Syndrome and other disabilities. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit. Race registration will be available online through RunSignUp on July 1, 2019. More details on our website at http://www.clintondownswalk.com.
September 14th 9:00 A.M. 6th Annual Leg it for the Library: This 2 mile fun run/walk will be held at the Choctaw State Park. This family friendly event encourages participation from all ages. For more information on this event or to sign up contact the Van Buren County Library at 501-745-2100.
September 28th 6:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. 3rd Annual Road Kill Cook-off: Join us for this for this unique event to cook your own unusual dish of wild game or try one of the many different unique options available. Contact Tony to learn more or to register at [email protected].
October 5th 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Chili King Cook-off: join us for an action packed day of $5 all you can eat chili, music, games, arts & crafts, and jalapeño eating contest. Want to enter for a chance to be the Chili King of Clinton contact the chamber of commerce at 501-745-6500 for more information.
October 11th & 12th 70th Fall Festival Arkansas State Square Dance Federation: This event will be held at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds and will include the Gran March October 12th at 7:30 P.M., tea cup auction, split the pot, and line dances. For more information or to sign up for this event contact Theresa at 501-238-2713.
For more local events check out the HUB @ http://events.clintonvbc.com/