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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2
• “Investing: Making Wise Decisions,” presented by Allyson Lewis, as part of the 2008 Women’s Financial Health Series, a monthly brown bag luncheon event (drink and dessert provided), $10, The Woman’s Discovery Center, 1413 Marketplace Drive, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Reservations: 933-9939 or 219-2488, www.thewomansdiscoverycenter.org

THURSDAY, APRIL 3
• Elected Officials Reception, hosted by Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee, Chamber of Commerce, 5-6 p.m. Info: 932-6691.

FRIDAY, APRIL 4
• HMG Health and Fitness Expo Dinner, Convocation Center, 6-8 p.m. Info: 972-4454.

SATURDAY, APRIL 5
• HMG Health and Fitness Expo, free and open to public, Convocation Center, 5K Run/Walk registration, 7:30-9 a.m., walk 9 a.m. Kids’ Run/Walk; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. free health screenings; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Expo including free seminars, kids’ and fitness areas. Also Sunday 1-5 p.m. Info: 972-4454.
• Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction, Concordia Christian Academy, 8-11 a.m. Info: Stephanie McDaniel, 933-0299.
• Sonya D. Williams Scholarship Breakfast, hosted by Delta Sigma Theta of ASU, Holiday Inn, 9 a.m. Info: Linda Whiteside, 932-1700 or 243-2927.
• Partners in Survival, free three-hour workshop for men who care for women with cancer and their wives, registration required, presented by HopeCircle, Holiday Inn, 9 a.m.-Noon. Info: 934-5214.

MONDAY, APRIL 7
• “Through A Child’s Eyes XXII,” an exhibition of artwork from children across Northeast Arkansas, ASU Museum, to be shown throughout the month. Info: 972-2074.
• Incredible Years, 3-session parenting seminar focusing on the incredible years of raising toddlers, hosted by PACES, Inc., also on April 14, 21, JPS Pre-K Center, 4-8 p.m. Info: 932-1166.
• The Big Dance Watch Party, watch the NCAA Championship, food and drinks, wheel of prizes, drawings, entertainment, to benefit Clopton Clinic Charitable Foundation, Jonesboro Country Club, 6 p.m. Reservations required by April 4. Info: 336-2068

THURSDAY, APRIL 8
• Art Director’s Exhibition, ASU Fine Arts Center Gallery, open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., set to run through April 15. Info: 972-3050.

FRIDAY, APRIL 11
• Spring Swing Golf Tournament, sponsored by the ASU College of Business Alumni Chapter and Delta Center for Economic Development, $100 entry fee, Sage Meadows Golf Course. Info: 972-3000.

SATURDAY, APRIL 12
• Girls of Promise, conference for 8th grade girls, ASU, 8:15 a.m. – 3 p.m. Info: www.womensfoundationarkansas.org/GoPWT.html.
• Fitness for Families Walk, third annual walk presented by Pediatric Day Clinic, silent auction, to benefit CityYouth, Craighead Forrest Park, 8:30 a.m. Info: Shanda Rogers, 933-9528.
• Threadz of Life,a quilt, knitting and weaving show, presented by the Women’s Advisory Council of St. Bernards Development Foundation, St. Bernards Auditorium, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: Nancy Chrisman, 870-243-1077.
• Cruise In Car Show, drive in your classic or come see those on display, oldies music, prizes, kids activities and games, Chick-Fil-A, 5-8 p.m. Info: 910-6611.

SUNDAY, APRIL 13
• Sweet “Stuff” for Diabetes, Noah’s Ark Workshop will be on hand to stuff and dress an animal, games, prizes, photo with Mojo mascot, $20, to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research, YMCA, 2-4 p.m. Info: Shelley Kelley, 935-9290 or www.AnimalsTwoByTwo.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 15
• High School Art Exhibition, featuring art of area high school students, ASU Fine Arts Center Gallery, open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., set to run through May 5. Info: 972-3050.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16
• Adoption Coalition Meeting, St. Bernards Auditorium, Noon-1 p.m. Info: sharon.stallings@sbcglobal.net

THURSDAY, APRIL 17
• 2008 Autism Awareness Conference, presented by the Autism Association of Northeast Arkansas, $25 registration, Valley View Church of Christ, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Also set for Friday, April 18. Info: Jill Ziegler, 776-0450.
• Business Expo, presented by the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Convocation Center, open to the public 1-4 p.m. Info: 932-6691.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18
• ASU Black Alumni Reunion Weekend, hosted by the Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter and the ASU Alumni Association, weekend to feature golf tournament, reception, Greek show, awards banquet and memorial and inspirations service, continues through April 20. Registration accepted through April 1, Info: Dr. Lonnie Williams, 972-2048.
• ASU Relay for Life, overnight walk to benefit the American Cancer Society, ASU Armory, 6 p.m. Info: Kyle Fulton, 761-3682.
• Northeast Arkansas Women’s Conference, featuring author and speaker Lisa Harper and vocalist Kim Hill, Central Baptist Church, 7-9 p.m. and 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 19. Info and registration, 935-1950.
• The Great American Trailer Park Musical, presented by the ASU Dept. of Theatre, ASU Fowler Center, 7:30 p.m. Also set for April 19, 22, 23. Info and Tickets: 972-2781.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19
• Second Annual Autism Walk & Family Fun Day, presented by the Autism Association of Northeast Arkansas, symbolic walk around the track, fun and food for autistic children and their families, ASU Track, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Info: Jill Ziegler, 776-0450.
• Wayne Hancock Book Signing, popular local mystery novelist to sign copies of his book Gottcha!, Barnes & Noble, Noon-3 p.m. Info: 336-2559.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
• Administrative Assistants Day Luncheon, lunch by Outback, entertainment by Disney’s Brian Staron, to benefit local charities, presented by Altrusa International of Jonesboro and Chamber of Commerce, St. Bernards Auditorium, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $20. Info: 932-6691.

THURSDAY, APRIL 24
• Grief Dynamics: the Power of Hope and Human Connection, one-day workshop for professionals and lay persons, author Dr. Sandra Bertman to speak, presented by HopeCircle and ASU College of Nursing and Health Professions, registration required, ASU Convocation Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Dr. Susan Hanrahan, 972-3112 or June Morse, 934-5214.
• Y.M.C.A. Toast of the Town honoring Gov. Mike Beebe, Southwest Church of Christ, 6 p.m. Info: 932-8482.

FRIDAY, APRIL 25
• The Queens of the Hardwood, NEA All Star Charity Volleyball Game, Jonesboro Hurricane Gym, 7 p.m. Info: Rennell Woods, 932-9398.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26
• Craighead County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale, Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center, 7:30 a.m.-Noon. Info: Sherrie Mitchell, 934-0001.
• Girl Talk IV, women’s health conference featuring speaker Dr. Jo Lichten, free screenings, educational breakout sessions, $5 lunch, presented by Cardiology Associates Foundation, Southwest Church of Christ, 8 a.m.-Noon. Info: 268-4422.
• March for Babies, formerly WalkAmerica, to benefit the March of Dimes, Craighead Forest Park Access 3 at Jerry Bookout Castle Park, registration at 9 a.m. or register online at www.marchforbabies.org. Info: 932-0300
• Jonesboro Jets Swim Team 5K Run & Walk, as part of the RRAC Running & Walking Series, start at Joe Mack Campbell Park, 9 a.m. Info: Shawn Drake, 972-3591.
• Multiple Sclerosis Walk, to benefit MS Society, Joe Mack Campbell Park, registration, 10 a.m.; walk, 11 a.m. Info: Sister Judith Dalesandro, 935-5810.
• Bridge to Terabithia, presented by The Foundation of Arts, The Forum, 7 p.m. Also set for Sunday, April 27, 2 p.m., Monday April 28, 7 p.m. Info and Tickets: 935-2726.

SUNDAY, APRIL 27
• Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, presenting Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, the “Eroica,” and “Barber of Seville Overture” by Rossini, ASU’s Fowler Center, 7:30 p.m. Info and Tickets: 972-2781.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30
• National Library Week Open House and Retirement Reception, reception for Martha Wallace of Monette and Donna Vickers of Lake City, Jonesboro Public Library. Info: 935-5311 ex. 21.